Calgary DJ services

Questions to Ask a DJ

DJs, with their music selection and announcements, truly set the tone at your reception, so make sure you set aside time to interview your prospective DJs (in person when possible). Go with your gut. It’s better to do lots of interviews and find someone who you know will represent you well than to hire someone who you’re not completely comfortable with. Believe me, your guests won’t remember everything from your wedding, but they’ll remember the music (especially if it’s bad!). Here are 20 important questions to ask a prospective DJ:

  1. Why did you become a DJ?
  2. How long have you been a DJ?
  3. How many weddings do you do each year?
  4. Will you have any assistance at the wedding?
  5. May I see photos of your setup?
  6. What is your equipment malfunction backup plan?
  7. Are you insured?
  8. Can you walk me through your service contract?
  9. How will you handle guest song requests?
  10. How would you define your “style” when making announcements?
  11. What do you do to motivate the crowd if nobody is dancing?
  12. What’s your song selection process?
  13. Can we submit a “Do Not Play” list?
  14. What makes you different from your competitors?
  15. Have you played at our reception site before?
  16. What if something happens to you and you can’t make it to the wedding?
  17. May we speak to your references?
  18. How much of a deposit is required to secure our date?
  19. What is included in the cost of my event?
  20. How much would you charge for overtime?

With these questions in mind, we’re here to make your job easier. We’ll provide all of your music, event entertainment and technology-related needs. You can count on us to entertain your guests throughout cocktails and dinner and keep them dancing into the night. Whether it’s a formal or relaxed occasion, we are positive you will have a great time! We always supply nightclub sound systems, intelligent lighting and top-of-the-line DJs. In addition, we are able create a custom mixed CD made specifically for your event. Be sure to add this number to your planning call list: 403.701.6062.