Wedding Questions and Answers ?

  1. Your first question to ask any DJ is "Is my wedding date available?"

    1. If yes, then go to next question.

  2. How long have you been DJ?

    1. 12 Years.

  3. How many weddings do you do in a year?

    1. 30 to 40 Weddings.

  4. Do you perform at more than one event in a day?

    1. No.

  5. Will you be the DJ at our wedding?

    1. Yes.

  6. What sets you apart from your competition?

    1. I'm a board member of the American DJ Association (ADJA) Bay Area Chapter.

    2. Trained in the Master of Ceremonies by Mark Ferrell.

    3. Trained in the Entertainment Experience by Bill Hermann/Jason Jones.

  7. Are there any other services that you provide, such as lighting design or a photo booth?

    1. All of my Wedding Options (Add-ons) are listed here.

    2. http://www.djmb.net/Weddings/default.html

  8. Can you provide me with recent couples that I can contact for references?

    1. Yes.

    2. I can also provide referals from vendors I have worked with in the past.

  9. Do you have a CD of your music or a video from a prior wedding where you performed?

    1. Demo Tape and Videos are on my website.

    2. http://www.djmb.net/Resources/default.html

  10. Can you assist us in choosing the music for wedding?

    1. Yes. I have my song list available for review.

  11. How extensive is your music library or song list? What genres can you cover? 

    1. I have a large music library.

    2. I can cover 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, 2000's and todays top hits music.

    3. All my music is pre-screened for profanity or bad words.

  12. How is your DJ mixing style during dancing?

    1. I beat match and blend songs together (Club Style).

    2. I do not wait till the song is almost over and then cross fade to the next song.

  13. How do you keep your music collection up-to-date?

    1. I'm have a subscription to a music pool geared towrds DJs.

  14. If the DJ scheduled for our event is unable to perform for some reason, do you have a backup replacement ready to go?

    1. Yes.

  15. Do you take any breaks? What music will be provided during the breaks? 

    1. Breaks are taken during dinner music.

    2. I don not smoke so I do not take smoke breaks either.

  16. How many people will work our wedding?

    1. One person, me, DJ Mike.

  17. Do you act as the "Emcee" and make all of the announcements?

    1. Yes.

  18. How would you define your "style" when making announcements?

    1. Professional, with happiness but to the point.

  19. What do you do to motivate the crowd if nobody is dancing?

    1. I can teach people to line dance to engage the crowd.

  20. Do you take requests from our guests?

    1. Yes.

  21. Can we submit a "Do not play" list?

    1. Yes.

  22. What is included in the cost of my event?

    1. My Wedding Base package is on my website.

    2. http://www.djmb.net/Weddings/default.html

  23. Does this include setup and breakdown between ceremony and reception locations?

    1. Yes.

  24. How much would you charge for overtime?

    1. I charge $100 per hour.

  25. Are there any additional fees that could accrue that I am not taking into account, like travel expenses or charges for special musical requests?

    1. No.

  26. When will I receive a written contract?

    1. Once you decide on what options you want for your wedding package I will send you a contract.

  27. How much of a deposit do you require and when is it due?

    1. There is a $500 deposit required to hold the date.

  28. Do you offer a payment plan?

    1. No but I do accept Credit Cards.

    2. http://www.djmb.net/Contact/CCPayment.html

  29. What is your refund/cancellation policy?

    1. To cancel and receive a full refund is 3 months before date of event.

  30. How far in advance do I need to book you?

    1. Deposit holds the date otherwise I'm open for that day.

  31. What information do you need from me before the wedding day?

    1. I will have meetings with to pull that information and put it in a timeline for the event.

  32. Are you insured?

    1. Yes.

  33. Can you provide wireless mics for the wedding?

    1. Yes. I have two wireless and one hard wired as backup.

  34. Does any of your equipment require special electrical outlets that I need to inform my wedding site about?

    1. No special requirements. I only need a standard 115volt outlet.

  35. Do you bring backup equipment?

    1. Yes.

  36. What kind of space or stage do you require for the DJ? If my site doesn't provide what you need, will you make arrangements for the stage or am I responsible for renting it? 

    1. The equipment takes up 4ft x 8ft area.

    2. I do not needs stage.

  37. Do you set up a sign or banner with your equipment?

    1. No. That would be unprofressional.

    2. Your wedding day is about You and not the DJ.

  38. How much time will you need for setup, sound check and breakdown on the day of the event?

    1. 1 hour Setup, 1 hour breakdown.

  39. What time will you arrive at the site?

    1. I arrive 2-3 hours before the event.

    2. I've a flat tire before and I should not be the reason your wedding starts late.

  40. How many times would we meet before the wedding?

    1. We meet 1 to 2 times and the smaller details can be handled over the phone.

  41. When do we need to submit our music requests and event details?

    1. The latest would be 2 weeks before the event.

  42. What will you wear to our wedding?

    1. I wear a suit, white dress shirt with a black tie.

    2. If you tell me your color theme I will try to match my tie with your theme.

  43. Do you require a meal? 

    1. No. I bring a brown bag lunch unless invited to dinner.

  44. What is your policy on alcohol or smoking during the wedding?

    1. It is unprofessional to Drink or Smoke while at your wedding.

  45. What ways can you make our wedding special and different from other wedding our friends have gone too?

    1. There are many ways to make your wedding unique. It can range from the having all your guest on the dance floor as you enter the room for your grand entrance all the way how you end the evening with all your guest making a human arch and sending you off in the world as a new couple.