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Your wedding DJ will help set the tone for your wedding day. Not only will he or she select the music for your wedding day, but they will also Emcee your event. That’s why choosing a professional, experienced wedding DJ is important. If you are starting your search for a wedding DJ, you are going to want to check out this list of questions to ask before booking your wedding DJ.

Our Top 10 Questions

  1. Have your DJ’d at our wedding venue before?
  2. How many weddings and events have you played for?
  3. How many weddings and events do you take on in a weekend?
  4. Will you personally be the DJ at our wedding, or will someone else be our DJ?
  5. What is included with your package (the type of sound, DJ booth, lighting, etc)?
  6. Do you bring backup equipment with you?
  7. What do you wear to a wedding?
  8. What is your DJ/Emcee style?
  9. Where can I read reviews from your past couples?

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Other Important Questions to Consider

  1. Can you help us select songs for our main events if we need help (first dance, cake cutting, etc)?
  2. How do you get guests on the dancefloor if no one is dancing?
  3. Do you take any breaks during the reception?
  4. Do you take song requests from wedding guests?
  5. Can we make a do not play music list?
  6. When do we need to submit our music selection list to you?
  7. What type of microphones do you provide for the wedding ceremony and reception speeches?
  8. What setup requirements do you have for your venue (amount of space, table, extension cords, etc)?
  9. What is your DJ rate?
  10. Are there any additional fees beyond your DJ rate (overtime, setup/break down, etc)?
  11. What is your deposit and payment schedule?
  12. Are you licensed and insured?
  13. Do you provide any additional services (photo booth, lighting, etc)?
  14. What is your cancellation policy?
  15. Will we meet with you again before our wedding day?
  16. Do you require a meal on the wedding day?
  17. What time will you arrive to set up at the venue before the wedding?
  18. What time will you depart the venue after the reception?

While these represent our extensive list of questions, we don’t recommend asking all of them. We suggest starting with 7 to 10 of the most important questions to you from the list.

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