|Frequently Asked Questions|
During wedding planning, most Brides say their highest priority is their attire, followed by the reception site and caterer. Reception entertainment is among the least of their priorities. Within one week after their reception, 78% of Brides say they would have made the entertainment their highest priority!
If you don't have any entertainment, then most of your guests will leave right after they eat. Conversely, if you didn't have any food, but still had entertainment, most would probably stay for a least a short while. When asked, 81% of guests say the thing they remember most about a wedding is the entertainment and the fun they had.
These are real statistics taken from major bridal industry sources and publications.
Simmons - 2001 | USA Today - 2002 | National Bridal Service - 2001 | The Knot - 2002 | Brides Magazine - 2001
How far in advance should I book my DJ?
There is no set time period to book a DJ, but bear in mind that some times of the year are busier than others.
What amount of deposit is required to secure a date?
A non-refundable retainer of $50, due within two weeks of booking, will secure your date. The balance is due upon completion of your event.
How much do you charge?
Rates vary slightly, depending on location, and hours involved. Our rates are competitive and our equipment is first class.
Do you offer lighting or other effects?
We have Club Syle lighting, and scented fog if requested. Both are included at no extra charge!
Do you have Party Rentals such as outdoor heaters, parquet floors?
With enough notice we, or our associates, can provide you with anything you need for your event.
Does the DJ provide a microphone for the speeches?
We provide a wireless microphone for speeches.
When does the system get set up?
The system requires 1 hour to set up and soundcheck. Setup is always completed prior to your Guests arrival.
Do your DJs have some sort of dress standard?
Our DJ's wear black, collared shirts, black dress pants and black dress shoes.
Can the DJ stay longer if we want him to?
For a small additional hourly rate, the DJ will stay as long as required.
Will you help in coordinating my wedding reception?
It's always a great idea to have your M.C. or best man contact us, so your reception goes as smoothly as possible.
Is there an Extra charge for Karaoke?
Yes, there is an extra charge for karaoke. We have approximately 1700 song titles. A List is available on request.
What if we want some music from our family's original home country?
We require two weeks advance notice in order to aquire specific ethnic music.
Can I pick all the songs I want you to play?
Yes you can. Please keep in mind that we have years of musical experience. Every week we see first hand what songs work for any given event. Songs become popular and million sellers because they apeal to the broadest number of people. It makes for a much more successful event when the music is familiar to most of the guests. The further down the charts a song is/was, the less likely it will keep people up on the dance floor.
Do you play requests?
As our customer, you can set guidelines for any music that we play throughout the night. You can choose to have us play requests from your guests or not. You can choose what genre's of music you like or don't like, or any particular songs you like or don't like. You have complete control over what you want played.
Can you play music from one of our Guests burnt CD's
We can play any factory made CD at any time throughout your event, however we have a policy of not playing CD's that are burnt. The reason for this is due to computer viruses. Aside from licensing issues with burnt CD's, although our computers have Anti-Virus programs that are kept up to date, every day, there is always the slim chance of a first strike (a Virus that hasn't been detected by the Anti-Virus companies yet). Although extremely rare, it can happen, and possibly cause a disruption in your event. We always have backup systems at every event, but it still takes a small amount of time to switch to the backup. We have a vast repertoire of music, and we will obtain any song that you want prior to your event, so we see no reason to take this risk.
Are you Licensed and Insured?
We most definitely are. We are proud members of CODJA, the Canadian Online Disk Jockey Association. We are licensed with AVLA and are fully insured. Please click on the CODJA link at the bottom of any page for further information.
One Of The Biggest Mistakes That You Can Make, Is Having The DJ Set Up Away From The Dance Floor... This usually involves placing some Guests between the DJ and the dance floor, and is a recipe for a lackluster event.
(a) The Guests immediately in front will want the DJ to turn it down. The Guests on the dance floor will want the DJ to turn it up. The DJ will be distracted all evening trying to find a compromise between these two groups.
(b) The DJ will be too far away from the dance floor to focus the lights where they belong, on the dance floor. This is a similar problem as in (a). The lights will be too bright for the Guests sitting in front of the DJ, so they will have to be aimed somewhere at the ceiling, thus making the dance floor too dark.
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