QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
1. Do you play requests?
Yes, requests keep guests involved, but if it's on the
"do not play" list, it won't get played. I also take
advanced requests. Keep in mind that only about
12 songs fit into (one) hour. You don't want cocktail
hour music played during open dancing.
2. Do you require a deposit to reserve a date?
Yes. The deposit, which serves as s down-payment,
and a signed DJ Contract is required to book.
3. How much experience do you have doing weddings?
Decades, (more than most DJs, a veteran so to speak!)
(dozens of weddings/year)
4. Do you make suggestions for special songs?
Sure, I have song lists or you can choose your own.
But not from a YouTube video, must be legal to
download. I have a huge music library to choose
from and buy music continually.
5. Is dance floor (lighting) included?
Yes, basic (dance) floor lighting.
6. Do you accept credit cards?
We accept checks, money orders and cash
as well as certain banking app payments. We
no longer accept credit card payments.
7. Do you require a meal during the event?
Yes, please; unless event is 4 hours or less.
(your DJ will spend extra hours at your event to
travel, set up, check equipment, tear down, etc.)
8. Do you have a photo booth?
We do not have a photo booth.
Many are now taking selfies and sharing.
9. Do you have references?
Yes! and my reviews as well.
10. What is your cancellation policy?
Cancel 6 plus months before the event:
all but the deposit will be refunded.
Cancel less than 6 months before:
no refunds (all on the DJ contract)
11. How do you stay organized?
I have clients fill out our
DJ Planner & Timeline guide,
then we comb through details
when we meet or do a phone chat
about 2 weeks before the event.
Planning assistance is included.
12. How far in advance do you book?
Whenever you're ready:) But not
more than 16 months ahead. We book
on a "first-come-first-served" basis.
A deposit AND signed DJ contract are
required to hold/secure date.
13. Do you take breaks?
The only break we normally take is to
eat dinner or use the restroom:) Music
is continual. We try and eat when the
guests eat so that we're ready for the
14. Do you dismiss tables to the buffet?
We (can), but that's the caterer's job or
someone who can physically go to tables
and dismiss. Using a microphone to dismiss
tables is unprofessional & sounds like
you're in a cheap department store;)
14. What do you consider a reception?
A reception includes: cocktail hour,
grand entrance, toasts/speeches, dinner
& dancing. Usually during cocktail hour
the bride/groom have photos taken.
Receptions typically last 5 hours.
15. Do you offer services for the
We offer ceremony coverage at
select venues in Grand Rapids.