Everyone knows that the DJ is the life and heartbeat of the party. Your Music creates the ambiance and sets the tone for the rest of the night. It can take only one thing to go right or wrong with your DJ/Music or entertainment it can make your break your event. Kañonazo Entertainment understands how crucial the DJ/Music and Entertainment are to a successful event. We want to make sure that every event runs seamless and that our customers are getting the value they are looking for. With that being said, here are 35 questions you should ask when hiring a DJ/Band or Entertainment for your event.
How long have you been in business?
Is my wedding date available?
How many weddings have you done?
How many weddings do you do in an average weekend?
Have you done events at my wedding venue?
Do you perform at more than one event in a day?
Will you be the DJ/bandleader at our wedding?
What sets you apart from your competition?
Are there any other services that you provide, such as lighting design or a photobooth?
How extensive is your music library or song list?
What genres can you cover?
Do you act as the "emcee" and make all of the announcements?
How would you define your "style" when making announcements?
What do you do to motivate the crowd if nobody is dancing?
Do you take requests from our guests?
Can we submit a "Do Not Play" list?
What is included in the cost of my event?
Does this include setup and breakdown between ceremony and reception locations?
How much would you charge for overtime?
Are there any additional fees that could accrue that I am not taking into account, like travel expenses or charges for special musical requests?
When will I receive a written contract?
How much of a deposit do you require and when is it due?
Do you offer a payment plan?
What is your refund/cancellation policy?
How far in advance do I need to book you?
What information do you need from me before the wedding day?
Can you provide wireless mics for the ceremony?
What kind of space or stage do you require for the DJ or band?
If my site doesn't provide what you need, will you make arrangements for the stage or am I responsible for renting it?
Do you set up a sign or banner with your equipment?
How much time will you need for setup, sound check and breakdown on the day of the event?
What time will you arrive at the site?
Will we meet again before the wedding?
When do we need to submit our music requests and event details?
What will you wear to our wedding?