Here you will find some of the most asked questions during the entertainment selection process. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!
Why should I hire Celebrity Productions?
We believe that we provide the best service in the region. We pay attention to every detail and make every effort to make every event we do absolutely perfect. We don’t have a closet of DJs, we only hire the best talent, and provide them with the tools to be great DJs.
Another important point is that our DJs are there to make you look good, not to make themselves look good. No egos, showboating or embarrassing behavior; just a professional in place to serve you.
Finally, at most events, the DJ “makes-or-breaks” the party. A great DJ means a great party and an event you will never forget, practically regardless of any other circumstances. A bad DJ will send people home early and probably ruin the night, no matter how nice the rest of the event has been.
Truly, the DJ might be the most critical decision one can make when planning a party. We believe you cannot find a higher quality DJ service in the region, and our prices are fair. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you.
How much do you charge?
We create a custom quote for each wedding, and we’ll send you a complete and accurate price quote in our first email to you based on the package requested date, time, and location of your wedding.
Absolutely NOT. Your event is not the time or place for us to advertise, we are there to work your event. We will not hang up any unsightly banners or signs to promote our business. If one of your guests should ask our DJ for a business card, one will be discretely provided.
Do you have an upcoming event we can attend before booking your DJ wedding services?
I do not invite people to other weddings that I am hired to DJ. This is one of those things I do not feel is right. The couple that hired me to DJ their wedding is my main focus of that night. By inviting others to their event to see how I work would take my focus off of my main purpose that evening (the bride and groom). Just ask yourself what you would think if it’s your wedding night and you see the DJ you hired talking to two random people when he should be working or entertaining your guests. I know I would be upset.
About how many hours do you put into every event?
A full-service disc jockey will normally invest from 12 to 30 hours to your 4-hour event. Consultations, music purchasing & editing, preparation, set-up and tear-down, education and other business-related endeavors add up to the overall success of your special occasion.
How far in advance should I book your services?
Most clients secure our services one year in advance. As a rule of thumb it’s a good idea to book your entertainment as soon as possible after you sign an agreement with the event location.
Do you use professional equipment?
We use the most reliable professional equipment on the market, this allows us to consistently deliver bullet-proof sound every time no matter what size the crowd.
Do you provide backup equipment?
In the unlikely event there is an equipment failure, back up equipment is always available and onsite and one phone call away in a very very rare situation.
What makes a Wedding Disc Jockey different from a Club DJ?
DJ wedding services combine typical DJ offerings but with the proper etiquette and protocol for a wedding. Celebrity Productions can also assist you with the planning of your special day. He/she will coordinate, emcee, and program the right mix of music for your guests. They are skilled at interacting with and entertaining a wide audience from 8 to 80 years. In contrast, most Club DJs only mix the latest music and cater to one specific age group.
Do you provide a contract?
All our events are covered by contract, contracts which outlines the terms and conditions we perform under, this protects all the parties involved.
Can we make a list of songs to be played?
Yes, your input is vital to creating the perfect mix of music. This can happen at any time up to your event’s date.
Do you take requests?
Yes, we gladly accept request from your guests providing they are in keeping with your pre-determined guidelines.
Do you charge for travel or set-up?
There is no charge for either except in extreme circumstances, i.e. no elevator access to an upstairs event, large hall or long halls to the venue area, no or lack of parking rarely in the downtown area of some larger cities, or a venue more than 50 miles from our office.
How much time do you require for set-up and break-down? Is there a charge for this?
We will arrive approximately one to three hours prior to the start time, to set up our equipment and more importantly to sound check and test our equipment and discuss all pertinent matters with the catering director and other wedding vendors to ensure proper timing of your reception events.
Do you offer a system for the wedding ceremony if needed?
Yes, a pa system is offered for an additional fee of $200.00 to your package price at the same location as reception. $250.00 if the ceremony is at a different location other than reception location. This pa package includes mic(s) for the officiant, ceremony music for entry and exit of the wedding party and so much more.
Are you insured?
Celebrity Productions carries a full liability insurance policy for each performer with a coverage value of $2,000,000. We are happy to provide you or your venue with a copy of our insurance policy upon request.
How are emergencies handled?
We’re proud to offer the most rock-solid emergency backup plan in the nation. Each of our DJs takes the responsibility of performing for weddings extremely seriously and is both contractually and ethically obligated to do everything possible to avoid emergencies. However, to ensure your event’s complete success, every weekend we reserve one of our DJs to be the “Emergency DJ” on call. That DJ is prepared with appropriate attire, equipment, and the music and paperwork for every wedding on our schedule. In addition, each of our DJs brings a full set of backup equipment to every event in case of equipment issues. We believe our system is the most comprehensive emergency backup plan in the entire country — a worthwhile investment in our clients’ peace of mind.
What do you do to make/get people to dance at the reception?
Only experience will teach a wedding DJ how to “rock a dance floor”. Their job is to appeal to the masses by playing great wedding reception dance songs consisting of all styles of familiar party music. An experienced wedding DJ will understand that everyone is passionate about ‘”their style” of music and knows how to tap into that passion and present it in a manner that everyone on the dance floor can get excited about. Great wedding DJs will know how to correctly weave in and out of many different styles of music and, ultimately, keep the party going all night long.
Preparing carefully with the bride and groom, allows your wedding DJ to learn the music your friends and family like – and what to avoid. Allowing your DJ to take requests, helps the DJ to play the songs your guests want to hear.
Can a friend or family member serve as MC for the reception?
We’ve seen this on occasion over the years and, “Yes”, of course, it’s ok. In order to serve you (and them) well, we will want to touch base with this person ahead of time to discuss some details about this role.