Frequently Asked Questions
Lots of people contact
us and ask us simple questions they want simple
answers to. We hope it helps you too.
Will you personally
be the DJ for our reception?
Can we meet with you
to see if we feel comfortable and to see if we are
on the same wavelength?
does not take on client work without first meeting
with yourselves, we need to understand your style
and vision for the biggest night of your lives.
Do you DJ full-time?
entertainment is a seasonal activity. To create the
"Best Receptions Ever" - it takes some time,
planning and we would rather not DJ every week as we
have families too, our work is of exceptional
"Quality" and not of "Quantity".
What do you do the rest of the week?
We work in the Legal,
Engineer, Accountancy professions.
Have you received any formal classroom training
as a disc jockey?
How long have you been a disc jockey, and how
many weddings have you performed at?
DJSPACEBAR have been
active for more than 10 years, we started out doing
occasional friends and family events for free. As we
progressively saw poor DJ's over the years, we noted
it affected guests ability to enjoy themselves. We
have built up our style and performance over the
years to ensure that you get maximum fun & value for
Have you handled events of my type and size
YES, many events and
we're happy to pass on our experiences to let you
know what works or not for your event.
What are the reasons you think we should hire
Its a lot of effort
getting everyone together and celebrating your
special day, you may not know but your guests too
will be spending money to celebrate your day with
you - so we want them to have a great time and last
right till the very end of the evening by
creating a fantastic atmosphere. We want you and
your guests to leave your party thinking it was the
"Best Wedding Reception ever"
Do you also Emcee the reception?
How many consultations do you provide in your
Do you provide an entertainment planner?
Do you come to my home or business to go over the
YES, we work with you
on a 1:1 to ensure we carry out your wedding vision.
We have lots of tips to help you make sure that your
guests do not feel left out either.
Do you carry liability insurance?
YES (your venue will
require this as compulsory for your entertainment)
What time do you arrive to setup your equipment?
Any time you wish.
Hours of service:
Any time you wish.
Do you wear a suit
No, we wear smart all
black buttoned shirts, black trousers and shoes. Our
image is professional throughout your event.
How many songs do you have in your library?
Over 5000, bear in mind
that not all will get played and we concentrate on
your playlist, guests requests and popular music
Do you provide cocktail/ dinner music?
Do you provide a wireless microphone for
YES, we can also
provide a minature microphone which is placed on the
persons clothing (as worn by newsreaders). This is a
great way of discreetly amplifiing someones voice,
good for actors, presenters and speakers which free
them to use their hands.
Do you bring backup
equipment with you?
Are basic effects lighting included?
Do you offer lighting and sound upgrades?
How many people will cover the event?
Our equipment covers
95% of the reception count which is <250 people. We
can bring in more equipment if required. Bear in
mind that people want to listen to music and not be
blown away by it so our sound system is appropriate
for comfortable listening.
Is a deposit required? If so, how much?
To secure any date in
our calendar, we require £100 as a deposit.
When is the deposit due?
May I make partial payments?
YES, interest free
options are available if you wish.
When is the final payment due?
4 weeks before the
What percentage are the taxes?
We are good citizens
and declare all our work to the Inland Revenue, all
relevant taxes will be included in your package
price agreed upfront by you.
What is the overtime charge?
Included and agreed
with yourselves in the package, any additional
timings needed on the day is included FREE.
Are there any additional charges not mentioned?
Included in the
Do you provide a
written contract and guarantee?
YES by email and
requested on paper if you wish.
What are the refunds/cancellation terms?
The £100 security for your date is a non-refundable
When should I book?
We get bookings
12-15months in advance, if the reception is as
important to you then you should book your
entertainment very early to avoid disappointment.
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