Wedding Frequently Asked Questions
Will you schedule any other events on our wedding day? No, we will not schedule any other events on your special day.
Do you specialize in Weddings? Yes, DJ Jumpin' J has been disc jockeying weddings for 21 years. If we have to contract a disc jockey they will have at least 10 years experience unless you request a disc jockey who has fewer years of experience.
Who will be my disc jockey? You will always be scheduled with DJ Jumpin' J unless other wise notified upfront. We will not change your disc jockey unless DJ Jumpin' J becomes available and you prefer him or there is an emergency.
Do you have an assistant? DJ Jumpin' J and any other DJ we contract normally do not have an assistants. If they do bring one there is no extra charge for this individual.
What if you are sick/accident on our wedding day? A professional DJ will work regardless, unless he/she is violently ill or injured: high fever, vomiting, etc. In the case of an extremely sick DJ we will provide you with an alternative disc jockey who has similar qualifications.
What do you normally wear when performing at a wedding? it is up to the client on what the disc jockey will wear. We give the following choices: tuxedo, full suit, dress shirt/pants/tie, casual, costume, other.
What is all included in the price? Drive to location, setup, cocktail hour, playtime, teardown, drive home. Also included in the price is our event coordinator, the use of the DJ Planner online, and one, two, or all three of the following: Full lighting setup, bubbles (outdoor event), fog (indoor/outdoor event).
Do you charge for travel? We charge a small fee beyond a 100mi round trip from the disc jockey's home/office.
what is your overtime rate? $25 every half hour or $50 every hour
How long do you need to setup? Disc Jockeys normally need two hours prior to the event to setup.
Do you specialize in any type of music? No, we will play what you desire and we have music in all genres.
Do you take special requests and will you work off a song list? Yes, on our DJ Planner we have an area to list your special dances, song requests, dedications, anniversary dances etc.
What if there is a song/music we want in our wedding but you do not have? We will do our best to locate the music on our own. If we cannot find it, we will be intouch with you in advance to get copy of it.
What do you need from the venue? We normally need two tables in the area designated for the disc jockey. We have everything else: extra mics, table covers if needed, all the music, and dj equipment.
Will you act as emcee at our wedding? Yes, but we prefer to use the term "Master of The Reception"
Will you motivate the crowd? Yes, up to the level you desire.
Do you do group dances/contests? Yes, upon request.
How many years have you been in the business? DJ Jumpin' J has been disc jockeying for 26 years and perfomed his first wedding at age 19.
Do you have liability insurance? Yes, upon request
Do you have references we can contact? Absolutely, upon request. Also refer to our review page on our website homepage.
How much of a deposit is due and when is it due? If your wedding is $300 plus, you will have to send a $100 deposit if the wedding is $1000 and over it is a $200 deposit and it is due within two weeks of the contract being sent. Your deposit due date will be on the contract.
what is your cancellation policy? We have a nonrefundable cancellation policy. If by chance we reschedule your date for at least equal value, we will return your deposit.
What if I want a piece of light/sound/other equipment you don't have? We provide you with a full lighting setup but if there is a special pieces of equipment you desire we have a distributor who will rent you the equipment. You will see a rental fee added to your contract.