PartyProDJ llc Services
- Anniversary Party
- Birthday Party
- Bar & Bat Mitzvah
- Civil Union
- Corporate Event
- Father Daughter Dance
- Fund Raiser
- Holiday Party
- New Year's Eve Party
- Wedding Ceremony
- Wedding Cocktail Hour
- Wedding Reception
- Wedding Lighting
Frequently Asked Questions
If you don't see your question answered here, please give us a call at 860-871-7515, 10am to 8pm, 7 days a week
or use our Contact Form and we'll get back to you straight away.
How much experience do your DJs have?
All of our DJs are trained by the owner John
and each DJ has between
3 and 20 years experience in front of large and small crowds,
from outdoor concert events to intimate gatherings and weddings.
Do you use contracts?
Yes. We use contracts that clearly indicate what is to be provided and what is expected.
Please see our Wedding DJ Planning Process.
How much do you charge?
There are many factors that affect rates, such as date,
location and the services we provide. Our service is tailored
to suit you. Give us a call, 860.538.7843 or email John
at - john AT partyprodj DOT com for
a FREE, NO OBLIGATION consultation and quote.
Why don't you offer packages?
Each client and event is unique and requires individual
attention. We don't use cookie cutter packages or prepared
solutions. Your entertainment planning is designed around
you, your venue and your guests. Please give us a call,
860.871.7515 or email Beth at - laangel AT partyprodj DOT com
for a FREE, NO OBLIGATION consultation and quote.
Is lighting included with my music?
We offer many types of lighting, flat screens and effects options that can be included as part of your quote. Please see
our lighting page.
How many breaks do your DJs take during an event?
Our DJs do not take any breaks during a normal 4 to 6 hour
event. Your service is uninterrupted during that period.
Do you charge for travel and set up?
Normally, we never charge for travel or set up. Once in
awhile, circumstances warrant additional charges for us
to travel long distances, wait time or for additional sound
systems. Otherwise there are no hidden fees or extra charges.
Do I have to tip the DJ?
If your DJ does an outstanding job and you want to show your appreciation, please feel free to tip. 10% is customary.
Do I have to provide a meal for the DJ?
A meal for your DJ is a nice gesture, but is not required.
How will the DJ, event staff or set up crew be dressed?
Your DJ will be dressed in a style appropriate to your
event such as a tux, suit, business casual or themed. Staff
is dressed business casual or themed. Set up crew is dressed
neat, appropriate and professional.
What kind of sound equipment do you use?
All of our equipment is new and state-of-the-art. We use
a combination of good old fashioned CDs and computers with
digital music. Our sound systems come in small,
medium and large to match the requirements of your event.
When necessary, we can provide multiple sound systems. We
use JBL and Yamaha speakers, American Audio, Denon, Numark
and Pioneer CD players. Crown, QSC and Yamaha amplifiers.
AKG, Electro Voice, Sennheiser and Shure microphones. Windows
and Mac based computers and software, plus high quality
cables, components and connectors.
Will I have control over how loud the music is?
Yes. We work with you and your venue to create sound levels
that are appropriate for your event. We can raise or lower
the sound levels at various times during your event.
Will we be able to use your sound system for toasts, etc.?
Absolutely. We offer hand-held or stand-held microphones for your toasts, blessings, readings or other announcements that you or your guests wish to make.
We want to have our wedding vows heard by our guests. Do you do that?
Yes. We have hand-held and lavalier microphones that can be set up for your vows.
What kind of lighting equipment do you use?
Our lighting fixtures are a combination of conventional
and LED. Up lighting, dance floor wash, custom monogram
and pin spotting as well as white and multi-colored ball
and bank lighting. See
our lighting page.
May I see my DJ perform before I decide?
At a private wedding or event, no. However, when the DJs
are performing in public such as a sports event or local
club, it's possible to see them there. Also, you can meet
your DJ ahead of time to be sure there's a good match.
Do you book more than one event on one day?
Yes. We have the ability and manpower to book multiple
events. However, we NEVER DOUBLE BOOK YOUR DJ.
Your DJ will be with you for your entire event. And there
is always a DJ serving as back up in the unlikely event
of an emergency. Plus, you have the option of having more
than one DJ / MC at your event.
Can I pick the music for my event?
Absolutely! It's your event and the music is important
on your special day. We'll work with you to ensure we have
all your "must plays" as well as your "do
not plays". Our huge music library is available to
you on-line to make your selections and create your own
play list. From classical to contemporary, the music is
as individual as you are. We also welcome any specialty
music you provide. And of course we take requests, if you
What about Ceremony and Cocktail music?
Not a problem. You can choose from our massive music library
or even provide your own.
How much time is required to set up and break down your equipment?
Typically for a music only event, we arrive an hour before
your start time to set up and familiarize ourselves with
the layout of the venue and perform a sound check. We touch
base with the caterer, photographer and any other vendors
you've included. During most events, Beth,
will also be there to oversee the set up and to ensure your
event runs smoothly with no surprises. Normally, we need
about 45 minutes to break down and load out. For large events
with lighting, multiple sound systems, TV screens or effects,
a longer time is needed for the breakdown.
Do you offer free consultations?
is available to meet with you for a no cost, no obligation
consultation. Beth will answer all your questions and explain
our services. Plus, Beth is available for all follow up
meetings, phone calls and email. Every event is unique and
is specifically tailored to suit your personality and style.
To set up a no obligation, no pressure meeting, please call
Beth, 1.860.871.7515 or email Beth at - laangel
AT partyprodj DOT com.
Do you require a deposit?
Yes. To reserve your date and DJ, we require a $400 deposit.
Your balance is due seven (7) days before your event. Once
your deposit is received, you'll get your contract to sign,
your invoice for your deposit and your personal password
to our online music library and tools to begin choosing
music and planning your event.
Do you provide references?
Yes! We take great pride in our level of service to our
clients and will gladly provide references for you to check.
In the meantime, please review many of the impressive reviews
and testimonials from previous clients.
Call us first, 860.538.7843 or use our contact
form for a free, no obligation consultation and quote.