WEDDING DJ CONTRACT TERMS
Client shall provide DJ with safe and appropriate working conditions. This includes a 6-foot by 6-foot area for setup, space for setting up speakers and lighting stands. DJ requires a minimum of one 15-20-amp circuit outlet from a reliable power source within 50 feet (along the wall) of the set-up area. This circuit must be free of all other connected loads. Any delay in the performance or damage to DJ’s equipment due to improper power is the responsibility of the purchaser. Two circuits are preferred, where possible. Client shall provide crowd control if warranted; and furnishing directions to place of engagement. Client is responsible for paying any charges imposed by the venue. These charges may include, but are not limited to, parking, and use of electric power.
A written wedding/music planner or music request list must be received from the Client and forwarded to DJ at least two weeks prior to the date of the engagement for it to be included in DJ programming guidelines. With or without the aid of a wedding/music planner or music request list, DJ shall attempt to play Client’s and Client’s guests’ music requests but shall not be held responsible if certain selections are unavailable. DJ will make an extra effort to have music requests available if they are received IN WRITING at least two weeks prior to the engagement.
RECORDING and USE:
No performance on the engagement shall be recorded, reproduced, or transmitted from the place of performance, in any manner, or any means whatsoever, in the absence of a specific written agreement with DJ relating to and permitting such recording, reproduction, or transmission. Pictures and videotape of the wedding are permitted for the private use of the contracting party only.
TIME and TRAVEL:
This agreement guarantees that DJ will be ready to perform at the start time of the engagement. If Client or venue requires DJ to complete setup more than one hour before the start time, or to postpone takedown more than hour after the end time indicated, the additional time will be charged at the rate of $50.00 per half-hour.
Engagements within the metro area will not be assessed a travel charge. Services requiring travel outside of this area will be charged at $0.50 per mile in excess of 30 miles. Engagements in excess of 250 miles will require accommodations be made for an overnight stay in a local hotel/motel for DJ to be provided by Client.
In the event of non-payment, DJ retains the right to attempt collection through the courts. Client will be held responsible for all court fees, legal fees, and collection costs incurred by DJ. Client shall be charged $25 for each bounced check plus a $7.50 service charge for each collection notice.
The agreement of the DJ to perform is subject to proven detention by accidents, riots, strikes, epidemics, acts of God, or any other legitimate conditions beyond their control. If such circumstances arise, all reasonable efforts will be made DJ to find replacement entertainment at the agreed upon fees. Should DJ be unable to procure a replacement, Client shall receive a full refund. Client agrees that in all circumstances, DJ liability shall be exclusively limited to an amount equal to the performance fee and that DJ shall not be liable for indirect or consequential damages arising from any breach of contract.
All deposits are nonrefundable if cancelled within 30 days of the engagement unless the DJ cancels the engagement.
The purchaser and DJ agree that this contract is not subject to cancellation unless both parties have agreed to such cancellation in writing. In the event the Client breaches the contract, he or she shall pay the DJ the full contract value.
It is understood that this is a “Rain or Shine” event, and DJs compensation is in no way affected by inclement weather. For outdoor performances, ClEvery effort will be made to continue the performance. However, safety is paramount in all decisions. The DJ’s compensation will not be affected by such cancellation.
It is hereby further agreed; that the Client shall be held liable for any injury or damages to the DJ, or property of the DJ, while on the premises of said engagement, if damage is caused by Client or guest, members of his organization, engagement invitees, employees, or any other party in attendance, whether invited or
By executing this contract as Client, the person executing said contract, either individually, or as an agent or representative, represents and warrants that he or she is eighteen (18) years of age, and further, if executing said contract as agent or representative, that he or she has the authority to enter into this agreement and should he or she not have such authority, he or she personally accepts and assumes full responsibility and liability under the terms of this contract.
This contract will supersede any other contract. If any part of this contract is illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this contract will remact contains the entire agreement between the parties and no statement, promises, or inducements made by any party hereto, or agent or representative or either party hereto, which are not contained in this written contract, shall be valid or binding. This contract shall not be enlarged, modified, or altered except in writing by both parties and endorsed hereon.