Question? Are Accent Music Makers expensive?
Answer: No it isn't. Of course if you look hard enough you will always find a cheaper DJ service, but the quality will suffer tremendously. Get all the energy and excitement of a live performer with the perfection of DJ dance music.
Question? How long do you play for?
Answer: All of our packages include 3 or 4 hours of continuous entertainment. After that, you can book additional hours for most packages. Their is no time limit to evening parties, but a limit may apply to an afternoon party. It's complete with a cordless microphone. Elegant lighting packages are also available.
Question? What are your rates?
Answer: Four hour events are around $600. and events three hours or less are around $495. There are also optional lighting & sound packages available. It includes introductions, special requests, and dedications.
Question? If we want to extend the party, what will overtime cost?
Answer: Our standard rate for overtime is $150 per hour. This can be booked at the time of the party and paid in cash.
Question? Who will be the DJ for my party?
Answer: Jackie Navin (Jack Ninivaggi) will be the DJ for your event 95% of the time. We also do book other freelance DJs, but they have all been screened in advance and meet the same high quality of Accent Music Makers.
Question? Why is Jackie Navin Entertainment a better choice than a band?
Answer: First of all, DJ entertainers have always been known to provide a wider variety of music than a band. Accent Music Maker's DJs can play anything from Tommy Dorsey to Do-Wop, Dirty Dancing to Disco, or even today's top dance hits all by the original artists. In addition, Accent Music Maker's DJs play continuous music throughout the entire event without taking breaks.
Question? Can we pick the kind of music we want to hear?
Answer: Absolutely. Accent Music Makers will provide you with a request form to list all your favorite artists, tunes, & dedications as well as special requests from your guests at the party. Of course you can also leave the music selection entirely up to us if you wish. We have years of experience in music, and know what different age groups like to listen & dance to.
Question? Will my DJ handle the emceeing of my event?
Answer: Certainly. Accent Music Maker's DJs will act as your Master of Ceremonies when needed, and can coordinate any announcements and activities. We will also work with the photographer & videographer to ensure a smooth party all around.
Question? How far in advance should I reserve my date?
Answer: We usually recommend booking 6-8 months before your date, but if you want Jackie Navin to personally handle your event, 12-14 months advance booking may be more advisable.
Question? Should I provide a set of directions to where the event is being held?
Answer: Please do. This makes it so much easier for the DJ to arrive early enough to set up the equipment properly. No one likes a tardy DJ, so please make sure your directions are accurate. DJ should also be able to have access to your party room at least one hour before starting time.
Question? What form of payment do you accept?
Answer: We accept certified and bank checks, cash, and personal checks for your deposit. The remaining balance must be paid to the DJ upon arrival in certified check, cash, or money order. You may also pay the remaining balance 3 weeks before the event with personal check.
Question? Are you available for ceremony and cocktail hour music?
Answer: Yes. For a minimal fee, Accent Music Maker's DJs will provide appropriate music for your ceremony and cocktail hour. If there are separate rooms involved, an added small sound system can be provided.
Question? What are the cancellation procedures should I cancel my date?
Answer: As stated in our contract, deposits are non-refundable. However, if you cancel at least six months prior to your date, we can credit your deposit toward any other function up to six months from the date of cancellation.
Question? Is it customary to provide a gratuity to the DJ?
Answer: This is entirely up to you. Many clients do tip their DJ host because of the exceptional performance and service they receive.
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