my service is simple and easy.
Although Iím always happy to meet in person, most of my booking is
done via a combination of
telephone, e-mail and snail mail. Once youíve decided that Iím the
guy that you want to DJ at your event, Iíll mail or give you a pair of
super simple two-page contracts. When you get them, simply fill out the
general event and contact information on page one. Page two goes over
the fine print, which youíll also find if you read further down on
this web page. Put your John Hancock and the date at the bottom of page
two and mail a copy back to meÖ. And then weíre in business!
charge $200 / Hour for whatever time that I actually DJ (or a three hour
require a deposit of the first three hours with a signed contract to
reserve my services for your date. The rest of the money owed is payable
on or any time before the date of your event. I welcome payment by cash,
check or money order, made payable to 'Dana Collins, Dedicated Disc
Jockey.' I will charge a $25.00 fine for any payment that does not clear
properly or for any instance where I am not paid in full on or by the
date of the event.
Once you have secured my services with a signed contract and deposit, I am happy to provide the following benefits at no additional charge:
phone calls and any other consultations.
and setup time for events within Western Mass.
Music editing (to shorten songs, for example).
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Deposits paid will retain my services for the date or dates specified on the respective contract only. Should an event need to be cancelled or postponed for any reason, including inclement weather, I invite my client to use their deposit as credit towards another date. This second try must be within one year from the originally planned date and is subject to my availability. The deposit will be forfeited by the client if a second date cannot be negotiated within these guidelines.
ask that the event host makes arrangements to provide the following
items. Although I have never, ever seen a place that didn't have these,
if for any reason there is a problem with obtaining these guidelines,
please let me know.
One 110-volt outlet (3 prong grounded) within 100 feet of my setup
Facility or grounds are open
at least one hour prior to my start time.
A sturdy rectangle table that is at least 6 feet long.
Reasonable steps taken to protect little old me, my music and equipment
if guests become
unruly at larger events.