Before Hiring the DJ, You Need To?

People are most likely to remember if they were excited or bored during the event more than some of the other details.

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On Oct 12, 2017
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Having the right entertainment for your event can very much make or break the big day. Musical entertainment is as important as the decoration, venue, refreshment and even the event itself. Why? People are most likely to remember if they were excited or bored during the event more than some of the other details. Now, you can either choose to hire a live performer (individual or band), or you can choose to employ the services of a Disk Jockey (DJ).

But before you make that decision, here are a few things to ask. 

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What does your budget look like?

Well, it is always bound to come down to this right? Before you choose to hire the band or Dj of your choice, you need to look at the amount of money you have dedicated to entertainment. Remember to cut your coat according to your size and also, remember trying to cut costs is probably a bad idea.

A band is very much likely to cost more than a DJ, and if a band costs the same as your local DJ, they are probably still budding, and that means you might need to see proof of previous performances before deciding to hire them. Remember to consider spending as much on entertainment as all other areas you would pay for. It needs to be worth it. 

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A great performer you might be willing to hire is Asherlaub, who is both skilled as a Violinist and a DJ. With thousands of events and performances under his belt, he has managed to build an impressive social media following on Instagram and YouTube, with hundreds of thousands of views. It’s easy to understand this achievement is pretty easy after looking at his portfolio. You can also visit his site.

After choosing your preferred Performer, you would need to draw up a contract to seal the agreement. Having a verbal agreement just wouldn't cut it most times. It is much more advisable to have it in writing, giving you both the ability to get compensated for a breach of agreement and peace of mind when the chips are down.

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Getting good entertainment for your event isn't an easy task, but it is necessary. Like every event, you organize, it has to be memorable. Have fun making it happen.