Are you insured? And can you provide proof of liability insurance?
Yes, Universal Disc Jockeys carry a liability insurance policy that is underwritten by Fireman"s Fund. We would be happy to provide a copy of this policy upon request.
Will my Disc Jockey play requests, and discuss music ahead of time?
Yes, your disc jockey will be happy to set up a meeting, prior to your event, to discuss music to be played. Concerning requests, we will honor all reasonable requests guaranteed. Make sure to check out our music page to create a personal play list from our music library.
Will you use professional equipment?
Yes, we only use state-of-the-art, professional equipment. Some brand names include: Shure, Mackie, Behringer, JBL, Sony, Hewlett Packard, Martin and American DJ.
Do you provide backup equipment?
Yes, upon request, your DJ will bring backup equipment. Although equipment failure is rare, we are happy to include, (at no extra charge) an entire backup system.
Does the disc jockey know the proper etiquette for our event? And will they be suitably dressed for the occasion?
Yes, the etiquette and type of dress will be discussed at the meeting, prior to your event.
How much time do you allow for set-up?
Your DJ will arrive approximately 1 hr. before their start time to begin setting up. Depending on how much equipment is ordered (karaoke, lasers, etc,) it may take any where from 30-45 minutes to completely setup.
Do you provide a written contract and/or require a deposit?
Yes, to be extremely clear on all details of an event, we will write a contract when you decide to use our services. At that time, we require a $100 deposit to hold your date. .
Do you belong to any professional organizations or trade groups?
Yes, Universal Disc Jockeys are a proud member of the American Disc Jockey Association, as well as the Arizona Disc Jockey Association. These groups provide training, support and networking for all of our staff.
Why should I choose a disc jockey over a band?
According to a poll, recently married couples who hired a band for their wedding were asked if they would do it again. Overwhelmingly 65% said no, because of the band"s limited song selection, expense and actual time performing.