One way to gauge the experience and expertise of a DJ is from the questions they ask you. A good DJ will ask the clients the right questions to ensure they get the correct information needed to make your event perfect. Below are some questions you can expect your DJ to ask you.
- How Did You Meet?
Good DJs always make an effort to get to know their clients. Knowing you will give them a good idea of your personality as a couple and that will influence the service they deliver to make your day match you.
- What Kind of Music Do You Like and Not Like?
Couples get the option to add their favorite songs to the wedding playlist, of course, but a professional DJ will take the time to know your taste in music. That way they will understand what to play and what not to play on your big day. Meanwhile, if you want the DJ to handle everything, that’s welcomed too as long as they have an idea of what you want for your event.
- Where Is the Wedding Venue?
DJs will ask about your venue in order to make sure they are quoting and providing appropriate sound and lighting gear Sometimes, DJs may need to visit the venue to understand the layout and facilities to correctly wire the setup. Find out if your DJ provides ‘venue site walks’ as a part of their contract.
- What Is the Tone of Your Wedding?
Your wedding style will significantly influence a DJ’s song choices. Is it a traditional wedding? Small wedding? Formal or vintage wedding? Knowing what your event will look like and feel like will help the DJ plan the best strategy to perfectly compliment your event.
- What Are the Names of Everyone in Your Wedding party?
If your DJ is working as the M.C. (or master of ceremonies), they need to be able to pronounce all the names correctly. During one of your meetings with your DJ (after booking) your DJ will want to talk through all the names in your wedding party to make sure they can pronounce them all correctly at your big day.
At Paul Michaels Events, we do not offer a one size fit all approach to our clients. We understand that all clients are different, so we ask the right questions to help us deliver the best services possible.
We care about your taste and needs, and we make time to get to know our clients to help us play the right music. Click here to contact us, and we promise we’ll entertain you like no other Chicago DJ can! Or, send us an email here: [email protected] for a personalized music service you’ll never forget!