DJ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 2009

We posted a FAQ blog about a year ago, and after taking some time to review it I realized that although it was almost exactly the same today as it was in 2008, it could use a few more questions and a little tweaking.

Cutting Edge Entertainment provides DJ entertainment for all sorts of events, including Weddings, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, Sweet 16s,Graduations, Proms & school dances, etc, etc, etc…

Q: How long have you been in business?

A: Cutting Edge Entertainment has been in business since 1992.

Q: Are clients allowed to submit a music list of requested songs?

A: We encourage it.

Q: What is the attire suitable for your wedding DJs?

A: Tuxedo, unless otherwise specified.

Q: Do you have specific packages?

A: Yes, but they aren’t etched in stone.  We invite clients to customize and create their own packages to suit their wants and needs.

Q: How vast is your music collection?

A: Interesting question.  Our music library was vast and our music knowledge was quite broad before the Internet.  With the Internet it it limitless.

Q: How many functions have you performed at?

A: Cutting Edge Entertainment performs at over 400 events a year.

Q: Do you require a deposit?  If so how much?

A: Yes we require a deposit to hold a date.  How much depends on the entertainment package, but is typically 1/3 to 1/4 of the total event price.  There are no installment payments required and the balance is not due until the week prior to the event.

Q: Do you accept major credit cards for payment?

A: Yes.  We accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express.

Q: Is there someone to replace you in case of sickness?

A: Absolutely, we have five DJ/MCs on staff that have been with the company for over ten years, as well as another eight that have been with us for five or more.

Q: Does the entertainer require a meal?

A: We do not require our clients to feed us… but we are grateful when we are fed.

Q: Do you offer a free consult prior to the function?

A: We encourage it.  For Weddings, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs and some larger production events we like to meet with clients at our office prior to the event to go over the agenda and all of the event details.

Q: Do you have a video?

A: Yes, we actually have several.  We welcome clients to come meet with us prior to booking.  Let us show you video footage and tell you all about our services.  Our videos are also available here on our blog and can be viewed by clicking on the ‘Videos’ link in the categories section in the menu to the right.

Q: Are you insured?

A: Fully insured, and can provide a certificate of insurance to your venue if so required.

Q: Are taxes included?

A: All taxes are included in our pricing.  There are no additional hidden fees.

Q: Is it customary to tip a DJ?

A: Totally up to the client.  Naturally we appreciate it, but it isn’t required.

Q: What areas do you cover?

A: We are based in the Philadelphia area, but can and have traveled as far south as North Carolina and West Virginia, west to Harrisburg, north to New York and Connecticut as well as east to the Jersey Shore.

If you have any more questions, please feel free to call us at 215-938-7950, check out our website, or to inquire about booking an event click here.

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