Canterbury Entertainment DJs
What are you paying for?
Week before your function:Dj preparation: e.g getting special songs organised.Arranging your song list (playlist)Working out how your requests would best fit into the night.Contacting the venue to organise details and set up time. On the day:Setting up equipment (1 – 1.5 hours depending on travel time)Lighting and Sound Check On the night:Arriving 10-15mins before start time – Preparation Djing:First Dance – Talking to the photographer. Adjusting dj lighting for photos.Reading the crowdPlaying the right type of song at the right timeKeeping the crowd on the dance floorTalkingTaking requestsDealing with very drunk guestsKeep guests happy with different music tastes compared to the rest of the crowd. Pack down equipment and drive home (sometimes out of town)This can take 1 – 1.5 hours after finish time
You pay the Dj for the hours at your function but a good Dj will spend more time on preparation and set up, than at the actual function. Pricing: $600 up to 4 hours (negotiation over 4 hours)Contact us for a quote. It depends on hours and if your function is outside of Christchurch.