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Prepared for:
[Client Name]

Prepared by:
[DJ Name]

Wedding DJ Contract

This Wedding DJ Contract (hereinafter referred to as the "Contract") is made and entered on [Effective Date] (hereinafter referred to as the "Effective Date"),

By and Between

[Client name] (hereinafter referred to as the "Client"), residing at [Address], and;

[DJ Name] (hereinafter referred to as the "DJ"), with its principal office at [Address].

The Client and the DJ are collectively referred to as the "Parties" and individually as "Party".

WHEREAS the Client wishes to engage the DJ to provide the disc jockey (DJ) services at its wedding (hereinafter referred to as the "Event") and the DJ agrees to provide the DJ services or musical entertainment (hereinafter referred to as the "Services") at the Event on the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth.
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Terms and Conditions

1. Event Description

The DJ agrees to provide its services at the following venue and time:

  1. Event Venue: [Address]
  1. Event Date: [Date]
  1. Estimated Start Time: [Time]
  1. Estimated End Time: [Time]

2. DJ Service

The DJ shall provide up to [number of hours] hours of DJ service for the Client at the Event. The DJ service shall consist mainly of providing musical entertainment by means of recorded music format.

3. Payment

In consideration of the Services provided by the DJ, the Client shall pay the sum of $[0.00] to the DJ (hereinafter referred to as the "Total Event Cost" or "Fee"). A non-refundable security deposit in the amount of $[0.00] shall be paid by the Client to the DJ upon the signing of this Contract (hereinafter referred to as the "Deposit"). This deposit will be deducted from the Total Event Cost and will be shown in the invoice statement provided by the DJ to the Client.

In case, additional hours of DJ Services are requested that are beyond the agreed-upon time in this Contract, additional DJ Services will be charged at the rate of $[0.00] per hour payable on the day of the Event.

If any invoice is not paid when due, a late fee of $[0.00] shall be charged to the Client.

4. Term

This contract shall commence as of the Effective Date and shall terminate on [Termination Date].

5. Requirements

DJ requires the following space and electrical requirements in order to provide DJ Services:
  1. Space Requirements: The DJ requires a space of [Specify the dimension of the space required] area for setup, space for setting up speakers, and lighting stands.
  1. Electrical Requirements: The DJ requires a minimum of one [specify the value of the electricity in ampere] ampere circuit outlet from a reliable power source within [specify the distance] feet (along the wall) of the set-up area.

6. DJ's Responsibilities

  1. The DJ shall arrive at the venue at least [mention time] before the starting of the Event to set up and conduct a soundcheck.
  1. The DJ affirms that it is familiar with both the indoor and outdoor set-up and sound mixing.
  1. The DJ shall include guest's requests into the playlist whenever possible.
  1. The DJ shall play the music non-stop unless stopped by the Client.
  1. The DJ shall use its own equipment, tools, and materials such as a high-quality microphone, sound system, turntables, etc. to provide the aforementioned service.

7. Client's Responsibilities

  1. The Client shall provide the DJ with a written music planner or music request list [number of days] days before the Event.
  1. The Client shall make all necessary arrangements to provide the DJ with access to the event venue not less than [number of hours] hours before the Event and [number of hours] hours after the completion of the Event for setup and takedown.

8. Termination

  1. The Client may terminate this Contract upon [number of days] days prior written notice to the DJ. Upon termination, the Client shall be entitled to a refund of any monies paid minus the Non-Refundable Deposit.
  1. The DJ may terminate this Contract upon [number of days] days prior written notice to the Client. If the DJ terminates this contract, it must provide a suitable DJ replacement, subject to the Client’s approval. Also, upon the termination, the DJ shall refund all the monies previously paid by the Client, including the Non-Refundable Deposit.

9. Limitation of Liability

The Client shall be liable for any and all injury or damage to the DJ or equipment of the DJ, while at the Event, if the damage is caused by the Client or its guest.

In no other event, either party shall be liable to the other party or any third party for any indirect or consequential damages resulting from any part of this Contract in any way.

10. Indemnification

Both parties agree to indemnify, defend, and hold the other party harmless from and against any claims, damages, losses, and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any connection with this Contract.

11. Warranty

Each party represents and warrants that they are at least 18 years of age and have the authority to enter into this Contract.

The DJ further warrants that it shall provide services mentioned in this Contract in a timely and efficient manner, and agrees to make every effort to provide satisfactory service.

12. Confidentiality

Both Parties hereby agree that they shall not disclose any confidential information to any third parties throughout the duration of this Contract and shall not use the confidential information for any purpose except those detailed herein or expressly authorized by the other Party.

13. Miscellaneous

  1. Assignability: Neither party may assign this Contract or the rights and obligations thereunder to any third party without the other Party'sprior express written approval, which shall not be unreasonably withheld.
  1. Notices: Any notice required to be given to the Client shall be delivered by certified mail, personal delivery, or overnight delivery paid for by the DJ.
  1. Force Majeure: Neither party shall be liable for any failure in performance of the obligation under this Contract due to cause beyond that party's reasonable control (including and not limited to any pandemic, fire, strike, act or order of public authority, and other acts of God) during the pendency of such event.
  1. Modification: No modification of this Contract shall be made unless in writing, signed by both parties.
  1. Severability: If any term, clause, or provision hereof is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, all other terms will remain in full force and effect until the Contract termination.
  1. Governing Law and Jurisdiction: This Contract shall be governed following the laws of the [State]. If Arbitration cannot resolve the disputes under this Contract, they shall be resolved by litigation in the courts of the [State/Region] including the federal courts therein, and the Parties shall comply with the jurisdiction of such courts, agree to accept service of process by mail and hereby waive any jurisdictional or venue defenses otherwise available to it.
  1. Legal and Binding Contract: This Contract is legal and binding between the Parties as stated above. This Contract is legal and binding in the [State/Court/Region]. The Parties each represent that they are eligible and authorized to enter into this Contract.
  1. Entire Contract: This Contract constitutes the entire understanding of the Parties, and revokes and supersedes all prior agreements between the Parties, and is intended as a final expression of their Contract.
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Acceptance and Signature

The Parties acknowledge that they have read the above Contract in its entirety, understand all of its terms and conditions, and agree to abide by the terms of this Contract as demonstrated by their signatures as follows:
[Client Name]

[DJ Name]
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THANK YOU

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Free Wedding DJ Contract Templates

Use this wedding DJ contract template and ensure that all the event details and requirements are mentioned clearly. We have structured the template in a way that is easy to comprehend by all and shoots up the chances of clinching the deal.

What Should a Wedding DJ Contract Include?

As a new DJ, it can get confusing to start with the wedding DJ contract. It may become a bit challenging for you to navigate through the contract and decide what to include and what not to include. However, a DJ contract isn’t all that complicated. There are certain professional expectations about how a contract should look and several key clauses that every wedding DJ contract should include.

While drafting the contract, make sure it talks about the following terms:

  1. Event description - This is one of the most important sections of a DJ contract. This is where event details are specified and agreed upon in writing. Details such as event date, time, place, power outlet, sound system, amps required are specified here. It also mentions how long you’re contracted to perform at the wedding.
  2. Scope of service - As a DJ, you should use this section to spell out the services you’ll offer at the event. Also, specify the services you won’t offer.
  3. Payment - It is the most critical part of a DJ contract. As a DJ, it’s your responsibility to mention the due date for the payment, late fee, and deposits. Many DJs require a security deposit upon contract signing and a final balance due to be paid on or before the event day. Be sure to include the extra charges for any additional hours that you play beyond the event end time. Also, don’t forget to mention if there is a non-refundable deposit.
  4. Cancellation/Termination policy - Sometimes odd situations may arise that might compel either you or the client to cancel the contract. This is why the DJ contract must include a cancellation policy to specify what will happen if the contract is canceled. For example, if the client cancels this contract within X days of the event, he will forfeit Y% of the total fee. In case if the DJ is unable to perform, it is DJ's responsibility to provide a suitable replacement DJ.

What Is a Wedding DJ Contract?

A Wedding DJ contract is a legally binding agreement between the DJ and clients such as event planners, venue owners, individuals who hire mobile DJs to provide DJ services at the wedding. This contract clearly outlines the responsibilities and expectations of both parties on the day of the event.

A contract specifies how the DJ (or disc jockey) will perform the service, how much the client will be charged, when will the payment be made, and what will happen if someone cancels the contract. In short, it describes the complete experience of the event.

What Are the Benefits of Having a Wedding DJ Contract?

In the past, your word was your bond to offer the DJ services or musical entertainment at any type of event. Today, if something isn’t in writing and signed, there’s no legal bearing especially when it comes to the payment for services offered. If you are planning to offer mobile DJ events, it's crucial to have quality legal documents. Let’s look at some of the benefits you’ll receive if you have a contract in hand:

  1. A well-designed contract helps you look professional as well as competent.
  2. It lays out the expectations of yours (timely and full payment) and your client (professional service and great music).
  3. It ensures the smooth running of the event.
  4. It protects you from unnecessary liabilities.
  5. It saves you from losses due to last-minute cancellations.

Wedding DJ Contracts Are for the Clients, Too

Contrary to the popular belief, contracts don’t dissuade clients. It actually builds a healthy relationship with them. The contract allows clients to explain clearly how many hours they’ll hire the DJ, what music or playlist they want to listen to, whether they can cater to DJ's requests, and other details.

Looking to draft your own contract? Let’s find out what goes into a standard Wedding DJ contract.

Revv’s Ready-to-Use Wedding DJ Contract Template

If you are a newbie in the DJ world, it may become difficult for you to design a DJ contract. There’s so much information that has to be included in the contract that you can easily get overwhelmed. But no worries. Revv’s Wedding DJ contract template can set up a good foundation for you to get started!

Revv’s easily customizable wedding DJ contract template will help you to create a contract that’ll ensure your time and talent are taken seriously. It also contains an electronic signature (eSign) that will enable the client to accept and sign the contract remotely.

With our Revv’s Wedding DJ contract template, you have to only fill in the necessary details, thus freeing up your time to do what you love to do: spinning the disc!

Are you ready to build a solid Wedding DJ contract? Get started with Revv’s sample contract template to automate your document creation process.