This document sets forth a standard agreement for DJ performance services at an
event. The contract contains the material terms and conditions of the agreement
including the types of services to be provided, the payment details and the performance
schedule. It includes standard clauses as well as opportunities for customization. This
document should be used by individuals or groups desiring to hire a DJ company to
perform at an event.
DJ Performance Contract
Under the terms of this agreement, entered into this ___ day of ____, 20__ [Instruction: Insert
date.] _____ [Instruction: Insert name of DJ company.] (“DJ”) is pleased to provide deejay
services as set forth below (the “Services”) for _____ [Instruction: Insert client name.] on the
following date: _____ [Instruction: Insert date.] at the following location: _____. [Instruction:
Insert performance location, including address and telephone number.] Client’s contact
information is as follows: _____ [Instruction: Insert client’s contact information, including
telephone and email information.]. Client understands, acknowledges and agrees that DJ’s
obligation to perform under this Agreement is contingent upon Client performing all of its
obligations hereunder, including the obligation to notify DJ of any changes in Client’s contact
In consideration of the following conditions set forth in this Agreement and other good and
valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties
hereby agree as follows:
1. The Services will be provided at the location and on the date noted above in accordance
with the following additional terms.
Performance Hours: ___________ (starting time) __________ (ending time).
Ceremony Time: _________
Time Guests Arrive: _________
Dinner Time: ________
Dance Time: ________
[Instructions: Insert applicable information. Any inapplicable items should be marked
2. The marked services, collectively, shall constitute the definition of “Services” herein.
Any items not marked or added as indicated shall not be deemed included as part of the
DJ SERVICE RATES:
_____ Wedding Dinner/Social and Dance Music $675.00 (Up to 5 Hours)
*INCLUDES Video and Light Package
_____ Wedding Ceremony Music $100.00 (1 hour or less)
_____ Special Event / Party $350.00 (4 hours)
________ Music Video DJ $100.00 _______ Light Package $100.00
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_____ Additional Time Agreed On $75.00 / Each Additional Hour
_____ Travel over 25 Miles from Newnan, Georgia $1.00 / Total Miles
_____ TOTAL DUE
Client understands, acknowledges and agrees that the Services will be provided at the prices set
forth herein. The fee for any combination of services provided (which will collectively
constitute the “Services” provided herein) shall equal the total sum of each service provided.
3. A $_____ [Instruction: Insert deposit amount.] deposit is due upon the execution of
this Agreement, payable to _____ [Instruction: Insert name of person to whom deposit shall
be paid.]. The balance of $____________ [Instruction: Insert name of person to whom
balance shall be paid.] will be due on _______________, [Instruction: Insert date of final
payment.] prior to performance. Any such payment for Services as set forth hereunder is
payable by cash, money order or credit card. [Comment: DJ should revise the contract in the
event other payment methods are acceptable.] Any such payments made are non-refundable.
In the event that any payment by Client is returned for insufficient funds ("NSF") or if Client
stops payment, Client will pay $35 to DJ for each such check, plus late fees as described herein
until DJ has received payment in full.
4. This Agreement shall terminate upon the occurrence of the earlier of the following: (a)
the provision of the Services; or (b) the event described herein is completely canceled, and a
minimum of 60 days written notice is given to DJ.
5. In the event DJ becomes unable to provide his services due to complications beyond his
control, a reputable replacement shall be provided at no more than the original price agreed on.
Client understands, acknowledges and agrees that DJ need not provide notice of such
replacement and Client will accept such replacement. It shall be the sole responsibility of DJ to
provide, inform such replacement DJ with the specifications of the Services (including but not
limited to any special requests of Client) and compensate such replacement. Such replacement
shall not relieve Client of the obligation to pay DJ under the terms of this Agreement.
6. Client agrees to provide confirmation of all information and details of the Services,
including any special requests 5 days prior to the date of the performance. Failure by Client to
provide such confirmation shall not relieve DJ of its obligations hereunder. Any time changes
other than what is stated above may be requested by Client and shall be honored in DJ’s sole
discretion, and such requests must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event.
7. In any instance in which meals are provided at Client’s function, Client agrees that 1
meal will be provided for each DJ and assistant present at the event.
8. Client shall be responsible for any and all licenses and/or permits required for performing
9. Client shall be responsible to ensure DJ has adequate space (a minimum of _____
[Instruction: Insert minimum space required.]) to perform the Services. Client shall also be
responsible to ensure DJ has any necessary décor required by the event location. DJ shall not be
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obligated to perform the Services unless the DJ event location shall be within 50 feet of at least
two 120 volt 20 amp 3-prong grounded AC Outlets (the “DJ Location”). The DJ Location shall
be safe and reasonably secure from guests. The entire DJ Location shall be sturdy, hard, flat and
protected from the environment including but not limited to condensation.
10. DJ will not be responsible for any late start due to inaccessibility of the venue.
11. The Client agrees to allow DJ to use pictures and video images taken at this event for
12. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of _____ [Instruction: Insert
13. No modification to this Agreement, nor any waiver of any rights, will be effective unless
assented to in writing by the party to be charged, and the waiver of any breach or default shall
not constitute a waiver of any other right hereunder or any subsequent breach or default.
14. Any required or permitted notices hereunder must be given in writing at the address of
each party set forth below, or to such other address as either party may substitute by written
notice to the other in the manner contemplated herein, by one of the following methods: hand
delivery; registered, express, or certified mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid;
nationally-recognized private express courier; or facsimile. Notices will be deemed given on the
15. If for any reason any provision of this Agreement shall be held by a court of competent
jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall
remain in full force and effect.
16. This Agreement constitutes the entire and exclusive agreement between the parties hereto
with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any prior agreements between the parties
with respect to such subject matter.
17. This Agreement may be signed in one or more counterparts, each of which when
exchanged will be deemed to be an original, binding upon the parties as if a single document had
been signed by all, and all of which when taken together will constitute the same agreement.
Any true and correct copy of this Agreement made by customary, reliable means (e.g.,
photocopy or facsimile) shall be treated as an original.
By signing below, Client agrees to the terms and conditions described herein, and will
abide by them.
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