Frequently Asked Questions
Why should we get a DJ? Our buddy will bring an Ipod and speakers for a quarter of the price.
We believe that the ceremony is the most important part of the day and never want to take away the importance of that event. However, as a company, we recognize that your guests spend the majority of their day at the reception. We know the DJ plays a major roll in how that reception will play out. We are experienced in making announcements, leading dances, and adapting our music selections to make sure your guests will dance the night away. We work to ensure it appears smooth to you and your guests. We know that your guests may not remember ever detail of your wedding like you will, but they will remember how the event made them feel. We want to work with you to ensure that they are talking about how much fun they had years after your wedding!
How long have you been a DJ and how many weddings have you done?
F1 Sound is a very experienced and professional company which has performed over 1,500 weddings.
Who will be our DJ?
Please request the DJ you prefer and we will do our very best to honor that. The DJ requested will know immediately that the request is made and try to rearrange their schedules to be available for you. However please understand that the reason we are successful as a company is because we offer them flexibility. Our DJs work many weddings a year but they are able to take time off occasionally for family events. Ultimately we want you to feel comfortable in your choice of F1 Sound knowing that every DJ went through our strong training program for over a year before we ever let them lead a wedding reception on their own. Everyone is trained and well versed at leading a wedding reception so you can feel comfortable with whichever DJ's performs for you and your guests. Every Dj is ready to give you a specialized and smooth reception.
What makes us different than other DJs?
DJing is not a hobby; it is a job we take very seriously. We are hired to provide entertainment and we work closely with you to create the day you are dreaming of. We are students of the music in that we know songs from every genre. No matter if you like country and your fiance likes pop and your guests want rock N roll, our staff is trained to find a mix of music that will flow together and keep the dance floor packed.
What is included in the price?
The whole reception. We will be playing music for the first guests that arrive until you or the hall kick us out -- whichever happens first. We do not believe in hidden pricing or additional fees. Our price covers the whole event. We include a complete light show for every wedding that is tailored to the venue and size of the reception. This price also includes a meeting with your DJs to outline what you expect from the day. This is a chance to personally talk through your expectations.
Are there any additional charges not mentioned?
A typical wedding has no additional charges! We believe in all inclusive prices. We may charge a travel fee if you reception is outside of our home area. These charges would be clearly listed on your itemized quote.
What role will F1 Sound play in our reception?
We will play as little or as big of role as you, the couple, desires. We are experienced and prepared to act as the Master of Ceremonies (MC) and make all announcements needed. We work with your Cooks, Photographers, Videographers, and etc to provide a smooth flow to every special event/request within your reception. We are able to think on our feet providing announcements and music to transition between events - planned or impromptu.
What time do you arrive to set up equipment?
We will arrive at least half an hour before your wedding ceremony starts! That way by the time the first guests are rolling into the reception they will be greeted by music - not our storage containers.
Do you have anything to protect against mishaps?
Rest assured that we have an additional equipment available in case there is any problems during your reception. Our DJs will be there to set up in plenty of time to ensure they will be able to respond quickly. We also have two DJs working every event. This will ensure that one will be able to play music while the other DJ is working to solve the problem. Also, we have insurance and are members of the American DJ Association which should also give you piece of mind that we are professional and reliable.
Why do we have to have a meeting with our DJ?
This meeting is beneficial for both your DJ and you, the couple. You get to meet your DJ and ensure he understands what your expectations are during your reception. This meeting also allows your DJ to get to know you. This allows them to get to know your personality and your preferences. Using that information, your DJ will be able to better interact with your and your guests and tailor a reception that represents you and your fiance!
Do you bring any Lighting?
We bring a profession lighting truss which has 8 variety of tasteful party lights to match every mood of your reception. We also offer a monogram spotlight which can be personalized for an additional fee.
Do you provide dinner music?
Yes. It is included in our price.
Do you have a wireless microphone for speeches?
Yes. We provide professional equipment to ensure all guests can hear announcements and speeches without interference.
Can I give you a list of songs that will not be played?
Of course! You will have access to your online planning tools as soon as you book with us. You can also go over all of your likes and dislikes with your DJ at the meeting prior to your wedding.
How are payments handled?
We will send you a contract and ask for the signed contract and a $200 deposit returned within 30 days of you booking our services. The remainder of the balance is not due until the day of your event.
What will the DJ wear?
The DJs will wear khakis and a polo shirt to set up and tear down the equipment. During your reception they will be in dress pants, dress shirt and tie.