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Frequently Asked Questions


Is the DJ low key or highly interactive?

We give you a tasteful evening with tactical Music and proper interaction. 


Are you insured?

Every responsible business should carry liability insurance; Sound Wave Mobile DJ Service is carries general liability insurance.


Can you provide a Written Contract?

It's very important to have your date confirmed in writing. Sound Wave provides a written contract for every event.


How long do we have to before we sign the Contract?

Because this is a sole proprietor business, The Contracts are signed on a First Come First Serve Basis, usually within a week’s time after our meeting or the contract was mailed out to you.


Can we see you in action?

Although we would love to show what we do at events, I like to put in your perspective the following: How would you feel if I took someone to your wedding? The answer 100% of the time is that you would not like it.

It also becomes a liability for The Guests of Honor, The Venue and The DJ, including you. Please refer to slideshows, videos and our excellent references on Google, Weddingwire, Etc…

Please check our Gallery for photos and videos of past events, "Warning we only post Photos and Videos from Real Weddings, we're not professional Photographers or Videographers, keeping our story real is always best"


Do you act as a Master of Ceremony?

For Weddings it's included in our packages, we will make all appropriate announcements and keep everything going smoothly. We also offer this service for other formal events.


Do you use professional equipment?

Sound Wave prides itself on carrying state-of-art DJ commercial grade equipment from a variety of reputable companies.


What kind of music do you play?

We carry an extensive library of music dating from the Big Bands, 60's & 70's Oldies, thru today's Top 40 Hits such as R&B, Club Dance, Rap, Country, Motown, Jazz, World Music such as Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Persian, Italian and much more. 


What type of Music Media do you carry?

We carry both CD and Digital Media, all in their original formats or compilations.


What time do you setup?

We arrive at least an hour prior to the event, in order to check the sound and make sure everything is in order and give you and your guests the best time possible.


Do you have a travel and setup fee?

Most packages already include setup and breakdown fees, there are exception such as if your event is the San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Napa, Half Moon Bay, Santa Cruz(Capitola and Soquel included) areas a Travel and Setup fee will be added, or if your event requires a lengthy setup due to stairs etc…


How will the DJ be dressed?

The DJ will be dressed appropriately for your event, for Weddings a stylish elegant suit will always be worn.


Do we have to provide a meal for the DJ?

Although it's not necessary, it's a nice gesture as your DJ puts almost 8-10 hours of work the day of your event from the time he starts setting up, to the time he takes down the setup.


Do we have to tip the DJ?

No it’s not necessary, but if the DJ did an excellent Job, then Gratuity is encouraged. The Normal gratuity is 10% - 15%.

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