Frequently Asked Questions
What music genres are in your collection?
50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, Top 40, Club, House, Acoustic, Big Band, Ballroom, Classic Rock, Classical, Country, Dance, Disco, Folk, Funk, Gospel, Hip Hop, Jazz, Motown, Oldies, Orchestra, Pop, Punk Rock, R&B, Rock, Soul, Strings, Swing, World – our music library contains over 250,000 songs on hand at each and every event, and within that universe we have something for everyone.
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes. Each and every SCE event host is fully insured.
Describe your DJ style:
Modern, Personalized, Custom, Flexible, Trendsetting, and Unique… We utilize a modern & customized approach polished wedding entertainment. We do not use the “cheesy” outdated techniques. We believe in total event personalization, and your event will reflect your musical tastes, ideas and desires. So if you are looking to capture tradition, and elegance to high energy and excitement we will work with you one on one to make sure your celebration is perfect.
What is your usual attire?
Formal – unless requested otherwise.
If you do not have one of the songs pre-requested by the client, do you require that they provide it?
We have well over two hundred and fifty thousand + songs in our library, so candidly, chances are we already have it…. but if we don’t have your music, just let us know what you would like to hear and we will get it in time for your event.
How many other DJs do you work with?
6 main DJs also known as Event Hosts who exclusively lead our wedding events, additonally we have a support staff of over 15 additional talented DJs, Set up Crew, Lighting and Video techs, Photo booth techs, Support staff and office staff.
What is the minimum amount of time you will DJ for?
Is the client able to meet the DJ before booking?
You will meet with your DJ from day one. No sales personnel, No runaround, you will have full access directly to your Personal DJ via phone, email and face to face meetings throughout your entire planning process.
Do you specialize in any ethnic or international events?
We have the ability to cater to any ethnic group or background including bi-lingual announcements.
Do you bring your own equipment?
Yes, all SCE Event Group professionals utilize the very best professional DJ equipment available.
What are some of the options available for my event?
True Intelligent lighting (programmed specifically for your event), 50″ Plasma Video Displays & 60″ LED Screens, Ambient Room Uplighting, Monogram Projection, Live musicians for Ceremony/Cocktail hour or to perform along side us during your reception (percussionists, wind instruments, etc), Decor Furniture, Wall Drapery, Sound Rentals, Entertainment Rentals, and Photo booths. All our celebration enhancements are a la carte and additional information can be found on this site. If you can envision it at your event, we will make it happen for you.
How much time do you usually need to set up? Do you require that the site or client provide a table for you to set up on?
Generally 1-2 hours but setups can vary by the services contracted and can take up to 12 hours. We do not require a table.
Do you have any extra space requirements?
Space requirements vary based on setup and range form 8 to 26 feet. If space is any concern, you will be informed up front at your no obligation consultation.
Do you usually emcee the event or talk between songs?
At the SCE Event Group we do not use title Emcee or MC, we use Event Host as all of our lead talent are not only professionals that will provide incredible Event Direction and Hosting but are all incredibly talented DJs. We feel the titles MC and DJ are extremely limiting and should be left for average entertainment organizations.
We believe in tasteful interaction, we are not constantly on the microphone or the center of attention at our events. We will not embarass you or your guests, We do not rely on line dances to get your party started, We do not believe in the “cheesy” techniques. We do not sing, We do not dance with your guests, We do not pull guests out of their comfort zones, and most of all, we do not steal your spotlight.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
Meals are not required and we do not take breaks.
Will you arrange for recorded music to play during your breaks?
We do not take breaks.
What is your backup plan in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
We always have back up staff on call should an emergency arise. All of our entertainment staff are true professionals that care about your event and will do everything they can to ensure your event is perfect. All of the Event Hosts at the SCE Event Group are full time entertainment professionals.
What is your overtime rate?
$250-$1500 per hour billed in half hour increments based on your event services.
Do you charge for travel expenses? If yes, how much do you charge?
Travel feels are based on the destination and only applied outside the state of NJ.