PO Box 5251
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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About Us

Hiring the right DJ for your wedding is the most important decision you can make. Trust your event to us.  We are in a class by ourselves. Since 1999 The DJ Circle has striven to be the best Local DJ service in the San Francisco Bay area.  The DJ may be the most important component of your wedding. Our Wedding DJs work to make your wedding as smooth as possible.

Our DJs are professionally trained to act as your Master of Ceremony and host your event without being “cheesy” or overshadowing the bride and groom on “their” special day. Our DJ’s will work with you to plan the order of events, music selections, announcements, and level of interaction that is right for you. Our DJ’s come with State-of-the-Art professional DJ equipment, including wireless microphones and dance floor lighting, as well as an extensive music library which covers all genres. Your custom playlist can be generated from our website. You can even allow your family members and guests access to your playlist if you like to add music to your event. Our online and “personal” planning tools will help you create a timeline for your wedding and make the event run without problems.
More Than Just Music
Photo Montage Presentations are creatively put together and produced to DVD. We present this slideshow at your reception or put it on a loop to run all night long. A Photo Montages is a “Must Have” item for any wedding. We will personalize your Montage so it is not a boring “slideshow”.  Additionally, your Montage will be formatted to DVD as a keepsake to cherish for a lifetime.

Up Lighting is a great way to enhance the overall ambience of your event.  With nearly any color available, we can transform a “bland” venue into a beautiful, intimate and elegant environment. It also gives you the flexibility to create a “vegas style” party when the time arrives.  Effect Lighting is a great way to give that wow effect and liven up your party. We have numerous ways to enhance an event with lighting, give us a call to customize a package for you.


Custom Gobos, Silly name but great effect.  A gobo is a custom designed image, typically the bride and groom’s first name, with the last initial, and a date.  The image is then projected onto the dance floor, or wall, etc.  Gobos add an elegant  personal touch to your wedding.


Audio Recording of your Ceremony, and or Reception.  We can record your entire event, including all toasts, music, etc.  We then convert it to CD format for you to keep forever.


The Sky is the Limit. We perform at more weddings every year than most wedding planners and event venues.  Our combined knowledge is priceless.  We are here to help you in every step of your wedding.



F.A.Q.s


What sets The DJ Circle apart from other DJ companies?
While Northern California has multiple DJ’s who do this as a hobby, The DJ Circle has operated as a full time professional DJ company since 1999. We are an extremely reputable, experienced, and reliable company who is here to help you every step of the way.

Do you carry Liability Insurance?
Yes, our Insurance policy covers us up to $2,000,000.

Can we have someone sing during the ceremony or reception?
Yes, just email the mp3 file or bring the background song on CD or iPod and the DJ will give them a mic.

Can we have a musician perform during our ceremony or reception?
Yes. Have them bring an RCA input wire to connect to our system.

Can I add or delete songs to my request list after I have submitted it?
Yes, at anytime. Just make the necessary changes and submit the new list.

Can I make changes to my timeline or planner after I have submitted it?
Yes, at anytime. Just make the necessary changes and submit the timeline or planner again.

Do we need to pick all the songs that will be played?
You may pick some songs, or you all the songs to be played. We recommend that you pick some of your favorites but also give the DJ room to take requests and see what is working best for your guests.

Do you take credit cards?
Yes, online, over the phone, or in person.

Do you charge for set-up or break down time?
No, we never charge to set up or break down! You only pay for the music time.

Do you have microphones for the ceremony?
Yes, we offer a lapel wireless mic on the officiant.

Do you offer lighting?
Yes, dance floor lighting is included at no additional charge to help create a party atmosphere on the dance floor.  We also offer up-lighting and theatrical lighting.  All additional lighting is $25 each.

Do we need to feed the DJ?
It is never required to provide a meal, but it is a nice gesture since they will typically be at your location for at least 7 hours including set-up and tear down.  Some event sites have vendor meals for a reduced price.

Do you have microphones?
Yes, we provide a  wireless microphone at no additional fee. Additional mics are available for a fee.

Does the DJ come alone?
Most of the time the DJ is alone, however they may bring an assistant to help them throughout the day.

Does the DJ carry backup equipment?
Yes. Though it is extremely rare to be needed, the DJ carries backup Speakers, CD players, Ipods, Mics. The office staff is always available on event days for any last minute situations.

Does the DJ take breaks?
No, the DJ does not take breaks, the music will play straight through.

Does the DJ need a table?
A small table would be nice, but we come self contained & do not require a table.

How do I book?
You may fill out the book online form, or call the office any time at 1-877-352-4725.

How do I submit my request list?
To submit your request list just click the song list link on our home page. Search for a song you want and then click the green button for a “must play” song,  and the red button for a “do not play” song. You can save your list and add songs anytime. When the list is completed click the submit button and you are all done.

How do I pay my deposit?
You may pay by credit card online, in person, or over the phone.  You may also mail in a personal check.

How do I cancel my event?
Cancellations must be in writing.  Fax or email a cancellation letter.  Then follow up with a call just to make sure we received it.  Our full cancellation policy is in your contract.

Can we talk to our DJ prior to our event?
Absolutely!

Is there a travel fee for the DJ?
Never!

Is my deposit refundable?
Your deposit may be applied towards any future date within 30 days from the first canceled event date.

Should we tip our DJ?
Though a gratuity is never required, if you felt your DJ did an outstanding job, a gratuity (typically 15-20%) is always a nice way to show your appreciation.

Who is the best DJ?
All our DJs all have years of experience and will do a professional job.  We have many DJs, however, only  a select few are handpicked and are “allowed” to perform at weddings. 
 
Will the DJ be our Emcee and make announcements?
Yes, your DJ will make all the necessary announcements throughout the evening.

Will the DJ wear hats, wigs or hold up goofy signs?
No Way! We are professional DJ company.  (Unless you want us to.)

Will our DJ stay longer than the contract if we need them too?
Yes, the DJ will never leave as long as you need them at your event. The overtime rate is only $50 per half  hour.

What if something happens to our DJ and he/ she can’t make it to our event?
In the very rare instance that your DJ would be unable to make your event, we always have a backup plan and leave a DJ open for last minute emergencies. You are always protected this way.

What if I don’t see a song I want on your website?
As long as the song is available to purchase somewhere, we will buy it. If you have it on CD or iPod, we are happy to play your copy of it.

What if our event site has no electricity?
Although we do not automatically bring generators, we are available to provide them upon request for an additional fee.

What kind of equipment do you have?
The DJ systems are all self contained. All our music is in a digital format on a laptop, and a controller to mix the music. The speakers are JBL  or QSC and are self powered and are effective for 50-500 people.

What will the DJ wear?
For weddings and other formal events, the DJ will be in a shirt and tie, unless otherwise requested.

When is my request list, time-line, and planner due?
We recommend having this in 3-4 weeks prior to your event. You may still submit it up until the day of the event, although the closer to the date, the more difficult it may be to fulfill all your requests.

When is payment due?
Your balance may be paid the night of, cash or credit card. Personal checks need to be sent in 3 week prior to your event.


We have a full-time office staff 24 hours a day to answer any questions or to reserve a date.
Call us toll-free at (877) 352-4725 or get a Quick Quote us for pricing and availability.

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