T.A.Z.E. Music Factory

Disc Jockey Agreement

AGREEMENT made this  day of ,  , by and between _____________________________, hereinafter referred to as the “Purchaser”, and T.A.Z.E. Music Factory hereinafter referred to as “TAZE”.

WITNESSETH:

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the promises and the agreements herein contained and intending to be legally bound hereby, the Parties do agree as follows:

  1. The Purchaser hereby engages TAZE to provide a Disc Jockey/DJ Service. The service to be performed at _______________________________________________________ as per the terms contained herein.
  2. TAZE hereby agrees to provide a DJ/Music Entertainment Service for the Purchaser at the above mentioned location.
  3. The said DJ Service shall consist primarily of providing musical entertainment by means of a recorded music format.
  4. TAZE hereby agrees to skillfully and faithfully render their professional services and is at all times to have complete control of their program.
  5. The Parties hereby agree that the DJ Service shall be provided and accepted on the following date. ____________________________________ (at the above mentioned location)
  6. The Parties hereby agree that the starting time of the engagement shall be _______ AM/PM and the ending time of the engagement shall be _______ AM/PM. (4 hours).
  7. The Purchaser in consideration of the DJ/Music Entertainment Service to be rendered by TAZE, and the mutual promises contained herein, herby agrees to pay to TAZE the following consideration:
    1. Amount for four (4) hours service: $__________.
    2. Deposit agreement: ___________________ deposit is non-refundable (in the event the Purchaser cancels or changes date of said event) & due upon contract. Please note that your event (date) is not guaranteed available by TAZE until Deposit and Contract are obtained.
    3. Fee for Additional hours (over 4): $___________ each additional hour.
    4. Balance Due immediately before event: $____________ (Initial amount - Security + Additional Hours)

ADDITIONAL TERMS:

  1. This contract agreement will become binding with deposit received by T.A.Z.E. Music. All deposits are refundable in full within three days of receipt. After three days, cancellation by Client will occur only if received in writing at least 180 days prior to the scheduled performance and T.A.Z.E. Music shall retain an amount equal to the down payment as liquidated damages. In addition, if Client cancels Event within 180 days of contracted event, 33% of the remaining balance will be due. If Client cancels Event within 120 days of contracted event, 66% of the remaining balance will be due. If Client cancels Event within 60 days of contracted event, 100% of the remaining balance will be due. Should collection become necessary, the Client shall be responsible for all court costs and actual attorney fees incurred by T.A.Z.E. Music, in addition to the sum and conditions agreed upon.
  2. If re-scheduling by client is requested, deposits will be transferable to a change of date. If T.A.Z.E. Music is unavailable for re-scheduled date, T.A.Z.E. Music is not required to appear and Client agrees to be fully responsible for the amount due as stated above. Should collection become necessary, the Client shall be responsible for all court costs and actual attorney fees incurred by T.A.Z.E. Music, in addition to the sums agreed upon.
  3. We guarantee to show up or Client will receive the return of deposit PLUS $75.00, unless client approval for substitute DJ is accepted. No other guarantees apply.
  4. Final payment for all products and services, including DJ services, are due no later than 10 days before Event - payable to Troy Keegan by check, money order, cashier's check or cash. Outdoor events must be paid in full three weeks prior to event. Should the balance become overdue, the Client will have until the day before the scheduled event to provide final payment in cash at the current address of T.A.Z.E. Music. If final payment is not made by the day before the Event, T.A.Z.E. Music is not required to appear and Client agrees to be fully responsible for honoring final payment. Should collection become necessary, the Client shall be responsible for all court costs and actual attorney fees incurred by T.A.Z.E. Music, in addition to the original sum agreed upon.
  5. Any overtime beyond the scheduled contracted time requested by above client will be charged a prorated fee per hour, rounded up to the nearest five dollar increment, payable in advance any time before the hour segment begins.
  6. T.A.Z.E. Music is not liable for late start time due to lack of elevator and/or ramp access if needed, for the purpose of transporting equipment to the room designated for set-up of said equipment. If T.A.Z.E. Music is unable to transport said equipment to designated room, an alternative room on the premises where access is available will be considered an acceptable alternative. If no alternatives are available, T.A.Z.E. Music is relieved of the remainder of contractual obligations of this agreement and all other conditions related to Client obligations apply.
  7. Should T.A.Z.E. Music choose to labor the transport of said equipment without the benefit of an elevator and/or ramp access if needed, a minimum $80 additional labor charge applies and must be payable within 30 minutes of music start time. Client must approve any amount of more than $80 said labor charges. If Client refuses to pay additional labor charges, T.A.Z.E. Music is relieved of the remainder of contractual obligations of this agreement and all other conditions related to Client obligations apply.
  8. If entertainer is unable to perform due to "Acts of God" or "Acts of Terror" that cannot be anticipated, deposits will be transferable to a change of date that T.A.Z.E. Music is available.
  9. Client agrees to furnish T.A.Z.E. Music with safe and appropriate working conditions. This includes but is not limited to, providing a solid, level surface to set up equipment; a physical space of at least 10 feet by 10 feet to accommodate all equipment; three separate, grounded, 120 volt, 20 amp outlets providing continuous power; a ceiling height of at least 8 feet, and a facility that completely covers and protects our equipment from adverse weather conditions (e.g. direct sunlight, temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, rain, snow, and excessive winds). Generators for outdoors events are not acceptable.
  10. If it becomes necessary to tear down and re-set up at the request of the facility or the Client, additional charges of $75.00 will be accessed and payable before any further performance begins. If Client refuses to pay these additional labor charges, T.A.Z.E. Music is relieved of the remainder of contractual obligations of this agreement and all other conditions related to Client obligations apply.
  11. Protective covering for outdoors events not included. If protective covering is not provided, it is the DJs option to discontinue performing, tear down, and store equipment if inclement weather appears threatening to performer and/or performer's equipment. If it becomes necessary to tear down and re-setup due to inclement weather, additional charges to above rates will be applied and payable prior to re-set up. No refunds for cancellation or down time due to inclement weather for outdoors events.
  12. In the event of a power outage, T.A.Z.E. Music will cease operations until power is restored. Once power is restored, T.A.Z.E. Music will continue operations until the time specified on this agreement. T.A.Z.E. Music is not obligated to return moneys or any potion thereof for lost time due to power outages.
  13. The Client accepts liability for any damage or injury sustained to equipment or personnel while on the premises other than that caused by T.A.Z.E. Music personnel, and shall indemnify and hold harmless T.A.Z.E. Music from same. In no event shall T.A.Z.E. Music be liable for any other damages including, but not limited to, consequential damages and damages for mental anguish and distress.
  14. In the event of malicious behavior or circumstances deemed by T.A.Z.E. Music to present or imply a threat of damage or injury to T.A.Z.E. Music equipment or staff, T.A.Z.E. Music reserves the right to cease operations at the Event. Client will be responsible for payment in full and therefore no refunds due to cessation of playing music under these conditions apply. T.A.Z.E. Music allows ample time, not to exceed 20 minutes, to resolve the situation for operations to resume. T.A.Z.E. Music will not supply security. Client is responsible for security and safety of guests, which includes, but is not limited to, controlling guests and all other persons on the premises.
  15. Client agrees that all photographs and/or videos taken and used by T.A.Z.E. Music of the Client and guests may be reproduced and used for promotional purposes at the discretion of T.A.Z.E. Music.
  16. This contract agreement limits our liability; Client acknowledges and agrees that T.A.Z.E. Music shall not be liable for any damage or injury except as agreed above. T.A.Z.E. Music is an independent contractor and not an employee of the Client.

THE PARTIES hereto promise to abide by the terms of this agreement (page one AND page two) and intend to be legally bound thereby.

Purchaser   T.A.Z.E
     
(Print Name)   (Print Name)
     
(Signature)   (Signature)
    121 W. Buckeye St. Clyde, OH 43410
(Address)   (Address)
    419-603-1100
(Telephone)   (Telephone)