DJ Chris Holman a.k.a. CJ the DJ - DJ Contract - Fitzwilliam, NH
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CjTheDjContract.pdf (PDF — 20 KB)
Basic Entertainment Service Contract for CJ the DJ 
AGREEMENT made this ____ day of _________, 20_____, by and between __________________________________, hereinafter referred to as the Purchaser, and Chris Holman, hereinafter referred to as CJ the DJ.
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 CJ the DJ to provide a DJ Service. The service to be performed at Event Location:
(Venue): ______________________________________________
(Address): ______________________________________________
(Phone #): ______________________________________________
2. CJ the DJ hereby agrees to provide a DJ Service for the Purchaser at the above-mentioned location.
3. CJ the DJ’s services shall consist primarily of providing musical entertainment by means of a recorded music format.
4. CJ the DJ hereby agrees to render his professional services and is at all times to have complete control of his program.
5. The Parties hereby agree that the DJ Service shall be provided and accepted on the following date(s) and time(s) of the engagement:
Date(s): ___________________________________.
Start Time(s): ______AM/PM
Finish Time(s): ______AM/PM
6. The Purchaser in consideration of the DJ services to be rendered by CJ the DJ, and the mutual promises contained herein, hereby agrees to pay to the DJ the following consideration:
A non-refundable reservation fee of 50%, $________is required to secure the services of CJ the DJ for the engagement. This amount shall be applied toward the Performance Fee.
The Performance Fee is $__________ for the time frame outlined above and the balance of $_________ is due BEFORE the date of the event.
Services requested that exceed that time frame will be charged at the rate of $_________ per hour, payable the day of the engagement. It may not always be possible to provide additional performance time. However, when feasible, requests for extended playing time will be accommodated.
Signature of Purchaser                            Date

Additional Terms and Conditions
The agreement of CJ the DJ to perform is subject to proven detention by accidents, riots, strikes, epidemics, acts of God, or any other legitimate conditions beyond their control. If such circumstances arise, all reasonable efforts will be made by CJ the DJ to find replacement entertainment at the agreed upon fees. Should CJ the DJ be unable to procure a replacement, Purchaser shall receive a full refund. Purchaser agrees that in all circumstances, CJ the DJ liability shall be exclusively limited to an amount equal to the performance fee and that CJ the DJ shall not be liable for indirect or consequential damages arising from any breach of contract.
All deposits are nonrefundable.
No performance on the engagement shall be recorded, reproduced, or transmitted from the place of performance, in any manner, or any means whatsoever, in the absence of a specific written agreement with by CJ the DJ relating to and permitting such recording, reproduction, or transmission. Pictures and videotape of the event are permitted for the private use of the contracting party only.
The purchaser and CJ the DJ agree that this contract is not subject to cancellation unless both parties have agreed to such cancellation in writing. In the event the Purchaser breaches the contract, he or she shall pay the DJ the amount set forth above as "Wage agreed upon" as liquidated damages, 6% interest thereon, plus a reasonable attorney's fee.
It is hereby further agreed; that the Purchaser shall be held liable for any injury or damages to the DJ, or property of the DJ, while on the premises of said engagement, if damage is caused by Purchaser or guest, members of his organization, engagement invitees, employees, or any other party in attendance, whether invited or not.
It is understood that if this is a "Rain or Shine" event, CJ the DJ's compensation is in no way affected by inclement weather. For outdoor performances, Purchaser shall provide overhead shelter for setup area. The DJ reserves the right, in good faith, to stop or cancel the performance should the weather pose a potential danger to him, the equipment, or audience. Every effort will be made to continue the performance. However, safety is paramount in all decisions. The DJ's compensation will not be affected by such cancellation.
In the event of circumstances deemed to present a threat or implied threat of injury or harm to CJ the DJ or any equipment in his possession, CJ the DJ reserves the right to cease performance. If the Purchaser is able to resolve the threatening situation in a reasonable amount of time (maximum of 15 minutes), CJ the DJ shall resume performance in accordance with the original terms of this agreement. Purchaser shall be responsible for payment in full, regardless of whether the situation is resolved or whether CJ the DJ resumes performance. In order to prevent equipment damage or liability arising from accidental injury to any individual attending this performance, CJ the DJ reserves the right to deny any guest access to the sound system, music recordings, or other equipment.
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If there is any additional clauses or changes you would like to make, please let me know!  Every event is different, and often I work for people whom know more about writing contracts than I do.  This is a basic template with which I often begin.  Sometimes we leave some information, like specific event times, as TBD - "To Be Determined".  Often I am booked for a date a year or more in advance, so send in your contract & deposit early.