Even though we carry thousands of songs, at most songs from 90s will be played during your reception. So more important than quantity is the quality. We always have the top 200 dance songs of the year plus all the golden oldies of days gone by. One of your important music decisions is not always what you want played, but actually want you don't want played. Nothing can ruin the dance faster than a stubborn DJ who plays only his favorites.
Q: How many years experience do you have?
ANS: DJ Sagar has been a DJ for more than 11 years.
Q: Do you take breaks?
ANS: Typically, DJ Sagar does not take breaks.
Q: Do they provide lighting?
ANS: Yes, Most of our DJs provide lighting for the event at Extra price.
Q: What if the DJ gets sick or canít make it to our wedding do to an
ANS: You are never left without a DJ. We will make sure your event is covered with one of our professional DJs. We always keep at least one DJ open on any date for emergency use.
Q: Can I pick a ďDO PLAYĒ and ďDONíT PLAYĒ list of music?
ANS: Most definitely, it is the most important part of the entertainment planning process.
Q: Will the DJ help me plan the event?
ANS: Yes, our DJs have done hundreds of events. They are all great at providing direction and suggesting ideas and songs.
Q: Do we have to provide a meal for the DJ?
ANS: Yes, please provide a meal for the DJ. Between the set up, performance and tear down, it can easily be a six-hour day.
Q: How do I book a DJ?
ANS: Please call us or email us and discuss the details with a DJ. Please also be aware that there is no "hold" on a DJ ís availability other than having a contract created for a specific DJ on a specific date. The creation of a contract holds the DJís availabilty for ten days.
Q: Can you play longer than 5 hours?
ANS: If the party is incredible and you donít want the night to end, DJ Sagar can continue past our 5-hour time block or past 12:00 AM for an additional $75.00/every half an hour.
Q: Can DJ Sagar perform at events outside of the Greater Chicago Area?
ANS: We love to adventures out of Chicago. It provides us a small break from the big city life. we have traveled as far as Cincinnati-OH, Louisville-KY, Detroit-MI, Appleton-WI, Madison-WI, Milwaukee-WI, St. Louis-MO, Merrillville-IN, and we are willing to travel to any other destinations. However, for any event more than TWO hour outside of Chicago, we require a one night accommodation at a nearby hotel. It is unsafe for our DJs to travel home during the late hours of the night, especially after a long and exciting party.
Q: How interactive are your DJs?
ANS: This is another great concern of all customers. The answer is simple: we are as interactive as you want us to be. We are professional entertainers and can handle your requests without a problem. However, you will never hear your DJ yelling or singing into the microphone. We still maintain a degree of professionalism no matter how outgoing you want us to be. We will use our skills professionally and never steal the spotlight.
Q: Iím ready! How can I book DJ SAGAR?
ANS: Click on the Contact Us button and send us an e-mail directly. Akshay will reply to your e-mail within 24 hours (weekend emails will be sent on Monday) and offer you the opportunity to book a free no-obligation consultation to discuss your event and all your music needs.
Q: Tell me about your business.
ANS: DJ Sagar has been rocking Chicago land area since 1998. We have over 20,000 songs so chances are we will have your song and if we donít then we will try every thing possible to get the song. We only play quality music unlike most of other DJís who play downloaded Music.
Q: Do you have more than one DJ to choose from?
ANS: We have 5 DJs to choose from, each sharing the same goal of making your event a true success.
Q: What is included in a 5-hour DJ package?
ANS: Your DJ will arrive 30 minutes prior to your event to begin setting up. Each package includes a complete DJ system with a cordless microphone, speakers, CD players, and back-up equipment, along with a CD and digital library catered to your special event. Your DJ will be dressed in appropriate attire and play your requested music throughout your event.
Q: What type of music styles do you offer?
ANS: With today's technology, we are able to provide you with any style of music and find most, if not all, of the songs you request. This includes, and is not limited, Hindi, English, Punjabi, Gujarati, Pakistani, and Marathi.
Q: Do you have bilingual DJs?
ANS: All of our DJís speak English, Hindi, and Gujarati.
Q: Is a contract and deposit required to secure our date? What methods of payment do you offer?
ANS: Yes. A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required 10 business days prior to the event. We accept checks, and cash.
Q: How soon do I need to let you know if I want to book with you?
ANS: A.S.A.P.ó Dates book quickly. DJ Sagar cannot hold your date unless you have verbally agreed to reserve the services, pending a signed and binding contract with a booking fee. DJ Sagar is composed of 5 DJís and operated by Akshay Patel. This means that dates book up quickly. Sometimes a year in advance is advisable for certain dates.
Q: Will you be willing to play requests?
ANS: We love requests and more than happy to play them. We use good judgment skills in playing appropriate songs and when to play it.
Q: What kinds of music do you have?
ANS: DJ Sagar has all different genres of music. Including Hindi, Bhangra, Hindi Remix, Rock, R&B, Rap, Disco, Hip Hop, and many more If you have a special request for a certain style of music, just let us know and we will make sure it will be played at your event.
Q: May we call your references?
ANS: Yes, DJ Sagar does have a list of satisfied clients that you may call. Available upon request.
Q: Will the volume be controlled?
ANS: Yes. You are in control of the volume of the music. DJ Sagar wants you and your guest to be comfortable at a volume that you feel is reasonable.
Q: Do you have a wireless microphone that we could use?
ANS: DJ Sagar always carries one wireless microphone to every event so people can make their toast and or announcements. Extra wireless microphone will be provided with extra cost.
Q: Do you use Professional Equipment?
ANS: DJ Sagar will only use high quality professional equipment to ensure the entertainment surpasses the expectations of the audience.
Q: Do you provide backup equipment at my event?
ANS: DJ Sagar always has a backup system available in case something should happen to the primary equipment. Over the past ten years there has never been an unfortunate instance when the equipment has failed.
Q: How much time do you allow for set-up?
ANS: Arrival Time is at least 30 minutes prior to the start time that you have originally scheduled. Ideally, everything will be in place 10-15 minutes prior to your guest arriving.
Q: Do you provide a written contract?
ANS: It is extremely important to have your booking confirmed in writing. DJ Sagar will send out two contracts for you to sign. All you need to do is sign them and return one back to DJ Sagar.