Top Gun Productions Disc Jockey Service Contract
1905 Chestnut Grove, Plainfield IL 60586
This agreement between the undersigned Purchaser of Entertainment and Top Gun Productions is for services described below:
1. Total Entertainment fee agreed upon is ______ $ A deposit of $100 is required to secure services of Gun Productions for this event. The deposit is fully refundable up to 30 days prior to the event. The deposit is non-refundable if event is cancelled with less than 30 days to the event. The remaining balance of $ ______ of the entertainment fee if by Personal or Company check must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the event. All checks should be made payable to Wayne Barry. Any payments received less than 2 weeks or on the day of the event must be made in Cash or Certified Check.
Top Gun Productions can (at Purchasers Request) use/operate/connect to equipment provided by the purchaser, venue, or Purchaser’s vendors. Top Gun Productions may charge additional fees to provide specialized equipment/connectors needed to connect to such equipment that is not theirs. Top Gun Productions will not be responsible for any failures in or caused by equipment that is not provided by Top Gun Productions.
The Purchaser reserves the right to control the manner, means and details of the performance of services by Top Gun Productions at this event. Top Gun Productions must receive written event planner and music request list prior to the event for it to be included in Top Gun Productions programming guidelines. With or Without the planner or request list, Top Gun Productions shall attempt to play Purchaser’s and Purchaser’s guests’ music requests but shall not responsible if certain selections are not available. Top Gun Productions reserves the right to censor music requests that its DJ deems inappropriate for the event. Top Gun Productions reserves the right to choose the sequence of songs played for the good of the majority and the flow of the event.
Top Gun Productions will do their very best to secure the DJ you requested for your event but due to unforeseen circumstances such as illness, death in family, or accident may send a substitute DJ. Should Top Gun Productions be unable to procure a replacement, Purchaser shall receive a full refund of all fees paid to Top Gun Productions. Purchaser agrees that in all such circumstances, Top Gun Productions’ liability shall be exclusively limited to refunding fees and that Top Gun Productions shall not be liable for indirect or consequential damages arising from any breach of contract.
In the event of non-payment, Top Gun Productions retains the right to attempt collection through Will County courts. Purchaser will be responsible for all court fees, legal fees, and collection costs incurred by Top Gun Productions. Purchaser shall be charged $50 for each bounced check plus a $10 service charge for each collection notice. Past-due balances will incur interest of 2% per month for each month in which the balance is outstanding.
Purchaser shall provide Top Gun Productions with safe and appropriate working conditions. This includes, but is not limited to, sufficient space next to the dance floor, a 120-volt electrical outlet (3 prong grounded with at least 15 amps available) from a reliable power source near the set-up area. Facilities that completely cover and protect Top Gun Productions equipment from adverse weather conditions (direct rain, or excessive winds); crowd control if warranted, directions to the event. Purchaser accepts full responsibility and is liable for any damages, injuries or delays that occur as a result of failure to comply with these provisions.
In order to prevent equipment damage or liability arising from accidental injury to any individual attending this event. Top Gun Productions reserves the right to deny any guest access to the sound system, music recordings, and other equipment. In the event of circumstances deemed by Top Gun Productions to present a threat or implied threat of injury or harm to Top Gun Productions staff or equipment, Top Gun Productions may cease operation, if the Purchaser is unable to resolve the threatening situation in a reasonable amount of time (Maximum 15 minutes) Top Gun Productions 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 Top Gun Productions resumes performance.
Purchaser will take reasonable steps to protect Top Gun Productions personnel, equipment, and music during the contracted period. If the event of injuries or damages resulting from insufficient protection on Purchaser’s part (except in the case of gross negligence on the part of Top Gun Productions). Purchaser will be responsible for paying for all of Top Gun Productions resulting costs (including insurance deductibles, medical treatment, and repair or replacement of damage to music and equipment that are not reimbursed by insurance. At outdoor events, automatic lawn sprinklers must be turned off from set up time until Top Gun Productions has completely loaded up.
The entertainment fee shown in paragraph 1 applies to the date, time, and venue set forth in the beginning of this agreement. It may not be always possible to provide additional performance time (overtime), however when feasible requests for overtime will be accommodated. Overtime charges beyond the scheduled time of event will be $50 per half hour. This agreement guarantees that Top Gun Productions will be ready to perform at the start time of the event. No guarantee is made as to Top Gun Productions’ time of arrival; however, Top Gun Productions requests 1 hour set up time prior to the event.
The laws of Illinois shall govern this agreement. Venue for any legal proceedings brought in connection with this contract shall be Will County, IL.
Purchaser may not transfer this contract to another party without prior written consent of Top Gun Productions.
This agreement is not binding until received and signed by Top Gun Productions. Any changes must be written and signed by both the Purchaser and Top Gun Productions. Oral agreements are not binding. The latest contract supercedes all previous contracts between the Purchaser and Top Gun Productions for the event listed above. This agreement binds and benefits heirs, successors, and assignees of the parties.
This agreement cannot be cancelled or modified except by mutual written consent of both the Purchaser and Top Gun Productions. If cancellation is initiated by the Purchaser in writing and agreed to by Top Gun Productions in writing. Purchaser will be required to pay (in addition to the retainer) any unrecoverable costs already incurred by Top Gun Productions (but not more than the fee agreed upon). Otherwise Purchaser shall be obligated to make full payment of the total fee agreed upon.
Date/Signature of Purchaser- I have read and agree to all terms as written in this contract.
Date/ Signature of Top Gun Productions Entertainment
$50 for each additional half hour played over scheduled time.