b'8-12 MONTHS ENTERTAINMENTP.TAUFIQ PHOTOGRAPHYIts all in the detailsQUESTIONS TO ASK Contract pointsWho will be performing? Ask about and confirm deposit requirements, payment plans, and final deadlines.Can I see you perform prior to my wedding?Make sure a cancellation/refund policy is included. If something Have you performed at happens to a musician whos not under contract, you could endmy venue before?up without wedding music. Will there be an assistant Find out about any hidden fees or extra costs they may have.to help?How much space will Attire guidelinesyou need? Let your performers know the dress code.Entertainment can How many hours will I have? Timing be so much more Do you require breaks? Confirm arrival times. You should expect them to arrive an hour in advance and plan on contracting them for at least four hours. than just music!Will you have musicplaying during breaks? Ask about breaks and continuous flow. As your reception will Consider hiring Do you emcee the most likely last around four hours, odds are that your performer a caricaturist, live reception?will have to take a break at some point. painter, or silentWill you help structure Equipmentdisco for a fun twist! the timeline?Figure out what the equipment requirements are, such as power Do you provide a outlets, space needed, speakers, and any equipment that you maymicrophone for toasts? be expected to supply.What if the receptionAsk your reception venue whether the facility has any restrictions runs long?on the number of musicians and pieces of equipment you mayDo you have a standardbring in. You should also ask about electrical power supply and music list?noise limitations. Will you take requests at the reception?Introductions Inform your DJ or bandleader on how to properly pronounceDont forget to ask the generalthe names of your bridal party and their relationship to the questions on page 4 newlyweds (maid-of-honor, parents of the bride, etc.).96 TODAYS BRIDE|8-12 MONTHS UNTIL I DO|ENTERTAINMENT'