808 DJ’s Online Contract

Aloha 808 DJ’s Customer,

Due to popular demand, we have created an online feature for our customers to digitally sign their contracts rather than the mail and/or scan/email options.  This is to expedite the approval process and give our customers a more convenient method.  All legal binding agreements stay intact with this method with your digital signature (Filling out of your Full Name in the First Field Below) and processing of the agreement (via the online checkbox) below.  You must also save and attach the Please don’t hesitate to contact us directly with any questions/concerns.


Bud Dwelly
President and Head DJ – 808 DJ’s

AGREEMENT made by Customer (as noted in fillable box below) and 808 DJs, hereinafter referred to as the DJ.

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the promise and the agreements herein contained and intending to be legally bound hereby, the parties do agree as follows:
1. The Purchaser hereby engages the DJ to provide a DJ Service. The service to be performed at the “Event Location” (Event location on page 1)
2. 808 DJ’s hereby agrees to provide a DJ Service for the Purchaser at “Event Address”. (Event address on page 1)
3. The said DJ Service shall consist primarily of providing musical entertainment by means of a recorded music format.
4. 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 agreed “Date(s) and Time(s)” (Date and Time on page 1)
6. The Purchaser in consideration of the DJ Service to be rendered by the DJ, and the mutual promises contained herein, hereby agrees to pay to the DJ the following consideration:
A non-refundable “Reservation Fee” of 25% (rounded up to the next 20) (Deposit on page 1), is required to secure the services of 808 DJs for the engagement. This amount shall be applied toward the “Performance Fee” (Price Quoted on page 1). Balance (Balance on page 1) must be paid upon arrival of the DJ. The Performance Fee is for the time frame. Services requested which exceed the time frame will be charged at the standard hourly rate, 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.

Additional Terms and Conditions
The agreement of 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 The DJ to find replacement entertainment at the agreed upon fees. Should the DJ be unable to procure a replacement, Purchaser shall receive a full refund. Purchaser agrees that in all circumstances, 808 DJs shall not be liable for indirect or consequential damages arising from any breach of contract.

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 with808 DJs 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 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. 10% 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 damaged 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, the DJ’s compensation is no way affected by incremented weather. For outdoor performances, 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 the the DJ, the DJ’s staff, or any equipment in the DJ’s possession, 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), 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 the DJs resumes performance. In order to prevent equipment damage or liability arising from accidental injury to any individual attending this performance, 808 DJs reserves the right to deny any guest access to the sound system, music recordings, or other equipment.

Purchaser shall provide the DJ with safe and appropriate working conditions. This includes a 7-foot by 7-foot area for setup, space for setting up speakers and lighting stands. The DJ does require a minimum of one 15-20-amp circuit outlet from a reliable power source within 50 feet (along the wall) of the set-up area. The circuit must be free of all other connection loads. Any delay in the performance or damage to 808 DJs’ equipment due to improper power is the responsibility of the Purchaser. 2 circuits are preferred, where possible. Additional outlets are SEPARATE circuits for lighting (if contracted for) are required. Purchaser shall provide crowd control if warranted; and furnishing direct in to place of engagement. Purchaser is responsible for paying any charges imposed by the venue. These charges may include, but are not limited to, parking, use of electric power, and fire marshal if necessary (for use of fog).

The Purchaser shall at all times have complete control, direction and supervisor of the performance of the DJ at this engagement and Purchaser expressly reserves the right to control the manner, means and details of the performance of the services of the DJ. A written event/music planner or music request list must be received from the Purchaser and forwarded to the DJ at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the engagement for it to be included in the DJ programming guidelines. With or without the aid of an even/music planner or music request list, the DJ shall attempt to play Purchaser’s and Purchaser’s guests’ music requests but shall not be held responsible if certain selections are unavailable. The DJ will make an extra effort to have music requests available if they are received IN WRITING at least 2 weeks prior to the engagement.

In the event of non-payment, the DJ retains the right to attempt collection through the courts. Purchaser will be held responsible for all court fees, legal fees, and collection costs incurred by 808 DJs. Purchaser shall be charged $25 for each bounced check plus a $7.50 service charge for each collection notice.

This agreement guarantees that the DJ will be ready to perform at the start time of the engagement. No guarantee is made as to the DJ’s time of arrival; however, the DJs request that they be permitted minutes minimum before the engagement and minutes minimum after the engagement for setup and takedown. The DJ also requests ramp elevator access between the parking/services entrance and the setup area. If the venue requires equipment to be carried more than 1 story to reach the setup area, additional labor will be charged at the rate of $50.00. If Purchaser or venue requires the DJ to complete setup more than one hour before the start time, or to postpone takedown more than hour after the end time indicated, the additional time will charged at the rate of $50.00 per half-hour.

Engagements within Oahu will not be assessed a travel charge. Services requiring travel outside of this area will be charged at $0.50 per mile plus shipping and plane tickets. Engagements outside of Oahu will require accommodations be made for an overnight stay in a local hotel/motel for the DJ to be provided by purchaser.

Special Provisions & Additional Services Requested

By executing this contract as the Purchaser, the person executing said contract, either individually, or as an agent or representative, represents and warrants that he or she is at least 18 years of age, and further, if executing said contract as agent or representative, that he or she has the authority to enter into this agreement and should he or she not have such authority, he or she personally accepts and assumes full responsibility and liability under the terms of this contract .

All attached riders are an integral part of this contract. This contract will supersede and other contract. If any part of this contract is illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this contract will remain valid and enforceable to both parties. This contract contains the entire agreement between the parties and no statement, promises, or inducements made by any party hereto, or agent or representative or either party hereto, which are not contained in this written contract, shall be valid binding. This contract shall not be enlarged, modified, or altered except in writing by both parties and endorsed hereon.

The laws of the State of Hawaii shall govern this agreement. In the event of suit involving or relating to this agreement, Purchaser agrees that venue will be in Oahu.
Purchaser agrees to defend, indemnify, assume liability for and hold the DJ harmless from any claims, damages, losses and expenses by or to any person, regardless of the basis, which pertains directly or indirectly to the DJ performance. In the event that a civil action arises in an effort to enforce any provision of this agreement, the losing party shall pay the attorney’s fee and court costs of the prevailing party.

Purchaser may not transfer this contract to another party without the prior written consent of the DJ. This agreement is not binding until signed by both Purchaser and an 808 DJs representative has received it. Any changes must be written and signed by both Purchaser and the DJ. Oral agreements are non-binding. If any clause in this agreement is found to be illegal, the rest of the agreement shall remain in force.

808 DJs may elect not to exercise their rights as specified in this agreement. By doing so, the DJ does not waive their right to exercise those options at a future date.

THE PARTIES hereto promise to abide by the terms of this agreement and intend to be legally bound thereby. Your digital signature via the checkboxes below certify your understanding and agreement to all of the terms noted above in this contract.  Mahalo for your business.

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