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THE PRICING PAGE FOR YOUR PROM

THE PARTY OF THE YEAR!

Your Prom should be the reward for all of the hard work and dedication your students have put forth the previous years to complete their education and move forward into their adult lives. THE PROM should be a memorable and happy experience, full of good friends, bright lights and fun music.

The same goes for any other party event. It's a time for celebration and you'll want a professional behind the microphone who has all the CLEAN hits and knows how to get your guests on the dance floor and keep them there!

We are proud members of The School Dance Network.com, which promotes CLEAN dancing fun for all schools across the nation and recommends select DJs who adhere to the philosophy that CLEAN is always better!

Our home base of operations is Abilene Texas. Within 300 square miles of this city, there are 100+ school districts that have proms, homecoming dances, awards banquets and fund raisers. Unfortunately for these schools, there are a limited number of DJs available. We book on a first come first serve basis and make every attempt to make it as affordable as possible depending on your school size.

VALUE ADDED PACKAGES

Proms are paid for in various ways, from community donations, class and parent-teacher fund raising activities and by previous or projected sales of tickets for the prom itself. We understand that proms are expensive. You have the venue rental, decorations, food, refreshments, security, printing costs and more. THE DJ usually is the singular biggest cost but cumulatively cheaper than all the other items combined that go into the planning and production of the prom event.

That being said, it always amazes me when the school person contacts me and is surprised that I would dare quote anything higher than $200.00. Back in the ‘70s that was good money. Now four decades that wouldn’t even buy my microphone which is a necessary component to produce your show. You should know costs have risen. Senior rings prices UP! School Annual prices UP! Football programs, Spirit Ribbons, Corsages, Prom Dresses, Tuxedo rentals, Limos all UP > UP > UP! So too are COSTS for DJs. Our equipment is expensive, it’s no longer available from Radio Shack and TG&Y. It’s illegal to steal music off the internet, reputable DJs buy their music typically for services that cost up to one hundred dollars per month. I’ve gotten my music from Promo Only since 1994. I have over 24,000 dollars invested in music alone. And another 10,000 in sound and lighting. So….no. You are paying for experience.

I’m not saying you want the most expensive DJ you can find, but around the West Texas area if your Prom DJ is asking for anything under $700.00, I recommend you keep looking. And I would add that many of my counterparts in the Metro area won’t even consider anything less than $1,000.00. The adage “You get what you pay for” is especially true for us DJs. The Pro has dedicated his life to the music business. It takes time, effort and money to purchase quality equipment, legal music, advertising with a professional website (Not just Face book) and most of all it takes practice to turn all of that expense into profit. For those of us who excel in this business, it is our career. For the guy wanting the extra buck to play his favorite songs, it’s a rip off and unfortunately, you will pay the price.

It’s NOT about price. It’s ABOUT Experience.

NOW TO ANSWER YOUR FIRST QUESTION ABOUT ‘HOW MUCH’?

We offer you six different package experiences. Each latter package builds upon the former. Even with The Freshman Package, you’re going to get four hours of great entertainment. We’ll work with you the committee on the playlist and determine what songs that are requested that we can and cannot play. Every package after that simply adds more glitz and glamour. If you want the basic show, The Freshman is it. If you want Broadway, then it’s time to move up to the Graduation package. Or select from options in between.

THE FRESHMAN PACKAGE

This is our basic package for DJ and Dance Floor Lighting and is the basis for all the following packages. It includes:

  • Four hours of non stop entertainment
  • A certified professional DJ Entertainer with over 20 years Club and Party experience
  • A Vibrant Sound System designed around the venue for the most perfect sound
  • All the popular hits and lines dance in any genre and where available, Clean Edits from Promo Only
  • Planning and promotional materials to help build excitement for your coming event

Your investment: $700.00

THE SOPHOMORE PACKAGE

Everything from The Freshman Package, plus Up Lighting. You get eight (8) wireless up lights in your school color to accent the walls surrounding the stage, venue walls or entrance way.

Your investment: $1100.00

THE JUNIOR PACKAGE

Everything from The Sophomore Package plus our Signature Monogram and Intelligent Lighting. Think of ‘The Batman Signal Light’ but this is your school name or initials or mascot figure emblazoned on the floor or wall of your venue, in your school color! It adds an added visual punch to the night’s events and looks incredible as a backdrop for pictures. In addition, we add two led moving head fixtures that will sweep the dance floor again in your school colors and in combination with our other lighting effects.

Your investment: $1500.00

THE SENIOR PACKAGE

Everything from The Junior Package plus Dancing in the Clouds and The Firebirds! It’s not chemical fog which is going to set off the fire alarm, it’s water vapor, cloudlike in appearance, it evaporates quickly but for the immediate effect, it washes over the dance floor giving the impression that your students are dancing in the clouds. In addition we will add a pair of Chauvet Firebirds! NO FLAME, it’s a colored effect in your school colors that simulates a five foot jet of flame, it’s another way to personalize your special dance night.

Your investment: $1900.00

THE GRADUATION PACKAGE

Everything from The Senior Package PLUS a 50” Plasma TV Screen or Projector, color video camera and video operator. We’ll scan the audience from the DJ booth; even join the celebrants on the dance floor for immediate video playback on our big screen. It’s a visual enhancement that gets immediate attention and adds to the excitement of the night’s party fun!

Your investment: $2300.00

ALL STAR PACKAGE

This is a package enhancement available for any package above.
KARAOKE! Everyone likes to sing!
Combine Dancing with Singing and you’ve got a 1-2 punch party!!

  • 100,000 LEGAL Song Selections
  • Video Singer and Audience Screens
  • 2 Wireless Microphones
  • Free CDR of singer’s performance

Add Karaoke to any package above for $400.00 within the main DJ show or
Add Karaoke in a separate room for $500.00
Or if you just want Karaoke and not dancing, it’s the same price as The Freshman Package.
(Requires separate operator, video mixing equipment and visuals in either case)

LESS DEMANDING, SHORTER HOUR PARTIES
Schools also have parties that are less formal: Homecoming, After Game, Valentines, Winter and Spring Formal, Incentive, Fund Raisers, Monthly or Quarterly Sock Hops and Foot Functions. These events require much less production planning than proms and are often less expensive for all of the above public school classifications and including private and charter schools. We will work with you in your budget so you can get the most for your money. We try not to turn away any business that comes our way. Call us with your plan, tell us what your budget is and if there is an available compromise, we'll say yes!

THE FINER PRINT

Great Value
Our base of operations is in Abilene, Texas! All of the above pricing is our standard rate for shows occurring within a 200 mile radius of Abilene. This includes the cities San Angelo, Wichita Falls, Lawton, Brownwood, Lubbock, Odessa, Midland, Snyder, Temple, Stephenville, Weatherford and those school districts between here and there! However, if your event is outside this area, we may require a reasonable travel charge equal to our anticipated fuel and lodging charges. Our vehicles get pretty good gas mileage and we love cheap (but clean) motels! We can discuss this when you call us about your date!

The Grunt Factor
All of our shows are designed to be loaded in by one person. Whether it's Doc at his beefy 280 pounds (all muscle of course!) or diminutive 98 pound Tess (Karate expert), our DJs are capable of setting up their equipment and being ready to entertain within one hour, unless your event requires additional light effects such as Signature Monogramming or Up Color Lighting or our Video option, which typically takes more time to set and position. Unfortunately some venues make this impossible and we sometimes do require "extra" help. If your venue involves a particularly difficult load-in such as no stairs up to the next level (See Fort Sill OK) or the elevator is not operating that day (See Windsor Hotel Abilene) or if you've given us only 30 minutes to set up or break down a two hour build (show ends at 11:30 and we have to be out by midnight---it's happened), we may require some additional help and will have to charge you accordingly. These are called Roadies and they help us from throwing our back out of whack. They are not that expensive and usually they smell good!

ONE LAST IMPORTANT REMINDER:

Whoever you hire, hire them sooner --- than later!
I updated this copy on March 30th. Today I have had two schools call for a DJ in two weeks! I said I wish I could, but I’m booked up as are the other DJs in this area. But Rick is available down in Houston, he’ll travel to your school for about three thousand dollars, maybe more. That’s exactly what I told them. Remember, 100+ school districts and quite literally less than a dozen experienced professional DJs (not just us but our competitors too) that can serve the needs of these schools. Last year we turned away 11 schools because they waited to the last minute to hire their entertainment. Usually by February of any year, the smart planner has reserved their DJ entertainment! We typically fill our openings right after school starts for the year and many times the night of the preceding year's prom itself! We do a lot of return business!