Planning an event can be very demanding and stressful and we understand that, which is why Background Solutions Entertainment prides itself in providing personalized and professional music services to our clients. All successful events have three important aspects: the occasion, the attention to details, and the music. Successfully combining all three components will create lasting, lifetime memories for your guests! If you need music services in the Washington DC area, please contact us for a custom quote.

Life Events

  • Weddings
  • Birthdays
  • Family Reunions
  • Graduation & Retirement Parties
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

Corporate Events

  • Awards Ceremonies
  • Promotional Events
  • Holiday Parties
  • Corporate Team Building Events


General Events

  • Pool Parties
  • Themed Parties
  • Surprise Parties
  • Church Events
  • Class Reunions



Entertainment FAQs

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What genres of music do you play?
With our extensive music library, we are able to accommodate any genre. Our tracks are edited for radio play. We will be sure to play songs appropriate for your event. If there are particular favorites that you would like to hear, just let us know in advance and we will be sure to have them.

What do you require at the venue for the event?
We ask that a 6-foot table be provided. The table should be located within 15 feet of a grounded power source.

What are your terms of payment?
At the time of booking, Background Solutions Entertainment requires a 50% deposit on all events. We require the balance be paid 30 days prior to the event date. We gladly accept cash, credit cards personal or certified checks, and money orders. Credit card payments are subject to a 3% processing fee. Funds should be made payable to Background Solutions Entertainment. Payment plans are available.

Can we contact previous clients?
We are more than happy to provide our potential clients with references from past events. We want to make sure you are confident in selecting Background Solutions Entertainment as the musical entertainment for your event.

When do you arrive to set-up for an event?
Our performers arrive on-site at least an hour and a half prior to the contracted start time. If necessary, we can accommodate earlier arrivals to the venue.

How do you dress for an event?
The typical attire for our performers is a formal dark suit. If your event requires a tuxedo, we are more than happy to make those accommodations.

Can we select the music?
Involvement in the musical selection is encouraged. Many of our clients have distinct ideas regarding the type of music they want to hear during the event. Therefore, we are more than happy to accommodate any song requests, to the best of our abilities. Please keep in mind that most clients prefer to discuss musical selections with the DJ well in advance of the event. We take pleasure in collaborating with our clients, while providing additional suggestions and guidance when appropriate. We will be sure not to include any music genres that our clients have asked specifically not to be played.

Will you work with the other vendors for my event?
Prior and throughout your event, we are more than happy to work with any vendors you may also have. We understand the importance of all parties operating from an informed framework to ensure the success of your event. We are also able to happily recommend other special vendors for your event.

What is included in the price for my event?
Our prices include the following:
- Set up and break down time
- Travel time
- Equipment needed for the event
- Contracted playing time
- Two in-person consultations and unlimited electronic communication prior to your event