A Note From Our Owner

Welcome to The Mid Atlantic Professional DJ Association... the home of dynamic DJ entertainment!  For 30+ years, we have been a family owned company providing professional DJ services, lighting, visual effects, karaoke & more.  We are the proven leader in DJ entertainment.  Read Our Reviews and see what our clients say about us!

In 1986, I started this company as a “one man show", with just a few events on the schedule.  I was a nervous teenager providing the music for a church fashion show.  As the company grew, we needed more DJ talent.  After meeting Christine Lemke (DJ Krissy) in 1997, we established the area's first official DJ training school.  We trained dozens of aspiring students, with only the top students emerging into our roster of talent.  From that point, we evolved into a full time professional DJ service having performed at more than 14,000 events, in front of 2,000,000+ guests.  But it’s not the number of events performed that sets us apart.  We consider every event, a unique opportunity to provide each client and their guests with the event of a lifetime.  Our experience and commitment to professionalism are evident from your first inquiry through the final song selection of your event.

Our staff cares about the success of each event.  Whether it's a backyard birthday party, a 200 guest wedding celebration or a high school Homecoming with 1,000 students, our commitment to producing the perfect event is our standard.  Your event deserves nothing less.


We look forward to hearing from you about your event.  Contact us today and we will gladly answer your questions, discuss our services and provide you with the blueprint for a successful event!


Kurtis S. Cross

•How Far In Advance Should We Book Our Event?

If you know your date and some basic details about your event, we'd like to hear from you!  Our busiest months are April - October.  While most of our clients book months in advance, we can often accommodate your event with just a few weeks notice.

•What Is The Cost Of Your Service?

Our cost is determined by the type of entertainment you'd like us to create.  An intimate backyard dinner party is priced differently than a high school Homecoming with 1,000 students.  While our pricing is not the cheapest, we are not the most expensive DJ service either. Our quality & professionalism, however, is the best. 

•How Much Experience Do Your DJs Have?

The Mid Atlantic Professional DJ Association will always staff your event with a professionally trained, experienced DJ. Our dynamic DJ entertainers average no less than 10 years experience each.  We bring this experience to each event.  We will never send a rookie DJ to your event.

•What Type Of Equipment Do You Use?

For each event, we only use all professional sound & lighting equipment. Your event is too important for us to treat it any other way. We use the following brands of equipment exclusively:

Laptops - MacBook Pro & Air | Software - Virtual DJ & Serato

Controllers - Numark & Pioneer | Pro Sound Mixers - Mackie

Speakers - JBL Pro | Microphones - Sennheiser & Shure

Lighting - Chauvet & American DJ | Amplifiers - QSC

•How Do I Book My Date?

 If you are ready for an awesome event, let's get your date on our calendar!  Simply call our office @ 1.800.795.1808 or e-mail us at info@mapdja.com.  We'll walk you through the process.and e-mail the booking forms to you.  Once received, we ask that you complete the booking forms and submit them to our office along with your deposit.  All payments are made safely & securely via PayPal.  Approved corporations, educational institutions & government agencies may pay by check.  Sorry, no date will be reserved without completed booking forms and a deposit payment.

•What Is Your Back-Up Policy?

In our 30+ years of business, we have never cancelled a booked event. We have back-up equipment & back-up DJ talent in place so that we don't let you down. If your scheduled DJ is sick or otherwise cannot perform, a trained professional DJ from our team will step in to make sure your event is a great one. We believe in having a back up plan in place so your event will go on as scheduled.


•What Do You Require For Set-Up?

We ask that you provide us with two (2) six foot tables (preferably covered & skirted for a professional look) along with access to two (2) standard, three prong electrical outlets, on separate circuits. Please arrange for someone to meet us at your event location so that we may gain access to the set-up area without delay. We will arrive no later than 60-90 minutes in advance to allow for adequate set-up time. Please allow for a minimum of 60 minutes for breakdown time. 


•Are You Insured?

Our equipment, your guests, our staff & our business is covered by a $2,000,000 comprehensive liability insurance policy.  Where needed, we can forward a copy of our policy to your venue or for your files.  We also do not mind naming "additionally insured", as needed.


•May I Contact Your References?

Please feel free to view our Better Business Bureau Rating, or 

Click Here for our reviews!  If you would like a list of references, we'd be happy to send them to you.


•Do I Tip The DJ?

Tipping the DJ is not required, nor do we add a gratuity to any of our services. If you feel that your DJ entertainer deserves a tip, please feel free to tip him/her. All tips are paid directly to our staff.


•What Is Your Cancellation/Date Change Policy?

If you must postpone your event for any reason, we ask that you contact us right away with your date change. All postponements must occur seven (7) days or more prior to your event to qualify for an unconditional deposit transfer. All cancellations or postponements within seven (7) days of event date will result in all advance payments being retained as non-refundable.  EXCEPTION:  Weather related postponements or acts of God are not subject to the above policy, but must be postponed no later than 24 hours in advance to qualify for a deposit transfer.  In the instance of a postponement, all advance payments will be retained by MAPDJA, however, will transfer to a future date within one (1) calendar year.


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The Mid Atlantic Professional DJ Association


Toll Free: 1.800.795.1808

MD: 301.942.4500

VA Beach: 757.694.4900


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