C ONT … Do we need to rent anything extra for you? What do you typically wear? Know if you need special instruments or lighting for them. You want to make sure that you have everything that they need for the setup. However, if this is going to be a large extra charge, it might not be worth it. Sometimes, they allow you to tell them what to wear, other times they might just wear something that is appropriate for the occasion. Either way, it is extremely important to ask them before hiring them! Can you act as the master of ceremonies? Know if they’re comfortable doing the shout outs, the first dance and other announcements when they’re also providing the music. This helps you cover all of your bases.