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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do I find a cheap DJ?

To find a cheap or affordable DJ for your party or wedding, search for local DJs near you and ask for free cost estimates from several of them. While some DJ profiles may provide an automatically generated starting cost, it’s important to contact the DJ to get an idea of how much your particular request will cost. This also gives you the opportunity to ask them other important questions and make sure you are a good fit.

How much is a DJ?

When you hire a local DJ, expect to pay roughly between $300 and $800. But be aware that the actual price will vary based on several factors, including the length of the DJ’s set and how much of a presence they need to be. Larger venues can drive up the cost, as this requires more equipment, soundchecking and setup. Adding extras like confetti, fog, light shows and black lights also adds to the cost. 

Get cost estimates from the best DJs near you to find out how much you should expect to spend for your event.

Read our cost guide, “How much does a DJ cost?

How do you book a DJ for a party?

To book a party DJ, start by comparing local pros in your area. Check out their ratings and reviews to find out: 

  • Are they professional?
  • Do they show up on time to set up for the party?
  • Do they know how to feel the energy in the room and adjust the music accordingly?
  • Are they friendly to guests and take song requests?
  • Do they specialize in the genres you want (pop, Top 40, hip-hop, etc.)?
  • Do they have experience playing at your type of event (weddings, birthday parties, etc.)?

Whenever possible, watch videos of their performances. 

Your last step is to contact three to five different DJs near you to ask them questions and get price quotes.

How much are wedding DJs?

Hiring a DJ typically costs anywhere from $300 to $1,200. It all depends on how long they’ll be working at your wedding and other various factors. The cost to hire a wedding DJ is usually higher than the cost to hire a DJ to play at a birthday party or similar event. 

To find out exactly how much your wedding DJ will cost, ask for a cost estimate from several professionals in your area.

How do you find wedding DJs?

Use Thumbtack to find wedding DJs in your area. Here, you can quickly see which local DJs have the highest ratings and best reviews. You can also see how many times each DJ has been hired, whether they’re responsive and if they’re in high demand.

How much do DJs charge per hour?

Hourly rates for DJs can vary depending on where you live, the event type (weddings, prom, birthdays, etc.) and many other factors. For an accurate hourly rate, request cost estimates from top-rated DJs near you.

Why do DJs ask how many guests are at the wedding?

It’s helpful to let your DJ know how many guests will be attending the wedding so they can ensure they have the right sound system and equipment. They may also ask more questions about your guests so they can ensure they have music that caters to the crowd. 

What questions should you ask wedding DJs?

To ensure you hire the best DJ for your wedding, ask these questions:

  • Are you available on my wedding date?
  • How much do you charge, and how do you set your prices?
  • What’s included in your rate (e.g., set up, clean up, etc.)?
  • How many weddings have you played at?
  • Do you have any references I can contact?
  • What kind of music do you specialize in?
  • Do you provide your own equipment, sound system, speakers, etc.?
  • Do you provide any other services (e.g., photo booth, lighting, etc.)?
  • Can guests request songs?
  • Will you accept a “Do Not Play” list?
  • How early would you arrive at the venue to set up?
  • Do you take breaks throughout the event? If so, how many and for how long?
Reviews for Mesa djs
Annette l.
Great DJ would hirer again
The Illest PeriodThe Illest Period
Brittany N.
DJ Spano was amazing. We didn’t have to stress about anything. He kept the party alive. We highly recommend him to ANYONE who needs a DJ.
Anthony Spano DJ ServicesAnthony Spano DJ Services
Barbara a.
The Dj was open for music suggestions for genres & years preferred
Iron Palm EntertainmentIron Palm Entertainment
Skye G.
DJ Rambo was great! He was very professional and kept the entire crowd very engaged! I highly recommend. :)
DJ Rambo (AZ)DJ Rambo (AZ)
Emmanuel S.
He’s a pro, everyone from my sons party told me that I took the party to a next level with the DJ
Y-Vi P.
Coy was both our officiant and DJ and everything was perfect and seamless. He definitely made our day run as smooth as possible!
Coy Galloway Wedding DJ and OfficiantCoy Galloway Wedding DJ and Officiant
Sabrina N.
Dj Joe was great! He kept the wedding and reception in order and flowing smoothly. He was very professional and provided a great variety of music.
Joe Martin Disc Jockey EntertainmentJoe Martin Disc Jockey Entertainment
Mitka s.
He is such a great DJ.. More than expected.. Played the music I asked for and more, very friendly to our guests, he also takes requests on the spot... Love it! If anyone wants to hire a DJ and don't know how or it's your first time call him he's very professional and cordial... Thanks for everything you have a new Happy customer.
PC EntertainmentPC Entertainment
Paul S.
Josh did a fantastic job as the MC / DJ for our wedding. He arrived early, set up according to our special requests, was very professional, very easy going, very easy to work with, and has a fanstastic personality/mannerism over the mic... some DJs address the crowd too little / too much or awkwardly... Josh was perfect. HIGHLY recommend!
Paige W.
DJ Darwin worked our wedding and did exactly what we were hoping for! Very easy to communicate with and was super accommodating to our specific needs!
DJ D. DarwinDJ D. Darwin
Angelica H.
He was a good DJ. He played a variety of music that we like and the ones my daughter picked for her graduation party. I would recommend him for partys.
DJ Joe Dean EntertainmentDJ Joe Dean Entertainment
Stephanie C.
DJ G was wonderful to work with! He was quick to reply during the planning process. He interacted well with the guests and he kept the party flowing! Thank you so much for a fun night!
Dj G Weddings & EventsDj G Weddings & Events
Alyson S.
Joseph was affordable, punctual and did an excellent job DJ-ing my Halloween/40th birthday party. I would absolutely recommend him and I would definitely use him again!
Awesome Tune EntertainmentAwesome Tune Entertainment
Sharon B.
It was a last minute decision to add a DJ to our party and Kirk really came through! Awesome equipment..really kept the party going. Kirk was easy to work with and I would hire him again!
Diamond PartiesDiamond Parties
Thumbtack Customer
Travis was wonderful in every aspect! Professional and always attentive! Planning my wedding was stressful enough but Travis helped me with making a great playlist! My family and guests were very happy with the music as well! He was also very helpful to one of my good friends and her party, he was able to help her last minute when her DJ cancelled on her 5 days before her 40th birthday bash! I would recommend him to anyone looking for a DJ!
Traviste GroupTraviste Group
Cristina A.
DJ Earful was AMAZING!! From our first interview with him we were very impressed by his professionalism and his knowledge of the events timeline. He was very helpful with the organization of events and his timing of the event was perfect!!
Latinobazaar Enterprises' DJ EarfulLatinobazaar Enterprises' DJ Earful
Thumbtack Customer
Ume Goebel is an amazing DJ. Everything was done so professionally. Music was wonderful during dinner and he cranked it up for the dance. He had people dancing, who never dance. Hire, this guy, you won't be sorry Gwen
AZ Mix Masters, LLCAZ Mix Masters, LLC
Katie N.
Tyson did very well at my graduation party, he came on time and played all the songs I wanted and was very nice and professional! I recommend him for anyone needing a dj for any party as he impressed my family and I! Thanks Tyson!!
Ntysin Entertainment  LLCNtysin Entertainment LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Great DJ! He meet the needs of our wedding and within our budget. Created a reception timeline for us to work on. Coordinated with my wedding planner through emails and also toured the venue beforehand. We were very happy with him and all our of quests enjoyed him.
AZ Mix Masters, LLCAZ Mix Masters, LLC
Christina F.
Omg! Where do I begin ? You will never find a better party DJ service than these guys, hands down !!! Steve was very communicative and extremely professional. He handled all the details and setting everything up, letting me be the "middle man" between he and my son . He never minded answering what seemed like 100 emails. ☺️ He made it all so easy and worry free! Carlos is the absolute best DJ !!! He helped make my son's wedding a most unforgettable event !! Everyone had a blast !!! He made sure everything ran on time and was so professional, not to mention a hell of a nice guy!! I received so many rave reviews from many guests that they loved the DJ and didn't want the night to end because they were having too much fun! Both he and Steve are very humble people and will make sure your event is outstanding and you are well taken care of .. I really hope to work with them again sometime in the future 🥰 Thank you so very much Steve and Carlos!!!
SW Sunset ProductionsSW Sunset Productions
Joyce R.
I enjoyed working with Jazzy J DJ's. He was willing to do whatever was asked of him over and beyond. Corporative and willing to please. He may my daughters Graduation Party a success. We also did Karaoke which went over with a blast! I would hire him again.
Paige H.
I couldn’t have picked a better DJ for my wedding. He knew how to keep my guests on the dance floor and kept the party alive. He is professional and a overall good person. He played the best music and kept the reception in line. He sure did end the night with a bang.
AZ Mix Masters, LLCAZ Mix Masters, LLC
Alysun M.
Main or and his beautiful lighting tech were awesome!!!! Total professionals!!!! The music mix was perfect and he easily worked requests in any time he was asked. We just loved these two young people and will never use any other DJ again. The whole experience was flawless from beginning to end!!!
DJ SmoothDJ Smooth
Ariel E.
Tyson was amazing! Being out of state while planning my wedding was difficult but his communication was great! He listened to all my requests and executed them perfectly! My wedding day wouldn’t have been as amazing as it was without him being our DJ and MC! Hire him , you will not regret it!
Ntysin Entertainment  LLCNtysin Entertainment LLC
MaryAnn K.
I hired Phillip to DJ my best friend’s surprise 50th. He was easy to communicate with, very professional & accommodating, and played a great mix of music. The night was a great success thanks to Phillip, & we had such a good time dancing to our favorite tunes. I would definitely hire him again!
Blue Room Entertainment & Events, LLCBlue Room Entertainment & Events, LLC
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