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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 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 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 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.

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 La Habra djs
Kiley M.
This DJ was awesome! She responded quickly and was on time and took care of her setup and takedown! She took some requests from kids during the dance also.
Faerioke ProductionsFaerioke Productions
Thumbtack Customer
My wedding isn't until next year but hiring Chris Matthews has lifted stress off my shoulders. He offers great prices on more than just DJ services. I'm looking forward to having him help complete my dream wedding.
Chris Christopher *BEST WEDDING DJ-MC-PHOTOBOOTH*Chris Christopher *BEST WEDDING DJ-MC-PHOTOBOOTH*
Leonard C.
I used DJ Forgi for my 60th birthday party at the ballroom at the golf course. I must say this guy turned the party out, everyone said who is this guy and where did you find him. I will be using him going forward for all my events. Excellent Job!!! Leonard C.
DJ Forgi EntertainmentDJ Forgi Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
Armando was extremely professional. He showed up on time & played until the evening ended. We had a mixed age group from 50 to 90. Armando had a wide range of music and had this non dancing group dancing & having a great time. Music volume was appropriate so that those who wished to talk could have a conversation. He will definitely be our DJ for future events.
The Personal DJThe Personal DJ
Thumbtack Customer
I expected for Mr. Pagay to be the DJ and not a substitute and a much better system where everything worked, because there were times that the mic was not working. We had a problem with our electrical outlets they were shorted out by some of the over loads that were being used. The two gentlemen that were sent to our event were extremely nice, asking us if we needed help, and overall it went smoothly after power went on.
Music and Memories DJEvan PagayMusic and Memories DJEvan Pagay
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