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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 Morgan Hill djs
Yvonne M.
I just hired DJ Glenn for our schools Gala Fundraising event and he was a big hit at the event. He set up early and was very professional and made our evening so enjoyable with lots of great music that had everyone on the dance floor. He was very responsive with all our requests. Our guests were having such a great night they didn’t want the music to end! I would highly recommend DJ Glenn for any occasion.
DJ Glenn WDJ Glenn W
Daneli G.
To find a Dj that gets the none dancers dancing is truly a gift! Alex was professional, kind, responsive & he truly enjoys what he does. My wedding was small and only had 50 guests- you wouldn’t know it by how busy the dance floor was. I had a playlist on Spotify I shared with Alex and he played every song I had wished for. His set up was amazing, and even allowed our videographers to hook up to capture our sound/speeches. Thank you DJ Aforver!
DJ AforeverDJ Aforever
Alina T.
I’m so glad I went with Isaac! He made my prom an unforgettable experience. He was the first DJ everyone actually all liked. The light up foam sticks topped it all off. He was excellent and very professional; he knew exactly how to make the crowd happy! :)
BNP EntertainmentBNP Entertainment
Stephanie K.
DJ Sean was great. He DJ'ed for our wedding. He communicated clearly, took and honored our music requests, played great music for other times we didn't specify what music we wanted. He has a great stage presence for vamping up the crowd. He also mixed/crossfaded our playlist well. I would highly recommend him.
Dj Sean KirkDj Sean Kirk
Elaine B.
DJ Malcolm was amazing! He was very professional and made our party amazing! He was very accommodating and even stayed extra late for us to keep the party going! His set up was very cool and we will definitely be using him for every party going forward! He had his assistant with him and he was awesome also! Definitely recommend 5 stars ⭐️ all day! Thanks again!
DJ Malcolm EntertainmentDJ Malcolm Entertainment
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