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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 Jacksonville djs
Philip V.
Great DJ!
C SparkZ Mobile EntertainmentC SparkZ Mobile Entertainment
Savannah S.
Great DJ.
DJ RocknrollaDJ Rocknrolla
Teri W.
DJ Juanton is the ultimate professional! Last nights Christmas party was awesome! We will be utilizing these services again. Thank you DJ Juanton!
Suit and Tie Entertainment and PhotographySuit and Tie Entertainment and Photography
Jess B.
Really enjoyed working with DJ Mike. He's very professional and easy to work with. My new favorite DJ. Definitely will hire him again.
Club GT EntertainmentClub GT Entertainment
Zenobia G.
WHEN I SAY EPIC!!!!! He did an AMAZING job. The music was EXACTLY what we wanted. We will DEFINITELY be hiring him again!!! GO DJ THAT’S MY DJ!!!!
DJ Jay BlazeDJ Jay Blaze
Kris K.
He is so amazing! My husband changed the program of the wedding 5 min before it starts and our dj made it so flawless. Its a multiculture wedding and it was so perfect the imperfection was so unoticeable! Best dj in town!:)
93rd Entertainment93rd Entertainment
Lori T.
DJ Jam Master Jay provided exactly what we requested for our elementary school Valentine's Dance. We wanted the crowd to enjoy the music, but all songs had to be clean (no profanity or sexual innuendos). Parents were present, and the DJ offered a variety of music types to appeal to them as well. Our families enjoyed the line dancing, musical chairs, limbo, and interaction between the DJ and the crowd.
DJ Jam Master Jay Productions and KaraokeDJ Jam Master Jay Productions and Karaoke
Thumbtack Customer
DJ Rocknrolla was a big hit at our company Christmas party. He was punctual, professional and came prepared with a phenomenal playlist. I would recommend DJ Rocknrolla to anyone and everyone! Looking forward to using him at our next party!
DJ RocknrollaDJ Rocknrolla
Kayla S.
OMG I could not say enough amazing things about this DJ. He was AMAZING!! He wasn’t just our DJ, he was friend, an advice giver, everything and made sure all of our guest had everything they need.
DJ Neal  (ST Marys/Jacksonville/Savannah Area)DJ Neal (ST Marys/Jacksonville/Savannah Area)
Maria D.
Bryant is the best DJ ever, we have tons of fun at our wedding.
CB EntertainmentCB Entertainment
Claire W.
DJ Neal was amazing! Aside from being a DJ/MC, he was also taking great action photos and making sure my husband and I actually ate at our reception! He listened to all of our music requests and made sure to finish the song in its entirety before starting another one (which was one of our major requests). I would not hesitate to recommend DJ Neal for anything!
DJ Neal  (ST Marys/Jacksonville/Savannah Area)DJ Neal (ST Marys/Jacksonville/Savannah Area)
Carrie L.
DJ David was the absolute best DJ for our Family Spring Formal! He had great communication through the whole process, kept the crowd dancing all night and was an absolute pleasure to do business with. We will definitely use his services again!
DJ WikkedDJ Wikked
Holly R.
DJ insomnia was the best! He was very attentive to what type of music I wanted played at my 50th birthday party! Tyler was very professional, prompt, courteous and everyone had a blast. I highly recommend Dj Insomnia for your event!
DJ InsomniaDJ Insomnia
Suzanne F.
DJ Juanton was great! He arrived early to set up, he was fast and ready to go, did a 3-hour party for high schoolers, and the kids were thrilled. They danced, and we all celebrated. Thanks DJ Juanton for making our party a success!
Suit and Tie Entertainment and PhotographySuit and Tie Entertainment and Photography
Jacob C.
DJ Neal was excellent at my wedding. He was very involved and personable. He was very good at reading the crowd and finding the right music for the situation. I would definitely hire again. Thank you DJ Neal for making my wedding an unforgettable experience.
DJ Neal  (ST Marys/Jacksonville/Savannah Area)DJ Neal (ST Marys/Jacksonville/Savannah Area)
Carrie B.
DJ Juantron exceeded every expectation! He has a ton of extras he can offer than just awesome DJ services. He’s super responsive, personable and while our event didn’t have the attendance we would have loved for him, he was there for it!
Suit and Tie Entertainment and PhotographySuit and Tie Entertainment and Photography
Randi G.
A solid and attentive DJ for your event. Great music choices for our mixed age crowd.
DJ RocknrollaDJ Rocknrolla
Abrahm Q.
DJ Juanton made really gave our wedding life! I highly recommend his services!
Suit and Tie Entertainment and PhotographySuit and Tie Entertainment and Photography
Alex P.
DJ Rocknrolla did an excellent job. He kept our party rocking all night long.
DJ RocknrollaDJ Rocknrolla
Thumbtack Customer
He was prompt, professional and friendly. I would definitely recommend DJ C SparkZ and hire him again!
C SparkZ Mobile EntertainmentC SparkZ Mobile Entertainment
Jeramie m.
Don’t look any further because Dj Neal is the best! He is more than just a Dj, he is there for whatever you need without any hesitation. He made sure my wedding ran smoothly and that everything was taken care of. He didn’t let myself or my husband lift a finger.
DJ Neal  (ST Marys/Jacksonville/Savannah Area)DJ Neal (ST Marys/Jacksonville/Savannah Area)
Richelle M.
The DJ was phenomenal. He interacted with the guest. He helped with the party. I would recommend his services for any event.
DJ Neal  (ST Marys/Jacksonville/Savannah Area)DJ Neal (ST Marys/Jacksonville/Savannah Area)
Lucie N.
DJ Wikked was the best DJ hire I could ever wish for our wedding. Easy to communicate with, responsive to all my inquiries and after I sent him the playlist he for sure went through it and played all songs through out the wedding in appropriate time. We all danced like never before!
DJ WikkedDJ Wikked
Thumbtack Customer
Hire DJ C-SparkZ! He made our day fun and special and all our guests enjoyed our songs!
C SparkZ Mobile EntertainmentC SparkZ Mobile Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
I will never use this DJ again, I can't remember if I left a review already, but here goes...the DJ that I met with and gave all the information to was not the one that showed up to my wedding to play music, the one that did show up was pretty good, but before the wedding I was having problems with the music for the dance my sister's and I were going to do, the person I was sending information to wasn't getting it right then finally when I thought everything was worked out, the day of my wedding a different DJ showed up and was asking all types of questions that was already talked about, like what to play for the dance and what to play when the wedding party came in, after the wedding I got in touch with the person who was supposed to be the boss and told him all the problems I was having with communication with the DJ in regards to the songs I wanted played and about how even after I provided all the mucis to the DJ he still could not get it right, the boss was very unprofessional saying that it was my fault that my music wasn't right...I would not recommend nor would I use this dj again..if I could I'd give them no stars...
93rd Entertainment93rd Entertainment
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