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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 Plant City djs
Thumbtack Customer
This was the first time we used a DJ. Tom Hoff, the DJ, was liked by all. The music was just right and we have invited him to play at our next dance. We strongly recommend him for any function that needs music.
Allstar Karaoke & DJAllstar Karaoke & DJ
Jennifer p.
Jt was the dj for my wedding yesterday and he was amazing!!! He played everything I wanted. He’s very provisional. I will recommend him always!!! Thank you so much Jt, you helped make our special day wonderful!!!!
JT Douglas MusicJT Douglas Music
Stacie C.
Although my event is not until August 2018, the responsiveness & professionalism I have received from Chris has been top notch! I am needing a DJ/Karaoke & Photo Booth for my event & have researched many and Excellent Entertainment was the best value! So thankful I found Chris. -Stacie
Excellent! Entertainment - ExcellentDJ.comExcellent! Entertainment - ExcellentDJ.com
Layla S.
Dickens and Sophia did an amazing job at my wedding keeping everyone dancing and the excitement alive I really appreciate everything they did to make our day extra special. I highly recommend their services to anyone and everyone looking for a dynamic duo DJ team. Their work quality value and professionalism are above the top. I told them exactly what I wanted and that is exactly what they delivered. I look forward to hiring their services again!! Hire their services I guarantee you will be 100% satisfied😁
Friendly Showcase DJ ServicesFriendly Showcase DJ Services
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