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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 Douglasville djs
Jessica H.
I will hire DJ Mood anytime. He played great excellent music. Nothing I asked for he said no.
Rose A.
I honor DJ Donte with the best best best DJ of All times Award!!!! He arrived hours earlier than expected. Played all the music I requested and added his wonderful spin on top!!!! Kept my guest up on their feet. Allowed my younger family members to sing on the Made my 50th a night to remember ❤❤❤❤❤ #MyDJ4life 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
McDowell DJ Service - DJ Old SoulMcDowell DJ Service - DJ Old Soul
Thumbtack Customer
On September 13, 2014, DJ Demarkus played at our 25th wedding vows renewal ceremony. He is by far the best DJ ever. He is professional and patient. He was at the event early and stayed until the end. He played the songs from my playlist and added his own touch with other songs that fell in line with the list. My guests had a blast. One guest said she wants to have an event just so he can DJ for her. I can truly say, the ceremony would not have been the same without his professional skills. Thanks a million and I can't wait until the next time!!!
DJ Dmark-DeTayls EntertainmentDJ Dmark-DeTayls Entertainment
Nacirema S.
DJ Flyzone was great! Everyone raved that our 1st Annual community holiday party was great and the music was on point. Thanks again and look forward to working with you again in the future!
DJ FlyZoneDJ FlyZone
Sue W.
DJ Marvelous, was awesome! He did a Fabulous job with the music! He was very personable, friendly, and customer service oriented. Will definitely recommend him and will be using him again for our daughter's wedding.
DJ MarvelousDJ Marvelous
Thumbtack Customer
DJ LK was awesome! He arrived early and got a large crowd of young and old grooving within minutes! He was professional throughout and so easy to work with! Our trunk or treat festival was definitely one to remember! Thanks so much!
LK ProductionLK Production
Excellent experience! He deserves all five stars! He was very responsive from start to finish. Our guests can’t stop talking about the party and how DJ Luc kept everyone dancing all night. We highly recommend his services and plan to hire him again!
Luc the DJ & CoLuc the DJ & Co
Thumbtack Customer
Wow that's all I can say he was awesome I celebrated my 50th birthday party Friday April 12, 2013 he tore the place down and can sing to my guest was very impressed if you looking for a top notch DJ he's the man...He will always be the one to do all our events see you soon Kevin... Nancy Jones...
LK ProductionLK Production
Catherine F.
Oh, where to start. Reginald was a God send. He saw that I really didn't have a clue to what to expect from a DJ and since my wedding was right around the corner, he jumped in and helped in any area he could. I learned a great deal from this sweet, and patient man. He did a wonderful job at the wedding. I was so late and he adjusted accordingly. In my opinion you can not do better that Reginald. He is willing to work with you, he communicates with you weekly to make sure you both are on the same page. And he gives you what you ask for and more. Thank you Reginald Carter, you are the best!!!
DJ Reds4Reall EntertainmentDJ Reds4Reall Entertainment
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