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  • 12 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
  • Grant, IA 50847


DJ Shane is very enthusiastic & really keeps party going w/ variety of music, lights & karoake! His prices are more affordable than other DJ services & I feel he offers more entertainment value!

  • 21 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Monroe, IA 50170


Shannon was superb in every way, and provided service with an easy-going, positive charm. We could not have been happier!

  • 4 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Mason City, IA 50401

Abby H.

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Found DJ Fanch for my wedding through thumbtack, he didn't live in my city, and I paid him in full, so it could have ended poorly. The opposite was true. He FaceTimed us multiple times to make sure he knew what we wanted. His selection of songs was huge, but he also downloaded anything we wanted that he didn't have, and he made sure to have internet access to take any and all requests that night. He played my Spotify playlist at dinner that I wanted, even though he usually plays his own music, and he stuck to the giant list of songs that I wanted him to play that night. Our dance floor was packed with people the entire night from ages 3-90, which is exactly what we wanted. We've gotten multiple compliments about our music and dance since the wedding, and we couldn't have been happier with our choice. I could go on for days with good things to say, but the biggest pro to hiring him was how accommodating he was to make sure our day was exactly how we wanted it to be. There were many vendors we went through that I cannot say the same for. Hire him! You won't regret it.

  • 26 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Newton, IA 50208


Celebrations provided full karaoke service for our rehearsal dinner of around 75 guests. Everything was setup on time, and the DJ, Luke, was professional and prompt to getting to everyone's song requests. The equipment and sound quality was pretty good for this event (there were some random speaker pops that eventually were resolved, and the karaoke monitor could use a little updating). All-in-all, each of the guests had a fantastic time and I would not hesitate using Celebrations in the future for karaoke!

  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50306

Taylor J.

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Lisa does an amazing job! Not only DJ'ing but also running karaoke. The sound quality is amazing and if she doesn't have the song you want on hand she is willing to find it for you. I would definitely hire her for events big or small.

  • 5 years in business
  • Pleasant Hill, IA 50327


Chris was willing to take songs that we offered and work them into what he was going to play. Sometimes DJs aren't willing to do that

  • 15 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Ames, IA 50010


DnA was a phenomenal DJ to hire. They are very easy to work with and kept the party going. I could not imagine hiring anyone else, and if i had to do this all over again, I would hire them in a heart beat! They were able to keep people on the dance floor and kept our party going until the very last song! Thank you for making my wedding so memorable!

  • 23 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Tiffin, IA 52340


I would highly recommend Isaac! He DJ'd my wedding at the beginning of June and did an amazing job, kept the music going, played the songs we asked for , kept out the songs we didn't want. Great people skills! Easy to work with! We got lots of complements from guest on how fun and easy going he is and what a great entertainer he is. If we ever have an event where we need a DJ again we wont hesitate to call him again. Thank you so much!!

  • 25 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Pella, IA 50219


Craig did an amazing job! We couldn't have asked for a better DJ for our wedding reception!!!! He played great music and announced everything for us from the wedding party entrance to the bouquet and grater toss and had it all planned out perfectly! Great DJ!!!!!!!

  • 14 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Norwalk, IA 50211

Josh H.

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We had Super Sounds come and do our Junior/Senior Prom this year. Mr. Supper was on time and prompt, and he even helped announce our grand march, which wasn't initially in any agreement. The sound quality & variety was good, and the brought lights were very fun. All in all, it was a great time, for a very reasonable rate.

  • 19 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Ankeny, IA 50023

Lydia O.

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Paul was incredible to work with! Very accommodating, affordable price, and kept the dance floor packed the entire night! Would highly recommend working with Paul for your next event!

  • West Des Moines, IA 50266


I photographed a wedding 7/17/2015 where Michael Scott of Puttin' on the Hitz was the DJ. Audio was excellent, mics were all clear and audible, music played with no interruptions, and the dance floor was packed all night. Even more importantly, Michael was charismatic and genuine in his interactions. His lighting was tasteful and unobtrusive, but still added to the ambiance of the the party. I see lots of DJs and he is among the best.

  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Lenox, IA 50851

Wanda L.

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Andy was a little late getting to the wedding and that cut into share time with what we wanted. But other than that he did a wonderful job!

  • Osceola, IA 50213


We are Dj X-Treme, Mojo Moomey and Spectacular Shawn. We have been in business for 8 years, providing music for just about any event. We have roughly 6,000 songs, ranging from ABBA to ZZ top. We provide interaction with the crowd and a concert-type atmosphere. We do wedding receptions, corporate events, birthday parties, local bars, high school/middle school events, and graduation parties. Get real. Go X-Treme!

  • 10 years in business
  • Des Moines, IA 50310


We provide more than just a regular DJ service. We provide full-service wedding reception and party music and sound services. LED lighting, online planning, unlimited hours, and customer service that is second to none are just a few things that set us apart. Cheesy DJs are a thing of the past because we know exactly what you envision for your day way ahead of time! Give us a call, and experience our awesome client service firsthand!


We're a mobile DJ service in Des Moines, Iowa specializing in weddings since 1990, but we also do other events as well. Customers love Knight Life because we have great people! Yes, we have the most up-to-date sound and lights, but you can never replace the personal touch a good DJ brings to your event. A DJ who knows their place by facilitating a great party without having to be the center of attention.

  • Des Moines, IA 50311


We are the owner of a full-size recording studio. We are capable of editing or transferring old recordings, audio production, mastering, 16-track tape, and lots of vintage gear. We offer dueling piano shows and solo acoustic guitar or piano cover shows. We also provide DJ services.


We're a husband-and-wife team with over 20 years of experience in making people have a great time. We DJ at weddings, private events, birthday parties, clubs, and bars. Your guests will remember your event forever, and my wife will take pictures all night long. I will put them in a CD and mail them to you at no extra charge.


Superior Sounds Entertainment has all your DJ needs! We will provide a memorable experience for you, your family, and your friends. Superior Sounds Entertainment has a computerized system with a complete back-up system, projector for slide shows, corded and cordless microphones, and much more. Superior Sounds Entertainment is proud to serve Indianola, Milo, Lacona, Winterset, Carlisle, Knoxville, Osceola and Des Moines, just to name a few of the cities that we have worked in.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Indianola, IA 50125


Our premier DJ and photo booth packages provides you everything you need for a wonderful and successful event. We focus on your guests and you to make your event everything you want. From our professional grade sound and light show to our thorough planning process, we come prepared, so you can enjoy the evening. Relax and let our professionals make your event special! We run 3 photo booths and 6 DJ rigs every weekend. Check our availability by clicking the links below. Wedding DJ Relax and let our professionals make your occasion special. We focus on your guests and you to make sure your event is classy, elegant and fun. Our first step is to assist you create the perfect agenda with our online planner. The second step is for us to execute your agenda by making announcements, playing the right music, coordinating with the caterer and photographer, making sure the specialty dances are lined up, and making sure everybody is having fun. Premier DJ Package is only $695. Package includes: • Travel up to 50 miles • Setup and break down • Awesome, fun and well-trained DJ • Wireless microphone that you can use for toasts • Awesome 3 speaker sound system for just the right volume levels • Up to 6 hours of music, clock begins when your first guest arrives • DJ light tree includes intelligent lights that change direction and color throughout the dance • Use of our online virtual planning tools, so we could guide you plan the perfect agenda • Request list, so your guests and you can request songs before your special day even starts Photo Booth Rental Renting a photo booth is the perfect way to create special memories and entertain your guests at the same time. Your guests will have a good time with family and friends in our state-of-the-art photo booth. Limited Time Offer Our premium photo booth package is only $895. Package includes: • Setup and tear down • 20” flat panel display • Travel up to 50 miles • 4 hours of unlimited photos • Professional booth attendant • Sony lab quality photo printer • Photo album created at your event • Digital copies of your pictures from your event • Props for your guests to spice up their pictures • Canon ultra-high resolution digital SLR camera • Customized header with your name and date • A sleek 5-foot-by-5-foot booth that will fit up to 10 guests • Save $100 when you arrange for our DJ Service with our photo booth

  • Urbandale, IA 50322


For all of your audio needs, we offer the following: * Professional Recording Studio * Pro Tools Certified Engineers * Radio Commercial Post Production * Corporate Audio Visual Services * Live Remote Recording * DJ Services for All Occasions * Karaoke Recording * Live Sound Reinforcement * Live Event Promotions and Planning * Reasonable Rates * Convenient Location

  • 20 years in business
  • Urbandale, IA 50322


I'm an experienced mobile DJ with all pro equipment and thousands of favorites from yesterday and today. I'll help make your special occasion memorable for a lifetime! I specialize in weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and all other special events. I also offer competitive package pricing to help simplify your decisions. It's your party, and I encourage your music requests. Call or e-mail me for a quote today, or visit my website.

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“Need a DJ for a Graduation Party”

Osceola, IA

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“Need a Disc Jockey for a Fraternity Formal on March 29, 2013”

Des Moines, IA

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General event/party
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Fewer than 50
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Sound/PA system, Microphones, Disco lighting
This is short notice. Fraternity formal at the Marriott in downtown Des Moines, IA. About 50 people.
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“Need a Wedding DJ on September 14, 2013 at 5PM”

Clarinda, IA

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