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Best of 2016

Browse these DJs with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Chicago, IL.

  1. #1 Spin1DJ Service

    (115 reviews)

    Michael R.

    The dj/emcee service was great. I think the crowd really enjoyed the music and atmosphere that was created.

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  2. #2 DJ Treble Chicago

    (58 reviews)

    Celeah W.

    My wedding was perfect because of Ben! He did an excellent job! He played all of the songs I wanted. He's easy to work with and also gets back to you ASAP with questions/concerns. I would recommend him to everyone! I would definitely hire him again in the future for parties!

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  3. #3 City Street's DJs/Event Lighting

    (43 reviews)

    Kelsey B.

    Carl with City Street DJ was amazing from the start to finish! He worked really hard to be accommodating for my now husband and I. First meeting, before we had even hired him, he came to city to meet with us. Which is huge, since people from the city hate leaving the city! Haha! He is super personable, has a great sense of humor, and overall very open to give the bride and groom free rein on the “feel” of the reception. Carl made it a point to get to know us as a couple, and make sure we were on the same page when it came to all the events of the day. Something that was AWESOME was that Carl was our music person for the ceremony, cocktail hour, AND reception. It was great to only have to coordinate with him for all the events of the day. Everything was amazing from the ceremony to the last song! We had so many compliments on Carl and how he kept the dance floor literally PACKED all night!!! Another perk is that Carl’s prices are super reasonable, which was huge for us on such a tight budget! We couldn’t have made a better decision than Carl and City Street DJ for our big day! Thanks Carl for playing all the hot jams and dealing with my families ridiculously horrible dance moves ☺

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  4. #4 Mojo Music DJ Service

    (46 reviews)

    Emily A.

    Wes was amazing! I would recommend him for anyone who needs a DJ. He was so accommodating and helpful. He made our wedding ceremony and reception run so smoothly and we didn't have to worry about anything. The music was great and the dance floor was never empty! So grateful for Wes!

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  5. #5 Standing Ovation DJ's

    (84 reviews)

    Jayme E.

    Joe was fantastic!! He was very easy to communicate with before the event. He was on time and put together well! We will defiantly use him again in fhe future! Great job Joe!!!:)

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  6. #6 Pinnacle Sound

    (43 reviews)

    Bartolo P.

    Gregg was the best DJ we could ask for! As soon as the music started everyone was on the dance floor! The uplighting was also a very nice touch! Very professional and great to work with.

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  7. #7 CR Entertainment

    (49 reviews)

    Taylor J.

    CR Ryan was exactly what we were looking for. Great personality to mingle with the guests!

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  8. #8 Red Letter DJs

    (48 reviews)

    Kristin B.

    It was fabulous, we had last minute venue changes, and Red Letter was fabulous in accommodating us. Ben was a ton of fun!

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  9. #9 DJ AD Entertainment

    (39 reviews)

    Tasman J.

    DJ was very prepared with requested playlist. I was very pleased with his services and how he was able to read the crowd. I'd definitely recommend and hire him again.

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  10. #10 DAVID STORM RUFFIN

    (40 reviews)

    lenae w.

    David Ruffin was the Dj for my wedding this past Sunday. I must say I was very pleased with his work. From the moment he started to Dj he kept the crowd and had people including myself dancing all night. Very professional and definitely would recommend. His price is very reasonable and worked with us on the payment schedule. Thank you David for making my night a very special magical memorable evening.

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Standing Ovation DJ's

(84 reviews)

Pleasing customers is a delicate art, but it doesn't have to take rocket scientists. The best way we keep customers happy is to listen and work closely on ensuring that the playlist meets their vision.

Joe Stephen used to work as a radio producer and DJ in Chicago, while doing DJ gigs at the same time. From there, he was hired by Chicago White Sox to be the DJ at the US cellular field. He enjoyed his work so much, that he decided to start his own company, focusing on having the best equipment possible, up-to-beat music, and providing detail-oriented customer service from start to finish.

Standing Ovation DJ's involvement with The Body Shop a few years ago was a high point. We not only provided DJ services, but full-service event planning, decor, and lighting. This led to the best two years of sales for the company. While we're proud of that, it is also equally as fun to work with the bride and groom in planning their reception.

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  • Wedding & Special Events DJs

    City Street's DJs/Event Lighting

    (43 reviews)

    City Street's DJs offers D.J. services to make your wedding or special event memorable. Their local D.J.'s are award-winning and their packages include dance floor lighting as well as venue visits.

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  • DJ Services

    DAVID STORM RUFFIN

    (40 reviews)

    David Storm Ruffin is one of the most popular DJs with over 20 years of entertainment experience. He plays all genres of music including house, country, electronic, hip hop, and more.

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  • DJ Services

    Standing Ovation DJ's

    (84 reviews)

    Standing Ovation DJ's has good DJs to bring dance-worthy and quality music to your event. They offer event planning, karaoke services, LED lighting installation, screen rental and more.

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  • Wedding DJ

    T.B.M. Productions

    (20 reviews)

    Try T.B.M. Productions if you need to hire a DJ company that provides quality mobile disc jockey services for any event at reasonable rates. They have skilled music DJs who spin a vast library of party mixes.

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  • Higher Quality and Affordable DJ Entertainment Services

    Strictly Music Chicago

    (15 reviews)

    Fill your special day with love and music by choosing a wedding reception DJ like Peter Topol. He has been providing customized wedding DJ services for 11 years.

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  • Wedding DJs

    GN Events

    (13 reviews)

    These insured wedding DJs and Mcs provide custom voice-overs, uplighting, spotlights, and more. They are a proud member of the ADJA. They have also won the Wedding Wire Brides Choice Award in 2010.

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  • DJ Business

    Angels With An Edge Entertainment

    (9 reviews)

    This business has one of the best DJs and MCs who provide quality entertainment services. Hire them for weddings, corporate functions, family and child events, and many other occasions.

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  • Dj's for events weddings grand openings corp event

    LB Productions, Inc.

    (4 reviews)

    Looking for a DJ company that specializes in entertainment marketing and music representation? LB Productions, Inc. is a team of party DJs who provide upbeat music sure to cater to any event.

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  • DJ Services

    Hardy Boii Entertainment

    (3 reviews)

    RuffRyd Entertainment has over 10 years of experience in the field of club and mobile DJ services. They offer professional DJ services and entertainment for any event, big or small.

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  • DJs & Event Specialists

    The Music Boyz

    The Music Boyz is a team of event specialists and professional DJs. They offer uplighting, custom drapery, slide shows, pinspotting, and more. They will also customize their services for your needs.

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  • Wedding DJ & Uplighting Services

    Double Platinum DJ Service

    (2 reviews)

    If you need to hire DJs who provide quality lighting and professional wedding DJ services, try this company. They handle wedding receptions, corporate events, school functions, private parties and more.

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  • Live Musicians

    Eden Music Group

    (1 reviews)

    Celebrate your special event with Eden Music Group, a company who offers professional DJ services and live musical performances. They are available for weddings, corporate parties and other occasions.

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  • Wedding DJ

    Global Heart Entertainment INC

    Make your wedding day memorable and fun with this with this mobile disc jockey company. Their professional local DJ provides quality services for your special day with satisfaction guarantee.

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  • Entertainment Services

    Z Sharp - The Lost Chord

    Z Sharp Productions has a team of mobile DJs and entertainers who provide professional lighting, sound, and DJ music services for any event. They also offer beginner and intermediate guitar lessons.

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  • Mobile DJ

    New Moon DJ Entertainment

    (2 reviews)

    Make sure everything sounds and looks great with this mobile DJ company. Their professional disc jockey works with weddings, birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, bar/bat mitzvahs and more.

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  • Professional Disc Jockey

    Orpheus

    (2 reviews)

    This professional DJ company has been providing quality mobile disc jockey services for any parties since 1980. They have a team of dedicated party DJs who use upscale light and sound equipment.

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  • Mobile Disc Jockey

    Mobile Mix

    (1 reviews)

    Sheldon Kessel is among the local DJs who have over 15 years of experience in playing and mixing music for any event. He offers DJ entertainment for weddings, birthdays, corporate parties and more.

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  • DJ Services

    Interactive DJ (IDJ)

    (1 reviews)

    Hire a professional DJ like Nathan Matelich for events like weddings, class reunions, parties, corporate events and formal dances. His digital songs include hip hop, rock, country, oldies and more.

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  • Club DJ Services

    The Notorious DJ KOOL G

    Garfield Lewin is among the top rated DJs who can make your parties and event fun, exciting and unforgettable. He is available during celebrity parties, weddings, corporate events, car shows and more.

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  • Premium Wedding & Special Event DJs

    Time Machine DJ & Karaoke

    Check out these professional D.J.s for an affordable audio or video entertainment package at your wedding reception, block party, corporate function, church-related picnic, fundraiser, or other event.

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  • Experienced DJ

    DJ Smokey

    (1 reviews)

    Tony Kostadinov is among the experienced party DJs who have been providing quality services for more than 6 years. He plays rock, top 40, mainstream, classic, alternative, and more.

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  • Ultra Affordable Wedding & Event DJ Service

    DJUj Mobile Music Lights & Entertainment

    (1 reviews)

    DJUj Mobile Music Entertainment offers superb and professional DJ services for weddings and any other type of events. Unlike other dj companies, they cater to your entire family.

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  • DJ & Media Services

    DJ Smoke Mixtapes

    DJ Smoke Mixtapes offers professional DJ services available for parties, events and clubs. His DJ music service include online promotion, hosting, digital distribution, print, duplication and more.

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  • Electro Hip House Mix Master DJ

    Xclusive Inc.

    Get your party started and dance with Mirvet Kekic's D.J. services. He is an electro hip house mix master DJ who services for clubs and many more.

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  • DJ Services

    Project Groove DJs

    Give your party guests a memorable experience with the props, giveaways and music from Project Groove. They are one of the DJ companies that handle dances, fundraisers, parties and special events.

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  • Mobile DJ for Your Budget

    Kilroy Entertainment

    If you are looking for karaoke DJs, count on Kilroy Entertainment. They provide professional karaoke entertainment and DJ service at affordable rates.

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  • DJ Services

    DWIT Entertainment - Mobile DJ Service

    Choose DWIT Entertainment if you need DJs who provide music for just about any party or event. They have a collection of various genres to support any event. They also have club DJs upon request.

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  • DJs & Bartenders

    Chicago Movers and Shakers

    Check out this company if you need DJs and bartenders. They offer professional bartending and disc jockey services for many types of events. They also hold mixology classes for individuals and groups.

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  • Wedding, Special Event DJ & Video Services

    Mixenuf Ent - Wedding And Event DJ And Video Serv.

    Dance the night away with disc jockey services from Mixenuf Ent - Wedding And Event DJ And Video Serv. Their event DJs cater to weddings, company parties, picnics, birthdays and other special events.

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  • Entertainment DJ Services

    Onyx DJs

    (1 reviews)

    Onyx DJs is a company that offers professional disc jockey entertainment for weddings, school dances, and other events. They also do event production, DJ lighting, and a whole lot more.

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    DJ FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT

    Enrique Javier is a professional DJ with 15 years of combined experience. He has state of the art equipment and provides entertainment for indoor and outdoor events.

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  • Professional DJ

    Wonder Sounds Inc.

    David Posey is a traveling professional disk jockey offering reasonably-priced services. He performs at weddings, birthdays, corporate events, picnics, reunions, and more.

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  • Events & Productions DJs

    Celebrity Event Planners/Chicago House Music Booking & DJ Cruzz Control Inc.

    This business handles DJ jobs for all types of events. They also offer logistics support, advertising, transportation, event insurance and hotel accommodation processing, hosting, decorating and more.

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  • DJ Services

    Max Nolan

    If you need personalized and affordable DJ services for any type of occasions, contact Max Nolan. His personality and music selection will keep your party pumping.

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  • DJ & Karaoke

    X-Pressions Entertainment

    Make your party sing and dance with X-Pressions Entertainment's professional djs. They offer dj and karaoke hosting with their quality sound system that plays over 55,000 karaoke hits.

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  • DJ Services

    Music in Motion

    If you need quality entertainment, hire this house DJ. He services bars, clubs, weddings, birthday parties, retirement parties, and other events that require music.

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  • Disc Jockey

    ALL THAT!! Entertainment

    ALL THAT!! Entertainment offers professional dj services for a wide variety of events. Their great dj can play for birthdays, holiday celebrations and more.

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  • Karaoke & DJ Services

    Midwest DJ

    This karaoke and DJ business has provided entertainment for events, weddings, festivals, and parties since 1995. Their huge catalog of songs is backed by their impressive sound equipment.

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  • Disc Jockey & Sound Production Services

    ATP Entertainment

    Have a DJ pro at your wedding through ATP Entertainment. They offer professional DJ services and sound production work for your event. Their team of interactive top DJs can energize any party.

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  • DJ Service

    DJ Nayto

    Rock your party with a great DJ. Invite DJ Nayto to stir up any special occasions on any Spanish and English music genres. Call now to avail of free quotes and specials.

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  • Entertainment DJ

    Mystikal Mix DJ Entertainment

    Mystikal Mix DJ Entertainment provides DJ services for birthdays, retirement parties, and other special events. They offer a variety of DJ packages and special promos.

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Best of 2015

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  1. #1 Spin1DJ Service

    (115 reviews)

    Taryn M.

    Larry was absolutely fantastic saw DJ for our wedding last weekend!!! He played all of our requests (we had a ton!) and really did an fantastic job of reading the crowd and playing the right songs at the right time. He was incredibly nice and very professional, and we received endless compliments about how phenomenal the music was all night. He even offered to stay an extra hour after the set time for a very very reasonable price. He kept the party going all night, I honesty can't praise him enough. I would highly recommend him to anyone and everyone, no matter the event. A million thank, Larry!!

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  2. #2 Standing Ovation DJ's

    (84 reviews)

    Richard S.

    Karl Mikkelsen stood in for Joe at our event and we couldn't have been happier with his overall performance. He was great at communicating prior to the event - prepared all the songs and karaoke requests just as we'd asked. In the date of the event, he arrived well beforehand and was attentive and thoughtful in his setup of equipment. Karl was totally flexible throughout our party as I approached him with last minute changes and playlist alterations. And on top of all this, he displayed his true quality as a DJ by supplementing key moments in the evening with perfect song choices. This resulted in a number of unplanned, idyllic moments that were above and beyond what we could have dreamed of. I suspect that Karl understood the vibe of what we were looking to achieve and did his part to the T. Thanks, guys!

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  3. #3 DJ Treble Chicago

    (58 reviews)

    Joncarlo C.

    My now wife and I couldn't be happier with choosing Ben as our DJ/MC for our wedding. From the beginning, Ben was always involved and maintained good communication with us. Being that my wife and I come from two completely different musical backgrounds, Ben did an excellent job with playing a perfect variety of top 40s, Spanish music, Italian classics, and traditional wedding music. Not only did he perfectly help us execute a New Orleans second line inside our venue, but he also helped direct the flow of the night, while also being attentive to guests request. If we would have to do it all over again, we would most certainly have Ben as our DJ again. We will be recommending him to all our friends and family. Thanks again Ben!

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  4. #4 T.B.M. Productions

    (20 reviews)

    Courtney C.

    We loved working with Buddy and Tracy! From the very first meeting, they impressed us with their knowledge, thoroughness, and down to earth style. Buddy kept our dance floor packed all night and Tracy was practically a wedding coordinator. She got everyone where they needed to be, kept the evening flowing smoothly, and even helped out our injured photographer. We highly recommend T.B.M. Productions to anyone!

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  5. #5 DAVID STORM RUFFIN

    (40 reviews)

    Saint L.

    DJ David Storm Ruffin was the DJ/MC for our wedding on May 23, 2015. He did an outstanding job! I have nothing but good things to say about Mr. Ruffin. From the beginning of our planning process he was very prompt with responses and we were also able to meet with him in person to discuss our vision prior to our wedding. On the day of the wedding he showed up on time and set up just as he stated he would and had no issues with equipment. He provided microphones for both the ceremony and reception and did good job with music selection throughout the night. He played exactly what we asked him for the our special dances and was also able to suggest great songs when we were having trouble finding a song. He played age neutral music throughout the reception and then played great party music once some of our older guest left. I enjoyed working with Mr. Ruffin and would highly recommend him!

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  6. #6 12/ Seventeen Entertainment Co.

    (34 reviews)

    Lolita L.

    I booked Brandon for my fiances birthday party, and I choose him because of his credentials and reviews. Brandon was VERY respectful, listened to our needs, and gave positive feedback. He arrived early and set up quickly. He has a VERY pleasant attitude, and plays ALL genres of music. I would recommend him, and I plan on using his services again!

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  7. #7 Lori's DJ Service (also known as DJ LORi)

    (16 reviews)

    Eric R.

    Awesome DJ! Don't hesitate to hire her! My wedding was so much fun because of her unique skills and talents, talents I've never seen in a wedding DJ. My wife wanted Hiphop and I am a huge House and Electronic dance (EDM) fan and we both really wanted this for our wedding, as long as the fun songs our family and friends would dance to, but yet staying away from that boring cheesy music you hear at many weddings. WOW, she did a superb job! Not only was she professional, she was diligent in helping us with planning prior to the wedding and we really needed that help. Talk about knowing her job: her years of experience speaks for itself and we both totally recommend her 100%. Hire her! You will have the best time at your wedding, seriously! Thank you, DJ Lori!! The memories are fabulous!!

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  8. #8 Karry A Tune

    (16 reviews)

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  9. #9 Ultrasound DJ, Photography & Videography Services

    (21 reviews)

    Nicoletta N.

    Lino is the best!!!! He made our party a huge success. The music was awesome. Lino was very punctual and professional. I would highly recommend his services and I will use him again in the future. A+

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  10. #10 Strictly Music Chicago

    (15 reviews)

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“Need a DJ Service for a Wedding”

Rockford, IL

Event type
Wedding
Event duration
6 hour(s) or more
Number of guests
100-150
Equipment needed
Microphones, Disco lighting
$794
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“Need a DJ Service for a Wedding”

Chicago, IL

Event type
Wedding
Event duration
4 hour(s)
Number of guests
50-100
Equipment needed
Sound/PA system
Details
No Introductions - Just music
$437
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“Need a DJ for a Birthday Party on December 8, 2012”

Waukesha, WI

Event type
Birthday party
Event duration
2 hour(s)
Number of guests
Fewer than 50
Equipment needed
Sound/PA system
Details
maybe karoake, too
$316
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