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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 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 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 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.

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 Hagerstown djs
Ashya F.
So far Dj Tabasco has been prompt and on point with his work!!
Tabasko EntertainmentTabasko Entertainment
John F.
great all around DJ....would easily hire again....everything went as planned....great communication also!
Tabasko EntertainmentTabasko Entertainment
Desiree H.
They were great!! Dj Bucky was awesome as well as his helpers with the photo booth! Definitely would hire again!
Good VibrationsGood Vibrations
Thumbtack Customer
Kenn did a fabulous job at our wedding. He was the first and only DJ I needed to interview. Very helpful and resourceful. He even had last minute lighting options for us while we were decorating. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the newlywed game as well. Fantastic job by Kenn, will hire again if in the market for a DJ.
Speaks DJ-MC-VJSpeaks DJ-MC-VJ
Thumbtack Customer
Ken Speaks is an Awesome DJ who loves what he does-he's very patient and easy to work with. I would definitely hire him again.
Speaks DJ-MC-VJSpeaks DJ-MC-VJ
Rob R.
DJ Romes was excellent. Lots of great compliments about his work quality and professionalism. His price was great for our summer party. We will be looking at using him again next summer.
DJ RomesDJ Romes
Anna F.
He was very professional and was very fun to work with! He made sure that I was happy with everything he did and really wanted to make sure I enjoyed my wedding. Great price for an amazing DJ !
DJ RomesDJ Romes
Thumbtack Customer
Terrance (DJ TreySwift) was excellent! He was on time, played what we requested, had a variety of music. I would do business with him again and recommend his services to anyone who wants to have a great time! Thank you for making our wedding reception a night to remember! GOD bless you and your business. April & Cory
TRIPLE M PRODUXCIANS pres DJ TREYSWIFT!TRIPLE M PRODUXCIANS pres DJ TREYSWIFT!
Heather B.
Greg was wonderful. He is a awesome Dj. He came early to set up. He was well dressed. I would definitely hire him again. I would recommend him to anyone. Cheap an professional. Greg thank you so much for the wonderful job you did. Everyone had a great time an the kids especially enjoy the music.
DJ Greg G (Sound & Lighting)DJ Greg G (Sound & Lighting)
Thumbtack Customer
Last weekend I had the pleasure of working with Three J's Entertainment celebrating my daughter's 18th Birthday /graduation. We all had a blast; he did a terrific job. Every adults at the party were pleased with his professionalism, they took his business cards for future references. I'm still being thank by my friends and my daughter by her friends for such a great and descent party. Thanks again for your help in finding such a great DJ.
Three J's Entertainment, DJ ServicesThree J's Entertainment, DJ Services
Cammy B.
DJ Romes was absolutely fantastic!! From the moment he sent me a quote to the last minute of my daughters party he was super professional and very sweet! He stayed in constant contact with me and my daughter to obtain play lists and important information. He made my daughters party absolutely fantastic and memorable! He made sure he engaged the audience and kept them entertained. He had no issues letting the kids requests songs, even the younger ones that were there. He did a fantastic lip sync contest that the party guests really enjoyed! I would highly recommend him for your next party or event! You won't regret it!
DJ RomesDJ Romes
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