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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.

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?

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. 

Reviews for Rochester Hills djs
Nathan A.
Dj Dan was great! He helped coordinate everything about our wedding. He did our ceremony music as well. Listened to every request we had.. kept in contact and made us feel very comfortable. I would give him 6 stars if possible. If you’re looking for a dj book him now!!!!
Dynamite Music ProductionDynamite Music Production
Julia h.
DJ Nick was the hit of the party. He is super responsive, was all setup before party started and knew exactly what to play in our kids graduation party. Could not recommend more!
Everyday Entertainment-DJ ServicesEveryday Entertainment-DJ Services
Thumbtack Customer
Matt was the DJ for my daughter's wedding. Matt was very professional and organized. Before my daughter's wedding, Matt met my daughter and her fiancé a couple of times so that he knew the style of music they wanted to be played on their wedding night. Matt did a wonderful job on their wedding night!
MJF EntertainmentMJF Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
DJ Joey K was absolutely fantastic! He was 100% on top of things and we were extremely pleased. He asked for a list of "request" songs ahead of time (if we wanted) and was completely prepared. Requests that came in throughout the evening were played right away. He was an absolute delight to work with and we ended up providing an extra tip because we were so pleased. I would use him again without hesitation and would highly recommend him to others.
DJ Joey K, L.L.C.DJ Joey K, L.L.C.
Thumbtack Customer
Matt was the DJ for our wedding and did a great job!! He was very friendly and willing to meet and answer questions multiple times before the wedding! He obviously knows what he is doing and was able to take our general idea of the type of music we wanted and pick great songs throughout the night. He was a great MC as well. He kept everyone at our wedding dancing and having a great time, while keeping the schedule of events moving smoothly!!
MJF EntertainmentMJF Entertainment
Courtney O.
DJ Joey K was amazing. When I had initially requested services, I was so impressed by the videos he had on his website and they are a great example of the excellent service we received. He was quick to respond and follow up, and offered professional opinions that really helped guide us in our planning. Both him and his wife were incredibly courteous and amazing. I cannot say enough kind things about them, we were incredibly happy with our decision to hire him.
DJ Joey K, L.L.C.DJ Joey K, L.L.C.
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