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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 Lodi djs
Jesus R.
Great dj
VagueSoundsVagueSounds
Dianne B.
DJ K Leel was a terrific DJ. His follow up skills and professionalism for our wedding were amazing. You hear horror stories about wedding DJ's showing up late or not at all so I was a bit worried , but DJ K Leel put all of my concerns to rest with his responsiveness and great attention to detail. He is a top notch DJ! He kept our wedding crowd moving and played all of our requested playlist songs. Plus he was an awesome MC. I highly recommend using him for your wedding or event!
DJ K - Leel #TheDapperDJDJ K - Leel #TheDapperDJ
Tom J.
I was impressed. He showed way over an hour early which might have been too much since later I found out they could not open up earlier. More impressive is that the played great songs was accommodating to requests during the Communion event which was great . That was in addition to the fact that he took a list of my daughter's songs before the party. Would definitely recommend Dj Ricky. He is also very friendly and personable.
NJ DJ PARTY SERVICESNJ DJ PARTY SERVICES
Thumbtack Customer
Hi hired John and Five Star Entertainment for my daughter's Sweet 16. John and his team did a fantastic job! He had Five Stars for DJ, MC, and Photo booth. John ran the party just as I requested as my MC. He also had people on the dance floor. The photo booth was also a hit. People had lots of fun. We will use John and his team again for our next event.
Five Stars NJ DJ, Photography & More....Five Stars NJ DJ, Photography & More....
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