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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.

How much do DJs charge per hour?

Hourly rates for DJs can vary depending on where you live, the event type (weddings, prom, birthdays, etc.) and many other factors. For an accurate hourly rate, request cost estimates from top-rated DJs near you.

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 Fieldston djs
Marc M.
Awesome Dj
DJ Khaleel - Dapper DJ ProductionsDJ Khaleel - Dapper DJ Productions
Ese M.
DJ had a nice mix of songs.
DJ Jamrock NYCDJ Jamrock NYC
Kisha R.
DJ Wess was very responsive as we had an extremely tight time line to locate a DJ. He definitely came through and on time. He was professional and a pleasure to work with
Bwess Entertainment DJ & Karaoke ServiceBwess Entertainment DJ & Karaoke Service
Pierina S.
We had a great time with DJ LOS as our DJ! He was super responsive, professional, and just an all-around great guy. We're writing this review right as we get back from our honeymoon to make sure anyone on the DJ-search sees this. We searched far and wide for a DJ who would be responsive to what we wanted for our reception, and DJ LOS met the challenge -- 1990/2000s hip hop and R&B, blended with bachata/merengue/salsa classics and hits. We definitely recommend! Thanks again for helping to make our reception so much fun!
DJ Carlos E SanchezDJ Carlos E Sanchez
Thumbtack Customer
I worked with Maurice on my 2013 New years Bash. He is an awesome DJ, My family & friends enjoyed his services, very friendly and understanding on what type of music I like. Wonderful DJ & I will work with him again.
Dj Kutmaster/ By--Kutmaster ProductionDj Kutmaster/ By--Kutmaster Production
Thumbtack Customer
DJ Johny was given a list of songs to play and played one song from the list.
Gotta Have Da Music Ent.Gotta Have Da Music Ent.
Danielle G.
Awesome DJ! Very responsive via email and text! Great music quality and friendly. Will use again!!!
DJ RamboDJ Rambo
Brandon M.
DJ Allan arrived well before the start of the event and brought everything that he needed. Not only was the music the right vibes but the sound was incredible. Everyone had a wonderful time as well as DJ Allan. I will always reach out to him first whenever I am having an event and in need of his services.
Dj ALDj AL
Mike M.
Dj Junior was on point and kept the dance floor moving. I would certainly recommend him. Very professional. M. Fisher
Junior S MusicJunior S Music
Yrma a.
This DJ was awesome the whole process was smooth. From the beginning the planning and choosing the songs. He was wonderful. Will hired him again for future events!!
360 Spinner Video Booth and Mirror Booths360 Spinner Video Booth and Mirror Booths
Thumbtack Customer
My experience with DJ Dee was great. The sound system was amazing and he had everyone on the dance floor. I would definitely hire him again.
Kool DJ DeeKool DJ Dee
Carol L.
Thomas was able to find me a dj for a busy day and my fiancee and I totally appreciated that he went out of his way to find us someone. I just wish that the dj would have been more proactive in communicating with the venue. I also wish that the dj had played more of the songs that I had requested beforehand. There was a misunderstanding with the venue and there was not as much time for dancing as was planned, but I still feel slighted that only two of the songs I requested that night were played. I feel like I paid too much for too little. Now I know what to look for/expect in the future when I plan my wedding.
Your Way Entertainment and ProductionsYour Way Entertainment and Productions
Mariana C.
I recommended this DJ for my clients, they had a graduation party for their daughters and everyone love him. He delivered what they expected and more. Will definitely recommend him to my clients.
Billionaire Sounds InternationalBillionaire Sounds International
Thumbtack Customer
We were very satisfied with Triboro Production DJs Big Ive. He had people who didn't normally dance up and dancing. All and all it was a great night!
Triboro Production DJsTriboro Production DJs
Thumbtack Customer
DJ Rambo was wonderful. He played music that really got the crowd going and was very great to work with. Would recommend him for other events and would use him for future events!
DJ RamboDJ Rambo
Thumbtack Customer
I loved Dj Henry Sosa, he came early he did my 30th Masquerade party. He kept the crowd dancing, he had every song that was requested. I am going to continue to use him for all of my events. This was the 1st time I looked for a dj online and I am so happy I found him.... Thank you so much Henry if u can read this review you are the best!!!!!
Los Focos Ent/Flashlight EntLos Focos Ent/Flashlight Ent
Thumbtack Customer
We celebrated a small event with 55 people, you know when a DJ is excellent, when he's able too get everyone in the room up and dancing. Mr. Alarcon is a true professional, he was in constant communication with me, which made me feel very comfortable with him. I'm celebrating my 50th birthday in November, I plan to hire Mr. Alarcon again to DJ my special event with over 175 Guest. Thank you so much Mr.Alarcon.
360 Spinner Video Booth and Mirror Booths360 Spinner Video Booth and Mirror Booths
Thumbtack Customer
I had a birthday party January 16, 2016. DJ Reese was EXCELLENT. From the start of the party to the end, he had the party rockin!! I would definitely hire him again. He was easy to work with..
No Stress Zone Entertainment LLCNo Stress Zone Entertainment LLC
Carol L.
DJ Nate Slate was professional and on top of his game! I trusted his judgment in selecting appropriate songs for our church anniversary and he did not disappoint. And, he was personable and kind. Great job...highly recommended
DJ Nate SlateDJ Nate Slate
Thumbtack Customer
DJ Tervor was outstanding from the first time we spoke about hiring him until he packed up his equipment. I spoke with DJ Trevor several times before the event to discuss what music we wanted for the wedding reception. He knew from a few short descriptions of our guest list exactly what we were looking for. He was highly praised by our guests throughout our event. His professionalism, equipment, and performance was top notch and I would recommend him a New York minute.
Excellence Sound KrewExcellence Sound Krew
Annie D.
Just had a 100th birthday celebration with guests of all ages. The DJ was extremely professional and the music was perfect. He kept it upbeat for everyone and was attentive and kept us on track. Thank you Jose for helping make our celebration such a memorable one .
360 Spinner Video Booth and Mirror Booths360 Spinner Video Booth and Mirror Booths
Thumbtack Customer
He was our Dj for our wedding and he was just fantastic from the beginning to the end he had everyone up and dancing ! Very professional, knows how to keep a crow having fun. I will definitely recommend him for any event ! Thanks for everything John !
Five Stars NJ DJ, Photography & More....Five Stars NJ DJ, Photography & More....
Thumbtack Customer
i was struggling to find a DJ for my 21st birthday party and i magically found aus Johnson. my experience with him was exciting and i couldn't thank him enough for the experience he gave my friends family and myself!!! one thing i can say about aus is hes on top of his game . when it came down to the phone calls , text messages , and emails he was always there to answer each and everyone of them and one thing for sure i can say he will work with you money wise creating reasonable packages . if you ever need a reliable DJ HES YOUR GUY !!!!
Ausome Audio & VideoAusome Audio & Video
Thumbtack Customer
He is a great person very understanding and very kind. He knows what he is doing and is always on time. i recommend him for any event. if you want a great dj who is down to earth as well as a person with great music taste this is the person to go too.
Midtowns Finest EntMidtowns Finest Ent
Thumbtack Customer
I highly recommend Dj Vybe. He was very professional with his services. I am very impressed. I want everyone to use his services. If I was able to give him 10 stars I will. But to me 5 stars are too low. Thank you again.
Ranked 1 of America's Top DJs / RealDJVybe▪comRanked 1 of America's Top DJs / RealDJVybe▪com
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