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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 Friendswood djs
Amber H.
The DJ’s were very responsive and professional. My requests were honored and the DJ was able to adapt to various song changes throughout the evening. I would recommend to others.
ElimentsEliments
Crista O.
Great communication, quality of service, punctuality and read the room to keep the perfect type of music going through the night. Would definitely recommend and would use in the future for any of our DJ needs!
Walk-It-Out ENT. & Events (WE)Walk-It-Out ENT. & Events (WE)
Thumbtack Customer
This man is a straight up professional. All the powerful equipment you could ever ask for. He stuck with us through thick and thin, played the exact genre we were looking for, and created the quintessential party atmosphere. Overflowing with experience, DJ Watts is the perfect choice for any party.
IncredeventsIncredevents
Jason B.
I picked Eric to DJ my wife's 40th birthday party based on the feedback he's received via Thumbtack reviews, and he exceeded my expectations by a long shot. Not only did he provide an awesome setup with the sound system, he also created a true dance floor atmosphere with wall lighting and lasers. Most importantly, he very quickly learned the audience and played the music that kept the party and dancing going strong all night. If you're looking for a laid back DJ who knows his trade, understands how to create the right atmosphere and can tailor the track selection to fit the crowd, Eric is your man. Eric, thanks again for your part in making it an unforgettable night...much appreciated.
DJ Erock 1DJ Erock 1
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