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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 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 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.

Reviews for Garland djs
Heather H.
Great DJ! Professional, fun and entertaining!
Bianca G.
Our playlist was not adhered to. The same songs were played twice. At times no music at all. The DJ kept saying he didn't know this music, which was odd because he's a DJ. It wasn't a very good experience for my daughter or her guests. The dj did play the slideshow as we requested.
Wow Factor EntertainmentWow Factor Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
Simplefunk did a great job! They'll definitely dj our future parties!
SimpleFunk14 EntertainmentSimpleFunk14 Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
DJ King Los provided outstanding service! He was punctual & very professional. The music was terrific. I'll definitely be using his service for my next event. Raquel Holmes
DjKingLos Ent.DjKingLos Ent.
Thumbtack Customer
DJ T. French was exceptionally brilliant in his presentation, how he conducted himself and how he related with everyone at the Christmas party. I would hire him again and again if I have another function.
French Palace ProductionsFrench Palace Productions
Dorcas K.
DJ- Shon did an excellent job at my wedding reception on 11/25/17. He was very organized and kept my guest engaged. I really appreciate his professionalism. I would definitely recommend his services.
Shon-C EntertainmentShon-C Entertainment
Elizabeth G.
Mel is a great DJ, he truly knows how to get a party going! My wedding was this past weekend and he came out and he delivered! He gives you what you want. He’s so down to earth and all around a humble person. I will keep recommending Mel for years and years to come!
Hecutz ProductionsHecutz Productions
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