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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 Plano djs
Warren W.
DJ KD was excellent! He is hands down the best DJ out there, very affordable, and quick to communicate. We needed kid appropriate music and he was able to accommodate our needs. People and kids we're dancing and having a great time. We will hire DJ KD again!
DJKDURDJ/ DJ KD ServicesDJKDURDJ/ DJ KD Services
Brooklyn H.
Amazing experience! I’m very thankful for booking this DJ. Highly recommend!
The Don DjThe Don Dj
Thumbtack Customer
Awesome DJ, very down to earth and concerned for your needs. Great job!
Shon-C EntertainmentShon-C Entertainment
LaShon R.
DJ B Square was very professional and reliable. He came through and showed us a good time. He provided what we requested and everything was absolutely great. The party was a blast the entire time. Thank you DJ B Square!
DJ B Square/Shutter Shot Photo BoothsDJ B Square/Shutter Shot Photo Booths
Briggen B.
DJ French was amazing. He was incredibly flexible when we had to reschedule our event due to foul weather. He arrived well before the event start time and even started playing music to invite people to the party. His music choices were phenomenal, his execution was flawless, and his personality was inviting and entertaining. It's everything we could've wanted in a DJ, plus he's an awesome guy. If I ever need a DJ again, he will be the first one I call.
French Palace ProductionsFrench Palace Productions
Melanie M.
We hired DJ Konkocshun for my daughter's 11th birthday party. He set up in our backyard and played really great music that kept the girls dancing for 2 and 1/2 hours. Working with DJ Konkoschun was super easy - he was responsive and very professional. I would highly recommend him!
Sanchez EntertainmentSanchez Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
Phil is amazing!!!! He kept the dance floor full!! What a great guy! Very warm, personable and an EXCELLENT DJ!!
Rue 3 EntertainmentRue 3 Entertainment
Marilyn S.
Patrick was a fantastic DJ at our son's 16th birthday party. He knew just how to interact with the age group, and made it a fun party for everyone. He has top notch equipment, with sound and lighting, that made it a high quality experience. He was prompt, friendly, and paid attention to details, to make the party enjoyable. I highly recommend DJ Mista P.
Perfect Beat Events - Your Personal Event DJPerfect Beat Events - Your Personal Event DJ
Trevor L.
Hired Brian to DJ/Emcee my wife's 40th birthday party. I went big with the event, and needed a DJ that could keep folks dancing and having a great time. He did just that and more. He worked well with me on the plans, showed up very prepared, and was even flexible on-the-fly during the event! I'd highly recommend Brian, and will certainly look to him again myself!
DJ B Square/Shutter Shot Photo BoothsDJ B Square/Shutter Shot Photo Booths
Angel C.
DJ Kappaman EXCEEDED our expectations!!! He emcee’d, provided lighting, great music, & mics for our wedding! We as well as our guests were sweating our edges out lol! Communication was NEVER a problem! He’s very professional! If that wasn’t enough, his wife also tag teamed with him for some promo videos of our wedding! You won’t go wrong selecting him to DJ your event!!!
Kappaman EntertainmentKappaman Entertainment
Thumbtack Customer
We held our twins 15th birthday party, Our original DJ backed out. I contacted Drew; he jumped in and took control; offered suggestions and understood the music requests of my daughters. Mr. Drew is a professional. His attention to detail; understanding of the music; and sincere wish to provide a worry free venue- marks him above the rest. I will contract DJ DR. Drew again for all future needs. Very nice young man. Thank you.
DJ Dr. DrewDJ Dr. Drew
Thumbtack Customer
Bryan was great! He came prior to the event to ensure all equipment and music was ready to go. He met my expectations and I will refer him to anyone that needed a DJ! Gold Star to Bryan!
DJ B Square/Shutter Shot Photo BoothsDJ B Square/Shutter Shot Photo Booths
Ty H.
Great DJ really connected the party of 75+ - great music mix, created perfect atmosphere. Kids and adults danced all night. We will call IrocZ for every party we ever have in the future.
IrocZ ProductionsIrocZ Productions
Lisa J.
He DJ a 35th anniversary celebration for me. Very responsible, very professional and did a great overall job. He checked on several occasions to make sure we were ok with music level and choices. Will use again,
DJ Matt NiftyDJ Matt Nifty
Katie S.
DJ GNGR did a wonderful job at my sister’s engagement party. He was on time, prepared and played a wide variety of music that had everyone dancing and having a good time. We will definitely be using him again at any future events.
DJ GNGRDJ GNGR
Thumbtack Customer
Tommy DJ Shon-C did a wonderful job at our son's 16th birthday party. He showed up 90 minutes earlier to set up his equipment. He played greaqt songs and brought life to the party. Thanks Tommy.
Shon-C EntertainmentShon-C Entertainment
Travis R.
I enjoyed speaking with Dj Ronald Zee. He provided me with all the packages and was straight forward with everything. He also personally called to talk with me. I like when an organization or business do that. It shows me professionalism. I think anyone looking for one should sign up with him.
Dj Ronald ZeeDj Ronald Zee
Thumbtack Customer
DJ Bobby was awesome! He personalized my daughters birthday/graduation party without much direction from me. He read the crowd and the type of music they enjoyed the most and kept playing to their liking. He also surprised us with my daughters school of choice Alma mater which was a great personal touch after the happy birthday was sang. Thank you for a great night!
Bobby's DJ ServicesBobby's DJ Services
Annie a.
From the time I first contacted Tim about my son's wedding for a quote to the day I finally met him and his lovely wife...it was all of the best I could have asked for. They were super fast with responses, patient when we almost had to cancel for possible deployment, to choices in music. The music was awesome but what was super nice was Tim was on top of every cue for music throughout the whole day, he knew what and when and where and was super initiative and very engaging with everyone. I can't say enough great things about our choice in a DJ, super honest and genuine. Absolutely would use him again in a heartbeat. Thank you from the Austin party for helping complete our beautiful day.
Adventure Sound Productions LLCAdventure Sound Productions LLC
Kyle J.
First of all, I must apologize for taking so long to get around to creating this review for "THE" one and only DJ Mista P, but who knew that married life would be so busy! :) Patrick was our DJ back on 10/20/2018 and the huge part that he played in making our wedding the most magical and memorable night for my wife and I is almost impossible to put into words... but let's give it a try. First of all, the consultation with Patrick months before the wedding was Leap Years ahead of the 4 other DJ's that we spoke to about procuring their services. Immediately, it became quite obvious that Patrick was a true professional in the way he engaged my wife and I with relevant questions so that he could get an idea of what our "vision" was before he ever made a recommendation or promise that he was our guy. The reality was that my fiance (at the time) and I were woefully out of our depth with planning our wedding and we made that painfully obvious to Patrick as we continued to discuss our ideas (or lack thereof) for the wedding. With the cool/calm/collect demeanor of a Saint, Patrick took us under his wing and not only planned out the perfect DJ experience but LITERALLY took it upon himself to meet with us multiple times so that we could bounce ideas / terms / quotes from other vendors off of him to ensure that we were getting the best "Bang for our buck". Furthermore, Patrick (The Guardian Angel) made the time to attend our Wedding Rehearsal, which was really just my entire wedding party standing on the stage of the ceremony hall as each tried to explain their take on how we should walk out, where we would stand, etc.. That is, until The Honorable Patrick arrived on the wings of an angel to take charge and provide his thoughts on how the ceremony should go. Needless to say... we went with what Patrick recommended and it could not have turned out any better !! Now, the day of my wedding is actually a bit of a blur but there are two things that I remember well. 1) the first sight of my Fiance (Wife now) as she stepped out with her Father to walk down the isle. This was the first time that the Earth actually stopped spinning as though the Lord wanted to be sure to BURN the feeling/sight/memory of what it is that has made me the LUCKIEST MAN IN THE WORLD. and 2) the music at the reception being ON POINT ! Patrick even helped me come up with a completely customized mix of 3 different songs so that my Mother and I could surprise everyone with a special "Salsa/Hip Hop" surprise. The mix Patrick helped me create (and by Helped I mean he made it all) could not have been more perfect! His energy and personality during the MCing of the Reception was worth its weight in gold because here we are over a month after our wedding and I still have friends and family raving over how much fun they had at our wedding. People, if you are wanting the most perfect, specialized and smooth running wedding experience possible in terms of entertainment, look no further !!! Patrick is a true professional with top quality equipment, a personality that you simply cannot beat, and a heart of gold that truly wants to make your special day into one you will never forget! I know that my wife and I will never forget just how much Patrick did for us .... and for that.. I hope he knows just how THANKFUL we are that he agreed to work with us. God Bless! Kyle & Christina Johnson - 10/20/2018
Perfect Beat Events - Your Personal Event DJPerfect Beat Events - Your Personal Event DJ
Sunil C.
It was hands down the worst DJing I've ever seen. I hired him for my wedding and I had done my best in answering him all question on how the Indian wedding would be. He brought two small wireless speakers and played songs from YouTube (with ads btw, skipping after 5 seconds).. Those small speakers had no sound and also stopped working in the middle of my event. He played music from his laptop, when than died he used his ipad and then his phone. If you care about your event, I would strongly strongly advise NOT to hire him. There are many other DJs out there who'd want to make your day special. And to top all this off, he was Not appologetic at all! THE WORST DJing I've ever seen because he plays music off YouTube (no mix of any sort). If anyone needs videos or pics of how bad it was let me know. I'd also share how hard I tried to explain him everything over 2 months about the event.
Horn GlobalHorn Global
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