Idaho Weddings and Events (DJJohnnyUtah)

Boise, ID

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About this pro

How does your business stand out?

Your special event is all about you. I am there to help create a fun atmosphere and make your night memorable. I provide top of the line entertainment and equipment without the top of the line price.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

I love people and music. Every event is different and unique. I truly love getting to know my guests and helping them to have a great and memorable time.


Boise, ID 83709

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Years in business


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36 Reviews
  • Emily N. Sep 21, 2017
    Karaoke Machine Rental
    Verified Review
    What a great MC and DJ! Ben is super professional and has a great selection of karaoke songs. His equipment is perfect and he was very friendly and accommodating. We may book a karaoke party for my daughter's winter birthday! (I know, every DJ's dream!)
  • Daniel R. Aug 26, 2017
    Verified Review
    He showed up with plenty of time to set up. He was great at mixing, and provided a cool atmosphere for our event.
  • Lisa B. Jul 18, 2017
    Verified Review
    DJ Johnny Utah was our DJ for my daughters wedding on July 15, 2017. He was amazing from the first time we met till the end of the wedding. He will be my first choice when I need my next DJ!! Thanks Ben
  • Cailin O. Jun 11, 2017
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    We couldn't have asked for a better DJ. He was organized and on top of things! Awesome communication. I would hire him again in a second!
  • Molly C. Jun 7, 2017
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    DJ Johnny Utah (Ben) was so amazing during our wedding! He came early to set up and make sure everything was as we wanted it! He kept the party going and moving along as well as playing excellent music! I would hire him again in a second!
  • Tammy W. May 15, 2017
    Verified Review
    We were very pleased with his work, and he was very accommodating of our announcements and interjections. I will use him again.
  • Sara T. May 14, 2017
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    Ben was awesome! He played everything we wanted and made it so fun. He was very easy to work with and always got right back to me if I had questions. I highly recommend him!
  • Kynlee S. Apr 16, 2017
    Verified Review
    DJ Ben Draper
    Ben Draper was an excellent DJ for our prom! Everyone was pleased with him!
  • Kellie C. Jan 23, 2017
    Verified Review
    Great DJ
    Wonderful time, lots of fun games and very personable, we will use again!
  • Hayley G. Jan 22, 2017
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    Ben was so great! He worked with the photographer, videographer and even my mother which is no easy feet! He had us playing games and out on the dance floor the whole night! Loved every min of it!
  • Mary W. Jan 16, 2017
    Verified Review
    Best DJ ever!
    Wonderful DJ! Played all the songs we asked for, and did everything to let focus on celebrating at our wedding. Made the reception a blast! Could not recommend him more!
  • Chris W. Jan 3, 2017
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    Exceptional, No One Better
    Ben was professional, fun, exciting, and a great MC! He made our Reception a huge success for My New Bride, myself, & all that attended. I would recommend Ben to anyone!
  • Jen B. Dec 30, 2016
    Verified Review
    Awesome DJ
    Ben did an amazing job for my daughter's birthday celebration. He was so accommodating and kept all age groups engaged and entertained.
  • Jeremy R. Dec 26, 2016
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    DJ with mad skills
    Ben provided a great atmosphere with minimal input from me for our wedding reception. Highly recommend.
  • Lily B. Nov 10, 2016
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    Wonderful DJ!
    We loved Ben! He was so helpful, thoughtful, and professional during our wedding, and was super easy to work with. Would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a DJ for a wedding or other event!
  • Jessica T. Oct 6, 2016
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    I would highly recommend his services to anyone!
    DJ Johnny Utah was the best DJ we could have asked for!! He was very good at communicating with us all along the way! Answered his phone promptly, explained what he could provide for us very succinctly & amswred all our questions. The night of our wedding, he was the perfect balance of communicative, fun & professional. I would highly recommend his services to anyone!
  • Christie P. Oct 4, 2016
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    Say YES to DJ Johnny Utah
    DJ Johnny Utah was fantastic!! We highly recommend hiring him for any event!! We hired him to DJ our wedding and needless to say, he went above and beyond.
  • Ellen H. Sep 23, 2016
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    The music was fabulous !
    Ben did out wedding on September 17,2016. He was fabulous, he did exactly what I wanted from the pre wedding to the processional to the announcements and all the dancing. I would highly recommend him for your music needs. He is the music man extraordinaire !
  • Kelsey P. Sep 6, 2016
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    Fantastic DJ
    Ben was amazing! We were beyond happy with our wedding reception because of him. Our guests were overflowing with compliments the entire night. He playing great music, was completely fun and professional and lead the reception in the best way. Highly recommended. Not to mention he drove an hour and a half to Jordan valley.
  • Lupita M. Sep 4, 2016
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    Amazing DJ
    Ben is AMAZING. From his knowledge of his craft to his personality to his ability to have the crowd eating out of the palm of his hand. He knows what he's doing and he does it well. From the beginning, Ben made sure every single base was covered. He made us feel completely at ease and took care of every last detail. When the big day came, he showed up and was a part of the family. Everything went off without a hitch and he was he most talked about guest at our wedding. The music was fantastic, the timing was great and his sense of organization was unparalleled. The best part of the night was when the kids started to crowd around him and his equipment. Instead of getting annoyed or stern with the kids for encircling him, he welcomed them and started teaching them about what he was doing. He even let them create their own request list and announce the songs. If we can have Ben at every event, we will.
  • Traci H. Aug 29, 2016
    Verified Review
    Ben arrived early to set everything up. He played a great assortment of music that kept all the guests happy. Ben has a professional and fun personality and I highly recommend him to everyone.
  • Cathy S. Aug 11, 2016
    Verified Review
    Did a fabulous job! On time and engaging.
  • Destiny O. Aug 2, 2016
    Wedding DJ
    Verified Review
    Wish I was getting married again so we could use him! If you're looking for a DJ and you don't choose him, you're making a mistake. So happy to have had him!
  • Felecia W. Jun 11, 2016
    Verified Review
    Been helped us out in a huge way by agreeing to DJ our 10 year reunion for capital high school class of 2006. He had a ton of energy, had a great mix of music that was perfect for our high school flashback . He was super helpful, super nice, and all-around an incredible individual with terrific work ethic. I will definitely use them again in the future if I ever host another event and I highly encourage everybody else to give him a shot. People like him are rare and when you find people like him you hang onto them. Thank you Ben you are amazing!
  • Michelle N. Jan 9, 2016
    Verified Review
  • Tresa S. Nov 25, 2015
    Verified Review
    The job has not yet been performed so I cannot rate my experience in that aspect. I can however rate his responses to emails and willingness to work with us regarding dates and times. He has been very flexible, I am sure his services will be just as wonderful.
  • KC C. Nov 18, 2015
    Was the Dj for a couple of establishments I worked for and was fabulous. Connects with the people great and definitely knows his job.
  • Janelle H. Oct 22, 2015
    Always gets the crowd going and is very personable! I make sure I go to every event he's DJing.
  • Brittney B. Oct 17, 2015
    DJ Johnny Utah knows how to get a party going. I met him while he Djed for the local bars and always wanted to go if he was working that night because he plays the latest and greatest hits. He knows how to get the crowd moving and dancing. He has a professional attitude but can make anyone feel comfortable. I would also like to point out that his equipment is top of the line. Any events that I have that need a Dj, he is my number one choice, hands down.
  • Ehlon W. Oct 16, 2015
    Dj Johnny Utah is an amazing DJ he really cares about the people he plays for and knows what kind of music they like instead of just playing what he likes, he actually listens to what we like and he loves what he does and that's what sets him apart from other DJs. He's amazing
  • Tara S. Oct 16, 2015
    Always so nice and friendly, good music and an upbeat positive attitude every time I see him!
  • Chauntel L. Oct 16, 2015
    He has been the DJ at many events I've been to, he Was the DJ at my wedding and several of my friends wedding! He is amazing at his job. It's always the best time when DJ Johnny is in charge! He is very missed in southern Utah!
  • John L. Oct 15, 2015
  • Becca W. Oct 15, 2015
    I have to say, DJ Johnny Utah is one of the best DJ's I have come acrossed. Not only is his music amazing, but the way he interacts with the crowd is phenomenal. I would recommend him to anyone because I know for a fact they would NOT be disappointed. He's a genuine person with a kind heart who will guarantee to put a smile on your face. He is terribly missed here in Utah.
  • Brett T. Oct 15, 2015
    I have worked with Ben on several B2B and B2C promotions for my company, he provided excellent insight and helped us pull of them off smoothly with a substantial ROI. I would highly recommend him for any business or event, I only wish he was still in our area so we could continue to benefit from his expertise.
  • Patrisha P. Oct 15, 2015
    I've been to many of dj Johnny Utah's shows that he's put on and they are always great. Always a great crowd and awesome music. I've also had the privilege to work close with him when he put on a few shows for the freeones. He keeps his promises and he's very perfessional. He's super nice, a great dj, and awesome person.


What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Top of the line entertainment and equipment without the top of the line price.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
I can sit down with you and custom plan your event.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Bachelors Degree in Advertising with Minor Degrees in Broadcasting, Public Relations, and Journalism.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
Started out as a Radio Disk Jockey on Power 91.1 Fm. Later was Disk Jockey on "Todays Hit Music" B92.1FM
What types of customers have you worked with?
All Types of Customers and All Types of Events.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
I have Performed with Coolio, Shock G of Digital Underground, Warrant, Quiet Riot, Afroman, Kevin Nash, DJ UNK, Slim Thug and More.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Look for Experience, Professionalism and Reviews
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Experience and Reviews are a must