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Top 10 djs in San Jose, CA

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DJ Ajani

DJ Ajani

New on Fash
10+ years in business
Serves San Jose, CA
Hi! I have been DJing full-time since 2014! I have lots of experience providing DJ and live sound services for events such as birthday parties, weddings, school dances, graduation parties, nightlife/ club events, concerts, fashion shows, gyms and more! Anything that requires a good vibe is basically my specialty! I’ve been into music since a very young age, so it’s easy for me to read crowds and help create memorable moments for my clients! Genres I specialize in: Top 40, R&B, Hip Hop, Pop, Afrobeats, Oldies (70s, 80s, 90s) & Latin as well! I am also open to other genres if there are specific requests!
DJ Stallion Entertainment

DJ Stallion Entertainment

New on Fash
1 hire on Fash
29+ years in business
Serves San Jose, CA
I have been a DJ now for over 25 Years & I do this full time. I also have over 190 5 Star Reviews that are connected to My main DJ Web-Site... www.djstallion.net Our DJs are here to make sure your special occasions are truly memorable - no matter the size, venue or audience, we're committed to making your event a success. We pride ourselves in being flexible - we'll change our approach to match your needs. You can hand-pick your favorite songs or give us an idea of your preferences and we'll put together a unique playlist. From Frank Sinatra To Elvis, Dave Matthews to Beyonce, The Beatles to Jay-Z we promise to listen to you - it's all abou...
Marcustheman DJ Services

Marcustheman DJ Services

New on Fash
Serves San Jose, CA
Because I have a lot of experience DJing events! My last Dj event was for a major super star. I do a lot of hi profile events. I’m very professional , and I really feel like that’s one skill that really sets me apart from other Dj’s. Most of the events turned out to be quite successful, with me ending up getting more clients.
Monarca Cuisines

Monarca Cuisines

New on Fash
47+ years in business
Serves San Jose, CA
Monarca Cuisines offers catering services with a delicious selection of meals. Monarca specializing in high-quality fresh dishes. Our menu includes dishes from traditional cuisine all the way to innovative twists on classic favorites. We offer both dine-in and take-out options so that you can enjoy food from Monarca Cuisines no matter your preferences or circumstances.
Flowers And Events By Dani

Flowers And Events By Dani

New on Fash
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves San Jose, CA
We are Event and Floral Designer, Event Planner. We offer the following services: Centerpieces (fresh flower arrangement, silk flower arrangement, candelabras rentals, vases rentals and many more), plate chargers, seat covers, chiavari chairs, table linens, napkins, uplights, Photobooth, DJ, Photography, Videography, cake, catering. I am a florist (went to school @ San Francisco & Oregon), Event Planner, Event Coordinator and Designer. We have also make up artist and Emcee. I just finished and went the classes of Preston Bailey's Protege @ New York and David Tutera's Experience 2019 @ Island of Bermuda learning from the Top Wedding & Event S
Big Eyed Guy Photography By Kevin Cain

Big Eyed Guy Photography By Kevin Cain

New on Fash
Offers online services
1 hire on Fash
5+ years in business
Serves San Jose, CA
I'm a dynamic photographer with an eye for amazing shots in any environment. And for as good as my photographic vision is, I'm an even better listener. I will deliver exactly what my clients are looking for every time. Everything! I love to help make the experience of enjoying the milestones in life become powerful stories that transcend the event and become life's journey markers. I've been a professional musician since the young age of 13. Shortly after going pro as a musician, I picked up a camera to document my journey as a touring musician. I started to see the powerful stories told by great photographer's and slowly learned the fin...

Your DJ questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Fash.

How much does a DJ cost?

DJ prices are $300 to $800 on average for birthday parties, corporate events, bar/bat mitzvahs, and other private parties. Wedding DJ prices are $500 to $4,500. The average cost to hire a DJ depends on the event type and length, your location, the DJ's experience, and the package and add-on services you select. Average DJ prices for various event types are:

  • Wedding: $500 to $4,500
  • Birthday / anniversary party: $250 to $1,000
  • Corporate event: $300 to $1,000
  • Bar/Bat mitzvah : $1,000 to $2,000+
  • Quinceañera: $1,000 to $2,000+
  • Prom / school dance: $500 to $2,000

DJs charge $75 to $200 per hour for most parties and corporate events and $150 to $300+ per hour for weddings. Prices for bar mitzvahs and quinceañeras can often be as high as or higher than their wedding prices because these parties often include extra services like giveaways, MC services, a photo booth, and more.

How much should you tip a DJ?

The standard tip for a DJ ranges from 15% to 20% of their total fee, depending on the even type, duration, and complexity, and the services provided. Consider tipping on the higher end of the range if the DJ kept the party alive, engaged the crowd, and ensured the event ran smoothly and on schedule.

In additional to tipping, express your gratitude by posting positive reviews online, referring the DJ to friends and family, and sharing their info on social media.

Is hiring a DJ worth it?

Investing in a DJ for your event can be an excellent decision, especially if you're aiming for a smooth, energetic, and professionally managed experience. A DJ can provide a level of expertise and entertainment that enhances the atmosphere and ensures a memorable experience for everyone involved.

Here's a breakdown of the benefits of hiring a DJ:

  • Seamless music flow and expert music selection tailored to the event, crowd, and desired mood
  • Professional announcements, including introductions, key moments, and scheduling
  • Elevated crowd engagement through upbeat music and interactive elements
  • Enhanced lighting and special effects to further engage and entertain the crowd
  • Reduced stress and effort on your part

What do DJ prices include?

The specific services included in a DJ's price vary depending on the contract, package options, and the individual DJ. However, most DJ prices include:

  • Sound equipment, including high-quality speakers and microphones
  • Music library featuring a variety of genres
  • Limited MC services, including basic announcements and introductions
  • Setup and teardown of their equipment

Popular add-on services typically available for an extra fee include:

  • Lighting packages, including uplights and dancefloor lighting
  • Special effects like fog machines and bubble machines
  • Photo booth rental

Do DJs provide lighting?

Many DJs offer a basic lighting package that includes a few simple lights. Some DJs offer more elaborate packages with a wider variety of lights and special effects. The extra cost for lighting depends on the type and complexity of the package you choose. Average prices for common lighting options and special effects are:

  • Premium dancefloor lighting: $100 to $400
  • Uplighting around room, bridal party table, or entire event space: $250 to $500
  • Laser light show : $50 to $120
  • Name or logo projection / Gobo lighting: $200 to $300
  • Fog machine: $175 to $400
  • Bubble machine: $30 to $80

What questions should I ask DJs before hiring?

Ask these questions to ensure you hire the best DJ for your event:

  • How long have you been a DJ in this area?
  • How would you describe your performance style?
  • What services and items are included in the package price?
  • What add-on services do you offer, and how much do they cost?
  • Do you provide emcee services?
  • Is your setup and takedown time included in the package hours or billed separately?
  • Can you share some videos from past events?
  • Can you provide references from past clients
  • Which music genre do you have the most experience with?
  • Can I preview some of your popular playlists?
  • Can I request specific songs?
  • Will you accept music requests from my guests?
  • Do you take breaks during the event?
  • Do you bring all the required equipment? Will I need to provide anything?
  • Do you bring backup equipment in case anything breaks down during the event?
  • What is your payment schedule and cancellation policy?

How can I find the best DJ for my event?

Choosing the right DJ is crucial to your event's sucess. The DJ sets the tone and mood, keeps your guests entertained and engaged, keeps the party energized, and ensures your event runs smoothly and on schedule. Follow these guidelines to find the best DJ for your party, corporate event, or wedding:

  • Look for DJs with experience handling events similar in type and size to yours.
  • Ask family, friends, and your event planner for referrals.
  • Read DJ reviews on Fash and Google.
  • Get quotes from at least two DJs for similar packages and add-ons.
  • Arrange an in-person meeting to discuss your event, musical preferences, and .
  • Select a DJ whose personality and style is a good fit for your event.
  • Get a written contract outlining the package length and the services and equipment included, the payment schedule, and the DJ's refund and cancellation policies.

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