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Top 10 djs in Frederick, MD

Clients agree: these Frederick djs are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
First Dance Entertainment

First Dance Entertainment

5.0Exceptional(5)
Offers online services
14 hires on Fash
12+ years in business
Serves Frederick, MD
Jennifer S. says, "These guys were great from start to finish! They were willing to work with me for my daughter's prom/ 18th Birthday party! They listened to my needs and what i wanted! They were on time and ready to go! The kids were able to request songs and they knew what they wanted to hear! I would highly recommend First Dance for all your entertaining needs!" Read more
First Dance Entertainment

First Dance Entertainment

New on Fash
2 hires on Fash
12+ years in business
Serves Frederick, MD
We have been providing excellent Photo Booth, DJ, and Planning Services since 2012! We have performed over 1000 Weddings and many Parties and non-Wedding Events as well. We are excellently reviewed on Facebook and The Knot! We work closely with our clients to make sure their wedding day is perfect!
Rock N Roll Express DJs

Rock N Roll Express DJs

5.0(1)
2 hires on Fash
40+ years in business
Serves Frederick, MD
Trish says, "Mike was wonderful to work with. He was more than willing to accommodate special requests. He was quick to respond to emails and phone calls to review the details of our unique event, Night To Shine- a prom for special needs adults. Mike was able to get everyone dancing at one point or another! Mike did everything and more to make this special night truly successful " Read more
Dj Golden Boy

Dj Golden Boy

New on Fash
12+ years in business
Serves Frederick, MD
Very go di rate price and very go on time service
Mosquito Cove Digital Magic Entertainment

Mosquito Cove Digital Magic Entertainment

5.0(1)
Serves Frederick, MD
Lisa B. says, "They are always on time, pleasant and play exactly what you need for the occasion." Read more
M & T Event Entertainment

M & T Event Entertainment

New on Fash
11+ years in business
Serves Frederick, MD
I enjoy getting to know you. Your personality, style, and sense of humor. Those are the wonderful things that create an amazing, personalized event. My roles are the Master of Ceremonies, coordinator, and DJ. I care about every aspect of your event, from start to finish. By getting in touch with every vendor, we make sure that we have the same purpose. I want to work with you to ensure a successful event because I care about you! www.mntevents.com and M & T Event Entertainment on Facebook I enjoy the smile on your face, the excitement in your eyes, and the laughter in your voice. There is no better feeling than celebrating life's most unforg...
Capitol City DJ's

Capitol City DJ's

New on Fash
1 hire on Fash
24+ years in business
Serves Frederick, MD
Simply the best! - Affordable, punctual and professional. - We have nothing but top of the line equipment. - Easy contract and invoice for our customers. - Once hired, loyal customers continue with us for years! No better feeling than being able to make people smile and happy! Whatever music it takes, I will get it and make it happen!
DJ SHAWN GROOVE

DJ SHAWN GROOVE

New on Fash
23+ years in business
Serves Frederick, MD
DJ Groove is a professional wedding DJ based in the nations capital. Shawn Groove, who is known as DJ Groove, has been serving the east coast for over 25 years. This DJ has ample experience with bringing life and music to your event. DJ Groove specializes in a variety of genres and will create a mix that you and your guests will love. Services Offered DJ Groove offers different wedding packages based on your needs. This DJ starts with a consultation to get a sense of your tastes and the style of your event before creating a package. He offers MC services, provides lighting and sound systems, and is willing to travel. Other services offered in...
Ge-Force Entertainment

Ge-Force Entertainment

New on Fash
16+ years in business
Serves Frederick, MD
Dj T- Money was born and raised in East Baltimore where he grew up listening to Gospel and R&B music. He his first album at the age of 13 and started buying 2-4 records a week. I 1984 his parents bought him his first numark mixer and one turntable with no pitch control , he barrowed another turntable from his god brother and started djing neighborhood parties with his partner Kenny Harper and was able to buy a matching set of Gemini belt drive turntable and a Gemini mixer. In 1986 he was introduced to one of Baltimore’s Dj legends DJ Rod Braxton who gave him pointers on his djing skills. He later met a couple of djs that worked in Metro M
DJ Gaston

DJ Gaston

New on Fash
6+ years in business
Serves Frederick, MD
DJ Gaston is here to make your event a joyful occasion that will become the source of many happy memories. We provide music, emcee, karaoke, lighting, and wedding officiating services. If you are looking for a wedding DJ, I can officiate your ceremony and DJ your wedding. Reach out and let us make your event the a Day to remember!

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.

Reviews for Frederick djs

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Josh M.
Easy to work with, amazing people and very personable.
First Dance Entertainment
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