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Top 10 djs in Newark, NJ

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AB Productions

AB Productions

New on Fash
9+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Dj Anthony the owner of AB productions has over 17 years experience in the private event industry and has done countless events in the New Jersey and Tri-State Areas going above and beyond for his customers and always delivering exactly what the client envisioned.
Seductionz Soundz Ent.

Seductionz Soundz Ent.

5.0(1)
1 hire on Fash
19+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Nikki D. says, "Kevin and Dawson did a Fantastic job. Kevin was our amazing DJ that kept us on the dance floor all night. Dawson was our amazing MC that kept us entertained all night. They provided music for my Bridal shower, our wedding ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. The team was on time and executed every detail as we discussed and planned. They coordinated well with my photographer and event planner. I am very pleased with the service they provided and I can guarantee you I will be using this team for all my events. I love you guys!" Read more
Dj Casjflow

Dj Casjflow

New on Fash
Offers online services
6+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Dj Cashflow here best music energy and rates. I’m all about the crowd and vibes. Love to entertain and make people enjoy themselves.
Rambo Entertainment

Rambo Entertainment

New on Fash
34+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
I give great quality for a low price and I have a ton of repeated customers for years
Naturalroots Sound

Naturalroots Sound

New on Fash
34+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
We are well versatile with crowds on demand. We have two sounds Heartbeat Int and Natural Roots sound. We provide professional equipment with friendly fun Dj's that will make sure that your event is the talk of night. We provided services for Weddings, Anniversaries, Milestone Birthdays Sweet 16, Retirement, Baby Showers, School Dance, Prom, Fund Raisers, and Special Events with Elegance and Style. We offer music like R&B, Soul, EDM, Reggae, Soca, Kompa, Disco, House, Top 40, Mainstream, Pop, Rock, 50's 60's 70's 80's, Classical, Jazz, Latin, Reggaeton, Oldies, Country, Dance, and Club music. Diversified to meet all ages I love to see how mu...
Dj Stramborella

Dj Stramborella

5.0(1)
19+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
Wilson I. says, "He is the best afrobeat Dj I have worked with. He is punctual and definitely knows how to make the crowd move. Apart from being a celebrity DJ playing with the big players on major event stages, he is also a very down to earth person. Overall I love working with DJ STRAMBORELLA and would continue too." Read more
Sydney Rock Sound

Sydney Rock Sound

New on Fash
24+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
We come with 2 Dj and an MC .Also, we have our Dj equipment. We have music for all catering needs for your events.
Midtown's Finest Entertainment.

Midtown's Finest Entertainment.

New on Fash
16+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
We make sure we are on the same page with our clients to makes things work smoothly. Making people dance and see them having a good time.
Tribal Expressions Music

Tribal Expressions Music

New on Fash
7+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
The things that stands out about my services I am a well rounded DJ with experience of 30 yrs playing the Classic House Music mixed in with Urban sounds and Tribal Beats, Hip-hop, and Afro-centric. Staying current with new wave of music Keeping my clients happy and charged with the fever of dance. I have my own sound and equipt to do the job. Fair and reasonable rates. Contracts are a must. I bring a pleasant vibe to your events. I have played for crowds during the parks Herritage Festival and Smb Brand Name Event. I have even played for smaller crowds like birthday events weddings, retirment parties & Anniversary events. I played for the ...
DJ QUAN=ONE

DJ QUAN=ONE

New on Fash
24+ years in business
Serves Newark, NJ
MY NAME DJ QUAN=ONE. I SPECIALIZE IN HIP HOP TRAP R&B REGGAE CLASSIC CLUB AND HOUSE MUSIC. I DO PARTIES AND EVENTS FOR ALL OCCASIONS.

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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