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Top 10 djs in Paterson, NJ

Clients agree: these Paterson djs are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Wildtime DJ’s

Wildtime DJ’s

New on Fash
29+ years in business
Serves Paterson, NJ
DJ services I been a DJ since 1995 I play a good variety of music Low cost works with peoples budget
Midtown's Finest Entertainment.

Midtown's Finest Entertainment.

New on Fash
16+ years in business
Serves Paterson, 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.
Sydney Rock Sound

Sydney Rock Sound

New on Fash
24+ years in business
Serves Paterson, 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.
KEEPYOUMOVIN ENTERTAINMENT

KEEPYOUMOVIN ENTERTAINMENT

New on Fash
2+ years in business
Serves Paterson, NJ
DJ RADIO RAHIME OPEN FORMAT DJ (BACHATA, REGGAE, HIP HOP, HOUSE, SALSA, MERENGUE, REGGAETON, POP, AFROBEATS, R&B
Dj Stramborella

Dj Stramborella

5.0(1)
19+ years in business
Serves Paterson, 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
TSP

TSP

New on Fash
34+ years in business
Serves Paterson, NJ
Rajahn martin Im reliable always on time fun to work with I play for the customer needs and wants also keep people moving and entertain in business forty years love playing music that makes people happy
BlackOut Entertainment

BlackOut Entertainment

New on Fash
1 hire on Fash
4+ years in business
Serves Paterson, NJ
Blackout entertainment DJ Service and Decor Business is a comprehensive event solution provider that specializes in providing top-notch DJ services and stunning decor arrangements for various events. With an aim to create unforgettable experiences, they offer an array of services starting from music selection to sound system setup, and from lighting to thematic decor. Their team of skilled professionals masterfully blend creativity and technology to transform any occasion into a memorable experience. They are known for their attention to detail, commitment to customer satisfaction, and ability to cater to events of any size and type. Their un
DJ Johnny Johnson

DJ Johnny Johnson

New on Fash
17+ years in business
Serves Paterson, NJ
With 20+ years experience and raving reviews,you can rest assure DJ Johnny, will help make your special occasion, a blast !
MakeUDance Entertainment

MakeUDance Entertainment

New on Fash
21+ years in business
Serves Paterson, NJ
Interactive DJs
DJ Dragon J Entertainment

DJ Dragon J Entertainment

New on Fash
4+ years in business
Serves Paterson, NJ
Playing the very best in EDM house, Break Beats, Tech House, Electronica Detroit, Drum & Bass, Dub Step, Melodic House

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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