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Top 10 djs in New York, NY

Clients agree: these New York djs are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Dj Krazy

Dj Krazy

5.0(1)
20+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Ronin L. says, "He's always on time and plays the coolest music. Can MC well...he a very good entertainer 👏. He not too expensive to book." Read more
Midtown's Finest Entertainment.

Midtown's Finest Entertainment.

New on Fash
16+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
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.
Dj ZaZa

Dj ZaZa

New on Fash
2 hires on Fash
4+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
I’ve been a professional DJ since 2020, hosting a variety of events; from birthday parties, club events, school dances, and weddings. I love bringing good energy to the room help people laugh, dance, and experience a night in a new way
Seductionz Soundz Ent.

Seductionz Soundz Ent.

5.0(1)
1 hire on Fash
19+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
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
LovePeople Muzik

LovePeople Muzik

New on Fash
14+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
I've provided the soundtrack to the best moments in lives of my customers for over 10 years. Navigating your requested selections and that of your guests seamlessly is a skill I take pride in. I specialize in playing music of all genres and from multiple nationalities, injecting life and love into your event until its that time to pack up & go. The goal is always to make your special ocassion truly special, absolutely extraordinary, and certifiably memorable.
DJ Cosamé

DJ Cosamé

New on Fash
4+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
DJing for 3+ years, inspired by acts like soulection, girl talk and madlib. I always love to keep a great groove going and surprising the crowd with musical gems and remixes.
DJ Pure Dynamite

DJ Pure Dynamite

New on Fash
45+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
I'm a very laid back outgoing person and I take my DJ craft very seriously. You'll definitely get your money's worth with me.
MakeUDance Entertainment

MakeUDance Entertainment

New on Fash
21+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Interactive DJs
Dj Stramborella

Dj Stramborella

5.0(1)
19+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
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
King Midas International Sound

King Midas International Sound

New on Fash
51+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Hello & thank you for choosing King Midas International to service your musical needs. We are a professional DJ service that has been in operation since 1976. Under new management as of 2000, we have four selectors currently on the sound. We play all different kinds of genres of music including Pop, R n B, old school R n B, Rap, old school rap, house, old school house, Afrobeats & Top 40. Our specialty of music is reggae & dancehall. We travel domestic & international. We look forward to bringing a musical experience to your event.

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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