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Top 10 djs in Akron, OH

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The Boss Groover DJ

The Boss Groover DJ

New on Fash
50+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
‘I’ve been entertaining at clubs, weddings, corporate fundraisers, and private parties since I was in high school! I have decades of experience on radio and TV as well, so I'm very comfortable behind a mic and understand that each event is distinct. With over 2000 performances from Ft. Lauderdale’s Elbo Room to the San Diego Zoo and Ohio University to Atlantic City, I feel that when you need more than a Spotify playlist, you should give me a call. Using Bose Pro equipment and free online planning tools, you can be sure that you are covered, from planning to completion, when it comes to choosing the music and emceeing for YOUR event, there’s
Stay Loud Entertainment

Stay Loud Entertainment

New on Fash
7+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
I am a provider for what ever my client needs. I have been in the business for 3 years. What I love about Djing is helping create an experience one will always remember though music. What helps my business stand out is I’m a live Dj I play for the crowd there are no pre recording. I enjoy what I do and I love it even more when the people I am proving the service for enjoy them selves more!
Jazyam Media

Jazyam Media

New on Fash
19+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
DJing events and weddings for 25yrs. We come with lighting and sound to enhance your experiences. We have add ons ( 360 booths and videography)
A Crystal Clear Sound, Video, Photo & Photo Booth

A Crystal Clear Sound, Video, Photo & Photo Booth

New on Fash
40+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
It’s THAT easy! One call, one price, four services, and all the extras! You COULD book four different companies…OR you can make one call and see how Team Wedding, also known as A Crystal Clear, can make your day more memorable and less stressful. Watch a wedding unfold, starting with an engagement session and ending with an album…with all the fun and memories in between!
Ben Ricci DJs

Ben Ricci DJs

5.0(1)
44+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Roni S. says, "Ben was the DJ at both my boys Bar Mitzvah' s and did a great job. Not only did he keep the kids going all night long, he also got the adults up and having fun. The kids were up and out of their seats all night dancing, participating in contests and just having fun. Ben did a great job and I would highly recommend him for any event." Read more
Gary Perl's ROCK-ON DJ

Gary Perl's ROCK-ON DJ

New on Fash
45+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
We are Clevelands Number one Wedding and Party DJ's Featured at Q-104 Radio Bridal Show. "We Make Your Occasion a Time to Remember" We also offer a $150 Discount on certain days Making sure the people at every event have a memorable time
Raise The Roof Dj & Recording LLC

Raise The Roof Dj & Recording LLC

New on Fash
24+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Thank you for choosing raise the roof DJ S for all your entertainment needs we've been in business since 2008. it's our goal to play the music that can touch your soul and move your feet whether you like hip hop r&b jazz rock pop Latin classical we're going to keep you on the dance floor as we like to say turn up turn down for what!!!
WKH ENTERTAINMENT

WKH ENTERTAINMENT

New on Fash
2+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Let us take care of everything on your event. Amazing sound system and amazing lighting, we bring the fun to you. DJ/MC services to Photo booth rentals, we got it covered. Fully insured company, uniformed and professional.
Karon  Davis

Karon Davis

New on Fash
14+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
I've been a local Dj for two years now, still learning on the go and, having fun at the same time. I'm open to weddings, Birthdays Retirement Anniversarys ect.. some of the best memories come from celebrations, and parties... and I love being a part of each one!
Economy Entertainment  Network Productions

Economy Entertainment Network Productions

New on Fash
1989+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
I have 35 yrs of disc jockey experience, I really know all genre of music with more than a million songs,and I have top notch equipment. I have also worked at many clubs and have did events all over ohio. I have passion for music,and the craft of djing. I started djing at 15 and consider myself a turn tablelilist and mixologist. I have many styles and put in millions of hours practicing my skills. I love to control the room and please my audience. My clients always comes first when I'm performing.

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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