(Closed) how much did you spend on your DJ?

posted 8 years ago in Music
Post # 17
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

$3,000…full out package with 2 dj’s, italian speaking mc, 4 tv’s and light show, favors….he’s a big DJ in westchester…you get what you pay for in my opinion…

we’re really into dance music and he’s the best around!

 

Music and food are very important to us…and also take into account the NY metro area being pricey…

Post # 18
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

We are paying $450 for 6 hours and our event is outside so the the dance floor lights will be perfect. We found him on gigmasters.com

Post # 20
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

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@mattsgirl813:  thats just for the dj. we also saved money on the hall too. that kinda money adds up. that why we chose friday.

Post # 21
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

$1100 in NYC for 4 1/2 hours. We’re pretty happy about it.

Post # 23
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I would say thats a deal. $950 he’s doing our ceremony and will be there til the weddings over.

Post # 24
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: City, State

$1075 for 5 hours in DC. I never thought of a DJ as super important (I mean, how different are they?), then I went to my FI’s Christmas party. The first year was awesome. Everyone danced all night. The next year had a new DJ and no one danced. He couldn’t get us going. So we drank instead. Instead of everyone raving about how fun it was, they complained about massive hangovers. Similarly, the only feedback I heard about a family wedding last year was how horrible the DJ was. As a result, DJ is really important to us.

Post # 26
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

We paid $1000 for a very well-reviewed DJ (on wedding wire), plus I think about $500 for a string trio who played during the ceremony.

Post # 27
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

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@Dela2012:  May I ask which DJ company you r using? I’m in NY and just started my dj search.

Post # 28
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I paid $525 for out of town DJ plus $180 to put him up in hotel.

Post # 29
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

$900 for both ceremony and reception. 

Post # 30
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

That’s a fantastic deal, OP.

We paid $1k for 6 hours and that didn’t include much of anything beyond the normal DJ stuff. 

Post # 31
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Our DJ is $1875 but we’re getting the uplighting, 7 hours (ceremony and reception) of music, and a photo booth with some fun props.

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