Is it OK to not have a DJ at a wedding?

2021-07-17 by No Comments

Is it OK to not have a DJ at a wedding?

If you have a solid understanding of what you like to dance to, and plan to be shaking your ass (hard) all night long, you’ll be fine if you can’t afford a DJ (Meg’s wedding is a great example of this). However, for the non dance machines among us, DJs can really help make the dance party happen.

How important is a DJ at a wedding?

A professional DJ does so much more than playing music. They make proper announcements, coordinate, and organize your wedding with you. They keep track of the timelines created and make sure that all the other vendors are ready for each specific formality such as the first dance and so on.

Can you have a DJ at your wedding?

There are plenty of wedding DJs available meaning that you’ll have no trouble finding one for your reception. Wedding DJs are one of the cheapest wedding event service providers. Hiring a DJ takes the pressure of yourself having to sort out the wedding music.

What is the average cost of a DJ for a wedding?

If you’re considering hiring a DJ to play music at your wedding, keep in mind that the average wedding DJ cost in the U.S. is around $1,000 with most couples spending between $780 to $1,495.

How do wedding DJs save money?

7 Tips For Saving Money on Wedding Music

  1. Be your own DJ.
  2. Hire a limited engagement.
  3. Seek a friendly tune.
  4. Show a student feature.
  5. Take your reception for a spin.
  6. Trim instruments.
  7. Beware of overtime charges.

What to look for in a DJ for a wedding?

Here are three qualities that set a good wedding DJ apart from the crowd.

  • Personality. If we could only give you one tip, it would be this!
  • Communication. You’ve probably been hearing how important communication is during all those premarital classes.
  • Flexibility.

What is a reasonable price for a DJ?

According to some guides, the national average cost of a DJ is between $700-$1200. Others state the national average cost of a wedding DJ is about $1,000 for 2019.

How much does a DJ make at a wedding?

Calculated Annual Earnings Based on Frequency and Experience

Experience Level Part-time with little experience Full-time, professional DJ
Average Wedding Fee $250 $1,750
Annual Wage for 1 Wedding a Month $3,000 $21,000
Annual Wage for 2 Weddings a Month $6,000 $42,000
Annual Wage for 4 Weddings a Month $12,000 $84,000