More Ways to Find the Perfect DJ for Your Wedding or Event

By Ross | 1 Entertainment on Apr 25 2023

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Music is an essential element of any wedding or event, and a professional DJ can help to create the perfect atmosphere for your special day. However, finding the right DJ can be daunting, especially if you're unsure where to start. 

We’ve already previously created a guide for you, but if you still need more tips in finding the DJ for your wedding or event, continue reading.

1. Attend Wedding or Event Shows

Wedding or event shows are a great way to meet and connect with DJs in person. These shows are typically held in large venues and feature a range of vendors, including DJs, florists, caterers, and more. Attending these shows allows you to see and hear different DJs in action, ask questions, and get a feel for their style and personality.

2. Ask Your Venue for Recommendations

Your wedding or event venue may have a list of recommended vendors, including DJs. These vendors have likely worked at the venue before and are familiar with the space and layout. This can be a great way to find a DJ who has experience with your venue and can provide the best possible service.

3. Use Social Media

Social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter are great tools for finding vendors, including DJs. Many DJs have active social media accounts where they post pictures and videos of their work and information about their services and rates. You can also search for hashtags related to your wedding or event, such as #weddingdj or #evententertainment, to find DJs in your area.

4. Check Online Directories

Many online directories list DJs and other event vendors. These directories allow you to search for DJs in your area, read reviews from previous clients, and compare rates and services. Some popular online directories for DJs include WeddingWire, The Knot, and GigMasters.

5. Ask for Recommendations from Other Vendors

Ask them for recommendations if you've already hired other vendors for your wedding or event, such as a wedding planner or caterer. These vendors have likely worked with many DJs and can provide valuable insight into their professionalism, reliability, and overall performance.

6. Attend Live Performances

Please attend a live performance by the DJ you're considering. Many DJs perform at clubs, other events, weddings and private events. Attending a live performance allows you to see the DJ in action, get a feel for their style and personality, and ask questions before you commit to hiring them.

7. Look for Specialised DJs

Depending on the event you're planning, look for a DJ who specialises in a particular genre of music or type of event. For example, if you're planning a Latin-themed wedding, look for a DJ specialising in Latin music. Similarly, if you're planning a corporate event, look for a DJ with experience with corporate events which can provide the appropriate level of professionalism and decorum.


By combining these methods, you can find a DJ who fits within your budget and has the experience, equipment, and personality to make your special day unforgettable. Whether you attend wedding shows, ask for recommendations, or use social media, always remember to ask questions, read reviews, and trust your instincts when choosing a DJ for your wedding or event.

If you're searching for a DJ hire for your wedding or event, get in touch with 1 Entertainment. We will help make your special day even more unforgettable. Contact us today for more details!