Wedding Bands and DJs in West Des Moines, IA

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45 Wedding Bands and DJs in West Des Moines, IA

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Clife DJ Company

5.0

Cedar Rapids, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $3,000
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

Hi there! We’re CLIFE DJ COMPANY. We specialize in Modern and Boujee Entertainment Experience! We are an Iowa-based DJ company providing you with Talented DJs, Modern Lighting Production, Sleek Digital Photo-Booths, and Epic Enhancements that will take your event from memorable to UNFORGETTABLE!

Awarded Best of Zola
DJ Clife and his team were fantastic and perfect for our wedding. DJ Clife is the best DJ we've seen at a wedding, and we're lucky that it was at our own. He and is team are professional, talented, and fun. DJ Clife expertly facilitated and managed the night. Most importantly to us, he made our event a party! All of our guests couldn't stop talking about how great the DJ was. If you want your event to be special and memorable for you and your friends & family, then book DJ Clife!
Mitch, a year ago
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Music Man Productions
West Des Moines, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,099

Music Man Productions is a team of passionate and experienced mobile entertainers with one goal in mind - to deliver Worry Free Weddings and Events! Curtis Dean, Ron Moss, Brock & Leah Rodgers, and Sean Murphy have combined to perform at over 1,000 weddings and events over the last 33 years. We'd love to put that experience and passion to work for your event!

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Lonumn DJ & Photobooth

5.0

West Des Moines, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,695

Impeccable planning, high energy and relationship focused attention. That is the core of our work at Lonumn. Your wedding day is so important to us, and we take the one chance we have to create the memories you will remember for the rest of your life! From elegant ceremonies to popping dance floors...rely on our experience to help craft your day and execute your vision for your wedding.

I have had the privilege of not only working with Lonumn DJ & Photo Booth, but have also been a customer for my own private event. I highly recommend his services as he puts client satisfaction first, acts nothing short of professional & communicates wonderfully with other vendors. His clean and easy set up of equipment is also a huge bonus!
Picturesque Photography, a year ago
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The Wedding DJ
West Des Moines, IA
  • DJ

I absolutely enjoy what I do, I've been providing solid high quality entertainment to couples all over the state of Iowa for almost 40 years! I started my DJ career in 1984 in Davenport Iowa, at that time I was using two turntables and had to haul big heavy crates of LPs with me. Now I use 2 specifically dedicated laptop computers that hold nearly 100,000 songs, wow isn't technology great!

SonnLeit Violin
West Des Moines, IA
  • Solo performer
  • Starts at $350

I’m a classically trained, professional violinist, specializing in solo acoustic and electric violin. I love working with couples and event planners. I’ve been playing violin since I was 4 and I’ve been doing paid violin gigs since I was 10 as a soloist and with a quartet. I’ve traveled the world with my violin, including performing in England, Italy, China, Austria, South Korea, Germany and Japan. In 2021, I have over 30 scheduled events as a solo violinist, which is pretty good for a working attorney!

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Marquee Events DJs

5.0

Des Moines, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $2,495

Marquee Events is a Des Moines based boutique DJ and lighting company creating a modern and elevated DJ experience for the stylish couples who trust us with their events. We are passionate, charismatic and focused on producing 'BEST WEDDING EVER!' celebrations that your guests will talk about for years to come.

Awarded Best of Zola
Tyson is truly amazing at what he does. He made picking music out very easy for my husband and I. Neither of us are people who know too much about music. Tyson did so well at providing suggestions and meeting all of our needs. Tyson truly knows what he is doing!
Emily B., 2 months ago
DJ DAS Entertainment

5.0

Ankeny, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $2,000

DJ DAS Entertainment is a dependable, attentive, supportive DJ service company in Des Moines. DJ DAS Entertainment is a premium entertainment service for weddings, corporate events, school events, and private events. We have been in the entertaining field for more than 20 years. We are proud to create a fantastic party with all ages on the dance floor, ultimately making the event memorable for the couple and their guests. DJ DAS Entertainment is dedicated to offering the highest quality DJ services with style, elegance, and knowledge.

Awarded Best of Zola
DJ DAS is one of our very favorite DJS. As a Venue Owner it is very important that the DJ our Booked Couples hire make their guests enjoy the evening. After 50 wedding+ we know that all DJS are not created equal. When we view our Booked Couples Wedding Planner they submit to us a few weeks before the wedding there are 2 places we quickly glance at to determine it is going to be a good event. The first is the caterer and the second is the DJ. If their DJ spot says "DJ DAS" then we know its going to be a good wedding reception. Because when DJ DAS is in the house everyone is happy!
Jeff Mossman, The Mansion, 2 years ago
Vows & Vibes

5.0

Des Moines, IA
  • DJ

We are Vows & Vibes, central Iowa's only company to offer officiant, live music, DJ and personal attendant services to the entire Midwest region. Jessie is a professional speaker and trained performer and will add love and enthusiasm to your ceremony as your officiant. Chris is a talented piano player/singer with a large variety of songs and has been an established wedding DJ for over 10 years. Together, we will help create a day to remember!

Awarded Best of Zola
Chris and Jessie are a fantastic team. Music, officiants, DJ, MC.....They do it all. This pair is fun, polished, thoughtful and fantastically talented. We absolutely love working with Vows & Vibes.
The Tangerine Food Co., 2 years ago
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Complete Weddings + Events Des Moines (DJ)
Clive, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $995

If you’re looking to celebrate your wedding or throw an epic event, you have come to the right place. Complete Weddings + Events in Des Moines, IA, will help you find the right event or wedding photographer, videographer and DJ to throw a phenomenal party, plus we have fun photo booth and lighting rentals to elevate your event and give you the type of unforgettable experience you’re looking for. When you party with Complete Weddings and Events, it’s completely about you! Offering the best wedding services in the area.

MC Productions of West Des Moines
Clive, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,200

Clients looking of the most personal attention to their wedding day should look no further than MC Productions of West Des Moines. Mitch is the owner and DJ for your event and will be part of the planning process start to finish. His experience and energy will be what your guests will remember. His flat rate pricing doesn't nickle and dime his the client like some of the other DJ services in town, for one rate you get unlimited time and the best light and sound system in town for your ceremony and reception as needed.

KNM Productions
Polk City, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,375

KNM Productions strives to provide the best-in-class media services to produce and capture the most important moments for events, weddings, parties, and everything in between at the budget our clients need. Furthermore, we push to continually learn, serve, and promote the well-being of our employees, clients, and community.

Select Entertainment
Ankeny, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,395

After spending more than 8 years of DJing for another local company, and being told by clients that we should start our own company, we decided to take the leap into our own company. In 2009, Select Entertainment of Iowa was created. We value the service that we strive to provide our clients. We use professional equipment for all of our events. We will coordinate your reception with all your other vendors so that it is a fine-tuned event and leaves the bride and groom time to enjoy their evening with their family and friends.

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Andrew Hoyt Music
Des Moines, IA
  • Ceremony only
  • Starts at $500

Andrew Hoyt is a singer/songwriter born and raised in Des Moines IA. Andrew is a K-5 vocal music teacher and believes that arts education of every kind is vital to a well rounded education. His favored instrument is the ukulele, specifically the Hawaiian KoAloha brand, who sponsor him by providing him with their first class instruments. His musical inspirations include John Mayer, Jason Mraz, and James Taylor among others. Recently signed to Indie label Golden Bear Records, home of The Well Pennies, he is tireless in his pursuit of creating a long lasting and sustainable music career both domestically and internationally.

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DJ Obie

5.0

Moline, IL
  • DJ
  • Starts at $3,500
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

I got into DJing by accident. After learning that working as an Industrial Engineer in a fortune 500 company didn't bring me much fulfillment, a friend suggested I join his DJ company. His company supplied DJ services for over 200 weddings a year! After my first wedding gig I was hooked. It gave me purpose, and an outlet I never knew was possible. I quickly became the most requested DJ in the company and within my market. Now I DJ on my own, and I'm so blessed to be able to curate an atmosphere of joy where families can connect.

Awarded Best of Zola
DJ Obie was the best DJ we could have asked for at our wedding! He got our guest into the event and was so caring and professional during the entire evening! His energy was contagious!! So glad we got him !!
Esteban M., 10 months ago
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Love Ent By Milk Majer

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,295
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

Trusted to open for Pauly D, Skrillex, and Ke$ha, by companies such as the CrossFit Games, Shape Magazine, and pro sports teams, Love Ent by Milk Majer is not a typical DJ company servicing weddings in Chicago, the Midwest, and nationwide. Love Ent by Milk Majer is the trendsetting DJ solution that helps you love your wedding. His energetic style, creative mixing ability, and crowd pleasing music selection will leave you and your guests talking about how much fun they had for years to come. 🙌🏼

Awarded Best of Zola
Milk was absolutely incredible to work with for our NYE wedding and he made sure the dance floor was packed all night! The music and energy were at an all-time high! We loved how responsive and prepared he was for our wedding and would definitely recommend him if you are looking for a vibing party! 10/10!
Jon and D., a year ago
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Dj Extreme

5.0

Channahon, IL
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,000
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

Meet DJ Extreme: with over 25 years of experience, he's performed at countless events, from weddings to nationwide concerts. Known for keeping the party alive, he ensures an unforgettable experience with quality sound and lighting equipment. From wireless microphones to the trending 360 booth, DJ Extreme has everything you need to make your event unforgettable. He is bi-lingual in both English and Spanish.

"DJ Extreme was the DJ for my wedding, and now, after 14 years, I still confidently say he's the best in town. Not only is he incredibly talented, but he's also one of the humblest people you'll meet. His music gets everyone on their feet, and he knows how to keep the party going. Overall, he's the absolute best DJ around, and I've been recommending him to family and friends for years. With each event, he only gets better, and having known him for over 20 years, I can attest to his consistent excellence."
Cindia M., 16 days ago
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JM3 DJ’s & Productions

5.0

Chicago, IL
  • DJ
  • Starts at $2,500
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

We are DJs/MCs professionally trained to culminate atmospheres for impeccable experiences. We're all about the fun, loving to get our couples and their guests dancing all night long. We guarantee that your special day will be unforgettable. Reach out to us to see how we can make your wedding perfect!

Highly recommend this DJ. They were so easy to work with, and our dance floor was a party all night!
Danielle P., 9 months ago
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Arlen Music

5.0

Evanston, IL
  • Production company
  • Starts at $1
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

Arlen Music Productions specializes in providing live Chicago music entertainment presentations for Chicago wedding music, Chicago corporate bands, and Chicago fundraising band events. Much more than just a traditional standalone Chicago wedding band, Arlen Music ensembles are recognized as leaders within the Chicago special event band industry. Winner of the 2014-2021 Best Band by Better Magazine, the Ken Arlen Evolution Orchestra has also developed a nationwide presence with performances ranging from New Year’s Eve at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, to the Presidential Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C.

Oh what a night! Indigo was amazing! Our wedding guests were so impressed with them - from the jazz trio during dinner to the high energy music that kept everyone on the dance floor. Kendall knows how to start a party and keep it going until the end of the evening! Their range of music and ability to play to our guests was so impressive. We are so glad that we decided to select the 11 piece band - the horn section was fantastic! And then they ended the evening with a private dance for the bride and groom that was so special. They are definitely a five star band! A big thanks to Kendall and Indigo for a very special evening!
Julie, 6 months ago
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A Special Event DJ & Photo Booth

4.5

Indianola, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,295
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

Born from a long time love of music, an entrepreneurial spirt, and an eye for design and organization ASE DJ was started 18 years ago. Tim, a musician and savvy entrepreneur immediately saw a need in the DJ industry for a professional approach to great weddings and with Missi’s eye for design, organization, and marketing they have grown to be the midwest’s most requested Wedding Entertainment Company with 3 locations and an amazing team of people. A true "American Dream” story; their once “side hustle” has blossomed into a full time growing business that also employs their children and is still sparking their creativity to this day.

ASEDJ was a blessing when our original band plan fell through. Shockingly they had availability just months before our wedding but that's due to them having several DJs on staff, not just one. The booking process was thorough - they schedule a call before booking where they provided plenty of info. After booking they provided a website to plan our timeline, must plays, and do not plays. Month of you're given a schedule and are eventually assigned a DJ. They offer a photobooth, dance floor, a DJ with a drummer, as well as wedding planning. Idk if they would have been our first choice when we began planning but they were extremely thorough and helpful when we needed them the most! Only complaint was they didn't come close to playing all of our "must" plays but otherwise a great vendor and well experienced in tons of Des Moines Metro venues which is a huge plus.
Gabby, a year ago
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Owner/Manager

5.0

Overland Park, KS
  • Band or Ensemble
  • Starts at $5,000
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

2Proud2Beg is not only a tribute band to great funk, r & b and soul from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, but also a band that is versatile in Top 40/Pop music as well; making them perfect for a wide range of events. With heavy influences in Jazz and Gospel, they delight in recreating music from artists like Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind and Fire, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson & much more. 2Proud2Beg loves to play live energetic events and entertain audiences by authentically performing songs that everyone knows and loves. If you are planning a wedding & want to keep the dance floor packed 2Proud2Beg is the band for you.

Awarded Best of Zola
We love working with 2Proud2Beg! They are always a hit at our clients weddings and are very easy to work with.
Cori with Composure, 2 years ago
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Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

5.0

Village Of Lakewood, IL
  • Band or Ensemble
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

Felix and Fingers is the highest rated dueling piano company in the country. It is a full service, all-inclusive, events entertainment option specializing in wedding, corporate, social, and fundraiser events. We are an organization of highly talented individuals trained to accommodate your wedding needs with professionalism and fun. Should you need background music, no problem! Emcee the introductions… done! Whatever you want playing, we take care of it! Live or DJed, When it’s time for everyone to hit the dance floor, F&F will get your guests dancing, with every show being unique and tailored to you and your guest's requests!

Felix & Fingers was the best addition to my wedding! We had a BLAST. It’s the best mix between a live band and sing along karaoke (but you don’t want your uncle to get the mic, you know?). They did beautiful ceremony music, incredible sax jazz during cocktail hour to keep it classy. Then, they kept everyone engaged and entertained for the reception, from my aunt in a walker to my college friends twerking. We danced the night away but lost our voices from screaming along with the songs too. 10/10 you can’t go wrong with dueling pianos - DJs and wedding bands are out, Felix & Fingers is IN!
Kelsey S., 4 months ago
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Dj Blakk Entertainment LLC

5.0

Sartell, MN
  • DJ
  • Starts at $3,100
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

A Full-service Wedding and event entertainment company. Emphasizes on providing the best party and entertainment your family are we talking about for weeks! I've been in the DJ game for over 13 years. I am an absolute nut about DJing weddings & special events.

Nothing but positive things to say about him. Definitely knows how to get everyone on their feet and having a good time. I would recommend him for any event you could ever need a DJ for!
Hannah P., a year ago
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Perfect Day Productions
Lincoln, NE
  • DJ
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

You're Now Engaged! It's Time to start planning!! We're Ready for your Celebration in 2024 & 2025! It's time to begin your new life together! Perfect Day Productions is a DJ/MC service offered for your wedding day events based in Nebraska. Perfect Day Productions specializes in creating Fun Wedding Celebrations! From Quality Lights, Sound and Energized Entertaining DJ/MC's Its All Right Here! We are Obsessed with Fun, Electric, Entertaining & Memorable Weddings! Being #1 Wedding DJ's & MC's we deliver for you, your Family and your Guest! We provide you with the most FUN wedding celebrations & party's ever! Fun.Trusted.Modern.Quality!

Center Stage Productions
Cedar Rapids, IA
  • DJ
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

Center Stage Productions formed in June of 2011. We started with just a handful of events the first year and through word of mouth and exceptional service, we grew quickly into one of eastern Iowa's and western Illinois' most sought after DJ companies. Playing music and flashing lights is just a small part of what Center Stage Productions does as a premium DJ. It's all about the service before, during, and after your event. We do this by working with you, listening to your ideas and vision, and paying attention to the finest of details heading into and during your event.

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DJ Davin Titus
Iowa City, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,850
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

Elevate your event experience. I provide premium sound system, dance floor lighting, full room dynamic up lighting, live DJ mixing, and emceeing, to any event you are imagining. I try to help any potential client gain a better perspective on the importance of not only hiring someone to play a role as a "DJ" - (aka someone who simply plays music) but also having that same person actively assist with the flow of the event and truly becoming integrated within your event. If you feel like we would be a great fit, I'd love the opportunity to chat!

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Pink Kadillac
Bennington, NE
  • Band or Ensemble
  • Starts at $2,950
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

The musicians in PK are true professionals and they really care about doing a great job. They give their best performance with a high energy level to captivate each and every event. In addition to their musicianship, the band can interact with the crowd and put on a great party that will reflect your style and personality. PK will be a part of your event, not overshadow it. You will always be the stars of the party. They are dedicated to making your event a success.

DJ Cox Entertainment
Grinnell, IA
  • DJ
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

With more than 25 years of actual DJ experience, you won’t find a more accomplished, skilled and entertaining person to help you with your wedding. Music has been in my life from an early age. At 8 years old, I would pretend to DJ on the radio using my parents’ Beach Boys records and a wooden spoon for a mic. At 17, I started DJing on the radio and I was hooked! In college I majored in communication and performing arts, where I honed my improvisation and listening skills to better connect with people and smoothly adjust to every situation.

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Nicky Avalo Studios

5.0

Westchester, IL
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,400
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

Nicky Avalo Studios (N.A.S.) is known for elevating the expectation and experience at every wedding, corporate, and private event all across the Midwest & the U.S. We have branches in cities such as; Omaha, Des Moines, Milwaukee, Chicago, and more. We offer services such as; DJ’s, Photo Booths, Videography, Photography, and Live Musicians (consisting of string quartet, harpist, violinist, cellist, and pianist) for every type of event. Our mission is to provide a unique and memorable experience to every client and every event we do.

Awarded Best of Zola
Nicky Avalo and his team are the total package. They are the best in the industry and will make your wedding a dream come true. As a wedding venue, there is no better feeling than to work with people who truly care about their craft. Nicky and his team give the wow factor that everybody is looking for. It is always a pleasure to work with them knowing that it will be an unforgettable night.
Jill, 4 months ago
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Matt & Laurel, Acoustic Duo

5.0

Circle Pines, MN
  • Ceremony only
  • Starts at $700
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

Making music together since 2014, Matt & Laurel are a husband and wife acoustic duo who captivate audiences with their smooth sounds and witty banter. Playing anything and everything from the 40s to today, they can craft a customized event specific to your needs. Pop, rock, country, the classics and more - Matt & Laurel always strive to create a fun-loving, and inclusive vibe at every event.

Awarded Best of Zola
Matt and Laurel have played at our venue for a variety of events. No matter the occasion, they deliver a magical performance each and every time! Our staff gets so excited to see them on our schedule! Quoting the movie Stepbrothers "Your voice is like a combination of Fergie and Jesus." :) We cannot recommend Matt and Laurel enough!
Four Daughters Winery, 2 years ago
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The Salamanders

5.0

Lehi, UT
  • Band or Ensemble
  • Starts at $10,000
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

High-Energy, Top-Class Live Party Band For hire for parties, corporate functions, city celebrations, weddings, & more. The Salamanders is one of the top live party bands in the world! With two of the most talented lead singers in the industry backed by nationally-acclaimed musicians, The Salamanders have a flawless sound and radiant energy that will keep your guests dancing all night long. From ceremony music to cocktail hour entertainment, first dance through the reception & dance party, The Salamanders are the live wedding music band of choice for venues and planners across the United States! Ask about our horn section for additional beauty

Absolutely amazing!!! People at our wedding still talk about them a month later! They not only brought great positive energy but were so sweet and kind to work with. They heard all of our requests and took them all into account. They were not only amazing to us but all of our family and friends. Would HIGHLY recommend. Also working with Utah Live Bands was one of our easiest vendors to work with - Stephen Tobian was always so responsive it was great for planning from afar! Book these guys early though they fill up fast!
Nina, 9 months ago
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Erin Brooker-Miller, Harp

5.0

Milwaukee, WI
  • Ceremony only
  • Starts at $500
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

Classical and Irish harpist Erin Brooker-Miller is a talented and experienced musician based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is the Principal Harpist of the Des Moines Symphony and performs regularly with ensembles and as a soloist throughout the midwest. Erin has received many prestigious awards and accolades, both nationally and internationally. With over 10 years of professional experience playing for weddings and events, Erin’s harp performance will add the perfect musical touch to your event.

She was absolutely amazing to work with and she is outstanding on the harp! She created a customized song for my entrance and it turned out exactly the way I envisioned it! Guests could not stop complimented us on how beautiful the ceremony music was!
Elizabeth, 2 years ago
Something Blu Wedding Band

5.0

Omaha, NE
  • Band or Ensemble
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

It's the biggest day of your life, make sure its the best with Something Blu. From the Reception, to the Cocktail Hour, to the Ceremony, Something Blu will give you and your guests unique and magical memories that you will cherish for years to come.

Awarded Best of Zola
High energy? Check. Crowd participation? Check. Hype set list? Check. Something Blu really delivers. They are organized and helped run the event from making announcements to passing around a mic for toasts. They learned a custom song for our first dance and then blew the roof off the place when it was time to open the dance floor. Months later, our friends and family are still raving. They really helped make our night one to remember.
Matthew and K., 2 years ago
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DJ Callen

5.0

Tulsa, OK
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,000
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

Hi! I am a highly experienced Event DJ and have DJ'ed & emceed over 400+ weddings, parties, and corporate events. I have done events in all major cities of OK, MO, AR, KS, TX, and even as far away as Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Portland and Denver.

DJ Callen is outstanding. Every single person at our 120 guest wedding commented that he was the best DJ they’ve ever seen. He kept the dance floor alive and his playlist was better than we could have dreamed! He listened to our every detail and brought it to life. I would give him 100 stars if I could!
Karina, 8 months ago
It's Electric Entertainment

5.0

Burlington, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $1,250
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

When it comes to planning your big day, we're here to help every step of the way! Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate event, birthday party, or any event involving music, you can count on us to guarantee it will be and experience that your guests won’t soon forget.

Megan and Logan were great to work with in the early stages, and then Ali & Drake took over about a month before! They all were fantastic to work with and I could definitely tell that Ali & Drake were the best match for my wedding. I wasn't sure what to think about booking a company that matches a DJ to your wedding after booking, but they really did take the time to find what music style I liked and which DJ was going to vibe the best. Highly recommend!!!! The entire planning process was so easy with them and the online portal was so simple to use! They truly made my day exceptional!
Emma, 2 years ago
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The Classic Harpist
Chicago, IL
  • Solo performer
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

I love playing for weddings, and working with couples to customize the soundtrack for their ceremony! I have played for over 800 weddings, for guest lists from 3 to 2000, and across four continents. Specializing in music you don't expect to hear on the harp, couples can choose jazz, popular, Bollywood, Arabic, Broadway, and classical music for their weddings.

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Ryan Shephard
Chicago, IL
  • Solo performer
  • Starts at $1,000
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

50+ 5-star reviews across major event platforms, and brand new to Zola! My name is Ryan Shephard, and I'm an artist from Cincinnati, OH, (Now located in Chicago, IL) with a large repertoire of experience ranging in a wide variety of musical genres and endeavors including working with and sharing the stage with bands and artists like Sublime with Rome, Richie Ramone of The Ramones, and Chance McCoy of Old Crow Medicine Show. I've played 600+ events that include over a hundred weddings, performances for Fortune 500 companies, high-profile politicians, and more! Quality is my expertise! Let me give you a night to remember.

The Groove Merchants
Lehi, UT
  • Band or Ensemble
  • Starts at $20,000
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

Multiple award winners and world travelers, The Groove Merchants is one of the top party and dance bands in the United States. Our high energy and great song flow keep people on the dance floor and keeps clients calling us back time and time again.

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Julia Andrews Music
Mount Vernon, IA
  • Ceremony only
  • Starts at $200
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

I am a pianist available for weddings, private parties, solo accompaniment and receptions. As a professional performer and business owner, I make music every day. I have played thousands of weddings, receptions, church services, private parties, corporate gigs, and funerals over my 22 years of music experience. I am excited to bring my experience to your event.

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Music by Molly - Catholic Wedding Singer
Gretna, NE
  • Ceremony only
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

Music by Molly, LLC was started as a way to share my passion for music in a way that helps couples experience their wedding day to the fullest. I am a professionally trained vocalist with over 10 years of experience in planning, directing, and performing liturgical services and wedding ceremonies, as well as performing at social events, wineries, coffee houses, and the like. While I am a vocalist and music director by trade, I have a network of pianists, other singers, and other instrumentalists with whom I frequently work.

Standing Room Only Orchestra
Brookfield, IL
  • Band or Ensemble
  • Starts at $3,000
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

This versatile group of superb musicians and seasoned vocalists is ready to entertain live at your wedding reception or special event. Standing Room Only Orchestra is available in a variety of sizes to suit your needs, and will keep your guests on the dance floor, having fun for hours! The band's talented and inspired musicians love to perform a wide variety of music including: Swing, 50’s and 60’s, Motown, Disco, 80’s, Top 40 hits and more - Any and every kind of music you can dance to! Choose amongst our ten-piece orchestra, nine-piece performance orchestra, or six to seven-piece band for non-stop dancing!

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Yeti House Entertainment

5.0

Waukee, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $700
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

What once started out as a favor for an old high school teacher has now turned into a thriving business for Ryan Schumacher in central Iowa. Ryan has been the emcee and DJ for many events in the midwest since 2014. Events have included high school dances, private parties, weddings, silent discos, Oktoberfest, Baconfest, and many fundraisers and events for Special Olympics Iowa. He has a passion for music and a love for people having a good time! Contact him today for your party needs with quality entertainment at a great price!

W head Frank from Yeti House and he far exceeded our expectations! He made our night run so smoothly and kept people on the dance floor all night long! 12/10 recommend!
Greta A., 7 months ago
The KC All Stars

5.0

Kansas City, MO
  • Band or Ensemble
  • Starts at $3,500
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

Winner's of KMBC-TV's "Best Band" award 4 years in a row, The KC All Stars are a premium dance party live band. This powerhouse 6 piece band has performed in every major concert venue in the Midwest and have extensive references.

We have used the KC All Stars for dozens of weddings and they always deliver a great performance. They are one of our top 3 vendors that we recommend to all of our wedding couples.
Victoria Reynolds, 2 years ago
Affordable Music and Sound
Newton, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $600
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA

I'm RW Smith with Affordable Music and Sound. I've been providing music and sound for weddings and events for over 10 years and worked with hundreds of happy couples. I provide custom music, sound, lighting, and announcing for weddings and events, all at an affordable price.

prayzHim Entertainment

5.0

Mount Pleasant, IA
  • DJ
  • Starts at $700
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

For over 11 years, we've specialized in bringing quality music entertainment to weddings all across Southeast Iowa & beyond. Because for us, this isn't just a business, it's a passion. We get to play a part in the love story of a newly married couple. We get that front row seat to watch love change lives. That's why we treat every client like they are our only client. After all we only get one opportunity with them to do things right. If you're interested, the fastest way to get a quote is to reach out through our website once you've decided what you're interested in: prayzhimentertainment. com/packages

Awarded Best of Zola
Andrew interacted great with the crowd and kept the energy going until the night was done! Played all of our requests, no matter how ridiculous they were even if he had to track down the song. Would highly recommend him to make your wedding as special as ours! Played great music for all decades as desired for our range of guests.
Amanda, 9 months ago
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Ackerman Weddings and Events

5.0

Omaha, NE
  • DJ
  • Starts at $800
  • Serves West Des Moines, IA for additional fees

Really when it comes down to it the reason Ackerman Weddings & Events was started is to help couples create their dream weddings and help relieve the stress that can come with weddings and making sure everything is perfect and goes off without a hitch.

Ackerman Weddings has continually been one of the best DJs that I've work with in the Omaha and Lincoln area. Zach is extremely refreshing to collaborate with after my fair share of experiences with 'bro' like DJs in the wedding industry. He is extremely professional, thoughtful and knows how to go above and beyond for his clients.
Lexi K Photo, 2 years ago

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About wedding bands & DJs in West Des Moines, IA

How much do couples usually pay for wedding music in West Des Moines, IA?

Live bands typically range from $1,900 to $18,500, averaging at $4,200. DJs range from $600 to $3,800 and average at $1,400. You can also book music for your ceremony only, starting at $100!

Ultimately, the cost will depend on the number of hours booked, and in the case of live bands, how many musicians are in the band.

Do bands and DJs typically play the entire party from start to finish?

It depends! 86% of bands and DJs in West Des Moines, IA cover cocktail hour and 75% will play for the ceremony, in addition to the reception. 58% offer services for the after party if you’re having one!

Do most bands learn new songs if you ask them to?

53% of bands in West Des Moines, IA will learn new songs! Make sure you ask about the lead time they need to learn and rehearse something new.

What are the most popular bands and DJs in West Des Moines, IA?

The most popular bands in West Des Moines, IA are The Nashville Wedding Band, The Creswell Club and Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos. The most popular DJs are Yeti House Entertainment, Affordable Music and Sound and A Special Event DJ & Photo Booth.

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