The 20 Best DJs to Hire For Your Event in Cape Town

Are you looking for a great DJ for your next event in Cape Town? Someone who will read the crowd and keep guests dancing all night long?

We are here to help! We have asked our Ultimate List of Wedding Planners for their trusted recommendations and that is exactly what we are about to share with you (along with a few of our own picks too!)

Whether you’re looking for a wedding DJ, corporate function DJ, or simply a DJ for your next event, we have you covered!

These DJs perform at events across the Western Cape and often overseas – but to make it easy to arrange meetings in your area, we’ve split them up by location in Cape Town, covering popular DJs in the Cape Winelands district too, including Stellenbosch and Paarl.

Read on and get perfect DJ for your event!

Cape Town DJs

We’ve selected some incredible DJs and companies to help you craft an unforgettable event.

Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate function or private party – we’ve curated a list of the best DJs based in the heart of the Mother City.

These are some of the best professional artists and entertainment companies in Cape Town that offer high quality equipment and immersive celebrations.

Make sure you create an engaging atmosphere for your guests that will keep them entertained all evening!

Shout Music Company
Dan Shout

Recommended by: Celebration Theory

Dan Shout founded Shout MC on the back of a successful career as a saxophonist, performing in over 30 countries around the world with artists like Johnny Clegg.

We provide quality musical acts for corporate events such as formal dinners, cocktail parties, product launches or year-end functions. We also have wedding package options to help you create an amazing atmosphere throughout the day’s proceedings.

Wedding packages include a variety of options with sets of ceremony musicians to suit the size of your guest list and budget. 

Create the perfect ambience with stunning musical acts! Visit our website and enquire to find out more.

Tantra Music And Sound And Lightz
DJ Phil

Recommended by: EHIRE

At Tantra Sound and Lightz we provide  DJ services as well as sound and lighting services in Cape Town and surrounds.

We specialise in weddings, corporate functions and private parties. With our extensive experience spanning over 26 years in the Cape Town DJ industry, we have garnered a reputation for playing a diverse selection of music as well as creating imaginative lighting solutions for various types of events.

Let us help keep your guests dancing all night long. Visit our website and get in touch today!

Cape Djs

Recommended by: Strawberry Weddings and Events

Cape DJs was born out of a love for music and grew into an award winning DJ company thriving in the events industry.

With over 20 successful (and happy) years in the industry, we have refined the skill of offering a professional and personalised entertainment service.

We specialise in weddings, celebrations, birthday parties, and corporate functions. In addition to this we have also been involved in fashion shows, product launches, and outdoor events.

Get in touch with us and we’ll make sure your event’s music is a really memorable part of your evening.

Music2TheMax Sound
Brendan Kinsey

Recommended by: LeFox Weddings and Events

Music2TheMax Sound provides sound and DJ solutions for all events from weddings and corporate events to expos, conferences, and product launches.

We also cover events such as 21st birthdays, golf days, celebrations and New Year parties.

We are the preferred sound and DJ supplier for some of Cape Town’s top Wedding & Event planners and have worked at South Africa’s finest venues and wine farms

We pride ourselves on professionalism, punctuality, and we’re ready to make sure your guests have an absolute blast at your event.

Visit our website for our packages and reviews and get in touch!

The Wedding DJS
Shaun Westwood

Recommended by: Mon Amour Events & AnnaH & KRAAK Events

We are a full service wedding DJ company with amazing wedding DJs to create the perfect mood at your event.

Whether you need ceremony music, ambient tracks played in the background during the arrival of guests, or a lively playlist to get everyone dancing at the after party. Our selection of South African DJs will give your event that exciting spirit.

Don’t worry about a thing! Let’s chat about the best place to put your dance floor, and your desired atmosphere – we’ll take the rest off your hands.

From the technical setup right through to spinning lively tracks for your guests to move their feet to!

Visit our website to find out about our packages and get in touch today!

MYOH!MY Entertainment
King Louie, Marnie Gelderblom

Recommended by: Anna Marcelle Weddings

MyOh!My Entertainment is a Cape Town-based sound & occasion solution company that provides a one-stop shop for all your event requirements.

From weddings on rooftops, to markets in meadows – we’ve got the contacts and know-how to set you up with everything entertainment related.

Whether it’s DJs, blues bands, jazz quartets, sultry crooners, or folky strummers.

Learn more about our services, find out what we’re about, or get in touch – let’s make the vision for your event a fun, fuss-free reality.

Music2TheMax Sound
DJ Dario, Dario Leite

Recommended by: Boutique Styling

My love for music started when I was growing up. I would listen to my dad’s disco and pop records, and spend Saturdays shopping for new music.

My speciality is selecting music that perfectly suits the mood and crowd.

Be it a big celebration or an intimate affair, the music I play will smoothly guide the crowd, transitioning from quiet moments suited to mealtimes, to starting a full blown dance party. You can be sure young and old are going to be kicking off their shoes!

With many years of DJ experience in the art, club, festival, fashion and wedding industry, I’ve honed my skills to focus on curating music that suits each event’s individual taste and mood.

Get in touch today and let’s chat about the atmosphere you’d like during your party, event or wedding!

One Night Only Music Music
Rob Beviss

Recommended by: AnnaH

One Night Only Music provides a premium mobile DJ, dance floor hire, and live musician booking service.

We’ve been filling dance floors since 2005 and have experience catering for a variety of weddings, formal events, functions and parties.

Handing over the music effort to One Night Only means musical peace of mind. We pride ourselves on delivering a world-class audio visual service that maximises your time on the dance floor.

Find out more about our experienced musicians, and our packages (including high quality sound equipment and lighting) on our website and get in touch today!

Absolute Music
DJ Neil Dallas

Recommended by: Creation Events

I’ve been a DJ in the wedding industry for 22 years and I’m always ready to get the party going!

Each part of your wedding day is a focal point – but there are parts of your wedding that guests always seem to remember more fondly. The atmosphere and dancing at the afterparty are some of them!

Whether your guests are just arriving, getting ready to see you walk down the aisle, or living it up at the afterparty – I have all the equipment and experience on hand to make your event an Absolute success!

Let’s chat! Get in touch with details about your wedding, where you plan to host it and your specific requirements today!

Northern Suburbs DJs

Our selection of DJs in the Northern Suburbs including some veterans of the events industry.

As DJs they’ve performed at many shows in their own right, and have honed their skills to create amazing atmospheres at weddings and plenty of other private events.

Below you’ll find a range of qualified DJs that pride themselves on creating incredible experiences, while keeping their setup immaculate and planning alongside you to create the best event possible.

DJ Pepe SA

Recommended by: Strawberry Weddings and Events

DJ Pepe SA is based in Cape Town and provides music and ceremony musicians for a variety of events.

These include weddings, birthday parties, live shows, hostel dances, matric farewells, corporate functions and many more.

We’re versed in performing at a variety of venues in central Cape Town, all the way to the Franschhoek Wine Valley.

We believe in a personalised approach to planning the atmosphere you wish to create at your wedding or formal event.

We’d suggest giving us a call or enquiring on our website, so we can meet your specific needs.

DJ Wico

Recommended by: Amo Creative

With 9 years of experience in the DJ industry, for DJ Wico. It’s all about the mood! Playing those tracks that get you tapping your feet and moving your body without you realizing it.

We pride ourselves on providing DJs with plenty of experience in the events industry backed by qualifications in Audio Engineering.

We’re based in Durbanville but cater for both English and Afrikaans weddings within a 300km radius, ranging from the Franschhoek Wine Valley to venues in central Cape Town.

We guarantee you will have the time of your life and don’t be surprised when you suddenly find yourself dancing and making memories!

Visit our website and enquire creating an engaging atmosphere moulded by amazing music.

The Party Technician
Gerhard Meyer

Recommended by: Trunk Events

The Party Technician doesn’t believe in being ordinary, we believe in being extraordinary.

Ordinary is boring and you have to be extraordinary to beat the competition in this market.

That’s why we provide a range of packages to suit the size of your event, as well as the kind of style you’re going for.

Whether it’s a basic package to keep you dancing to your playlists all night long, or a mobile DJ complete with plenty of lights and equipment to create a next level experience for you and your guests – we have something for everyone.

We also tailor our services to meet the specific needs of your function, party, event or wedding, so get in touch! And let us know how we can enhance the atmosphere at your Cape Town event.

Stellenbosch and Paarl DJs

Our selection of DJs in the Northern Suburbs including some veterans of the events industry.

As DJs they’ve performed at many shows in their own right, and have honed their skills to create amazing atmospheres at weddings and plenty of other private events.

Below you’ll find a range of qualified DJs that pride themselves on creating incredible experiences, while keeping their setup immaculate and planning alongside you to create the best event possible.

DJ Arries

Recommended by: EHIRE

With my brand DJ Arries, I specialise in weddings across the Western Cape, having set the atmosphere at over 280 weddings and 450 other functions to date.

I focus on genres that provide plenty of fun, including amazing Afrikaans music, catchy commercial tunes and nostalgic golden oldies to turn back the years!

I pride myself in having an immaculate setup, with high quality equipment and sound – so I can provide the best possible experience for your guests and ensure they leave with a smile.

Visit my Facebook page, check out my reviews and get in touch!

DJ Chopper

Recommended by: Strawberry Weddings and Events

Before launching my professional career as a DJ in 2012, I worked as a radio presenter and HR Manager at MFM 92.6 in Stellenbosch.

Since 2012, I’ve been rated the best wedding DJ in South Africa with a stellar track record in the wedding industry

I believe in keeping a fresh approach, and harnessing my ability to work with a crowd to ensure the bride and groom and their guests have a heartwarming night to cherish for years to come.

Visit my website and send an enquiry with details about your event.

Juan Casey Live Entertainment & DJ
Juan Casey

Recommended by: Stark Events

In the past I have shared the stage with South African greats such as Prime Circle, Jack Parrow, Jesse Jordan Band, Kurt Darren and Karlien Van Jaarsveld – just to name a few.

In the last few years I’ve performed at more than 500 shows offering live entertainment for functions, parties and weddings.

I’m passionate about providing the best musical experience possible and ’ve been fortunate enough to have received glowing testimonials over the years.

You can check them out on my website, and get in touch. Let’s see how we can work together to create an unforgettable experience at your party, function or wedding.

Recommended by: Creative Nook

Our DJs have years of experience in the entertainment industry, and know how to tailor their technical setup and tracklist to suit the style of your wedding or event.

We provide parties, formal events and weddings with music, high quality sound and lighting production to create a lively and inviting atmosphere for your guests.

We provide all the equipment required to make your event an epic success – we have generators on hand if Eskom decides to intervene during the course of the event.

View our happy customers’ reviews and contact us with the details about your upcoming event.

Sound-House Entertainment

Recommended by: EHIRE

It takes a moment to make memories and a lifetime to forget them!

That’s why we’re passionate about creating a magical experience at your event.

Sound-House Entertainment provides a range of services from mobile DJs, photo-booths, dancefloors as well as a variety of other audio visual solutions for a seamless experience.

Planning an event can be stressful and finding the right service provider can be’s hard to know exactly what you need.

We customize packages that suit your needs whether it’s for a full range of services or providing the final touch for any wedding, event or function.

We’ll help you take your event one step further! Visit our website and send us an enquiry or give us a call.

John The Frank

Recommended by: EHIRE

I have more than 600 live performances as a musician, DJ and sound engineer under my belt.
With over 9 years of DJ experience, I can help you make the perfect playlist. In my experience, guests remember only a few things after a wedding…

One of these memories is if the DJ delivered quality entertainment!

With my professional sound and lighting equipment, your guests will dance the night away! I am also licensed to provide magical musical services at any public event.

Get in touch and let’s work together to make your event a wonderful experience for your guests!

Strand and Somerset West DJs

Our selection of DJs in the Northern Suburbs including some veterans of the events industry.

As DJs they’ve performed at many shows in their own right, and have honed their skills to create amazing atmospheres at weddings and plenty of other private events.

Below you’ll find a range of qualified DJs that pride themselves on creating incredible experiences, while keeping their setup immaculate and planning alongside you to create the best event possible.

Baha Entertainment

Recommended by: Creation Events

BAHA entertainment gives your wedding, event, party, or function that extra spark and creative flair it needs.

We make sure that our services are seamless and provide a hassle-free experience.

We see ourselves as a one-stop solution for the soundtrack to your wedding day, offering an array of DJs & venues – teaming up with the entertainment industry’s best, in equipment and sound production.

Relieve your stress, and leave the task of creating a lively, inviting atmosphere for your wedding up to us.

Visit our website to check out our portfolio, equipment and DJs today!

25 Beats (Party On)

Recommended by: EHIRE

25 Beats has taken the event industry by storm with our innovative and stylish approach to music, lighting and DJ services to both private events and corporate events.

We provide top tier services at sensible prices; making sure that your event is ‘the event!

We guarantee entertainment perfection, hand picking high quality, professional equipment, and an efficient team to create an amazing experience for your guests.

Our DJ for hire services, coupled with our AV rental provide the perfect combination to cater for both low and high budget events.

We are raring and ready to go the extra mile and make your experience with us unique and memorable – so get in touch today!

Wrapping up

We hope you’ve found the right DJ to help you dance the night away!

For our soon-to-be newlyweds, if you’re not quite ready to hire the DJ you need, and you’re searching for wedding venues – we’d recommend having a look at Cape Town’s Best Wedding Venues for 2020 for beautiful spaces to host weddings in Cape Town.

But wait..

We’d also like to know if there’s a funky DJ or exciting entertainment company based in Cape Town that we’ve missed!

Let us know in the comments and there’s a very high chance they’ll make it onto our list.