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On WeddingWire since 2015

Last update: February 2024

Founded in 1986 by Hamilton-based DJs, Winners of 11 Readers Choice Awards for best DJ Services since 2015.

5150 Entertainment aims to provide clients with high-quality and reliable services for all of their party needs. 5150 entertainment provides services in Southern Ontario that include performances at Fallsview, Niagara and Elements Casinos, prestigious hotels, nightclubs, banquet halls, public events, special events, and much more.

Services Offered

We will personalize your event to what your wants and needs are. This way, you are not paying for any additional services that you do not require.

Below you will find whats included with each booking

  • DJ
  • Master of ceremonies
  • State-of-the-art sound system
  • Wireless microphones
  • Seven hours of continuous music
  • Complete coordination of details

Frequently asked questions

What music genres do you specialize in?

Hip hop
Top 40

What services do you offer?

Do-not-play list
Liability insurance
One event per day

What additional equipment do you offer?

Disco ball
Flat screen
Sound/PA system

What is the starting price for your wedding DJ services?


What is included in starting price?

Sound/PA system

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?


What is included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Travel expenses
Disco ball
Flat screen
Sound/PA system

What is the starting price for uplighting?

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Reviews for 5150 Entertainment

4.9 out of 5 rating
4.9 out of 5 rating
15 reviews
98% recommend it
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    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Response time
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    5 out of 5 rating
Hera S. Sent on 04/01/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Harmony in Every Note: 5150 Entertainment and DJ Shawn – The Pinnacle of Wedding Perfection!

Tying the knot last Oct, we were incredibly fortunate to choose 5150 Entertainment and have the talented Shawn as our DJ. Amidst a whirlwind planning process, Shawn emerged as the clear standout among the 40 DJs we considered, ultimately claiming the top spot in our selection.

Shawn's dedication to perfection in every detail was evident from the start. Despite the time crunch, he invested countless hours, offering a level of commitment that went beyond just music. The meticulous planning, frequent Zoom calls, phone conversations, and text exchanges showcased his unwavering dedication to making our day extraordinary.

When the big day arrived, Shawn exceeded our wildest expectations. Handling the complexities of our mixed cultural wedding seamlessly, he curated a music mix that resonated with everyone, ensuring the celebration remained vibrant throughout. As both DJ and MC, Shawn's flawless announcements and interactions with our guests added an extra layer of magic to the festivities.

For anyone seeking a 5-star DJ with impeccable music taste, unparalleled entertainment skills, and a commitment to flawless execution, look no further than 5150 Entertainment and the incredible Shawn. Trust us; choosing him will elevate your wedding experience to unforgettable heights. Highly recommended!
Cheers, J&H!
Shannon J. Sent on 15/10/2023
4 out of 5 rating

It was ok, not what it was hyped up to be

Well, a few issues came up. Our wedding party entrance song was right, but wasn't changed to our wedding couple entrance song so we ended up walking in to I'm too sexy instead of a romantic entrance song.
Our choreographed first dance song wasn't started on time and jumped ahead - twice - so I actually had to stop and walk over and help him with playing it, which then worked out well. He didn't want us to give him a play list because he wanted to feel out the crowd (despite us submitting songs at his request in advance) and we ended up having no one dancing most of the night so he then asked our wedding party to create playlists for him. He said he would give us $50 that night / put it in the card box for having made a referral for him that booked with him but he didn't follow through.

Wouldn't book with him again. Really nice guy, I'm easy going so I'm not upset or anything, but I wouldn't book with him again.
Carly B. Sent on 26/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

We can’t recommend enough!

If you were looking for a wedding, DJ that will keep the party happening, look no further than hiring Shawn from 5150 Entertainment. It was so important to us to hire a DJ that would play music that would bring the whole wedding to life, keep the guests singing and dancing, and Shawn did exactly that. Our dance floor was packed until the very end of the night, and everyone was dancing from young to elderly. He was also incredibly responsive during the planning process and met with us a handful of times. We can’t recommend him enough.
Mia T. Sent on 25/10/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Best DJ ever!!!!!!

I had the privilege of meeting with Shawn to discuss & do my daughters wedding. He was absolutely flexible with times. Understanding of all music genres and able to adapt to our needs. Shawn was amazing at the wedding, following the crowds energy to change up music and ensure the dance floor was full at all times with people dancing !!!! His selection of music was perfect allowing for a perfect nite !!! Thx Shawn. Highly recommended and will call him for all other family events. Cheers 🎼🎺🎧🎸🥁🎤🎷….
Logan M. Sent on 14/03/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent and Recommended Wedding DJ

Shawn (DJ 5150) was outstanding as the DJ for our wedding. We were coming from Saskatchewan, so most of our inital interactions with Shawn were remote. He was excellent to work with and the alignment/communication was easy. He handled all aspects of the wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, dinner, and dance flawlessly. We could not be more impressed with him, and many of our guests went out of their way to comment on what a great DJ we had. Shawn's prices were very fair, and we would strongly recommend him for any type of event. He showed up early, and left late! A great guy and a talented DJ. Thanks Shawn - Jen and Logan from Saskatoon.
Joda R. Sent on 20/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Fifth year wedding anniversary

Absolutely amazing time. Great selection of music made everyone feel welcome. Had the party going good
Myriah D. Sent on 20/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Top Notch Experience

Shawn Riley is incredibly professional and responsive when it comes to planning your event. He knows how to read the party and keep your guests happy and entertained. Would recommend 5150 for all your celebratory needs.
Heather J. Sent on 20/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Best he is at what he does

Shawn is absolutely the best there is. He kept tge dance floor packed all through the night! He was able to keep up easily with our guests requests, and kept us all entertained for the whole evening of our wedding. Infact we also used 5150s services for a Christmas party as well. Like the title says, "he's the best at what he does!!!"
Carla Sent on 28/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect DJ

Shawn is so personable and was the perfect fit for our wedding. We received so many compliments on how good our DJ was.
The dance floor was always full which is a sign of an amazing DJ
Anna Sent on 04/10/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Dj shawn rocks!

We interviewed a few different DJs for our wedding, and were looking for someone who would also act as MC for the reception. Nobody impressed us more than Shawn. He was charasmatic, funny, easy going yet very professional right off the hop, and that says alot when it's just a phone interview. We felt comfortable with Shawn right away to be tasked with such an important part of our day, especially being MC. Communication with Shawn was easy, email/phone/text. He was so helpful during the reception to keep us on track and keep things going. Eveyone seemed to really enjoy the music Shawn played too, all different ages alike. Thanks Shawn, it was a pleasure and we highly recommend Shawn's services to anyone!
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Siobhan & Chris
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33 Fennell Ave L9A 1R6 Hamilton (Ontario)

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