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DJs in Richmond, VA,
(434) 378-2246

About Us


Your event is without question one of the most important and memorable times of your life. I DJ PlayDAT understand this and take your event very seriously and will exhaust every effort to make it a success. No EVENT is to big or too small. I pride myself in creating a unique, fun-filled, and memorable time

About DJ PlayDAT

A full-service wedding DJ covering the east coast, DJ PlayDAT has been packing dance floors since 2010. Specializing in the latest tunes, lighting options and Photo booth services, the company is ideal for couples looking for the full package when tying the knot. DJ PlayDAT is the perfect choice for providing the ultimate party experience on your special day!


DJ PlayDAT is owned and operated by Craig Mangrum. The son of a former DJ, Mangrum benifitted from the many hours along side his father sifting through and listening to his father’s records and attending gigs with his father. After falling in love, Mangrum had a pause in his career as he begain intergrated into sports. Mangrum was an excelled in football and earned a 4 year football schlorship. During this time Mangrum was fortunate to continue to expand his musical taste. Upon following college Mangrum briefly played Indoor Professional football with the Richmond Raiders. Mangrum, later decided life after football was more important than playing days. After DJ PlayDAT decided to attend the world renown "Scratch Academy" in Miami, Florida. Here DJ PlayDAT honed his craft as a DJ under the guidance of some of the world's best DJs. Today DJ PlayDAT still competes against DJs from around the world in DJ competitions. Today he trains other DJ and remains the perfect person to trust with your special day.

Services Offered
DJ PlayDAT offers three different packages for couples to choose from. Couples who book the company’s services may choose from following options:

  • Consultation
  • Setup
  • Takedown
  • Do-not-play list
  • MC services
  • Video projection
  • Flat screen
  • Sound/PA system
  • Unlimited digital music selection
  • Wireless microphones
  • Disco ball
  • Nimbus Clouds for first dance

Other Services
In addition to the aforementioned DJ services, DJ PlayDAt provides various lighting options, such as uplighting, monogram lights and pin spot lights. Interested couples also have the option of adding a Photo booth to their celebration.

Kia Alexander

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  • DJ PlayDat is an awesome DJ. From the beginning his customer service was wonderful. I gave him my song requests and trusted that my wedding reception would go smoothly. I was not disappointed at all. If you're looking for an affordable DJ that would rock out your event, then look no further!!! One Happy Bride

    Frequently Asked Questions about Dj

    What is the starting price for wedding DJ services?

    $ 600.00

    What is included in the starting price?

    Consultation, Microphones, Travel Expenses, Sound/PA System

    What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

    $ 800.00

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

    Consultation, Sound/PA System, Karaoke, MC, Microphones, Projector, Travel Expenses

    What is the starting price for uplighting?

    $ 150.00

    What music genres do you specialize in?

    Christian, Club, Country, Electronic, Hip Hop, Jazz, Oldies, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Top 40

    What services do you offer?

    Consultation, Do-Not-Play List, Karaoke, Liability Insurance, MC, One Event Per Day

    What additional equipment do you offer?

    Microphones, Projector, Sound/PA System, Uplighting

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