Noteworthy DJs :: Professional DJ, MC, & Lighting

Hire Noteworthy DJs for your wedding, party, corporate/private event and more. Elegant, professional, and engaging. Flexible & Affordable Pricing.

Noteworthy DJs - based in Portland, OR - started in 2012 as part of the Noteworthy Productions suite of services. Joe Ebner - an Oregon-based musician and band leader - founded Noteworthy DJs in response to the demand for professional, responsive, and high-quality DJ's and MC's. The Noteworthy DJs suite of packages offer flexible and affordable pricing across Oregon and Washington. Noteworthy DJs boasts many years of experience and its staff has performed at all manner of events such as weddings, corporate events, private parties, and birthday parties.


DJ Joe Ebner - Noteworthy DJs :: Oregon & Washing DJ, MC, & Lights :: Weddings, Corporate Events, Parties, & More.

Noteworthy DJs prides itself on professionalism, communication, value, and attention to detail. We travel with portable, professional, and commercial sound and lighting systems of the highest quality. Our equipment provides top-quality sound at a comfortable listening level both indoors and outdoors.


The Noteworthy DJs music library - currently more than 95,000 songs - is constantly expanding and covers virtually every genre from jazz and classical to top 40 and alternative rock. Each of Noteworthy DJs' booths is a mobile hotspot allowing us to add up to five songs (from's mp3 store) requested at the event at no charge to you.


Noteworthy DJs is equally capable of providing background music or getting the party going and people dancing all night long.

Noteworthy DJs' mission is to relentlessly provide the highest level of professional, engaging, and memorable entertainment drawing upon our experience, knowledge, and commitment to our customers. We do this by combining class, flexibility, responsiveness, a large music library, and state-of-the-art technology. Noteworthy DJs is committed to providing you the best service and best value for your time and money.

We understand quality matters and how important each event is. Our event planners will work closely and proactively with you to make your event successful, memorable, and easy, accommodating your needs and tastes.

Oregon and Washington have no shortage of DJs and MCs. Joe Ebner, Noteworthy DJs founder and faithful leader, decided long ago to build his business by surrounding himself with the best in the business.

These are DJs who are very, very good at what they do, really love their work and take great pride in doing it right the first time. That's a good start, but it'snot enough. Joe had to ensure that whoever carried the Noteworthy DJ name would be honest, mature, thoughtful, always courteous and totally dependable.

We are the company that cares - that appreciates what your special occasion means to you and to the true friends and loving family who will be there for you on that day. We want to be the company you will keep and always come back to.

1. Experienced, professional performances. Every time. NWDJs staff has more than 100 years of combined DJ and live band experience. We have helped hundreds of happy couples and clients create truly noteworthy, unforgettable, successful, and fun events. We have the references and much of our business comes from referrals.

2. You always work with experienced event planners.
This is so important! Your wedding or event gets the 110% attention to detail that it deserves. NWDJ event planners are always easily accessible via phone or email. The benefits and value are unmatched. Everything is first class, from the planning to the performance. You'll hear and see the difference with using state-of-the-art, top-notch sound and lighting equipment.

3. The most complete planning service.
From our initial meeting to the finalization of the timeline, we take care of every event detail. This frees you up to enjoy every moment of your special day. We work with you and your other vendors to ensure a seamless timeline to create a smoothly running, stress-free event. Consider us your Entertainment Director.

4. Original and fun ideas.
We specialize in creating highly customized, personalized, and unique events and wedding receptions that reflect your style. We listen to your requests and share some of our original ideas to make your event truly noteworthy. These are the special touches you can only find with Noteworthy DJs.

5. The most up-to-date music and more. Not only do we have the most up-to-date music collection on the planet, each DJ booth is unassuming and well-dressed. This means that your event will look and sound its best.

6. Anytime office support. One of the greatest benefits of working with a PROFESSIONAL is the unlimited support during your planning. You can contact us any time during the week. We are available to answer any questions you may have or to help you with any aspect of your planning where you need advice.

7. The best equipment with full coverage insurance. As a professional entertainment company, we take great care and pride in our sound & lighting systems. We use the highest quality sound, lighting, and wireless microphones with back up gear built-in. We are fully insured entertainers and a member of the American Disc Jockey Association.

Q. How Much Do You Charge?

A. We have a wide range of prices which match the entertainment package we create for your event. It is best to meet with us to determine which package of services would be best for your needs. Our quotes are free and carry no obligation.

Q. How Much Should I Budget For My DJ?

A. You will hear from many vendors that you shouldn't skimp on their services, but it couldn't be more true in the case of DJ entertainment, considering that your DJ entertainment will bear most of the responsibility (over 80%, in most cases) of making your event a success. It's quite clear that choosing a PROFESSIONAL DJ is the wisest choice. Your wedding already looks like a million bucks and has many moving parts. You won't want to cut corners on the most important element - the element that will make your reception truly unforgettable and fun. Professional rates for DJ Entertainment typically range from $700 to $4,000. The average professional rate is around $1,200. You may be able to find less-experienced or part-time DJ's who charge less, but it is unwise to take any chances on once-in-a-lifetime celebrations. Skill, experience, and top-notch equipment make all the difference in the world.

Q. Will You Hold My Date?

A. In the DJ industry, our dates are our "inventory" and therefore cannot be held without a contract and retainer. Even if you need time to decide which package suits you, simply call to request a retainer contract. A small retainer of as low as $100 will hold your date. It is most important that you secure your date with us first, then we can work together to design a package right for you. We accept Visa, MasterCard  Discover, American Express, and Paypal for your retainer payment.

Q. Will you be on time for my reception?

A. Yes. In fact, we will be early. We make all the arrangements for our arrival with your venue and will arrive approximately one-and-a-half or two hours early to set up (more if lighting setup is needed). Our equipment and microphones are then tested and tunes are fully equalized to the room so your first guest hears perfection.

Q. What kind of equipment do you use?
A. As a full-time professional DJ company, we only use the most reliable, professional and state-of-the-art equipment. Although our talent, expertise, and musical abilities come first, our sound and lighting systems are the tools of our trade. When our name, reputation and mission to deliver the best entertainment experience for you are on the line, we count on our tools to deliver amazing sights and sound trouble-free. We trust the same sound and lighting brands that have been fixtures in the nation's top venues and clubs for years. Our sound systems are completely digital sound systems includes digital mixers, iPods and computers. Creatively, this combination gives us ultimate flexibility to perform mixes never before possible. With the latest technology and backup gear built in and on site, you are guaranteed a fantastic reception worry-free.

Q. What kind of music do you have? Do you have a music list?
A. Noteworthy DJs has the best music on the planet. At the time of this written, our song library is more than 100,000 guaranteeing that we will have all of your favorite songs and requests. We also have all of your favorite party classics, and tunes from every era including Big Band, Motown, Disco, New Wave 80's, Classic Rock n' Roll, Alternative Rock, Top 40, R n' B, Urban, Hip-Hop, Dance, Club Music, Techno, Old School, Funk, and more! If you're looking for a suggestion list, it is more practical that we send you a list of the "most requested" music, along with a suggested song list for traditional dances. Also keep in mind, there is only time to hear around 15-20 songs per party hour. As a result, you can expect to hear a total of 60 - 80 songs for a four hour event.

Q. Can I request a specific DJ and/or MC?
A. Absolutely. If you have seen one of our DJs perform, it is in our best interest to have that DJ at your event.

All packages from Noteworthy DJs include the following:

Professional DJ & MC Services

Courteous and professional. Noteworthy DJs coordinates music, lights, and announcements with your event planner and/or photographer to ensure your evening proceeds smoothly. Our strong leadership is not overbearing and we're never the center of attention.

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Customized Song Lists

We put a high priority on getting to know you and your music tastes. Our online tools help you designed your perfect sound track for all aspects of your sweet 16/Quinceanera. Using your input, we can fill in any gaps as needed.

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Top Quality Equipment, Wireless Mics & More!

Noteworthy DJs understands the need to have the best equipment in the business. We use our attention to detail and the love of electronics to deliver some of the best audio equipment you can find in Oregon and Southern Washington area at a great price. Each package includes a wireless mic, top of the line equipment, and capacity for live instruments, projector audio, and other audio sources.

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Stress-free Event Planning & Consultation

We can help plan your big day with our exclusive sweet 16/Quinceanera planning worksheet - a customization tool that helps you identify and detail every aspect of your sweet 16/Quinceanera from beginning to end.

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All Inclusive Quotes

We at Noteworthy DJs understands that planning a wedding can be challenging. Our All-Inclusive Quotes contain no hidden charges and include equipment setup & breakdown, one-way travel of 50 miles from Portland, OR, all the music you want to hear and more. In the rare case you'd like to hear something not in our library, we'll buy it from the Amazon store in preparation for your wedding.

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