About High Sierra Sounds

High Sierra Sounds is a professional DJ company based in South Lake Tahoe, California. They offer their services for couples throughout the local areas of Sacramento, California, and Reno and Carson City, Nevada. The company has been in business for more than 31 years. John Thorpe, the owner, started his professional DJ career at the age of just 17 at Johns Green Gables Nightclub in Phoenix, Arizona. He uses state-of-the-art equipment including Numark CD and USB players, Mackie SRM 450 speakers, and Sure microphones.

Services Offered
High Sierra Sounds provides various equipment at no extra charge, such as microphones, sound/PA systems, lighting, uplighting, a photo booth, and a projector. The DJ also carries backup equipment to ensure reliable services. He plays many different genres of music including country, electronic, hip-hop, jazz, oldies, pop, rock, international, R&B/soul, and top 40. His DJ services include:

  • Consultation
  • Do-not-play list
  • Liability insurance
  • MC

Categories: Wedding DJ

Regions serviced: Reno

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75 Reviews for High Sierra Sounds

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5.0

John was the best. He DJ'ed out wedding at Montbleu and he blew everyone away. So many of our guests kept commenting on how awesome he was. John was fast at responding to all our inquiries, sets up a personal event page to add music and wedding details, as acts as the MC of your event. He didnt take a break, kept the music playing all event, and was just a fun guy to have at the wedding. We couldn't have been happier with John as our DJ and highly recommend him to anyone looking for a DJ. Also, his rate was better than others in the area, doesnt charge for set up/breakdown, or charge for driving.

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Profile Picture Liz and jared, 10/14/17, 4 Reviews
Category: DJ
Services Used: Consultation, Do-Not-Play List, MC, Microphones, Sound/PA System, Uplighting
5.0

The easiest 5 star review I could give is to John from High Sierra Sounds. He DJ'ed our wedding in September and I give him credit because it was FREEZING in the barn where our ceremony was. I saw him in gloves, ear warmers and a jacket, but he was still kicking out all the great music despite this.
John was fantastic to work with, his website is super easy to use for making payments and picking songs. Working with him closer to the wedding date was great and he made us feel at ease with his organization. It's obvious he has a passion and is great at what he does.
He really look our music suggestions and played songs that were PERFECT for our personalities. He really kept our crowd engaged too, announcing all the milestones for the night with charm. I'd recommend him for any Tahoe-area wedding, he was absolutely amazing.

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Profile Picture Ashley, 9/23/17, 1 Review
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High Sierra Sounds Pricing

DJ Pricing
Starting Price
$500.00
Starting Price Includes:
Consultation
MC
Microphones
Sound/PA System
DJ Package Pricing
Most Popular Wedding Package
$1,200.00
Most Popular Wedding Package Includes:
Consultation
MC
Microphones
Sound/PA System
Travel Expenses
Uplighting Pricing
Starting Price
$100.00

High Sierra Sounds FAQ

Country
Electronic
Hip Hop
International
Jazz
Oldies
Pop
R&B/Soul
Rock
Top 40
Christian
Club
Indie
South Asian
Consultation
Do-Not-Play List
Liability Insurance
MC
Bilingual MC
Karaoke
One Event Per Day
Video Projection
Microphones
Photobooth
Projector
Sound/PA System
Uplighting
Disco Ball
Flat Screen
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Professional Network & Endorsements

1 ENDORSEMENT
John Thorpe with Sierra Sounds is one of our favorite DJ's! Our clients are always happy with him. He knows our hotel and works well with the staff. A total team player with our hotel with the goal of making sure our wedding clients have the most wonderful day of their lives!

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John Thorpe, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150   See On Map
530-318-0685 (phone)
High Sierra Sounds is a wedding DJ from Lake Tahoe, CA. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Reno, Sacramento, and Carson City. High Sierra Sounds is a professional wedding DJ that has been part of the Lake Tahoe, CA wedding industry for 31 years. We specialize in Wedding DJ, Party DJ, Event DJ.