Alden Entertainment

DJ from New York City, NY - Will travel up to 75 miles
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MEMBER SINCE 2003
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$500 - $3000 per event
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About
Our reviews say it all, recipient of more GigMasters Awards than any DJ/Live Entertainer. We are wedding specialists. For over 25 years we have been committed to personal service, providing DJ, Live Entertainment & Karaoke for Weddings, Social Celebrations & Company Events. We are dedicated to guaranteeing a great time for all, with engaging, professional entertainers using top-quality equipment. Please contact us to discuss the best package to suit your special event. We are members of the American Disc Jockey Assoc. (ADJA) and are fully insured.

Our Services Include:
Disc Jockeys, Emcees, Vocalists, Jazz/Pop/Classical Musicians, Karaoke, Dance Floor & Uplighting, Photo Booth, Video/Photo Display Screens, Videography, Photography...and much more.

We've Performed at: St. Regis Hotel, Union Square Ballroom, The River Cafe, Soho Grand, The Water Club, Battery Park Gardens, Hotel Gansevoort, Chelsea Piers, Penn Club, Salmagundi Art Gallery, Cornell Club, Loft 11, Manhattan Penthouse, Hotel Pennsylvania, Javitz Center, Tropicana Casino, Trump Plaza, Oyster Point Hotel, Westbury Manor, Lyndhurst Castle, Glen Island Harbour Club, Tonic (Times Sq.), Planet Hollywood (Times Sq.), Joshua Tree, Son Cubano, La Palina Restaurant...and many more.

Our Corporate Clients Include:
NBC Universal, HBO, Sony Pictures Television, Valentino, UniVision, Harper's Bazaar, Columbia University, Manhattan College, The Hewitt School, Horace Mann School, Planet Hollywood (Times Sq.), Bank of Scotland, French Culinary Institute, Weill Medical College...and many more.

John Alden, founder of Alden Entertainment, graduated Syracuse University with a degree in Music Business and Voice. Just out of college, he scored a position at New York's seminal Hip Hop/Dance label, Next Plateau Records, working with artists Salt-N-Pepa, and many others. John now performs over 200 shows a year as a DJ, Vocalist, Guitarist & Emcee. He co-founded the Vintage Rock band unBrothers, was a featured vocalist in the Sinatra Birthday Bash at the Count Basie Theater. John is also a songwriter who has performed for the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the New York SongCircle and whose songs have been featured in several films. His latest effort is the album of original songs, Dreams Don't Lie.
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250+ GigMasters Bookings
Responds quickly to client requests
A GigMasters member for 10+ years
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2018!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2017!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2016!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2015!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2014!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2013!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2012!
2011 - Top DJ

Private Party

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John was very professional and pleasant to work with. I was having a Halloween party and looking for a DJ. As we discussed this event, John offered also to do karaoke. This was a big hit! Everything from setup to conduct was done very well and we had a blast. Would highly recommend John to any of my friends.

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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He was great! Showed up on time. Easy to e-mail with. Played music we requested!

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Corporate Function

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Alden Entertainment has done our office Christmas party for the past two years, and have done a great job!

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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John was extremely easy to work with! He is very professional and went above and beyond our expectations to get us what we needed for our event! If we are ever in NYC again doing an event, we would definitely give him a call! Thank you John!

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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Kelly was extraordinarily professional and created an ideal mood and environment for my event. I would heartily recommend her for any event.

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Wedding

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Kelly and John are very professional and incredibly responsive with all our requests. On our wedding day, Kelly was amazing. She kept the dance floor full all night and also kept up with everyones requests all night long! Thank you so much Kelly and Alden Entertainment

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High School Reunion

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John did a superb job, very flexible in meeting our needs and was wonderful in taking requests! He was friendly, polite and very professional. I would not hesitate to use him again and would recommend him to anyone who wanted a talented dj.

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Wedding Reception

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Kelly was great! She handled several unusual requests for intros and music, and communication was easy. She maintained a solid and fun dance floor with a diverse crowd -- mostly the older crowd earlier on and the younger crowd later on. She adjusted quickly when asked, and she had a great personality.

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Club Event

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John is terrific! He's not only very talented, but also very professional, courteous, responds promptly to questions, and was accommodating to anything we needed. We hired John to perform for our club's 85th anniversary Gala (200+ people) and were delighted with his live singing performance for the cocktail hour and as DJ for the dinner dance. John has a knack for reading his audience and selecting music that appeals to a wide age range. He certainly had our group up on the dance floor the whole night having a ball. We would definitely have him back for future events.

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Wedding Reception

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John did a wonderful job of making this wedding very stress-free in terms of music, he set up a very great outline for us to fill out before the event to make sure we had everything covered.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2019
Nov
23
Birthday Party (Adult)
Oakland, NJ
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2019
Dec
3
Holiday Party
New York City, NY
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
2019
Dec
18
Holiday Party
Manhattan, NY
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2019
Nov
16
Birthday Party (Adult)
New York City, NY
10:30 PM - 12:00 AM
2019
Nov
2
Private Party
Flemington, NJ
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
2019
Oct
6
Birthday Party (Adult)
North Bergen, NJ
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2019
Aug
25
Birthday Party (Adult)
Manhattan, NY
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2019
Aug
24
Community Event
Union, NJ
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2019
Jul
13
Private Party
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2019
Jun
13
Corporate Function
Morris Plains, NJ
5:00 AM - 7:00 AM
2019
Jan
29
Event
Brooklyn, NY
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
2018
Dec
19
Holiday Party
Manhattan, NY
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Dec
17
Corporate Function
Manhattan, NY
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2018
Dec
12
Corporate Function
Manhattan, NY
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2018
Sep
15
Birthday Party (Adult)
New York City, NY
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Military Discount
 
  • 10% discount off of any base package for US active military personnel
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Mobile DJ
Party DJ
Radio DJ
Event DJ
Video DJ
Wedding DJ
Prom DJ
Bar Mitzvah DJ
Sweet 16 DJ
Proms
Weddings
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Quinceañeras
Grand Openings
Please note Alden Entertainment will also travel to Long Island City, Brooklyn, North Bergen, Bronx, West New York, Union City, Weehawken, Flushing, Fairview, Edgewater, Hoboken, Jersey City, Ridgefield, Cliffside Park, Palisades Park, Fort Lee, Secaucus, Ridgefield Park, Leonia, Englewood Cliffs.
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