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2020 Rising Star Awards

The Bash 2020 Rising Star Award winners represent the top-booked entertainers and party vendors in the U.S. and Canada.

The awards are distributed annually to those members who have earned the most revenue from bookings.

Most Popular Children's Party Entertainer Costume Characters & More Boston Massachusetts
Most Popular Corporate Event Entertainer Matias Letelier "Mental-e-Connected" New York City New York
Most Popular Wedding Band Those Guys Waterbury Connecticut
Most Popular Wedding DJ DJ LUCCIO Reston Virginia
Most Popular Wedding Entertainer Susie Shortt Birmingham Alabama
Most Popular Wedding Variety Entertainer Wendy Fedan Amherst Ohio
Top A Cappella Group Arete Singers San Francisco California
Top Accordionist Mark Danisovszky San Diego California
Top Acoustic Band The Austin Duo Austin Texas
Top Acoustic Duo Atlas Duo Brooklyn New York
Top Acoustic Guitar Kurt Borst Astoria New York
Top Acoustic Trio Lilac Wine Atlanta Georgia
Top Animals For Parties Company Circle K Farm – Alpacas & Farm Animals East Hampton Connecticut
Top Astrologer Kate Wind Las Vegas Nevada
Top Auctioneer Pat Tully, Benefit Auctioneer. BAS Designation New York City New York
Top Bagpiper I Pipe It-Bagpiper for Hire Fresno California
Top Balloon Twister SuperNovA West Nyack New York
Top Barbershop Quartet Quatrain Barbershop Quartet Baldwin New York
Top Big Band Dave Banks Big Band Stow Ohio
Top Big Band Singer Matt Walch-Singing The Big Band Standards Ann Arbor Michigan
Top Bluegrass Band Robert Mabe Band Winchester Virginia
Top Blues Band Grimes Alley Blues Band Orlando Florida
Top Brass Band The Demolition Brass Band New York City New York
Top Brass Ensemble Holy City Brass of Charleston, SC Charleston South Carolina
Top Broadway Singer Jan Horvath - Broadway Veteran New York City New York
Top Cabaret Dancer SHOWGIRLS - Hire real Las Vegas Showgirls. Las Vegas Nevada
Top Cabaret Group The Chicagoland Duo - Pianist and/or Singers Wilmette Illinois
Top Caricaturist John Rios Facetime Caricatures Royal Oak Michigan
Top Cellist Sharon Gerber Celloasis Greenville South Carolina
Top Children's Music Singer Aaron Short Children's Singer Woodside New York
Top Choral Group The New York City Gospel Choir, LLC New York City New York
Top Christmas Carolers The Parson Brown Singers SAFE/distanced a cappella Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Top Circus Performer Beyond Wings Nashville Tennessee
Top Classical Duo Grace Note Strings ~ Weddings, Beach & Church Stone Harbor New Jersey
Top Classical Quartet Ceremonious Strings LLC Manahawkin New Jersey
Top Classical Singer David Hartley: Singer, Pianist, Trumpeter Lake in the Hills Illinois
Top Classical Singer Lady of the Shallows Tampa Florida
Top Classical Trio Amethyst Trio San Francisco California
Top Clown Aclown4u Temple Hills Maryland
Top Comedian Justin James - The Bash's #1 Booked Comedy Act! Seattle Washington
Top Costumed Character Costume Characters & More Boston Massachusetts
Top Country Band Buck Ford Pure Country Band Vacaville California
Top Country Singer Robert Abernathy-Acoustic/Live Entertainment Gulf Shores Alabama
Top Cover Band Patrick & the LVB Los Angeles California
Top Dance Band Those Guys Waterbury Connecticut
Top Dance Group Jumpin Entertainment - Swing & Lindy Hop New York City New York
Top Dancer Haydee - Belly Dancer Houston Texas
Top DJ DJ LUCCIO Reston Virginia
Top Dueling Pianos Shake Rattle & Roll Pianos New York City New York
Top Elvis Impersonator Chuck Ayers Charlottes Voice Of Elvis Charlotte North Carolina
Top Emcee Michael Chiasson Calgary Alberta
Top Event Artist Cindi Harwood Rose Houston Texas
Top Event Planning Dreams In Detail Beverly Hills California
Top Event Services Photo Booth Parties Suffern New York
Top Event Staffing Barman LLC Las Vegas Nevada
Top Face Painting Merry Heart Entertainment Arlington Texas
Top Fiddler Ryan Thomson / Captain Fiddle Lee New Hampshire
Top Folk Band The Local Boys Wilkesboro North Carolina
Top Folk Singer Coventry Jones Tampa Florida
Top Fortune Teller Raven New York City New York
Top Gospel Singer Just the 2 of Us Riverview Florida
Top Guitarist Mike Wilson Laguna Beach California
Top Handwriting Analyst Dr. Ken, Comedy Hypnosis - Mentalism - ESP Show San Diego California
Top Harpist A 1 Harpist Baltimore, MD, Washington DC Baltimore Maryland
Top Hypnotist Hypnotist Jonathan Yeager Fort Worth Texas
Top Illusionist Zak Mirz Bedford Texas
Top Impersonator Bob DiBuono Clifton New Jersey
Top Impressionist John Morgan As President George W. Bush Orlando Florida
Top Interactive Game Show Game Show Sensation Brooklyn New York
Top Jazz Band The Bailsmen New York City New York
Top Jazz Duo MICHELE KEYS JAZZ DUO Washington District of Columbia
Top Jazz Ensemble Steve Wood Duo, Trio, And Quartet(ensemble) Detroit Michigan
Top Jazz Singer Peter LaCascia (Jazz Singer - Singing Pianist) Las Vegas Nevada
Top Jazz Trio Blake Newman Group Boston Massachusetts
Top Juggler Lou Johnson the Magical Juggler Valley Stream New York
Top Karaoke Band Rock Band Karaoke Chicago Illinois
Top Keyboardist TLO Productions Brandywine Maryland
Top Live Band Two Guitars Telling A Story Denver Colorado
Top Magician Illusionist Matias' Virtual & Live Magic Shows New York City New York
Top Mariachi Band Mariachi Trio Los Azulado San Bernardino California
Top Marilyn Monroe Impersonator Marilyn & More Missouri City Texas
Top Mentalist Matias Letelier "Mental-e-Connected" New York City New York
Top Mime MIMEALOT- Gigmasters' TOP MIME Greenfield Massachusetts
Top Motown Band Z And The Party Faktory Birmingham Alabama
Top Motown Singer The Sound Of Charles Lee Harrisburg Pennsylvania
Top Oldies Band Woodie And The Longboards Riverside California
Top One Man Band George Smith Monroe Township New Jersey
Top Opera Singer Romantic Music by Nicko, Opera, Standards & More Los Angeles California
Top Palm Reader Victoria: Astrologer, Tarot Reader and Palmist Chicago Illinois
Top Percussionist Robert V Yonkers New York
Top Personal Style Pamper Perfect Mobile Spa Bear Delaware
Top Photographer Stelly Photo Video Delray Beach Florida
Top Pianist Scott Arcangel/The Music Boutique New York City New York
Top Pop Band California's #1 80's Tribute Newport Beach California
Top Pop Singer Tom Cash Hoffman Estates Illinois
Top Psychic MADAME JENNIFER Phoenix Arizona
Top Puppeteer Party Animal Productions Boca Raton Florida
Top R&B Band Utopia Tullahoma Tennessee
Top R&B Singer Olivia Pucci Redondo Beach California
Top Rock Band Mike Dangeroux Orchestra Chicago Illinois
Top Rock Duo Acoustic Road - Best of Classic & Acoustic Rock Princeton New Jersey
Top Santa Claus Santa AL Dearborn Michigan
Top Saxophonist Michael Girdy Sr Lovettsville Virginia
Top Singer Mikaela Kahn Austin Texas
Top Singer Guitarist Mike Wilson Laguna Beach California
Top Singing Telegram Company The Telegram Girl Safe/Distanced Singing Telegrams Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Top Soul Band The Southpaw Preachers Dallas Texas
Top Speaker Ryan Stream Provo Utah
Top Steel Drum Band Steel Drum Vibes By Mustafa Alexander New York City New York
Top Steel Drummer Splash Melbourne Florida
Top Stilt Walker Captain Highwalker New York City New York
Top Storyteller Debra Mims Burtonsville Maryland
Top String Quartet Leesburg String Quartet Leesburg Virginia
Top Swing Band After Midnight Littleton Colorado
Top Tarot Card Reader Sansa Asylum Carnival Style Fortune Teller Los Angeles California
Top Theme Party Company Characters.io Raleigh Raleigh North Carolina
Top Transportation Service Classic Limo Bus Inc. Manhattan New York
Top Tribute Act DANNY JACOBSON - Legends Impressionist Long Beach California
Top Tribute Band Heartache Tonight/ Hard Day's Knights Riverside California
Top Tribute Singer Singing Impressionist - Eric Kearns Allentown Pennsylvania
Top Trumpeter The Royal Brass (Heralding Trumpets) Downers Grove Illinois
Top Ukulele Player Troy Fernandez Reseda California
Top Variety Band Pink Kadillac Bennington Nebraska
Top Variety Singer John Prather Austin Texas
Top Ventriloquist Barbara Jean Paw Paw Michigan
Top Videographer Icarus Independent Productions Richardson Texas
Top Violinist Chris Barbosa Tampa Florida
Top Wedding Officiant Weddings by Randy Marietta Georgia
Top Woodwind Ensemble Long Island Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra Greenlawn New York
Top World Band Poor Man's Gambit Bethlehem Pennsylvania
Top World Music Duo Spanish Guitar Duo/Trio | Flamenco Classical Latin Chicago Illinois
Top World Music Singer Smokey Starr - Turnpike Reggae Toms River New Jersey
Top World Music Trio Ulster Landing Medford Massachusetts