2007 Rising Star Awards

The 2007 GigMasters 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 GigMasters bookings.

Big Band Tom Daugherty Swingin' Sounds Orchestra Dayton Ohio
Cover Band Threshold Fort Mill South Carolina
Dance Band Maurice The Fish Seattle Washington
Jazz Band The Sidewinders New York New York
Live Band Liquid Blue San Diego California
Mariachi Band MX Celebrations, LLC. dba Mariachi Mexico 85 Houston Texas
Steel Drum Band The Caribbean Crew Longwood Florida
Swing Band Mike Hudson and Invitation Anaheim California
Variety Band Diane McIntosh Band Atlanta Georgia
Balloon Twister Magic By Roger Murfreesboro Tennessee
Clown Sunny The Clown Yonkers New York
Costumed Character Kidz Partee Atlanta Georgia
Face Painting Impress The Guest Pearl River New York
Juggler Matt Jergens Westerville Ohio
Puppeteer Dragon Scales And Faerie Tales Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
DJ Audio To Go Mobile DJ Entertainment Charlotte North Carolina
Karaoke DJ Karaoke& DJ w/Craig&Donna /CircleCityEntertainment Indianapolis Indiana
A Cappella Group The Sheps North Plainfield New Jersey
Barbershop Quartet Top-Notch Quartet Los Angeles California
Barbershop Quartet Sounds Of Concord Concord Massachusetts
Brass Ensemble The New Castle Brass Quartet New York New York
Celtic Duo Sneddon & Sneddon - Harp And Flute Tarrytown New York
Choral Group Definitely Dickens Holiday Carolers Long Beach California
Classical Duo Atlantic String Ensemble Glendale California
Classical Trio Amethyst Trio San Francisco California
Folk Duo Castlebay Portland Maine
Folk Trio The Bernstein-Bard Trio New Paltz New York
Jazz Duo Aki Yambe Northridge California
Jazz Trio Phyllis & Friends Band/Quartet/Trio/Duo/Solo Greenwood Indiana
Pop Duo Jim & Sylvia Guitar Duo Medina Ohio
Rock Trio Moving Target Sarasota Florida
String Quartet Harmony Strings - Professional Duo, Trio, Quartet Houston Texas
Woodwind Ensemble City Winds Trio East Rutherford New Jersey
Comedian Jeff Havens presents...Uncrapify Your Life! Chicago Illinois
Fortune Teller Valentina, The Fortune-teller Of Dallas Dallas Texas
Hypnotist Amazing Hypnotist James Kellogg Jr. San Diego California
Magician Close-up Magic Of Marco Rockaway New Jersey
Mentalist Lance Campbell - An ESP Experience Seattle Washington
Psychic Natasha, the Psychic Lady Ocoee Florida
Ventriloquist David Crone - I'm No Dummy Productions Columbus Ohio
Singer Owen Poteat Charlotte North Carolina
Accordionist Steve Rice Seattle Washington
Acoustic Guitar Scott Samuels New York New York
Bagpiper Bagpiper & Guitarist- Michael Lancaster Denver Colorado
Banjo Player Richard Stillman2 Montclair New Jersey
Cellist Tom Kersey Tampa Florida
Fiddler Samantha Moffatt Vershire Vermont
Flutist Kathryn Master Baltimore Maryland
Guitarist D.J. Metzner Sherman Oaks California
Harpist Sandra Salstrom, Harpist Houston Texas
Keyboardist Craig Satchell Yeadon Pennsylvania
One Man Band Thomas Langmaack North Plainfield New Jersey
Pianist Denis D'Aoust - Pianist & Vocalist Mountain View California
Saxophonist Chaz & Co.- One Man Band/DJ.& Soloist San Francisco California
Steel Drummer Kristian Paradis - Steel Drums Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Trumpeter Frank Tamburro Andover Connecticut
Violinist Jennifer Argenti Los Angeles California
Acrobat Acro-duo entertainment Orlando Florida
Belly Dancer Funtime Express Entertainment Agency Los Angeles California
Caricaturist Caricatures & Comedy By Levi Valparaiso Indiana
Dance Troupe Millennium Dancers Dallas Texas
Exotic Dancer Cleveland Female Strippers & Ohio Male Dancers Cleveland Ohio
Hawaiian Dancer Aloha Chicago Entertainment Chicago Illinois
Hula Dancer Tuputala Luaus and Polynesian Shows Westbrookville New York
Motivational Speaker Bore No More! Jon Petz - Corporate Speaker Columbus Ohio
Polynesian Dancer The Polynesian Paradise Dancers Santa Fe Springs California
Salsa Dancer Valley Forge Dance Theatre King Of Prussia Pennsylvania
Singing Telegram Fritz Herring Edina Minnesota
Stilt Walker Stilt Walkers & Balloon Twisters by STILT PROS Orlando Florida
Beatles Tribute Band Magical Mystery Tour Los Angeles California
Blues Brothers Tribute Band The Bluz Brothers Crete Illinois
Elvis Impersonator Elvis of Vegas - Jeff Stanulis Las Vegas Nevada
Frank Sinatra Tribute Act Dean-o-holics - RatPack Dean Martin Frank Sinatra Roseville California
Grateful Dead Tribute Band Reflections Oakland New Jersey
Impersonator Top Hat Entertainment Schaumburg Illinois
Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band Capt. Josh Ocoee Florida
Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Band Street Survivor Wichita Kansas
Madonna Impersonator Top Madonna Impersonator & Marilyn - Chris America Washington DC
Marilyn Monroe Impersonator Jami As Marilyn Monroe Las Vegas Nevada
Mark Twain Impersonator Mark Twain Entertainment Burlington Wisconsin
Rolling Stones Tribute Band Hot Rocks Rolling Stones Tribute Show Chicago Illinois
Tribute Band The Johnny Rogers Band Norridge Illinois
U2 Tribute Band Vertigo USA - The U2 Tribute Band Downers Grove Illinois