Rising Star

The Bash 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.

Top Bands

Top Acoustic Band

Not Even Brothers Band

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Top Beach Band


Lexington, Kentucky

Top Big Band

Swing Machine

Fairfax, Virginia

Top Blues Band

Mel Davis & The Blues Specialists

Austin, Texas

Top Classical Band

Ethan Keller

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Top Country Band


Atlanta, Georgia

Top Cover Band


Anaheim, California

Top Dance Band

Liquid Blue

San Diego, California

Top Folk Band

Bluegrass Sound Band

Dallas, Georgia

Top Jazz Band

Ted Hefko's New Orleans Band

New Orleans, Louisiana

Top Karaoke Band

Casual Encounters Live Band Karaoke

Los Angeles, California

Top Mariachi Band

Los Salazar

Santa Ana, California

Top Motown Band

Z And The Party Faktory

Birmingham, Alabama

Top Oldies Band

The Midili Brothers Band

Oceanside, California

Top Pop Band

Nationwide Coverage

Birmingham, Alabama

Top R&B Band

Good Foot

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Top Rock Band

Mike Dangeroux Orchestra

Chicago, Illinois

Top Soul Band

The Soul Purpose Band

Atlanta, Georgia

Top Steel Drum Band

The Caribbean Crew Reggae & Steel Drum Band

Orlando, Florida

Top Swing Band

Mike Hudson And Invitation Orchestra

Anaheim, California

Top Variety Band

MOODY lite

Orlando, Florida

Top World Band

Jose Conde Bands, Ola Fresca

New York City, New York

Top Children's Entertainment

Top Animals For Parties Company

Elliemae And Friends- Petting Zoo And Pony Rides

Thurmond, North Carolina

Top Balloon Twister

Romo & Gianell

New York City, New York

Top Children's Music Band

The Blue Potatoes

Belleville, New Jersey

Top Clown

Very Much The Clown

Saint Augustine, Florida

Top Costumed Character

Lil' Star Parties

Studio City, California

Top Face Painting

Facepainting And Parties By Maria

Valley Cottage, New York

Top Juggler

Lou Johnson the Magical Juggler

Valley Stream, New York

Top Puppeteer

Penny And The Puppettes

Brooklyn, New York

Top Santa Claus

Hire Nationwide Santas

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Storyteller

Cowboy Randy

Springfield, Illinois

Top Comedy

Top Comedian


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Top Comedy Group

Blacktop Improv Group

Atlanta, Georgia

Top Impressionist

Joey Vincent - Funny Man With A Horn

Westmont, New Jersey

Top DJs & Emcees

Top DJ

Jeff Davis DJs

Fairfax, Virginia

Top Emcee

Co-Workers Challenge:team building/stress relief

Detroit, Michigan

Top Ensembles

Top A Cappella Group

The Tee Tones

New York City, New York

Top Acoustic Duo

Dee Stone

Washington, District of Columbia

Top Acoustic Trio

The Berlin Brothers

Walbridge, Ohio

Top Barbershop Quartet

Barbershop Quartets USA

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Brass Ensemble

Statue of Liberty Marching Band

New York City, New York

Top Choral Group


New York City, New York

Top Christmas Carolers

The Music Companie Carolers

Los Angeles, California

Top Classic Rock Duo

Not Even Brothers

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Top Classical Duo


Paramus, New Jersey

Top Classical Quartet

Arreaux Strings

West Roxbury, Massachusetts

Top Classical Trio

Amethyst Trio

San Francisco, California

Top Dueling Pianos

Ted Oliver Productions

Waukesha, Wisconsin

Top Folk Duo


Mount Joy, Pennsylvania

Top Folk Trio

Yamila Cuban Latin Band, Oscars-Grammy winner

Burbank, California

Top Jazz Duo


Austin, Texas

Top Jazz Ensemble

Steve Wood Duo, Trio, And Quartet(ensemble)

Detroit, Michigan

Top Jazz Trio

Sam Graham Trio

Los Angeles, California

Top Oldies Duo

Whinin' Cheez

New York City, New York

Top Pop Duo

James & Sylvia Acoustic Guitar Duo

Jacksonville, Florida

Top Pop Trio

JRMG duos-trios-quartet

New York City, New York

Top R&B Duo

Oya ~ Spirit Of Oya Music Entertainment

Beverly Hills, California

Top String Quartet

St. Charles String Quartet

Washington, District of Columbia

Top Variety Duo

Jim Seem And Melissa Hyman

Asheville, North Carolina

Top Woodwind Ensemble

Quartette Barbette

Portland, Oregon

Top World Music Duo

Global Spanish Guitar Duo/Flamenco/Americana

Chicago, Illinois

Top World Music Trio

Amethyst Quartet

San Francisco, California

Top Event Services

Top Event Services

Philly Mirror Booths

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Top Theme Party Company

Magical Memories Entertainment

Los Angeles, California

Top Wedding Officiant

Rev. Robert Atkinson

Corinth, Texas

Top Magic & Illusion

Top Astrologer


Tampa, Florida

Top Fortune Teller

Valentina, The Fortune-teller Of Dallas

Dallas, Texas

Top Hypnotist

Comedy Entertainment by A Touch of Magic

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Top Illusionist

Joe Black

Kirkland, Washington

Top Magician

Didi Maxx - Over 475 Bookings!

Garden City, New York

Top Mentalist

Tim David, Brain Science Magician

Taunton, Massachusetts

Top Mind Reader

Buffalo's Own Psychic Entertainer ~ Mentalist

Buffalo, New York

Top Psychic

Soothsayers Psychic Entertainment By Bethany & Co.

Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

Top Tarot Card Reader

Tarot by Gloria

Concord, California

Top Ventriloquist

Ian Varella

San Marcos, Texas

Top Photographers & Videographers

Top Photographer

Rob White Photography

Portland, Maine

Top Singers

Top Big Band Singer

Matt Walch-Singing The Big Band Standards

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Top Broadway Singer

Sara's Songs & Strings

Plano, Texas

Top Classical Singer

Romantic Music by Nicko, Opera, Standards & More

Los Angeles, California

Top Country Singer

DeWayne Spaw

Saint Augustine, Florida

Top Folk Singer

Wayne Morrison

Bristol, Rhode Island

Top Gospel Singer

Tanya LaReese

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Top Jazz Singer

Lisa Smith

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Oldies Singer

Jerry Armstrong 1950's 60's Tribute Singer

Chicago, Illinois

Top Opera Singer

Belle Voix - Available Nationwide

New York City, New York

Top Pop Singer

Tom Cash

Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Top R&B Singer


Beverly Hills, California

Top Rock Singer

Mark Martin & 7 grams of Fat

Royal Oak, Michigan

Top Singer

Owen Poteat

Charlotte, North Carolina

Top Variety Singer

Stephen Lee

Atlanta, Georgia

Top World Music Singer

Micheal Castaldo - Classical Crossover Pop +

New York City, New York

Top Solo Instrumentalists

Top Accordionist

Steve Rice

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Top Acoustic Guitar

518 Reviews Matthew Cutillo Music Superior Events

Amityville, New York

Top Bagpiper

Guitarist & Bagpiper- Michael Lancaster

Denver, Colorado

Top Banjo Player

Richard Stillman

Montclair, New Jersey

Top Cellist

Jennifer Girone-Virgilio

Kew Gardens, New York

Top Fiddler

Faith Pyne

Brockton, Massachusetts

Top Flutist

Kathryn Master

Bradenton, Florida

Top Guitarist

Roger Paull

Glendale, Arizona

Top Harpist

Weddings & Concerts Of Florida, Harpist: Melody

Daytona Beach, Florida

Top Keyboardist

Larry Roberts Entertainment LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona

Top Mandolinist

Jay Posipanko

Princeton Junction, New Jersey

Top One Man Band

Stephen Curto

Redondo Beach, California

Top Pianist

J P Daine

Houston, Texas

Top Saxophonist

Edmond Baker, Jr.

Houston, Texas

Top Steel Drummer

Sterling C Sample's Island Music Steel drums LLC

East Orange, New Jersey

Top Trumpeter

Terry Webster

Birmingham, Alabama

Top Ukulele Player

Eddie Ocean Entertainment

New York City, New York

Top Violinist

Sweet Harmony ~ Live Music For Special Events

Woodland Park, New Jersey

Top Specialty Acts

Top Auctioneer

Andrew Bost Benefit Auctions

Austin, Texas

Top Body Painter

Next Level Airbrush

Atlanta, Georgia

Top Caricaturist

Ash Jackson&Andrew Richardson JRC Cartoon Portaits

Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Top Circus Performer

"Have a Ball!" Team Building & Keynotes

Houston, Texas

Top Dance Group

Glaucia Brazil

Torrance, California

Top Dancer

Sala's South Seas Revue

Orlando, Florida

Top Mime


Greenfield, Massachusetts

Top Silhouette Artist

Sylhouettes By Sylvia-Silhouette Portrait Artist

Fullerton, California

Top Singing Telegram Company

All Star Showgrams

Foster City, California

Top Speaker

Jon Petz | 2 x Business Best-Sellers List Author

Powell, Ohio

Top Square Dance Caller

Richard Stillman

Montclair, New Jersey

Top Stilt Walker

Captain Highwalker

New York City, New York

Top Temporary Tattoo Artist

Temporary Tattoo Lounge

Somerville, Massachusetts

Top Tribute & Impersonators

Top Elvis Impersonator

Rick Torres Bay Area's #1 Elvis Impersonator

San Jose, California

Top Impersonator

Singer/Impressionist Kevin Adams

Athens, Alabama

Top Marilyn Monroe Impersonator

Camille Terry - Tribute Shows & Telegrams!

Palm Beach, Florida

Top Tribute Act

Phil Jeffrey - Sinatra and Great American Songbook

Los Angeles, California

Top Tribute Band

The Cavern Beat

Chicago, Illinois

Top Tribute Singer

Matt Walch - Tribute Singer

Chicago, Illinois