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

The Special 20s

Chicago, Illinois

Top Country Band

The Dixie Highway Show Band

Hudson, Florida

Top Cover Band

Nick Carver Band

Nashville, Tennessee

Top Dance Band

Liquid Blue

San Diego, California

Top Folk Band

Bluegrass Sound Band

Dallas, Georgia

Top Funk Band

The Brown And Swerve Band

Houston, Texas

Top Jazz Band

B.D. Lenz

Jersey City, New Jersey

Top Karaoke Band

Casual Encounters Live Band Karaoke

Los Angeles, California

Top Mariachi Band

Trio Sol De Mexico

San Jose, California

Top Motown Band

1st Generation Band

Atlanta, Georgia

Top Oldies Band

The Shagadelics

Chicago, Illinois

Top Original Band

Laura Ivancie

Portland, Oregon

Top Pop Band


Oceanside, California

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

Swing Cafe

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Variety Band

Raising Cain

Denver, Colorado

Top World Band

Ring Of Music

Chicago, Illinois

Top Children's Entertainment

Top Animals For Parties Company

Party Animals Pony Rides And Petting Zoo

Wingdale, New York

Top Balloon Twister

Caravan of Entertainment llc

Runnemede, New Jersey

Top Children's Music Band

The Fuzzy Lemons

Hoboken, New Jersey

Top Clown

Very Much The Clown

Saint Augustine, Florida

Top Costumed Character

Lil' Star Parties

Studio City, California

Top Face Painting

Caricatures by Carol

Bronxville, New York

Top Juggler

Lou Johnson the Magical Juggler

Valley Stream, New York

Top Puppeteer

Mister Kipley Magic & Puppets

Chicago, Illinois

Top Storyteller

Didi Maxx - Over 60 Bookings!

Garden City, New York

Top Children's Parties

Most Popular Children's Party Entertainer

Caricatures by Carol

Bronxville, New York

Top Comedy

Top Comedian

JOHNNY LAMPERT, Premier Comedian

New York City, New York

Top Comedy Group

Mediatainment Chicago - Corporate Entertainment

Chicago, Illinois

Top Impressionist

Joey Vincent - Funny Man With A Horn

Westmont, New Jersey

Top Corporate Events

Most Popular Corporate Event Entertainer

The Caribbean Crew Reggae & Steel Drum Band

Orlando, Florida

Top DJs & Emcees

Top DJ

Alden Entertainment

Paramus, New Jersey

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

Jon Sousa

Denver, Colorado

Top Barbershop Quartet

Barbershop Quartets USA

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Brass Ensemble

Statue of Liberty Marching Band

New York City, New York

Top Cabaret Group

Soho Smooth Comedy Cabaret Show

Portland, Oregon

Top Choral Group


New York City, New York

Top Christmas Carolers

The Yuletide Carolers

San Francisco, California

Top Classic Rock Duo

Not Even Brothers

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Top Classical Duo

Empress Strings

Sarasota, Florida

Top Classical Quartet

Vogue Music Events

Astoria, New York

Top Classical Trio

Amethyst Trio

San Francisco, California

Top Country Duo

The Wagon Wheels

San Antonio, Texas

Top Dueling Pianos

Ted Oliver Productions

Waukesha, Wisconsin

Top Jazz Duo

Lori Spencer Instrumental Solo / Band

Oak Island, North Carolina

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 Rock Trio

Dirtwater Social Club

Dallas, Texas

Top String Quartet

St. Charles String Quartet

Washington, District of Columbia

Top Variety Duo

Safe Harbor

Jefferson, Maryland

Top Woodwind Ensemble

Third Wheel

Los Angeles, California

Top World Music Duo

Global Spanish Guitar Duo/Flamenco/Americana

Chicago, Illinois

Top World Music Trio

Celtic Music for All Occasions

Alexandria, Virginia

Top Event Services

Top Event Services

Fast Booth & DJ Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Top Theme Party Company

Beverly Hills Princess

Beverly Hills, California

Top Transportation Service

Goldstarr Limousine

Norfolk, Virginia

Top Wedding Officiant

The Wedding Preacher and Music

New Orleans, Louisiana

Top Magic & Illusion

Top Fortune Teller

Gypsy The Fortune Teller

New York City, New York

Top Hypnotist

William Mitchell

Springfield, Illinois

Top Illusionist

Anthony Salazar

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Top Magician

Didi Maxx - Over 475 Bookings!

Garden City, New York

Top Mentalist

Larry & Raven - Mentalist Couple

New York City, New York

Top Mind Reader

Eric Dittelman :: Mind Reader

New York City, New York

Top Psychic

Barbara G Meyer

Chicago, Illinois

Top Tarot Card Reader

Party Psychic Plus Virtual, Sherrie Lynne

New York City, New York

Top Ventriloquist

Ian Varella

San Marcos, Texas

Top Photographers & Videographers

Top Photographer

Exquisite Images By Ghl

Ledgewood, New Jersey

Top Videographer

Button & Veil Photography

New York City, New York

Top Singers

Top Big Band Singer

Matt Walch-Singing The Big Band Standards

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Top Broadway Singer

David Meulemans

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Top Classical Singer

Lindsey Scott

Los Angeles, California

Top Country Singer

Mark Hackley

Waynesboro, Virginia

Top Folk Singer

Victor Fox

Gadsden, Alabama

Top Gospel Singer

Tanya LaReese

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Top Jazz Singer

Lisa Smith

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Oldies Singer

Jennifer Mello

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Opera Singer

Micheal Castaldo - Classical Crossover Pop +

New York City, New York

Top Pop Singer

Tom Cash

Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Top R&B Singer


Beverly Hills, California

Top Rock Singer

Richie Canter

Liberty, Missouri

Top Singer

Owen Poteat

Charlotte, North Carolina

Top Variety Singer

Stephen Lee

Atlanta, Georgia

Top World Music Singer

Matt Walch

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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

Romantic Cello

San Clemente, California

Top Fiddler

Alexander Mitchell

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Top Flutist

Elena Yakovleva

College Park, Maryland

Top Guitarist

Dana Starkell

Davenport, Iowa

Top Harpist

Eva Murphy

Saint Louis, Missouri

Top Keyboardist

Rod Keiser

Seminole, Florida

Top Mandolinist

Jay Posipanko

Princeton Junction, New Jersey

Top One Man Band

Stephen Curto

Redondo Beach, California

Top Organist

Carmen is a pianist & professional Church organist

Silver City, New Mexico

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

Brent Flinchbaugh, Trumpeter

Baltimore, Maryland

Top Ukulele Player

Music By Elias Kauhane

Seattle, Washington

Top Violinist

Sweet Harmony ~ Live Music For Special Events

Woodland Park, New Jersey

Top Specialty Acts

Top Caricaturist

Ash Jackson&Andrew Richardson JRC Cartoon Portaits

Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Top Circus Performer

"Have a Ball!" Team Building & Keynotes

Washington, District of Columbia

Top Dance Group

Glaucia Brazil

Torrance, California

Top Dancer

Yuliya Bellydancer FireDancer SnakeDancer Showgirl

New Milford, New Jersey

Top Event Artist

Sylhouettes By Sylvia-Silhouette Portrait Artist

Fullerton, California

Top Mime

Didi Maxx Magic And More! - 70+ Bookings!

Garden City, New York

Top Singing Telegram Company

Artistic Entertainment

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Speaker

Jon Petz | 2 x Business Best-Sellers List Author

Powell, Ohio

Top Stilt Walker

Mike Weakley - StiltFun

Orlando, Florida

Top Tribute & Impersonators

Top Elvis Impersonator

Rick Torres Bay Area's #1 Elvis Impersonator

San Jose, California

Top Impersonator

John Morgan As President George W. Bush

Orlando, Florida

Top Marilyn Monroe Impersonator

Camille Terry - Tribute Shows & Telegrams!

Palm Beach, Florida

Top Tribute Act

George Lyons

Peabody, Massachusetts

Top Tribute Band


New York City, New York

Top Tribute Singer

Matt Walch - Tribute Singer

Chicago, Illinois

Top Weddings

Most Popular Wedding Band

Nick Carver Band

Nashville, Tennessee

Most Popular Wedding DJ

DoubleTake Productions

Dallas, Texas

Most Popular Wedding Entertainer

Eva Murphy

Saint Louis, Missouri

Most Popular Wedding Variety Entertainer

Travis Allen #1 Elvis In Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada