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

Dan Walker

Madbury, New Hampshire

Top Beach Band

Southland Mega Groove

Cypress, California

Top Big Band

Moodswing Bands

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Top Bluegrass Band

Four Bridges

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Top Blues Band

The Special 20s

Chicago, Illinois

Top Brass Band

St. Gabriel's Celestial Brass Band

San Francisco, California

Top Classical Band

Music diva string quartet and more

Dallas, Texas

Top Country Band

Jake's Rockin' Country Band

Freehold, New Jersey

Top Cover Band

AMFM (Downbeat LA)

Los Angeles, California

Top Dance Band


Newtown, Connecticut

Top Folk Band

WireWood Station

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Top Funk Band

Fantasy Band ft Precious Taylor & Motown Tributes

Chicago, Illinois

Top Gospel Band


Nashville, Tennessee

Top Jazz Band

The Bailsmen

New York City, New York

Top Karaoke Band

Casual Encounters Live Band Karaoke

Los Angeles, California

Top Marching Band

BOOM! percussion entertainment

Mesa, Arizona

Top Mariachi Band

Mariachi Trio Los Azulado

San Bernardino, California

Top Motown Band

Another Level

Ashland, Virginia

Top Oldies Band

Woodie And The Longboards

Riverside, California

Top Pop Band

The Radio Band

Denver, Colorado

Top R&B Band

The Sensation Band & DJ Combo

Memphis, Tennessee

Top Rock Band

Mike Dangeroux Orchestra

Chicago, Illinois

Top Soul Band

East Coast Soul

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Steel Drum Band

Feelin IRIE

New York City, New York

Top Swing Band

The Revisionists

New York City, New York

Top Variety Band

Flashback, The Party Band

Charlotte, North Carolina

Top World Band

Grupo Warachando

Newark, New Jersey

Top Children's Entertainment

Top Animals For Parties Company

Aly's Ponies & Traveling Barnyard

Poughkeepsie, New York

Top Balloon Twister


West Nyack, New York

Top Children's Music Singer

Tracey Eldridge And Friends

Joppa, Maryland

Top Clown

Sassi Party Performers Fun Psychic Readers!

New York City, New York

Top Costumed Character

Costume Characters & More

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Face Painting

Hi Note Party

Chalfont, Pennsylvania

Top Juggler

Lou Johnson the Magical Juggler

Valley Stream, New York

Top Puppeteer

Fizzical Fairytales

Rockville, Maryland

Top Storyteller

Debra Mims

Burtonsville, Maryland

Top Children's Parties

Most Popular Children's Party Entertainer

Costume Characters & More

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Comedy

Top Comedian

JOHNNY LAMPERT, Premier Comedian

New York City, New York

Top Comedy Group

Comedysportz Improv Theater Minneapolis MN

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Top Impressionist

Joey Vincent - Funny Man With A Horn

Westmont, New Jersey

Top Corporate Events

Most Popular Corporate Event Entertainer

DamonArts™ Event Caricatures

San Diego, California

Top DJs & Emcees

Top DJ

Lost Art DJs

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Emcee

Chuck Dukas Live Event Emcee and Auctioneer

Los Angeles, California

Top Ensembles

Top A Cappella Group

Backtrack Vocals

New York City, New York

Top Acoustic Duo


Los Angeles, California

Top Acoustic Trio

Lilac Wine

Atlanta, Georgia

Top Barbershop Quartet

Barbershop Quartets USA

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Brass Ensemble

Holy City Brass of Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina

Top Choral Group


New York City, New York

Top Christmas Carolers

The Goode Time Carolers

Los Angeles, California

Top Classic Rock Duo

Not Even Brothers

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Top Classical Duo

Grace Note Strings ~ Weddings, Beach & Church

Stone Harbor, New Jersey

Top Classical Quartet

Art-Strings Ensembles

New York City, New York

Top Classical Trio

Quartet / Trio Maxim

Fairfield, California

Top Country Duo

The Wagon Wheels

San Antonio, Texas

Top Dueling Pianos

Ted Oliver Productions

Waukesha, Wisconsin

Top Folk Duo

Phil Volan & Joleen Bell

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Top Folk Trio

Yamila Cuban Latin Band, Oscars-Grammy winner

Burbank, California

Top Jazz Duo

LaLa Pomp

Portland, Oregon

Top Jazz Ensemble

The Creswell Club

New York City, New York

Top Jazz Trio

The Alex Levin Trio - Alex Levin Music

New York City, New York

Top Orchestra

Casino Players Orchestra & Sinatra Tribute Show

Cincinnati, Ohio

Top Pop Trio


Louisville, Kentucky

Top String Quartet

International Strings

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Variety Duo

Seaglass Sound

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Variety Trio

3 Po' Tenors

Cranford, New Jersey

Top Woodwind Ensemble

Sylvan Winds

New York City, New York

Top World Music Duo

Global Spanish Guitar Duo/Flamenco/Americana

Chicago, Illinois

Top World Music Trio

Ulster Landing

Medford, Massachusetts

Top Event Services

Top Event Planning

All Things Imagined Events

Corona, California

Top Event Services

Photo Booth Parties

Suffern, New York

Top Event Staffing

Behind The Glass Bartending

Huntington Beach, California

Top Personal Style

New Found Beauty Makeup Aristry

Raleigh, North Carolina

Top Theme Party Company

TV Game Shows/Photo Booths/Karaoke/DJ/Emcee

Waupaca, Wisconsin

Top Transportation Service

Ultimate Party Bus of New England

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Wedding Officiant

Wedding Officiant, bilingual

Belleville, New Jersey

Top Magic & Illusion

Top Astrologer

Sister Glo Knows

Houston, Texas

Top Fortune Teller

Gypsy The Fortune Teller

New York City, New York

Top Hypnotist

Jeff Jay Gigmaster's "Top Hypnotist" & Mentalist!

Tampa, Florida

Top Illusionist

Noah & Heather Present MAXIMUM MAGIC

Panama City Beach, Florida

Top Magician

Magic Of Marco - Live or Virtual - 503 Reviews!

Rockaway, New Jersey

Top Mentalist

David Lawrence

Bay Shore, New York

Top Mind Reader

Robert Priest

Hagerstown, Maryland

Top Palm Reader

MISTER VIBE: Awarded 9 Time Best Psychic Hypnotist

Chicago, Illinois

Top Psychic


Jersey City, New Jersey

Top Tarot Card Reader

Readings By Eva

Fort Myers, Florida

Top Ventriloquist

Kevin Horner - Ventriloquist/Magic/comedian

Wake Forest, North Carolina

Top Photographers & Videographers

Top Photographer


New York City, New York

Top Videographer


Lebanon, Connecticut

Top Videographer


Englishtown, New Jersey

Top Singers

Top Beach Music Singer

Kai Kalama

San Juan Capistrano, California

Top Big Band Singer

Matt Walch-Singing The Big Band Standards

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Top Broadway Singer

Christine Asero

Bowie, Maryland

Top Classical Singer

Micheal Castaldo - Classical Crossover Pop +

New York City, New York

Top Comedy Singer

The Boobé Sisters

Burbank, California

Top Country Singer

Robert Abernathy Entertainment

Nashville, Tennessee

Top Folk Singer

Coventry Jones

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Top Gospel Singer

Valerie Dawkins

Washington, District of Columbia

Top Jazz Singer


Studio City, California

Top Oldies Singer

Steve Anthony

New York City, New York

Top Opera Singer

Lucia Palmieri & Company

New York City, New York

Top Pop Singer

Tom Cash

Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Top R&B Singer


Beverly Hills, California

Top Rock Singer

Bobby Fritz

Warren, Ohio

Top Singer

Kevin Laurence - Pianist, Vocalist, & Entertainer

Miami, Florida

Top Singer Guitarist

Mike Wilson

Laguna Beach, California

Top Soul Singer


Atlanta, Georgia

Top Variety Singer


Brooklyn, New York

Top World Music Singer

Smokey Starr - Turnpike Reggae

Toms River, New Jersey

Top World Music Singer

Tommy Mulvihill

Plainview, New York

Top Solo Instrumentalists

Top Accordionist

John Collins

Souderton, Pennsylvania

Top Acoustic Guitar

DAVID PAYTON: US #1 One-Man-Band!

Marietta, Georgia

Top Bagpiper

I Pipe It-Bagpiper for Hire

Fresno, California

Top Banjo Player

Richard Stillman

Montclair, New Jersey

Top Cellist


Boston, Massachusetts

Top Fiddler

Susie Shortt Music - Southeast Office

Birmingham, Alabama

Top Flutist

Jennifer Hunt

San Francisco, California

Top Guitarist

Mike Wilson

Laguna Beach, California

Top Harpist

Erin Hill - Harpist & Singer

New York City, New York

Top Keyboardist

David Zipse, Virtuoso Pianist

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Top One Man Band

Riley Wilson- Most Awarded One Man Band

Frisco, Texas

Top Pianist

Shake Rattle & Roll Pianos

New York City, New York

Top Saxophonist

K. Chris Knight

Gainesville, Virginia

Top Steel Drummer

Sterling C Sample's Island Music Steel drums LLC

East Orange, New Jersey

Top Trumpeter

Evan Walsh

Los Angeles, California

Top Ukulele Player

Troy Fernandez

Reseda, California

Top Violinist

Sweet Harmony ~ Live Music For Special Events

Woodland Park, New Jersey

Top Specialty Acts

Top Auctioneer

Jerry Goldstone

San Francisco, California

Top Cabaret Dancer

SHOWGIRLS - Hire real Las Vegas Showgirls.

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Caricaturist

Dale Gladstone, Caricature Artist NY

New York City, New York

Top Circus Performer

Mesmerizing Arts

Raleigh, North Carolina

Top Dance Group

Kumu Kahne's Hula and Tahitian Dancers

Escondido, California

Top Dancer

Liz Watts And Company

Los Angeles, California

Top Escape Artist

The Dangerous Fun Show

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Top Event Artist

Sylhouettes By Sylvia-Silhouette Portrait Artist

Fullerton, California

Top Handwriting Analyst


Tampa, Florida

Top Human Statue

Shirdance NY - Unique Living Statues

New York City, New York

Top Mime


New York City, New York

Top Singing Telegram Company

Artistic Entertainment

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Speaker

Mack Dryden

Louisville, Kentucky

Top Square Dance Caller

Pat Cannon's Foot & Fiddle Dance Co.

Sloatsburg, New York

Top Stilt Walker

Mezzanine Beecomb Circus Arts 1

San Francisco, California

Top Tribute & Impersonators

Top Elvis Impersonator

Las Vegas Elvis Impersonators and Showgirls

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Impersonator

Linda Axelrod - Joan Rivers Impersonator And More

New York City, New York

Top Marilyn Monroe Impersonator

Marilyn Monroe by Theresia

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Tribute Act

Sinatra Tribute Show, Starring Matt Snow

Cincinnati, Ohio

Top Tribute Band

Woodie & The Longboards: Beach Boys/Beatles/Eagles

Riverside, California

Top Tribute Singer

Conner Lorre

Marietta, Georgia

Top Weddings

Most Popular Wedding Band

Those Guys

Waterbury, Connecticut

Most Popular Wedding DJ

GDG Elevated Events

Fort Worth, Texas

Most Popular Wedding Entertainer

Atlantic String Ensemble

Los Angeles, California

Most Popular Wedding Variety Entertainer

Cartoons By Rob Smith, Jr.

Orlando, Florida