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

The Clubhouse Band

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Top Beach Band

Koka Philips

Middletown, New Jersey

Top Big Band

South Coast Swing

Laguna Hills, California

Top Bluegrass Band

Michael and Jennifer McLain & the Banjocats

Nashville, Tennessee

Top Blues Band

Street Jaxkson Band

Chicago, Illinois

Top Brass Band

Bon Temps Brass Band

New York City, New York

Top Country Band

3 Chord Rodeo

Austin, Texas

Top Cover Band


Anaheim, California

Top Dance Band

Those Guys

Waterbury, Connecticut

Top Folk Band

The Local Boys

Charlotte, North Carolina

Top Funk Band

Fantasy Band ft Precious Taylor & Motown Tributes

Chicago, Illinois

Top Gospel Band

Jazzmen for Jesus

Washington, District of Columbia

Top Jazz Band

The Bailsmen

New York City, New York

Top Karaoke Band

Casual Encounters Live Band Karaoke

Los Angeles, California

Top Marching Band

Patriot Marching Band and Drumline

New York City, New York

Top Mariachi Band

Mariachi Trio Los Azulado

San Bernardino, California

Top Motown Band


Livingston, New Jersey

Top Oldies Band

Gatsby Now

New York City, New York

Top Original Band

Brooks Dixon Band

Greenville, South Carolina

Top Pop Band

The Breakfast Club

Chicago, Illinois

Top R&B Band

The Blue Tips Rhythm Revue

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Top Rock Band

Mike Dangeroux Orchestra

Chicago, Illinois

Top Roots Band

Lazy Brad Lewis

Anaheim, California

Top Soul Band

The Southpaw Preachers

Dallas, Texas

Top Steel Drum Band

Feelin IRIE

New York City, New York

Top Swing Band

The Social Mix

Seattle, Washington

Top Variety Band

The A-Town A-List

Atlanta, Georgia

Top World Band

The Latin Ensemble

Boynton Beach, Florida

Top Children's Entertainment

Top Animals For Parties Company

Wild About Monkeys!

American Canyon, California

Top Balloon Twister


West Nyack, New York

Top Children's Music Band

The Fuzzy Lemons

Hoboken, New Jersey

Top Children's Music Singer

Aaron Short Children's Singer

Woodside, New York

Top Clown

Sassi Party Performers Fun Psychic Readers!

New York City, New York

Top Costumed Character

Costume Characters & More

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Face Painting

Island Girl Face Art + Balloons & Tarot

New York City, New York

Top Juggler

Justin Wood Circus & His Lovely Assistant

New York City, New York

Top Puppeteer

Party Animal Productions

Boca Raton, Florida

Top Storyteller

Queen Emeralda

Atlanta, Georgia

Top Children's Parties

Most Popular Children's Party Entertainer

Costume Characters & More

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Comedy

Top Comedian

Jason Douglas - #1 Booked Comedian!

Birmingham, Michigan

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 "Big Joker" aka DJ FX

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Top DJs & Emcees

Top DJ

Silver Lining Entertainment

Hoboken, New Jersey

Top Emcee

Chuck Dukas Live Event Emcee and Auctioneer

Los Angeles, California

Top Ensembles

Top A Cappella Group

Clear Harmonies

Washington, District of Columbia

Top Acoustic Duo


Maplewood, New Jersey

Top Acoustic Trio

Lilac Wine

Atlanta, Georgia

Top Barbershop Quartet

Quatrain Barbershop Quartet(aka The Chordon Bleus)

Baldwin, New York

Top Brass Ensemble

Statue of Liberty Marching Band

New York City, New York

Top Choral Group


New York City, New York

Top Christmas Carolers

Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers

Summit, New Jersey

Top Classic Rock Duo

Blind Ambition

Davenport, Florida

Top Classical Duo

Otherwise Strings

Redlands, California

Top Classical Quartet

Art-Strings Ensembles

New York City, New York

Top Classical Trio

Amethyst Trio

San Francisco, California

Top Country Duo

October Rose

Riverdale, New Jersey

Top Dueling Pianos

Piano Punch

Conroe, Texas

Top Folk Trio

Yamila Cuban Latin Band, Oscars-Grammy winner

Burbank, California

Top Jazz Duo

Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band

Seattle, Washington

Top Jazz Ensemble

The Creswell Club

New York City, New York

Top Jazz Trio

Like Minds Trio

New York City, New York

Top Orchestra

Casino Players Orchestra & Sinatra Tribute Show

Cincinnati, Ohio

Top Pop Duo

Chris and Laurann

Los Angeles, California

Top Pop Trio

Baltimore Strings

Baltimore, Maryland

Top String Quartet

Leesburg String Quartet

Leesburg, Virginia

Top Variety Duo

BellaNova Electric Strings

Mauldin, South Carolina

Top Variety Trio

Etude Entertainment

Atlanta, Georgia

Top Woodwind Ensemble

Third Wheel

Los Angeles, California

Top World Music Duo

Global Spanish Guitar Duo/Flamenco/Americana

Chicago, Illinois

Top World Music Trio


Los Angeles, California

Top Event Services

Top Event Planning

This Magic Moment Events ~ Event Planner

Los Angeles, California

Top Event Services

Photo Booth Parties

Suffern, New York

Top Event Staffing

Fluid Bartenders

San Diego, California

Top Personal Style

Makeup by Vesta

Brooklyn, New York

Top Theme Party Company

Game Show Sensation

Brooklyn, New York

Top Transportation Service


Denville, New Jersey

Top Wedding Officiant

Weddings Officiated by Rev Charlotte Worsley

Jamaica, New York

Top Magic & Illusion

Top Astrologer

Kate Wind

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Fortune Teller

Gypsy The Fortune Teller

New York City, New York

Top Hypnotist

Hypnotist Jonathan Yeager

Fort Worth, Texas

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

Alan Chamo - Mental Magic Entertainer

Miami Beach, Florida

Top Mentalist

Jason Suran

New York City, New York

Top Mind Reader

Fred Zimmerman - The Chicago Mentalist

Downers Grove, Illinois

Top Palm Reader

MISTER VIBE: Awarded 9 Time Best Psychic Hypnotist

Chicago, Illinois

Top Psychic

Barbara G Meyer

Chicago, Illinois

Top Tarot Card Reader

VAF Entertainment

Dallas, Texas

Top Ventriloquist

Kevin Horner - Ventriloquist/Magic/comedian

Wake Forest, North Carolina

Top Photographers & Videographers

Top Photographer


Whittier, California

Top Videographer

Andrew Chalence - Video Production

Brooklyn, New York

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

Roberta Rehner- Vocalist/Entertainer

West Palm Beach, Florida

Top Classical Singer

Francesca Sola - Classical, Broadway & More

Beverly Hills, California

Top Country Singer

Robert Abernathy Entertainment

Nashville, Tennessee

Top Folk Singer

Coventry Jones

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Top Gospel Singer

Ernie Hines/Baby Blue Records

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Top Jazz Singer

Chicago Jazz Singer and Jazz Band, Elaine Dame

Chicago, Illinois

Top Motown Singer

The Sound Of Charles Lee

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Top Oldies Singer

Jennifer Mello

Boston, Massachusetts

Top Opera Singer

Sarah Nordin

Bronx, New York

Top Pop Singer

Tom Cash

Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Top R&B Singer


Beverly Hills, California

Top Rock Singer

Brian Moore Acoustic

Crofton, Maryland

Top Singer

Kevin Laurence - Pianist, Vocalist, & Entertainer

Miami, Florida

Top Singer Guitarist

Bruce Brill

Oakland, California

Top Soul Singer

James Anaya

Seattle, Washington

Top Top 40 Singer

Ariel Rose

Miami, Florida

Top Variety Singer

John Prather

Austin, Texas

Top World Music Singer


Thornwood, New York

Top Solo Instrumentalists

Top Accordionist


New York City, New York

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

Rebecca Shaw, cello

West Roxbury, Massachusetts

Top Fiddler

Andy Lentz

Oakland, California

Top Flutist

Jennifer Zhang - Chinese Instrumentalist & Singer

Chicago, Illinois

Top Guitarist

Tavi Jinariu, Los Angeles Classical Guitarist

Los Angeles, California

Top Harpist


Studio City, California

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

Trumpeter Rich Wardlow

Staten Island, New York

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

Charity Auctioneer | Livestream Gala Fundraising

New York City, New York

Top Cabaret Dancer

SHOWGIRLS - Hire real Las Vegas Showgirls.

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Caricaturist

Caricatures and Silhouettes by Darci Herbold

Los Angeles, California

Top Circus Performer

Dallas - Circus

Dallas, Texas

Top Dance Group

Gatsby Entertainment | Charleston Flappers & Swing

New York City, New York

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 Human Statue

Statue Guy

Johnstown, Ohio

Top Mime


Greenfield, Massachusetts

Top Singing Telegram Company

Artistic Entertainment

Las Vegas, Nevada

Top Snake Charmer

Samantha Slithers - Snake Charmer

New York City, New York

Top Speaker


Devon, Pennsylvania

Top Square Dance Caller

Pat Cannon's Foot & Fiddle Dance Co.

Sloatsburg, New York

Top Stilt Walker

Madeleine Belle

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Top Stuntman


New York City, New York

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

Mrs Monroe Entertainment

North Hollywood, California

Top Tribute Act

Danny J - Legends Impressionist

Los Angeles, California

Top Tribute Band

Woodie & The Longboards: Beach Boys/Beatles/Eagles

Riverside, California

Top Tribute Singer

William Cintron - Tribute Singer

Orlando, Florida

Top Weddings

Most Popular Wedding Band

Those Guys

Waterbury, Connecticut

Most Popular Wedding DJ

Sam Lippert - DJ SamIJam

Cincinnati, Ohio

Most Popular Wedding Entertainer

Those Guys

Waterbury, Connecticut

Most Popular Wedding Variety Entertainer

Caricatures By Diane

Oceanside, California