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  • 18 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ella F.
Verified review

Shannon was incredible. He arrived early, set up, and was professional all the way through! More importantly, he had the crowd going. EVERYONE had a good time and complimented me on how fun it was. From getting us to do the Cupid shuffle to helping emcee our costume contests, Shannon took the reigns and just drove the fun! We had such a blast. I'm recommend him highly!

  • 42 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Jani M.
Verified review

We just got married in May and originally my husband and I were going to try to do the music ourselves because we had a PA system and experience using it. However as it got closer to the big day, we realized it was just more than we could chew, to take care of the music and be the bride and groom as well. Then we found Joe! He was great and patient with such short notice. He was willing to work with us, as our budget was quite tight, and helped us find some creative solutions. He took our musical tastes into consideration, was personable as an emcee, and he even went the extra mile and caught some candid photos of the dance floor! If you book Joe for your event you won't be sorry!

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Twin Spin Entertainment
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angie C.
Verified review

So Young is the Shizz. I actually found Young through my brother. My brother got married at SF City hall in March of 2016. He rented out the entire rotunda. For those who don't know, that space is incredibly tricky to work with, not just as a result of the architecture and the strict limitations of this historic building, but for acoustic reasons as well! Young was so fun, and such an ease to work with, that I KNEW I needed him for my wedding. So fast forward 8 months, and I have to say, my experience with Young and his assistant was even better than I could have ever imagined. He worked with my half indoor/outdoor wedding with such ease! He's incredibly professional and organized He know's his stuff He asks you every question you'd need to have asked to make the event go smoothly He actually MIXES good music. He is a fantastic emcee. Not cheesy and a complete natural. And above all else, is a cool and fun guy who could probably do this in his sleep. He was worth every penny and then some. I had a budget for a DJ, but I can say without a doubt now, DONT SKIMP on the music. It really makes the whole night. I wish i had more siblings so we could keep hiring him!

Magic by Mark
4.8
from 34 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Susan C.
Verified review

I am a board member of a Phoenix-area charity foundation. We wanted to do something different this year at our annual signature fund-raising event and decided on a magician for entertainment. That turned out to be the best decision!! We contracted Mark Stone to walk the crowd and perform magic tricks. In addition we also asked Mark to act as an "emcee" to make announcements (silent auction, drawings, etc). He was excellent at that as well !! I would highly recommend Mark and would definately use him again at any type of event.

  • 8 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie H.
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We want to thank Don from StylesEntertainment for making Lhana’s Bat Mitzvah party such a huge success. We were so nervous before the party but Don assured us that everything would be OK, and it definitely was! It was actually more than OK, the party was absolutely fabulous! Everything went so smoothly--the music choices were perfectly coordinated, Dj Styles was amazing as the emcee and the dancers kept everyone dancing. You managed to please both the adults and the kids, which is no easy task! We have not stopped receiving compliments about how wonderful the event was from all of our guests. Styles Entertainment exceeded our expectations in every respect! Thank you so kindly for a wonderful celebration and giving us such great memories to look back on. With our deepest gratitude, Stan and Maggie Hertzfelder

Aaron Eeg and Associates
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea M.
Verified review

Aaron is an experienced professional who offered us an outstanding rate! He was very thorough, prepared, and easy going. I wasn’t sure how I could add in a picture slideshow, but he gave me some great tips, and offered to be the MC for our presentation. I would definitely recommend his services to anyone who is looking for an awesome DJ!

  • 14 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Jenniffer B.
Verified review

Maximus is the Emcee and DJ at my daughter's princess- themed birthday party. He is professional and very flexible. I will definitely hire him again, soon!!!

Proof
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kristin B.
Verified review

DJ Proof is awesome! We hired him from Thumbtack for our wedding. He was very professional throughout the process and had a lot of great ideas for us. He played music that matched our tastes during the wedding and he knew how to start a great dance party. Super cool guy and not your typical cheesy wedding DJ :). I highly recommend considering him for your event!

DanceMan Productions
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Heather M.
Verified review

Hands down, best DJ for all events especially weddings. All our guests were thrilled with the music selection and his set up is amazing, professional, personable and all around experience was exceptional. Highly recommended!

Storm Productions
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Charles S.
    Verified review

    Shawn Storm is the best DJ ever! We hired him for our wedding and he accommodated everything. Custom playlists, late-night event, and we even had a close friend co-emcee. Shawn was awesome to work with and was able to keep the party going all night long! Highly recommended!

    DJ Porter Venn
    4.8
    from 4 reviews
    • 9 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Christine D.
    Verified review

    Porter DJ'd and emceed my wedding and it was a huge success, thanks to him! For months beforehand, Porter was very diligent and asked a lot of questions about my venue and about my musical needs. He even went out of his way to make sure he'd downloaded the correct versions of our entrance & first dance songs, which was a very appreciated touch. The best thing about Porter is that he's got GREAT musical taste, and a very good ear for what's appropriate in which setting. At my wedding, he played 70s easy listening songs before the ceremony as guests were arriving; he played 50s quiet jazz standards during the dinner; and the very best 70s/80s/90s songs after dinner that got everyone, of every age, on their feet! Everything was perfectly timed and loved by everyone. He also charges MUCH less than other high-quality DJs in the Bay Area. I highly recommend Porter for DJing any party you are planning!

    Kay DeMartini
    4.7
    from 3 reviews
    • 19 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Ethan Z.
    Verified review

    Kay is a really good host. She is professional and definitely knows how to talk to your audience with a couple jokes so that everyone feels comfortable. I highly recommend her for your event

    Ed The DJ Entertainment
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Barbara S.
    Verified review

    Ed was on time, easy and friendly with staff and party attendees, and absolutely professional! Would have him back next year!

    DJ Matteo & Associates
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Karen W.
      Verified review

      DJ Matteo has been the emcee for our school's fundraising comedy night for three years. Held at Yoshi's Oakland, with nationally recognized comedy talent including J.R. Havlan, Hari Kondabolu, and Lisa Ann Walter, this event is our signature fundraiser of the year. Teachers, staff, families, donors, and corporate sponsors all mingle together and have a great time thanks in no small part to Matteo's skills as a host and DJ. He's a charming and talented entertainer and professional in every way. Book him!

      Peninsula Mobile Music
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Gecsabel B.
        Verified review

        Scott is the best DJ I could have hired, he went above and beyond all my expectations. I hired him for the following reasons: 1. From all JD's that sent me quotes, he sent me a very nice professional letter thanking me for the consideration and also letting me know how he performs his job and experience. This really gave me a sense of trust, this days is hard to trust people in the internet. Scott is a person you can trust. 2. When I called him, he was as professional on the phone and when my husband and I met him. I really liked his voice, he inspires so much positive energy and could make any event so much fan. He gave us a long list of all best songs that other people had requested before, this made it easy for us to choose the best ones. He kind of red my mind anyway. 3. The price! he gave us a very reasonable price. We are extremely happy with all the work he did. He really went above and beyond all my expectations, he was focused on ensuring my guess were having fun. I totally recommend him , he could make your event the best ever!

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        Benefit Emcee

        New To Thumbtack

        • 5 years in business
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        I'm one of only 200 auctioneers in America designated as a Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) by the National Auctioneers Association. That means I can bring expertise and the best practices for how to raise the most money at your fundraiser. On average, BAS auctioneers raise 50% more money than non BAS auctioneers. Many non-profits use a community member who can't maximize the money raised or hire a high priced professional auctioneer who doesn't make the event more fun. I provide entertaining auctioneering that pays for itself many time overs in increase money raised.

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