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Rochester Party Entertainers

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BRL Entertainment
4.8
from 45 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Deanna B.
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Brian did a birthday party for our 16 year old son. He did a good job...he didn't overtake the party with his dj'ing and let the kids be kids and allowed them to use the microphones to do "rap offs" and sing along with the music. The kids had a great time and he took some wonderful pictures from the event which we turned into a great scrapbook.

Jeff Palma Photography
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Maddie M.
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Just amazing! Intuitive to our very large and strong willed family at a Surprise birthday party for over an 100. Truly an artist -- saw best how to get the best photos by learning the family dynamics quickly and always appearing as unobtrusive as humanly possible. Definitely my next call when I need a photographer.

Look and Smile Photo Booth
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Dawn P.
Verified review

Look and smile did a wonderful job at my daughters graduation party! Would definitely use again!

RedStone Studios
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy M.
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Sean was professional and had everything set up prior to the event. The party goers had a great time and he was interacting and ensuring they were having a great time! I would highly recommend Sean and RedStone Studios!

Shawn O Photo
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Priscilla G.
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Shawn was very pleasant and patient. The photos are coming out great! He took photos from my son's birthday and it was really nice. I was able to enjoy the party. I would recommend him!

  • 15 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Geoffrey W.
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Great people and a lot of fun to have at a party

Fancy Faces
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Kate D.
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We hired Kristen for our daughter's 5th birthday party, which had a painting theme. From the first email communication to the post-party photo gallery, we were impressed with Kristen's organized, thorough and professional approach. She is an extremely talented artist and was wonderful with our 20+ pint-sized guests. The parents are still raving about Kristen's incredible designs and that Fancy Faces of Rochester added a unique and memorable touch to a fun party. We recommend her without any reservation!

Benjamin Rybolt
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Katie M.
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Ben played guitar, and a friend played sax, at our annual holiday party. The music was perfect, the setup was simple, they showed up on time and well dressed. Overall he is a spectacular addition to any get-together and I highly recommend him!

Charismatic Entertainment
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Douglas S.
Verified review

Bobby brought a lot of fun and energy to our wedding. We had a constant flow and no one complained. We would recommend Charismatic Entertainment to our friends and family.

  • 11 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Marc M.
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Shimi was excellent works with you and is very timely. I highly recommend him for an event.

Mix Squared Entertainment
5.0
from 1 review
  • 38 years in business
Evelyn D.
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I love them!!, they are very profesional, our wedding party was the best. La musica y el servicio es fenomenal!!!

Gillian C.
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Excellent day..performance was great. Band was professional, fun, talented and an all around great group. Makes a party better than ever!!

busy feet entertainment
4.0
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tammy S.
Verified review

Great energy, friendly. Good facepaint work and balloon. Wish there were more out the box balloon twisting animals. But kids like the simple stuff. Excellent host.

About

We DJ in concerts, clubs, and radios. We have party planners, videographers and photographers. We do flyers, artwork and promotions. We are your full entertainment and promotion business.

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Capturing special moments and memories for a life time is what we do best. Affordable prices, convenience, stress free packages. Our non obtrusive, flexible, friendly, creative photographers and videographers will make you feel comfortable.

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We are a full service music entertainment company. We could provide services for weddings, graduations, bar and bat mitvas, and many other occasions. We have 30,000 songs to choose from, so please call for a free estimate.

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We provide experienced and quality event planning services. We also offer booking services to get you the right DJ, videographer, band or performer for your special event. Contact us now to receive our special competitive rates.

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I provide a full-service entertainment, such as DJ/MC, motivational dancers, light shows, clowns and full-service balloon artistry.

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We are a classic rock party band in the Rochester, New York area. We enjoy what we do and interact with our audience. We play songs from the '60s, '70s, and '80s (Beatles, Rolling Stones, Eagles, The Who, etc.), with a few newer ones too. We range from an acoustic set to dance songs with many other epic classics from bands like Styx, Pink Floyd, and David Bowie. For a listing of our songs, go to our website.

About

Mystic Entertainment was founded with a simple principle: "Provide the highest quality at all levels of service and at an affordable price while all guests have the experience of a lifetime." Our DJs have been trained to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction. They bring state-of-the-art equipment as well as thousands of hit songs from the '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s and today. These hits span all genres like big band, rock-n-roll, rhythm and blues, soul, disco, country, hip-hop, Top 40, jazz, classical and instrumental. Whatever your guests want to hear, our DJs read the crowd and put together a playlist that’s sure to please, and they always take requests. Mystic Entertainment specializes in weddings and large corporate and social events. They will work with you before your event date to understand your preferences and plan just the right music for your celebration. Mystic DJs are professional, upscale wedding professionals.

  • 13 years in business
About

We have been professional nightclub, bar and event DJ's for over 10 years. We believe that no one should over pay or be nickel & dimed for quality entertainment, which means we give you more for your money than any other DJ service in NY! We also are true nightlife DJs that mix, transition and properly read crowds versus other DJ services who just fade from one song to the next without any real mixing ability or with dead air between songs. We are a 7 time Finalist in the annual City Newspaper Best of Rochester poll as BEST DJ IN Rochester, voted by thousands of people over the years and hold PERFECT 5 star reviews on multiple review websites! Others might say they are the best but we have true & proven credentials where the others do not.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a mariachi band?

Mariachi bands are rooted in Mexican culture. Traditional mariachi bands consisted of two or more members playing stringed instruments, wearing regional costumes adapted from the charro (Mexican horseman or cowboy). Modern mariachi bands, which are likely what you’re looking for when searching for a mariachi band for hire, feature at least four members who play stringed instruments (violin, vihuela, bass guitar called guitarron) and one or more trumpets. The costumes have remained the same, but now trumpets are synonymous with mariachi music. Mariachi bands for hire often play a wide range of music, including styles originating from Mexico and adopted from elsewhere. These include jarabes, waltzes, serenades, corridos (Mexican ballads), ranchera, cumbia, and more. Mariachi bands for hire bring a festive and soulful element to a party, birthday, wedding, corporate affair, fundraiser or community event. UNESCO has inscribed mariachi music on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

What is a photo booth rental?

A party photo booth is a fun, interactive experience where guests can take a series of photos (usually three or four) that are immediately printed out on a strip as a keepsake. When you rent a party photo booth, the company sets up the booth or photo station at your event; a photographer staffs the booth and coaches guests on how to use it throughout the event. Often the photo booth rental company provides props like silly hats, wigs and glasses. There are different types of party photo booth rentals. An open-air booth has a curtain or backdrop that allows more freedom of movement and enables more people to use it at one time. The traditional enclosed photo booths that you may have seen at the mall or the fair tend to cost more to rent, as they are harder to transport and also cost more for the pros to purchase. The national average cost for party photo booth rentals is $400-$500.

What does a fortune teller do?

A fortune teller offers insight into people’s past, present and future through private readings. Some fortune tellers read palms or use tarot cards, runes, or tea leaves to see into a client’s future. Other fortune tellers consider themselves psychics, numerologists and mystics who look for patterns and meaning in seemingly random events, such as stirred tea leaves or the draw of a tarot card. By interpreting what they see in the cards or leaves, fortune tellers answer their clients’ questions about their lives, such as who or when they’ll marry, whether they should quit their job, or whether they should have a baby. Tarot card readings are a particularly popular way of having your future told, because they’re such a familiar method of fortune telling. More importantly, you can guide a tarot reading by asking the specific questions that are most important to you. By interpreting the cards you’ve drawn, the fortune teller may give you new insight into yourself and help you make an important decision. For some people, fortune tellers are simply amusing, but for others, they offer helpful guidance and spiritual nourishment.  

How many mariachis can a band have?

A mariachi band for hire can have as many players as you like. Modern mariachi bands typically have a minimum of four players with the trumpet playing a vital musical role along with stringed instruments such as the violin, guitarrón (a Mexican bass guitar with a deep body), vihuela (a Spanish stringed guitar) and guitar. Strong vocals are also an important component of mariachi bands for hire, since one or more of the players will be singing during the performance. For a truly spectacular show, you can hire a mariachi band with 15 or more players. The medley of stringed instruments, multiple trumpets, soaring vocals, and even an accordion or harp is powerful and beautiful. Mariachis typically wear the traditional costume of charros — Mexican horsemen. The look is a very regal, monotone suit, often in black or white, with silver adornments and embroidery. Mariachi bands often wear sombreros as well. Traditional mariachi bands were only made up of two or more players, according to a UNESCO report celebrating the cultural heritage of the musical style. The style of music originated in the state of Jalisco. Now the style of music is symbolic of Mexico but is celebrated all over the world, and adds a fabulous vibrancy to any group’s events, parties and weddings.

How much does a mariachi band cost?

A mariachi band will bring your party or event alive with their fabulous costumes, beautiful playing and strong vocals. The cost of a mariachi band for hire will depend on how many players are in the group. Each musician in a performance group needs to be paid, so pricing is usually based on the number of mariachis (musicians), the location of the event (and travel time required), and the length of the performance. Day of the week also affects cost, as does day — Christmas, New Year’s Eve and other major holidays will cost more than regular days. The national average cost for live bands of all types ranges between $740 and $1,200. Depending on where you live and regional rates for performers, you might expect to pay between $65 and $120 per hour, per player. Mariachi groups may have 12-15 players available for performance at one time, depending on your budget. Here are some examples of how the number of players affects average cost:

  • Four mariachis: $300 per hour for weeknights, $400 per hour for weekends.
  • Five mariachis: $350 per hour for weeknights, $400-$450 per hour for weekends. Weekends may have a minimum number of hours.
  • Six mariachis: $400 per hour for weeknights, $450-$500 per hour for weekends.

Actual Requests

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Need DJ

Rochester, NY

  • Event type
    Birthday party
  • Number of guests
    25 - 50
  • Music preferences
    Hip-hop / Rap
  • Indoors or outdoors?
    Indoors
  • Venue Sound Equipment
    No, DJ must provide sound equipment
  • Total budget for DJ
    $500-$600
  • Details
    Me
  • $481.67
    Average price

Need DJ

Rochester, NY

  • Event type
    Prom / school dance
  • Number of guests
  • Music preferences
    Pop, Hip-hop / Rap, Top 40, Other (rage )
  • Indoors or outdoors?
    Indoors
  • Total budget for DJ
  • Details
    Music must be clean
  • $487.5
    Average price

Need a Photo Booth Rental

Rochester, NY

  • Event type
    Wedding
  • Indoor or outdoor event
    Indoors
  • Type of booth
    I'm not sure yet
  • Props needed?
    I'm not sure yet
  • Number of people
    50-100
  • Age of guests
    Younger than 6, 6-11, 12-17, 18 and older
  • Details
    I want to make a scrapbook photo from the guest with best wishes to the bride I need.
  • $470
    Average price
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