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DJ Don Raymond
4.8
from 81 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
Ken R.
Verified review

WOW! Don and ping were absolutely amazing. All our guest raved over them. Don was easy to work with, very flexible the live video and light show was very impressive and ping caught all the right shots. I will be using them again!!!!

Top Pro
  • 6 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carol R.
Verified review

We hired Tim for my grandson's 9th Birthday Party - we live in Chattanooga and Tim came to perform for us over the Memorial Day Weekend! He arrived on time, was very professional, adapted his show for the age group of children and adults :) and did an outstanding job. He kept us all entertained and made a myriad of balloon animals for each child. We would encourage you to hire him for your next party!

Derrell Swagrito Vaughn DJ
4.9
from 34 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Alison M.
Verified review

My husband and I recently used Derrell for our wedding ceremony and reception music. We chose him after seeing him in action at another wedding and he did not disappoint. We got SO many compliments on his music choices-especially during the reception! We gave him parameters of what we liked and didn't like and he respected that while playing an AWESOME mix that got everyone up and dancing! We could not have asked for anything better. In addition, he was completely professional--he got there early, set up everything on-time, had all the equipment he needed (even a hot spot so he could download any music that was requested that he didn't already have) and he kept the party moving all night. I would 100% recommend him for anyone else who wants a fun wedding reception! I've never had so much fun in my life and his music definitely made the reception.

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Shift Music
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erin C.
Verified review

I have been to several events DJed by Shift Music, and I've even hired Shift to DJ some of my own parties. Josh really caters his music list to the event, rather than making it some show about himself. He plays so many different styles! It's really awesome. The music flows really well, no crazy scratching or anything, just really good mixing. He knows how to read the crowd to get them dancing and having a blast! I always thought of DJs being kind of anti-social, proud techies, but Josh is genuine, intuitive and tactful; qualities that I know I would want in my wedding DJ!

  • 39 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Monica B.
Verified review

Dr. Flegal's performance was the hit of my twin's 1st birthday party! The entertainment captivated the attention of all ages groups represented-- 1 to 86!!!!! From mind-reading to fire tricks to doves turning into rabbits...the performance was personal, fun, and nothing short of PERFECT! I encourage you to invite Dr. Flegal to be a part of any occasion you want to be a masterpiece!!!!! The Magic of Smiles will simply leave you amazed!!!!!

  • 6 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Michael F.
Verified review

Davis embraced our music style and used license to make the best decisions for our crowd. Very respectful. Very accessible on days leading up to wedding. Was a great partner to the other wedding stakeholders as we had a live ensemble as well. 5 Stars!!

Every Moments Makeup
4.7
from 17 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Marlee W.
Verified review

Faith is absolutely amazing!!! Not only is so sweet and fun to be around, but she is wonderful at her job. She did hair for my wedding as well as for 9 of my bridesmaids; all of us loved our updos! She also drove to meet me for a trial when I was in town which I greatly appreciated. She is extremely professional and listens to exactly what her clients want. I would highly recommend her for your wedding!!! Thanks, Faith - you made me feel absolutely beautiful on my big day.

The Mental Health Magician
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Debbi H.
Verified review

It was an awe-inspiring performance! John has mastered the art of illusion and entertainment for all ages. I have never seen someone so incredible. I laughed so much at being tricked, and enjoyed watching others see him perform.

SDE Productions
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Tervicus A.
Verified review

Did everything to make sure the krowd was enjoying the music for all ages had everybody in tune and live in the building

Magic Wayne
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Linda H.
Verified review

Magic Wayne did a great show geared for his audience. We had around 60 people in a long term care facility, celebrating our Mother's 92nd birthday with a St. Patrick's Day theme. His magic tricks were very easy to follow and wowed the group! He also combined jokes and audience participation. The residents there were thrilled with the party and the entertainment. Thank you Magic Wayne for helping us brighten their day.

Eric Tyree
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy T.
Verified review

Eric was awesome! He performed for my son's 8th birthday party and the kids were amazed as well as the adults. I would highly recommend him to anyone who would enjoy awesome entertainment! Great Christian Man!

  • 21 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Rose W.
Verified review

Terry was awesome! Very entertaining, interactive and family friendly. Our employees and their families have continued to tell us how much they enjoyed him. Great message at the end. We highly recommend him for any event and will definitely call him again.

The Magic Mentalist
4.3
from 8 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Elisabeth L.
Verified review

Mr.Little came to a company picnic I was at. He did some strolling magic before every one ate. He did an amazing job. All of my friends were amazed at the tricks he preformed and so was I. He made balloon animals for the kids. He really caught the kids attention by letting them see him make the balloons rather than just making them and putting them out on the table for kids to grab!!

  • 21 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
James W.
Verified review

Janine and Luther did an amazing job sharing their musical talents with my team. Everyone had such a great time. I overheard many comments from people about the enjoyment of their musical abilities. My goal was to provide my team a “taste of Nashville”, as so many have only recently relocated here. Janine's duo played a huge part in that success. Thank you so very much.

Big Foote Entertainment
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Fox Collection Center C.
Verified review

Scott was amazing to work with. I decided last minute to hire a DJ for our company picnic and he was accommodating and provided everything I asked for. The employees were complimenting him throughout the event. We will definitely use him for all of our future company functions!

Mark Stone Entertainment
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nicole L.
Verified review

We used Mark Stone Entertainment for our wedding and couldn't have asked for a better DJ. Very professional and I highly recommend him to anyone that is looking for a hip and cool DJ.

BluAtom Entertainment
4.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kathryn F.
Verified review

BluAtom Entertainment did a wonderful job at our wedding! Jess was professional, but personal. He went far above and beyond for us, working many hours to make sure everything was exactly as it needed to be. We couldn't have expected more from anyone, and we got it ALL. Definitely sharing BluAtom with our friends.

About

We offer juggling, balloons, magic, etc. We specialize in balloon sculptures, from simple to elaborate, with industry-leading, award-winning balloon artists. We also offer magic, juggling, and balloon shows for entertainment, or specialty-themed "edu-tainment" programs.

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Brentley Gore and the House Bandits plays at many events, upscale parties and venues. Email us for a video promo package and referrals. Thank you!

  • 3 years in business
About

What makes our services stand out against the rest would be our contagious energy paired with our professionalism!

About

Sereno Strings provides live string music for your special event! You choose your ensemble (for example, string quartet) to fit your taste and budget, and we help you choose your music. We have a large repertoire, spanning classical, jazz, and popular styles.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a bounce house?

Bounce houses, inflatable castles, moon bounces, inflatable slides and jumpy castles are all large-scale inflatable houses made for interactive entertainment. Commonly intended for children, bounces houses are made of PVC or other durable materials such as nylon or vinyl that when look like a house or castle when inflated. Rental companies deliver bounce houses to birthday parties, festivals, fairs and other events. The companies have industrial-grade blowers that fill the large structures with air to make them bounceable. A common size for a bounce house might be 15 feet by 15 feet by 13 feet. Bounce houses often have a flat, inflatable bottom pad and inflatable walls so that kids can jump and bounce without being hurt, along with a netting door and windows so that kids can see out and adults can see in. Bounce houses are suitable for both indoor or outdoor events, depending on the venue. For large events, rental companies often have a staff member who stays with the structure to monitor safety and keep it properly inflated. There are also wet/dry bounce houses with slides that you can hook up to a hose on hot summer days. A bounce house can be a fantastic addition to a party with kids, keeping them both entertained and contained.

Are bounce houses safe?

Bounce houses can be safe if operators and parents take proper precautions. Before renting from a company, confirm they are a legitimate company and hold any licenses and insurance required by your state. Ask to see reports of bounce house safety inspections provided by third parties, to make sure the equipment is in good operating condition to prevent injuries. If the rental company does not provide a staff member to oversee the bounce house for the duration of the rental, make sure you are properly trained on how to oversee the equipment. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these guidelines for parents to help keep their kids safe when using a bounce house:  

  • Follow guidelines for safe installation including anchoring. Position away from fences, greenhouses, branches, etc., which would be dangerous should a child fall onto them.
  • Consider limiting use to children 6 years of age and older.
  • Have kids take off footwear, eyeglasses and jewelry before playing.
  • Take sharp objects (pens, keys) that could cause puncture injuries out of their pockets and hands before playing.
  • Don’t let kids of significantly different sizes into the bounce house at the same time. Smaller kids can get hurt by colliding with or falling under an older child.
  • Heed the height and weight regulations of the inflatable.
  • Food, drink, bottles, glasses, etc., should not be taken onto the bounce house.
  • Supervision should be maintained all the time. Supervision means watching constantly, not just being in the area.
  • Do not allow children to push other children off the inflatable. If it is a flatbed, this is especially important to avoid broken arms and legs. If the bounce house is walled, don’t let kids bounce against the walls and crash into one another — this can result in collision injuries.
  • Don’t exceed the maximum number of children at one time in the bounce house.
  • Don’t let kids climb onto the outside walls. Flips and rough play should also not be allowed.

How much does bounce a house cost to rent?

Bounce houses are a fun way to keep kids entertained during birthday parties and other events. The national average cost for renting a bounce house ranges between $160 and $200. Cost will be affected by the size, design and functions of the bounce house you rent as well as the length of the rental. A three-hour rental will likely cost less than an eight-hour rental. Many rental companies offer fun additions like popcorn machines or cotton candy makers, and provide packages with discounts on multiple items. Another item that you may want to rent with your inflatable is a generator to keep the bounce house inflated. Here are some examples of average inflatable rental costs, packages, and common add-ons that many companies provide:

  • Bounce house, 10x10x13-foot: $95.
  • Bounce house, 15x15x13.5-foot: $125.
  • Wet/dry slide, 14-foot: $150.
  • Wet/dry slide, 20-foot: $250.
  • Combo bouncer and slide, 24x10x13-foot: $140.
  • Combo bouncer and wet/dry slide, $175.
  • Folding chairs: $1.50 per chair.
  • 6-foot folding table: $8.
  • Snow cone machine: $45.
  • Popcorn machine: $55.
  • Cotton candy machine: $55.
  • 2300-watt generator: $75.
  • 3000-watt generator: $100.
  • $299.95 package: includes a 20-foot dual slide ($250), table ($8), 10 chairs ($15), and a popcorn machine ($55) — $29 savings.
  • $450 package: includes a double water slide ($350) and bounce castle ($130) — $30 savings.

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Need a Magician

Nashville, TN

  • Event type
    Other (Police Summer Camp)
  • Number of guests
    More than 40 (please estimate) (100 +)
  • Age of guests
    6-10 years old
  • Magic type requested
    Stage show
  • Details
    This is the G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education And Training Camp 2nd through 4th graders
  • $425
    Average price
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