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Norfolk Live Entertainment Professionals

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Top Pro
  • 38 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica J.
Verified review

Merman came out to our nursing home during national nursing home week. Our residents absolutely LOVED the show as well as the staff. It was a great addition to our line up of activities. If live entertainment is needed in the future, I would definitely hire Mr. Merman again. He kept everyone engaged throughout the show and made it fun and enjoyable for everyone. Thank you again Mr. Merman for coming out and entertaining us for the afternoon!!

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Susan Beach
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Corey J.
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Awesome presentation and execution of entertainment. When i have another bday party and are looking magic or clown entertainment she is currently at the top of my list. I would recommend for all youth parties. We will be talking about this for months to come.THANK YOU MS SUSAN.

Top Pro
  • 7 years in business
  • 118 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary C.
Verified review

Highly recommend both for DJ and Live Music!

Panda Entertainment
5.0
from 48 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy E.
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John provided our Company with musical entertainment for our Holiday party. He did a wonderful job of engaging our group. I was skeptical about having karaoke at this event, but John was an excellent motivator; the tone deaf lost their inhibitions and a great time was had by all!

757 Dj's
4.9
from 41 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Luevenia H.
Verified review

DJ Ro you did AWESOME!!!! My daughters Sassy Seventeenth Black and White Affair was PERFECT!!! Great music, entertainment and most of all fun. Please know that I really appreciate your kindness and understanding with the last minute changes on the itinerary. Thanks a million!!!

Top Pro
  • 41 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paul J.
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Jay recently played at our Relay For Life in Suffolk and I couldn't be more pleased with how he approached everything. What can you say about a guy that said everything right and then completely followed through with it? Jay was incredibly courteous and professional without being cold. It felt like I knew him for years. He handled all of the last minute details we threw at him with aplomb and a cool confidence. We will definitely be glad to have him back in the future. Paul Jarman - Event Entertainment Lead

  • 11 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Louisa P.
Verified review

My son has had a positive experience with Creative Music so far. We hope to continue with Creative Music for at least a couple more lessons.

DVC Entertainment, LLC
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Chris J.
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One of the most professional DJ's around. Event was very successful because all the tunes he had going kept everyone entertained and dancing. Very well rounded in every category of music and look forward to doing future events with Dj Vinlo and DVC Entertainment.

DJ TIM FLY
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kali W.
Verified review

Dj Tim Fly provided music for our family reunion. He was very professional and super friendly. He provided the type of music we requested and I would recommend his services to anyone.

Galactic Events, Inc.
4.8
from 21 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Stacey A.
Verified review

Curtis Mayfield was our DJ for our Christmas party at The Office Bar and Grill. He did a fantastic job. He had a variety of music and karaoke that kept us all entertained the whole evening. We will definitely be calling him back for any future events. Thank you

Chirpy Party Entertainment
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Ronny S.
Verified review

Angelique was amazing. She made excellent designs, responded to my millions of messages and was there on time with no issues. The kids loved browsing through her catalog of designs. Excellent addition to my daughters 3rd birthday party. Hire her if need a face painter!

Apex Entertainment, LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Denise B.
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Corey and Vince did a fantastic job providing music entertainment for my 55th birthday celebration. They played all the music I requested and even some that fit the occasion and genre that I didn't think of. Corey MCed the event just as I would have wished.

Living Waters Music
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Darl H.
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I would recommend Living Waters Music to anyone interested in vocal training. The instructor was friendly and competent with years of professional experience. The assistance I received for preparing auditions helped me explore my vocal potential, and I came away from my sessions with a lot more confidence.

Victory Entertainment
4.0
from 4 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Moe G.
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DJ Raven provided superior customer service and a quality sound for my all-star white party. I had nothing but great reviews from my associates and partners. I will definitely be using her again!

Andre Batlener
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Julia S.
Verified review

Andre was great. He entertained all the parents, kids and staff. He was friendly and professional and we will have him come again when we have another event!

Solid Rock Entertainment
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Yalonda H.
Verified review

Solid Rock Entertainment is an awesome entertainment company the dj is so sweet and outgoing he brings his A game every time he has great spirit's very enjoyable and i will forever support this company because of that

  • 36 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
George W.
Verified review

He engaged the children and they were so excited. They tried to figure how the magic was done. They thoroughly enjoyed him. and so did the adults

ShanMan Entertainment
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Cory B.
Verified review

Very responsive and was willing to accommodate us even if the drive was very far. Thank you

American DJ Entertainment
5.0
from 1 review
  • 8 years in business
Takeisha B.
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Best all male review ever!!!!

Effesar Entertainment

New To Thumbtack

    About

    I sit down and do an extensive consultation with every client before every job to make sure every request, question, and assumption is answered.

    • 13 years in business
    About

    We provide DJ and host for events, photography, and an Internet radio blog site. We also work at William and Mary's Hip Hop Collection.

    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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    Virginia Beach, VA

    • Event type
      Fundraiser
    • Age of guests
      18-30, 31-50, 50 or older
    • Details
      Looking for clean comedy comedian for 2nd annual fundraiser for the Sepsis Alliance.
    • $650
      Average price
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