Classy! Fun! Entertaining! Are words our clients use to describe us. With over 20 years experience, we have mastered the art of tastefully entertaining a wide variety audiences. Weather your planning an Elegant Wedding, Formal Cocktail Party, Corporate Picnic, or Wild Backyard Party we can provide the right mix of music to create the atmosphere you desire.
Clients choose us because of our ability to listen to their needs and produce exactly the type of event they ask for. We have put together a small group of the most respected DJs and Entertainers in the Baltimore/ Washington area, each has an impeccable reputation for reliability and professionalism and knows what it takes to entertain in their genre.
Our Music Library contains over 100,000 songs from the 1920s right up to Todays top hits and features music from around the globe. Each sound system has been designed with your ear in mind and produces crystal clear music at all volume levels.
We can provide the following services:
(DJ) Disc Jockey
(MC) Master of Ceremonies
(Karaoke)We provide the Music and Words on a TV screen, You get to be a Star and Sing your favorite songs. This can be a lot of fun!
(VJ) Video Jockey, MTV/BET style DVD Dance Party. Many schools have discovered that this is a excellent way to boost attendance at Dances. We can also provide a live camera shots and show video you provide. The possibilities are endless.
(Dance Floor Lights) Multi-colored Effect lighting to bring excitement to the Dance floor.
(Sound Reinforcement) We can provide an engineer, sound and lighting for your Band, Festivals, and Meetings.
(Game Shows) We can emulate many popular T.V. Shows
(Monogram) We can create a custom design and project it on the wall of floor of your venue.
(Up-Lighting) You choose the color and we will strategically place accent lighting around the room.
(Photo Booth) Your guest will have a tun-of-fun dressing up or posing for pictures. Package includes; on-site attendant, unlimited photo strips, props, and a disc with all the photos taken at the event.
Partial Client List
Hair Cuttery, Atlantic Cheer & Dance, Wacovia Bank, Provident Bank, Friends School of Baltimore, UMBC, Towson State University, University of Maryland, Coca Cola, March or Dimes, Georgetown University, Hilton Hotels, Sheraton Hotels, Northrup Gruman, General Motors, National Resource Defense Council, Baltimore School for Arts, McDaniel College, and many others.
Children's Birthday Parties
Sweet 16 Parties
Wedding Cocktail Hours
(Everthing I Do) I Do it for youBryan Adams
(I've Had) The Time Of My LifeBill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your BootyKC & The Sunshine Band
1, 2 StepCiara
4 MinutesMadonna Ft Justin Timberlake
6 Foot 7 Foot Lil Wayne
A Moment Like ThisKelly Clarkson
Ain't Too Proud To BegTemptations
AirplanesB.O.B. Ft Hayley Williams
All My LifeK-Ci & Jojo
All Summer LongKid Rock
All You Need Is loveBeatles
American BoyEstelle Ft Kanye West
American PieDon Mclean
Another One Bites The DustQueen
ApologizeTmbaland & OneRepulic
Are You Gonna Be My GirlJet
Aston Martin Music Rick Ross
At LastEtta James
Ayy LadiesTravis Porter Ft Tyga
Baby Got BackSir Mix-A-Lot
Beat ItMichael Jackson
Best I Ever HadDrake
Better TogetherJack Johnson
Billie JeanMichael Jackson
BillionareTravie McCoy Ft Bruno Mars
Blame ItJamie Foxx
Bleeding LoveLeona Lewis
Bless The Broken RoadRascal Flatts
Blister In The SunViolent Femmes
Blurred LinesRobin Thicke Ft Pharrell
Boom Boom PowBlack Eyed Peas
Boot Scootin' BoogieBrooks & Dunn
Brass MonkeyBeastie Boys
Break Your HeartTaio Cruz Ft Ludacris
Brown Eyed GirlVan Morrison
Build Me Up ButtercupFoundations
Bust A MoveYoung M.c.
By Your SideSade
California GirlsKaty Perry Ft Snoop Dogg
Can Get Enough Of Your LoveBarry White
Can't Help Falling In LoveElvis Presley
Can't Hold UsMacklemore
Candy Shop50 Cent
CecillaSimon & Garfunkle
CelebrationKool & The Gang
Cha Cha slideDJ Casper
Chicken FriedZac Brown Band
Come Away With MeNorah Jones
Come Fly With MeFrank Sinatra
Come On EileenDexy's Midnight Runners
Copacabana (At The Copa)Barry Manilow
Cotton Eye Joerednex
Crank Dat (Soulja Boy)Soulja Boy
Crash Into MeDave Matthews Band
Crazy In LoveBeyonce
Crazy Little Thing Called LoveQueen
CruiseFlorida Georgia Line
DJ Got Us Falling In LoveUsher
Don't ChaPussycat Dolls
Don't Drop That Thun ThunThe FiNATTiCZ
Don't Stop 'Till You Get EnoughMichael Jackson
Don't Stop Believin'Journey
Don't Stop The MuiscRihanna
DownJay Sean Ft Lil Wayne
Drunk On YouLuke Bryan
Electric SlideMarcia Griffth
Empire State Of MindJay Z Ft Alicia Keys
Evacuate The Dance FloorCascada
Everytime We TouchCascada
Feelin' SingleR. Kelly
Fire BurningSean Kingston
Firework Katy Perry
Fly Me To The MoonFrank Sinatra
Friends In Low PlacesGarth Brooks
Funk Cold MedinaTone Loc
Get Down TonightKC & The Sunshine Band
Get LuckyDaft Punk FT Pharell
Get The Party StartedPink
Gettin' Jiggy Wit ItWill Smith
Gimme MoreBritney Spears
Girls Just Wanna Have FunCyndi Lauper
Give Me Everything Pitbull
GlamourousFergie Ft Ludacris
Gold DiggerKanye West
Good Life OneRepublic
Grease MegamixJohn Travolta & Oliva Newton-John
Groove Is In The HeartDeee-Lite
Haven't Met You YetMichael Buble
Hey Soul SisterTrain
Hips Don't LieShakira Ft Wyclef Jean
Hold You (Hold Yuh)Gyptian
Hollaback GirlGwen Stefani
Hot In HerreNelly
Hot N ColdKaty Perry
Hotel Room ServicePitbull
How Sweet It is (To Be Loved By You)James Taylor
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)Four Tops
I Cross my HeartGeorge Strait
I Don't Wanna Miss A ThingAerosmith
I Gotta A feelingBlack Eyed Peas
I hope You DanceLee Ann Womack
I Kissed A GirlKaty Perry
I love ItIcana Pop
I Loved Her FirstHeartland
I Saw Her Standing ThereBeatles
I Walk The LineJohnny Cash
I Wanna Dance With SomebodyWhitney Houston
I Want You To Want MeCheap Trick
I Will SurviveGloria Gaynor
I'm A BelieverSmash Mouth
I'm On One DJ Khaled F/Drake
I'm Too SexyRight Said Fred
I'm YoursJason Mraz
Ice Ice BabyVanilla Ice
Imma BeBlack Eyed Peas
In Da Club50 Cent
In My LifeBeatles
In The AyerFlo-Rida
It Had To Be YouHarry Connick Jr.
It's Raining MenWeather Girls
It's Your LoveTim McGraw And Faith Hill
Jessie's GirlRick Springfield
Jump AroundHouse Of Pain
Jump Jive An' WailBrain Setzer Orchestra
Just A Dream Nelly
Just DanceLady Gaga
La Vie Es Un CarnivalCelia Cruz
Let It RockKevin Rudolf Ft Lil Wayne
Let's Get In OnMarvin gaye
Let's Get It StartedBlack Eyed Peas
Let's Go CrazyPrince
Let's Stay TogetherAl Green
Let's Twist AgainChubby Checker
Life Is A HighwayRascal Flatts
Like A PrayerMadonna
Live Your LifeT.I. Ft Rihanna
Livin' On A PrayerBon Jovi
Look At Me Now Chris Brown
Lost In This MomentBig & Rich
Love On TopBeyonce
Love StoryTaylor Swift
LuckyJason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
MacarenaLos Del Rio
Making Memories Of UsKeith urban
Mambo No.5Lou Bega
Moment 4 Life Nicki Minaj
Mony MonyBilly Idol
Moves Like JaggerMaroon 5 Ft Christina Aguilera
Moves Like Jagger Maroon 5 f/C. Aguilera
My Best FriendTim McGraw
My HumpBlack Eyed Peas
My Last Big Sean
My WishRascal Flatts
Need You NowLady Antebellum
New York New YorkFrank Sinatra
No Hands Waka Flocka Flame
No OneAlicia Keys
Oh Pretty WomanRoy Orbison
Old Time Rock And RollBob Seger
Otis Jay Z & Kanye West
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)Michael Jackson
Party In The U.S.A.Miley Cyrus
Party Rock Anthem LMFAO
PayphoneMaroon 5 Ft Wiz Khalifa
Piano ManBilly Joel
Play That Funky MusicWild Cherry
Poker FaceLady Gaga
Pour Some Sugar On MeDef Leppard
Power TripJ Cole
PromiscuousNelly Furtado Ft Timbaland
Pump ItBlack Eyed Peas
Raise Your Glass Pink
RakataWisin Y yandel
Red Red WineUB40
Remeber WhenAlan Jackson
Ring Of FireJohnny Cash
Rock Your BodyJustin Timberlake
Roll UpWiz Khalifa
Rolling In The DeepAdele
Run This TownJay Z Ft Rihanna & Kanye West
Save a Horse (Ride A Cowboy)Big & Rich
Save The Last Dance For MeMichael Buble
Say Hey (I Love You)Michael Franti & Spearhead
Sex On FireKings Of Leon
Sexual HealingMarvin Gaye
Sexy And I Know ItLMFAO
Sexy ChickDavid Guetta Ft Akon
Shake ItMetro Station
She's EverythingBrad Paisley
ShoutOtis Day & The Knights
Started From The BottomDrake
Stayin' AliveBee Gees
Suit & TieJustin Timberlake & Jay Z
Summer Of '69Bryan Adams
Super FreakRick James
Sweet CarolineNeil Diamond
Sweet Child Of MineGuns N' Roses
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd
Tainted LoveSoft Cell
Take A chance On MeABBA
Take On MeA-Ha
Teach Me How To DougieCali Swag District
That's AmoreDean Martin
The Humpty DanceDigital Underground
The MottoDrake Ft Lil Wayne
The Show Goes OnLupe Fiasco
The TwistChubby Checker
The Way I AreTimbaland Ft Keri Hilson
The Way You Look TonightFrank Sinatra
The Way you Make We feelMichael Jackson
Tonight Tonight Hot Chelle Rae
Truly Madly DeeplySavage Garden
Twist And ShoutBeatles
U Can't Touch ThisM.C. Hammer
Unchained MelodyRighteous Brothers
Use SomebodyKings Of Leon
Viva La VidaColdplay
Wagon WheelOld Crow Medicine Show
Walk This WayAerosmith
We Are FamilySister Sledge
We Are YoungFun.
We Found LoveRihanna Ft Calvin Harris
What A Wonderful WorldLouis Armstrong
What I Like About YouRomantics
Whatever You LikeT.I.
When A Man Loves A WomanPercy Sledge
When I Grow UpPussycat Dolls
When You Say Nothing At AllAlison Krauss
White WeddingBilly Idol
Wild ThingTone Loc
Wonderful TonightEric Clapton
You And MeLifehouse
You Belong With MeTaylor Swift
You Dropped A Bomb On MeGap Band
You Make Me Feel ...Cobra Starship
You sexy ThingHot Chocolate
You Shook Me All Night LongAC/DC
You're A JerkNew Boyz
You're The First The last My EverythingBarry White
Zoot Suit RiotCherry Poppin' Daddies
Sweet 16 DJ
$400 - $2000
I have always loved music. In fact, I was the one who played the music at all my family events growing up. I enjoy knowing people are having a good time to the music I play. I have a passion for all kinds of music old and new.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Crownsville, MD on 07/28/2012
"Great experience, very accommodating, and professional."
- Steve C.
Wedding in Pasadena, MD on 07/14/2012
"Vincent was great. When my son-in-law uncomfortable with choosing music online Vincent offered to meet with them in person to go over everything. I would recommend him to anyone. Great job!"
- Janice Y.
Wedding Reception in Washington, DC on 06/09/2012
"We really enjoyed our DJ. He did a great job! "
- Sarah S.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Hanover, MD on 05/26/2012
"Vince was excellent in every way. I had people at the party who wanted his card for future events. I would definitely use him again and again. I also had a generation gap of 15-80 with lots of different music interests and Vince acommodated them all. He made our party so much fun!!!!! "
- Teena W.
Event in Baltimore, MD on 05/20/2012
"We have been doing this event for over 20 years, and Vincent was, by far, one of the best DJ's we've hired! He was extremely professional and equipped with all we had requested. His sound system was of great quality and the strategic placement of speakers was efficient for our particular group and location. With a constant transition between our speaker and the background music, Vincent made it quite seamless and all flow very nicely. Throughout the day, some of our staff and guests made special requests, which Vincent was very open and receptive to. He certainly set the comfortable vibe we were seeking and was not too "over the top" as many DJ's can sometimes be!"
- Courtney T.
Sweet 16 Party in McLean, VA on 05/12/2012
"I hired Party Up Entertainment to DJ my daughter's Sweet 16 party and they were spectacular from start to finish. Vince was simply awesome. Not only did he provide a great DJ (DJ Q), he helped me execute on the "nigh club" theme. And DJ Q was simply outstanding!! He contacted us beforehand to learn about what we wanted and took it from there. He knew how to read the crowd and his musical talents made the party!! The morning after the event, I received numerous email messages from parents telling me what a great time their kids had!! One parent (who chose to hang around for the party) described it as a smashing success! Thanks Party Up!!! Nothing but smiles!!"
- Gena A.
Wedding in Rockville, MD on 05/12/2012
"Vincent Higdon, our DJ from Party-Up Entertainment, was absolutely wonderful! He was accommodating, on time, professional, cordial, and a wonderful host! Party-up made our wedding day a more special/memorable one. Kudos!"
- Jamaal C.
Sweet 16 Party in Woodbine, MD on 02/18/2012
"We used Party Up Entertainment DJ Vince Higdon and he really got the party started right away for my daughter's Sweet 16 party. It wasn't long before the dance floor was packed with teenagers. He arrived early and was set up and ready to go long before guests arrived. He also honored my daughter's playlist as well as took requests from the guests. I would highly recommend Vince and will use him again when needed!"
- Jenny C.
Wedding Reception in Elkridge, MD on 12/31/2011
"We had a great time at our party!!! Randy played a lot of songs designed to get people up and dancing! He did an excellent job. Thank you so much!"
- Kathy K.
Wedding Reception in Columbia, MD on 12/17/2011
"Vince was excellent, professional, and easy to work with. We had a few minor changes last minute for which Vince flowed very well with. We had a wonderful wedding reception due to him."
- Scott Y.
Holiday Party in Ellicott City, MD on 12/09/2011
"We were very impressed with Randy Latimer! It almost seemed like he had been to one of our corporate functions before because he played exactly the right songs at the right time to fit our varied crowd. He was extremely professional and knowledgeable so I was able to concentrate on being the hostess of the event without worrying about the music. We are having our corporate party at the same location again next year and will definitely be calling Gig Masters to request Randy as our DJ! I would have no problem recommending Gig Masters and Randy to anyone I know. Thanks for making the process of finding and hiring a DJ so easy and hassle-free!"
- Cheryl L.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Washington, DC on 12/03/2011
"I absolutely loved Vincent! He knows how to keep folks on the dance floor! And he's a great low-key guy. Not some loud, obnoxious person constantly yelling into a microphone. I would definitely hire him again!"
- Kim G.
Picnic in Elkridge, MD on 10/06/2011
"Vincent did a fabulous job -- arrived early, was very flexible with details upon arrival, got our attendees dancing -- and was professional and communicative throughout. Many thanks for helping to make our event a huge success!!"
- Erin C.
Wedding in Frederick, MD on 08/05/2007
"From beginning to end, we had great communication and professionalism. Everyone at the wedding was happy with Vince. He's an A+ DJ. His performance couldn't have been better and he played all of the requests that we made. I am very pleased!"
- Linda F.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Washington, DC on 06/02/2007
"We thought Vince was a terrific d.j. He played a great mix of music that appealed to our crowd of all ages. He was in touch before the party to get information on our song list and the event itself. He was never intrusive on the microphone, using it only to announce the birthday cake, etc. Some of our guests have already asked me for his information for their next event. I would highly recommend Vince. Great service at a great price!
- Laura M.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Baltimore, MD on 04/01/2007
"Vince was great. Thanks for everything. My daughters sweet 16 birthday party ended up with a small group of teens and they had a blast singing and dancing with the wonderful picks that Vince chose after reading a few of the girls there. They were so delighted my daughter told me after school the following day that, that is all people kept talking about was her party and how much fun it was! I couldn't have done it with out you Vince...THANKS!!!"
- Natalie R.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Gaithersburg, MD on 03/31/2007
"I was very happy to find GigMaster's on line they were very helpful! I received several bids. Party up Entertainment contacted me by email and then by phone before they were even hired. Once I hired Party up I was then contacted by Vince and the plans begun. Vince was very helpful, easily contacted by phone and email, he responed quickly. The day of the event Vince called me on my cell just to reasure me that today was the day, he was set to go call him if I had any last minute questions or needed to add anything. Vince arrived early to set up and was very reasurring he was great by being very flexiable and was great at going with the flow and adding humor when we were doing "little games" and group participation. His music selection was outstanding and fit into our "theme" of the night. I gave his name and number to 3 people at our event that were interested in hiring him for their next event. My experience with GigMaster's, Party Up Entertainment and Vince was excellent there was not one problem in the whole process. I would highly recommend anyone to use GigMaster's, Party up Entertainment or Vince as their DJ for any occassion without hesitation. I thank them for making my 50th birthday party a success! (without them it would of been a bit on the boring side!) Sandy Wall"
- Sandy W.
Private Party in Washington, DC on 03/03/2007
"Vince did exactly as we asked, providing great music and variety to the event. He was professional, punctual and easy to work with."
- Christian H.
Corporate Function in Arlington, VA on 12/15/2006
"Randy was great - he played all of our requests and was very professional. Thank you!"
- Sarah W.
Wedding in Fairfax, VA on 09/16/2006
"Vincent of Party-Up entertainment was wonderful! He was fun and accomodating, and having him there really was a huge plus to our wedding. I recommend Party-Up to any- and everyone!"
- Tricia G.
Wedding in Upperco, MD on 08/19/2006
"I would like to recommend Party Up, Vince for anyone who is having a wedding ort party. My original DJ never contacted me back, which left me in a tight spot. Vince was available and came to the rescue. He played all the songs that were requested and did a wonderful job, he was very professional, responsive and showed up on time even early. I heard great respeonses from all my guests and many asked how i found him. Vince did a wonderful job and made the night even more perfect.
- Ann B.
Private Party in Galesville, MD on 03/24/2006
"Vince did a great job. Very reliable and professional. Thanks!"
- Beth W.
Corporate Function in Bethesda, MD on 01/14/2012
"Vincent was fantastic! Personable and accommodating! "
- Lauren M.
Picnic in Ashton, MD on 06/17/2006
"WSSC had an employee picnic with over 650 people present. Vincent Higdon from Party Up Entertainment was our DJ that we hired. He was dependable, friendly, and professional. He played great music and had a fantastic sound system. He took request throughout the day, made announcements as needed. We would recommend Party Up Entertainment to other clients and we plan to use this DJ again for future events."
- Theresa B.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Washington, DC on 06/09/2007
"Vince was really great. Numerous guests mentioned how wonderful the DJ was and how accommodating and pleasent he was to work with. Setup and ready on time with no hassles for adding an additional hour to the end of the evening since we were all having way too much fun!
Highly recommend and will use again for future parties.
- Dan H.
Engagement Party in Ellicott City, MD on 08/11/2012
"I have to qualify the low marks. I contracted with Vince for my daughter's engagement party. He sounded great and I felt comfortable in hiring him. The problem was that he sent another DJ(Ron) and he didn't have the demeanor that I expected. Although I was happy in his music selection, he was hard to talk to and seemed annoyed when a song was requested. Our guests still enjoyed themselves and danced for the entire time. I just would have liked him to be a little more enthusiastic and easy to talk to. The positives are he arrived on time, played great music, and stayed an extra hour when asked. He could have been more interactive."
- Martha G.
Corporate Function in National Harbor, MD on 10/29/2013
"Vincent Higdon was a pleasure to work with. He was professional, prompt at returning emails, & he & his team arrived early so that they had enough time for set-up, to meet with me, & to be ready to go. They were very interactive with our crowd, able to get people to volunteer to perform karaoke, & were fun! The photo booth props that they provided were the best of the 3 cities we held this event in & Vincent provided a thumb drive, post event, so that we were able to show the photo booth photos via a slide show on our big screens, in the general session space, during breaks the next day. I would definitely work with Vincent again & I recommend him to others. "
- Beth C.
Wedding Reception in Arlington, VA on 10/20/2013
"Vince and his assistant were most accommodating. ( sorry but I forgot the assistants name). He played the REALLY IMPORTANT songs just as we wanted at the right times. Also they surprised us with the way they chose to play a song that we had sent to them. It was "With This Ring". The way they played it and the time they chose was a VERY PLEASANT SURPRISE. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE. We would highly recommend Vince and his team to anyone. They were very affordable and completely executed everything just as we wanted. Also had multiple compliments from the guests. Thanks again. "
- Christopher H.
Wedding in Annapolis, MD on 10/12/2013
"internet planning tool was very easy to use"
- Megan T.
Wedding Reception in Potomac, MD on 08/10/2013
"Vince from Party Up Entertainment did an excellent job at our wedding reception. He worked with the caterer and our organizer to make for a seamless reception. He took our music suggestions and produced a playlist that was appropriate for dinner and then figured out the right music to get our guests dancing. Plus, the online forms allowed for easy and efficient communication. We would definitely recommend him to others looking for a DJ for a wedding or other family event."
- Chris P.
Wedding Reception in Washington, DC on 07/13/2013
"Vincent was excellent....I would highly recommend him!!!!!!
Thanks Vincent for making our wedding reception so much fun...it was perfrect.
- Stephanie W.
Wedding in Rising Sun, MD on 06/08/2013
"Excellent, professional and very courteous. Did a great job with both the ceremony and the reception."
- Paula V.
Wedding Reception in Davidsonville, MD on 04/27/2013
"Vince was professional and he did a very good job with helping to provide a good time for us and our guests at our wedding. He played most of the music music that we requested and I appreciated how he was able to smoothly transition one event to the next. I would definitely recommend Vince everyone that I know."
- Laura C.
Hotel Event in National Harbor, MD on 03/15/2013
"Great service! Arrived early, stayed late, prompt follow-up to questions. Worked closely with our creative team to deliver the show we had designed. Would work with them again."
- SALLY O.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Washington, DC on 03/09/2013
"They are great to deal with --the online music selection and party outline is so easy to use and very helpful. They respond very promptly to emails and phone calls. Vince was a great dj -- played all the music we selected. He was able to read the mood of the group and vary the songs. I would highly recommend them."
- Katherine L.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Arlington, VA on 02/17/2013
"Party Up Entertainment was very responsive to our requests for early
start time and extended play. He encouraged guests to make music requests and paid special attention to the guest of honor. He incorporated our play list and had an extended repertoire. It was a pleasure to work with him. The guests complimented the music during and after our event."
- Joan L.
Holiday Party in Fulton, MD on 12/13/2012
"He was on time, professional, and just great!"
- Taylor C.
Graduation Party in Columbia, MD on 04/26/2013
"Job well done, professional and accommodating Thank You Vincent"
In addition to Columbia, Party Up Entertainment will also travel to Laurel, Savage, Simpsonville, Jessup, Annapolis Junction, Fulton, Southern Facility, Clarksville, Highland, Burtonsville, Elkridge, Ellicott City, Fort George G Meade, Spencerville, Ashton, Hanover, Harmans, Severn, Silver Spring, Beltsville, Baltimore, Brinklow, Dayton, Sandy Spring, Southern Md Facility, Brookeville, Glenelg, Linthicum Heights, Odenton, West Friendship
and many other locations in and around the Columbia area.
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