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Michigan Entertainers and Performing Entertainment

Bands, Musicians, DJs, Karaoke, Magic Shows, Comedy Acts, Tribute Artists, Celebrity Impersonators, Look Alikes, Models and Actors, Murder Mystery Companies, Keynote Speakers and more. In addition to listings below, see Mike's listings in left column.

Find Most Types of Event Entertainment in Michigan

Simply put, this page lists the who's who and where to go to find and get entertainment in MI. Nobody else offers this much info online for free.

Entertainment Companies and Talent Agencies

Entertainment Companies and Booking Agencies usually have many entertainers that can be booked through them. And in general their national and local entertainers can only be found through them and booked by them. Some are full service offering all types of entertainment, others specialize in one type. Keynote Speakers are found here.

Lorio Ross Sterling Events & Entertainment
Serving Michigan since 1972 and offering the best entertainment in the business. We offer live bands, wedding planning, event production, dueling piano's and more. The elite in entertainment & event production. Count on us when great entertainment and exceptional service are required. visit website or phone 248-398-9711.

Rusch Entertainment
phone 800-439-5319. Full service, provides entertainment throughout Michigan. DJs, Dueling Pianos, Karaoke, Variety Bands, Rock Bands, Top 40 Bands, Steel Drum Bands, Reggae Bands, Polka Bands, Country Bands, Jazz Bands, Dixieland Bands, Show Bands, 50s/60s Bands, Orchestras, Soft Duos, String Trios/Quartets, Dance Instructors, Recording Artists, Pianists / Organists, Harpists, Guitarists, Bagpipers, Violinists, Swing Bands, Magicians, Comics, Jugglers, Hypnotists, Mimes, Caricaturists, Clowns, Elvis Impersonators, Murder Mysteries, Belly Dancers, Hawaiian Dancers, Ventriloquists, more.

Timeless Music Production – info on facebook
phone 517-202-3486. “been in the Entertainment Industry for over Forty Years. We provide the Very Best International Entertainers, Bands, Variety Shows, Impersonators & Tributes. Nostalgic Music Genre's from 40's to 80's Era. TMP provides entertainment for all venues, parties, events, festivals, fairs, reunions, casino's, benefits, fund raisers, dinner clubs, assisted livings, seniors centers, yacht clubs, country clubs, private venues, and more.”

Bacchanal Promotions – a fully insured entertainment company specializing in stilt walking, fire performance, and other circus arts. Based in the Detroit area, Bacchanal Promotions delivers professional, reliable, and affordable entertainment throughout the United States and Canada. We strive to deliver only the highest quality of entertainment, and offer a wide variety of unique and elegant acts for any setting. Available performances include fire breathing, fire eating, stilt walking, jumping stilt acrobatics, acrobalance, contact juggling, and many other fire and cirque-style arts. Visit our website or call 248-881-3318 for more information.

Rose-Robert Agency – offices in West Michigan and East Michigan, one of the mid-west's premier musical entertainment booking agencies. Our bands tour internationally. Our production tours nationally. Complete, full color promotional packages and CDs are available upon request for ALL of our artists. phone 231-264-8186.

Gail & Rice – “has been creating inspiring, motivating, and integrated brand-building experiences for more than 75 years. Our services include creative, production, design, strategy, staffing, and marquee speakers and entertainment.” phone 248-799-5000.  facebook

Embarco – “Your one-stop shop for Detroit's entertainment services. Looking to book A-list artists or local DJs? Embarco can provide you with the top production details, staffing, and promotional events across the area. Need more? Embarco can secure catering services, filming locations, private jets, venues for parties, tickets to major events, transportation services, and much much more.”  facebook

Ambassador David's Productions – based in southwest Michigan, a full-service talent agency providing a complete selection of Caribbean entertainment and offers all styles of music. Reggae, Calypso, Soca, Steel Drums, World Beat, Latin, Mariachi, African, Blues, Classic Rock, Funk, Bluegrass, Country, Rock, Jazz, Irish. For your club, festival, wedding, corporate event, island theme party, private party, special event. phone 269-665-7483.

Tangerine Moon Productions – based in Metro Detroit, strictly music. Creates and has available Las Vegas style quality tribute acts. Features bands for the 70's & 80's eras through to the 90's, including a corporate wedding band which specializes in all styles of music from the 60's through today. Their musicians are instructed to know the material as if they were in the original artist's backing band. They also have DJs, Solo Piano Players, Jazz Trios and a Brass Quartet. visit website or call 248-583-1700.

FunFest Events – event planning company based in Sterling Heights, MI. Runs some big festivals and events in Southeast Michigan and northern Ohio.  facebook

Meridian Entertainment Group – several offices and contacts in Michigan. “provides consultation, management services, talent buying, marketing and production for events, communities and venues that are seeking help and guidance in the entertainment field. With a long history of working closely with all genres of music, including: Rock, Country, Alternative, Old School R & B, Hip Hop, Jazz, Blues, Christian, Classic Rock, Oldies, Adult Contemporary, Comedy, Gospel and Rap, we can comfortably fill whatever your needs may be.”

Razor Entertainment – based in Northwest Michigan, a full service live-music booking company specializing in weddings, corporate events, private parties, concerts and music festivals. Has over 120 professional musicians with stage and recording credits. phone 231-631-8987.

CGS Entertainment – full service entertainment agency based in Detroit. Services include bookings, production/recording and sound reinforcement.

CE – Creative eLMNts Inc. – Talent Management Service for Southwestern Michigan and Northern Indiana, based in St. Joseph, MI. phone 269-861-0055.

Graphic Equlizer Productions – info on facebook – “Michigan-based promotional and booking agency for local, national, international musicians, bands, artists, businesses and establishments. Helps with Promotions, Booking, Touring, Management and more for Bands, Artists, and Talent world Wide.” phone 248-910-3564.

Jager Entertainment – info on facebook – Booking Agency providing Live Entertainment in the Metro Detroit area. Bands, DJ's, comedian's, entertainers for bar, venue, movie production. 586-329-0922.

R.A.B. Entertainment – info on facebook – based in Novi, MI. “from GoGo Dancers to models, R.A.B. ENT enlightens your events. Girls available for promos, selling shots, fashion shows, and other gigs any night of the week! Many girls available!”

Wolverine Productions – “A full service fundraising company that produces special community events for Police, Fire, Civic, and Veterans groups each year. Specializing in 1950's & 60's (Oldies) Rock & Roll Concerts, Country Music, Celebrity Basketball Games, and other Family Events.”

Panache Entertainment – based in Metro Detroit, strictly music. phone 248-246-6775. string quartets, ensembles, jazz combinations and live bands for weddings, corporate & private events.

Zoltan Entertainment – based in Metro Detroit, for Corporations, Venues, Special Events, Weddings. Everything from solo acoustic guitar performers to full cover bands, to keynote speakers. A one-stop-shop for your entire event. Artists, lights, audio, video.

Gordon Productions – musicians, 8-piece band, jazz quartet, orchestra and DJ Service for weddings, corporate events, parties, clubs. phone 248-854-4449.

E3 Detroit – provides live bands, djs, specialty entertainment and wedding packages. Also does event planning and event management. based in Canton, MI. phone 888-406-9011.

Eschenburg Entertainment
"Event Planning and Catering Services in Detroit. Plans and markets hair shows, fashions shows, and DJ events at lounges. We set up the venue completely for the show and even hire the models for you. Our team also handles all of the marketing, including printing tickets and placing ads in magazines and local newspapers." phone toll free 888-695-7288.  facebook

Detroit Psychobilly Alliance
phone 586-372-8290. "You're one stop source for booking/promotion for Rockabilly, Psychobilly and more. Since starting the DPA, Ben Rose has become one of the top booking agents and promoters for the genre, in the Metro Detroit area and beyond. The DPA isn't limited to just Rockabilly or Psychobilly music, though. They book anything from Punk, Bluegrass, Alt Country, Cow Punk, Surf, and good old fashioned Rock bands!"  facebook

Empire Entertainment
Tribute Shows. Lots of music tribute artists, celebrity impersonators, personalities. Tribute acts of The Blues Brothers, Elvis, Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tom Jones, Cher, Lady GaGa, Madonna, Britney Spears, Al Green, Tim McGraw, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond, Franki Valli, Marvin Gaye, many more.

McCabe Music Entertainment – based in Metro Detroit, serving Southeast Michigan. corporate events to small community festivals to private, home parties.  facebook

StarStudded Entertainment – provides entertainment and performers. "Our services include choreography, custom shows, as well as music editing, video editing, business card design, and event photography for dance studios, dancers, gymnastics centers, figure skating clubs, and any other business."

Lochmoor Entertainment – music entertainment booking company based in Mid MI. 517-917-6974.

Little Duck Music – based in Grand Rapids, MI. "we focus on creating strong relationships between musical artists and live performance opportunities. Whether it be a band looking for more exposure, a venue seeking talent for their entertainment needs or full event production."  facebook

BookRich Productions – info on facebook – based in Detroit, MI. “a production, event, booking, artist, talent agency and over all event planning company for all of Michigan. Bars, Bands and Dj's get at us!” phone 586-746-8347.

Hard Edge Entertainment – info on facebook – based in metro Detroit. Concert promotion, event coordination, artist management and booking, band marketing, media and more in metro Detroit. mostly rock, punk, indie.

Uptown Entertainment – based in West Michigan, provides dueling pianos, DJ, live music, and karaoke.  facebook

Janice & John Ciotti, ECC – Personal Cruise Specialists (ships, not cars) based in Allen Park. They also book entertainment for ship cruises and other events.

similar local resources

Made in Michigan Talent Network – info on facebook
based in Sterling Heights, MI. "Made in Michigan Talent Network was created as an online interactive business directory, helping Michigan consumers & businesses find various products and services that meet their specific needs. And is Michigan's Networking Hub which allows people to network & showcase their talents through social media connections by submitting pictures, video clips, ratings, reviews & articles."

National Booking Agencies Producers Talent Agencies

Richard De La Font Agency, Inc. – based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. deals exclusively with business-to-business professional and celebrity bookings available to entertainment talent buyers world-wide. Agency does handle bookings for some well-known Michigan based entertainers.

EnT Presents – a one stop source for booking some of the biggest names in music.

Entertainment Connection [Entertainment List] – based in North Carolina

Funny Business Agency – National entertainment Agency providing comedians for corporate events, colleges and comedy clubs as well as magicians, mentalists, game shows, murder mysteries and more. Funny Business also provides games, rides, inflatable and more for corporate and college events. 888-593-7387.

Live Nation – Live Nation Concerts produces over 20,000 shows annually for more than 2,000 artists globally. Front Line is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists.

Rare and Unique Specialty Acts Entertainment

Doppelganger Circus Sideshow – info on facebook
Insanity's Greatest Hits LIVE on Stage. based in Detroit. Fire Eating/Breathing, Bed of Nails, A Tesla inspired Electric Chair act, Razor Blade Swallowing, The Ladder of Death, Human Pin cushion, Pierced Weightlifting, Eye Hooks, Human Blockhead, Straightjacket Escapes, Glass Walking, Glass Eating, Contortion acts, more.

Murder Mystery Companies and Murder Mystery Dinners

Murder Mystery Company
based in Grand Rapids, MI. phone 888-643-CLUE (2583). The Nation's Leader in Interactive Murder Mystery Events. "We're the ultimate solution for your holiday party, corporate event, fundraiser, dinner party, team building exercise, wedding, birthday and more." available for all of Michigan.

Random Acts Musical Murder Mystery Company
If you like musicals, contact this company to perform a Musical Murder Mystery at an event anywhere in Michigan. based in northern Ohio.

Models and Actors

Productions Plus and The Talent Shop – the largest full service talent agency in Michigan. In addition to highly trained actors, they have product specialists, narrators, models, costume characters, hostesses, crowd gatherers, greeters, celebrity impersonators.

Models of Michigan – modeling and acting directory.

Theatrical Companies & Theatres – Metro Detroit list. addresses, phone numbers, sites links.

Entertainers Directories and Entertainment Directories

Michigan focused directories. Find individual bands musicians djs karaoke, entertainers and various types of performers in Michigan. This section helps you discover and search for individual entertainment or a specific entertainer who can be directly contacted and do their own bookings.

THIS Website – Music Slavin Mike Lists Over 1,600 Entertainers!

See Mike's Lists of...

Michigan Bands Musicians Singers – one page, approx 1,200 linked listings.

Michigan DJs and DJ Services – one page, large list of all types of DJs.

Michigan Karaoke Services Hosts – large linked list on one page.

Hip Hop in Michigan – individual rappers and hip hop artists.

Michigan Magicians and Comedy Acts – large linked list on one page.

Tribute Artists Impersonators – music tribute acts of Elvis, Bob Seger, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Rod Stewart, Kiss, Pink Floyd, many others.

Why are linked listings so important? Because you quickly get direct access to each entertainer's full current information.

MORE Music Entertainment and Entertainer Directories for Michigan

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Michiganbands.com – band links, videos, forums, classifieds, venues, calendar, press releases, more. Their sister site is Michigan Monster, link directly below.  facebook

Michigan Monster – "Michigan's social media site for bands, artists or anyone from Michigan. Indie artists can post their music and media and network with people across the state. Whether you make music or not you can join our community, seek fame and fortune or just meet some cool people."

Blues Bands & Musicians – Michigan and Detroit Blues Artists on one page.

DetroitCountryMusic.com – click performers names to see their contact/profile pages.

Detroit Irish.org – has many links to Celtic/Irish entertainment.

Detroit Musicians Entertainment – bands & groups for hire. “We are the members of the Detroit Federation of Musicians.”

GO and DO Michigan.com / Bands List – includes profiles/band bios and links to their websites.

Detroit.com / Detroit Local Bands – listings with links to their websites.

neonlounge.com / Bands – one good page of links to local Michigan bands.

LocalMichiganMusic.com – info, links to bands websites and music.

U.P. Bands (UPBands.com) – “the Upper Peninsula's music source”. bands, DJs, karaoke, etc.

Northern Michigan Music – northwest area of the lower peninsula.

Artists/Bands from the Emmett/Cheboygan County Area – listed on NorthernMichiganFun.com.

Individual Entertainers listed by National Entertainment Directories

PartyPOP.com – lots of listings of many types of entertainers, but few links to their info.

CeJMe – profiles with contact information of various types of local and national entertainers from actors to bands.

Local Band Network / Michigan-Detroit – band links web site.

Barstar – 100 bands in Detroit area. band links, rankings, voting.

WeDJ.com – the Largest list of DJs & DJ Services that serve MI. Unlike Mike's based in Michigan list, WeDJ includes many based out of state such as those located in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconson who service parts of MI.

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