DJ Bruce Barrios has spent more than 20 years in the mobile DJing business,
providing music for more than 2,500 events. He has been named
BEST EVENT DJ/MC by the
VC Reporter Readers’ Poll 19 times and is referred by more hotels, country clubs, event facilities
and event professionals than any other special event entertainer in Ventura
Wedding Wire has chosen DJ Bruce as a
"Bride's Choice Award Winner" for the last five years. Because of his charismatic personality and ability
to keep the dance floor packed, he is constantly referred to the most
DJ Bruce has been the red carpet host and coordinated for many Hollywood
award shows including the Annual American Comedy Awards, American Comedy
Honors, The Grammy Awards, The Oscars, the AFI salute to Harrison Ford,
the AFI tribute to Dustin Hoffman, the Caesars Palace 30th Anniversary
Celebration, The American Music Awards, The Academy of Country Music Awards,
and the American Bandstand Anniversary show. Bruce was also asked to perform
at the 54th Presidential Inaugural Opening Ceremonies at the White House
for President Bush (and of course, he accepted!).
In addition, DJ Bruce's
New Year's Eve Show at Crown Plaza Ventura Beach has sold out for the last 5 years and he has been a proud supporter of
Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families and has been the Co-Chair
and DJ/MC for the Annual Casa Pacifica Wine, Food & Brew Festival
for 17 years.
Along with his crowd-pleasing skills, DJ Bruce is proud to offer the F1
Model 812 Flexible Array loudspeaker system by Bose. Other DJs charge
a premium for a system of this caliber, but with Bruce, it’s all
included! Don’t miss your chance of hiring only the best in Ventura
County, call to book Bruce today!
Keith Erickson is a
professional wedding DJ/MC and takes pride in making every event as special and unique as possible.
He is known for custom tailoring a wedding music program to reflect the
bride and groom’s personalities with a seamless flow.
Whether you’re looking for a DJ that specializes in audience participation
or a laid back elegant approach, DJ Keith has got you covered.
DJ Keith grew up in a family of musical artists. Music and DJ'ing have
always been his passion and way of life. At age 5, Keith was playing piano
and soon after drums; he now has a B.A. in Music.
Working in tandem with site coordinators and other vendors as a team player,
you can count on Keith to keep a party or reception running smoothly and
to keep your dance floor packed!
DJ Kyle Taylor began DJing in 2002. For the past 11 years he has been playing
music at dances, parties, fundraisers, corporate events, school functions
and over 400 weddings!
Every event he plays at is customized to suit the client’s needs.
He has a very diverse style and is able to play for all crowd types. So
whether you're looking for low-key or high-energy entertainment, Kyle
will be able to accommodate you're needs.
Jeremy started working for BBP in 2012 after we noticed the enthusiasm
he brought to his dancing and music. Jeremy prides himself on instilling
this high energy into his work as a DJ/MC in order to create an exciting
atmosphere for your event. Through studying Communications at Cal Poly
SLO, he has developed excellent communication and organizational skills
that will help your special day run smoothly. Being part of Bruce's
team allows him to share his love of music with others.
Phil has been a full-time professional in the music business for over 25
years as a Singer, Songwriter, Impressionist, Disc Jockey, Master of Ceremonies
and Southern California Entertainer Extraordinarie. His personal experience
includes performing at over 6,000 weddings, anniversaries, corporate events,
birthdays, private parties and club gigs all over the United States &
Southern California. As an entertainer, Phil is like having Frank Sinatra,
Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond, Engelbert Humperdinck, Garth Brooks, Johnny
Cash, Willie Nelson, James Brown, Dean Martin and Tom Jones all in one.
As a DJ / MC his style is Classy, Fresh, Fun and Smooth-Flowing, but when
its dance & party time it doesn't make any difference how old
or young you may be—Phil rocks the house! A one-of-a-kind-event
needs a one-of-a-kind DJ / MC entertainer and that’s Phil Birdsell!
Jason Michael Henson
Jason Michael Henson, also known as "DJ 1ove" (One Love) has
emerged as one of the most requested MC/DJs in Southern California. Love
is the driving force behind everything he does. As he says, "love
is the most powerful force in the Universe - Use IT intelligently."
Jason is an intuitive music designer...not your typical club DJ. His spiritual
journeys have led him to embrace his gifts of intuition with music. He
can read any room and know exactly what music will fit not only the space,
but also the people in that space. As an MC, he has a classy, smooth and
seamless way to announce and orchestrate your event.
Jason has entertained celebrities like Burt Bacharach, Neil Peart (drummer
for Rush), Wayne Brady, Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla, Julia Louis-Dreyfus,
Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan, Laila Ali (daughter of Muhammad Ali), and
former Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, in addition to companies such
as Pfizer, Pacific Bell, BMW, LAPD, CBS Television, Sony Pictures, Los
Angeles Children's Hospital and many, many more. Jason has entertained
in some of the most exotic places in the world, such as China, Aruba,
Hawaii, Bahamas, St. John, and all over the U.S.
Jason is also a professional voice actor. You may have heard his voice
on shows such as A&E Biography, NBC's Sports Illustrated's
Swimsuit Model Search, The Wayne Brady Show and many commercials. He was
the founder of 3 different improv troupes in Los Angeles that performed
weekly for 5 years, which gives him the ability to improvise quickly when
needed. Jason has also worked behind the camera for shows such as American
Idol, The Wayne Brady Show (Emmy-winning talk show), the Olympics'
opening and closing ceremonies, and many awards shows. This has given
him great experience in high-level event production.
Jason has entertained at over 1,100 events since 1992 and is still going strong.
Jerry Gutierrez is described as “a great personality meets professionalism.”
Easy to work with and organized, his main focus is to provide you with
perfect wedding entertainment that is a reflection of your style. With
over 11 years of experience in both English- and Spanish-speaking events,
Jerry is considered by many to be Ventura County’s preferred bilingual
DJ/MC. Through seamless mixing and a low-key MC style, he is able to create
and maintain an engaging and exciting atmosphere, without compromising
the class and elegance you want at your wedding, while keeping the party
going all night.
The Sound Effect Band
The Sound Effect band has been working in the music industry since 1978,
providing entertainment for private engagements, clubs, fairs, and fund-raisers.
They play a variety of styles including Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Pop,
Funk, Rock and Jazz and pride themselves on their dedication to truly
“live” music. All instruments are played live and NO pre-recorded
background tracks are used at any performances. Each individual's
outstanding talent shines through at each performance and allows the freedom
to change up the groove at any given moment. This keeps them fresh and
that much more ready to give you a show you'll never forget! The fact
that the core members of the group have been together for over 17 years
makes this possible. Having performed together for so many years also
gives them the personality and "tightness" that distinguishes
them from any other group. The Sound Effect Band has opened for Lakeside,
Mary Jane Girls, Big Mountain, and Tierra.
Highway Starr is Southern California’s premier high energy Modern
country rock band. Playing today’s hottest country hits with a splash
of yesterday’s favorites, this band has been tearing up the West
Coast country scene!
Not just another rehashed “Bar Band,” Highway Starr has raised
the standard by combining the music, attitude and showmanship in their
concert-style shows throughout the west coast. Their extensive set list
includes hit songs by Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line,
Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Eric Church and many more!
Spawned from the outskirts of Los Angeles, the band features lead vocalists
Daniel Alan along with Dave Rea on acoustic guitars and vocals. The veteran,
quick-pickin’, “Uncle Marty” Wagner, rips it up on lead
guitar, opposite the rolling thunder of Eric Sachs on bass and powerhouse
drummer Rob Jones who rounds out their driving rhythm section.
Highway Starr performs regularly throughout the southland at Toby Keith’s
I Love This Bar, Canyon Club, Borderline, Brandin’ Iron, Fantasy
Springs Resort and numerous corporate events. A recent private event for
“The Great One” also landed the band to perform at The Bellagio,
Las Vegas in 2015.
Kevin Laurence is a talented songwriter and performer who sings and plays
piano professionally. He has many years of experience as a solo act playing
for private parties, weddings, corporate events, restaurants, hotels,
etc. He has honed his skills playing at a high-volume, high-end restaurant
piano bar and can supply any type of music for any occasion. Kevin can
provide a wonderful ambiance for your event or an exciting, unique and
versatile show to get the party started. Kevin's music has developed
from single notes on a piano to a unique and eclectic repertoire of original
and cover music. With influences such as Billy Joel, Elton John, The Beatles
and countless others, he has created a sound that took the 29 year old
singer-songwriter years to develop. He has successfully placed 3 original
songs in a motion picture, produced and recorded 3 studio albums currently
being sold and played by major online retailers, and has developed a strong
presence on social media, including a rapidly growing YouTube channel
with 10,000 subscribers and 2 million video views.