Entertainment

Entertainment

Ace High Casino and Carnival
276 E Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55107
651-293-4444; aceentertainment.com

Contact: Renee Nelson (sales manager)
››› Corporate casino and carnival entertainment

The Amazing Hondo
1323 Highland Pkwy.
St. Paul, MN 55116
651-690-1172; hondomagic.com

Contact: Hondo Hughes (owner)
››› Professional speaking and magic for meetings and events

ARM Entertainment
1257 Arcade St.
St. Paul, MN 55106
651-483-8754; armentertainment.com

Contact: John Domagall (president); Dana Strutz (agent); Tracy Lee (agent); Gregg St. Charles (agent); Jamie Lindquist (agent)
››› Entertainment agency representing Bret Michaels, Vince Neil, April Wine, Skid Row, Firehouse, LA Guns, Rich Little, Head East, and tribute acts

The Baroque Trio
612-790-6238; thebaroquetrio.com
Contact: Paula Pettis
››› Flute, violin and cello trio

The Barry Agency
6335 Glacier Lane N
Maple Grove, MN 55311
763-550-0513; thebarryagency.com

Contact: Ken Barry
››› Entertainment agency and speakers bureau featuring musicians, comedians, magicians, entertainers, speakers and variety acts

Belladiva
Minneapolis, MN
651-260-0417; belladivamusic.com

Contact: Lisa Marie Furth (band leader)
››› Corporate show band

Birchwood String Quartet
Minneapolis, MN
952-906-3555; thebirchwoodstringquartet.com

Contact: Maria Mimick (booking agent)
››› Classical music

Caricatures by Cindy
5275 E Lake Beach Ct.
Shoreview, MN 55126
651-490-5141; cindyberglund.com

Contact: Cindy Berglund (owner and artist)
››› Caricature drawing for events, trade shows; studio caricature illustrations for awards, acknowledgments, special occasions

CBO (Casablanca Orchestra)
Minneapolis, MN
952-914-0441; cbomusic.com

Contact: Melanie Moos
››› Party and show band performing in a range of styles from ’40s swing to current top-40 hits

Cooks of Crocus Hill
877 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
651-228-1333; cooksofcrocushill.com

Contact: Susie Tucker (director of culinary event sales)
››› Culinary and wine experiences focusing on team building, appreciation gatherings, and parties; also a meeting and retreat venue

Cosgrove Presents
5704 Blaisdell Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55419
612-483-2606

Contact: John Cosgrove (owner)
››› Team building activities including trivia customized for each client

Dan Newton’s Cafe Accordion Orchestra
1311 Osage St.
St. Paul, MN 55117
651-488-1174; cafeaccordion.com

Contact: Dan Newton (band leader); Elizabeth Rowan
››› Eclectic mix of vintage swing, Latin, American, and French café music

David Farr, Corporate Magician
P.O. Box 1191
Maple Grove, MN 55311
763-566-8597; davidfarr.com

Contact: Christina Pribula (office assistant)
››› Magician and comedian for corporate and special events

Diane Martinson Live Music, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN
952-920-3064; dianemusic.com

Contact: Diane Martinson (director)
››› Jazz combos, vocalist, swing and variety band, classical music

5th Street Poker Parties
760 Tuscarora Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55102
612-701-9194; 5thstreetpokerparties.com

Contact: Lynda Barry (chief entertainment officer)
›››Poker and blackjack entertainment for corporate events and private parties

Four Voices String Quartet
3452 45th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55406
612-584-1444; 4vsq.com

Contact: Laurie Petruconis (manager and violinist)
››› String quartet performing classical, pop, Broadway and jazz styles

G. L. Berg Entertainment
825 Nicollet Mall, Ste. 801
Minneapolis, MN 55402
888-654-6901; glberg.com

Contact: Gary Berg (CEO); Nate Berg (talent consultant)
››› Entertainment, performing artists and speakers

George Faber & The Icons
45 S 7th St., Ste. 2400
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-927-4265; theiconslive.com

Contact: George Faber
››› Special-event band that performs in a range of styles

Halls of Magic Entertainment
8565 Yalta St.
Circle Pines, MN 55014
763-783-0352; hallsofmagic.com

Contact: Kevin Hall (president)
››› Comedy and magic acts, live music, DJs, karaoke, hula shows

HHH Ranch
16032 180th St. E
Hastings, MN 55033
651-338-2792; hhhranch.net

Contact: Dawn Lanning (owner)
››› Dogsled rides and demonstrations, horse-related programs and trail rides

HoRizon Talent Agency
952-541-1600; horizontalentagency.com
Contact: Jean Hoffman (president)
››› Bands and entertainers for meetings, corporate events, festivals; exclusive representation for the Johnny Holm Band

Instant Request DJ Entertainment
5001 American Blvd. W, Ste. 995
Bloomington, MN 55437
952-934-6110; instantrequest.com

Contact: Shawn Plante (owner)
››› DJ services for events

Jukebox Express
P.O. Box 120704
New Brighton, MN 55112
612-710-6411; jukeboxexpress.com

Contact: Jim Knoblauch (owner)
››› DJ entertainment, jukebox rental, karaoke, live music

Kalogerson Music & Entertainment
6100 Saxony Road
Edina, MN 55436
952-935-9065; kalogersonmusic.com

Contact: Chris Kalogerson (owner)
››› Entertainment booking—bands and other acts; specialize in music from around the world

Larkspur Strings
6125 Morgan Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55419
612-861-2954; wildgypsy.com

Contact: Jim Plattes (violinist and director)
››› Classical string trio, strolling trio, solo fiddlers and violinists

Macken Music and Entertainment Agency
5210 Villa Way, Ste. 151
Edina, MN 55436
952-832-5555; mackenmusic.com

Contact: Mike Macken (owner)
››› Books bands, musicians, entertainers and DJs

Mannequin in Motion, Inc.
5021 Vernon Ave., PMB 296
Edina, MN 55436
612-327-1270; mannequininmotion.com

Contact: Loren Daniels (owner)
››› Living statues that pose and step out of their roles to sing, dance or provide narration

Marsh Productions Entertainment Agency, Inc.
3921 Sunset Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
952-922-1800; marshproductions.com

Contact: Marsh Edelstein (president); Rhonda Vigness (agent); Gerald Segal (agent); Robert Austin (agent); Larry Gilbreath (agent)
››› 218 bands and 45 DJs, pianists, magicians and speakers; features the R Factor band

Midwest Sound DJ Entertainment
970 Raymond Ave., Ste. G70
St. Paul, MN 55114
651-644-4111; midwestsound.com

Contact: Dar Bradley (sales manager)
››› DJ entertainment

Mobie Entertainment, LLC
125 Main St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
952-888-9200; magicalhistorytour.com

Contact: Bill Neuenschwander (owner)
››› Segway tours of the Minneapolis riverfront including the Stone Arch Bridge and the milling district, and St. Paul featuring Summit Avenue and Cathedral Hill

The Music Works, Inc.
P.O. Box 787
Forest Lake, MN 55025
651-464-7757; themusicworks.com

Contact: Gregg Schmitt (president)
››› National recording artists, comedians, reality stars

Musicians Unlimited, Inc.
1963 Fairmount Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
651-699-7750; musiciansunlimited.com

Contact: James Borden (president)
››› Entertainment booking agency

The Mystery Cafe
PO Box 1024
Forest Lake, MN 55025
763-566-2583; themysterycafe.com

Contact: Lee Adams (owner)
››› Murder mysteries, team-building events, custom-designed performances; can work on location

Paul Cherba Jazz Entertainment
2237 Shadywood Road
Orono, MN 55391
612-210-1811; cherbajazz.com

Contact: Paul Cherba (owner)
››› Live jazz and other music styles, as a duo, trio or quartet

PJany Music Productions
1312 Dayton Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-308-7246; pjanymusic.com

Contact: Pavel Jany (owner)
››› Classical, jazz, and Latin music for corporate events, weddings, private parties and community events

ProKart Indoor Racing
14350 Rosemount Dr.
Burnsville, MN 55306
952-808-7223; prokartindoor.com

Contact: Colleen Sernett
››› Go-cart track featuring meeting space and team-building opportunities

RES Specialty Pyrotechnics
21595 286th St.
Belle Plaine, MN 56011
952-873-3113; respyro.com

Contact: Erv Haman (director of business development) ››› Indoor and outdoor fireworks, special effects, confetti and streamer services

Scotty Reed Entertainment Agency
Maple Grove, MN
763-493-6333; scottyreed.com

Contact: Scotty Reed (owner)
››› Entertainment agency with more than 100 bands and solo artists

Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium
Mall of America
Bloomington, MN 55425
952-883-0202; visitsealife.com

Contact: Melissa Schrock (sales coordinator)
››› Private tours, scavenger hunts, team building, meeting room rentals

Shout House Dueling Pianos
110 N Fifth St.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-337-6700; theshouthouse.com

Contact: J. J. Woods (marketing and sales manager)
››› Two piano players/singers performing rock and roll hits from the 1950s to the present

Soul Tight Committee
923 Edmund Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-470-4628; soultight.com

Contact: Eric Hohn (manager)
››› Ten-piece dance band playing R&B and soul

Special Event Entertainment Services
10932 Nord Ave. S
Bloomington, MN 55437
612-388-9825; specialevententertainmentservices.com

Contact: Bob Galombeck (founder and owner)
››› Entertainment booking, show and event production

Spotlight Corporate Entertainment, Inc.
333 Washington Ave. N, Ste. 331
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-373-9838; spotlightinc.com

Contact: Frank Steck (president)
››› Corporate and national entertainment acts, full-service event production, integrated entertainment for business meetings and award programs

Strings By Sarah
237 Woodview Tr.
Hudson, WI 54016
612-709-5405; stringsbysarah.com

Contact: Sarah Bertsch
››› Violin solo or string ensemble

Swing Train
5841 Pleasant Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55419
612-210-0788; swing-train.com

Contact: Steve Sonmore
››› Swing and jazz band

Synergy—Dick Whitbeck Music, Inc.
6128 Brookview Ave.
Edina, MN 55424
952-926-9927; synergy-dwmusic.com

Contact: Dick Whitbeck (music director)
››› Variety/dance band for corporate and social events

TR Entertainment & Productions
1266 Birch Court
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
651-490-7781; tr-entertainment.com

Contact: Mike Rogers (owner)
››› Entertainment booking and production

Troupe America, Inc.
3313 Republic Ave.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
612-333-3302; troupeamerica.com

Contact: Linda Twiss (publicist)
››› Theatrical productions for events and conventions

Valleyfair
1 Valleyfair Dr.
Shakopee, MN 55379
952-445-7600; valleyfair.com

Contact: Pam Amundson (group sales manager)
››› Amusement park rides and attractions, live shows, catered picnics

Vertical Endeavors
855 Phalen Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55106
651-776-1430; verticalendeavors.com

Contact: Jason Noble (operations manager)
››› Indoor and outdoor rock climbing, group events, team building

Vine Park Brewing Company
1254 W 7th St.
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-228-1355; vinepark.com

Contact: Andy Grage (co-owner)
››› Make your own beer and wine; accommodates groups of up to 30 people

Xelias Aerial Performance Company
1121 Jackson St. NE, Ste. 139
Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-353-6406; watchhumansfly.com

Contact: Meg Elias-Emery (founder & director)
››› Aerial circus performers work in small to large spaces