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Your Event Investment

2021 Pricing, Products & Services

Pricing for your event entertainment can vary wildly- just like anything else you might purchase. The cost of the services and experiences below are based on the quality, experience, time, and technology our team invests into each performance.

 

Since we know your event is unique and there is no "one size fits all", we use a build-your-own-entertainment/a-la-carte pricing system. 

 

Do you have something else in mind? We are always happy to provide a more tailored approach- just let us know!

 Always Included 

  Before Your Event  

  • Creative planning consultation with your entertainer

  • Option of meeting at venue/event location

  • Optional lighting consultation

  • Mobile app for all music & event planning communication (learn more here)

  • Structured event timeline (alternatively, we are happy to work within a pre-existing timeline)

  • Dozens of hours of personalized event & music planning

  Your Event Day  

  • Sleek, minimal, professional (and often wireless) audio solutions

  • Styled DJ setup with ambient accent lighting

  • Touring grade production & sound gear with backups and redundancies

  • Custom cocktail set mixed just for your wedding, not just a playlist

  • Seasoned DJ/MC to 1) mix music appropriately and set the energy of your event and 2) lead your guests, make clear announcements & orchestrate the flow of the evening 

  • Modern boutique approach to entertainment that will match the overall style and vibe of your event. 

A La Carte Pricing

  Talent + Team  

  • Ben Gershen DJ/MC Base Rate (4 Hours) | 2,000+ 

  • Mason Case DJ/MC Base Rate (4 Hours)  | 1,750+

  • Flexible Entertainment DJ/MC Base Rate* | 1,500+

  • Overtime | 400/Hour+

  • Second DJ | 750

  • Event Dancer | 250

  • Breakdancer | 500

  • Aerial Dancer | 500+

  Sound & Media Support  

  • Ceremony Audio (PA w/2 Mics) - 1 Hour | 450

  • Additional Speakers (Auxiliary Room) | 200/Pair

  • Custom Song Edit | 100/Hour Studio Time

  • Custom Mixes | 100/Hour Studio Time (3 HR Min)

  Lightscaping  

  • Uplighting (16) | 550

  • Advanced Dance Floor Lighting | 400

  • Premium Dance Floor Lighting | 700

  • Showtime Dance Floor Lighting | 1,000

  • Monograms | 300

  • Black Light Show | 500

  Other Event Enhancements  

  • Media TV DJ Booth | 500

  • Dual Mounted Media TV's | 750

  • Photo Booths | 1,000+

  • Live Streams | Let's talk!

  • After Parties | Let's talk!

  • C02 Blasts | 500

  • Dancing On The Clouds | 400

  • Silent Disco | 7/Headphone

  • DJ Furniture | Let's talk!

  • Indoor Firework Fountains | Let's talk!

  • Atmospherics (Snow, Haze, etc.) | Let's talk!

Have something in mind that you don't see here? Let's talk!

  DETAILS & GLOSSARY  

  • Flexible Entertainment. A cool concept we implemented if you have budget limitation that restrict you from selecting one of our event hosts, you can now book the Higher Ground brand for your big day and an event host will be assigned 30-60 days out.

  • Additional Speakers. Depending on your venue, and if your guest list heads north of 150, you might want to consider an extra pair of speakers at your ceremony, and at your reception so everyone can hear all of the speeches and announcements.

  • Overtime. The overtime rate will vary depending on the entertainer, size of crew, and date of event. Talk to your entertainer for more details. 

  • Dance Floor Lighting.  'Intelligent' lights to add energy to the dance floor later in the event. We recommend adding at least the the starter dance floor lighting for most events. If great lighting is as important to you as great music and flow, step it up a notch with advanced dance floor lighting. Looking for a one of a kind experience? Showtime lighting is for you. 

  • Uplighting. 16 LED wireless lights that will dramatically transform the atmosphere of your venue + enhance your photos!

  • Custom Song Edit/Mixes. Have our team cut an introduction edit or a special feature, like a first dance or flash mob. 

  • C02 Blasts. Looking to add something unique to your event? Our handheld C02 cannon delivers 20-30 ft plumes of ice cold fog using liquid c02 and is favorite (and safe!) way to make your event even more memorable.

  • Indoor Firework Fountains. A dynamic and non-hazardous effect that looks exactly like traditional fireworks or pyrotechnics. Imagine a jaw-dropping fountain of fireworks to highlight your first dance, cake cutting, or send off. A great way to create a wow experience for your guests, and produce some stunning photos!

  • Travel. For events beyond 60 minutes from Portland Metro, OR, travel & rental fees may apply. These fees will be determined based on destination and either paid for or reimbursed by client. For more info on travel rates, see our FAQ.

*Pricing incentives for off-season events Dec 15-Mar 15, excluding holidays. Some event hosts offer incentives on Monday-Thursday.*

 Plan Your Event With Our Own 

MOBILE APP

  • Curate your event soundtrack and plan your event on your own time with this amazing tool.

  • Find any version of every song. The app uses YouTube, Spotify & Apple Music as its search engine. Easily import Spotify playlists.

  • Invite friends, family & VIP guests  into the app to select their own tracks & like + reply to yours.

  • Mark must plays, do not plays, and leave special notes. We've even included song suggestions throughout the timeline to help get the gears turning!

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HEAR WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
"I NOW BELIEVE IT WAS THE BEST MONEY I SPENT ON MY WEDDING."
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JP | Groom

They were able to read the room perfectly, the dance floor was electric. Big thanks to Ben & Mason!

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Ashley | Bride

Ben kept our crowd on the dance floor ALL NIGHT- would highly recommend them for your next big event!

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Kitta | Photographer

Unbelievable!!! Unbelievable!!! If you need a Portland event DJ, run to book them!