Taking your vision from imagination to reality

Five Star Entertainment is North Carolina’s most requested entertainment service and the one-stop shop for all of your event needs. From professional disc jockeys, MCs, and dynamic room lighting, to audio-visual equipment rentals and photo booths, we have it covered.

We handle every aspect of your function including pre-planning, event coordination, event design, and emceeing. Our focus: you!

What really sets us apart? Our world-class customer service and on-going training program.

Award-Winning Entertainment

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What kind of event are you planning? We do it all!

“Even though you are growing up, you should never stop having fun!"

~ Nina Doprev

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Our Guarantee

  • Put you first, tell you the truth, treat you with respect.
  • Give you our very best, return your calls promptly, answer all of your questions.
  • Be willing to go the extra mile, keep your guests entertained.
  • Make your function unique, deliver our best service, give you a fair price.
  • Play your requests, show up early.
  • ...And we will always smile and have fun!
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Popular wedding processional song

By fivestarentertainment | June 24, 2019

Vivaldi’s Spring is a very popular wedding processional song. (See our earlier blogpost, “Top classical songs for walking down the aisle.”) You can listen to it in the video below… …complete with the violin sheet music. There’s a problem. While you’ll love the happy main theme, it veers off into sections of music that just…

favorite first dance songs

Your first dance song done exactly the way you want it

By fivestarentertainment | June 17, 2019

What are the favorite first dance songs? Our blog presented ten of the best a while back, but we also recommend the Knot’s great list, complete with 50 wonderful songs you’ll hear at weddings coast to coast. We’ve made an interesting observation of these songs. The older and the better they are, the more artists…

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The Evolution of the Wedding Reception

By fivestarentertainment | June 10, 2019

Cake and punch wedding receptions are a thing of the past. Today’s brides and grooms want their reception to pack a punch. Wedding guest entertainment is the name of the game. The Knot conducts an annual survey on the trends in the wedding industry. Their most recent survey revealed that 41% of couples include wedding…

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The Art of a Love Song

By fivestarentertainment | June 3, 2019

First dance songs are usually love songs. Love is the most powerful force on earth. It is the very lifeblood of a marriage, which is why a love song is such a good choice for your first dance song. As a professional wedding DJ, I really appreciate the craftsmanship of good love songs. There are…

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Thank-you note etiquette

By fivestarentertainment | May 27, 2019

Thank-you note etiquette never changes, even with our culture’s growing menu of communication options. In other words, you should send your thank-you notes on personal stationary or nice thank-you cards. Emails, Facebook messaging, texting, and phone calls don’t cut it.  Each note should be personal.  Fill-in the blank notes are worse than sending no note…

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Second marriage wedding etiquette

By fivestarentertainment | May 20, 2019

As times change, wedding etiquette evolves. We work with many couples of all ages and backgrounds, including those getting married a second time.  In fact, something like one of three weddings involve couples where at least one of you has been married before.  Because this is so common, let’s look at second marriage wedding etiquette…

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Keep a sense of humor when planning your wedding

By fivestarentertainment | May 13, 2019

Typical North Carolina weddings require over one-thousand decisions on your part. Wow! That’s a lot! The key to stress-free wedding planning is a sense of humor and a well-organized wedding plan. Stress-free wedding planning begins with a good laugh! Watch the video above for some good laughs. Even more, watch it as a tutorial on…

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“No mistakes in the Tango, Donna, not like life”

By fivestarentertainment | May 6, 2019

Welcome to the world of ‘no limits entertainment!’ This is a classic scene from “The Scent of a Woman.” Al Pacino’s character is blind. That doesn’t stop him from dazzling a young woman on the dance floor with a tango. She voices her concerns about making a mistake, which prompts Pacino to utter that famous…

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How NOT to buy a gift for your sweetheart

By fivestarentertainment | April 29, 2019

Your future wife is your sweetheart for life. Keep that in mind as you read this blogpost that explores the challenge of the perfect wife gift. Men, you are entering an area of opportunity … and landmines! Beware, a false move can get you in the dog house faster than you can say “vacuum cleaner!”…

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Why you want a large guest list for your wedding celebration

By fivestarentertainment | April 22, 2019

  Your wedding guest list should be big, no, make that huge! Your marriage may depend upon it! Let me explain. A couple of professors at Emory University conducted a study on weddings and marriage. One of their findings was pretty amazing. The more people you invite to your wedding, the more likely your marriage…