Accolades

Washingtonian Magazine

Bride & Groom Ultimate Wedding Guide – They Know Weddings 2012-2015

Recognized in the Agency Section as one of the top wedding vendors with a special mention in the Bands section for our band, Free Spirit.

Bride & Groom Ultimate Wedding Guide – They Know Weddings 2010

Entertainment Exchange (Agency Section): “This full-service talent agency represents bands, DJs, variety acts, classical ensembles, and jazz groups, among others. Popular bands include ‘Round Midnight, Free Spirit, and Higway Star.”

Free Spirit (Bands section): “This high-energy band has been crowned one of America’s Top Dance Bands… With more than 30 years of experience playing around Washington, the group specializes in everything from swing to Top 40 favorites.”

Best Wedding Vendors Survey – Brides & Grooms Special Issue 2009

“Top Vote Getter”

Annual Wedding Guide Issue – You’re Getting Married 2008

“This agency represents bands, classical ensembles, jazz groups, DJs and more. Top picks in our survey include DJ Aaron Couch and Free Spirit, an 11 piece band. ”

You’re Getting Married – Washingtonian Weddings 2007

“One of our top vote-getters, this agency represents favorites, Free Spirit and Sound Connection — and books classical ensembles, jazz groups, and more. DJ Aaron Couch was a top pick in our survey.”

They Know Weddings 2006

“One of our top vote getters, Entertainment Exchange represents popular bands Free Spirit and Sound Connection and can provide jazz groups, DJs, string ensembles, and variety acts.”

They Know Weddings – Wedding Guide 2005

“Represents DJs, string ensembles, and 18 bands exclusively including Free Spirit and Sound Connection.”

Wedding Guide 2004

“Specialty acts such as caricaturists, belly dancers, and tattoo artists. Musically, they offer jazz groups, DJs, classical ensembles, and live bands including favorites Free Spirit, Sound Connection, Time Machine, and Fresh Air.”

Wedding Guide 2003

“String combos, jazz musicians, DJs, and bands — including the area’s most popular, Free Spirit, and other favorites like Fabulous Fantoms and Sound Connection.”

Washingtonian’s Wedding Planner 2002

“The Entertainment Exchange in Bethesda represents local bands including the top two in our survey — Free Spirit and Sound Connection. They’ll send a video of bands or an e-mail link that you can view on your computer.”

The Perfect Wedding Guide 2001

“Representing Free Spirit, Sound Connection, Galaxy and more. “…Bands, DJ’s, solo musicians, and string ensembles.”

Let’s Have A Party 2000

“From jazz trios, piano players, and bands to unexpected acts like bagpipers, magicians, and caricature artists, Entertainment Exchange can arrange it all.”

The Perfect Wedding Guide 1999

“Home of Free Spirit, the most sought-after wedding band in town…also feature many other good bands, and Montebello Strings is a crisp-sounding combo.”

Guide to Great Weddings 1998

“Agent for hot dance bands Bittersweet and Free Spirit, an 11 piece horn band.”

Guide to Great Weddings 1997

“High quality musicians who, wedding experts say, are not prima donnas…featuring good bands for contemporary dance music.

Town & Country Magazine

Special Wedding Issue

“…Great bands for the thirty-and-over crowd, and also for the twenty-somethings.”Guide to Planning the Perfect Wedding”Owned and operated by musicians, this firm represents more than 100 local bands (you can preview them all on video. The most popular bands are known for never letting parties die.”

Baltimore Magazine

Great Bar Mitzvahs

“Competitors commend the Entertainment Exchange for its bands…”

Grace Ormonde Platinum List

The Grace Ormonde List is not an open advertising opportunity. Wedding professionals are invited to a membership based on the style of their work, the quality of their services and a sincere commitment to excellence and customer service. Grace Ormonde represents luxury and prestige in the wedding industry and this list’s goal is to present their discerning readers with choices among the best wedding professionals in their respective fields.

The Knot Best of Weddings

Based on a survey of more than 21,000 recent brides to get real reviews on the top wedding vendors and venues across the country. The Knot Best of Weddings magazine is a compilation of these results. Entertainment Exchange is proud to be recognized by The Knot among the best of weddings.

WeddingWire Bride’s Choice

For many years running we’ve been the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Award winner which recognizes the top local wedding professionals from the WeddingWire Network that demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. Unlike other awards in which winners are selected by the organization, the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ are determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 WeddingWire newlyweds. The award recipients represent the top five percent of WeddingWire’s vendor community, which consists of over 200,000 local wedding professionals throughout the US and Canada.