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RICO Entertainment Events is an industry leader in professional entertainment management, based out of central Connecticut and servicing upscale events in Connecticut, New York City, Massachusetts and Newport. They have been featured on NBC Connecticut where they presented new and upcoming wedding trends. With 18+ years of experience, RICO Entertainment Events has the experience, quality, and technology to keep your guests dancing all night long!

Services Offered

RICO Entertainment Events works with couples to manage and deliver a great experience that is stress-free. They have plenty of sound, effects and lighting options to choose from to make your event one to remember. Their lighting options include smart, computerized DJ lighting, wireless decor uplighting, custom monograms and LCD TVs and projection. One of their newest features is dancing on the cloud, where they use modern technology and lighting to create an angelic visual for couples to share a special moment. There is also an option to choose custom uplighting, decor lighting or Cathedral lighting. Their work is liability insured. Their services include:

  • Bilingual MC
  • Do-not-play list
  • Consultation
  • One event per day
  • MC


Other Services
In addition, RICO Entertainment Events offers equipment like:

  • Sound/PA system
  • Microphones
  • Flat Screen
  • Photo booths
  • Projector
  • Uplighting

Frequently asked questions

What is the starting price for wedding DJ services?

$1,198

What is included in the starting price?

Consultation

What music genres do you specialize in?

Country
Electronic
Hip Hop
International
Jazz
Oldies
Pop
R&B/Soul
Rock
Top 40

What services do you offer?

Bilingual MC
Consultation
Do-Not-Play List
Liability Insurance
MC
One Event Per Day

What additional equipment do you offer?

Flat Screen
Microphones
Photobooth
Projector
Sound/PA System
Uplighting
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Reviews of RICO Entertainment Events

4.9 out of 5 rating
4.9 out of 5 rating
74 Reviews
97% recommend it
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Jessica
Jessica A. Sent on 11/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Best DJ in CT!!

Rico was the DJ for our wedding over Labor Day weekend and it was phenomenal! He was the DJ at a family member’s wedding and came highly recommended. From the day we chatted with Rico via zoom we knew he was the DJ for our special day. Rico was easy to work with, incredible responsive and very professional.
He provided ceremony music, music at cocktail hour and a special private dance before the reception. He let us customize the type of music we wanted played all night long and many guests mentioned how great his music selection was. Rico did a great job announcing the bridal party and setting up for toasts. One thing we really loved was his wireless set up during the ceremony, both the officiant and the groom had wireless microphones which was great. If you’re looking for top-notch entertainment you definitely want to book Rico!!
Arlene
Arlene A. Sent on 08/13/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect day! 8-7-22

Rico did a great job incorporating our ‘must play’ list and our vision of the reception with some additional tracks that kept the energy going with the right vibes all night. Rico was very attentive and responsive to our requests during the wedding. When we had some updates to one of the songs for the grand entrance he found the time to cut mix and play it exactly how we wanted. Idk where he found the time but he was BRILLIANT and our big reveal went on without a hitch, just like we envisioned it. As Hispanic Americans with some family and friends who only speak Spanish and others who only speak English, Rico really made both groups feel welcomed and entertained.
He spoke well over the music and didn’t interrupt too often like some DJs do. He only spoke when necessary to keep the energy going and the micro events organized.
He was responsive during the planning stages and his software was user friendly and kept us on track. The Magic Mirror was also a huge hit! Can’t wait to see all the photobooth pics our guests took on the website. Rico also referred our officiant to us. Thank you Rico! Having moved to CT from NYC, we didn’t think we could find a DJ like you here. You exceeded our expectations.
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Arelis A. Sent on 08/13/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Livingston Manor Wedding

Our wedding was 3 yrs in the making. Covid changed our plans ...but Rico was very responsive to our needs and changes and made our event memorable. Thank you Rico for being part of our magical day. He captured meticulously every moment in music, sound, and photography. He's an impeccable DJ and Master of Ceremony is second to none. Rico Entertainment Events has a complimentary team of professionals that will make your special day most memorable the best in a lifetime.
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Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Arthur Murray Dance Center Arthur Murray Dance Center Dance Lessons

Rico Entertainment has a Great music selection, Awesome lighting, reliable & honest service. They are experienced and knowledgable at what they do, and we here at Arthur Murray Dance Studios highly endorse them!

Wanda Chiles - Justice of the Peace Wanda Chiles - Justice of the Peace Wedding Officiants

If you want a true professional who will ROCK the house...or provide a more toned down music genre, Rico can do it all !!

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