C&J Entertainment, established by Jim and Christine Temple in 1973, is a premier entertainment agency based in Maryland, D.C., and Northern Virginia. Initially focused on nightclub and bar entertainment, the company has been operating for nearly 40 years and has evolved to specialize in wedding entertainment and private events. C&J is known for its wide range of music styles and eras, catering to diverse tastes with options like variety bands, classical music, and professional DJs.
The founders’ son, Christopher Temple, joined the company in 1993 and took over the reins in 2010, maintaining the high standards set by his parents. The agency is renowned for its talented and professional entertainers, including bands like Essence, Swing’N on A Star, and The AMARETTO Band, and DJs such as DJ Karl, DJ Lenny, and DJ Rodney. These entertainers are praised for their ability to engage crowds and create memorable experiences.
C&J Entertainment also offers lighting and uplighting services, with options that can be color-matched to event decor. Their sound systems are designed to ensure clarity during key moments of an event. They provide a high level of service, evident in the numerous positive client reviews highlighting their professionalism and ability to create a fun atmosphere.
The company is not only limited to weddings but also participates in holiday parties, corporate events, and more. They offer face-to-face consultations and work closely with wedding planners to meet clients’ music editing and event needs. Their website features a gallery and additional information about their bands, DJs, and classical music offerings, including details on promotional events and ticket information. C&J Entertainment emphasizes customer enjoyment and the success of each event they partake in.