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Rick Haggard Entertainment

Charlottesville , VA
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2364 Austin Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22911 US (map)

PHONE

434-960-2705

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ABOUT US

Cool, class, elegance and, above all, FUN! A mobile entertainer for 20 years, Rick Haggard’s experience includes broadcasting, theater, and comedy. Along with the experience, skills, and... Read more
Cool, class, elegance and, above all, FUN! A mobile entertainer for 20 years, Rick Haggard’s experience includes broadcasting, theater, and comedy. Along with the experience, skills, and knowledge, Rick brings extraordinary personal service to his clients. You can rest assured in the knowledge that your celebration will be hosted in a relaxed style with taste, warmth, and gentle humor.... and that it will be fun!


As Master Of Ceremonies for your celebration, Rick has an unobtrusive and upscale approach and searches for every opportunity to personalize your day. His unique approach assures that your guests, not only know what is happening, but why. Family and friends will not only feel involved, but will also be appreciative of the occasional tidbits of wedding lore in the presentation of events and speakers! Rick can transition seamlessly from being a well-spoken and talented emcee to being a knowledgeable DJ who plays great dance music while smoothly coordinating events behind the scenes, all the while keeping the party going!

Contact us through our website , call us at (434) 960-2705 or email! to set up a personal consultation and see if we match!
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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?
Consultation, Do-Not-Play List, Liability Insurance, MC, One Event/Day
What additional equipment do you offer?
Microphones, Photobooth, Sound/PA System

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We had a phenomenal experience working with Rick and Sam. They were both incredibly professional and easy to work with, and their online software made planning simple and straight-forward. Sam went above and beyond to provide everything we needed for the wedding and to make it personal, without being overbearing. We are so grateful to them for such a wonderful experience!
We had a phenomenal experience working with Rick and Sam. They were both incredibly professional and easy to work with, Read more...
We had a phenomenal experience working with Rick and Sam. They were both incredibly professional and easy to work with, and their online software made planning simple and straight-forward. Sam went above and beyond to provide everything we needed for the wedding and to make it personal, without being overbearing. We are so grateful to them for such a wonderful experience! Read less
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Rick Haggard Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much for your kind words! It was a pleasure working with you and we wish you the best always!!
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Heather
Wedding:
8/15/2015
5.0/5.0
We hired Rick to DJ our August 15, 2015 wedding and could not have asked for a better experience. I don't remember the dance floor being empty at any point in the night and my husband and I only stopped dancing when people pulled us away for photos/conversation. He was extremely professional and easy to get in touch with from our first contact with him and through the entire process. Rick's prices were extremely affordable at every level and he seems to cater to every style/taste of music. He has an awesome online event planning system which allowed us to request 'Must Play', 'Play if you can' and 'Do not play' songs. The online system also allowed us to make online payments and had lists of the most requested songs for each moment of the night (ie. overall most requested, mother/son dance, father/daughter dance, garter toss, last dance, etc.). This was extremely helpful, especially when it came to about a week before our wedding and we hadn't even considered that we needed a song for garter toss/cake cutting/bouquet toss. My husband is Persian and we were able to give Rick some Persian songs on a flash drive, which he incorporated at just the right time. Rick also had a video session with us a couple weeks out to get us on the right page and was in constant communication with us when he needed to be, but he didn't bombard us with emails or calls when we didn't get back to him immediately. Planning a wedding from afar while working our regular jobs was stressful and we really appreciated this! Overall, we would recommend Rick to anyone getting married in the area. We didn't want the party to end!
We hired Rick to DJ our August 15, 2015 wedding and could not have asked for a better experience. I don't remember the Read more...
We hired Rick to DJ our August 15, 2015 wedding and could not have asked for a better experience. I don't remember the dance floor being empty at any point in the night and my husband and I only stopped dancing when people pulled us away for photos/conversation. He was extremely professional and easy to get in touch with from our first contact with him and through the entire process. Rick's prices were extremely affordable at every level and he seems to cater to every style/taste of music. He has an awesome online event planning system which allowed us to request 'Must Play', 'Play if you can' and 'Do not play' songs. The online system also allowed us to make online payments and had lists of the most requested songs for each moment of the night (ie. overall most requested, mother/son dance, father/daughter dance, garter toss, last dance, etc.). This was extremely helpful, especially when it came to about a week before our wedding and we hadn't even considered that we needed a song for garter toss/cake cutting/bouquet toss. My husband is Persian and we were able to give Rick some Persian songs on a flash drive, which he incorporated at just the right time. Rick also had a video session with us a couple weeks out to get us on the right page and was in constant communication with us when he needed to be, but he didn't bombard us with emails or calls when we didn't get back to him immediately. Planning a wedding from afar while working our regular jobs was stressful and we really appreciated this! Overall, we would recommend Rick to anyone getting married in the area. We didn't want the party to end! Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
6/27/2015
5.0/5.0
Rick was very professional throughout the entire wedding process. Leading up, he was exceptionally helpful and I was able to reach him very easily. He talked with us on the phone about the planning process and had a wide variety of songs to pick from. When we wanted a more uncommon song for our ceremony, he made sure to get it for us.

On the day of our wedding, Rick was very professional, responsible and kept the wedding flowing. He is very charismatic and added the perfect amount of humor. Our friends danced all night. I truly want to thank Rick for all of his help in making our wedding day so fun!
Rick was very professional throughout the entire wedding process. Leading up, he was exceptionally helpful and I was able Read more...
Rick was very professional throughout the entire wedding process. Leading up, he was exceptionally helpful and I was able to reach him very easily. He talked with us on the phone about the planning process and had a wide variety of songs to pick from. When we wanted a more uncommon song for our ceremony, he made sure to get it for us.

On the day of our wedding, Rick was very professional, responsible and kept the wedding flowing. He is very charismatic and added the perfect amount of humor. Our friends danced all night. I truly want to thank Rick for all of his help in making our wedding day so fun! Read less
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Dru
Wedding:
11/8/2014
5.0/5.0
Rick was a great DJ. He played a great mix of music that got all of our guests on the dance floor. He was also really good at keeping things flowing smoothly between toasts/speeches. Rick was very professional and responsive to anything we asked. I would highly recommend Rick for any event!
Rick was a great DJ. He played a great mix of music that got all of our guests on the dance floor. He was also really good Read more...
Rick was a great DJ. He played a great mix of music that got all of our guests on the dance floor. He was also really good at keeping things flowing smoothly between toasts/speeches. Rick was very professional and responsive to anything we asked. I would highly recommend Rick for any event! Read less
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gillian
Wedding:
9/27/2014
5.0/5.0
Rick was our wedding DJ and we are so happy he was available! We found him through a recommendation from a friend and we are so happy we did. Rock video chatted with us to get to know us better, he listened to all our requests, and we had so many people comment after the wedding that our dj was great. Rick even went above and beyond and put together a mashup for the father-daughter dance - and make tweaks to it when we wanted to make a few changes. He is personable and professional, and kept the reception flowing. We can't recommend him enough!
Rick was our wedding DJ and we are so happy he was available! We found him through a recommendation from a friend and we Read more...
Rick was our wedding DJ and we are so happy he was available! We found him through a recommendation from a friend and we are so happy we did. Rock video chatted with us to get to know us better, he listened to all our requests, and we had so many people comment after the wedding that our dj was great. Rick even went above and beyond and put together a mashup for the father-daughter dance - and make tweaks to it when we wanted to make a few changes. He is personable and professional, and kept the reception flowing. We can't recommend him enough! Read less
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Rebecca
Wedding:
9/20/2014
5.0/5.0
Rick was an excellent DJ and MC. He moved the whole night along seamlessly, adjusted to last minute changes, and was able to make our wedding a beautiful and special night without any of the schmaltzy and cheesy types of comments you usually hear from wedding MC's. The music was spot on. He works with various formats and was able to accommodate our preference for sharing music playlists through Spotify. We gave him a lot of freedom, asking him to play some of the songs on the list but to use his own judgment for what works and what doesn't. He hit most of the songs on the list, and didn't play any songs we didn't like. Most importantly, he had the crowd dancing all night long. 150 people - all different ages and backgrounds. The dance floor was filled until the very last dance.

In addition, as we were planning our wedding from abroad in Hong Kong, Rick was willing to get on plenty of late night phone calls with us in order to accommodate our time zone.

Rick is an extremely experienced and professional vendor. I would highly recommend him to any couple for their ceremony.
Rick was an excellent DJ and MC. He moved the whole night along seamlessly, adjusted to last minute changes, and was able Read more...
Rick was an excellent DJ and MC. He moved the whole night along seamlessly, adjusted to last minute changes, and was able to make our wedding a beautiful and special night without any of the schmaltzy and cheesy types of comments you usually hear from wedding MC's. The music was spot on. He works with various formats and was able to accommodate our preference for sharing music playlists through Spotify. We gave him a lot of freedom, asking him to play some of the songs on the list but to use his own judgment for what works and what doesn't. He hit most of the songs on the list, and didn't play any songs we didn't like. Most importantly, he had the crowd dancing all night long. 150 people - all different ages and backgrounds. The dance floor was filled until the very last dance.

In addition, as we were planning our wedding from abroad in Hong Kong, Rick was willing to get on plenty of late night phone calls with us in order to accommodate our time zone.

Rick is an extremely experienced and professional vendor. I would highly recommend him to any couple for their ceremony. Read less
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Jaime
Wedding:
8/31/2014
5.0/5.0
Rick was the DJ at our wedding this past weekend and we continue to hear from our guests how great he was! He really kept the party moving and got all of our guests going crazy on the dancefloor! We can't speak highly enough of his pre-wedding planning... we really enjoyed the multiple phone calls we had with him and felt that his online portal to plan the wedding schedule and music made the whole event so easy to organize and plan. We highly recommend Rick!
Rick was the DJ at our wedding this past weekend and we continue to hear from our guests how great he was! He really kept Read more...
Rick was the DJ at our wedding this past weekend and we continue to hear from our guests how great he was! He really kept the party moving and got all of our guests going crazy on the dancefloor! We can't speak highly enough of his pre-wedding planning... we really enjoyed the multiple phone calls we had with him and felt that his online portal to plan the wedding schedule and music made the whole event so easy to organize and plan. We highly recommend Rick! Read less
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Kelley
Wedding:
8/24/2014
5.0/5.0
Rick helped make our big day stand out. From the time we hired him he was on top things; he helped us set up our music selection and even went above and beyond by helping us setup a timeline for the reception. His insight and years of experience make him the true proffesional that he is today. On top of that Rick is outgoing and engaging. He connects to you and your guests and keeps the celebration going. To anyone who wants a excellent and fun DJ we highly recommend Rick.
Rick helped make our big day stand out. From the time we hired him he was on top things; he helped us set up our music Read more...
Rick helped make our big day stand out. From the time we hired him he was on top things; he helped us set up our music selection and even went above and beyond by helping us setup a timeline for the reception. His insight and years of experience make him the true proffesional that he is today. On top of that Rick is outgoing and engaging. He connects to you and your guests and keeps the celebration going. To anyone who wants a excellent and fun DJ we highly recommend Rick. Read less
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Bethany
Wedding:
8/9/2014
5.0/5.0
Rick was such a good choice for our wedding! Our main goal in planning the wedding was to throw an awesome party, so picking a great DJ was really important to us. Rick was very professional and helpful, and most importantly, got almost every guest on the dance floor the entire night. We picked a few must-play songs, but other than those we let Rick use his own judgement on song choice, and that worked out perfectly (plus less work for us)! We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Rick to anyone planning a wedding!
Rick was such a good choice for our wedding! Our main goal in planning the wedding was to throw an awesome party, so Read more...
Rick was such a good choice for our wedding! Our main goal in planning the wedding was to throw an awesome party, so picking a great DJ was really important to us. Rick was very professional and helpful, and most importantly, got almost every guest on the dance floor the entire night. We picked a few must-play songs, but other than those we let Rick use his own judgement on song choice, and that worked out perfectly (plus less work for us)! We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Rick to anyone planning a wedding! Read less
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bethany
Wedding:
8/9/2014
5.0/5.0
Rick was such a good choice for our wedding! Our main goal in planning the wedding was to throw an awesome party, so picking a great DJ was really important to us. Rick was very professional and helpful, and most importantly, got almost every guest on the dance floor the entire night. We picked a few must-play songs, but other than those we let Rick use his own judgement on song choice, and that worked out perfectly (plus less work for us)! We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Rick to anyone planning a wedding!
Rick was such a good choice for our wedding! Our main goal in planning the wedding was to throw an awesome party, so Read more...
Rick was such a good choice for our wedding! Our main goal in planning the wedding was to throw an awesome party, so picking a great DJ was really important to us. Rick was very professional and helpful, and most importantly, got almost every guest on the dance floor the entire night. We picked a few must-play songs, but other than those we let Rick use his own judgement on song choice, and that worked out perfectly (plus less work for us)! We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Rick to anyone planning a wedding! Read less
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