Making your ocasion an elegant success.


Established in 1983, Black Tie Entertainment Agency has developed a solid reputation within the entertainment and hospotiality fields. Founded and operated by professional musicians, we represent over 50 years of combined experience in the entertainment industry. Our agency is dedicated to quality, personolized service and represents only the heighest calibre national and local entertianers avaiulable today.



Black Tie Entertainment Agency believes that your special occasion deserves attention to detail, extraordinary entertainment and warm, personal service. Having over 1000 artists on our roster, both musical and non-musical, we are most adept at making the choosing of your entertainment as expeditious as possible.


Mission Statement

To pledge personable, individualized and honest business practices combined with musical expertise in providing our clients with exceptional performing artists, and to help ensure the preservation and advancements of the performing arts.


Areas of Representation

Classical Soloists & Ensembles

Brass Ensemble
String Trios & Quartets

Jazz & Ethnic

Banjo Players
Ethnic Bands
Jazz Groups
Renaissance Musicians
Steel Drum Bands


Big Bands
Country/Western Bands
Disc Jockeys
Dixieland Bands
Piano/Vocal Duos
Strolling Violinists
Top 40 Bands
Wedding Bands

Other Attractions

Casino/Gambling Tables


Black Tie Entertainment Agency is so well respected that many of the area's most prestigious country clubs use our agency exclusively. We enjoy a highly successful association with a diverse number of organizations, including:

Bloomfield Hills Country Club
Bloomfield Open Hunt Club
Chrysler Corporation
Country Club of Detroit
The Dearborn Inn
The Detroit Athletic Club
The Detroit Golf Club
Flint Golf Club
Florist Transworld Delivery
Ford Motor Company
Gannett Broadcasting
General Motors Corporation
Google Inc.
Grosse Point Yacht Club
Guardian Alarm
The Henry Hotel
Knollwood Country Club
Leader Dogs for the Blind
Leader Corporation
National Federation for the Blind
Oakland Hills Country Club
Orchard Lake Country Club
The Palace of Auburn Hills
Plante & Moran
Siemens Automotive
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital-Ann Arbor
The Townsend Hotel
U.S. Steel
The Village Club
Wabeek Country Club
Walnut Creek Country Club



“In all the years that I have known Joe Jelasic, I have found him to be honest, forthright and sincere in al business dealings. Joe has an excellent reputation amongst the professional community… extremely honest, always a gentleman, and I would trust him implicitly.”

Thomas A. Hoy – President and Owner
Steinway Piano Gallery
Michigan’s exclusive Steinway dealer

“We are very pleased with the fine entertainment and professional service your agency has provided the Dearborn Inn this past year, and I know our guests have enjoyed many evenings of listening pleasure.”

Bill Reider – General Manager
Dearborn Inn

“Once again, we would like to extend our appreciation of your donation of the harpist for our continental breakfast. It was a success due in large part to the quality product you provided. We look forward to a long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationship.”

Paul L. Westbrook – General Manager
The Henry Hotel, Dearborn

“Friendly, Joe Jelasic’s love for the job is evident – not only by his pleasant manner and smile, but also by his note-filled solo excursions on the keyboard.”

The Observer & Eccentric Newspapers