West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

(778) 888-WORD (9673)

essential entertainment

essential entertainment

  • DJs      
  • Production   
  • Composition       
  • Remixing

About Us

DJ on turntables

DJs & More

Music is an essential part of almost any occasion.  After all the time and energy that goes into your special day, the music has got to be right. Creating the proper ambience and energy is key to any successful event. Our roster of exciting, experienced DJ and music professionals make sure that happens every time.  

DJs in Vancouver have never been in more demand. Our population is growing and the expansion of venues, such as the spectacular new Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre, have continued to make Vancouver a world class destination for trade shows, corporate retreats and weddings.   Book your DJ services with us today and make sure your next event has a soundtrack that will leave a lasting, positive impression on your attendees

DJ Mixing Music

Now booking into 2019. Don't miss out on key dates! Finalize your corporate event or wedding entertainment today.


info@essentialent.ca or fill out the form below and we will get right back to you.

DJ JT James aka Jamie Thirsk

Experienced Professionals

Our roster of talented selectors have been honing their crafts for over a decade and are experts at getting people moving.  Whether it's EDM, Top 40, Hip Hop, Rock or anything in between, our DJs have got you covered. 

Founded by Jamie “JT James” Thirsk in 2007, Essential Entertainment has produced thousands of events throughout BC and across Canada. Mr. Thirsk began his music career as a sound and lighting technician and quickly moved to the main stage as a DJ performer. Behind the scenes, JT has worked as a studio engineer on several Juno award-winning projects and has continued to develop as an entertainer and producer. A veteran of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, JT was instrumental in providing the musical backdrop for the legendary Irish House, as well as claiming long-held residencies at venues such as Whistler’s, Maxx Fish, and his current position as the DJ in residence at the Roxy, and Bayside Lounge.   

Music Experts


It's what sets us apart from the pack. Our team of DJs, Producers and Engineers are experts in the field and passionate about what they do. We've played thousands of events across Canada and worked on several award-winning projects in the studio.   But long before success, we put in the hours not because we had to, but because we loved it, bringing this drive and connection to every project.If you are looking for DJs in Vancouver and the surrounding area for your next corporate party, wedding or club night, please call us today.  In addition to our expertise in the DJ world, we also have a talented group of artists, producers, composers, remixers and editors, that can help take your project to the next level.  Want more details?  Give us a ring and we'd be glad to explain just how Essential Entertainment can make your next project a smash.   


Contact Us

Drop us a line!

essential entertainment

2243 Folkestone Way - Suite 102, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7S, Canada

(778) 888-WORD (9673)


Monday - Friday: 11am - 7pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed