Since 1980, this brother and sister team (Rick Matousek and Judi Chevrolet) has had the pleasure of working together providing quality entertainment for a wide variety of audiences and events. Whether they are spinning cd’s as dj’s, singing together in their 2-piece combo or performing together in their 6-piece band, Rick and Judi deliver a combination of professionalism, excitement and fun that makes every party a success!
Having a DJ team like BackStreet ensures a seamless flow of events. While Rick enjoys staying on stage putting together a great mix of tunes, Judi works her magic as she coordinates the evening’s itinerary utilizing her sunny smile and cheery disposition making her the universal favorite. The end result is that they never fail to deliver the goods!
Having been raised in a theatrical and musical family, Rick started playing keyboards at the age of seven. He soon “outgrew” his instructor, taught himself to the texts of John Mehegan and performed with Neil Geraldo, guitarist for Pat Benatar. He toured with MainStreet Singers in Las Vegas opening for such acts as Rodney Dangerfield, Bob Hope and Rich Little among many others. Rick is currently the music director of BackStreet Entertainment writing originals, charts & sequences, arranging vocals, playing keyboards, dj-ing and singing lead male vocals.
Their unique blend of talent, experience and creative passion make BackStreet your ideal entertainment choice.
:: Client Comments ::
"Judy Chevrolet was outstanding! Totally made this event a memory we will cherish forever! Super energy and totally could tell she loves what she does." Janice Murphy - June 16, 2012 @ Waterford Crossing Clubhouse
"Outstanding duo...fit right in at Severence Hall!" Joe Lukasik - Sept. 3, 2011
"The Backstreet DJs have been playing my family weddings for many years. Every wedding, they have done an outstanding job. I love all the music that is played and they can keep a crowd dancing. Thank You Backstreet DJs for making my wedding day extra special and perfect." Jennifer Constanzo - June 4, 2011 @ La Malfa
"Hats off to you both! What an incredible party. Never, not one dull moment in the entire evening. The phone calls keep coming about the party and everyone wants to know how I found you. 'Extremely, extremely, lucky,' I said. I could plan it, set it up, and decorate it, but could not have pulled off the fun that you provided for us. THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts!" Barb Burke (Katie Burke & Matt Cartwright) - July 25, 2010 @ Gervasi Vineyard
"Rick and Judi once again did a great job making our resident graduation party very special. We know people are talking about the party because a couple of people from different departments have asked me where we found such great DJ's." Lois Hengenius - June 5, 2010 @ Cleveland Skating Club
"Excellent doesn't do them justice. Judi and Rick were awesome. Everyone kept saying how great they were. They were awesome and I'm so so so glad they were there. From the first email to the last song, Backstreet and Jerry Bruno Productions were professional, helpful, efficient and flat out fabulous. I wouldn't change anything about the entire process." Joanna Lefebvre & Jeffrey DeChellis - Sept. 26, 2009 @ Union Club
"Thank you for providing a great time at Starfest two weeks ago. Everybody had a great time and is still talking about the party." Lois Hengenius, University Hospitals Holiday Party - Dec. 6, 2008 @ Cleveland Browns Stadium
"Just wanted to say what a wonderful experience it has been to work with the Backstreet DJ’s and the Appassionata Strings. Both teams were a pleasure to work with and made a special day even more outstanding." Debra Greszler (Megan Greszler & James West) - Oct. 18, 2008 @ Vermillion on the Lake Club House
"Thank you so much for making our wedding exactly what we hoped that it would be...wonderful and fun. People are still talking about how much fun they had. They have commented that it was the best reception they have ever been to. The music kept people on the dance floor and that is what we wanted. Thank you so much for everything. I will definitely recommend you to my friends in Cleveland." Michelle (Martin) & Vincent Dawkins - June 7, 2008 @ Villa Di Borally
"I just wanted to let you know we were very happy to have Judi and Rick back again at our resident graduation party on Friday night. Once again, they had everybody on the dance floor until the end of the evening. I would recommend them to anybody who needs a DJ." Lois A. Hengenius, University Hospitals - June 6, 2008 @ Oakwood Club
"Rick and Judy were excellent. They really helped us out with picking the music and we had a fun loving group, so we gave them a lot of freedom and they really went above and beyond. We loved them!" Erin (O'Conner) & Chad Brazill - April 19, 2008 @ Our Lady of Perpetual Help
"The Backstreet DJ's were great. They kept the party jumping and everyone had a good time. The music was a hit with the guests." Roma Sison - Aug. 31, 2007 @ Botanical Gardens
"Thank you both for the absolutely fabulous performance you gave at Heather and Tony's wedding reception. Numerous guests told me that 'the DJ's are perfect!' You both do such a fabulous job with the music, mixing, singing, dancing!! I knew it would be a dancing crowd--but your great performance brought everything to a new level." Linda Gilmore (Heather Gilmore & Tony Costanzo) - July 7, 2007 @ Landerhaven
"Rick and Judy were tremendous. Their choice of music had everybody, including my boss who I have never seen on a dance floor, dancing. People were on the dance floor until the very end." Lois Hengenius, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Neurosurgeon Resident Graduation Dinner - June 9, 2007 @ Sammy's at Legacy Village
"We had so many compliments on our DJ after the wedding from family and friends and have given out your name and info to many as well. I would recommend the Backstreet DJ's to anyone who is looking for mature, professional DJ's who are willing to make your event as special and wonderful as they can!" Megan Peters & Brian Blayney - May 19, 2007 @ Kent State University Conference Center
"I've never seen so many people on the dance floor continuously throughtout an entire wedding reception! The crowd was chanting for more when the evening had concluded! Backstreet DJs were very professional and easy to work with every step of the way." Angela DiMarino & Barry Smudz - April 21, 2007 @ Holiday Inn Strongsville
"I just wanted to tell you thank you so very, very much for making our evening so wonderful. Through all the headaches that we sent you, you certainly pulled it off. The dance floor never cleared! What a sign that they were all having a wonderful time. You and your brother are so sweet, yet so professional." Mary Zart, Carly Zart & Monte Hamaoui - Nov. 4, 2006 @ DeLuca's Place in the Park
“Backstreet kept everyone dancing all night long. Loved Backstreet!” Jill Simmerly
“I just wanted to send you a note and tell you thanks for being such awesome DJs!!!! You and Rick were so much fun! You guys were so easy to work with! I will definitely be recommending you two to my friends and family. Thanks for keeping the dance floor bumping!!!!” Kelly King
“Backstreet DJ’s were wonderful! They kept our wedding reception hopping with people on the dance floor all night. I didn’t want the night to end! Many of our guests compilmented our DJ’s. There was something for everyone…you couldn’t wait to hear what they were going to play next. Thanks for making our wedding so much fun!” Linda & John Svigelj
“I'm sorry it's taken me so long to write you, but I truly want to thank the both of you for a most memorable wedding reception. We all had such a wonderful time and only wish it could have lasted a few more hours. Jen and Jeff had so much fun and couldn't have asked for a better job done. You both were so professional and accommodating and we hope you had as much fun as we did. Please know we would be more than willing to be a reference for you both and who knows, looks like we may be having another wedding next summer with my other daughter Kyleen. Once again, thank you both for making our evening a night to remember." Sandy Westfall
“We used both their DJ & Vocal / Musical talents. My mom was very impressed with Backstreet and enjoyed giving their name to her friends. Judi was a pleasure to work with. I was too much “in the moment” to remember the details. But Judi came through with all the special touches we discussed.” Daina Matas.
“Judi and her brother were very professional and worked with us to make sure step families were included and overall, did a great job orchestrating!” Laura Petit
"Backstreet does a wonderful job of playing requests
and keeping people involved. Many people commented that the DJ's were excellent
at our wedding. They are very professional, and they know how to play to the
crowd." Lori Champlin
Scott E. Jones