About the pelonkteam

We are an eclectic group of creatives with experience in events, entertainment, and all things 'fireworks' --  we live and breathe FUN!  Our founder is a successful DJ in Washington DC who has performed internationally as her alter-ego, DJ Neekola, in conjunction with a variety of performers and production elements.  She created Pelonkey to provide the latest and greatest in entertainment for big events, as well as to provide an ethical, trusted resource for both entertainers and event planners alike.

Neekola's team was built on the same foundations of passion, transparency and ethics. Haleluya, Pelonkey's DreamMaker and Glitter Trader, is your first step to making your entertainment dreams come alive! Haleluya's previous background in events, ability to capture your visions, and offer the best estimates for your budget, is how she earned her PelonkTitle 'DreamMaker/Glitter Trader'. Operations Ring Master, Michael, also lives up to his title by whipping our contracted events into shape -- applying his extensive experience in production and performance through his work with Disney and Universal Studios -- transforming your dream from ink to reality!



Nicole Gallub aka DJ Neekola

Founder + CEO

CEO of Glitter and Happiness, DC's Sweetheart DJ


Haleluya Demeke aka Glitter Trader

Sales Manager
DreamMaker/Glitter Trader, Your First Stop to a Memorable Event


Michael Ivan Navarro aka Operations Ring Master

Operations Manager
Operations Ring Master, Seasoned Disney Performer

How we Work


Contact us to schedule a phone call so we can discuss your entertainment DREAMS.


Our team hosts a creative session (with cookies) to put together the BEST options for your budget and needs.


Your custom Pelonkey proposal is ready for your review; chock-full of amazing options tailored to your vision!


After signing and agreeing to our proposal terms, our Operations team will start confirming your talent and organizing your timeline.


We will send you an invoice reflecting the details of your booking and your choice for ideal payment method


Our structured timeline will give you detailed insight into the run of your show, so you know what to expect at each passing moment. We get just as excited as you to create your event and manage every detail as an extension of your team -- we'll be there every step of the way; especially on event day! 


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Haleluya was so great to work with on the pre-planning logistics. She was so attentive and responsive. Super friendly and accommodating. On-site, Haleluya and Michael were a joy to work with. The customer service was the best. Thank you! 


Alexia Marquez, OSA Conference


Pelonkey was wonderful to work with for our event. They were prompt with responses to questions and with solutions for our event. The process was easy and we will absolutely book through Pelonkey again. Thank you for a great experience.

Abbey Slitor, The Phillips Collection's  'Celebration of the Arts'

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"Pelonkey is awesome. Their customer service, knowledge of their performers and they make sure to connect you with the right talent. Easy to work with and always provides a professional and exciting service."

Private Planner, IPW 2017 Closing Party

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The stilt walkers in their custom outfits were a HIT! Thank you to Neekola for her patience and her enthusiasm as we made our vision come to life.

Thanks so much for being a part of the event!

Lillian Iversen, National Cherry Blossom Festival Pink Tie Fundraiser

UNIQUE offerings


Founded by Eric Jao (aka DJ Enferno, whose credits include Madonna, Shakira, and Rihanna), Music Interactive develops and provides interactive music experiences in the form of Team Building workshops, Conference Session Interactive Shows, and Event Entertainment.  Whether in small teams or large groups, Music Interactive's programs use music and crowd participation as a vehicle to inspire creativity and build connections.

Click HERE for more info!


DJ Chou Chou

DJ Chou Chou plays authentic 1920's through 1950's music and electro swing with her custom DJ booth complete with Gramophone!  

She has several packages to choose from - a simple DJ set, OR - she's also quite the performer and can pop away from the DJ booth for interactive song and dance performances with your guests.

We also can include custom Gatsby type characters, to include but not limited to, cigarette girls, flappers, handsome gents, even contortionists!  

If you have a Gatsby era themed event, this is an absolute MUST HAVE to bring your event to the next level.

Neekola Blu

Neekola Blü is a futuristic themed music / acrobatic entertainment production designed for corporate and private events.  It includes video projection of futuristic elements, aerial acts, mirrored dancers, a DJ performance by one of DC's most well known DJ's (Neekola), interactive characters and more, light shows, sound and more.  It is a high energy experience that will leave your guests dancing, jumping and talking about your event for years to come!

Click HERE for more info!

Pelonkey can work with you create an entire theme, from performers, sound, lights and design - we do it all to create the ultimate experience for your event.  We work with you on your dream and vision, and then we put it all together, handle all of the logistics, safety and insurance requirements, manage the timeline, and even appear at your event to manage all of the specifics day of.

Ready to get the show on the road?

Give us a shout and let us know your event needs. We are PUMPED to get crackin' on bringing your dreams to life!