Benjamin Ostroff has been with EBE Events & Entertainment for 15 years as an Emcee, DJ, and Entertainment Representative.
With an unmatched knowledge of music and all things pop culture, Ben has been performing at a wide range of events since his early teens. Utilizing his talents as a Club DJ, Ben was the House DJ for both the Philadelphia 76ers and Flyers from 1997 until 2015. He was a popular fixture at all home games, pumping up the crowd using a mix of music, trivia, and sound effects. He understands how to reach an audience, especially the youth scene, with the latest sounds.
Ben honed his skills on the weekends during college at American University. His talents are requested from Philadelphia to DC and everywhere in between.
In an effort to get to know him better and discover what it is that makes him tick, we recently had the opportunity to sit down with Ben and interview him for this Q&A piece.
Q: What genre of music is your ‘specialty?’
A: Anything mainstream since the 1960s.
Q: Who is your hero?
A: Bruse Springsteen
Q: What is your favorite movie?
Q: What is your zodiac sign?
Q: What is your go-to at karaoke?
A: Born to Run
Q: If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to and why?
A: I’m more interested in the future, but otherwise 1973.
Q: If you were a superhero, what powers would you have?
Q: Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life?
A: Kevin James (People often think I am him.)
Q: What’s the craziest thing you’ve done in the name of love?
A: My engagement proposal.
Q: If you could join any past or present music group, which would you want to join?
A: E Street Band
Q: Do you have skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
A: With a little more practice, I would have been a legendary NFL punter.
Q: What motivates you to work hard?
A: The immediate gratification from every bride and groom
Q: What is your favorite thing about your career?
A: Being around music all the time.