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Welcome to Alive Network Entertainment Agency, the UK's largest and leading supplier of live entertainers and bands for hire!

Whether you're looking to hire wedding entertainment, book live entertainment for corporate events, or hire party entertainment for a significant occasion, Alive Network are here to help. We've designed our service to make it easy for you to find the very best bands, DJs and entertainers in the UK, all from the comfort of your PC or device. If you would prefer to speak to someone and get personalised help and recommendations we are of course more than happy to assist. We understand booking live entertainment for the first time can feel challenging and we're happy to help you through each step.

Simply phone us on 0845 108 5500 or submit a quick enquiry brief using the form above and one of our expert live entertainment coordinators will be more than happy to help.

How to make an enquiry

  • Browse our web site and add artists to your enquiry basket, then submit your basket as an enquiry to our team.
  • Submit a quick online enquiry brief by clicking the Make a Quick Enquiry button above (we'll suggest suitable artists for you).
  • Give us a call or send us an email using the contact details above and we'll discuss your requirements in person.
  • Arrange a face-to-face meeting here at our office HQ in Staffordshire.

How to make a booking

  • Inform your Alive Network coordinator that you would like to confirm a booking based on the quote that you've been given.
  • We will draw up a booking contract and issue copies to you and your chosen artist (view terms & conditions here).
  • You pay a non-refundable booking deposit to Alive Network (card, bacs, cheque) of between 20-30% of the total booking value.
  • Your booking is confirmed and you will be put in touch directly with your selected artist around 4 weeks before your event.

Five-star personalised customer service

  • Expert advice and support tailored for your event from your own dedicated entertainment coordinator
  • 24/7 emergency support, 365 days of the year, for your total peace of mind

Alive Network Entertainment Agency is a UK-based company with a large team of dedicated staff. Although your first interaction with us might happen via our web site we provide a personal one-to-one service once you've made contact with us. You will be assigned a dedicated live entertainment coordinator to help with your enquiry so you know you'll have the consistency of speaking with someone who knows who you are, what you want and the details of your event.

We have built our reputation on a foundation of fantastic five-star customer service and whether you make your initial enquiry directly to us so that we play an active part in recommending artists, or you're happy to browse and choose an artist entirely on your own, you will always be able to speak with and receive help and assistance from your dedicated coordinator.

Our entertainment booking services are interactive, human and tailored for you. No wonder we're the most highly recommended entertainment agents in the UK.

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Corporate Entertainment Bands and Entertainers

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Private Parties
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Christmas Party Entertainment

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Hotel and Restaurant Events

From residencies & regular live music programmes to one off music concerts, find out how we can help your hotel / restaurant.

Pub, Club & Venue Entertainment

Pack your pub / venue and build customer loyalty by hiring the UK's very best cover bands, singers and musicians with Alive N... Read more...

Charity Event Entertainment

From The Princes' Trust to The NSPCC, Alive Network supplies high quality live entertainment for fundraising events across th... Read more...

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Live In Session with Alive Network

Q: Can we see the band live before booking?
A: YES! - in our exclusive video series Live In Session with Alive Network, filmed at our recording studio The Silk Mill in Staffordshire.

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Why Hire Entertainment With Alive Network Entertainment Agency?

Established in 1999, Alive Network has grown to become the UK's largest live entertainment supplier and one of the leading online entertainment booking services in the world. We help our customers to hire live bands & entertainers for over 10,000+ weddings, corporate and private events each year, with an unrivalled track record of hiring live entertainment for over 100,000 previous events.


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