Check out our exclusive live entertainment booking blog series, from the inspiring 'My Perfect Wedding', 'Excellent Events' and 'Perfect Parties' series, through to 'latest news' and our 'a day in the life of a professional musician' series, there's plenty to wet your appetite and get those creative juices flowing.
Budgeting for a wedding is one of the trickiest parts to get right. It’s pretty unusual to nail it first time but Alive Network have put our heads together to come up with a wedding entertainment price guide to help you decide how much of your budget to allocate to entertainment.
A really helpful blog-guide from the Alive team, which takes you through the whole process of securing a band for your event; from finding the right band for your event, all the way to securing your booking.
Have you ever wondered what music would even get Granny dancing at your wedding? The Alive Team asked our artists which of the songs they perform get the whole crowd, including Grandma, up on the dance floor at weddings. Read on to see the results and listen to our Spotify playlist!
There's something infectious about an American barn dance that just makes you want to get up and dance, preferably in your best blue jeans and cowboy boots! Barn dancing is about having fun and joining in, and the music is terrific too. So, here are 5 great reasons to book a barn dance band for your next event.
At Alive Network we work with our artists to ensure their fees are both fair and good value for money, but there are always ways to shave a little off the bill! So, we asked our team of experienced entertainment coordinators, “How do I get the best price for my wedding band in 2014?”. These are the ideas they came up with…
Manchester based Glenn has been playing the flamenco and traditional Spanish guitar for 25 years now. His set includes improvised flamenco and classical guitar music, perfect for themed events or background music at private functions and weddings.
Electric violinist Sarah is the current sensation sweeping the UK instrumental music scene. Having toured with Take That on the “Beautiful World” tour 2007, Sarah has developed her unique solo act – a virtuosic and varied show of the highest calibre
Versatile and talented young guitarist Stephen Stanley is available for private parties, weddings and corporate events. His vast and varied repertoire covers Classical, Spanish, Romantic and Popular music.
With a varied repertoire Philip Bailey is a talented guitarist performing both acoustic & electric guitar. Philip Bailey's diverse sets can range from classical pieces by composers such as Bach & Tarrega to popular hits from Queen, The Beatles & Oasis.
Andy Cherry is a talented acoustic guitarist performing a unique repertoire of instrumental popular Jazz, Pop, Rock & Soul classics. Andy's subtle, unobtrusive classical guitar style ideal for receptions, dinners and corporate events.
Susie is an outstanding glamorous professional electric & classical violinist, providing vibrant music for any type of event. She performs a mixture of modern pop, classical pieces & well known jazz standards!
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Alive Network is the UK's premier live music entertainment agency and the largest online entertainment booking service in the world. Established in 1999, we provide high quality live entertainment for over 7500 events per year. We represent hundreds of the UK's very best live bands, DJs & entertainers who are available to hire for weddings, corporate events & private parties.
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