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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.





Alive Network Artist Pierre Bensusan Wins A 2014 Independent Music Award!

Alive Network Artist Pierre Bensusan Wins A 2014 Independent Music Award!Blogs > Latest News

Alive Network have managed the career of French acoustic guitar virtuoso, Pierre Bensusan since 2009. His latest album Encore - a triple CD retrospective has won a 2014 Independent Music Award for Best Live Album
Rhythm Junction London Swing Festival: Co-organised by Mike Smith of The Swing Smiths

Rhythm Junction London Swing Festival: Co-organised by Mike Smith of The Swing SmithsBlogs > Latest News

The Swing Smith's band leader, Mike-Paul Smith, is the co-organiser of the one-day festival of vintage music and dance happening in London this September! Jump in and jive to find out more!
Equity | Live Entertainment Works!

Equity | Live Entertainment Works!Blogs > Latest News

Equity, the actors' union, launched the 'Live Entertainment Works!' campaign this month and we think you should know more about it! Read on to find out more about the campaign Alive Network is 100% behind.
Corporate Entertainment Case Study - Douglas Macmillan Hospice Ruby Ball 2013

Corporate Entertainment Case Study - Douglas Macmillan Hospice Ruby Ball 2013Blogs > Excellent Events

Live entertainment can make or break a large corporate event such as a charity fund raiser ball. In 2013 Alive Network had the opportunity to sponsor a fantastic cause and provide a range of live bands and entertainers for the Douglas MacMillan Ruby Ball.
Cutting Edge Comedy - Without The Edinburgh Train Fare

Cutting Edge Comedy - Without The Edinburgh Train FareBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

Are you looking for awesome comedy acts (of a similar calibre to those who perform at Edinburgh Festival Fringe) to give you a good laugh closer to home? Well - Alive Network have a whole host of amazing comedians and comedy acts for hire - from comedy jugglers to Celebrity TV comics! Read on to find out more...
Céilidh or Ceilidh – A Great Wedding Party

Céilidh or Ceilidh – A Great Wedding PartyBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

Looking for reasons to book a Ceilidh band for a wedding? You shouldn't need any! ...But we've put together a list to remind you of the benefits of hiring a Ceilidh band anyway.... Read on to find out more.
Missed Out On Those Hot Tour Tickets? Book A Tribute Act Instead!

Missed Out On Those Hot Tour Tickets? Book A Tribute Act Instead!Blogs > Entertainment Inspiration

You know that sinking feeling when you just miss out on tickets to see your favourite musicians? It is a sad and sometimes frustrating moment - However, Alive Network have a solution that could work out cheaper than using those extortionate touting websites like Viagogo & GetMeIn!
Celebrate The Best Of Scotland This Summer With Your Very Own Scottish Themed Party

Celebrate The Best Of Scotland This Summer With Your Very Own Scottish Themed PartyBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

2014 really is shaping up to be an exceptional year for Scotland, with more events that you can toss a caber at. Celebrate everything Gàidhlig (Gaelic) this year by holding your own hóro-gheallaidh (party or shindig) complete with live féisteas (entertainment).
Singing Waiters Recruitment Wanted: Singing Waiters for Private Events

Singing Waiters Recruitment Wanted: Singing Waiters for Private EventsBlogs > Latest News

Alive Network are looking for more singing surprise acts to supply their high demand! That right - we're calling out for the best singing waiters, singing firemen, singing policemen, singing chefs, singing guests and any other amazing surprise singing act you can think of! Read on for more details...
Alive Network Auditions - have you got what it takes?

Alive Network Auditions - have you got what it takes?Blogs > Artist News and Advice

Alive Network, the UK's leading live music and entertainment agency, are holding auditions for new artists at in July & August 2014. Find out how you can take part.
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Artists featured recently

Russell Shaun


Style:
Rat Pack Singers and Swing
Highly Recommended



Amazing Jazz & Swing singer! Recreating the sounds of Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin, Russell will bring style & sophistication to any event! Available as a solo artist or with a full band. 2-12 piece band available Michael Buble tribute available!
David Penn


Style:
Magicians
Highly Recommended

David Penn is a Britian's Got Talent Live Finalist & 7 times National award wining magician & Illusionist! Providing the ultimate experience in close up magic, cabaret & illusion stage shows, David will entertain, astound & enhance your event!
Danny Buckler


Style:
Comedians
Highly recommended

Danny Buckler is a fresh new talent who began his career eight years ago working as a resident magician for Harrods! I He was soon invited to perform at private functions for the "rich and famous".
Arthur Smith


Style:
Comedians
Highly Recommended

Arthur currently presents BBC Radio 4’s “Excess Baggage” for BBC radio and his ever-popular “The Smith Lectures” transmits on BBC Radio 2.
Phil Kay


Style:
Comedians
Highly Recommended

Phil has worked as a warm-up man on television shows including: Jonathan Ross's Saturday Show, Channel 4's Viva Cabaret, The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, Sean's Show and Harry Hill's Pilot Show.
Stilt Walkers


Style:
Street Entertainers
Recommended

Perfect for mix and mingling between your guests, our exciting Stilt Walkers will bring life and laughter to any event!


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