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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.





18 Entertainment Ideas for 6 Corporate Event Types

18 Entertainment Ideas for 6 Corporate Event TypesBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

We took a look at the type of corporate events our clients are booking entertainment for and came up with a list of entertainment ideas to suit the 6 most popular event types with various sizes from intimate office parties to huge corporate conferences! Take a look at the list below...


Top 10 Alternative Corporate Entertainment Ideas for Breaking the Ice

Top 10 Alternative Corporate Entertainment Ideas for Breaking the IceBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

Looking for ice breaker ideas your next event? Have you been tasked with the job of hiring entertainment that will get your guests talking and interacting? Check out our Top 10 ideas for ice breaker entertainment for your next event.


DJ Stuart H Sounds Even Better With Hi-Fi Cables!

DJ Stuart H Sounds Even Better With Hi-Fi Cables!Blogs > Artist News and Advice

One of our top DJs for hire, Stuart H has written a cool blog about his recent experience with Hi-Fi cabling and connectors! This one's an especially good read for the audiophiles amoungst us.


Everything You'll Ever Need To Know About Booking A Comedian Or Comedy Act

Everything You'll Ever Need To Know About Booking A Comedian Or Comedy ActBlogs > Complete Entertainment Booking Guides

Check out this ultimate guide to booking a comedian or comedy act for your wedding, private party or corporate event!


Top 10 Entertainers 2016

Top 10 Entertainers 2016Blogs > Latest News

Check out this list of 10 hand picked entertainment acts for 2016. Perfect for parties, corporate events and weddings UK wide!


Top 10 Function Bands 2016

Top 10 Function Bands 2016Blogs > Latest News

This list contains ten of the most amazingly talented function bands in the UK - check them out!


Top 10 Cover Bands 2016

Top 10 Cover Bands 2016Blogs > Latest News

Check out this top ten list of the hottest cover bands on Alive Network for events in 2016!


Top 10 Christmas Entertainers 2016

Top 10 Christmas Entertainers 2016Blogs > Latest News

Looking for some Xmas party inspiration for Christmas 2016? Check out our list of our top 10 Christmas entertainers in this list!


Top 10 Bands For Hire 2016

Top 10 Bands For Hire 2016Blogs > Latest News

Hire one of Alive Network Entertainment Agency's best bands for events taking place in 2016/17.


Top 10 Rock n Roll Bands 2016

Top 10 Rock n Roll Bands 2016Blogs > Latest News

Hire one of the best, professional vintage Rock and Roll cover bands in the UK for your event! Use this list as your go-to inspiration! 


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PLEASE NOTE THAT NINA'S FEES START FROM APPROX £12,000 + vat
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