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    Telephone: 0845 108 5500

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International callers please dial: +44 (0) 1782 740 839

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No time to browse? No problem, submit a quick enquiry brief and we'll do it for you!

If you would like help selecting the perfect entertainment for your event, simply give us a call or submit the quick enquiry form below and one of our talented entertainment coordinators will be happy to assist.

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

How ever large or small your event, and no matter how unusual your requst, Alive Network are here to to help you find the perfect live entertainment. We've designed our service to make it easy for you to find the very best cover bands, DJs and entertainers in the UK, all from the comfort of your PC or device. If you don't have the time to browse through the huge choice of artists on our web site or if you would like to get personalised suggestions from our entertainment experts, we are of course more than happy to assist.

Simply phone us on 0845 108 5500 or submit a quick enquiry brief using the form above and one of our 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 to 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 website 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 live entertainment booking services are interactive, human and tailored for you. No wonder we're the most recommended entertainment agents in the UK!

Featured Pub Entertainment Collections

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The Singer Guitarist Collection

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The Pianist Singers Collection

The Pianist Singers Collection

An exclusive collection of the UK's finest pianist singers, available to hire for venues, weddings, events and parties.
The Acoustic Afternoon Collection

The Acoustic Afternoon Collection

Set the perfect chilled PM vibe for your guests with amazing harmonies, warm guitars and that laidback feel of an acoustic pe... Read more...
The Rock Band Collection

The Rock Band Collection

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Mumford & Sons Style Indie Folk Rock Bands

Find the perfect band for your homespun, rustic, vintage or festival wedding with our modern indie folk rock style bands.
1970s Themed Entertainment Collection

1970s Themed Entertainment Collection

Hire the best 70s themed entertainment available to hire in the UK from our ultimate, hand-picked collection of artists.
The 80s Collection

The 80s Collection

Hire the best 80s themed entertainment available to hire in the UK from our ultimate, hand-picked collection of top artists.
The Nineties Brit Pop Collection

The Nineties Brit Pop Collection

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The Festival Collection

The Festival Collection

Whether you’re planning your wedstival or a boho summer party, press play on your festival event with our colourful, camperva... Read more...
Sound Limiter Friendly Party Bands Collection

Sound Limiter Friendly Party Bands Collection

If your venue has sound restrictions, you can still rock out! Check out our list of amazing sound limiter friendly bands, equ... Read more...

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The Hamiltones - Live In Session at Alive Network

Outstanding piano / vocal and drum duo The Hamiltones are the perfect choice for live music venues, pubs and clubs who want live music that's fun and entertaining, but not so loud that customers can't eat or talk. Their upbeat blend of classic easy listening jazz and pop offers something for everyone.

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Hire Pub Bands & Entertainers With Confidence

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UK-Wide & International Live Music Agents

Alive Network is the largest online entertainment agency in the UK and one of the leading live entertainment providers in the world.

We hire live entertainment for more than 10,000 events each year, including booking bands and musicians for many pubs, clubs and live music venues. We work with venues of all sizes, from locals pubs and bars through to nationally renowned arenas.

There's no doubt that a well chosen live music programme greatly increases customer draw and well as satisfaction and loyalty. We will work with your venue to understand your aims, recommending the very best live music that's perfectly matched to your size, budget and facilities. We can offer support to help you effectively promote your music nights, as well as advice on installing PA, staging and lighting. 

A small selection of notable previous pub / venue clients include The 02 Arena, Wembley, Liverpool Echo Arena, Ricoh Arena, Cardiff International Arena, MK Dons Stadium, St James Park, Alexandra Palace, Punch Taverns, Greene King, Mitchells & Butlers, Yates, The Roundhouse, The Sage Gatehead, Liverpool Philharmonic, Wolverhampton Civic Halls and The Half Moon amongst many others.

To chat to us about your live music requirements please call us on ...

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Hugo Boss
National Trust
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Benefits of Booking Pub Entertainment with Alive Network

  • Five star customer service personalised to you by friendly, expert staff
  • Hand-picked artists for the ultimate in quality and reliability
  • Easy enquiry and booking process
  • Emergency cover 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year
  • Hundreds of artists to choose from across a wide range of styles
  • Safe, secure booking contracts for your peace of mind
  • Advice and support from the UKs largest entertainment agency
  • Instant online artist quotes and availability confirmation
  • Trusted brand with over 100,000 previous customers


Find more about Alive Network and why we're the leading entertainment agency in the UK.