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Ep 4 - The Best of 2018.

Welcome to episode 4! Our end of year round up is all about your hot list of entertainment favourites from 2018: featuring the great, the geeky...and The Greatest Showman!

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(If you missed our earlier episodes, you can check them out here!)

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1. Kiara. The MOBO-tipped Vocalist & Pianist.

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Perfect for: Dinner Entertainment, Product Launches, Formal & Informal Receptions

  • 2018 MOBO Award Fund Winner
  • TV Performances include BBC Proms, BAFTAs, MTV, HBO & Jools Holland
  • Trio Option Available (with Double Bass & Drums)

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Lauded by artists from Jools Holland to Dizzee Rascal, Kiara is something special. In demand with some of the world's biggest brands, she has performed at numerous launch events, receptions, on TV, at the Proms, alongside Ed Sheeran and Emeli Sande, and even at this year's FA Cup Final. An award-wining concert pianist with contemporary Billie Holiday vocals, Kiara is also available with her trio (double bass and drums) for a bigger sound.

Marc Hassall

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2. Tightwire Dancer Hannah. The Greatest Show-woman.

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Perfect for: Circus Themed Events, Corporate & Private Parties, Dinner Cabaret.

  • Trained at the National Centre for Circus Arts
  • Performs for Companies & at Festivals Worldwide
  • Duo Also Available

Previous clients include...

  • Arts Council
  • The Finnish Institute In London
  • Leningrad Cowboys
  • National Centre For Circus Arts

Thanks to the staggering success of The Greatest Showman, 2018 has been the year of the circus. Among our hundreds of dazzling cirque performers, the gravity-defying tightwire dancing of Hannah has created a big-tent buzz with you in 2018.

Gemma Jane

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3. Jake Monroe. The Modern Face of Magic.

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Perfect For: Ice Breaking, Guest Arrival, Drinks Receptions, Interactive Party Entertainment.

  • Interactive Mix & Mingle Ice Breaker
  • Magic Circle Member
  • Additional Magic Show Available

Previous clients include...

  • The Ritz Club
  • Tesco
  • BBC

Forget the black hat, the white gloves, and all the kitsch: Jake Monroe is the modern face of the Magic Circle, and one of your favourite Alive Network artists in 2018. Young and cool, he does the impossible stylishly, and has charmed guests at some of the year's most glamorous events.

Nick Taylor

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4. Plug N Play. The Geek Band Going Viral.

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Perfect for: Awards Ceremonies, Creative Brand/Media Parties, Themed Launch Events

  • The UK's Best Video Game Covers Band
  • Celebrates Geek Culture & Gaming Nostalgia with a completely unique stage show
  • Production & Lighting Options Available

Previous clients include...

  • Games Media Brit List
  • Gfinity
  • MCV Awards

Winning thousands of new fans in 2018, Plug N Play are the UK's best video game covers band. Their action-packed live medleys of Pokemon, Final Fantasy and other gaming tunes went viral when they performed for top UK games writers, influencers and eSports journalists. Happily, the geek party shows no sign of stopping in 2019.

Clare Kimble

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5. Get Funked. Your Ultimate Event Band.

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Perfect for: Stage Shows, After Dinner Party, Large-Med Corporate Functions.

  • Performed With Musical Greats, like James Brown & Amy Winehouse
  • Completely Bespoke Band with Flexible Lineup & Production
  • Upgrades Include: Interactive Stage Shows, DJ Sets, String Section, Dancers, Cocktail Piano Set & more...

Previous clients include...

  • NEC Birmingham
  • Tesco
  • Alexandra Palace
  • Bet365
  • Elle

Sprinting into your 'Best of 2018' list is Get Funked. One of the most highly-acclaimed acts in the industry, they offer everything from a small vocal lineup, right up to a 35-piece concert extravaganza. With a huge performance this year at the Oval that even featured dancing robots, Get Funked are not just a band; they're an event.

Verity Grosvenor

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