Wedding & Event Blog

Wedding & Event Blog

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Organising a wedding, party or corporate event? We've put together a number of essential guides to get you started.

The Beginner's Guide to Hiring a Wedding Band

The Beginner's Guide to Hiring a Wedding Band

From budgets to logistics, insurance and more, here's everything you need to know

Recommended Wedding Bands for 2022

Recommended Wedding Bands for 2022

Our top tips for the best new wedding bands.

Top 100 Indie Wedding Playlist Songs

Top 100 Indie Wedding Playlist Songs

Add some indie-cool to your wedding party with the very best, genre-defining hits.

What is Bandeoke and Rockaoke?

What is Bandeoke and Rockaoke?

Everything you need to know about Bandeoke - The ultimate live Karaoke experience!

Virtual Entertainment Ideas 2022

Virtual Entertainment Ideas 2022

Are you hosting a virtual event? Get inspired with a range of entertainment ideas.

Live Music Ideas for Small and Intimate Venues

Live Music Ideas for Small and Intimate Venues

Live music for venues big and small

Hiring a Band Abroad

Hiring a Band Abroad

Everything you need to know about hiring a wedding band or function band abroad.

How to Start a Function Band

How to Start a Function Band

Time to quit the 9 to 5 and start earning a living from music? Read on for some tips to get you started.

Simple Invoice Generator Tool For Musicians

Simple Invoice Generator Tool For Musicians

Get your life in order with our easy-to-use Invoice Generator!

Coronavirus - Booking Information and FAQs

Coronavirus - Booking Information and FAQs

Information about your booking during the Covid-19 outbreak

5 Must-Have Documents for the Working Musician

5 Must-Have Documents for the Working Musician

PLI, RAMS, PAT - Every essential document explained for the gigging musician.

Live Music Ideas for a Corporate Event

Live Music Ideas for a Corporate Event

We represent a number of highly talented and professional artists perfectly suited for corporate events.

Bands For Hire New Arrivals - The Freshest New Talent in the UK

Bands For Hire New Arrivals - The Freshest New Talent in the UK

A rundown of the latest talent to join the Bands For Hire roster.

Wedding Music Guide (Infographic)

Wedding Music Guide (Infographic)

Check out our simple guide to get you started with your wedding music.

5 Reasons Why You Should Join ISM

5 Reasons Why You Should Join ISM

From Insurance to legal advice, see how they can help you

Live Bands For Jewish Weddings, Bat & Bar Mitzvahs

Live Bands For Jewish Weddings, Bat & Bar Mitzvahs

Live wedding bands performing traditional Israeli and Jewish music.

Live Music Ideas to Get Your Christmas Party Swinging

Live Music Ideas to Get Your Christmas Party Swinging

Get the ball rolling with our top bands and acts for hire this Christmas and New Years!

How to Organise a Vintage Wedding

How to Organise a Vintage Wedding

Out with new, in with the old! Vintage has made it's come back and we have the music to match.