Living the dream

We had an enquiry last week from an amateur musician who wanted to perform with one of our London based Dixie Bands. Whilst speaking with him, I learned that he had played the trumpet for many years and, although he loved his music, he no longer had time to play with a live band regularly.

I managed to arrange for him to play with the band during the summer and it occurred to me that hiring a band isn’t just about having them entertain you. It can be inclusive entertainment. So, if you’re a singer or a musician and really want to treat yourself to a special present, then what better way than to hire a live band and join in.

So, if performing with a great band is on your list of things to do before you die or, indeed, you just haven’t the time to express your creative side as a band member, then get in touch and www.booklive.co.uk will try and realise your dream. We really do make good things happen.

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Music Maestro, please

www.booklive.co.uk is one of the UK’s friendliest entertainment agencies and we love making great things happen for peoples’ events and it’s been a busy start to the year already with a host of happy clients featuring some of our amazing bands at their events.

In February, we sent the fantastic band The Highlights over to Cairo for Rana and Mohammad’s incredible wedding. The band enjoyed sightseeing once the set up and sound check had been completed and then, as expected, brought the evening to life with 2 x phenomenal party sets for guests to dance the night away to.

Channel 5 needed our military marching band for another of their forthcoming trailers and, as usual, the band looked amazing in their red and black uniforms. It’s been quite a busy year for them as they have just finished shooting a commercial for the Euro 2012 preparations for us this weekend and also visited a host of Sainsburys stores for thier Disney promotions over the last few days. Fortunately, the guys are used to parading around all over the UK and abroad so they are all fit and ready for their next performances at an event near you.

We’ve added lots more artists to the www.booklive.co.uk band portfolio this year. including a London ceilidh band, one of the best wedding bands in Surrey, an interesting Bollywood Jazz Band, the unique Eighties tribute band – Rubix and many others. Check these and many other great live bands and singers on the www.booklive.co.uk website.

If you’re looking for great entertainment for any forthcoming events, get in touch – we make good things happen.

 

Music for the 2012 Olympics

We’ve catered for most events ranging from festivals, concerts, promotional events and, of course, private parties, wedding music  and corporate entertainment. Now, with the Olympics looming we’re turning our attention to how we can provide fantastic musical options for clients and venues in London and throughout the UK.

Book Live.co.uk can supply a range of bands to suit the cosmopolitan visitors around the capital and further afield. Suggestions include:

  • A high-impact, spicy carnival atmosphere. Our Latin Brazilian band perform sexy Latin and Samba music and can keep the crowds entertained with gorgeous dancers to bring a sensational celebration of South American music. The band is available with a full band or mobile samba drummers to engage audiences to create an unforgettable experience. See our Latin Samba Band for further details.
  • Marching Band / Military Brass Band options. Ideal for it’s musical versatility, mobility and minimal production requirements, our marching band had a pool of over 80 servicemen from London and the South East. Available from 8-23 musicians, each ensemble can play anything that has a musical score to it and can include music from around the globe. Uniforms are worn for formal events but the musicians are just as happy to wear any merchandise to suit the occasion.
  • Stunning tribute acts to some of the most famous names in the world of rock, pop and modern day music. As diverse as Shirley Bassey, Michael Buble, Adele, The Beatles, Sinatra, Beyonce, Freddy Mercury, Abba, Tom Jones and many others, our portfolio of tribute bands and singers can be used as satellite entertainment for multiple venues.
  • VIP entertainments. We can provide sensational acts if you’re looking to host prestigious parties for clients in and around London. With a range of highly-respected party bands offering your guests superb music for competitive budgets, we can supply any number of live bands to help celebrate one of the biggest sporting occasions in UK history.

Our team can help with any challenge from the traditional to the obscure. We want to help make 2012 a phenomenal event so contact us if you require great music for entertaining visitors or affordable music for corporate entertainment. Try us – we make good things happen!

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It’s incredible to think that Stephen Fry has 3.3million followers on twitter. Perhaps 4million if you’re reading this in a weeks time? So, we’ve joined him and the masses on twitter/bookliveuk. Our aim is to tweet tips, advice and trends about hiring wedding music, bands and singers for hire in the UK. We’ll more likely fill the void with gossip about our weekends, what’s hot and what’s not. If a lorry load of alphabetti-spaghetti falls onto the motorway – what exactly will the word on the street be?

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Book Live: Music & Entertainment

We’re delighted to announce the launch of www.booklive.co.uk – our great new site for fast quotes on hiring superb live bands for weddings, corporate entertainment and private functions throughout the UK.

This easy to use website offers a great choice of wedding music, singers and bands for private and corporate hire. Simply select from the music categories or search for artists within your budget. All of our artists have audio samples, pictures, a biography and a list of previous clients and music they perform. Many also have videos of their performance to help you decide. You may like to visit our youtube channel here for a quick preview of all our bands with videos. Once you’ve found artists that you’d like to check pricing and availability for, simply add them to your enquiry basket and then submit them all in one easy step. We’ll confirm availability and send you a fully inclusive quote for each of your selected performers.

With great discounts on early bookings, www.booklive.co.uk is a fantastic place to book your live music for your forthcoming celebrations. Our experienced staff are on hand to answer any questions along the way and help make your event one to remember. Try us – we make good things happen!

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