for Your Reception:
Live Musicians are known for their ability to entertain and create a
lively, fun reception that your guest will remember. Live music also
adds excitement and elegance to the reception that adds touching remembrances
for years to come. Choosing your Band, DJ, or other music for your reception
will be an important decision based on your personal taste and also
Some of the most popular Live Music Choices for Your Reception are:
– all kinds (Variety, Jazz, Big Band, Swing, C/W, Motown,etc.)
- Disc Jockeys
- String Quartets
- Pianist or Keyboardist
Demo tapes, pictures
of the band, and Song List are available for you to review. Contact
your entertainment agent for this information.
instrumentalists, vocalists and DJs have promotional material for you
to review before you hire them. An information packet is the core of
these materials and should contain the musician’s bio, photograph, equipment
list, references and past performances, example song selections, etc.
Most all bands, instrumentalists and vocalists will also have a demo
tape and/or video.. After you have reviewed several promotional packages
and narrowed down your entertainment choices, you may want to see one
or two of these acts in action. Your entertainment company can arrange
this for you. If you have any concerns about the act, be sure to bring
these up with your entertainment agent before you sign a contract.
Special Entertainment to Entertain the Children at the Reception.
guests are bringing small children to the reception, it is a good idea
to have some type of entertainment to keep them busy. This allows the
adults to have a good time and be able to dance, visit with friends
and participate in the festivities.
children’s entertainment include:
- A character
show such as: Winnie the Pooh, Lyon King, Tiger, Teletubbies, Mickey
or Minnie Mouse, Scubbie Doo, Blues Clues, Batman, Barney (look-a-like),
Big Yellow Bird, 101 Dalmations, etc.
- Clown to make
balloon animals & hats
- Face Painter
Artist to draw cartoon characters of the children to take home as