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Things we took for granted as performers, that we didn’t even notice

2020 has been an odd year to say the very least. With social distancing easing in the last few weeks, we have noticed something very strange: we’ve taken so much for granted.  As entertainers, we are some of the luckiest people in the world. We get to express ourselves through our art and make a living out of it. However, when the pandemic hit, our luck seem to run out almost over night. No more weekly meetings, no more...

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Advice for wedding/event planning during the pandemic

With everything up in the air as far as planning, it’s easy to feel helpless and not know where to even begin. Trust us, you are not alone. There are actually a few things you can do that should really help! Get Ahead “There are many things you can still accomplish in your wedding planning with things being closed. You can create a rough draft of your itinerary, determine your ceremony staging, or write your vows. You choose all your wedding...

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Should you choose a band or a DJ for your next event?

If you have planned a wedding or event in the past, you may have asked your self at one point; should I have a band or DJ play music at my wedding? We don’t blame you. Just know that you are not alone. In this post, we hope to shine a bit of light on this age-old question, and help your decision. Let’s begin with a band. Live music is a fantastic way to add extra energy and fun on an...

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The right questions to ask your vendors before booking them for your event

There are many options of vendors for any given event. This includes live entertainment, DJ’s, catering, florists and more. But how do you choose the right one? What should you ask before booking them? Here are some questions that will undoubtedly help you decide! “How long have you been in business?” It is always a smart idea to hire a professional. These are people of any industry who are seasoned veterans and have been doing their job for many years. This...

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Worried your event will be canceled because of COVID-19? The following advice may help you

During this uncertain time, many of our favorite events, family functions and weddings are being cancelled. It is very unfortunate, especially if you are the one who was organizing the event. Although it is sad, there is still hope. Here are some tips to help you navigate these rough waves Do not stress: Stressing about your event will not help in any way. We understand that it is a very unfortunate situation, however please know that you are not alone...

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Important measures to ensure your safety during COVID-19

These are unprecedented times, but we are not helpless against this fight. Although there has yet to be a vaccine or medicine to prevent the spread of this virus, we can all do our part and help contain this pandemic. Here are some tips and tricks to stay healthy and safe during these troubling times. Wash your hands: We hear this everywhere to a point where it can start sounding downright silly. But did you know that the vast majority...

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Celebrity Impersonators that will take your event to the next level

Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate party or even something a bit more intimate, having a performer make an appearance can take it to the next level. Now imagine if that performer looks and acts like a world famous musician! Below is a list of celebrity impersonators that we offer at Bongo & B that are bound to have your gusts talking for days!   Frank Sinatra: Dazzle your guests with music from the golden era sung by the city’s...

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First things to do after you say “yes”

What an amazing moment. After years of waiting, your partner finally proposes and it is everything you’ve been dreaming about. Then you realize, you’ve got a wedding to plan! Where do you start? What do you do first? Here are a few recommended things that you should take care of after being engaged.   Celebrate: This one seems obvious, but many couples get caught up in the wedding so much that they forget to enjoy the moment. Make sure to...

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Important things to keep in mind when booking your live entertainment

Regardless of the type of event you are planning, there are 2 very important things to keep in mind; yourself and your guests. When you are choosing your entertainment, it’s no different. With all the different groups and performers out there, it could be real difficult at times to even know where to begin. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when choosing your live entertainment at your next event.   Your Style: Start by envisioning the overall...

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Great live musical acts to book for your wedding

Weddings are a wonderful time. Whether you are the one getting married or you are a guest, it’s an exciting day filled with magic and wonder. One way to enhance the wedding experience is by adding live music to create an ambiance for you and your guests. Whether it is cocktail hour, dinner or a dance floor opener, there is amazing talent around the corner! Here are a few acts that we offer that are bound to wow your...

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