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Make Your Small Wedding One To Remember

The good weather is finally here! Although we are still manoeuvring ourselves through the remains of the global pandemic, the light at the end of the tunnel has never looked so bright. With great weather, we usually also welcome wedding season. Last summer proved to us all that we did not need to have an enormous amount of guests to have an elegant, simple and most importantly, fun wedding.  This summer, smaller outdoor weddings are welcome as long as simple...

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Better Days Are Coming

As February comes to an end, the world is optimistic about warmer days ahead. However with the pandemic still looming, the future still seems unclear and questions keep rising about going back to “normal” living. Although we cannot answer all questions at this time, one thing is certain: we need to keep strong.  Last year, we had the pleasure of performing at socially distant outdoor events, as well as performing virtually for various clients. The feedback we received from our...

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2021: A Fresh Start

With 2020 now behind us, it is time to look forward to a brand new chapter. The holiday season is over and although we truly missed our holiday parties, it is time to get back to the drawing board. The world is still battling a pandemic but as the year ended, there was finally a light at the end of the tunnel. With the planet beginning its journey to recovery, we at Bongo & B have been busy behind...

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End Of The Year Thoughts

2020 was a turbulent year to say the very least. As the year progressed, it almost seemed like things could not get any worse. The global pandemic known as Covid-19 forced the world to pause everything and this affected every single person on the planet in some way or another. Many industries were forced to close and some were even driven to bankruptcy. Our industry was no different. Live entertainment was almost non existent in 2020 and recent studies...

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Virtual Events: The New Normal?

The world is changing every day and businesses are being forced to adapt to evolving circumstances. With this year’s pandemic, the entertainment industry found itself in a very odd situation. All major events began cancelling one by one and entertainers found themselves suddenly without a crowd to perform for. Luckily with the evolution of technology, although this virus has separated us, we are also more connected than ever. Say hello to Virtual Performances! But what is a virtual performance? Technically, a virtual performance is...

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2020 Corporate Holiday Party Ideas:

We know what you are going through. It’s that time of the year where holiday parties would usually begin taking place and this year it’s a mess. With all the restrictions in place with strict guidelines to follow, it seems almost impossible to plan something for your employees to show them you appreciate everything they do. The good news is, 2020 has taught us that you do not have to go overboard to have a great time filled with...

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Can companies can still have a corporate party this holiday season?

Well folks, that’s about it. Yet another summer gone too soon. The only difference was that this year, we are also dealing with a pandemic, which made our summer feel even shorter. As we head in to the cold months and into the holiday season, many companies and event planners are scrambling to find alternate ways to keep that annual company party going. It may seem like a lot to take in and think about, but don’t fret. There...

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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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