Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree – It’s Time to Start Planning Your Holiday and Corporate Events!

Who is ready to rock around the Christmas tree? What too early? No way, with fall around the corner now is the perfect time to begin planning your corporate holiday events. Live music can play a huge role (pun absolutely intended) at a majority of your upcoming celebrations. Take a look at some of our top tips to incorporating a live band into all your fall and winter events.

IMG_8833Fundraisers and Galas: While live music is no stranger to fundraisers and galas, 2019 offers event planners and venues the opportunity to try something new and creative. Work with your band to create a set list that follows the flow of your evening, like blocking slower, more subtle tunes during the cocktail hour and ramping up the style as the evening progresses into an open dance floor. You can also utilize your musicians to play in between speeches, award announcements, and comedic acts or entertainers to keep the audience engaged during breaks. Think outside the box and talk with your band about using music to tell the story of the evening. 

Halloween Events and Fall Fests: Winter holiday events like Christmas and New Years often take the spotlight when it comes to big holiday events, however, Halloween and the start of autumn offer the opportunity to bring your workplace or community together for celebrations. Live bands will bring your event to life, offering season tunes and a fun way to interact with the crowd. For example, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” can be taken to a new level, with musicians not only performing the song but also the well-known choreography to encourage guests to get on the dance floor. 

15747409_10154919506673750_4096541186815605037_nHoliday Parties and Outings: While everyone else is having a standard office holiday party, treat your employees to something new and different. Employee appreciation dinner dances, fun runs or winter festivals, brunches and lunches with Santa, and outings to the ice rink followed by an after party are all easy ways to step up your holiday party game. Or for something interactive, our production company Magnificent Events can offer DJ’s, live Karaoke, and other creative options to help your event stand out.

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