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Wedding Entertainment Ideas

Wedding entertainment is often one of the last elements to be considered when planning weddings. Don't make this mistake. Underestimating the impact of live entertainment on your big day is often ranked as one of the biggest regrets for any couple. Amazing wedding bands, emotive quartets or a dance floor filling DJ can be the difference between a good wedding and a great one!

Short of wedding entertainment ideas? Here is our guide to getting your wedding entertainment right.

Headliner helps you source and book great soloists, bands and DJs for your wedding, party or corporate event. Find and hire local wedding entertainment to perform at your event. Can't decide between hiring a DJ or a band for your wedding? We've got you covered.

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    Wedding entertainment is often one of the last elements to be considered when planning weddings. Don't make this mistake. Underestimating the impact of live entertainment on your big day is often ranked as one of the biggest regrets for any couple. Amazing wedding entertainers like wedding bands, emotive quartets or a dance floor filling DJ can be the difference between a good wedding and a great one!

    Short of wedding entertainment ideas? Here is our guide to getting your wedding guest entertainment right. From unusual wedding entertainment ideas to simply wanting ideas to entertain guests at a wedding, our guide shows the best wedding hire ideas.

    Most weddings are split into four sections; the ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast and evening reception. There are different types of entertainment available for each of these sections of the day:

    The Ceremony

    Whether it's a falsetto opera singer, a string quartet or pianists, the wedding ceremony itself is the perfect opportunity to use entertainment to bring a dynamic element to proceedings.

    Drink Reception

    A transitional element in the day, the drinks reception is a great time to introduce quirky or alternative forms of entertainment to keep guests entertained. How about a magician or caricaturist? Roaming bands are also hugely popular, as they are able to mingle between guests and provide an intimate performance to a large number of guests.

    Wedding Breakfast

    Yes, food, drinking and speeches are number one here. However, a jazz trio, DJ or string quartet can provide the perfect accompaniment as you transition from afternoon to evening.

    Evening Reception

    You have reached the party stage of the evening. The guests are ready to hit the dance floor. When looking for stellar wedding reception entertainment, make sure you hire the ultimate party band to keep your guests dancing all night long. Looking to party into the wee hours? An after party DJ is a must! Reach out to a member of the Headliner team for even further wedding reception entertainment ideas.

    Headliner helps you source and book great soloists, bands and DJs for your wedding, party or corporate event. Find and hire local wedding entertainment to perform at your event.Can't decide between hiring a DJ or a band for your wedding? We've got you covered.

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    All of Headliner's Artists go through an extensive vetting process before being approved to go live on the platform. This is a measure of quality control issued by a member of the Headliner team. This means when putting through an enquiry to any acts from Headliner, you are working with the best in the business. Led by the highest standards, all of our acts are professional, friendly and experienced.

    Genre style and Example Playlists

    When you're looking for a act, it's recommended that you take their showreel into account. Each act has their own distinctive style that sets them apart from the others. All Headliner acts are required to have a gallery of promotional material up so you can get a feel for their style and whether or not they would be a good fit for your party or wedding. Many will also create example playlists so that you can assure that you have the right style and tone for your event.

    Experience and Reviews

    Headliner acts are vetted artists who are well experienced in a variety of functions and discos. From corporate affairs to weddings, birthday parties to club launches, our acts come well versed in what's needed for each function. Ask the Headliner team to help you source the best act for your event. Additionally, most of our acts have reviews and testimonials on their Headliner profiles showcasing useful references from past clients.

    Pricing

    All the prices and fees listed on the Headliner platform are transparent. Whatever quote you and the act agree to is the one you will pay - there are no hidden fees! In order to proceed with booking the right act for your event, we recommend that you make sure you understand what their price includes, as well as if any additional equipment is needed. Once an act is confirmed, you'll be able to call them directly.

    Headliner is the best place for finding local mobile acts for hire that you will love! Whether it's north, south, east or west, we have a act near you.

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