25 Feb Best Ways to BYOB – Build Your Own Band
2019 is the year of customization! More and more, entertainment companies are allowing their clients to tailor their entertainment groups and set lists to fit their theme, venue or entertainment plan. These agencies often employ many musicians who are experienced in diverse genres, allowing for endless possibilities. Take a look at some of our team’s favorite ways to BYOB – Build Your Own Band.
Build It Up: If you are looking to make a statement at your gala or festival, customize your band to include more musicians. Adding in horn sections, violinists and more singers allows for the live music to take center stage and create an exciting atmosphere that encourages dancing. These bands can play traditional big band music or put an exciting twist on pop and rock favorites.
Break It Down: Perfect for wedding ceremonies, dinner parties and corporate events, acoustic and acapella groups take a more subtle approach to live music. Downsizing your band to utilize small acoustic sets or simply just singers creates an intimate entertainment experience for guests without distracting from important conversations or other attractions in the venue.
Mix It Up: Remix your entertainment by incorporating other experiential activities. Collaborate with DJs or other bands for a fusion of genres or to create a “battle of the bands” style event. Incorporating performing artists, like dancers or acrobats, is another way to tie your musical act to entertainment. Looking to take this idea to the next level? Stun your guests with a surprise celebrity act! Entertainment companies like Magnificent Events can help bring music’s greatest legends to your event for a special set featuring their top hits. Mixing it up with these element draws attention to the entertainment and is a unique way to engage with guests.