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Wedding Entertainment: Something Different

Drew Stoga

When you help book as much wedding entertainment as we do, you start to pick up on some noteworthy trends.  Still we were somewhat surprised when we began to see more and more non-musical entertainers – impersonators, comedians, and a variety of other performers - being hired to perform at wedding receptions.... MORE

Posted January 10, 2019

Ask the Experts: When to Hire Wedding Entertainment

Marta Block

Question: When do I hire the entertainment for my wedding? A: Ideally, you'll begin researching your wedding entertainment options nine months to a year or more before your wedding. It's not that you need to choose someone at that point, but you want to start getting an idea of costs and possibilities. Most people hire their wedding entertainment four to nine months before the wedding. ... MORE

Posted January 10, 2019

Wedding Entertainment That Will Shock Your Guests

Drew Stoga

When you help book as much wedding entertainment as we do, you start to pick up on some interesting trends. Still we were somewhat surprised when, in recent years, we began to see more and more non-musical entertainers — impersonators, comedians, and a variety of other performers — being hired to perform at wedding receptions.... MORE

Posted June 27, 2018

Ways to Destroy a Flower Girl Dress

Marta Block

Whether or not to have children at your wedding remains one of the big wedding controversies. Personally, I had a Sunday afternoon wedding and a lot of children in my life, so it made perfect sense for me. One of my favorite pictures of the day is of my Goddaughter and her little brother completely passed out on chairs. But, if I'd known what I now know about kids back then, I probably would have done a little more to occupy the kids at my wedding.... MORE

Posted November 18, 2014

Wedding Day Entertainment Guide

Marta Block

You know that dream you used to have in high school and college? The one where you found yourself at the end of the school year and you'd forgotten to study for an important test, or even forgotten to go to the class? Well, a lot of brides find themselves having that same nightmare the closer it gets to their wedding. If you're worried that you've forgotten to do something important for your wedding day, fret no more. We've got a checklist for all the places you might want to have wedding day entertainment.... MORE

Posted March 31, 2014

Why Choose GigMasters For Your Wedding Entertainment

Marissa Latshaw

Finding wedding entertainment is easy. Finding the right wedding band for you, well that's not so easy. That's why over 40,000 couples have trusted GigMasters to help them find the perfect entertainment for their special day. Perhaps you imagine a romantic string quartet gently playing as you glide into the room. Or, maybe you want a rockin' DJ to get all of your guests on the dance floor. If you can dream it, you can find it on GigMasters - everything from swing bands to DJs, Elvis impersonators to Belly Dancers. GigMasters makes it quick and easy to search our database of over 9,000 performers and party professionals, delivering up the best matches for your vision, location, and budget. We truly care about your wedding and want to make sure that the entire process of researching, comparing, and booking entertainment goes smoothly. Here's what some couples have to say:... MORE

Posted March 31, 2014

Rehearsal Dinner Entertainment Ideas

Marta Block

Traditionally the rehearsal dinner was just that, a dinner following the wedding rehearsal. So only those involved in the wedding ceremony were invited. Today though most couples have wedding guests coming from out of town and feel the need to entertain them. With larger rehearsal dinners, the format has changed as well.... MORE

Posted November 19, 2013

Can You DJ Your Own Wedding

Marta Block

Given that GigMasters exists to help people find amazing DJs and other wedding entertainment, it may surprise you to learn that there are circumstances under which I think you can in fact, be your own wedding DJ. If you want to DJ your own wedding all of the following should be true:... MORE

Posted October 15, 2013

Indianapolis Wedding Entertainment Costs

Chelsea Pellegrino

Veil or tiara? Orchids or gardenias? Band or DJ? Planning a wedding comes with a ton of important choices to make, especially when it comes to finding the right entertainment.... MORE

Posted September 19, 2013

New Orleans Wedding Entertainment Costs

Chelsea Pellegrino

Wedding planning: a process that can be so detailed, that people make entire careers of it! If you aren't a wedding planner, you might not know what to expect - especially when it comes to the budget.... MORE

Posted September 12, 2013

Stamford Wedding Entertainment Costs

Chelsea Pellegrino

Whether you want your wedding guests breaking it down on the dance floor or relaxing with cocktails, you'll need to have the right kind of entertainment. However, if you have never planned a wedding, you may not know what kind of entertainment is right for you (or your budget!).... MORE

Posted September 05, 2013

San Francisco Wedding Entertainment Cost

Chelsea Pellegrino

Planning a wedding is one of the most exciting times for any couple. But before the dress shopping and cake tasting, there's one huge planning element that must be defined: the budget!... MORE

Posted August 29, 2013

Minneapolis Entertainment Wedding Costs

Chelsea Pellegrino

So you're getting married- Congratulations! But when it comes to planning, where do you begin? Answer: Your budget. If you don’t have any experience with wedding planning, you might not have a good idea of the average costs associated with a wedding.... MORE

Posted August 22, 2013

Atlanta Wedding Entertainment Costs

Chelsea Pellegrino

It's important to have great entertainment at your wedding - you know that much. But what you might not know is how much to spend on that entertainment. If you haven't planned a wedding before, creating a budget and knowing what to expect can be quite a challenge. We're here to help! ... MORE

Posted August 15, 2013

Boston Wedding Entertainment Costs

Chelsea Pellegrino

Planning a wedding means keeping track of lots of things: dress fittings, salon appointments and most importantly, your budget! If you don't have any experience with wedding planning, you might not have a good idea of the average costs associated with a wedding.... MORE

Posted August 08, 2013

Denver Wedding Entertainment Costs

Chelsea Pellegrino

What's the first thing you need to know when planning your wedding? Budget, of course. If you've never planned a wedding, you might not know what to expect when it comes to wedding costs, especially for entertainment. That's why we put together this regional wedding cost series to give you an idea of wedding entertainment costs in your area.... MORE

Posted August 01, 2013

Detroit Wedding Entertainment Costs

Lindsay Megale

Starting to plan your wedding can be difficult, most likely because you have never planned one before. If you haven't planned a wedding,  you probably don’t have much of an idea about common costs, which makes figuring out a budget challenging. Knowing your budget is important when planning your wedding, particularly since it will most likely be the first question a wedding vendor will ask. ... MORE

Posted July 25, 2013

Dallas Wedding Entertainment Costs

Lindsay Megale

The first question most wedding vendors will ask is, “What is your budget?” It is most definitely something important to figure out before beginning the planning process for your special day. But if you have never planned a wedding before, you probably don’t have any knowledge about the cost of a wedding which can make it hard to decide on a budget.... MORE

Posted July 18, 2013

Philadelphia Wedding Entertainment Costs

Lindsay Megale

During the beginning stages of planning your wedding, one of the first decisions you will need to make is your budget. It makes sense that wedding vendors need to know this vital piece of information before they can begin to help you put together your dream wedding. But if you have never planned a wedding before, figuring out a budget can be a little difficult.... MORE

Posted July 11, 2013

Miami Wedding Entertainment Costs

Lindsay Megale

If you are just starting to plan your wedding, keep in mind that the first question most wedding vendors will ask is, “What is your budget?” It’s a piece of information that they obviously need to know before beginning to plan your special day. But if you have never planned a wedding before, you probably don’t have any knowledge about the cost of a wedding, which can make it hard to decide on a budget.... MORE

Posted June 27, 2013

Las Vegas Wedding Entertainment Costs

Lindsay Megale

The start of the wedding planning process can be difficult. A very important question you must answer is, “What is your budget?” It will usually be the first question any wedding vendor will ask and is clearly something they need to know before starting to plan. But if you've never planned a wedding before, it’s challenging to decide on a budget because you most likely don’t know how much a wedding costs. ... MORE

Posted June 20, 2013

Chicago Wedding Entertainment Costs

Lindsay Megale

When you begin planning your wedding, an important question a wedding vendor will ask is, “What is your budget?” It is an important question that you will need to answer before you start the planning process. But, if you have never planned a wedding before, this may be a bit of problem. You most likely do not know the cost of a wedding which makes it difficult to figure out a budget. ... MORE

Posted June 13, 2013

4 Fall Wedding Entertainment Trends

Marta Block

Fall officially starts on Saturday so what better time to take a look at some of the entertainment trends you'll be seeing at weddings this Fall. Having a Fall wedding is itself a trend, as more couples have started looking beyond the traditional June wedding to do something a little bit different. ... MORE

Posted September 20, 2012

Hiring Face Painters for Weddings

Nicole Steeger

As trends towards daytime and family friendly weddings have grown, so has the hiring of unusual entertainment. Face painters may never rank with DJs as popular wedding entertainers, but they are becoming more popular and  as with any performer, it can be hard to narrow down the professional that is right for you and your event. That’s why we asked our face painting members to give us some tips that will help you throughout the looking and booking process. Here’s what the experts had to say.... MORE

Posted September 11, 2012

Hiring a Caricature Artist for Your Wedding

Marta Block

Caricature artists have become popular wedding entertainers. Many work behind the scenes, creating caricatures for couples to use in Save the Dates or as posters for guests to sign at the wedding. Others are working at the wedding itself, creating unique party favors and guest book entries. A couple of weeks ago our sister blog, Life of the Party, talked to some caricature artists to get tips on how to hire one for your wedding. We thought the advice was worth repeating!... MORE

Posted August 14, 2012

Hiring a Wedding Soloist

Marta Block

Last week, Nicole talked to some of our top performing soloists to find out what you needed to know about hiring a soloist for an event. One of the most popular events for which people hire a soloist is a wedding ceremony. Having a touch of live music at your ceremony can make the whole event sing (pun intended). So, we thought we'd share what Nicole learned here as well.... MORE

Posted May 29, 2012

Wedding Entertainment Regrets

Marta Block

We recently surveyed our 2011 brides and grooms to ask them about their weddings. We wanted to know which songs they chose (and which they didn't) and find out more about how we can help you plan your wedding. One of the things we asked was what wedding entertainment regrets they had. Fortunately, most people didn't have ANY regrets (especially about their use of GigMasters for finding entertainment), but here are some of the most common regrets (and some suggestions for how to avoid them).... MORE

Posted January 10, 2012

Hiring Your Wedding Entertainment

Marta Block

Take a moment at your wedding. Close your eyes and just listen. What will your wedding day sound like? The music and entertainment are an important part of the wedding experience for the couple and the guests – it’s the soundtrack to the day.... MORE

Posted January 07, 2010

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