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Ring in 2019 with a New Year’s Extravaganza

music, entertainment,party,celebrationIt isn’t too early to start thinking about your New Year’s Eve party. Venues including banquet facilities and hotels fill up quickly, some booking as far as a year ahead of time. Even if your celebration will

Music for the Generations

party,event, celebration, bands in DCIf you’ve never thought of including music as part of your family reunion plans, think again. Music sets the mood for any gathering, whether it’s with family or friends. Honor every generation of your

Giving Thanks

event,music,partyIt isn’t too early to search for a venue to hold your Thanksgiving dinner. The end of September is a great time to send your intended guests a “Save the Date” notice since Thanksgiving is the biggest travel day of

The Comeback of Boy Bands

music, band, DJ, entertainmentThe word is out. Boy bands are making a comeback. Just in time for the Labor Day Weekend, throw your own “Boy Band Celebration.” We know their names: New Kids on the Block, the Jonas Brothers, One

Open Wide and Take Your Medicine – It’s Music

music,celebration,eventNo one likes to be in the hospital, least of all children. Studies now show that music can be the best medicine for adults and children alike. Even the tiniest babies benefit from music. Physicians teamed up with music therapists

October Weddings

music,entertainment, party , DJOctober has surpassed June as the most popular month for weddings. Typically, the summer heat is over and the cooler weather makes it the perfect time for an indoor or outdoor wedding. However, it can also

Music Education For Life

music,entertainment,bandsEvery musician knows music improves every area of your life. Students can acquire the same whole life benefits when they participate in music education. The skill sets students acquire through music education prepare them to do well in other subjects

The Perfect Summer Soiree

music,entertainment,band,DJSummer is officially in full swing! Warm sunny afternoons and chirping evening crickets all foster the desire to gather with family and friends in celebration. Ensuring that your party is the event of the season is not as difficult as

Music That’s Scary Good

events,,Band in MDEven though summer is in full swing, the holidays are just around the corner. One holiday that’s under-celebrated is Halloween. Who doesn’t like to don a scary or fun costume and be someone else for a night? Here’s your

Marry The Music & The Place

wedding , event, entertainment, musicLocation is everything in more ways than one. Take your wedding from a hotel or banquet hall into the city. There are unique locations in every city that you haven’t considered as a venue for

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Karaoke Ralph Freeman

Looking for that special touch or splash of color and fun to add to any your special moments? Karaoke is just the right thing! Plan your wedding, birthday, fundraiser, corporate event or any reason to party, with karaoke. My style of karaoke will take any

Choosing Music Is Serious Business

music, events,Corporate eventEven though businesses today are cutting back on expenditures, many still throw summer company events. When planning your company’s celebration, think out of the box. The choices for music are almost endless.

The String is the

Professional Musicians Are Worth The Price

event, party, live band, musiciansIf you’ve ever been to an event with live music, you know there is a great difference in quality and atmosphere. Live music adds fun and atmosphere to any party or event. If you’ve never

Music to Sooth The Savage Mood

Everyone is busy. We’re connected to family, friends, business associates, friends of friends, and people who want to be friends, 24-hours a day. No wonder stress and stress-related diseases are on the rise. It seems as if no one has time to unplug and just relax. There are

Hiring The Right DJ For Your Event

DJ, music, band, entertainmentThe soul of any great party or event is the music. The options for music range from a single musician, to a singing group, to a professional DJ and beyond. If live music isn’t within

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How to Find the Perfect Venue

Whenever you plan an event, perhaps the most important decision is where to hold it. Regardless of the type of event, there are some basic considerations that will make your planning easier and your event successful.

Location

If your event is local, you

Celebrate Graduation Season

Whether it’s high school or college, graduation is an occasion to celebrate. This milestone signifies both the end of one phase of life and the beginning of another. Final exams are over, the last paper has been turned in, and it’s time to walk. And, after the pomp

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Smile For The Camera

music, entertainment. weddings, eventsDid you know that the first photo booth dates back to the 1890s? One of the first photo booths was installed in 1925 on Broadway in New York City and within the first six months, 280,000

Make Your Wedding Swing

If you’re not a traditional kind of couple, consider a theme wedding. How about considering a swing wedding? Whether you’re a newbie to swing or a retro enthusiast, stepping back to the 1940s big band era can make your day to remember even more memorable.

Swing

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In The Spotlight

When planning an event, one thing that is often overlooked is lighting. Professional lighting is often associated only with photography or video production, but the right lighting can make an event stand out. The choices are only limited by your imagination. Think about events you’ve attended, your

How To Choose The Best Music For Your Next Party

A party is a stale one without some good music. Whether you’re hosting a birthday party, a holiday get-together, or a casual Friday night bash, you need to have the right music. Here are some tips that will make your next party a better one.

How To Choose Appropriate Music For A Business Convention

You looked through your playlist and you’re embarrassed by it. You realized that the music is too sexually suggestive or immature for your event. Not sure what’s the best music for your event? This guide will show how to choose the right music.

Selecting

Mutual Fun

Mutual Fun is a versatile 4, 5 and 6-piece live band playing a wide variety of dance music, from Motown to Classic Rock and Roll, Oldies to current Top 40, even Disco, Country and Big Band music. Our amazing versatility and wealth of experience has made us one

How To Book An Independent Artist For Your Next Event

An independent artist is a great way to liven up an event. Live music is better than listening to a pre-made playlist since it can get the crowd going. But booking an artist can be costly too.

If you’re planning an event, then you

Band VS DJ – Which One Should You Have At Your Next Wedding

Many couples have a hard time deciding on hiring a band versus a DJ for their wedding. But some couples prefer having a live musician for the ceremony, then having a DJ take over for the dinner. If you’re still debating the pros and cons for a

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Why You Should Hire A DJ For Your Next Corporate Event

You have an important event coming up. Whether it’s a convention or a corporate event, you need to keep your guests entertained. A DJ or sound engineer is someone you should consider at your next event. Here are some reasons why you should hire one for your

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Why Music Is So Important At Events And Parties

You’re either planning a party or event and you want to choose the right music for your guests. Having the right music isn’t one of the only ways to have fun, but to celebrate something you all enjoy doing together. Planning an event is not always

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Top 4 Reasons Why You Should Get A Photo Booth At Your Wedding

While planning your wedding, it’s important to keep a few things in mind. You need to find the right venue, have the right food, and hire a professional photographer. But what you may not have considered yet will bring some fun at the reception. You haven’t gotten

How To Use Music To Reduce Your Anxiety

Music does more than make you dance and bring people together. It also affects your brain. No matter if it’s fast or slow, music can have a huge impact on our minds. The effects of music have been tirelessly studied by scientists for years. Music can change

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Last Song Syndrome: Why Songs Get Stuck In Your Head

Many people experience the so-called last Earworms syndrome. This happens when songs like “I Will Survive” and “Bohemian Rhapsody” have been playing on an unending loop in your head. A psychologist revealed why some songs get stuck in our brain.

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Earworms, the catchy piece of music

Music Can Ease Physical Pain

Researchers have found evidence showing that music can increase levels of endorphins in the body and increase the body’s threshold for pain.

What Are Endorphins?

Endorphins are neurotransmitters, or natural opiates, that transmit signals from one neuron to another. The release of these

Music Can Make Men Look More Attractive

Findings of a new research study have shown that women find men more sexually attractive after listening to emotional, romantic music.

Music And Attraction

Researchers from the University of Vienna in Austria investigated the effect of music on sexual attraction. They wanted to

Why We Love Music

Not many people pause to think about how music affects their lives on a daily basis but most will agree that music is a powerful force in their lives. Here are five of the reasons why people love music:

Music Helps You Express Your Feelings

Your Musical Taste Can Reveal How Empathetic You Are

Findings of a study conducted by a group of psychologists from the University of Cambridge have revealed that a person’s empathy is associated with his or her taste in music.

The Psychology Of Music Preference

The researchers, who published their study in the

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This Is Why Listening To Music Can Make You Happy

Findings of a study have revealed that people love music for much the same reason why they are drawn to gambling, drugs, and delicious food. Researchers of the study found that your brain releases dopamine when you listen to or anticipate hearing the music that you like.

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Can Music Increase Empathy?

Listening to music provides healing to patients with physical ailments. It appears though that there is much more that music can do.

Music is known to activate many areas of the brain, including those that are involved in how we understand what others think and

Can Music Heal?

Many people have a strong connection to music. Even for those who sing out of tune and those who can’t play an instrument, certain songs can evoke memories and raise the spirits. Now experts are tapping into other benefits of music, particularly its role in healing. Here

Tips For Hosting The Perfect Christmas Party

Preparation, presentation and the right choice of attire are among the key things to remember if you want to throw a perfect Christmas party. Here are some holiday party preparation tips for hostesses who want to host an unforgettable holiday event:

Dress Up

Tips For Booking Entertainment For Holiday Events

Christmas is the time for festivities and parties, and the right entertainment can transform your event from ordinary to unforgettable. Here are some tips to remember when booking entertainment for your holiday events:

Book Early

The main reason to book your Christmas