Meet Mariana, a multi-award-winning belly dancer and member of The Bash! Originally from Medellin, Colombia, Mariana has 28 years of dance expertise and has performed at hundreds of private events. She began her dancing career in Western dance forms (such as ballet, jazz, hip-hop, modern, flamenco, and Latin ballroom), which eventually led her to the Middle Eastern dance form, belly dancing.
Meet singer and songwriter, Maygen Lacey, of the Maygen Lacey Music acoustic duo from Minneapolis. Her love for singing began in high school and now her songs have millions of streams on Spotify. Along the way, she met master of guitar and musical partner, Noah Neumann, who she regularly sings with. Together, they perform a variety of acoustic music ranging from Folk, Pop, and Americana to R&B, Country, and Oldies.
Meet Sam Lippert, aka DJ SamIJam, from Cincinnati, OH. Sam has always had a passion for music and began DJing in college. His love for all music genres has helped him build an extensive music library and allows him to provide a customized music experience for each client's celebration.
Meet Moody McCarthy, a Comedian from Syracuse, NY, who has been performing comedy for over 25 years and has made 8 network TV appearances—most recently on Conan (TBS). After performing in the Syracuse region for 6 years, Moody took his comic career to New York City where he now regularly performs stand-up at some of the best comedy clubs in the world.
Warm weather is right around the corner and planning for safe outdoor events has begun—which means vendors like live bands are in high demand. We reached out to 5 of our top booked vendors for their tips on how to get more live band gigs.
These members shared how they drive bookings and their top advice for others in the industry looking to get gigs. Here's what they had to say!