We are full swing in the Gala & fundraising season & we are always proud to be on hand, on stage. It’s a time the Band really enjoys, as we feel an integral part of raising money for so many wonderful causes. When guests come up & tell us, they’re returning because they saw we… Read more »
How to maximize your Gala Potential
Post-Holiday wintertime in Chicago is the perfect time to hold your Gala Fundraiser. You might think the weather is a negative factor, but as long as the facility you choose is accessible by major roads, there is only going to be a very slight chance that the weather could effect attendance. On the contrary, most people are anxious to dress up,… Read more »
Why do people want to come to your Fundraiser?
If you’ve been a part of organizing a Fundraiser, there are a few things that become apparent: 1. It’s tremendously rewarding 2. It’s a lot of hard work 3. You need to create an event that people can’t resist attending. These days, the competition for charitable donors has never been more fierce. To involve yourself… Read more »
What to do, see & listen to, during the Holidays!
No matter where you live in the United States, there is a holiday to celebrate in the next few weeks. This is a time when friends, family & colleagues take a moment to gather & enjoy whatever relationship they share. Most of the time, this includes a party of some kind. The background of that… Read more »
Summer Event Temptations
Who doesn’t love a summer party? The gardens are in bloom, the temperatures balmy, everything is green & your clothes are light weight. I certainly don’t want to rain on anyone’s parade, but if you’re thinking this is the perfect time to have your event, let me alert you to a few of the pitfalls… Read more »
Have you ever been to a GREAT party?
One thing that really gets me, is losing a client to a D.J.. Don’t get me wrong. Our company created D.J.’s in Chicago. There was no such animal. When we went to advertise, there was no category for us. The whole reason we started down that road, was to accommodate the client that didn’t have… Read more »
What’s been happening in the New Year of 2015!
Beside lot’s of snow in January, which we had to expect, we had one very nice surprise! For those of you planning an event in the Southwest Suburbs, you may want to take a look at The Empress in Addison. We were involved in planning a fourth wedding for a family that liked to do things… Read more »
Hard Rockin’ at the Cafe!
You can find a Hard Rock Café in many major cities & they are great fun to visit, especially if you’re a tourist in a new place. If you haven’t been to one, they are usually located where everything is happening, filled with Rock ‘N Roll memorabilia, multi-leveled & have great food. They’re also set up for… Read more »
Performing in a Chicago Icon
I always love coming back to the Palmer House. It’s as if I’ve taken the Concorde to Europe for the evening. Relaxing for a moment in the lobby is like being asked to lounge in a Palace of Versailles salon. Such hotels are important to a city, preserving it’s history & helping maintain the sense… Read more »
Live a little this summer with LIVE music!!
Throughout the summer in the Chicagoland area, you will find it hard to find a community or neighborhood that does NOT offer free concerts at a local park or square. Taking advantage of this tremendous opportunity, entails putting on pants & a shirt & leaving your front room. It’s really pretty easy. Grab your lawn… Read more »