How soon should I book my entertainment?
As soon as possible - the earlier you book, the wider selection you have. Depending on our entertainers' availability, you may even find it more economical to book early.

Will I get to talk to the entertainers prior to the event?
Absolutely. We strongly encourage developing a good channel of communication with our performing artists. This helps reduce stress and eliminate worry on all sides.

What kind of classical ceremony musicians do you have available?
What kind do you want? We have soloists, duos, trios, quartets and even quintets. They're available in a variety of configurations ranging from strings to strings & woodwinds, as well as many other combinations.

Do you have DJs available?
Phoenix Entertainment has the finest DJs available in Northern California. Our DJs are skilled at serving as emcees for events large or small, somber or light-hearted in tone, and will be as interactive or discreet as you wish.

Do you have musicians available for cocktail reception and dinner music?
Yes. In fact, we often suggest hiring the same ceremony musicians for the cocktail and dinner portion of the evening. All of our musicians are well versed in cocktail jazz music. This is an economical solution that also provides musical continuity.

What types of bands do you have available?
You name it, we've got it. Salsa, Top 40, Rock & Roll, Traditional Rhythm & Blues, Bluegrass, Country & Western, Jazz, Swing, Oldies and various Ethnic Ensembles. Check out reception bands for a complete list.

What if I need additional event equipment?
No problem. Phoenix Entertainment can help you find special equipment rentals, ranging from stages, dance floors, fog machines and even custom lighting packages!

Do I have to feed the musicians?
This is addressed per event and will be specified in the contract.

Do I have to pay additional travel fees to the entertainers?
No. Travel fees are included in the quoted price.

What do I need to know about, before hiring the entertainment?
Will the facility I rented accommodate the size of band or ensemble I want to hire?
Is amplified music allowed at the facility I have rented? If so, for what specific hours?
Are there electrical outlets readily available? If not, how far away are they?
For outdoor events, is there shade for the performers and their equipment?
For outdoor events, is there an alternative plan in case of bad weather?
How far away is the parking area from the performance area?
How early can the entertainers get in for set up?

Too many details? Contact us and let us help.