About Booking 1930s Era Entertainment
For formal affairs, larger-scale corporate events, high-class dinner parties, holiday parties, birthday parties, anniversary parties, supper clubs, or other occasions, bands playing period music from the depression era of the 1930s can be an excellent entertainment choice. Over the decade of the thirties, American taste in music changed from the safe and familiar sound of Guy Lombardo and the jazz dance bands to the more involved and powerful arrangements of the bandleaders of the Big Band and Swing Era such as Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, and others. Other legendary performers of the era include Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. Related 1930s entertainment ideas include Big Bands, Swing Bands, Jazz Bands, Jazz Singers. Start your search by selecting your city above.
Some things to consider when hiring 1930s entertainment are to make sure you listen to audio and watch video clips of the performer/group. This will ensure that you truly do book the best for your next event! Next, you want to get references. Talk to people in the area about the performer and get feedback. Finally, get a contract. Many professional performers require a deposit to secure them at your next event. Make sure to read through the contract carefully before contracting their services for your party.