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Is that a full band? No, It’s A Cappella from Neon

Welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog! As the school year winds down, it’s time to get some ideas formulated for the next semester. You’ve booked singers and comedians, bands and hypnotists before, but have you heard our A Cappella Groups? Our performers have years of experience creating beautiful music with just their voices. Here are two of our best a cappella groups you should consider for your campus next semester. No instruments, no accompaniment, … Continued

The Survival of the EccentroSoul 1 Woman Band During Covid-19

by Chaquis Maliq COVID-19 has impacted everyone differently and has definitely been a drag for me. Some may have not been affected at all. While some effects are horrifically worse than others; I wanted to thank the colleges and universities that have booked me through Neon Entertainment, despite all the challenges of this pandemic, world-changing events, and tragedies that have yanked us out of our element. I was so ready to go on my college … Continued

Music For Your Mental Health

Music is so powerful that it is a proven successful therapy for many conditions, both mental and physical.  Music therapists use music to re-train stroke and brain injury survivors how to speak. In fact, there have been many cases in which a patient is unable to speak, but still can still communicate through singing.  Check out this awesome article on the Stroke a Chord choir in Melbourne, AU which is made up entirely of stroke … Continued

6 Popular Music Acts For Your Spring Music Fest

Every college student looks forward to their annual campus spring music festival.  Whether it’s to celebrate the end of winter or the coming summer vacation, a live music party always hits the spot.  If you’re a college event planner, now is the time to finalize booking music artists for your upcoming campus events.  Lucky for you Neon Entertainment has a talented roster of up-and-coming musicians who love touring the college circuit.  Here’s a quick look … Continued

The Ups and Downs of Being The EccentroSoul 1 Woman Band, Chaquis Maliq

By: Chaquis Maliq The EccentroSoul 1 Woman Band From the idea of playing multiple instruments, simultaneously, while singing, to pursuing a music career without being signed to a major label; I’ve been described as “crazy” instead of unorthodox. I’ve been sabotaged by ex-band members, so-called loved ones, and more. But what would the EccentroSoul 1 Woman Band exist without the adversity and triumphs of my career? Absolutely not. The actual written definition of “eccentric” is … Continued

Celebrate World Music Day With Neon Entertainment

Have you ever heard of or celebrated World Music Day before?  This year’s event is set to take place all over the globe on June 21st, the summer solstice.  The idea originated in France and was meant to spread the love of music by getting people actively involved in both sharing and listening.  Amateur and professional musicians alike are encouraged to simply play music in public. Whether that means performing in the streets or at … Continued

Celebrate National Pizza Day With Neon Entertainment

Next Friday marks the annual celebration for one of everyone’s favorite foods.  Held on the 3rd Friday of May every year, National Pizza Day is set aside to appreciate that wonderful food that made its way over from Italy and quickly became an American staple.  Whether you decide to celebrate by ordering in for a house party, visiting a bunch of different pizza shops, or making your own custom pie, you’re bound to have a … Continued

Coffee House Package Deals | Music Acts For College

College social event ideas aren’t hard to come by.  As a premier college booking agency, Neon Entertainment has everything you might need to make some fun campus events.  Between live performers and novelty events you can create unique experiences that will appeal to any student on campus.  If you’re having a hard time deciding between the hundreds of artists and events that we have available, allow us to make a suggestion. Music acts for college … Continued

Book a Band for Your Next Campus Event!

If you’re an event coordinator for your university, it’s up to you to provide fun college event ideas for students.  Your goal is to schedule quality entertainment that draws students in so they can have a good time. In way you’re sort of responsible for creating some of the lasting memories that everyone expects to find when they enroll. Even when comparing all the cool college event ideas out there, it can be hard to … Continued

Dance It Out | The Ultimate Party Playlist for Homecoming

School year’s got you down? Dance It Out with Neon’s Ultimate Party Playlist. Our musicians came together to make an epic playlist for your next homecoming bash. Each artist gave their favorite song that makes them want to jump up, sing, dance, and party the night away! You can find the full playlist at the bottom of this page. Follow the playlist on Spotify, and follow Neon Entertainment on Spotify to learn who our artists and … Continued

Trending Up | John Gurney

John Gurney is one of the hottest artists on Neon Entertainment’s talented roster of musicians you can book for your next campus event. His career as a musician and entertainer is definitely on the rise. He’s made some buzz lately with his regular appearances on E!’s new hit show ‘Very Cavallari’. We asked John what he loved about being on a reality TV show and he said “The opportunity to share the experience with a cast … Continued

In Unison | A cappella Group HIVE | Neon Spotlight #11

A cappella music gained popularity after Pitch Perfect took the world by storm in 2012. Six years later, there is a resurgence of interest in a cappella music. The covers are catchy and the talent needed to pull off these kinds of concerts is tremendous. Neon Entertainment has an amazing a cappella group on our roster for your next campus event. Meet the lovely ladies of HIVE, in our Neon Spotlight. The ladies of HIVE … Continued

5 Tips For Your Spring Fest Concert

Whether we want to believe that spring is here or not the semester will be ending before we know it! Are you preparing for your end of the year “Big Show?” Popular concerts happening now are B.o.B, Walle, DNCE, Logic, Mac Miller, Hoodie Allen, Locash and more! Here are five tips to check off your list that will make for a successful program! Maximize Ticket Sales Sometimes shows don’t sell as quickly as you would … Continued

Oh Mikki You’re So Fine | Musician Mikki Hommel Neon Spotlight #6

A lot of people spend their childhood fantasizing about becoming a star. We spend our youth mimicking artists and singing into a remote visualizing a crowd of thousands of people cheering for us as we hit the perfect note. We sat down with Neon Entertainment musician Mikki Hommel to talk to her about how she became a star. You can listen to our podcast interview in entirety on YouTube or Soundcloud! Here’s a little tease … Continued

Living the Dream With Nicole Nelson | Neon Spotlight #4

It’s something that some of us probably don’t really think about enough. Our dreams. What is your ultimate version of “living the dream?” Sure, maybe we’re working on getting a degree in something we think we might want to do when we “grow up.” Maybe our dreams have been expected or created by others. Maybe you know your dream life and you’re going to do anything and everything you can to achieve that dream. We … Continued