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Valentine’s Day Game Shows for Your 2023 Programming

Welcome back to the hot mic blog here at Neon! With the year winding down, it’s time to start thinking about the next holiday on the calendar, Valentine’s Day! It’s never too early to start planning your events to ensure you’re all set when the day of your event comes up.  We work with schools of all sizes across the country, working with student event planners to create maximally engaging events to reach the most … Continued

It’s the Perfect Time in the Sports Season for Some Trivia!

Hello and welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog! We’re in the middle of the sports season throughout the major American leagues, with pro Football getting ready to begin its playoffs in about a month looming. Basketball is going into its slate of Christmas games, Hockey has its outdoor special on the horizon, and Baseball just held its draft lottery even though we’re in the offseason.  With all that going on in the sports world, … Continued

HEADS UP | Plan Your Holiday Events Ahead of Time to Ensure Everything is Set!

Planning an exciting and engaging event for your college or company can be incredibly stressful. Take the pain out and bring on the best name in entertainment in, Neon! Remember though, plan your event ahead of time – you don’t want the holiday season bonanza to take up all availability before the season arrives. Welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog from Neon! Here on the blog, we aim to make the life of student … Continued

Three Special Events to Book For Your Students This Semester

Welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog here at Neon! It’s always event season here in our neck of the woods, and with our special events you can put on a show like no other! Let us give you a small tour of some of our popular offerings with this blog post. Whether you’re looking for a night of comedy, artistic endeavors, or unique and unforgettable experiences, NEON Entertainment has an event your students will … Continued

A Couple of Fun Event Ideas for College Students This Fall Season

Welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog. This changing season means a changing kind of event you’re looking to book for your college students. That’s where Neon Entertainment, the brightest agency, comes in! Read on to get a rundown of 2 fun event ideas for your college students this 2022 Fall season. Fun Fall Event 1: Comedian Ty Barnett Comedy and stand-up comedians are a great way to get an event going for your student … Continued

College Comedian: 3 More Hilarious Acts to Consider for an Upcoming Welcome Week

Welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog! Today we’re going to spotlight 3 more college comedians to hire for your welcome week event coming up in August. Remember to book your event early so that the details can be ironed out! You don’t want to be scrambling at the last minute trying to put something together. College Comedian Renee Santos A comedy veteran, Santos broke out onto the comedy scene on Showtime Network’s “Pride Comedy … Continued

Three More Hilarious Comedians To Consider For Your College Event

Comedy is the great equalizer. Everyone loves to have a good time.  Laughing away with your buddies and strangers at a comic’s jokes and stories is something we all appreciate.  We recently gave you three ideas for booking comedians. However, our roster of talent goes so much further than that.  Today we will look at three more comedians our booking agency can bring to your college campus event. Comedian Alingon Mitra Alingon is a hilarious … Continued

Booking a Comedian for your Next College Event: Some Basics

Everyone loves a good stand-up act. From prepared jokes that cause roaring laughter to relatable observations about life, comedy brings people together.  Very few other things have the power of comedy. Here are some things to consider regarding booking a comedian for your campus’ event. Learn their material, discuss the audience Let’s get started with some of the things you should do. First and foremost, always discuss with the performer beforehand what kind of material … Continued

3 Comedians to Book for Your College Event

Around the country people are starting to feel a bit more normal. As we enter a new world, we will continue to stay in touch with the latest updates to the pandemic around the U.S. to ensure we meet all proper protocols. Depending on where you are they could differ, but because we work with so many different schools we typically have some idea of what you can or can’t do regarding live audience events. … Continued

Laughter is the Prescription for Happiness

It is said that laughter is, and will always be, the best medicine.  Researchers have even found that students who use humor as a coping mechanism have a higher chance of being in a more positive mindset. In times like we have been experiencing in 2020, finding a coping mechanism is very important for mental health and even physical health. Having a good sense of humor could be considered the prescription of happiness. Being able … Continued

3 Neon Entertainers Who Podcast and Where to Find Them

Welp, this isn’t exactly the semester any of us were expecting! Together we can make it through! As we enter this unknown territory, we wanted to take a minute to offer up a few fun audio escapes from a few of our best comedians. We’re all fans of podcasts over here, with Theo Von, Chris D’elia and many more inspiring laughs through the hard time we’re all going through. Here are a few Neon Entertainers … Continued

National Comedy & Music Acts | Book an Artist for Your Next Campus Event

Ever want to bring a famous national act to your next event, but don’t know where to start? At Neon Entertainment, we have access to the top comedy and music acts in the entertainment industry including artists like Michael Che and Jesse McCartney. Our national act services include event preparation and on-site consultation. We also have a comedy roster loaded with talented performers. Each one with a plethora of experience performing on the college circuit. … Continued

Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month With 4 Of Our Top Artists

In case you weren’t aware of it, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month begins next week.  APAHM has been celebrated in May every year since 1978. May was specifically chosen to commemorate the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants and to honor the many Chinese immigrants who completed the transcontinental railroad in May 1869. At Neon Entertainment, we pride ourselves on offering a diverse lineup of talent for your upcoming campus events.  Our roster features artists … Continued

4 Quirky Steps That Helped Me Earn a Livable Salary in Comedy

by Comedian Mickey Housley The average salary for a teacher starting out is a shade under 40k a year. After almost a decade of performing at a bathroom attendant’s salary, I was finally able to crack the ballpark of a teacher’s salary. Albeit a new teacher without summer school pay. I will share with you 4 unorthodox nuggets that got me there. Cause let’s be real. We all want to snag a few extra bucks. … Continued

Persistently Patient

By Comedian Renée Santos After 16 years of pursuing Stand-Up Comedy and getting infinitely more rejections than jobs, I have learned the critical importance of being persistently patient. This has been my motto and the centering focus that has kept me on my path for almost 2 decades. I think of my life sometimes as a movie. There is a really great book called “Produced by Faith” by DeVon Franklin and it discusses the critical … Continued