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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

Virtual Game Show FAQs | Book a Virtual Game Show Event

Back in March we recognized that on campus events were going to take a major hit. We immediately put forth a great deal of energy to start creating virtual student engagement ideas. Some of our live acts work well in a virtual environment, but some of them don’t. One immediate success story was Adam Ace and our amazing team at EVENTGAMESHOWS.COM. Through a lot of work, technological ingenuity, and team creativity, we were able to … 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

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

The College Survival Guide… according to two comedians

Preparing for your first year of college is an exciting time, but can be overwhelming. For most incoming freshman, this is their first time living away from home and search for any advice possible. So to make it easier on all those nervous first years (or seasoned college seniors who would like to take a walk down memory lane), two of the funniest guys we know, Michael Dean Ester and Derrick Knopsnyder, came together to … 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

Blame It on the Altitude | Comedian Troy Walker

When it comes to college comedians, traveling around the country and being constantly on the move is something that comes with the job. To most, this constant travel would be a headache and a half. For Neon Entertainment comedian Troy Walker, travel is one of the best parts of his job. We sat down with Troy for this month’s Neon Entertainment Spotlight Podcast. We learned a little bit about life on the road, his roots, … Continued

Live From the Bunkbed With Blake Wexler | Neon Spotlight

Coming to us live while visiting his parents place, Neon Entertainment comedian Blake Wexler took a minute to give us a little glimpse behind the scenes. This of course is the 3rd edition of our new Neon Spotlight Series, which we will post 1 on 1 interviews with some of our entertainers to help you get to know them a little bit better. You can listen to the entire podcast right at the bottom of … Continued

Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 27

Happy Fourth of July Weekend!!! Hope your weekend is filled with lots of fun and safe events in your area. Here are five talented National Artists that you can book for your very own event! Please contact us if you have any questions about the artist availability. Offering services like event preparation and on-site consultation for your larger events, Neon Entertainment has been one of the leading entertainment booking agencies for the past 23 years.  … Continued

Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 26

It’s officially the start of summer, and with summer comes the start of concert season! Whatever you like to listen to, Neon has the hottest trending artists in pop, rock, country, and hip-hop. Neon, also, provides you with the premiere comedy acts around. Check out this week’s trending artists and find out who you can book for your summer comedy and concert series. Offering services like event preparation and on-site consultation for your larger events, … Continued

New to Event Programming? 5 Steps To Hire A Comedian

Have you ever been in charge of setting up a business deal with a performer? If you go to college and are inundated with hoards of work and trying to balance a job with your class schedule, we’re going to assume you don’t have much “experience” in booking agency industry. Luckily for you, we have a team of agents that stretch across the entire United States! You don’t need to be an expert in hiring … Continued

Michael Dean Ester | The Reason You’re Here: The Orientation Guide Book

  By Kelsey Pyse College, a great place to explore, find yourself, and decide what you want to do with the rest of your life? Unfortunately not many students make it back for their sophomore year for varying reasons. You could change that with the funniest college orientation presenter in the market. Don’t bore incoming freshmen with information they aren’t going to listen to. Bring this hysterical presentation to your college orientation with the comedian … Continued

Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 17

Neon Entertainment is here to provide you access to artists that are trending in the entertainment world. Each week we will provide you with five national touring artists that we can book for your next event. Offering services like event preparation and on-site consultation for your events larger events, Neon Entertainment has been one of the leading entertainment booking agencies for the past 23 years. If you need to hire a comedian or need a … Continued

Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 16

Neon Entertainment is here to provide you access to artists that are trending in the entertainment world. Each week we will provide you with five national touring artists that we can book for your next event. Offering services like event preparation and on-site consultation for your events larger events, Neon Entertainment has been one of the leading entertainment booking agencies for the past 23 years. If you need to hire a comedian or need a … Continued

The Different Ways I Make Money In Comedy

By Comedian, Ben Rosenfeld   Many people think a comedian only gets paid to perform live comedy into a microphone in front of an audience. But did you know that there’s at least 20 other ways comedians make income? Until you have the name recognition of Bill Burr or Louis CK, making money in comedy, particularly stand up comedy, can be quite the up and down adventure. For most comedians I know, the key to … Continued