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Asian American and Pacific Islander Artists to Celebrate!

Asian American and Pacific Islander Artists to Celebrate!

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month started as a way to spotlight the amazing contributions of these communities in the US. It all began with Congress and advocacy groups wanting to celebrate the history and achievements of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. They picked May because it marks some big moments, like the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants in 1843 and the completion of the transcontinental railroad, largely built by Chinese immigrants, in … Continued

Simplify Your Event Planning: Bringing Live Entertainment to You

Live events pulse with the heartbeat of entertainment, offering a unique experience beyond screens and speakers. While orchestrating these events might seem daunting, Neon Entertainment will simplify your event planning by bringing talented artists to your doorstep with minimal requirements and doing all the work for you. Here’s how we do it: Tell Us Your Event Needs: Neon Entertainment customizes experiences to your preferences, whether it’s catering to busy lifestyles, sparking creativity, or incorporating themed … Continued

6 Innovative Employee Engagement Ideas for an Unforgettable Corporate Event

Hello and welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog from Neon Entertainment! Here on the blog, we like to make the lives of the activities directors, event organizers and more easier by laying out some engaging activities to make your next corporate event unforgettable. Tailoring a unique event, complete with all the components, can feel like a lot. Boost your employee engagement with the brightest agency. Neon makes it easy, just find what sounds best … 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

3 Reasons to Hire a College Comedian as the Year Winds Down

Welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog! The school year is winding down and the weather is getting warmer. Why not enjoy the warm weather by warming your students’ hearts with laughter? Today, let’s discuss some reasons to hire a college comedian for your next event. Reason 1: Everyone loves to laugh Laughter is the best medicine, right? After the stress of the semester, a show where your students can cut loose and enjoy laughing … 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

Holiday Programming & Packages

With the holiday season fast approaching we know that fun activities for your students are on your mind.  Social distancing guidelines may still be putting a damper on your usual festivities, but whether your campus has no limitations or is like Fort Knox with it’s COVID-19 protocols, Neon Entertainment has you covered. Let us help brighten your spirits with some specialized holiday programming!  We’ve got in-person programming, streamed programming and drop-ship DIYs bring you all … 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

In Case You Missed It Vol. 29

Did you join NACA for their NACA Live 2021 Conference? We had a blast chatting with all of you in our virtual booth and sharing all of our amazing programs with you. If you didn’t have a chance to see the showcasing acts, we’re here to give you a recap on what you missed at the conference! Watch the showcasing performances below and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date on … 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

Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 139

The end of the Fall Semester is just around the corner, and with that begins planning for Spring Events for College Campuses everywhere. Here are three national acts to bring to campus this Spring for your next large event. 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. If you need to hire a comedian or … 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

Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 96

Neon Entertainment offers the top talent in the entertainment industry. Each week our Artist Trending Report brings you the top musicians and comedians that you can bring to your campus for your next big Spring Fest event. 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. If you need to hire a comedian or need a … Continued

Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 92

Neon Entertainment offers you access to the top trending comedians and musicians in the entertainment industry. Bring a Nationally known act to your college campus for your next big event and we’ll do all the work. 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. If you need to hire a comedian or need a musician … Continued