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BookingEntertainment.com can act as your personal booking agency to book 80's artists, bands, musicians and entertainers for your corporate event, private party, birthday party, fundraiser, college, fair or festival.
The 1980s saw the rise of pop music and the emergence of the music video as a powerful promotional tool. The launch of MTV in 1981 revolutionized the music industry, providing a visual platform for artists to showcase their music. Iconic pop artists like Michael Jackson, Madonna, and Prince became global superstars, known for their catchy hits, innovative music videos, and distinctive fashion sense.
Rock music continued to dominate the charts in the 1980s, with the rise of glam metal (also known as hair metal). Bands like Bon Jovi, Mötley Crüe, and Def Leppard combined hard rock with catchy hooks, flashy fashion, and high-energy performances. Arena rock acts like U2 and Bruce Springsteen also achieved widespread success, captivating audiences with their anthemic songs and passionate performances.
New wave and synth-pop emerged as popular genres in the 1980s, drawing on the electronic sounds of the late 1970s. Synthesizers, drum machines, and digital recording technology became key elements of the sound. Influential bands like Depeche Mode, The Cure, and Duran Duran brought a fresh, modern aesthetic to pop and rock music, blending melodic hooks with experimental production techniques.
Hip-hop music rose to prominence in the 1980s, evolving from its roots in the Bronx, New York City. Pioneering artists like Run-D.M.C., Public Enemy, and LL Cool J brought hip-hop into the mainstream, with a sound that combined rap vocals, DJing, and beatboxing. Hip-hop became a powerful platform for social commentary and cultural expression, influencing fashion, dance, and visual art.
The 1980s also saw the rise of alternative rock, which encompassed a diverse range of musical styles that deviated from mainstream rock. College radio stations played a significant role in promoting alternative bands like R.E.M., The Smiths, and Pixies. The genre laid the groundwork for the grunge and indie rock movements of the 1990s.
The 1980s were a vibrant and eclectic decade for music, marked by technological advances, creative innovation, and the convergence of music and visual media. The decade's musical legacy continues to influence contemporary artists and resonate with audiences around the world.
As an experienced entertainment booking agency, Booking Entertainment agents represent buyers of big name entertainment, providing pricing fees and full turn key concert events for our clients. We are a full-service booking entertainment agency for clients hosting corporate events, galas, private events, fundraisers, corporate functions, college concerts, private parties and speaking engagements worldwide.
Booking Entertainment works to get the best possible booking fee and price for our clients while also providing the celebrity or big name entertainer with the level of professionalism and industry norms that they expect from an event run by a professional booking agency and production management company.
Booking Entertainment uses our agency / management relationships and over 20 years of production experience to help buyers of headline / top name entertainers and does not claim or represent itself as the exclusive agent, manager or management company for any of the artists on our site.
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"When you are looking to book big name entertainment for an event, there are a number of pop up booking agencies on the web that if they are reputable, simply book the acts and leave you to handle all of the responsibilities of producing the entertainment portion of your event. Our entertainment booking agents have been personally trained by me to ensure that the entire booking process and event production is handled flawlessly and with the personal touch that I make sure goes into every corporate event, private party or public concert that we handle. My reputation is on the line for every show we do, and I ensure that both our clients and the acts / celebrities that we book are treated to our unprecedented level of service.
Let our entertainment agent specialists show you how we can save you up to 30% on your production costs and why so many of our clients come back to our booking agency year after year to enjoy our hassle free service when they want to book big name entertainment for corporate events, private parties and public concerts worldwide."
CEO & President - Steve Einzig
"The first thing I do when I am planning my event for next year is call Steve at BookingEntertainment. Our event is at the Waldorf Astoria every year, and the team at BookingEntertainment delivers a perfect experience year after year. No matter what time we get in the room, BookingEntertainment makes it work."
J.T - Hospital Fundraiser - New York - (Stevie Wonder, Carole King, The Doobie Brothers, Kelly Clarkson, Don Henley, Chicago, Hall & Oates, Melissa Etheridge, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, Natasha Bedingfield)
"They make corporate event planning a snap!! When we were looking for an entertainment agency while in the party planning stage of our event, BookingEntertainment.com was the only talent agency that we felt comfortable with. They delivered in a huge way. We loved dealing with them and the event was perfect."
M.B - Private Client - Barbados - (Bon Jovi, Meat Loaf, Bryan Adams, Kenny Rogers)
"Our events with BookingEntertainment have been perfect. They saved us over $200,000 in costs that were needlessly spent in previous years."
R.W - Fundraiser - Las Vegas - (Billy Joel, Stevie Nicks, Hall & Oates)
"BookingEntertainment is one of my favorite vendors. As the corporate meeting planner for a Fortune 500 company, my logistics sometimes incorporate more than 1000 people over several days of meetings and events. Year after year, the final evening concert is a SMASH!! With BookingEntertainment ensuring every last detail is attended to, I am free to relax and enjoy the show with my clients and colleagues."
B.M - Fortune 500 Company - Dallas - (Don Henley, Bonnie Raitt, Penn & Teller)
"Booking Entertainment is a first-rate company that provides more than just booking services. From solid recommendations that fit the target audience to top-notch event production, Booking Entertainment truly delivers. I've been working with Steve Einzig and his staff for over two years on all of our events and highly value their professionalism. Once I have made the call, I know that I don't have to worry about the entertainment for the event. That kind of comfort and assurance is priceless."
A.W - Corporate Event - Atlantic City and Baltimore (Lionel Richie, Donna Summer)