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Wedding Planner: Top 5 Most Common Best Man Mistakes

07/02/2015 09:29:00 AM

For most people unfamiliar to public speaking, the simple task of actually getting coherent speech out of their mouths is terrifying enough. Add to this the unwritten rule that all best men MUST be hilarious and you have the recipe for a very ...

Matchbox Music’s Top UK Festivals

06/08/2015 15:30:00 PM

With the summer festival season 2015 now underway, we thought we’d give you our top 5 music festivals for this summer. So grab your wellies, sun cream and a silly hat and lets begin! Reading Festival 28-30th August

Auditioning for a Band

02/26/2015 08:20:00 AM

It is a natural progression when learning an instrument to want to perform with other people. Whether you want to join a local band for fun or to play for the next up and coming music act, you will very likely come across the need to audition. ...

Wedding Planner: How To Be A Good Wedding Guest

01/11/2015 12:10:00 PM

Weddings are not always just about the bride and groom, it's also the guests that help make the day memorable! However there is a fine line between great wedding guest and party pooper! Fortunately help is on hand, Vanessa from Bow & Arrow magazine ...

Matchbox Music’s Top 5 Christmas Songs!

12/07/2014 06:34:00 AM

With Christmas just around the corner, we thought it best to help spread the festive cheer with a selection of our favourite Christmas songs! Now with so many merry hits to choose from, there were some tough decisions to be made, however we ...

Wedding Planner: Finding Your Perfect Venue

11/07/2014 11:59:00 AM

Where would you be without a venue... quite literally. There's a huge selection of all shapes and sizes scattered across the country, but how do you go about finding the right one for you? As we don't have the answer to that question, we gave ...

Wedding Planner: Cake for thought

06/06/2014 03:30:00 AM

Welcome to the first blog in our Wedding Planner series. Throughout this series we will be asking industry professionals to offer help and advice to future wedding couples, and offering exclusive discounts on their services. First up, Wedding ...

Guide to being in an Original Band

05/23/2014 11:39:00 AM

Welcome to our musicians guide series, in this series we hope to provide advice on the different areas of being a musician. This month we are looking at how to be in an originals band! Got to start somewhere… Whether it is just for your ...

How to make a promo video!

04/29/2014 04:05:00 AM

Interested in getting a video shot for your function band or looking to update your profile? Read ahead for some great advice from video guru Dan Baxter! For a lot of bands it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to gathering ...

Had you fooled!

03/31/2014 07:48:00 AM

Mischief-makers unite, it’s that time of year again, where you can cause a bit of trouble and get away with it. Here’s our rundown of some of the best April Fools pranks ever committed. The Swiss Spaghetti Harvest Where better to start ...

Transatlantic Talent

03/26/2014 11:45:00 AM

New York City and London are two of the biggest names in music, so when the two collaborate you would expect something special right? - We present for you, the transatlantic songwriting duo, Anderson & Petty. Anderson & Petty: You Are Home Barry ...

7 Star Entertainment!

03/14/2014 07:40:00 AM

August 2013, whilst most of us were trying to make the most of what little sun the british isles were ungenerously offering, Ralph Brown and his jazz band were packing their bags to jet off to a place where the temperature is almost as high ...