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Surprising Party Trends
GigMasters booking service has announced the five most fascinating party trends this year. Over the last two years, more than 50,000 people found and booked event entertainment on www.gigmasters.com. Based on a review of past and upcoming events, GigMasters has uncovered the following unusual trends in entertainment booking:
- Psychics are more frequently hired for weddings than for corporate events.
- Mariachi bands are the most popular type of band selected for adult birthday parties – by a large margin. The most popular entertainment that’s not a live band is an Elvis impersonator.
- Many corporate event planners chose variety acts (magicians, hypnotists, etc.) in 2010, but in 2011 they’re requesting more musicians.
- The average spending on entertainment for a Sweet 16 party is $376; the average entertainment spending for a wedding is $1,950.