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Vendor Spotlight - Culinary Crafts
November 11, 2020

Vendor Spotlight - Culinary Crafts This week's vendor spotlight offers catering services that are second to none.  They have 21 Best of State awards, several Catie awards, and they're one of my favorite vendors in the wedding and event industry.  My name's Michael Tobian, and this is the Utah Live Bands' Vendor Spotlight of the Week: Culinary Crafts -- Mike: Hey guys, how are you doing? Kaleb: Good Mike, we're doing awesome, good...

Vendor Spotlight - Branson Maxwell Photography
October 20, 2020

Vendor Spotlight - Branson Maxwell Photography I'm here at the River Bottoms Ranch in Midway, Utah at a wonderful wedding celebration.  Our spotlight today is a photographer and videographer that has traveled to over 65 countries.  His work is highly influenced by nature, wild flower bridals and forest wedding shoots are a specialty of his.  This week's vendor spotlight is Branson Maxwell Photography. Mike: Hey Branson,...

Vendor Spotlight - River Bottoms Ranch
October 1, 2020

Vendor Spotlight - River Bottoms Ranch "We feel having the land in our lives has been an opportunity to provide a greater sense of home to the community where we live. This land has been in our family for several generations. River Bottoms Ranch is a place to create epic and magical memories for brides, families, businesses, and individuals who are called to the mountains for celebrations, work, or reconnecting with nature." Our...

Vendor Spotlight - Fuse Weddings and Events
September 3, 2020

Vendor Spotlight - Fuse Weddings and Events I am at Sundance today, we're providing entertainment for a wedding reception at the rehearsal hall. The event planning company that we are working with has a reputation for providing meticulously planned and beautifully executed events. They’ve won best of state awards, and the owner is the president of WIPA, and industry association that we are involved with. My name is Michael Tobian And this...

Chance McKinney Live in Sandy
August 26, 2017

ULB Talent Chance McKinney Live at the Sandy Amphitheater on September 3rd. Utah Live Bands represents some of the best talent in the entertainment industry. We're proud to invite you to a community concert featuring Chance McKinney live. CMT award winning performer Chance McKinney will be performing live at the Sandy Amphitheater on September 12th with special guests The Waterford School Orchestra in a concert to benefit Wasatch Adaptive...

How to Pick the Right Day for Your Event
May 8, 2017

Four factors to consider in order to pick the right day for your event. You’d think that with 365 days in a year, choosing the right day for your event should be easy-pickens. But selecting a date for a big event is a lot more complicated than just pointing at a day on a calendar. Obviously, there’s a lot of coordination that has to go on in guaranteeing availability for your guests, your venue, your entertainment, etc. In all of that juggling,...

How to Choose the Right Event Entertainment for Your Company Party
April 7, 2017

Want to make your next corporate bash a smash? Read these five questions (and answers) to help you pick the right entertainment for your next company party. It was a disaster. A family-friendly company party that was supposed to build morale and company connectivity instead turned into a hive of sniping and griping. Why? Because the caterer/entertainment booked for the summer event was over an hour late. When they finally arrived, they didn’t...

5 Blockbuster Themed Ideas for Your Next Event
March 24, 2017

Tap into the buzz surrounding upcoming film releases to make your party a blockbuster hit. No matter what kind of event you're planning for 2017 you want the gathering to be both appealing and engaging. One of the easiest ways to add sparkle to your event is to tie your theme to a hot movie. Using a blockbuster film as a stepping off point for your theme allows your guests to bring some of the magic of the movies into their everyday lives....

5 Event Planning Lessons from Oscars 2017
February 27, 2017

5 Lessons on What to Do When Things Go Wrong at Your Big Event. Did you see the Oscars this year? What a doozy! An entire awards show leading up to the moment when they announce the best picture of the year and then the biggest gaffe of all time--the presenters announce the wrong winner! It made for great television, but for all the people behind the scenes and the winners and losers involved it must have been terrible. But there are things to be...