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Brightside Music

Where we provide incredible live musicians for events and venues of all kinds and help make our world a more musical place!

We are specialists in the perfect match of artist to client and make the process exceptionally easy for all involved.

We love live music and understand what it takes to do it well.

We also love our clients and are the perfect partner for ensuring a fantastic live music experience.

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MAKING SURE YOU ARE BOOKING A PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN

There are alot of musicians out there from the very good to the not so very good. It’s a wild west and de-regulated, there is degree or governing body to ensure professional standards but simply individuals working with individuals. It’s beautiful but it can be...

LOOKING AFTER MUSICIANS

If you’ve booked a musician or are looking to book a musician you need to make sure you remember the person/people behind the act. A professional musician, particularly one from a reputable agency will come completely ready to play and any expectations like meals,...

WORKING WITH A PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN RATHER THAN AN AMATEUR

Like in industry there are amateurs and there are professionals. Those who are in the work for fun, passion or interest with others who take that interest and professionalise it. To be a professional is to show effort and care not just to the service itself but to all...

HOW TO CHOOSE A MUSICIAN FROM THEIR ONLINE CONTENT

As with all industries the internet has transformed the way live music is done. Particularly in the preparation of and lead up to an event. A big piece of this is how we choose the right artist for what we are planning. If you are not working with an agent or if you...

HELP WITH BOOKING LIVE MUSICIANS

We exist not just because live music is great but because our clients struggle to navigate the many challenges in finding, booking and running live musicians for their events. It's a specialist process and makes a huge impact when done right (or wrong for that...

HOW MUSIC AFFECTS THE MOOD

Take moment and look up a scene from your favourite show or movie. Watch it and pay careful attention to the use of music and sound effects. Now watch the same clip with the sound off and see how it goes. It’s one of those things that you won’t consciously notice...

DOING YOUR PART TO KEEP THE MUSIC INDUSTRY ALIVE

The music industry is a team effort - with the musicians, the audience and the business. Each of us needs one another to make this work. It’s a challenging dynamic being so dependent on one another and it is true the industry is deeply challenging to work in. It is...

FINDING THE PERFECT FIRST DANCE WEDDING SONG

FINDING THE PERFECT FIRST DANCE WEDDING SONG It’s just a few minutes in your day but a very important time to get right. It’s likely you have a shortlist of songs ready to go, meaningful, personal to you both etc. but take a moment and consider the following to make...

LIVE MUSIC IS ABOUT EXPERIENCE

LIVE MUSIC IS ABOUT EXPERIENCE Unless you’re a deep music fan, it’s pretty rare that we arrange to sit in a group and listen to a music recording. It is however much more common for us to sit in a group and experience music played live.  Live music bonds us through...

CHOOSING YOUR VENUE WITH LIVE MUSIC IN MIND

If you’re keen on live music at your party/event choosing the right venue will have a huge impact on how that goes. Here are some good things to keep in mind as you decide on your location! Choose the right site, not your favourite. If you have your heart set on a...