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Let’s Talk Music & Events…

Here you will find what we’re talking about inside the music and special events industry, from pro-tips on better parties to the latest entertainment trends and ideas.

“Some people wake up and go to work in an office. We go to work on a dance floor. It’s our job to make sure your dreams for the perfect event come true!”
– Howie Teger, CEO & Creative Director, NYX Entertainment & Events

Quick Tip for DIY Success!

If you’re looking to save some money on your upcoming event, there are some things you can make or do yourself that may cut down your expenses. Or maybe you’re very creative and crafty and you know exactly what to make to bring your vision to life? Keep in mind that the more responsibilities to which you commit, the harder it will be to relax on the big day and enjoy your family and friends… Our quick tip to avoid […]

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Get Top-Tier Party Planners for FREE!

When deciding whether to hire an event planner, you consider value, convenience, and the impact a professional eye can have on the look and feel of your event. There’s no question that it’s more convenient to have someone taking care of arrangements leading up to and on the day of your celebration. And the impact of a professional designer on a party space is unmistakable. But what about value? Over the years, the best planners have built solid relationships with […]

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Got My Date… Where Do I Begin?

What an amazing feeling! It’s exhilarating… a combination of excited and nervous. We know why you’re excited. This is a day you’ve been looking forward to for many years! Let’s talk about the nervous part for a second… The temptation is to run around looking at potential venues for your Mitzvah celebration. First, you’ll call NYX to lock in your Emcee, DJ, and photobooth. Then you’ll call some caterers and other vendors. And what if everything costs way more than […]

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The Mitzvah Times are Changin!

Are you changing with them? Once you receive your date, the common practice has been to book your venue, caterer, then entertainment and photographer. That was the old way… The first thing to do when you get your date is to set your budget with your spouse. Your budget will determine the financial allocation for each element of your party. Once this is done, the order in which you book the services, in most cases, is irrelevant. You certainley wouldn’t […]

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Get Engaged, Flash Mob Style

Ladies and gentlemen, the bar for marriage proposals has just risen to new heights! Watch Jamin sweep his unsuspecting fiancé-to-be right off her feet with a flash mob style engagement to the tune of Bruno Mars’ “Marry You”! Flash mob style proposals embody all of the things we love at NYX Events! It has the visual impact, emotional appeal, and whimsical fun that your partner, and everyone around you, will cherish forever. Believe it or not, this kind of proposal isn’t […]

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MC Howie T with Adult Mitzvah Guests
Mitzvah: Not Just for Kids Anymore

Excitement is in the air, let the planning begin! “We’re having a Bar/Bat Mitzvah so we’re looking to throw a great party for the kids!” This is the perfect mindset for a kids-only party at your local bowling alley, swim club, or recreation center. But if you’d like to have adult family & friends involved in the festivities, let’s re-think that approach… Include Your Adults Your family, and friends have been looking forward to this occasion and hope to share […]

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What to Know Before Hiring A Band

Bands are a time-honored tradition that have been partying down with us since we learned to bang two sticks together. There are a few things you should know about finding and hiring the right band. What type of band is right for your event? We’ve broken down musical acts into 3 types of bands that you can hire for an event. The type of event you’re having would necessitate the type of band that would work well for you. Traditional […]

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The Night of Your Dreams (on a budget)!

Since you’ve been anticipating this event for many years, you likely already know your total budget. But once you start reserving services for your party, it’s easy to get caught up in the creative and artistic side of planning. That might leave you getting carried away with one aspect of your event and finding yourself in a bind when you have to take money from another. To avoid that situation, here are some ways to make sure your budget turns […]

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LGBT Weddings: Forms and Formalities

Image credit: KRISTA GUENIN/FLICKR/CREATIVE COMMONS Our Experience As a company that embraces our amazing friends and clients in the LGBT community, we’ve been honored to be a part of many elegant same-sex weddings. As part of our evolving communication with engaged couples, we’ve invested the time into creating some forms which take into account the feedback they’ve given. We offer them here as a gift to the community, wedding planners, wedding venues, officiants, and other DJs. Feel free to use them and/or […]

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Top Tips for the Perfect Party

A lifelong entertainer and certified event planner with over 25 years experience, NYX Entertainment & Events CEO and Creative Director Howard Teger knows a thing or two about throwing a great celebration! Here are his Top Tips for the Perfect Party. 1 – Timing Is Everything! Spacing out food, formalities, and dancing is the key to a party that flows naturally for the best guest experience. It is essential to balance these three main elements of your party. Fight the […]

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The Best Playlist Ever Made!

One of the most important aspects of any great party is the music. With guests ranging in age from 8 to 80, multiple cultures, religions, and personalities, the best playlist ever made must not leave anyone out. No one understands this better than the DJs at NYX. When you combine the talent and experience of our seasoned professional DJs with your personal favorite songs, the result is your perfect playlist. Our state-of-the-art online music portal allows you to engage with […]

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Team NYX at Tour de Cure

As this year’s Tour de Cure approaches, we’d like to call attention to this great cause. While team NYX on bicycles would be entertaining in and of itself, the American Diabetes Association brought us on-board for their 2013 event to do what we do best:rock the crowd! We wish them continued success with their fundraising goals again this year. Thanks for letting us be a part of your team in the best way possible, American Diabetes Association! We’re looking forward to our […]

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