Our name, Live Wires, has been totally apt to describe what we do: book a huge range of Seattle talented musicians, comedians, singers, children's performers for every kind of event, celebration and big moments in our lives for the past 40 years. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 virus has made the "live" element difficult and even possibly dangerous to our talent and their audiences. To circumvent the "live" part, we are now also offering Virtual Performances by many of our artists via Zoom.
Performances range from 10-30 minutes depending on the talent and the audience size. The talent does their "shtick" to open up, then perform act content (singing, magic, superhero training, dance, custom comic roasting, etc.) and close with a question-and-answer period. They phone the client beforehand to get acquainted and to consult. Two minds planning the performance are always better than one!
We prefer limiting the children's virtual events to 10 children but we're open to discussion on that issue. If you are planning a children's event, you provide us with a list of all the children's names, the parent's name, and email and phone contact info. We request each child have a parent alongside to handle any technical issues on the laptop for the child. We also forward you a Waiver and Release Agreement to be signed by each parent. That Agreement allows us to use a "snippet" of any virtual on the talents' websites for promotional purposes.
The Zoom process requires some lead time to set up and personally invite each guest for a specific date and time of day. It's best you plan the event 2-3 weeks ahead of time so all preparation happens efficiently. The cost ranges from $149 to $199, depending on the length of the performance and the preparation involved. Singing celebrities and characters involving custom comic roasting are priced at $249 and last for 20 minutes. If you wish to purchase a copy of the virtual event from us, it costs another $49 for us to chase it down and send to you.
We hope this answers all your questions. We are on a new frontier here and quickly learning a lot ourselves. Live Wires has a well-deserved reputation for quality and ethical business practices by the whole team. We just care so much.