Explore the array of entertainment options to match the theme of your event.
TRIED & TRUE ENTERTAINMENT
VINYL SPIN ART
The most fun, interactive activity for your event. A definite crowd-pleaser for all ages. Your guests are invited to make their own unique artwork on a vinyl record with our spin art machine artists. People of all artistic abilities love to see how the paints spin to create a dynamic piece of art before their eyes. A great mix of artistic expression, recycling vinyl records and a take home piece for music lovers.
Bringing the 70's back with our roaming hipster polaroid photographers. Have instant satisfaction with instant photos! Our roaming polaroid photographers can capture all your guests and within seconds they will have the perfect memory captured and in their hands ready to take home.
VINTAGE GUITAR STATION
Allow your guest to get the ultimate Rock Star experience with the Groove Labs interactive Vintage Guitar station. We bring out legendary guitars and basses and allow your guest to pick them up, play with them and even pretend they're on stage with thousands of people watching. Worried about the sound affecting the event? We got you covered! Headphones comes with each of the amps onsite.
Have an event out of town and don't want to bore your guests with a long and uneventful bus ride? We have the perfect outcome for you! Our hitchhiking musicians will create the ultimate live music experience for you, right there on the bus with you, satisfying the ears of all your passengers. Our musicians will play a live, acoustic set for as long as it takes from one destination to the next. You and your guests will get an intimate insight to what its like to be an Austin Musician.
LIVE ANIMATION ARTIST
Our live animation artists capture the essence of events through drawing, painting & animation live on site. They create an engagement with your attendees leading to great shareable moments that will in-turn help boost your social impact. In the long term, the product becomes great content for social & digital channels for a wide range of internal & external marketing purposes.
OPEN AIR PHOTO
Give guests a fun take-home of your event with an open air photo booth! Personalised to your theme or an Austin postcard backdrop, photos are able to be printed on site.
Take a step back in time with our Poem Writers! A duo or quartet of poets set up their vintage type writers at your event and compose poems for guests based on a word or story they tell them. Each poem is written just for the individual and takes about 3 minutes.
WESTERN STYLE ACTIVATIONS
Have the most unique take home gifts for your guests with these hand crafted and customized leather branded goods. Anything from koozies, to bag tags to coasters, whatever you desire, we can brand. Local leather artisan William Haines creates one of a kind pieces that reflect the most memorable and classy events.
Your guests will be able to test their skills at the Armadillo Showdown.
They will up close and personal with real armadillos! Then race them to see who has the best stuff.
Looking for a unique addition to your Western-themed event? Our Longhorns are always show-stoppers.
Perfect for an authentic Austin experience, these impressive animals will be roaming and made available for photo opportunities. Great for social occasions as well as corporate events, for kids and adults alike.
These sweet mini donkeys offer some authentic entertainment for both kids and adults. As beer burros, the mini donkeys walk around the crowd with baskets of drinks hitched to a saddle so that guests may grab a tasty beverage. Kids also love petting the donkeys too! Great for social occasions and corporate events.
Let our expert Cigar Rollers bring the experience of having fresh cigars rolled right at your event! These well traveled, Cuban & Dominican-trained cigar rollers will hand roll cigars, while entertaining your guests or customers with all aspects of the cigar making process.
A great addition to corporate gatherings, company parties and private events.
Get your boot scootin' boogie on with our line dancing instructors. In this fun-filled program, our instructors walk your team through the basics of line dancing, working up to a customised, choreographed routine. Dance battle between yourselves, but ultimately everybody wins an unforgettable experience. This is the perfect program to have a good time.
Have your guests get an amazing Trick Roping experience from one of the top Trick Ropers in the world.
Will Fitzpatrick, from Bandera, Texas, will take the group though the history and art of running a rope. Afterwards he’ll bring out a few more ropes for the guests to try it out themselves!
Here’s your chance to walk in the “braids” of one of Austin’s music treasures. The Willie Nelson Braid station allows guests to choose their own bandanas and then have their hair braided by our station stylists. After securing their chosen bandana, guests will be able to enjoy the event while rocking Willie’s signature do.
KEEP AUSTIN WEIRD
Doc has been interacting with the spiritual world for as long as he can remember. He can do "serious" readings for those who need them, while he also has a variety of approaches to doing readings for the curious, without letting things get too heavy. Along with the Tarot and Palm reading he also does psychometric readings (using a personal object) or with little picture tiles - excellent for people who are apprehensive about the supernatural.
MAGICIAN + EMCEE
John Maverick has spent his life entertaining audiences. He got his first taste for magic at the age of 5 and his performance career took off from there. He now has a doctorate degree in magic. Maverick also MC events and has comedy act. Many times he combines all 3 captivating his the audience for hours. Maverick honed his skills over the years performing for social and corporate events along with having acts in night clubs and comedy theatres.
Outside or inside, have our street artist perform onsite at your event. Creating a customised artwork, our talented artists are a dynamic visual attraction. Guests can even jump in and add to the masterpiece.
DIGITAL CARICATURE ARTIST
Taking an old favorite and giving it a fresh tech twist, give your guests a lasting momento with a digital caricature. Our talented artists use hand held ipads to whip up hilarious portraits of your guests which we can print out on site or send via email.
Stop guests in their tracks with look-alike actors or characters that can add to a themed event. Realistic Roman statues that move, Egyptian goddesses, characters from your favorite movies, we can bring anyone to life at your event, let your imagination run wild.
Keeping Austin Weird, one street entertainer at a time! We can tailor the entertainment to suit your event's theme. From street drummers to stilt walkers and everything in between, let us create a buzz on the street for guests arriving at your event.
AIRBRUSH TATTOO ARTIST
Our talented airbrush tattoo artists are experts at turning event guests into true blue Austin hipsters or even old school bikers! Let their imaginations run wild and add some sparkle to your event. With an array of designs to chose from, including flowers, butterflies, animals and words, your guests will have a blast!
The 70s are back, baby! These ladies bring the throwback vibes to your event, providing ambient skating throughout the night to keep your attendees hyped. They can even help pass out snacks, tickets, or other items to guests.
Want to make it even more old-school? These ladies can also become Polaroid Photographers and skate around your event snapping black and white and color polaroids for attendees to take home as a memento.
Who needs to stress about noise constraints when your party is silent! Let Groove Labs organize your perfect silent disco, from sound production, equipment and DJ's, you next event is bound to please with a silent disco!
SAND ART MURAL
The newest Groove Labs interactive art is our Sand Art Murals. Can be created prior to the event or aN interactive feature for guests to watch the art work come to life!
Groove Labs Affirmation Bracelet Station brings everything you need to design and decorate your own unique motivation bracelets (or necklaces and keychains!).
Our craft experts can lead guests in braiding styles using thread or rope for those who wish to learn more about bracelet making, or provide a selection of beads and trinkets for attendees to choose from on their own.
Goat yoga is one of those things that sound like a joke. But it is very real. The idea is pretty simple: A yoga teacher leads a class of humans while goats interact with the yogis.
Goat yoga incorporates animal therapy where yogis exercise and meditate in the presence of goats.
It is a novel way of fusing the healing benefits of both yoga and goat therapy!
SENSORIAL HEALING STATION
Allow our relaxation experts to bathe you in healing sounds and guide guests through the creation of their own soothing essential oil blends! We even provide materials to create your own sage stick so that attendees can take the healing home after the event ends.
Our very own plant specialist will enable guest to explore their green thumbs by choosing and repotting their own succulents.
Our specialist is very knowledgeable and can match personality to plant style and help guests find the best soil to pot the succulents to take it home. Plants come with boxes for extra safety to fly with.