EUROVISION: A GUIDE FOR MUSICIANS

Eurovision, one of the longest-running recurring television broadcasts in the world, is back for another year! All over Europe and beyond, countries send in acts ranging from incredibly talented to particularly surreal – or sometimes both, like Finland’s Lordi. But behind the flamboyant and quirky stage shows is the very thing the contest is built […]


EUROVISION 2018: THINGS TO DO IN THE HOST CITY OF LISBON

It’s that time of year again when the wild, weird and wonderful world of the Eurovision Song Contest comes back to our screens. For many, the annual song competition is a guilty pleasure and this 63rd edition is sure to be as magical and entertaining as ever. This year’s event will be held in Lisbon, […]


A MUSICIAN’S ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO AVOIDING THEFT ON TOUR

Many musicians will know just how much equipment is needed for a live show. Whether it’s guitars, drums, amps or pedals, there is often a lot of expensive gear that needs to be moved between tour venues. With all of your prized musical instruments being loaded in and out, there’s always a chance that you […]


FIND YOUR PASSION!

As spring and summer approach, it might be the perfect time to explore your passions in life, making the most of the lighter nights and warmer weather outside. Here at The Insurance Emporium, we want to encourage you to find a new hobby in 2018! That’s why we’re offering 4 weeks free insurance* on selected […]


ESSENTIAL INTERNATIONAL TOUR TIPS THAT GO TO 11!

For many musicians, the thought of touring another country is the ultimate adventure. Taking the stage and performing for fans from other parts of the world can be one of the most magical feelings for a performer. At The Insurance Emporium, we want to try and help you achieve your musical dreams. That’s why we’ve […]


5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW IF YOU’RE DATING A MUSICIAN

Valentine’s Day is on the way and you may be looking for a date. Maybe you’ve already got plans with someone who just so happens to be musically inclined! To many people, musicians are instantly more attractive than everyone else. That’s why you might be feeling particularly pleased with yourself if your potential partner can […]


ARTISTS THAT MAY STRIKE A CHORD IN 2018!

Discovering a new musical artist or genre that you really connect with can be an incredibly exciting feeling. Now that the likes of YouTube and Spotify are so accessible, it’s getting easier all the time to discover new music. New artists are also finding it easier to gain exposure on these platforms without a huge […]


5 OF THE WORLD’S BEST DJS

Music is a constantly changing, evolving art form. The number of different styles we have seen throughout the centuries is immeasurable. From Handel and Beethoven to Elvis and The Beatles, genre and popularity shifts and adjusts and reverts and recycles. The second half of the 20th century was notable for the dominance of guitar music. […]


FIND YOUR ADVENTURE! [CLOSED]

What is the greatest adventure in your life? Show us and you could win 1 of 10 FREE Amazon vouchers worth £25! At The Insurance Emporium, we have been privileged to witness some of Mr Benn’s most exciting adventures. From blasting off with three astronauts into space to playing volcano golf with his friend Eddie, […]


Five Music Festivals to Check Out this Summer

Music festivals and the British summer go hand in hand. Every year we flock to fields in the middle of nowhere, hopeful that the weather holds up and we don’t end up trying to rave in a mud bath. Oh to be an optimist! Either way, the United Kingdom plays host to a veritable smorgasbord […]