Weddings

Our aim is to perform to create unforgettable memories on your special day. Please see all of the services we offer for wedding parties below. These include the basic but essential services and bespoke upgrade options.

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Standard Service

This package includes everything you'd expect a function band to provide for a private function or wedding - designed to keep costs to a minimum:

  • The most important part of any wedding day, especially your own, is that you have fun- and a lot of it. With our basic 'essentials' package we offer everything you'll need to have maximum fun and long lasting memories
  • 2 x 1 hour live sets of a variety of party music
  • Perform your first dance song selected
  • DJ your first dance song if not suitable for our line up
  • Pre-made party music playlist running through our PA before, between and after our live sets
  • Professional PA & lighting

 

Additional Upgrade options

These are our awesome additional upgrade options:

 

  • DJ service
  • Acoustic set
  • Learn a first dance or song request if it's not in our current repertoire
  • 5 piece band: Shine On
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or click here to email
   


Questions or Concerns

Once you’ve decided we’re the right band for you, you can rest assured that your entertainment is in good hands. We’ll be in touch around 3 weeks before the big day to finalise the details, timings, song choices and any other queries you may have. In the run up to your event, you’ll have a dedicated event coordinator from our agency Alive Network who will be more than happy to liaise with you on any issues, questions or concerns.

What We'll Do At Your Wedding

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Arrival, set up and soundcheck

We'll turn up for your wedding on time at around 6pm. It can be arranged that we arrive earlier, however this will incur an additional small fee.

When we arrive, we'll immediately go and find venue staff or the wedding coordinator and then go to suss out the stage and performance area. Shortly after that we'll start bringing our equipment in and setting up. This can take between 1 hour and 1 1/2 hours in total.

Soundcheck is next. This is where we play a track or two at full volume to ensure our gear is all working and to get a good balance of drums, guitars, bass, keyboard, trumpet and vocals in the room we are performing in. If this is not suitable for your venue layout, we can set-up discreetly without the need for a soundcheck but please discuss with us beforehand.

*Please make sure you find out if your venue has a soundlimiter/decibel limiter installed and tell our agents before you book us!

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After set up

During the period before we get on stage to begin our first set, we shall: meet the organisers; eat (a hot meal would be ideal); drink (soft drinks) and get changed into our stage clothes in a secure room which you should provide (not the loos!).

This period is usually from 7:30 - 8/8:30pm if you have chosen the 6pm arrival.

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1st dance & 1st live set

When the room is ready i.e. once all the guests are in the room and we are on stage, instruments in hand, you're toastmaster may annouce the first dance - if you don't have a toastmaster, we'll happily kick preceedings off.

The bride and groom take to the dance floor first and we'll play them a very special song.

The first dance song can be chosen at no extra cost if suitable for the band to play with the line-up of instruments we have.

Once the first dance is over we welcome all the guests to the dance floor for the first set of live music.

After the first dance, the first live set can begin. Usually starting around 9pm.

After one hour of intense dancing, it's time to give granny a sit down. We shall then have a short 45 minute interval for eats and refreshments.

Before we leave the stage we'll make sure our huge party playlist continues to play music through the PA so the keen dancers among you can keep partying!

If you've chosen our DJ upgrade option then one of us will be on hand to take requests from the playlist and make announcements using our microphones.

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2nd live set & end of the night

Now, we hope you and your guests are ready for the final hour of live music that will blow the roof off the venue and draw your special day to a magnificent close.

After our hour is up and the encores have been played, the house music comes on (until the specified end time).

We'll head out into the crowd for a while to speak to the bride and groom and other guests before begining to pack away.

Packing down takes around 30-60 minutes. We'll say a final 'thanks' and be back on the road. We'll see you at your anniversary parties!

 

If you have any other questions or would like to discuss things with us in greater detail, please feel free to get in touch with our Alive Network agents on 0845 094 3815, who will be more than happy to discuss your requirements.

 

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