We posted this last week about First Dance songs for your wedding:
10 First Dance Song Suggestions For Your Wedding
In that article we noted that around 50% of brides and grooms don’t have a specific song for their wedding dance and often ask for advice on suitable songs for a live band to play as the first dance at their wedding. And we gave 10 suggestions in that post.
Here are 10 more first dance suggestions: Continue reading
If you’ve read the two previous articles we’ve posted about Noise Limiters you’ll know we’re not great fans – our conclusion is that if a live band and live music for your wedding is something that you really really want, then a venue with a Noise Limiter isn’t the ideal wedding venue for you.
If you’ve not read those articles, you’ll find them here:
Ask Your Venue If They Have A Noise Limiter
What To Do If Your Venue Has A Noise Limiter Continue reading
One of the most common questions we get asked when we quote for our live band to play at weddings, corporate functions, charity balls and the like – but especially private weddings – is something along the lines of: “Can you get rid of the VAT in return for cash?”
Just so the record is straight, the answer to this question is always no – it’s illegal. If you’re a VAT registered company you must pay VAT on your service irrespective of whether you’re paid in cash or by cheque or credit card.
But here’s a generalisation that few people in the industry acknowledge, but in my mind remains a fact: the bands that charge VAT are of a higher quality than the bands that don’t charge VAT.
How Does Whether A Band Charge VAT Or Not Affect Their Quality? Continue reading
The first dance is an important part of your wedding reception. The first dance marks the transition from the more formalized part of your wedding (ceremony, wedding breakfast, speeches, toasts etc) to the ‘party’ section of your wedding.
The first dance is also the first time that you take to the floor with your spouse as a married couple – and as such is accompanied by your family and friends taking lots of photographs of this part of your wedding. Continue reading
In the time period between booking a live band for your wedding or corporate functions there are 5 details you need to organize with the band. Get these sorted and your experience with your band should be smooth and run to plan! Continue reading
So you’re organizing your wedding – or some other event like a birthday party, charity ball or corporate function – and have chosen a live band.
Before you sign the contract however there are 4 technical issues that you need to make sure are covered so that there are no nasty surprises lurking for you on the run up to your event.
1) Public Liability Insurance Continue reading
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So you’re organizing an event – whether that’s a wedding, a charity ball, or a corporate function – and you’ve decided you’re going to have a live band to provide the music and entertainment.
From here there’s two routes you can take: you can either source and book your live band via an Agency or book your live band or wedding entertainment directly. In this article we’ll look at the advantages of using an Agency to book your live band.
So What Is An Entertainment Agency? Continue reading
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You may have seen this Video Presentation on the Home Page of the site:
But at some stage in the near future this will be replaced with an updated version – we’ve played for more companies and provided live entertainment for weddings hosted at more venues and expanded our repertoire since this video presentation was originally created.
I’ve posted it here today so that it’s ‘preserved’ for posterity.