FAQ’s

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Planning your event

Frequently asked questions

 
 

Our most common questions from clients….

What time do you arrive and leave?

Our standard arrival time is 2 hours before we’re due to play and we're then all yours until the end of the evening. We will agree timings with you before the event, so we can arrive with plenty of time and exit the event discreetly if needed.

How much do you cost?

Because of the vast range of circumstances we have to take in to account (travel, dates, size of venue, PA requirements, lighting etc...) we do not have a fixed price. Please use the contact page to request a quotation via email and we provide this instantly for you. 

Do you play outside?

Yes and we have a small battery powered state-of-the-art PA system (6hrs) for events of up to 100 people. These are ideal for garden ceremonies for acoustic sets and background music. It is always vital to have a plan B for your event, just in case the weather is going to change, to protect our expensive equipment, instruments, and for health and safety. Our main rig and lighting will be set-up separately and ready to go ensuring a smooth transition from ceremony to reception!

Do you play pubs?

No and it’s not our focus as we provide corporate entertainment and wedding entertainment only.

Our repertoire is put together for acoustic wedding sets (normally daytime) and the majority of our work is party sets, we particularly love these most as the atmosphere is electric and the music is fun to play. The type of music we would play for a dance-floor to enjoy, isn’t created for a traditional boozer.

How many are in the band?

There are two of us in the band! In addition to performing acoustic for weddings, we are a party band and use backing tracks to allow us to create a bigger sound in the same way that professional chart bands do! As nearly all pop music now is electronic, you’ll find us sounding very close to the record. We DJ too, and we know this is saving hundreds of pounds for our clients.

How long does it take you to get your equipment set-up?

It takes approximately 1hr to set-up. That's from the time we get access to the venue to the time we've finished sound check and are ready to start the DJ playlist. 

Do we have to provide sound or lighting equipment?

No. We are completely self contained. You don't need to provide anything other than an electrical supply for us to plug our equipment into. We carry a leading PA system and a range of LED lighting so that the stage and dance-floor area is lit and looks great! 

If your venue has its own PA, we will still use our own due to having different connections and not ever sound-checking through it. This is essential to ensure your event is perfect and that our performance is the best they can be.

Can you play venues that have noise limiters?

Yes. We play many venues that have these installed, with the the right sound-check and care, we will provide a fantastic evening. It’s normally rock drummers that trigger these, leaving an embarrassing power-cut at the venue!

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept BACS and charge a 50% deposit and 50% 7 days before the event.

Do you have insurance?

We certainly do! We have Public Liability Insurance for £5m which is the standard requirement for most venues.  Our equipment is PAT tested also.

Do you learn requests?

Yes we do for ‘first dance’ songs for weddings. All we ask is you give us 8 weeks notice, our clients love the fact we record them too. This is a great keepsake following your special event!

Can we pick our own set list?

We plan before your event and choose the live set on the night, as we go, according to the crowd in front of us. This allows us to use our expertise and experience to pack your dance-floor. You are welcome to provide songs for our DJ set-list, we encourage it so the event is tailored to your requirement.

Do we get a written contract?

You certainly do. The contract is an important document that makes sure that both you and us are really clear about what's happening on the day are what our expectations of each other are. We also update if your event plans are adapted following your requirements, as we get closer to your event.