If you are in the middle of planning your own wedding, you might be looking at the different types of entertainment that you can hire to book for your evening reception. We have covered some of the popular and unusual options in previous blog posts here at www.EntertainersWorldwide.com, however did you know that you can hire speciality wedding bands that dedicate their performances to wedding evening receptions? Read our handy tips and advice guide before you decide to book…
Where do I find Wedding Bands on your Website?
Finding wedding bands is really easy when you use our website – simply look for the live bands section and you’ll see “wedding bands” listed as a subcategory. Here, we have wedding bands from all over the World!
What do Wedding Bands Actually Do?
The wedding band niche is very varied, however one thing is kept the same between bands – wedding bands play live music to your guests and get them up on the dance-floor! Wedding bands are generally well rehearsed in talking to the audience between songs and have a certain way of bringing guests out of their shells. Playing a variety of musical genres, wedding bands play live instruments and are sometimes accompanied by a singer.
How Long will Wedding Bands Perform For?
Wedding bands can easily perform for a few hours with breaks in-between. With plenty of experience of playing at weddings, wedding bands are used to performing for a whole evening from the Bride and Groom’s first dance to the last! Always check with your chosen performer to ensure that they will cover the length of your upcoming wedding.
How Much does a Wedding Band Cost?
The price to hire a wedding band vary widely depending on the musical genre, level of experience and location. Expect bands that are popular to get booked up quickly, so always contact them with plenty of notice before your big day. Certain dates of the year may also push up prices, such as Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.
What Should I Ask a Wedding Band?
Firstly, always check that a wedding band has the necessary public liability insurance to cover their equipment and of course your guests. We have put together a list of questions that you might find useful when making your enquiries:
- Are you available to perform on my wedding date?
- How much space do you need for your instruments and equipment?
- Do you provide your own PA equipment/ speakers?
- How long will you perform for?
- How much do you charge and how much of a deposit do you need to secure my date?
- What type of music do you play?
- Can you play requests?
- Do you have any video samples of your performances?
These are just a few ideas, so don’t be afraid to throw your own questions into the mix.
How do I Choose a Wedding Band?
Choosing a wedding band comes down to personal taste depending on the type of music you wish to be played at your evening reception. One of the first things we would suggest to do is go through the genres and decide on any of these before you start to contact entertainers. Using our website, www.EntertainersWorldwide.com you can view our entertainers profiles and read all about their previous experiences while some of them also provide video and audio samples. Check out their reviews and read their testimonials too. Never be afraid to ask to meet with a wedding band either face-to-face or using modern technology, such as Skype or Facetime to make sure that they will fit your event.
I’ve Chosen a Wedding Band! How do I Book?
Once you’ve found a wedding band that you’d like to hire, head to their profile page if you aren’t already on there and click on the orange button “Contact Direct/Request Quote”… This button puts you in direct contact with the performers so that they can reply to you. One of the main benefits that makes www.EntertainersWorldwide.com stand out from the crowd from other entertainment directories is that we do not charge booking fees to our customers!
WHAT’S THE NEXT STEP?…
Here are two ways that we can help you make enquiries for your entertainment today!
1. Use our easy to use Entertainment Directory to contact acts right away at www.EntertainersWorldwide.com
2. Let us know what entertainment you are looking for and we will arrange for all available Acts of your choice to email you with quotes! Simple, Fast & Easy.
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