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Blue Avenue Groove
Wedding Band
Based in: New York, New York
Performs: Worldwide
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Blue Avenue Groove is a premiere 4-10 piece band, specializing in Motown, Funk, Pop, Rock, and R&B music for weddings and events. Our ensembles feature Grammy award winning vocalists and top pro musicians. We pride ourselves on versatility to make your guests DANCE.... (more)
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The Replicas
Wedding Band
Based in: Cardiff , Wales
Performs: Nationwide
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theReplicas play all over the UK and abroad. They are suitable for all kinds of events including weddings, bar mitzvahs, corporate, pubs/clubs or a private party celebration. theReplicas cool contemporary sets have been carefully created to make you dance all night and... (more)
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Live Lounge Music
Wedding Band
Based in: Leeds, North of England
Performs: Worldwide
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Live Lounge are a versatile and talented acoustic trio based in West Yorkshire - "Dare to be Different"... (more)
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TIPS & ADVICE ON BOOKING A WEDDING BAND

There are so many things to consider when you’re planning your big day, with everything to organise from the all-important wedding dress, to the seating plan and flowers. But when it comes to creating a truly memorable day, with a wonderful atmosphere, few things could be more important than the type of music you choose. There are many ways to bring music into your wedding day, you could hire a harpist or violinist to play during the the ceremony - take a look at the selection of musicians and singers available to provide music at your wedding ceremony.

Booking a DJ for the reception will get your guests dancing but the versatility of a wedding band and the feel-good vibe they bring is an ever-popular choice.

Read on for a quick summary to help you decide if a band is right for your very special occasion, and to give you an idea of some of the types or bands available and practicalities of booking. For a more detailed guide, covering everything you could ever need to know about booking a band, take a look at our Complete Guide here.

IS A WEDDING BAND RIGHT FOR MY EVENT?

A wedding band can be very versatile in terms of the all-round service they offer and are a great way to keep your guests entertained throughout the day. Here are a few of the ways that they can bring that extra note of romance and fizz of energy to your beautiful wedding.

The Ceremony

A band can be hired to play right from the beginning of your event, all the way from the drinks reception, through to the exciting minutes before the bride appears and during that breathless and timeless moment when the bride steps out to walk down the aisle during the ceremony. There are so many romantic classics to choose from and any of these can be played softly in the background, heightening the emotion and setting the perfect tone for one of the biggest moments of your lives. 

The Wedding Breakfast

After the excitement and high emotion of the ceremony, it can be very soothing and enjoyable to have some musical accompaniment both as your guests walk in to the room where they will have the wedding breakfast and also while they are chatting and eating. Music can help create a joyful mood and make it easier for guests to break the ice with their neighbours. Many wedding bands are experts at choosing just the right music for every occasion, so don’t hesitate to ask them to recommend some background songs for this part of your day.

Evening Reception

This is the moment when wedding bands really come into their own. When the time comes to get those toes tapping, there is no better way to re-energise your guests than a fun and funky live band. A DJ can certainly get everyone to the dance floor, but there is something so much more entertaining about live music and the atmosphere that a band can create. They can really work the audience, emceeing and talking to your guests, choosing just the right numbers and the right tempo to get you all the way through from the first dance to the last, making sure that no one wants to leave the dance floor.  Some bands offer additional services, such as bandaoke, adding the extra entertainment of letting everyone have a go at being the lead singer, or providing a DJing service after they have finished their set. You can check all of this when you contact our bands direct.

What sort of wedding band do I need?

We have a vast selection of wedding bands to suit every style, theme and requirement in our vast directory. So where do you start?

If you’re planning to give your wedding a particular theme, such as vintage or rock and roll, then choosing a wedding band that looks and plays the part is a wonderful way to set the scene. If you’re looking for more general music and entertainment then many of our bands will play a variety of genres and eras, covering everything from the 1920s to chart and dance music.

One thing to consider is whether you are looking for a band to play covers of songs in the original style or whether you would like a band that can really make songs their own, bringing their special slant and energy to the songs that everyone knows and loves. Many of our bands have playlists or videos on their profiles, and this is a great way to gauge what kind of tone they will create – from big band sounds, professional function / party bands to Jazz funk and soul.

Whatever type of band you decide on, we have a varied selection of performers in your area, from the UK in London or further North, to the US, anywhere from California to New York.

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What about the practicalities?

The main thing you will need to consider is your budget. This will depend on the number of band members, how experienced they are and how far they have to travel to your event.

A Duo or Trio will be a cheaper option at around £300 to £500 in the UK ($500 in the U.S. and €600 in Europe). For a 4 or 5-piece band you can expect to pay between £1000 and £2000 in the UK ($1000-$2000 in the U.S. and 600€-1200€ in Europe). While a top quality band with high calibre musicians and the best equipment will cost anything from £2000 to £10,000 in the UK ($2000 to $10,000 in the U.S. and 2,200€ to 11,000€ in Europe).

There are plenty of practical considerations that you should keep in mind when booking a wedding band, from the size of the area you have, to the length of the set and your budget. We’ve got all of this covered in our extensive article ‘Your Complete Guide to Booking a Live Band or Group!.  Just take a look to find out everything you could ever need to know about the whens, wheres and hows of hiring one of our amazing acts for your event.

How do I make my shortlist and how do I book?

The quickest way to find the right band in your area is to use our search function. Just add your location and the type of band you need and click search to see a huge variety of acts to choose from. Our latest testimonials are also a fantastic way to start getting some ideas for your shortlist. Even better, if you would rather entertainers came to you, you can request multiple quotes here, and this service is completely free!

Once you’ve found your ideal band, just contact them direct! To help you remember everything you may want to ask, as well as the nitty-gritty of bookings don’t forget to take a look at our article ‘Your Complete Guide to Booking a Live Band or Group!'.

Booking that perfect band can make all the difference to your special day, and we know we have exactly the right band on here waiting to create a joyful atmosphere for your event. We hope you enjoy your search, but do contact us if you need any help.

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Latest Wedding Band Reviews

Blue Avenue Groove
Blue Avenue Groove - Wedding Band - New York, New York Event Location: Lyndhurst Mansion, Tarrytown, NY 26th May 2018
Blue Avenue Groove was truly one of the best parts of our wedding. I don't think I've ever attended a wedding where people were more motivated to dance, and that's all thanks to Blue Avenue Groove's incredible musicianship, emceeing flair, and true professionalism. My husband and I are both musicians, and were getting really disheartened by how many wedding bands seemed like bad karaoke outfits. We could tell from Blue Avenue Groove's demos that they were really making all these classic songs their own - while still making them extremely danceable, and we couldn't be happier that we hired them. Will was extremely accommodating and flexible with our requests, from agreeing to play a song with my dad sitting in on guitar to switching the father-daughter song last-minute when my dad broke his wrist. Will and the sound technician (Billy, I think) also helped accommodate a late request from me to perform with one of my bridesmaids, and seamlessly set up microphones for us to play cello and
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Head Over Heels Band
Head Over Heels Band - Wedding Band - Brooklyn, New York Event Location: new york 29th April 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMKiBKlMSgE&feature=youtu.be https://youtu.be/wgwpH16Yu5g Thank you, Eddie Sarkis www.HeadOverHeelsMusic.com 917 846 3858 NFEDDY@aol.com Head Over Heels Music , LLC REVIEWS ; *************************************************************************************** Reviewed On 10/19/2017 Elizabeth L We just had Head Over Heels play our wedding this past weekend and they were simply outstanding. They read the room so well and kept everyone energized and going the whole night! We have not stopped getting compliments about how great the band was and cannot recommend them enough. We’re grateful that they were able to be part of our big day and provide such wonderful entertainment to everyone! __________________________________________________________________________________________ 10/14/17 New York City Public Library, 42nd street Hi Eddie, Elizabeth and I wanted to thank you again for playing our wedding this past weekend-Head Over Heels was simply ...
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Central Avenue
Central Avenue - Wedding Band - Guilford, South East Event Location: Surrey 6th April 2018
“Congratulations - the event you organised for your band was excellent! Real feel good music and such fun - you injected so much energy into the performance too! You should be very proud of your achievements! If I hear of anyone looking for a band for function, wedding, party etc I'll be sure to recommend Central Avenue!” - SANDRA (Surrey)
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The Innovators
The Innovators - Wedding Band - Midlands Event Location: Hellingly 26th February 2018
My husband and I can't thank you and recommend you enough. From the very start you were professional and extremely helpful with accommodating to our needs, especially when I phoned. What a wonderful, fun and upbeat band!
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The Right Hook
The Right Hook - Wedding Band - London, South East Event Location: Cambridge 19th August 2017
Apologies it’s taken a while for us to get around to this, but we wanted to pass on our heartfelt thanks for an ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE party at our wedding… The whole band were amazing, the dancing made the whole day for us, and a particular highlight was having the floor full right at the end of the dj set meaning people were loving it and didn’t want to leave… So a big thank you from us for helping to make our day so special. With all our best wishes, Ed and Faye Xxx”
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