Live music ideas & advice

We’ve been working on the function scene for years, both as musicians and as agents, so we’re experts at finding the best live music for any occasion. In this section we’ll help you choose music that your guests will love, get the most out of a small budget, choose a first dance and much more!

How To Get More From Your Wedding Band

16 Mar

From learning your first dance to providing a DJ service, there’s often more to a wedding band than meets the ear. Whether you’ve already booked your live wedding music or are still looking, here’s how you can get the most out of your band and create an entirely bespoke live music experience.

5 Reasons To Book A String Ensemble For Your Wedding

18 May

String ensembles can be the perfect addition to a stylish, classy wedding. Check out our top 5 reasons to hire one for your big day!

Top 10 First Dance Songs Of 2016

03 May

If you haven’t chosen your first dance song yet, check out our top 10 most requested songs of the last year for some inspiration.

10 Covers That Were More Famous Than The Original

25 Feb

It’s not just function bands who play covers; our favourite artists do too! Here are 10 songs which were bigger hits than the original.

10 Songs To Avoid At Your Wedding Reception

25 Nov

These songs may seem like ideal slow dances or floor fillers, but the meaning behind these hits may not be appropriate for your wedding day!

How To Book A Wedding DJ: 10 Tips

21 Sep

DJ Rory G has performed alongside Beverley Knight and Joss Stone, boasts Sky TV, Virgin and Mercedes Benz among his corporate clients and has been performing as a wedding DJ for over 10 years. Here are his top 10 tips!

Oktoberfest Entertainment

14 Sep

There’s no better excuse for throwing a party than Oktoberfest, a sixteen-day marathon of celebratory beer-swigging and joyous music-making!

5 Live Music Suggestions For Your Summer Garden Party

08 Jun

Stylish soirée or bohemian banquet, this advice will ensure your guests are fed mouthwatering music, whatever the occasion.

Five Reasons To Book A Steel Band This Summer

20 Apr

The sun is out, the temperature is finally rising and it’s time to start planning your summer garden party! Steel bands bring a fun, carnival atmosphere to outdoor events, they’re also weather-proof and electricity-free!

15 Steps To Wedding Reception Success!

02 Mar

We’ve provided live music for literally thousands of wedding reception parties over the last eight years and we’ve picked up some wisdom along the way – here are our tips for choosing the right venue, booking the best live music available and putting on the wedding party of the century!