Whether it's your first-time booking a band, you're sure to have lots of questions! Below a list can be found by you of the most typical questions about booking a band. If you cannot find what you are considering, please feel absolve to email us.
What time shall the music group arrive?
Bands will arrive and set-up from 5:30pm-6pm onwards usually. For Weddings, this implies they will be ready to set up as the marriage breakfast and speeches are finished soon. With corporate and business and charity occasions, the band will setup and sound check before guests arrive always. If you require the band to set up earlier in the full day an additional fee may be required.
How long will it take the band to create?
Most rings will create in around an full hour. This will vary depending on the size of the event and band.
How long will the music group play for?
Every band has various options nevertheless, you can get most bands to provide either 2 x 45, 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute sets.
How long will be the intervals?
The intervals are usually around 20 minutes long but this is longer to fit your requirements on the day
What time if the band start taking part in?
This is your decision as well as your schedule on your day completely. We find it's best to begin the music group at around 9pm but this is solely a guide.
Will the bands for hire learn a particular music to be played at our Event / Wedding?
Yes, most bands will learn one special tune for free if you have an initial dance or a track to the finish the night time on, let us know a couple of months prior to the event just.
Can we choose the set list?
You're welcome to send over a summary of your favourite tracks from the rings repertoire and the music group will try to add these in their collection. Be aware that most bands shall alter their place to match the audience response.
Does the band provide music between and before models?
Yes, our bands are pleased to provide music via an iPod between sets. That is a pre-mixed playlist usually. When you have particular music at heart, you're also pleasant to produce your own ipod device playlists which may be performed through the PA system.
Exactly what will the music group wear?
Function rings will dress smart in suits or t-shirt and trousers usually.
Will the band require refreshments?
Rings for Hire demand that the band will get free carbonated drinks throughout their stay at the venue and meals, usually after they've set up. Most bands will leave for the event mid afternoon and can often turn up home early hours of the morning so a hot food is always greatly valued.
Reserving a Band
How do a booking is confirmed by me?
If you want to publication a band, we will require your full contract and address details combined with the venue address. We will send over a contract with full conditions and conditions included then. This will need to be signed and returned to verify the booking then. A deposit of around 15-20% will be required, this is payable by Cheque or BACS. An invoice with payment details shall be incorporated with the agreement.
Why is the price quoted greater than the cost on the site?
The purchase price shown on our website is the rings local fee. Bands are happy to travel but their charge may increase to cover travel and expenses time.
Are their any concealed fees such as VAT?
No, all fee's such as VAT are contained in the price.
Will the purchase price quoted include travel expenses and costs?
Yes, all estimates include travel expenditures.
Imagine if the music group or person in the band can't make it on the day?
If a known member of the band is unable to attend on your day of the function, the band shall use the right replacement. Most bands have a true number of backup music artists because of this kind of situation.
In the unlikely event that the band struggles to attend, we shall find a suitable replacement or provide a full refund at your request.
Does the music group provide their own PA system / Appear equipment?
Yes, all rings are self-contained and offer suitable sound equipment.
Do we have to hire an elevated stage?
A stage is always a great addition to a performance but is not really a requirement.
What exactly are the minimum amount power requirements for the band?
Most rings require at least 2-3 indie 13 amp sockets. This may vary with respect to the size of the music group and audio system. Details will be included on the contract.
Is the band PAT tested with sufficient general public liability insurance (PLI)?
Yes, if a certificate is required by the venue for either of the above mentioned, please tell us at least 2 weeks before.