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For a wedding where music from the Swing Era, 1940s or a Glenn Miller theme is required then look no further. The Ashby Big Band are the most Entertaining Big Band on the 1940s circuit and the first choice for many of the Country's 1940s weekends. If its the top hits of the 40s or a mixture of music through the years to appeal to everone they will tailor the music to exactly what you want.


Ashby Big Band have been playing together for 9 years and currently play around 70 public and private events a year.

Services offered

Ashby Big Band are a full 17 piece Big Band plus 2 swing vocalists or can reduce in numbers down to an 8 piece Little Big Band including a single vocalist. Their wedding package includes:

  • 17 piece big band plus 2 swing vocalists: this can be reduced to suit your budget and the venue
  • The music and length of performance, which will be agreed beforehand

Feel free to request a demo disc or arrange to attend one or their rehearsals. In addition to weddings and parties they play at events and dances open to the public throughout the Country, so why not check them out at a live performance.

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Ceremony music
Cocktail/banquet music
Dance music

What is included in the wedding package?

17 piece big band plus 2 swing vocalists; this can be reduced to suit your budget and the venue. The music and length of performance will be agreed beforehand

How far in advance should I contact you?

As soon as you decide you want to a live Big Band. Check us out in person and reserve to band with a small deposit

What style of music do you offer?


Type of musical group:


Size of group:

Large (7 or more musicians)


Dixieland, Swinging Twenties, Big Band Swing, Rat Pack, R&R, 60s/70s/80s pop...

Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?


What's your experience?

The band have been playing together for 9 years and currently play around 70 public and private events a year

Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?


Can you travel?

Yes, anywhere in the UK

Is there a charge for travelling?


Do you cover more than one wedding a day?


Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?

With a team

What is the length of time of the act?

Up to 2 hours of music in 2 or 3 sets

How much time do you need to prepare for an act?

Set up is around 1 hour

Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?


How do you charge extra time?

This can be discussed prior to the event

What are the forms of payment?

Bank transfer is preferred
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Do you have any questions?

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89 Central Rd, LE67 2JD LE67 4SY Ashby-de-la-Zouch (Leicestershire)

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