Down for the Count

32 0.0
32 Reviews

Availability & Pricing

About Down for the Count

Down for the Count are a sensational, professional wedding band. Performing together since 2005, we offer a variety of different line-ups to keep you entertained throughout your wedding day.

Our most popular line-up is the award-winning Swing and Soul Band, which has a huge repertoire of music great at getting audiences of all ages up and dancing. With fantastic stage presence, unrivalled performance and excellent sound and lighting equipment, this incredible band will give you a party that your guests talk about for years to come.

We also offer a range of music options for your wedding ceremony - from a classy string quartet to an experienced wedding pianist, able to play virtually any classical or contemporary repertoire.

In addition check out our bands for the drinks reception - including our fun roaming bands, and vocal-led jazz bands.

Get in touch today to start building your dream wedding music package!

Professional Accreditations

Video Gallery


Write a review
Sort reviews by: Rating | Date | Useful
  • "You were all fantastic"
    This testimonial was entered by Down for the Count on 9 November 2017

    "Hi, we just wanted to say how AMAZING you all were on Saturday evening. You were all fantastic and exactly what we wanted. A lot of guests said you were the one of the best swing bands they have heard. We have also passed your details on to quite a few couples who have weddings coming up. Thank you so much again." Kate & Richard Wedding Reception, Eynsham Hall, Oxfordshire

  • "Thank you for making our evening truly magical"
    This testimonial was entered by Down for the Count on 9 November 2017

    "Hello Mike and Kate, We want to thank you and everyone in your awesome band for making our evening truly magical! Our guests were very impressed by your performances. So did we! Great timing for our first dance. You totally rocked (and jazzed)! Big thanks" Sergei & Elisa Wedding Reception, Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons, Oxfordshire

Total Reviews: 32
<< First < Prev Page: 1 of 16 Last >>

Frequently Asked Questions

What services do you offer?

We offer a huge range of musical entertainment for your wedding reception. We have a sensational, award-winning party band with a large range of repertoire perfect for your party. You can then build a dream wedding package with our fantastic ceremony musicians and afternoon entertainment.

What is included in the wedding package?

We can provide entertainment for your whole wedding day, from start to finish, with professional and energetic musicians.

How far in advance should I contact you?

We often get booked up 12 months in advance but it's not uncommon for us to take bookings with less than 2 months notice, and with more than 2 years notice.

What style of music do you offer?

Our party band performs swing, big band, soul, Motown and pop music. Our smaller line-ups provide classical, jazz, brass band and acoustic music for the wedding ceremony or drinks reception.

Size of musical group:

Our party band is available in 7- to 14-piece line-ups, but we also provide solo pianists for wedding ceremonies, a string quartet for the drinks reception and much more.


Check out our website to see our enormous repertoire list!

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

Yes! Just get in touch with your requests, as far in advance as possible, and we'll see what we can do!


Down for the Count formed in 2005 and has performed at literally hundreds of weddings over the past 12 years.

Do you have your own equipment?

Yes, we provide our own PA and lighting equipment - although we are also happy to work with a production company if you have one at your wedding.

Are you able to travel?

Yes, we can travel anywhere in the UK and internationally. We can offer the best rates in London and the Home Counties.

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

We are a team of 22 professional musicians, all of us experienced and passionate about providing top-quality live musical entertainment.

What is the length of time of the act?

The party band performs two 60 minute sets. The background bands tend to perform two 45 minute sets, although this is flexible - please speak to us when booking to discuss further.

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

We need between 30 and 90 minutes to set up depending on the size of the band.

Do you charge per hour or per event?

We charge per event, with extra charges added after midnight

What are the forms of payment?

You can either pay by bank transfer or give us a check on the day.


Our trusted network of suppliers and venues we have worked with

We are Recommended by 1 Suppliers and 1 Venues
Down for the Count Gallery

Thank you for registering. You will shortly receive an email confirming your Hitched account details.

Down for the Count details have been saved to your shortlist.

Continue browsing suppliers View my shortlist