Weddings

Grand Central Function Band

Hartwell, Northamptonshire View map
Price from £800

About

Price from £800

A service offering all-purpose bands for a variety of special occasions, Grand Central Function Band out of Hednesford, Staffordshire can offer a multitude of options to couples in the process of planning their weddings. The style of these musicians is smooth and relaxed and their repertoire broad, comprised mostly of top jazz, pop and disco hits from various decades.

Services offered

Versatile and adaptable, these performers offer 2 exciting 50 minute sets of music and a fully operational PA and lighting system. Song requests are very welcome during the performances. These professionals are more than willing to specially arrange tunes for the first dance because they know just how important and unique the occasion should be.

How they work

Grand Central Function Band works tirelessly to ensure that every wedding event goes smoothly and that performances are lively and entertaining. The sound promises to be big, bright, and spectacular, and the guests will be amazed by the wide variety of songs they hear.

Highlights

Services

Ceremony music, dance music, entertainment, karaoke

Styles

Disco, jazz, latest hits, pop

Type

Band

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the wedding package?

A full lighting and PA system. Two sets of 50 minutes live music. All song requests welcome. Arrange music for the bride and grooms first dance. Karaoke with the band. Disco in between sets

How far in advance should I contact you?

A month at the latest but happy to discuss last minute bookings as we are able to be very flexible

Size of group:

Medium (4 - 6 musicians)

Repertoire:

50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and up to date chart music. New arrangements for 2015 include; Uptown funk, All about the bass, Shake it off, Happy, Rather be, Bruno Mars Mega Mix, night to remember

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

Yes, absolutely!

Experience:

Grand Central Function Band regularly play together, and between them have six decades of professional experience. As a band we have played at weddings, corporate events and charity functions etc

Do you have your own equipment?

Yes

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

Yes, the band will require an electricity point (at least 2 power sockets) and a minimum space of 16’ x 8’

Are you able to travel?

Yes, all over the country

Is there a charge for traveling?

No

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

No

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

With a team

What is the length of time of the act?

We provide two one hour sets of live music (or less if required). The package also includes a disco up until Midnight

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

A maximum of two and a half hours to set up the lighting, PA and to sound check the band

Do you do open-air acts?

Yes

Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

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

Yes

How do you charge extra time?

This would be discussed and outlined in initial conversations with the client. The band is very flexible and appreciate that weddings don't always run to schedule

What are the forms of payment?

Cash or bank transfer. A contract will also be drawn up between the band and the client

Map

57 Stephenson Way, Hednesford WS12 4AD Hartwell (Northamptonshire)

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