Nanoband are a bespoke event music service offering a variety of line-ups and genres for every part of your wedding.
Katherine and Chris, the founding members of Nanoband, are both multi-instrumentalists and active professionally in several genres. That means we can cover almost any musical requirements for every part of your wedding. Need classical music as your guests arrive? We can do that! Pop/ rock/ soul for getting people on the dancefloor? We got you covered! Need music for your ceremony? No problem! Background Jazz for your dinner or reception? Easy! We can even play and call your ceilidh…
What makes us special is there is just the two of us! We pride ourselves on providing a tailored and personal service where you can trust that with our experience, contacts and musical expertise we can provide the entertainment for your entire day. We strive to make your unique event one that your guests will remember and we guarantee that the skill and experience of the musicians we work with are only the very best in the country.
Katherine and Chris play in many different line-ups and have extensive musical contacts, so if you would like something (another instrument, genre or line-up) which isn't listed here, just let us know! If you are not sure what you would like, this is what we do and we're here to help so don't hesitate to give us a message or a call and we can advise.
For MP3s of our various lineups and a demo reel of our 5 piece cover band please visit our website:
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SMALL LINE-UPS (ceremony, reception, background music):
solo pianist playing jazz, classical or arrangements of popular songs
instrumental: violin/ piano or violin/ guitar playing classical, trad, jazz or arrangements of popular songs
vocals/ piano or vocals/ guitar. A mix of covers, jazz or anything else you might request.
vocals/ violin/ piano playing covers
vocals/ sax/ piano playing jazz
BIG LINE-UPS (evening entertainment/ dancing):
5+ PIECE COVERS BAND - female vocals, male vocals, backing vocals, fiddle, guitar, keys, bass and drums.
*Mix of COVERS AND CEILIDH* (popular option)
We are multi-instrumentalists and so you will have more instruments without needing to book extra musicians. For example, Katherine can play fiddle for your ceilidh and keys for covers.
4 piece CEILIDH BAND: Katherine runs a ceilidh band called Bon:Stovi - 2 fiddles/ caller, guitar and drums.
You can book Bon:Stovi separately if you're looking for just ceilidh or you can book through Nanoband as part of your full day's entertainment.
What you get from us:
- personal service
- expert advice
- tailored entertainment
- bespoke arrangements of your requests
- top musicians
- want to chat in person? Let's go for coffee!
For the best atmosphere at your day and the fullest most energetic sound, (and therefore the most dancing!) having an appropriate PA system and a sound engineer is vital.
Many bands bring their own PA system. The biggest problem with this is there is no one-size-fits-all PA system that will ensure the same quality of sound in every shape of space and size of venue. Also, the difference a sound engineer can make is amazing - you don't see them but you will hear the difference!
DM Audio supply our sound, you can speak with them directly or we can handle this for you at no extra charge. This also means we can handle all of your sound requirements for your entire day, including for speeches etc.
A member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and an ASH Music Scholarship to the Royal College of Music these were early milestones in Katherine's burgeoning career. Trained in classical violin piano and flute with a strong background in traditional music she has toured globally from Nigeria to Hong Kong and all over Europe. She has performed at the UK's most prestigious events from the Royal Albert Hall at the BBC Proms to the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival.
Multi-instrumentalist Chris is a Royal Academy of Music graduate who has won several prizes as both a jazz and classical pianist and has a particular passion for playing unusual instruments (saz, oud and Russian bayan among them). Prominent engagements have included working with the Deutsche oper the London sinfonietta and he has played in festivals over the world. His soundtrack work is BAFTA nominated and he has worked as an orchestral arranger for the estate of Frank Zappa.
1 Reviews for Nanoband
Recommended by 100% of couples
Jessica C. · Married on 09/09/2021
Wedding Music Crail
We couldn't have asked for a better group to play at the church ceremony for my sister's wedding. I was tasked with organising this element of the day and Kat and the gang couldn't have made the process any easier for me. From the first email I knew that they were going to be a great choice. They offered perfect suggestions for the music and found sheet music for a specific hymn we wanted. While the admin side of things was effortless the service was even better than we were expecting. They added such a beautiful ambiance to the church which really set the tone of the day. Every part of the service was led and elevated by their beautiful music and we are so grateful that they were able to play at the ceremony. You won't be disappointed if you go for these guys!Sent on 09/09/2021