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The Long Weekend are a fun and energetic four-piece band, with a wealth of experience in playing live music at weddings, events and corporate parties.

Consisting of four core full-time members, you can book entirely at ease knowing that when you hire The Long Weekend for your event you will be hiring a highly experienced professional act that performs and rehearses with each other week-in, week-out, right throughout the year, and they have been doing exactly that since the band came into existence. Each member is totally dedicated to their craft and bring their exceptionally high standards to every event that they are invited to perform at.

Mixing a vast but eclectic blend of timeless pop and rock covers, featuring artists such as Ed Sheeran, Beyonc茅, Stevie Wonder, The Killers, and many more!

A band fronted with stunning female vocals, exquisite guitar playing and the tightest of rhythm sections, The Long Weekend are sure to keep people dancing all night long, with a goal of ensuring that your party is the best it can be so that you and your guests leave with great memories, and a story to tell!

The Long Weekend pride themselves in using the highest quality instruments, sound equipment and PA system, along with a full lighting setup to really create the most magical live entertainment experience for you and your guests.

Weddings

The common misconception amongst others, is that a gig is a gig - but for The Long Weekend it so much more. They understand how special a wedding booking is, and when confirmed, they are truly honoured that they have been chosen for such a magical evening. There is nothing paralleled with The Long Weekend closing your fairy-tale day.


If you鈥檙e looking for a versatile, high energy band to keep your guests on the dance floor all night at your wedding, then look no further than The Long Weekend who provide a tailored selection of songs ranging from your favourite party classics, head bangers and floor fillers to guarantee you and your guests will be singing your heart out all night long.

On The Day

As standard, the band are with you for the entire evening, typically arriving at 6.30pm in order to get setup as soon as the speeches are complete! Their high energy, foot stomping live sets total 2 hours and can be split however you want them. 2x1hrs, 3x40ms, 45m & 1hr15m, it鈥檚 completely up to you!
To make sure that the party doesn鈥檛 stop when the band aren鈥檛 on stage, as standard the guys provide a FREE Disco service from their Virtual Decks with over 5000 songs to choose from. They can also take requests, do announcements and dedications, so in effect, there鈥檚 no need to hire a separate DJ, saving you a lot of money!

Afternoon

Once you鈥檝e decided to book the band for the evening, you also have the option of adding an afternoon acoustic set which is perfect for when your guests are arriving at the drinks reception and mingling with one another! You have a choice between an acoustic instrumental solo set (Guitarist) and an acoustic duo set, (Vocal, Guitarist), either of which are the perfect backdrop music to your drinks reception!

The Long Weekend Duo

The Long Weekend Duo is a chic and contemporary acoustic duo with an extensive repertoire of live lounge covers - the perfect way to add some style to your event.

With stunning vocals from our lead vocalist Claire and beautiful acoustic guitar from Andrew, The Long Weekend Duo cover and extensive list of classics and modern day songs, focusing on providing the perfect intimate musical backdrop to any wedding reception. Our song choices focus on themes of love and happiness - keeping a feel-good theme throughout to provide the perfect romantic soundtrack for your big day.

The Long Weekend Duo鈥檚 repertoire consists of modern and classic pop songs, with the focus firmly on romantic and feel good hits with beautiful arrangements of favourite tunes by artists from all eras, such as Ed Sheeran, Tina Turner, Nancy Sinatra, George Ezra, Elvis Presley, Eva Cassidy and many more!


Our acoustic duo arrangements are perfectly suited to creating lovely backdrop. They are unobtrusive whilst celebrating the song, interesting enough to listen to attentively and equally perfect for sitting in the background whilst guests chat and enjoy a drink. They are designed to work perfectly for a wedding drinks reception.

Acoustic Wedding Sets

Our guitarist, Andrew, can offer a solo acoustic instrumental performance of favourite romantic and up-tempo songs. The inspiration comes from the traditional classical guitarist but focusing the repertoire on the contemporary hits and the classic songs that most clients have grown up with and enjoy listening to today. Song choices focus on themes of love and happiness - keeping a feel-good theme throughout.

Andrew's repertoire consists of modern and classic pop songs played instrumentally with well-crafted arrangements using a loop pedal to build the songs up with layers. The focus is firmly on romantic and feel good hits with beautiful arrangements of favourite tunes by artists from all eras, from Ed Sheeran and George Ezra, to Eva Cassidy and Bill Withers and many more!

Arrangements are perfectly suited to creating lovely backdrop. They are unobtrusive whilst celebrating the song, interesting enough to listen to attentively and equally perfect for sitting in the background whilst guests chat and enjoy a drink. They are designed to work perfectly for a wedding drinks reception.

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Ceremony music
Cocktail/banquet music
Dance music
Entertainment
DJ

What is included in the wedding package?

At least 2 hours of live music and a free disco service until midnight as standard which can be suited to your taste. Professional audio and lighting equipment. Fully insured and PAT tested

How far in advance should I contact you?

As soon as possible in order have the best chance of securing your date, we are currently taking bookings for 2022 - 2024

What style of music do you offer?

Disco
Rock
Latest hits
Pop

Type of musical group:

Band
Duet
Solo
Soloist

Size of group:

Soloist
Small (2 - 3 musicians)
Medium (4 - 6 musicians)

Repertoire:

Party Classics: Ain't Nobody, Man! I Feel Like A Woman!, Proud Mary Headbangers: Summer Of '69, Mr Brightside, Sweet Child O'Mine Modern Floorfillers: Freed From Desire, Show Me Love, Juice

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

We will always be happy to perform the First Dance or other special request if it's a song that we can do justice

What's your experience?

The band formed in 2020 and has played at a veriety of venues and events. Client reviews and videos are available on our website and social media

Do you have your own equipment?

Yes

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

Yes, please see our terms available on our website or on request

Can you travel?

Yes, primarily South Wales & South West England but we are able to travel further afield

Is there a charge for travelling?

Yes, no charge for venues local to us in South-East Wales. Please ask for further afield

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 will perform for 2 hours as standard which is usually split into two 1 hour sets with a short interval. We are able to vary this to suit your event. The free DJ service is provided until midnight

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

It takes about an hour to setup and sound check all equipment but ideally 1.5 hours as this allows for any unexpected issues

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?

A quote for additional time is available on request. Prices for additional services are available on request. Please contact us or see our website and terms for more details

What are the forms of payment?

We accept BACS. Please ask if an alternative method is required
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