The Players

Beech Avenue, York (North Yorkshire) YO24 4JL Map
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About The Players

The Players are a wedding band operating out of York, England. Their aim is to provide wedding parties with a fun night of top-quality musical entertainment. This group plays songs that span several decades, and they boast many years worth of experience.

Services Offered

This four-piece ensemble is willing to play at a range of celebrations - from the intimate to the extravagant. They are a versatile group that have played at many weddings and special occasions, so they know how to adapt their sound for different crowds. Their standard package offers two hours of live music as well as curated playlists for ambiance. It also includes a coordination session with the venue. The Players are willing to incorporate song requests into their setlist if they are given ample time to rehearse before the big day. The couple can request the band to play their special song for that all-important newlywed dance. Owing to their extensive repertoire, The Players can play a wide range of genres such as rock and pop. Some of the artists they cover include The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, and The Killers.

Other Services

To complement their live music, The Players also provide background music betwen sets. A member of the team can set up an iPad connected to your customized playlist. As well as their big band sound, this group can play an intimate acoustic set. This would be ideal for a couple who are planning a more laid-back celebration with their nearest and dearest.

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Recommended by 100% of couples


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  • Quality of the Service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value for Money 5.0
  • Response time 5.0
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    Laura · Married on 06/10/2018

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    Such a dream to work with

    From first contacting The Players, to them leaving the event they have been an absolute dream to work with and here are some examples why. They are one of our only wedding suppliers who were genuinely keen we were put first and it wasn’t just another wedding to turn up to, they invited us to see them before us paying deposits, they remembered on the day to contact us to see if we were still coming and asked us to introduce ourselves, they sent over a set list and replaced songs we didn’t like, proactively contacted the venue with PAT certificates vs coming through us as the go between and talked to us about the venue so we could prepare for what to expect with sound limitations etc. They arrived, were ready and learnt our first song. Everyone raved about how amazing the band were. We are not a group of big dancers but even the most unlikely were up on their feet. I could not recommend this group enough and will be taking trips down memory lane to see them in York. Seriously seriously amazing!

    Sent on 09/01/2021

The Players FAQ

  • What is included in the wedding package?
    - 6.00pm Arrival/Set-up and 12.00am Finish - Up to 2 hours of Live Music. E.g. 2x60 or 3x40 minute sets. - We will learn and perform one request for you. - 'iPad DJ’ with pre-prepared playlists
  • How far in advance should I contact you?
    We usually get booked up 12-18 months in advance
  • Size of group:
    Medium (4 - 6 musicians)
  • Repertoire:
    Our sound is 'rockpopindiesoul'! Our repertoire covers songs from the 50's up to today and includes songs by The Killers, Amy Winehouse, Ed Sheeran, Elvis Presley, The Beatles and Fleetwood Mac
  • Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?
    Yes. As part of our standard package we will learn and perform one request - so long as it's in keeping wit the style of the band. We usually ask for at least six weeks notice of any requests
  • Experience:
    We have over 10 years experience of performing at weddings, averaging around 30 wedding performances per year
  • Do you have your own equipment?
    Yes
  • Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?
    Yes, we need a safe supply of electricity and a dry area in which to perform
  • Are you able to travel?
    Yes, yorkshire and the North East
  • Is there a charge for traveling?
    Yes, 45p/mile from our base in York
  • 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?
    Our standard package includes up to 2 hours of Live Music. E.g. 2x60, 3x40 or 2x45 minute sets
  • How much time do you need to prepare for an act?
    Typically we'll need around 60-90 minutes to set up and sound check
  • 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?
    For events after midnight we charge an additional £120 per hour. For events requiring us to arrive earlier in the day, please get in touch to discuss your requirements
  • What are the forms of payment?
    Payment is via bank transfer. We require a £50 deposit at the time of booking with the balance due 14 days prior to the event

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