Frequently Asked Questions
What is your starting price?
£300 for a Soloist
What services do you offer?
Live musicians including the following options:
Three piece Band,
Four Piece Band,
Five Piece Band,
Six Piece Band,
Seven Piece Band.
What is included in the wedding package?
A booking with Talking Bird Music usually includes two one hour long live music performances but this may vary depending on what exactly you require for your event.
What style of music do you offer?
Rock 'n' Roll.
Type of musical group:
A fully live band who use no backing tracks whatsoever! Everything you hear is played by a person and not a machine!
Size of musical group:
we can provide anything from a soloist right up to a 7 piece band!
Is it possible to request something that is not in the repertoire?
Yes of course! If we have adequate notice and for a negotiable fee we are happy to learn requests outside of our current repertoire!
The Talking Bird Collective have built up a vast experience of performance in private functions over the past few years and some of the wonderful places we have performed in include Cardiff City Hall, The National Museum of Wales, The Millenium Stadium, Twycross Zoo, Arms Park Stadium,St David's Hotel and The Celtic Manor.
Do you have your own equipment?
We have entirely our own equipment and we provide everything required for us to perform as standard.
Are you able to travel?
We are happy to travel anywhere within the UK and we charge 30p per mile from Cardiff in fuel costs. We love a good road trip so anywhere in the UK is fine.
Do you cover more than one wedding a day?
Yes we are well equipped to be able to do that.
Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?
Talking Bird Music has a single manager and owner who deals with all bookings and customer relations but we have a core team of professionals who all work very closely with one another and carry out all of our performances.
How much time do you need to prepare for an act?
We usually take about one hour to set up and soundcheck our equipment.
Do you charge per hour or per event?
If needed, would you be able to work extra hours
We would be able to work additional hours but this would incur an extra fee which would need to be discussed depending on your requirements.
What are the forms of payment?
Cash or bank transfer are both fine.