Hi all! I need a little advice... We are thinking of wedding entertainment, and while we love the idea of a swing band playing great 1950's music I don't think our budget will stretch to the £900 plus.... We are considering having a DJ and asking him to play our kind of music, with a few usual DJ tracks thrown in to mix things up. I am worried it won't have the same sound... Has anyone else done something similar, if so how did it go? TA XX
You have probably looked already, but I found my band here https://www.entertainment-nation.co.uk/wedding-bands?cat=bands&sub_cat=vintage-styled-bands&gclid=Cj0KCQiAuP7UBRDiARIsAFpxiRIPn-lHtqAcvgSamh8VinwbZ-EpcV2gyKKXKgXIK0_Q8cDlRItaLq4aAsNgEALw_wcB and they were very reasonably priced! xx
Mad sheep entertainment in lincs have a lot of Jive Bunny if that floats your boat?
That link is so long because I editted the search criteria depending on your requirements, the website is www.entertainment-nation.co.uk xx
We wanted a ceilidh band along with a DJ but we were advised that the venue wasn't big enough for both. We needed up with a DJ who did the ceilidh calling. I was worried it wouldn't be the same but it made no difference whatsoever. We all enjoyed it just the same.
I run a mobile disco company, and for a wedding we did in December we did a consult before the day to plan out their own playlist, they had a massive range of music form Michael buble to songs from suicide squad! If you find the right DJ they will do whatever you need to make the music memorable and be about you two xx
We had a dj who asked for a playlist and basically stuck to that for most of the night- it was great as most of our friends listen to heavy rock which few djs would play by choice so we got to throw in tracks no one would normally have at a wedding but which filled our dance floor!
If you are really set on a band, you could maybe try some university groups?