Down for the Count

London

Information For Down for the Count

Down for the Count is an award-winning collective of professional musicians. We offer live band hire for all occasions – from small family weddings to huge corporate events.

Our versatile musicians perform together in a range of different line-ups and are constantly in-demand throughout the UK and internationally. We offer a huge array of band line-ups – from sophisticated jazz bands, roaming trios and string quartets to sensational 18-piece party bands.

Our various line-ups can be booked together as part of a bespoke live entertainment package – and there is nothing we love better than working with you to build a dream music package for your wedding reception, party or corporate event.

Read on to learn more about what we can offer and then drop us a line – we’d love to chat on the phone or meet up for coffee to plan unforgettable live music for your event.


Down for the Count at a Glance

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An award-winning collective of professional musicians, available in a range of line-ups for small to large weddings Best known for the Down for the Count Swing & Soul Band - a sensational wedding band with a huge repertoire of music, aimed at getting audiences of all ages up on the dancefloor Wedding ceremony music options available from a pianist to a string quartet and vocalist Great options for drinks reception entertainment - from classy jazz bands to fun roaming acoustic trios We take pride in our customer service and pay attention to detail - making sure you have the perfect live music for your special day Available throughout the UK and internationally. Top quality PA and lighting equipment included for all UK bookings.

Current Promotions

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Exclusive offer - 25% off our wedding ceremony and drinks reception packages when booking an evening party band, available on UKBride only!

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Top Wedding Tips

Don't start your party band too early after dinner - give people a chance to let their food settle and have another drink or two

Consider having your photos before the ceremony, so you get to enjoy more time after you're married with your wedding guests

Hire live music - it adds a sensational extra element to your wedding and gives guests something they will remember for years

Real Weddings

Down for the Count Real Weddings
Alisa and Will's first dance
The Real Wedding of
Ailsa and Will

Videos

Lady Marmalade | Down for the Count

Down for the Count performing Lady Marmalade LIVE in concert.

I Wanna Be Like You | Down for the Count

Down for the Count performing LIVE. Our repertoire list is aimed at audiences of all ages.

L-O-V-E | Down for the Count

Down for the Count performing the Nat 'King' Cole classic L-O-V-E LIVE. This song is a really popular choice for your first dance.

Bruno Mars Medley | Down for the Count

London's top wedding band performing a Bruno Mars Medley. Many of our songs are orchestrated as medleys with seamless transitions between songs.

Twistin' the Night Away | Down for the Count

Down for the Count performing Twistin' the Night Away LIVE

Motown Medley | Down for the Count

London's top wedding band perform a Motown Medley. Many of our songs are arranged in medleys, keeping guests on your dancefloor for longer.

Awards

Bridebook Wedding Awards - National Winner
Bridebook Wedding Awards - National Winner
UK Wedding Awards - National Finalists
UK Wedding Awards - National Finalists
The Wedding Industry Awards - Regional Finalist
The Wedding Industry Awards - Regional Finalist

Accreditations

UKbride Approved Supplier
UKbride Approved Supplier

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Acre House, 11/15 William Road, London, Greater London, NW1 3ER

Down for the Count

  • Acre House
  • 11/15 William Road
  • London
  • Greater London
  • NW1 3ER
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Key Person

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Mike Paul-Smith

Our band leader and company director Mike Paul-Smith has over 14 years experience at delivering live musical entertainment at wedding receptions and corporate events.