What type of live band should I have at my wedding?

Written by    Last updated: August 11, 2015

Having a live band at your wedding can create a really fantastic atmosphere and help to make your big day even more special. There are so many fantastic bands out there, the problem is – how do you choose one?!

Tailored Entertainment has a massive choice of sensational live bands, in a huge range of styles from Soul/Motown, to Indie/Rock and Jazz to Vintage/Festival style as well as soloists and duos. They pride themselves on providing only the best, professional musicians for all aspects of your day – from the ceremony, to the drinks reception, to the evening party.

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Vintage/Festival-Style  Bands

Vintage Roots Wedding Band

Vintage Roots

Themed weddings can be great fun and a band that fits in with your theme can really set the scene. Are you going for a vintage feel? Why not choose a quirky vintage-style band to make your wedding truly unique. Tailored Entertainment has a number of bands, such as Vintage Roots perfect for afternoon and evening entertainment, that will bring that touch of vintage class to your day.

Festival Foxes Wedding Band

Festival Foxes


Smith & Sons Wedding Band

Smith & Sons

Is going to a festival, listening to the likes of Mumford & Sons on a hot summer day your idea of heaven? Then why not bring the festival to your wedding and get a fantastic festival headliner-style bands like Festival Foxes or  Smith & Sons to get your guests dancing all night!

Soul & Motown Bands

OJ's Soul Band Wedding Band

OJ’s Soul Band

What about creating that classic party atmosphere? You’ll probably have a big age range among your guests, so catering for everyone may seem like a challenge. Bands such as ‘OJ’s Soul Band’ play the likes of Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5 and Aretha Franklin, guaranteed to entertain guests of all ages.

Pop & Party Bands

Magic Tones Wedding Band

Magic Tones

Academy Allstars Wedding Band

Academy Allstars

Keep everyone on their feet with a fantastic party band, like The Magic Tones or Academy Allstars, who play floor-fillers guaranteed to kick start any party. Or, if pure Pop is more your thing, bring those dance-floor favourites to your big day, with bands such as LFX or Pop London.

LFX Wedding Band


Pop London Wedding Band

Pop London

Jazz and Acoustic Bands

Perhaps you want a more relaxed atmosphere, or are looking for that perfect acoustic afternoon entertainment? Tailored Entertainment has  a number of incredible pianists, guitarists and live lounge-style groups, all of whom add to the ambience of your day.

Like wedding venues, quality bands can get booked up well in advance, so start looking early! The benefits of using an agency, like Tailored Entertainment to book your band, is that if, unfortunately your favourite band is already booked, they will be able to help you find another band that meet your requirements.

Above all, they want to help you create wonderful musical memories of your wedding day – they are always available for a friendly chat, and will ensure the booking process is simple and efficient from start to finish. Their attentive booking service and very high standard of live acts has secured Tailored Entertainment’s place as a leading entertainment agency for weddings and events in the UK.

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