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Articles on Wedding Reception Entertainment
Is the phrase "Hire Band for Wedding" still in your diary's to-do list? If so, we've written a series of articles that are designed to help you do just that. We realise that as Brides and Grooms you may never have had experience of hiring musicians before. Read on to discover some of the tricks and pitfalls of the wedding music business.
Hiring Bands and Musicians
Booking Wedding Reception Entertainment via an Agency - What are Agencies and how can they help you? Also help on the potential problems with agents.
How much does a Live Function Band Cost? - A couple of rules of thumb. These might give you a good hint as to the sorts of quotes that most musicians and bands will come back to you with.
How to Hire Wedding Musicians, What to pay for and Contracts - A list of questions to ask potential performers and how to spot unreasonable charges.
Questions for a Wedding Reception Venue - A list of questions to ask potential venues about music and bands performing on their premises. Learn to spot potential problems early.
Minimum Room Size for a Large Live Band to Play In - Some considerations for a comfortable evening's entertainment.
How to Hire a DJ - Some tips on hiring a good DJ for the evening reception.
Sound Limiters - Protecting the neighbours or limiting your fun? What a sound limiter means for your band or DJ.
Public Liability Insurance and PAT (Portable Appliance Tested) Equipment - "Yawn, Sorry, What?" Why this is all very necessary for your chosen performers.
Wedding Reception Timings and Music - Some tips on making the evening run smoothly.
Ceremony Music and First Dance Ideas
Wedding Music - Editing Shorter Versions of Entrance Music - A service that Rubber Soul is currently in the process of setting up. See if it could help you.
Wedding Reception Ideas: Need Suggestions for a First Dance at a Wedding? - The top 200 wedding first dance songs in November 2008.
We'll be adding more articles as they are written, so check back soon.
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