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If this your first time to book musicians, we understand you have lots of questions. Below you can find a list of the most common questions about booking our music. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please do contact us.
What am I paying for when I book musicians?
- Professional musicians
- Professional instruments
- Production and sound equipment
- Rehearsal time
- Travel time to and from your event
- Physical labor to set up and break down equipment
- Years of practice and training to polish our skill
- Our brand
- Liability insurance
What is the standard time musicians play?
Concerts are generally an hour. Dinner music or background music is normally one to two hours, but can be longer depending upon the event. Memorial services are generally up to an hour. If they include a reception afterwards, they are generally two hours. Wedding ceremonies are generally up to an hour. Wedding ceremonies and cocktail hour are usually up to two hours. All of these can vary, but these are standard.
Is there a minimum or maximum amount of time I can book musicians?
You can book us for as little at one song, but we do have a minimum charge. We can play for up to 4 hours.
Why should I book you?
Anyone can say that they’re a musician and set up a website or Facebook page advertising their services. But it is difficult to determine their professionalism and skill level. We have the references, reviews, training and experience that set us apart as premium professional musicians. We will to listen to your needs, respect your budget and determine the best live music options for your event.
What types of events do you play for?
- cocktail hours
- concerts (private & public)
- corporate events
- dinner receptions
- holiday celebrations
- memorial services/life celebrations
- private parties
- rehearsal dinners
- senior community events
- vow renewals
- wedding ceremonies (including LGBTQ weddings & second weddings)
- and more
How long in advance do I need to book musicians?
Six months is ideal. But, we understand that for some events, like memorial services or celebrations of life, there is very short notice. We understand this and will do everything to accommodate last minute bookings. Even if you have special musical requests, it doesn’t take us long to learn new music, so just let us know your event date, and we’ll try to get there for you!
How do I confirm my event date?
If you would like to book us, we will get the details from you and then send you a booking agreement with full terms and conditions. You will then signed and return it electronically. A deposit will be also be required. We will send you an invoice with payment details.
Are there any hidden fees?
Once we come to an agreement on your rate, it will not increase. There may be extra fees for mileage, special song requests, etc., but you will be aware of these before you sign your booking agreement.
How long can I book you to play?
We can play for up to 4 hours. If we’re booked more than an hour, we may take short break every hour or two.
How long does it take you to set up?
We have a very simple set-up, so it only takes us about 15 minutes to set up.
Can you play my special request?
We can arrange and perform almost anything, even with very short notice, if necessary. That being said, some music isn’t well-suited to our instruments so might not be a great fit. Please note, there may be an arrangement fee. Just let us know what you have in mind!
Can I choose the set list?
For wedding ceremonies, we suggest that couples choose a song for the bridal party processional, the bride’s processional and the recessional. For other events, you are welcome to choose the style you’d like and we can select the actual songs.
What will you wear when you perform?
You can request we wear certain attire during the booking process. You can determine how formal you would like us dressed and in what colors.
Do you require that I provide meals and drinks?
No. We do not ask you to provide any food or drink for us during our performances.
When will you arrive on the day of my event?
We generally arrive 15-45 minutes before we begin playing.
My venue doesn’t allow amplified music. Can you play without amplification?
Absolutely! With our instruments, we can play either amplified or not.
My venue has its own sound system. Can you plug into their system?
Sure! We have a variety of cables we bring with us, so we should be able to plug into your venue’s system when it would be beneficial.
I’m not sure if there will be power near where we’d like you to set up. Will you need power?
We actually have a battery-powered amp, so even if there is no power close by, we should be fine.