Do you wish to make your forthcoming wedding a memorable one? Do you wish to make it an event that will leave both you and your guest in a high spirit all through? Then hire a live wedding band for that wedding!
The sweet thing about wedding bands is the fact that, they have this unique way of transferring their energy to the guest via their performance. With such an energetic live band in your wedding, your guests are assured of nothing short of undiluted fun all through the duration of the event.
But however to achieve this, you have to take note of certain guidelines, These guidelines will help you get the ideal live band for your wedding.
- Scout: Hiring any live band whose contact you see on a bill or poster is the common mistake most people make. And this hasty act often results in horrible performances by bands in their weddings. Therefore it is strongly advised that you take your time to carefully scout for a wedding band that will give you and your guest that thrilling entertainment that you desire. Therefore begin your scouting months before the event proper by checking out entertainment directories and also consulting friends and family in order to get names and contacts of reputable wedding bands.
- Do background checks on them: When you have a name(s) of the recommended live bands for your wedding, your next step should involve undertaking a thorough background check on them in order to ascertain if indeed they live up to their billing. Do this by checking them out online, reviewing their videos, and reading up blogs and editorial reviews about their performance in previous musical outings.
You can further verify their liability by checking out venues of their previous outings, ask questions that will enable you to assess and determine their reputation.
- Check out their terms of agreement: After establishing their reputation, your next step should be going through their contract terms before deciding if you will eventual hire their services. Ensure that information like the band’s performance fee, set up, size, insurance cover, arrival and departure times, transportation, logistics, break time, payment method, schedules, over time fee and other necessary times are clearly spelled out in the contract terms.
Note that, at this stage, you will have to state your own terms too. Start clearly how you intend your wedding to play out, the kind of songs you want to be played, and also inquire if there will be room for special performances by you or any member of the guest.
- Make your booking: Having confirmed all the foregoing and considered it suitable for your budget and the wedding, you can then proceed to make your booking.
In conclusion, careful adherence to the aforementioned guidelines will ensure that you get the very best of live wedding band performance for your wedding.