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Hireaband Survey Giveaway 2
Published Jun 24, 2024
Hireaband's Survey Giveaway - Terms & Conditions Your chance to win a £50 Amazon Voucher in our monthly draw! Click to read more …
22 Best Wedding Bands in Scotland
Published Feb 9, 2024
The 24 Best Wedding Bands in Scotland 2024 According to our customers, this is the definitive list of the 24 best wedding bands in Scotland.To make it even more useful, we’ve summarised the options each band offers so you can scroll through and click on the band that appeals to you most. Click to read more …
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Published Aug 21, 2023
Hireaband's Scottish Wedding Show Giveaway Make an enquiry with the Hireaband Team at The Scottish Wedding Show to be entered into our giveaway for a chance to win either a saxophonist or piper for your wedding day! Click to read more …
Published Jun 8, 2023
West Kilbride, Ayrshire's Wedding Village? We've packed our bags and moved (up the road!) to a brand new office in the heart of West Kilbride, nestled among some other outstanding wedding suppliers - Opus Couture & Aye Do!After 10 amazing years in the village, we've now set up shop on the other end of the main street, right where the wedding magic happens. Click to read more …
25th Anniversary Blog
Published Mar 15, 2023
Hireaband will be 25 years old next year. What advice would I give myself if I could? I started Hireaband as a fresh faced, wet behind the ears 33 year old wedding singer back in 1999. Click to read more …
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Published Feb 28, 2023
Wedding Music Trends in 2024 Wedding trends are always changing. Click to read more …
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Published Jan 31, 2023
5 Insider tips for saving money on wedding entertainment 5 Top tips on getting the best value from your entertainment budget1 Be a talent spotter New bands will be keen to fill their diaries. Click to read more …
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Published May 10, 2022
7 Things you should expect from your wedding band (and one thing some bands don't want you to know). The entertainment at your wedding is a huge part of what makes your big day fizz or flop. Click to read more …
Classic Noir
Published Feb 3, 2022
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - Classic Noir Classic Noir are one of a select group of Scottish wedding bands to have reached legendary status. Click to read more …
Rollin Drones
Published Jan 27, 2022
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - Rollin Drones Rollin Drones are the spirit and essence of Scotland - in a band! Click to read more …
The Kilts
Published Jan 18, 2022
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - The Kilts Having a wedding in Scotland and haven't yet booked The Kilts to provide the entertainment? Click to read more …
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Published Jan 13, 2022
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - Sultans of Fling They're young, talented, energetic and possibly Scotland's favourite wedding ceilidh band. Click to read more …
Pinnacle
Published Dec 13, 2021
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - Pinnacle The concept is simple. Click to read more …
SHEB Glasgows favourite wedding band
Published Dec 7, 2021
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - SHEB Lots of couples have the good sense to book SHEB for their wedding in Scotland. Click to read more …
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Published Nov 30, 2021
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - The Shakers The Shakers are one of those Scottish wedding bands that tick all the boxes; fantastic male and female vocals, an enviable reputation for creating fabulous events, oh and did we mention live sax from one of the best sax players in the UK? Click to read more …
Cassien
Published Nov 23, 2021
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - Cassien When a band ticks as many boxes as Cassien, it shouldn't be surprising to learn that they're very much in demand. Click to read more …
Chart Society
Published Nov 19, 2021
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - Chart Society We love having Chart Society, one of Scotland's best wedding and events bands, on the roster. Click to read more …
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Published Nov 16, 2021
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - Sneaky Treacle If you really want to know what performing in a wedding band is really like, it makes sense to ask the one band that performs at more weddings every year than any other band in Scotland. Click to read more …
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Published Nov 12, 2021
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - The Freshtones So what's it really like performing in a succesful Scottish wedding band? Click to read more …
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Published Nov 8, 2021
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - The Trueloves The Trueloves have establshed themselves as one of the most in demand wedding and events bands in Scotland.In only a few years they've gone from new kids on the block to big name veterans of hundreds of weddings and some really high profile corporate events and parties. Click to read more …
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Published Nov 2, 2021
Get to Know the Best Bands in Scotland - KC & the Nightshift We thought it would be a nice idea for people who have already booked or are thinking of booking one of the bands we represent to get to know them a bit better. Click to read more …
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Published Oct 13, 2021
We're Back with a Bang! Just in case you haven’t noticed, things have been a bit weird since March 2020. Click to read more …
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Published Sep 28, 2020
There's More to Succesful Events Than Entertainment. Crazy, But True! Even though we think (of course) that the most important aspect of any event is the entertainment, it has to be acknowledged that there are many other events professionals out there that contribute massively to the success of your event.At the time of writing this blog - September 2020 - the UK events industry is effectively on hold. Click to read more …
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Published Apr 21, 2020
Coronavirus Support for our Clients and Entertainers We’ve been looking after entertainers and the people and companies that book them since 1999. Click to read more …
Bridezilla
Published Feb 17, 2020
How Not to Ruin Your Wedding Reception; 12 Essential Do's & Don'ts. I’m guessing this is probably the first time you’ve ever considered booking a band and indeed the first time you’ve ever got married? Click to read more …
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Published Dec 4, 2019
The Truth about Corporate Gigs and How to Get Them. Many bands dream about getting on the corporate gig circuit, performing an easy short set in swanky venues for a suitcase load of cash. Click to read more …
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Published Nov 27, 2019
Secret Band Black Friday Sale This Black Friday some of Scotland’s best and busiest wedding bands are offering significant discounts on their performance fees for events in 2020. Click to read more …
Published Nov 22, 2019
A Week in the Life of an Entertainment Agency Over the years I’ve had many conversations with people who ask what I do for a living. Click to read more …
Buying a car is like hiring a band
Published Mar 28, 2019
Why entertainment agencies are like car dealers and why that’s a good thing. Sometimes. I’m currently going through the process of buying a car with my older daughter. Click to read more …
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Published Feb 19, 2019
Why Do Musicians Need Specialist Insurance At Hireaband, helping musicians regularly play live is one of our top priorities. Click to read more …
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Published Feb 4, 2019
What goes into filming a new wedding band video? And Why Do We Go To All The Bother?At Hireaband we take pride in making sure that our bands have only the best promotional videos that show them off in not only their best light, but also are a true reflection of how they are in a live environment. Click to read more …
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Published Jan 21, 2019
Hospitality Staff v Entertainers; We can work it out! You've just driven miles in your van to get to the gig, you've had to unload over a ton of gear and carry it up three flights of stairs because the lifts are for guests only. Click to read more …
High Five Bride and Groom
Published Jan 9, 2019
6 Essential Wedding Entertainment Hacks A wedding, for most couples, is a series of firsts. Click to read more …
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Published Jan 9, 2019
Hottest Wedding Bands To Look Out For in 2019 With so many bands to choose from we have complied a list of a few of the most exciting bands performing across the country in 2019. Click to read more …
The RDs Wedding Band
Published Dec 28, 2018
Why Are There So Many Wedding Bands in Glasgow? At first this may seem like a dumb question; why are there so many wedding bands in Glasgow? Click to read more …
Elwood Wedding Bands Edinburgh
Published Jul 23, 2018
Looking for Rehearsal Space? Book Your Next Band Practice Online With Rehearsal Booker. Click to read more …
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Published May 30, 2018
Using Video to Promote your Band Using Video to Promote Your BandIt’s never been quicker, cheaper or easier to use video to promote your band or act. Click to read more …
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Published Dec 19, 2017
The 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Hiring A Wedding Band or DJ Hi I'm Lisa Cotton, the joint founder and Managing Director of Hireaband. Click to read more …
Wedding Bands Scotland Classic Noir
Published Dec 14, 2017
The Top 7 Tips For Getting The Best From A Wedding Band Showcase Wedding Band Showcases. Click to read more …
How to choose your first dance song
Published Dec 1, 2017
How to choose your first dance song How to choose your first dance song. Click to read more …
Empty Hall
Published Jan 23, 2017
What to do if your wedding band lets you down The level of panic you feel will depend on just two things; how near to your wedding date are you and did you book the band direct or via a reputable agency? Click to read more …
Festival Mumford Style Weddings
Published Nov 1, 2016
Festival Style Weddings with a Mumford & Sons Vibe - Getting the Music Right Give your wedding a festival flavour with the best folk/rock/pop bands in the country. Click to read more …
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Published Oct 27, 2016
Wedding Bands - LIVE! Getting married in the Midlands? Click to read more …
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Published Jul 27, 2016
Our Bands Don't Just Perform At Weddings! Our Bands Don’t Just Perform at Weddings! Click to read more …
How to use Hireaband
Published Jun 3, 2016
How to get the best out of the new Hireaband web site The new Hireaband web site has been designed to make finding great bands and acts in your local area simple, fast and easy. Click to read more …
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Published Jul 17, 2015
SouthWest - The Super Hot Wedding Band Everybody Is Raving About Meet the super-hot wedding band that have previous clients raving about them! Click to read more …
Wedding Dancing
Published Jul 17, 2015
Wedding Bands For 2016 at 2015 Prices Take advantage of great bands who have not yet put their prices up for 2016! Click to read more …
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Published May 21, 2015
What is good wedding entertainment? There are two questions here; How do you define good wedding entertainment and what are examples of good wedding entertainment? Click to read more …
The Luan Effect
Published Oct 22, 2014
Thinking about Aberdeen wedding bands? Let's talk about what's involved in hiring a Ceilidh band. Thinking about Aberdeen wedding bands? Click to read more …
Trending
Published Oct 6, 2014
What's Trending In The World Of Wedding Entertainment Look Who's Coming To The Wedding!One of the most memorable aspects of your big day will undoubtedly be your choice of entertainment. Click to read more …
Published Aug 21, 2014
The Cream Tease At Top London Casino We are pleased to announce that the incredebly talented Cream Tease Burlesque Act are performing at the London Hippodrome Casino this weekend. Click to read more …
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Published Aug 5, 2014
Can anyone recommend a good wedding band? The Hireaband How to guide to hiring musical acts for your wedding. Click to read more …
Published Jul 30, 2014
Wedding Entertainment Ideas and Consideration Things you need to consider before you start looking for your evening wedding entertainment? Click to read more …
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Published Jul 30, 2014
Wedding Entertainment Ideas Things you need to consider before you start looking for your evening wedding entertainment? Click to read more …
Published Mar 2, 2014
80s Tribute Act From London Have you ever wanted to party like it was the 1980s again? Click to read more …
Published Feb 27, 2014
Jazz & Classical Pianist - Jon Spaynol New to Hireaband is this hugely talented musician - Jon Spaynol. Click to read more …
Published Feb 26, 2014
New London Jazz Group We are really pleased to bring on board this talented London Jazz Group. Click to read more …
Published Feb 26, 2014
New Vintage Swing Band - Red Roosters New to the London Scene is this fantastically talented Vintage Swing Band. Click to read more …
Published Feb 18, 2014
London Wedding Harpist If you are looking for a Harpist for a wedding ceremony then Allie Robertson can provide her incredible talent at your ceremony or reception She has some of the most impressive credentials in the Scottish harp world. Click to read more …
Published Feb 14, 2014
Get Ready For The Rush!! There's a brand new band on the North West function scene and they're about to shake a few things up! Click to read more …
Published Feb 12, 2014
New London Pop & Soul Band - Soulshine If you are looking for one of the most experienced and talented Soul and Motown Wedding Band's around then this new act could be the one for you. Click to read more …
Published Feb 11, 2014
London Wedding Bands Trying to find the best wedding bands in London can be a real mine field. Click to read more …
Published Feb 7, 2014
New London Based Jazz Trio If your event is looking for a smooth jazz act then 3Style Jazz Trio have all the bases covered. Click to read more …
Published Feb 6, 2014
London Gospel Choir Join Hireaband If you are looking for a great Gospel Choir in London or even Nationwide, then the CK Gospel Choir can help. Click to read more …
Published Jan 28, 2014
Love Is In The Air Hire a Band West Midlands is well and truly up and running; we seem to have launched just as lots of couples are starting to plan for their wedding entertainment and the enquiries are coming in like confetti on the big day. Click to read more …
Published Dec 18, 2013
The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Joins Hireaband There are very few acts in the World that are as popular as Bon Jovi, and now we are pleased to have on board with us, the Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Act. Click to read more …
Published Dec 10, 2013
High Praise for Frank Sinatra Tribute Last week we had one of the country’s finest Frank Sinatra tributes out to perform at a very special event. Click to read more …
Published Dec 9, 2013
Female Solo Act From London We are pleased to present Nina Bromham to the Hireaband Roster. Click to read more …
Published Dec 9, 2013
London Based Jazz Trio If you are looking for a jazz trio in London, then The Oliver Hopkins Trio have it covered. Click to read more …
Published Dec 6, 2013
New Act: Session One Introducing... Click to read more …
Published Dec 4, 2013
New Act - Val Boyers If you're looking for wedding daytime entertainment in the North of England to impress your guests with then you may well have found it right here. Click to read more …
Published Dec 2, 2013
New Act: Face In The Crowd Looking for a fresh and modern covers band in London? Click to read more …
Published Nov 27, 2013
VOWS Awards 2013 The VOWS Awards 2013 were held in the fantastic surroundings of The Edinburgh Corn Exchange on the evening of Monday the 25th November. Click to read more …
Published Nov 20, 2013
The Larks Fly In To Join The Hire A Band Ranks! The thing with acoustic acts, duos & trios, is that they really must demonstrate the ability to truly connect with one other and sometimes that only comes from experience. Click to read more …
Published Nov 19, 2013
Wedding Band Showcase in Scotland So, another showcase over and a new one to promote. Click to read more …
Published Nov 11, 2013
New Act: Senator Sauce Hireaband is pleased to present Senator Sauce.. Click to read more …
Published Nov 8, 2013
New Act: Taylor Chase Acoustic Duos of this quality can be hard to come by. Click to read more …
Published Nov 7, 2013
London Magic Looking for something a little extra special for your Wedding, Corporate event or even just a party? Click to read more …
Published Aug 20, 2013
Diego Wedding Band Join Hire A Band Just when you think that there can't possibly be any more great wedding bands out there, along comes a band like Diego and proves you wrong. Click to read more …
Published Jun 26, 2013
Glasgow Wedding Band Make A Name For Themselves DMS, the latest and one of the greatest Glasgow wedding bands to grace the Hire A Band web site and roster. Click to read more …
Published Jun 13, 2013
Don't Gamble With Your Wedding Entertainment Getting the entertainment right for your wedding day is essential. Click to read more …
Published May 31, 2013
London Calling It's been a smashing day here at Hire A Band towers. Click to read more …
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Published May 27, 2013
The Wedding Band Checklist - Eleven Essential Questions To Ask Your Band. No other aspect of your wedding day has more of an influence on the outcome than great entertainment. Click to read more …
Published Apr 26, 2013
Strange Bru, The Glasgow Wedding Band With Real Fizz Hireaband wedding band showcases are a great way for couples to get up close and personal with a hand picked selection of the finest bands the nation has to offer. Click to read more …
Published Mar 14, 2013
Real Easy Add New Video Real Easy, one of the finest wedding bands in Scotland, have added new video to the Hireaband web site. Click to read more …
Published Feb 16, 2013
Thank You! Thank You! Click to read more …
Published Jan 25, 2013
The Ayrshire Wedding Band Showcase As I'm writing this blog on Robert Burns birthday it seems fitting that it's is about our Ayrshire Wedding Band Showcase which is being held on the evening of Wednesday the 13th February at The Seamill Hydro. Click to read more …
Published Jan 4, 2013
Scotland's biggest and best wedding band showcase Hireaband invented wedding band showcases back in the very early 90's. Click to read more …
Published Dec 27, 2012
Who Knew Nottingham had this much talent? Not that we're disparaging the fine city of Nottingham in any way, in fact we know the city very well, but boy were we surprised and delighted when we were approached by this Nottingham based acoustic duo for representation. Click to read more …
Published Dec 13, 2012
What is a Wedding Band Showcase Anyway? Last year (November 2012) saw our first wedding band showcase outside Scotland. Click to read more …
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Published Dec 6, 2012
All Things Bagpipes From Solo Pipers to an entire Pipe Band - we can supply them all! Click to read more …
Published Nov 27, 2012
Funky Bumpers join Hireaband We're proud as punch to announce our appointment to possibly the biggest name in wedding and function entertainment in Scotland - the very wonderful Funky Bumpers. Click to read more …
Published Nov 21, 2012
Jazz and Swing Bands in England We've gone a bit jazz mad here at Hireaband Towers this week, with three new swing and jazz bands added to the roster plus a band we just can't classify. Click to read more …
Published Nov 19, 2012
James Bond and the Skyfall effect To be honest, most guys I know are fed up with Daniel "six pack" Craig and his chiselled good looks. Click to read more …
Published Nov 19, 2012
Britain's Got Talent's Edward Reid joins Hireaband We have to watch all the talent shows - it's part of the job description here at Hireaband. Click to read more …
Published Nov 15, 2012
A swinging new Vintage style band on the books It's been a hectic week at Hireaband Towers with a lot of new bands getting in touch looking for representation. Click to read more …
Published Nov 15, 2012
Weddings in Berkshire If you're getting married in Berkshire, you're spoiled for choice when it comes to venues. Click to read more …
Published Nov 14, 2012
The Copycats join Hireaband We're pleased to announce that well known Scottish wedding party band, The CopyCats have appointed Hireaband as their booking agents. Click to read more …
Published Oct 24, 2012
The Hireaband "How To" guide to hiring musical acts for your wedding. Popular bands book out first, so if you’re getting married in the spring or summer, start thinking about the entertainment for your wedding 12 – 18 months in advance. Click to read more …
Fingers Crossed
Published Aug 24, 2012
Is this the best way to ensure your band turns up? Revealed! Click to read more …
Published Aug 16, 2012
Get Your Wedding Band Free! That's right - just by hiring your band through us, you'll automatically be entered in to our draw which will be made in December with the help of our friends at The Scottish Wedding Directory. Click to read more …
Published Jul 23, 2012
Hireaband Newcastle opens in August We are delighted to welcome the excellent Lee Walker on board as Director of Hireaband Newcastle. Click to read more …
Published Jul 20, 2012
New Hireaband Office for Surrey We are incredibly pleased to welcome Irving Walker to the Hireaband Network as the local entertainment expert for the Surrey area. Click to read more …
Published Jun 6, 2012
Eight Feet High join Hireaband We're delighted to welcome Eight Feet High to the Hireaband roster. Click to read more …