Live Band for Wedding
Are you planning for your most important moment of your life? Would you like to have a wedding that is memorable and unforgettable that would able to let the wedding guest enjoy the special moment of your life?
You may consider plan for special venue, piece by piece, step by step in details, such as food, catering company, restaurant, wedding planner, invitee guest, morning and evening reception, theme for your wedding, emcee, photography, videography and last but not least, the live music that would complete the wedding. Wedding live band not only started to get popular in Western country, but also consider mandatory for most of the wedding in Singapore and Malaysia nowadays.
There is little consideration you need to decide for hiring wedding live band Singapore:
How Big the Live Band will be needed for the wedding?
Normally the live band is consists of number of pieces. Number of musicians are also form how big is the live band. Considering lead singer, backing singers, saxophone, pianist, drummer, guitarist and etc consider different piece. A band play soul can be consists of 4-10 pieces, R&B music band contain 3-6 pieces, jazz would be between 2 – 6 pieces. There are no fix rules for number of pieces.
The size of the venue?
It is recommended to pay a visit to the venue before considering live band performance. Is there an appropriate place for the live performance? Is there a stage available at the venue? Is the lighting sufficient or well suited for your wedding theme? Do you require dance-floor for the wedding? Will the band have enough time to be served and well prepare for the wedding schedule? Is there any rest place for band for resting and to setup the equipment before the starts of the performance? Does the venue have any limitation in terms of the performance time? All this would be taken in to consideration especially on how big the band is.
Number of invited guest
Again, there is no fix rules. For guest normally less than 100, 2 – 3 pieces of live band are sufficient. For guest between 100 – 150, maybe 3 – 4 pieces of live band. Or for 150 – 200 guest, 5 pieces of live band. And for very large parties, you can have more than 5 pieces with a larger venue and great added sound system as well. Please note that the suggestion above are solely for indication purpose. You might not need to follow the example above. Sometimes, the hiring of live band also depends on the type of music that match back to your wedding themes.
Budget to hire live band
Last but not least, the most important factor to hire live band are the budget. It is unquestionable that choosing a professional band with proven track record and higher popularity is not come in cheap. You may also consider hiring famous super star for your wedding. But nevertheless need not to rob the bank for this purpose.
The charges that come from different live band can have big variation especially need to consider the venue of the live band that require traveling fees and other accommodation cost as well. Contact a few entertainment agents for advice and make comparison. Seek for more advice and recommendation would definitely help on choosing the right band for your special day.