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PartyLady Posts: 111
Hi Ladies, How much are you spending on the band? Just started looking for bands and what to ensure that I will value for money. Tips on band hunting appreciated too........... PL :wv
wishin&hoping Posts: 3666
From Previous threads that I have seen on here, you can spend as much as you like. I am spending 2300 on mine. Its a five piece. They range in price as they go from a 3 piece to a six piece. I picked mine cos they got our toes tapping right from the start. http://www.bumblebeehoney.com/
Juno Posts: 2202
Ours was 1400/1500 and our DJ was 425 on top. These are last years prices.
Superwifey Posts: 277
We had originally booked The Texas Wildcats, they were costing E2550 without dj for max of 3 hours or E2850 for the band to play for 3 hours plus dj for 2 hours. We cancelled them after encountering a few problems and have now booked a band from our locality which we are much happier with and they are only costing E1900 including band and dj.
yankiecandle Posts: 2888
band €2350 plus dj not sure how much he'll be. Wanted something a bit different. H2B hates the usual donegal wedding band music so going for a soul/funk bank.Hope their good!
Mrs Rocket Posts: 1824
€1,700 for band-playing for 3 hours €350 for dj-playing for 2 1/2 hrs
macsmissus Posts: 928
€2200 for 4 piece band to play for 3 hours, and DJ for 2 hours :wv
gwumpy Posts: 182
€1750 for 7 piece band for 3 hours and €300 for DJ for 2.5 Hours
joker Posts: 2789
2950 for band and dj... :o0
moobear Posts: 1126
Our band are €1400 to play until 12am ish & the DJ is €350 to play for two hours