FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We understand that planning an event is difficult and you'll no doubt have questions regarding our acts and services. Some questions we get asked more than others, so we've listed the most popular ones here to hopefully help provide you with the answers you're looking for. If your question isn't listed below please feel free to contact us seperately.
1). How much DO YOU CHARGE?
There are a lot of variables that are taken into consideration, for example, travel, times, size of band, etc, so every event is priced on an individual basis. Please contact us for a quote.
2). DO I NEED TO PAY A DEPOSIT?
We require a 20% deposit at the time of booking, with the balance due 48 hours before the performance. In some circumstances a deposit plus a purchase order for the balance will be acceptable for a corporate booking.
3). How LONG DO YOU PLAY FOR?
We can adapt this to your requirements. Most clients prefer one of two options, either 1 x 45 minute set and 1 x 60 minute set, or, 3 x 40 minute sets.
4). CAN YOU PLAY CD/MP3 BACKGROUND MUSIC BETWEEN SETS?
Yes absolutely. We play a preset playlist from an iPod for up to an hour before, between sets, and half an hour after we've played. This can be extended if needed. Also, you're free to provide your own iPod with songs of your choice. We will provide the necessary cables to plug it into our PA system.
5). OUR VENUE HAS A NOISE LIMITER, IS THE BAND LOUD?
We work with the venue to obtain the desired volume level. We do also have the facility to run completely electric (drums for example) so it's possible to have that full band sound......quietly.
6). DOES YOUR REPERTOIRE COVER ALL TASTES?
We have an ever increasing repertoire ranging from Aretha Franklin through to Jessie J. Coupled with the songs from our theme shows there should be something for everyone. We're experienced in creating engaging sets with songs that work! If you'd like your event weighted towards a particular style, for example chart hits, then please ask us and we'll see if we can tailor something for you.
7). How much space do you require?
As a guide, for the 5 piece lineup we require a minimum area of 5 metres wide by 3.5 metres deep. Our standard PA system (enough for 250) will fit within this area too. For larger events please contact us to discuss your requirements.
8). HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE YOU TO SETUP?
A minimum of 1 hour 30 minutes is required before the performance to setup and soundcheck. Please take into account any access provisions, or barriers which may delay the setup - for example flights of stairs or no vehicle access near the performance area.
9). IS YOUR EQUIPMENT PAT TESTED?
Yes all of our electrical equipment is annually PAT tested and we have certificates for presentation should you require them.
10). WHAT AUDIENCE/ROOM SIZE DOES YOUR PA CATER FOR?
Our standard included PA system will cater for up to 500 people in a typical indoor function room.. We have equipment to cover audiences of up to 2,000 people outdoors but this incurs extra costs! Please let us know your audience size and we will tailor a system for you.
11). HOW MUCH POWER DO YOU NEED?
Ideally, 4 x 13 amp sockets near the performance area for our standard 5 piece setup.
12). HOW FAR CAN YOU TRAVEL?
We're based in Cornwall however there are no restrictions on the distance we can travel, even internationally. Let us know where your event is and we can tailor quote accordingly.
13). CAN YOU PLAY OUTSIDE?
Of course! All we ask is that our performance area is covered, with sides, in the event of bad weather. PA systems often need to be larger when outdoors so please let us know how many people you'll be expecting.
14). MY EVENT ISN'T UNTIL NEXT YEAR, DO I NEED TO BOOK NOW?
We are already taking bookings for next year so to avoid disappointment the sooner you can book your date the better. Plus, it's one thing less to do later on :)
15). CAN WE COME AND WATCH YOU?
Nearly all of our gigs are for private events, however we do sometimes perform locally to showcase our services, so these would be ideal opportunities for you to come and see us. If you like our page on Facebook then we can keep you updated as to when these events are.