• Why A Swing Band Or Jazz Band At Your Wedding Is The Ultimate Accessory


    by Mel Lazarus

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    When it comes to your wedding band, you can definitely make a style statement that is a reflection of you and your love of all things retro. If you're serious about creating a truly fabulous vintage-inspired wedding, then don't settle for a bland, generic "wedding band".   Think of it like this. Your choice of band is a bit like your choice of wedding menu: You could put on a buffet to cater for all tastes, and  it would be nice, and everyone would find something to enjoy....
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  • A Bluffers Guide To Swing Bands For Weddings


    by Brad Lazarus

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      Curious about what type of swing band might be right for your wedding. Watch the video to find out more... 00:35 – Most swing bands cover music from the 1920s to the 60s 00:51 – Swing music was the dance music of its day 00:59 – People will dance to a swing band… as long as it’s a great one! 01:08 – Swing bands are perfect for vintage or other similar themed weddings 02:24 – Go for the largest band you can afford.  At least one horn player will make th...
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  • How To Find Unique Wedding Entertainment That Entertains ALL Night


    by Brad Lazarus

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    Watch this video to discover ways of finding unique wedding entertainment that lasts all night...     00:19 – Unique Wedding Reception Entertainment 00:40 – How Do You Find Unique Entertainment for the Whole Evening 00:55 – Find a Band that Will Bring a Uniqueness 01:08 – Look for a Musical Specialism 01:20 – Look for Charisma, Personality, Style, and Magnetism 01:36 – ...
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  • What Can You Expect to Have Included in Live Band Fees


    by Brad Lazarus

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    Watch this video and find out what you should expect to have included in live band fees. 00:17 – Don’t add to your ‘To-Do’ list 00:23 – The types of fees are best 00:37 – The PA sound system 00:54 – Guest numbers and size of venue and how that effects the PA 01:07 – Stage lighting and dance floor lighting 01:56 – Is staging included? 02:13 – The playing time ‘norm’ 02:23 – Why the bands flexibility is key 02:46 – Why time parameters are ...
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  • Band and DJ: Do You Need To Book Both?


    by Brad Lazarus

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    Find out the do's and don'ts of booking a band and DJ at the same time 00:06 – Band and DJ: Do You Need To Book Both? 00:21 – Is it common for a band and a DJ to be booked together? 01:30 – When you would seriously consider booking a DJ… 01:34 – Consider the start and finish times for your wedding party 01:41 – And work out the time the DJ would need to fill 02:01 – A DJ is a great option if your wedding is going on into the early hours! 02:24 – What are the alternat...
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  • 6 Tips To Get More From Your Live Wedding Band Research


    by Brad Lazarus

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    Try these helpful research tips while you're looking for a band for your wedding 00:15 - Get More From Word-Of-Mouth Recommendation 00:47 – Ask for shortlisted recommendations 01:05 - Narrow your Google search down 01:18 – Use location based keywords 01:29 – Search Google using genre based keywords 01:52 – Tap into wedding blog case studies 02:23 – Look for dedicated entertainment forum threads 02:53 – Tap into wedding directories on wedding blogs Take advantage of the F...
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  • How To Find The Right Live Band For Your Wedding


    by Brad Lazarus

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    Featured in this podcast:
    0.33 - The different types and styles of band 2.06 - The key to a genre based band that can crossover 6.00 - Should you book a band with a specialism in one or two genres 6.42 - Book a band based on the vision you have for your wedding party 7.31 - Choosing a band is a bit like choosing a solicitor 8.08 - Do you get a better standard of performance from certain bands 9.00 - What type of band is best for a full dance floor 9.37 - How can you f...
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  • Introducing…Most Entertaining Wedding Supplier 2012!


    by Fab
    posted in News

    Major excitement at MyFab HQ!

    We've just been awarded "Most Entertaining Wedding Supplier 2012" at the Ice the Cake InCREDIBLE Wedding Suppliers Awards! For those not in the know (where HAVE you been, darling??) thes...
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  • How To Avoid The 3 Biggest Band Booking Regrets


    by Fab

    Regret #1: Over planning, micromanaging and becoming unnecessarily stressed.

    We often speak to our brides and grooms when they’re just back from honeymoon and have had some head space to reflect on their big day. A surprising number comment on how well org...
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  • Top Questions To Ask The Venue Before Booking Your Band


    by Fab
    posted in Top Tips

    Believe it or not,  it's really important to get a clear picture of the experience that your wedding venue has had with bands. You’ll save yourself a heap of time, stress and disappointment if you get to the bottom of this one before booking the band (or ...
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