How much are you paying for your band (music)?

I put (music) because it sounds like I was asking about the jewelry type bands :)


If you're having a live band at your reception, how much are you paying?


TIA!

Posted on January 3, 2011 at 12:56 pm
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dfvalent
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Well, before they had to bow out because they got a cruiseline gig, we were going to pay them $1050. They're a 5 piece band and are awesome!! 

Posted on January 3, 2011 at 1:08 pm
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They normally charge $400 for 4hrs. They are friends of ours so cutting us a deal, $100, will play for 6 hrs and do the announcements, has the lighting and all the sound equipment needed.

Posted on January 3, 2011 at 1:44 pm
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760 for 6 hours :o) Such a great price! He's in Rancho :o)


Posted on January 3, 2011 at 1:45 pm
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bump

Posted on January 3, 2011 at 3:48 pm
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Are you guys talking about bands or DJs?  Those are some amazing deals if they're DJs.  I've been quoted around $8,000 for 4 hours for a band which is way too expensive.

Posted on January 3, 2011 at 4:07 pm
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$875 for DJ for 5 hours

Posted on January 3, 2011 at 4:17 pm
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Our band is $3500 for 4 hours
Posted on January 3, 2011 at 4:29 pm
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we paid $800 an hour x 4hrs $3200 +$200 for their DJ to do the in between breaks, and the hour after. Music was important to us, and this was the area we splurged on.

Posted on January 3, 2011 at 5:02 pm
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the band we're looking at is $200/hr for a 3-piece band, and I think we want to add a 4th piece, so I wouldn't imagine it would be anymore than $300/hr. We'll probably have them for about 3 hours.

Posted on January 3, 2011 at 5:56 pm
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We paid £800 ($1300) for a rocking 3-piece cover band for 2 x one hour sets and DJ service in between. Less members definitely help to save a bit -  guessing that $8000 band was some sort of orchestra! There are some good tips on how to keep the costs down for your wedding band here though might be more geared to the UK, not sure..

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 10:24 am
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 Great info bolero, Cheers x 

Posted on August 23, 2014 at 10:48 am

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