Taylormade

PROFESSIONAL ACOUSTIC DUO

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07976 096 347

01327 700 351

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TAYLORMADE ACOUSTIC DUO FAQ's

Are Taylormade Acoustic Duo and Live Wedding Band full-time Wedding Musicians?

 

Yes, we are proud to say that not only is music our passion, but our full-time occupation. This ensures we can devote the time required to perfect our performance and assure you of professional musicianship.  

 

We offer a professional service from start to finish, The Taylormade Live Wedding Band always arrives in plenty of time to set up and conduct a full sound check to ensure the best quality sound for the room as every venue is different. We are smart, friendly & courteous at all times, and will set up discreetly, liaising with the venue to allow you to get on with enjoying your day.

 

Can you play at the Church and then also at the wedding reception venue?

 

Yes!  We are often asked to play songs at the Wedding Ceremony and then at the Reception venue.  Our Live Wedding Music Packages are built around your entire Wedding Day, however please bear in mind that we require time to set our equipment up and down at each venue.    

 

Do Taylormade Acoustic Duo use backing tracks?

 

Absolutely not! We pride ourselves on being completely live - as live music should be! All of our demo's are recorded exactly as you would hear us live, with no extra vocals, studio tricks or added guitar parts. Not every group of musicians can say this!

 

However, we do offer our Wedding Party Duo which gives the sound of a full 6 -  piece live band with live vocals and electric guitar along to backing tracks but at the cost and size of a duo!

 

How long do you need to set up?

 

Our Acoustic Duo takes around 30 minutes to set up, conduct a full sound check ready for our performance and ensure the best sound for the venue.

 

The Taylormade Live Wedding Band needs about around an hour to set up, conduct a full sound check ready for our performance and ensure the best sound for the venue.

 

If you would like us to arrive more than 45 minutes in advance of an Acoustic Duo performance, or more than an hour and a half before a Taylormade Live Band performance, we do provide an Early Set Up Service, charged hourly to cover our time.  Please contact us for details.

 

How do I book Taylormade Acoustic Duo or Live Wedding Band?

 

Its simple to book us, please contact us via any method below and we'll be very happy to discuss your requirements further. We do ask for a deposit of approximately 20% in order to save the date of your event.

 

How far do you travel?

 

We travel across the UK and would be happy to travel further abroad if you wish, we would only ask you to cover our travel expenses and accommodation if required! Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

 

Do you require electricity/can you play outdoors?

 

For our main equipment we require electricity, preferably 2 plug sockets.

We are happy to play outdoors as the Acoustic Duo, weather permitting, using our main equipment if electricity is available.  Alternatively we can use high quality battery powered amplification if required.

 

What are your payment terms?

 

Full payment is due 14 days in advance of your wedding, this is to make things easier so you don't have to worry on the day.  If you wish, you can even pay us in instalments as we recognise that every little helps when budgeting for a Wedding! Please contact us if you have any questions at all regarding payments and we'll do our best to help!

 

Do you take requests?

 

Taylormade Acoustic Duo are unique in that we are happy to learn a special song which is not on our setlist, at no extra cost and you can choose your own set list from our repertoire to ensure the music is 'tailor made' for your Wedding, Celebration or Event. If you would like us to learn more than one song, depending on current rehearsals, we may be able to do so for a small fee. Please contact us for further details.

Above: Taylormade Acoustic Duo performing for the Mayor of Milton Keynes at the Mercure Parkside House Hotel, Buckinghamshire, March 2011. We are proud to be a preferred supplier and Wedding Music to the Mercure Parkside House.

Above: Taylormade Acoustic Duo performing for the Mayor of Milton Keynes at the Mercure Parkside House Hotel, Buckinghamshire, March 2011. We are proud to be a preferred supplier and Wedding Music to the Mercure Parkside House.

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Above: Taylormade Acoustic Duo peforming at Jenna and Carl Lovett's Wedding at The National Trust's Claydon House, Buckinghamshire, April 2010. There is also a video of this performace recorded live on our Video and Setlist page.

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Above: Taylormade Acoustic Duo performing Eleanor and Steve Marriott's First Dance, 'Make You Feel My Love', at their Wedding at Alrewas Hayes, June 2011.

Right: Taylormade Acoustic Duo perfoming during Amanda and Daniel's Wedding at Mercure Parkside House, Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire, June 2012.

Can I have a CD of the songs you played on the day?

 

You are welcome to request a CD of the songs we played for you, at an additional cost.  It may even be possible to record the actual performance live, please let us know in advance if you wish us to do so.

 

Can we see you play live anywhere before we book you?

Yes! We regularly hold 'Showcase Events' and details on our next showcase can be found here: SEE US LIVE!

 

Do you have Public Liability Insurance?

 

Yes, as members of the Musician's Union, each member of Taylormade Live Wedding Band and Acoustic Duo has full Public Liability Insurance, to the value of £10 million.  

 

This is also a requirement to perform at many Wedding Venues, particularly National Trust properties and other large or valuable properties.

 

 

Above Taylormade Acoustic Duo perfoming during Amanda and Daniel's Wedding at Mercure Parkside House, Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire, June 2012.