The FixTheMusic Blog

Welcome to our blog — here you'll find helpful articles, research, insights, definitive guides, frequently asked questions (FAQs) and much more!

On this blog, you'll also see several posts featuring useful lists, for example The Top 20 Best Wedding Bands in the UK For 2021 (With Prices). These comprehensive lists are based on verified bookings and reviews from clients.

We aim to publish new content regularly and we hope you enjoy reading the posts below...


The 11 Best Wedding DJs for Hire in the UK (With Prices)
14 JULY 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 11 most popular wedding DJs in the UK on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022....

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The 6 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in Manchester (With Prices)
3 JULY 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 6 most popular wedding bands in Manchester on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022...

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The 6 Best Wedding DJs For Hire in London (With Prices)
25 JUNE 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 6 most popular wedding DJs for hire in London on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022...

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The 6 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in Bristol (With Prices)
17 JUNE 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 6 most popular wedding bands in Bristol on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022.

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The 8 Best Sax & DJ Groups for Hire in the UK (With Prices)
8 JUNE 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 8 most popular sax & live DJ groups in the UK on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022.

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Hiring A Bollywood Violinist For Your Wedding Reception – A Short Guide
6 MAY 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll discuss a very popular musical entertainment option at Asian weddings in the UK...hiring an acoustic or electric violinist to perform Bollywood and Indian music.

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The Top 5 Best Mariachi Bands in the UK (With Prices)
26 APRIL 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 5 most popular mariachi bands for hire in the UK on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022...

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The 9 Best Wedding Singers in the UK (With Prices)
19 APRIL 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll reveal the UK's best wedding singers available for hire, as well as some frequently asked questions that cover tips, booking advice and inspiration for your own wedding...

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The Top 9 Best Wedding Bands in Portugal For 2021 (With Prices)
15 APRIL 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 9 most popular wedding bands for hire in Portugal on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022...

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The Top 8 Brass Bands to Hire for Weddings in the UK
8 APRIL 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 8 most popular modern brass bands for weddings and events in the UK on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022.

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Garden Party Live Music Ideas – a Short Guide
25 MARCH 2021 by Adam Southall

Garden party music can be anything from a soothing string quartet or string trio, to an enlivening steel band or an exotic Mariachi band.

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The Top 14 Soul & Motown Bands in the UK For 2021 (With Prices)
14 JANUARY 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list the 14 most popular soul bands to hire for weddings in the UK on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022...

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The Top 5 Jazz Bands in London For 2021 (With Prices)
14 JANUARY 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 5 most popular jazz bands for weddings and events in London on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021...

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The Top Eleven 90s Cover Bands For Hire in the UK for 2021 (With Prices)
14 JANUARY 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 11 most popular 90s bands for hire for weddings and events in the UK on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and for 2022...

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The Top 7 Jazz Bands in Paris For 2021 (With Prices)
14 JANUARY 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 7 most popular jazz bands for weddings and events in Paris on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022...

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The Top 12 Jazz Bands For Hire in the UK For 2021 (With Prices)
14 JANUARY 2021 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 12 most popular jazz bands for weddings and events in the UK on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022.

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The Top 10 Wedding Bands in Spain For 2021 (With Prices)
14 JANUARY 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 10 most popular wedding bands for hire in Spain on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022...

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The Top 10 Best Wedding Bands in London For 2021 (With Prices)
14 JANUARY 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll reveal London's top 10 live wedding bands for hire based on the number of bookings they've received on FixTheMusic, including average prices, usual set times and booking details...

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The Top 10 Wedding Bands on the French Riviera (With Prices)
22 DECEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 10 most popular wedding bands on the French Riviera on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022...

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The Top 5 Best Wandering Bands in London For 2021 (With Prices)
15 DECEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 5 most popular wandering bands for hire in London on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022...

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The 10 Best Jazz Bands for Hire in Italy (With Prices)
9 DECEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 10 most popular jazz bands for weddings and events in Italy on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022...

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The 10 Best Jazz Bands for Hire in France For 2021 (With Prices)
9 DECEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 10 most popular jazz bands to hire for weddings and events in France on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022...

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The Top 11 Best Wedding Bands in Puglia For 2021 (With Prices)
9 DECEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 11 most popular wedding bands for hire in Puglia (Italy) on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022...

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The Top 3 Wedding Bands on the Costa Del Sol For 2021 (With Prices)
8 DECEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 3 most popular wedding bands for hire on the Costa Del Sol on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022...

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The Cost of Hiring a Wedding Band in the UK – The Definitive Guide
4 DECEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

This is a question that is frequently asked on wedding forums – how much does it cost to hire a live band for your wedding in 2021...

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The Top 9 Best Wedding Bands in Scotland (With Prices)
29 NOVEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list the 9 most popular wedding bands for hire in Scotland on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2021 and 2022.

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The Top 20 Best Wedding Bands in the UK For 2021 (With Prices)
25 NOVEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list the 10 most popular wedding bands in the UK on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022...

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The 4 Most Popular Wedding Band Trends for 2021 (With Recommended Bands)
24 NOVEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

At FixTheMusic, we’ve noticed several trends for wedding bands that have developed over the last few years. Gone are the days when an off-key vocalist would croon over dodgy backing tracks, blasting out Stevie Wonder and Abba...

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The Top 12 Best Ceilidh Bands in Scotland (With Prices)
16 NOVEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll take you through the most popular ceilidh bands in Scotland, based on confirmed bookings on our platform...

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Live Music For Micro Weddings – a Short Guide
10 NOVEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

2020 has been anything but normal – especially for those who were planning to get married this year...

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The Top 13 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in Rome, Italy (With Prices)
21 OCTOBER 2020 by Adam Southall

Rome (Italy) is home to some of the finest wedding bands for hire in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 10 Best Wedding Bands in the UK with Male & Female Vocals
7 OCTOBER 2020 by Adam Southall

The UK is home to some of the finest wedding bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 10 Best Roaming Bands in the UK (With Prices)
30 SEPTEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

The UK is home to some of the finest roaming bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 3 Best ABBA Tribute Bands in the UK (With Prices)
28 SEPTEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

The UK is home to some of the finest ABBA tribute bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 6 Best Ceilidh Bands in London (With Prices)
24 SEPTEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

London is home to some of the finest ceilidh bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 4 Best Wedding DJs for Hire in Croatia (With Prices)
1 SEPTEMBER 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 4 most popular wedding DJs in Croatia on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2020 and 2021...

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The 5 Best Wedding DJs for Hire in Portugal (With Prices)
26 AUGUST 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 5 most popular wedding DJs in Portugal on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022...

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The 6 Best Wedding DJs for Hire in Spain (With Prices)
24 AUGUST 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 6 most popular wedding DJs in Spain on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2020 and 2021...

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The 8 Best Wedding DJs for Hire in Italy (With Prices)
22 AUGUST 2020 by Adam Southall

In this blog post, we'll list out the 8 most popular wedding DJs in Italy on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2020 and 2021...

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The 8 Best Wedding DJs for Hire in France (With Prices)
7 AUGUST 2020 by Adam Southall

France is home to some of the finest wedding DJs in Europe...DJs that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 10 Best String Quartets for Hire in London (With Prices)
1 AUGUST 2020 by Adam Southall

London is home to some of the finest string quartets in Europe...groups that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 7 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in Yorkshire (With Prices)
21 JULY 2020 by Adam Southall

Yorkshire is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 5 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in Birmingham (With Prices)
20 JULY 2020 by Adam Southall

Birmingham is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 10 Best Wedding Pianists for Hire in the UK (With Prices)
14 JULY 2020 by Adam Southall

The UK is home to some of the finest wedding pianists in Europe...soloists that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 7 Best 80s Cover Bands in the UK (With Prices)
13 JULY 2020 by Adam Southall

The UK is home to some of the finest 80s cover bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 10 Best Jewish Wedding Bands for Hire in the UK (With Prices)
10 JULY 2020 by Adam Southall

The UK is home to some of the finest Jewish wedding bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings worldwide.

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The Top 10 Best String Quartets for Hire in the UK (With Prices)
6 JULY 2020 by Adam Southall

The UK is home to some of the finest string quartets in Europe...groups that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 10 Best Saxophonists for Hire in the UK (With Prices)
4 JULY 2020 by Adam Southall

The UK is home to some of the finest saxophonists in Europe...soloists that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 10 Best Acoustic Duos in the UK (With Prices)
4 JULY 2020 by Adam Southall

The UK is home to some of the finest acoustic duos in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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Hiring a Band for a Virtual Event – a Short Guide
25 JUNE 2020 by Zazie Claris

COVID-19 has impacted the world in unprecedented ways and changed our very ways of living, working and communicating...

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The Top 10 Best Ceilidh Bands in the UK With Prices
28 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

The UK is home to some of the finest ceilidh bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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Hiring a band for destination weddings in Alicante – a short guide
15 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

Alicante has always been a popular location for destination weddings. The picturesque narrow streets, coloured houses and a vibrant nightlife scene, combined with its pleasant climate...

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Hiring a band for destination weddings in Madrid – a short guide
15 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

Madrid has always been a popular location for destination weddings. The elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro...

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Hiring a band for destination weddings on the Costa del Sol – a short guide
15 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

The Costa del Sol has always been a popular location for destination weddings. This narrow coastal strip delimited by the cordillera Penibética to the north and the Mediterranean Sea...

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The Top 6 Best R&B Wedding Bands in London With Prices
15 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

Over recent years, many couples tying the knot have been looking for something a bit different for the musical entertainment on their special day...

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The Top 8 Best R&B Wedding Bands in the UK With Prices
14 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

Over recent years, many couples tying the knot have been looking for something a bit different for the musical entertainment on their special day...

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The Top 6 Best Indie Rock Wedding Bands in Kent With Prices
14 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

Over recent years, many couples tying the knot have been looking for something a bit different for the musical entertainment on their special day...

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The Top 6 Best Indie Rock Wedding Bands in Surrey With Prices
14 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

Over recent years, many couples tying the knot have been looking for something a bit different for the musical entertainment on their special day...

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The Top 6 Best Indie Rock Wedding Bands in Essex With Prices
14 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

Over recent years, many couples tying the knot have been looking for something a bit different for the musical entertainment on their special day...

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The Top 6 Best Indie Rock Wedding Bands in London With Prices
14 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

Over recent years, many couples tying the knot have been looking for something a bit different for the musical entertainment on their special day...

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The Top 12 Best Indie Rock Wedding Bands in the UK With Prices
12 MAY 2020 by Adam Southall

Over recent years, many couples tying the knot have been looking for something a bit different for the musical entertainment on their special day...

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How to hire a wedding band – the definitive guide with 29 FAQs from real couples
16 FEBRUARY 2020 by Edward Southall

I think you’ll agree that finding a band for your wedding is one of the hardest parts of wedding planning...

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The 10 Best Wedding Bands in Sussex For 2020 (With Prices)
10 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Sussex is home to some of the finest cover bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 10 Best Wedding Bands in Buckinghamshire For 2020 (With Prices)
10 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Buckinghamshire is home to some of the finest cover bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 10 Best Wedding Bands in Berkshire For 2020 (With Prices)
10 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Berkshire is home to some of the finest cover bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 10 Best Wedding Bands in Hertfordshire For 2020 (With Prices)
10 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Hertfordshire is home to some of the finest cover bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 10 Best Wedding Bands in Kent For 2020 (With Prices)
10 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Kent is home to some of the finest cover bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 10 Best Wedding Bands in Surrey For 2020 (With Prices)
10 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Surrey is home to some of the finest cover bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 6 Best Wedding Bands for hire in Swansea for 2020 (With Prices)
8 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Swansea is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 6 Best Wedding Bands for hire in Cardiff for 2020 (With Prices)
8 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Cardiff is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 6 Best Wedding Bands for hire in South Wales for 2020 (With Prices)
8 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

South Wales is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 5 Best Wedding Bands for hire in Cheltenham for 2020 (With Prices)
8 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Cheltenham is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 5 Best Wedding Bands for hire in Somerset for 2020 (With Prices)
8 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Somerset is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 5 Best Wedding Bands for hire in Swindon for 2020 (With Prices)
8 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Swindon is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 5 Best Wedding Bands for hire in Bath for 2020 (With Prices)
8 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Bath is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 5 Best Wedding Bands for hire in Gloucestershire for 2020 (With Prices)
8 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Gloucestershire is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The 5 Best Wedding Bands for hire in Devon for 2020 (With Prices)
8 NOVEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Devon is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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12 Best Alternative First Dance Songs for Weddings
31 October 2019 by Zazie Claris

Tired of hearing the same old first dance songs? Had enough of Ed Sheeran? We’ve got the perfect list for you...

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How to hire a band for New Year's Eve
30 OCTOBER 2019 by Edward Southall

Since 2016, we at FixTheMusic have provided bands for hundreds of New Year’s Eve events each year. With that special time of year fast approaching...

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The Top 4 Best Jazz Bands for hire in Tuscany For 2020 (With Prices)
21 October 2019 by Adam Southall

Tuscany (Italy) is home to some of the finest jazz and swing bands for hire in Europe...

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The Top 5 Best Wedding Bands for hire in Bordeaux for 2020 (With Prices)
17 October 2019 by Adam Southall

Bordeaux is home to some of the finest wedding bands for hire in Europe...

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The Top 10 Best Wedding Bands in Tuscany (With Prices)
7 OCTOBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Tuscany is home to some of the finest cover bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings....

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Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) – A Guide For Musicians
5 OCTOBER 2019 by Adam Southall

At FixTheMusic we take the safety of our musicians very seriously...

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Wedding Entertainment at Château de Saint-Martory, France (With Prices)
1 OCTOBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Château de Saint-Martory in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France is one of the most prestigious and popular wedding venues in France...

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The 4 Most Popular Wedding Band Trends for 2020
28 SEPTEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Over the years at FixTheMusic, we have provided musical entertainment for several thousand weddings...

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Public Liability Insurance for UK Musicians and Bands
26 SEPTEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Public liability insurance provides protection from the financial consequences of legal action and compensation claims...

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Hiring a band for destination weddings in Italy – a short guide (September 2019)
22 SEPTEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Italy is increasingly becoming a destination wedding hotspot for couples – Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Rome, Venice, Sicily and Lake Como are particularly popular locations...

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Wedding Entertainment at Chateau de Brametourte, France (With Prices)
13 SEPTEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Chateau de Brametourte near Lautrec is one of the most prestigious and popular wedding venues in France...

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Wedding Entertainment at Chateau la Durantie, France (With Prices)
12 SEPTEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Chateau la Durantie in the Dordogne is one of the most prestigious and popular wedding venues in France...

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The Top 10 Best Wedding Bands for hire in France for 2020 (With Prices)
9 SEPTEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

France is home to some of the finest wedding bands for hire in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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The Top 10 Best Wedding Bands for hire in Italy for 2020 (With Prices)
4 SEPTEMBER 2019 by Adam Southall

Italy is home to some of the finest wedding bands for hire in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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Hiring a wedding band in Kefalonia – a short guide
25 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Kefalonia is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The sandy coves and dry rugged landscapes...

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Hiring a wedding band in Thessaloniki – a short guide
25 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Thessaloniki is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The numerous notable Byzantine monuments...

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Hiring a wedding band in Crete – a short guide
20 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Crete is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautiful landscape which ranges from fine-sand beaches at Elafonisi to the White Mountains...

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Hiring a wedding band in Athens – a short guide
20 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Athens is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The incredible 5th-century BC landmarks such as the Acropolis...

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Hiring a wedding band in Skiathos – a short guide
20 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Skiathos is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its popular beaches and nightlife...

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Hiring a wedding band in Kos – a short guide
20 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Kos is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its abundant sandy beaches...

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Hiring a wedding band in Rhodes – a short guide
20 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Rhodes is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its popular beach resorts...

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Hiring a wedding band in Corfu – a short guide
20 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Corfu is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its beautiful rugged mountains and resort-studded shoreline...

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Hiring a wedding band in Naxos – a short guide
20 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Naxos is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its fertile landscape spanning mountain villages, ancient ruins and long stretches of beach...

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Hiring a wedding band in Mykonos – a short guide
19 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Mykonos is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its popular beaches such as Paradise and Super Paradise...

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Hiring a wedding band in Cap Ferrat – a short guide
12 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Cap Ferrat is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The charm of this forested peninsula between Nice and Monaco...

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Hiring a wedding band in Perpignan – a short guide
12 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Perpignan is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The huge Gothic-and-Romanesque Palace of the Kings of Majorca...

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Hiring a wedding band in Montpellier – a short guide
12 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Montpellier is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautiful stately Gothic Cathédrale of Saint-Pierre...

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Hiring a wedding band in Limoges – a short guide
12 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Limoges is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautiful medieval timber-frame houses which line Rue de la Boucherie...

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Hiring a wedding band in Lyon – a short guide
12 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Lyon is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautifully preserved medieval and Renaissance architecture in Vieux (Old) Lyon...

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Hiring a wedding band in Biarritz – a short guide
12 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Biarritz is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its long sandy beaches...

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Hiring a wedding band in Narbonne – a short guide
12 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Narbonne is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautiful Gothic Cathédrale Saint-Just et Saint-Pasteur...

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Hiring a wedding band in Carcassonne – a short guide
11 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Carcassonne is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its medieval citadel...

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Hiring a wedding band in Saint Tropez – a short guide
11 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Saint Tropez is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its beaches and nightlife...

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Hiring a wedding band in Corsica – a short guide
9 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Corsica is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. stylish coastal towns, dense forest and craggy peaks...

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Hiring a wedding band in Antibes – a short guide
9 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Antibes (France) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its majestic old town enclosed by 16th-century ramparts...

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Hiring a wedding band in Provence – a short guide
9 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Provence (France) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautiful landscapes, from the Southern Alps and Camargue plains...

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Hiring a wedding band in the Loire Valley – a short guide
9 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

The Loire Valley (France) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The world-famous chateaux, including the Châteaux d'Amboise, de Villandry and Chenonceau...

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Hiring a wedding band in Cannes – a short guide
9 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Cannes (France) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its Boulevard de la Croisette curving along the coast lined with sandy beaches...

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Hiring a wedding band in Toulouse – a short guide
9 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Toulouse (France) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its 17th-century Canal du Midi...

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Hiring a wedding band in Lake Maggiore – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Lake Maggiore (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The mild climate in both summer and winter...

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Hiring a wedding band in Taormina – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Taormina (Sicily) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its beautiful coves with sandy beaches...

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Hiring a wedding band in Pienza – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Pienza (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautiful 15th-century buildings like the Pienza Cathedral and Piccolomini Palace...

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Hiring a wedding band in Positano – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Positano (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The pebble beachfront and steep, narrow streets lined with boutiques and cafes...

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Hiring a wedding band in Calabria – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Calabria (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its old-fashioned villages and dramatic coastline...

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Hiring a wedding band in Tropea – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Tropea (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its stunning beaches...

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Hiring a wedding band in Sorrento – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Sorrento (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its sweeping water views and Piazza Tasso...

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Hiring a wedding band in Perugia – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Perugia (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its beautiful historic centre...

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Hiring a wedding band in Liguria – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Liguria (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The five colourful fishing villages of the Cinque Terre...

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Hiring a wedding band in Noto – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Noto (Sicily) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its beautiful baroque architecture...

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Hiring a wedding band in Umbria – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Umbria (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its medieval hill towns and dense forests...

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Hiring a wedding band in Ravello – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Ravello (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its iconic cliffside gardens...

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Hiring a wedding band in Lecce – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Lecce (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautiful baroque buildings...

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Hiring a wedding band in Bari – a short guide
2 AUGUST 2019 by Adam Southall

Bari (Italy) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The maze-like old town of Barivecchia...

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Hiring a wedding band in Sicily – a short guide
28 JULY 2019 by Adam Southall

The island of Sicily is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The sandy beaches and mountainous interior...

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Hiring a wedding band in Sardinia – a short guide
28 JULY 2019 by Adam Southall

The island of Sardinia is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The sandy beaches and mountainous interior...

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Hiring a wedding band on the Amalfi Coast – a short guide
28 JULY 2019 by Adam Southall

The Amalfi Coast in Italy is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The sheer cliffs and a rugged shoreline dotted with small beaches...

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Hiring a wedding band in Cinque Terre – a short guide
28 JULY 2019 by Adam Southall

Cinque Terre is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The impressive pastel-coloured houses of the five villages of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza...

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Hiring a band for a destination wedding – the definitive guide
27 JULY 2019 by by Edward Southall

FixTheMusic is one of the leading suppliers of bands, DJs and musicians for destination weddings in Europe...

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Hiring a wedding band in Portofino – a short guide
25 JULY 2019 by Adam Southall

Portofino is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its impressive pastel-coloured houses and high-end boutiques...

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The Top 10 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in Paris (With Prices)
25 JULY 2019 by Adam Southall

Paris (France) is home to some of the finest wedding bands for hire in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings...

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Hiring a wedding band in Paris – a short guide
24 JULY 2019 by Adam Southall

Paris is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its renowned architecture from the Eiffel Tower to the 12th-century...

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Hiring a wedding band in Siena – a short guide
26 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

Siena is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Its impressive medieval brick buildings...

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Hiring a wedding band in Pisa – a short guide
26 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

Pisa is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The iconic white-marble Leaning Tower...

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Hiring a wedding band in Genoa – a short guide
26 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

Genoa is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The Romanesque Cathedral of San Lorenzo...

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Hiring a wedding band in Bologna – a short guide
26 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

Bologna is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The Piazza Maggiore lined with arched colonnades and cafes...

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Hiring a wedding band in Verona – a short guide
26 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

Verona is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The medieval old town built between the meandering Adige River...

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Hiring a wedding band in Venice – a short guide
26 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

Venice is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautiful canals including the famous Grand Canal thoroughfare...

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Hiring a wedding band in Milan – a short guide
25 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

Milan is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The high-end restaurants and shops, the beautiful gothic architecture...

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Hiring a wedding band in Lake Garda – a short guide
24 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

Lake Garda in Italy is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The dramatic scenery...

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Hiring a wedding band in Lake Como – a short guide
21 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

Lake Como in Italy is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The dramatic scenery, the beautiful Renaissance architecture...

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Hiring a wedding band in the Algarve – a short guide
20 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

The Algarve in Portugal is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The world-famous beaches...

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Hiring a wedding band in Aruba – a short guide
11 JUNE 2019 by Adam Southall

The island of Aruba is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The outstanding climate, beautiful beaches...

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Hiring a wedding band in Baden Baden – a short guide
30 MAY 2019 by Adam Southall

Baden Baden (Germany) is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The world-famous casino, sauna culture, shopping...

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Hiring a wedding band in Barcelona – a short guide
11 MAY 2019 by Adam Southall

Barcelona is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The astounding richness of its art and architecture, its world-class restaurants...

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Hiring a wedding band in Capri – a short guide
10 MAY 2019 by Adam Southall

Capri is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The picturesque and rugged landscape...

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Hiring a wedding band in Jamaica – a short guide
6 MAY 2019 by Adam Southall

Jamaica is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The lush topography of mountains and rainforests...

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Hiring a wedding band in Salerno – a short guide
5 MAY 2019 by Adam Southall

Salerno in Italy is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The world-famous Amalfi Coast, the rugged countryside...

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Hiring a wedding band in Fuerteventura – a short guide
3 MAY 2019 by Adam Southall

Fuerteventura is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The year-round warm weather, beautiful beaches, volcanic landscape...

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Hiring a wedding band in Tenerife – a short guide
3 MAY 2019 by Adam Southall

Tenerife is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The year-round warm weather, beautiful beaches, volcanic landscape...

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Hiring a wedding band in Lanzarote – a short guide
1 MAY 2019 by Adam Southall

Lanzarote is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The year-round warm weather, beautiful beaches, volcanic landscape...

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Hiring a wedding band on The Italian Riviera – a short guide
22 MARCH 2019 by Adam Southall

The Italian Riviera is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautiful coastline of Liguria, the charming towns of Portofino...

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Hiring a wedding band in Apulia, Italy – a short guide
8 MARCH 2019 by Adam Southall

Apulia (Puglia) in Italy is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The outstanding Romanesque and Baroque cathedrals...

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7 wedding bands for venues with sound limiters
18 FEBRUARY 2019 by Edward Southall

At FixTheMusic, we receive hundreds of enquiries each year from couples getting married at venues with strict sound limiters in place...

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Hiring an indie rock wedding band – a short guide
10 FEBRUARY 2019 by Adam Southall

In 2019 many couples tying the knot are looking for something a bit different for the musical entertainment on their special day...

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Hiring a wedding band in The Bahamas
23 JANUARY 2019 by Adam Southall

The Bahamas is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The 700-plus beautiful islands...

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Hiring a wedding band in the Cayman Islands
3 JANUARY 2019 by Adam Southall

The Cayman Islands is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The pristine beaches...

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Hiring a wedding band in the Dordogne, France
11 NOVEMBER 2018 by Adam Southall

Dordogne is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The château-studded countryside, picturesque villages...

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Hiring a wedding band in Mallorca
29 OCTOBER 2018 by Adam Southall

Mallorca is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason...

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Hiring a wedding band in Hawaii
26 OCTOBER 2018 by Adam Southall

Hawaii is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason...

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Hiring a wedding band in Egypt
22 OCTOBER 2018 by Adam Southall

Egypt is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason...

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Hiring a wedding band in Singapore
11 OCTOBER 2018 by Adam Southall

Singapore is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The tropical climate...

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Hiring a wedding band in Bermuda
11 OCTOBER 2018 by Adam Southall

Bermuda is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The pink-sand beaches such as Elbow Beach...

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Hiring a wedding band in Jersey
10 OCTOBER 2018 by Adam Southall

Jersey is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The relaxed island lifestyle...

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Hiring a wedding band in Bahrain
8 OCTOBER 2018 by Adam Southall

Bahrain is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason...

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4 tips on hiring Christmas party music on a budget
27 SEPTEMBER 2018 by Edward Southall

With summer over, we take a look towards Christmas – one of the busiest times of year for our bands and musicians...

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Hiring a wedding band in Ibiza
1 SEPTEMBER 2018 by Adam Southall

Ibiza is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The crystal waters and soft golden sand, its world-renowned party scene...

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Hiring a wedding band in Santorini
24 AUGUST 2018 by Adam Southall

Santorini is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The pristine cliffside villages, beautiful beaches and world-class restaurants...

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DJ, sax and drums – the hottest trend in live music right now
2 AUGUST 2018 by Edward Southall

In this latest blog post, we’ll be discussing one of the latest trends in live music: DJ, sax and drums. So – where does the trend come from...

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Hiring a wedding band in South West France
6 FEBRUARY 2018 by Adam Southall

South West France is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The long expanses of sandy beaches...

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Hiring a wedding band in Hong Kong
22 JANUARY 2018 by Adam Southall

Hong Kong is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The iconic skyline, its protected nature where rare birds and colourful traditions...

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Hiring a wedding band in Cyprus
18 JANUARY 2018 by Adam Southall

Cyprus is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The popular beachside resorts of Paphos, Larnaca, Limassol...

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Hiring a wedding band in Abu Dhabi
17 JANUARY 2018 by Adam Southall

Abu Dhabi is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. The favourable climate offering year-round sunshine...

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Hiring a wedding band in Israel
23 OCTOBER 2017 by Adam Southall

Israel is one of the most popular locations for destination weddings, and for good reason. Ancient synagogues, beautiful beaches...

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SIAE Licence Fee for Weddings in Italy
7 JULY 2017 by Adam Southall

Italian law establishes that those who organise a private event, show or any entertainment where copyrighted works are performed...

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Hiring a wedding band in Greece
18 JUNE 2017 by Adam Southall

Greece is one of the most popular locations in Europe for destination weddings, and for good reason. The historic and vibrant cities of Athens and Thessaloniki...

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Hiring a wedding band in Croatia
4 JUNE 2017 by Adam Southall

Croatia is one of the most popular locations in Europe for destination weddings, and for good reason. The historic and vibrant cities of Split and Dubrovnik...

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Hiring a wedding band in Switzerland
18 APRIL 2017 by Adam Southall

Switzerland is one of the most popular locations in Europe for destination weddings, and for good reason. The glitz and glamour of ski resorts like Verbier, the rural beauty of the Alpine landscape...

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Hiring a band for destination weddings in Dubai – a short guide
16 APRIL 2017 by Adam Southall

Dubai is one of the most popular locations in the Middle East for destination weddings, and for good reason. The long, sandy beaches, pleasant climate and numerous luxury hotels...

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Hiring musicians and live bands for charity events – a short guide
31 MARCH 2017 by Adam Southall

Any event is enhanced by live music – be it background music to create a relaxed ambience or upbeat music to get your guests onto the dance floor.

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How to hire a musician for your private dinner party – a short guide
9 FEBRUARY 2017 by Myles Eastwood

In the beginning, music was live. Before the phonograph was invented in 1877 and recordings became widespread (from about 1900), you had to hear a musician in person to hear music at all.

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Hiring a band for destination weddings in Portugal – a short guide
7 FEBRUARY 2017 by Adam Southall

Portugal is, without doubt, one of the most popular countries in Europe for destination weddings – The Algarve, Sagres, Carvoeiro, Portimao, Lisbon, Porto and Evora are particularly attractive locations.

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Hiring a band for destination weddings in Spain – a short guide
6 FEBRUARY 2017 by Adam Southall

Spain has always been a popular country for destination weddings – Mallorca, Zaragoza, Alicante, Cadiz, Barcelona, Basque Country and Málaga are particularly popular locations.

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Hiring a band for destination weddings in France – a short guide
22 NOVEMBER 2016 by Adam Southall

France is one of the most popular countries for destination weddings, and for good reason. The beautiful countryside, pleasant climate, excellent cuisine...

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How to Hire Bands and Musicians for a Birthday Party
28 JULY 2016 by Myles Eastwood

If you're hosting a birthday party or drinks reception in a bar or restaurant then you've probably given some thought to the evening's entertainment. FixTheMusic offers some guidance in this area.

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Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) – A Guide For Musicians
5 JULY 2016 by Adam Southall

At FixTheMusic we take the safety of our musicians very seriously. There is some confusion about what Portable Appliance Testing actually involves, so this short blog post seeks to explain exactly what PAT is and why it is so important.

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