What Will You Charge? Will You Wear? Music Will You Play? Areas Do You Cover?

function band faqs

How much time will the band need to set up their equipment?

“We always recommend to allow for 90 minutes to set up, although very often this can be completed in an hour if the performance area is clear, the space is easily accessible and the room acoustics is easy to manage.”

Does the band hold insurance and test their equipment for safety?

“The band has public liability insurance to the value of £10,000,000 and we renew our PAT certificate for equipment safety annually.”

Do we need to provide any equipment for the band?

“Not at all! We are completely self-contained and will bring all the required sound equipment (maximum of 350 guests) and lighting for the performance area and dance floor.”

Can we choose the songs that the band will play?

“You can choose a selection of 40 tracks from the bands repertoire but we ask that you allow us to organise the setlist based on your tastes and our experience of what will work best. We will include many of your choices but can’t guarantee to play them all.”

How long do the band perform at a function for?

“The standard performance time for the band is 2 hours, which can be organised into 2 or 3 sets with time for breaks in between. We recommend 2 x 60 minute sets as we find that once people get up to dance, they just don’t want to stop!”

How many people are in the band and what lines ups do you offer?

“The band can perform in a range of line-ups from 3-piece up to an 8-piece band with full brass section. You can choose the option that suits you based on venue size and budget. Our standard line-up is a 4-piece band with vocal, guitar, bass and drums.”

Can I watch the band live before we book you?

“Unfortunately due to band only performing at private events, this isn’t possible. Please watch our promo video as this is 100% live and gives an example of what you can expect to hear from the band.”

What areas are the band able to travel to?

“Capone function band are able to travel anywhere in the UK and worldwide, with our lowest rates being for the north west UK.”

How do I book the band and how much do you charge?

“To book the band go to our contact form and let us know the date of your event, the location of the function and which line-up you want with any additional services you are interested in and we will provide you with a quote.”

How do I guarantee booking the band?

“On booking, a deposit of 20% will be required. The remainder of the balance is paid by cheque or cash on the night or via a bank transfer 7 days prior to the event.”