An area I’ve been actively recruiting in has been the NE of England and we’re starting to see an abundance of talent and variety in the live wedding bands and acts in the north east of late:
Anthony Davison (above) is an award-winning guitarist and instrumental teacher based in Co. Durham and North Yorkshire. He has over 20 years playing and teaching experience and holds diplomas in both Electric and Classical Guitar performance. A pupil of John Forsyth MBE (a former student of both Julian Bream and John Williams) and graduate of the ICMP (Europe’s Finest School of Modern Music), Anthony has an extensive repertoire ranging from famous concert works, to all time solo guitar favourites. He regularly provides high quality music for all types of events, from weddings and christenings to corporate functions and private parties. In the last 2 years Anthony has seen demand for appearances increase dramatically due to successful performances at a number of significant, competitive music festivals in front of International Adjudicators.
Jump The Q are a wedding & function band providing professional entertainment for the North East, Yorkshire & North West of England and beyond. They offer first class entertainment by professional musicians, and can be booked for Weddings Parties, Balls, Corporate events, Launches, Meet & Greet, Freshers & Graduation parties and other special occasions. They can cater for a number of musical tastes and can provide sets for pop, background/jazz, swing and ceilidh and can adapt to your particular needs – from a solo saxophonist to a full four piece band and provide a disco free of charge alongside the band. They can cater to any audience, young or old, and will tailor a package to suit your exact wedding/function band needs and have a variety of setlists which they can play at your function, ranging from ceildh to pop music. With such a choice of music, rest assured your audience will not be disappointed and will be thoroughly entertained throughout your event.
Unplugged Acoustic are an established act with over ten years experience. They pride themselves in performing quality acoustic music and specialise in innovative covers of classic and contemporary popular songs. With an ever expanding repertoire they appeal to a wide audience. Unplugged are currently resident at several city-centre bars around the North East. They regularly play for various types of events. They will endeavour to personally tailor their sets to the needs of the client. As accomplished musicians, great care is taken to ensure high quality vocal harmonies and arrangements are the bedrock of their performance.
The Katherine Stone Band (Katherine, right) is a professional north east wedding and function band that offers quality live music and entertainment for your wedding reception or special event. Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, the Katherine Stone Band offers exciting, dynamic entertainment to the north east of England and beyond. The band prides itself on being professional and versatile, and has an extensive song list that continues to fill dance floors all night long, including a great selection of pop, soul, disco, Motown and rock songs that would be popular at any party or celebration. Additionally the band can provide atmospheric jazz, swing, cabaret and ceremony music for your special day, fulfilling all or your musical requirements from start to finish, keeping your guests entertained in ‘dry spots’ (signing and photos!).