There’s more to the south west music scene than Glasto’, check out these wedding acts

The Hot Hats
The Hot Hats

The south west of England has a fantastically diverse range of wedding venues such as the Bailbrook House Hotel in Bath and the wedding bands in the south west aren’t too bad either. Whether you’re after a full band or just a duo, Freak Music has it covered in this glorious part of the world, here’s some examples:

The Hot Hats are a south west based duo with a fantastic repertoire of hits from the 60s up to the present day taking their musical cues from the likes of the Beatles, Abba and Guns ‘n’ Roses. These two charismatic characters can unobtrusively socialise with your guests between sets, and with their compact set-up can play in the smallest of venues or largest of reception halls with a full sound that’s clear as a bell and conjure up an infectious beat to get you moving.

Widely regarded as one of the best party bands in the south west, Keiko Rise (below right) are a modern, versatile band with a song list from the swinging sixties up to todays latest releases. This covers band is going from strength to strength as they are dedicated to perfection in their performances; practicing and still finding ways to improve is still central to their ethos.

Each musician in the band has extensive experience in the music industry and it shows at each performance.

Keiko Rise
Keiko Rise

Sam de la Haye (below left) performs at weddings, private parties and corporate events across the South. She is also a regular performer for some of

Sam de la Haye
Sam de la Haye

London’s top hotels including the newly opened Savoy.

In September 2011, Ray Davies of The Kinks asked Samantha to sing/narrate a children’s play that was commissioned by Grazdale Arts for The Great British Festival. Over August Samantha rehearsed and worked closely with Ray until the performance at The South Bank on September 4th 2011.

The 1st Call Singing Waiters (bottom) have been established for over ten years. The act blend in to the event by dressing the same as the venue’s staff, even helping serve the dessert course so your guests believe them to be the real deal. On cue, to the complete surprise to your guests they suddenly burst into song! Simple but effective.

They perform a very mixed musical party set with something for everyone. For example a typical set would include a couple of ratpack/swing numbers and classic tracks from popular artistes such as Abba, Tina Turner, Frank Sinatra, Elvis, The Beatles, Andy Williams, Scissor Sisters, Tony Christie and sometimes a couple of show songs.

1st Call Singing Waiters
1st Call Singing Waiters and conga line
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