North West Wedding Entertainment

The perfect North West wedding entertainment from start to finish

Finding the perfect North West wedding entertainment has never been easier. Here at Tailored Entertainment we can help you curate the perfect atmosphere at every stage of your big day – keeping you and your guests entertained from the ceremony arrival right through to last orders.

We represent some of the most popular wedding entertainment in the North West, with live music options to complement every aspect of your big day regardless of style and budget. Whether you’re tying the knot in a glamorous city centre hotel like the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool or in a rural setting such as Heaton House Farm, we can help you put together an incredible package of live wedding music that will help make your North West wedding day truly unforgettable. We’ve got incredible soloists for the ceremony, interactive roaming acoustic acts for to get the party started, evening headliners that get everybody dancing and professional DJs to end the night with a bang.

Whatever you’re looking for from your North West wedding entertainment, you’ll find it right here.

The performance was just amazing... it was just above and beyond. They really brought our day to life. We couldn't be more grateful.

Wedding Ceremony Music

Our selection of wedding soloists features some of the very best singers and instrumentalists in the North West, with varying sounds and styles that offer something to suit every wedding ceremony. We’ve got singer/guitarists, pianists, classical guitarists and more – all of them carrying experience performing for ceremonies in some of the most popular wedding venues in the North West.

Will my North West wedding soloist learn a special request to play us down the aisle?

Absolutely. All our North West wedding ceremony acts offer one special request as standard with their booking, meaning they can learn that perfect song to play you down the aisle.

Will my wedding ceremony act play during the signing of the register/as guests arrive?

Yes! We recommend about 15-30 minutes music as your guests arrive, and 2-4 songs to be played during the signing of the register.

Can my wedding soloist also play during the drinks reception?

Absolutely! They will just need a little time to move any equipment over to a new location, but otherwise all of our wedding ceremony acts can double up as drinks reception entertainment.

Drinks Reception Ideas

North West wedding venues offer great opportunities for live music during your drinks reception. While your guests relax with a drink, a little live music can make for the perfect drinks reception entertainment. We’ve got some of the North West's best drinks reception entertainment on our exclusive roster. You can choose from roaming acoustic bands to get the party started, hip hop duos that bring a brand new take to the ‘live lounge’ sound, and even headliner acts that can perform a stripped-back set as part of their booking.

How long will my drinks reception entertainment play for?

For most of our drinks reception acts, a standard booking is 90 minutes of music split into sets as required. We typically find it is best to do this as 2x45 minute sets, but this can be altered depending on your plans.

Will my drinks reception entertainment also play during the wedding breakfast?

Will my drinks reception entertainment also play during the wedding breakfast?

What is a roaming band?

A roaming band is a totally acoustic act with no additional amplification or audio equipment. They also don’t strictly stick to a stage or fixed position. Instead, they will mingle in amongst your guests, playing songs to different groups at a time. They’re high-energy acts that are absolutely perfect for really getting the party started – you’ll often find one of our roaming acts leading large groups of guests in song or getting a conga line going! We represent some of the best and most popular roaming bands in the North West, too.

Do you have headline acts that will also play at my drinks reception?

Sure! Many of our headline acts offer afternoon drinks reception sets for an additional fee. You’ll find this listed under ‘optional extras’ in the band’s profile – many of our acts also have standalone video promo for their afternoon add-ons. You’ll find these on their page too.

Headline Acts for the Party

When the evening reception rolls round, you want an incredible North West wedding band that can get each and every one of your guests on their feet. You’ll find some of the best known and most popular North West wedding bands for hire on our handpicked roster, with options to fit everyone’s idea of the perfect evening wedding entertainment. Maybe that’s a festival-style wedding band for your pub wedding, a soul showband to own the stage at your glitzy hotel wedding, or something totally unique like a pop punk wedding band for your stylish wedding party. We also represent some of the most in-demand professional wedding DJs in the North West – perfect for playing the afterparty or as a standalone booking. The world’s your oyster!

Will my headline act learn our first dance?

Yes! All our North West wedding bands offer to learn one special song request as standard with every booking. This can be your first dance, or just a song you’d love to hear that’s not on the band’s repertoire.

How long will the band play for and how long will they be on site?

Our standard booking package offers two hours of live music, split into sets to suit you and your plans – typically either 2x60 minutes or 3x40 minutes. As standard, your North West wedding band will be onsite for seven hours, from 5pm to midnight. However, you can request early load-ins or late finishes for an additional fee.

How long does the band need to sound check?

All our wedding bands in the North West are different depending on the size and the complexity of the production. As a guide, a standard 4-6 piece band will need 90 minutes to set up and sound check. They can do this in one go, or they can access the room for multiple short periods of time – but they will need the full 90 minutes to fully set up and soundcheck.

Where will your wedding bands travel to in the North West?

Everywhere! Our professional wedding bands in the North West travel right across the region, with regular bookings in areas like Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Warrington, Chester, Lancashire, Merseyside, Cheshire and Cumbria. If in doubt, give our team a call on 0800 564 2240 to double-check.

What North West wedding venues do your wedding bands perform at?

Our wedding bands perform at some of the best-known wedding venues in the North West. We receive regular bookings at renowned wedding venues like Askham Hall, Cragwood Country House Hotel, Dunthwaite House, Eden Wedding Barn, Inn On The Lake, The Merewood Hotel, Muncaster Castle, Irton Hall, Bartell Hall, Bashall Barn, Rivington Hall Barn, The Inn At Whitewell, Dove Barn, Grange Barn, Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa, Camp & Furnace, Hard Days Night Hotel, Didsbury House Hotel, Hilton Hotel Manchester, to name but a few!

Related Articles
Coronavirus FAQs - Advice for our Clients

Many of you have been in contact regarding the impact of coronavirus on your upcoming events so we wanted to get some information out to help you with planning. We've answered some of the questions we've been asked below and are here to help if you'd like to chat further.

Our Favourite 2021 Wedding Trends

Last year, Tailored Entertainment provided top notch wedding entertainment to almost 2000 weddings across the UK, into Europe and beyond. Whilst this is, admittedly, a pretty epic and resounding humblebrag – it also lends us a fairly useful sense of perspective when it…

Wedding Venues With Sound Limiters - what are they and how does it affect your wedding entertainment?

Picture the scene for a moment. After months of searching, countless dead ends and god knows how many open days, you’ve finally found your perfect wedding venue. You didn’t know it until you found it, but now you cannot imagine yourself getting married anywhere else.

Festival Wedding Ideas - hints and tips for your festival themed wedding.

Planning a festival themed wedding? Well, good news! We’re here to help.

Find live wedding entertainment in your area

We have wedding entertainers available to hire nationwide...

My Shortlist My Shortlist

Tap on the heart icon on an artist’s profile to add them to your shortlist and they will appear here. Browse our hand-picked selection of UK wedding bands, DJs and musicians for parties and events.

Send Us Your Shortlist

Please fill out the form below and one of our team will be in touch to confirm availability and pricing.