How to select a function band or party band
If you are a client, looking to engage a cover band, it is important to look thoroughly at their playlist, and ensure they have enough material to suit your event, wedding or guests. Nothing worse than a band performing loud rock songs, when you really wanted songs to dance to. Guitar solos are great, in small doses!
Think about the nature of your event or location. If you are a bar owner, then you are wanting to sell food and drinks, The bands job is to entertain and keep the crowd spending money over the bar.
If you are a couple about to get married, then the bands job is to have the right music for the different stages of the wedding. From entrance music, to back ground dinner music, to dance floor hits. A great wedding band will make or break most weddings based on their skills and performers, interaction with guests, and ability to listen and understand your needs, prior to the big day.
Ask yourself this, do you trust the band implicitly ? if not, move on. The band will have a huge impact on your event, and you need to be able to work with them prior to the event ensure you get it right. Communication and understanding are the source of a successful band result.