Booking Bands for Events | Hire a band for a private event

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Booking Bands for Events

Are you bobook band for eventoking bands for events? Then read on! Light and Shade non-acoustic hi-tech duo, 3 or 4-piece function band, provides quality live music for any type of private function.

We may be small in size, however we bring controllable big sound with our extensive repertoire. For this reason we make ourselves suitable for many events.

Booking Bands for Events: Example Types of Events

  • Birthday Party
  • Garden Party
  • BBQ - Barbecue Party
  • House Party
  • Private Party
  • Wedding Dinner or Party (See our Wedding Music ideas here)
  • Corporate Event
  • Hotel - Restaurant Function
  • Venue - Pub - Bar - Club Function
  • Masonic Lodge Ladies Night
  • Christmas Dinner
  • Christmas Party
  • NYE - New Year's Eve Party

Not listed? Send us a message below regarding your booking bands for events enquiry and book a band that will tailor great live entertainment to suit you. We're also available as a 3 or 4-piece function band performing with additional professional musicians.


Booking Bands for Events: Songs

So, what do we play? We perform popular cover songs by popular artists that fit your event. Whether that's a private event, corporate party or black-tie ball, we make sure that we play the right songs at the right time.


Booking Bands for Events: Hampshire

As a Hampshire based event band we do not charge travel costs for performances within the County. We also perform outside Hampshire, so feel free to get in touch to request a quote.

Being a 2-piece event band allows us the flexibility to fit our set-up into small spaces; whether it's for small venues or making up more dance floor space.

The duo band's party set is also suitable for all live entertainment events. These include a wide range from formal gala events to work-do's, or birthday parties to wild NYE celebrations.

Hire something different for your event and book Light and Shade unique live music duo or 3, 4-piece function band!

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Function Duo Band | Hire Great Live Music for your Function

function duo band hire for any type of event

Function Duo Band

As a hi-tech function duo band, we provide exciting live music for any public, private, formal or corporate event or wedding.

Whatever type of function you are planning we can tailor the music that specifically suits your event. Tell us the type of function duo band you want to hire!


Why Hire a Hi-Tech Function Duo Band?

As you may see from our testimonials, we are a great choice for live music bookings especially when it comes to events. Our function duo band line up is: electric guitar, keyboard and male & female vocals alongside professionally produced custom backing tracks.

By this way we are very versatile both in style and genre. As well as being very compact in size, we produce a rather big but controllable sound. In addition to all of these, we're much more budget friendly than many other duos and bands.

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Example Function Duo Band Songs:

All night long/Dancing on the ceiling (Lionel Richie)
Sway (Dean Martin)
I will survive (Gloria Gaynor)
Stand by me (Ben E. King)
Signed, sealed, delivered (Stevie Wonder)
Happy (Pharrell Williams)
Hot hot hot (Arrow)
Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps (Doris Day)
Sweet home alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Johnny B Goode (Chuck Berry)
Can't take my eyes off of you (Andy Williams)
Summer of ’69 (Bryan Adams)
Mr Brightside (The Killers)
...and many more!

Hire a Function Duo Band

We're happy to take advice on the type of function and customise the music to suit the event. Also, as a function duo band, we have an extensive repertoire of music suitable for all audiences, and able to deliver the type of entertainment the event needs.

What Type of Functions is the Duo Band Experienced in Playing?

Whether it's a Masonic Lodge Ladies Night, Birthday Party, Corporate Event, Christmas Dinner, Christmas Party, Corporate Christmas Function or New Year's Eve Party, as an experienced function act we're happy to provide the suitable entertainment.

Another service we also cover is the free DJ service of recorded music in the break. We're also happy to work alongside a DJ if hired for your event at the same time.

We can also supply music for the entire evening with a DJ service before, during and after the live music, offering fantastic value for money and the best of both worlds. The function duo band is also able to provide a 3-piece or 4-piece band for clients who'd like a larger ensemble.


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Ladies Night Band | Masonic Ladies Festival Music

Masonic Ladies Night Band in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Surrey, Berkshire and West Sussex

Ladies Night Band | Masonic Ladies Festival Music

Masonic Ladies Night Band in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Surrey, Berkshire and West SussexLight and Shade are an experienced Ladies Night Band and the perfect choice to provide your Masonic Ladies Festival music, as a duo or as a larger band with additional professional musicians. Having performed at a remarkable number of Freemasons Ladies Night events we are well versed in exacting requirements that makes for a rather smooth running event and a great evening for all involved. Get in touch to request a quote.


Ladies Night Masonic | Freemasons Ladies Night

Masonic Ladies Festival MusicAs a Masonic Ladies Night Band, we are happy to supply music for the entire event from start to finish and also provide use of our PA system and additional microphone for use throughout the evening, including:

  • Introduction announcements
  • Masonic Grace / Masonic opening ode
  • Announcements during wine taking
  • Easy listening Masonic Lodge music during dinner
  • Masonic Grace before and after meals
  • National Anthem
  • Ladies Night speeches
  • Masonic Ladies Night toasts
  • Followed by Masonic Toasts and speeches
  • Masonic Toast to the initiate
  • The Masters Song (aka Worshipful Masters Song / Worshipful Master Toast)
  • Masonic Toast to Absent Brethren (aka Absent Brethren Song)
  • Toast to the Visitors Masonic (aka Masonic speech to visitors / Masonic visitors toast)
  • Response to Visitors toast Masonic (aka Masonic visitors speech / visitors speeches Freemasons)
  • Toast to the Ladies Speech (aka Masonic Toast to the Ladies)
  • Masonic Lodge Ladies Night gifts
  • Ladies' response speech
  • Toast to President's Lady
  • Masonic Ladies Night song (aka Masonic Roses song)
  • President's Lady response speech
  • Masonic Toast to the Worshipful Master
  • President's response / Masonic closing ode

Masonic Music | Ladies Festival Party Music

Masonic Ladies Festival BandLight and Shade Ladies Night Band provide a rather fantastic Ladies Festival party music at an appropriate tempo. So, it can be enjoyed at all times by all in attendance. Hence, including waltzes, cha-cha, swing, soul, disco, funk and rock music and from 1930's to today's best party music. During the evening celebrations we work closely with the Toastmaster and Lodge President to select appropriate Masonic music at all stages of the evening, including:

  • First dance; generally a slow tempo introductory song allowing plenty of opportunity for Lodge members to join the President and his Lady when appropriate
  • Last dance; also a slow tempo song, which is especially great for couples to enjoy the last song of the evening.

Masonic Ladies Festival Party MusicThe Ladies Night Band can also provide music for the closing ceremony of the evening as it suits the tradition of the Lodge;

    • Auld Lang Syne
    • For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow
    • End speech by President
    • National Anthem


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