Wedding Duo Band | Hire Great Live Music for Ceremony and Reception

Wedding Duo Band to Hire for Great Live Music at your Ceremony and Reception

Wedding Duo Band

Book a professional live wedding duo band for your special day.

Add extra magic and set the mood with live wedding music on this beautiful occasion whether it's at the ceremony, the reception or both!  Tell us the type of live music you want to hire for your wedding!


Hire a Wedding Duo Band

Are acoustic wedding duos not your thing? We perform the songs to especially suit you and your guests. As a hi-tech wedding duo band, with electric guitar, keyboard, male and female vocals, and custom backing tracks we're something a bit different and more versatile than others. 

Professional Duo Band to Hire for Weddings

Since Light and Shade are a full-time professional music act we work closely with function, party and event planners, to ensure that we supply exactly what is needed.

When you consider hiring live wedding music, from arrival and timings, songs performed and (of course) the fees involved, working with Light and Shade wedding duo band is exactly what you need.

Watch | Listen (Ceremony)

Example Wedding Ceremony Songs:

Moon river (Andy Williams)
Sway (Dean Martin)
To make you feel my love (Adele)
Take me to church (Hozier)
Signed, sealed, delivered (Stevie Wonder)
I can see clearly now (Jimmy Cliff)
Sugar pie honey bunch (The Four Tops)
Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps (Doris Day)
Chasing cars (Snow Patrol)
Stand by me (Ben E. King)
Can't take my eyes off of you (Andy Williams)
My girl (The Temptations)
My guy (Mary Wells)
...and many more!

Watch | Listen (Reception)

Example Wedding Reception Songs:

Cake by the ocean (DNCE)
I feel good (James Brown)
Sweet home alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Ain't Nobody (Chaka Khan)
Johnny B Goode (Chuck Berry)
Play that funky music (Wild Cherry)
One way or another (Blondie)
Mr Brightside (The Killers)
La Bamba-Twist and Shout (Los Lobos/The Beatles)
Happy (Pharrell Williams)
Let me entertain you (Robbie Williams)
Summer of ’69 (Bryan Adams)
We are family (Sister Sledge)
...and many more!

Wedding Music the Duo Band Plays

The live wedding music generally falls into two categories, during the drinks or dinner section and as the main entertainment at the evening reception. Both types of music have different requirements from the music. Light and Shade can supply either type or both on the same day!

We are able to provide live music for the entire day and evening. You can also have the wedding duo to play during the day and then with additional band members, turn into a bigger wedding band for the reception!

Additionally, since marriages are all unique, so are the people involved, so let us help customise a day or night of music that is as subtle or as loud as you need it to be.

How Much Does the Wedding Duo Band Cost?

We also do not charge extra to learn and perform a special song during the booking and our wedding duo or band rates are much cheaper than many others! Send your enquiry below, and let us add the extra sprinkle of magic to your special day!


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Wedding Band Hire Cost | How Much Does a Band Cost for a Wedding

Wedding Music Band Costs

Wedding Band Hire Cost

A wedding can be expensive and although many event organisers want a wedding band for the fantastic atmosphere they add to an event a major concern are the wedding band hire cost. These can and do fluctuate between hundreds to thousands of pounds and quite often it is not clear to see the additional value between the many different prices quoted sometimes by very similar acts.

So, how much does a band cost for a wedding?

Before you can get to the band cost for a wedding it is important to establish what it is you want from your event live music.

  1. Do you want to hire a duo or a large band?
  2. When do you want them to play, early in the day during the dinner or at the evening reception for example?
  3. Would you pay extra for a band to travel to your event?
  4. Are you happy paying 20% extra to book through an agency or band listing website?
  5. Do you have any special requests?
  6. How much are you prepared to pay?

Budget wedding band hire cost:

Once you are sure of your requirements, the task of finding your ideal wedding music band can begin! This itself can be an difficult task with many fantastic sounding bands around but not a great deal of current information. It is very usual for bands to post a profile and for this profile to exist, even long after the group has disbanded or reformed with completely different personnel and sound. This can make the task of booking a band for a wedding a pain. The cost of hiring a wedding band is not just financial, it also costs you time, which is even more valuable!

Reduce the wedding band hire cost:

  1. We are available as a duo and as a band performing with additional professional musicians
  2. As professional musicians ourselves we are available any time of the day to suit you
  3. We do not charge extra travel costs for any live music booking in Hampshire, UK
  4. We do not charge additional fees just because you are having a special day! Our fees are based on a professional performance regardless of the event type
  5. There is no extra charge to learn a special song for you or to play music of your choice during any live music breaks
  6. Our live music hire costs are much lower than many other bands in Hampshire!

Get in touch with us today via the form below and let us take the costs and pain out of booking a band for your special day

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Wedding Music Band | How to choose and how much to pay for a wedding music band

wedding music band

Wedding Music Band

Looking for a wedding music band to hire in South of the UK? We're a professional, full-time and friendly wedding music band. While we usually perform as a 2-piece band, if you want to have more musicians at your wedding, we're also happy to turn up as a bigger wedding music band.

Hiring a Wedding Music Band

It's questions time indeed:

How do you choose between any wedding music band?

Firstly, this decision should be based around the music you want at your event. While there are many specific genre bands out there, it's more about what you and your guests want. If you want your wedding to be a tasteful day of pleasant background love songs or rock hard start to finish, then that is what you should book! We can provide exactly the type of music you require and as a 2-piece band too. This has been very popular as it's a great way to reduce costs but still provide the magic that only live music can bring.

How much should you pay for a wedding music band?

We do not charge extra just because you're having a special day! We are professional musicians and offer special band hire prices and discounts across all booking types, including weddings. As a recommended wedding music band, our popular additional services also include providing recorded music before and after the live music as well as playing a song just for you on your special day at no extra cost. Additionally, as we operate in the South of the UK, we do not charge for travel expenses for up to one hour travel distances.

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