Hire our band as background music for a wedding drinks reception and surprise your guests. Expect a refined performance from one of the most popular steel bands for weddings. Try to book early for key dates which are likely to be very busy for weddings.
If you are thinking about options which won't be too loud, but still enjoyable, our bespoke 3 piece ensemble performs quality music for wedding receptions. Requiring minimal space and no electrics, the band can set up on a terrace, conservatory, marquee or function suite within 15 minutes.
You can expect an outstanding performance from some of the best wedding musicians in London. Our steel drum band is hired by luxury wedding planners to do a first class performance and make it look easy.
The list of venues show that we have performed at wedding receptions from Windsor to Woburn, Henley to Hampstead, Ascot to Abingdon, Totteridge to Twickenham, Sevenoaks to Sunningdale, Uckfield to Uxbridge and Petworth to Potters Bar.
As your guests arrive from the ceremony, they will hear the inspiring and uplifting sounds of a real Caribbean steel band creating the perfect ambiance to start your wedding celebrations. You will feel enlightened as you look at the jubilant response from all your friends, family, photographers and waiters with sparkling champagne for your guests. The acoustic sound will be pitched at just the right level by 3 or 5 fabulous wedding musicians who will be well presented to complement the look and feel of the occasion.
The steel band will perform a suitable mix of well known melodies with exotic rhythms, plus traditional Caribbean songs that will make you feel like you are already on honeymoon. If the reception is at an indoor venue, the 3 piece ensemble will not require too much space and the acoustic sound will work wonderfully.
We have performed at some amazing wedding receptions with celebrity guests in Old Windsor, Hampton Court Palace, The Savoy Hotel and at the Chewton Glen hotel. We are aware of the protocol at luxury weddings and you can expect this high standard at your wedding reception. Below is a grand wedding reception in Hampshire where we performed during the drinks reception.
Below is a luxury wedding at the Royal Automobile Club in Epsom, where our 3 piece steel band ensemble performed in the marquee during the champagne reception.
The summer wedding season gets very busy and our clients start booking key dates many months in advance. Send your inquiry and receive a response within a few hours.
Wedding music, Oxfordshire. Our steel band has also provided wedding reception music at many of the best wedding venues around the Oxfordshire countryside including areas like Henley-on-Thames, Thame, Bicester, Burford, Chipping Norton, etc. These wedding venues include: Blenheim Palace, Kirtlington Park, Eynsham Hall, The Springs Hotel, Le Manoir and Lains Barn.
Wedding music, Essex. Last year our steel band has covered many weddings in the Essex county at venues such as Leez Priory, The Fennes, Five Lakes Hotel, De Rougemont Manor, Le Talbooth, Layer Marney Tower and Newland Hall. We have covered wedding receptions in Chingford, Chelmsford, Colchester and other towns in Essex. Did you know that some of the best wedding venues are just outside London?
For Weddings in London there is a separate page with lots of venues where our band has performed. In brief, we provide live music for wedding receptions in London and have performed at some of the best venues in Chelsea, Kensington, Notting Hill and Westminster. The sound level is strictly "background music" and designed to be inspiring and uplifting, but never loud.
Wedding Reception Music, Hertfordshire. Our steel band is also very popular in Hertfordshire as the business is based in Watford. Big Sand has provided wedding reception music in areas like Radlett, Rickmansworth, Northwood, St Albans, Hitchin, Harpenden and Berkhamsted. For weddings in Hertfordshire, Big Sand is within half an hour of your venue. Find more information on a seperate page about Weddings in Hertfordshire and see more images.
The music will be pitched at the right level to create the perfect ambience. Many older venues have fantastic acoustics which complements the steel band sound. This was evident in a recent recording by a professional video crew from Wedding Films TV. They filmed the band for a wedding at Rhinefield House, which is a 19th century building and the acoustics were superb for the steel drum band. More recently, we covered a luxury wedding reception at Coverwood Lakes in Surrey (photo below), which is one of the most picturesque venues in Surrey. You can also hire the band for a wedding reception in areas like Dorking, Guildford, Leatherhead, Cobham, Oxshott, Weybridge, etc, and expect a first class service.
Our steel drum band covers wedding receptions throughout the U.K and will travel where you wish to hire the band. If you are having a wedding reception in Marlow, we can be there within an hour; in Maidenhead, within an hour; Beaconsfield, within an hour and Brockenhurst, within 3 hours.
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Below is a list of wedding venues close to London where our steel drum band performs. With over 10 years experience, we have become one of the most sought after steel bands to provide wedding reception music. Our acoustic ensemble with 3 players is the popular choice for clients seeking something more lively than a Harpist or String Quartet as music for a drinks receptions. The music is great for summer weddings and also an inspired choice for indoor weddings during Autumn/Winter. Here is a snapshot of our most frequent venues.