FAQ's
 

Q. How much do you charge?

A. There are number of factors we consider when quoting for your event: the size of the venue, the amount of guests, the distance we have to travel and how long we will be at the venue, number of sets/playing time are all taken into consideration. use the Contact Us page to request a personalised quotation.

Q. How far Will You Travel?

A. Rendition will travel anywhere in the UK and the rest of the world to play. Rendition are based in East Anglia but have performed all over the UK.

Q. Can you supply music before/after your sets?

A. Yes, we have a band iPod with over 8 hours of classic dance floor hits specifically for this purpose.

Q. Can we use your PA system for speeches?

A. Yes, as long as it is after our sound check then the PA can be used for speeches.

Q. What are your technical requirements?

A. We need a performance area that is a minimum of 5 metres x 3 metres The venue needs to supply an adequate safety earth mains supply with 3 or more separate normal 13 amp sockets. Power for the band should be local to the stage and not more than 10 metres distance. We also need a room/are to store our empty cases and personal belongings while we perform.

Q. What other requirements do you have?

A. We need somewhere to change our clothes, (this can be the same room as the cases are stored in – providing it's big enough). The band require light refreshments for up to 6 people and something more substantial if we are at the venue for five hours or more. If we have to pay for parking we also ask for that to be paid for.

Q. How do I book?

A. You can book Rendition, by calling Carla on 07817 087693 or going to our contact us page, and filling in the simple enquiry form.

Q. How early do you need to setup before an event?

A. We are experienced in working quietly and discreetly. It takes about 1 hour to unload and setup if we can park near the entrance to the stage area and there aren't any complications (stairs for example!). However please ask if you'd like us to quote for an early setup for any reason – we'd be happy do it.

Q. What time do you finish?

A. That is up to you, our standard time would be 11:30 - 12.00 but we can pretty much start and finish when you want.

Q. How long do you play for?
A. We can play for as long or as short as you would like us to, subject to cost and availability. To give you an idea, a typical evening event would be 2 x 60 mins sets with suitable iPod supplied music in between to keep the party flowing.

Q. Where can i see Rendition Perform?
A. We play various public gigs throughout the year. Drop us an email to see if we've got any coming up.

Q. Do you have public liability insurance and is your equipment PAT tested?
A. Yes, we have full public liability cover and all of our electrical equipment is PAT tested.

Q. Will you learn a specific song to play at my event (e.g. First Dance)?
A. Yes, we are happy to learn one song for your event, free of charge, but don't forget to check our song list on the repertoire page to see if we already know it.

Q. Do you require a deposit?
A. We require a 10% deposit at time of booking.

Q. When do you require full payment?
A. The full amount is due on the night of the performance after we have set the equipment up in preparation for the performance, but before we perform.

Q. What payment methods do you accept?
A. We accept bank transfers and cheques and cash on the night.

Q. My guests are of all ages, how do you involve everyone and get people up dancing?

A. Rendition have NEVER failed to fill up the dance floor with their clever choice of brilliant songs that are loved by all ages! But it’s not just about the songs! We have the invaluable experience, enthusiasm and engaging personalities that will have you and your guests captivated from the first dance to the last song of the night – and we will have you all singing along too

Q. How much time does it take between finishing playing and being ready to leave?
A. We need 1 hour to break down the equipment, pack it away and load up the transport.

Q. What if one of the band members is ill on the day?
A. We have arrangements with musician friends that we trust and that regularly rehearse with us who can deputise for us at short notice so the show can still go on.

Q. You must work at many great locations and with other businesses that provide services that complement your band, do you have any recommendations?

A. Yes, visit our 'links' page on this website.

Any other questions?

Email us at info@rendition-band.co.uk and we will happily answer any questions you may have.