Most of the wedding arrangements are made well in advance, and music bands shouldn’t be an exception. If you book soon, you will have better chances at a confirmation than if you book in the end hour. However, most people forget all about the band, as there are so many things to take care of in so little time. Scroll on to know why you shouldn’t neglect the booking of a music band much before your wedding date.
All reputed bands have their calendar full
Most of the reputed bands e.g. MJB Entertainment or others that you would like to book for your wedding will have their calendars full by the time you remember to call them. It’s important to do all research and reviewing much before the date of your wedding, and it’s best if you can delegate the task to someone else, as you may not have the time to plan everything. Fill the person in on your requirements and take some time out for reviewing and finalizing the band once s/he makes the initial arrangements.
Book a year advance to stay relaxed
It’s best to book the band a year before your wedding for maximum chances of confirmation. Even if there’s an issue with the date, you can discuss it well before 8-10 months and opt for an alternative, if need be. That way, you’ll not suffer from anxiety or palpitate when the band suddenly cancels the performance and returns your advance. So be proactive and let your guests have the fun they expect at your wedding.
Discuss the budget in advance
You don’t want to argue with your wedding band on the day before and risk their non-cooperation, do you? Well, it’s best to discuss your budget before finalizing anything to ensure that there’s isn’t any discrepancy. Take charge and talk freely to the manager about your budgetary inclusions and compromise on your needs, when you’re paying a hefty sum. Also, talk about how they want to be paid or if they need any other allowance.
Pick the right time for the performance
Besides booking the band in advance, you should also choose the right timing for the performance and discuss the same with the manager of the band. Do you want the performance to be held at the time of the special wedding dance or before? Do you want it to go on throughout the night to keep your guests entertained? Jot all your requirements down and discuss it with your partner before concluding anything.
You wouldn’t want to leave any stone unturned to ensure maximum entertainment at your wedding, would you? So take the lead and do the research and planning well in advance to prevent any mishap.
Have a beautiful wedding!