Boondock

Brighton
From: £400
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Reviews: 4
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Price from: £400
Depending on the type of event and the length of time you would like us to play we charge from £400 to £1500 + travel. We are based in Brighton and will travel locally (10 miles or so) for no additional cost. Further than this and we will have to discuss travel expenses. For an evening gig 150+ miles away we may have to discuss overnight accommodation. We will always seek the cheapest travel option.

We play Irish, English, Cornish, Scottish, Russian, Klezmer and other traditional folk music. We have a wide repertoire of songs in all of these styles. Whether you want a short relaxed acoustic set a...

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Kate

12 Aug 2017

Can I just say the whole experience from choosing, booking and enjoying the band was an extremely positive experience. They were brilliant, polite, punctual and the music was great. They communicated well beforehand so I felt entirely confident in them understanding what we wanted. They were great musicians and we would definite...

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Amanda and David

15 Dec 2017

Wanted to say thanks again for playing at our family gathering! Everyone really enjoyed themselves, my Grandad was chuffed to hear all of the old classics from home and the children loved having a dance! Hearing you play really made for a special day, hope to see you again soon!

Amanda and David x

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Vicky T

15 Jun 2018

They were absolutely brilliant at our 40th. Not only were they lively and fun with a good repertoire but the vocals and music were excellent. Everyone enjoyed their sets whether dancing or listening. They were fantastic and I'd recommend them to anyone. I need to come up with an excuse for another party so I can rebook them!!

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Barry Lalanne

19 May 2018

The band came to play at my wedding in Poland in early September. They delivered on so many levels - apart from my wife saying 'yes' they were the highlight of the day!

They got everyone dancing and ensured the evening was an awesome party! The Polish guests in particular absolutely loved it as it was something new for them - ...

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FAQ
Can you provide background music for a wedding/drinks reception?
Yes we can play suitable music to create a relaxed and ambient 'folky' feel
Can you play acoustically?
Yes we have the option to play plugged in or acoustic.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Hopefully, please ask
How much for a ceilidh caller?
For a ceilidh or barn dance caller please add £180
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
Usually one 15min break but we can be flexible
How much space do you require?
We can fit in very small spaces if needs be!
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Perhaps, please ask
How much space do you require?
We have fit in very small spaces! There are 4 of us and speakers
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
We have our own PA
How long do you play for?
Our usual performance time is 2 x 45mins however we can play more or less to suit your requirements
How can event planners pay for your services?
Cash on the day or BACS before hand
Who are your previous clients?
Gerry Halliwell, Sofia Dahl, Jamie Callum, The late Terry Pratchet, The Green Party, Brigthon Council, Goodwood Festival of Speed, England's Medieval Festival, Broadstairs Folk Week, Pop Up Brixton, South of England Show, Onca Gallery, Crawley Folk Festival, Society of Homeopaths, City Reads,
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings, parties, events, festivals, clubs, celebrations and dances
What are the highlights of your career?
Playing to Terry Pratchett at his birthday celebration
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
We are multi-instrumentalists able to play various folk styles from Irish to Klezmer to American and more! We are also able to provide a band or ceilidh service or both!
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Upbeat traditional folk and ceilidh band

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