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FAQ

How can I book Brass & Co.

Contact us using any of the methods listed here. To get an accurate quote it is helpful to include your event date and location in your initial enquiry.

How much do you charge?

There is no fixed price. Each event is unique and price, determined by a number of organisational factors, is quoted on a per-client basis. Contact us to discuss your personal event needs.

Do you play live?

100% live.

What instruments do you play?

Our standard line-up includes up to 7 vocalists with drums, bass guitar, guitar, keyboards, two trumpets, alto/tenor saxophone and two trombones – although a number of other instruments including violin, mandolin, clarinet, banjo, additional acoustic/electric guitar, recorder/whistle, flugelhorn(s), keytar and auxiliary percussion are also incorporated into our set.

How long do Brass & Co. play for and how many breaks does the band take during the night?

A standard engagement is approx. 2.5 hours. Should a client require a break in this time we are happy to provide digital background music to preserve the atmosphere of the event.

Will the band learn a special song?

Our musical versatility is such that we pride ourselves on ensuring that any special song(s) are rehearsed and performed to your satisfaction.

The ages of our guests will vary considerably. Can your band play all types of music?

The versatility and quality of musicianship in our band is such that we pride ourselves on authentically performing a wide variety of music ranging from Strauss Waltzes to today’s Top 40 dance music. Our song list is very extensive and includes music from every era.

Will the band perform at a volume that is comfortable for me and for my guests?

Brass & Co. will perform music which is especially suited for your event. Also, as the party progresses, we are always amenable to altering the volume at your request.

Do you provide a DJ service?

We work closely with a number of professional DJs throughout Ireland and we are happy to recommend our partners if requested at the booking stage.

Can I decide what type of music will be played during my event?

With over 30 years experience of playing in Ireland and the UK at countless events of all shapes and sizes our band is extremely capable of ‘reading the audience’ and choosing music we are confident will pack the dance floor, however, we are always open to additional direction. Please feel free to go through our song list and highlight any selections you would particularly like the band to play or omit.

Do you have your own sound and lighting equipment?

Our professional sound and lighting equipment is suitable for venues of all shapes and sizes.

How long does it take Brass & Co. to set up?

In most venues we are set up and ready to play in about 30-40 minutes. Our aim is to be ready and waiting for the client and not the other way around.

Can the band set up after the banquet at my event?

Brass & Co. can set up before or after your banquet which can be arranged at the booking stage.

Can you accompany singers if required?

Guest artists/singers can be accommodated at the request of the client.

What do you wear on stage?

Our current stage wear is uniform dark suits over white fitted shirts and an assortment of coloured ties as shown on our homepage. More formal attire can be accommodated at the request of the client.

Can I hear you play before I book?

Check out our audio and video clips or contact us to request a CD/DVD and/or to arrange to see us in a venue near you at a future date.

Are there any additional and/or hidden charges?

No. The quote that we supply is the total cost of hiring the band and is based on the clients needs according to information that is given to us.

Do you require a deposit?

A deposit is required to secure Brass & Co. for your event. The amount payable is a percentage of the total cost and details of this are outlined at the booking stage.

Do you have some testimonials from previous clients?

Our reviews archive features feedback from a selection of events. Please visit our Facebook page for newer/additional reviews.

Are you insured to play in all venues?

Brass & Co. are fully covered by a Public Liability Insurance Policy to perform in any venue.

Where I can learn more about Brass & Co.?

Our Website and Facebook pages are official sources of Brass & Co. which contains the most up-to-date information of our group. Additional information may be published on our Twitter account. Information from third party sources (such as suppliers’ websites, discussion forums, etc) may not have originated from Brass & Co. and should not be considered representative of our group.

We hope the information supplied here is helpful, but, as each engagement is unique, please contact us directly should you require additional information.

With over 30 years experience providing music for all types of engagements, Brass & Co. has earned an excellent reputation for great music and personalised service.