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Funk Pop & RnB Covers Band Available For Weddings

If you’re after a flavour of slick and stylish RnB and pop sounds then get on and book arty, funk pop outfit Light Years today who are one of the finest function bands out there. An incredible repertoire spanning old skool funk and RnB to modern pop bangers, Light Years are the world-class live act that you need for your wedding day.

“Thomas and Light Years played at our wedding at the East Quay Venue in Whitstable. It was ace. Our guests loved it and they played total bangers that had everyone dancing. A very professional setup that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend, my wife and I really thought having a live band took our celebrations to the next level.”
Matthew Davies - Wedding

GET IN TOUCH!

From the start your enquiry will be dealt with by leading entertainment agency Tailored Entertainment. Tailored Entertainment specialise in exclusive representation of the best professional function bands in the UK and have a very select roster of top bands. So you can be reassured from the off that the band have met the high standards Tailored Entertainment demands of its acts and that you'll also have an expert team on hand to help with all of the planning and any questions you may have. The guys at Tailored Entertainment are available on 0800 564 2240 / info@light-years-band.com and will be very happy to hear from you.

BOOK THE BAND

Once you have decided that Light Years! are the band for you, Tailored Entertainment will send a booking contract to you to confirm the booking. The contract features all the important details for the day and once you have signed, the band will sign a copy and confirm the booking in their diary. We ask for a deposit to secure the booking, with the balance payable by bank transfer seven days ahead of the day.

PLANNING

In the lead up to the wedding you are very welcome to contact us any time to discuss the plan for the day. Around four weeks before the day the experienced team at Tailored Entertainment will contact you to go over the final details - timings, first dance, song requests for the disco or DJ, final payment details etc. All of the details will be recorded and sent to the band in one simple final confirmation email, so you can be sure nothing will get missed and everything discussed will happen as planned on the night.

ON THE NIGHT

Light Years will arrive fully self-contained with PA, lighting and pre-mixed disco (or a band member can DJ if you add this to your booking) and will perform 2 hours of live music (2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets). The band will cover your whole evening of entertainment so you don't need to hire a separate DJ or any additional equipment.

If your evening reception is in the same room as the meal/speeches, the band would usually arrive to set up in the turnaround time between day and evening. If the room or area for your evening is separate (or curtained off) the band could arrive while you are eating to get set up (they would sound check when suitable and wouldn't interrupt the meal or speeches!) - it takes a minimum of 90 minutes for the band to get fully set up and sound checked.

A guide to a standard evening reception would be:

  • 17:30 - Band Arrive
  • 19:00 - Background Music On
  • 20:00 - First Dance/First Set (60 mins)
  • 21:00 - Disco/DJ (ideal time for evening buffet)
  • 22:00 - Second Set (60 mins)
  • 23:00 - Disco/DJ Until Close

Timings are flexible to suit your needs and live sets can be split 3 x 40 mins if you prefer.The standard price for Funk You! is based on them arriving at 17:00 earliest and finishing as late as 00:00. For an early arrival or late finish outside of these times, there is an additional charge.

The band are very happy to perform your choice of first dance for you as long as they have at least three weeks notice of the song choice.

Light Years! also offer a brilliant live lounge-style acoustic set, this is the perfect addition to your drinks reception and can really help set the mood for a great celebration. As the musicians are already booked to perform in the evening, the price of this set represents excellent value when compared to hiring a separate band for your daytime entertainment - it can be as much as 50% cheaper than hiring an equivalent act.

To discuss hiring Funk You! to perform at your wedding please call Tailored Entertainment for a friendly chat on 0800 564 2240 or email info@lightyears-band.com.

Light Years are based in the Kent area, and can travel comfortably to the likes of Maidstone, Gillingham, Dartford, Chatham, Ashford, Rochester, Margate, Tunbridge Wells, Canterbury, Dover, Ramsgate, Tonbridge, Herne Bay, Whitstable, Swanley and further afield such as London, Brighton, Essex, Suffolk and many more locations.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US

Melene Locke
Wedding
Thank you so much for making our day extra special. I was amazed that you had pulled off our first dance request from a turning a ballad into a rave! Everyone is still talking about it. We highly recommend these guys for any occasion!
Philip Gowing
Wedding
After being at wedding at which Light Years were the band, we knew straight away we needed them for our wedding. Tom and the guys are really professional, showed up on time, well turned out and played two amazing sets that really set the evening off. Prior to the day we met with Tom who was super accommodating with the style of music we where after, they even went above and beyond and learnt our 1st dance as it wasn't on there usual set list. I could not recommend them highly enough as band, great group of guys with a great sound.
Matthew Davies
Wedding
Thomas and Light Years played at our wedding at the East Quay Venue in Whitstable. It was ace. Our guests loved it and they played total bangers that had everyone dancing. A very professional setup that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend, my wife and I really thought having a live band took our celebrations to the next level.
Matt Young
Wedding
Thom and his band were ace, the set they played and the way they interacted with the crowd was a real highlight to our wedding! My friends have gone and used the band after my intial booking for their own weddings they were so good!
Paul Palmer
Wedding
I have 20 years experience in live entertainment. Of the hundreds of function bands I’ve seen in my career, there was only one who I’d want to play at my wedding!! The guys were amazing! I couldn’t recommend them enough.

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We provide entertainment for a host of private and corporate clients, in the UK and abroad. These include: