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Festival Style Folk Band Avialable For Parties

Bring the Glastonbury party to your event with Kent based Festival Folk. A frenetic-folk-driven set from musicians who and have shared stages with the likes of Rolling Stones and Hot Chip,as well as having playing world renowned venues such as o2, Hammersmith Apollo and Royal Festival Hall (and studio credits with Kylie Minogue and Ed Sheeran), Festival Folk will bring that authentic-live, festival/stadium headliner feel to your function with a mammoth setlist at their helm delving between David Bowie, Oasis, Pharrell and George Ezra (and everything else that you can think of!).

“Festival Folk were fantastic. They played music for everyone. What a nice bunch of lads! Everyone one had a great time. I would not hesitate to book them again or to recommend then to other people. Thank you very much!”
Neil Corbould - Private event

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 live 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 0800 564 2240 / info@festivalfolkband.com and will be very happy to hear from you.

BOOK THE BAND

Once you have decided that Festival Folk 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 event and once you have signed, the band will sign a copy and confirm the booking in their diary. We ask for a deposit of £210 to secure the booking, with the balance payable by bank transfer seven days ahead of the day.

PLANNING

In the lead up to your party you are very welcome to contact us any time to discuss the plan for the evening. Around four weeks before the day the experienced team at Tailored Entertainment will contact you to go over the final details - timings, set preferences, 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

Festival Folk 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.

A guide to a standard evening party would be:

  • 17:30 - Band Arrive
  • 19:00 - Background Music On For Welcome Drinks
  • 20:00 - First Set (60 mins)
  • 21:00 - Disco/DJ (ideal time for buffet if you’re having one, and if it’s a birthday, perfect time for doing the cake!)
  • 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 Festival Folk 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 a special request for you as long as they have at least three weeks’ notice of the song choice.

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

To discuss hiring Festival Folk to perform at your party please call Tailored Entertainment for a friendly chat on 0800 564 2240 or email info@festivalfolkband.com.

Festival Folk are based in the Kent area, and are hired all across the U.K. including Maidstone, Gillingham, Dartford, Chatham, Ashford, Rochester, Margate, Tunbridge Wells, Canterbury, Dover, Ramsgate, Tonbridge, Herne Bay, Whitstable, Swanley and many more.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US

Oliver Barker
Wedding, Elmore Court, Elmore
Tailored Entertainment: Responsive to emails - very clear about what you needed from us and the band info sheet for song selections etc. was very intuitive. Had a few email conversations about set structure and learning a first dance which we sent well in advance and had prompt and sensible responses to - no concerns! Festival Folk: Excellent fun. Clearly understood the feel we were going for and created a fantastic set based around that. Although our first dance song choice needed a bit of interpretation to fit with their arrangement they managed it perfectly and honestly I'd say it should be included in their repertoire! Arrived on time, set up quietly, did one full song (not from set) as sound check with no additional noise made. Great crowd interaction, slick set with zero gaps between songs, played 2 full sets of great choices. Loved it!
Charlotte & James
Wedding, Hidden Valley, Godalming, Surrey
We just wanted to pass on a quick message to the band because they were AMAZING!! Festival Folk absolutely made our wedding, every single song was brilliant and the dance floor was full from start to finish. Cannot recommend these guys enough, we have had so many comments from our guests saying they are the best wedding band they have ever heard. We just wish we could do it all again, thank you!!!
Samantha & Tom Fletcher
Wedding, Great Fosters Hotel, Surrey
Thank you so much for playing so brilliantly at our wedding! We had the most fantastic day and you were a big part of that. We loved you rendition of Wagon Wheel' for your first dance, and your set list was perfect- the dance floor was full all night. So many of our guests have commented that you were the best band they've heard at a wedding. We'll definitely be recommending you to anyone we hear of who's looking for a band! Thanks again!
Emma
Wedding, The Crown Inn, Henley-on-Thames
The band were just fantastic! The dance floor was packed all night and everyone said how great they were! Really impressed with them and all my communication with Tailored Entertainment. Very slick!
Sam
Wedding, Great Fosters Hotel, Surrey
Festival Folk were absolutely incredible, we honestly couldn't be happier, and we've had a lot of comments about how brilliant they were. And everyone at Tailored Entertainment has been so helpful - booking our band was by far one of the least stressful parts of the whole wedding, and Tom and I are incredibly grateful to you all!

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