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Hello from our Honeymoon! We just had to email to thank you once again for Saturday.
Here are some of the comments from our guests:
“best wedding I’ve ever been to”
“band were amazing”
“entertainment was fantastic”
“where did you find these guys???!!”
In short, you absolutely made our night. From keeping my 84yr old Papa dancing all night, to allowing my 18 yr old brother to jam with you – you guys really do cater for all ages! Even my husband who “doesn’t do dancing”, was on the floor all night.
So, my advice to all those brides to be is – forget the flowers, forget the favours, forget the cake, just book the band! If you want a night that your guests will talk about for weeks, months, years to come – book Ernest!!!
Thank you so much, you were fantastic, from the impromtu Ceildth set to your amazing rendition of Caledonia! And our first dance was truly amazing!!
All the best.
Mr & Mrs Surgenor, Wedding @ The Vu
If you are getting married in Scotland and you need a band for the reception check out ERNEST. They rock! I know because they rocked me!
Simon Pegg (Actor)
There is nothing ‘Wedding band’ about the lads in ERNEST. It’s as if Iggy Pop, Barry White, Bob Marley and the Rolling Stones’ DNA got tossed into a jam session and the resulting trio were able to play virtually any musical style on the planet. I had heard they were the best band in Scotland. Now i’m convinced it’s the world! I don’t think I’ve ever heard a live set as good as the guys played at my wedding. My guests were completely BLOWN AWAY. So much so, that a group of my friends from L.A stayed on after the wedding, trying to catch the boys next gig in Glasgow.
You can have the traditional, ruffled tux, pomade-impersonators ruining nuptial bliss or you can have ERNEST, kicking ass and reminding you that your wedding day should be the biggest reason there is to PARTY!
Joe Carnahan (Director of A-Team Movie, Narc, Smokin’ Aces) Wedding @ Lennoxlove House
Hi Guys, A simple thank you does not seem enough for delivering a stunning set at our wedding reception, musically you are on another planet compared to every other ‘wedding band’ out there!! If you are considering anyone other than Ernest as your wedding band then please think again, these guys are quite simply the best at what they do. A large number of guests at our reception definitely come under the ‘drinkers not dancers’ category but every one of them was up jigging on more than one occasion and we have lost count of the number of times we overheard comments praising the choice of songs, the quality of musicianship and the ability to get people on the floor. The cover you did of our 1st dance song will always be a standout moment in our lives as you took our fav song and made it better than we ever thought it could be. Thank you again for putting the musical cherry on top of our cake!! All the best.
Ross & Linz, Wedding @ Fairfield House Hotel (Rainy Ayr!!)
I’m sorry this has taken so long but I just wanted to send an email to say a huge thank you for the AMAZING set you played at our wedding. We had heard many good reports but on the night you exceeded our expectations by a long way. Use Somebody is a very special song to us and we are big KOL fans so usually cringe at covers but you played it so well and we loved it. From the 2nd song onward the dance floor was jumping with such a good mix of songs and no cheesy covers. Loved that you got my sister, who is a terrible singer, up to help sing Lady Gaga, and getting the crowd so involved. I found my husband dancing away to himself at one stage in the night, I asked if he was ok and he replied ‘this band is awesome, I’d pay to go and see them’. I reminded him we had payed for everyone to hear you, haha! Booking you as our wedding band was one of the best decisions we made about the day so I cannot thank you enough and we will certainly recommend you in the future.
Victoria and Michael, Wedding @ Western House Hotel
Everyone knows that having a really good band for a wedding is a must. But you guys are absolutely knock out, fantastic, amazing, brilliant, exceptional, jaw dropping, energetic and extraordinarily talented. Ernest takes “the wedding band” to a new, unprecedented level. If you want a good band…there are plenty to choose from. If you want the best…there is only one Ernest. Musical genius. Thank you so much.
Lynn & David, Wedding @ Brig O Doon, Alloway
I just wanted to say a massive thank you from Craig and I for helping make our wedding reception an amazing party. Everyone has commented on the brilliant playing, singing, playlist and also the fact that the dancefloor was constantly mobbed with all our friends and relatives throwing crazy dance moves! We can honestly say that you are the best band we have ever heard at a wedding.
Liz and Craig, Wedding @ House for an Art Lover
I hope you are all well!
Gordon and I are still on our honeymoon, but i wanted to email you guys to say a MASSIVE thank you to you all for playing at our wedding at BrigO’Doon! You were all amazing and had everyone up dancing all night! We have been talking all week about how great you guys were and my Mum has had countless cards from friends and family raving about you all!
We wanted everyone up dancing but couldn’t of dreamed that the dance floor would be totally full all night, as it was! The variety of music you played was brilliant and covered everyone’s music tastes and all ages! We had an amazing night and would like to thank you all so much, we will be recommending you guys to anyone who will listen!
Thank you again, was amazing to have you guys a part of our big day, you made the evening reception fantastic! We had big expectations due to your reviews, but you totally blew us away!
Thank you all!
Yvonne & Gordon, Wedding @ Brig O’ Doon
Hi Guys, just wanted to drop a line to say thanks very much for your brilliant performance at our wedding. You topped off a fantastic day in great style, there was barely a moment where the dance floor was empty. Everyone had a great night, even the bar staff were dancing behind the bar to you and I’ve had so many compliments from friends, family and staff at the hotel on how much then enjoyed your performance. The ceilidh songs were a particular highlight too, if anyone needs a band I know I’ll be putting your name forward straight away.
Brian and Hannah, Wedding @ Royal Terrace Hotel Edinburgh
We are on honeymoon (!) so just the briefest of notes to say a massive Thank You for a fantastic performance on Friday. What a great set you guys put on..inc the Scottish reel. All our guests were raving about you on the night, the day after and in e-mails / texts since. Brilliant guys thank you so much..topped off what was already a fantastic day and took it to a new level. You will be assured of many recommendation following that performance.
Gary and Celine, Wedding @ Loch Lomond Golf Club
Just a quick email to say thankyou for the exceptional performance you put on at our wedding. Everyone was blown away by your talent, I knew you’d be fantastic having had the pleasure of hearing you beforehand – but even myself and Christopher were amazed by how well you played on the night; totally exceeded our expectations!! It would seem the evening reception was the highlight of everyones’ day (not the ceremony) thanks to you!
I have but one regret – that I did not keep the videographer until the end. You filled the floor for the entire night – and as for our last dance – WOW. You were absolutely fantastic, a perfect ending to a perfect day!! thanks again.
Christopher & Natalie Wedding @ New Lanark Old Mill Hotel
Just wanted to write a say a huge thank you to you for playing at our wedding. Everyone is still taking about how fantastic you were and Jamie and I have no doubt that you made our wedding the day it was. I will be recommending you to anyone who asks in the future. You truly were amazing. Thanks again for the best day of our lives,
Judi & Jamie Wedding @ Brig O’ Doon House
We would like to thankyou for your fantastic performance at our wedding on Saturday night. Every one of our guests ranted and raved about how great you guys were. Your versions of ‘Iris’ and ‘Always’ for our first and second dance were amazing and were everything we hoped they would be. A great bunch of guys and musicians who make up a superb band with an excellent repertoire which catered for all of our guests. Ernest made our special day even more special. If we ever need a band for future functions, there is only one band we will be booking. Thankyou so much for your part in making our wedding a day to remember.
Craig and Angela Wedding @ Port Glasgow Town Hall
Just back from our honeymoon, and had to write to say thanks for everything, you guys where superb, everyone is asking who you where and stating it’s the best band they have ever heard at any wedding, you guys deserve everything that comes your way. Myself and Sarah had a great night and most of that was down to yourselves, thanks for everything & if I get married again I will certainly call you LOL, keep updating the website or myself with where you guys are playing as we would love to see you again.
JP & Sarah, Wedding @ Tudor Hotel
I hired Ernest for my wedding at Airth Castle on the 26th June and they were 1st class. The band themselves were fantastic and so friendly and the dance floor was completely full when they played the 3rd song (the 1st & 2nd songs were only the wedding party). I knew when I heard them play the first line of Dakota by the Stereophonics in Arta that I could stop looking, as they were exactly what I was looking for.
My wedding day was not without its hiccups! 20 minutes into the reception we had a power cut, not just Airth Castle but the entire village – it was all I needed! But the lead singer William was amazing! He had a spare acoustic guitar and came on to the middle of the dance floor and got everyone up for a sing song. He was superb and my words cannot express the gratitude to him. All the guests raved about the band saying they were the best band they’d ever heard and for William to do the acoustic bit in the middle, well, it takes a certain type of person to do that! I just want to say a heart-felt thanks to Ernest and in particular William.
They totally made the night and I am now glad we had the power cut as it was a real talking point and everyone loved Ernest even more.
Without a shadow of a doubt, they were well worth every penny and the best wedding band I have ever heard. If I ever get married again, I’ll be sure to pick them ;o)
Karen, Wedding @ Airth Castle
Just wanted to drop you guys a note to say that Lisa and I want to thank you so much for helping make our wedding such a great day, both of us (and the rest of the guests) were completely blown away by your amazing performance, we lost count of people who commented on how damn good you were! The first dance song you guys did was fantastic and really set the scene for the rest of the night: great music, well played, with the dance floor always full! We’ll definitely recommend you to anyone we know who needs a band! P.S Thanks for letting my uncle sing!
Scott & Lisa, Wedding @ George Hotel, Edinburgh
ERNEST were absolutely superb and rounded off our weekend in tremendous fashion. From a version of “The way you look tonight” that they made their own for the first dance, and oldies right through to a floor filling “Mr Brightside” they had us up dancing all night. Brilliant!!
Victoria & Alan, Wedding @ Harburn House
“Wow! Thanks so much guys! You made our night the best it could possibly be. Everyone said it was like having a ‘real band’ playing! Definitely the best band in Scotland. Top class! p.s You were right about finishing at twelve! Any longer would have put my old Aunties into an early grave!! lol!
Paul & Joanne, Wedding @ Oran Mor, Glasgow
Hi guys, just a quick note to say thank you so much for playing a BIG part in making our wedding day perfect! All of our guests have been raving about you and the kids love their drum sticks, I think that was their best gift!!!! You were exactly what we were looking for and more! Thank you thank you thank you!!
Alison & Paul, Wedding @ Glenskirlie Castle
It’s true what they say – a good wedding band can make your wedding reception a night to remember. Ernest ARE certainly a band to do this. Once they start playing the dancefloor will never empty! So many of our guests commented on how good the band were with some stating that they were the best act they have seen at a wedding. If you want a great night, busy dancefloor and a variety of music then Ernest are DEFINITELY the band to book.
Steven & Fiona, Wedding @ Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld.
Just a quick message to thank Ernest for your great work at our wedding. We thought you guys were fantastic, and so did all our guests with the majority of comments being that you were the best band people had heard in a long time! I’ve already passed your details on to 3 friends who were looking to book you for different events. And hopefully we’ll see you somewhere in the future. All the best, and thanks again,
Andrew & Jill, Wedding @ Gilmerton House.
Hi guys! Just a note to thank you for making our wedding everything we hoped it would be! After trawling through countless wedding bands you really were a breath of fresh air; fantastic talent, totally accomodating and all round top guys! Your wide range of songs ensured that the dancefloor was full all night and as for even playing AC/DC for Pauls mates…..we really couldn’t have asked for more!!! We’ve had innumerable comments as to how impressed everyone was, but none more so than ourselves. You really are stars and if anyone is considering Ernest for their wedding, don’t hesitate! All the best guys and thanks again.
Gail & Paul, Wedding @ Crutherland House Hotel.
Ernest played at our wedding at Glenskirlie Castle and our guests kept saying how amazing the band were. Thats exactly what we hoped their reaction would be, as it was exactly our reaction when we went to see Ernest for the first time. We knew then that this was no ordinary wedding band. We were very confident our guests would love Ernest and were not surprised when the staff at our reception said it was the best band they’ve ever had. A great band can make your wedding even more special and that’s exactly what Ernest did. Thanks Guys!
John & Carole, Wedding @ Glenskirlie Castle
Hi Chaps, I just wanted to say how much i enjoyed sunday evening at Mike and Vickys wedding. I was thoroughly impressed with not only your repertoire but also your enthusiasm for the event and general sense of fun you brought to the evening. If I ever get married in Glasgow- Ernest will be my 1st choice!
Ben, Wedding @ Giffnock Synagogue
Hi Guys, I just wanted to drop you a quick email to thank you for the fantastic music you provided for our wedding reception. We had such a fantastic night and our guests even sent us thank you notes as they had such a fantastic time! We spent almost the whole night on the dance floor and the night just seems to go so quickly! Thanks for being part of our special day.
Karen & Stuart, Wedding @ George Hotel, Edinburgh
Hi there, please pass on our thanks to Ernest for an outstanding set at
Oran Mor on 27th December. They totally made our night with their version
of You Got the Love as our 1st dance and went on to be the best wedding
band I have ever heard (and we were certainly supported in that view by
the rest of the guests). We would highly recommend them to anyone in the
Katrina and David Lyon, Wedding @ Oran Mor
Hi there, This is a quick email to say that my husband and I booked Ernest through yourselves (Freak Music) for our wedding on 14th February 2009. They were absolutely amazing! Not only was their music highly entertaining, the band were excellent with the guests and open for any type of requests. We had many people approach us asking how we booked them. I just wanted to express how happy I was with them and inform you of the high quality standard this band delivered. It was like being at a live contemporary gig which was completely awesome. I wish you all the best in your business and be assured if we ever need a band again it will be Ernest!
Karri Gillespie-Smith, Wedding @ Borthwick Castle
Thanks again for Saturday night! We had a wonderful day and what made it was the band. Everybody commented on how great you were! Absolutely fantastic!
Alistair and Susan. Wedding @ Shieldhill Castle
Just wanted to say a belated thank you for your amazing performance and professionalism on the day of our wedding. You were outstanding and our friends loved you, as did we. You did us so proud with the Jewish music and we loved the rock spin you put on it. We couldn’t have asked for more. Subsequently, we know that many of our friends have tried to book you for their weddings only to find out that you are already booked up! We wish you every success and thanks again.
Kimberley, Wedding @ Raddisson, Glasgow
What can we say? You guys rocked the dancefloor all night. So many of our guests asked your name and commented that you were the best band they seen in ages (not just wedding bands!!). We’ve passed on your details to a few people for their weddings. Members of our family who would never be seen dead on a dance floor were up dancing song after song, you read the crowd perfectly! The song list showed an eclectic range and moved between generations effortlessly. Your cover of the Boss for our first dance was beautiful. It looked like you guys were enjoying yourselves as much as we did and I hope that was the case. Thanks for rounding off our big day so perfectly.
Lynn and Dave, Wedding @ Moorpark House
Ernest are THE best band I have heard, the whole place was
buzzing and the dancefloor never empty. Amazing!!!!!
Martin, Wedding @ Glenskirlie Castle
Guys, Karen and I just wanted to offer our thanks and appreciation to you for making our wedding reception such a great occasion for our families and friends. We were pretty nervous about getting the choice of band wrong, as it can make such a difference to the night. We knew straight away we’d made the right choice but we were still blown away on the night by how good you were. Folks are still raving about your set – both the quality and the selection of songs. Everyone enjoyed themselves so much and it’s the first time I’ve heard chanting for an encore at a wedding! I’d highly recommend you to anybody; choosing your wedding band is easy – pick Ernest! Then your hardest choice is picking the first song. Personally we couldn’t get “Caledonia” out of our head for days and days!
Andy and Karen, Wedding @ Seamill Hydro
Ernest were phenomenal!! They were prompt and set up with minimal disturbance to the reception but above all, they instictively tapped into the vibe of the party and delivered an amazingly apt playlist. Ernest’s energy and passion ensured the room was bouncing as grannies and grandchildren alike danced and sang along to their diverse catalogue. EVERY guest has commented on Ernest’s performance, most saying they have never heard such an awesome sound at a wedding reception. All a Bride & Groom can ask for is that their guests enjoy their day and this band were definitely a defining aspect of our day. Can’t wait to see them again. Many thanks again.
Zoe Carmichael, Wedding @ The Lounge, Largs
ERNEST what can we say you were amazing at our wedding and to say a big thank you for making our day even more special. All our guests haven’t stopped talking about you since the wedding and they all thought you were fab.We will be recommending you to everyone we know, thanks.
Debbie and John, Wedding @ Glenskirlie Castle
I just wanted to say a big thanks to you and the guys for doing such an amazing set for our wedding at Rutherglen Town Hall. I can’t tell you how many people said how amazing you were! Infact that was the hot topic of conversation at every table we went to for a wee chat throughout the night. Also thanks for doing such a fab job of Maybe I’m Amazed as our first dance and also the wee extra song May You Never for me and Robert. We had a brill night and you had a big part to play in it. I just wish I could have been there as a guest so I could have got up and danced the whole night.
Angela and Robert, Wedding @ Rutherglen Town Hall
Hi Guys, Michael and I would like to thank you all for an amazing performance at our wedding, it completed our day, infact it made our day. The dance floor was never empty and our guests have been raving about how good you were since, i have even had a few folks asking for your details for forthcoming weddings. We have had young and old continually commenting that you were the best wedding band they have ever seen!!!!
Thanks for your rendition of ‘Use Somebody’, it was great, infact you made our day very special and i feel so lucky to have had you guys play. You are truly a fantastic band and deserve all the credit you get. We wish you all the very best for your future. Our band was by far our best wedding choice!
Carrie and Michael, Wedding @ Glenbervie House
We are now back from honeymoon and wanted to take an opportunity to thank you for helping to make our wedding day so perfect.
Your music was absolutely outstanding! ‘Caledonia’ for our first dance was really special (we had been watching you sing it on YouTube for months in advance!), you picked an amazing set to keep the dance floor filled and the ceilidh section was so much fun.
Keep up the fabulous work,
Lynsey and Chris Wedding @ Dalmahoy Country Club
P.S Our guests also commented that you were amazing, but were impressed that we had arranged to have Johnny Depp playing bass at our wedding!!!! – several people mentioned the remarkable similarity!
Hi Guys, Thanks for an amazing night! We knew you would good but didn’t expect to be still talking about you for the 2 weeks we spent on honeymoon. The guests were all really impressed. We had been worried with the bar being in another room that it would be a struggle to get my mates away from the bar, but not only did you get them through, you managed to get them to dance. Something I’ve never seen before and after seeing them hopefully never again! Hey Jude at the end of the night was a real highlight along with the Oasis covers you did for us. Cant wait to see the Dvd. Hopefully see you again, thanks again for a rocking night!
Lisa and Tim, Wedding @ Hotel Du Vin
I would just like to say a huge thank-you from both Stephen and myself. You were totally amazing! Everyone has been raving mad about how good you were! Our guest book had comments like ” OMG the band are awesome!” and ” Best band ever!” The dance floor was packed all night – it was amazing! The oldies loved the ceilidh!!
Thanks for making our wedding night so special!
Jenna and Stephen, Wedding @ Glenbervie House
We just wanted to say thank you so much for giving us a great wedding
reception. You guys were excellent. You did a fab job of our first dance.
The dance floor was full from very early on and continued that way, I
don’t think I sat down all night!
Thanks so much also for letting Michael get up with his band ‘Stillife’
and then with their new singer in ‘Rock Gods’. That meant so much to me
and his family (who have never heard him play guitar before!).
Thanks again for the night and making it so enjoyable.
Keep up the good work and we hope to catch you maybe in Arta or
somewhere soon. Cheers!
Claire & Michael, Wedding @ Glenbervie House
Sorry for not being in touch sooner but we just wanted to send our
thanks for the set you played at our wedding. We booked you about 2 years ago now so it has been a long time coming but I have to say you guys were every bit as
amazing as we had anticipated and played a major, major part in our
big day. We cannot thank you all enough and all of our guests have
been commenting on just how great you were and how much they enjoyed
the evening! Rest assured we will be recommending you to anyone who
is looking for a band in the future and as far as we are concerned
there is simply NO other choice!! The Ceilidh section went down a
storm as well and we are so glad we decided to add this (although glad
it wasn’t all night as we were knackered after it!!)
Thanks again for such an excellent performance.
Derek & Claire Anderson, Wedding @ Culcreuch Castle
Just back from honeymoon so just wanted to thank you guys soo much for your fab performance at our wedding. Loads of people infact everyone we have spoken to has mentioned you guys and I never expected anything less from the minute I booked you guys so thanks for your sheer awesomeness :). I have a video that someone took of the first dance on my bebo page which I cant stop watching now as I love your version of the way you look tonight he he anyway thanks soo much again and I look forward to seeing you next year at my sisters wedding!
Deborah & David, Wedding @ Glenskirlie Castle
Dear William and Co,
Just wanted to send you a wee email to say Thank you so so much for making our special day turn into an extra special evening! You literally had the whole room in the palm of your hands! It was more than we could have hoped for. Thank you so much.
Young and Old boogied the night away and everyone has been talking about the band since. (as well as the pic and mix of course)
Thanks again for allowing me to perform with you. It was a real honour and thankfully went down really well.
Jenni & Graeme , Wedding @ Lodge on The Loch
I just want to email to let you know how much we enjoyed having Ernest play at our wedding. The music was fantastic, from learning our first dance to the impromptu ceilidh set, it was everything I hoped for and more. So many of our guests told us how impressed they were with you and one bride to be is now considering you for her upcoming wedding. Thank you for making our night very special.
Ashley & Scott, Wedding @ City Halls, Glasgow
Just want to pass on our huge thanks to you and the guys. It was love at first chord for me when I heard you play at a friend’s wedding and although I was nervous about what my highly critical musical family would think, I needn’t have been – they’re in love too! My only complaint would be that I paid a lot of money for a sparkly dancefloor and could barely see it all night for feet!
Thank you so much for rocking our wedding!
Amy and Jamie, Wedding @ Glenbervie House
Adam and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your fabulous performance at our wedding. The way you played our first song was amazing and we can’t wait to see the DVD to hear it again. Our guests have been raving about you and they agree that you are the best “wedding band” they have ever heard. We really can’t thank you enough for your talent and professionalism, you made this area of wedding planning hassle free! If we ever need a band again we will definitely book you and we will recommend you to anyone who does.
Ashley and Adam, Wedding @ The Deerhunter
Thank you so much for playing at our wedding and making it so special. We are so happy that we picked you as you were absolutely fantastic! Everyone has said how good you guys were and we would definitely recommend you to anyone getting married and looking for a band.
Hopefully we’ll see you play at another wedding soon!
All the best,
Jeremy, Wedding @ Airth Castle
Gail and I are back from honeymoon now and we wanted to say a massive thanks for playing at our wedding.
So many of our guests have been saying just how amazing you were and we couldn’t agree more.
Every single song you played was just fantastic and we hope we see you again some time soon.
I already know a few people that have booked you for their wedding and i’ll be telling them they have made the perfect choice.
Keep up the good work guys and get yourselves down to “The Cottage”.
Thanks again for being part of the most amazing night of our lives!
Kevin & Gail Stevenson, Wedding @ House for an Art Lover
Hi William, just wanted to say a massive thank you to you all for making our wedding reception go so well. You were all fantastic and everybody commented on how good the band was. Oh and thanks for being so accommodating with the kids, they loved their 5 minutes of fame.
Laura & Chris, Wedding @ Brig O’Doon
Hi William & band…
We just wanted to say how amazing you guys were at our wedding at Moorpark! You really made the night amazing, I will be recommending you guys to everyone!
Andrea & Mark, Wedding @ Moorpark House
What can I say… you guys were incredible!!! Absolutely brilliant!!!
We loved you and so did our guests! Thank you so very much!
Our best man is getting married and said he wouldn’t want any band but you guys, so we can’t wait to hear you again!!
Danielle, Wedding @ Brig O’Doon