Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How many hours do you play?
A. We play from 8pm-12am with a break during the evening buffet. We can also offer a DJ set from 12am-1am.
Q. Where are you based and how far will you travel?
A. We are based in Glasgow and only accept bookings within 1hr 15mins travelling time from Glasgow.
Q. How long does it take you to set up?
A. We can be set up and ready to play within 30 minutes.
Q. Do you play music during your break?
A. We do provide music during the break. Alternatively you can provide us with an ipod with your own chosen playlist.
Q. Can you perform a Ceilidh set?
A. Yes, we can perform up to 45mins of live ceilidh music. However, we most commonly perform between 20-30mins which is 3 or 4 dances. We highly recommend that you include the ceilidh set as it always goes down well. Our singer/guitarist swaps his guitar for an accordion for the duration of the ceilidh and all three band members share in calling the dances.
Q. Can we choose any song for our first dance?
A. Yes, as part of our service we will learn any song you wish for your first dance. Two weeks notice will give us time to learn it for you.
Q. How much do you cost?
A. Price is dependent on location and size of wedding venue. Please contact us via the BOOK ERNEST section of the website for a quote.
Q. Can I provisionally book the band?
A. Yes, we can hold the date for you for two weeks. However, should another couple enquire regarding the same date within this time I will give you first opportunity to confirm.
Q. How do I book?
A. Firstly, contact us to check we have your date available. You will then be given exclusive access to our CLIENTS AREA where you will find all details regarding securing your booking.
Q. Can I choose the set I want at my wedding?
A. With years of experience in entertainment we feel we are best equipped to choose the songs and the order in which we play them. This is partly what you are paying us for. However feel free to choose any songs you prefer from our repertoire and we will ensure they are played.
Q. My Uncle is a great singer; can he come up and sing a song?
A. No problem! We’re always up for a bit of fun.
Q. What time will your turn up?
A. We will contact the venue prior to the wedding day to check arrangments regarding access and set-up times. Usually we will arrive at least an hour before we have to start. Most likely this will be 7pm.