From sun-soaked Mediterranean beaches to the grounds of a fairytale chateau in the south of France, destination weddings are becoming increasingly popular as couples search for the perfect setting to say "I do."
But, have you thought about what will make your destination wedding even more special? The perfect wedding band, of course!
Say 'I Do' To Hiring A Wedding Band Abroad
There's nothing quite like a destination wedding, surrounded by the beauty of a far-off land, your closest family and friends, and your beloved partner. It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will create unforgettable memories for years to come. However, with so many details to consider, planning the entertainment for a destination wedding can be stressful.
At Wedding Bands, we believe that music is a key component of any celebration, especially a destination wedding. Whether you're getting married on the beautiful coast of Croatia, in a mountain resort in Switzerland, on the Italian island of Sicily, in the glamorous city of Monaco, or in the luxury of Dubai, we've got you covered.
Wedding Bands' top destination wedding band in their dazzling performance at a 2022 Chateau wedding in the enchanting Chateau d'Estoublon, Provence. Book them to bring a touch of luxury and unforgettable entertainment to your dream destination wedding anywhere in the world.
Wedding Bands top 15 Destination Wedding Band Hotspots for 2023
From the picturesque towns of the Amalfi Coast to the sparkling waters of the French Riviera, we've curated a list of our top 15 most popular wedding destinations for 2023, and the perfect destination bands to match:
The romantic City of Light is the perfect place for a fairytale wedding. Choose a classical string quartet or a jazz band to set the tone for your big day.
Lisbon's charming streets, historic buildings, and scenic waterfront make it a great location for a wedding. A fado singer or a Portuguese jazz band can add a touch of local culture to your special day.
With its luxurious hotels and stunning desert landscapes, Dubai is an ideal location for a glamorous wedding. Consider a fusion band that blends traditional Arabic instruments with modern pop and rock for a unique and authentic sound.
Lake Como, Italy
Nestled in the stunning Italian Alps, Lake Como offers a breathtaking backdrop for a romantic wedding. To create a dreamy ambiance, consider a classical quartet or a jazz band.
Alternatively, for a more unique and exciting atmosphere, the We Light It Up with their LED drum kit, as seen playing at a destination wedding at Villa Balbiano, could be the perfect addition to light up your special day.
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Surrounded by the sparkling waters of the French Riviera, Monaco is a luxurious destination for a glamorous wedding. For an elegant and sophisticated atmosphere, choose a classical quartet or a swing band. Or, for a more modern and lively vibe, opt for a pop or rock band.
Dubrovnik's medieval city walls, cobblestone streets, and sparkling Adriatic Sea provide a stunning backdrop for a destination wedding. A classical quartet or a Balkan band can add a touch of tradition to your celebration.
Salzburg's picturesque old town, baroque architecture, and mountain views make it a popular choice for a fairy-tale wedding. A classical string quartet or an Austrian folk band can add a touch of old-world charm to your special day.
Cote d'Azur, France
The French Riviera's Mediterranean climate, azure waters, stunning castles, and chic resorts make it a glamorous destination for a wedding. A jazz band or a French chanson singer can add a touch of class and sophistication that can complement the stunning chateaus and beautiful surroundings.
The Sparkle Band's jazz trio performing at a cocktail hour set against the stunning backdrop of Château Saint Georges in the Cote d'Azur.
Tel Aviv, Israel
The vibrant city of Tel Aviv is a popular choice for Jewish weddings. Choose from a range of Jewish wedding bands that specialise in traditional Jewish music, including the hora and klezmer, or opt for a modern pop or dance band to keep the party going all night long.
The idyllic Greek island of Santorini is a popular choice for a beach wedding. A party band or a DJ can get the crowd dancing all night long.
The sun-kissed beaches of Bali are perfect for a tropical destination wedding. A reggae band or a steel drum band can create a relaxed and upbeat vibe.
Amalfi Coast, Italy
The Amalfi Coast is famous for its picturesque towns and dramatic cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. A classical string quartet or a jazz band can add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your wedding.
New York City, USA
The Big Apple is the perfect place for a glamorous city wedding. A jazz band or a Motown band can create a sophisticated and timeless aura.
The cosmopolitan city of Barcelona is a popular choice for a destination wedding. Add a vivacious Spanish touch to your occasion with a flamenco or salsa band.
The rolling hills of Tuscany provide a stunning backdrop for a rustic wedding. A folk band or a solo acoustic artist can create an intimate and warm ambiance.
Book your Dream Wedding Band Abroad
With over 20 years of experience in the wedding band industry, we have the expertise and extensive network of talented travelling musicians and destination bands means that no matter where in the world you decide to tie the knot, we'll be able to provide the perfect wedding band to make your abroad wedding dreams a reality.
Our team of experts will work with you to create the perfect musical performance for your destination wedding. Whether you're looking for a sophisticated jazz band for a chic city wedding or a lively pop band for a tropical beach wedding, we'll make sure the music matches the mood.
So if you're planning a destination wedding and want the perfect wedding band to create an unforgettable atmosphere, look no further than Wedding Bands. Contact the destination band you love directly today to discuss your vision and get a personalised quote for hiring a destination wedding band. With us, the perfect wedding band for your wedding outside of the UK is just a few clicks away!
The Sparkle Band is the ultimate choice for a destination wedding, having performed at stunning locations around the world. As the most popular band of 2023, they guarantee an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Band Entertainment for Your Destination Wedding in Europe and beyond!
Planning a destination wedding can be a dream come true, but finding the perfect wedding band to entertain your guests can be challenging. In this Q&A, we answer some of the most common questions about destination wedding bands and provide you with helpful tips to ensure your big day is unforgettable.
Q. What is a destination wedding band?
A. A destination wedding band is a musical group that performs at weddings in locations outside of their usual operating area.
At Wedding Bands, we understand that a destination wedding can add an extra layer of excitement and adventure to your special day. That's why we have a wide selection of talented bands who are willing to travel beyond their usual operating areas to perform at weddings in any location. Whether you're dreaming of saying "I do" on a tropical beach or in a rustic countryside setting, our destination wedding bands will help make your celebration unforgettable.
Q. Where does Wedding Bands cover?
A. Wedding Bands offers the very best UK wedding bands that are available to perform at destination weddings throughout Europe and around the globe. Whether you're planning a dream wedding on the idyllic Greek islands, amid the picturesque vineyards of Tuscany, within a historic chateau of France, or any other enchanting location worldwide, our expertise and resources ensure that you get the perfect wedding band to match your dream setting. Trust Wedding Bands to bring world-class entertainment to your special day, no matter where on the planet it takes place!
Q. What are the costs of hiring a destination wedding band?
A. The cost of hiring a destination wedding band can vary significantly, depending on various factors such as the wedding location, band size, and travel expenses. It's crucial to factor in not only the performance fee but also additional expenses like travel, accommodation, airport parking, luggage, car hire, and any other band requirements. At Wedding Bands, we provide a detailed breakdown of all costs when you enquire about hiring a destination wedding band. This way, you have a clear understanding of all expenses involved in booking your dream wedding band for your special day.
Q. Why choose a destination band over a local band abroad?
A. Choosing a destination wedding band from your the UK has several advantages. Firstly, it can save you from the stress of hiring a band you're not familiar with. Secondly, it eliminates language and cultural barriers that may arise when working with a band from another country. Lastly, it offers a wider range of music options, allowing you to tailor the entertainment to your specific tastes. Additionally, hiring a UK-based band can also be more cost-effective in the long run, as the potential risks of working with an unfamiliar band in a foreign country may outweigh the cost savings.
Q. What are the best wedding bands and entertainment options for British and American couples planning a destination wedding in Europe?
A. Are you a British or American couple planning your dream destination wedding in Europe? If so, you're in for a treat! Europe is a continent brimming with rich history, diverse cultures, incredible wedding venues, and Wedding Bands offers the best destination wedding bands to match. To help you create an enchanting destination wedding experience, we've compiled the ultimate guide to European entertainment for your special day.
Incorporating local traditions into your entertainment is a fantastic way to make your European wedding truly memorable. If you're tying the knot in Spain, consider adding a flamenco guitarist to the lineup for some authentic Spanish flair. If Italy is your chosen destination, a traditional Italian tarantella band will have your guests dancing and clapping in no time. For a French wedding, explore hiring a local accordionist to bring a touch of Parisian romance. And if you're saying "I do" in Scotland, a traditional bagpiper can provide a stirring and memorable atmosphere.
Embracing these local customs will not only make your wedding unique but also offer a genuine European experience for you and your guests. Our bands often collaborate with local musicians to blend traditional flavours seamlessly into your celebration.
In addition, including traditional dance from the country where you're getting married can enhance your wedding entertainment. Whether it's a high-energy Irish step dance, a passionate Greek Zorba dance, or a romantic Viennese waltz performance, showcasing these cultural dances will captivate your guests and create a truly unforgettable experience.
When it comes to wedding bands, look no further. Our selection features the very best British wedding bands available to perform at weddings across Europe, ensuring that your destination wedding is complete with world-class entertainment. Trust Wedding Bands to provide the perfect soundtrack for your European adventure, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Q. Can you work with our wedding planner or venue coordinator to coordinate logistics?
A. Absolutely! We understand the importance of coordinating logistics with the wedding planner or venue coordinator to ensure everything runs smoothly on the day. We are happy to work with them to ensure a seamless performance.
Q. Do you have experience providing bands for destination weddings?
A. Wedding Bands is a top agency for destination wedding bands in the UK, we ensure that each destination band we work with has the appropriate equipment and expertise to provide a seamless performance. So, whether you're getting married on a remote island or in a bustling city, we have the expertise and resources to provide you with the perfect wedding band for your destination wedding.
Q. Which is your most popular destination wedding band?
A. The Sparkle Band is one of our most sought-after destination wedding bands. Their high-energy performances and ability to get guests on the dance floor make them a top choice for couples looking to add some sparkle to their special day.
With their bespoke instruments adorned with dazzling diamontes, The Sparkle Band brings an extra touch of glamour and sophistication to any wedding venue, whether it's a picturesque castle in Monaco, a stunning beach wedding in Santorini, or a bustling city celebration.
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Adam Watts, the founder of Wedding Bands, has over 20 years of experience in the wedding industry, making him a leading authority in the field.
Adam has a successful track record of creating and managing some of the UK's most renowned wedding bands, such as The Sparkle Band and We Light It Up, which have received worldwide acclaim as the best in their class.
Throughout his career, Adam has performed and collaborated with hundreds of musicians, building an unparalleled network of talent. His vast knowledge and expertise in the wedding entertainment business make him the ultimate partner to work with when it comes to finding the perfect band to match your wedding dreams.
Adam is available to speak with you directly, and can quickly arrange a call or Zoom meeting to find out about you and your wedding plans, as well as how Wedding Bands can deliver the perfect Destination wedding entertainment for your wedding.
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Get ready to jet off to your dream wedding adventure with our selection of talented destination wedding bands. Whether you're planning a beach wedding in Spain, an enchanting chateau wedding in France, a lavish hotel ballroom wedding in New York, or a majestic castle wedding in the Scottish Highlands, rest assured that Wedding Bands has got you covered.