Frequently Asked Questions

What do the different band line-ups include?

We offer various line-ups, ideal for making your wedding entertainment perfectly fit your wedding:

The Solo consists of: Acoustic Guitar, Vocal and Kick Drum.

The Small Band consists of: Acoustic Guitar, Drums/Percussion, Lead Vocals and Harmonies

The Full Band consists of: Acoustic Guitar, Drums/Percussion,Bass Guitar, Lead Vocals and Harmonies

How long do the band need to set up?

Set up usually takes around half an hour, which includes a sound check.

How much space do you require?

As a guide we can play comfortably on a  4 metre by 3 metre stage/space.

What time will the band start playing?

This is completely up to you and your schedule on the day!

What do the band usually wear?

The band will wear smart clothing to fit in with your occasion, generally with the band in shirts & ties.

Can the band provide a DJ?

Richie Muir can provide a DJ package including a full dancefloor lighting rig. For a much smaller fee than it would normally cost for a separate DJ, we can provide the entire night’s entertainment.

Playing before, in-between and after the band sets, the DJ set is manned and requests are welcome.

Will the band play a request for a first dance?

If enough notice is given, we are able to do this – please contact us for more information. If a rehearsal with the band is needed for a special song there maybe a fee.

What are the power requirements to operate the bands equipment?

Richie Muir requires at least two x 13amp double switch sockets as a minimum supplied via a 32 amp ring main (this is a standard arrangement) to enable full operation of the PA and lighting rig. All electrical equipment is fully PAT tested and risk assessed, certificates available for inspection.

What sort of music do you play?

 

We perform a wide range of music to cater for all type of music tastes. Here is a selection of our most asked for songs:

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
Can’t Take Eyes Off You – Sinatra
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
Somewhere Over the Rainbow –
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
More Than Words – Extreme
Beneath You’re Beautiful – Labrinth
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Amazed – Lone Star
Only You – Yazoo
Your Song – Elton John
Hey Ho – Lumineers
Islands In The Stream – Dolly Parton
Everything – Michael Buble
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Time After Time – Cyndy Lauper
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
All Of Me – John Legend
My Girl – 4 Tops
Just The Way You are – Bruno Mars
Better Together – Jack Johnson
I Think We’re Alone Now – Tiffany
You Do Something To Me – Paul Weller
High – Lighthouse Family
I’ll Be There – Jackson 5
Let Her Go – Passenger

To hear the type of music Richie plays, please see Listen To Richie.

Can we request songs?

 

In addition to our usual First Dance and Ceremony play lists, we can look into other songs if enough notice is given. If a rehearsal with the band is needed for a special song there may be a fee.

Do you have an example of running order & times?

Every event is different, however, generally these are the timings for an evening wedding reception. Obviously we can move things around to help achieve your perfect day.

6.30pm – Arrival and setup

7.30pm – DJ Service

8.15pm – First dance and first live set

9pm – Food served

9.45pm – Second live set

10.30pm – DJ Service

12pm – Carriages

 

Please contact us for details of running times for other packages or to discuss your event further.

Where will you travel to?

Well, we played at venues in Greece, Lake Como, Spain, Italy and Portugal in 2017, so we’re happy to travel! Obviously we would need to add expenses if out of the Midlands area. Please mention this when asking for a quote.

How long will the band play for?

We usually play for 2-3 hours (including breaks), however, Richie Muir Band is completely adaptable to your event. We want your event to be as great as it can be!

Where can we hear you play?

Richie Muir plays at various local venues through the year.

Drop Richie an email to find up coming gigs or check his RichieMuirAcoustics Facebook page

To hear the type of music Richie plays, please see Listen To Richie.

Are you insured?

Yes! Richie Muir band is fully insured and all our electrical equipment is fully PAT tested and risk assessed. Certificates available for inspection if required.

How do we book Richie Muir & Band?

Simply fill out the contact form with your details and Richie will get back to you with availability and thorough price list. This is usually the same day so you can continue planning your event! Alternatively call Richie on +44 (0)7966 363930 now for a chat about your event.

Do you have a price list?

As we are completely adaptable to your day, we have many different pricing options. Either contact Richie now on +44 (0)7966 363930 or use our contact form for a complete, personalised price list and to chat about your event.

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to call Richie on +44 (0)7966 363930