One Stop Boogie are asked many questions please find a list of some of our most asked questions below hopefully this will have the answer you’re looking for if not please contact us.
How long is each show?
Each set is usually 1 hour long and sets can be mixed and matched to suit your needs.
Can I cherry pick the songs I want the band to perform?”
All shows are medley based and as such we can’t take songs out, however if there is a specific song you would like us to perform then please ask and we maybe able to do it.
How many sets do you perform?
We normally perform two sets in an evening. The band requires a break between sets in order to change costumes and re-set the stage area.
What about a DJ?
One Stop Boogie can DJ throughout the evening. This ensures only one set of equipment being used in your venue, less clutter, more freedom for you. You will then be able to choose the music.
If you prefer not to use our DJ service we will play CDs between sets.
Do the band always wear costumes?
We offer you the choice of our themed shows in costumes or if you prefer we wear black evening wear.
Will you play our first dance live?
We would love to be able to play everyone’s first dance live, however it may not always be possible.
If we cannot play your first dance live we will play your first dance song from CD.
What do we need to provide?
One Stop requires a clean, private, lockable dressing room for their sole use plus refreshments (tea, coffee, mineral water and hot meals or sandwiches for 4 adults).
How long does it take to set up?
Depending on the ease of access to the venue set up usually takes a minimum of 1.5 hours. We need a minimum of four 13amp power sockets.
Who will be in the band?
One Stop is a full-time band. The number and combination of musicians will depend on your set choices and requirements.
Can guests use band equipment?
We are happy for you to use our radio mics for speeches, announcements etc whilst we are present. However, we cannot allow guests or clients to use equipment/props/instruments at any point before/during/after the performance.
How far do you travel?
One Stop is based in Manchester and will travel anywhere UK and abroad.
Who do I liaise with on the evening?
Colin will be present at your function. Colin will be performing on stage or DJing to ensure all your requirements are met and provide a point of contact throughout the evening.
How much do the band charge?
The price you pay depends on set choices, the number of musicians required, DJ service required, set up and finish times and distance from our office close to Manchester Airport.
A 25% deposit secures your booking. The balance is usually due 7 days before the event.
How do I book the band?
Please use the simple form on the contact page and we email you a quote. Alternatively phone Colin at the office on 0844 7563585 or mobile 07753587783.
PLI and PAT Testing?
For your safety, all our equipment is fully PAT tested and we carry £10,000,000 Public Liability Insurance.
Will you definitely turn up?
We use a reliable van and are covered by Green Flag Rescue to ensure that we always arrive at every venue on time.
Can we see you perform live before we book?
Most of our events are private events, parties or corporate functions and therefore we cannot always invite prospective clients to our events. We do perform at a small number of public events each year and we can provide details so that you can hopefully come to a show prior to booking. We can supply email contacts for past clients who will be happy to provide testimonials.