Function band

What's the Fuss?

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Function band
Cardiff
Public liability insurance of £1 million
Versatile 7 piece function band - our unique song arrangements come guaranteed to get toes tapping and heads bobbing.

Available for weddings, functions, charity and corporate events, What's the Fuss? are making a name for themselves across South and West Wales as the next big thing when it comes to covers. Inspired by the popular culture of crafting covers with a difference, their unique arrangements take you on a musical journey, whilst never stopping delivering the groove for your guests. Mixing current chart hits, the golden oldies and classic floor fillers with influence from bands such as The Main Squeeze, Post-Modern Jukebox, Scary Pockets and Jamie Cullum's Song Society, What's the Fuss? provide their own unique flavour throughout their set, providing something with a twist for everyone. All of this is possible as a direct result of each member studying music, the majority of which to MA level - it means both the musicianship and stage presence is outstanding. Across the 7 members comes a vast experience of performing at balls, parties, weddings, pubs, functions, university society events, charity events, festivals, musical theatre productions and even concert halls! Fully equipped with professional quality gear, full PA system, PLI, PAT approved gear, lighting and an arsenal of all members being able to drive, this band are not just switched on musically, but incredibly practical. Tie all that in with their simple 3-step booking system, this band are guaranteed to make your life as simple as possible whilst ensuring your event looks and sounds as outstanding as it possibly could.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Jazz fusion, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Jazz, Pop, Funk rock, Funk, Disco, R&B, Rock, Rock 'n' Roll
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Event types:
Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Let Me Entertain You
Locked Out of Heaven
September
Rather be
Please don't stop the music
I want to dance with somebody
Forget you
Bulletproof
Valerie
Crazy in Love
Reach
Love on Top
Thriller
Dancing Queen
Shut up and dance
Cheerleader
Firework
Proud Mary
Don't stop me now
Africa
Little Talks
Uptown Funk
I've had the time of my life

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Packages
A little bit of fuss?7 musicians
Sometimes you don’t need a party band at your evening do, or maybe you just want something to spice up the day but fancy an early night? Well this package of just four instrumental members may be for you! Available for daytime or evening events: • Two hours of live music (2 x 60-minute sets with break) • What’s the Fuss? Quartet line up – (Tenor Saxophone, Keys, Bass Guitar, Drums) • Professional amplification gear. • Optional coloured lighting • Use of wired microphone for speeches • First dance song of your choice professionally arranged and performed with instruments given • Option to pick from an entirely traditional jazz playlist, or our jazz- infused pop and funk numbers (a mixture of both will be provided if not specified)
£800
CLASSIC7 musicians
This package contains all of the essentials to make your evening do the one your friends remember for years. Fun, lively, and full of feel- good floor fillers. The main event: • Two sets of live music (2 x 50-minute sets with break) • First dance song of your choice professionally arranged and performed with either full band, or stripped back acoustic set up (acoustic guitar/piano and vocals) • Full party band line up – (Vocals, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keys, Drums, Trumpet & Saxophone) • Full state of the art PA system • Coloured lighting • Use of wired microphone for speeches • DJ Music / background music to continue your party! (up until midnight)
£1200
GOLD7 musicians
Everything you need to share your special day with your guests, from light daytime entertainment right through until the party band main event. Daytime options: • What’s the Fuss? Quartet – live music during reception/arrival for up to 1.5 hours before the main event, performing pop classics in a stripped back, jazz-infused style. The evening: • First dance song of your choice professionally arranged and performed with either full band, or stripped back acoustic set up (acoustic guitar/piano and vocals) • Two sets of live music (2 x 50-minute sets with break) • Full party band line up – (Vocals, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keys, Drums, Trumpet & Saxophone) • Full state of the art PA system • Coloured lighting • Use of wired microphone for speeches • DJ Music / background music to continue your party! (up until midnight)
£1600
DIAMOND7 musicians
Our most popular package providing everything you need to create an atmosphere and party that will truly be remembered. Daytime options: • What’s the Fuss? Quartet – live music during reception/arrival for up to 2 hours before the main event, performing pop classics in a stripped back, jazz-infused style. • What’s the Fuss? solo pianist to perform during reception (daytime) for up to two hours. (Ideal if you don’t have space for the Quartet but want to create a beautiful atmosphere) The evening: • First dance song of your choice professionally arranged and performed with either full band, or stripped back acoustic set up (acoustic guitar/piano and vocals) • Two hours of live music (2 x 60-minute sets with break) • Up to 2 song requests + first dance song request • Full party band line up – (Vocals, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keys, Drums, Trumpet & Saxophone) • Full state of the art PA system • Coloured lighting • Use of wired microphone for speeches • DJ Music / background music to continue your party! (up until 12:30am)
£2200
PLATINUM7 musicians
Our premium package exceeds expectations providing all of your musical needs throughout your special day, offering a great deal of control over what takes place. Daytime options: • One of our What’s the Fuss? talented pianists to perform during your wedding ceremony. (Including background music whilst guests arrive, one chosen song as bride walks down the aisle, up to three songs during register signing and one featured song during couples exit) • What’s the Fuss? Quartet – live music during reception (daytime) for up to two hours, performing pop classics in a stripped back, jazz- infused style. (Usually as guests arrive, or up until speeches) • What’s the Fuss? solo pianist to perform during reception (daytime) for up to two hours. (Ideal if you don’t have space for the Quartet but want to create a beautiful atmosphere) The evening: • First dance song of your choice professionally arranged and performed with either full band, or stripped back acoustic set up (acoustic guitar/piano and vocals) • Two hours of live music (2 x 60-minute sets with break) • Pick your own playlist from our approved list of repertoire • Up to 3 song requests + including first dance song • Full party band line up – (Vocals, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keys, Drums, Trumpet & Saxophone) • Full state of the art PA system • Coloured lighting • Use of wired microphone for speeches • DJ Music / background music to continue your party! (up until 1am) • Plus, we will try and accommodate any wacky ideas you may have e.g. your best man wants to rap the middle of Uptown Funk?!
£2500