All the information you need to book the Band
The Yorkshire Military Band undertakes a really wide variety of engagements every year, often getting booked up to 18 months in advance. However, it is always worth approaching us no matter how much notice you can give us. We have been able to fill some very big shoes musically with very little notice!
We can provide tailor-made concerts for your business or corporate social or promotional event, to entertain everyone in any style
Parades and Regimental Association events
We regularly perform at military events and parades as both a marching band and providing additional concert music at the event.
Open Days and Special Events
We perform at company premises, schools open days and retail special events providing background music and entertainment.
Weddings & Civil Ceremonies
Providing the special couple with whatever they require from fanfares to a dance band.
Book us to play at your event. We are happy to work with other ensembles such as singers and pipers
How much do we cost?
Pricing is dependent on;
Time of year -Remeberance, National event, Public Holidays
Duration of the event - 2 hours, 1 day
Time of day of the event
Our incidental costs - booking specialist players
Distance from our bandroom
Our fees for events last year typically ranged from £350- £2000
Fees and Payment Terms
Depending on the type of event, the Band can be booked on a fixed fee basis or a share of event revenues.
Payment terms are usually flexible, although we
do ask for a 50% deposit for advance wedding bookings and 20%. To enquire about Booking the Band or for further information, please e-mail the Band Secretary Here
The checklist below will help you as you prepare for your event and will give us the vital information we need
Date of event:
Type of Concert required:
Public or Private Event:
Length of time you want the Band to play:
Number and length of musical interludes / breaks:
Other musical / entertainment groups / individual present:
What the band will require
A performance area approx 7m x 7m
Chairs- approximately 35 for a full band without arms as they make this difficult for some instruments
Warm-up / changing room facility:
Type of access to concert stage for instruments & equipment:
Parking spaces available at or near the venue:
Vehicular access for the Band's equipment Van
Space to park the van during the event
Can refreshments be provided?
For outdoor events - rain-cover:
For outdoor events - in case of wet weather, is there an alternative venue?
Any additional important information