The Institutions

30 Chestnut Grove DY11 5QB Kidderminster (Worcestershire) View map

About The Institutions

The Institutions are not another cover band. Their style will make family and friends dancing all night long while listening to their favorite songs. As entertainers, they stay energetic the entire time, which results in a lively, contagious vibe to everyone around them. Their wide variety of genres and experience makes them professionals in the industry. The three-piece band is trustworthy and fun, ensuring a wonderful entertainment experience.

Experience

Each member of The Institutions has more than 15 years of experience performing and playing. Beforehand, they were on BBC. Today, they play at many high-profile events, which they have been able to accomplish by performing for many years and constantly finding ways to improve.

Services offered

The band offers rock, pop, and latest hit songs. Weddings are given two, one-hour sets, with a 30-minute break between sets. An additional 10 minutes are given for the encore. Longer sets are possible upon request. You are also provided with a full PA system with your booking, either full back-line or digital, as well as a high powered lighting rig and haze machines.

How they work

The band suggests booking as soon as possible. However, it's best to book them no later than three or four weeks so they have adequate time to prepare. Typically, it takes an hour and a half to setup everything. They can do open-air acts and work additional hours if needed.

  • Price

    From £360 to £600

  • Services

    Entertainment

  • Styles

    Rock, latest hits, pop

  • Type

    Band

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More information about The Institutions

  • What is included in the wedding package? Full PA with either full back-line or digital (to reduce space) along with high powered lighting rig and haze machines (moving heads are available but do have strobe). 2 x 1 hour sets plus encore time
  • How far in advance should I contact you? Please give as much time as you can to ensure you are booked in but if you are able to give us 3 - 4 weeks warning we can ensure all memeber are prepared and ready for your big event
  • Size of group: Small (2 - 3 musicians)
  • Repertoire: Just a snap shot: Pompaii, Superstition, Up Town Funk, Sex on Fire, Time like these, I predict a riot, Proud Mary, Mustang Sally, Teenage Dirtbag, I feel good, Buck Rogers, 20th Century Boy, Mr Brightside...
  • Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire? It is, but please be aware that we would need at least 3 weeks notice to ensure we are able to deliver the high standard arrangement
  • Experience: Each member having over 15 years experience each and in the past being onBBC introducing , and playing a number of high profile events The Institutions are well suited to offer an outstanding show
  • Do you have your own equipment? Yes
  • Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service? No
  • Are you able to travel? Yes, west Midlands mainly, but depending on price will consider further a field
  • Is there a charge for traveling? Yes, there will be an additional charge of £1.50 per mile outside of a 30 mile radius of Worcester (first 30 miles included)
  • Do you cover more than one wedding a day? No
  • Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals? With a team
  • What is the length of time of the act? We offer 2 x 1 hours sets with a 30 minute break and an additional 10 minutes for the encore at the end. If you want the sets to be longer this will be subject to an additional charge
  • How much time do you need to prepare for an act? We need at least one and a half hours to ensure we are set up and our levels have been tested and set
  • Do you do open-air acts? Yes
  • Do you charge per hour or per event? Per event
  • If needed, would you be able to work extra hours? Yes
  • How do you charge extra time? It works out to be an additional £150 per hour of music
  • What are the forms of payment? Cash, PayPal or bank transfer. Please note all fees must be paid before any equipment is set up

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  • J

    Julia White, Married on 07/06/2014

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    • Quality of the service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Good
    • Value for money:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Good
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    We have them play at our wedding just before the DJ come on and we didn't expect such a good response from our guests. The music was outstanding and the lights and bass were just amazing. I would be more than happy to see them again at a friend's wedding. We can't thank them enough!

    Sent on 16/03/2015

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