If you would like to contact us please use the form below including your date and location of event.
Mobile: 07966 583 908
Telephone: 0117 971 6965
The Shuffles Band FAQs
Q. What venues will you play?
A. Country Houses, Clubs, Village Halls, Private Homes, Festivals, Marquees and many more!
Q. Do you provide your own PA and lighting?
A. Yes, we provide all the sound and lighting for The Shuffles or the Track7 duo. This consist of 2 x Mackie 450s, 2 x Mackie 350s, 1 x Mackie sub, 4 x LED T-Bar, 3 X LED Floor cans, 1 x Disco light spreader.
Q. How long does it take you to set up your equipment?
A. Around 1.5 hours depending on ease of access and the amount of equipment and lighting required for your event.
Q. How much space do you need?
A. A dry flat stage or around 4m by 3 m is adequate for our performance.
Q. How far are you willing to travel?
A. As long as it is financially viable anywhere in the world. The furthest to date is Nice in Southern France.
Q. How do I make a booking/enquiry?
A. Fill in the ‘Contact Us’ form on the website or give us a call on 07966 583908 or 0117 971 6965.
Q. How far in advance should I book you?
A. As early as possible. Popular dates are often 12-18 months in advance, but please check with us as we can be available at short notice if the date is free.
Q. Are there any hidden costs?
Q. Is there anything we need to do after we have secured the date with The Shuffles Band or Track7 duo?
A. A deposit and contract secures the booking. We will contact you a week prior to the event to make sure everything is in place and that you are ready for us.
Q. How long are your performance times?
A. Standard performance times are 2 x 60 mins. Standard start times are after 21:00 standard finish time is midnight (this can be tailored, please ask).
Q. Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
A. Yes, we have public liability insurance with Clegg Gifford Lloyd's Broker Insurance company up to £5M.
Q. Is your equipment PAT tested?
A. Yes, our equipment is fully tested.
Q. Do I need to arrange a changing room for you?
A. Yes please. We request the room is clean, lockable and private, and preferably has a mirror and plug sockets. Please note that toilets are not suitable changing facilities.
Q. Do I need to arrange meals for you?
A. Not necessarily, but we would appreciate a meal being arranged for us as our ‘working day’ is often in excess of 12 hours. This need not be the same meal as you are having – most venues can provide hot food or sandwiches for the band at little cost, but generally this needs to be ordered in advance.
Q. Can you perform in a marquee?
A. Yes, a mains power supply close to the performance area is preferred with a minimum of two separate 13 amp sockets (not a single 4 block extension lead) We are able to use generators if they are provided by a professional hire company. A level stage or performance area must be provided 4m x 3m and away from public access routes. The marquee must be easily accessible to load and unload equipment. Please make sure that the space is dry and safe.
Q. Can you provide a manned DJ service?
A. Yes, for an additional fee we can offer a DJ to take requests and read the dance floor.
Q. We want to party until the early hours can you keep the music and lights on?
A. We understand that sometimes you do want to party until the early hours please ask us when making an enquiry about our late finsihes. Standard finishing time is midnight. For an additional fee the pre recorded music or DJ service can run later.
Q. What if my question is not here?
A. Please contact us and ask any other questions via the contact form on the website or give us a call on 07966 583908 or 0117 971 6965.
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*On the very rare occasion such us illness/holiday or due to circumstances beyond our control which involves a member of the band not being able to make a performance an equivalent professional replacement band member will be used, this will not affect the performance or event.