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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel

Donington Park Farmhouse Hotel is situated adjacent to the renowned race course in Castle Donington. The hotel is a converted set of old farm buildings, and the venue itself has lost none of the charm in it’s conversion. With rustic decoration throughout this weddings venue feels very down to earth. […]

27/02/2011

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Back at Donington Park!

Tonight we’re back as the evening entertainment at a wedding in Donington Park. Looking round in the bar, it seems our transport isn’t up to speed with the Park’s history. 70 years of racing here and tonight seems rather docile in comparison! It’s a fantastically ornate room, with a great […]

26/02/2011

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Rare Public Gig at Escape Bar Coventry

Just back from a great gig at Coventry’s newest live music night at Escape. It proved an ideal opportunity for a few couples looking to book later in the year to check out the band. The vast majority of our work is at private functions and playing as a weddings […]

26/02/2011

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See the Band Play Live in Coventry

We’ve just taken a very last minute booking at Coventry’s Escape Bar. The venue, that’s recently under new management, is running live band nights of Coventry’s finest every Friday night – and they’ve asked us to fill their pay day slot this Friday. This is a rare chance to see […]

20/02/2011

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The CoverUps New Band Website

It’s finally here! After 4 weeks of technological trials and tribulations the new website for the Coventry based Wedding Band and Function Band – the CoverUps – is online! The new site is aimed at providing more than just shameless self promotion – we hope that you find our site […]

19/02/2011

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Jephson Gardens

These beautiful botanical gardens are a real oasis in the centre of Leamington Spa. The main venue, the glass house, is right in the centre of the gardens. It makes for a spectacular place for a wedding – and one we’ve seen to work excellently with a live wedding band. […]

19/02/2011

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Wedding Bands and First Dances

Having a wedding band play your first dance live can add a spark to what is already a special moment in any wedding day. The CoverUps have a large repertoire of songs which may be used as first dances; in this section you’ll find some information about choosing a first dance. […]

17/02/2011

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Tom Brown’s Brasserie

Without doubt one of the finest restaurants in the East Midlands, Tom Brown’s deftly turns it’s hand to weddings and other intimate occasions. From the wedding band’s point of view the venue’s relatively small foot print serves to bring you up close and personal with the audience, meaning performances are […]

07/02/2011

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The Roundhouse

Certainly amongst the most unique venues we’ve played, The Roundhouse in Derby is simply superb. Catering for events from the most intimate wedding to the grandest of all corporate evenings, the room never fails to impress. It’s a great place for a live band, with the band visible from all […]

07/02/2011

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