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A Creative Wedding At Kelmarsh Hall

Kelmarsh Hall is a spectacular location for an occasion, not least an awesome wedding! Being only just down the road from our Coventry HQ, it was surprising that the band had never played live at Kelmarsh Hall before… It just goes to show there’s an amazing abundance of wonderful wedding venues even here in the […]

06/06/2015

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How To Decide, Band or DJ?

Our good friend and fantastic wedding photographer, Hannah, wrote a blog recently on how to decide between a band or a DJ for your evening wedding reception. We thought she made some excellent points on both sides so we wanted to share it on the blog today! Hannah made a great point that hiring a DJ […]

03/06/2015

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Return To Wroxall Abbey

In the decade of playing wedding gigs the length and breadth of the UK, few venues have the combination of style, elegance and history that Wroxall Abbey has in abundance. Arriving in the early spring evening with sun peeking through the ominous clouds, the Warwickshire countryside looked full of life and promise. Sunny Days At […]

29/04/2015

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An International Wedding At Cambridge’s Anstey Hall

Not to be confused, as apparently it often is, with Coventry’s Ansty Hall, Anstey Hall in Cambridge is turning into something of a regular haunt for the band. Our previous two visits have been for corporate events rather than weddings, and these have had us playing in the expansive grounds surrounding the hall itself. This time […]

24/01/2015

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Happy New Year From The CoverUps

Happy New Year to you all! We’ve had a hectic couple of months playing weddings, Christmas and New Year’s parties. There are exciting times ahead for the band in 2015, and watch this space as we finally get around to uploading the blogs from the last few months! Until then, check out this video of […]

09/01/2015

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A Venitian Masqeurade For New Year’s At Lainston House

It’s the band’s 3rd or 4th visit to Lainston House, which sits just outside Winchester and a stone’s throw north from Southampton. It’s a beautiful 5* hotel, oft used by football teams playing Southampton; as it was the previous year. This time the room was decked in Venetian Attire, with human statues greeting guests as they […]

31/12/2014

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The Band Visit Elmore Court Again For Another Spectacular Wedding!

Elmore Court is fast becoming one of the band’s favourite wedding venues. Less than 70miles from our Coventry home, the wedding venue is perfectly set up and a delight to play. The wonderful lighting and PA set up make our job that bit easier, and the amazing sound proofing mean there are no issue with […]

29/12/2014

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Round Birmingham For A Wedding Near Kidderminster

Birmingham’s circumference of motorways, the M42, M5 and M6, are notorious traffic black spots, so we made sure that we set off in plenty of time for the wedding which took us past Birmingham to a little village just north of Kidderminster called Cookley. We actually popped to The Queens Head at Wolverley for some […]

20/12/2014

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Shottle Hall For Another Christmas Party

This Christmas season has been bustling with staff Christmas parties, which all make a fun departure from the weddings that the band play throughout the summer months. This night in Derbyshire, it was the turn of Atkins Global, a world-renowned engineering firm, to enjoy the CoverUps’ finest party tunes! Live Band And DJ The company […]

18/12/2014

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Donington Park Farmhouse With SVA

With weddings being bread and butter for a function band like us, it’s always fun to play something a bit different. December being Christmas party season gives us plenty of opportunity to break out from the wedding band mould and stretch our musical legs! SVA has a pretty youthful workforce, meaning we could drop many […]

12/12/2014

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