Wedding band blog

Marquee Wedding From Home, Oxfordshire

Marquee tents have been a common choice for wedding parties over the years. However, its not often that we as a band get to play a whole set in someones back garden. By using Ellie & Tom’s parent’s house the couple were able to host a gorgeous wedding in the […]


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Fireworks and Roses at the Hinwick House

What a treat Samantha and Oliver’s guests were in for that night! The newly weds took to the floor with the iconic track from Metallica ‘Nothing Else Matters’ for their first dance. The crowd quickly joined the bride and groom, because really.. who can say no to this epic rock […]


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90th Birthday Party in the Autumn Fields of Morton-in-Marsh

As a live function band that has been playing all occasions for over a decade now, we have catered to numerous 40th, 50th, 60th and 70th birthday celebrations. But for the first time, we had the honour of celebrating Julie’s 90th Birthday with her, and what a blast back to […]


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Warwick Castle, a truly royal party

Over the years we, as a band, have had the pleasure in playing at some of Britain’s most beautiful and timeless buildings. It has always been on the bucket list for us to be able to play in a castle, and we couldn’t thank Trish and Malcolm enough for the […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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. […]


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