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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 […]

03/06/2015

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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, […]

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 […]

31/12/2014

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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 […]

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, […]

12/12/2014

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A Supermassive Night At Vinopolis, London

A trip in to London is a regular thing for us at the CoverUps. While the nation’s capital has its share of function bands, they sometimes need to draft in something special. For a bunch of relative geeks like this band, playing the Christmas party of a computer games firm was […]

14/11/2014

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Forest Of Arden Wedding – Pop Band CoverUps Style!

The Forest Of Arden Hotel and Golf Club houses a beautiful wedding venue. The band’s first time at the venue for some time it was nice to return in 2014. As with all venues of this calibre, the event was running along in a timely manner, so we arrived a […]

18/10/2014

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The Captain’s Summer Ball – Aston Wood Golf Club

It’s always a pleasure driving up to a great golf course. The feeling of space and nature that envelops you as you make your way onto the grounds is always a delight. Aston Wood Golf Club in Sutton Coldfield is no exception – the 18 hole course set in 300 […]

19/07/2014

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“Party in the Park” Baginton – 12th July

Millennium Park, in Baginton, a small village just outside Coventry, played host to their own “Party in the Park” festival on Saturday 12th July.  There were food, drink, face-painting, children’s entertainers and demonstrations of the local dancing troupe’s talent – all of which on their own would make for a […]

12/07/2014

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August’s Show At Riverbank Rocks, Nottingham

Another even numbered month (that’s how I remember it) and another live show at the Riverbank in Nottingham – and a great night it was too! And don’t just take our word for it – before we even got packed away we had a message on our facebook page from […]

02/08/2013

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