When booking your wedding band, there are a number of aspects to consider.

Firstly how much live music do you want? This will determine the base of your expenditure. You will find that most bands will charge different prices for the amount of live music wanted, for example 2 x 45 minute sets will be cheaper than 3 x 45 minute sets. (more…)

Matt Strafford at St. Ives Musical FestivalSunday night was a headline slot at the St. Ives Music Festival with my full band Off The Cuff. What a weekend to do it! The sun was shining, people were there in their thousands ready to dance the evening away. We got there early to watch some of the other acts including some great local talent such as Jellyfish and Matt and Jess. The atmosphere was awesome, people were all out to have a great time on a rare British summer afternoon. (more…)

Throughout your wedding day there are numerous different atmospheres you want creating.
While guests are arriving at your ceremony you want it to be welcoming and relaxing, when you’re walking down the aisle you may want it to be traditional, or classical or even light hearted. (more…)

Choosing your own ceremony music is a very popular service that we offer here at Matt Strafford Duo HQ. We ask our clients what they want during their ceremony and during the recession and precession. We have had some interesting selections over the years however we wanted to compile a list of our top 5 wedding songs we have been requested. (more…)

April 2013 @ The Old Hall, Ely

We love the Old Hall in Ely. Its a great venue in a beautiful setting. We have played a many weddings there and are becoming their regular wedding band! (more…)

Choosing your wedding entertainment can be hard, especially when it comes to budgets. Do you go for a DJ so you have music playing solidly all night or a live band to really help create the atmosphere? (more…)

After a journey that we thought would never end coupled with a flat tyre, we were happy to arrive at our venue for the evening. Jessica & Tom had hired us for their wedding entertainment 12 months before and we knew how special their big day was. (more…)

Here at Matt Strafford Enterprises,we know it can sometimes be difficult to know what to ask when booking your wedding band, for many people it is the only time you’ll book a band. So we have compiled a list of our top ten questions to ask your prospective band (more…)


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Top 10 Love Songs

With Valentines Day soon approaching, we here at Matt Strafford Enterprises have compiled a top 10 list of love songs we get requested for Weddings & Parties. There are some personal favourites in here too … Enjoy!