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The Players are an experienced 4 piece wedding, function and party cover band based in York, with a passion for great customer service. We play well known rock, pop, indie and party covers.
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Type of Performer(s) or Business

Ensemble / Group
Function Band

Style of Music

Ceremony Music
Drinks / Cocktails Music
Pop / Rock
Reception Music

Primary Instrument(s)

Complete Band
Female Vocals

Additional Services

Learn New Songs
Noise Limiter Experience
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Full Description
Our standard wedding package is £995 plus travel. Included in this is: | Up to two hours of live music - no backing tracks, no sequencers, no harmonisers! We will keep your guests dancing all night. | 6pm arrival, booked until midnight. | Request a song. We will learn and perform your first dance, or another song that is special to you, to make your night unique. | Background music. We can provide background music for your guests, and we're not afraid to turn it up as the party gets started! If you're a Spotify user we can customise these playlists for you ahead of your event. Alternatively, you can bring your own device and play your favourite music. | Venue liaison. We will talk to your venue or planner to sort out all the practicalities of our performance, so you don't have to. We can also offer additional services to personalise your wedding: | Additional song requests. If you want to personalise things even further, we can learn and perform more of your favourite songs. | The Players 'Live Lounge'. If you want us to play a laid back acoustic set to start the evening off, we can do that in addition to our normal performance | Wedding DJ service. We can provide a wedding DJ service for a fraction of the cost of a normal DJ. Saving you time and money. We're four musicians from York, North Yorkshire. We came together to entertain audiences at wedding, parties, balls and any event that needs great live music. We don't believe that size is important - it's what you do that counts! As a four-piece band we can cater for smaller, more intimate, events where larger function bands might struggle because of size and cost. But we're equally at home on big stages!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Paddy
Hi there, thanks for your interest in The Players. If you have any questions about us and what we do feel free to get in touch. We’d love to hear from you! We’ve over 10 years experience as a wedding band and we know it’s not our gig, it’s your night.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Tanya & Joe
Married in July 2019
December 2019
This band was amazing.
This band was amazing. They played at our wedding yesterday and played our first dance song live which was beautiful. All the guests commented on how great the band was....
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Laura & Greg
Married in October 2018
June 2019
They have been an absolute dream to work with...
From first contacting The Players, to them leaving the event they have been an absolute dream to work with and here are some examples why. They are one of our only weddin...
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Laura & Nick
Married in May 2018
June 2019
They kept the dance floor buzzing all night.
We booked the players for our wedding last weekend. Absolutely fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble for these guys. They kept the dance floor buzzing all night. Variet...
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Vicki Elliott
Married in August 2017
June 2019
Really lovely people, great musicians, great voice
We booked The Players after seeing them at our friend's wedding last year. Really lovely people, great musicians, great voice! All the guests thoroughly enjoyed the band....
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Neil & Aaron
Married in July 2017
December 2019
One year on we still can't say enough good things.
The most amazing wedding band!! If we could do our wedding over they would be the first thing on the list! One year on and we still can't say enough good things. We had s...
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Location & Contact Details


York, North Yorkshire, England

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What is your most memorable wedding?

We’ve done so many it’s hard to choose, but the one where everything had to be taken to and from the venue by boat is pretty hard to forget!

What about your business are you most proud of?

We’re really proud of our customer service. We often get couples telling us how much of a difference it has made to their day, and how easy we made the whole process.

What makes a romantic first dance?

It really differs from one wedding to the next - and it has a lot to do with the couple’s history. But we do have a soft spot for a big singalong! Not very romantic but it always feels like a massive celebration!

What is your number one floor-filler?

Mr Brightside!

What is the soundtrack to your life?

It depends who’s doing the driving that day!