Presentation is vital in any serious business venture. It marks the difference between, what could be perceived to have been a hobby or pastime, to a bona fide attempt to establish oneself as a credible contender in your given field. Music is a perfect example of this and it’s something in Rock My Reception we’ve been constantly honing, improving and changing. Continue reading
How many of these Rock Stars can you identify before they were famous? Before they were hounded by the paparazzi, employed stylist to attend photo-shoots and had chance to air-brush away any discrepancies- here is a look at some early pictures of Rock ‘n’ Roll stars before they hit the big time. Continue reading
Armed with just their voices and acoustic guitars Rock My Reception recently played for Scottish guests at a wedding.
The crowd were great and the stage and dance-floor were shared by both the band, the guests and the bride and groom. The wedding guests took the lead on the vocals and even harmonised throughout the songs. Rock My Reception played renditions of Donald Where’s Your Trousers, Caledonia amongst other classics from the Highlands and Lowlands of bonnie Scotland! The night finished off with a version of 500 Miles by The Proclaimers. Continue reading
A new niche is making a bit of a stir within the industry. It is called an ‘Unplugged Wedding’, was seemingly created by accident, and is forming an alternative etiquette at wedding ceremonies. But what exactly is it? Continue reading
This month Rock My Reception were approached by a wedding journalist Caitlin Moor asking us to share our experience as an acoustic wedding band and for 10 important things to keep in mind when booking live wedding music. Here is the interview in full below. Continue reading
Ukulele Wedding Band Rock My Reception:
Here is a blog from Yorkshire wedding band Rock My Reception playing ukulele at wedding as a profession and as a hobby with an over 60s group! I hope you enjoy…… Continue reading
Acoustic wedding band rock my reception and winter weddings:
Inspired by the thoughts of cosy weddings surrounded by open fires, the snow coming down out side and imagine rock my reception playing acoustic guitar for your guests!… an out of wedding season wedding seems like an attractive prospect. In a previous blog I mentioned that we were looking at ways of introducing couples to our Winter/Spring wedding discount packages-our summer bookings already looking healthy and coming in thick and fast! So, let’s take a look at some of the benefits of booking in what is considered to be ‘out of season’.
Our recent acoustic set at a wedding recently is the inspiration for this weeks blog rock my reception:
There is no getting away from the fact that if you have a party of any form you are going to need music. End of. Without it, you essentially have a ‘gathering’ or a ‘meeting’, so in order for a party to maintain any atmosphere you’ll need music. Like a kind of social lubricant It gives the party pace, mood and fills the awkward gaps when the conversation may have come to a brief standstill. It’s what gives you’re party it’s swing- but what form of music do you choose…? Continue reading