Frequently Asked Questions

How do I go about booking a DJ?

You can choose your own DJ on the site or just make a general enquiry for any available DJs in the area.

Your quotes will come back to your email and text.

You just pay your deposit by bank transfer or by card over the phone and this secures the date.

Once the booking is secure, your DJ will contact you to discuss any finer details of the event.

How do I hire a Bagpiper?

Traditional Highland Bagpipers For Hire UK

A Highland Bagpiper adds a special touch to your event and many are available as either a solo piper or a full Scottish pipe band.

Boogieland Pipers are Highly experienced and have years of experience and are available for all types of occasions.

UK Piper Hire

Using Boogieland you can search for a Bagpiper or just use our Booking Enquiry Form

Wedding Pipers

Your Bagpiper can provide piping services at your church or registry office and will have a large selection of classic bagpipe tunes.

He can also pipe at the hotel reception with background music and then later pipe the bride & groom to the top table.

Your Piper will be dressed in full ceremonial dress if required. The options are Uniform 1 or 2. They can be Dressed in Scottish Kilt and full regalia, which adds a touch of nobility to any event.

Full Dress with feather bonnet

Evening dress with dinner jacket and dicki-bow tie

Day dress with jacket and tie

Private Parties

Christmas and New Year party Celebrations.

A Professional Piper can make all the difference to your special occasion making it an event to remember so book your piper with Boogieland.

Burns Nights

Your piper will pipe in the haggis with the piper leading the Haggis to the hosts table.

Boogieland Scottish Bagpipers have many years of experience of Burns Suppers and Burns Nights.

Our top quality pipers with years of experience will guarantee to make any event memorable.

Birthdays & Anniversaries.

Corporate Events.

Themed Events and Staff Parties.

Product Launches, Promotions & Trade Shows

Piping for Funerals

Your piper will supply classic laments to give loved ones the most memorable send off.

Styles of Dress

Your Piper can provide different costumes to suit your occasion including Full number one costume with feather bonnet or evening or day dress with dinner jacket and bow tie or blazer and shirt and often, a choice of kilts.

How do I hire a band?

You can either browse the selection of bands available in your area and fill in the check availability form, or just fill in the booking enquiry form and we will check availability for you.

Don't forget to include your email address so we can send your quotes.

If you include your mobile, we will also text your quotes.

Its always best to include a phone number so we can contact you.

Always check your spam in case your quotes have gone there.

Usually quotes are sent within 24 hours if there is availability.

How do I hire an Oompah Band for an Oktoberfest?

Boogieland can supply a fantastic German Bavarian Oompah band for your Oktoberfest event.

Book a Solo Bavarian style entertainer through to a full size German Bierfest Band.

We can guarantee a fabulous night with authentic Bavarian music and costumes, with singalongs and audience interaction.

Make your event a special occasion with steins of ale and sausages and pretzels.

Suitable for corporate events and military functions.

Call us today to discuss the best entertainer for your event.

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Rock and Roll Band?

Rock and Roll Band Fees

Rock and Roll Bands fees vary with what they are expected to do at you event, the size of band and how long they need to play for.

Each event is different so prices will vary.

The usual events Rock and Roll Bands perform at are Weddings, Theme Events, Birthdays, Corporate Events, Xmas and New Year.

Wedding Prices

Prices are from £500 upwards for a band for 2 x 45 minute sets.

This depends on travel and date of the function.

Fees for Theme nights, Xmas and New Year Events

It all depends on the size of band, travel and the event. Entertainers can range from a Solo performer or duo to 6 piece and more.

Solo performers are usually self contained with backing.

What is a Ceilidh band?

Ceilidh Bands are also know as Scottish or English country dancing, Ceilidh bands are a very popular choice for wedding entertainment.

Ceilidh Band

Bands can play a variety of instruments including fiddle, flute, tin whistle, accordion, Bodhran, Bass Guitar, Guitar and Drums

Bands can usually supply a Caller to organise the dances and can show all the moves to beginners prior to each dance.

Dances are set dances or couple dances on the form of a square or a ring. They can be great fun for all involved.

What kind of events do Caribbean and Steel Bands perform at?

Boogieland Caribbean & Steel Bands

Caribbean Steel Band Hire
Your event will be much more authentic with the addition of a Caribbean Steel Band

A Steel Band can be fantastic for all types of events both indoor and outdoor.

Private Parties and Corporate Events Wedding Receptions and Ceremonies Carnivals, Fetes and Festivals

Steel Drum Bands are extremely popular and are great entertainment for any party.

Music they play can include:

Bolero, Merengue, Pop, Salsa, Samba, Soca, Reggae, Calypso, Bossa Nova

Steel pan bands available for any event. This could be either a soloist with backing tracks or a Duo, Trio or a larger band.

You can book the band for background music during dinner or for a barbecue and this could be instrumental or sometimes with vocals.

Bands are flexible to fit in with times etc.

Once you have experienced a steel band and the atmosphere they create, you will probably re-book in the future.

Some Steel bands can play Reggae music too on Guitar, Bass and Drums etc to bring the whole caribbean feel to your occasion.

They are becoming very popular at weddings and are different to the usual types of entertainment booked.

Wedding breakfast

Hire a steel band to play lots of fun filled and relaxing music while you enjoy your food.

Often when couples get married in the caribbean this can bring back the experience and add a taste of it to the wedding party.

Outside Events

This type of band is perfect if your having a barbecue or hog roast . With sounds of the Caribbean and the sun shining.

Charity Events

Book a Steel Band for your Charity event and create a happy atmosphere for everyone. Everyone will love the music these bands play.

Where can I hire a Childrens Entertainer or a Clown?

Boogieland can supply Children's Entertainers and Clowns throughout the UK and they come in various types.

Traditional Punch and Judy Shows

Punch and Judy Shows

All the fun of the good old fashioned puppet show with the traditional Mr Punch and Judy

Magic and Tricks

Magic Tricks

Your entertainer will thrill the children with his amazing magic and speciality tricks

Circus Themed Children's Entertainers

These can provide a fascinating show of Juggling, Tight Rope Walking, Diablo and Stillts.

The children even get to have a go and learn some of the different tricks.

Unicycle riding and Plate spinning fun for everyone.

Children's Clown

Nothing can beat the traditional clown with his colourful costume and painted face.

Balloon modelling, Magic and comedy routines make it a show to remember.

Mime and Comedy Clowning

Mime Performers

A visual feast for the children with slapstick comedy routines and crazy magic tricks.

Where can I hire an Irish band?

Hire an Irish Band from Boogieland Entertainments, solo performers or duos for your St Patrick's Night or Wedding for an excellent themed event.

Choose from traditional Irish Music or Irish Rock, Pop or Fusion Music.

Irish Band

Traditional Irish music usually includes Ballads, Laments and Drinking Songs and can be accompanied with instruments including Flute, Fiddle, Uilleann pipes, Accordian, Concertina, Bodhrán plus the addition of Guitar, Bass and Drums.

Music can be performed acoustically or with amplification for larger events.