LEICESTERSHIRE WEDDING

Taylormade receive another 5 Star Review!

Kilworth House Hotel Wedding Band

Remember our Blog about the lovely Michelle and Paul's beautiful wedding at Kilworth House Hotel back in April? 

Well Michelle and Paul left us this amazing 5 star review a little while back and we couldn't help but share! It says:

Wedding Band Review - Michelle and Paul

"Thank you so much for everything you did to make our wedding so special. The music during the drinks reception was perfect and so many people commented about the lovely relaxed atmosphere it created.

You have an amazing voice that comes across in every song.

The band in the evening were brilliant too, I didn't want the evening to end.

Special thank you for learning 'Perfect' by Ed Sheeran for our first dance.

You are all brilliant and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to anyone in the future.

Thanks again, Michelle and Paul."

Thank you so much Mr and Mrs Nicoll for your sweet words. We wish you all the very best for your lives together. Love, Carley and the boys xx

2017 UPDATE! Easter Fun In The Sun! Claire and Nic's Wedding - Kilworth House Hotel, 6th April 2015

Claire and Nic's amazing news! Kilworth House Wedding Venue, Leicestershire.

Claire and Nic's amazing news! Kilworth House Wedding Venue, Leicestershire.

EASTER 2017 UPDATE:

Claire and Nic's Wedding - Easter 2015 - Kilworth House, near Lutterworth

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have received some incredible news from Claire and Nic Ross whose Wedding we performed at back at Easter 2015 at the stunning Kilworth House in Leicestershire. Can you spot the news in the photo above?!

It's so lovely when we receive news like this as we love to see couples lives blossom as we were lucky enough to have been there at the moment they said "I Do".

Claire told me she is due in October so watch this space! If we are very lucky we may get a picture of the new addition!

Claire and Nic are such a sweet couple and we couldn't wish them any more success for their lives together.

We are so excited for you Claire and Nic, we can't wait to meet the new member of the Ellis-Ross family. Sending you lots of love. Carley and Matt XX

ORIGINAL BLOG:...

Claire and Nic Ross - Kilworth House - 6th April 2015

On Easter Monday we headed to the beautiful Kilworth House Hotel in Leicestershire to perform for Claire Ellis and Nic Ross on their Wedding Day. The weather was absolutely gorgeous with not a cloud in the sky, so we knew it was going to be a magical day!

Claire walking up the aisle to Nic - Kilworth House Wedding

Claire and Nic were getting married in The Orangery and as the sun streamed in through the windows we played two tracks as guests took their seats ready for Claire's big moment. We played 'Your Song' by Elton John, the a cover by Ellie Goulding and the first of two tracks we learnt especially for Claire and Nic which was 'First Day Of My Life' by Bright Eyes.

Claire's Bridal Entrance was to 'A Thousand Years' by Christina Perri, a really beautiful track stripped back to just the acoustic and vocal. It was an emotional moment as Claire walked down the aisle holding her father’s hand to a beaming Nic and we found a lovely place to stop on the lyrics of 'I have loved you for a thousand years...and I'll love you for a thousand more'. There was not a dry eye in the house!"

For the signing of the register, (which usually takes around 10 minutes), we played the second track we had learned for Claire and Nic - 'Viva La Vida' by Coldplay followed by 'Everlong' by The Foo Fighters...famous as Chandler and Monica's Wedding song in 'Friends'!

Taylormade Acoustic Duo playing at Kilworth House

During the Ceremony there were 2 readings as is tradition, and there was a reading called 'A Lovely Love Story' By Edward Monkton. A beautiful story about two lovely dinosaurs with a message as old as time itself – that being together is better than being apart! A really fun story and one that breaks the nervousness of a ceremony with giggles and silliness!

Finally as Nic kissed his beautiful Bride, we played the timeless classic 'All You Need Is Love' as they exited as Husband and Wife...Mr and Mrs Ellis-Ross at the beginning of their journey with a whole lifetime ahead of them.

After the Wedding we received a lovely note from Claire saying "Thank you SO much for performing for us both. You were simply amazing and brought me to tears as I walked into the ceremony" Thank you for such kind words Claire, it was our pleasure.

Claire and Nic with their guests at Kilworth House Hotel in Leicestershire.

We wish Claire and Nic all the very best for their lives together and hope their days are filled with fun, laughter and sunny days!

Lots of Love, Carley and Matt xxx

Taylormade Acoustic Duo

Electric or Acoustic Drum Kit, that is the question!

Taylormade Live Band set up with the electric drum kit at Kilworth House Wedding Venue, Leicestershire.

Taylormade Live Band set up with the electric drum kit at Kilworth House Wedding Venue, Leicestershire.

Here's a lovely shot of the Taylormade 4 Piece Live Band set up at Michelle and Paul Nicoll's Wedding in the Cellar Bar at Kilworth House in Leicestershire on Saturday night (15th April 2017).

Those of you with a keen eye will see that we chose the electric drum kit for this performance. The reason for this is that the Cellar Bar is really cozy with beautiful exposed stone and low ceilings. This makes it a wonderful, atmospheric venue but can cause problem with the sound for inexperienced bands.  

Here at Taylormade we've been professional musicians since 2008 and have performed at hundreds of Weddings and Events across Northamptonshire, and the whole of the UK. We've played in Barns, Churches, Glass Houses, Cellars, Orangeries and Chapels just to name a few!

Taylormade Live Band set up with the acoustic drum kit at Ashorne Hill House Wedding Venue, Warwickshire.

Taylormade Live Band set up with the acoustic drum kit at Ashorne Hill House Wedding Venue, Warwickshire.

Each of them have different acoustics so it's extremely important to have the option of an electric drum kit. Why, I hear you say? Well, if a room has low ceilings, maybe a lot of glass, perhaps lots of stone work or maybe even just not many soft furnishings, then there is nowhere for the sound to be absorbed. This means the sound bounces around, essentially creating a wall of noise and therefore there is no clarity to the performance. With an electric drum kit the sound is pushed towards the dance floor through the PA system, rather than bouncing around the room as it would with an acoustic drum kit.

Every Wedding Band should be able to offer you the choice of acoustic or electric kit because an acoustic drum kit does not suit every single wedding venue! If you're not sure whether to have the electric or acoustic drum kit at your wedding or event, please get in touch. Give me a call on 07976 096 347, email me on hello@taylormadeliveband.co.uk or contact us through the website. We can chat through the details and decide on the best option for your special day!

Carley x