FAQ

Want to save time? Check out our FAQ. Chances are someone has asked the same question before. This will get you one step closer to hiring the perfect live band for your next event. Whether it’s a wedding, private function or live event – we’ve got you covered.

We mostly do private functions. But, you might be able to catch us at a public performance. Check out our gig guide for details.

This can depend on your event and particulars. Travel?/Reception?/Ceremony?/Canapes?

Please submit an online enquiry for a tailored quote.

Your time starts when the guests arrive. So, if you’ve hired a room from 6pm-11pm, your 5 hours starts at 6pm.

We generally work around your schedule. Your best bet is to shoot through your schedule. We’ll give you an answer once we know more about your event.

Generally 60-90 minutes before your guests arrive.

Not in the greater Newcastle and Hunter Valley region. If your location is outside this area we may have to charge travel.

Please include the location details of your venue and we’ll calculate our travel costs.

Yes, we are happy to learn up to 2 special songs for you. (eg. bridal waltz, entrance, garter/bouquet toss, father daughter dance, exit song) If you want the original recorded version, provide the mp3 recording on an ipod/phone and we happily play it through our PA system. This is a free service.

We utilise modern technology to reduce our footprint and maintain full control over our levels. We do not use guitar amplifiers, this keeps optimal control over levels and clarity as well as saves space so more room for dancing!

Please watch our videos to view our full set up.

Yes. Our lead singer also plays acoustic guitar and sings for ceremony and canapes. Please inquire if you are interested in this service.

Tell us what services you require, we’ll provide a quote,  then you’ll pay the deposit.

Sure thing! Just let us know in advance. Please consider where the band will be in relation to where your speeches will take place if we are to provide a microphone.

Yes. We’ll put on an mp3 player with an appropriate playlist. We can also play your playlist if you provide an iPod/phone.

We’ll just require 1x power outlet. 

Yes. But, we’ll require shelter in case of bad weather. We might have to stop playing if our equipment gets wet. This is a serious safety concern. So, please ensure we have adequate shelter.

We appreciate that you might be on a tight budget. But, our prices are fixed. This makes it easier for us to provide a professional standard of entertainment.

Absolutely! We’ve had the pleasure of working with excellent vendors and suppliers. Here are some of Paperboy’s favourites.

Photography

Bryce Noone

Hungry Hearts Co

Videography

GMTMT

Venues

Somersby Gardens Estate

DJs

Advantage DJs

 

Yes! Public and products liability insurance. Can supply proof if the venue requires it.

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