Entertainment ideas for your Christmas party
If you’re looking for live musical entertainment to hire for your Christmas party, look no further than Down for the Count’s fantastic line-ups.
We have a range of bands suitable for any event, large or small – and unlike other bands, every note you hear from our musicians is completely live, giving our performance unrivalled spontaneity.
The Vintage Strollers
One of our newest line-ups, and already one of the most popular, is The Vintage Strollers. This act is an acoustic walkabout act, who roam around your venue providing entertainment wherever your guests happen to be.
The band is available in various configurations from a trio to a 7-piece band, and has a huge range of swing, soul, pop and also Christmas music.
This roaming band can perform completely acoustically, but also has options available with minimal and full amplification so that the performance can be enjoyed throughout your venue.
The Motown Collective
The Motown Collective is one of the UK’s premier party bands for hire. The 8- to 18-piece ensemble has a huge sound and performs without click tracks or backing tracks – every note the band plays is completely live, meaning the band has a fantastic and spontaneous performance making them the stand-out choice for corporate events.
Many of the songs the band performs have been arranged as medleys, with seamless transitions between songs to keep your audience on the dancefloor.
The band can also perform with contemporary dancers, who add a stunning extra visual element to the show.
The Soul Essentials
The Soul Essentials are a vocal-led group who perform mellow, chilled-out music. They slot in perfectly in the background at drinks receptions and dinners, adding a touch of class to your event without getting in the way of conversation or networking.
They have a fantastic repertoire of old and new music, from classics such as Midnight Train to Georgia to current hits including Ordinary People and Havana.
The Lady Gatsby Jazz Band
Once again, the 20s are just around the corner. To see in the new decade in why not go back 100 years with a stunning 1920s band who put on a fantastic show of vintage music, along with modern songs performed in a vintage style in the fashion of Postmodern Jukebox.
Led by a stunning female vocalist, this band provide wonderful entertainment at any event and with the addition of drums can provide dancing sets for later in the evening.
Get Brassy is a quirky New Orleans-styled street band, performing brass band covers of pop and disco songs. They work fantastically well for either drinks receptions or parties, and their diverse repertoire list is great at getting audiences dancing.
Get Brassy is another act who perform completely acoustically, so they are a great choice in venues which prohibit the use of amplifiers.
Not quite what you're looking for?
If you're looking for live musical entertainment for your Christmas party but don't see what you're looking for, just get in touch today and we'll do our best to help you.
We love creating bespoke line-ups no-one has ever seen before and anything is possible - we look forward to hearing your ideas!