Q: How do we book Redwood for our Event ?
A: You can contact us directly via our contact page. Leave us as much information about your Event as possible including dates and we will get back to you ASAP (usually within 24-48 hours). Alternatively you can leave a brief message and your contact details and we will contact you for a more detailed chat. We can also be reached directly by Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Can you provisionally hold a date ?
A: Due to the nature of the bookings we receive we can only hold dates for limited time and have to work on a first come first served basis.
Q: Where do Redwood Play ?
A: Although based in Leinster, Redwood have played events all across the country. We play nationwide and have even travelled abroad for some events. So, you book us and we'll play wherever you want us to play!
Q: What size events do you cater for ?
A: All venues, all sizes and all audience numbers catered for.
Q. How much?
A: Redwoods pricing depends on a number of factors (Location, dates [weekday gigs: Mondays-Thursdays are cheaper], the band lineup you require, etc...). But we offer vaious Packages at very competitive prices, just contact us for a quote that will suit your needs.
Q: How much of a deposit do you require ?
A: No Deposit is required, but in order to confirm the date we ask that you complete and sign a booking form as a contracted agreement.
Q: When do we pay the remaining balance ?
A: The remaining balance is payable by 3 methods – cheque, bank transfer or cash on the night (we have found this to be the most common and prefered option). If paying by cheque or bank transfer payment is required 10 working days before your wedding to ensure it has cleared. Cash payments are payable on the night.
Q: How long do Redwood play for ?
A: A standard Redwood gig is 2 and a half hours with a short break. But as with most things this can vary depending on the requirements for your event.
Q: When do you take your break ?
A: This can depend on a number of elements, but usually we break when the hotel/venue are serving refreshments (usually after the first hour or so of our set), this allows people to relax and enjoy the food and drink before returning to the dance floor to dance the night away.
Q: How long does it take to set up ?
A: An hours set up time is recommended to insure no delays, but once we have your start time, we will work with the hotel/venue to ensure we are ready to start at your desired time.
Q: Is the music too loud ?
A: No. We are never afraid to turn down or up depending on the requirements of the venue, we set our volume levels to suit you, we wont be too loud or too quiet.
Q: Do we pick our own First Dance ?
A: Yes, we will play your choice of first dance. For inspiration, see our sample setlist for examples of first dances we have learned for couples in the past. If your choice of song isn’t on that list, don't worry, once you inform us of your choice at least 6 weeks before the event we will learn it.
Q. What genre of music to Redwood play ?
A. We play all genres, and have a varied setlist which includes: Rock, Pop, Soul, Country, Blues, Waltzes, Rock 'n' Roll and more..... If you have a favourite song (or songs) that's not on our sample setlist, let us know at least 2 months in advance and we'll learn it and play it for you. we want you to have a say in the setlist for your night, but also we've been doing this a long time and can recommend the type of set that will fill your dance floor!!
Q. Do Redwood play fully live ?
A. Yes, sadly in this day and age this is a common question. We feel a true authentic live sound is best and therefore refuse to use backing tracks or samples. What you get with Redwood is pure, quality live musicianship.
Q. What is Redwoods Lineup ?
A. Our Line up: Vocals (all 5 members of the band sing), Acoustic Guitars, Electric Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica, Bass Guitar and Drums
Q. If my wedding date is not for a year or 2, can i still book early, will Redwood still be around ?
A. We book well in advance, Redwood have been together for over 10 years and are all close friends, Redwood will be around for many, many years to come.
Q: Do Redwood supply the church music as well as DJ ?
A: We do offer this service, the arrangements here can vary to suit your tastes, but feel free to talk to us about your requirements and we can suggest various options.