Emerald | Wedding Band | Musicians for Weddings in Yorkshire
Emerald is a Yorkshire based band of experienced musicians who specialise in pop/rock and ceilidh music
Emerald for all kinds of weddings and functions.
Led by an Irish female singer, Emerald’s unique combination of Irish and Yorkshire heritage creates a magical evening’s entertainment with a budget to suit all our clients.
Emerald brings together some of the top session and live players from across the country, based in Yorkshire.
The band is led by an Irish singer/pianist with over 10 years’ experience performing as part of numerous pop/rock bands alongside a successful solo career. Each member of the band has years of session and live experience, having played across the UK for other groups and solo artists at top venues including Havens, Butlins, Hilton Hotels, O2 Arena and hundreds of private engagements.
You can have complete confidence when booking Emerald for your wedding, function or party as we guarantee to provide:
Absolute professionalism and attention to detail from first point of contact. 100% live performance – no backing tracks!
A choice of different packages to suit your event including a ceilidh band set, custom song list, extra sets of music, later finish times and a virtual DJ service.
Impeccable punctuality and a fast, efficient and tidy stage set-up.
Full Public Liability Insurance and safety tested electrical equipment.
A top class performance delivered by a line-up of experienced professional musicians, fronted by a highly versatile female vocalist.
A wide repertoire that will appeal to all guests and leave them shouting for more!
With a diverse repertoire of popular music spanning five decades, Emerald are able to create a custom-made set list to suit your event. Performing the most iconic songs from the 60s through to contemporary chart hits, they guarantee to get everyone on the dancefloor!
The band provide all their own equipment, PA and lighting and an optional iPod ‘virtual DJ’ after sets.
Mix & match your entertainment requirements.
Get your guests on the dance floor! Book Emerald’s solo pianist/singer for your wedding breakfast, the full 5 piece ceilidh band with caller for the first set, followed by our energetic pop/rock set then finish the night off with the virtual DJ.
The following are our most popular line up options when booking on weddings, functions and parties. Feel free to mix and match to whatever suits your event!
4 piece pop/rock covers band (keyboard, guitar, bass, drums, female lead vocalist, male backing vocals).
5 piece ceilidh band (caller, violin player, guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, Irish singer)
Combination: start the evening with a Ceilidh and finish with the pop/rock set. Free virtual DJ between sets.
Piano/vocal dinner set: Optional piano singer during the meal which includes an early arrival and set up for 3pm, performing for 45 minutes.
Want to finish the night with a disco? For just £50/hour following our set we can turn our full lighting and PA system onto the dance floor and plug in your iPod/CD, saving hundreds on DJ hire!
A typical performance is for 2 x 45 minute sets of live music. Typically, the band arrives at 6pm and finish by 1am or before. The band will arrive earlier when booking the piano/singer set.
Emerald also has an electric drum kit so unlike most bands, they can even perform in venues which have a sound limiter.
Repertoire: A small selection of the top songs requested at recent weddings and functions ~ from 1960s classics to current chart hits, featuring everyones’ favourite tunes to get your guests on the dance floor. If you would prefer music from a particular decade or genre rather than our standard party mix, just let us know!
Pop/Rock/Soul: 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
Abba – Dancing Queen
Ain’t no sunshine – Bill Withers
Build me up buttercup – The Foundations
Can’t get you out of my head – Kylie
Crazy – Gnarls Berkley
Dancing in the moonlight – Toploader
Dignity – Deacon Blue
Domino – Jessie J
Don’t stop believing – Journey
Don’t stop me now – Queen
Help – The Beatles
Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson
Human – The Killers
I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
I’m Alive – Celine Dion
It’s not unusual – Tom Jones
I predict a riot – Kaiser Chiefs
Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Love changes everything – Climie Fisher
Love machine – Girls Aloud
Marry you – Bruno Mars
Mercy – Duffy
Midnight at the oasis – The Brand New Heavies
Moves like Jagger – Maroon 5
Play that funky music – Wild Cherry
Poker Face – Lady Gaga
Rolling in the Deep – Adele
Shine – Take That
Sweet child of mine – Guns ‘n’ Roses
Sweet Dreams – Eurythmics
Summer of ’69 – Bryan Adams
Take on Me – Aha
The one that got away – Katy Perry
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Whenever you need me now – T’Pau
Why do fools fall in love – Diana Ross
Young Hearts Run Free – Candi Staton
First Dance / Slow Songs: Close to you – The Carpenters
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Everything I do – Bryan Adams
Fix You – Coldplay
Greatest Day – Take That
Run – Leona Lewis
Someone like you – Adele
Somewhere over the rainbow – Eva Cassidy
True – Spandau Ballet
You’ve Got A Friend – Carole King
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