All You Need To Know About The Redfords at The Old Kent Barn
The Redfords at The Old Kent Barn
The Redfords are a professional family run wedding band based in Kent. The Redfords have been playing at The Old Kent Barn for over 10 years, and are the recommended package band. The Redfords offer a wide range of music to suit all tastes, from Elvis to Dua Lipa, Spice Girls to House of Pain, Queen to The Killers, Mumford and Sons to TLC. The Redfords can provide entertainment for your entire wedding day, from the ceremony, the first dance to the last song of the night. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and our ability to cater to your individual needs, so if you’re looking for a wedding band that will make your day extra special, look no further than The Redfords at The Old Kent Barn.
Everything you need for the perfect wedding at The Old Kent Barn
3 x 45 min or 2 x 65 min sets of live music
The Redfords are a versatile band that can tailor their setlist to suit any event. You choose either three 45-minute sets (the best choice in our opinion) or two 65-minute sets, this will make sure that your guests are entertained all night long. With a wide range of popular covers, they are guaranteed to get everyone up on their feet and dancing. In addition to the live music, The Redfords DJ service will keep the party going in between live music sets. So if you’re looking for a band that can provide non-stop entertainment, the Redfords are the perfect choice.
Our DJ service is perfect for any event, big or small. Whether you’re looking for someone to play music from your own playlist or our extensive list of tried and tested dance floor-filling flexible playlists, we’ve got you covered. Our DJ can take requests and make announcements on the night, ensuring that your guests are always entertained. With a vast amount of popular songs from all genres, our manned DJ service is sure to make your event a night to remember.
Arrive and set up from 1700 (or after wedding breakfast)
It is important to arrive on time when setting up for an event. This gives our team enough time to set up all the equipment and get everything ready for the event. The Redfords arrive at Old Kent Barn around 1700 and it takes approximately 45/60 minutes to set up all the equipment. This includes setting up the PA system, lighting, and stage.
Both male and female singers
The Redfords are a versatile band that can appeal to a wide range of tastes. The lineup includes both male and female lead vocals, giving The Redfords the ability to perform a wide variety of popular songs. Additionally, decades of experience playing live music means The Redfords know how to get a crowd moving. So if you’re looking for a band that can keep your guests entertained all night long, Redfords have you covered.
The Redfords will play music from the start of your event until midnight.
Learning and performing live first dance
The band will be happy to learn and perform your first dance genre and style appropriate). We have a wide repertoire of songs to choose from, so you’re sure to find something that’s perfect for your wedding. Genres include pop, rock, soul, R&B, and more. If you don’t see your song on our SET LIST page, please let us know and we’ll be happy to learn it for you. We want your wedding day to be perfect, and we’ll do everything we can to make sure your first dance is unforgettable.
Learning and performing live Father and Daughter dance or similar
The Redfords will learn and perform your father & daughter dance song ! Please visit our SET LIST page to see some examples. The band has a wide range of genre and style appropriate songs to choose from, so you are sure to find the perfect one for you and your father. or if you do not see your specific song on the list, let us know. We will make sure to have it ready for your big day.
No Travel Cost
The Redfords do not require travelling expenses for performing weddings and events at The Old Kent Barn.
A professional photographer is an important part of any event. They help to capture memories that would otherwise be lost and provide a way to relive the event long after it is over. Our events photographer is on hand to capture those unique dance floor moments at no extra cost. Pictures of the evening are loaded to a private dedicated website. You can download your favourite low-resolution images free of charge. High-resolution images are available for a small fee and are provided on a USB stick.
Facebook optimised / Low resolution photos
We also upload a selection of these photos to our Facebook and Instagram page and tag the wedding venue. This allows you to share your memories with friends and family who were not able to attend the event.
Pre event consultation
Before any event, the Redfords will always consult with you to ensure that all of the necessary details are covered. This allows us to understand your specific needs and wants for the event, and to answer any questions that you may have. We believe that this personal touch is essential in ensuring that your event is a success. By taking the time to talk through all of the details beforehand, we can avoid any surprises or problems on the day of the event. As a result, you can relax and enjoy your big day knowing that everything is taken care of.
Sound and lighting with engineer
We understand that the right sound and lighting can make all the difference at an event. The Redfords are fully compatible with the stage set up at The Old Kent Barn, we have the equipment and expertise to ensure that your evening sounds and looks its best. Our sound and lighting system will make sure that your event is an unforgettable audio visual experience for you and your guests.
Pipe and drape backdrop
The Redfords are a band that knows how to put on a show. The stage set up is industry leading, with the very best professional sound and lighting equipment. The band also has a professional stage pipe and drape set up, which enhances the live show experience and keeps the stage looking clean and tidy. The result is a band that wows both you and your guests.
Compliant with venue sound limiter
The Redfords are committed to providing high-quality music entertainment while respecting the noise levels set by local authorities. We use state-of-the-art sound equipment that ensure we remain within the sound limits set by the local authoritiese. In addition, we work closely with The Old Kent Barn to ensure that our events comply with all noise restrictions.
PAT, PLI and risk assessment
The Redfords are a small family business who pride themselves on providing a personal and professional service. They are fully insured with both Public Liability Insurance (PLI) and Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII), and have generic risk assessments available on request. The team are willing to undertake bespoke risk assessments for specific events if required. The Redfords have a proven track record in delivering successful events,
Whilst the food is excellent at The Old Kent Barn the Redfords do not require hot meals to be provided, but would appreciate access to the evening buffet if there is one.
Don’t Take Our Word For It !
Have a Look
Have a Listen
A professional photographer is an important part of any event. They help to capture memories that would otherwise be lost and provide a way to relive the event long after it is over. Our events photographer is on hand to capture those unique dance floor moments at no extra cost. Pictures of the evening are loaded to a private dedicated website. You can download your favourite low-resolution images free of charge. High-resolution images are available for a small fee and are provided on a USB stick. Click to see more Redfords photos at Old Kent Barn
We Write Your Song, Bespoke First Dance and Speech Songs
We Write Your Song by The Redfords, we understand that your first dance or wedding speech is a once in a lifetime event. That’s why we offer a unique service – the opportunity to have a customised song written just for you. Whether you have a specific musical style in mind, or you’re not quite sure what you’re looking for, we will work with you to create a song that perfectly captures your story. We understand that this is a special moment that you will want to remember forever, and we are dedicated to creating a song that will stand the test of time.
LIGHT UP LOVE LETTERS
Our Light up love letters are a fun and unique way to add some extra flair to your event. Whether you’re planning a wedding, a birthday party, or even a corporate event, these towering letters are sure to make an impact. Not only do they look great in photos, but they also provide a warm and inviting atmosphere for your guests. So if you’re looking for a way to make your event extra special, be sure to add some light up love letters to your decor.