WEDDING BAND NI – THE MERCHANTS
Gentlemen Traders of Fine Wedding Music based in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Fronted by charismatic swing singer Dave Martin and based in Belfast, The Merchants provide premium, energetic jazz and pop music for weddings, corporate functions, festivals and events throughout Northern Ireland and Ireland. This seasoned band contains some of the finest professional musicians in Belfast, and is available as either a five piece or eight piece band consisting of smooth vocalist Dave Martin supported by a pianist, saxophonist, guitarist, double bass player and drummer.
With The Merchants you get one of the most varied set lists in the country – their vast music collection is practically bursting at the seams! They provide a fresh, lively mix of current chart music, classic rock, funk, soul, country, and of course those genre-spanning classic hits guaranteed to keep the guests at your wedding, event, corporate function or festival rocking on the dance floor all night long!
With The Merchants you get one of the most varied set lists in the country – their vast music collection is practically bursting at the seams! They provide a fresh, lively mix of current chart music, classic rock, funk, soul, country, and of course those genre-spanning classic hits guaranteed to keep the guests at your wedding, event, corporate function or festival rocking on the dance floor all night long! Every band member has over a decade of experience in the music and entertainment industry, which means if you book The Merchants you’ve bagged yourself some real professionals, as well as stress-free entertainment for your wedding or event.
You know you’re in good hands when you book a band comprised of artists who have worked with Van Morrison, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Tom Jones, and Snow Patrol (to name but a few!) Clearly, The Merchants are far from being your standard Belfast cover band. With proven musical powerhouses at the helm and a penchant for engaging with your guests and getting them on the dance floor, their fully live, fully authentic sound, The Merchants offer you a completely individual experience that’s anything but cheesy.
The Merchants are a band that offers you one of the most captivating and incomparable tribute to some of the greatest music out there. Whether it’s an acoustic set for a stylish function or corporate meeting, or a dynamic mix of classic and floor fillers for a wedding reception, event or party, when you book The Merchants you and your guests are guaranteed a hassle free night of top quality entertainment.
Call me Maybe
Johnny B Goode
Dance with Me Tonight
Rolling in the Deep
Crazy Little thing called Love
Sex is on Fire
The Lazy Song
Great Balls of Fire
You shook me All night long
Summer of 69
I need a Dollar
Blame it on the boogie
Boys are back in town
Moves like Jagger
Roughly two to two and a half hours, with a 15 minute break in the middle.
The Merchants will arrive an hour before they’re due to begin playing in order to set up.
The price you’ll be quoted for The Merchants is inclusive of full sound and lighting equipment. Most hotels and venues have adequate power source and space for live bands to play.
Of course! Before your event or wedding date, you’ll be sent a music request form by us which will let you request songs as well as make sure we don’t play anything you don’t want to hear.
Northern Ireland: Belfast, Co Antrim, Co Armagh, Co Down, Co Londonderry / Derry, Co Fermanagh, Co Tyrone. Ireland: Co Donegal, Co Louth, Co Cavan, Co Monaghan, Co Sligo