Chris & Amanda, and Gerry’s 50th

This weekend we performed at the lovely wedding of Chris & Amanda at Mythe Barn in Leicestershire. The wedding had a Spanish / Mexican theme, colourful “sombreros” and games for the guests, a vintage popcorn cart,  and delicious chicken burritos served by the venue’s catering in the evening. We had lots of fun and the bride’s mum Glynis sent us this lovely message:

“I would like to say a big thank you for performing at our daughters wedding at Mythe Barn on Friday 19/5/17. You were amazing. Everyone had a wonderful time and absolutely loved you guys. The staff at the barn said it was one of the best wedding’s to be held there. I will recommend you to anyone looking for a great band that can get a party started and continue to keep them on the dance floor all night. Thank you once again. xx ”

On Saturday we headed south, and after a brief stop at Warwick for lunch, we continued our travel to Chippenham to perform at Gerry’s 50th. She prepared a big marquee and catering in the garden, and although the day started wet with pouring rain, it didn’t dampen our spirits, and together with the 100 assisting guests we had an unforgettable evening of music and dancing!

 

This is the lovely feedback from Gerry:

Dear Javier and the rest of the band,

Wow, wow, wow! I had such a brilliant 50th party on Saturday … I couldn’t have wished for anything better. Thank you all so much for making it such a fantastic evening, you really got the party atmosphere going, and kept everyone up and dancing all night. It was such an easy process dealing with you guys, from the first time I contacted Mark at Stormont, I will definitely recommend you to any and everyone! I’ve had so many people commenting on how great the music was and what a great party is was, so I have passed your cards on to them as well as the caterers and tent people too. Thanks again guys – you were top notch!

With best wishes

Gerry”

Ham Yard Hotel, Soho 5/11/16

Lucy’s 50th was a great celebration at the wonderful and classy Ham Yard Hotel, in Soho, London. The bowling Alley was used for a great evening of entertainment, and Los Amigos 5 piece band was the choice for the dancing time. A guitar duo performed while the guests arrived, and the full and played a 1 hour set that got everyone dancing and enjoying the wonderful sound and lighting of the evening organised by the production team.

We performed a mix of Spanish and Latin hits, and some English music too, such All night Long, Get lucky, Can’t take my eyes out of you, and many more. The Dj kept the party going until late.

We leave you with some photos and a short clip of the evening.

Los Amigos trio at SEAT launch

Los Amigos trio were invited to perform at the launch of the new SEAT Ateca in Coventry.

SEAT enters the SUV market with a well made and beautiful car. The event generated a lot of expectation and the attendees were eager to get their hands on the new features and technology. All that while Los Amigos performed a set of Spanish music in the background, SEAT cars are made and designed in Barcelona, just like our singer Javier!

We leave you some photos of the event.

Paul & Teresa Wedding Anniversary 14/8/16

A lovely summer day in the beautiful coastal town of Rottingdean, near Brighton, and Los Amigos Trio were perfect for this event, a relaxed afternoon Wedding Anniversary, outdoors, champagne, canapés and lovely hosts Paul & Teresa and their friends. A fantastic day to add to their memories.

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A good band will change your wedding, forever

Now that the wedding season is in full swing, and Los Amigos are busy traveling up and down, I don’t get tired of recommending to hire good live entertainment for your Wedding, Birthday party or celebration. We just came back from Cambridge where we played for a party. In this case this was a lovely group of guests in their 60s. After a few of our songs we realised that they were not so keen on the Spanish numbers, so we slowed down the pace, and started playing some mid tempo songs, the Beatles, Neil Diamond, Lionel Richie, the Monkees, some other balads and happy tunes that immediately made them fill the dance floor.

A good band will read the audience, will adapt their repertoire to the situation.
Today I received a text from someone who saw us perform in a wedding 2 years ago, enquiring for us to play at their wedding. It amazes me that people will remember you, and will mention that this or that wedding or party was amazing, with so much help from the band.

You may have relatives or friends from far away, people you may not have seen in many years, and you will not have more than 5 min to speak to some of them. But there is something that will unite everyone on that day, the memories you share, and will completely change the whole day feeling – the music.

You may think I’m exaggerating. But is pure experience. Is what I see again and again. Because we are from “outside” the event, we can see things in a different way, and believe me when I say that the band and live entertainment is so important. I have seen couples spent 3 or 4 times more money in flowers and decorations than in the entertainment. I mean, is great that you pay attention to this details, they are important and is enjoyable, but people won’t remember that bunch of lilies, or that table decoration, people will specially remember the FOOD and the BAND! Don’t you notice how a song can be forever linked to our emotions, memories and feelings of a single moment?

Having this in mind, if you have a budget of £20k for your Wedding, would you say that £2k is a lot of money for entertainment? That’s very reasonable for a DJ and a band for example.
You don’t need to spend lots of money in entertainment, you can have games and activities throughout the day that won’t cost a penny. But you will most probably have a band – make sure is a good one, with good reviews and quality media, maybe even you can go and check them out live somewhere before you book.

Wikipedia says “Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight”
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Wine Tasting at Glaziers Hall

Thank you for a lovely evening at Glaziers Hall, in London Bridge, where Los Amigos trio performed an entertaining set for the guests at a wine tasting session, Spanish music and wine is always a great combination!

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Some great wines from the region of Priorat in Catalonia, Spain, where presented to the guests, who were able to taste the different red and white wines that are produced in the area.

wine tasting, glaziers hall, London bridge

wine tasting, glaziers hall, london bridge