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Marquee Wedding From Home, Oxfordshire 

19 Apr 18

Marquee tents have been a common choice for wedding parties over the years.

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London Love, Wedding at the Victoria Stakes 

22 Feb 18

We’re back! Kicking off with our first wedding of the year in North London.

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Rocking In Silence At Blackwell Grange 

5 Dec 17

One of our brand new local favourite wedding venues is the delightful Blackwell Grange in Shipston-On-Stour.

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Golden Wedding Anniversary At The Forest Hotel, Dorridge 

21 Mar 17

We’ve enjoyed our quieter season this winter and have hunkered down preparing for 2017 wedding season! The quiet season is, however, coming to a close.

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The CoverUps 4-Piece Male Lead – Adam! 

18 Jan 17

Check out this short clip of our male lead vocalist singing a favorite dance floor filler, Dynamite by Taio Cruz! If you want to see the full video, hop on over to our videos page where you can also see videos of all of our lineups…

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September Recap! 

12 Oct 16

This September The CoverUps played live music for several weddings, a 21-st birthday party and a corporate event.

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Marquee Wedding At Tiltridge Farm 

28 Sep 16

Our final wedding of July this year saw The CoverUps 4-piece band at Tiltridge Farm for Davina and Tom’s big day! The band arrived at the farm located just outside Worcester , about an hour and twenty minutes from the band’s HQ in Coventry , to …

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A Creative Wedding At Kelmarsh Hall 

26 Jun 15

Kelmarsh Hall is a spectacular location for an occasion, not least an awesome wedding! Being only just down the road from our Coventry HQ, it was surprising that the band had never played live at Kelmarsh Hall before… It just goes to show there…

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How To Decide, Band or DJ? 

3 Jun 15

Our good friend and fantastic wedding photographer,  Hannah , wrote a blog recently on how to decide between a band or a DJ for your evening wedding reception.

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Return To Wroxall Abbey 

29 Apr 15

In the decade of playing wedding gigs the length and breadth of the UK, few venues have the combination of style, elegance and history that Wroxall Abbey has in abundance.

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Happy New Year From The CoverUps 

9 Jan 15

Happy New Year to you all! We’ve had a hectic couple of months playing weddings, Christmas and New Year’s parties.

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A Delightful Night At The Perfect Live Band Wedding Venue 

5 Sep 14

Once again down in the heart of the Cotswolds , the band arrive at a new wedding venue in good time after cutting through Friday evening traffic.

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Wonderful Wedding At Whatley Manor 

31 Aug 14

The Cotswolds is host to some pretty spectacular venues, and we’ve just been introduced to yet another! The wedding party and guests hailed from across the globe, and it seems with the world to choose from, they chose Whatley Manor! It’s …

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Lively Wedding At Ettington Park Hotel 

30 Aug 14

Always a delight to play, Ettington Park is just down the road in Stratford-Upon-Avon .

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Fun Wedding Band Photos 

6 Aug 14

In all our performances at weddings up and down the country we meet a variety of excellent wedding photographers.

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School’s Out For The Summer 

2 Aug 14

The School House in Weeford isn’t quite the throw back to your youth you might expect – a lovely wedding venue situated in rolling West Midlands landscapes, without a hint of the headmaster’s office! Being close to the M6 toll, the …

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Rocking Out At Wethele Manor! 

1 Aug 14

A stones throw away from our Coventry home, the idyllic Wethele Manor, Leamington Spa was the setting for the wedding of Mr Mrs Boswell.

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The Captain’s Summer Ball – Aston Wood Golf Club 

19 Jul 14

It’s always a pleasure driving up to a great golf course.

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Air Guitars At The Ready! 

5 Jul 14

Last Saturdays venue has quickly become one of our favourites here at the CoverUps with just a 10 minute drive home for some of the band! Not only that but when we arrived, load in was a breeze; the staff were approachable and friendly and the venue …

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The Call of the Cotswolds 

5 Jul 14

Cotswolds’ Character As The CoverUps, we have the privilege to travel all over England doing what we love; playing great music and ensuring our client’s special days end on high notes.

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And The Award For The Best Award Ceremony Goes To… 

3 Jul 14

Taking a mid week break from the busy weekend wedding season, we were asked to play for the second year running at The Co-Op Midlands Award Ceremony at the prestigious Belfry Golf Course near Birmingham .

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Close To Home In More Ways Than One 

28 Jun 14

Last Saturday’s gig saw us playing for the second time at Ashton Lodge, a lovely wedding venue just 20 minutes from Coverups HQ in Coventry.

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The CoverUps Have Much Moore Fun! 

21 Jun 14

Much Moore fun in the countryside ‘Much Hadham’ is a beautiful village set in the countryside of Hertfordshire, amid gently undulating hills, hosts The Henry Moore Foundation.

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Lighting Up Stratford Manor 

14 Jun 14

Just over 15 miles south of Coventry, found in one of the most beautiful part of the country, Stratford Manor Hotel is a great venue for large events.

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Shrewsbury For Some Giant Jenga, Anyone? 

7 Jun 14

Yet another scenic location, this time in the heart of Shrewsbury, was the backdrop for a beautiful marquee wedding.

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That Crazy Little Thing Called Love! 

31 May 14

A beautifully scenic landscape in rural Cotswolds countryside, Chadlington was the perfect setting for a wedding.

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Familiar Faces; Unique Moments. 

30 May 14

Back At The Barn Among the band’s favourite venues to play, Tythe Barn, near Oxford is always a welcome sight on the CoverUps’ gig calendar.

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The CoverUps Keep The Dance Floor Moving – Literally! 

24 May 14

Local Delights While the CoverUps are quite used to travelling around the UK to perform, it is always nice to stay close to home in the good old West Midlands.

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Brand New Demo Tracks! 

31 Jul 13

Back in Easter we took a trip down to the Rec House Recording Studio  in Bath to record some new tracks that didn’t quite make it into our 5-piece demo late last year.

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30th Birthday Party Near Birmingham 

17 Jun 13

Booking live bands for birthday parties seems to be becoming more and more popular.

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Does Keira Knightley’s Modest Wedding Give Us Any Ideas About Keeping On Top Of The Wedding Budget? 

9 May 13

Last weekend saw the wedding of Keira Knightley and James Righton (Klaxons) which to many people was a surprisingly modest affair.

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Top 5 Wedding Budget Tips 

9 May 13

In the UK, it’s estimated that the average wedding costs around £20,000.

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Fabulous Wedding Celebration In Oxford 

21 Apr 13

Tonight the band were honoured to play at a joy filled wedding celebration for some old friends of our lead singer.

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Return to The Dovecliff Hotel, Stretton for April Showers – But At Least It’s Warm! 

13 Apr 13

It doesn’t seem like even yesterday that we made the trip to the Dovecliff Hall Hotel for a Winter Wedding – but that was all the way back in 2011! Well, in over a year since our last trip the venue has lost none of it’s charm.

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Riverbank Rocks! The CoverUps Kick Off The Weekend In Nottingham 

5 Apr 13

Our bi-monthly residency at the Riverbank on Trent bridge kicked off in style tonight; and wasn’t without a few surprises! It’s great having a place to call home, and we’re starting to feel that at the Riverbank.

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Return To Wroxall Abbey for a Wintery Wedding 

29 Mar 13

You wouldn’t believe it was nearly April tonight when the band returned for a Wedding to Wroxall Abbey.

Fun and Friendly Wedding at Nailcote Hall, Coventry 

28 Dec 12

Despite being scarcely 5 minutes from the CoverUps Coventry HQ this was a rare – though very welcome – visit for the band to Nailcote Hall.

Christmas Wedding at Derbyshire’s Horsley Lodge 

27 Dec 12

Tonight saw the band take a trip to Derbyshire with a wedding at Horsley Lodge.