With more than 12 years of experience of performing at weddings, Alton is able to tailor his set to suit the precise needs of your special day. There are 4 main Wedding package options available, full details below.
Create the perfect atmosphere with live music for your wedding ceremony as Alton plays a few songs as your guests are being seated, a song for your processional, two songs during the signing of the register, and a final song for the recessional.
You are welcome to choose all songs, Alton is happy to learn any special requests.
Drinks Reception/Wedding Breakfast
While you are whisked away by your photographer, Alton can entertain your guests as they sip champagne and await your return.
He can perform 2 x 60 minute sets (or 1 x 2 hour set if time is tight) over this period and can perform either inside or outside.
Or at your evening reception Alton will perform 2 x 60 minute sets (or 1 x 2 hour set) of non-obtrusive, tasteful background music for you and your guests to enjoy into the night.
Ceremony and Drinks Reception/Wedding Breakfast
As well as having Alton perform during the ceremony as described in package 1, he will move on to your location and stay for the day to perform 2 x 1 hour sets or 1 x 2 hour set during the drinks reception or wedding breakfast. Included in this package if you so desire, Alton will learn and stay to play for you your first dance completing a truly personal unique experience for you and your guests.
Alton begins your special day by playing a 30 minute live set as guests arrive and begin to take their seats for your ceremony. From here, Alton will perform all your Ceremony music live as described in Package 1. Following this, Alton will quickly transport his fully mobile system to entertain your guests with a one hour set as they sip champagne during your drinks reception. As guests take their seats for your Wedding Breakfast he will then play a further 60 minute set of non-obtrusive background music for you to enjoy during the meal. After this, straight after the speeches, Alton will perform a third 60 minute set to entertain your guests as they await arrival of your evening guests. To finish the day off perfectly he will then perform your first dance and Father-Daughter Dance (optional) before your disco takes over the nights entertainment.
As part of the Platinum package, you will also receive a CD or USB containing a professional recording of your official wedding song as well as a fully edited video of Alton performing a live version your track - a really unique keepsake to make the memory of your day last forever!
The Proposal Package
The proposal is one of the most special events of your life, everyone has some special plans and dreams to make the moment even more memorable and create a great story to tell at your wedding and forever after.
Picture the scene... On the day of the proposal you suggest a stroll or a visit to your favourite spot - the place you first met, a beautiful beach at sunset, your favourite restaurant or to somewhere fabulous such as Big Ben, Hyde Park - even the Eiffel Tower*..... As you are walking along you hear singing and notice a ‘busker’ performing your favourite song. You stop to watch and as Alton reaches the end of the song - your partner turns to see you on one knee... a truly unique and special proposal!
Throughout this package Alton will be on hand to work alongside you with your planning to ensure your proposal goes as smoothly as possible ...and just in case you think things couldn’t get anymore perfect, all proposal bookings will automatically receive 15% off any of Alton’s full wedding packages!
Prices cover the Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridge area. Alton is available to play nationwide and internationally, however it may be necessary to adjust prices to include any additional travel expenses. When necessary to do so, these will be kept to an absolute minimum.
Do you have a list of songs you can play?
With more than 12 years experience of playing Weddings, Alton is able to cover the most modern day songs from today’s charts as well as popular tracks spanning all decades from the 60’s, 70’s to the 80’s and 90’s. With a song list that goes well into the hundreds it’s almost impossible to list them all! From Motown to Rock, Folk to Rap, Alton can offer a little bit of everything no matter what your requirements! When making a booking, Alton will always ask you for a list of a few of your favourite bands/artists so he can be sure to cater his set to suit your exact needs! For a rough idea and some examples of previous songs Alton has covered in the past, check out his official YouTube channel which features an Acoustic Covers Playlist.
How do I make a booking?
Simply fill in the contact form on this website! Alton prides himself on a speedy response from the first initial contact right up until your special day, so you can be sure of a quick, easy and professional process at all times.
When do I need to make payment?
When you are ready to confirm your booking, Alton will take an initial £50 deposit to secure the date which can be paid via BACs or Paypal depending on your preference. Once deposit has been received you will receive a full booking confirmation email for your records and the date is all yours! The remaining balance can be paid anytime between then and the day via online transfer or cash on the day if you prefer. To make things even easier you can also arrange to pay in instalments should you wish!
My ceremony is inside but the drinks reception is outdoors - are you able to do this and what power requirements would you need?
Alton’s system is fully portable and runs on its own rechargeable power supply, so whether you plan to get married in a church, on the beach, in a forest or in a field in the middle of nowhere - Alton’s got your music completely covered! With the ability to move around in just a matter of minutes it doesn’t matter if your ceremony is in a completely different location to the rest of your celebrations, Alton can transport his system quickly and easily to ensure the music continues to flow and your guests are always entertained!
Do you have insurance?
Alton is fully insured and can liaise directly with your venue to provide public liability insurance certificate should they require it.
Can you learn any specific songs we require?
Of course! In 12 years there has not yet been a song Alton has not been able to perform an acoustic cover of! As your date draws closer Alton will always contact you a couple of weeks before the day just to confirm your choices and give him a chance to learn anything you need, so no matter how crazy or unique your requests - he is up for the challenge!