A charismatic and entertaining swing band, The Swinging Little Big Band perform vintage swing numbers alongside their own exciting & original versions of contemporary rock & pop songs, re-arranged as jump jive, swing & salsa. The result: memorable dance-floor filling entertainment! But don’t just take our word for it, check out what people have to say about the band, below: 

“Well, what can we say. . . . ? Before booking these guys, I naturally did my research, checked previous comments etc, to say they were even better than hoped is an understatement! We had over 200 at our wedding and the band have been the talk of Brighton since! Totally professional, amazingly friendly and accommodating with our playlist and UBER talented! Their set was the culmination, no pinnacle of our special day, you guys were incredible. Thanks once again for your enthusiasm and amazing set. We hope to see you again live at some point. To the world, if you want an act that is both classic and original, look no further, you have just found them!” Tom & Mark, wedding at The Old Market, Brighton (June 2016)

“…this is a band guaranteed to appeal to every generation of a wedding party. And Steve Woods… well, he’s unlike any other front man you’ve ever come across.” review by Love Scarlett, read the full review here.

Xmas Cabaret pic“From the moment we heard the first few bars in Tunbridge Wells last Thursday, we just knew we’d made the right choice in booking The Swinging Little Big Band for our party at the weekend.

Steve and the guys were simple SWINGSATIONAL and made sure that the evening was an absolute five star hit.

Needless to say we are happy to recommend you to anyone and everyone.” Caroline & Julian, party in Oxted (May 2017)

“I just wanted to say a massive thank you to the Swinging Little Big Band for helping make the 15th of June the best day of our lives! The music was fantastic – all our guests absolutely loved the band!” Nicola & James, wedding at Penshurst Place (June 2017)

“Can you pass on some feedback to the band? They were superb. Everyone loved them and the music. They were really friendly to everyone, flexible on timing/arrangements, and generally awesome. We’re really glad we booked them – we can’t think of how we could have done any better. Hopefully they also had a good time, notwithstanding the early flights and travel. Please pass on our sincere thanks.” Lyndon, wedding at Chateau Rigaud, St Emilion (October 2016)

Just a note to say how much we enjoyed the band when they played for us on Saturday. They were perfect for us and all our guests loved them.” Angie, 80th Birthday Party at Tylney Hall, Hampshire (October 2016)

“The music was amazing and the DJ in between kept the dancing going. Thank you so much.” Sarah Jane, wedding at Leeds Castle (October 2016)

“Just a quick email to say thank you very much to the band last night, they were awesome, and everybody loved them…” Glyn, Panerai British Classic Regatta, Yacht Haven, Cowes (July 2016)

“Just want to say a massive thank you to the band. They were awesome. They made the night and everyone loved them. The museum want to include you on their recommended list if that’s cool with you? Thanks again for helping make our day even better.” Matt & Laura, wedding at Chiltern Open Air Museum (June 2016)

“Would you please pass on our thanks to Steve and the boys for the great music they played last Sunday at Bodiam. There were many comments of how much the visitors enjoyed the music.” Rotary Classic Car Show, Bodiam (June 2016)

“We would like to thank you all for making Laura & Matt’s Wedding party so special, your music was fantastic…” Trevor & Linda Williams (parents of the bride) wedding Buckinghamshire (June 2016)

“Wow! What a wedding!!!!! Just an email to say how grateful we both are for your fab fab sound!!!! Sorry you did not get to play for as long as we’d hoped due to the epic storm and long speeches but your lounge and evening set was so special! We look forward to coming to one of your local gigs soon!!!” Ben and Zara, wedding at Chateau Rigaud, nr St Emilion (May 2016)

“”I just wanted to say a really big thank you to you and the guys for such brilliant and unforgettable performances on the day and night. The band were just amazing both after the ceremony, during drinks and at the reception. They really did go above and beyond. I loved every minute of the set and didn’t leave the dance floor throughout especially the Italian numbers which my family went crazy for. My feet have the bruises to prove it. The band fit the venue and the mood perfectly and there wasn’t a person not dancing, jumping or tapping their toes to the fabulous mix of music. This is plain to see in the photography & video. We wanted it to be a really relaxed, fun atmosphere with lots of wonderful people and the band fit perfectly. I would recommend you guys without hesitation.” Giulia, wedding at Limewood Hotel, New Forest (March 2016)

“Just wanted to say a massive thank you from Lobo for the wonderful evening of music and fun last Tuesday on The Sunborn Yacht. We really enjoyed the music and so did our customers. Very slick, very professional and a perfect match for our event.” Lobo Leasing, corporate event onboard The Sunborn Yacht, London (October 2015)

“…we wanted to say how incredible the band were – everyone absolutely loved them, and we especially thought they were even better than imagined. Steve has the best voice, and was such a good sport in allowing our friend to break into impromptu song!  We are so glad we chose them for our wedding – worth every penny! Thank you so much” Romilly, wedding at Chelsea Physic Garden (August 2015)

“Just to add on to what Romilly has said – i also thought they were fantastic! A number of our guests thought they were extremely slick. Steve has certainly got an incredible voice, but i would also like to say how great i thought the Saxophonist was – simply brilliant!” Ed, wedding at Chelsea Physic Garden (August 2015)

“Thanks so much to the whole band for Saturday, everyone was raving about how amazing they were.” Sam, wedding at The Plough in Leigh (August 2015)

“Wow Anna, not many people have a 60th birthday lunch party that goes quite with the swing of last Sunday.
Please will you thank Steve and the band for making it the best ever and especially for playing along for my brother-in-law!” Helen, private party in Eridge, East Sussex (August 2015)

“The band really were fantastic, please pass on my thanks to them.” Francesca & Tom, wedding at Royal Holloway (September 2015)

“I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you for all of your help and to the band for such great performances, we had an absolutely brilliant night as did everyone else and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you guys.” Nicole, wedding at private venue, Rotherfield, East Sussex (July 2015)

“Thank you Anna, the band were amazing! So impressed and really a wonderful feature of our special day, we had a fabulous time… the band were super brilliant, very high quality.” Alice, wedding at private venue, Headcorn (May 2015)

“We had the most amazing day and to have the Swinging Little Big Band play at our evening reception was the best thing ever! We can’t thank you enough, the music was perfect and everyone was dancing and having fun. John and I left half an hour later than planned as we just didn’t want to leave! You and the guys are just so talented and really helped us make the night so special! Thank you so much!” Catherine  & John, wedding at Chafford Park (May 2015)

“Just a quick note to say thank you so much for playing at our wedding. You guys were amazing!” Rebecca & Alex, wedding at Northbrook Park (May 2015)

“I just wanted to say a big thank to Steve and the boys for playing at my 40th, they were fabulous.” Mark, 40th Birthday Party, Crowborough Rugby Club (May 2015)

“We so enjoyed having The Swinging Little Big Band play at our wedding reception. All of our guests loved the music and we just couldn’t help dancing! Please pass on all of our comments and huge thanks for the guys work. With best wishes” Nicola & Jonas, wedding at The Spa Hotel Tunbridge Wells (March 2015)

Thank you all for performing so brilliantly at Glyndebourne on Saturday. Everyone enjoyed the music. Even those who don’t normally “dance” (my husband included there!) got up!” Ann (Mother of the Bride), wedding at Glyndebourne, (March 2015)

“Please pass on a big thank you to all the guys in the band. They were amazing. We had so many comments from people asking about them and saying how good they are. We danced until our legs hurt.” Louise & Darren, wedding at Hotel Du Vin (January 2015)

“Oh my – what a way to see in 2015 @bell_ticehurst with Swinging Little Big Band @RatPackReloaded Best ever – thanks” The Bell in Ticehurst (NYE 2014)

“If you could please pass on our thanks to the band for playing at our wedding on Saturday night. Our day was just perfect and the band did an awesome job!” Lucie & Sherryn, wedding at Upwaltham Barns (December 2014)

“The band were amazing.”  Brachers Christmas Party, The Orangery (December 2014)

“Please can you pass on our thanks to the band who played at our Christmas Party on Friday night. We really enjoyed both sets and lots of staff have complimented them on their performance.” Brachers Christmas Party, The Orangery (December 2014)

“Guys you were superb thank you.” Barry – MACS Chairman, MACS Charity Ball at The Brewery, London (October 2014)

 “Just a quick note to say the band were fantastic last night at our wedding in the Barons Hall. I had to stop dancing at one point and just watch them play….and the singing was so impressive. We couldn’t have asked for anything better.” Ken, wedding at Penshurst Place (October 2014)

“Thank you, thank you, thank you for the amazing job you did at mine and Emma’s birthday last night. You were fantastic andmade a lovely atmosphere amazing. Everyone loved you and wanted to know more about you… Thanks again.” Helen, 40th Birthday Party, The Olive Stores (October 2014)

“The band were amazing.” Nigel, wedding at Hawksmoor Guildhall (September 2014)

“Please pass on our very kindest regards to the band, they were absolutely fantastic and we couldn’t have asked for a better bunch of musicians (and people!) to light up the stage on our wedding day. We will recommend you guys to everyone!” Max & Rachelle, wedding at The Sussex Barn (September 2014)

“THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH for playing at our wedding on the 7th Sept 2014. You were amazing! The youtube videos and your recordings do not do you justice… you are an incredible LIVE band. Our first dance was so special, and all night long everyone was up dancing to your sets from the little children to our grandma! Since our big day we have had loads of compliments about the music at our wedding and would recommend you to everyone! Thanks again for making our celebration so special, for swing and music lovers your band was perfect!” Sarah and Rob Koster, wedding, Luton Hoo Walled Garden (September 2014)

They were really excellent – we were very happy indeed and thanks to you too for organising everything. Everyone keeps asking us for their details…!” Tristan & Jen, wedding at The Law Society

“Wow…..big big big thanks to the guys. We had an amazing night and so did our guests.” Debbie, wedding on HMS Belfast (July 2014)

“The band were well received on Monday evening, and I was very pleased with everything – the booking process, the guys, the music. It was all great, and the event was a big success.” Nicola, The London Business School event at London Zoo (July 2014)

“The evening was a huge success and the band were fantastic!!” VAWK Anniversary Ball at Leeds Castle (June 2014)

“Thank you to the band for putting on such a great show for our event on Saturday 24th May. All feedback was excellent.” Catriona, 40th Birthday Party at Salomons, Tunbridge Wells (May 2014)

“I just wanted to send a quick email to say thank you so much to you and the guys for all that went into ensuring the most amazing start to our wedding reception! The band were absolutely brilliant and we had so many comments from people saying how great they were. It was a real shame that the weather brought us indoors but it didn’t seem the faze the guys at all… they were really polite, professional and most importantly totally got the party started!! We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend The Swinging Little Big Band to anyone looking for something a little different to the bog standard wedding band. And we would definitely use them again for other events/parties! Thank you again to everyone involved, we had the best day ever!” Mr & Mrs Harvey, wedding, private venue, Kent

“Just wanted to send you an email to say that the band were absolutely amazing at our wedding, so please pass on our huge thanks to them!!” Thom, wedding at Le Talbooth, Dedham (May 2014)

“We just wanted to say a big thank you to the band, they were absolutely fantastic and really made the evening go with a swing! Everybody both young and old said how incredible they were and we would not hesitate to use them again or to recommend them to others. We can’t wait for the opportunity to see them perform again! Thanks for all you help in sorting out the arrangements.” Mel & Nigel, wedding at Luton Hoo, Beds (April 2014)

“Feedback was great from everyone thanks! Weather was unseasonally good, the whole weekend had a nice vibe and we doubled projected numbers; staff were having to turn people away due to lack of car parking spaces.” John, Nottcutts Store Opening event, Pembury

“Thank you for giving Paul an extra special 40th birthday celebration. Unforgettable seeing Paul on stage (!!) & we are so grateful for you making it such a special night!” Paul & Tracy, 40th Birthday Party, Hotel Du Vin Tunbridge Wells

“Can you please pass on Steve and the guys that they played a key part in making last Saturday at the RAC such a great evening. Without exception, guests commented how good they thought the band was, and I am so pleased that the floor was busy all night!” James, 50th birthday party at The RAC Club, London (March 2014)
“Massive thanks for an awesome night! Everyone thought the band was brilliant.” Rachel & Alex, wedding at Bel & the Dragon, Godalming (March 2014)

“Just a note to say a huge thank you to you & the band. They were once again outstanding and made Hannah’s party!” Hannah & Neil, 40th Birthday party (Feb 2014)

“The band were great and I would not hesitate to use them again.” Dan, corporate event at The Hospital Club (Jan 2014)

“Just a quick mail to say a huge thank you to the guys for Friday night, they were absolutely fantastic and much commented on today.” Xmas Party, Brunswick House (Dec 2013)

“I would just like to thank all of the band for an excellent performance on Saturday afternoon. Everybody thoroughly enjoyed the music. Our only regret is that we did not book them for longer. Could you please pass on our deepest thanks to everybody involved? ”  wedding, private venue in Herts (Oct 2013)

“You were great; all ours guests have said so!…And thanks again – everyone’s been commenting on how wonderful the music was.” Kate & Adam, wedding at Hotel du Vin (Sept 2013)

“Please pass on our huge thanks to Steve and the gang for playing such a great set in Oxford last Saturday. Everyone loved them and have given us raving reviews.” Victoria & Rupert, wedding at Exeter College, Oxford (Sept 2013)

“We just wanted to say a massive thank you for playing on our special day. You guys were outstanding and everyone said what a great band we had! We both couldn’t be more pleased.” Laura & Rory, private venue in Sevenoaks (Sept 2013)

“Just wanted to say thanks, the band were great and everyone danced their socks off…. even my dad, and that’s a v.rare occurrence!” Ryan, wedding at Grittenham Barn (Sept 2013)

“…there was lots of fantastic feedback and we felt that it was a great way to end the evening. So a huge thank you for supporting the event, which raised over £16K for Sparks in the end.” Charity race night at Kempton Park Racecourse (July 2013)

“I would like to thank the band and DJ for a great performance, everyone at the wedding was commenting about how good they were. It certainly made for a memorable evening. Thanks again, we would definitely look at using the band again and recommend them to everyone.” Ben, wedding at The Spa Hotel, (July 2013)

“Just wanted to say thank you for the performance at our wedding in June. …the sets they played were brilliant, everyone was up dancing and they just fitted in perfectly with our big day. So many guests have commented on the band and how brilliant they were. Our first dance song was fantastic!” Becky & Ross, wedding at Preston Court (June 2013)

“We just wanted to say a huge thanks for putting on a floor-filling set. The dancefloor was never empty & we have had so many positive comments from friends & family saying how much they enjoyed your music. Thank you for making our day one to remember.” Caroline & Tom, wedding at Yaxley Hall (May 2013)

“I would like to thank the band and DJ for a great performance, everyone at the wedding was commenting about how good they were. It certainly made for a memorable evening. Thanks again, we would definitely look at using the band again and recommend them to everyone.” Ben & Kelly, wedding at The Spa Hotel, Tunbridge Wells (July 2013)

“We very much enjoyed having you and you did such a wonderful job! Lots of people were on the dance floor and the music played was great! We will add to you our list (of recommended suppliers) if you don’t mind?… Thank you for playing for us all! You were truly fantastic!”  Jenny, Peacock Events – wedding at Preston Court (June 2013)

“Just a note to say a huge, massive thank you for the outstanding performance at our wedding… Literally EVERYBODY loved your performances, and everyone wanted to know more about you!  People, if you’re looking at this website thinking of hiring a band look no further…… Thank you!” Hannah & Neil, wedding at Lanwades Hall, Suffolk (May 2013)

“I just wanted to drop you, Steve and the rest of the guys an email to say a big thank you on behalf of the school for Saturday night. The boys were as brilliant as ever. I will no doubt be in-touch again sometime in the future.” Helen Smith, Marlborough House Summer Ball (June 2013)

“(The Swinging Little Big Band) played at our wedding last night and were epic. The best bit: everyone loved them from the 3 yr old to my 87 yr old gran!” Ruth Elkins, wedding at Mark’s Hall Estate (May 2013)

“Guys, you were epic – as always. Thanks so much, guests loved it…” Mark Bothwell, wedding at Mark’s Hall Estate (May 2013)

“You guys were absolutely phenomenal. Blew the wedding away and were everything we had hoped for and more. Thank you.” Richard, wedding in Devon (May 2013)

“Just a quick note to say thank you ever so much for all your efforts in coming to play at our wedding in Framlingham, Suffolk on May 4th… Loved your music and thanks for accommodating my mate who played our first dance! Couldn’t have asked for more and hope we get to see you guys at a gig again sometime soon.” Will & Sarah, wedding, private venue (May 2013)

“Just a quick note to thank you and the band for the amazing job everyone did at the weekend, we were thrilled!” Emma & Simon, wedding at Somerhill School, Tonbridge (April,2013)

“I just wanted to pass on my thanks to you and all of the band, they were absolutely awesome and literally everyone commented on how amazing they were. Goes without saying that any future parties within our family we would not use any other band, bookings will always come your way as the music totally made the night.” Sophie Davis, wedding in Surrey (February 2013)

The band were perfect, I had so many really positive comments.” Leigh Roberts, wedding at Hotel du Vin (Dec 2012)

“…party was amazing – everything fell into place perfectly and the band were just superb. I’ve had so much positive feedback.” Matt Wellsted organizer of ‘End of the World’ Party at The Cheese & Grain (Dec 2012)

“The band were as excellent as I knew they would be and all the guests were impressed…the last set saw all the guests on the dance floor. Thank you to all the Band for their part in making this a most happy and perfect occasion.” Mother-of-the-bride, Wedding, Hadlow Manor Hotel (Sept 2012)

“Just wanted to send a note of thanks to the band. They were utterly awesome at our wedding, and we had so many comments from our guests at how great they were! Exemplary professionalism and entertainment, and there is just no way it could have been better.” Peter Warden, wedding at Combe Bank (Sept 2012)

“Please pass on my thanks to Steve and the rest of the guys, they were absolutely brilliant! Despite the nightmare journey they had coming down, they had the dancefloor packed. Loads of people commented on how good they were.” Adam Mason, wedding at Lulworth Castle (August 2012)

“Thanks for playing an awesome gig at our wedding on Saturday. We have had so many people complimenting how absolutely professional and good you were and we are so grateful for you all making our wedding day an absolutely perfect day!!” Steve Haze, wedding at Grittenham Barn (July 2012)

Just wanted to say a huge thanks for Sunday, everyone I spoke to thoroughly enjoyed the music and performance.” Kam, 40th Birthday party, Sevenoaks (July 2012)

The Swinging Little Big Band were INCREDIBLE at our wedding on June 3rd!! Everyone totally loved them – people were and are still falling over themselves to tell me how great the band was.Lauren Delaney, wedding at Coq d’Argent (June 2012)

“Please can you pass on to the band my thanks for their amazing performance for my clients wedding, they were magnificent. Such a treat for me to see them in action again on Saturday, truly my favourite wedding band.” Penny, Tigerlily Weddingswedding, Brocket Hall (May 2012)

The band were awesome, thanks so much” Ashley, wedding, Fennes (May 2012)

“Thank you for doing such a great job on Friday. Everyone said how much they loved the band!Julie, wedding in Hawkhurst (April 2012)

“I said it several times on the night but please can you once again thank the band for a fantastic evening! They were brilliant! Can’t wait to see them play again!Clare, charity function at The Spa Hotel, Tunbridge Wells (March 2012)

“We just wanted to say an enormous thank you for putting on an incredible performance at our wedding reception on 30th July. We have had countless messages from friends and family saying how much they enjoyed the music. To a person, everyone has told us that you were the best band they’d ever heard at a wedding! You were incredibly professional and we cannot thank you enough for helping to make our day so, so special.” – Rachel & Tom, wedding, Downing College – Cambridge University, July 2011

“We just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and the band for making our wedding day so perfect. We were so utterly
impressed with how brilliant you were. Everyone loved it – the band were so professional and we couldn’t have asked for more.” – Wedding, The Walled Gardens, Cowdray, May 2011

“Thank you for putting on such a great show at our wedding, we love you guys and will definately be checking out future performances”- Wedding, Essex, August 2011

Loved loved loved the band and we had some fabulous comments thank you very much – great success.
Kerry Craigie, London Clubs – NYE 2010 at Rendezvous Mayfair Casino

The band were amazing. I could have listened to them all night. Such class!! They were excellent… I would love to have the guys for next year’s event!” Dawn Sharp, Fenwick Ltd – Exclusive Daily Telegraph Xmas Shopping Event (November 2010)

“Thank you so much for your performances on Thursday night – you guys were brilliant! We had really good feedback about the entertainment…Overall we raised £60,000 for Action Medical Research so a huge thank you for helping us make the CycleSport dinner such a success.” Alice Lisher, Action Medical Research – CycleSport Gala Dinner at Emirates Stadium (November 2010)

“Jon and I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say thank you to you both and the rest of the band for your fantastic music on Saturday. The band were AMAZING and we loved every minute. It was a truly fantastic evening and we really appreciate your efforts in helping to make our day ‘so fricking special’!  We will keep you in mind for our wedding anniversary!”
Jon & Kat, wedding at Queen’s College, Oxford (September 2010)

“Just a quick email to send my thanks for the band for Saturday night. As expected they were absolutely superb. Each and every one of our guests thought they were just amazing and one said to me; “who needs Michael Buble?” I quite agree!”
Emma, wedding at Coq d’Argent (July 2010)

“I just wanted to say a big thanks to all the guys in the band; once again an amazing performance from all of them and such really nice guys too. Loads of people at the party commented on them, went down a storm.”
Geoff, 50th Birthday Party at Salomons, Tunbridge Wells (July 2010)

“Thank you so much for playing at our wedding on Saturday.  The music was fabulous, and we were so pleased to see so many people up and dancing all night.  So many of our guests have commented on how great the band was and how they really enjoyed dancing to your music. Thank you for making our evening so special.”
Alison & Damian, wedding at The Guildhall, Winchester (June 2010)

“Just to say please pass on my thanks to Steve and The Band for a great performance at Catherine and Nick’s wedding on Saturday.  They were fantastic and certainly got the place rocking.” Ruth, wedding at Marle Place (May 2010)

The band really, really made it for me on Saturday. So many people (including my parents) are racking their brains trying to think of an excuse to have a party in order to book them again quickly!” Abby, 40th Birthday Party, Tunbridge Wells

“Just a note to say how fantastic the band were last night…we loved every minute and everyone agreed! Had so many people ask about how we found you etc so hopefully will lead to some enquiries!  The band is a pleasure to deal with and you put on a superb show so thrilled we booked you for my big bash – it is a cool venue and you were a very cool act.” Emma, 40th Birthday Party, Spring Studios, Camden (February 2010)

“I just wanted to send a note to say thank you so much for playing at our wedding. I can’t tell you how many people loved what you played – it was all first class.” Patrick & Clare, wedding at Notley Abbey (Jan 2010)

“..a big big thank you to the band who gave an amazing performance at our wedding reception at Stoke Park on Dec 23rd, you absolutely made our night, and we have received so many amazing comments.”
Tina & Shaun, wedding at Stoke Park Club (December 2009)

“Just to thank you and the band for providing a storming night’s entertainment! All the guests have commented on how fantastic the band were and they were of course, superbly complemented by Karl.” Michelle & Neil, Wedding at Buxted Park (December 2009)

“The Civic Dinner went extremely well and our guests really enjoyed the band and are still receiving many compliments about the evening and how superb their performance was. Please thank Steve and the boys for us.” The Mayor’s Civic Dinner, Tunbridge Wells (October 2009)

“I haven’t said how great the band were and said ‘ Thank You’, to them all. They were fantastic and everyone really enjoyed it…you were fab on the night” Trac & Dom, wedding at Port Lympne (August 2009)
“We had a really fantastic evening, mainly down to the boys and their brilliant music.  Thank you so much.” Anna, Mead School Summer Ball at Salomons (June 2009)

“The band were fabulous and played a great set and the crowd loved them. They were super professional.” Penny, TigerLily Weddings – wedding (August 2009)

Dearest Anna, Steve and the SLBB,
Thank you so much for a great job on Saturday night. I thought you were fantastic and really enjoyed working with you. The guys were all great, knew what was happening and were very swift and professional from start to finish. We won’t hesitate to recommend you to clients in the future and look forward to working with you again. Best wishes, Kathryn (of Kathryn Lloyd Wedding Design; www.kathrynlloyd.co.uk) 
Wedding, July 09, The Dorchester, London W1

‘Thank you to the DJ and band for such a fantastic night. Carl gauged the crowd brilliantly. The band were ‘awesome’! We did not want them to finish…. and I have passed on the details of the band to so many people. All the messages I have received today have been about how brilliant the band were. Thank them all again for making my birthday party such a memorable and special night.’
40th Birthday Party, May 2009, Chilston Manor, nr Maidstone

“Well, what can I say?! The band was absolutely fabulous!! Steve and the boys were totally professional and I have never seen a band get the crowd going as well as they did. The party was a huge success and I must say that this was in no small part due to their brilliant performance.”
Private Party, November 2008, Hotel du Vin, Tunbridge Wells

“We couldn’t have wished for a better band, absolutely fabulous in every way, thank you so much.”
Wedding, October 2008, Coq d’Argent, London

“Just wanted to say a huge thank you to the band for a brilliant performance at my wedding on 13/09. Everyone loved them.”
Wedding, 13th SeptWesterham Golf Club,

“Thank you, thank you, thank you for such an amazing night’s entertainment. You blew all our guests away with your stunning musicianship & professionalism. Everyone commented on how well you came across and the great mix of modern interpretations & traditional swing standards. I am in truth still walking on air from the whole event & you guys were the icing on the cake. We will recommend you highly to anyone that asks”. Wedding, August, Lewes.

“I thanked the lads at the time but can I more formally say a big thank you to The Little Big Band. We all thoroughly enjoyed their contribution to the day – we had a promise of what could come when we saw them at the Pigalle Club in London in April. All generations from 18 months to 95 were present and all got on the dance floor at some point in the evening.” Wedding, 1st August, Hampshire.

“We can’t thank you enough for your outstanding performance at our wedding on 31st May. You were the perfect end to the perfect day. Anna and Steve – you were an absolute delight to deal with and we are already trying to find a reason to book you again in the future. We have passed your details on to a couple of people already and we will continue to sing your praises to anyone that asks. It was great to see the guys performing at the Pigalle and we are looking forward to going back in August.” Simon & Gabbie, Wedding, Painshill Park, 31st May

“I just wanted to thank you so much for playing at our wedding on the 12th July. I always knew that you would be just great and you were! I enjoyed dancing to your music so much, and so did everyone else. The dance floor seemed to be packed all night (when you were playing) and lots of people have said how much they enjoyed it. I only wish that I could remember it all abit better-the whole day passed in a bit of a blur! I will just have to come and see you play next time that you are in London. In the meantime I have your CD which I play every now and again to remind me of the day! Thank you so so much” Violaine & Will, Wedding, nr Canterbury, 12th July

“Just a note to say a huge thank you! We had the most fantastic time and our guests have not stopped singing your praises! A great evening with superb music (the dancefloor was packed all night). Please can you also thank the DJ he was first class (especially letting Jamie’s aunt sing!)” Kelly & Jamie, Wedding, Chilston Park, May 2008

“The band was a huge hit last night – all of the feedback has been very positive indeed; the music flowed through the Ballroom and created a fantastic atmosphere.” The Children’s Society Fairytale Ball, Claridges, June 2008

“Jamie and I just want to thank the band for being absolutely amazing and really making our night! all of the guests commented on how brilliant the band were and I had the best day ever boogying to them!” Victoria and Jamie, wedding, West Sussex, June 2008

‘Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our night on 5th April. The band were really friendly and helpful and gave an excellent performance aswell as the ‘wow’ factor to the party. Even though it was probably a much smaller venue than they are used to playing at they still gave it their all and had all ages up dancing and swinging themselves around the dance floor. It was thoroughly enjoyed by all’ Karen, 30th Birthday Party, Ashford, April 2008

‘Anna, we leave today for Thailand, I think it is a bit warmer there. Please let Steve & the band know that everyone thought they were absolutely fantastic. I hope they enjoyed it too. Lucy & I would not have wished for anything different. We may be at the Pigalle Club next month to see them. Thanks again for everything. Gregg & Lucy, Wedding, Gosfield Hall, Essex, March 2008.

“Just a quick email to say thank you to the band for a really great evening. Everyone thought they were wonderful and the dance floor was packed. Having live music, particularly such a fun combination of classic and modern swing, really made our evening special”
Victoria and Rob, The George in Rye, January 2008.

“Just thought I’d drop you a line to say how brilliant the band were at our wedding. We’ve had a ton of cards from people since we got back from honeymoon all talking about this BRILLIANT band!! They really made the wedding special for us so do pass on our thanks and we shall highly recommend them to all our friends.” Sarah and James, Wedding, Hants, December 2007.

“This is the first opportunity I have had to email you guys to say a massive thank you for helping to make my birthday party a roaring success!!! I had an absolute ball & I know I was not alone in that!! You were all truly awesome & everyone I have spoken to since the party has commented on how fabulous you were & I have passed you details on to many who have said that as soon as they can find a reason to have a party they will book you for it.” Lucy, 40th Birthday Party, Kings Hill Golf Club, December 2007

“…Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day and I received many compliments on what a great time everyone had and how fantastic the music was! Please do pass on my thanks and compliments to all. I very much look forward to working with you again in the near future.” Andrée for The Nichols Group, Christmas corporate lunch at The Lansdowne Club, Mayfair (December 2007)

“… just wanted to say that you guys were absolutely fantastic and helped make our day so special!”
Helen and Steve, wedding at Stockbrook Manor, Essex (November 2007)

“We would like to thank you and your company for helping to make the occasion so wonderful – the Band with all its combinations were just great. Many compliments have been received from friends and family about the day – one even told us that it was the best wedding they had ever attended. You were part of this overall success, for which we thank you.”
Mark & Laura, wedding at Turkey Mill (September 2008)

“…just a note to say a big thank you to you and to the Band. The band were sooo good on our wedding day and we were really pleased. Many people keep saying how great they were… So thanks very much.”
Mark & Charlotte, wedding at Birling Manor, East Dean (August 2007)

“The Swinging Little Big Band MADE our wedding. They were professional, smart, fun and played dance-floor filling music all night. But what was SO special was that they made you feel like they were having the best night too. They sensed the mood and tone and quite simply you MUST BOOK THEM! Worth every last penny, and we know that because so many people have said since the wedding how much they loved the band without us even asking! Thank you Steve and all the guys.”
Rebecca & Stefano, wedding at Lord’s Cricket Ground (August 2007)

“Just wanted to say a big thank you to you all for everything on the wedding day. Everyone (especially us) thought the band was amazing and we couldn’t have hoped for our wedding day to be more perfect.”
Hayley & Darren, wedding at Turkey Mill, Maidstone (June 2007)

“We just wanted to say a belated Thank You for providing such wonderful music for our wedding reception in June. We thoroughly enjoyed the music at each point throughout the day and so did our guests. From our perspective everything seemed to flow together nicely and, importantly, we did not have to worry about anything… The music really set a fun mood for the evening that ensured everyone (especially us) had a fantastic time.We are trying to come up with another excuse for a big party that needs some live music 🙂 but in the mean time, please let us know if you have any upcoming public performances as we would love to see you guys again.”
Rick & Jess, wedding, Gray’s Inn, June 2007

“We wanted to get in touch to say a big thank you for an awesome performance on the night of our wedding at Wadhurst Castle. We both really enjoyed dancing away and all our guests have mentioned to us how much they enjoyed your show. Thank you again!”
Ben & Claire, wedding at Wadhurst Castle (June 2007)

“You guys rocked on Saturday – thanks so much. Everyone loved you…I’m sure I’ll see you play again at friends weddings in the future!” Polly & John, wedding at The Royal Inn on the Park, London (May 2007)

“Guys, A big thank you for a great night on 2nd May – you played a blinder and I think its safe to say that a good time was had by all! I hope you enjoyed yourselves too. Special thanks to Chris on keyboards for helping us with the music at the end”
Suzanne for 3i, corporate party at The Vineyard at Stockcross (May 2007)

“…I write to ask you please to thank those who played at the wedding. ‘The Band’ was much appreciated by all the guests, and many very nice compliments were paid to the band both during and after their performance…….please pass on our sincere thanks to the band for a wonderful evening!” Father of the bride, wedding at The Great Barn, Oxford (May 2007)

“I am pleased to report that the band was excellent and we have had many positive comments about them and the evening in general. I would appreciate it if you could pass on my thanks to them for helping the evening to run so smoothly.”
Louise for Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP, Burlington Hotel, Birmingham (January 2007)

“Having just returned from our honeymoon, we just wanted to drop you guys a line to say thanks for performing at our wedding party at Lava. It was a fantastic performance that had all our guests singing your praises.”
Steve, wedding reception at Lava, Tunbridge Wells (September 2006)

“Hi Steve + the rest of the band, Just like to say we all really enjoyed the performance, the energy the band brought to the evening really made the night memorable for all, the little big band are numero 1. “
Yasser & Amy, wedding at The Belvedere, Holland Park (August 2006)

“The Swinging Little Big Band were smart, very slick, professional and judged the mood of the evening perfectly. The mix of old and new swing went down a storm, and was enjoyed by all. I won’t hesitate to use them for future events.”
Adam Clark, AEO Excellence Awards, 1,300 guests at Alexandra Palace (June 2006)