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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How long will the band play?
It really depends on the event and what you want. We are happy to perform for any length but our minimum is at least an hour. This length is generally preferred for wedding cocktail hours and provides an amazing setting for the pre-reception gathering.
Will the band learn a specific song to be played at our event?
Absolutely! For special events, we will learn 1 additional song to make your event perfect for you! We require at least 1 month advanced notice to allow enough for an amazing performance! Please note, however, we do not take requests at the event.
Will the band require refreshments?
It depends on the event. For shorter events, we won't require refreshments, but for long performances, we usually ask for a meal. Contact Us for more information.
What type of music do you play?
We primarily play Caribbean music (soca and calypso), but we include Latin, jazz, and also pop. We cover a variety of artists ranging from Bob Marley to Harry Belafonte to various pop artists. We are extremely versatile, and our sets generally have a combination of instrumental and vocal tunes.
Does the band have its own sound system?
Yes! For medium to small events, the band will provide its own sound system. All we would requre is enough space to set up and a standard power outlet. This way you are free to simply enjoy your event.
What size group should I pick?
That all depends on your event and what your'e looking for. While all sizes of ensembles sound fantastic there are some event details you might want to consider. How much room will you have for entertainment? If the event space is fairly small, you may want to book a solo or trio. But if you have a large performance space, then the quartet or quintet will work great!
What size space does the band need to perform?
This all depends on the size of the band you pick. As you can imagine, the more space the band has, the better. This way they performers can give you the best possible experience. These are the minimumns:
What kind of breaks do you take during the performance?
Our standard is to play for 1 hour, then take 15-minute breaks on the hours. During our breaks, we will provide music that compliments our sound so the music won't stop unles you want it to! Here's an example of a 3-hour performance starting at 7:00pm...
How do I book the band?
To book Tobago Bay, just go to our Contact page and fill out a little information for us. We'll get back to you within the day and help you through every step of the process! We'll even help you decide just right band configuration fit for your event!
What do you guys wear when you perform?
We typically wear Hawaiian shirts and khaki shorts/pants. For more formal events, like weddings, we will wear attire appropriate for the event...all black or a sportcoat and slacks. It really depends on the formality of the event, and what you want. Contact Us to discuss what your thinking.