Members of the Musicians Union
Frequently Asked Questions -
How can I check Roadhouse availability?
Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org l, or click email icon above,etting us know the venue and date of your event, and we will get back to you promptly.
How far will Roadhouse travel?
We are based across Central belt of Scotland, although we regularly travel all over Scotland and beyond . This may attract additional costs for travel and accommodation where appropriate, but please contact us to discuss any requirements you may have.
Can Roadhouse provisionally reserve a date for me?
Yes, but we often have multiple enquiries for the same date, particularly at peak times of year/days. Our policy is to always take the first confirmed booking, so to avoid any disappointment, we recommend that you confirm your booking with us ASAP.
How Do I Confirm A Booking/Are deposits required?
Once all the details are agreed, bookings are confirmed by way of confirmation notice sent from us to the client. We ask that clients confirm receipt of this and that all the details are correct. Roadhouse policy is not to take deposits, however please note that confirmed bookings are seen as binding.
How do we make Payment?
Payment can be made in cash at th event , or by arrangement by bank transfer or cheque (which needs to be lodged and cleared prior to event date). Please contact us to discuss.
Do you play Ceilidh music?
Yes, We play a short Ceilidh set if required , and will normally consist of Gay Gordons, Dashing White Sergeant and a Strip the Willow. Please ask us for more details.
Will You Play Our First Dance?
We will provide a list of currently played appropriate first dance-
How Much Space Does The Band Require?
The performance area (or stage) should be a minimum 6m wide x 3m deep. If in doubt, please check with us and the venue-
How long does it take to set your equipment?
Generally it takes around 45-
Can You Provide Background Music During Any Breaks?
Yes, we have a wide selection of pre-
If Need Be Can Someone Else Use Your Instruments or Equipment?
No, the band does not under any circumstances allow guests, etc to use any instruments or equipment as it is not covered by our insurance, and presents significant Health & safety risks. We have in the past accommodated a singer or musician who brought their own along and performed, but this should be arranged well in advance.
If Required Will You Play On Later Than Booked?
Normally we do not play later than the pre-
A ‘standard’ evening event would normally involve the band playing from 8.00pm until midnight, with an interval of approx. 30 minutes (usually for the buffet if a wedding or other party). However, times of events and occasions vary, so this is guidance only, and we will always look to accommodate client’s needs and timings Please contact us to discuss our requirements, and we can offer advice on running times etc from our vast experience in this area, and also options for later times and /or other inclusions, ie a ;DJ/music section as part of the evening.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance (PLI) and Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)?
Yes, Roadhouse have full PLI, and up to date PAT, and can provide certificates and evidence if required. Most venues will require this from any band who intend to perform on their premises, and as a professional band and members of the Musicians Union, Roadhouse have this in place.
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