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HELLO. WE'RE THE MOON LOUNGERS...

Chris Parker - The Bristol Guitar Teacher

Chris is now offering one-on-one tuition to aspiring guitar players in the Bristol area!

He has been playing guitar for over twenty years and is competent in a variety of different guitar styles, so whether you want to delve into the specifics of blues guitar or finger picking techniques,  or just learn to strum a few of your favourite songs, he'll be able to help.

Guitar lessons have a relaxed feel so that students can enjoy the process and learn at their own pace. 

Lessons take place in the Moon Loungers' recording studio in Frampton Cotterell, North Bristol. For more information, or to book a guitar lesson, please check out Chris' website The Bristol Guitar Teacher.

Certification

As a professional outfit it is essential that we have up-to-date Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment.

If you require copies of our latest certification then please feel free to download the relevant pdfs using the links below.

Public Liability Insurance

PAT Test Certificate

 

Chords and Tablature

Here is a selection of chords and/or tablature for our covers.

All our chords and tab are hosted on our Ultimate Guitar page.  If we haven't added the chords you are after then please let us know so we can prioritise it!

 

A Day in the Life (The Beatles) - Chords

Africa (Toto) - Chords

A Horse with No Name (America) - Chords

All The Young Dudes (Mott The Hoople) - Chords

All You Need is Love (The Beatles) - Chords

Alone Again (Naturally) (Gilbert O'Sullivan) - Chords

Another Love (Tom Odell) - Tab

Another Love (Tom Odell) - Chords

Atlas (Coldplay) - Chords

Atlas (Coldplay) - Tab

Ballad of the Mighty I (Noel Gallagher) - Chords

Believe (Mumford & Sons) - Chords

Bette Davis Eyes (Kim Carnes) - Chords

Big Yellow Taxi (Joni Mitchell) - Chords

Blurred Lines (Robin Thicke) - Chords

Borderline (Madonna) - Chords 1

Borderline (Madonna) - Chords 2

California Girls (Beach Boys) - Chords

Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Andy Williams) - Chords

Cats in the Cradle (Harry Chapin) - Chords

Country Roads (John Denver) - Chords

Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen)  - Chords

Creep v The Air That I Breathe (Radiohead & The Hollies) - Chords

Cruel to be Kind (Nick Lowe) - Chords

Daydream (The Lovin' Spoonful) - Chords

Don't Stop Me Now (Queen) - Chords

Dream a Little Dream (Mamas & Papas) - Chords

Easy (The Commodores) - Chords

English Rose (The Jam) - Chords

Enola Gay (OMD) - Chords

Everything I Own (Bread) - Chords

Feelin Groovy (Simon & Garfunkel) - Chords + Tab

First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (Roberta Flak) - Chords

Fixing a Hole (The Beatles) - Chords

Fly Me to the Moon (Frank Sinatra) - Chords

Four Seasons in One Day (Crowded House) - Chords

Get Lucky (Daft Punk) - Chords

Getting Better (The Beatles) - Chords

Go Gentle (Robbie Williams) - Chords

God Only Knows (Beach Boys) - Chords

Good Morning Good Morning (The Beatles) - Chords

Grow Old With Me (Tom Odell) - Tab

Grow Old With Me (Tom Odell) - Chords

Heart of Gold (Neil Young) - Chords

Here Comes the Sun (The Beatles) - Tab

Here Comes the Sun (The Beatles) - Chords

Hotel California (The Eagles) - Chords

How Deep is Your Love (The Bee Gees) - Chords

How Would You Feel (Ed Sheeran) - Chords

Human (The Killers) - Chords

I Bet That You Look Good on the Dance floor (Arctic Monkeys) - Chords

I Can See Clearly Now (Johnny Nash) - Chords

I'll Be There (Jackson 5) - Chords

In the Sumertime (Mungo Jerry) - Tab

In the Sumertime (Mungo Jerry) - Chords

It's A Beautiful Day (Michael Buble) - Chords

It's a Sin (Pet Shop Boys) - Chords

It's Too Late, Baby (Carole King) - Chords

It Must Be Love (Madness) - Chords

Jealous Guy (John Lennon) - Chords

Just The Way You Are (Billy Joel) - Chords

Landslide (Fleetwood Mac) - Chords

Last Christmas (Wham!) - Chords

Let There Be Love (Nat King Cole) - Chords

Let's Stay Together (Al Green) - 3-Piece Chords

Life on Mars? (David Bowie) - Tab

Life on Mars? (David Bowie) - Chords

Love Me Again (John Newman) - Chords

Love Runs Out (OneRepublic) - Chords

Lovely Day (Bill Withers) - Chords

Lovely Rita (The Beatles) - Chords

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds (The Beatles) - Chords

Magic (Pilot) - Chords

Maggie May (Rod Stewart) - Chords

Make You Feel My Love (Adele) - Chords

Mamma Mia (ABBA) - Chords

Maybe I'm Amazed (Paul McCartney) - Chords

Miss Atomic Bomb (The Killers) - Tab

Miss Atomic Bomb (The Killers) - Chords

Mr. Bluesky (ELO) - Chords

My Girl (The Temptations) - Chords

Northern Sky (Nick Drake) - Chords

Oliver's Army (Elvis Costello) - Chords

One Day Like This (Elbow) - Tab

One Day Like This (Elbow) - Chords

Only You (Yazoo) - Chords

Rio (Duan Duran) - Chords

Rocket Man (Elton John) - Chords

Sex On Fire (Kings of Leon) - Chords

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (The Beatles) - Chords

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Reprise (The Beatles) - Chords

She's Always a Woman (Billy Joel) - Chords

She's Electric (Oasis) - Chords

She's Leaving Home (The Beatles) - Chords

Since You Been Gone (Rainbow) - Chords 1

Since You Been Gone (Rainbow) - Chords 2

Song About Love (Jake Bugg) - Chords + Tab

Something (The Beatles) - Chords

Starlight (Muse) - Chords

Starman (David Bowie) - Chords

Staying Out for the Summer (Dodgy) - Chords

Stuck in the Middle (Stealers Wheel) - Chords

Summer Breeze (Isley Brothers) - Chords

Summer Wind (Frank Sinatra) - Chords

Summertime (George Gershwin) - Chords

Supersoaker (Kings of Leon) - Chords

Sunny Afternoon (The Kinks) - Tab

Sunny Afternoon (The Kinks) - Chords

Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond) - Chords

Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd) - Chords

Sweet Child O' Mine (Guns n' Roses) - Chords

Take On Me (A-Ha) - Chords

The Scientist (Coldplay) - Chords

These Days (Take That) - Chords

The One  (Kodaline) - Chords

The Power of Love (Hey Lewis & The News) - Chords

The Wichita Lineman (Glenn Campbell) - Chords

Three Little Birds (Bob Marley) - Chords

Time After Time (Cindi Lauper) - Chords

Tiny Dancer (Elton John) - Chords

Together in Electric Dreams (Oakey & Moroder) - Chords

Towards the Sun (Rihanna) - Chords

Uptown Girl (Billy Joel) - Chords

When I'm Sixty Four (The Beatles) - Chords

Wild World (Cat Stevens) - Chords

With a Little Help From My Friends (The Beatles) - Chords

Within You Without You (The Beatles) - Chords

Wonderful World (Sam Cooke) - Chords

We Are the Champions (Queen) - Chords

We Built This City (Starship) - Chords

Writing's on the Wall (Sam Smith) - Chords

You Do Something To Me (Paul Weller) - Chords

Young & Beautiful (Lana Del Rey) - Tab

Young & Beautiful (Lana Del Rey) - Chords

You're All I Have (Snow Patrol) - Chords

You're My Best Friend (Queen) - Chords

You're So Vain (Carly Simon) - Chords

Your Song (Elton John) - Chords

You've Got a Friend (James Taylor) - Chords

 

 

About UsAbout Us

About Us

MIDWEEK WEDDING SPECIAL OFFERS

As a full time, professional wedding band, we are always available to perform at weddings taking place during the week.

If you are planning a midweek wedding (i.e. Monday – Thursday) and considering having some live music, then our special midweek prices that could suit your budget. Please note that if your midweek wedding is taking place at one of our preferred venues (regular haunts that we work closely with including Kingscote Barn, Priston Mill, Coombe Lodge and Wick Farm) then we have specific discounted packages we can offer you.

To find out more and obtain a quote please get in contact (check out our contact/booking page for details).

 

USEFUL LINKS

Here is a selection of wedding-related links that we've hand-picked based on our vast experience of working in the wedding industry...

Photographers

Lee Niel - wedding photographer, commercial, fashion and portraits

Pixel Photography - fun and friendly reportage wedding photography by Clint Randall

Martin Dabek - Bristol-based wedding photographer for fun and relaxed couples

Paul Willetts - Worcestershire-based photographer specialising in weddings

A Boy Called Ben - Bristol-based destination wedding photographer

DP Photography - wedding, studio and location photography by Dan Pearce

Videographers

The Wedding Cut - bespoke wedding video and photography packages

Venues

Kingscote Barn - stunning converted barn in the heart of the Cotswolds

Coombe Lodge - splendid manor house near Bristol

Priston Mill - two premiere wedding venues near Bath and Bristol

Wick Farm - a beautifully converted barn in Bath, perfect for weddings

The Matara Centre - a unique wedding venue in the Cotswolds

Elmore Court - historic Gloucestershire venue with sustainably built function building

Bath's Historic Venues - including Bath Assembly Rooms and the Roman Baths

Catering Companies

Strawberry Field Catering - caterers for weddings, celebrations and corporate events

Music

Lizz Lipscombe - solo violinist available for weddings and functions in Bath and Bristol

DJ Steve Hill - the best DJ in Bristol

Amanda Whiting - professional harpist based in Wales

The Ardeton Quartet - the finest string quartet in the West!

Other Entertainment

Tony's Toons - Tony Marriott's amazing caricatures

Gloucester Magician - amazing close up magic from Richard Parsons

Parody Portaits - brilliant caricatures by Ian Lloyd

Darren Campbell Magic - award-winning magician Darren Campbell





 

Wedding awards

We recently won the award for best wedding entertainment at the 2017 Bristol & Somerset Wedding Awards!

This is the second year in a row we've won the Bristol & Somerset award, having previously enjoyed two successive years of winning the regional Wedding Industry Award (TWIA) for best live wedding band in the South West. Here are some of the great comments we received from happy couples that contributed to these successes:

 

"These guys were amzing from start to finish, providing planning meetings, advance song choices for us to select from which had a fab range of choices from modern to golden oldies to just outright fun (Vanilla Ice Ice Baby topped our night!)"

"We initially found the Moon Loungers after a recommendation from our venue, but what sealed the deal was being able to watch all of the band's performance videos online."

"What an amazing band! Kept the dance floor full all night, sorted any song we asked for and played an amazing set all with smiles on their faces."

"Amazing entertainment, really nice guys and even learnt a new song just for our first dance!"

"The Moon Loungers are the perfect choice for wedding enterainment. They really show they care in the lead up to the wedding and are prepared to listen and work with your ideas. The wedding day itself was made easy in terms of the entertainment, it was all fuss free and the music was second to none. our guests all commented on how fantastic the Moon Loungers were both as an acoustic duo and the evening band.  They were funny and kept the crowd going, as well as being professional."

“If you want a band who know their stuff, these are your guys!”

"The added extras were nice e.g. a pre-wedding meeting with a cuppa to meet the band before the day, and the band offering to play a track of our choice for the first dance"

"The band was fantastic, the music quality and type was perfect for our wedding, our guests loved them and danced all night. The guys are lovely and mingled well with the guests. The first dance was organised well. They are very professional."

"The Moonlounges are the best musical weding act we have ever seen!  They are so good at getting the guests up dancing, they play a huge variety of songs and they are genuinely nice guys.  We were given song choices early in advance, we chose our favourite songs and they put together a brilliant set. Our pre-wedding meeting was informal and they made us feel very at ease."

"Great wedding band - had the dance floor full all night. Nothing too much trouble."

“Booked this band as after thorough research heard they were really good! Next day saw them at a friend’s wedding! After seeing them we knew they were the best band for our wedding! They were outstanding from start to finish! We had such a good evening singing and dancing along to them! They played an extra special part in making our wedding the best it could be.”

"Great entertainment, really lively and read the crowd well!  Highly recommend."

“We booked them at short notice (just over a month before our wedding) and they were able to learn the song for our first dance which meant so much to us.”

“They came highly recommended by the wedding be venue and did not disappoint. We were able to research them through their videos on YouTube and songs on Spotify and really liked what we saw/heard, which was really important.”

“I had a small wedding only 40 people but the guys were amazing. My husband was very nervous about having music played due to hearing problems and was dead against having any live music being played. But the guys put him at ease via email and the end result was perfect.”

“The Moon Loungers were really helpful from day one and always quick to respond to any questions we had. They were great at giving advice for song lists and were a pleasure to work with. They played our first dance request and everyone commented on how good they were. They even let the groom surprise me (the bride) with a song that he did with the band. It was amazing”.

“Professional and polished band who know their stuff.  Quietly confident, not full of themselves, great communication and most of all...a sense of humour. We also loved the blog after our wedding. It made us feel special, thank you.”

“All wedding guest commented on how good the band were, for the acoustic and main set.  Very professional and great guys to work with.”

“Faultless musical performance at our wedding and very nice lads too!”

“Brilliant service from start to finish.  No request was too difficult and we felt at ease throughout the build up to the wedding. The night itself, the band were brilliant and the evening went brilliantly.”

“The band learned our first dance song from scratch so we could play it live on the night, they really did go above and beyond all expectations.”

“A great group of guys we instantly connected with.”

“The most wonderful band who took the time to learn our first dance song which was not on their set list. The dance floor was busy all night as the band were so good. After the wedding people kept asking about the band.”

“Met with us prior to wedding date to ensure we were happy. Created a fab atmosphere, my family still talk about it!”

“They were brilliant, I have never seen such a busy dance floor, and people didn't leave from the minute they started to the minute they finished. One hell of a party...just what we wanted!”

“They were brilliant, great music, got people up dancing and great banter in between songs too! Lots of good comments from our guests also.”

“Great band, friendly, professional, sound great live and gave us a brilliant night of entertainment.”

“Brilliant band who truly made our wedding reception.”

“Communication prior to the wedding was great. I liked that they based their set list on what we like and don't like.  They also provide DJ sets but were happy for us to play our own songs.”

“Very friendly to talk and very helpful. Brilliant band and excellent singers/players. Very happy with their performance at our wedding.”

“The Moon Loungers were amazing – such a nice bunch that listened to what we wanted and made us feel really special on our big day! I highly recommend them and they deserve a special award! They met us a few weeks before to ensure we were 100% with their s rice etc.”

“Very flexible and prepared to change arrangements on the day. Great guys.”

“Great music throughout the evening, worked well with our style of wedding.”

“We loved their style of music and the range of songs that the band could play and sing. They took on board what we wanted for the wedding and delivered. They were great value for money.”

“They are a great find & guarantee a wonderful celebration!”

“The Moon Loungers were the perfect wedding band! They played an amazing array of music and got everyone on the dance. We had so many comments from our guests about how good the band were! Would recommend them to anyone!”

“Were flexible about times to sing nothing was too much trouble.”

“Having the Moon Loungers play at our evening party created a fabulous atmosphere and topped off what was a truly wonderful day. They accommodated all our music choices and everyone danced the night away and had a blast!! Would highly recommend them and wouldn't hesitate to book them again. 3 Great guys!!!”

“Saw the Moon Loungers perform at a wedding a couple of years prior and knew I wanted a live band for my wedding, but didn't want to go with someone I hadn't seen play before.  Contacted them through their website - all very simple - and met up with them a few weeks before the wedding to go through the playlist. Really friendly, easy going guys.”

“If you want a band who know their stuff, these are your guys!”

“Booked this band as after thorough research heard they were really good! Next day saw them at a friend’s wedding! After seeing them we knew they were the best band for our wedding! They were outstanding from start to finish! We had such a good evening singing and dancing along to them! They played an extra special part in making our wedding the best it could be.”

“We booked them at short notice (just over a month before our wedding) and they were able to learn the song for our first dance which meant so much to us.”

“They came highly recommended by the wedding be venue and did not disappoint. We were able to research them through their videos on YouTube and songs on Spotify and really liked what we saw/heard, which was really important.”

“I had a small wedding only 40 people but the guys were amazing. My husband was very nervous about having music played due to hearing problems and was dead against having any live music being played. But the guys put him at ease via email and the end result was perfect.”

“The Moon Loungers were really helpful from day one and always quick to respond to any questions we had. They were great at giving advice for song lists and were a pleasure to work with. They played our first dance request and everyone commented on how good they were. They even let the groom surprise me (the bride) with a song that he did with the band. It was amazing”.

“Professional and polished band who know their stuff.  Quietly confident, not full of themselves, great communication and most of all...a sense of humour. We also loved the blog after our wedding. It made us feel special, thank you.”

“All wedding guest commented on how good the band were, for the acoustic and main set.  Very professional and great guys to work with.”

“Faultless musical performance at our wedding and very nice lads too!”

“Brilliant service from start to finish.  No request was too difficult and we felt at ease throughout the build up to the wedding. The night itself, the band were brilliant and the evening went brilliantly.”

“The band learned our first dance song from scratch so we could play it live on the night, they really did go above and beyond all expectations.”

“A great group of guys we instantly connected with.”

“The most wonderful band who took the time to learn our first dance song which was not on their set list. The dance floor was busy all night as the band were so good. After the wedding people kept asking about the band.”

“Met with us prior to wedding date to ensure we were happy. Created a fab atmosphere, my family still talk about it!”

“They were brilliant, I have never seen such a busy dance floor, and people didn't leave from the minute they started to the minute they finished. One hell of a party...just what we wanted!”

“They were brilliant, great music, got people up dancing and great banter in between songs too! Lots of good comments from our guests also.”

“Great band, friendly, professional, sound great live and gave us a brilliant night of entertainment.”

“Brilliant band who truly made our wedding reception.”

“Communication prior to the wedding was great. I liked that they based their set list on what we like and don't like.  They also provide DJ sets but were happy for us to play our own songs.”

“Very friendly to talk and very helpful. Brilliant band and excellent singers/players. Very happy with their performance at our wedding.”

“The Moon Loungers were amazing – such a nice bunch that listened to what we wanted and made us feel really special on our big day! I highly recommend them and they deserve a special award! They met us a few weeks before to ensure we were 100% with their s rice etc.”

“Very flexible and prepared to change arrangements on the day. Great guys.”

“Great music throughout the evening, worked well with our style of wedding.”

“We loved their style of music and the range of songs that the band could play and sing. They took on board what we wanted for the wedding and delivered. They were great value for money.”

“They are a great find & guarantee a wonderful celebration!”

“The Moon Loungers were the perfect wedding band! They played an amazing array of music and got everyone on the dance. We had so many comments from our guests about how good the band were! Would recommend them to anyone!”

“Were flexible about times to sing nothing was too much trouble.”

“Having the Moon Loungers play at our evening party created a fabulous atmosphere and topped off what was a truly wonderful day. They accommodated all our music choices and everyone danced the night away and had a blast!! Would highly recommend them and wouldn't hesitate to book them again. 3 Great guys!!!”

“Saw the Moon Loungers perform at a wedding a couple of years prior and knew I wanted a live band for my wedding, but didn't want to go with someone I hadn't seen play before.  Contacted them through their website - all very simple - and met up with them a few weeks before the wedding to go through the playlist. Really friendly, easy going guys.”

“The Moon Loungers are a truly professional outfit that we would recommend to anyone looking for a great band who works with the bride and groom to ensure they are happy with the musical choice. We had so many compliments on the quality of the band.”

 “The Moon Loungers were fantastic and so professional. They were amazing and the hits didn't stop flowing. The dance floor was packed all night. All the guests commented on the band and were so impressed. To top it off, they even learnt our first dance for us as it wasn't on the song list. It was a unique touch to our wedding.”

 “Absolutely brilliant.They had the dancefloor full all night. Very professional. Very good choice of music.”

“Great bunch of guys and very talented. All guests (and us) loved them and they made the night!”

“We thought the service and adaptability of the band were excellent they did their upmost to meet all our needs including a last minute venue change when the sun decided to come out. They always made us feel welcome and the key thing for us was the flexibility in the music they played accommodating bit mine and my wife's varied music taste. The acoustic set was perfect for the venue and all the guests commented how excellent they were. ..I think they got a few enquiries off of it!”

“Absolutely fantastic! The organisation side was easy. Emails were answered promptly. On the actual day The Moon Loungers were absolutely fantastic. The music was great and had all the songs we had asked for. All the guests loved them and the dance floor was never empty.”

“We absolutely loved having the moon loungers play at our wedding. They were so friendly, fitted in perfectly with the tone of our wedding, made the songs personal to us with dedications and anecdotes and turned up on time. Everybody loved their covers and they played such a wide range of songs that they could fit in with whatever style of music you wanted.”

“The Loungers were really friendly and approachable from the very outset. They took time to listen to and understand our reqs and tailored accordingly. They instilled confidence from day 1 of meeting them and allowed us to focus on other wedding tasks, safe in the knowledge that all was in hand with themselves. They also had a good sense of humour again putting us at ease especially as we hadn't seen them live before. Great set of lads. Feedback from our guests was exceptional.”

“These guys were great at accommodating our special requests. I play drums in a band myself and I was really impressed with their backline and performance energy.”

“The band were really brilliant and had guests up dancing all night. I have had comments from lots of the guests saying how great they were and that they would recommend them to friends and family. We loved the wide range of songs that they played during the night. Great entertainment!”

“Before our wedding I told my wife that nothing is ever perfect and to just be happy with a good day. The moon loungers helped prove me wrong”

“Amazing band best decision we made choosing them for the wedding made our evening and everyone commented on how great they were. They were flawless on the night better than we could have ever expected.”

“The Moon Loungers did a brilliant job of keeping the dance floor full and created the perfect party atmosphere. They were very professional in every way, both on the night itself and in the lead up to our wedding. They kept in touch, recommended we see them to discuss music we wanted. They also learnt our first dance song request which was an extra bonus! We were recommended them by a friend and would absolutely recommend them to others. Well worth every penny!”

“Just the best band possible. Fantastic set and the part of our wedding the guests were most impressed by.”

“I cannot flaw the Moon loungers. What an amazing band!! They remembered my love for The Beatles and threw it in at perfect moments throughout the night, gave great expertise on how to organise the first dance, were incredibly helpful and prompt throughout the planning, and kept the entire wedding on the dance floor ALL NIGHT. Simply perfect, and I'd hire them 1000 times over.”

“The moonloungers deserve huge recognition for their talents. After learning a brand new song in just 2 weeks, for our first dance they made a massive first impression. Their energy and enthusiasm just lights up the room, and keeps everyone entertained all night, never seen such a full dance floor. The friendliest band too. Such nice people. They are able to adapt to any song request you throw at them, being so flexible with 3 singers with such different voices and range.”

"They are always professional, friendly and do a fantastic range of old and new songs that they put their own twist on.”

“We looked around for months trying to find the best band for our wedding. Eventually it all fell into place with the Moon Loungers. Classic tracks, without being too overly 'wedding-y'.”

"I really can't do justice with words to the quality of their playing, their comic banter, how well put together their setlist was, and the perfect blend of the 3 of them as performers. I also can't accurately share how incredulous I was at having everybody up and dancing continuously - I have been to many family events and there were dancers who I've never seen up before."

“The Moon Loungers were excellent at our wedding and provided just what we wanted for our day. They were also flexible in last minute, playing their first set outside as it was a beautiful evening which really made the day even more lovely.
 
“They were absolutely fantastic. They gave us great advice before the wedding and on the day we had compliments from a huge number of our guests, including my (very hard to impress) father in law. They played something for everyone and got even the most unlikely people up on the dance floor.”

“They were such a great band and fantastic to work with in the lead up to the wedding; really personable, polite and professional. And they helped us have a huge party that everyone loved!”

“They were amazing, they also totally made our wedding perfect. The boys nailed it....... end of. Thanks chaps (still buzzing from the night!).”

“The band were absolutely perfect.”

“After watching their content on youtube I was immediately impressed by their talent and style. They stood out as different from the majority of other bands yet played a great variety of music. Upon meeting them they were down to earth and friendly guys and there set was outstanding on the night.”

“We really appreciated everything they did on our wedding day, they were so warm it was like having some more mates at the wedding! Everyone had an amazing time at the wedding reception, boppin around to the music we think thats a lot to do with the selection of music they played and the performance”

“I still remained stunned that a 3 person band can produce such stunning, varied music. And the drummer sings! I have never seen a dance floor so packed by all ages - and it was NEVER empty whilst they were on. Truly incredible guys.”

“Absolutely phenomenal entertainment on the night - the Moonloungers definately made our wedding. The guys played each song back to back to ensure the dancefloor was packed at all times - just didn't want the party to end! We would highly recommend them to anyone.”

“Absolutely superb. They even completely changed the format for the evening as our caterer messed up their timings. A superb evening; literally the whole party was dancing.”

“From first contact until the last note played the Moon Loungers were absolutely fantastic. Incredibly friendly and approachable at our meeting and most importantly they listened to our ideas. Professional, a great sound and created a superb atmosphere on the night, all ages up and dancing- fantastic”

“Very accommodating, friendly and fun band. Great interaction with the guests especially the more 'rowdy' ones! Great atmosphere, fantastic musicians and very considerate of the bride and grooms song preferences. Overall first class service.”

“The Moon Loungers where absolutly fantastic from start to finish. Really friendly and helpful when it came to booking and song choices. The where brilliant on the night, we had been hit by flood but they still made it to the venue and got everyone up dancing all night.!!”

“The Moon Loungers really made our day. All guests commented on how amazing the band were. Everyone was on the dancefloor all night. Brilliant group. Best money we spent on our wedding!!!!”

“The moon loungers were perfect in everyway, from the management all the way through to the music on the night! I am incredibly pleased with the performance they did at my wedding, they even played a song for us especially! I didn't stop dancing all night.”

“Service leading up to the day was outstanding and provided us so much choice. All our guests commented on how fabulous their performance and range of music was.They had everyone captivated and the dance floor full for the entire evening! Quite simply I would recommend them to everyone and anyone.”

“We felt very taken care of during our booking With moon loungers, they were friendly and professional. I was very pleased with the amount of music which was on YouTube so we got a real sense of the bands sound. On the day they were entertaining and professional! I didn't worry at all!”

 

Address

Bramley House
1 the Orchard
Ryecroft Road
Frampton Cotterell
Bristol, BS36 2HW
Tel 07767 413684
 

For those with Sat Navmoon loungers headquarters bramley house frampton cotterell bristol

Use the postcode BS36 2HP and the house number 35. This will take you to 35 Ryecroft Road.

Then head up the drive opposite this house (the Orchard, pictured) and we are the first house you come to. There is plenty of parking under the arch and into the parking area beyond.

If you like co-ordinates, use these:

  • Latitude: 51.53149
  • Longitude: -2.47560

     

Directions from Bristol

Leave M32 at Hambrook, take left Iron Acton/Yate at the Hambrook traffic lights, and follow the road to Frampton Cotterell.

At the traffic lights where there is a Texaco garage, turn right into Church Road, go past the church, and turn right at the brow of the hill into Ryecroft Road.
Bear left at Rising Sun pub, and The Orchard (pictured above) is a drive on your left just past a cottage and opposite 35 Ryecroft Road. Come up the drive and there is plenty of parking under the arch and into the parking area beyond.
 

Directions from Chipping Sodbury

Go through Yate on the A432 Badminton Road, follow road until Coalpit Heath. Take first right into Church Road, then as you start downhill, turn left into Ryecroft Road opposite the flower shop and phone box.

Bear left at Rising Sun pub, and The Orchard (pictured above) is a drive on your left just past a cottage and opposite 35 Ryecroft Road. Come up the drive and there is plenty of parking under the arch and into the parking area beyond.

 

 

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Getting in contact and Spotify playlist submissions

We are no longer taking bookings, sorry folks...

If you are interested in having one of your songs considered for our range of Acoustic Covers playlists on Spotify then we'd be happy to hear from you - please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If we add your track to a playlist we'll let you know - all we ask in return is that you make the relevant playlist your artist pick for a while!

As we receive lots of these requests we tend NOT to reply if a track isn't deemed suitable for any of our playlists, so please be aware of the following:

- We don't tend to include tracks where drums, electric guitar or piano/synths are prominent instruments

- If we already have a good version of the song you have covered in the relevant playlist(s) then this will reduce your chance of being included

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

VIDEOS

A few years ago we decided that having just a few audio demos on our website wasn’t good enough...

To put this right, we set up a YouTube channel and uploaded some videos of us performing songs from our repertoire.  The channel quickly proved popular - not just with potential customers, but also with music-lovers around the world.

Since then we’ve added over 200 videos, gaining thousands of views and subscribers along the way. Many of the songs are from our repertoire, although a few have been added purely to entertain our growing YouTube audience.

The best way to browse our videos is to go directly to our YouTube channel, where you can search for songs or view our various playlists.  And if you just fancy watching a few videos to whet your appetite, here are a few suggestions:

 

Hey Jude

Our traditional end-of-second-set sing-a-long, benefiting from a very lively crowd and a splendid venue!

This performance was captured at Homme House in Herefordshire.

 

Get Lucky

A live performance of Daft Punk's Get Lucky for a wedding at the Paintworks in Bristol.

Check out the ultra sparkley backdrop!

 

My Girl

This is a live evening band performance of My Girl by the Temptations, played for a first dance at Kingscote Barn in Gloucestershire.

A big thanks to Benjamin Bruton-Cox of the Wedding Cut for providing us with the splendid visuals!

 

Cheerleader

A performance of OMI's massive 2015 hit Cheerleader.

It comes complete with Steve on Melodica - who needs a brass section anyway?

 

Here Comes the Sun

An al fresco performance of the famous Beatles song, written by George Harrison in Eric Clapton's garden back in the late 1960s.

The video was filmed in Uncle Al’s garden on a suitably sunny day.

 

Stuck in the Middle

Our popular cover of the Stealer’s Wheel classic, recorded at Toybox Studios in Bristol. 

One of our earliest uploads to YouTube, this video has notched up a fair old number of views over the years.

 

She’s Always a Woman

A live acoustic duo performance of the Billy Joel masterpiece at Castle Coombe Manor House.

This was played at the end of a wedding breakfast, with the father and mother of the bride enjoying a sneaky dance while everyone else was leaving the room!

 

Atlas

A cover of the Coldplay track that featured in the to the Hunger Games film "Catching Fire". 

This one was put together especially for our YouTube audience, and comes complete with Stu playing cajon and wine glass...

 

Under Pressure

Another cover especially for YouTube, this one features all three Moon Loungers playing the Queen and David Bowie song on one guitar...

Oh, and don’t forget to watch the amusing behind the scenes footage!

 

2013 montage

A collection of clips taken from some of the brilliant wedding parties we played at during the summer of 2013.

The venues include Coombe Lodge in Somerset, Kingscote Barn in Gloucestershire, Priston Mill near Bath, Hungerford Barn in Berkshire and even Bristol Zoo!

THE ACOUSTIC DUO

As an acoustic duo we are adept at performing subtle background music while guests chat, mingle, munch food and enjoy a tipple.

This type of laid-back live music is great for keeping guests entertained and helping to create a relaxed mood during the daytime at any wedding or event.  We are able to provide our acoustic duo service during your wedding ceremony, drinks reception or wedding breakfast.

 

During the Ceremony

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For the ceremony we can provide understated music as guests assemble, for the all-important entrance, during the signing of the register, and as the newly weds make their exit.

We are able to offer plenty of advice on suitable ceremony song choices based on our vast experience of performing during this part of the day.  You can also click here to download our ceremony song checklist, which helps you to choose which songs you'd like us to play.

 

During the Drinks Reception

wedding band bristol acoustic duo coombe lodgeWe can provide laid back background tunes during your drinks reception, entertaining guests while they enjoy a drink and a canape. 

If the weather forecast is good then we are happy to perform outside!

Our acoustic duo song list provides a selection of suitable tunes that we could play for you.

 

During the Wedding Breakfast

acoustic duo wedding ceremony bristolWe can provide subtle, atmospheric background music as an acoustic duo during your wedding breakfast, setting the right volume to ensure your guests enjoy their meal without their conversation being drowned out.

If you would like us to perform at both your wedding breakfast AND your evening party then we could certainly do that – all we'd ask is that we are positioned in the same spot for both performances (for boring, logistical reasons).

Feel free to browse our comprehensive acoustic duo song list for an idea of what we could play for you.

 

Acoustic Duo videos

 

Here we are perfoming as an acoustic duo with our version of "It Must Be Love" by Madness.

Don’t forget our YouTube channel contains lots more footage of the duo in action!

 

 

EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

As a dynamic 3-piece we are able to offer vibrant live evening entertainment.

Our sets are generous in length, a typical performance comprising over 2 hours of live music. And instead of being restricted to one genre, our evening repertoire features everything from pop to rock, funk to soul, and indie to rock n roll - ensuring that all ages and musical tastes are catered for. You can customise your set lists using our evening band song checklist, ensuring we play the songs you love (and avoid the ones you don't like!)

We use state of the art sound and lighting equipment and, as a compact 3-piece, are able to set up quickly and fit into spaces that are inaccessible to the average 10-piece wedding band!

Oh, and our performances are fully live - you won't catch us using backing tracks to sneakily add horn sections or extra vocals.  When we say "live", we mean it...

 

The First Dance (don’t panic!)

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If you are worried about your first dance then we are experts in taking the pressure off. We can help with the song choice, and also discuss whether you would like guests to join you after a verse. Or maybe two?  Okay, just one...

If you are struggling to decide on a song, our list of suggested first dances might provide you with some ideas. And if you have a song in mind that isn't on our list, where possible we will try and learn it for you - all we ask is that you give us a couple of months notice, along with the freedom to put together our own version (as opposed to an exact copy - in which case we are happy to play the original on our laptop!).

 

The Disco

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A top quality disco is provided free of charge during the periods when we are not performing live.

We are adept at moving seamlessly from live performance to the disco, the aim always being to ensure the dancefloor remains packed!

Our trusty disco laptop contains a vast library of songs, and we can tailor the playlists to suit your musical preferences. Feel free to peruse our disco song lists, and if you have already booked you may like to print the disco song selection form and tick off the songs you like/don't like!

 

The Evening Band on Spotify and YouTube

To listen to us in action, why not stream our Spotify Evening Band Playlist? It contains a mixture of live and studio recordings of the 3-piece that have been captured over the years.

Our YouTube channel also features an Evening Band Playlist packed full of entertaining demos of the 3-piece. To whet your appetite, here we are performing our cover of the Beatles classic "Hey Jude" to a typically packed dance floor.


 

OUR SERVICE

The Moon Loungers is a professional, family run business.

Uncle Al deals with all bookings in a friendly way, and Chris and Steve are cousins who have played music together for years. Stu the drummer is an old friend who has drummed with Steve for many years – this is not a collection of thrown together session players!

We have always avoided working with entertainment agencies, choosing instead to deal with our customers directly.  This enables us to provide the best possible service, with no important details falling through the cracks (which can appear when middlemen are involved)! Booking live music can be quite complicated, with every event offering its own unique requirements - we appreciate it isn't simply a case of turning up and playing, and enjoy working with customers to tailor our service to suit their specific needs.

When it comes to weddings, we fully appreciate that every bride and groom have their own unique dream of their wedding day and will do our best to adapt to any particular wishes. Whether it’s the best man joining us for a song, the father of the bride playing some guitar, or the bride singing some backing vocals, we are open to any suggestions.

 

Pre-Wedding/Event Meetings

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Steve and Chris are always happy to meet up with you during the build up to your wedding or event for a cup of tea and an informal chat. This provides an opportunity to discuss timings, song choices and any other details, with everything noted down on a handy info sheet.

Meetings generally take place on Thursdays at our HQ in Frampton Cotterell, Bristol, between 9.00am and 7.00pm. For directions, please check out the Find us page.  Please note that if a meeting in person isn't possible then we're happy to talk via WhatsApp video call!

 

Customer Testimonials

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Okay so that’s enough blowing one’s own trumpet... if you’d like to read some customer comments, click on the thumbnails below.

There are also lots of customer comments on our Wedding Awards page as well our Facebook page.

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About Us

It was 20 years ago today... (well, not quite)

Cousins Chris and Steve originally formed the Moon Loungers back at the start of 2006. Having attempted in vain to conquer the world of music as original artists, they had finally decided life as a covers band might not be so bad after all.

The duo quickly became established on the wedding scene across the South West, the combination of accomplished musicianship and a polite, customer-focused attitude (a rare blend!) proving popular with clients, venues and other wedding industry suppliers alike.

In 2007 the virtuoso talents of Stu the drummer were secured, providing the Moon Loungers with the power and versatility required to deliver an outstanding evening package in addition to the more daytime-suited acoustic duo.

The crazy ensuing period was spent playing over 60 gigs a year whilst simultaeously developing our YouTube channel and uploading music to iTunes and, in turn, Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services.  In 2015 we built our own studio at the bottom of Chris' garden, providing us with a purpose built environment/man cave in which to continue producing all our music.

In 2020, after over 14 years of live performance and 800+ gigs, the Covid-19 pandemic came along and all the gigs in our diary were either cancelled or postponed. We found ourselves focusing more on our online music and, by the end of the year we'd decided to call it a day on playing live.

So these days we spend our time hunkered down in the studio, where we are constantly recording and producing music as well as curating our popular Acoustic Covers playlists. Be sure to check us out on Spotify and Apple Music!

Steve & Chris

The Moon Loungers