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Congratulations on the up and coming party!

Please get in touch for a quick chat, we would love to hear more about your big day and what your ideas for the party are! Every event is different and we like to make everyone unique. Prices change depending on date, venue and services. We are quite flexible and can work to many sized budgets. 


Below is some more information about us, including a rough price guide and information about our upcoming public showcase performances that you (or family/friends on your behalf) might want to come along to so that you can see us perform. You can check out our upcoming public gigs on our facebook page. If you do get to come to one of our shows let us know and we could maybe play a few requests for you!

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The Old Moderns are one of Ireland's busiest bands around, from weddings to college balls, pubs & clubs, private functions, you name it we've played it. Music is our passion and there is nothing we take more pride in, so ensuring the dance floor is full all night all is a must. A carefully tailored set-list, a very close knitted band and of course putting on a show you will never forget. Members have played in many countries and toured all round, so experience is not something that we lack. We play all the hits to suit every party, old and new, hence where got the name! We guarantee to be the sharpest dressed in the room! 

Want to have music all day? We can cover it, from pre-dinner drinks reception music (contemporary acoustic and funky covers), to the cool floor fillers after dinner, followed by our full DJ service. See our price guide for our different options.

If you come and see us live you will notice we play a lot of indie pop and modern chart music, but we also do all the old party favourites, rock ‘n’ roll, waltzes, quicksteps, jives, swing, 80's and 90's to keep all ages happy and on the dance floor. Booking our professional DJ service will make sure the party never stops! 


We have a few different options you may like to choose listed below. We understand that every event is different, if you have any ideas please don’t hesitate to get in touch and let us know what we can do to make your big day that little bit extra special. 

The Old Moderns Evening Band


The Moderns are the biggest sounding 4-piece band you’ll ever hear! Our rough working budget is between 2400 - 2800 depending on what services you require. We will provide an evening’s entertainment with sound system, backing music before & during the break as standard.



We treat every gig as Whembly! We turn up with all our equipment every time, no matter what type of event. A professional sound engineer is there making sure it’s not too loud or quiet, always just right! Every show is a big show! 



The Old Moderns are the most competitively priced wedding band in Ireland. Guaranteed. No other wedding band in the same quality bracket can provided what we do for the price. We are much less expensive than many other bands because we are self-managed by our own management agency, Partybands Ireland. (If The Old Moderns are not available please have a look at some of or other great acts.)


Our price is determined on location, how many musicians you’d like and services you require. A normal working budget for us would usually be from €2,400 to €2,800. A full list of prices and packages can been seen below.




We always recommend having some form of entertainment during the reception drinks. Even a small amount of background entertainment really sets the tone for the evening and creates a fabulous warm ambiance leading up to the dinner. The Old Moderns do a ‘Live Lounge’ style acoustic set for €650 


Whether you're looking for a classic wedding set list or something a little more alternative, we have a few different options to suit many different tastes and styles. Choose between a female or male vocalist with guitar or keys. We have options to cover all genres of music, be it classic, traditional, modern or alternative. Make sure your ceremony is personal and special!

We provide top quality professional DJ’s! Not just someone from the band playing a pre-made playlist from their. This is the end of your big night, we always advise to go out with a bang! There will be no loss of time spent changing over sound and lighting equipment during the event, our DJ will be set up and ready to kick off the minute the band stops to ensure that your dance floor stays full! Our DJs are some of the best in the business with years of experience on the wedding and club circuit. They will work with the dance floor and have the place rocking. Pick the songs you want to hear, a popular option is to send us your favourite tunes on a Spotify playlist, our DJ can work his magic from there. If you are booking the band we really recommend booking our DJ package as well to keep stresses down knowing that we will be ready switch over with our DJ straight after the band finishes and to end the night on a high.



The Moderns are extremely busy and dates fill up fast. We would normally recommend booking 18 – 24 months in advance. We would be delighted to help you secure your date. A price breakdown on services is listed below. Get in touch via email to start booking. A booking deposit of 20% will secure that all-important date for you. We work on a first come first served basis and cannot hold dates. Dates are only secured when deposit and booking forms are confirmed. If you are looking to confirm a date please get in touch and make sure your date is free before booking. 


I hope this information has helped! If you have any questions, queries or ideas please don't hesitate to give us an email back. You can give us a call on 0858187071 if you wish. Thanks again for getting in touch and hope to hear from you soon.


The band will play for 2½ hours which can include a short break to suit the requirements of the venue and the event. We recommend a 1-hour set, 30-minute break, another set 1 hour long, followed by our DJ service. This is just ‘recommendation’ we are always very flexible to your needs, and anything can be customized to your plan. The bands will provide an evening’s entertainment and backing music before and during the break.

Wedding Setup 1

8pm Band Arrive

8pm - 9pm  Band & Hotel Setup

9pm - 9.30pm  Background Music

9.30pm - 10.30pm  First Dance / Oldies / 80's & 90's set

10.30pm - 11pm Break for Tea & Cake with Background Music

11pm - 12am Party Set, Crowd Favorites and Singalongs

12am - Finish DJ 

Wedding Setup 2

8pm Band Arrive

8pm - 9pm  Band & Hotel Setup

9pm - 9.30pm  Background Music

9.30pm - 10.30pm  First Dance / Oldies / 80's & 90's set

10.30pm - 11.30pm Party Set, Crowd Favorites and Singalongs

11.30pm - 12am Break for Tea & Cake with Background Music

12am - Finish DJ 

Function Setup


8pm Band Arrive

8.30pm - 9.30pm  Band & Hotel Setup

9.30pm - 10pm  Background Music

10pm - 12am  Band

12am - Finish DJ


Please note that the prices in the guide are not final, prices vary depending on location, date and size of venue for the event. We always try to make the event as affordable as possible and work within a given budget. Get in touch for more info.

**There is an additional travel fee for events more than 80km from Cork city. Please get in touch for details.**

*Holiday dates such as New Years Eve may be subject to price increase.*

The Old Moderns    


Four Piece Band                                     2600


Drinks Reception                                   500

Ceremony                                              500

DJ Package

DJ Package    (2 Hours)                             500


Vintage Photo Box                           450

Selfie Mirror​                                          550

Light Up Dance-Floor                       650

Popular Packages 

The Old Moderns & DJ Package - €3050 

Evening Band & DJ

The Big Wedding Music Package - €4000 

Evening Band


Cocktail Reception


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I would be happy to answer any questions for you. It would be great to have a chat about your plans, any key details, and make sure you get exactly what you need to celebrate your way. Book in for a call below.

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