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QUESTIONS

Your event is a big deal and we want to make sure you're booking live music like a pro.

 

Below are some of the most common questions we get. If you can't find what you're looking for, connect with us and we'll be in touch within 24 hours.

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HOW FAR CAN YOU TRAVEL FOR GIGS?


Our bags are packed and we're ready to go as far as you need us! Toy Zebra is available travel across Canada via train, plane, ferry, or automobile.




HOW DO I GET A QUOTE?


You can connect with us here and a member of our team will get back to you within 24 hours.




WHERE CAN I WATCH YOU PERFORM?


Find a list of our upcoming performances here. Please feel free to come by and say hello! We love meeting new people. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated about where we'll bring the party to next.




WHY SHOULD I HIRE A LIVE BAND?


We know you've poured your heart and soul into planning your wedding, private party, or corporate event. You want your guests and loved ones to have the time of their lives, and to make memories that will last a lifetime. That's where we come in. A live band consisting of professional and passionate performers can not only crank up the energy and excitement of any special event, but can bring people together through song and dance in the way that only music can. Our passion is bringing you the highest quality entertainment that encourages a electrifying, fun-filled experience shared by all!




WHAT TYPE OF MUSIC DO YOU PLAY?


From '70s disco to '90s hip hop to today's Top 40 hits - we play it all! Browse through our current repertoire here. If there's a song you'd love to hear us play, but don't see on the list, send us a note and we'll add it in!





WEDDINGS

CAN YOU PLAY MUSIC DURING THE CEREMONY?


Absolutely! One of our talented multi-instrumentalists and vocalists can perform a selection of music at your request, so you can have the entrance and exit processional you've always dreamed of.




WILL YOU WORK WITH MY WEDDING COORDINATOR / VENUE?


Of course! Please provide their details in our contact form, and we will reach out to them to coordinate an entertainment plan that works within the itinerary of your special day.




I DON'T SEE MY FIRST DANCE SONG, CAN YOU LEARN IT?


It would be our pleasure! Please give us advance notice of what song(s) you would like us to learn.





BOOKINGS

DO YOU OFFER CONSULTATIONS?


Yes we do! We are more than happy to meet one-on-one to fully understand your brand and your vision, provide professional advice, or answer any questions you may have. You can kindly use this form to get in touch with us.




HOW FAR IN ADVANCE DO I NEED TO BOOK?


The earlier, the better! Especially during peak seasons such as summer and winter holidays, the earlier you book with us, the higher the likelihood that we can secure the date you want.




CAN I HOLD A DATE?


Cam should answer this one...





PERFORMANCE

WHAT SIZE BAND SHOULD I CHOOSE?


We customize our band format to suit the atmosphere of your unique event. Smaller functions may call for musical groups of four musicians or less, while larger functions will benefit from the energy of an eight (plus) piece band with a full-scale audio and lighting experience. It depends on the vision you have for your special event. Take a look at our configurations here. Still not sure which size is right for you? Connect with us, and a member of our team will be happy to help you find the perfect fit.




WHAT IS YOUR PERFORMANCE ATTIRE?


We don't mean to brag, but we know how to dress to impress. Our stylish musicians will hit the stage in semi-formal attire. Does your themed event have a special dress code? Let us know, and we will dress up, too! (psst, we love '80s fashions).




HOW LONG ARE YOUR SETS?


We are flexible with the lengths of our sets and happy to coordinate a performance schedule that makes sense for your event. We can also provide a custom playlist of pre-recorded music to play while the band takes a break.




WHAT HAPPENS DURING BAND BREAKS?


We will have a playlist of pre-recorded music cued up for set breaks, so the party can keep on going. Let us know how we can customize our playlist to your liking. We also offer band + DJ packages, in which case, one of our phenomenal DJs will take over on the break!




WHAT IF I DON'T WANT A DJ / I ALREADY HAVE A DJ FOR BAND BREAKS?


No problem! A member of our team will coordinate logistics with your DJ to ensure smooth transitions between live and pre-recorded music.




HELP! MY VENUE DOESN'T HAVE SOUND EQUIPMENT. WHAT CAN I DO?


We've got you covered! We supply high-end audio equipment and an exclusive sound technicion for all bookings.




HOW MUCH SPACE DO YOU NEED AT THE VENUE?


Cam should answer this one...




HOW LONG DOES SET-UP TAKE?


We like to start loading into the venue at least 3 hours before guests are due to arrive. This gives us plenty of time to set-up, soundcheck and move our belongings into the green room, so your guests can enjoy a welcoming and relaxing environment as the event kicks off.





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