December 14, 2017

We recently took a trip up to Carlingford for the wedding of Ruth and Stephen in the 4 Seasons Hotel in Carlingford. There was a real Christmas feel to the wedding with the decor of the room and the weather outside and everyone in great spirits. No traditional first da...

We had a great night in Tulfarris with Sinead and PJ celebrating their wedding. We almost feel part of the family at this stage. It was great to see so many familiar faces. We hope you have a great time on your honeymoon in Madeira and thank you for having The Great Es...

Over the years, we’ve played hundreds of Weddings which means we’ve more than likely consumed our body weight in Cake, Sandwiches and Cocktail Sausages!
Every single one of them has been memorable and we’ve thoroughly enjoyed entertaining all our fantastic Couples and...

A great night was had at the wedding of Graham and Michelle down in the beautiful Step House Hotel in Borris, Co. Carlow. They both came home from the UK to share their special day with family and friends. Your Song by Elton John was their choice of first dance and aft...

January 27, 2017

Johnstown Estate was the wedding for Katie and Paddy, it’s been a busy Christmas and start to the New Year for The Great Escape and only now getting around to doing some blogs on the weddings we played over the last while. This was a fantastic wedding for a brilliant c...

November 23, 2016

Last weekend took us down to Co Wicklow for the wedding of Deirdre and Thomas, it was a cold night but the atmosphere was electric in the Arklow Bay Hotel. Their first song was Ed Sheeran’s “thinking out loud”. Thank you for having us as your wedding band, we had a gre...

October 6, 2016

What a great night we had in the City North Hotel just outside Balbriggan, Co. Dublin at the wedding of Carol-Anne and Alan. A local wedding for The Great Escape and there were a lot of familiar faces in attendance. "All of me" by John Legend was the first dance, quick...

September 20, 2016

This is a subject that comes up all the time, some couples have their hearts set on a certain song and other couples don’t really mind what their first dance is, some want it played on CD and some couples really want us to play it live, we always want to play it live a...

September 19, 2016

The Great Escape have had the privilege to play at some of their friends weddings over the years, and last week was one of those occasions when we traveled down to the Tullamore Court Hotel for the wedding of Alan and Melanie. AJ as he is known to his friends is o...

The weekend saw us in the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire for the wedding of Eliane and Niall, Eliane is from Brazil and Niall an Irishman and there were some delicious Brazilian sweets on offer which we did sample. Their first song was “Ho Hey” by the Lumineers an...

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