FAQ Sheet

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If you have a specific enquiry that we haven't covered here, send us a message and we will answer you as soon as possible, or phone Paul Winn directly on 0415 626 962.

What does booking a band involve?

To help you through the process of hiring a live band, we've included some useful Tips For Success

What are the staging/production requirements to book the band?

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Stage Plans
4 piece band - Download PDF
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6 piece band - Download PDF
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8 piece band - Download PDF
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Production Requirements
(Full Band) - Download PDF

Is there a smaller band size?

Yes, the band is available from a 2 piece to a 10 piece.

What are the instrumentation options for the band?

a) 4 piece band: Vocals (male and female) keyboards, guitar, bass and drums.

b) Hipnosis can perform up to a 10 piece band with the possibility of adding Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, a second female singer, Percussion and Guitar

c) Duo for smaller events featuring male and female vocalists and an acoustic guitar

Will the band travel to perform?

Yes, we travel overseas, interstate, intrastate and are based in Sydney.

A 10% fee loading applies for travel to the following areas:
- Blue Mountains
- Wollongong
- Newcastle/Hunter
Overnight accommodation may apply for late finishes

A 25% fee loading plus overnight accommodation applies for NSW country travel other than areas outlined above

Overseas and interstate prices vary. Call Paul for a quote on 0415 626 962.

Does the band "dress up" for themed nights?

Yes, we can accommodate most reasonable requests.

What sorts of events does the band do?

Cocktail parties, Birthday parties, Awards nights, Gala Dinners, Weddings, Product launches, Corporate Christmas Parties, School formals, Festivals, Debutant balls, Sporting events.

How much music do you play?

In a night, usually a cruisy dinner set followed by three solid dance sets. (sets run between 40-45 mins.)

Does the band have a microphone for announcements and speeches?

Yes, we have a wired microphone (Radio mics can also be hired and connected to our sound system if needed).

What do we do for music in between band sets?

No problem, the band can play music in the band breaks. We prefer to do this from an iPod (our own lists, or you can provide your own iPod with your pre-loaded lists). We have a CD player if required (please let us know, and provide your own burned CDs - we encourage making more than one copy just in case).

Do you have a logo or promotional material I can use to advertise you?

Yes we do!  Feel free to download and use the material provided below as needed.

Hipnosis Logo
300 dpi EPS (49.5 KB ZIP file)
300 dpi JPG (179 KB ZIP file)
300 dpi TIF (48.3 KB ZIP file)

Photographs  (click to View, right click to Save)
Promotional Montage (54.5 KB JPEG)
Curzon Hall photo (56 KB JPEG)
Opera House photo (57 KB JPEG)