Welcome!

To Our Frequently Asked Questions Page.

Y o u r  corporate event

DESERVES THE BEST!

A Corporate event needs to wow!  When choosing your event entertainment it is critical to hire a band that has showmanship, pizzazz, are flexible with performance times and have a versatile set-list and talent to suit your varied audience.  We get it and have you covered.  Heatwave band have the experience, professionalism and performance experience to ensure your guests are enjoying the night with brilliant entertainment.

We have compiled a few of our mostly asked questions about Heatwave.  Questions not answered?  Well that’s what I’m here for.  Drop Mel a line and she would be happy to speak with you or organise a meeting time.

Happy reading!

 

Welcome!

To Our Frequently Asked Questions Page.

Y o u r  corporate event

DESERVES THE BEST!

A Corporate event needs to wow!  When choosing your event entertainment it is critical to hire a band that has showmanship, pizzazz, are flexible with performance times and have a versatile set-list and talent to suit your varied audience.  We get it and have you covered.  Heatwave band have the experience, professionalism and performance experience to ensure your guests are enjoying the night with brilliant entertainment.

We have compiled a few of our mostly asked questions about Heatwave.  Questions not answered?  Well that’s what I’m here for.  Drop Mel a line and she would be happy to speak with you or organise a meeting time.

Happy reading!

 

Welcome!

To Our Frequently Asked Questions Page.

Y o u r  corporate event

DESERVES THE BEST!

A Corporate event needs to wow!  When choosing your event entertainment it is critical to hire a band that has showmanship, pizzazz, are flexible with performance times and have a versatile set-list and talent to suit your varied audience.  We get it and have you covered.  Heatwave band have the experience, professionalism and performance experience to ensure your guests are enjoying the night with brilliant entertainment.

We have compiled a few of our mostly asked questions about Heatwave.  Questions not answered?  Well that’s what I’m here for.  Drop Mel a line and she would be happy to speak with you or organise a meeting time.

Happy reading!

 

So who are Heatwave? We’re glad you asked!

Who are Heatwave Band?

Heatwave Band are a Melbourne live band with over 10 years of performance experience in Melbourne, interstate and overseas.  We are one band not a franchise with Melissa the band manager and one of the lead vocalists.  We pride ourselves on being incredibly talented, versatile and approachable, down to earth professional musicians.  Beginning with the Dream Team’s 6 member line-up including Male and Female lead vocalists, Heatwave caters to all events expanding with horns, extra vocalists and dancers.

How will you ensure all Heatwave members are there?

Ok so it is impossible to look into the future.  Yes illnesses do happen and Heatwave members aren’t super human – although that would be ideal for a band manager.  What we can guarantee is that any members who are being replaced are trusted, respected and rehearsed.  We are known to have the best of the best because that’s the only members I trust.   Heatwave’s reputation is built on quality, care and professionalism and every client is treated with the same level of respect and honesty.  Book Heatwave today!

Are you a single band, or a collective of musicians?

Yes we are proud to be the Real Deal!

What does this mean?  When you book Heatwave you book Heatwave.  Phew that’s a relief!  There are no subbing out members or booking multiple gigs on the one night.  Heatwave band pride themselves on their quality, professionalism, transparency and talent.

Yes there are other bands that run their business differently however we believe in old fashion service, quality and absolutely talented and captivating performances.  Heatwave Band have performed all over the globe and continue to be a household name if you are after versatile, funky, professional Corporate Band in Melbourne you have come to the right place.

Contact Mel for a quote today!

Who are the Heatwavers?

The vocalists of Heatwave band begin with the incredible talents of Melissa and Walter.  These two frontman can perform and sing any genre.  Their charisma, movements and harmonies are what make Heatwave Band stand out from the rest.

The Heatwave core back-line consists of Melbourne’s finest musicians.  Ones that are as passionate about their sound and quality as they are with performing an incredible show.  These musicians – Nico, Stewart, Troy and Adrian are the backbone of the Heatwave groove and feel.  Professional.  Talented.  Sensational.

Did I just mention the band members names?  Yes we are the real deal!

Let's get started on creating an amazing Melbourne event!

 
 

PLANNING THE EVENT

How much time do you require to set up?

For Melbourne corporate events, we love to have a magical 2 hours for set up and sound check allocated for Heatwave Band.  Of course we are typically working with the staging and production crew who are adhering to their timeline’s.  With this in mind, we like to be as flexible as possible.  If there is a tight turn around between the previous function ending and our set up time, that is totally fine.  Heatwave members are professional, on-time and reliable.

How large shall we plan for a stage?

Heatwave band begin with the Dreamteam 6 piece band and extend to a stunning 13 piece show including dancers, horns and extra vocalists.  The size of the stage will depending on the preferred line-up.  Having said this, with carefully placed musicians and equipment we can make a 7 piece band look expansive and a 10 piece fit perfectly into tightly allocated areas.

Do you require crew meals?

Yes please!  Heatwave band are often at your function for around 10 hours.  In that time the band members welcome in a main meal and beverages.  Although we do have dietary requirements, we are most flexible in our meal requirements.

Will you set up and play outside?

The most memorable and stunning performances Heatwave have been apart of have been set outdoors.  Performing at the Masters Games was one of our favourites.  Yes we were outdoors and the weather was amazing however this is not always the case.  Just as long as the equipment is adequately protected from the elements we are absolutely fine to perform outdoors.  Want to know more?  Mel is happy to discuss possible options available to you that will suit your event.

Book the real deal! Heatwave band are simply brilliant!

 

 

SERVICES

I would like Male and Female lead vocalists!

Yes, all of our line-up options begin with our dynamic male and female lead vocalists.  We find this is the most captivating, versatile and unique line-up.  Mel and Wal perform hits from all eras and styles.  But that’s just the beginning.  This unique combination not only allows our repertoire to be expansive and versatile but also having two sensational front man adds to the energetic performance.

What is a most popular line-up option?

For larger corporate events the 2 most popular options are

9 piece Band – Featuring Male and 2 Female lead vocalists, 4 piece rhythm section as well as the horns – sax and trumpet

12 piece Band – Featuring Male and 2 Female lead vocalists, 4 piece rhythm section as well as the horns – sax, trumpet and trombone. 2 Sassy dancers

How can you accommodate our theme?

Yes Heatwave have been a popular choice for themed events. Whether it be a theme which requires the entertainers to costume or whether the function requires Heatwave to extends their performance repertoire to incorporate a particular era, Heatwave have the professionalism and the skills to be adaptable.

Enquire about Heatwave Bands Packages today

 

Can you play music excerpts in between awards?

Yes Heatwave have performed at various awards nights. This includes LIVE band music excerpts as the awarded nomanee is walking up to the stage. These are timed perfectly so that the energy and buzz of the night is created without lengthening the awards portion of the evening.

Do you have Public Liability Insurance?

Yes Heatwave have public liability insurance. This is a requirement when working with many venues around Melbourne and interstate.

 

BOOKING

Do you travel outside Melbourne?

Yes we can! Heatwave has traveled throughout Victoria, interstate and also overseas for corporate and private events. Please contact Melissa for further information on Heatwave’s travel rider.

Are their additional fees for travelling outside of Melbourne?

Depending on where the function is, there are additional travel fees which are applicable.  Typically beyond 45minutes from the CBD will incur travel fees. Please contact Melissa for more information about our pricing policy.

What is the booking process?

The first step is finding out which line-up suits your events needs.  Once this is locked in the rest is easy!

Simply filling out our booking sheet and securing the date with a deposit is all that is needed.  Then the most exciting part begins.  Mel is on hand with your planning stages.  Would you like us to accommodate a theme?  When would you like us to perform?  Would you like to have a Spotlight Feature Act?  Many decisions we would be more than happy to assist you with.

A Melbourne Corporate band that is simply brilliant!

 

Are their any air travel requirements?

When air travel is booked, Heatwave is flexible with their requirements however there are a few details which may need to be considered.

Where possible direct flights are preferred. Baggage is the other important factor. Making sure their is ample additional baggage for musicians equipment and costuming.

We are flexible with the carrier and will work with the function corodintor to set appropriate the fly in and fly out dates.