Last minute availability for 2012!
We have been taking a break, however we've recently decided to offer some free dates for 2012. So if you need a band at short notice, give us a call or text on 07974244105 or email email@example.com.
We will also be offering limited dates for 2013.
Welcome to the DW Band (formerly The Watts and Whiffin Big Band).
We're a 7 piece live band specialising in providing live music for special occasions
including weddings, birthday parties, corporate parties, functions across the North
East including Newcastle, Durham, Teeside, Cumbria, North Yorkshire and Northumberland.
The band members have over 12 years of international experience, so you can expect
a professional and impressive show. The band features a fantastic 3-piece
brass section and 2 male lead vocalists. Read more about our
Our set has been specially created for weddings, functions, birthday parties and
corporate events and continually evolves to suit each occasion - North East Wedding
entertainment is our speciality.
Go to our set list for more information.
We have an excellent reputation as a live band which is raised on impressing our
customers and giving them a good time. Read what some of them have said on our Guestbook.
Download songs in mp3 format on our Audio Clips page..
North East Wedding Band
Are you Interested in booking us for a wedding? We've introduced
a section of the site which is devoted to wedding entertainment. You
can also request a free promo pack which
includes a cd.
North East Function Band
We have played hundreds of North East functions including corporate events, christmas
parties, anniversaries and birthdays. For the last 6 consecutive years we have been
booked as the house band to play at the Newcastle Assembly Rooms for their Christmas
gala dinners. A typical December at the Assembly Rooms involved 15 gigs playing
to 500 people per night.
Where Will We Travel?
Our prime area is within a few hours from our base in Newcastle Upon Tyne including
Durham, Teeside, Cumbria, North Yorkshire and Northumberland. It is rare that
we travel much beyond this - however it is always worth contacting us just in case.
Popular locations include:
- Bishop Aukland
- Hayden Bridge
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Recent Client Feedback
"I just want to say a huge THANK YOU to you for your amazing performance at our Prom last night. Everyone said how incredible you were!"
Fran McCord - CCHS School Prom
"We just want to say a BIG THANK YOU to Dave and the band members for their outstanding performance. Loads of our guests told us how fab you were and the fact that I (The bride) didn't leave the dance floor all night reflects how fantastic you were."
Saj Naheed - Wedding, Langley Castle
"For the second time, you made our Summer Party an amazing evening. Everyone at the party has commented to me that you were fabulous. We look forward to inviting you back next year!!"
The North of England P&I Association
Read more on our guestbook.