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From real couples

Real stories

Behind every wedding there is a unique story. We love what we do and we always thrive to give that little extra, but don’t take it from us, see what our customers say about us.

Below you can read real testimonials, directly from external independent platforms and from our website.

Kevin Fleming

Kevin Fleming


Paul & The Waistcoats from the very beginning where brilliant, we had a vision in mind which Paul helped us realise, his guidance was invaluable in the weeks running up to the wedding, every email answered quickly every idea explored without hesitation, we bounced ideas back and forth and this made the day of the wedding incredible, the guys carried out music for the ceremony, the aperitifs, the dancing and then a DJ set! We couldn’t have asked for more, very professional and very good guys all round. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the WaistCoats..5* service all the way. Kevin & Marian PS. Thanks so much Guys we had the best craic.

Ruth Starr

Ruth Starr


Where do I start? Sal & Paul played for our wedding in Borgo Di Tragliata and they were amazing. They played all day, the church, the drinks reception and the after dinner reception. The dance floor was never empty all night. My friends and family are still talking about them. So much so I asked them so stay on for an extra hour & that was no problem at all. If you are thinking about booking them. Go for it, you will definitely not be dissapointed and be prepared to dance all night long.

The Waistcoats have won the Couples’ Choice Awards 2019, 2020 on WeddingWire and have won the Weddingsonline Awards 2019, 2020 in Ireland as “Destination wedding business of the Year”!


WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards 2019 (Winner) WeddingsOnline Awards 2019 (Winner)

Edel & Patrick

Edel & Patrick


Paul & Sal and the Waistcoats provided outstanding music from our ceremony , apertivo, right through to the small hours. They ensured that the atmosphere was lively and upbeat (as we wanted) and we had so many comments on how fantastic they were from our guests. We would highly recommend them – the best band I’ve heard between Italy, Ireland and the UK . Thank you again The Waistcoats

Bill & Judy

Bill & Judy


My wife and I absolutely loved the band and the choice of songs by Sal and The Waistcoats. A friendly and very talented group of guys. Our families and friends all thought they were phenomenal and we recommend them for weddings or any party plans. They added a number of songs that we requested as well to their repertoire. They helped to make our wedding better than we imagined. Thanks, Bill and Judy Geoghegan

Find more, genuine reviews on Weddings Online and WeddingWire!

Frequently Asked Questions

I have a few songs that I didn't find on your playlist. Can I also add my own songs?

Yes, you can request a few of your own songs if you send us your requests at least 2-3 months before the event.

Can I use your wireless microphone for the speeches?

Yes, you can use our wireless microphone for the speeches at no extra cost!

Our venue keeps talking about SIAE. What is this?

There is a music tax in Italy called SIAE, which covers the music royalties fee (in Ireland it is called IMRO, in the UK it is called PRS for Music).
The cost of the tax depends on the type of location and number of people attending. Some venues already include the SIAE tax in the cost of the wedding package, but others may ask the couple to attain this certificate themselves. In order to avoid complications, please clarify this matter with your venue/planner.

Does your band have lights?

Yes, we have a light system that creates a nice effect on the dancefloor.

Is it possible to meet the band or the lead singer before the event?

Absolutely! We’re always available to meet you in Rome, otherwise we can also arrange for a Skype-Conference call and answer any other questions you might have.

We have many more answers to your questions on our support page. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch!


Some photos we took together with happy couples!


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