Pre Reception Entertainment

At Paul Soul Entertainment, we understand how important pre reception entertainment is to create the right atmosphere for your Wedding reception. Our musicians have years of experience and are committed to performing to the highest standard at every performance. They will meet with you prior to the event to discuss your wishes including song lists to create the desired ambience and atmosphere for your special day.

Pre Reception Entertainment

Declan Walsh is an experienced and versatile performer who brings with him close to 20 years of performing as both a solo artist and with a number of bands for parties and corporate events. Covering everything from the 60's and 70's (The beatles, Van Morrison, The eagles) right up to today (The killers, kings of leon, Coldplay, George Ezra) there is sure to be something here for everyone. A little bit of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and other swing/jazz artists makes Declan an ideal entertainer for hotel bars. However, if it's a party you have whether it's a private house...
Enigma are a popular two piece guitar/vocal harmony that uses big band backing tracks including bass, drums and keyboard but can be toned right depending on your individual needs and requests. Gerry and Colman joined up together to form this duo in 2006 and have both played in various bands and groups for over 30 years. Gerry lived and gigged all around the UK for 10 years and played with wedding Band Replay in Ireland on his return in 1998. Their experiences gained through playing for wide and various audiences have now brought them together with a large catalogue of...
Ken Kirwan aka Frankly Bublé brings you the smooth silky sounds of Crooner Michael Buble with classics from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Junior, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Jamie Callum, Mel Torme & many more!! Frankly Bublé is an extremely popular pre reception entertainment choice and has years of experience in the business. Frankly Bublé can cover your drinks reception right through to your evening reception, depending on what is right for your wedding.  
Maria Butterly is an exceptionally talented singer/songwriter with many years of experience performing live gigs in Ireland and the United States.  Maria has extensive Wedding experience as a singer at church and civil ceremonies. Multi-instrumentalist - self taught on guitar, mandolin, piano & whistle - Maria's original style draws on influences from both the Irish Contemporary Folk genre and the American Country-Bluegrass genre, as can be heard on her album 'Blue Mandolin'. With her new debut album ‘Blue Mandolin’ Maria Butterly, stands poised to be the new jewel in the crown in Ireland's rich crop of musical talent. Lauded on...
We are a trio of professional vocalists from Dublin. Brought together by our passion for music and performing we developed and perfected our unique sound - sweetly intertwining two and three part harmonies complemented by acoustic guitar. ​ We are available to provide music for all aspects of weddings (church, civil, catholic, protestant, humanist, non-denominational ceremonies), drinks receptions and corporate/event entertainment nationwide
The Band has a fabulous brass and saxophone section built on a very solid rhythm base and is fronted by a male and female singer. This all adds up to the perfect recipe for a really successful event as experience has shown that the success of functions, and weddings in particular, is measured by the quality of the band as a bad meal is soon forgotten but guests will always remember the quality of the band. Route 66 Big Band is made up of experienced musicians from Dublin, Meath and Kildare blended together to produce the very best in Big...
Santoria are a versatile, classy Irish Soul band who can cater to YOUR individual needs ranging from a 2piece group to their most popular, 4 piece band or anything up to an 8 piece band. The line ups include: 2pc band | Female Vocal, Male Vocal 4pc band | Female Vocal, 2x Male Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Bass & Drums 5pc band | Female Vocal, 2x Male Vocals, Saxophone, Guitar, Piano, Bass & Drums 6pc band | 3x Female Vocals, 2x Male Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Bass & Drums 7pc band | 3x Female Vocals, 2x Male Vocals, Saxophone, Guitar, Piano, Bass & Drums 8pc band | 3x Female...
The Jive Cats are established as one of Ireland's favourite Rock n' Roll bands. With an authentic set of 1950's rock n' roll, jive and rockabilly, and the energy and fun of their live shows, they've been lighting up dance floors across the country since their formation in 2014. 4 seasoned players, comprising vocals, guitars, stand-up bass, drums, trumpet and more, deliver their performance with skill and passion to make this a memorable night's entertainment. The bands' set includes material from Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, plus a few surprises.  The Jive Cats ply their trade using genuine vintage...