Vertical Days have been a regular client for the band for the past 5-6 years, so it was great to be heading back up north to play their 10th Anniversary Event. Set in Haydock Park racecourse, you can see the cherry pickers and cranes from the motorway as you approach – it is an event especially for cranes and access vehicles… and the supporting business – hence the cherry pickers!
Rob and Jason played their cocktail set before the event in a smaller venue… then the whole band (5 piece including Jason and Holly) played in the larger marquee – which had 800+ guests in attendance. We started off with the more acoustic songs as the buffet was being served. There was a break for speeches, and then Liverpool Pipes and Drums band marched onto the dance floor and played a ‘set’. After that, we pushed on with the more up tempo music. Final song was 500 Miles, and as can be expected, the guests sang and danced – though we couldn’t persuade them to do a conga.
This has always been a great event to play – with such a friendly atmosphere from the organisers and crew. Hopefully we’ll be back again! Best of luck in the following year – thanks for looking after us