A little something about us!

The Phat Katz play all around Ireland from Belfast to Dublin to Cork, and everywhere in between! We play an eclectic high energy mix of old-school rock, classics, funk, swing, current soul, jazz, jives, quicksteps, and all those 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s hits. Your wedding guests will not forget us as our main aim is to get them up dancing!

We are a unique wedding band as we can tailor every show to suit your needs, making sure your event is magical!

“Awesome band would recommend for any event!” – Sparkle Wedding Events 2016

Come and see us perform live!

Come and see The Phat Katz Wedding Band playing live at one of our showcases! We’ve played many showcases all over Ireland throughout the year. If you are looking to book a wedding band or corporate/event band, then you’ll want to see them first, talk to the band, and ask any questions you might have!

Up-coming Showcases

January 15th 2017

La Mon Hotel 2pm

Showcase

February 22nd 2017

Curious Wedding Fair 8pm

 

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St Georges Market Belfast

Frequently asked questions!

  • Why are we the best Wedding Band you’ll find in these results? Read Below to find out

    I’ve just got engaged, how long in advance should I book my Wedding Band?

    First off, congratulations! Now the planning can begin. Changes are you are in the process of planning your wedding if you are searching Wedding Band Northern Ireland. We would recommend you get your wedding band crossed off your list early. Dates tend to get booked up well in advance especially weekends. (Friday – Sunday). We also know how stressful planning a wedding can be so we aim to reply to any inquiry within less that a day.


    Do you offer a DJ in addition to the Wedding Band?

    We are the full entertainment package! We can provide a DJ set following the bands live performance. As this is part of a package there is no extra set up time for the DJ, providing you and your guests with a seamless night of quality music! Contact us so we can have a chat about your wedding needs.

    Are you available to preform at my Wedding?

    We pride ourselves on being one of the most accommodating wedding bands in Northern Ireland. However we cannot guarantee we will be free at short notice. Your best bet is to send us a message either via this site or via our Facebook page. You could get lucky if your date is very soon however we would definitely recommend you get bookings in early!


    Are you any good?

    We would like to hope so! We cannot give an answer as we like to be unbiased. However we have many reviews both on this site as well as on out Facebook page from many happy customers. We can also send you out a demo if you would like to hear us. We travel to multiple wedding band showcases in Northern Ireland so why not come along and have a listen for yourself?


    Do you only play at weddings in Northern Ireland?

    NO! We are able to play at your wedding no matter where you are in Ireland be it North or South. Please get in contact with us to discuss booking us at your wedding. You can keep up to date with us by visiting out blog page here

Victoria Square

GIG – 10th of December Victoria Square Belfast
On the 10th of December we preformed at a fantastic gig located in the heart of Belfast in the very popular Victoria square! The shopping centre was filled with very excited Christmas shoppers and some last minute people rushing to get things done! We started the gig with a flash mob, starting off with one single trumpet player and then surprising the crowds in Victoria square with our full eight piece big band sound! As we started in to our first song large crowds gathered around the massive Christmas tree where underneath we were placed on stage, the atmosphere was fantastic and we wanted to get the whole centre in the mood for Christmas! We started the set of with Michael Bubles version of Jingle bells which was fantastic to get people dancing along and in the Christmas spirit! We then wanted to do something very different and broke into Proud Mary a rock version with the 3 part brass in harmony! We created a fantastic sound and really ended up turning what was a busy shopping centre into a concert venue! The crowds started to increase when we played this very famous song and it was time to get them partying so Conor left the stage and got down into the crowd to get them dance and sing a long! It was fantastic! To continue our performance we did some more Christmas classics that people could sing along to such as the very famous shaky song ‘Merry Christmas Everyone’ which got the whole place singing along and really in the Christmas spirit. Since the shopping centre was buzzing with excited shoppers who were now in the mood to have a great time and forget about all that last minute stress, we decided to do more classic wedding band floor fillers performing classics such as Galway Girl , Rockin all over the world and Valerie. It was a fantastic day and we also managed to raise some money for a local charity, it was also lovely to see some of our future wedding couples in the audience really enjoying themselves. To finish of this fantastic event we decided to end the gig with save the last dance for me and then finally the fantastic golden oldie New York New York! We thank everyone who was able to come down to the event and especially Victoria square for letting us perform in such a brilliant venue!

Terms and conditions for wedding competition!

Terms and conditions

Entries must be 18 and over and must be resident in Northern Ireland.
The band members must be free the date of the event if not free another winner will be chosen. The venue must be no more than 30 miles outside Belfast if so travel costs must be paid. Winner gets a 2 hour show with the band of classic floor fillers! The event must take please between 2017 and 2018 within NI! This does not apply to existing bookings all bookings must go through GH entertainment. The winner cannot exchange the prize for money or anything else apart from a 2 hour show with the band!

Free Band Competition!

⭐️⭐️FANTASTIC GIVE AWAY WORTH OVER £1000 ⭐️⭐️

❤️ To celebrate the new launch of our promotional video 2017 we are giving away a show with the 7pc band WORTH over £1000 for FREE!

⭐️ We do many WEDDINGS and CORPORATE events! So Weather you are getting married or having an event! ⭐️

⭐️ TAG your potential Bride 👰 or Groom 🎩 to be! To have us play at your wedding for free! Or if you know someone who is having an awesome event 😎

LIKE THE POST 👍🏼 and SHARE SHARE SHARE SHARE! 😍😍😍

Please see our notes for full terms and conditions!

NI's premier Wedding Band - Conor Taggart and The Phat Katz

Philip Magowan Photography – Northern Ireland – 10th December 2016
Pictured: Conor Taggart and the Phat Katz.
Picture: Philip Magowan

Galgorm Winner

Merry Christmas everyone! Thank you for entering our competition it has been fantastic and we are really pleased with the number of people that got involved! We would have loved to give everyone the opportunity to win but as you can imagine we are not millionaires so there can only be one winner! However before we announce the winner we decided let’s not let the disappointed people get down as after all it is Christmas! ❤️🎅 That’s why starting today we are giving away a FREE show night with the band WORTH OVER 1000 pounds! This can really be applied to anything! Mainly we do WEDDINGS 🎩 👰 and corporate events so please TAG your friends who may be getting married! Remember to TAG LIKE AND SHARE the post on facebook to enter!

Okay now the moment you have all been waiting for!!

THE WINNER OF THE GALGROM COMPETITION IS…….

FIONA YOUNG

please private message us to claim your prize!

Thank you to everyone for entering and please enter our new completion to win a free Band with over 1000 pounds!!

NI's premier Wedding Band - Conor Taggart and The Phat Katz

Philip Magowan Photography – Northern Ireland – 10th December 2016
Pictured: Conor Taggart and the Phat Katz.
Picture: Philip Magowan

A fantastic 5 star review from a recent Wedding!

We received this fantastic review from Mr and Mrs Mc Crossin after playing at there wedding it was a fantastic day and they were all great dancers and clearly enjoyed our music! The review is below!

5 STAR FEEDBACK!

‘We hired Conor and his band the Phat Katz for our wedding last month. It has been over 6 weeks since our special day, however the euphoria has yet to die down, which in large part is due to the truly magical atmosphere that was created by Conor and the band. Myself and Susan just wanted to put on record just how delighted and impressed we were- we genuinely don’t think we could speak higher of their professionalism, talent and enthusiasm, all of which contributed to a day that we will never forget for all the right reasons. For weeks after the wedding, we were inundated with letters and messages from guests expressing their unmitigated glee at how much they enjoyed the day, pinpointing the swing entertainment as their ultimate highlight. We felt as though we had been transported back to the 20’s/30’s, to an event much more grand than we had anticipated our wedding to be! The day was truly perfect, and I don’t just mean that as a cliché! Conor is an absolute gem of a talent- he just oozes everything you ask for in an entertainer; confidence, charisma, outstanding vocal range and tone, all of which are transcended by an endearing sense of humility. He is a phenomenal performer and I would recommend him to anybody.

Sincerely, we want to thank Conor and the band for providing such an unforgettable experience. The memories will last a lifetime- What an evening it was!’

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