Simcha Band Questions and Answers

    Simcha Band

    Simcha Band Questions and Answers

    Jewish Events with Metropolis LiveMetropolis is a specialist simcha band playing internationally and in the UK. From Israel to Cheshire and from Dublin to India, the band has impressed and played the most glamorous of venues. Every simcha is different and this is reflected in the preparation, planning and performance.

    Below are a few questions about putting on a chic and memorable simcha answered by Toby Goodman, Metropolis Jewish Events Director.

    What experience does Metropolis have as a simcha band?

    Between us the band members have played hundreds of simchas.

    How much does it cost to hire Metropolis?*

    Metropolis is an exclusive simcha band and as every event is different (travel, band size and technology) all quotes are individual. However a ‘ballpark’ figure would be: Acoustic band (Metropolis Unplugged) from £995, Metropolis Live, from £2,495 and the Metropolis Showband, from £4,495.

    How far will Metropolis travel?


    What makes Metropolis different?

    James and I understand and enjoy the vast amount of details that go into making the day a memorable celebration. We talk to our clients and put our professional experience to their disposal therefore offering a unique and talked about party.

    What music can you play?

    Metropolis can play a range of music from the latest chart anthems to the most traditional of Jewish hora music. A blend usually works for different aspects of the day and with our technology guests can dance while other guests can hold conversations without raising their voices.

    Is the band insured?

    Yes the company holds full public liability insurance.

    Is your equipment safety tested?

    All equipment is ‘PAT’ safety tested before reaching the venue.

    Can you provide a dedicated Hazzan / Cantor?

    Yes. Whatever you want to create an original and memorable atmosphere can be provided, including harpists, acoustic sets and DJs.

    How do clients contact you and what should they expect?

    The company is based in Elstree in Hertfordshire but we will travel to meet you at home or your place of work or use the wonders of SKYPE.

    The Metropolis website has a page dedicated to what you can expect when you hire the band for a simcha. Read What to Expect?

    Do you offer event consultation?

    Yes. Metropolis can advice on all aspects of your big day, from the best DJs to portable dance floors and from the best lighting to liaising with the venue about set up times and noise limiters.

    If you have any further questions then please call or email via the contact page.

    All the best,





    Prices are correct at time of publishing but may change. Call for a chat and bespoke quote.