The Unusual Suspects

Ozier Park, Poleberry, Co. Waterford
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The Unusual Suspects are an energetic, fun band that are no strangers to the stage, both big and small. 

The Suspects are known as one of Irelands top touring bands. With a high octane fusion of music genres and the addition of screaming brass they cater for all ears of all ages and leave audiences pleading for more. With hundreds of gigs under their belts here at home and further afield, they also landed themselves No.7 in the Irish Charts in 2013 with their version of Bruce Springsteens ”The River” . 

You can be sure to have a great night in the very capable hands of The Unusual Suspects.

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Married on 7th Jul 2023
We had The Unusual Suspects play at our wedding on 7th July in Ashley Park House.

They made our big day so special. Everyone has been raving about how good the band were.

The dance floor was full the whole night and we are so grateful we picked them as our band.

On the night, the band were very professional, on time and set up in no time, but they were also a lot of fun.

Lenny the manager was also great to deal with before the wedding in getting everything organised.

Thanks so much for everything guys
Added 12th Aug 2023
Jamie & Clodagh
Married on 5th May 2023
Could not recommend the unusual suspects enough! The dance floor was full for the whole time they were playing! Not one person at the bar or sitting at the tables (we have video proof)! A pleasure to deal with! Absolutely book them if you want a great night!
Added 11th May 2023
Married on 9th Dec 2022
The Unusual Suspects played for our wedding in December and I couldn?t fault them. They really set the tone for the night and we couldn?t have asked anymore of them. Every guest was full of praise for them and they suited everyone. From the first dance to their last song the energy was 100%. A pleasure to deal with before hand and on the night. I couldn?t recommend them enough.
Added 3rd Jan 2023
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John O
Married on 3rd Sep 2022
Honestly, these guys are phenomenal. The energy they bring is unreal, literally non stop, and they're some craic. They were more than happy to play a pretty niche first dance song and a special request in the middle of their set. The dance floor was packed all night and it was a big dance floor. Couldn't recommend more.
Added 17th Sep 2022
Eimear & Daniel Doherty
Married on 14th Jul 2022
The Unusual Suspects did not disappoint. From the get go the professionalism and contact that we received from Lenny was second to none. The dance floor was filled for the entire night and everyone commented on how good the band were. They brought such a fun and energetic feel to our wedding and played many genres of music which catered for our crowd. They interacted throughout and especially to our young nieces and nephews who are still dancing to the tunes - you really made their night as well. The band learned our first song too which was an epic version of ?Time after time?.
Thank you to Lenny and all the band you really made our wedding day. ????????
Added 18th Jul 2022
David and Danielle
Married on 16th Apr 2022
The Unusual Suspects stood out immediately when we tried to find a band about two years ahead of our big day. There was something about them we couldn't ignore, and when we eventually got to see them play in Cork a few weeks ahead of our wedding we were blown away. I could listen to these guys play all night, they sound so good and are absolutely on top of their set and their performance. And they were all so great to chat to after they had finished, before leaving us in safe hands with DJ Keith, I really can't recommend them highly enough.
Added 18th May 2022
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Niamh & Enda
Married on 2nd Apr 2022
The Unusual Suspects are one of the best wedding bands that we have ever come across! Initially we had spent time travelling to see other bands before we remembered the band that we had seen at a wedding a few weeks previously....The Unusual Suspects. They came highly recommended! We had originally booked the 5th of June 2020, then changed to the 12th of June 2021 and finally got our day on the 02nd of April 2022 and Lenny couldn't have been more accommodating.

On the night of the wedding the dance floor was full all night and the lads just kept playing, they were unreal. Three months later and people are still talking about the band and DJ. The dance floor wasn't big enough for us! Thanks a million, it added to our special day! ????
Added 29th Jun 2022
Daniel and Amie
Married on 1st Apr 2022
The band were simply outstanding. They played all the classics and had the whole crowd out on the floor for the night. Lenny was very responsive, took requests and was very easy to deal with throughout. other bands wanted to charge a fee for travelling to Cork but Unusual Suspects did not. We would highly recommend them!
Added 8th Sep 2022
Joanne and Kieran
Married on 11th Mar 2022
I couldn't say enough good things about these guys. After seeing them play many times before, we knew we wanted them to play at our wedding as soon as we booked it. Their manager Lenny is so easy to deal with and very prompt on returning emails; a pleasure to deal with! Everyone single one of these guys put their heart and soul into their gigs. They will keep the dancefloor full all night. The energy they have is unreal. All of our guests are talking about them. Don't hesitate in booking these guys if you want a top class band to play at your wedding
Added 20th Mar 2022
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Married on 28th Dec 2021
I cannot recommend the Unusual Suspects highly enough. Very easy to deal with. Brilliant performance on the night. They are even better live than their promo videos. They did our first dance (Ho Hey) live while also nailing brilliant versions of Freed from Desire and Crazy in Love (among others) later in the night. They even threw in a few Christmas songs and a Waltz set so it is fair to say they can do it all. They kept the dance floor full all night. The brass adds so much to the performance and the atmosphere. They are also really good at bringing the newly married couple back to the centre of the dance floor over the course of the night. Really enjoyed it; thanks lads!
Added 5th Jan 2022
Married on 30th Oct 2021
Look no further for your band & DJ! Book them now!! We were absolutely thrilled with them, the dancefloor was packed for the night! They were open to all/any song requests and their energy was simply infectious. They were a class act from start to finish and they even sang our first dance song live which was just fantastic. Genuinely so happy with them, would book them again in a heartbeat!
Added 15th Nov 2021
Married on 29th Oct 2021
The Unusual Suspects were absolutely amazing at our wedding reception. All of guests commented on how amazing they were and asking who the band was. Some guests commented saying it was like a concert. The music was excellent with a good mix of songs and the dancefloor was never empty. They really added to the enjoyment of the night. Lenny was great to deal with too in the run up to the wedding. DJ Keith did a fantastic job too once the band had finished. I would 100% recommend The Unusual Suspects. Thank you so much Lenny and all of the lads.
Added 10th Nov 2021
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Sinead Denihan
Married on 16th Oct 2021
We booked The Unusual Suspects for our wedding during the covid-19 lockdown without having the opportunity to see them perform live and although we were a little nervous about how the music would go on the day, we had absolutely no need to be nervous. The dance floor was full from their first song to the last and seeing many of our older wedding guests on the dance floor all night spoke volumes about how good they were at getting the crowd going and was fantastic to see after the tough 18 months we have had! I would highly recommend Lenny and the band to play at your wedding! If you are looking for high energy entertainment that will get everyone on their feet, this is the right band! And the brass section adds an extra element that really gets the crowd going! Highly recommend!
Added 30th Oct 2021
Married on 15th Oct 2021
Very good to deal with, will also come back to you if you have any questions. This band is amazing, they had everyone dancing the whole night.
Added 25th Oct 2021
Ciara Flaherty
Married on 9th Oct 2021
I cannot recommend the guys enough! They were absolutely amazing on the day and I cant speak highly enough of them! The dance floor was packed for the whole night and we didn't want it to end! Anytime we have met our guests since they mention how great they were. We were absolutely delighted with them. Communication with Lenny was great and we really appreciated their flexibility when we changed our wedding date due to covid.
Added 25th Mar 2022
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Aine Smith
Married on 24th Jul 2019
We couldn?t recommend these guys enough, they had the dance floor full all night, they were fantastic! Super easy to deal with and any request was no problem. Really energetic and really got the crowd going! Highly recommend them!
Added 27th Aug 2019
Aileen & Alan
Married on 4th Jul 2019
The Unusual Suspects did exactly what you want your wedding band to do - kept people on the floor all evening. They did a great mix of old and new to keep everyone happy. The DJ carried on the trend and our guests boogied the night away. Great team!
Added 9th Jun 2020
Married on 28th Jun 2019
These guys were just fantastic!!! They are really talented and so much more than "just a wedding band"...they have an expansive, varied set list and it is guaranteed to get an amazing party going. It felt like we were front row at an incredible concert with all our favourite people. Thank you so much.
Added 8th Apr 2020
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Brid & Chris
Married on 22nd Jun 2019
We had The Unusual Suspects for our wedding and I highly recommend them if you are looking for a band to have the dance floor full for the night! They learned our first dance (After All by the Frank and Walters) which just added to our memorble day. The variety of music they played catered to every taste. We are so happy we had them for our Wedding and we would like to thank them sincerely!
Added 27th Jun 2019
Victoria walton
Married on 11th Jun 2019
Wow there really isn?t any other word to describe this band. The floor was filled from the very first dance and we even tried to get a few more songs at the very end as the dance floor was still full. Abit more expensive than some wedding bands but you pay for what you get. Get a cheap band, then don?t expect excellent quality of music and attention to the crowd. We are so glad we picked this band and they were worth every cent and more. All the music was live and they even played with a friend of ours who plays trance on piano and it was magical. Food and music is your biggest things at a wedding and people havnt stopped raving about our band.
Added 5th Dec 2019
Louise & Ronan Howell
Married on 18th Aug 2018
The Unusual Suspects played at our wedding in Kilkenny last weekend. They were amazing. We are still getting so many compliments form our guests about them, they were a major hit. They were just fantastic from start to finish. The dance floor was full all night long. Insomnia was absolutely brilliant. It was such a great way to finish. We were over the moon and it made our night. The band was one of our hardest decisions. We have to say, we 100% made the right decision and we couldn?t be happier. I really wanted a brass section and the guys did not fail to wow us and our crowd. We can?t recommend them highly enough. Thank you all so much and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
Louise & Ronan Howell
Added 26th Aug 2018
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Emily & Scott Dowling
Married on 10th Aug 2018
Absolutely fantastic wedding band/DJ. The dance floor was full from start to finish and we have had loads of people asking who the band was and commenting on how amazing they were. They got the crowd going and catered to all guests young and old. Would highly recommend. Very professional, punctual and reliable. Easy to deal with regarding booking and payment etc.

Thank you so much!
Added 29th Aug 2018
Colette & Eoin
Married on 17th Mar 2018

I wanted to get in touch to say thank you for Saturday! Your band were so amazing and had the dance floor full all night. Ye played such excellent music and really kept the tone of a fun and relaxed wedding going!

Your whole group are so talented! I hardly got to thank them at the end so please pass on our huge appreciation for such an excellent job!

I'd be thrilled to recommend them to others!

And your DJ did a great job too. I love dancing at weddings and I couldn't leave the dancefloor all night!

They were really great!
Added 21st Mar 2018
Corrine & Rich
Married on 27th Aug 2017
The Unsual Suspects are absolutely amazing! We booked them for our wedding and they were worth every penny, AND MORE!

Our guests danced non-stop and nearly a year in people still talk about how they are the best band they have ever seen at a function. They are the definition of high energy and fun music and we were really grateful that they learnt our first dance - Blink 182 - on request!
Added 15th Jun 2018
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Married on 17th Aug 2017
23/08/2017, "Hi lads just wanted to say thanks a million for playing at our wedding on 17th of August. The music was fantastic everyone at the wedding really enjoyed it. However we were blown away with how patient and caring ye were towards our two sons who have Autism it really meant the world to us. Fair play to ye ????"
James & Lucy
Added 1st Sep 2017
Jessica Ryan
Married on 4th Aug 2017
This band is the difference between a good wedding and a great one. They were absolutely fantastic. Myself and new hubby didn't leave the dancefloor all night . Highly recommend !
Added 12th Aug 2017
Ciaran and Rebecca
Married on 27th Jul 2017

Better late than never! We had The Unusual Suspects for our wedding on 27th July and honestly the made the whole day. The lads were top notch. They had everyone on the dance floor from 6-91 years old! Everyone complimented how good they were.

"That's the best band I've seen" was what most people said!

To go from playing a waltz set to having a rave (which went down a treat) was incredible and a true testament to their talent.

Please pass on our thanks. And thanks to you also for your help in the lead up to the wedding.

Thanks again,
Ciaran & Rebecca.
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Added 12th Jun 2018
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Married on 7th Oct 2016
Best entertainment ever, totally amazing
Added 27th Oct 2016
Carren & Noel
Married on 20th Aug 2016
Choosing the band was one of the most important aspects for our wedding and these guys were simply amazing. Their energy, enthusiasm, professionalism and incredible music talent made our wedding day so incredible. The interaction they had with the wedding guests was phenomenal from start to finish getting everyone up to the dance floor. We couldn't have asked for a better wedding band and would highly recommend these super talented guys who made our wedding day extra special.
Added 9th Mar 2017
Anne Marie & Sean
Married on 30th Apr 2016
We would like to thank the Unusual Suspects for making the celebrations of our wedding , one of the best nights we've ever had.
All the guests loved it , ye had everybody on the dance floor all night and we couldn't ask for anymore. Even the staff were dancing behind the bar all night! Thank you!
Added 15th Nov 2016
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Married on 21st Dec 2015
We were so happy with our choice of the unusual suspects! They entertained the crowd all night, had a great mix of music and really got the crowd involved, at one stage they had the room split in two, boys vs girls to see who could sing the loudest! So much fun, would highly recommend.
Added 27th Jan 2016
Niamh and Matt
Married on 4th Oct 2014
this band were brilliant at our wedding, had the dancefloor full for the entire night, everyone loved them!
Added 5th Nov 2014
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