About us

Named after The Wolcott Hotel in New York where the idea for the band was born, THE WOLCOTT BAND consists of a line-up of professional musicians who have dedicated their life from a young age to being the best at what they do. Together they have honed their skills playing some of the UK’s most prestigious festivals and music venues such as The Sage Gateshead, The Newcastle City Hall and The World Famous Cavern Club of Liverpool to name a few and indeed venturing to play venues in the worlds most famous city, New York.

A vibrant, young, five piece band with a difference. This fully live band of dedicated musicians provide dynamic performances with a vast repertoire of music spanning the decades, from the 60s to current chart. They excite and enchant audiences with their superb musicianship and five part harmonies. Adaptable to all events and occasions, an evening with The Wolcott Band is always a memorable experience.

Meet the band

Oliver Speck-Smith

Lead Vocals, Keyboards & Violin

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Jack Wade

Drums & Backing Vocals

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Jordan Miller

Guitar, keyboard & backing vocals

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Lewis Adams

Guitar & Backing Vocals

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Alex Ferry

Bass Guitar & Backing Vocals

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Support Members


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The Wolcott Band have worked for a number of companies which include T.S.B., Britannia Hotels, Pontins and Haven Holidays


The Wolcott Band have been honoured to play some of the World's finest venues to packed audiences.


A package to suit every occasion

Contact us to discuss your requirments and we’ll work with you to create a unique and memorable occasion that you will never forget.


Gigs Played


Miles Travelled


Guitar Strings Snapped


Drum Sticks Snapped


Overpriced Fuel Station Snacks Consumed

Make your event memorable with The Wolcott Band

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Phone: +44 (0)750 752 0484

Email: info@thewolcottband.com

Open all hours
Except when we're not there
or playing some music.


Frequently Asked Questions

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions we haven't answered.

The Wolcott Band charge a standard fee. However please be aware that considerations such as distance, performance time, and the time of the year can affect this price. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and receive an accurate quotation.

How long does the band play for?
Depending on the package you book The Wolcott Band can play for as little or as long as you want (within reason). The band does however recommend a few different options depending on your event; a 1-hour set, 2 x 45 min sets, 70 min set or 90 min set.

Do the band provide their own sound and lighting equipment?
The band have a state of the art 'KV2 Audio' sound system, and also provide a full Lighting and visual effect show. All the band's gear is PAT tested for electrical safety and the band also holds public liability insurance.

How long does the band need to setup their equipment?
The Wolcott Band usually need a minimum of 90 minutes to set up and sound check. If however your venue has accessibility issues (i.e. flights of stairs etc.) please let the band know at the time of booking. Pack downs after the show take around 1 hour and The Wolcott Band will leave the stage and dressing room as clean and tidy as they found it!

How much space does the band need?
The Wolcott Band will always try to be as flexible and as accommodating as possible when it comes your event. With regard to stage size the same applies, however it is advisable that a space approximately 8 x 3 meters is available for the band.

Do I need to provide anything for the band?
Unless Prior arrangements have been made, The Wolcott Band will provide everything they need for their performance, except for the stage. However it is considered a standard requirement when booking any band to provide a dressing room for the time that they are at the venue and a place to store personal belongings and any empty boxes/costumes. Safe parking for a large tour van is also required.