Looking to add that special something to your wedding? A marimba band is a fantastic way to bring your pre-drinks hour alive!
Ideal for those inviting guests from overseas and wanting to incorporate a touch of Africa or any couple keen to create a fun vibe, the sound of marimba is an excellent addition to any wedding.
Marimba (noun): a deep-toned xylophone of African origin
We chatted to Ross Johnson, founder and owner of amaAmbush Marimbas.
Tell us a little more about your company and the service that you offer…
We provide African marimba entertainment for you and your guests. We usually play during the pre-reception drinks while the bride and groom have their photographs taken. We often play during the ceremony as well.
How long have you been working in the industry?
What price range is your service?
R6 500 to R10 000
How many weddings do you estimate you have been involved in?
What is one of the challenges you face in your industry?
I can’t think of any! We love the Cape Town wedding industry. Everyone is so professional and the couples are great to work with.
What makes your service unique?
We play a great mix of traditional African music as well as contemporary, internationally recognisable songs.
Tell us about a wedding that you remember and why…
We once played at a surprise wedding! We hid while the groom proposed. After she said yes, we popped up and played them down the aisle!
What piece of advice would you most like to offer brides and grooms reading this?
Book the best service providers that you can afford. Give them the freedom to use their experience to make your wedding amazing.
What is your service mission statement?
We will do whatever it takes to make your special day perfect!
Get in touch with Ross
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