Best band ever

I‘m so glad we have found the Swithas Band. Those guys are performing so incredibly well and set such a great mood.They made our wedding extra special! Thank you again!



We booked the Swithas band for the full day of our wedding including ceremony set up, cocktail hour, full band and DJ. The cocktail music by Silvio was perfect, great song choices and what a voice! The band were outstanding! So much energy and from the first song the whole dance floor was packed. My family have said it was the best wedding band they have ever seen. Being Irish, the music was tailored for us and the dance floor was full for the entire set. The DJ by Silvio was also amazing, again excellent song choices tailored to suit all ages and music styles of our guests. We cannot thank Silvio and the band enough for making our day amazing and such good fun!

Rachael McGurgan

Just wanted to thank the

Just wanted to thank the very talented Swithas Band, who played for our wedding in august 2022. One of the best decisions we made!! As we couldn’t travel during covid to see them, it was only videos we had seen of them playing and I have to say they did not disappoint. They were amazing!! Their interaction was fantastic, everyone was on there feet all night.
Guests are still talking about how brilliant they were
Would highly recommend.
Thank you for an amazing night.
Sharon & Damien

Sharon Dennehy

Where do I start with

Where do I start with this Band and Silvio. First off the voice it is something so special and you can tell he really cares about his skill. Not only that but his communication on the lead up to the wedding was brilliant. He also learnt my father daughter dance.

The dance floor was full for the night we even ended up dancing on tables. Prior to this I thought I was a classy a bride 😂

My dad ended up surprising the Swithas and sang our first dance. They completely took this in their stride and it was such a magical moment. Although dad went back a couple more times as I think he wanted to part of the Swithas band 🤭

The ceremony music still gives me goosebumps and they really made us feel so special. Our day was magical and the Swithas and Silvio were a huge part of the happiest day of our life. We will be forever grateful.


Laura Bhreathnach

We’ve had the pleasure of

We’ve had the pleasure of working with Silvio for our destination wedding (all the way from Canada). All the guests were amazed by Silvio’s talent and even asked for his number. Silvio was extremely professional, kind, and so so talented. He really set the mood for the event. Colleagues who couldn’t attend the wedding even thought it was a recording not a live musician with how well he sang!


Daria Depre

Best band ever!

We could not have asked for a better band to celebrate with us at our wedding. Thank you Silvio and the band for creating such an amazing atmosphere and everything we could have asked for.
Highly, highly recommend to anyone looking for a band!
Thank you again


Annie Jardine


Super band!! They kept the dance floor full all night and were so obliging in playing requests. So much fun too! They made our wedding really special. Silvo also provided the perfect music for our reception drinks! Highly recommend 👏👏


Gabrielle Madden

Best in the Algarve!

We had Silvio and his band for our wedding just a couple of days ago! They were amazing!!! Silvo was such a gentleman, super friendly , talented, humble
and very accommodating! Everyone was so impressed! We would highly recommend the Switha’s Band and what a voice Silvio has!
Thank you so much! You made our day ! We look forward to seeing you perform back in Dublin!
Big love from The Jackson’s x 🇨🇮

Faye & Keith Jackson

Adorei ver este grupo na

Adorei ver este grupo na Quarteira na sexta feira passada dia 23 de julho…espero venham a espanha (jerez) um dia.
Obrigada por animar- me tanto,necessitaa mesmo


Unbelievably talented band.. Thank you so much for everything 💕

When we started planning our wedding our number one priority was for our guests to have the most amazing day. We knew one of the biggest factors would be entertainment so we set out to find an extremely talented band. We booked The Swithas Band in 2020 with the help of our wedding planners and after seeing their videos on Instagram!
To say the guys were absolutely amazing on the day would be an understatement! They had everyone up dancing the minute they started and the dance-floor stayed full the entire night. They were great fun, friendly, and you can tell a mile off they love what they do.
We had the time of our lives as did our guests, thank you so much guys we couldn’t have been happier.
Michelle & Odhrán xx


Michelle Montgomery

Emily & Neil 2nd June 2022

The Switha’s performed at our villa wedding on the 2nd June 2022 , what a talented group they are! They had everyone up dancing with their absolute bangers! Our guests haven’t stopped talking about our day and everyone commented on how good the music was. Thank you so much for making our day so special.

Love Emily & Neil.

Emily Maslen

Our wedding 1st of July

We had Silvio and the swithas band for our wedding and we couldn’t reccomend them
Enough, absolutely fantastic all our guests were on the dancefloor all night and Silvio and the swithas made our night! We would highly reccomend them!

Thank you so much guys!

Love Kirsty and Gavin Knowles ❤️

Kirsty and Gavin

Best band you can book for your wedding!

My husband and I was lucky enough to to book The Switha’s band for our wedding in north Portugal and we can not recommend them enough! Silvio was fantastic with communication leading up to the big day and no ask was too big. The band learned a new song for our first dance and even let my mum borrow a guitar for a few songs during the ceremony and dinner. The whole band traveled up to the Douro valley and everyone was super friendly and incredibly talented. We would definitely recommend to book to full wedding package with microphones and speakers for ceremony and dinner speeches as well as live band and DJ. Silvio was such a support on the day making sure everything was running smoothly and have no doubts about their equipment, it is of the highest quality! The party had all our guests up dancing nonstop! A band like the Switha’s band will make your wedding one to remember for all of your guests and we can’t recommend them enough! Switha’s band thank you again, wish you could be at every party I every organise! , Mr & Mrs Chapman


Sanna & Owen

We had the Swithas Band

We had the Swithas Band for our wedding last week and all we can say is that these guys are amazing.! They’re and outstanding group of musicians individually but together they’re top class. From start to finish they’d everyone up on the dance floor and the guests are still talking about them now. If you are thinking of booking I’d suggest doing it ASAP and you won’t be disappointed. These guys are busy for a reason – They’re the best around. Thanks again guys for making our wedding day extra special.

Brian Forsyth

Best band around!

I couldn’t recommend this band enough! Silvio agreed to play at our wedding when a different band cancelled at short notice and we couldn’t be more grateful. The Switha’s band were excellent – all our guests have raved about how good they were and are still talking about them now we are back home! We couldn’t be happier that we got to have them on our wedding day, and they truly are the friendliest gents around! The songs they played got everyone up and dancing the whole night and created the best atmosphere! A massive thank you to the Switha’s band!



We enjoyed every minute of the Swithas Band at our wedding! Every guest both young and old came to us to say how amazing you were 🙂 I would fully recommend booking them for your wedding!!

Eimear Farrell

The best!!

We can’t recommend these guys enough!!
We booked the swithas band for our whole wedding the ceremony, cocktail reception and our evening reception. They were absolutely amazing and had everyone up dancing!

Keira Clarke


Silvio and his band provided the perfect musical accompaniment for our wedding day. From ceremony PA, to drinks/dining playlists, incredible live music and finishing with a DJ set for the ages, Silvio and the team smashed it! We couldn’t be more pleased with everything – he was great from enquiry, through booking and preparation for the day; giving us plenty of options, plenty of flexibility and, most importantly, superb communication and giving us absolute confidence in how it would go. On the day they delivered everything promised… and more. I’m aware that I’m repeating myself here, but WHAT.A.BAND! So grateful and couldn’t recommend highly enough. Thank you Silvio and the guys for helping to make our special day so perfect!

Rick & Rhi

Amazing Service !!

We had the amazing Silvio Switha play at a recent Surprise birthday event in Albufeira. He played acoustic guitar music at a welcome drink, arranged the music throughout dinner and then DJ’d at the evening party. Silvio was great from initial contact and was always very responsive, answering any queries I had which was very helpful when trying to organise a party in Portugal from the UK! The acoustic music was great with a great playlist to choose from and he also helped with finding Portuguese music to play. He was great at reading the room and changing the music to suit the guests! Overall, we were very pleased with Silvio and would highly recommend for parties/weddings 🙂

Birthday party 14.05.22



Swithas band were truly sensational. We couldn’t recommend the more!! Thank you Silvio and co for everything!

Abigail Gadsby

We had our wedding day

We had our wedding day on 23rd of September and thanks to Silvio and the Swithas Band it was truly the best day of our lives. From the first day we spoke to Silvio we genuinely felt like we had known him our whole lives. We discussed our taste in music, favourite songs and the vibe we wanted for our wedding day. He took the time to listen to what we wanted and made a huge effort to learn our favourite song so that we could have it as our first dance. On the wedding day itself Silvio looked after our ceremony music, cocktail music, reception band and the dj set. Every moment of music was fantastic. Our guests had the best time and cannot stop talking about The Swithas Band being the best live band they have ever seen. Booking The Swithas Band was the best decision we made and we cannot recommend them enough. They are truly amazing and we will be forever grateful to them for making our dreams come true. Roll.on our 1 year anniversary when hopefully we can come back and see them in action once again. Thanks for everything guys xxx

Jane Kelly

My husband and I were Lucky Enough to have Swithas Band

My husband and I were lucky enough to have Swithas band play at our wedding; they were absolutely fantastic from start to finish.

We recently went to another wedding and thought the band was incredible, little did we know that Swithas band would completely blow them out of the water. Their song choices were fantastic and suited each stage of our day. Switha sang some beautiful songs at our ceremony, set the mood at the drinks reception and had everyone up and dancing from the first song. I have never seen people hit the dance floor like that but no one could help themselves. Every time I went to get a drink I was disappointed I was missing another great song. All our guests are still talking about how excellent the band were. In addition, they were all incredibly lovely, were willing to learn our first dance song and were wonderfully accommodating. I would recommend them for any event, you won’t regret it.

Thank you so much Switha’s band!

Hayley Weaver

Highly recommended

Silvio’s talents are endless. We all know how much the music is important at a wedding and these guys rocked it. Silvio has so much experience and it really shows… himself and the band had everybody up dancing. 2 weeks later guests are still talking about them. I would highly recommend them…. and might some day twist their arm to come to a party in Ireland too 😉


Best wedding band ever!

The Swithas played at our wedding in June and were simply amazing! All throughout the day the music was awesome and everything ran so smoothly – Silvio and the guys put so much work into ensuring that everything is just perfect. Silvio’s relaxed acoustic set worked great during welcome drinks and in the evening the band were INCREDIBLE – they are fantastic musicians and sound so tight – we have many photos and videos of guests going crazy on the dance floor! We really wanted a band that were the real deal (and not a gimmicky wedding band) – and the Swithas were certainly that. Thanks SO SO much guys – it was the best decision ever to book you. All the best and hopefully see you at a gig in the future! Chris & Faye x

Chris Kimpton

Top class

Hey Silvio and guys,
Just a quick note to thank you again for playing our wedding, we feel so happy/lucky that you could be there with us, nothing was a problem and the music, songs and set up was great, everyone danced the night away, looking forward to catching up next time we are over,
Would highly recommend
Rob&Lisa Wedding, Albufeira
June 2019

Robert tighe

The Swithas band were the

The Swithas band were the absolute BEST and made our wedding party!! The variety of songs they play is so impressive (from latest pop to country to Irish!) and the dance floor was full the entire night. They even took special requests which meant so much to us. All of our guests the next day couldn’t stop talking about how great the band was. Thank you all for a fantastic evening!! 🙂 Stephanie and Matthias 05/07/2019.

Stephanie Wakeham


Had these guys at our wedding 29.5.19 they was really good! Had everyone coming up to me saying how good they was. Had a brilliant night they got everyone up dancing and enjoying themselves. Thank you for making our night so memorable. Jason & Tisha

Jason Court


Silvio and his band played at our wedding last September.

If your looking for a great band and entertainment, look no further. These guys do everything.

No need to worry that they’ll get people dancing and having a good time, they won’t let you sit down.

The other small things make all the difference too, they allowed the couple of small children to play along to songs with a tambourine – this made their day.

Thank you for making our wedding day so special.

Oh but sorry about our friend who decided he could sing and borrowed you mic – he couldn’t sing haha!!

We’ll be back to see you perform again this year.

Lauren and Michael
Suites Alba (01/09/2018)

Michael Dunne

An amazing wedding band!

Paul and I had our wedding last week and we are still buzzing over the amazing music provided by Silvio and the band. We cannot recommend Silvio and The Switha band highly enough. Our family members provided music at the ceremony and each one have remarked on how kind and helpful Silvio was helping them setup. The acoustic set before dinner was perfect but the best was yet to come. The music during the reception was absolutely brilliant, at one point it looked as though every single guest was on the floor dancing! Silvio’s song choices during the live performance and DJ set were nothing short of perfect, so thank you so much Silvio & team, you were the best! Paul & Lisa x
April 27, 2019

Lisa O'Riordan

Dear Silvio & band –

Dear Silvio & band – thank you so much !!! 🎵💗
we’ve had our wedding last week and the music was great! Silvio touches everyone with his sensitive voice while the ceremony , brought ‚the soul’ on the cocktail reception and rocked the house @ the disco with the band and as dj while the party after dinner! It’s was the best choice to pick the swithasband – you’ve done a perfect job 👌 !
beside of this silvio and the band are very nice and kind -and try to make every wish for special songs come true!

if you want to get married in portugal – you really do best choice with THE SWITHASBAND !

Xx Alina & Danilo 14 April 2019

Alina da Silva

The best wedding band!!

We were lucky enough to have Silvio and the band play for us at our wedding last June. Cannot recommend this band more, they made the night and party!! Silvio even did Dj and an acoustic predinner set for us. Their music and song selection was brilliant and couldn’t have been more impressed with them. Highly recommend you book this band of you want a full dance floor and fun wedding.

Cathal Daly

Incredible performance

Silvio and the band are, simply put, incredible

We asked them to play our wedding after seeing them at a few gigs where they tore it up, and we’re not disappointed.

The floor was packed, each song was flawless including our first dance and I still have people asking me about the band who played at our wedding.

Thanks again guys, you were such a great part of the day

Kevin Evans

You will not be disappointed!

We had the absolute pleasure of having Silvio and his band play at our wedding reception in Vilamoura in June 2013, and it was one of the best decisions we made. They are not only extremely talented with an extensive song library with something for everyone, they are true professionals and the most genuine lovely people you will meet. We would not hesitate in recommending The Swithas Band for your wedding or event, and get yourself down to The Brewery on Vilamoura Marina if you don’t believe us – you will not be disappointed!!
Lucy & Alex

Lucy Wade

Simply the best wedding band EVER!!!!

Hi guys,
Thank you all so much for making our day so amazing! The band we chose was really important for Ger and I and 6 weeks on people are still saying how much they loved The Swithas!
You are all so lovely and really had fun on the day!
We could not have found a better group of guys and a more talented band for our wedding!!!
We loved it!
Sinead & Ger

Sinead Quinn

Silvio and the The Swithas

Silvio and the The Swithas band did our wedding in June 2017, and were absolutely amazing! Silvio sang at our reception and ceremony and also DJ’d until the small hours! Would recommmend Silvio to anybody as he is the best in the business down in Vilamoura or on the Algarve. Totally cool dude, super relatable and so talented! Obrigado Silvio!
Alex & Laura

Alex & Laura

Amazing night!

Myself and my now wife Gemma chose Silvio & the band to play our wedding in Portugal on 9th October 2017 – and they were truly awesome.
Silvio has a beautiful voice and did some stunning acoustic covers for our welcome drinks.
The full evening band were incredible, playing through songs we had requested. The wedding party got a bit rowdy (as you do), and Silvio obliged in playing some proper rock n roll covers for the guests to get out the air guitars, including a head banging rendition of Rage against the machine.
We loved it, the guests loved it, and I can’t recommend them highly enough!
Cheers guys 🙂 xxx

Kate & Gemma Findlow


Myself and my new husband Jay had the pleasure of having Silvio and his band preforming at our wedding, from the ceremony to the final song he had creatated an atmosphere of pure love and happiness to upbeat,lively, not able to sit down because every song was so brilliant, you could not resist getting up to dance.
Silvio was very professional to make a booking with and replied promptly to every email and query, he met all our special requests for on the day,
Silvio thanks so much for playing such a huge part in our special day and making it one we will never forget.
Clare & Jason 20.09.2017

Clare Doyle

Why not?

I challenge anyone who is unsure if they should hire the Switha’s to try find a reason NOT to, after they have heard or seen them! They are an amazing band and true entertainers (not just talented musicians). Two years on from my wedding and the guests are still talking about how good Silvio and crew were.

Peter Serpell

Made our wedding day

The best decision we made to have the pleasure of Silvio and his band from the very start at the chapel right up to early hours of the morning.
Amazing photos and videos and really made our wedding magical and memorable .Guests still talk about our amazing wedding band whenever our wedding gets mentioned. Faultless entertainers amazing talent and all so lovely .will come see you all again at a gig next year I’m sure ! Lots love xx

Vicky dooley

Clare and jays wedding ❤

If there was 50 stars these guys would get them. We will be forever grateful for the wedding of a life time we booked Silvio and his band for suits alba resort 2 weeks ago and From start to finish The dancefloor was flooded with people. how one Man and his band can get 70 crazy irish to lay on there backs and sing there harts out to Snow Patrol Chasing Cars is a moment I’ll never forget. ❤ each and every person in our party had nothing but great words to say about this band if your the way they get in with the party and have a great time with us was pure magic thanks so much for everything Jay and Clare dublin ☘☘☘?❤

Jason Doyle

Perfect music

Silvio and his band did an amazing job not only singing for the ceremony but for cocktails and then upping the tempo for a great evenings entertainment. Everyone at the wedding loved them and when we come back to Portugal we have to go and see them as they are always such good entertainment and so much fun.

Lisa Chapman

Highly recommend

This band are so entertaining, you can see from their clips how much fun thier guests have. They offer a range of songs which will make you dance and they sound amazing. I highly recommend them to everyone.

Emma Benwell

Silvio is amazing singer and

Silvio is amazing singer and not just that, he’s a great intertainer and lovely soul.
I’d the privilege of seeing him many times and it is always absolutely great!
I can’t wait to fix a date of my wedding and bring you over to Belgium ???? Thank you for such great times and profissionalism!

Patricya Barbosa

Amazing Singer

We chose Silvio for our wedding in September – he was absolutely amazing, all our guests loved him and raved about him long after we returned home. Thank you for help making our day so special x

Melissa Woodward


Silvio and his band played at our wedding on 22nd June 2017!
They were incredible, Silvio’s acoustic music for our ceremony to the bands hit after hit all day into the evening. All our guests couldn’t speak highly enough of them!
Made our day that extra bit special having Silvio and his band there.

We can’t thank you enough!

Lenny &a Natalie Mason

Lenny &a Natalie Mason

Awesome Band

The band are brilliant. They play live music from all genres and even played Metallica, Rage Against the Machine and Foo Fighters at my brothers wedding on 2/9/17. It means a lot that they took the time to find out the type of music my brother and sister in law like.
All the band members were really friendly and happy to chat to the guests once the set had finished. They then did a DJ set with loads a varied music.
There was a great atmosphere and everyone had an amazing time

Lucy Rosslee-Reynolds

We chose The Swithas band

We chose The Swithas band for our wedding in Portugal on Easter Tuesday this year.
We were given a few recommendations by our wedding planner and as we never got a chance to go see the band play we listened to them on you tube.
Myself and my ‘now’ husband listened separately to a few different bands and we both decided on the same one and we did not regret our decision!
This band were truly amazing and made our wedding day so special. We booked them for the whole day package and we were completely blown away by their professional and their amazing talent, Silvio’s voice and choice of songs were perfect!!
Silvio sang for our wedding ceremony followed by our drinks reception. We were married in a garden villa and the sound of him singing with just his guitar was fantastic. Following the dinner the band played and answered all requests they could and then finished off with a dj session.
I can honestly say that the dancefloor was never empty. The guests are still complimenting us on our choice of band and caterers!! Everyone had an absolute ball.
The band played right til the very end and efficiently cleared up after themselves. They were very humbled by our gratitude.
We told the band we would be heading onto Vilamoura for the next week and they said to call see them. We went to watch them in The Brewery bar and as soon as they recognised us come in, they played a special request for us, our first dance song. We thought this was such a lovely gesture and we chatted and caught up with Silvio, Paul and the rest of the band.
I honestly couldn’t recommend this band enough to anyone. We will most definitely be going to watch them again when back in Portugal.
Trust me, if you choose this band for your wedding day, you will not be disappointed!

Kerrie Cushnan

Amazing band

We had the Switha’s Band play at our wedding on the 29th May 2017 and they were absolutely amazing. Silvio’s voice is beautiful and the whole band is so talented! Their version of Kings of Leon “Use Somebody” that we had for our first dance was incredible – I may be biased but it’s my favourite ever version. They had everyone dancing all night. Thank you again Silvio and the rest of the band, you made our evening reception perfect x

Kerry Rourke

Great singer

Silvio Switha is a pretty damn good singer, with the biggest heart I have meet. Beautiful and clean voice.

João Pacheco

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