Ladies & Gentlemen we proudly present the coolest band in the land: performing many of the greatest swing numbers of all time. If you want that classic swing thing made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jnr., as well as several of the modern swing greats such as Robbie Williams, Michael Buble & Jamie Cullum, then this band the one for you. Swinging their way through classic tunes such as Fly Me To The Moon, I Get A Kick Out Of You, Mr Bojangles, Mack The Knife and New York, New York, this is the band to make your feet tap and your hips sway. The band is also a very versatile band who are equally at home playing many other styles including motown, soul, funk and more up to date pop, ensuring that your evening goes with a bang as well as a swing.
Annika Skoogh can organise live music for weddings, private functions or corporate events. A duo to a 6-piece band can be tailored to suit any event. Annika uses the finest musicians available in the South West and they can play a sophisticated selection of jazz standards, latin and swing, from discreet background music through meals and drinks reception to a party band playing Soul, Funk, Disco and Modern Pop that will guarantee everyone up on the dance floor.
For all enquiries regarding booking a band, please use the contact page on this website.
“As a jazz musician myself, music was always going to be one of the most important parts of my wedding day, and my guests were expecting something special. This is why I booked Annika and her fantastic band.
I have never been to a wedding where so many people danced for such a long time… many of my mates (who are also musicians, some of them professional musicians) went out of thei...
The Lateshift" is a very popular Party / Wedding / Function band with superb female lead vocals, male backing vocals, saxophone, guitar, drums and bass.
Most of their work is gained by referrals and recommendations from satisfied clients.
The Lateshift play a great mix of classic cover songs that appeals to all ages and tastes and will keep you dancing all night long. Songs include everything from Shout by Lulu, Venus by Shocking Blue, to Rolling In The Deep by Adele, Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses, etc. People always comment on their huge and diverse range of very popular songs and the true professionalism of The Band. The best way to enjoy The Lateshift is to book them for your special occasion now!! Also - go to one of their public gigs in your area and see/hear them live - You will be glad you did. Songs from All Eras to suit All Tastes
DANCE, CELEBRATE, PARTY with 'THE LATESHIFT'
Totally live music for your music venue, party, wedding or what-ev-errr.
TWEAKS play a variety of rock and pop and soul. Every song is specially chosen to make you dance or sing.
We are a 5-piece band with a charismatic and very talented girl singer.
We have played many venues in South Devon and always go down a storm.
"You guys sounded great, your energy, drive and enthusiasm won over the audience..."
"The vibe was excellent and the music really, really good, perfect for my party and I couldn't be more grateful. Thanks Tweaks!"
Available in Devon
from £600. Based in Newton Abbot
Catch 22 are a modern and fresh party band. Using the latest music technology Catch 22 use a full digital system whcih means they can sound amazing in the smallest of venues all the way up to giant marquees. Catch 22 have created many happy memories for clients off all ages. They can't be beaten on value and service so book now to find out why Catch 22 can make your event.
Catch 22 provide both Female & Male vocals and run a click system which means we can perform alongside prerecorded orchestras and brass sections allowing us to produce a huge sound. It also helps us with a unique sound and the ability to play songs many bands could not such as our infamous 90's MegaMix and modern dance mashups.
Although Catch 22 excel at weddings and private functions they are a 'go-to' band for holiday parks such as Haven, Park Dean, Park Resorts, John Fowler & Hoburne. They have also performed for many reputable companies & corporations (both local and ...
The Trends are a dynamic 4 or 5 piece party band who deliver an energetic performance every time they take to the stage.
Their crowd pleasing repertoire is sure to have your dance floor packed all night long.
The band perform a selection of the greatest ever Pop, Rock, Disco, Motown and more, the band are perfect for weddings, parties and corporate events, The Trends keep their set list up to date and ever expanding.
The band supply a high end PA sound system and lighting equipment for your venue, as well as providing a DJ playlist service as standard, If your venue happens to have a sound limiter the band can work around this or provide an alternative acoustic line up featuring Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Keys & Cajon.
Gentlemen Groove have been playing events including weddings, corporate functions and other special events for nearly a decade now. We pride ourselves on our versatility, offering a range of line ups from a background duo to a full party band, we can provide the perfect backdrop to any event. Our professional musicians provide entertainment that is fresh, energetic and youthful covering a broad spectrum of musical styles including motown, soul, funk, indie rock and pop. Whether the event is for 20 or 2,000 people, these incredible musicians will make for a party that will last long in the memory. We bring you the best in function band entertainment across Bournemouth, Dorset, Hampshire & throughout the UK.
Gentlemen Groove are the go to solution for your event, formed as a working function band in 2009 this band can operate as an Acoustic Duo or Power Trio and have vast experience at events ranging from weddings, corporate events large par...
GIMME SOME LOVIN' 9 PIECE SOUL BAND,
Frontman, Two female backing singers, Saxophonist, Trumpeter
Dual keyboard player, lead guitar, bass guitar, Drummer (Rowland electric drum kit to control volume in venue)
Keeping Soul Alive in South Wales…And Beyond!
Gimme Some Lovin’ are a 9 piece soul band determined to keep the sounds of the last few decades in your heads and feet! You won’t be able to stop yourself when hearing their heart pumping renditions of James Brown classics or smooching your night away to the old skool rhythm ’n’ blues of Wilson Pickett.
Take a tight and dynamic backing…add a slice of saxophone and a pinch of trumpet…sprinkle with 2 female singers and then top it all off with a front man who will satisfy your soul and there you have it - entertainment at its very best.
Like The Blues Brothers? Love The Commitments? Whatever your musical tastes, this band has it all…they’ll have y...
We are a ten piece party covers band playing music from fifties swing, through Sixties Soul and pop to today. Our playlist includes songs from Ami Winehouse, Robbie Williams, Kool & The Gang, Louis Prima, Jackie Wilson, Caro Emerald and many others
We can play for up to two hours plus if required and have played many Weddings and Corporate functions, clients including Clarks International, Sidcot School and The Royal Navy Air Service at venues such as Ston Easton Park, Haslebury Mill Crewkerne, Cadbury House Yatton, and RNAS Yeovilton.
Our line is a basic rhythm section (Guitar, Bass, Keyboard and Drums) Brass section (Trumpet, Tenor and Alto Sax) and three singers.
Several members of the band have considerable experience in the business having worked professionally on Cruise Liners and recorded for the BBC. If you want to see us "Live" we do the occcasional "Pub Gig" at the "King William" in Glastonbury or the Duke of Cumberland at...
Available in Devon
from £750. Based in Glastonbury
Based in Cardiff and serving towns and cities up and down the country, we are experienced in bringing the party to any event with classics from the soulful 60's to the chart topping hits of today.
Soul Lotta Funk delivers the ultimate performance, taking the soul, funk and dance classics you love and injecting them with an energy and passion rarely found in other acts. The result is a true live experience that is guaranteed to fill the floor and make your evening’s entertainment unforgettable.
We include a fully-featured disco service with all our packages. We can also include an acoustic set for early in the day and flexible band sizes (from 6 to 9 members) to make the band even better! – let us take the hassle out of arranging your special event!
To see what it’s all about, take a look at our videos and pictures or come and see us in action at Cardiff’s and the surrounding area’s top night spots.
Available in Devon
from £Contact us for more details. Based in Cardiff
The Beats bring an eclectic set full of songs for everyone, ranging from Motown classics to modern day chart toppers. Their mix of female lead and male backing vocals, guitar and drums, their energetic live performances and their own little spin on well known songs will leave guests fighting for space on the dance floor! Not only are they talented musicians, but they are also good friends, which shows not only in their live performance but off stage too.
With a constantly growing repertoire of songs, The Beats are always looking to provide the best night possible and will always take the event in mind when choosing their set. With a great experience of every type of event from big to small, The Beats know what it takes to make your night special, from bar to barn, coffee shop to corporate, first dance at your wedding to last dance of the night - The Beats can do it all!
Live function band, based in the South West of the UK, catering for all occasions - weddings, Birthdays, Corporate events, or just an all out party! Available to perform across the UK. Funk, Soul, Pop, Rock.
We are the band choice to get your guests up 'Dancing in the street'!
The Cheers are a fun and highly professional party band with a modern edge. Traditionally a male and female fronted 5 piece, this experienced and exciting collaboration perform a variety of classic and upbeat tunes from the 50’s to current day; they want to ensure that your party is the best it can be so that you and your guests leave with great memories and a story to tell!
To guarantee that booking the entertainment for your occasion is easy, they also provide the PA, lighting and background music before, between and after sets. The Cheers are available for weddings, parties, events and any other occasion you are celebrating.
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Check out I Do Party, a sister band of The Cheers: https://www.poptop.uk.com/supplier/i-do-party/
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All requests are dealt with directly between you and The Cheers. Got questions? Get in touch, The Cheers would love to hear from you...
Soulville Express is a great live band, available as a 5 piece, 6 piece or 8 piece ( Female and Male Vocals, Keys, Guitar, Bass, Drums and 2 Brass).
Soulville Express is a very successful, busy band at the top of its game with some of the best musicians in the South West, providing great live entertainment. They play a huge selection of some of the best Soul, Motown, Disco, Funk and Ska tunes around. Based in Glastonbury, the band has been running for 6 years, providing top notch, dance focussed fun for thousands of happy people. In 2017 the band performed at more than 60 events right across the South West, including the Newt Festival and Cheese & Grain.
Their XL line-up includes the best from Soulville Express – Their great female lead vocalist, guitar/vocal, bass, keyboards/vocal and drums/vocal – plus two brass players and a really great male singer.
Soulville Express and XL are dedicated to live music. They do not use backing tracks so...
SAXuality are two highly talented and professional female artists.
Together they have been gigging in the UK and abroad for many years constantly adding to their varied repertoire of over 400 songs, ranging from the 1940's to current day chart hits. SAXuality pride themselves on their versatility and specialise in tailoring their music to each occasion, the venue and the audience with a blend of sassy sax and soulful vocals so if it's laid back grooves you want or just to dance the night away, or a seventies themed evening, then SAXuality is the perfect duo for your event.
Saxuality can provide a Mobile DJ service complete with lighting rig and dj booth to complete your evening's entertainment.
Available in Devon
from £400. Based in Bournemouth
Social Affair are experts in entertainment who aim to fill dance floors with their unique renditions of all the greatest Funk, Soul, Rock & Pop Classics. As a band they are hired throughout the South Coast for just about any occasion. Especially well versed in Weddings, Birthday Parties, Award Ceremonies, Charity Balls and Corporate Events, whatever your vision, there are quite simply no limits… Social Affair can do it all! Being in the business of entertainment, we understand that no two events are ever the same and we have seen and helped to create all sorts of wonderful ideas. Social Affair is a 4 piece line up performing all the very best dance floor hits by artists such as Stevie Wonder, The Beatles and James Brown to modern pop by the likes of Kings of Leon, The Killers and Robbie Williams, the band caters for tastes young and old with their fine-tuned set lists, expertly designed to ensure your audience have no choice but to spend the w...
Available in Devon
from £700. Based in Bournemouth
Handsome Norman are a 6-piece covers band based in Somerset who perform a range of popular songs from the last five decades at weddings, functions and parties.
We have over seven years of experience of filling dance floors at a variety of venues and functions all over the south west, including weddings, corporate functions, parties and events.
With a set that contains a little bit of something for everyone, we rehearse every week to ensure we bring new material into the mix to keep audiences dancing all night long.
We have a great deal of expertise and professionalism, owning our own 4k PA system and lighting equipment. We can also provide a professional disco on request and the band, with enough notice, can perform requested songs.
We love nothing more than playing live and entertaining large crowds in venues all over Somerset and beyond.
As recently seen on BBC Midlands today, BBC Children in Need and BBC WM!
Based in The West Midlands, The Breakfast Club have built a reputation for performing the classic eighties songs, that most other live bands are too scared to even try, with style and passion.
The Breakfast Club 80s band have been performing at weddings, birthday parties and corporate events for nearly 16 years playing both in the UK and abroad in Ibiza!
The Breakfast Club have a 2.5kw PA system enabling them to play to crowds of up to 500 people, Stage lighting, Sprinter van and iPad (for music to be played between our live sets, saving the client money on an additional DJ)
Previous client testimonials:
"Thanks guys for an amazing night, the rain didn't damper anyone's spirits and it felt like a mini festival!! Everyone said how amazing you were and we couldn't agree more, once again thank you"
Julie and Pete
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31 July 2017
Available in Devon
from £630.00. Based in Birmingham
Are you looking for a jazz band or soul band to play at your wedding? Then you’ve come to the right place! Here at Jazz Up Your Wedding we specialise in playing great live jazz and soul music at weddings, civil partnerships & parties. We cover England & Wales within a 120 mile radius of Bristol.
Our versatile 2-5 piece band can play several styles of music. If you’re into your jazz, you’ll love our mixture of swing, jazz, latin & blues – whether for dancing or background music. But we also love to get down and dirty with soulful Motown, funk and disco dance classics!
At weddings we’ll happily play during the ceremony, drinks, dinner or evening reception. Or why not just book us for the whole day?
We know it can be tricky organising the music for your wedding. Are you unsure as to how big a band you need, or finding it difficult to decide on timings for the evening reception? Well, we’re here to help! As an ex-wedding co-ordinator, our ...
Wilde are a highly acclaimed live electric & acoustic duo, based in Bristol. They craft unique, emotive versions of popular songs and deliver them with artistic flair and a contemporary edge. Using a blend of acoustic and electric guitar stylings, they are able to emulate a range of current chart sounds within a live lounge setting.Between them Stacy & Iain have over 20 years of experience in performing. Both are graduates of a leading music university and work as professional musicians within the industry. They have played for and worked with many companies including The BBC, ITV, Blue Peter, The International Guitar Festival, Beach Break Live Festival and Total Guitar Magazine. They have also performed at hundreds of private events and weddings nationwide.
Based in and around Bristol and the South West Doctor Chocolate are one of the UK’s leading wedding, party and function bands. We have an excellent reputation as a reliable, professional, lively and fun live 9-piece band. We guarantee you a fully confident, professional performance each and every time!
Doctor Chocolate have performed at thousands of events all over the UK and abroad and are hugely experienced at functions and parties of all kinds: weddings, corporate events, charity fundraisers, proms, festivals, balls, product launches and everything in-between! Our sets are bursting with the best songs from the 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 00’s – all designed to keep your guests on the dance-floor no matter what the occasion.
Available in Devon
from £1750.00. Based in Bristol
The ultimate nine piece party band with over 10 years experience. The REGZ will bring the party to your special event. Weddings, corporate, birthday, private and festivals!!..If you like Ska, Motown, Soul and Pop, this is the band for you, with a full brass section!
The Soul Strutters is a collective of professional musicians from Bristol who love nothing more than performing specially handpicked songs from the golden era of Funk, Soul, Disco and Rare Groove.
Formed at last-minute in October 2012 for a cocktail function, The Soul Strutters gelled immediately after the first 4-bars of ‘Use me Up’ by Bill Withers was performed.
From then on, the band were playing the circuit of live music venues near enough every weekend around the Bristol and surrounding area to the present day, solely through word of mouth.
The group was founded on a mutual love and respect for the music they grew up on and have always wanted to perform, and from the sheer smiles on their faces from start to finish, it’s clear that the passion and enjoyment radiates through to the audience.
FUNKBUSTERS are an acid jazz, funk and soul band
6 piece band consisting of professional musicians with yonks of experience between them
A unique and funky sound perfect for parties and functions playing acid jazz, funk and soul as it was intended
Available in Devon
from £650. Based in Bournemouth
Singer & Pianist.
* Highly experienced and talented singer-pianist!
* Extensive repertoire with around 200 songs ranging from Sinatra to the very latest chart hits! Set list that is always growing
Neil Black is a high quality piano player and singer with a CV of very impressive clients.
With a repertoire of around 200 songs, ranging from Sinatra to the latest chart toppers, Neil is sure to be able to create the atmosphere you want at your event, be it a wedding, a corporate event or a lively dance party!
A very friendly and approachable professional, Neil knows how to give an audience what they want and keep a crowd happy!
Available in Devon
from £150. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne
"We just want to thank you for an absolutely wonderful party! We are both still on a high. All of our guests said that it was the best party they have ever been to and that you guys were just fantastic!"
Thank you The Night Hours, so much for rounding off what was a great night for Malcolm's 40th in such a truly wonderful way. You had the whole venue up on its feet with your fab music, we all loved it, thank you!