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String Infusion managed by Emma Rushworth National and International String Ensemble. String Infusion all female vibrant string group ranging from 1-20+ offering any ensemble size from solo, duo, trio, quartet or beyond. We are musicians offering acoustic or electric performances.Our musicians are professionally trained at top Music Conservatoires. Together with choreographed moves, an eye for fashion and captivating output we entice audiences of all ages on a global level. We can play acoustic by day and electric by night whatever atmosphere you wish us to create it will be delivered. As well as quality performers we are versatile and adapt to any style of music. We benefit from repeat work through client recommendations offering a unique performance for every event Our bespoke service ensures we exceed our clients expectations. CHECK OUT OUR REVIEWS BELOW: Can’t begin to tell you how overwhelmed we were by the girls’ performa...
Available in County Durham from £200.00. Based in Manchester
Fully professional Bier Keller Oompah Band comprising 2 to 4 musicians of which two provide vocals with a programme of the most famous German Drinking Songs which will give your event an authentic Munich Bier Festival atmosphere. With competitions fancy dress fun and old time English sing-alongs in a fast moving hilarious show with audience participation its fun all the way. All the musicians have been involved in the bierkeller scene both in the UK, Sweden Bermuda and France in various combos.Their leader has made numerous TV and radio appearances both here and abroad Now in this successful group these top class musicians show off their party pieces to add to the fun.In addition to the stage act they have radio mike amplification for German Christmas Markets as a strolling band. The front man on accordion and vocals with 2 Roland expanders and a big orchestral sound performs a solo version of the show for events with a limited budget. Please...
Available in County Durham from £650. Based in North Yorkshire
‘Nostalgia’ is a five person ‘Cafe Swing’ group who specialise in music from the Great American Song Book as well as other song material from the 1920’s to 1950’s that could be classified as jazz, blues or swing music. This new group’s members include 2 vocalist/electric ukulele players, a bass player, a drummer and a keyboard player. Their preferred music style of ‘cafe swing’ is based on the genre that was born in the jazz clubs of New York, USA (in the late 40’s/early 50’s) and is now gaining something of a renaissance in the UK. Please note that the amplified ukuleles used are the larger members of that instrument family (namely a baritone and tenor) and produce an authentic acoustic sound that normal guitars often fail to do. ‘Nostalgia’ quintet are trying to create a new addition to the basic form of ‘cafe swing’ by reviving the original opening verses/refrains that the great songwriters created at the commencement of their compos...
Available in County Durham from £TBA per venue and requirements. Based in Sunderland
KGB members are highly sought after, with over 15 years of international experience you can expect a truly professional and impressive show. The band features the stunning vocals of Kerry Green, funky electric piano, super tasty guitar and a world class groove from the rhythm section. With two additional male lead vocalists and a poppin' 2 piece brass section, all KGB performers are of the highest quality and their creative musicianship guarantees that no two performances will be the same!The combination of strong female and male lead vocalists enables the KGB to perform some fantastic floor fillers for your special event. A perfect mix of rock, pop & soul classics with some of today's most popular hits will guarantee your guests have an unforgettable time.
Available in County Durham from £950. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne
Flamingcello is cellist Penny Callow, playing solo cello, cello with percussion (Sly&Fly), Baroque duet with Recorder (Duo Contrapposto) Tango duet with Accordion and singing (Tango Zapatito). Depending on the venue, the music can be acoustic (suitable for churches, small gatherings) or amplified (better for large spaces, tango dancing)
Available in County Durham from £100. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne
Aurora Strings are an experienced, professional string quartet (violin 1, violin 2, viola and cello) based in the North East of England, consisting of four highly trained and dedicated musicians. Having performed together for over 10 years, the quartet has a wealth of experience when it comes to providing live music for all types of events, including weddings, corporate dinners, private events, festival performances, exhibition previews, classical concerts and recording sessions. Their repertoire list is extensive and due to their eclectic musical taste is extremely varied in style, ranging from classical to pop, jazz to folk, tangos to film themes, soul, disco and even electronica. Being experienced arrangers of music, the quartet also like to provide their clients with the opportunity to hear their favourite song being performed, so if there’s a song that’s special to you and not already on their repertoire list, they can write and perfor...
Available in County Durham from ££330. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne
WEDDING BANDS - DJ/LIVE BAND - JAZZ BAND - SWING BAND - DJ - JAZZ GROUPS Please enquire for our full range of musicians. Our music company operates as a collective managing some of the finest professional musicians in the North West. We specialise in creating packages for the entirety of your event selecting versatile musicians who can perform a wide range of styles throughout your day. Alternatively, if you'd prefer, we can of course provide you with just one musician or band.
Available in County Durham from £800+vat. Based in Manchester
We offer a stunning: -String quartet (4 players) -String trio (3 players) -The best Classical and electric violinists in the North! -EXPERTS IN BOLLYWOOD MUSIC! -wireless roaming violinists -8 years experience in weddings and events -Musicians of the highest quality at affordable prices! The largest and most up to date quartet and trio repertoire in the North! Founded at one of the top UK music conservatoires, The Royal Northern College of Music, The Endymion String Quartet,trio and violinists specialise in the provision of high quality live music for weddings, functions, galas, christenings, funerals, product launches, graduation parties, corporate events, Asian and bollywood events and more in the North West of England and beyond. -We offer a pa system for the quartet and trio if required (This comes as standard with the violin options) -We have hundreds of reviews online! Just look for us on the web 😀 -Covering M...
Available in County Durham from £190. Based in Manchester
We’re The Groovy Cats - a professional party band that will make your event special. Since 2013, we’ve been playing around the UK & Europe - at weddings, parties, functions and even ski resorts. That means our set is tight, and we know what audiences want! As a group of pro musicians, we care about two things: making your event a night to remember & filling your dance floor all night. Our influences are really varied - we love to play funk influenced songs from Prince and James Brown and then get everyone singing with a classic. We've got a huge repertoire, which means we can tailor our set list to the event, making sure everyone has a great night. Check out our video below, and give us a shout!
Available in County Durham from £600. Based in Sheffield
Mr Swing’s Dance Orchestra is a compact 13-piece Rat-pack style big band comprising male vocalist, four brass, five saxes and three rhythm. Founded in 1997 with help from The Prince’s Trust, Mr Swing has become very popular on the corporate, society and wedding circuits. Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra performs classic swing band songs from the radio broadcasts of the thirties, through the Glenn Miller sound of the forties to the Rat-pack days of the fifties and beyond. Well-known big band tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Bobby Darin, Andy Williams, Tom Jones and Neil Diamond and more recently revived by Harry Connick Jnr, Robbie Williams and Michael Bublé. Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra has played to audiences the length and breadth of the country encouraging young and old to get up and dance. With a repertoire of over a hundred swing band and big band songs, there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone. Mr Swing i...
Available in County Durham from £1500. Based in York
A fun and quirky 6-piece Roaring 20s band comprising trumpet/vocals, trombone, clarinet, piano, bass and drums with some songs being sung through a megaphone for that authentic 1920s sound! With an extensive repertoire of instantly recognisable favourites from the Roaring 20s through the Musicals of the 1930s and beyond, Dr Jazz entertains all ages with its infectious mix of timeless, ever-popular songs from Broadway and Hollywood. Serving up classics by the likes of George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin...with a generous order of Dixie on the side! This Great Gatsby band can be presented in traditional waistcoats and dickie bows or full white tie evening dress. Dr Jazz is a very experienced and professional band offering a top class and hassle-free service. This 1920s band is very versatile and can provide music indoors or outdoors for weddings, drinks receptions, garden parties, dinners, Great Gatsby balls, race meetings,...
Available in County Durham from £1000. Based in York
Fresh Piano/Violin Duo are a perfect choice for your wedding day. We are 2 professional musicians who play specialist music to add a distinguished and unique touch to your special occasion. We can play at any time and any location during the day, creating a sophisticated and warm ambience in your chosen venue. We have a broad repertoire list designed to suit and delight most musical tastes. Our range of styles show just how flexible a duo can be. If you cant find what you are looking for on the repertoire list, we will gladly discuss the choices with you and if we don’t have it , we will find it for you or even arrange it especially for you.
Available in County Durham from £250.00. Based in Leeds
Popular all-star band, Midnight Garden perform a plethora of beautiful jazz, blues and pop tunes. The trio, formed of graduates of Leeds College of Music, is inspired by jazz artists of today - such as Norah Jones, Jamie Cullum and Madeline Peyroux - to transform timeless standards with stunning modern arrangements. Whatever your tastes in jazz and blues, their sophisticated set will bring a touch of class to your event. Whether it be a corporate dinner, a wedding drinks reception, an art gallery exhibition opening, a daytime event to bring more publicity to your restaurant or a large-scale gig in a bar or function venue, Midnight Garden will create the perfect ambience for your guests. “I haven't been so moved by a female singer since Ella.” Manchester Jazz Festival audience member Caitlin Mayall - Vocals Harry Orme - Guitars Matthew Applin - Piano
Available in County Durham from £245. Based in Leeds
From swing bands to pop packages, background duos to party bands, we've got your wedding entertainment sorted. Lasting Notes offer a number of high quality, exclusive acts and we're sure that we have the right group for you. With prices starting from £400 for daytime entertainment, we work with you to tailor the music perfectly to your wedding day. Get in touch for more information about our various acts.
Available in County Durham from £400. Based in Leeds
The members of Kairos Ensemble met in the early 90's whilst studying music at the Royal Academy of Music and City University in London, forming the quartet in 2001. Their extensive live work has included jazz concerts, workshops and tours. They have released four albums, most recently Rejoicing Blues (2013) which is currently receiving a very warm reception from DJs, reviewers and the general public alike. Passion Suite (2010) was described by Julian Joseph on Radio 3's Jazz Line-Up as “beautiful music” and was performed live for a Jazz Services tour. Before that came Psalms (2006) and The River (2002). Their music reflects the breadth of the individual players' experience and captures a vibrant chemistry between the musicians. Through their strongly melodic and inventive compositions and arrangements, they produce music that is passionate, lyrical and always engaging.
Available in County Durham . Based in Bradford
Professional jazz group of saxophone, female singer, guitar and double bass. Perfect day jazz are ideal for background music at your special event. We can perform as a duo, trio or quartet as befits the occasion.
Available in County Durham . Based in Bradford
Five-piece, Huddersfield-based folk band Trouble at t'Mill have been playing gigs in and around West Yorkshire since the band's formation in August 2015. The band is fully-equipped with a 1000W PA rig - plenty loud enough to fill a medium-large venue. "We have an extensive catalogue of music, fit for any occasion or venue, ranging from rousing drinking songs, reels and jigs to slow airs and melancholy folk songs. Our arrangements are fun and fluid and filled with energy and we are available to provide live music for corporate and private functions, pubs, bars, restaurants and festivals.."
Available in County Durham from £600. Based in Huddersfield
Rylands String Quartet are one of the leading live-music providers in the north west. The Manchester-based ensemble has performed live on BBC radio and can even be heard on the latest Blossoms EP! Do you want something unique at your wedding, christening, business function, corporate event, graduation party or funeral? Searching for some live music? Look no further! Over the years we have performed as a wedding string quartet at many of the top wedding venues in the north west, providing musical entertainment for many happy brides, grooms and wedding guests! We have a huge selection of songs arranged especially for string quartet and you can choose any of these to create a personalised playlist, making us the premier choice for live music at your party, corporate event or business function. Our Manchester string quartet has also worked live and in recording studios to provide backing music for artists, bands and poets. We can play you...
Available in County Durham from £320. Based in Manchester
We are Dr Butler’s Hatstand Medicine Band, a travelling troupe of musicological minstrels, peddling our unique good-time tonic to all four corners of the land. Made from a secret combination of early blues and jazz forms, a sprinkle of ragtime, a dash of hot swing, the essence of sweet spiritual, a pinch of the oldest of old-timey melodies and a teaspoon of Vaudevillian and Music Hall showoffery, all whisked together with the most esoteric of folk rhythms. The result is a surpassingly melodious music which is replete with tones of joy and fulfilment. This harmonic medicine is a natural aid to titillation and is a guaranteed restorer of vitality, vim and vigour. Allow us present to you our good-time rags and reels, show stoppers and sight stealers; music for foot stomping and toe tickling that joins hearts with flesh whilst invigorating the thinking mind. We stand before you as harbingers of gentility, bearers of ingenuity, possessors of con...
Available in County Durham from £250. Based in Manchester
VIP: The Ultimate Function Band This international party band is made up of a collection of the highest quality professional session musicians and vocalists who specialise in performing choice party tracks from the wide ranging genres of Funk; Soul; Motown; Rock; Indie; Pop and Disco. VIP has a wealth of experience performing at the very highest profile events at venues in London such as The Grosvenor House Hotel in Mayfair, The four Seasons in Canary Wharf and The Savoy on the Strand for clients such as Louis Vuitton, Rolex and BMW to name just a few. The versatility of the band means that they are not only ideal for corporate events but also for weddings and civil partnerships, university balls, birthday parties and barmitzfers, awards ceremonies and festivals. They have also proved to be very popular with the British Military and are engaged by the SAS, RAF, Army and Navy on their major events throughout the year. VIP is led by M...
Available in County Durham from £1000.00. Based in Sheffield
Grazia Electric Strings is one of the North West’s leading ensembles in session work. Based in Manchester, the female string quartet was founded in 2013 and is composed of graduate music students at the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music. They are highly experienced and have made appearances in high profile events and worked with artists such as Gregory Porter, Ollie Murs, and Claire Teal. They have performed at various prestigious venues including the Royal Albert Hall, The Sage at Gateshead, Manchester Town Hall or Liverpool Philarmonic Hall. Their electric string performances are a great way to entertain your guests. They will meet your exact requirements and devise a unique performance for each booking. This consists of a high energy performance of current and well loved pop songs, mixed with popular classical music to create a stunning and memorable set for your guests The girls play on electric instruments at weddings, corpor...
Available in County Durham from £500. Based in Manchester
Thanks for coming out for the evening! Our wedding anniversary party went perfectly and the music was really flowing. We loved their eclectic variety of performances and were especially pleased with just how nice the performers were. The band really did well with presenting themselves and were more than happy to entertain everyone.
A huge thank you to Cheryl, John and Laura of Ariella Strings who played so beautifully at our drinks reception in the orangery and wedding breakfast at Barton Hall, which was thoroughly enjoyed by us and our guests! The list and styles of music from which to choose from was amazing and it was really helpful to talk through our requirements for the day with John and Cheryl; their advice invaluable and who also accommodated our special arrangements, brilliantly! Ariella Strings were truly amazing and we can't thank them enough for being a part of our very special day.
Perfect addition to our wedding day! Had plenty of music options for us to choose from and even played extras not on their list. Our guests loved them and it made our day even more memorable Thanks again! Mr & Mrs Meadows
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