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Theblackmarcs are a fantastic duo based in the North East of England but available to perform all over the country. They offer a wide variety of music ranging from the 50s right up to the latest chart releases. This includes hits from some of your favourite artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Elvis Presley, U2, The Killers, The Stereophonics, Kodaline, Marvin Gaye, The Lumineers and many more. They provide a live band sound within a compact area.
Available in County Durham from £200. Based in Thirsk
This is an amazing opportunity to hire a group of extremely talented North east musicians. Amaze your guests with their originality, talent and professionalism. The Dakers Boys have been entertaining at weddings for over 10 years and can deliver the best show for you and you family and friends. If you want the cool sounds of swing this is the band for you. Playing all the hit Bratpack songs to Michael Buble. Then if you prefer a soul and funk groove? Then the Dakers Boys can bring the soul to your party. The boys can also perform all you favourite hit songs. Why not Personalise your show? You get to choose you very own first set. 45mins of your music played live by The Fabulous Dakers Boys. The Line up is front man vocals, Guitar,Bass,Piano/synths,Drums if you require Brass section we have a 6 part Brass section available. All of the musicians are fantastic professionals in their own right! so this is what makes the Dakers Boys One of the best...
Available in County Durham from £600. Based in Durham
Singer & Pianist. Highlights * 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 County Durham from £150. Based in Thirsk
FUNK CONSPIRACY - WEDDING BAND IN NORTH EAST ENGLAND Funk Conspiracy is an experienced band that aims to create the ultimate atmosphere for your special event.. They play a wide range of classic songs to get your family and friends dancing non-stop. This is more than just a funk band, they bring their uniquely grooving style to every genre they cover. Funk Conspiracy have a first class track record of satisfied customers with hundreds of weddings and events for happy couples and leading North East businesses. Be sure to enquire today to check availability for your chosen event date.
Available in County Durham . Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne
he Cartells are the perfect band to hire for weddings, parties, and corporate events in and around the north east. This female led five piece live band play everything from dance music to upbeat soul, funk, pop and party classics designed to fill your dance floor. Our talented group of musicians have many years of experience in the entertainment industry, and when it comes to delivering a high class performance, The Cartells will deliver every time. We have entertained right across the North East, Yorkshire and Northumberland and continue to perform regularly at weddings and functions throughout the region. Please take a look at our testimonials to see what many of our satisfied clients have said. Whatever the occasion we pride ourselves on delivering the right mix of songs for all your guests. We offer a bespoke service so to discuss your individuals requirements simply enquire to discuss how we can make yours a night to remember.
Available in County Durham . Based in Durham
Groove Allstars are the north of England’s premier function and event band, consisting of a collection of top session musicians. Each member of Groove Allstars has been specially selected for their area of expertise and style and together they are by far the coolest, funkiest and freshest party band available to hire today. Available from a 6 to 9 piece, the band perform dance floor classics from the funk, soul and motown era, with a sprinkling of modern day hits for good measure. Mix this with the bands vast musical ability, performance experience and showmanship and you have the perfect recipe to get your event grooving from the first note to the last! Groove Allstars have bags of experience when it comes to weddings, corporate events, launch parties, Jewish celebrations or charity ball’s. The band offer a full entertainment solution so that clients can sit back, relax and enjoy seamless and memorable entertainment. Groove Allstars are full...
Available in County Durham from £1250. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne
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
Siister are a professional covers duo who provide a unique music experience for your special event. Their vocal harmonies will blow your guests away and they are highly experienced in performance and ensuring audiences are having an amazing time. The identical twin sisters have travelled the world as Duffy’s backing singers, performing at festivals and venues including the Sydney Opera House and V Festival, have sang live on radio and on television shows such as Later…With Jools Holland and Top of The Pops. They have recently recorded vocals for Sony. Available for weddings, christenings, parties, corporate events and other special events. They will perform an extensive setlist, with additional songs available upon request. Siister are based in the North East of England and can travel to where your event is taking place. Treat your guests to an unforgettable event with entertainment from Siister.
Available in County Durham from £400. 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
The Paul James Band is a professional wedding and function band based in the North East of England available to perform for your Wedding, Corporate Event, Function, Dinner Dance, Christmas Party, University Ball and other such occasion where the right music will make all the difference. The band has an impressive track record having played at hundreds of weddings, parties, balls and major corporate functions in the last twenty years. Wedding Music for Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Durham, The Lake District, The Borders and the UK Whilst most of the time we will perform at a wedding, party, ball or event in the Northeast we regularly travel the UK and, on occasion, work abroad.
Available in County Durham from £795. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sarah Collins is a firm favourite on today's Northern Soul scene with many appearances at UK and European festivals and events. Videos of her singing Northern Soul covers on her YouTube channel have clocked up over 3.75 million views. She's now got together with a group of highly experienced musicians to recreate the live sound and feel of the songs which originated on an underground scene during the mid 60s and have swept the dance floors ever since. With a line-up of guitar, bass, drums and keyboards, backing vocals and a three-piece brass section, the band play authentic arrangements of the original songs. Keep The Faith provide a live Northern Soul experience that is second to none.
Available in County Durham from £1350. Based in Harrogate
Set forth to challenge people’s preconceptions of event entertainment. Through a fierce display of musical prowess via their soul, funk and rock tinged covers of hits from now and then, The Fusion Dukes create a truly eclectic atmosphere at every live show, taking your event from 'great' to 'legendary' status. With a set-list rich in well-known hits, unrivaled show production, super-tight performances and an air of originality far surpassing that of a typical covers-band, they bring something to the table no other act can; a stadium-level band hired to thrill and entertain. The Fusion Dukes have over 15 years of combined experience working with brands and companies such as Disney, Nickleodeon and The BBC, in locations such as Manchester, Glasgow, the Lake District and London’s O2.
Available in County Durham from £1500. Based in Cumbria
Big J and the Piccolo Chickens are regarded by many in the UK music industry as one of the most professional, entertaining and dynamic of all the live party bands in the country. The line-up of Vocals, Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards and Horn section play Funk, Soul, Pop and Disco classics that are guaranteed to get any Party, Festival, Club or Event dancing, singing and having a truly memorable time! From International Music Festivals, Weddings, Universities, Clubs, Corporate or Personal Events, Big J and the Piccolo Chickens take care of the music so you and your guests can enjoy the event.
Available in County Durham . Based in Ripon
Soul Unit are Leeds' premier soul band performing live at wedding and functions in Yorkshire and further afield in the UK. The band features some of the best young professional musicians in the area and the stunning male & female lead vocals and live brass section give the band an authentic soul sound and infectious vibe that will guarantee a great night and a packed dance floor. Soul Unit provide a full evening entertainment package which includes PA, lighting, pre-mixed disco before and after live sets and 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets. If you are booking the band for your wedding, the band can also perform a first dance of your choice. The band's live set features neo-soul favourites by D'Angelo & Erykah Badu, modern soul hits by Bruno Mars, Estelle & Beyonce, as well as classic soul covers from Chaka Khan, Earth Wind & Fire, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and many more!
Available in County Durham from £1284. Based in Leeds
Soul Train is a dynamic 7 / 9 piece band performing classic soul hits from the Stax and Motown labels including tracks from Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder, Wilson Pickett and Sam and Dave. Soul Train was formed by the three remaining members of the popular 90’s combo, Soul Fish. The Band now Features two powerful, male and female vocalist, who together bring an energetic, flamboyant performance with outstanding vocals. Soul Trains line up includes drums, bass, guitar, trumpet, tenor and alto saxes. These experienced musicians, some of whom have shared the stage with the great Aretha Franklin, Paul Jones, and worked for the BBC, recreate the sweet soulful sound of the late 60’s early 70s. Soul Train has the line up to deliver an outstanding sound and performance, that continue to impress audiences, transporting them back in time, with their fantastic renditions of timeless classics.
Available in County Durham from £1100. Based in Leeds
Kabuki are a fantastic Leeds based seven piece wedding, function and party band. Combining the sounds of soul, funk, disco and pop – with an outstanding level of musicianship and a feel that cannot be beaten. With amazing arrangements and the renowned “Kabuki horns”, they are one of Yorkshire’s leading function bands. Available for weddings, corporate events, private parties (or any excuse for a good time), Kabuki can deliver the soul to a party and get people on the dance floor. Quite simply, they are the best choice for any function, large or small.
Available in County Durham from £995. Based in Leeds
Genetically engineered in a pint glass by Dr Julius Von Funkenstein, The Jive Doctors are a male-fronted professional seven piece wedding, party and function band. Prescribing classic soul, funk and blues alongside modern hits (given the Jive Doctors' special treatment) that no party could do without, they consist of saxophone, trumpet, drums, keyboards, bass guitar, guitar and lead male vocals, with the band providing backing vocals. The Jive Doctors have a wealth of performance experience that will set your occasion alight whether it be black tie, bat mitzvah or biopsy. The Jive Doctors offer several different line ups including everything from Solo to the full 7 piece experience.7 Piece Male lead vox, Guitar, bass, keys & backing vocals, drums, tenor sax with percussion & backing vocals, trumpet & precussion.6 Piece Male Vocals & guitar, bass, keys & backing vocals, drums, tenor sax with percussion & backing vocals, trumpet and percus...
Available in County Durham from £235. Based in Leeds
The Gospel Dogs are high quality 6 piece funk, soul and rock band based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Made up of wonderfully talented and experienced musicians with many years gigging experience between them. The perfect band to get the party started and appeal to all ages. Playing classic tunes and the current grooves to get the party started and get that dance floor full! Our line up includes our amazing female lead vocalist and a saxophonist. Our playlist includes James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars, Marvin Gaye, Billy Ocean, Silo Green but to name a few. We are happy to travel and can provide PA system if needed. For most gigs we offer 2 x 60 minute sets - though we are very flexible to your needs and happy to discuss what you require for your night!
Available in County Durham from £900. 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
Established Female singer from The Lake District. Huge repotoire, very reliable and covers many styles. Has a vintage look and cam offer up to 8 piece band too. Fantastic reviews and support from local businesses Ideal for weddings, celebrations, vintage events and corporate bookings
Available in County Durham from £400. Based in Barrow In Furness
We have 200 more reviews than any of our competitors so we are officially the highest rated in the UK :) We are fun, entertaining, memorable, unique and a little crazy! As Singing Waiters we start an unforgettable surprise at the perfect moment and burst in to song leaving your guests & sometimes partner in a shock, when they see what is going on the atmosphere becomes electric and we will have everyone up on their feet singing and dancing along creating those special memories together. If you are looking for something, memorable, unique & fun then look no further we will be perfect for you!
Available in County Durham from £850. Based in Lancashire
This popular party band offers a versatile blend of superb funk, pop, soul and rock covers to ensure the dancefloor is filled all night. Supersession provide audiences with an energetic and unforgettable experience that is guaranteed to entice guests of all ages to step onto the dance-floor and join in with the party. With a flexible lineup the band can perform as a funky 4 piece up to huge 9 piece band with your choice of male and female vocal and a 3 piece brass section. Supersession perform some of the most popular party hits from the last 5 decades and include hits from artists such as Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Wild Cherry, Michael Jackson, Candi Staton, Adele, the Killers, Kings of Leon, Cee Lo Green, Beyonce and many more! Although Supersession are Manchester based, they are happy to travel UK wide.
Available in County Durham from £900. Based in Manchester
The Big Phat Phunction band is a unique function band due to its adaptable line-up (5-12 members) and wide-ranging repertoire. As well as playing favourite function songs (Brown Eyed Girl, Happy etc), we specialise in soul classics (Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin), Hippy tunes (Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin) and 80s cheese! With close to 100 songs in our repertoire and a band of professional musicians based at the RNCM we can accommodate virtually all function events. Whether you want a small five piece band or the full twelve piece with four piece horn section, we are happy to provide hours of entertainment and can tailor the set to include personal favourites. We have previously performed at a post-concert gig for Courtney Pine and have played various function gigs across Manchester including several headline gigs at the RNCM and a number of weddings. The band’s members can also be hired out for more intimate events if preferred (e.g. jazz/...
Available in County Durham . Based in Greater Manchester
” Dear Cheryl Just a quick letter to thank you so much for the music at Katy and Liam’s wedding on Saturday, it was just perfect. The surroundings and occasion were ideal for a string trio and it added so much to the occasion. We had so many comments about the professionalism of the musicians and the quality of the playing, thank you again. Jon and Annette Richer 5th September 2015 Dodmoor House – wedding ceremony & drinks reception
Hi Daniel, Gaby, Harrison and the rest of the incredible band, We just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for performing at our wedding!!! You are honestly the best wedding band we have ever seen!!!! Everyone has been raving about you ever since! I am already trying to get you lined up for my friend's wedding ☺️thank you for taking the time to prepare with Lizzie for our first dance and for performing The Seed with Alex ☺️☺️☺️ Adrian was so chuffed that you reserved Blue Train until he was there. He was also so grateful to Harrison for twinkling away when there was no obligation to and finally to all of you guys for genuinely looking like you had a great time too. We will definitely be coming to see you guys play live in the future! Ps if you want any footage for your website, we're happy to share! Thanks so much again, Emma and John
Both came to sing for a 70th birthday party and were brilliant, great voices, and really made the party. would definitely book again.
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