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Yellowstone

Yellowstone are a three piece Indie-rock wedding band from the North East of England who offer brilliant live music and bring an outstanding atmosphere to your special occasion. We pride ourselves on our energy and passion rarely seen with modern day function bands. This is live music for all ages. Our huge repertoire of well-known cover songs accommodate almost all styles of popular music ranging from 1960s classics to present day hits, our repertoire is ideal for weddings, engagements and birthdays for all ages and styles. Based in the North East of England, we are established and professional, and have developed a great reputation of our years together. Based in the North East of England, we are established and professional, and have developed a great reputation of our years together.

Available in Gateshead from £480. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Norton Green Ceilidh Band

NORTON GREEN CEILIDH BAND Why pay pounds and pounds for a Ceilidh Band when you can book us from £280.00 up to £300 What do you get for £280.00 you get one lady professional accordion player with a £6000.00 accordion and a V3 Sound Box that will play all the instruments of a full band and myself the caller of 40 years of experience of calling, also founder member of a local Folk Dance Club. We can do you a Ceilidh covering your evening of approximately four hours, doing you two spots of about an hour and a quarter with our break to coincide with your super or buffet being served. Tunes will vary from traditional folk tunes, irish folk tunes,scottish and american folk tunes. We also play tunes between dances while the dancers are resting. The caller will walk you through the steps of each dance before and during the music being played by the accordionist ,even with two left feet you will have no problem. We come with all our own P.A. s...

Available in Gateshead from ££250.00. Based in Middlesbrough

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Theblackmarcs

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 Gateshead from £200. Based in Thirsk

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Funk Conspiracy

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 Gateshead . Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Reviews 7

Groove Allstars

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 Gateshead from £1250. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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KGB (Kerry Green Band)

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 Gateshead from £950. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Siister

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 Gateshead from £400. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Palladium

We Are Palladium!!!! Palladium have an explosive repertoire full of rocking anthems, and are guaranteed to bring a lot of excitement to your night. Palladium is a five piece rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne. Palladium perform a wide range of music from the likes of Meatloaf, David Bowie, Aerosmith, right up to current classics such as; Bruno Mars. We have several set lists that caters for any occasion; from weddings, to birthday parties, pub gigs and functions. ​ Palladium are also an original band, who have a love for Progressive Music. We are influenced by musicians such as; Dream Theater, Rush and Pink Floyd. Original songs can also be played at events. Our Album is also available to purchase. For more information on our Original music.

Available in Gateshead from £300.00. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Lucy and Luke

A young, fresh acoustic duo from the North East of England. Available for all kinds of occasions. Able to blend into the atmosphere playing chilled background tracks or able to bring the party to life with upbeat, fun tunes to get people dancing. Can play a mix of pop, soul, rock, and jazz.

Available in Gateshead from £150. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Nostalgia

‘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 Gateshead from £TBA per venue and requirements. Based in Sunderland

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The Paul James Band

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 Gateshead from £795. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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The Fabulous Dakers Boys

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 Gateshead from £600. Based in Durham

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The Hobbies

A 5 piece professional wedding and function band based in the North East of England. We specialise in providing top quality 100% live music for your Wedding, Birthday, Function, Christmas Party, etc where the right music will make all the difference. We play only live music, with no pre-recorded backing tracks and we can vary our performance to match your audience. We'll keep the dance floor packed all night and entertain ALL your guests with our large repertoire of music from the 1960s to the present day.

Available in Gateshead from £450. Based in Durham

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The Reet Hot Chili Peppers

Based in the North East of England the Reet Hot Chili Peppers are a fantastically accurate tribute to those mother funkers the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Capturing traditional rock and funk with various elements of heavy metal, punk rock, and psychedelic rock. Playing all the very best of the RHCP from albums such as Mothers Milk, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, Californication, By The Way, Stadium Arcadium and their latest hit album, I'M WITH YOU. Having played all over the UK and abroad the Reet Hot Chili Peppers are an experienced band with a professional attitude sure to make your next event something to remember. Available for all manner of events from private celebrations to festivals, bring the energy of the RHCP to your next event with one of the best tribute bands the UK has to offer.

Available in Gateshead . Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Reviews 5

The Latest Flames

The Latest Flames are a 100% Live, family trio, featuring Sue (guitar/vocals), Nigel (double bass, bass guitar) and Aimee (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals, vocal harmony). They play classic hits from the 50's, 60's and 70's plus Country and a little wild Irish music! A mixed audience is their favourite - they excel in busy pubs, WMC's and holiday camps. Fully self contained, NO backing tracks or fake effects: what you see is what you get. Excellent banter - good, clean, old fashioned entertainment! Very popular in Cumbria and South West Scotland, they are keen to venture into new areas. ALL OWN EQUIPMENT AND LIGHTING. 3x45 minute sets (plus encores) with cd music in the breaks. FULLY INSURED. RECENT VENUES PLAYED: The Crown, Lochmaben. The Stag, Moffat. Cum-Ye-Inn, Dalbeattie. Crown Hotel, Castle Douglas. The Victoria, Wigton. Red Lion, Ouston. Harrington Fishing & Sailing Club. Townhead Hotel, Lockerbie. British Legion...

Available in Gateshead from £200. Based in Cumbria

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Vertigo U2

VertigoU2 are a North of England based U2 Tribute Band taking immense pride in their ability to re-create the sound and feel of a Live U2 Concert. The band can draw on over 400 shows behind them as a U2 Tribute Band over the last 10 years. Three of the band were founding members of NEU2 who toured the UK as a professional U2 Tribute Band from 2004 - 2007. VertigoU2 were formed in 2007 with the addition of ‘The Hedge’ who was truly the missing ingredient. Not only an awesome guitarist re-creating the signature sound of U2’s ‘Edge’, but he also brought so much to the band in terms of musical production and use of technology to create additional levels of detail and authenticity. VertigoU2 use much the same instruments, amplification and Drums as U2 and along with full stage costumes to match their idols. This helps in creating a stunningly convincing audio & visual Tribute to the music of U2. The Band are all huge U2 fans themselves and i...

Available in Gateshead from £400. Based in Sunderland

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The Cartells

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 Gateshead . Based in Durham

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North Road

We are North Road! We are an acoustic trio from County Durham in the UK and North Road is formed of 3 members, Jack Robinson, Josh Henderson & Charlie Griffiths. We cover a range of instruments but primarily we are acoustic, so we focus on using guitars, our vocals and a Cajon drum. North Road is available for any event, whether it be a wedding, a party, a corporate event or even a Christmas light switch on, we can provide quality live music. We cover all genres of live music so we are bound to have something which suits your musical taste; but if not let us know and if we like it too, we'll learn it! If you're interested in hearing us come along to one of our gigs, all our event information can be found on the events page. If you want to get in touch then drop us an email or drop us a message via your social network of choice.

Available in Gateshead . Based in Durham

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Berking Mad Ceilidh Band

Berking Mad is a long established ceilidh/barn dance band with caller and PA. Comprising melodeon, guitar and caller. The band has a wide repertoire of dances from very easy to quite difficult and slow to fast. The caller is sensitive to dancers abilities and believes a ceilidh should be fun and not a workshop. We always turn up, or, in extenuating circumstances will find a replacement.

Available in Gateshead from £400. Based in Northumberland

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Neil

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 Gateshead from £150. Based in Thirsk

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Hip Operation

North East wedding band playing live music at weddings, functions and corporate events throughout the North East, Yorkshire, Scotland and across the UK. They are one of the the most requested wedding bands in the country and have played thousands of UK and International gigs. These including weddings for major sporting stars, awards ceremonies, post conference parties, charity balls and key corporate events such as the Coronation Street 40th Anniversary. This popular live band have appeared on the same bill as many household names in the entertainment world.The band have recently worked with Ant and Dec on a celebration for the Donnelly family and played at Alan Shearer's 40th birthday party. The band's stellar performances at weddings, charity balls and corporate events have gained national recognition receiving fabulous accolades on the Chris Moyles show and other national radio stations. Hip Operation have also appeared a number of times f...

Available in Gateshead from £1245. Based in Northumberland

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Bloomsbury Function Band - Bloomsbury Music Collective

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 Gateshead from £800+vat. Based in Manchester

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The Crazy Knights - Wedding and Party Band

The Crazy Knights The Crazy Knights have been thrilling audiences across the North East and Yorkshire since 2012 and are one of the highest regarded party bands in the North of England. With a lively and charismatic performance the band bring a festival flavour and an unbeatable party vibe. The band thrive on audience engagement and ensure everybody (regardless of whether young or old) has a good time! The Crazy Knights are available as a 4 or 6 piece, with an optional 2 piece Brass Section that really adds a sparkle to any event. The lineup, calibre and flexibility of the musicians means the ability to perform songs other bands can’t. The Crazies’ songlist reads like a ‘Greatest Hits’ of the past 50 years including the most well known songs by artists such as The Proclaimers, Bruce Springsteen, Bruno Mars, Chuck Berry, The Beatles, Tina Turner, The Killers, Stevie Wonder, BonJovi, Bryan Adams, The Crazy Knights are an ideal choice...

Available in Gateshead from £700. Based in Yarm

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Reviews 4

Jump the Q

We are a professional wedding band, party and function band Jump The Q are a wedding, party and function band providing professional entertainment for the North East, Yorkshire and North West of England. We also work in other areas within England and Scotland. We offer first class entertainment by professional musicians, and can be booked for; Weddings (ceremonies, afternoon and evening receptions) Parties Balls Corporate events Launches – company products and services Meet and greet Freshers and graduation parties and other special occasions. We can cater for a number of musical tastes and can provide sets for pop, background/jazz, swing and ceilidh. The band can adapt to your particular needs – from a solo saxophonist to a full five piece band. We provide a disco free of charge alongside the band. Please follow this link to our Facebook page, where you can see pictures from previous events. A wedding band, party and funct...

Available in Gateshead . Based in Darlington

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Cobblers Jig Ceilidh Band

An experienced three piece ceilidh/barndance band; accordian/caller, guitar, and mandolin. Great fun for weddings, private parties, fundraiser events. Suitable for all levels of dancing expertise, including absolute beginners, and all ages.

Available in Gateshead from £400. Based in Richmond

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Hi Steph. Just wanted to say thank you to all at Catch 22 for your performance on Saturday night. Appreciate timings are always an issue, but very thankful for your patience throughout the night. It was amazing how many people commented on how great you were! A class act- I would recommend to anyone! Dan and Beth 🙂


Hi Jess a huge thank you to you and your band for last night - As always it was fantastic and the feedback from the guests was that it was a wonderful night. It was lovely to see you again and hopefully will be in touch again soon. Have a lovely summer and will be in touch soon


We had a lovely event. Pete's playing was excellent, and really in keeping with the ambiance of the party. Thank you so much!








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