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Producer, musician, singer, published songwriter and seasoned performing artist, Gary has toured the world several times over with various Live projects and written songs now well known across the world. Gary’s debut album 'The Life We Learned To Live' was released in 2011 and three of the songs were featured on huge TV Ad Campaigns for Mars, Arla and Microsoft. in 2013 Gary co-produced and provided Backing Vocals on the song 'The Rage That's In Us All' that was sung by Bo Bruce and written by JJ Abrams and Snow Patrols Gary Lightbody and featured in the 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' Movie. Another more recent song of Gary's ‘These City Steets’ was featured on the Movie Soundtrack Album for Warners British Film, starring Idriss Elba, ‘100 Streets’, in which he also played a short cameo role. You can download all of Garys Music on iTunes or stream on Spotify. A producer and songwriter by day, published by legendary band Snow Patrols Publishing...
Available in Ilford from £175. Based in Greater London
Welcome to Smith & Sons – London & The South’s ultimate Mumford & Sons & festival style wedding band! Smith & Sons perform live covers of dancefloor fillers in a Mumford & Sons style which is great for vintage-themed weddings and blitz the later evening with an electric set more in the style of Arctic Monkeys & Two Door Cinema Club – perfect for bringing the sound of your favourite festival headliners to your wedding, party or event! We also offer the option of a 60-minute Acoustic Live Lounge set which is great for during drinks reception or meal! Smith & Sons are a stylish & professional 4-piece band that features some of the best young musicians in the UK, who have performed at major festivals such as Glastonbury, and now perform their unique live covers sets at weddings and events in the UK and abroad. The modern sound, fresh image and awesome live show has seen Smith & Sons become one of the most sought after UK wedding & functi...
Available in Ilford from £1653. Based in London
Blag play a variety of Celtic and World music, from Irish Ballads and Scottish Jigs to Flamenco and Gypsy Jazz. They perform regularly in Britain and in festivals throughout Europe. All the musicians in the group are professionals that have trained at music college, made records and have performed on both T.V. and radio, including being featured in 'Loose Ends' on Radio 4. Michael Pinsky started playing the fiddle at six. He has played in folk groups in Scotland from the age of 11 who’s members have become players in leading Scottish bands such a ‘Capercaille’ and ‘Shoogleniffty’ and with leading jazz players such a Courtney Pine in the ‘Grand Union Orchestra’. His ability to play both folk and jazz creates a unique fiddle style. David Morgan played acoustic guitar with ‘Golage’, in Brighton, which later formed ‘Stomp’ an extremely successful percussion, performance group that have toured the world, playing on Broadway in New York and th...
Available in Ilford from £600. Based in Greater London
Energetic and fun duo playing great arrangements of modern pop songs and soul & funk classics. Jukebox Jam use a loop pedal, vocal harmony pedal and stomp box to create a sound so thick and rich you’ll forget you’re listening to just two people. Performances are tailored to each event, whether you want to get the whole room dancing or some background jazz, Jukebox Jam are guaranteed to deliver.
Available in Ilford from £450. Based in London
London ceilidh band The Spring Heeled Jacks is an exciting five-piece band delivering healthy doses of energising dance tunes from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and beyond. Drawn from a number of experienced dance musicians and callers, The Spring Heeled Jacks are guaranteed to make your event a memorable one. From foot-stomping jigs to elegant waltzes, their repertoire draws on both traditional tunes and their own compositions, with a style and rhythm which is irresistibly danceable. Whether you're looking for a traditional Scottish wedding ceilidh, a fun birthday party English barn dance or even a Welsh twmpath for your community fundraisers, the Spring Heeled Jacks would love to hear from you. We are a London ceilidh band but are happy to travel.
Available in Ilford . Based in London
The real Americana experience! Heel-stomping, rip-roaring hoedown fun. Aces High! play a set of the hottest modern and classic country hits! Guaranteed to get your guests up dancing and stompin’ their boots.
Available in Ilford from £750. Based in London
I'm an experienced & versatile performer and the Director of Sound With Us entertainment, proudly presenting a selection of bands in different genres, available including quality PA, lights and DJ Playlists, for a hassle-free booking with NO AGENCY FEES. Videos below. For further information, please do not hesitate to message me.
Available in Ilford from £300. Based in London
Climax Ceilidh Band is one of the most highly experienced and respected English ceilidh bands with excellent musicians and an experienced, friendly caller. We cover Kent, Surrey, and Sussex and can offer a range of line-ups to suit your budget. We play a wide variety of tunes for dancing, both original and taken from traditional sources. We also have a repertoire of tunes to play between dances.
Available in Ilford from £375. Based in Bromley
A highly recommended Entertainer with over 20 years of playing experience - performing 250+ corporate gigs per year, worldwide - you can rest assured that he will deliver a performance you’ll be talking about for a long time to come. A specialist in Weddings, Private Functions, Summer Parties & BBQ's, House Parties, Pubs, Clubs & Restaurants - Steve is also a sought after session guitarist. Clients include Darren Hayes (Savage Garden) touring in Australia, America, Canada, Europe, Aisa and the UK as well as writing and recording on his latest album. More recently the West End star Ramin Karimloo (Phantom, Love Never Dies, Les Mis) touring the UK, Aisa, Canada & the USA Steve has also performed with Artists including - Lionel Richie, Peter Andre, Delta Goodrem, Simon Bailey (Phantom), Hadley Fraser (Les Mis), Lizzy Pattinson (Twilight), Tom Fletcher (McFly), Sebastian Izambard (Il Divo) and many more. Steve Young UK is also a published and ...
Available in Ilford from £300. Based in London
This trio of likeminded musicians formed in early 2017, and have already made their mark with their upcoming group. Coming from projects of their own (TEYR, Crossharbour, Céilí Max), Tad Sargent (GUITAR, BOUZOUKI, BODHRAN, VOCALS), James Gavin (FIDDLE, GUITAR) and Dominic Henderson (UILLEANN PIPES, WHISTLES, VOCALS) blend their intrigue with new sounds with the old styles of the music they grew up with. Born in London, Tad, James and Dominic having grown up playing on the session circuit as accomplished musicians in their own right, and also having taught extensively in their fields, now turn their heads towards hitting stages at events around the country with a new, exciting, and vibrant sound. Their music has been described as "Ear Candy For The Gods" by Bill Barclay (Director Music at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and Guardian Columnist). Between them, the lads have played at venues ranging from the Royal Albert Hall, The Union Chap...
Available in Ilford from £1200. Based in London
Looking for something a little bit different to your average wedding and function band? How about an all-girl festival theme band to liven up your wedding or party!? One of the most in-demand live covers bands currently taking the UK by storm. Festival Foxes are a stunning collective of female musicians, performing your favourite pop, rock and festival anthems in a vintage, indie-folk style. Current cool and super-talented, the Festival Foxes are perfect for bringing the festival atmosphere to your wedding or party. Offering a one hour crowd pleasing first set of classic and current hits in a vintage, Mumford & Sons-style that your guests will love. Then taking their second electric set to the next level with a climatic and energetic high, featuring hits from the likes of Pharrell Williams, Bruno Mars, Beyonce, No Doubt and many more. This Stylish and unique professional 4-piece band features some of the best musicians in the UK. They ...
Available in Ilford from £1744. Based in London
Duchas Anam (Pronounced Doo-Kas an-am!) is a four piece Irish and Folk band with a fantastic mix of male and female vocals, fiddle, whistle, flute and bodhran - they play everything from The Dubliners to Bastille!
Available in Ilford from £600. Based in London
Welcome to Festival Nights, the ultimate live band for festival themed weddings and events! Festival Nights provide a full evening entertainment package that features an awesome Mumford & Sons style set with upright bass, banjo and acoustic guitar, as well as a classic indie/rock/pop electric set, with disco before and after! The bands set list is all killer no filler! We only include songs that will pack the dance floor and have put together a repertoire of the biggest hits from 60s rock ‘n’ roll, including the likes of Elvis Presley, The Beatles & Little Richard, to current chart toppers including the best from Paolo Nutini, Mumford & Sons, Kings Of Leon, Killers and many more! We also offer the option of a 60-minute Acoustic Live Lounge set which is great for drinks receptions or during dinner! All four members of Festival Nights are full-time professional musicians with a host of performing and recording credits with named acts, ...
Available in Ilford from £1744. Based in London
The thumping tommys are a collection of talented musicians specialising in old-time music. Having played at many great festival stages, bars and cafes, the thumping tommys play a heady brew of Irish and American folk music performed with a distinctly English style, which has established them as one of the most entertaining groups working in the UK right now.
Available in Ilford from £600. Based in London
Buckle and Burns are a musical duo whose repertoire ranges from Acoustic Folk to Pop to Jazz to Musical Theatre and finally Opera. The duo is made up of Husband and Wife dream team Ebony Buckle and Nick Burns. Originally from Australia, Ebony is a Musical Theatre and Opera Graduate who works in London as an actor/singer. She has played a Geordie Folk Singer in an episode of Inspector George Gently on BBC1 and most recently was a guest lead on Doctors (Also BBC). She is also a singer/songwriter and performs quirky folk-pop for anyone who will listen! Nick began his life as a rock singer/musician at the age of 14 when he started performing in his family band. He has a degree in Contemporary Music and a voice that doesn't quit! Since a chance meeting in London in 2010, Ebony and Nick have been performing together ever since. Their different musical backgrounds mean they can cater for many different styles. They are always learning new ...
Available in Ilford from £250.00. Based in London
Hi, We are a duo Guitar/Voice (2guitars, piano, backing vocals, harmonies, beat box) performing our compositions and a repertory of more than 100 covers, acoustic or with loopers. Leo is the singer, Dimi the guitarist. Both are musician and composer, mixing styles from soul, pop, jazz to reggae, hip-hop, classical and all between. We don't need a PA and can also bring all that is needed (soundsystem, etc) All the best, Meditians
Available in Ilford from £180. Based in Greater London
WE ARE CÉILÍ MAX London based Ceílí Max is a group of the most talented and vibrant young musicians from the London area and is available to play Irish and Scottish traditional music for any event, from céilídh dancing and private events, to corporate functions. If you are hosting an event of any kind and are looking for a dynamic and lively musical element then Céilí Max is perfect for you! Ask us about our Bhangra Ceilidh option! “A céilídh band in London that features All Ireland Champions, Globe Theatre musicians, with a total of 12 studio albums (each of critical acclaim) collectively. You would struggle to find a ceilidh band anywhere (let alone London!) with such a lineup!”
Available in Ilford from ££670. Based in Greater London
Tatcho Drom perform vibrant and soulful music from Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Inspired by the charisma of Esma Redžepova, the virtuosity of Taraf de Haïdouks and the humour of Emir Kusturica, they lure listeners into a world of pain and joy. Band leader Gundula, virtuoso violinist and singer, has travelled the Balkans extensively, discovering, researching and learning learning a huge repertoire of musical treasures. Described as ‘a shining star in the UK’s Balkan music scene’ by Songlines Magazine, she is considered as one the UK's leading exponents of Romany Gypsy music. ‘A Gypsy consommé with a satanic pulse’ (Folk Roots Magazine) The full line-up consist of a multi-national quintet with violin/vocals, accordion/vocals, guitar, percussion and cello. For smaller occasions, a duo, trio or quartet line-up is also possible.
Available in Ilford from £400. Based in London
Red River Musicians is the London based music booking platform providing live music to pubs, restaurants & various functions around the whole of the UK. We can provide solo performers, duos and bands across a wide range of musical styles. So, whether you need some background noise for a relaxed function, classical accompaniment at a dinner party or a full band as the main event, you can find it here. We have profiles for our featured musicians, but can provide any type of live music act for any function at any venue. So if you require something different or very specific, just ask and we'll be happy to help. All of our performers are professional, experienced and have vast repertoires, so up to three hours of music can provided if need be. If you are undecided as to which type of music you require, we are happy to advise you on an act we deem suitable for your function. However, we obviously also give you the option to pick and choose.
Available in Ilford from £150. Based in London
Isobel Thatcher is a singer and guitarist with a HND and Cert He in Music and a ton of experience in performing at all kinds of events including weddings. Accompanying herself with her acoustic guitar, Isobel plays a huge range of classic and contemporary songs. If you have a specific request for a song Isobel is more than happy to learn it. As Isobel is completely self-contained with an array of equipment, she is able to play not only during your reception, but also in the church/registry office etc. Please enquire below for more details. Isobel also has a duo with a sax player, and a trio with sax and bass. These add an even more upbeat edge to the performances and are suitable for any type of occasion.
Available in Ilford from £200. Based in London
Here at the Hilltop Ceilidh Band, we take ceilidhs very seriously. We want you to have a great time. Whether you’re a barn dance newbie or an accomplished ceilidh dancer. It doesn’t matter whether your ceilidh is large or small, whether you want a 3-piece line up or a veritable ensemble: we make it happen. Size doesn’t matter! We’ve got everything you need for a ceilidh; from a charismatic caller to talented musicians, we can even provide our own sound and light equipment. We take your ceilidh seriously, so you can kick back and have fun. Hilltop Ceilidh have been calling the steps and ringing the changes on the UK ceilidh scene long enough to earn a large following. We can deliver various, comprehensive barn dance packages resulting in everything you need to make your event special. - Reliable musicians who won’t leave you stranded - Competent (and patient) caller who make sure everyone has fun - An extensive repertoire of tunes to ke...
Available in Ilford from £POA. Based in Tonbridge
Bring the sound of the hit Radio One Live Lounge sessions to your event, with the UK’s number one Live Lounge Band. The Live Lounge Band is a sensational duo, trio or 4-piece band performing stunning covers of the biggest Radio One Live Lounge performances to date. The band formed at The University Of Southampton and have quickly built a fantastic reputation for their stunning acoustic covers. The set list can be tailored to be a background dinner or drinks set, or a more upbeat party set. The duo option consists of stunning female lead vocals and male acoustic guitar/backing vocals, the trio adds a percussionist/male vocal and the full 4-piece option features a fantastic bass player.
Available in Ilford from £556. Based in Surrey
Break out the banjo's and get set for a big old barn dance! Festival Folk are here to bring their roots-driven, Mumford & Sons style sound to bare on all your favourite hit tunes. A fun-filled, unforgettable addition to your festival themed wedding or high end corporate function. Festival Folk are one of the countries most popular entertainment solutions for the festival-themed wedding, and it truly isn't hard to see why. They take their incredible plethora of musical talent and use it to sculpt two sets of captivating live music: The first takes a stunning selection of songs spanning four decades and offers them up with a whole new Folk driven spin; compete with banjo, double bass and soaring vocal harmony. For the second set, they go hard and loud with a blistering indie-rock set filled with your favourite festival tunes. Complete with stunning production, an on-site sound engineer, complete PA and lighting set-up, two hours of live music a...
Available in Ilford from £1744. Based in Kent
A small trio,Two pipers and one drummer, that gives a more personal touch. playing traditional and upbeat Music both with backing tracks and acoustic. we are available for the entire evening our main evening includes a professional disco, with several sessions of live interaction
Available in Ilford from £250. Based in Essex
Simply Outstanding! Ultraviolet were simply outstanding and made my 50th celebration a night to remember. Ben was Excellent in helping shape and choose a set list from the very extensive repertoire. The dancing started with the first song and continued until the very end. Many of our guests commented on How excellent the band was. I very happily recommend them.
Quality band with quality music. Great songs to get the crowd and everyone in the venue excited, brilliantly performed with great stage performance and even after the gig came and spoke to everybody, very down to earth good guys and look like they're on their way to making a name for themselves in the near future!!
I was really satisfied with the band, we had a great night & they pitched the music perfectly to fit with our event.
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