Essential 80's Tribute Band

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Are you ready for a non stop party?

Essential 80s are a terrific 5 piece tribute act nothing short of amazing, performing your favourite 80s hits from the likes of Wham! Duran Duran, Erasure, Lionel Richie, Human League, Depeche Mode.

Blasting out instantly recognisable hits, performed with a bucket load of energy means Essential 80s will fill your dancefloor in no time!

Bringing back the fun & fashion from the decades, Essential 80s provide a night of excellent entertainment, ideal for parties, weddings and corporate events alike. Their incredible musicianship and years of professional experience makes their show stand out as one of the UK's most exciting tribute acts.

Providing 2 x sets with background music in between, the Band have your evening entertainment covered!
Fully equipped with their own professional PA & lighting means the band will turn up ready for an electric performance.

If you are craving an 80s flashback and a night of great music. Book Essential 80s Band today!

1 Review
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Jo thomas

Oct. 23, 2021

The lads are brilliant. Great music . The lads are reliable, we’re on time and very professional.
My party loved them and we would definitely recommend them
Thank you



  • Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:

    An Energetic, Exciting Professional 80's Tribute Band

  • What is your competitive advantage (special features)?

    Great stage show, outfits & professional sound. Background music between and after sets optional.

  • What kind of events do you usually serve?

    Functions, Parties, Weddings, Clubs & Festivals

  • Who are your previous clients?

    The Belfry, Birmingham ICC, Hyatt Birmingham, Aerospace Bristol, British Academy Of Management, Walsall Football Club; David Lloyd Clubs & more

  • How can event planners pay for your services?

    Cash, BACS, Cheque

  • How long do you play for?

    2 x 45 2 x 60 1 x 1.30hrs

  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?


  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?


  • How much space do you require?

    Enough to fit in 4 musicians. We can squeeze into a pretty small space if needed!

  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?

    If given enough notice we can learn a specific song if required yes.

  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?

    Any to suit the client

Set List/Services

Expect to hear some of the following:

Duran Duran - Rio
Madness - It Must Be Love
Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
Aha - Take On Me
Erasure - A Little Respect
Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
Depeche Mode - I Just Can't Get Enough
David Bowie - Lets Dance
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
James - Sit Down
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Lionel Richie - All Night Long
Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
The Human League - Don't You Want Me
ABC - Poison Arrow
Dead or Alive - You Spin Me Right Round
Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
The Proclaimers - 500 Miles
Go West - We Close Our Eyes
Wham - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Simple Minds - Dont You (Forget About Me)
Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
Huey Lewis & The News - Power Of Love
Wham! - Club Tropicana
The Jam - Town Called Malice
Elton John - I'm Still Standing
Men At Work - Down Under
Gary Numan - Cars
Bryan Adams - Summer Of 69
Wham - I'm Your Man
Spandau Ballet - Gold
KC & The Sunshine Band - Give It Up
Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Duran Duran - Girls On Film
Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
Katrina & The Waves - Walking On Sunshine

Our set lengths are typically 2 x 45 minutes, but can play for much longer. We will play to suit the client's needs.