Cardiff, Glamorgan
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Reviews: 6
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Funky & Upbeat Band 'Monico' will get everyone dancing!

We're an upbeat pop/soul act that plays a range of songs, sure to get everyone of all ages on the dance floor!
From: £390 per event

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Price from: £250

MONICO are an electrifying band, performing awesome party music for weddings, parties & events across the UK!

Are you looking to book a fun and exciting function band for your wedding or event? If the answer is yes then MONICO are the band for you!

The band members are top professional musicians with a host of performance experience at large and small events, including weddings at top venues like Mathern Palace, birthday parties from 18 to 80, shows at top venues including Birmingham O2 Academy and festival appearances. They have developed an awesome live show to make your party one to remember!

MONICO's repertoire features a range of classics to current chart songs, including the likes of Stevie Wonder, George Ezra, Aretha Franklin, David Bowie, Bruno Mars, The Beatles, Arctic Monkeys and many more!

For more reviews please see our previous band name Kingson:

"Kingson played at our wedding in May and they were so professional from start to finish. Highly recommend a local band at your event! Every band member is a musical genius! Hoping to book them again for our wedding anniversary! Thanks guys- ps - if you ever need a tambourine player...." - J. George (Pembrokeshire) 2019.

"Such a great band. They played at our wedding this weekend and everybody loved them.....our guests complimented them a lot. Lots of people up and dancing throughout the whole set. Great variety of music, something for everybody. Real entertainers!" - S. Rosser (Haye-on-Wye) 2019.

"Played at my husbands 50th birthday party. They were awesome and I had so many people (of all ages) come up to me during the evening to say how fantastic they were. Well done guys. You made it such a great evening." A Lipett (Bristol) 2019.

"You guys are amazing!! Thank you so much!! You guys went above and beyond for my bday.. From being a sport by playing a game with us. Over all you guys are so so so amazing!!" - K McGruer (Newport Celtic Manor) 2019.

"Saw this awesome band perform at the Plas Derwen in Abergavenny last weekend! Wow! Super tight, slick performers with a great sound and a fresh, contemporary feel. Great job guys! Everyone LOVED it!" - S Bancroft (Abergavenny) 2019.

6 Reviews

Elena Jones

Feb. 5, 2020

Played our wedding in August and were so professional from start to finish. Every band member is a musical genius! Highly recommended at your event. Hoping to book them again for the anniversary. Thanks guys


Eva Parry

Dec. 1, 2019

They were amazing! So lovely and a fantastic band :) we couldn't have asked for more. Thank you so much!


Adam K

Nov. 4, 2019

"Nov 2019, Adam K, Private Event. These guys absolutely killed it!! Every one was up on the dance floor! Cannot recommend them enough"


Adam K

Nov. 4, 2019

"Nov 2019, Adam K, Private Event. These guys absolutely killed it!! Every one was up on the dance floor! Cannot recommend them enough"


Sarah Williams

Sept. 7, 2019

We originally booked the guys under their old band name Kingson, but they've got a new singer since. The new singer is fantastic and it's great how all the band sing. Nice guys too and funny. Highly recommend!


Stephanie Jones

Sept. 4, 2019

They were amazing! Played at our engagement party in the summer and were just what we were looking for! They did a good mix of quiet songs for the cocktail vibe we were after, and got everyone dancing at the end. Lovely guys, have recommended to my friends xx



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

    Upbeat cover band specialising in parties, weddings, birthdays, and other events. A contemporary sound mixing modern pop, funk and soul classic hits!

  • What are the highlights of your career?

    Playing at The O2 Academy in Birmingham was a blast, and Clwb Ifor Bach in Cardiff was also a highlight. If everyone is having a good time, then we're having a good time!

  • What is your competitive advantage (special features)?

    Our style has a funky edge, which gets everyone up on the dancefloor!

  • What kind of events do you usually serve?

    Weddings, birthdays, corporate events and partys; we do all kinds of events and were happy to play anywhere and guarantee to get people enjoying themselves

  • Who are your previous clients?

    Many venues across South Wales / West England, aswell as across the UK. We've played many wedding venues ranging from a palace, a castle and even a barn. Playing an 18th birthday party on a boat at sea in Devon was good fun!

  • How can event planners pay for your services?

    Deposits can be paid via Paypal or bank transfer, money on the night can be paid the same or with cash.

  • How long do you play for?

    We are flexible depending on what the client is looking for, usually the standard is 2 x 45 minute sets with a short break in-between, we play a playlist of songs in-between to keep the momentum up

  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?

    Yes, we have a quality PA and lights.

  • How much space do you require?

    Not much space needed really, as long as we have room for drums and two guitars we are happy. We can work around the space you have.

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

    Yes, we'll give it a shot!

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

    We usually take a short break every 45 minute set, but this can be negotiated depending on your requirements

Set List/Services

Some of the songs we play:

Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk
George Ezra - Shotgun
Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling
Lizzo - Juice
Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine
I & Tones - Dance Monkey
Billie Eilish - Bad Guy
Dua Lipa - Don't Start Now
Rag n Bone Man - Human
Walk The Moon - Shut Up And Dance
Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
CeeLo Green - Forget You
Bruno Mars - Treasure
George Ezra - Paradise
Rihanna - Man Down
Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
Portugal The Man - Feel It Still

Outkast - Hey Ya
Beyonce - Crazy In Love
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
Paolo Nutini - New Shoes
Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire
The Killers - Mr Brightside
Madcon - Beggin

Prince - Kiss
Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster
David Bowie - Lets Dance
Kenny Kravitz - Fly Away
Luther Vandros - Never Too Much
Chaka Khan - Ain’t Nobody
UB40 - Red Red Red Wine
George Benson - Give Me The Night
Eurythmics - Sweet dreams
Ricky Martin - Livin la vida loca

Martha & The Vandellas - Dancing In The Street
Queen - Crazy little thing called love
The Beatles - Come Together
Tina Turner - Proud Mary
Wilson Picket - Mustang Sally
Bill Withers - Ain’t No Sunshine
Aretha Franklin - R.E.S.P.E.C.T
Stevie Wonder - Supersticious
Rose Royce - Car Wash
The Temptations - My Girl
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Marvin Gaye - Heard It Through The Grapevine
The Isley Brothers - Shout
Sly and the Family Stone - I Want To Take You Higher
Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
The Beatles - Twist and shout
The Supremes - You can't hurry love

And many more, we are also happy to learn new requests!