The Burning Shoes, with amazing reputation with the very best UK entertainment agencies and in the London live music scene, is the perfect act for a mixed audience. We play only well known classic hits from Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, B.B King... Ranging from Mo-town, Funk, Soul, Blues to Reggae and Swing. Our musician's line up is formed by some of the highest profile musicians un the whole of UK, Featuring Stefanos Tsorelis on Guitar and the amazing Costa Tancredi on bass, with Spanish re-known artist Felipe Martins on vocals and myself on drums.
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
The Burning Shoes are one of the most in-demanded cover bands in the UK. They cover a huge range of styles with energy and elegance
What are the highlights of your career?
The burning Shoes, with amazing reputation with the very best UK entertainment agencies and in the London live music scene, is the perfect act for a mixed audience. We play only well known classic hits from , Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, B.B King... Ranging from Mo-town, Funk, Soul, Blues to Reggae and swing. Our musician's line up is formed by some of the highest profile musicians un the whole of UK, Featuring Stefanos Tsorelis on Guitar and the amazing Costa Tancredi on bass, with Spanish re-known artist Felipe Martins on vocals and myself on drums.
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
We offer genuinely great musicianship as opposed to just the looks and a playback video (With pre-recorded and edited audio), we only film and shoot our videos live in the studio, so we are accomplished musicians and not just good looking faces... Our agency-verified client reviews say it all, they are impressive so please do have a read if you have a minute.
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Weddings Corporate events Birthday parties Festivals Club/ Venue events Social events
Who are your previous clients?
-Dolce and Gabbana -Nissan events -Hampton Court Palace -Cafe Nero head office -MNKY-HSE, Mayfair -Encore Musicians -Entertainment Nation -Bailo Latino Entertainments -Quaglinos (Mayfair) -The Grim's Dyke Hotel (Harrow) -Revolucion de Cuba Southampton -Revolucion de Cuba Reading -Revolucion de Cuba Bristol -The Rose and Crown, Thorpe -Kinred, Hammersmith
How can event planners pay for your services?
Via Poptop only. With 50% deposit required to secure the booking and the remaining fee to be paid at least 28 days prior to the event.
How long do you play for?
We have several packages with different options. Usually we do 2 sets of 50 mints Or 3 sets of 45 mints.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes, Large PA with monitors, lights and all the necessary backline for events with up to 220 guests.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes. Both . Certificates can be provided if requested.
How much space do you require?
Usually a 4 by 6 meters stage platform of flat surface at floor level, with a reasonable distance to the audience for safety, is ideal but we can adapt to smaller spaces if required.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Of course we can: We take up to 3 requests free of charge: As long as within a reasonable instrumentation/ genres having in consideration all the styles we cover and that we are not an 18-piece orchestra... Please go ahead. We love requests as they help us to keep on making our track list bigger.
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
Breaks can be as short as 10 mints and up to 30-40 mints each, depending of your needs.
Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?
“We strive to make sure the line-up you see is what you get on the night. We do have pre-auditioned musicians of our absolute trust, available in case a band member falls ill or is unavailable. As a professional band our reputation means everything so you can be confident that all of our players are of a very high level.”
Do you have different line-up options?
We mainly offer this 3 line-ups and you can add musicians/ instruments as you wish on top. (Sax, trumpet, female singer) Trios: Vocals plus keyboards and drums Quartet: bass, drums, guitar OR keyboards and vocals Quintet: bass, drums, guitar, keyboards and vocals
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £100.
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
Of course you can: Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.
Hit the road Jack
A little less conversation
Never too much
Black or white
Living for the city
Rock with you
Signed sealed delivered
I shot the sheriff
Cant help it
Let's stay together
Jail house Rock
I want you back
What a wonderful world
Heard it through the grapevine
What's going on
A change is gonna come
I feel good
Johnny be goode
No woman no cry
Sitting on the Dock
Some kind of wonderful
Son of a preacher man
Blame it on the boogie
Isn't she lovely
You,re loosing me
Fly me to the moon
Cheek to cheek
Ain't no sunshine
Mais que nada
Oye como va
I just wanna make love to you
Killing me softly
I feel good
Isn’t she lovely
I say a little prayer
light my fire
English man in NY
Feel like making love
Just the two of us
Georgia in my mind
Stand by me
Back to black
You're losing me
I'd rather go blind
Turn your light down low
Rock me baby
Chain of fools
This boots are made for walking
Mercy , mercy
I Got Rhythm
When a Man Loves a Woman