The Business

Newark, Nottinghamshire
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Since forming in 2006, this talented band have played to thousands of people at events ranging from weddings and private parties to corporate events and festivals. Their obvious love for music means they continue to be a popular choice.

Consisting of four massively experienced and enormously talented musicians including both male and female lead vocals, THE BUSINESS has the skills and versatility to cover all your favourite floor-filling songs from the 60s to the modern day.

If your guests include both young and old, you need entertainment that will engage them all. That’s when you want THE BUSINESS.

Having such a wide-ranging repertoire and the variety of songs they can perform, means they can cover the musical tastes of a mixed age range of guests. Whether you're into 60s rock 'n' roll, 80s rock, 90s Britpop or 2000s dance classics, THE BUSINESS can do it all.

With artists as diverse as The Monkees, The Killers, Tina Turner, Bon Jovi, Adele, Robbie Williams, Take That, Katy Perry, Shania Twain, Guns n' Roses and Stereophonics included in their crowd-winning repertoire, the BUSINESS will have everyone screaming for an encore!

As well as four immensely talented live musicians, you'll receive a full live concert experience at your event when you hire THE BUSINESS. The band bring along top quality instruments, a sound and lighting engineer, a top quality PA and lighting show.

If there's a dance floor that needs filling, there's only one solution: book THE BUSINESS to make your event a fun-filled, feel-good occasion that nobody will forget in a hurry. You can be assured they will be exceptionally talented and unfailingly reliable.

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

    Quality covers from The 60's to the present day.

  • What are the highlights of your career?

    Saturday slot at 2015 Nottingham Beer Festival.

  • What is your competitive advantage (special features)?

    Use of technology to adapt to any size venue or requirement.

  • What kind of events do you usually serve?

    Pubs, Clubs, Parties, Weddings & Festivals.

  • Who are your previous clients?

    CAMRA (Beer Festivals), Event UK (Stonegate Pubs), Events Development (Motorhome Shows), Mortons Media Group (Motorhome & Caravan Shows)

  • How can event planners pay for your services?

    BACS, Cheque

  • How long do you play for?

    Normally 2 hours but have a repertoire of 80+ songs!

  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?

    Yes, various setups from small pubs to small outdoor festivals

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


  • How much space do you require?

    Ideally 5m (w) x 2.5m (d) but we've fitted into some pretty small places over the years!

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

    Given prior notice, quite possibly

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

    We usually play two sets with a break in between but this is flexible. Can do three shorter sets if required.

Set List/Services

Current Repertoire:

Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Surfin’ USA – The Beach Boys
It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
I’m A Believer – The Monkees
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Daydream Believer – The Monkees
Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley

Paranoid – Black Sabbath
Imagine – John Lennon
Merry Xmas Everybody – Slade
Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me) – Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
Rockin’ All Over The World – Status Quo
My Life – Billy Joel
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen

Ride Like The Wind – Christopher Cross
Everybody Needs Somebody To Love – The Blues Brothers
Gimme Some Lovin’ – The Blues Brothers
Enola Gay – O.M.D.
Stop The Cavalry – Jona Lewie
Tainted Love – Soft Cell
Hold On Tight – E.L.O.
Planet Earth – Duran Duran
Town Called Malice – The Jam
Hungry Like The Wolf – Duran Duran
White Wedding – Billy Idol
Rio – Duran Duran
Hymn – Ultravox
Mirror Man – The Human League
Gold – Spandau Ballet
Jump – Van Halen
Feels Like (Heaven) – Fiction Factory
Dancing In The Dark – Bruce Sprinsteen
Together in Electric Dreams – The Human League
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
Don’t You (Forget About Me) – Simple Minds
Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears
Money For Nothing – Dire Straits
Alive & Kicking – Simple Minds
Walk Of Life – Dire Straits
Sanctify Yourself – Simple Minds
Live It Up – Mental As Anything
Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Spirit In The Sky – Dr & The Medics
Here I Go Again – Whitesnake
The One I Love – R.E.M.
I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers
You Got It – Roy Orbison
Sit Down – James

Wind Of Change – Scorpions
Losing My Religion – R.E.M.
Parklife - Blur
Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something
Common People – Pulp
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Angels – Robbie Williams
Dance The Night Away – The Mavericks
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams

Bohemian Like You – The Dandy Warhols
Have A Nice Day – The Stereophonics
Mr Brightside – The Killers
I Predict A Riot – The Kaiser Chiefs
Dakota – The Stereophonics
You’re All I Have – Snow Patrol
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Valerie- The Zutons
Ruby – The Kaiser Chiefs
Shine – Take That
Sex On Fire – The Kings of Leon
Human – The Killers
Use Somebody – The Kings of Leon

Let Me Go – Gary Barlow
Blame It On Me – George Ezra
I Wanna Get Lost With You – The Stereophonics
You Belong To Me – Bryan Adams