The Business was formed in 2006 by four members of east midlands party band No Claims. “Faithfully Recreating Pop & Rock Hits From The 60’s To The Present Day!” The Business are now into their 10th year of entertaining audiences throughout the East Midlands.
Whether it be for a Pub, Club, Party, Festival, Show or Wedding look no further than The Business for a great night of versatile quality entertainment.
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?
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.
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