The Hummingbirds

Okehampton, Devon
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Price from: £535

The Hummingbirds, Clara, Bettie & Grace are three exceptionally talented singers and performers whose stunning close harmonies and arrangements have been expertly crafted to WOW. They LOVE being Hummingbirds and that love is infectious to all who have the pleasure of seeing and hearing them perform.

The Hummingbirds can be self contained with their own PA & lighting and offer several complete entertainment packages. All will be delivered with Hummingbird flair. Glamorous costumes abound for your 1920's /1930's; 1940's and 1950's; vintage themed wedding, tea party or Military event.

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  • Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
    The Hummingbirds are a professional, close harmony trio delivering cleverly perfected harmonies through traditional music from to 1920's to 1960's and 'Modern Vintage - Swing'.
  • What are the highlights of your career?
    Career highlights are endless - every performance and show brings its own highlights - cheesy but true.
  • What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
    We don't just sing, we perform a range of vintagely biased sets, fine tuned to specific decades as needed and deliver them with flair and passion.
  • What kind of events do you usually serve?
    Weddings; functions; themed events and parties; private parties; corporate events; festivals; memorial services; afternoon teas; military events; WWII; Great Gatsby.
  • Who are your previous clients?
    We have had a wide range of clients from private individuals to agencies and corporate clients to date.
  • How can event planners pay for your services?
    BACS; PayPal
  • How long do you play for?
    Typically 1.5 hrs split between 2 or 3 sets.
  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?
    Yes. We have a Bose L1 Model II which is suitable in most venues plus our own stage lighting. On occasions when our PA isn't suitable, additional PA is available at additional cost as is lighting.
  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
    Yes.
  • How much space do you require?
    A minimum of 3 metres wide by 2 metres deep.
  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
    Yes we are quite happy to learn additional songs at request when feasible. Perfecting new material is very time consuming though so there is a charge for this service.
  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
    If we are performing 2 sets, normally 1 x 15-30 minute interval. when performing 3 sets 2 x 10-15 minute intervals.
  • Do you do open-air acts?
    Yes
  • How long is the act?
    Varies per show
  • What other services to you provide?
    Duo option also available as vocalists with Backing trackings. Full Band and dancers also available.


Set List/Services

How a typical package looks:
1 x c.60 minute set.
2 x c.40 minute sets performed in 2 different costumes - tailored backing music provided between sets.
3 x c.25 minute sets performed in 3 different costumes - tailored backing music provided between sets.
The above are delivered over professional backing tracks.
Fancy something a little different?
Swing Band Option
Professional Dancers
Dancing Lessons*
Vintage Truck Stage (see About Us)
*Encourage the dancing - teach the revellers how to do some professional moves and Swing, Swing, Swing whilst we Sing, Sing, Sing!

Our repertoire is extensive and sets are always tailored, specifically for our shows. The below will give an idea of material we cover and offer
Traditional 40's | Jive | Jazz:
Bei Mir Bist Du Schon - The Andrews Sisters
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - The Andrews Sisters
Choo Choo Ch' Boogie - Manhattan Transfer
The Chatanooga Choo Choo - Glenn Miller / The Andrews Sisters
Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree - The Andrews Sisters
Dream A Little Dream of Me - Mamas & Papas
Get Happy - Judy Garland
Goody Goody - Ella Fitzgerald
Hit That Jive Jack - Nat King Cole
In The Mood - The Andrews Sisters
I Wanna Be like You - Louis Prima
Jump Jive & Wail - Brian Setzer
Lollipop - The Chordettes
Mr Sandman - The Puppini Sisters /Chordettes
Rum & Coca Cola - The Andrews Sisters
Shoo Shoo Baby - The Andrews Sisters
Sing Sing Sing - The Andrews Sisters
Straighten Up & Fly Right - The Andrews Sisters
The Bare Necessities - Louis Prima
The Lady Is A Tramp - Frank Sinatra
Why Don't you do right - Peggy Lee

Modern Vintage:
All About The Bass - Megan Traynor
All The Single Ladies - Byonce / Post Modern Jukebox
A Night Like This - Caro Emerald
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet / Postmodern Jukebox
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen / Postmodern Jukebox
Candy Man - Christina Agueilera
Could It Be Magic - Take That / Puppini Sisters
Crazy In Love - The Puppini Sisters
Creep - Radio Head / Post Modern Jukebox
Heart Of Glass - Blondie / Puppini Sisters
Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
It Don't Mean A Thing - The Puppini Sisters
Mr Brightside - The Killers
No Diggity - Blackstreet
Pack Up - Nat King Cole / Eliza Dolittle
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes / Post Modern Jukebox
Spooky - The Puppini Sisters
Stuck - Caro Emerald
Sway - Michael Buble / The Puppini Sisters
Sweet Child Of Mine - Guns & Roses
That Man - Caro Emerald
The National Express - Divine Comedy
Walk Like An Egyptian - The Bangles / Puppini Sisters
Bye Bye Blackbird - Julie London
It's a Long Way To Tipperary - Robert Mandell
Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag - Robert Mandell
The White Cliffs of Dover - Vera Lynn
We'll Meet Again - Vera Lynn

Rest & Remember:
Bye Bye Blackbird - Julie London
It's a Long Way To Tipperary - Robert Mandell
Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag - Robert Mandell
The White Cliffs of Dover - Vera Lynn
We'll Meet Again - Vera Lynn

A Taste of Christmas:
All I Want For Christmas Is You
Away In A Manger
Baby Its Cold Outside
Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire
Ding Dong Merrily On High
Here Comes Santa Claus
In the Bleak Midwinter
Its Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
Jingle Bells
Last Christmas
Let It Snow
Mr Snow Man (sand man)
Rudolf The Red Nose Reindeer
Santa Baby
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Silent Night
The Holly & The Ivy
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Winter Wonderland

1920s & 30s Traditional & Modern Vintage:
Ain't Misbehavin
Ain't She Sweet
Are You Gonna Be My Girl
Dream A Little Dream
Exs & Ohs
Fever
Fly Me To The Moon
Hit That Jive Jack
I Wanna Be Loved By You
It Don't Mean A Thing
Material Girl
Mr Brightside
Moonlight Serenade
Puttin' On The Ritz
Sing Sing Sing
S Wonderful
Sweet Georgia Brown
The Hummingbirds Song
The Lady Is A Tramp
When You're Smiling

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