The Retrobeats

Cheshire
From: £500
Verified bookings: 4
Reviews: 11
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Price from: £500

We are The Retrobeats - an experienced four piece live band formed in 2007 playing a wide range of songs from the late 1950s through to the early/mid 1970s with the accent on music to dance to. Re-living the great hits of yesteryear, we feature both male and female lead vocals and we play the hits you remember and some you've forgotten too. Covering artistes from Elvis Presley to The Beatles, Connie Francis to Dusty Springfield, The Drifters to The Turtles and a host of one hit wonders too, we perform a truly varied range of great songs from a golden era of popular music. We can do specific rock n roll or sixties sets if required. We encourage audience participation and regularly get people to join us on stage to sing backing vocals or play along on an inflatable guitar!We are a self contained band with compact high performance equipment, including lighting, if required. We are public liability insured and all our equipment is PAT tested. We endeavour to be as flexible and accommodating as possible to ensure the event is a success and pride ourselves on our reliability, punctuality and friendliness.The Complete PackageFor functions and parties, The Retrobeats offer a complete evening's entertainment package of both live and recorded music. This can be a very cost-effective way of ensuring your entire event's music is catered for. We will provide recorded music of whatever style or era our client requires. We can theme the music or play a wide range of varying styles. If you want specific songs we just ask for some notice before the event. We have sourced some very obscure tracks for clients in the past! We use professional standard equipment so an excellent quality of audio reproduction is guaranteed.

11 Reviews
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andy tatchell

April 13, 2019

The music was right for the expected audiance....good mix of 50/60/70. Well recieved by all who attended.

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Valerie Myers

March 30, 2019

"Everyone had a brilliant evening lots of comments from guests really enjoyed ""The Retrobeats"". Very glad I chose them. Would definitely book them again. Thank you so much."

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Elizabeth Warren

Sept. 22, 2018

"Hi Paul

Thanks so much for a great night. I have been getting texts all day from our friends saying how good you were and what a difference having a band playing makes to a party.

Regards

Elizabeth
Xxx"

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Niki & Lee

Oct. 20, 2018

Thank you so much for playing for us you were brilliant & you made my mum & dads night. Everyone had a great time thanks again. Niki & Lee. X

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Valerie Price

Nov. 18, 2017

My husband and I celebrated our Diamond Wedding at St Cuthbert’s ARL Club, Montrose Ave, Pemberton. We were entertained by The RETROBEATS. Their music and songs were a pleasure to listen to. No migraine inducing Flashing Lights, just pure entertainment. Many thanks for a wonderful night to remember. Valerie Price

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Brenda

Jan. 13, 2018

I was so pleased that your group went down so well. Many thanks for making it a special night. You were absolutely tremendous. I cannot thank you enough. Good luck to you in future. I shall always speak highly of your group. Yours Brenda (Beaches Hotel, Prestatyn)

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FAQ
  • Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
    4 piece band playing oldies from the 50s to 80s at private functions, festivals, social clubs and corporate events
  • What are the highlights of your career?
    Beside a national TV appearance and many local radio appearances, we have performed at many functions and events and whilst we wouldn't want to single any out, having a satisfied and happy client is always the goal and most rewarding part.
  • What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
    Male & female vocalists, wide range of music, don't play the obvious covers, encourage audience participation
  • What kind of events do you usually serve?
    Private functions, weddings, parties, festivals, social clubs
  • Who are your previous clients?
    Many private parties & weddings, social clubs etc. Venues include Goodison Park, Knowsley Hall, Connahs Quay Civic Hall, various hotels and social clubs
  • How can event planners pay for your services?
    Cash or bank transfer
  • How long do you play for?
    Usually up to 2 hours but our repertoire is extensive
  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?
    Yes
  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
    Yes
  • How much space do you require?
    At least 6m x 3m if possible but we can manage with less if we breath in :D
  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
    We are happy to learn requested songs with enough notice
  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
    We will work whatever timings are required. A 15 minute breather after an hour would be appreciated :)


Set List/Services

All my loving - Beatles
All shook up - Elvis Presley
Baby what do you want me to do - Elvis Presley
Bad Moon Rising - Creedance Clearwater Revivial
Beautiful Sunday - Daniel Boone
Blue moon of Kentucky - various
Blue suede shoes - Carl Perkins / Elvis Presley
Bring me sunshine - Various
Bringing on back the good times - Love affair
Burning love - Elvis Presley
Chapel of love - Dixie Cups
C'mon everybody - Eddie Cochran
C'mon over to my place - Drifters
Crazy - Patsy Cline
Crocodile rock - Elton John
Do wah diddy diddy - Manfred Mann
Don't be cruel - Elvis Presley
Don't tell me you troubles - Emile ford
Dreaming - Blondie
Dreaming - Johnny Burnette
Easily fall in love - Cliff Richard
Eleanor - Turtles
End of the world - Skeeter Davis
Fabulous - Charlie Gracie
Fireball XL5 - Don Spencer
Ghost riders - Ramrods
Happy together - Turtles
Hello Mary Lou - Rick Nelson
I don�t care if the sun don�t shine - Elvis Presley
I only want to be with you - Dusty Springfield
I'll never get over you - Johnny Kidd
In the country - Cliff Richard
I'm gonna run away from you - Tami Lynn
It doesn't matter anymore - Buddy Holly
Its so easy - Buddy Holly
Jack to a king - Ned Miller
Johnny remember me - John Leyton
Jump the broomstick - Brenda Lee
Kind of hush - Hermans Hermits
Let your yeah be yeah - Pioneers
Lipstick on your collar - Connie Francis
Living doll - Cliff Richard
Love really hurts without you - Billy Ocean
Maybe baby - Buddy Holly
Might as well rain till September - Carole King
Money - Beatles / Barrett Strong
Move it - Cliff Richard
Need your love tonight - Elvis Presley
Night has a thousand eyes - Bobby Vee
Oh boy - Buddy Holly
Paralysed - Elvis Presley
Peggy Sue - Buddy Holly
Picture of you - Joe Brown
Rave on - Buddy Holly
Rock n roll music - Chuck Berry
Rockabilly Boogie - Johnny Burnette
Rocky Road Blues - Gene Vincent
Runaway - Del Shannon
Save the last dance for me - Drifters
Saw her standing there - Beatles
Say mama - Gene Vincent
Sea of heartbreak - Don Gibson
Secret Agent Man - Johnny rivers
Shake, rattle & roll - Bill Haley
Shopping around - Elvis Presley
Singing the blues - Guy Mitchell
Stuck on you - Elvis Presley
Stupid Cupid - Connie Francis
Summertime blues - Eddie Cochran
Teenage boogie - Webb Pierce
Tell him - Exciters
The letter - Box Tops
The shape I'm in - Johnny Restivo
There goes my first love - Drifters
Viva Las Vegas - Elvis Presley
When you ask about love - Crickets
Whole lotta shakin - jerry lee Lewis
Will you love me tomorrow - Shirelles
Wondrous Place - Billy Fury
Yellow river - Christie
You got what it takes - Marv Johnson / Showaddywaddy
You're my world - Cilla Black

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