The band's passion and obvious joy in the music is clear in their live act and their recordings. In addition, all of the band members are lead vocalists, enabling them to offer a range and depth of material that few other bands possess. In recent years, Go Go dancers have joined the band on stage, giving an exciting reminder of why the music of the 50’s , 60s , and 70s provided so many people with so much pleasure!
The current line up is: Paul Aitken (drums and vocals) Ben Grove (rhythm guitar and vocals) Steve Morley (bass guitar and vocals) Gordon Sellar (lead guitar and vocals ) We carry a high quality PA and Lighting system as standard.
The band has played Festivals , Corporate Functions , Clubs , Weddings , Birthday Parties , Universities and Colleges in venues large and small. We have played in Europe and as far afield as Hong Kong . Recently we played to 4500 in Liverpool Arena ( video on youtube).
- Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:The Retros are an experienced function band and have played at weddings , corporate events, parties and festivals to many different age groups for the last twenty years.
- What are the highlights of your career?We have released five albums, appeared on Top of The Pops and played to 4500 Ladies in The Liverpool Echo Arena. Gigs in Hong Kong , Europe and all over the UK.
- What is your competitive advantage (special features)?We have 4 lead vocalists in the band and a wide repertoire as a result including song from the recent pop charts as well as our classic party tracks.
- What kind of events do you usually serve?Weddings , Corporate parties, Birthday Parties and Festivals
- Who are your previous clients?Too many to mention but here are a few .........IBM, WI Carr Securities, The WI, Lechlade Festival , Chipping Norton Festival, Virgin Sport, Outward Bound Holmrook, Matchless Motorcycle Club , many private clients for parties and family events.
- How can event planners pay for your services?With money !
- Do you have your own PA and lighting?Yes - various sizes of PA and Lighting
- Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?Yes PLI and PAT test certificate
- How much space do you require?Normally 5m x 3m but we can fit into a smaller space and also have a duo performance with backing tracks if required
- My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?Yes - we performed Tenerife Sea by Ed Sheeran at a wedding last weekend as a first dance request.
- How many breaks do you take? How long are they?One or two breaks depending on the event requirements
- Are you nice, communicative, professional people ?Yes !
The Retros Repertoire
SONGS LIST 2018