Weekend Edition are an 8 piece funk/jazz fusion band based in the Derbyshire area. Our vocal section is lead and backing vocalist Zoe McLeish who has a long history of music going back to her youth, singing in school bands and going on to perform in corporate gigs around the UK. Lead and backing vocalist Lindsey Greasley who has a background in musical theatre and a stunning vocal range and finally Claire Statham completes our vocal trio a professional vocalist with many years performing possessing stunning vocals with power and quality.
Our rhythm section comprises husband and wife team Mark and Emma Rogers, who are our lead guitarist and keyboard/saxophone player respectively. They form part of the original line-up of Weekend Edition and bring stunning guitar work and beautifully crafted keys and saxophone.
Moving on to our groove section, made up of our bass player Fil Anderson, a former pro session musician who has performed at The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley and NEC, our percussionist Barry Bogin who hails from the US and has a strong background in smooth Jazz and the semi-professional circuit and drummer Alex Ward delivering the steady funk drum patterns on which our sound is built.
Visit our website www.weekendedition.co.uk
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
Talented, Pro and Semi pro musicians with tight music and awesome vocal harmonies
What kind of events do you usually serve?
We play, private venues, private parties, corporate venues and weddings
How long do you play for?
2x45min or 2x60min
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
How much space do you require?
Enough for 3 vocals, Bass, Lead Guitar, Drums, Percussion and Keys
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
If it fits within the genre and you let us know with enough time, yes
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
usually 1 break of 15mins between sets
In the Stone – Earth, Wind & Fire
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Cosmic Girl – Jamiroquai
Still A Friend OF Mine – Incognito
September – Earth, Wind & Fire
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Nature’s Call – Shaun Escoffery
Best of My Love – Emotions
Thinking of you – Sister Sledge
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
Good Times – Sister Sledge
He’s the Greatest Dancer – Sister Sledge
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – The Chimes
Man In The Mirror – The Main Squeeze
Street Life – Crusaders
Sing It Back – Moloko
Ain’t Nobody -Chaka Khan
Got to be Real – Cheryl Lynn