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We have an extensive cross-section of first class bands and groups, suitable whatever the occasion . To see a larger image of the artists place mouse pointer over the picture.

 

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Tuxedo Junction: Tuxedo Junction are 4 well established musicians out to give you the musical experience of a lifetime!  Keyboard, guitar, string bass and drums – along with voices that recreate music from a bygone, swinging era.  Ideal for cocktail receptions, weddings, dinners, dances, corporate events, anniversaries, private gatherings, Christmas parties, etc. Huge playlist of all your favorite jump jive classics and much more , performed live at your event.  Sophisticated, smart, smooth and great music for dancing.


Hire Tuxedo Junction - you will not be disappointed! The video shows Tuxedo Junction performing under their previous name of Tomkatz.

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QTones: The QTones cover a wide repertoire, from strict tempo to current chart hits, and are popular for creating an excellent atmosphere wherever they are booked. Vocals, guitar and bass are performed live and the sound is further enhanced by MIDI technology and a high quality PA system. Having extensively cruised during the 1990s, the QTones now entertain in hotels along the south coast of England, performing at corporate dinner dances, Masonic Lodges, weddings and private functions.

     
 

Taylor Turner Band:  This popular duo also perform as a 3 or 5 piece band and are fronted by an attractive female vocalist. They present the best of the past 30 years of pop music.  Have performed abroad, 5 Star hotels in the Middle East, and throughout the country.  An excellent choice.

     
 

The Cruisers: The Cruisers have many years experience and offer quality entertainment with great audience rapport. The band perform a polished show playing selected material for all age groups, chosen to ensure everyone enjoys the evening. From start to finish there is a good selection of fast and slow numbers, with the final set getting into a real party mood. There is no excuse for not dancing, so why wait till New Years Eve to have some fun!

     
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The Southern Dance Orchestra: The SDO offers a treat to anyone who appreciates the live sound of real music. The SDO is based in the Solent area and has a wide repertoire of arrangements, from swing to strict tempo for ballroom dancing, as well as modern standards.
Musical Director Ken Howell has worked in big bands for over fifty years, and brings a wealth of expertise to the band. Our bassist/vocalist, Pete Jackson, adds an extra touch of class and complements the band’s sound beautifully.

     
 

Jamtastic: Jamtastic provide up to 3 hours of high energy totally live music with each set a seemless integration from one song to another (i.e. no pauses between songs) in order to keep the dance floor packed... 

Jamtastic have the ability to perform in all sorts of shapes and sizes - from a sophisticated dinner jazz trio up to a stonkin' seven piece showband suitable for the most esteemed occasions in the land. The 'core-four' at the heart of Jamtastic are three lively, attractive guys and a stunning girl with simply the best singing voice on the circuit. This is the most flexible line-up of any four piece band producing an amazingly full live sound.

     
 

Son Real: Son Real is one of London’s leading Latin American Bands in the United Kingdom, created in the summer of 2004 with the collective talents from England and Colombia.

The band’s electric repertoire is passionate and dynamic, from the characteristically hot blooded tempos of Cuban Salsa and Brazilian Lambada, the traditional folk rhythms of Colombia and also Merengue from Puerto Rico and The Dominican Republic. Gauranteed to get everyone up on their feet and dancing.

This six to fourteen piece band includes the traditional Latin rhythm section; piano, kettledrum, and congas. It is fronted by Angelica, Hazel and Lina who have become “The Queen’s of Latin Music” in London, captivating all audiences with their magnetic voices and sensual dancing.

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Espree: Espree was formed in 1995 by five young and funky musicians who wanted to break away from the world of dreary, soulless quickstep function bands that were playing the circuit. Since then Espree have had a wealth of performing experience, from weddings in remote Scottish castles, to New Year’s Eve parties on the beach in Dubai.

The band are suitable for any type of event, including weddings, corporate entertainment, outdoor festivals, awards ceremonies and international events and can arrange their sets to suit.

Outstanding flexibility is a hallmark of Espree. Delivering everything from a solo cocktail pianist, to jazz and lounge trio’s and quartet’s for light music over dinner, to a regular five-piece live band, and right up to a ten-piece party band complete with brass section and three vocalists. And if you so desire, you can also include male and female dancers. All this can be tailored to suit your event and budget.

Espree provide a complimentary DJ to keep the music flowing before, between and after band sets, you could also have the Espree Duo - two female singers performing as a cabaret or tribute act. The Espree Duo and DJ can be used as a complete nights entertainment as a stand-alone act.

     
 

Jukebox Money: Jukebox Money are a professional function band suitable for all occasions including parties, weddings and corporate events. They offer a varied musical repertoire including popular hits from the last five decades. There's something in there for everybody, ranging from 50's Rock'n'Roll to modern pop.

Jukebox Money are experienced musicians with the versatility to ensure your event goes off with a bang. For those that require a larger sound, the line up can be expanded with an add on brass section.

 
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The Strand: The Strand are a well-established & professional 5 piece function band. They are all about creating a great party atmosphere and playing music to keep the dance floor busy. A fun evening is guaranteed !

With a wide repertoire of carefully selected music ranging from the 60's to today 'The Strand' songlist contains classics from well known artistes including: Amy Winehouse * Snow Patrol * Duffy * Simply Red * Robbie Williams * Sting * Huey Lewis & the News * The Coral * Oliver Cheatham * Keane * James Blunt * Michael Jackson * Peter
Gabriel * Scissor Sisters * The Beatles * Queen * George Michael * Michael Buble * Maroon 5 * Genesis * Katy Perry. Quality music performed by a quality  band.

 
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Vendetta: Vendetta are an all girl rock covers band who will certainly get your event rocking with great songs from well known bands and artistes such as Lady GaGa * The Pretenders * Stealers Wheel * Amy Winehouse * Skunk Anansie * Greenday * The Buzzcocks * Pink * Katy Perry.

You can always be assured of a rocking good night with Vendetta.

 
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Mango: Mango is a versatile seven-piece party band with a repertoire to suit all occasions, equally at home performing for parties, weddings and corporate events or venues, pubs and clubs.

With a wide repertoire they will play music suited to your taste and appropriate for your function.

 
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Spectrum: One of Spectrum's strongest assets is their extensive programme of hits - from 50s Rock 'N' Roll, right through to present day hits, spanning six decades, giving something for everyone. Spectrum perform their programme with professionalism, artistry and slickness - linking some songs together for continuity, ensuring the dance floor is packed all night.

   
     
     
     
   

Alpha Connection:  A very high class international eight piece band who have to be seen to be believed.

Red Stripe Band:  If you like Jools Holland, you’ll love this seven or eight piece band from the Surrey area.  Real toe-tapping, boogie-woogie, jive or rock ‘n roll, this band is a must for lovers of these musical styles.

Alphabet: A  well established male four piece group playing all the best dance / party music from the past 40 years.  Hotels, clubs, Masonics, Naval Officers’ Summer Balls – they’ve done them all!

Three's Company:  This charming three piece band have been solely represented by us since 1997.  They have very quickly established themselves on the hotel, Masonic and wedding circuit, and create the ideal atmosphere for your occasion.  With fine vocals from David and Debbie, and a full keyboard sound from Noel, this super smooth trio will compliment any event.

Band of Gold: (ex Swinging Blue Jeans)  Chris Hallett and his son form this smooth duo of keyboards and guitar / clarinet and solid musical/vocal talent showing their class. They are well presented and smart.  They are ideal for the smaller function  and will also perform as a trio with addition of a lovely female vocalist.

Groovejuice:  Excellent professional five piece 70’s group presenting the great dance tracks from that era.  Superb front line male vocalist completes this wonderful outfit.

Big Brother Soul: This Portsmouth-based band literally pack the customers in wherever they play.  Over the years, the band have acquired a huge following of fans who appreciate the sounds of James Brown, Wilson Pickett, and many other great soul artists.  They guarantee a fantastic evening. In the past they have been support to Edwin Starr and James Brown.

Dancing Ledge: Four musicians, including the caller, make up this well established Dorset based barn dance band.  A great choice also for ceilidh evenings.

Emmarald: An exciting new quintet featuring the lovely Emma on lead vocals, playing 60’s – 00’s.  A band to watch out for!

Peter Pod & The Peas: Have just got to be the best commercial 60’s band on the South Coast.  Peter is a superb front man, and they guarantee a great party.

The Lemon Grove: A really classy four piece group of piano, bass, guitar, drums and ‘jazz style’ vocals.  Imagine Harry Conick Jnr accompanied by rocking style musicians, should give you an idea of what this band is all about.  Wonderful stuff!

Society Swing: A great four to six piece traditional jazz band consisting of some of the best players you are ever likely to listen or dance to.  Ring for further details.

Rufus Stone: An eight piece Southampton based soul band featuring an extremely tight brass and rhythm section.  One of the areas most established and successful bands playing all the well known hits from the soul era.

Hurricane Force: Still one of the best traditional steel bands in the area, they operate from a three up to a six piece depending on your requirements.

Chuckles:  Excellent three or four piece M.O.R. group.  Bandleader / keyboard player Charlie Lamb never fails to create a good repartee with an audience.  Wonderful for Masonics, clubs, hotels – a very talented band.

Natural High:  Super vocal trio presenting classic soul, R&B and early Tamla Motown hits.  All are lead vocalists in their own rights, but put them together and you have a fine close harmony outfit that would be very hard to equal.  Working to their own quality studio-produced backing tracks, a full dance floor is guaranteed for lovers of this genre of music.  Dare we say you will be left on a “Natural High”?

Phoney Beatles*: Need we say more? Click here for more info.

Liason: Exceptional four piece showband.

Limited S: Classic guitar based trio.  60’s – 90’s.

Corn Riggs:  Five piece traditional barn dance band.

* Booked through their respective management.

 

 

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