8 Ball - Indie Rock Covers in Sussex

Key Info

Based: Sussex

Guide Price: £1000

Genre: Indie Rock Covers

Line-Up: Drums, Bass/Vocals, Guitar/Vocals, Guitar/Vocals

Lead Vocals: Male vocals

About

The ultimate Sussex wedding band!

8-Ball is a professional live band performing an awesome set of covers that guarantees to have the dance floor at your wedding, function or party packed from start to finish! The 4-piece band is made up of top young professional musicians who are very experienced in performing at weddings and events and will guarantee you enjoy a night to remember!

Based in Chichester in West Sussex, 8-Ball are available for hire at weddings and events in Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Dorset, London, as well as further afield in the UK. The band’s set list features classics from the likes of The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, The Rolling Stones & Elvis Presley, as well as more modern hits from Killers, Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Pharell Williams and many more!

The band are self contained with PA/lighting and also provide a pre-mixed disco free of charge (which can be tailored to your tastes) so your whole evening of entertainment is taken care of in just one booking!

Our bookings are managed by Tailored Entertainment so you can be sure to receive a professional and attentive service, right from the initial enquiry until the end of a great night of live music!

As standard 8-Ball provide:

  • Professional all-male 4-piece band
  • 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets
  • Set list of classic dance floor fillers from 60s to current chart
  • Quality PA, LED lighting and pre-mixed disco before and after live sets (so your whole night of entertainment is covered
  • PAT tested equipment and Public Liability Insurance (your venue will require the band to have this)
  • Your choice of first dance performed
  • Option for adding acoustic set for drinks reception

For more information on the band or to talk more about booking the band for your wedding, please call Tailored Entertainment on 0845 094 1911, or email info@8ball-band.co.uk.

8-Ball are available as a live wedding and party band in West Sussex, East Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, Dorset, London and beyond, including the following venues:

Repertoire

Modern

A Punk – Vampire Weekend
All These Things I’ve Done – The Killers
Are You Gunna Be My Girl – Jet
Beggin’ – Madcon
Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis
Coldplay – Yellow
Cry Me A River – Justin Timberlake
Dancing In The Moonlight – Toploader
Dreaming Of You – The Coral
Get Lucky – Pharrell Williams/ Daft Punk
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Drake - Hold On We're Going Home
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor – Arctic Monkeys
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Ruby – Kaiser Chiefs
Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
She’s Electric – Oasis
Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Use Somebody – Kings On Leon
Valerie – The Zutons/ Amy Winehouse
What You Know – Two Door Cinema Club
Wonderwall - Oasis

Classic

ABC – Jackson 5
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Tarrell
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Day Tripper – The Beatles
December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night) – Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons
Harvest Moon – Neil Young
I Feel Good – James Brown
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
Long Train Runnin’ – Doobie Brothers
Proud Mary – Credence Clearwater Revival/ Tina Turner
September – Earth Wind And Fire
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
The Beatles – Eight Days a Week
The Chain – Fleetwood Mac
This Charming Man – The Smiths
The Marvelettes – Please Mr. Postman
Town Called Malice – The Jam
Twist And Shout – The Beatles
You Really Got Me – The Kinks

Testimonials

“One full dance floor. One happy crowd. One awesome group. 8-ball. With a reaction from our guests like that, we are already planning on when to book them again.”Hometown Festivals – Petersfield Beer & Cider Festival 2015

“We had the best day and the band were absolutely incredible! So many people have contacted us to say that they had such a great time dancing (and singing) the night away with the band. We really can’t thank the guys enough for making our day extra special!”Emma – Wedding, Sussex

“We booked 8-Ball for my daughter’s 21st Birthday Party and everybody was entertained – they play such a varied set list that caters to all ages…exactly what you need for a family party. Thank you again I will be recommending you to all my friends.”Lisa – Birthday Party, Sussex

“Hi Amy, The band were brilliant thank you. The venue had problems with the electric but we were told that the band were very helpful with this and sorted it with no problems. The band got lots of compliments and many guests asked us who they are and where we found them.”Kirsty Stride - Wedding, The Manor Barn, Petersfield.

“Great band, our guests were delighted by their performance. They arrived early, setup with no fuss and really got into the party spirit, they played 2 great sets, and then joined in the fun! Highly recommended.”Nigel Taylor - Birthday Party, Webbs Green Farm, Southampton

“Thank you very much for the kind support in helping us to deliver such an amazing 50th anniversary party. Your generosity in providing such fantastic music for the event helped it to be what it was; it was a fantastic night celebrating 50 years of life boating in Lymington. The whole crew and team thank you for your generosity.”Royal National Lifeboat Institution - Anniversary Party

“We had a great night thank you! Just got back from honeymoon today. Many thanks for helping us with booking 8-Band. The band were brilliant from start to finish and a pleasure to work with. Polite, courteous and professional at all times and were very self-sufficient with the set up. They had the audience entertained from start to finish with a good mix of old and new songs as well as the traditional wedding classics. They also provided a great DJ set in between them being on stage. We would have no hesitation referring 8-Ball to anyone who might be looking to book them in the future and please let us know if we can be of any help with a review. Thanks also for your help with the booking.”Tricia and Matt - Wedding, Farbridge Barn, West Sussex

“I just wanted to email to say that the band were absolutely amazing and received compliments from all of our guests. They were so good at getting the guests up dancing. Guests have already started asking for their details. Thanks again for making it run so smoothly.”Alan and Mandy - Wedding, Queens Hall, West Sussex

“I have to say that 8 Ball were amazing. They really got the crowd going and the dance floor was constantly full of people dancing and having fun. The 2 1 hour sets absolutely flew by. We couldn't be more happier with them. I hope they enjoyed themselves as well. We were also very impressed with how the boys conducted themselves, very personable and professional. We're aware that one of our guests have already recommended them on to a friend, who has since made a booking; and we ourselves wouldn't hesitate in booking them again should a future occasion arise. Thanks again to all of you.”Carl - Wedding - Sopley Mill, Dorset

“Me and my husband Ben hired 8ball for our wedding on the 6th of Aug, we just wanted to say thanks to them they were incredible and everyone loved them! They did so well with the sound monitor in the venue and were great working around us due to set backs. They were lovely guys and we really appreciate and are grateful for them helping make our day as amazing as it was.”Laura & Ben - Steeple Court Manor House, Southampton

“I just wanted to say how great a night we had. The band were fantastic, really nice guys and they entertained everyone and all of our guests keep telling us how great they were. Our first dance was perfect, couldn't have asked for anything better. Please thank the guys from me and my husband, truly fantastic.”Ana & Glenn - Wedding, New Barn Farm

“5/5 Brilliant band. Great fun and everyone commented on how much then enjoyed them.”Debbie Scott-Munden - Wedding, Hilton Ageas Bowl

“5/5 - The band were fantastic - extremely friendly and helpful. Music was brilliant. Would highly recommend!”Kat Jones - Wedding, Sopley Mill, Hampshire

“We came across 8 ball randomly whilst trying to find a wedding band online. We listened to a couple of their tracks and it seemed to be the type of thing we wanted for our wedding. We cannot believe how lucky we got with choosing this band! They began the evening by playing a brilliant version of semi sonic, secret smile that they had prepared for our first dance. They then proceeded to play fantastic tune after fantastic tune and had a packed dance floor all night long. All my wedding guests have been raving about the band and I cannot remember a wedding reception where people were enjoying themselves quite as much as they were on this night! Thank you so much for your amazing music and charisma, I am so glad we chose you as our wedding band.”Lucy Derham - Wedding, East Horton Golf Club, Eastleigh

FAQ

How long do you take to set-up?
60 minutes.

What time do you play?
Any time to suit you, standard prices are for 2 hours of live music, anytime between 7pm and midnight.

How long do you play for?
We can perform 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets in the evening and also provide a pre-mixed disco (tailored to your tastes) before and after live sets, so your whole night of entertainment is covered in one booking. We can also perform 1 x 60 miniute acoustic live lounge style set as an add-on, which is perfect for during drinks or dinner.

Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes – all included in the price.

Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes.

Will you perform our first dance?
Yes, as long as we have two weeks notice we will learn the first dance of your choice.

How much space do you require?
We have played in some very small spaces, but ideally a minimum of around 2.5m x 5m.

How much power do you require?
2 x 13 amp sockets is fine for our system.

Do I need to provide food/drinks?
Ideally soft drinks and a hot meal or buffet. But this is certainly not a deal breaker so if you can’t provide this, just let us know in advance and we’ll bring food & drink with us.

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