The Thamesmen - Pop / Rock Covers in London

Key Info

Based: London

Guide Price: £1295

Genre: Pop / Rock Covers

Line-Up: Drums/BV's, Guitar/BV's, Bass/Lead Vocals (plus optional keys/BV's))

Lead Vocals: Male vocals


Take a leap back into the archives of the finest classic pop music that Britain has to offer, with London's most intoxicating live covers band; The Thamesmen.

With a repertoire spanning over fifty years, from 60's Beatles-inspired Merseybeat, to the infectious mod sound of The Jam, right the way through to swaying 90's brit-pop and beyond; this London-based four-piece offer up the very best in British pop music. Together with their crisp suits, quaffed hair and cracking harmonies, every contagious chorus is performed with passion and zeal by young musicians at the very epicentre of today's British music industry. Providing two hours of incredible live music and a DJ/disco package as standard, every element of your wedding or function will be catered for. The Thamesmen are guaranteed to have you dancing all night, and rushing home to dig out your Fred Perry's and Chelsea Heels the next morning!

The band is made up of four supremely talented, professional musicians working extensively in the music industry. Highlights include performance and recording credits with Florence & The Machine, Status Quo, Bright Light Bright Light and Lauren Aqualina, as well as tours and festivals sharing the stage with music legends such as Bob Dylan, Elton John and Ray Davies in the UK, Europe and USA.

The Thamesmen's standard entertainment package will cover your whole evening and includes

  • A professional three or four-piece band with male lead vocals and stunning harmonies
  • Two hours of floor-filling live music (2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets)
  • A fantastic, crowd-rousing set list spanning 50 years of pop music
  • Professional PA, stage lighting and sound engineer
  • Pre-mixed disco before and after live sets (tailored to your tastes)
  • PAT and PLI certificates
  • Songs at special request performed

We can also add:

  • A 60-minute live lounge acoustic set for drinks reception or during dinner
  • A band member to DJ before and after the live band sets

The Thamesmen are based in London, and are available for hire across the UK and Europe.


(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
1999 - Prince
Ain’t Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations
All Day And All Of The Night - The Kinks
All The Small Things - Blink 182
Beatles Medley - The Beatles
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Common People - Pulp
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Doo Wah Diddy - Manfred Mann
Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) - Backstreet Boys
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Gimme Some Lovin’ - Spencer Davis Group
Girls And Boys - Blur
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Hey Ya - Outkast
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
Higher And Higher (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) - Jackie Wilson
Human - The Killers
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
I Fought The Law - The Bobby Fuller Four
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
I’m A Believer - The Monkees
I’m Gonna Be(500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Keep On Running - Spencer Davis Group
Last Nite - The Strokes
Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Mr Brightside - The Killers
My Generation - The Who
Naive - The Kooks
No Particular Place To Go - Chuck Berry
Old Time Rock And Roll - Bob Seger
Rockin’ All Over The World - Status Quo
Roxanne - The Police
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynrd
Sympathy For The Devil - The Rolling Stones
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Valerie - The Zutons
What’d I Say - Ray Charles
Wonderwall - Oasis
You Really Got Me - The Kinks


“They kept a mixed age, international audience thoroughly entertained during both one-hour sets”Michael Brooks - International Corprate Event, Tanners London

“5/5. They were four very charming and personable young men, who we had some dealings with before the event, in terms of set up and tech stuff. On the day they arrived and quietly set up, with no demands and were very grateful to us for all the support they needed. They played really well and everyone on the night had a great time! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone. They were a pleasure to have at what was a very special evening for us, celebrating the Haslemere Thespians 80th year.”Jenny Manville - Private Party, The Haslemere Hall, Haslemere

“The Thamesmen at Writtle University College tonight were awesome! Their set was fantastic and really well produced which was great to hear - hopefully they'll return at some point!”Eilisch Hopkins - Freshers Night, Writtle University College, Chelmsford


How long do you take to set-up?
90 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 duo 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?

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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