The Thamesmen - Pop / Rock Covers in London

Key Info

Based: London

Guide Price: £1395

Genre: Pop / Rock Covers

Line-Up: Drums/BV's, Keys/BV's, Guitar/BV's, Bass/Lead Vocals

Lead Vocals: Male vocals

About

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 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 duo 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.

Repertoire

All The Small Things - Blink 182
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Breakfast At Tiffany’s - Deep Blue Something
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Budapest - George Ezra
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Common People - Pulp
Connected - Stereo Mc’s
Crocodile Rock - Elton John
Do You Love Me - The Contours
Dreaming Of You - The Coral
Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears For Fears
Forget You - Ceelo Green
Gimme Some Lovin’ - Spencer Davis Group
Girls And Boys - Blur
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Happy Together - The Turtles
Hey Ya! - Outkast
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
Ho Hey - Lumineers
Human - The Killers
Hush - Kula Shaker
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
I’m A Believer - The Monkees
Ironic - Alanis Morissette
Kiss - Prince
Last Nite - The Strokes
Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
Mr Brightside - The Killers
My Sharona - The Knack
Naive - The Kooks
Needles And Pins - The Searchers
Pinball Wizard - The Who
Pompeii - Bastille
Pump It Up - Elvis Costello
Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash
Rock N Roll Medley - Various Artists
Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
Surfin Usa/Johnny B Goode - Beach Boys/Chuck Berry
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Teenage Kicks - Undertones
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Valerie - The Zutons
Wake Me Up - Avicii
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham
Wonderwall - Oasis
You Really Got Me - The Kinks

60s Tribute Set

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations
All Or Nothing - Small Faces
Beatles Medley - The Beatles
Do Wah Diddy - Manfred Mann
Gimme Some Lovin’ - Spencer Davies Group
Glad All Over - Dave Clark Five
Happy Together - The Turtles
Heatwave - Martha Reeve & The Vandellas
Higher And Higher (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) - Jackie Wilson
House Of The Rising Sun - The Animals
I Feel Good (I Got You) – James Brown
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
I’m A Believer - The Monkees
In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
It’s Not Unusual - Tom Jones
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd
Let’s Twist Again - Chubby Checker
Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
My Generation - The Who
Needles And Pins - The Searchers
No Particular Place To Go - Chuck Berry
Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes
Runaround Sue - Dion
Satisfaction (I Can’t Get No)  - Rolling Stones
Sugar Sugar - The Archies
Surfin’ USA - Beach Boys
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Young Ones - Cliff Richard & The Shadows

FAQ

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?
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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