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Jimmy & The Jets - '50s / '60s Rock 'n' Roll in London

Key Info

Based: London

Guide Price: £2200

Genre: '50s / '60s Rock 'n' Roll

Line-Up: Drums, Upright Bass, Guitar, Keys, Sax, Vocals

Lead Vocals: Male Vocals

About

Beat swinging, toe tapping rock n' roll classics combined with a mesmerising array of contemporary chart covers - this slick six piece are the perfect vintage act, set to be a sure fire hit with every one your guests.

Based in London, Jimmy & The Jets have been busy cultivating a reputation as the best vintage covers band in the capital - and it's easy to see why. Assembled from six of the most in-demand session performers in the country, Jimmy and the boys bring you an evening jam-packed with soulful, swinging rock and roll fun. Their set list reflects the very best of that timeless vintage sound; from Elvis to The Everley Brothers, and everything in between!

But they don't stop there.

Utilising every facet of their peerless musicality and stunning live stage presence, they artfully blend that timeless fifties and sixties sound with a host of 21st century pop covers. The result is an incredible night of entertainment that'll have something to please each and every one of your guests, from the young to the young at heart. With two hours of live music, concert level stage production and a disco/DJ set provided as standard, there's nothing left for you to do but dance the night away with the rest of your guests!

Jimmy & The Jets' complete entertainment package includes:

  • Your perfect 6-piece vintage band with male lead vocals
  • Two hours of live music as 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 minute live sets
  • Professional PA system and lighting system
  • PAT Tested equipment and PLI Certificates
  • Your First Dance/Song Request performed live

Jimmy & The Jets are based in London and are available for hire at weddings, parties and corporate functions across the U.K. and Europe.

Repertoire

50s Rock ‘n’ Roll

Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent
Big Hunk Of Love - Elvis Presley
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
Cupid - Sam Cooke
Good Golly Miss Molly - Little Richard
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
Jonny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Lucille - Little Richard
My Baby Left Me - Elvis Presley
Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
Peggy Sue - Buddy Holly
Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson
Rip It Up - Little Richard
Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley
Rock This Joint - Bill Haley
That's Alright Mama - Elvis Presley
Tutti Fruiti - Little Richard
Twistin' The Night Away - Sam Cooke
Twisting The Night Away - Sam Cooke
Wake Up Little Susie - The Everly Brothers
You Send Me - Same Cooke

Classics & Modern

All About That Bass - Megan Trainor
Back To Black - Amy Winehouse
Blame It On The Boogie - Michael Jackson
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Come Together - The Beatles
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Happy - Pharrell
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson
I Feel Good - James Brown
Kiss - Prince
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Twist And Shout - The Beatles
Waterfalls - TLC

Acoustic Add-On

All Of Me – John Legend
Amazing Day – Coldplay
At Last – Etta James
Beautiful – Christina Aguilera
Beneath Your Beautiful – Labrinth
Blue Moon – Jerome Kern
Bump And Grind – R. Kelly
Can You Feel The Love – Elton John
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli
Change Gonna Come – Sam Cooke
Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing – Stevie Wonder
Dreams – Gabrielle
Easy – The Commodores
Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears
Feel Like Making Love – Roberta Flack
Georgia – Ray Charles
God Bless The Child – Billie Holiday
Golden Brown – Stranglers
Greatest Love Of All – George Benson
Groovy Kind Of Love – Phil Collins
Harvest For The World – Isley Brothers
Have I Told You Lately – Eric Clapton
Haven’t Met You Yet – Michael Bublé
Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
Heaven – Emile Sande
Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles
How Deep Is Your Love – The Beegees
I Can’t Help It – Michael Jackson
I Get The Sweetest Feeling – Jackie Wilson
I’m Still Standing – Elton John
If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
In A Sentimental Mood – Ella Fitzgerald
Just The Two Of Us – Bill Withers
Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
Killing Me Softly – Roberta Flack
Lean On Me – Bill Withers
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Like Someone In Love – Heusen/Burke
Love Me Again – John Newman
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan
Misty – Heusen/Burke
Moody’s Mood For Love – James Moody
Mr Bojangles – Sammy Davis Jr
My Cherie Amour – Stevie Wonder
My Girl – The Temptations
Nature Boy – Nat King Cole
New York, New York – Frank Sinatra
Next To Me – Emile Sande
On Broadway – George Benson
Ordinary People – John Legend
Pompeii – Bastille
Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Satin Doll – Ellington/Strayhorn
She Moves In Her Own Way – The Kooks
Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
So Amazing – Luther Vandross
Stormy Weather – Arlen & Koehler
There Will Never Be Another You – Warren/Gordon
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
Wake Me Up – Avicii
What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
When I Fall In Love – Nat King Cole
When I Was Your Man – Bruno Mars
With A Little Help From My Friends – Beatles
Yesterday – Beatles
You And Me Song – The Wannadies
You Are So Beautiful – Billie Preston
You Are The Sunshine – Stevie Wonder
You’ve Got A Friend In Me – Randy Newman

Testimonials

★★★★★

“The guys were fantastic! Had everyone up on the dance floor from the first song! Very professional and exactly what we wanted for our wedding band. Exceeded all expectations!”Michael - Wedding, The Devonshire Terrace

★★★★★

“Brilliant band, great booking process. Professional, entertaining, excellent setlist and a packed dance floor. Will happily recommend them to others!”Joanne Brown - Party, London

★★★★★

“The band were fantastic - they really contributed to a brilliant evening. So many of the guests have told us they loved the live music”Elizabeth Birch - Wedding, Surrey

★★★★★

“"Hi Amy, The night went very well thanks. The band were sensational, the best we've ever had - the dance floor was busy all night. I'm sure we'll be back to book for next year."”Gordon Day - Corporate Event, Hampshire

FAQ

I really want to have a great party with everyone on the dance floor - are you the right band for that?
Absolutely! We have been performing at weddings and events for several years and have an infectious live show that guarantees a packed dance floor and a party that you and your guests will remember for years to come! Our repertoire features the biggest classic and current chart hits, so there's certainly something for everyone.

Do you take requests?
We are happy to perform one special request for you - for weddings this is usually the first dance. You can also let us know your top 10 preferences from the repertoire, as well as send up to 30 requests for the disco - so you can be sure to hear all your favourites on the evening.

How long do you take to set-up?
60 - 90 minutes. If you are organising a wedding or event where the evening reception is in the same room as your meal, we often arrive to set-up while the room is turned around - we can have background music playing within around 30 minutes of load in.

What time do you play?
At a time to suit your event, standard prices are for 2 hours of live music, any time between 7pm and midnight.

How long do you play for?
We perform 2 x 60-minute live sets (or 3 x 40 minutes) 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.

Can you provide music for our drinks reception?
Yes - we can perform a 1 x 60-minute live lounge-style duo set (male vocals & piano) 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. You won't have to hire any additional equipment in.

What is the website guide price based on?
The published guide price is based on our 6-piece line-up performing at a venue within 30 miles of our base in London. We charge travel costs for venues further than 30 miles, and if your venue is more than a 2 hours 30 mins drive home, we charge a bit extra so we can book accommodation. For an accurate quote please contact us with your event date and venue details.

Our venue has a noise limiter, can you work with that?
Yes, we regularly work at venues with noise limiters. We are happy to contact the venue in advance of the event to make sure we have all the required information to enable us to plan accordingly.

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. However, 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.

Can we see you play live before booking?
As a professional function band our bookings tend to be weddings and private events that unfortunately we are unable to invite guests to. Our videos are a very accurate insight into our look and sound, and we'd also encourage you to check out our testimonials page to see what previous clients have said about their experience with the band.

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“They were awesome! We danced all night and everyone has said how brilliant they were!!”Lindsey - Wedding at Calke Abbey
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