Guide Price: £1230
Genre: Pop/Rock Cover
Line-Up: Drums, Bass/Vocals, Keys/Vocals (with option to add guitar)
Lead Vocals: Male vocals
This young, energetic 4-piece male function band offer non-stop hip-shaking entertainment that will have your dance floor rocking from start to finish. Their incredible musicianship and awesome lead vocalist ensure this is one of the most in-demand and popularly-priced party bands in the North of England.
Covering a huge range of music from The Beatles and Stevie Wonder to Oasis and Kings of Leon. They’ll have everyone, young and old up and dancing all night. They’ll even learn your first dance or song request to make your evening extra special.
Hipshaker are favourites at many popular venues including INGLEWOOD MANOR, STYAL LODGE, KNOWSLEY HALL, ROOKERY HALL, PECKFORTON CASTLE, and many more.
Looking for a cool, fun and rocking live wedding band? Just check out the testimonials…Hipshaker will guarantee a night to remember.
For your event Hipshaker provide:
All About The Bass - Meghan Trainor
American Boy – Estelle
Begin' - Madcon
Black And Gold - Sam Sparro
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Budapest - George Ezra
Common People - Pulp
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroquai
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Dakota - Stereophonics
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
I Can't Feel My Face - The Weekend
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Mr Brightside - Killers
Senorita – Justin Timberlake
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Too Close - Alex Clare
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Yellow - Coldpla
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Alright Now – Free
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Come Together – The Beatles
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Englishman In New York - Sting
Good Times - Chic
Hey Jude – The Beatles
I Feel Good – James Brown
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
I'm A Man - Spencer Davis Group
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Kiss - Prince
Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Long Train Runnin - The Doobie Brothers
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Summer Of '69 – Bryan Adams
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabamba – Lynyrd Skynyrd
“5/5 Hipshaker were absolutely amazing! They were so professional, so flexible, so friendly and so unbelievably talented! Our guests loved them - they had everyone dancing all evening and even did an encore because everyone was having such a good time! We honestly cannot say enough nice things about this wonderful, fantastic band! So many people have asked us about Hipshaker and we'll be passing on the band's details to everyone! Thank you so much!!!”Joanna - Wedding, Aughton Village Hall, Ormskirk
“5/5 - We loved having Hipshaker play at our wedding. Music was fantastic and the band were all super nice - a nice addition to have around! Thank you!!”Katy - Wedding, Belmount Hall, Ambleside
“5/5 - As always the band were excellent, they filled the dancefloor from start to finish! Thanks lads for another fab event!”Sarah - Corporate, Chester Racecourse, Chester
“The organisation by Tailored Entertainment was great and made everything easy and straight forward. Hipshaker were fantastic. They got on board with our festival theme and played all the tracks we requested and really got the party going. Callum and the rest of the band were really warm and friendly and we have had many of our guests say how good they were. We would highly recommend them.”Chris & Natalie - Wedding, Nunsmere Hall, Cheshire
“5/5 - Callum and all the band were brilliant, they absolutely made the evening one to remember! We were very pleased that they sang our first dance request it was done beautifully. They were attentive to any requests and just so friendly :) Will definitely recommend them and please just say a HUGE thank you on our behalf.”Beth & Matt - Wedding, Iscoyd Park, Shropshire
“Hipshaker were amazing. The dance floor was packed all night and I was continuously asked where I had found the band. I think they now have a 100 more fans. They made our night. Couldn’t have asked for more”Kate - Wedding, Ludlow Brewing Company
“I wanted to say that they were amazing. They were so much more than was could of hoped for. All our guests loved them and said how brilliant they were. Also, could you said s special thanks to Callum because he was an absolute Gentleman and you could really tell how much he cared making it a special day for us both.”Ed and Rosella - Wedding, Owen House Wedding Barn
“5/5. Absolutely great set of lads, very professional and good musicians! Nothing was too much trouble, would love to use them again!”Ashley - wedding, Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Manchester
“5/5. We are thrilled with the event as a whole and the band added to that, thank you to the lads for putting on an excellent show! We have received some excellent feedback, we will be booking again for sure!”Sarah Weaver - Corporate Event - Chester Racecourse, Cheshire
“5/5. We loved the band, they managed to keep everybody dancing with a selection of classics that they made their own through various mash-ups and alterations. We had a number of skilled musicians in attendance who were all impressed with the overall standard and the groom in particular never left the dancefloor. Although it was slightly unnerving not to get chance to communicate directly with the band themselves prior to the day itself, they did not disappoint once they started playing. I would happily recommend them to anyone looking for a wedding band who can cater to music lovers young and old. Thanks everyone.”Louise & Robert - Willington Hall, Chesire
“Id just like to say how happy we were with Hipshaker who played at our party on Saturday night. I had asked for songs to get the party dancing and they certainly did that. The second set in particular was fantastic. From the band's version of the Cha Cha Slide, to a dance off between my daughter and her godfather, a true sight to behold. The band conducted themselves in a very professional manner throughout were extremely polite and discreet particularly when clearing their equipment away at the end, I did not even realise they had left. Many thanks to the guys and also to Tailored Entertainment for the ease and professionalism shown in organising the booking. I'd definitely recommend you to friends.”Sarah and Paul - Party, Greens Farm, Driffield
“It was a great day and night thanks! Callum and the band were amazing and lots of people commented on how good they were, thanks much for all your help x”Alice Fletcher - Wedding, The Devonshire House Hotel, Liverpool
“Just wanted to say thanks to Hipshaker for helping make our night! They are great lads and brilliant musicians. Everyone has commented on how good they were and we would highly recommend to anyone who was thinking of using them. Please pass on our thanks to them all.”Richard Duerr - Wedding, Sevenoaks Court
“5/5. Just wanted to say a huge thank you to Hipshaker for providing such fantastic entertainment at our wedding last week. Communication with the team prior to the event was efficient and we found the whole process really simple. We knew that we wanted Hipshaker to play at our wedding after hearing them at a friend's wedding last year, and they certainly didn't disappoint......in fact they exceeded our expectations! We just couldn't fault Callum and the rest of the band on the day. They were so friendly, professional and helpful throughout, and we really felt like they wanted our evening to be perfect for us. The music was fantastic and the dance-floor was full from start to finish. So many of our guests commented on the band and were so impressed with them. The boys were great fun and really added to the fantastic atmosphere. We can't thank Hipshaker enough for creating the perfect end to a perfect day!”Debra Barker - Wedding - Owen House Wedding Barn, Cheshire
“The band were very good and very professional.”Scott Robinson - Wedding - Rookery Hall, Cheshire
“Hi Tom, On behalf of Redrow NW, we just wanted to say a massive thank you to the lads. They were absolutely brilliant throughout the whole evening. During setup they were organised, polite and efficient. During the two sets they really got the crowd going. The dance floor was full all night, highly recommended! Many thanks to them all for a wonderful evening!”Sarah Weaver - Charity Ball, Chester Racecourse
“Thank you so much for providing such fantastic music for our wedding at The Wellbeing Farm. All of our guests were up and dancing with such enthusiasm, including my dad and the groom’s dad (very hard to do!!), passing comments about your great you all were. Your choice of music was spot on and catered for our guests of all ages. You were such fun and we will be recommending you to all of our friends and family. Thank you so much again.”Lloyd and Rachel - Wedding, Wellbeing Farm
“Hi Phoebe, could you please pass on our thanks and gratitude to Hipshaker for their fabulous job at our wedding at Oh Me Oh My on Saturday. They played a great selection of all the music we wanted and the dancefloor was never empty. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to others. Thanks again,”Dan and Ruth Hints - Wedding. Oh Me Oh My, Liverpool
“We selected Hipshaker to play at our Daughter’s Wedding as we thought they sounded good from their website but they far exceeded our expectations on the night. Their brilliant musicianship and fantastic set list had us all on our feet and they treated us to a fantastic performance. We count ourselves very fortunate to have had Hipshaker play for us and contribute so much towards what was such a special occasion.”Emily and Chris Smith Wedding – Styal Lodge Cheshire
“I thanked the band when we met but can I express my gratitude again? They certainly did not disappoint! Everyone thought they were absolutely great. The booking procedure, organisational aspects and delivery by the lads on the night was spot on. They played a cracking version of our song request. Best regards, ”Stephen - Birthday Party, Davyhulme Park Golf Club, Manchester
“I cannot thank Hipshaker enough for a fantastic performance on our Wedding night! Our first dance song was absolutely perfect and actually prefer their version. Compliments passed on from the guests also. They definitely made our Wedding!”Gemma Spencer - Wedding, Ashfield House, Wigan
“Hi Phoebe, Hipshaker were fabulous! I've had so many compliments about our choice of wedding band which made me very proud! They're not just a 'run of the mill' wedding band, you could really tell they'd spent time and effort planning and rehearsing stuff that really works for a wedding of people our age. Everyone especially loved the 'mash-up's'....very cool! At one point I was slightly concerned when I heard Oops-up-side-your-head playing (my worst nightmare!)....but when I looked around and saw the dancefloor was packed and the guys were getting everyone into it....I realized they really know what they're doing! The guys were really friendly, making time to come and congratulate us. I hope they felt welcome and were well fed with sausage butties! Thanks again, I'll be definitely recommending them to anyone who asks in the future!”Hannah & Liam - Heaton House Farm, Rushton Spencer, Macclesfield, Cheshire
“Hello Phoebe, We had a wonderful day and the band were absolutely brilliant. We had a lot of positive comments about the band during the evening - people saying they were playing a great range of music, that they were so talented and really entertained everyone. We were really pleased with the band and they were a pleasure to have with us for our evening celebrations and I would certainly be quick to recommend them to friends and family. Thank you again!”Elizabeth Garry - Wedding, Willington Hall, Cheshire
“The wedding was wonderful, thank you. A perfect day for us. The band were absolutely amazing. The video online really does not do them justice. The songs they did were a perfect mixture & got my guests up dancing! I will certainly be recommending them to as many people as possible.They were discreet in their arrival too, (having been to previous weddings where bands make too much of a big deal). Having chosen to provide my own music between the bands sets, I felt really comfortable and confident that they had control of the playlist - making sure the music was constantly playing. However, having seen them play live music, I would definitely trust that they would also do a great job of playing the right kind of music between sets too.....if I'd known how good they were going to be, I would have let them do this - as I'm a bit of a music snob. In short, they absolutely nailed it and were worth every single penny. Please make sure they get this feedback! They helped make our night so special. Thanks again”Sophie & Ross - Wedding, The Yellow Broom Restaurant, Twemlow Green, Cheshire
“Hi Phoebe, The band were absolutely amazing , had everyone up and dancing , could not fault them !!! If anyone need a band for there wedding I highly recommend hip shakers in fact forget looking for another band get the Hipshaker,Thank you again for your help and please thank the band.”Luke Bitmead - Wedding, Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa, Formby, Southport
“Guys we just wanted to say THE BIGGEST THANKS to you for absolutely smashing it on Saturdaynight. Everyone at our wedding loved the music and were telling us how fantastic they thought you were - and we completely agree. The way you got the guests involved in dancing and singing along was perfect, and you helped us realise our dream of seeing everyone dancing the night away to end our wedding day! Thanks once again and we hope you enjoyed the night too! We had arranged for food to be put aside for you guys but understand that may not have happened in the madness of setting everything up - we're really sorry if that's the case and hope you did manage to get fed and watered? Thanks again for helping organise everything Phoebe,”Sophie and Ryan - Wedding, Dalston Heights, London
“'Hipshaker' were absolutely fantastic. Both Pete and I couldn't have been more delighted with their performances. The guys were all so charming and we wouldn't hesitate in both using them again for another event or recommending them very highly. Once again thank you for your help in providing such a great band for our wedding, Many thanks.”Emily & Pete - Wedding, Upper House, Kinder Road, Hayfield High Peak
“The band were really good, we were both pleased with our choice. In fact, lots of our guests commented on the high standard of their music and really liked the atmosphere they created. On a personal level, Dave and I, along with our parents, were also very pleased with how friendly the band members were.”Heather - Wedding, The Oak Tree of Peover, Cheshire
“Hi Phoebe, they were absolutely brilliant and made our wedding day! We had some many comments from our guests about how great they were. Not only did they play amazing songs but also took requests! Please pass on our thanks and well wishes to the band!”Naomi and Chris - Wedding - Weddings & Wellies, Low Farm, Liversedge.
“Hi Amy, Please pass on our sincere thanks to the Hipshakers Band – What lovely guys and made our night extra special. Thanks also for all your help with the preperations. Very Happy.”Alison Cawthray - Masonic Ladies Festival, National Railway Museum, York
“Hi, Just wanted to say a massive thank you for being so brilliant at Jen and Gary's wedding. You were amazing! Alex- your singing in the ceremony was beautiful. All our guests have given you rave reviews. The best live band we've heard. Thank you millions. Love Jen's mum xx”Pam (Mother of the Bride) - Wedding
“"Hipshaker were absolutely superb! Seamless set up with no issues, brilliant repertoire with everyone up dancing and most of all they sounded fantastic! We have some brilliant home mobile videos of our guests going wild on the dance floor (plenty of bad dancing included!). Please pass our thanks to the guys who were professional throughout and wowed our guests, so many comments about how great they were! Thanks for everything, from the initial booking right through to the night and the coordination with our DJ we couldn't have asked for a better service. We will be recommending the band in future without hesitation!!"”Lucy Ellis - Wedding, Coleslaw Hall Country Estate, Cheshire
“"We thought they were absolutely great. Made our night. Guests were asking who they were, and only had good things to say! 5 out of 5. Super friendly guys and put on a fantastic show! We will be booking them again in the future for more parties!"”Martin and Anne-Marie Trimble - Wedding, Inglewood Manor Hotel, Cheshire
“We just wanted to pass on a HUGE thank you to Hipshaker, they were totally brilliant and we loved every minute of the night. Everyone is telling us what a great time they had and how much they enjoyed the music, as did we! We are so pleased, they were the perfect choice for us!”Jaime & Charlie – Wedding, Cheshire
“Hipshaker played our wedding on Saturday night and were absolutely brilliant! They totally rocked. Everyone was dancing, young and old, until the bitter end and everyone commented on how good they were. My friends, husband and I are pretty hard-core music fans and we like to think we know what we’re talking about when it comes to music and these guys were stunning! They thoroughly surpassed our expectations and made for an unforgettable night. Great songlist, loads of energy and really nice lads too. Booking, correspondence and organisation was seamless. Thanks so much guys. You finished off our day with a party that we’ll never forget. Hope you enjoyed yourselves too!”Becky & Rob – Wedding, Manchester
“We just wanted to email to say a massive thanks to the band for last night, they did an amazing job…we’ve had a lot of compliments about how good they were from our guests…Thanks again.”Jo & Onyi – Wedding, Shrigley Hall, Cheshire
“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 Parkinson – Wedding, Cheshire
“We booked Hipshaker 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 Mills – Birthday Party, Midlands Hotel, Manchester
“Immense, thank you, thank you and thank you. So many of our guests (including my dad!) commented on your fantastic performance and how you kept the party going – it really did make it a brilliant night!”Jo and Rich – Wedding, Cheshire
“You guys were amazing – everybody loved it! You played some of my favourites and made sure everybody was up dancing – we couldn’t have asked for more!”Emma & Scott – Wedding, Radisson Blu, Liverpool
“Hi Amy/ Nick, I just wanted to pass our compliments to Hipshakers, they were exactly what we wanted for our wedding. The guys, their music and willingness to play was brilliant and made the evening of our wedding, and many of our guests commented how good they were. Please pass on our thanks, Regards.”Anthony and Melaine – Wedding, Merseyside
“Legends!!! Thank you so much.”James & Victoria – Wedding, Manchester
“Amy the band were brilliant. They had to change their timings and did do without any fuss. The music was brilliant and by the end of the night they had us all up and dancing. Please pass on our praise and appreciation. Best Wishes”Marianne Toon – Ruby Wedding Anniversary Party, The Court House, Manchester
“Hi Nick / Amy, Just a quick note to say thank you to Hipshaker band for their entertainment at our Daughter’s wedding. The band were excellent and kept the dance floor filled for the whole evening.”Colin Fowler – Wedding, Belle Epoque, Knutsford
“Hi there, we just wanted to say a massive thanks to Hipshaker for providing us with the best entertainment for our wedding on the 23/12/2014 at the Belle Époque, you guys are fabulous. We hired the boys for the day so they arrived for the wedding breakfast set up and did an acoustic set which was fabulous, the songs were varied everyone knew them and they sounded so good!! The rest of the band joined the boys for our evening do they checked in with us to see if they could do anything extra for us but we were more than happy with what they had planned, they wowed our guests all night they were absolutely fantastic ,we adore you boys!! 3 of our guests have asked for your details for their weddings too, we’ve literally had non stop praise for you. We’d highly recommend Hipshaker and we would definitely book you again. Thanks again”Nick & Linz Devine – Wedding, Belle Epoque, Knutsford
“Hi, We would just like to thank the Hipshakers for performing at our wedding on Monday. They were fantastic and got everybody up dancing and having lots of fun. Thanks again!”Jessica & Alex Newman – Wedding, Inglewood Manor
“Hi Amy, Please pass on our sincere thanks to the Hipshakers Band – What lovely guys and made our night extra special. Thanks also for all your help with the preperations. Very Happy”Alison Cawthray – Ladies Evening, National Railway Museum York, York
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 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 full band acoustic 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. 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 3-piece line-up performing at a venue within 30 miles of our base in Southport. 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?
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.