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The Vinyls - Retro/Indie Rock/Pop in Surrey

Key Info

Based: Surrey

Guide Price: £1225

Genre: Retro/Indie Rock/Pop

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

Lead Vocals: Male vocals

About

Don your blue suede shoes and dig out the Brylcreem! The Vinyls, Surrey's most exciting vintage covers act, are about to have you Twisting all the way back to the 50's with a fabulous evening of retro entertainment.

The Vinyls are a stomping trio of soaring vocal harmonies, rampant rhythms and barnstorming double bass; bringing you all your favourite Rock & Roll classics from the 1950's, 60's and beyond. Also offering a punchy hour-long lndie Rock set crammed full of modern floor fillers, and a DJ/disco set as standard, each and every one of your guest's tastes will be catered for. If you just can't get enough of pencil skirts, petticoats, crisp suits and that vintage vinyl sound, this Fab Three will be the perfect compliment to your wedding of corporate function.

As standard, The Vinyls provide:

  • A sensational professional band, with an awesome live show
  • 1 x 60 minute retro Rock 'n' Roll Set + 1 x 60 minute Indie/Rock/Pop Set
  • Set list of classic dancefloor fillers from 50s to current chart
  • Professional PA, lighting and pre-mixed disco before & 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.

The Vinyls are based in Surrey and are available for weddings and corporate functions across the UK and Europe.

Repertoire

Classic

Beach Boys – Surfin’ Usa
Bill Haley – Rock Around The Clock
Bill Haley – See You Later Alligator
Bill Haley – Shake Rattle And Roll
Blues Brothers – Sweet Home Chicago
Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley
Bobby Darin – Splish Splash
Bobby Day – Rockin Robin
Carl Perkins – Blue Suede Shoes
Chris Montez – Lets Dance
Chuck Berry – Johnny B Goode
Chuck Berry – No Particular Place To Go
Chuck Berry – Rock N Roll Music
Chuck Berry – Roll Over Beethoven
Chuck Berry – You Never Can Tell
Connie Francis – Stupid Cupid
Danny And The Juniors – At The Hop
Dion And The Belmonts – Runaround Sue
Eddie Cochran – C'mon Everybody
Eddie Cochran – My Way
Eddie Cochran – Twenty Flight Rock
Elvis – Hound Dog
Elvis – Jailhouse Rock
Etta James – Good Lookin
Fleetwood Mac - My Heart Beat Like A Hammer
Fleetwood Mac - Shake Your Money Maker
Jackie Wilson – Reet Petite
Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls Of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis – Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On
Johnny Cash – Folsom Prison
Johnny Cash – Ring Of Fire
Leon Bridges - Coming Home
Little Richard – Good Golly Miss Molly
Little Richard – Long Tall Sally
Little Richard – Rip It Up
Little Richard – Tutti Frutti
Ray Charles – Hit The Road Jack
Ray Charles – Shake A Tailfeather
The Chords – Sh Boom
The Contours – Do You Love Me
The Ronettes – Be My Baby
The Sonics – Have Love Will Travel
Wilson Pickett – Land Of 1000 Dances

Modern

1975 – Chocolate
Amy Winehouse – Valerie
Arctic Monkeys – Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Beatles – Can't Buy You Love
Beatles – Money
Beatles – Twist And Shout
Blues Brothers – Everybody Needs Somebody
Blur – Parklife
Blur – Song 2
Daft Puck – Get Lucky
Feeder – Buck Rodgers
Fleetwood Mac - Everything
Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
Fratellis – Chelsea Dagger
Free – Alright Now
Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
Hives – Hate To Say I Told You So
Jet – Are You Gonna Be My Girl
Kaiser Chiefs – I Predict A Riot
Kings Of Leon – Sex On Fire
Oasis - Live Forever
Oasis – She's Electric
Paolo Nutini – Pencil Full Of Lead
Pulp – Common People
Pulp – Disco 2000
Rolling Stones – Jumping Jack
Rolling Stones – Satisfaction
Stereophonics – Dakota
Supergrass - Alright
The Clash – Should I Stay Or Should I Go
The Killers – All These Things That I’ve Done
The Killers – Mr Brightside
The Kinks – You Really Got Me
The Proclaimers – 500 Miles
The Strokes – Last Nite
The Troggs – Wild Thing
The Who – My Generation
Thin Lizzy – Boys Are Back In Town
Undertones – Teenage Kicks
Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance
Weezer – Buddy Holly
Wheetus – Teenage Dirtbag
White Stripes – Seven Nation Army

Acoustic

Aloe Blaac – I Need The Dollar
Beatles - All You Need Is Love
Beatles – She Loves You
Buddy Holly – That'll Be The Day
Chubby Checker – Lets Twist Again
Coldplay - Yellow
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
The Troggs - With A Girl Like You
Eddie Cochran – Summertime Blues
Everly Brothers – Lucille
Foo Fighters - My Hero
George Ezra – Budapest
Green Day – Time Of Your Life
Johnny Cash – Ring Of Fire
Kings Of Leon – Use Somebody
Monkees – I'm A Believer
Mumford And Sons - Little Lion Man
Oasis – Wonderwall
Ray Charles – I Got A Woman
Ray Charles – What I Say
Ritchie Valens – La Bamba
Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
Steelers Wheel – Stuck In The Middle With You
Stereophonics – Have A Nice Day
The Calling - Wherever You Will Go
The Kooks - Naive
The Lumineers - Hey Ho
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl

First dance suggestions:

All Of Me - John Legend
All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Coming Home - Leon Bridges
Hey Ho - The Lumineers
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
With A Girl Like You - The Troggs
You Are The Best Thing - Ray Lamontagne

Just to inspire and give the happy couple a helping hand.

Testimonials

★★★★★

“We held a corporate Charity Gala at The Dorchester, London with The Vinyls as our entertainment. The band arrived and set up promptly and were great to work with on the evening. They added a lovely atmosphere for our event and I heard lots of guests comment on how good they were! Thank you.”Alex - Charity Gala, The Dorchester, London

★★★★★

“The Bands evening performance was fantastic. They really got the place swinging.”Barry - Festival, Kingswood Golf & Country Club

★★★★★

“5/5 - The band were fantastic. They made the night very enjoyable and they were very professional. Lovely guys. Please pass our thanks on to the band, Dani & Jamie.”Dani & Jamie - Wedding, The Old Dairy Farm, Andover

★★★★★

“The Vinyls were fantastic and so professional. We thoroughly enjoyed every track and they have received such positive feedback from our guests too! On the day they were really friendly and we are so pleased we chose them. Thanks to the guys once again!”Elinor - Wedding, Frensham Heights, Farnham

★★★★★

“Wow!!! Amazing!!.... we were a little worried about the band and how guests would take to them.... well as soon as they started playing there were no worries at all! The boys were great... so many guests have said the best wedding band they have ever seen. The boys were great and so respectful Even let me singing mad brother in law get on the microphone. Sensational band would recommend to any one for any occasion. Fantastic!!!!”Sophie Barber - Wedding, Sopley Mill

★★★★★

“You were amazing!!!!!! Thank you so much. Best band I've ever seen. You also let my crazy family have a little sing song. AMAZING BAND”Sophie - Wedding, The Long Barn, Alton

★★★★★

“We were delighted with the band and their music. All our guests found it really enjoyable and the mix of music was perfect. Thank you so much to The Vinyls and their hard work!!”Tom - Wedding, Chapel Barn, Haywards Heath

★★★★★

“5/5 - The Vinyls were absolutely fantastic! They were pleasant, accommodating and completely involved themselves in our day which was just brilliant. They got the crowd going and the music was even better than I expected. THANK YOU so much!!”Charlene - Wedding, Polhawn Fort, Cornwall

★★★★★

“Absolutely sensational band! The dance floor at our wedding was full from the moment they started! We would highly recommend - great people, great sound and great look. Thank you The Vinyls!!”Arline & David - Wedding, The Barn at Gilbert White & The Oates Collections, Selborne

★★★★★

“Emma Holmes from Tailored Entertainment was excellent; even after I accidentally suggested we didn't want the band whilst I was under the influence of anaesthetic, I soon realised the mistake I had made and Emma was great in sorting that mistake out and booking the band for us. The band were amazing; perfect mix of music styles and it was exactly what we were hoping for. They listened to our likes and dislikes, and the music suited the variety of ages at the wedding. We have already recommened the band to a few people we know who are planning their own weddings! Thanks for the amazing entertainment!”Jenny Gallagher - Wedding, Stokes Farm Barn

★★★★★

“The Vinyls were fun, energetic and very helpful, even helping rearrange my dress for the photographer. We had a lot of fun dancing at our wedding and would really like to thank them.”Rachel Chandler - Wedding, Ashdown Park Hotel

★★★★★

“Thanks to everyone at Tailored Entertainments for helping us with this booking. This was a difficult event to book for us and was very unusual in regards to our normal booking and execution of an event. Tailored Entertainments we're very accomodating and patient with us throughout and that really helped us with getting the event sorted at the last minute. From my observations the band went down very well and played out to a packed nightclub who seemed to really enjoy the band. We'll keep Tailored Entertainments in mind for any future events we have, Thanks again.”Paul Gallagher - Christmas Event - Imperial College Union, London

★★★★★

“The band were absolutely amazing! I have to admit that before the wedding day I was nervous that there wouldn't be enough people on the dance floor and half way though the night, when the band were playing, I was worried that there were too many people on the dance floor! All of our guests have said multiple times how brilliant the band were and we completely agree.”Shauna Hope - Wedding, Huntsmill Farm

★★★★★

“5/5 The Vinyls were absolutely fantastic ! they created a fun atmosphere and played good music that had everyone dancing.”Barry & Emma Lawson - Wedding, The Parish of Allsaints, Denmead

★★★★★

“5/5 - Very professional, outrageously entertaining and fantastically talented. I want to see them again”Nick Mascall - Wedding, Hill Lands Farm, Chichester

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 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 Guildford. 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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“Cannot recommend this band enough!! Seen them twice... they stole the show both times. Absolutely nailed it on the night!! Can't speak highly enough of Tailored Ents. Thoroughly professional!”Gary - Birthday Party, Essex
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