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The Vinyls - Retro/Indie Rock/Pop in Surrey

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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.

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Repertoire

Classic

500 Miles - The Proclaimers
At The Hop - Danny And The Juniors
Be My Baby - The Ronettes
Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy
C'mon Everybody - Eddie Cochran
Can't Buy You Love - Beatles
Coming Home - Leon Bridges
Do You Love Me - The Contours
Everybody Needs Somebody - Blues Brothers
Everything - Fleetwood Mac
Folsom Prison - Johnny Cash
Good Golly Miss Molly - Little Richard
Good Lookin - Etta James
Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Have Love Will Travel - The Sonics
Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
Hound Dog - Elvis
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Jumping Jack - Rolling Stones
Land Of 1000 Dance - Wilson Pickett
Lets Dance - Chris Montez
Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
Money - Beatles
My Generation - The Who
My Heart Beat Like A Hammer - Fleetwood Mac
My Way - Eddie Cochran
No Particular Place To Go - Chuck Berry
Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson
Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash
Rip It Up - Little Richard
Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley
Rock N Roll Music - Chuck Berry
Rockin Robin - Bobby Day
Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
Runaround Sue - Dion And The Belmonts
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
See You Later Alligator - Bill Haley
Sh Boom - The Chords
Shake A Tailfeather - Ray Charles
Shake Rattle And Roll - Bill Haley
Shake Your Money Maker - Fleetwood Mac
Splish Splash - Bobby Darin
Stupid Cupid - Connie Francis
Surfin’ Usa - Beach Boys
Sweet Home Chicago - Blues Brothers
Teenage Kicks - Undertones
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
Twenty Flight Rock - Eddie Cochran
Twist And Shout - Beatles
Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On - Jerry Lee Lewis
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
You Really Got Me - The Kinks

Modern

All These Things That I’ve Done - The Killers
Alright - Supergrass
Alright Now - Free
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
Buck Rodgers - Feeder
Buddy Holly - Weezer
Chelsea Dagger - Fratellis
Chocolate - 1975
Common People - Pulp
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Dakota - Stereophonics
Disco 2000 - Pulp
Get Lucky - Daft Puck
Hate To Say I Told You So - Hives
I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
Last Nite - The Strokes
Live Forever - Oasis
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Parklife - Blur
Pencil Full Of Lead - Paolo Nutini
Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
She's Electric - Oasis
Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Song 2 - Blur
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheetus
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Wild Thing - The Troggs

Acoustic

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

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

Testimonials

★★★★★

“Having The Vinyls play at our wedding was one of the best decisions we made! The music was fantastic and got everybody up dancing and the guys were really friendly. The whole booking process was seamless from our first enquiry to the end and on the day the guys had arrived and were set up ready to go in the other room before we knew it. Super talented and super efficient, we can't thank you enough.”Joise & Simon - Wedding, Burley Manor, Hampshire

★★★★★

“Fantastic band, great group of guys, created a wonderful & fun atmosphere.”Charlotte Tasquiern - Wedding, Priston Mill, Bath

★★★★★

“We were delighted with The Vinyls. It was just the right sort of music pitched at the different age groups and ensured that people were dancing. The evening went so quickly but I was very happy with the music. The band even accompanied my son and daughter in a tribute song they had written for me to the tune of another song.”Sue Long - Party, South Lawn, West Sussex

★★★★★

“Absolutely brilliant show put on. Thoroughly enjoyed by everyone in attendance, just what we asked for and more!”Anthony Dore - Wedding, Tournerbury Woods, Hampshire

★★★★★

“They guys were brilliant! Lovely gentlemen to have around and totally amazing musicians! We danced all nights and everyone commented on how good they were. For a 3 piece they packed a huge punch and rocked the wedding all night. Would not hesitate to have them again for any event. Thank you so much.”Ariane Bayat - Wedding, The Secret Garden Restaurant, Ashford

★★★★★

“The Vinyls were a wonderful band. Kind and friendly people and their performance was loved by all of our wedding guests. I have already been asked by friends getting married later this year for their contact details. They made our wedding. Thank you.”Emma Wardall - Wedding, Hatch House, Salisbury

★★★★★

“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.

What is the difference between the ‘pre-mixed DJ service’ that comes with the standard package and the 'band member to DJ live' which is an optional extra?
The pre-mixed DJ service is where the band put on a bespoke playlist (you can request up to 30 songs in advance for this) through the PA before and after their live sets. We do this at most events and it works great - the volume of the music would be the same as if you had a DJ.

If you upgrade to the live DJ service, you can still send over preferences in advance, but you will also have a band member selecting and mixing tracks live on the night, as well as taking requests. The DJ will be happy to make important announcements but they will not talk constantly over or between tracks (that's just not our style!). We also think it's important to say that the DJ won't have a separate DJ booth - they will set up in an appropriate space (ideally to the side of the stage) and the PA/lighting will be the same as what is being used by the band.

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?

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 three 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 are fine for our system.

Do I need to provide food/drinks?
The band's standard rider is for a hot meal and soft drinks for the band members or a £25 pp rider buyout.

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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