The Best Wedding & Function Bands in the North East
The North East is famous for a lot of things, from beautiful bridges to the burning passion of the fans in St. James’ Park. But there are hidden gems in the North East that you may not be so familiar with. Did you know that our North East bands are also well worth shouting about? Great local venues deserve entertainment up to the same standard. So, we’ve compiled some of the best AMV has to offer.
Few bands can proclaim having performed alongside internationally renowned artists, but Livewire’s unique male and female vocalists and fabulous musicians have seen them play with Girls Aloud, Mick Hucknall, Liberty X and Fleur East. Their diverse set list spans Funk, Motown, Soul and Rock ‘n’ Roll from the 70s to the noughties. You can expect classics from Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars and plenty more. Perfect for parties as well as a wedding to remember, Livewire are one of the many talented function bands available in the North East.
Firm favourites, Hip Hop Hooray are a North East band with a twist. Putting their own spin on old-school Hip Hop and bringing it to weddings and corporate functions alike, these are a band you won’t forget in a hurry. Their unique sound is amplified by an unparalleled 8 members, each exceptional artists in their own right. Fronted by rapper James McDonald who smashes hits by NERD, Jay Z, Run DMC, Snoop Dogg and Kanye West to name a few. With a saxophonist, drummer, bassist, guitarist, keys and trumpet player – this is a group that creates an unparalleled atmosphere and delivers a damaged dance floor. Hire to put the icing on your wedding cake or spice up your office Christmas party.
If you’re an Indie fan through and through, Redwings deliver hits from the 90s through to present day. Classics from Oasis, Reef and Pulp intersperse their sets with modern hits from the likes of The Killers, Stereophonics and Mumford & Sons. Ideal for parties and weddings alike – Redwings are guaranteed to get your guests rocking out with their air guitars or chanting along to their favourite indie anthems. Masterful harmonies and a band sound that will be hard to beat. Unsurprisingly, Redwings are fast becoming one of the most sought-after function bands in the region.
Is Stevie Wonder and Luther Vandross more up your soulful street? Then Groove Central Station are your guys. With a passion for groove-based, good vibes, this premier wedding band guarantees a night of soul, funk and pop to get your guests on their feet. Their carefully curated repertoire includes Chic, Prince, Jamiroquai and Nina Simone and will even learn your first dance song free of charge. Catch Groove Central Station at As You Like It in Jesmond, featuring four stunning bars, exposed brick walls and a fabulous cocktail menu.
To inject some energy into weddings or corporate events, Revival will bring it in the bucket load. This UK premier wedding party band have a big sound and an even bigger repertoire with the likes of The Fratellis, Kings of Leon, T. Rex, Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Beatles and many more! Young, lively and extremely talented, Revival have progressed after popular demand from performing in local bars and clubs to rocking weddings and events across Newcastle and the UK.
The Maverick Rejects are one of AMV’s best UK wedding party bands, determined to ‘change the record and blow the dust off the dancefloor’! Their party rock set list will undoubtedly set any party alight, along with their high-energy performance and quirky arrangements. You can expect golden oldies from Elvis, The Jam, Status Quo and The Beatles to modern day favourites like The Arctic Monkeys – but maybe not as you’ve heard them before! With vocals delivered from all three of this dynamic trio, there won’t be a filled seat left in the room.
So, we think you’ll agree that no matter what your taste in music, AMV has a North East band for you. For more information on any of our artists, visit their profile pages to experience a little taster of what they have to offer or catch them at one of our Battle of the Bands events.
Alternatively, if you’ve already made your mind up, contact us today!