The Big River Band, trio, duo

The Big River Band Littlecote Show3
Formed in 2003 this top professional function band with male and female lead, backing and harmony vocals is one of the most highly recommended bands in the South of England.
They are based on the borders of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire but happily travel throughout The UK,  and can be booked as a duo up to a 6-piece band to suit venue size and budget.
Performing songs from the 50′s, 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, 90′s, 2000′s and 2010′s, their extensive repertoire of the standards, pop, rock & roll, jazz, country, soul and Motown make them suitable for all age groups at any corporate or private event.
Being able to play strict tempo ballroom music, they can also be booked for specialist dancing events.
From intimate dinner parties to major corporate events, they are the perfect choice to make your occasion truly memorable.
Easy-going, fun, flexible and helpful at every step of the way from first contact to the end of the booking, they will provide you with a friendly and excellent service.
They are always happy to learn new songs for a first dance at a wedding or for special occasions.
Their vast experience includes performing at Masonic & Military functions, weddings, dinner/dances, festivals, sports & social clubs, summer balls, holiday parks, Hotels, restaurants and  bars. They also have cruise ship & Hotel residency experience.
Having played at a vast number of Masonic Ladies Festivals they are able to accompany or sing The Ladies Song if requested to do so.
They have their own PA system and stage lights and an extremely varied collection of music on CD and iPod for background music during a meal & their breaks.
All equipment is PAT tested and they have public liability insurance of up to £10,000,000.
They are happy to travel anywhere in The UK and the rest of Europe.
Their repertoire, which they add to regularly, contains hundreds of party songs and beautiful ballads including waltzes.
Please ask for details regarding the ballroom music, jazz and swing for a more specialized or mixed event.
Watch one of our live videos below here   The Big River Band live at Littlecote House Hotel
Or listen to our MP3′s below:
Here is a small selection from their songs list:
2000”s
  • 1000 Years
  • Chasing Cars
  • Ex’s & Oh’s
  • Happy
  • Human
  • Mercy
  • Sex On Fire
  • Valerie
1990′s
  • Dance The Night Away
  • I don’t Want To Miss A Thing
  • Livin’ La Vida Loca
  • When You’re Gone
  • You’re Still The One
1980′s
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • La Bamba
  • Red Red Wine
  • Simply The Best
  • The Tide is High
  • Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
1970′s
  • Dancing Queen
  • Mama Mia
  • Rocking All Over The World
  • Three Times A Lady
  • Wonderful Tonight
  • Young Hearts
1960′s
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
  • Dancing In The Street
  • I Feel Fine
  • It Takes Two
  • Midnight Hour
  • You Can’t Hurry Love
  • Where Did Our Love Go
1950′s
  • Jailhouse Rock
  • Rock Around The Clock
  • Singing The Blues
  • Sway
  • That’ll Be The Day
Renee and Gerry at Pulse 8 comprRenee and Gerry performing as a duo at Pulse 8.
Both sing lead, backing and harmony vocals to high quality backing tracks with Gerry on either acoustic or electric guitar.
They can perform completely acoustically for the more intimate venues and occasions.
As well as their long list of prestigious clients, they have held residencies at The Hilton Hotels in Park Lane, Olympia, Watford and Bracknell.
An excellent choice for smaller venues and budgets.
When performing as a trio, their keyboard player joins them using drum machine and excellent brass, bass and piano sounds on keyboard.
They too, have an excellent client list and have held residencies at Littlecote House Hotel for Warner-Leisure and aboard The Val de Loire for Brittany Ferries.
Perfect for those clients who require a little more than a duo but cannot accommodate a full band.

5 thoughts on “The Big River Band, trio, duo

  1. Hi Renee
    I haven’t had any moans or groans only thanks for a great event so thank you and the boys for another great New Year’s Eve.
    I’m sure we’ll meet again – don’t know where, don’t know when, but I know we’ll meet again some sunny day
    Best wishes
    Paul

  2. Dear Renee

    It was lovely to see you again and a treat to have the Big River Band at Possum’s Christmas party. Please accept my apologies for the delay in getting in touch. It’s been a mad few weeks.
    Thank you to you and the other band members for another excellent evening’s entertainment. You hit the right note! with the selection of songs and everyone said how much they enjoyed the music.
    With best wishes to you all for a Happy Christmas and a healthy, prosperous New Year!

    Kind regards

    Jenny

  3. I’d like to express my gratitude to the The Big River Band and to let you know what positive feedback I received on the night. Everybody had a great night and were very complimentary about the music you provided. You managed to read the mood perfectly and adapt your set to suit. Truly professional, and you are all such lovely people. Thank you so much once again, and we look forward to booking you for our next ladies night.
    All the very best
    Mike

  4. On behalf of the Events Working Group, I would like to thank Renee and Gerry for performing as ‘Big River Duo’ at The Houghton Regis Classic Car Show on Sunday 13th Sept 2015.
    Your selection of music suited the event perfectly and it was a lovely accompaniment to the afternoon and there were many comments from people saying how much they enjoyed the music.
    Once again very many thanks for taking part and enabling us to host another popular event for the local community.
    Regards
    Sarah

  5. The Big River Band were fantastic on Friday 19th June at the Mayors dinner. The music you played was great and I have received lots of comments from guests, telling me how much they enjoyed the evening.

    I hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we all did.

    Thank you again and best wishes

    Sarah

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