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:
- 1000 Years
- Chasing Cars
- Ex’s & Oh’s
- Sex On Fire
- 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
- Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- La Bamba
- Red Red Wine
- Simply The Best
- The Tide is High
- Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
- Dancing Queen
- Mama Mia
- Rocking All Over The World
- Three Times A Lady
- Wonderful Tonight
- Young Hearts
- 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
- Jailhouse Rock
- Rock Around The Clock
- Singing The Blues
- That’ll Be The Day
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.