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Premium House/Dance DJ+Sax Duo. Available for weddings, corporate events and private functions across the UK and Europe.
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AfterBURN is a top House/Dance act formed from two of the UK's most exciting House and Dance musicians. Dealing in deep cuts and soulful sounds, Ric Yarborough brings a passion for house music to his sets that is paralleled with a wide range of styles and influences. His moving musical selections transform into sets with mellow keys, funky guitars and motive backdrops all over a pumping kick drum. Sam Craig is a top House/Dance saxophonist and has played with top DJs all over Europe - kicking off parties for private events and festivals and holding residencies in the French Alps and Spanish Beach resorts.

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From Encore customers:

Greg S
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Both were fantastic throughout the whole evening and their song selection was perfect to our taste. Saxophone was a great addition as it brought something extra to the evening. Great communication before hand aswell about expectations/timings

Paul H
2 years ago
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5 out of 5

Absolutely Amazing!!!

Giovanni U
4 years ago
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5 out of 5

Sam was a fantastic addition to the event! He was essential to bringing the event to life

Jennifer W
4 years ago
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5 out of 5

Sam was excellent, all of the guests loved him and he added that Christmas sparkle and special touch to our party.

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Tamsen P
4 years ago, for a Corporate event in Bath St
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5 out of 5

Just wanted to say thank you again for Saturday night you guys were amazing and we wouldn’t hesitate booking you again and recommending you to all of our clients looking for live music.

Judith W
4 years ago, for a Private event in Lichfield WS14 0QP
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5 out of 5

I got in touch with StraightFIRE after a recommendation from a long-standing friend but didn't really know what we wanted to do in terms of entertainment for a large family gathering. Sam was so helpful on the phone, listened to all of my thoughts and put together the most perfect performance. They played all of my favorite Motown songs and also some new music that the children enjoyed - everyone thought they were amazing and danced the night away. Thank you so much - I will definitely be in touch again for any future family events.

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AfterBURN's Song list

Saeed Younan - That Feeling
Art of Tones - Reprise De Fonk
Cody Currie - Oderberger
Stephane Deschezeaux - Sweet Melody
Soulsearcher - Feelin' Love - Soulsearcher Club Mix
Korey Wade - Keep the Spark Alive
Angelo Ferreri - How Are You
Alessio Cala' - Without You
Demarkus Lewis - Behind Closed Doors - J Paul Getto Remix
Miguel Migs - This Melody - Salty Space Rub
Angelo Ferreri - Postive Humour
PEZNT - Down Under
Max Leonidas - Because I Enjoy It
Never Dull - Got Me Good
Dolls Combers - Don't You Ever Wonder Why
Black Loops - Like A Feather
Kassian - The Premise
Tightshirt - Rampage Funk
Reverendos Of Soul - So Special - Micky More & Andy Tee Edit
Black Loops - Red Light
Sirkea - Contact
Milk & Sugar - House Dimension - Club Mix
Sisto - Come Around
Luke Solomon - Light You Up (feat. Queen Rose & Amy Douglas) - Louie Vega Remix
Babert - Receive (The Rhythm, The Soul)
Sebb Junior - Untitled Love Song
Apparel Wax - 005A1
Claus Casper - Philly Sound
Chocolate Dice - T.D.L.
Klubbhuset - Rehearsal
Simon Field - Wildfire (feat. Andreya Triana)
Fouk - Aldo Raine
Kormak - Love On The Line - Extended Mix
Black Loops - Mia Negrita
Robosonic - Madman
Jimpster - Where You Are
Werkshy - Everyday
David & Hjalti - Moods
DJ Gregory - Canoa
Massimo Lippoli - Dougne Te Soye - Dario D'attis Remix
Mike McFly - Major Dork - Radio Edit
Botnek - Can't Remember
deadmau5 - Are You Not Afraid - J. Worra F No Remix
Walker & Royce - Rub Anotha Dub - J. Phlip Remix
Motez - Fire Burning
FreeFall - Needs
Ben Ikin - Expectations
Volac - Bass Zone (with Dread MC)
Kasto - House Chicken
John Summit - Sunken Place
Steve Darko - Whistle Work
Shapeless - Party Don't Stop
Dozer - Bottle In The Mix
Metro Area - Miura
Gregory Porter - 1960 What? - Opolopo Kick & Bass Rerub
A Tribe Called Quest - Bonita Applebum - Sir Piers and Si Ashton's Curious House Mix
Friend Within - Lonely - Original Mix
ATFC - Munny
Dino DZ - House Healed Me - Radio Edit
Scott Diaz - Play On - Original Mix
FJAAK - Don't Leave Me
Don Rimini - Motel Ride
Autoerotique - Count On You - ATFC's C-thru Remix
Fukkk Offf - Rave Is King
Joey Chicago - Down 2night - Original Mix
Alex Preston - Treat Me Right
Fat Freddy's Drop - Russia - Nightmares on Wax Remix
Joey Negro - Love Hangover - Micky More & Andy Tee Classic Disco Blend
Reel People - Can't Fake the Feeling - John Morales M+M Main Mix
Moon Boots - Keep The Faith
Flamingo Pier - Hold It
A Tribe Called Quest - Go Ahead in the Rain - Pimp Juice's Player Paradise
Gregory Porter - Liquid Spirit - Claptone Remix
Michele Chiavarini - Let Me See You (Clap Your Hands)
Sebb Junior - Keep The Freedom - Original Mix
Franc Moody - She's Too Good for Me
Dave Mayer - Do Right
Alessio Cala' - Why
Jax Jones - House Work
Scott Diaz - Mistreated
Miguel Migs - Broken Barriers
DJ BORING - Winona
Baba Stiltz - Can't Help It
Space Food - Voice Of Zulu
DJOKO - Virtuos Pie
CASSIMM - Raw Beat - Alaia & Gallo Remix
Simone Liberali - Vertigo
Black Loops - E'z - Kyle Watson Remix
Coeo - Cabrio Mango
Coeo - 1981
Coeo - She Keeps It Good
Mousse T. - Summerdays - Ziggy Phunk Remix
Boris Dlugosch - Keep Pushin' - Session Victim Remix
Wild Culture - Summer Swaggin
Matt Correa - Me & You
Andrea Clemente - Alessya - Wave Crushers Pushin' Remix
Brown - Don't Ever Stop - Brown Mix
Cur.l - U Got It
Mikaere - Corvus
Deep Sector - The Drums
Dani Zavera - Skin
Antonio Casertano - Freestyle
Mirco Bernhard - Bright Eyes - Dub Version
Ruthmann - Statisfaction
Nebraska - Done My Best
Crazy P - Like A Fool
Kiko Navarro - Right On - Dario D'Attis Remix
Art of Tones - Keep On Having Fun
Crackazat - Proton Blue
Coeo - Like It Is
Sebb Junior - Don't Play That
Spiritchaser - Paradise Row - Richard Earnshaw's Horizon Re-Vision
Souxsoul - Remember Me - Soulmagic Radio Edit
Coeo - Back in the Days
Sebb Junior - Wanna Go
Antonello Ferrari - Where Do We Go - F & B Meltemi Sole Mix
Ross Couch - When I'm with You
Aisling Iris - Crackazat Remix - Crackazat Remix
Frits Wentink - Barry One
Demarkus Lewis - Catch The Light - Time To Extend Mix
Sean McCabe - New World - Radio Edit
Papa Tony - Sunshine Boutique
Black Loops - Good Things
Jus Nowhere - Current Climate
Norman Weber - Juggle In My Mind
Borrowed Identity - Groove On
Fouk - New Canvas
Frits Wentink - Aquarelle
Art of Tones - Double Wheelin
Angelo Ferreri - Disco Funky Music
Detroit Swindle - Howsmusic
Kornél Kovács - On Roofs
Fouk - With Lasers
Art of Tones - The Great Sgatmi - Original Mix
Sebb Junior - Ghetto Boy
Mihalis Safras - Pianista - Original Club Mix
Max Chapman - Wassoulou
Dale Howard - Vacant
Cazztek - Hold Up, Wait a Minute
Demuir - It's My Turn - Original Mix
Art of Tones - Take Me Higher - Original Mix
Bellaire - "Ah"
JVXTA - Rudy's Disc 31 - Black Loops Remix
T.U.R.F. - Reggie Fox
T.U.R.F. - Never Get Enough
T.U.R.F. - Second Chance
Raf Rundell - Sweet Cheeks - Ray Mang Remix
Michel Cleis - Litoral - Original Mix
Cotonete - The Hustle Parisian
Cotonete - Parribean Disco
Rafaël Murillo - Background - Alexkid Remix
Nebraska - Affirmation
Honey Dijon - State of Confusion (feat. Joi Cardwell)
Chris Stussy - Testing Me
Detroit Swindle - Cut U Loose
Rhode & Brown - Mary's Tool
Kerri Chandler - Hallelujah - Angelo Ferreri Shatter Mix
Never Dull - United, Under One Roof
Never Dull - Black & White
Roberto Surace - Do the Konga
Juliet Sikora - What Did I Tell Ya - Original Mix
Dennis Cruz - No Critic
Yung Bae - Party in Me
Paso - I Never
Mad Rey - Quartier sex
Marie Davidson - Work It - Soulwax Remix
Daphni - Tin
OFFAIAH - Work It Out
Dario D'Attis - Crazy Funk - Original Mix
Recloose - Dust
Cuthead - Presets of Your Mind
Pierre Reynolds - Don't Touch That Phone
Dario D'Attis - Tell Me Who - Ki Creighton & Makanan Remix
Floorplan - I Feel Him Moving
Stretch & Vern - I'm Alive - Prins Thomas Diskomix
Dave Aju - O.O.O.
Wayward - Raval (Nightwave Remix)
Chez Damier - Sometimes I Feel Like
RiskSoundSystem - The Sound Is Yours - Kerri Chandler Remix
Glenn Underground - Colouration
n.W.n - Play With My...
Armless Kid - Loubar's Stars (feat. Queen Rose)
Art of Tones - Gimme Some More
Phil Weeks - That House Groove
Lazare Hoche - Luv Thang
Kerri Chandler - Rain - Mood EP Version
Kerri Chandler - Atmosphere
Adryiano - On My Side
Secondcity - I Enter - Original Mix
Basement Jaxx - House Scene - Carlo Lio Remix
Jauz - Feel The Volume
Bohannon - Take the Country to New York City
Coeo - Native Riddim
Motor City Drum Ensemble - Send a Prayer - Pt. 2
Fouk - Kill Frenzy
Kornél Kovács - Szikra
Borrowed Identity - Shake
WEISS - Feel My Needs - Purple Disco Machine Remix
Session Victim - Bring It Back
Kink - Perth
Andy Hart - Sorayama's Mistress
Marquis Hawkes - The Phoenix Part 1
Fouk - Cat Lady
Jesse Bru - Roach Fingers
Folamour - Devoted To U
Archie Hamilton - Mind Blank - Original Mix
Black Loops - Baustelle
CamelPhat - NYP2
Dennis Cruz - El Sueño
Illyus & Barrientos - The One
Riva Starr - Disco Loco - Radio Edit
Michele Chiavarini - Let Me See You (Clap Your Hands) - ATFC Remix
Chris Lorenzo - Work
O'Flynn - Tru Dancing
Black Loops - Under the Sea
Chaos In The CBD - 78 to Stanley Bay
Black Loops - Cassette 7
Moomin - Woman To Woman
Demuja - Turn Me On
Folamour - Ya Just Need 2 Believe in Yaself
Harvey Sutherland - New Paradise
Black Loops - Make U Feel Good
Hidden Spheres - Waiting
Mall Grab - Pool Party Music
Moodymann - I'm Doing Fine (feat. Amp Dog Knight)
Harvey Sutherland - Clarity
Bileo - You Can Win
Idris Muhammad - Could Heaven Ever Be Like This
Pino D'Angiò - Okay Okay - Remastered
Gwen Guthrie - It Should Have Been You
Kiki Gyan - Disco Dancer
Rick Wade - Shinjuku Strut
Andras - What They Say
Phil Weeks - She Can't Love You - Radio Edit
Crazy P - Virtuality - Original
Folamour - These Are Just Places To Me Now
Folamour - Ivoire (feat. Kio Amachree)
Bicep - Opal - Four Tet Remix
Qubiko - Disco Connection
Kiki Gyan - Pretty Pretty Girls
Ron Trent - Boogie Down
Yuksek - Showbiz - Purple Disco Machine Edit
Burial - Archangel
Carl Craig - Sandstorms
Rhythm & Sound - Free for All - Soundstream Remix
DJ Koze - I Want to Sleep
Halo Varga - Future - Original
Julien Jabre - Swimming Places [Jerome Sydenham Dub]
Michel Cleis - La Mezcla (feat. Totó la Momposina) - Mood II Swing Extended Vocal Mix
Âme - Rej
Newworldaquarium - Trespassers
Hercules & Love Affair - Blind
M.A.N.D.Y. - Body Language
Kerri Chandler - Bar A Thym (Original)
Jürgen Paape - So Weit Wie Noch Nie
Johnny D - Orbitallife
Storm Queen - Look Right Through - MK Dub III
Frankie Knuckles - It's a Cold World
76 - 79 - 57 Hertz - DJ Honesty Remix
Dj Honesty - Schillerkiez - Burnski Remix
Dj Honesty - Moss - Original Mix
Jerome Sydenham/Kerri Chandler - See Line Woman
Doc Daneeka - Walk On In (feat. Ratcatcher)
HNNY - Nothing - Original Mix
Floating Points - ARP3
Fusion Groove Orchestra - If Only I Could (feat. Steve Lucas) - Liem Remix
KINK - Valentine's Groove
The White Lamp - It's You - Ron Basejam Remix
Kapote - Delirio Italiano - Extended Version
Josh Butler - Call You Back
Gusto - Discòs Revenge - Mole Hole Dirty Mix
Disclosure - Funky Sensation
letherette - Just for You
Soul Minority - Feel da Muzik
Kerri Chandler - Hallelujah - Kaoz Club Mix
Jacques Renault - Faith - Borrowed Identity Remix
Never Dull - Turning You On
Coeo - Mydonna - Alternate Cut
Never Dull - What Is Jazz?
Lazare Hoche - Edit A
Mattei & Omich - Old School Like This
Demuja - Hear That Bassplayer
Axel Boman - Nokturn - Grand Finale
Macross 82-99 - Fun Tonight
Antonio Giacca - Soul Motion
Sam Padrul - Why Do I Do (La Felix Remix) [feat. Jason Gaffner]
Maroon 5 - Wait - Chromeo Remix
Tony Betties - So Cool
Yung Bae - Must Be Love
Cherokee - Nights Bells
AutoReverse - Want Your Love
Anderson .Paak - Am I Wrong
Captain Cuts - Love Like We Used To (feat. Nateur) - Lenno Remix
Me & My Toothbrush - Borrow Love - Original Mix
Desired - The Sweetest Dream
Brigitte - A bouche que veux-tu - Yuksek remix
Breakbot - Fantasy (feat. Ruckazoid)
AutoReverse - All I Need
Les Loups - Elephant & Ivory
Moi Je - Fais rien
Daft Punk - Voyager
Justin Faust - Love Alive - Original Mix
Cassius - The Missing
Apparel Wax - 005B1
Chesus - Special - Original Mix
Folamour - Jazz Session for No Future People
M&S Presents The Girl Next Door - Salsoul Nugget
Mr. Tophat - Bengan
Demuir - Werq. Feel. Gruv. Vogue.
Joshwa (UK) - 212 - Extended Club Mix
Ministers de la Funk - Believe - Ministers Club Mix
Azealia Banks - 212
Folamour - Nights Over You
Black Loops - Remind Me
snctm. - omokage.
Eats Everything - Big Discs
letherette - Rayon
Sinkane - Warm Spell - Barker & Baumecker Alt2 Remix
letherette - After Dawn - Barker and Baumecker Remix
Detroit Swindle - Flavourism feat. Seven Davis Jr.
SHEE - The Player
Carlo - Sugar Sweet Sunshine
Detroit Swindle - Just Not Norma
Dan Shake - Buy Yourself Friends
Pierre Moritz - Eunuque Millionaire
Marc Romboy - No Sports
Herbert - I Hadn't Known (I Only Heard)
Henry Wu - Croydon Depot
Moodymann - Tribute
Theo Parrish - What You Gonna Ask For - Theo's Mix
Motor City Drum Ensemble - Raw Cuts #3
Jonathan David - La Clica - Demuir's Playboy Edit
Art of Tones - Have Fun For A Little
Demuir - High. Alive. And Dirty.
Amand Van Helden - Psychic Bounty Killaz - Original Version
Les Sins - Grind
letherette - Don't Think About Me
Attek - Good Intentions
Jason Hodges - Our World (feat. William Alexander)
CINTHIE - Everything I Say
Jessie Ware - Running - Disclosure Remix
Trackheadz - Our Music
Anil Aras - Mad Houz
Emmanuel Jal - Kuar - Henrik Schwarz Remix
Artwork - Acid Lines
Maya Jane Coles - The High Life
Barker & Baumecker - Schlang Bang
CINTHIE - Concentrate
Meowsn - Rumble Me
Sable Blanc - Bonne Nouvelle
Henri Texier - Les Là-Bas - Bonobo Remix
Pete Heller's Big Love - Big Love
Paul Johnson - Hear The Music
Kink - Leko - Session Victim Remix
Omar S - Seen Was Set
Souxsoul - Remember Me - Club Mix
Dombresky - Soul Sacrifice
KH - Only Human
Roger Sanchez - Another Chance
Solomun - Love Recycled 1
Franc Moody - Dopamine
Sean Miller - Sinnerman - Original Mix
Triple X (XXX) - Feel the Same - Extended Mix
Mousse T. - Horny - Mousse T.'s Extended Mix
Duke Dumont - Red Light Green Light
Vitess - Jumpin
Detroit Swindle - 64 Ways
Byron the Aquarius - The Love Below
Cassio - Baby Love (DJ Q's Disco Beats) - 2017 Remaster
Fouk - Truffles
Midland - Final Credits
Glenn Astro - Acid Tears
Wayne Snow - Red Runner
Chaos In The CBD - 816 to Nunhead
Glenn Astro - Titel 08
Shur-I-Kan - Jazz Club - Max Graef Remix
Peven Everett - Heat Up
Kings Of Tomorrow - Fall For You (Sandy Rivera's Classic Mix) - Moodymann Edit
Ron Trent - Jazz Funk Freedom
Crackazat - Valentine
Crackazat - I Heard You
JT Donaldson - Stay Inside (feat. Liv.e) - Remix
Iz and Diz - Mouth - Pepe Bradock Remix
Those Guys - Love Love Love
Those Guys - I Walk Alone
Johnny Corporate - Sunday Shoutin'
Ben Sun - Lips to Hips - Original Mix
RobClemz - Only Thing I've Got
Cassius - Cassius 1999 (Radio Edit)
Cassius - Cassius 1999

AfterBURN's Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£750
Up to 2 hours£900
Up to 3 hours£950
Sax+Tracks Drinks2 musicians
Book solo saxophone with backing tracks for a drinks reception. Great option for those who want a great, upbeat atmosphere during drinks but are mindful of budget.
Add Drinks reception2 musicians
Discounted 90 minute set ach during your drinks reception when booked in addition to an evening set.
Pro Lighting Package2 musicians
We can source professional lighting from our partner business. Price varies hugely depending on the scale of lighting, figure above is an estimate baseline hire and would need to be discussed on a case-by-case basis.


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Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

How much fun we have on stage and our interactivity with the crowd. We play a huge mix of genres and some remixes people will have never heard before but can't help but dance to.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Individually, in our careers as session musicians, both of us have played at almost every prestigious venue and festival in the country. As a DJ/Sax act, we have played for many classy events and held residencies in France and Spain.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

All sorts from top musicians across Jazz, Pop, Dance and Classical music through to DJs and Producers who have revolutionized a niche within the market.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

For House/Dance music, playing to hundreds of people at the Folie Douce in Val Thorens, France.

Do you have different line-up options?

We can add discuss adding other live instruments to the line-up if you wish. Percussion, guitar and vocals are our most common requests but we most commonly perform as a duo.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

Not a problem. We will work with you to accommodate any changes in timings within reason.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

We can do but if we are on site with a live DJ then we would usually do this ourselves!

How much time do you need to set up?

It very much depends on the event. We would recommend an hour as a ballpark figure to be on the safe side.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Yes, our saxophonist will often roam into the crowd to get people going.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Our sets have been curated and developed over a lot of live gigs so trust us, we know what we are doing! That being said, if you have some particular favorites then we will always do our best to accommodate those within the set.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Yes, our quote is all inclusive of top end P.A. and a basic lighting rig. We can provide high-end lighting on request through our partner AV business.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes, please let us know with as much advance notice as possible.
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