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Cutting the Mustard

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About Cutting the Mustard

A 5-6 piece band (Acoustic Guitar/Bass/Percussion/Electric Guitar/Piano/Fiddle) playing blues/pop/folk/country music and singing harmonies.
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Cutting the Mustard are a Norfolk based band of 5-6 that delivers quirky takes on covers and some original material with a smile! We are a very friendly bunch and suitable for all types of event. We blend old and new songs from across the decades with skilled musicianship, harmonies and energy. Our most memorable Gigi’s a regular private one supporting the Thurne Mouth Open Regatta where we achieve our aim every year of getting dancers up on the bar! We perform public and private gigs at various locations in Norfolk.

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Cutting the Mustard's Reviews

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Chris A
2 years ago, for a Bar / Club / Venue event in Sharrington
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5 out of 5

Cutting the Mustard have entertained us twice at Sharrington giving us memorable evenings of fun and laughter. They are a Sheringham, Norfolk based band of five that delivers quirky takes on covers and some original material with a smile! Their style of music is suitable for all types of event. They blend old and new songs from across the decades with skilled musicianship, harmonies and energy. They have a varied set list and are flexible enough to support any type of event. If you have a specific song you would like them to perform, they will learn it for you!

Andy W
2 years ago, for a Birthday party in Folgate Rd
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5 out of 5

Brilliant band, fantastic music!

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Cutting the Mustard's Song list

9-5 (Dolly Parton)
99 Red Balloons (Nena)
All About That Bass (Meghan Trainor)
Bad Moon Rising (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Back To Black (Amy Winehouse)
Black Horse and the Cherry Tree (KT Tunstall)
Blame it on me (George Ezra)
Budapest (George Ezra)
Call Me (Blondie)
Call Me The Breeze
Castle On The Hill (Ed Sheeren)
Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen)
Days (The Kinks)
Denis Denis (Blondie)
Fall Apart (Ervin Munir)
Fire and Rain (James Taylor)
For What It’s Worth (Buffalo Springfield)
Good Morning Blues
Hand in My Pocket (Alanis Morisette)
Harvest Moon (Neil Young)
Heart of Gold (Neil Young)
Hey Soul Sister (Train)
Homeward Bound (Simon & Garfunkel)
I Do (Tina Blaber)
I Love to Boogie (T Rex)
I Wanna Be Like You
I’m a Believer (Monkees)
I'm No Good
I’m Yours (Jason Mraz)
I’ve Got You Under My Skin (Frank Sinatra)
I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You (Bee Gees)
Java Jive
Jumpin’ In The Mornin’ (Jools Holland/Ruby Turner)
Jolene (Dolly Parton)
Keep Rollin’ In (Tina Blaber and Ervin Munir)
Knock Knock (Jack Savoretti)
La Bamba
Liquid Lunch (Caro Emerald)
Love My Life (Robbie Williams)
Make You Feel My Love (Adele)
Memphis Tennessee (Chuck Berry)
Mercy (Duffy)
Me & Julio Down By The Schoolyard (Simon & Garfunkel)
New Shoes (Paolo Nutini)
Perfect (Fairground Attraction)
Price Tag (Jessie J)
Proud Mary
Rehab (Amy Winehouse)
Ring of Fire (Johnny Cash)
She’s Not There
Sound of Silence (Simon & Garfunkel)
Stuck In The Middle With You (Gerry Rafferty)
Sunny Afternoon
The Book (Ervin Munir and Tina Blaber)
The Look Of Love (Dusty Springfield)
The Letter (The Box Tops)
Teach your children (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
These Boots Are Made For Walking (Nancy Sinatra)
Thinking of You (Tina Blaber)
Turn Me On (Norah Jones)
Upside Down (Paloma Faith)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
Wagon Wheel (Old Crow Medicine Show)
Wake Me Up (Avici)
Walk Like An Egyptian (the Bangles)
What's Up
Wherever I Go (Mark Knopfler)
Wherever You Will Go (Calling)
White Flag (Dido)
Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton)
• Java Jive in C
• Summertime by George Gershwin
• A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
• Dream A little Dream Of Me
• Somewhere Over The Rainbow
• Ain't Misbehavin'
• Swinging on a Star
• Lily Marlene
• Aint she sweet
• Blues my naughty sweetie gives to me
• Chattanooga Choo Choo
• Bye Bye Blackbird
• Daisy daisy CTM
• I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles
• Lambeth Walk
• The Sun Has Got His Hat On
• I've got a lovely bunch of Coconuts
• Get Happy
• Enjoy Yourself
• Don't sit under the apple tree
• I Wanna Be Like You
• Tipperary, Pack up, Roll out
• You Are My Sunshine
• She'll be coming round the mountain
• White Cliffs of Dover
• Knees Up Mother Brown
• Show me the way to go home
• We'll meet again
• Bring Me Sunshine
• Liquid Lunch
• Upside Down
• Jumpin in the mornin

Cutting the Mustard'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£800
Up to 2 hours£1600
Up to 3 hours£2500
Perform plus Open Mic5 musicians
We will perform 2 x 45 min sets and run an open mic for 45 mins for guests to come up and sing/perform either by them selves or backed by band members.
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Clients love the relaxed relationship between band members and the quality and energy of song delivery. We get people dancing and people have fun around us.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Sheringham Golf Club Cliftonville Hotel (Cromer) The Tyneside Club (Sheringham) The Crown (Sheringham) Sharrington Village Hall Harbour Rooms (Blakeney) Community Centre (North Walsham) Community Centre (Cromer) Co Social Club (West Runton) Wells Deli (Holt) The White Hart (Swaffham) Norwich Festival Lighthouse Community Church Salthouse Church Trunch Church

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Difficult to say. There is certainly a country influence, but no particular performers. We are talented musicians and we use our individual styles and capabilities to shape how we deliver a song.

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

Sharrington Village Hall

Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?

Yes (subject to illness). All band members can provide vocals.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows: Vocals, Electric Guitar, Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Drums. We might consider a 4 piece option without the drums.

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

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.

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

Yes. This is provided as part of the standard booking. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £100.

How much time do you need to set up?

60-90 minutes (preferably before any guests arrive). iPod playlist service will be provided after the sound check.

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

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

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

Yes. Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

You can choose up to 3 specific songs and, if we can, we will learn/perform them for you at no extra cost.
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Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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