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The Arrival, the high octane UK Wedding Band are available for hire across the country in regions including the North East, Yorkshire, North West, Scotland and the Lakes District. With an eye capturing driving force of a rhythm section, powerful vocals, head turning guitar licks and no-nonsense pop and rock anthems, these guys are not to be missed. The Arrival will bless your ears, and dance floor with a catalogue of popular rock and indie hits from bands such as: Artic Monkeys, Pulp, Stereophonics, James, Oasis The Courteeners, One Republic & Ed Sheeran. We’ll have your party bouncing with hits to cater for everyone. These four energetic performers have accomplished music backgrounds and a true passion for providing an addictive performance! If you like your rock music 100% live and lively, with a show that’s truly unique, The Arrival is the band for you! Additional Services: Band DJ Service available with this band The band will learn your first dance song free of charge

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Rock, Hard rock, Britpop, Indie, Pop rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Pop, Acoustic, Funk rock, Funk, Karaoke, Ambient pop, Covers, Disco, Motown, Top 40, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Synth rock, Americana, Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Tribute, Vintage
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

1. Shut Up And Dance – Walk the Moon
2. Hard to Handle – Black Crowes
3. Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen
4. Shut up and Dance – Walk the Moon
5. Dancing in the Dark – Bruce Springsteen
6. Superstition – Stevie Wonder
7. Laid – James
8. Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
9. Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
10. Charming Man – The Smiths
11. She Bangs the Drums – Stone Roses
12. December 63 – Frankie Valley
13. Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson
14. Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
15. Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
16. I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor – Arctic Monkeys
17. Rocks – Primal Scream
18. Parklife - Blur
19. Long Train Running - The Doobie Brothers
20. Monster – The Automatic
21. I Believe In A Thing Called Love – The Darkness
22. Dakota - Stereophonics
23. Are you gonna be my girl - Jet
24. Bohemian Like you - Dandy Warhols
25. Mr Brightside - The Killers
26. Sit down – James
27. Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
28. Get Back – The Beatles
29. Drive my Car – The Beatles
30. Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
31. Help – The Beatles
32. Morning Glory – Oasis
33. Bartender & The Thief – Stereophonics
34. New Shoes – Paulo Nutini
35. Stuck in the middle - Steelers Wheels
36. You Really got me - The kinks
37. Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
38. Twist & Shout – The Beatles
39. Disco 2000 - Pulp
40. Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater Revival
41. White wedding – Billy Idol
42. Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
43. Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something
44. When You’re Gone – Bryan Adams
45. Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
46. Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
47. Whole Lotta Rosie – AC/DC
48. Johnny B’ Goode – Chuck Berry
49. Maggie May – Rod Stewart
50. I'm a believer - The Monkies
Customer questions

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?

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for a reasonable additional fee.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

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

Of course

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes. We have a powerful PA system and stage lights. All we need is a power outlet

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you, within reason

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The energy and performance. We do more than just okay well, we put on a show!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We have played the majority of wedding venues across the North East plus some in Scotland and the Republic of Ireland.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the arctic monkeys and the killers

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

Crookfest (twice)


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£850
Up to 1 hour£850
Up to 2 hours£850
Up to 3 hours£1000


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Michael F, 1 year ago

Had them for our wedding at grand hotel 22nd June they were fantastic had everyone up dancing great atmosphere would recommend them for any event 😃

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Claire W, 1 year ago

We booked the band for our wedding party - they were brilliant! Loads of energy, very entertaining for all tastes in music. Our guests all commented how good they were, definitely recommend......thanks guys 🙂

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