The Arrival

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Newcastle upon Tyne
Public liability insurance of £10 million
Upbeat function band

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 Bandaoke available with this band

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
Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, Funk, Disco, Funk rock, Karaoke, Motown, Top 40, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial 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

Brown eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Girl You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Jumping Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) - The Four Seasons
Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers
Proud Mary - Tina Turner / CCR
Psycho Killer - Talking Heads
Shake Your Body Down(to the ground) - The Jacksons
Stuck In The Middle With You - Stealers Wheels
Substitute - The Who
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
It Must Be Love - Madness
She Bangs the Drums – The Stone Roses
This Charming Man – The Smiths
White Wedding – Billy Idol
Bohemian Like You - The Dandy Warhol’s
Common People - Pulp
Disco 2000 - Pulp
Hard To Handle - Black Crows
Laid – James
Missing – Everything But the Girl
Morning Glory – Oasis
Rocks - Primal Scream
Sit Down – James
Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet
Dakota - Stereophonics
Ignition – R Kelly
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Not Nineteen Forever - The Courteeners
Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
Take me Out - Franz Ferdinand
Teenage Dirt bag - Wheatus
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 out in 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)£100
Up to 1 hour£300
Up to 2 hours£600
Up to 3 hours£800


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Michael F, 3 months 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, 3 months 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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