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Face the Strange

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About Face the Strange

Rock band
Public liability insurance of £10 million
High energy rock covers band that will rock every event like no other.

Face the Strange are the quintessential high energy rock/Indie/Pop/Funk/Soul band. Hailing from Yorkshire but do travel and are fully house trained. Consisting of some of the finest musicians in the country and an outstanding front person they always give the very best performances. Do you want to watch one of Yorkshires finest rock covers band? Check out our events page and come along. Even better, get in touch and book us.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Hard rock, Heavy metal, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Everything Bowie has ever done. We named our band after a line in his song Changes and we refuse to believe he has passed away.
Call Me - Blondie
Ready To Go - Republica
Hysteria - Muse
Pride (in the name of love) - U2
Tie Your Mother Down - Queen
You Oughta Know - Alanis Morrisette
Out in the Fields - Gary Moore/Phil Lynot
Zombie - The Cranberries
Hard to Handle - Black Crowes
Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers
Proud Mary - Tina Turney
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
You Can't Hurry Love - Dianna Ross and the Supremes
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Funky Town - Pseudo Echo
Word Up - Cameo
Muse Medley - Muse
Blancmange - Living On The Ceiling
Need You New - INXS
Purple Rain - Prince
Thunderstruck - AC/DC
Hand in my Pocket - Alanis Morrisette
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Stargazer - Rainbow
Lust for Life - Iggy Pop
Perfect Strangers - Deep Purple
Pump It Up - Elvis Costello
Broken/Head Over Heels - Tears For Fears
It's my life - No Doubt
Highway to Hell - AC/DC
I'd Rather Go Blind - Beth Hart/Joe bonamassa
Roadhouse Blues - The Doors
Weak - Skunk Anansie
Take Your Mama - Scizzor Sisters
Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
Sweet Child 'O Mine - Guns n Roses
Shout - Tears for Fears
Back in Black - AC/DC
Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
Let there be Rock - AC/DC
Riverboat Song - Ocean Colour Scene
Personal Jesus - Depeche Mode
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
Honestly, our catalogue is endless with such delights as Nirvana, more Muse, Funk, Soul. Just get in touch. We will pay whatever you want.
Customer questions

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

We strive to make sure the line-up you see is what you get on the night. We do have pre-audititioned 'dep' musicians available in case a band member falls ill or is unavailable. As a professional band our reputation means everything so you can be confident that all of our players are of a very high level.

Do you have different line-up options?


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 an additional £100.”

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 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?

vOur PA and lighting system is included in your quote.

Can you learn song requests 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. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our energy and musicianship. Especially our vocalist who is simply breathtaking.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Worldwide. Too many to mention

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Too many to mention

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

in front of 40000 in Germany


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£400
Up to 2 hours£500
Up to 3 hours£600


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Helen I, 2 days ago

What an awesome band. Played everything with energy and enthusiasm. Would love to see you again. Thank you so much for coming all the way to little old Market Harborough. 😍

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Jak M, 2 months ago

Great experience all round.

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Mark E, 2 months ago

Great band, tight with a really high standard of musicianship. The singer sounded awesome and knew how to engage the audience. Professional from initial contact, discussion on song choices and the gig itself, they made my 50th birthday bash a truly memorable occasion. Many thanks!

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Alison C, 3 months ago

The band were absolutely amazing! We hired them for my husband's 40th birthday party and it was exactly what he wanted. The playlist was absolutely brilliant and they even entertained the kids all night and everyone singing and dancing!

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Pippa L, 6 months ago

One of the best bands we have seen play at the Con Club. They brought the house down. Highly recommended.

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Matthew K, 6 months ago

Face the Strange are among the best rock bands we have seen live (and we watch a lot of bands). A great night out, highly recommended!

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