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Folkin’ Out

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About Folkin’ Out

We take new, old, classic, modern, pop, rock, punk, funk...all types of stuff...rearrange & give it a folky, gypsy, Latin, fun, unique vibe!
Acoustic band
Public liability insurance of £10 million
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Folkin Out is one of the Nat O’Brien Band’ line ups, a professional live band covering a diverse range of popular music. Their experience and pedigree speaks for itself, involving musicians from Greater Manchester who have incredible talent and professional music industry experience. What you get is Live Entertainment from musicians that know how to produce a fun and professional performance. This band has experience playing for and with some great acts over the years and they have used their experience to create a hot entertainment experience. Experienced... The band have years of touring experience and as a result can plan for your event whether it’s in the Greater Manchester, the other side of the country or the other side of the world – intergalactic have not been attempted yet but we welcome interest from customers who want to put the first Manchester musician on the moon. To find out more about what we can offer please contact the band. Versatile... We can provide a whole host of performances from duos, trios our full Folkin Out band with double bass, fiddle, mandolin, guitars, percussion and lead singer and multiple backing vocals. The band can also offer fill or DJ services for your event. Folkin Out is the right act for you, whether it’s club nights or cosy pub events, private parties, weddings or larger fundraising and corporate business events. Folkin Out have performed hundreds of songs including indie, rock, soul and motown, pop, punk, disco, jazz and acoustic styles. For example set lists please contact us. The Band Nat O'Brien Vocalist and frontman for Manchester bands over the last 20 years, Nat has regularly played with the likes of Alabama 3, Ocean Colour Scene, The Bluetones, The Blockheads ,Manchester legends Elbow and 808 State. Powerful vocals, engaging performer who is equally at home on at large events, festival stages, down & dirty clubs & lovely cosy pubs. Pete Marshall A renowned drummer – but can also play the violin, mandolin, spoons, nose flute, power tools. Respected musician having toured with Squeeze and Madness, recorded and toured extensively with Paul Heaton (Beautiful South/Housemartins), and has also played with The Courteeners,Tom Hingley (Inspiral Carpets), Stephen Fretwell and others. Sam Morris Bassist -Guitarist, french hornist, pianist, composer / arranger, teacher, conductor(orchestras not buses). He's an all-round multi-trick pony with a wealth of experience in the music industry, having played with Badly Drawn Boy, Snow Patrol, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (Beautiful South) & Marillion (amongst others) and numerous orchestras in the North West. Steve Marsden Guitarist - A Professional guitarist and tutor, Steve has been playing guitar for over 20 years. Having performed across Europe and the United Kingdom, the award winning guitarist is a bona fide shredder and has played with the likes of Jesca Hoop and Josephine. He’s also got a delicate touch and is a fine jazz and classical guitarist…he’s got it all covered. Al Lowles Keyboards/Double Bass - Al has a wealth of live and recording experience playing for a range of bands including Jonny Bramwell (I am Kloot) and Thea Gilmore Cliff (Violin) is a renowned fiddle player who can pick out a tune at the drop of a hat. He’s the fastest fiddle in the North West! Get in touch for set lists, options and prices!

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Folk, Folk rock, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Motown, Soul, Vintage, Alternative rock, Britpop, Indie, Pop rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin, Reggae, Ska, Skiffle
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue 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

(Not exhaustive - request taken)
A Little Respect
Bad Moon Rising
Blister In The Sun
Brown Eyed Girl Budapest
Chasing Cars
Come Together
Dirty Old Town
Do You Love Me
Don't Look Back In Anger Fishermans Blues
Get Lucky
Hard To Handle
High And Dry
Higher And Higher
How Long Will I Love You
I Don't Want Your Freedom
I Feel Good
I Heard It Through The Grapevine I Saw Her Standing There
I Wanna Be Like You
I Wanna Dance With Somebody I'm A Believer
It Must Be Love
La Bamba
Let's Stay Together
Lightening Bolt
Little Lion Man
Losing My Religion
Maggie May
Monkey Man
Mrs Robinson
Never Gonna Give You Up Proud Mary
Seven Nation Army
She's Electric
Signed Sealed Delivered
Sing It Back
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay Stand By Me
Stuck In The Middle Superstition
Tainted Love
Thinking Out Loud
Town Called Malice
Twist And Shout
Uptown Funk
Use Somebody
Weather With You
When The Going Gets Tough


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1000
Up to 2 hours£1100
Up to 3 hours£1400
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