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Just About Functioning

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About Just About Functioning

Surrey, Hampshire & London based function band with a unique set of songs to keep the party going
Rock band
Guildford

Just About Functioning are a fun, lively, professional party band based in the Surrey, Hampshire and London area. The band have been active for several years but all the members have been playing music in bands, studio sessions etc together for even longer. With the collective knowledge and experience the band has performing together for such a long time, we can guarantee you a memorable party experience for any event.

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Genres:
Covers, Pop, Acoustic, Top 40, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Pop rock, Indie, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Birthday party
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Song list

We aim to make sure your event is memorable and that all the music's completely to your taste. To do this we will create a personalised set list based on our current repertoire whilst including some of your suggestions. If there are some favourite songs you would like us to play let us know so we can include them. Our aim is to ensure we provide a set list with songs that will fit the occasion and are guaranteed to get everyone dancing.
Is there a song that you really want to hear but we don't currently do? Perhaps a memorable first dance with your partner, a nostalgic hit you share with your friends, or just your favourite song/band. Please let us know and we'll see if it's possible for us to do.
* Indie & Rock Bangers:
Arctic Monkeys - When the Sun Goes Down
Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor
Blink-182 - All the Small Things
Blur - Song 2
Catfish & The Bottlemen - Kathleen
Coldplay - Yellow
Cornershop - Brimful of Asha
Feeder - Buck Rogers
Foo Fighters - Everlong
Foster the People - Pumped Up Kicks
Fountains of Wayne - Stacey's Mom
Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
Green Day - Basket Cas
James - Sit Down
James - Laid
Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby
Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict a Riot
Kasabian - Fire
Kings of Leon - Molly's Chambers
Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire
MGMT - Kids
Muse - Supermassive Black Hole
Oasis - Don't Look Back in Anger
Primal Scream - Rocks
Pulp - Common People
Queens of the Stone Age - No One Knows
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Can't Stop
Stereophonics - Dakota
Sum 41 - Fat Lip
The Beatles - I Saw Her Standing There
The Beatles - Twist and Shout
The Beatles - 8 Days a Week
The Black Keys - Lonely Boy
The Coral - Dreaming of You
The Cure - Friday I'm in Love
The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You
The Darkness - I Believe in a Thing Called Love
The Fratellis - Chelsea Dagger
The Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
The Jam - Town Called Malice
The Killers - All These Things I've Done
The Killers - Mr.Brightside
The Kinks - You Really Got Me
The Knack - My Sharona
The Kooks - Naive
The La's - There She Goes
The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
The Rollings Stones - Jumping Jack Flash
The Strokes - Last Nite
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
The Wannadies - You & Me Song
The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army
U2 - Vertigo
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag
* Smash Pop Hits:
Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Blondie - Call Me
Britney Spears - Toxic
Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
DNCE - Cake by the Ocean
Dead or Alive - You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
Ed Sheeran - Castle on the Hill
Eminem - My Name Is
Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc.
Kanye West - Gold Digger
Katy Perry - Hot N Cold
Lil Nas X - Old Town Road
Macklemore - Thrift Shop
Maroon 5 - This Love
OutKast - Hey Ya!
Paolo Nutini - Pencil Full of Lead
Portugal. The Man - Feel It Still
Scissor Sisters - Take Your Mama
Shawn Mendes - There's Nothing Holding' Me Back
Taylor Swift - Shake it Off
The Human League - Don't You Want Me
The Lumineers - Ho Hey
The Weeknd - I Can't Feel My Face
Walk the Moon - Shut Up and Dance
* Miscellaneous Fun:
Afroman - Because I Got High
Bloodhound Gang - The Bad Touch
Busted - Year 3000
Electric Six - Danger! High Voltage
Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
House of Pain - Jump Around
Peter Andre - Mysterious Girl
Ricky Martin - Livin' La Vida Loca
Tenacious D - Tribute
The B-52's - Love Shack
Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back in Town
Tom Jones - It's Not Unusual
Will Smith - The Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The variety in the set.

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

Yes- always the same singer!

Do you have different line-up options?

Not currently.

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

Once we are booked for the day/evening, we are very flexible with regard to changes in the times of sets provided they are communicated to us as soon as possible.

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

Yes at no extra charge- use after the second set there may be an additional cost.

How much time do you need to set up?

1.5 hours including soundcheck.

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

Yes. We usually ask for 5-10 songs from our clients so we can get a feel for their favourite music and put together the rest of the set with this in mind.

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

PA is included- we do not currently provide lighting.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If it is unknown to the band extra songs are £50 each.

Prices

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£1300
Up to 3 hours£1500
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Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Teresa B
9 months ago
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5 out of 5

Just About Functioning were AMAZING! They learnt our first dance song which was really special and then we had the best time and loved all their song choices for our wedding party. Everyone was dancing and having the best time! We can highly recommend! Thank you guys so much!

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Michael T
10 months ago
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5 out of 5

I just wanted to say what a pleasure it was to work with Just About Functioning. From the moment we made the booking they were joy to work with. We selected a bunch of songs we wanted played and songs we didn’t want to play and the band filled in the gaps to complete our set. We also asked them to play 3 songs not on their list and they more than happy to learn them for our wedding. (they were from soft rock to hip hop) The band worked directly with the hotel to sort out arrival and setup times. We also had a DJ and the band took the lead to liaise with the DJ to ensure the playlist didn’t clash, so these were tasks taken of our shoulders. They started off by singing happy birthday to our son who just turned 18. Before playing our song (Iris) they had just learnt for the first dance, which went down perfectly and set the tone for evening. Our third song we asked for was Jump around which went down brilliant the dance floor was electric, it went so well they had to play it twice. The dance floor was busy all evening. Everyone commented on how much they enjoyed the band. This also included the bar staff at the hotel. The evening would not have been the same without them.

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Hannah C
1 year ago, for a Wedding in United Kingdom
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5 out of 5

Finding a wedding band isn't easy - our first instincts were to be wildly selfish and choose things we love, but we eventually realized that if the guests aren't having a good time.... it's not really a wedding we'd want to be at. Just About Functioning are an incredible stroke of genius - everyone from our elderly aunties, tiny cousins and hipster art school pals were happy. First and foremost, they're quality musicians - everything was tiptop from the moment they began. They were extremely accommodating about our practically wilderness venue, more than happy to learn our song requests & gave honest, helpful advice around the setlist and our expectations for the day. They also blew us away as an acoustic duo for our ceremony - it was so touching to have the band actually enjoy the music we'd picked and do it all justice. Super professional, well turned out & excellent party vibes - everyone screaming ONE MOOOOOORE at curfew - don't hesitate. Hire them!

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Rory R
1 year ago, for a Wedding in United Kingdom
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5 out of 5

My wife and I organized our wedding in a marquee on a farm in the middle of nowhere. We thought we had invited a lively bunch of guests but we had no way to guarantee the atmosphere would properly warm up and we dreaded the thought of an empty dance floor. With ‘Just About Functioning’ on the case we should never have been in doubt. Andy the lead singer had provided us with a vast list of tracks, from which we selected our favourite crowd pleasers. From the moment they lit up the stage, the dance floor was alive. I can't remember how long they played or how many encores they did but amidst moshing mothers and crowd surfing cousins we and all our guests got lost in the electric atmosphere and had the time of our lives. As the dust settled the day after, we had numerous guests approach us to say ‘Just About Functioning’ were the best wedding band they had ever seen. My sister is getting married in 6 months and I am working on her to use the same band, as my wife and I are so desperate to relive the experience again! Andy is a gentleman, laid back, approachable and highly professional. He even went out of his to way to learn a special request for the night which went down so well he was forced by the crowd to sing it again. We couldn't have been happier with Just About Functioning. Their performance completely and utterly blew us away and turned what was already a special day into an absolutely unforgettable experience.

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