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Live Lounge Music

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About Live Lounge Music

Acoustic band
Shipley
Public liability insurance of £10 million
Established in 2011, Live Lounge have built an enviable reputation as one of the top wedding and function bands in the region.

Established in 2011, Live Lounge have built an enviable reputation as one of the top wedding and function bands in the region. Wedding and function clients comment without fail on the unusual sound, the different instrumentation and the quirky choice of songs. Michaela’s stunning vocals blend with sweet violin lines and perfect guitar backing to create an unique combination. The band have always put great customer service as high in importance as great music and we work closely with all clients to make sure they get the experience they and their guests will love and remember. All quotes include a FREE special song/first dance worked up in our unique style Michaela has been playing in rock bands since the age of 11, played the first Bingley Music Live at the age of 14 and even supported the Merseybeats. Her influences include Joan Jett, Pat Benatar and Shirley Manson but so many of our audiences comment on the songs she sings that are associated with male singers in the original versions. All comment on how amazing her voice is! Howard learned violin from the age of 8 but had a few proper jobs before discovering his Live Lounge colleagues in 2011. Many are fascinated by the Ned Steinberger electric 5 string he plays, combining violin and viola in one instrument. A classical background, a love of jazz and a few years of listening to all-sorts provides for an unusual style of playing. Danny joined founder members Howard and Michaela in 2016 and brings a rich musical background to the band. Not only an accomplished guitarist and keyboard player, Danny is totally immersed in music – he has his own recording studio, #CitySoundStudios, in Bradford and also teaches music. The band have extensive experience of weddings and functions in both UK and Italy, working with exclusive country house venues, blue-chip corporate clients as well as hotels, bars and restaurants that are looking for entertainment with a difference

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
Musicianship
Genres:
1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk rock, Irish rock, Pop, Covers, Acoustic, Top 40, Rock, Classic rock, Indie, Pop rock
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Types:
Acoustic band, Acoustic trio, Pop trio, Contemporary trio, Alternative band, Cover band, Function band, Festival band, Indie band, Folk-rock band, Wedding band, Pop band, Party band
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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, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Alanis Morisette Ironic
Alannah Myles Black Velvet
Amy Macdonald Mr Rock N Roll
Avicci Hey Brother
Bob Dylan Blowing in the wind
Bob Marley Three Little Birds
Bon Jovi Wanted dead or alive
Bon Jovi Living on a prayer
Bruno Mars Just the way you are
Bruno Mars Marry You
Bryan Adams Boys of Summer
Coldplay Yellow
Cyndi Lauper True Colors
Cyndi Lauper Time After Time
Damion Rice Cannonball
Deep Blue Something Breakfast at Tiffanys
Ed Shearan A Team
Elbow Grounds for Divorce
Elbow One day like this
Elton John Your song
Elvis Little less conversation
Eurythmics Sweet Dreems
Florence & The Machine You've got the Love
Fun We are young
George Ezra Budapest
Goo Goo Dolls Iris
Gotye Somebody that I used to know
Green Day Basket Case
Green Day Good Riddance (Time of your Life)
Green Day American Idiot
Hayceed Dixie Centrefold
Irish Folk Wild Rover
Jasmine Thompson (Shakka Kahn) Aint nobody
Jason Miraz I wont give up
Joan Jett I Love Rock N Roll
John Legend All of Me
Joni Mitchel Big Yellow Taxi
Jonny Cash Ring of Fire
Joss Stone Picnic for Two
Journey Don’t stop believing
Keane Somewhere only we know
Kings of Leon Use Somebody
Kodaline The One
KT Tunstall Black Horse and a Cherry Tree
Life House You & Me
Lorde Royals
Madonna Material Girl
Maroon 5 Harder to Breathe
Matt Cardle Many of Horror
Mumford & Sons I will wait
Nadia Ali Rapture (acoustic vsn)
Oasis Wonderwall
Paramore Sunday Bloody Sunday
Paramore Im Still into you
Pat Benatar Hit me with your best shot
Pat Benatar Love is a Battlefield
Pharrell Williams Get Lucky
Pharrell Williams Happy
Sheryl Crow Sweet Child of Mine
Sixpence none the richer Kiss Me
Snow Patrol chasing cars
Snow Patrol Run
Snow Patrol Youre all I have
Radiohead Creep
Stereophonics Dakota
Stereophonics Handbags and Gladrags
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Taylor Swift Love Story
The Beatles Help
The Beatles Hey Jude
The Buggles Video killed the radio star
The Calling Wherever you will go
The Cranberries Zombie
The Cranberries Linger
The Eagles Hotel colifornia
The Foundations Build me up buttercup
The Fray How to save a life
The Killers Mr Brightside
The Killers All these things that I have done
The La's (Sixpence None the Richer version) There She Goes
The Monkees Im a Believer
The Police Every Breath you Take
The Primatives Crash
The Proclaimers 500 Miles
The Temptations My girl
The Undertones Teenage Kicks
Thin Lizzy Whiskey in the Jar
U2 With or Without you
Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Wheatus Teenage Dirtbag
White Stripes Seven Nation Army
Vanessa Carlton 1000 Miles
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is usually a trio with female vocals, guitar and electric violin, but members of the trio add in bass guitar, cajon, percussion pedal and other precussion We do sometimes perform as an instrumental duo (guitar and violin) for wedding ceremonies

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. To cover other periods, such as during a meal or reception where live sets are not required, we can quote on request

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about an hour 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 you roam around while you perform?

The violin is wireless and so can be used as a roaming instrument

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?

Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote. We usually require a minimum of 5 x 3 metres space to perform

Can you learn song requests before the event?

We include a special song/first dance request in all our quotes, and often accommodate more requests for ceremonies

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Clients comment on Michaela's amazing voice, the unusual use of the violin, the beautiful blend of sounds and our unusual but popular choice of songs

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Cavern Club, Liverpool, Hazlewood Castle, Ripley Castle, Carlton Towers, Blues Bar Horrogate

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Too many to mention and from all eras and genres - you have to hear us to understand really!

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

An international Music/Tourism conference at Cavern Club Liverpool

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Andrew G, 1 month ago

fantastic experience,far surpassed our expectations and great feedback from our guests,will gladly recommend to others in need of a function band, very well done

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Richard M, 1 year ago

Live Lounge are an entertaining talented band. They were ideal for my 40th Birthday party. Thanks

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James C, 3 years ago

Apologies for the delay in sending this as when we got back from our honeymoon I just have not stopped but thought you should know the responses I have had from our guests. We have had people coming saying how good you were. I think my brother is now following you on either face book or twitter. Not sure which But the fact that my brother got up to dance whilst you were playing - I am impressed as this does not happen very often. He said that you were worth every penny and we both have to agree with him. So thank you so much for traveling to Chester to Play at our wedding and making the evening amazing in more ways than one I even think jims brothers on the dance floor which again I believe does not happen very often if at all. So basically “A very big THANK YOU to all of you for a truly land mark evening. From a very grateful appreciative.

Richard C, 3 years ago

We just wanted to say a huge thank you for playing at our wedding! We really enjoyed your cover of Thinking Out Loud. It was all fantastic and everybody who we have spoken to after the event really enjoyed your music. Also, many thanks for letting Jessica play and sing a few songs. That meant so much to us both. Please let us know if you would like us to write an online testimonial, we'd be more than happy to do this.

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