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We are an experienced 4-piece, pop, rock and indie band hailing from Brighton in East Sussex. We are ready to get your party started!
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We are an experienced 4-piece rock, pop, britpop and indie wedding band hailing from Brighton in East Sussex. We all met while studying music at Brighton's Institute of Modern Music college and since then have undertaken careers as professional musicians. We have played at many private events, weddings and corporate events, both in the UK and overseas. We'll provide you and your guests with 2 hours of live music as standard, along with party music between sets via our pre-made playlists on our laptop. The PA and lighting we use is suitable for up to 350 people. We also offer the option to upgrade some services, but you can get all the essential services at the lower price range. Our repertoire is brimming with rock, pop, britpop and indie covers. You can expect to hear tracks from: Arctic Monkeys, Blur, The Clash, The Beatles, Kasabian, Kings of Leon and plus modern bands and artists such as Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran and Mumford & Sons.

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Indie, Folk rock, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock
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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Major Major's Song list

Avicii – Wake Me Up
Bastille - Pompeii
Black Keys - Lonely Boy
Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven
Bruno Mars - Treasure
Calvin Harris - One Kiss
Catfish and The Bottlemen - Kathleen
Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Daft Punk – Get Lucky
Dua Lipa - New Rules
Ed Sheeran - Castle On The Hill
Ed Sheeran - Galway Girl
Foals - My Number
Foo Fighters - Run
George Ezra - Blame It On Me
George Ezra - Paradise
George Ezra - Shotgun
James Bay – Hold Back The River
Justin Timberlake - Can’t Stop The Feeling
Lumineers - Hey Ho
Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk
Mumford and Sons - I Will Wait
Mumford and Sons - Little Lion Man
Nothing But Thieves - Amsterdam
Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks
Pharell – Happy
Portugal. The Man - Feel It Still
Royal Blood - Figure It Out
Sam Smith - Promises
Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
The 1975 - The Sound
Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance
Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good...
Arctic Monkeys - Mardy Bum
Avril Lavigne - Sk8er Boi
Blink 182 - All The Small Things
Blink 182 - What's My age again
Bloc Party - Helicopter
The Bravery - Honest Mistake
Coldplay - Yellow
The Coral - Dreaming of You
Craig David - 7 Days
Craig David - Fill Me In
Daniel Bedingfield - Gotta Get Thru This
The Fratellis - Chelsea Dagger
Feeder - Buck Rogers
Fountains Of Wayne - Stacey’s Mom
Futureheads - Hounds of Love
The Hives - Hate To Say I Told You So
Incubus - Drive
Jet - Are you Gonna Be My Girl
Jimmy Eat World - The Middle
Junior Senior - Move Your Feet
Justin Timberlake - Like I Love You
Justin Timberlake - Rock Your Body
Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict a Riot
Kasabian - Fire
Kasabian - Shoot The Runner
The Killers - All These Things That I've Done
The Killers - Mr. Brightside
The Killers - Somebody Told Me
Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire
Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
The Libertines - Can't Stand Me Now
The Libertines - Don't Look Back into the Sun
Mark Ronson/Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Maximo Park - Our Velocity
Muse - Uprising
Panic! At The Disco - I Write Sins Not Tragedies
The Strokes - Last Nite
The Strokes - Reptilia
Sum 41 - Fat Lip
Sum 41 - In Too Deep
Temper Trap - Sweet Disposition
Tenacious D - Tribute
Toploader - Dancing In The Moonlight
Two Door Cinema Club - What You Know
Vampire Weekend - A Punk
UK Garage Medley (DJ Pied Piper/Craig David etc)
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag
Ash - Girl From Mars
Blur - Song 2
Blur - Parklife
Blur - Girls and Boys
Charlatans - One to Another
Counting Crows - Mr Jones
Deep Blue Something - Breakfast at Tiffany's
Foo Fighters - All My Life
Foo Fighters - Everlong
Green Day - Basket Case
Green Day - Time of Your Life
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
Ibiza Medley (Darude, Robert Miles, N-trance etc)
James - Sit Down
Kula Shaker - Hush
The La's - There She Goes
Madness - It Must Be Love
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
Oasis - Champagne Supernova
Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger
Oasis - She's Electric
Oasis - Wonderwall
Primal Scream - Rocks
Proclaimers - 500 Miles
Pulp - Common People
Pulp - Disco 2000
Reef - Place your Hands
Ricky Martin - Livin La Vida Loca
Semisonic - Closing Time
Shed Seven - Disco Down
Spin Doctors - Two Princes
Stereophonics - Dakota
Stereophonics - Local Boy in the Photograph
Supergrass - Alright
The Wannadies - You & Me Song
Weezer - Buddy Holly
Bryan Adams - Summer of 69
The Clash - Should I Stay or Should I Go
The Cure - Friday I'm in Love
David Bowie - Lets Dance
Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough
Dire Straits - Walk Of Life
Don Henley - Boys of Summer
George Michael - Faith
The Jam - Town Called Malice
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Katrina & The Waves - Walking on Sunshine
Kenny Loggins - Footloose
Madness - Baggy Trousers
Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al
Queen - Want To Break Free
The Smiths- This Charming Man
The Stone Roses - She Bangs the Drum
Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back In Town
Toto - Africa
Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
Beach Boys - Surfin USA
The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
The Beatles - Twist & Shout
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Bill Withers - Lovely Day
Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen in Love
Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode
Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way
Ike & Tina Turner - Proud Mary
Jackie Wilson - Higher and Higher
The Kinks - You Really Got Me
The Monkees - I'm A Believer
Otis Redding - Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
Spencer Davis Group - Gimme Some Lovin
Status Quo - Rockin’ All Over The World
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We have been playing with the same line-up for ten years and this translates to great on-stage chemistry and energy in the performance. We also have a vast repertoire of varied tunes to reflect the atmosphere of the party and read the crowd.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Hundreds of wedding venues across the country (Barns, hotels, tipis, etc) We know most of the main venues in the South and beyond and use this experience to make the setup and sound even more polished. We have also played abroad in Europe including Italy, France, Sweden and Ireland

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

We have a wide range of influences from Metal to Jazz for our home listening, but for your party we are influenced by whatever suits the party. Bands we all agree on include The Killers, Foo Fighters and Queen.

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

We were lucky enough to play for 20,000 people at a large fireworks event in London which was an amazing experience.

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

The singer will always be the same as you see in the video, apart from in the case of illness or unforeseen emergency. In the rare event this happens, we would ensure an experienced 'dep' who knows the band and songs well.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our usual line-up is 4-piece Bass, drums, guitar, keys with 3 vocals and trumpet! We can also offer a second guitarist to give us more flexibility and a fuller sound, and/or a female vocalist.

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

We are flexible with timings, and know events often differ from what is planned. We can discuss on the day as needed, but may need to check the restrictions from your venue.

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

Happy to provide a DJ service between sets as part of your booking up to the agreed finish time. We are happy to take requests and will do our best to fit them in.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually require around an hour to setup, depending on the ease of access. Once the PA is up we can play DJ music, and would ideally have some time to soundcheck (around 10 mins)

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

We are happy for your to choose your likes or dislikes from our large repertoire list. We'll then add in as many of your favourites as possible, including crowd pleasers from our experience 500+ gigs

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

Yes our quote includes all our equipment, including PA system and lights for the stage and dance floor. You are also welcome to use a microphone for announcements.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

We are happy to learn one song for free as part of your booking, potentially for first dance if it is for a Wedding. If you want us to learn more than one extra song there is a charge of £20 per song to cover rehearsal time.

Major Major's Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1125
Up to 2 hours£1250
Up to 3 hours£1500
Wedding ceremony2 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception2 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner4 musicians
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.


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Major Major's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Jodie C
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Loved having the band perform at our work summer party! Got everyone up dancing & having a great time. Thank you so much for a great evening ✨✨

Lisa Z
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

We can't praise the band enough, they were absolutely fantastic. Amazing talent and stage presence, and really got everyone moving on the dancefloor. Thankyou so much guys, you were fab! All the team at BAD :)

Marisa P
3 months ago
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5 out of 5

Great band! Lovely to deal with, very professional, good comms and fantastic music - thank you!

Ralph S
3 months ago
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5 out of 5

Fantastic band - would highly recommend. Good comms leading up to our wedding, two great sets, filled the dance floor, played our requested favourites, and really nice guys. Really good interaction with us (bride and groom) and the guests when performing. Thanks!

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From other customers:

Ashleigh A
3 years ago, for a Birthday party in 151 The Parade
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5 out of 5

We had the band for my partners 40th and we couldn’t have been more delighted! The set-up was seamless, they are complete pros and they asked for very little (basic food and drinks). I hadn’t been to a party before where everyone was on the dance floor from the very first song (to the very last song!) - until now! The boys are SO fantastic, they learned my partners favourite song to play for us, they took onboard the type of music we liked and they read the room so well. We knew we loved them, but the true test for us was how our guests felt - we had four people ask for their contact details after our party; that says it all.

Doug M
4 years ago, for a Wedding in Tissington
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5 out of 5

Ian and the boys played our wedding at Tissington Hall and I would say if you are into music at all you have to book them, they are incredible!!!! Made our do so special and I have had so much positive feedback from our guests saying they were the best wedding band they have seen and my wife and I would agree!!! Would highly recommend!!! Thanks again chaps.

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