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About Pharaoh & The Beats

Wedding band
Braintree
Public liability insurance of £5 million
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The band perform covers consisting of pop, rock, soul and funk ranging from the 60's until now.

Ok ok! So, the name may sound like some kind of Egyptian marching band wearing headdresses and loincloths, conspiring with extradimensional entities using alien technology to build mind-boggling megalithic monuments…BUT…we are actually an Essex based Function Band for ALL your musical entertainment needs! The band has six members, consisting of Leanne (Lead Vocals), Emma (Vocals), Les (Bass), ‘Jazz Fingers’ Jerome (Keys), Matt (Drums) & Gareth (Guitar). We also perform as a five or four piece outfit, should this be required. PATB cover some of the most iconic songs from a multiplicity of genres, spanning as many as SIX DECADES worth of classic tracks. So if you’re looking for your fix of live music then stop looking now, because this band are looking for bookings! Assembled in 2015, with a band of seasoned musicians PATB have extensive experience of performing at weddings, parties, corporate functions, festivals and even restaurant openings! We also take requests prior to the event, so you can guarantee a few of your personal favs will be played on the night! Additionally, we perform as a two piece acoustic duo called Pharaoh, perfect for more relaxed, unplugged type deals like wedding breakfasts or baby showers. Hey, why not even give it that magical touch and get sung down the aisle! Check out our videos and listen to our demo here for a taste of what PATB can bring to your special occasion. So come on, what are you waiting for…give us a call! PATB

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Covers, Hip Hop, Soul, Top 40, Disco, Funk, R&B, Acoustic
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Types:
Wedding band, Disco & Funk band, Function band, Party band, Cover band, Pop band, Festival band, Acoustic band, Soul & Motown band
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Current
The One -Kodaline
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
I'm Not the Only One - Sam Smith
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Forget You - CeeLo Green
Locked out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Addicted To You - Avicii
Rude - Magic
Price Tag - Jessie J
Ghost - Ella Henderson
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson/Bruno
Runaway Baby - Bruno Mars
Ex's & Oh's - Elle King
Marry You - Bruno Mars
00's
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Super Duper Love - Joss Stone
Mercy - Duffy/The Third Degree
Make you Feel my Love - Adele
Lady (Hear me Tonight) - Modjo
Never Forget You - The Noisettes
This Love - Maroon 5
Naiive - The Kooks
I'm Outta Love - Anastacia
Black Horse & a Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall
Crazy in Love - Beyonce
90's
Don't speak - No Doubt
Don't Let Go - En Vogue
Dancing in the Moonlight - Toploader
Man I Feel Like a Woman - Shania Twain
Dance the Night Away - The Mavericks
80's
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Simply the Best - Tina Turner
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Alone - Heart
Its my Life - Talk Talk
I Wanna Dance with Somebody Whitney Houston
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
Black Velvet - Alannah Myles
Never Tear Us apart - INXS
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
You make my dreams - Hall & Oates
I Can't Go For That - Hall & Oates
70's
Dancing Queen - Abba
Blame it on the Boogie - Jackson 5
Streetlife - Randy Crawford
Lady Marmalade - Patti LaBelle
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Boogie Oogie Oogie - A Taste of Honey
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Good times - Chic
Car Wash - Rose Royce
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Young Hearts - Candi Staton
60's
At Last - Etta James
Beggin' - Frankie Valli & The 4 seasons
Eight Days a Week - The Beatles
Piece of my Heart - Beverley Knight
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
River Deep Mountain High - Tina Turner
Day Dream Believer - The Monkees
Customer questions

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

We always use the same lead singer and strive to make sure the rest of the line-up that you see, is what you get on the night. We do have pre-auditioned '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?

Our standard line up is Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Guitar, Keys, Bass and Drums. We can offer a 9 piece option (to include brass), 4 piece (which excludes backing vocals & keys), as well as an acoustic duo called 'Pharaoh' (one singer and acoustic guitar).

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

No problem, please get in contact as soon as you know of any time changes. We understand that things can change for events so we try to be as flexible as we can.

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

Yes, this is all part of the service and offered for free. We are able to offer an iPod/DJ service via our PA up until midnight. Any time after this is at an extra charge.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually allow around 1-1.5 hours before performance time to set up and sound check. If you need us to be set up slightly earlier so we are not in the way of guests, then we are happy to discuss this with you and work with you as best we can.

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 are up and dancing and having an amazing time. We are, however, happy for you to voice any major 'No no's' to ensure we find what works for your event.

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

Yes all our PA and lighting is included within the quote and we generally require a minimum of 5 x 4 metres of space to perform.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes we'd be really happy to learn a handful of songs you would like played at your event and for free as part of the service. We usually ask for 3-5 songs and we will decide what works as a band. There is no guarantee all the songs will be played on the night, but we strive to do our best.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We think they love the fact that we interact with them, we like work off the audience and let them know that we are having as much fun as they are.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Some of the venues we have performed at in the past are Hampton Court House, Parklands Quendon Hall, High Barn, Herons Farm, Tuffon Hall, South Farm, to name a few.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

As a covers band we play a complete variety which is a bit of everything the band like and also that we know the audience will like. We try to include something from each era and we are constantly adding to our repertoire. These influences could be anything from Beyoncé to Tina Turner, from Sam Smith and Bruno Mars to Stevie Wonder.

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1200
Up to 2 hours£1500
Up to 3 hours£2000

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Megan G, 28 days ago

Pharaoh & The Beats absolutely made our wedding day! They were professional from the very beginning when I booked them via Encore and they maintained contact right up until the day itself to assist me with any questions I had. Leanne has an incredible voice and all the other musicians were brilliant too. We had so many of our guests asking how we came across the band, commenting on how good they were. We couldn’t be happier at how they got everyone on the dance floor and thank them so much for learning and performing our first dance song! We will definitely be booking them again for any future events!

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Lucy B, 1 month ago

Right from booking with pharaoh & the beats until the Wedding the communication was great couldn’t have asked for more. They fitted with our venue perfectly and we were so happy with their performance on the wedding evening. They engaged with the guests and had everyone dancing. We could not thank them enough for being part of our day.

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Michael H, 11 months ago

Great!

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Joe H, 1 year ago

After much searching we came across this band and booked them with very little notice. Pharaoh and the Beats turned up in a timely manor and were very friendly and polite throughout engaging well with the audience. The audience were a little slow to get up and dance, however Pharaoh and the Beats worked well and by three tracks managed to get the audience up and dancing with a wide range of music. An exceptionally high quality group, I would recommend them to anyone whether it be a a small function to a large party. All that is left for me to say is thank you for a great night and your contribution to it.

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David M, 1 year ago

I would not hesitate to recommend this band. They played an excellent set, sounded fantastic and everyone at my event had a great time. Very easy to contact, responded to all of my messages and requests promptly. Very accommodating on the night and very helpful. I wish them all every success and will definitely book them to my events again. Thank you.

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