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About Poppin' Candy

Professional wedding, function & party band catering to intimate and large scale events
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Bedfordshire, UK
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Poppin' Candy is a premier, wedding, function & party band covering London, beds, bucks, herts Cambs and more. Made up of professional musicians, we focus on delivering upbeat and authentic versions of modern pop songs with golden oldies thrown in - keeping everyone happy - we even offer you the opportunity to help make some song requests at no extra charge. Poppin' Candy aim to bring a splash of colour and excitement to any event at an affordable price point. We can help you celebrate the big wedding day, ring in the new year celebrations or help you to get your dancing shoes on at the office Christmas party! Whatever the occasion we guarantee to keep your party poppin'! Poppin' Candy aim to bring a splash of colour and excitement to any event and is available as either a full 8 piece line up with horns and two vocalists, a female fronted 4 piece band or an acoustic duo - either way, we guarantee to keep your party poppin'! We offer a full production service when you book Poppin' Candy to play at your event including professional audio and lighting with the aim of providing you with the perfect entertainment and helping you take the difficulty out of booking a live band!

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5th Anniversary
This act has been working with Encore for over 5 years
Top 40, Christmas, 1950s era music, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, Pop, Covers, Funk, Funk rock, Motown, R&B, Soul, Vintage, Rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Classic rock
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Cruise, Theatre / Show
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Song list

...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
9 - 5 - Dolly Parton
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Abc - The Jackson 5
Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye
All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
All Of Me – John Legend
All Star - Smashmouth
Angels - Robbie Williams
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
Attention - Charlie Puth
Avril Lavigne - Complicated
Bad Guy - Billie Ellish
Baggy Trousers - Madness
Bang Bang – Jessie J & Ariana
Beggin' - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Best Of My Love - The Emotions
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Blame It On The Boogie – The Jacksons
Cake By The Ocean – Dnce
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepson
Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
Can't Fight The Moonlight - Leann Rimes
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Can’t Feel My Face – The Weekend
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Chandelier - Sia
Circles - Post Malone
Club Tropicana - Wham!
Complicated - Avril Lavigne
Counting Stars – One Republic
Crazy In Love – Beyonce
Crazy, Crazy Nights - Kiss
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Domino – Jessie J
Don't Cha Wanna Ride - Joss Stone
Don't Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Don't Stop Belivin' - Journey
Don’t Speak - No Doubt
Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa
Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen
Easy Lover - Phil Collins
Fairytale Of New York - The Pogues
Faith - George Michael
Finally- Cece Peniston
Flowers- Sweet Female Attitude 
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky - Daft Punk Ft. Pharrell Williams
Ghostbuster - Ray Parker Jr
Gimmie Some Lovin' - The Blues Brothers
Girl All The Bad Guys Want - Bowling For Soup
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Gold - Spandau Ballet
Good 4 U - Olivia Rodirgo
Grace Kelly - Mika
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson
Human – Rag ‘N’ Bone Man
I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness
I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
I Wanna Be Your Lover - Prince
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
I Want You Back - Jackson 5
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
I'm So Excited - The Pointer Sisters
I'm Still Standing - Elton John
Ironic - Alanis Morissette
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Jolene – Dolly Parton
Juice – Lizzo
King – Years & Years
Kiss - Prince
Lady (Hear Me Tonight) - Modjo
Lady Marmalade - Patti Labelle
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Levitating - Dua Lipa
Life Is A Highway - Rascal Flatts
Like A Virgin - Madonna
Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee Ft. Justin Bieber - Despacito
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Mamma Mia Abba
Mercy - Duffy
Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade
Merry Xmas Everyone - Slade
Mmmbop - Hanson
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Mustang Sally – Wilson Picket
My Girl - The Temptations
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
No Scrubs - Tlc
Place Your Hands – Reef
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Price Tag - Jessie J
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Psycho - Ava Max
Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Rude – Magic!
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Shotgun – George Ezra
Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Sorry - Justin Bieber
Staceys Mom - Fountains Of Wayne
Star Girl - Mcfly
Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
Sugar – Maroon 5
Summer Of '69 – Bryan Adams
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Child O’ Mine - Gun’s ’N’ Roses
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Thank U, Next - Ariana Grande
The Best - Tina Turner
The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy
The Power Of Love - Huey Lewis & The News
There She Goes - The La's
Think - Aretha Franklin
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
This Love - Maroon 5
This Will Be (An Ever Lasting Love) - Natalie Cole
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Twist & Shout - The Beatles
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars
Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Walk This Way - Aerosmith
What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction
When You're Gone - Bryan Adams
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Year 3000 - Busted
You & Me Together Song - The Wannadies
You Can't Hurry Love - The Supremes
You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Voules-Vouz- Abba
Le Freak – Chic
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

we love to throw in those nostalgic sing alongs form the 90s and 00's - it really gets even the grumpiest of guests onto the dance-floor!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Musicians in the band have played all over the world including Dubai, Bahrain, Italy and Italy. We've also had some performances in the West End, and major UK festivals such as Reading and Leeds festival.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

We love all kins of pop through the ages

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

Some fo the band have played at the Royal Albert Hall in London- pretty fancy!

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

Yes. We try to keep all the musicians as per the videos. However, if there is an issue with any member of the band such as illness that prevents from getting to the event then we have a fantastic network of 'dep' musicians to call upon. If our singer is not available, we'll make sure to contact you in advance and let you know.

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, we can increase the standard 4-piece band up to a 6 piece with ease, and even an 8 piece if desired. The standard and most common additions are a sax and keys player, but sometimes we perform with additional singers too!

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

That's ok - just let us know in advance and we can be flexible to help the event run smoothly.

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

Yes we provide this. We are happy for you to bring along an iPad/iPod too or share a playlist with us if you prefer!

How much time do you need to set up?

at least 90 mins from arrival to load the equipment in and set up. ideally 2 hours or more if possible, but we're pretty fast at this stuff now!

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

We have a pretty good idea of what does and doesn't work at parties and weddings, but we do let you suggest songs form our rep or make some requests prior to the event that you might want to hear. If we don't play it we can also ensure its in the playlist too!

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

Yes that's right - and we can be flexible on pricing if you already have a sound system in place.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

for a first dance at a wedding we learn this free of charge. We can potentially learn specific requests and have done so before, but these will require rehearsal time for the musicians if we haven't played it before. Get in touch with details and we can see what we can do.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1339
Up to 2 hours£1339
Up to 3 hours£1839
Drinks reception2 musicians
Enjoy music at during your ceremony or entertain you guests during dinner and in the lobby or foyer of your event with an acoustic duo performing laid back classic pop or music of your choice.
Wedding ceremony2 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Additional live set4 musicians
An additional 3rd live set performed by the band on top of the standard 2 live sets of 60 mins.


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From customers:

Lauren R
1 year ago, for a Wedding in Royston SG8
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5 out of 5

We booked Poppin’ Candy after finding them online and I have to say it was our best decision. From start to finish they have been fantastic. Joe is brilliant with his communication as weddings can be an anxious time but he always put my mind at ease. The band arrived and the party never stopped. Guests have commented at what a fantastic band they were and the dance floor was packed all night. We want to say a huge thank you for celebrating with us and making it a day/night we will never forget. The new Mr & Mrs Reilly.

Rosie P
1 year ago, for a Wedding in Hitchin
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5 out of 5

We booked Poppin' Candy for our wedding and they were absolutely fantastic. Joe was professional and personable throughout the planning; and was really supportive and positive when we had to postpone our original date due to Covid. In the run-up to the Wedding, he was amenable to arranging an early set-up, which we really appreciated as we were worried about the room turnaround between the meal and the evening reception. All the logistics ran like clockwork on the day and the band were everything we hoped they'd be and more. Everyone was on the dancefloor all night and our guests were all talking about how good the band were. Getting the right band was really important to us and we were delighted with our choice. Thank you so much! xxx

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