Swing & Jive band

Ruby & The Dukes

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About Ruby & The Dukes

Swing & Jive band
London
Public liability insurance of £1 million
Ruby & The Dukes play '50s & '60s R&B, Rock 'n' Roll, Jazz and Swing to get audiences up and dancing...

Ruby & The Dukes started playing together at the beginning of 2016 and gigging almost immediately, playing private functions and 'open' gigs in pubs and clubs all over London and beyond. Ruby has been singing in semi-pro bands for over ten years and The Dukes, (Chris, Davide and Mac), are all seasoned players with years of experience playing live.

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:
1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, Jazz, Blues, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Swing, Funk, R&B, Vintage, Rock 'n' Roll
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Song list

Song Artist
1 My Baby Just Cares For Me Nina Simone
2 Love Me Right LaVern Baker
3 Praise You Fatboy Slim - Jam
4 My Babe Little Walter
5 Fever Little Willie John/Peggy Lee
6 I Don't Know Ruth Brown
7 Easy Easy Baby Ann Cole
8 Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean Ruth Brown
9 Feelin' Good Nina Simone
10 Shakin’ All Over Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
11 Ain’t Misbehavin’ Fats Waller
12 Trouble Jackie de Shannon
13 Please Mr Jailer Wynona Carr
14 Voodoo Woman Koko Taylor
15 Hound Dog Big Mama Thornton
16 Nosey Joe Bull Moose Jackson
17 Funnel of Love Wanda Jackson
18 Sweet Child of Mine Guns ’n’ Roses
19 I’m Shakin’ Little Willie John
20 Tainted Love Gloria Jones
21 Shakin' All Over Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
22 Miserlou Dick Dale
23 As Long As I’m Movin’ Ruth Brown
24 I Just Wanna Make Love To You Etta James/Willie Dixon
25 Whipper Snapper LaVern Baker
26 Fujiyama Mama Wanda Jackson
27 Put On My Shoes Mary Ann Fisher
28 Dance With Me Henry Etta James
29 Tiny Tim LaVern Baker
30 Rip It Up Little Richard
31 Shake, Rattle & Roll  Big Joe Turner
32 Rock This Town Stray Cats
33 King Of The Swingers Louis Jordan
34 I Just Wanna Make Love To You Etta James
35 Scorched Varetta Dillard
36 These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ Nancy Sinatra
37 Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins
38 When I'm 64 The Beatles
39 In My Life The Beatles
40 Bang Bang Cher
41 I'll Go Crazy James Brown
42 Rock Around The Clock Bill Haley
43 See You Later Alligator Bill Haley
44 Slippin' & Slidin' Little Richard
45 Rip It Up Little Richard
46 Blue Suede Shoes Elvis Presley
47 Hit The Road, Jack Ray Charles
48 Tequila The Champs
49 What A Difference A Day Makes Dinah Washington
50 Cry Me A River Julie London
51 C'mon Everybody Eddie Cochrane
52 I Hear You Knockn' Smiley Lewis
53 Susie Q Dale Hawkins
54 Rumble Link Wray
55 I've Got You Under My Skin Frank Sinatra
56 I Put A Spell On You Screamin' Jay Hawkins
57 Please, Please, Please James Brown
58 What'd I Say? Ray Charles
59 I Only Have Eyes For You The Flamingoes
60 Who Do You Love? Bo Diddley
61 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino
62 16 Tons Tenessee Ernie Ford
63 I Get A Kick Out Of You Frank Sinatra
64 Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You Frankie Valli

Reviews

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Lucy S, 2 months ago

I wanted a smokey jazz club feel for my Peaky Blinders wedding and Ruby and the Dukes certainly delivered! Ruby’s vocals were epic and the musicians were on point. The dance floor was packed all evening with my guests asking for more more more at the end. I couldn’t have asked for a better band, I totally recommend them! And Macs communication with us from first booking to the wedding day was consistent and he reassured me throughout the process. One very happy Bride and Groom and guests as a result, perfect!

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Eliska S, 3 months ago

The Band gave an outstanding performance at our charity fund raising event garden party. All the guests were really impressed with the rapport the band had with the crowd

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Elena L, 10 months ago

Amazing band! All guests are talking about this band now and asking where we've found them. They've made our birthday celebration unforgettable and set the mood for the whole evening. Outstanding! Super band!

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Kelly O, 1 year ago

We hired Ruby and the Dukes for a corporate event held at Strand Palace Hotel last week and they were wonderful to work with. Mac was efficient and assisted with ideas on sets for the evening. On the day they were wonderful and we have many compliments on the evening all thanks to the musicians. Thanks for making the event run smoothly with little to no stress. I hope to work with you all again soon. Kelly

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Daniel A, 1 year ago

"We hired Ruby & the Dukes to play at our wedding in September and they were amazing. They put on a great show, adding our first dance into their set list and contributed to a great evening atmosphere at the wedding. We know that our guests really enjoyed their performance and some have already recommended them to others."

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Sue H, 1 year ago

We just loved this band at Home Farm . The dance floor was full and they created a great atmosphere for a wedding in the country . Hopefully they will come this way again - Sue Harrison, Home Farm Events - https://www.homefarmevents.co.uk/

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