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Strictly Smokin'

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About Strictly Smokin'

Big band
Gateshead
Public liability insurance of £10 million
Jazz & Swing | Soul & Funk | Chart & Top 40 8 to 19 musicians

Our flexible sized band create a swinging sound like no other; featuring some of the countries finest musicians alongside a swinging rhythm section, a powerful horn section with charismatic male and female vocalists capable of charming any audience. Strictly Smokin’ has performed at hundreds of functions and events, large and small, for just about every occasion. Specialists in entertainment, our exciting, energetic and stylish show has been wowing audiences and filling dance floors at every event. Strictly Smokin’ have become particularly well versed as a swing band at Weddings, corporate function events, University Balls and awards evenings to name but a few. A first class swing and jazz function band suitable for any event.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Swing, Barbershop, Pop, Covers, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Funk, Disco, R&B, Rock
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Types:
Big band, Jazz band, Jazz duo, Jazz trio, Vintage-themed jazz band, Swing & Jive band, Modern jazz 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, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

👉🏼 PARTY BAND
Treasure Bruno Mars
September Earth Wind & Fire
She Said Plan B
Celebration Kool & The Gang
Never Too Much Luther Vandros
Blame It On The Boogie Jackson 5
Rather Be Clean Bandit
Soul Man Sam & Dave
Move On Up Curtis Mayfield
Four Seasons Medley Four Seasons
Crazy In Love Beyonce
Forget You Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky Daft Punk
Locked Out of Heaven Bruno Mars
Happy Pharell Williams
Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry
Sir Duke Stevie Wonder
Way You Make Me Feel Michael Jackson
Love On Top Beyonce
Cosmic Girl Jamiroquai
I Wish Stevie Wonder
Hay Ya OutKast
Move Your Feet Junior Senior
Mr Brightside The Killers
Shake It Off Taylor Swift
Can’t Stop The Feeling Justin Timberlake
Moves Like Jagger Maroon 5
Uptown Funk Bruno Mars
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

We have flexible line ups from 5 to 19 musicians coving jazz & swing, soul & funk and chart & top 40!

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

No problem - just get in touch!

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

Yes we can... :)

How much time do you need to set up?

Around 45 - 60 minutes - we're flexible though.

Can you roam around while you perform?

If you'd like us to, no problem!

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

We have a fixed set list which we can adapt to suit your event. We also offer a free first dance service.

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

Yes indeed... PA and lights all included,

Can you learn song requests before the event?

No problem at all!

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Professional, well organised, outstanding attention to detail and musically brilliant.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We're based in North East UK and have visited pretty much all of the top hotels and wedding venues in the area.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Check out our set lists... we cover everything from swing & jazz, to funk and soul, to charr an top 40.

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

All sorts! You name it, we've done it!

Reviews

From customers:

Client, 3 years ago

Without doubt, the very best big band operating in the North of England.

Audience M, 2 years ago

Always fantastic!