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About The Bears

Award winning wedding and party band with 15 years experience and over 200 songs to choose from!
Wedding band
London
Public liability insurance of £10 million

The Bears are proud to be celebrating 15 years in the PARRRDY business. Fed purely on a diet of the beaming smiles emanating back from the dance-floor and buffet food emanating from the buffet table! We play Pop/Rock party anthems from the 60s to the Twenties….no not those Twenties, ‘cause that’s not a vibe! WE HAVE A HUGE REPERTOIRE FOR ANY OCCASION – OVER 200 SONGS! That means we can play to any dance-floor demographic. In fact we have been awarded a doctorate in dance-floor demographics from the f**king UNIVERSITY OF ROCK & ROLL … YA HEAR?! The Bears are willing and able to add their “we’ll get yer gran dancing” guarantee to every booking! You are in safe hands (paws) with The Bears. They’re Grrreat!™ Right kids? Oh…..we may look fierce but our personal hygiene is beyond reproach ;) Check out our video to watch us playing LIVE in the studio. Yes that's right kids, most of those other bands videos you've watched aren't live. Those miming mofo's, who are they kidding?... NOT YOU RIGHT?! Whilst you're there, check out our Bears eye view video to see what we could do to you and your mates!

Musicianship
Genres:
Covers, Pop, Rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Indie, Rock 'n' Roll
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Corporate event, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

50’s and 60’s
Shakin’ all over – The Pirates
Rock Around the Clock – Bill Hailey
Hound Dog – Elvis
Johnie B Goode – Chuck Berry
All Shook up – Elvis Presley
Baby I Love you – The Ronnettes
That’ll be the Day – Buddy Holly
Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis
Suspicious minds – Elvis Presley
All day and all night – The Kinks
You really got me -The Kinks
Lola – The Kinks
Louie Louie – The Kinks / Kingsmen
Brown Sugar – Rolling Stones
Jumping Jack Flash – Rolling Stones
Honky Tonk Woman – Rolling Stones
The Last Time – Rolling Stones
Satisfaction – Rolling Stones
Twist and Shout – The Beatles
I wanna hold your hand – The Beatles
Saw her Standing there – The Beatles
I’m a Believer – The Monkees
Daydream Believer – The Monkees
Last Train to Clarksville – The Monkees
Light my Fire – The Doors
Something Else – Eddie Cochrane
Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochrane
My Generation – The Who
Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash
Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
Lean on me – Bill Withers
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
Sweet Soul Music – Arthur Conley
ABC – Jackson five
Venus – Shocking Blue
Shake a Tail Feather - Ray Charles
Proud Mary (Rolling) – CCR
Do It Again – The Beach Boys
Pleasant Valley Sunday – The Monkees
70’s
All you need is love – The Beatles
Back in the USSR – The Beatles
Drive my Car – The Beatles
20th Century Boy – T - Rex
Get it on – T - Rex
Rebel Rebel – David Bowie
Jean Genie – David Bowie
Suffragette City – David Bowie
Hi Ho Silver Lining – Jeff Beck
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Rockin’ all over the World – Status Quo
Stuck in the Middle – Stealers wheel
Brown eyed Girl – Van Morrisson
Sweet home Alabama – Lynard Skynard
Come up and see me – Cockney Rebel
The Joker – Steve Miller Band
3 Little Birds – Bob Marley
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Signed sealed delivered – Stevie Wonder
Bad Moon Rising – Creedence
Crazy little thing called love – Queen
The boys are back in town – Thin Lizzy
Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
The Wonder of You – Elvis
80’s
Faith – George Michael
Hanging on the telephone – Blondie
One way or another – Blondie
Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes
Girls on Film – Duran Duran
Crash – The Primitives
Everybody (needs somebody to love) –The Commitments
Mustang Sally – The Commitments
The Passenger – Iggy Pop
It must be love – Madness
Should I stay or should I go – The Clash
Teenage Kicks – The Undertones
Video killed the Radio star – The Buggles
Hey Mickey – Toni Basil
Walk like an Egyptian – The Bangles
Kids in America – Kim Wilde
Mony mony – Billy Idol
A Town called Malice – The Jam
Tainted Love – Soft Cell
Got my mind (set on you) – George Harrison
Highway to Hell – AC/DC
Hard to Handle – The Black Crowes
500 miles – The Proclaimers
Santa Claus is coming to town – Bruce Springsteen
Pump it up – Elvis Costello and the Attractions
I love Rock N Roll – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
You gotta Fight (for your right) to Party – Beastie Boys
A Little Respect – Erasure
Sweet Dreams are made of this – Eurythmics
Dancing In the Dark – Bruce Springsteen
Echo Beach – The Muffins
I’m too sexy – Right Said Fred
Power of Love – Huey Lewis
Superfreak – Ricky James
Let’s Dance – Bowie
House of Fun – Madness
90’s
All the small things – Blink 182
Boys and Girls – Blur
Parklife – Blur
You and me song – The Wannadies
Step on – Happy Mondays
Just a Girl – No Doubt
Short Skirt Long Jacket – Cake
With or without you – U2
There she goes – The LAs
Sit Down – James
Weather with You – Crowded House
She’s electric – Oasis
Rock n Roll Star - Oasis
Rocks off – Primal Scream
Praise You – Fatboy Slim
Mrs Robinson – The Lemonheads / Paul Simon
Friday I’m in Love – The Cure
Love cats – The Cure
Jump around – House of Pain
Alright – Supergrass
Caught by the Fuzz – Supergrass
She bangs the drum – The Stone Roses
True Faith – New Order
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
2000 to present day
American Idiot – Green Day
Last Night – The Strokes
7 Nation Army – The White Stripes
Bohemian like you – The Dandy Warhols
Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters
By the way – Red hot chilli peppers
Under the bridge – RHCP
Dani California – RHCP
Hate to say I told you so – The Hives
Allstar – Smashmouth
I wanna be like you – Smashmouth
Save Tonight – Eagle Eye Cherry
Laura – Scissor sisters
I bet that you look good on the dancefloor – Arctic Monkeys
Golden Touch – Razorlight
In the morning – Razorlight
I predict a riot – Kaiser Chiefs
Ruby Ruby Ruby – Kaiser Chiefs
Wonderwall – Oasis
Don’t Look back in Anger – Oasis
Take me out – Franz Ferdinand
Brimful of Asha – Cornershop / Fatboy slim
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Jerk it out – The Caesars
Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis
Whistle for the choir – The Fratellis
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Somebody told me – The Killers
All these things that I’ve done – The Killers
Song 2 – Blur
Vertigo – U2
With or without you – U2
Beautiful Day – U2
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Disco 2000 – Pulp
Mercy – Duffy
So what – Pink!
Mollys Chamber – Kings of Leon
Are you gonna be my girl – Jet
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon
Use somebody – Kings of Leon
Dakota – Stereophonics
I gotta feeling – Black eyed Peas
Time to pretend – MGMT
Kids – MGMT
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Dance with me – Dizzy Rascal
I wanna be a billionaire – Bruno Mars
Locked out of heaven – Bruno Mars
Hey Ya! – Outkast
Hello – Dragonette / Martin Solveig
Move like Jagger – Maroon 5
Last Friday Night – Katy Perry
Dynamite – Taio Cruz
She Said – Plan B
Price tag – Jessie J
What makes you beautiful – One Direction
Pumped up kicks – Foster the People
Gold on the Ceiling – The Black Keys
Ho Hey! – The Lumineers
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Wake me Up – Avicii
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
How long will I love you – Jon Boden
Cake by the Ocean – DNCE
Girls talk boys – 5 Seconds of Summer
Shut up and dance – Walk the Moon
Customer questions

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

Oh yes!

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

Oh yes!

How much time do you need to set up?

30 - 45 minutes

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

Oh yes!

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

Oh yes!

Can you learn song requests before the event?

We'd be very happy to learn a first dance song for you!

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£1400
Up to 3 hours£1600

Reviews

From customers:

Dave B

Dear Dave, Thanks for your wonderful contribution to my Daughter’s Wedding. I don’t think I have ever seen so many people continually on the dance floor at a wedding before, it made for a great evening, and showed what a talented group you are. I loved singing with you. My niece persuaded me to ask as she had seen me singing some 40 years ago, and thought I ought to embarrass my daughter. The last time I sang with a group was on my wedding day 37 years ago, so it was a real privilege and very apt to be allowed to sing at my daughter’s wedding. Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to get up with you I really did appreciate it. Please pass on these thanks to the rest of the group. Very best wishes, Eric

Liam (

The Bears played at our wedding on Sunday and they were incredible. I just wanted to drop a note on here for a bit of a review. We have had so many guests telling us how incredible they were and that it’s one of the best live music sets they have ever seen and heard. Personally I had two family members who were very emotional when telling me how good it was and that it’s made them feel like the good times are certainly on the way back. The Bears are top draw and for anyone thinking of having a band for your party, definitely have a listen and consider this group!

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