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The Beehives

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About The Beehives

The Beehives - The Best Motown & Soul Band in the South West
Soul & Motown band
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Playing those amazing songs that you know ALL the words to, The Beehives are a professional female fronted band specialising in Weddings, Corporate Events and Parties. The Beehives are based in Bath/Bristol but cover the whole of the South West and beyond. From Aretha to Stevie, Marvin to Mavis and Dusty to Amy, the grooves keep on coming to keep the dance floor full and the tippy toes tapping!

Performance details
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
Motown, Pop, Soul, Covers, Funk, Disco
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding proposal, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party, New Year's Eve, Christmas party
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Song list

Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Rolling in the deep - Adele
Mercy - Duffy
Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Take me to the river - Al Green
Son of a preacher man - Dusty Springfield
Hard to handle - Otis Redding
It's your thing - The Isley Brothers
Never forget you - The Noisettes
Locked out of heaven - Bruno Mars
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Chain of fools - Aretha Franklin
Upside down - Diana Ross
Rescue me - Fontella Bass
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Super duper love - Joss Stone
You've got the love - Candi Staton
I want you back - The Jackson 5
I feel good - James Brown
Twist and shout - The Beatles
Crazy - Gnarles Barkley
Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
Higher ground - Stevie Wonder
Are you gonna be my girl - Jet
What a man - Linda Lyndell
Jonny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Signed sealed delivered - Stevie Wonder
Mustang sally - Wilson Pickett
Daytripper - The Beatles
You really got me - The Kinks
Tainted love - Gloria Jones/Soft Cell
Play that funky music - Wild Cherry
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Price Tag - Jessie J
Walking on sunshine - Katrina & the waves
Let's get it on - Marvin Gaye
Stand by me - Ben E King
Thinking out loud - Ed Sheeran
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The Beehives have everything necessary to make sure your day runs as smoothly as possible!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Many wedding venues and private spaces over Bath, Bristol & the South West

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

From Aretha to Stevie, Marvin to Mavis and Dusty to Amy, the grooves keep on coming to keep the dance floor full and the tippy toes tapping!

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

We strive to make sure the line-up you see is what you get on the night. We do have pre-audititioned '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 line up is as follows: Vocals, Keys, Guitar, Bass & Drums.

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

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.

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

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like to use our PA after the final set any time after midnight, we provide this for an additional £100.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

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 dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

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

Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£700
Up to 2 hours£900
Up to 3 hours£1200


Using PA after midnight


From customers:

Bride, 2 years ago

We just wanted to send a message of thanks to you all for your incredible performance on Saturday. We could not have hoped for better and we have received so many positive comments about you. Your cover of Ellie Goulding’s ‘How long will I love you’ was absolutely superb and was perfect for our first dance. We really hope we can find a video of it! We also appreciate that you played our special request of ‘I’m still standing

Jessica (, 2 years ago

We just wanted to send you an email to thank you so much for playing at our wedding. You were absolutely amazing and surpassed our expectations. All of our guests loved it and we had so many comments on how great you and the band were. Thank you so much again for making our wedding such a great one. We can’t recommend you enoug

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