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The Black Sheikhs

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About The Black Sheikhs

Party band
Manchester
The Black Sheikhs perform wonderful swing jazz arrangements of pop and rock classics.

Vintage reprobates and genre alchemists, the Black Sheikhs fire heady concoctions of punk, pop, rock and swing, steaming into the 21st century. Lord Acton and his band of virtuosos take the popular songs of today, and dress them up in the snazzy rags of the jazz era. Mötorhead, Beyoncé, Swift and Sheeran, injected with a hefty dose of swing and savour faire. From Glastonbury to the Palace of Westminster, they’ve set the stage on fire with boundless energy and brazen bon humour. From pub gigs to arenas, weddings to wakes, the Sheikhs have done it in style.

Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Covers, Rock
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Types:
Party band, Alternative band, Original artist, Cover band, Pop band, Jazz fusion band
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party
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Song list

Blank Space -Taylor Swift
Fight For Your Right - Beastie Boys
Come As You Are - Nirvana
Hello - Adele
Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
Word Up - Cameo
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Ignition - R. Kelly
I Bet You Look Good - The Arctic Monkeys
Dancing Queen - Abba
Reach For The Stars - S Club 7
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Take On Me - A-ha
Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
Crazy Stupid Love - Cheryl Cole
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head - Kylie Minogue
Get The Party Started - Pink
Ace Of Spades - Motorhead
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
Inside Out - Imelda May
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Boys Don’t Cry - The Cure
Girls And Boys - Blur
Let’s Get It Started - The Black Eyed Peas
Let’s Go Crazy - Prince
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Baggy Trousers - Madness

Reviews

From customers:

Punter F, 2 years ago

‘A gateway drug to jazz.’

Katie B, 2 years ago

Thank you so so much for Saturday!!! We had the best time and you guys were a massive highlight of the day - so thank you so much for making your way down to us and making it so special!

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