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The Boogie Bumpers

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About The Boogie Bumpers

"The" swing/jive/blues dance band to book for your event! Get your dancing shoes on, we’re coming for ya!
Swing & Jive band
Public liability insurance of £10 million

The Boogie Bumpers are an exciting seven piece vintage themed swing/jive/blues dance band based in the South of England, playing the music of the 1930s, 40s and 50s. We bring the jump blues flavour of Louis Prima and Louis Jordan as well as the swing of Sinatra. Fun, energetic, professional, experienced …. Isn’t that what we all want from a band at your carefully organised event? The Boogie Bumpers will fit the bill perfectly, please get in touch with us to discuss your individual requirements. We are a dance band, and who doesn’t like dancing? Whether you are an experienced professional or completely new to dancing, we rehearse regularly and tempos are perfected to make it easy and enjoyable for you. Dancing is a great way to socialise, express yourself and have fun. Bored of listening to a band playing obscure tunes nobody wants to dance to? That isn’t us! We play well known dance, swing, blues and jive tunes that will have you dancing all night long! Our experienced musical director, with years of experience in this genre and era, works hard with the rest of the band to have you dancing and singing along all night! It’s all about the style right? We take great pride in how we look! Why go to all the effort of hosting a vintage themed event if the band don’t look period correct? We have a huge wardrobe of period correct attire, and will bring style to the stage! Your event is important! The Boogie Bumpers is professionally run in all senses. From the moment you contact us to the final encore of the evening, we will at all times be professional and courteous. We plan ahead and schedule well; who needs the stress of a band running late? We have top quality equipment, all PAT tested of course, are fully insured, and will liase with you carefully so the only thing you need to worry about is having a good time! We look forward to seeing you soon.

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
Swing, Jazz, Blues
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Event types:
Private event, Corporate event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Concert, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Example of song list:
A Foggy Day
All of Me
Alright, Okay, You Win
Another Day in L.A.
Ballin’ the Jack
Banana Split For My Baby
Beyond the Sea
Blue Light Boogie
Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
Come Fly With Me
Datin’ With No Dough
Do Nothin’ Til You Hear From Me
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Flip, Flop & Fly
Fly Me to the Moon
Go Daddy O
Hey Pachuco
How About You
How Lucky Can One Guy Be?
I Get a Kick Out of You
I’ve Got the World on a String
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
It Had to be You
Jump, Jive an’ Wail
Just a Gigolo
Knock Me A Kiss
Love me to Leave me
Mack the Knife
Mugzy’s Move
My Baby Comes Round at 8
New York New York
Nice and Easy
Our Love is Here to Stay
Please Tell Em
Route 66
She Dreams of Me
Steppin' Out
The Best Is Yet To Come
The Best You Can
The Boogie Bumper
The Lady is a Tramp
Two O'Clock Jump
You Make Me Feel So Young
You’re Nobody Till Somebody Love You
Zip Gun Bop
Zoot Suit Riot
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Great energy from the band, top quality musicians, and you won't stop dancing.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Louis Jordan Louis Prima Royal Crown Revue Frank Sinatra Bobby Darin Indigo Swing Kurt Elling

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


Do you have different line-up options?


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

No problems, we will try and accommodate you as best as we can. It's your event and we never forget that.

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

We can provide backing music via iPod no problems.

How much time do you need to set up?

1 hour

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

Yes, and we can provide recommendations what will work to ensure you get the best for your event.

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


Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes, might be subject to additional charge to source/create arrangements.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1100
Up to 2 hours£1100
Up to 3 hours£1400


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Emma S, 1 year ago

Thank you so much for making our NYE celebration really special! You guys didn't let up all night, can't recommend you enough, just amazing! Emma

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Lucie S, 1 year ago

Thank you so much for helping create such a memorable birthday! We haven't danced and laughed so much in ages!

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