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The Boogie Bumpers

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About The Boogie Bumpers

"The" swing & jive band to book for your event! We guarantee to shake the house down with swing, blues and jive numbers!
Swing & Jive band
Bournemouth
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Are you after a swing and jive band in the South of England? The Boogie Bumpers are a seven-piece swing band, recreating vibes and music from the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. With a dash of Louis Prima, Louis Jordan, and Sinatra, we create energetic vintage dance music to have you and your guests up and on your feet. Needing more modern songs with a vintage twist? No problem, we can also play authentic postmodern style pop tunes, inspired by Postmodern Jukebox! Suitable for all ages, everyone will enjoy the mix of dance, swing, blues, jive and pop music. We have a very knowledgeable musical director who brings their expertise to create a set list that will have you singing and dancing till the early hours! If you are after professionalism, complete with energy; we are the band fit for your event. Are you hosting a vintage themed night? We will delve into our period wardrobe to dress with style and bring it to your stage. We cater for all- whether you are experienced dancers, or new, our well-rehearsed musicians will get the right tempo for you. Our band comes complete with top quality PAT tested equipment and insurance. We want your event to be a success. That is why we will be professional and courteous, from the first point of contact right through to the end of your night. Why not get in touch to discuss your individual needs with us?

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Musicianship
Genres:
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

Jazz / Swing / Jive / Blues:
A Foggy Day - Frank Sinatra
Ain’t That Like a Woman - BB King
All of Me - Frank Sinatra
Alright, Okay, You Win - Joe Williams
Another Day in L.A. - Indigo Swing
Ballin’ the Jack - Chubby Checker
Banana Split For My Baby - Louis Prima
Beans & Cornbread - Louis Jordan
Benny's from Heaven - Eddie Jefferson
Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin
Blue Light Boogie - Louis Jordan
Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Sam Butera
Buzz Me - BB King
Caladonia - Louis Jordan
Choo Choo Ch’Boogie - Louis Jordan
Come Fly With Me - Frank Sinatra
Datin’ With No Dough - Royal Crown Revue
Do Nothin’ Til You Hear From Me - Duke Ellington
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore - Natalie Cole
Flip, Flop & Fly - Power Blues Band
Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
Get On The Right Track Baby - Ray Charles
Go Daddy O - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Hey Pachuco - Royal Crown Revue
How About You - Bobby Darin
How Lucky Can One Guy Be? - Indigo Swing
I Get a Kick Out of You - Frank Sinatra
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight - Curtis Stigers
In the Mood - Glenn Miller
I’ve Got the World on a String - Frank Sinatra
I’ve Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra
It Had to be You - Harry Connick Jr
Jump, Jive an’ Wail - Louis Prima
Just a Gigolo - Louis Prima
Just One Of Those Things - Frank Sinatra
Knock Me A Kiss - Louis Jordan
Lean Baby - Frank Sinatra
Let The Good Times Roll - Quincy Jones
L.O.V.E - Nat King Cole
Love Me or Leave Me - Sammy Davis Jr
Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin
Moanin’ - Gregory Porter
Mugzy’s Move - Royal Crown Revue
My Baby Comes Round at 8 - Indigo Swing
New York New York - Frank Sinatra
Nice and Easy - Michael Buble
Our Love is Here to Stay - Frank Sinatra
Pennsylvania 6-5,000 - Glenn Miller
Please Tell Em - Indigo Swing
Route 66 - Chuck Berry
She Dreams of Me - Indigo Swing
Sophisticated Lady - Duke Ellington
Steppin’ Out - Kurt Elling
Sway - Michael Buble
The Best Is Yet To Come - Frank Sinatra
The Best You Can - Indigo Swing
The Boogie Bumper - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
The Lady is a Tramp - Frank Sinatra
Two O’Clock Jump - Harry James
Walk Between Raindrops - Mel Torme
You Make Me Feel So Young - Frank Sinatra
You’re Nobody Till Somebody Love You - Dean Martin
Zip Gun Bop - Royal Crown Revue
Zoot Suit Riot - Cherry Poppin' Daddies
Pop (Postmodern Jukebox style):
Always Be My Baby – Mariah Carey
Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
Come on Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runners
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Dancing in the Dark – Bruce Springsteen
Don’t Leave Me This Way – The Communards
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Human – Rag’n’Bone Man
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
It Wasn’t Me – Shaggy
Just Dance – Lady Gaga
Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Maneater – Hall & Oates
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
New Rules – Duo Lipa
Ruby Baby - John Pizarelli
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
This Is How We Do It – Montell Jordan
Wonderwall – Oasis
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?

Yes!

Do you have different line-up options?

We have different line ups available depending on your requirements and budget. We can provide background music during dinner or high energy music for dancing. We are often asked to provide a smaller band during dinner followed by the full band for the evening entertainment.

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?

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?

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?

Yes

Can you learn song requests before the event?

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

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1400
Up to 2 hours£1400
Up to 3 hours£1750
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Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Mike C
1 year ago
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4.8 out of 5

Boy, how they swing!

From other customers:

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James S
2 months ago, for a Wedding in East Pennard
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5 out of 5

Thank you so much for playing at our wedding - your arrangements and performance were exceptional! All our guests really enjoyed themselves, and many of them have taken the time to tell us how great the band were. A huge success - we're really glad we chose you guys!

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Emma S
2 years ago, for a Private event in Whitechapel
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5 out of 5

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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