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The Boulevards

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About The Boulevards

The UK's most sensational rock & roll band, bringing you the best and most authentic barnstorming performance of classic 1950's hits!
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Introducing The Boulevards! A brilliant 1950’s rock & roll band performing the greatest hits from the golden era of music. The Boulevards play all the classic hits from the 1950’s. From Elvis Presley to Chuck Berry; Cliff Richard to Little Richard; Jerry Lee Lewis to The Everly Brothers, The Boulevards deliver an authentic, uncompromising and electric performance of the greatest feel-good music of all time. Their barnstorming set is guaranteed to thrill both young and old, and leave you rocking and rolling all the way home! The band features a line up of some of the UK’s finest rock & roll musicians, comprising a wealth of television and west-end theatre performance experience. They have been seen in productions and shows such as Dreamboats & Petticoats, The Buddy Holly Story, Sister Act, X-Factor and All Together Now. Get in touch now to book the UK's most sensational rock & roll band!

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Rock 'n' Roll, 1950s era music, 1960s era music
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Event types:
Wedding, Private event, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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The Boulevards' Song list

A Teenager In Love – Dion
All I Have To Do Is Dream – The Everly Brothers
All Shook Up – Elvis Presley
Apache – The Shadows
At The Hop – Danny & The Juniors
Be Bop A Lula – Gene Vincent
Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis Presley
Blue Moon - The Marcels
Brown Eyed Handsome Man – Chuck Berry (Buddy Holly)
Bye Bye Love – The Everly Brothers
Can't Help Falling In Love With You - Elvis Presley
C’mon Everybody – Eddie Cochran
Chantilly Lace – The Big Bopper
Come On Let’s Go – Richie Valens
Do You Wanna Dance – Cliff Richard
Do You Love Me - The Contours
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
Donna - Ritchie Valens
Dream Lover - Bobby Darin
Early In The Morning – Buddy Holly
Everyday - Buddy Holly
Folsom Prison Blues - Jonny Cash
Good Timin' - Jimmy Jones
Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard
Great Balls Of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
Hallelujah! I Love Her So - Eddie Cochran
Heartbeat – Buddy Holly
Hello Mary Lou – Ricky Nelson
His Latest Flame (Marie’s The Name) – Elvis Presley
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
I Got A Woman – Ray Charles
I Put A Spell On You - Screamin' Jay Hawkins
I Walk The Line - Jonny Cash
It's Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty
It's So Easy - Buddy Holly
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
La Bamba – Richie Valens
Let’s Have A Party – Elvis Presley
Let's Dance - Chris Montez
Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker
Long Tall Sally – Little Richard
Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
Lucille – Little Richard
Maybe Baby - Buddy Holly
Maybelline - Chuck Berry
Mess Around - Ray Charles
Misirlou – Dick Dale
Money Honey – Elvis Presley
Move It – Cliff Richard & The Shadows
My Way – Eddie Cochran
Mystery Train – Elvis Presley
No Particular Place To Go – Chuck Berry
Not Fade Away – Buddy Holly
Only You - The Platters
Oh Boy – Buddy Holly
Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly
Rave On – Buddy Holly
Rip It Up – Little Richard
Rock And Roll Music – Chuck Berry
Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley & The Comets
Rock Around With Ollie Vee – Buddy Holly
Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry
Runaround Sue – Dion & The Belmonts
Return To Sender - Elvis Presley
Save The Last Dance For Me - The Drifters
Shake A Tail Feather - Ray Charles
Shake, Rattle & Roll – Elvis Presley
Shakin’ All Over – Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
Shboom - The Chords
Something Else – Eddie Cochran
Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran
Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry
Sweet Nothin's - Brenda Lee
Tallahassee Lassie – Freddie Cannon
(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear - Elvis Presley
That’ll Be The Day – Buddy Holly
That’s All Right – Elvis Presley
The Great Pretender - The Platters
The Wanderer – Dion
Think It Over - Buddy Holly
Three Steps To Heaven - Eddie Cochran
Tequila - The Champs
True Love Ways – Buddy Holly
Tutti Frutti – Little Richard
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
Wake Up Little Susie – The Everly Brothers
What’d I Say – Ray Charles
When Will I Be Loved – The Everly Brothers
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – Jerry Lee Lewis
Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
Wipeout – The Surfaris
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles
Words Of Love - Buddy Holly
Yakety Yak - The Coasters
You Can’t Catch Me – Chuck Berry
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
Young Blood - The Coasters
You're So Square (Baby I Don't Care) - Buddy Holly
Under The Boardwalk - The Drifters
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our clients love our energy, fun and excitement and how our performances reflect our enthusiasm and passion for rock and roll.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We have performed at The Blackpool Tower Ballroom, Salisbury Playhouse and numerous other private events.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Haley, Ray Charles, Eddie Cochran, The Everly Brothers, Fats Domino, Johnny Cash, Gene Vincent, Cliff Richard, Dion, Jonny Kidd, Freddy Cannon, Ritchie Valens, Carl Perkins, Johnny Burnette, The Big Bopper, Bobby Vee, Marty Wilde

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

A corporate event for FitSteps at Christmas hosted by Ian Waite from Strictly Come Dancing in The Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our standard line up is as follows: Acoustic Guitar and Vocals, Electric Guitar, Keyboard, Bass, Drums. All band members perform backing vocals. Other options include an additional female singer and up to 3-piece brass section.

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

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

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

Of course, an ipod playlist of 1950's music (or more modern if you'd prefer) is included in the price to help keep the party vibe going before and between our sets. We can also provide a manned DJ service until 12am with the ability to take requests for an additional £250.

How much time do you need to set up?

1.5 hours.

Can you roam around while you perform?

No, we prefer to keep the dance floor area clear for everyone to get up!

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

We have a huge amount of experience in tailoring sets to work for all kinds of events and are well placed to know what will work for you. However, we are more than happy to listen to your preferences and requirements to help find a suitable solution.

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

Yes - A full PA system, and stage lighting rig are all included in our quote. We require a minimum space of 5 meters wide by 3 meters deep to set up and perform in.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Within reason we are happy to learn a song at no extra cost, so long as it relates to our repertoire and/or style.

The Boulevards' Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£3000
Up to 2 hours£3125
Up to 3 hours£4500
5 piece band 5 musicians
2 x 1 hour sets, PA and Lights all Included. Lead singer, Lead guitar, Keyboard, Bass, Drums.
6 piece Rock n' Roll Band 5 musicians
2 x 1 hour sets, PA and Lights all Included. Lead singer, Lead guitar, Keyboard, Bass, Drums. Additional female singer included in this price.
7 Piece band with additional female singer and sax player.5 musicians
2 x 1 hour sets, PA and Lights all Included. Lead singer, Lead guitar, Keyboard, Bass, Drums. Additional female singer and saxophonist included in this price.
9 piece band with female vocals and 3 piece brass section5 musicians
2 x 1 hour sets, PA and Lights all Included. Lead singer, Lead guitar, Keyboard, Bass, Drums. Additional female singer and 3 piece brass section included in this price.
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The Boulevards' Reviews

From Encore customers:

Louise E
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Thank you for a memorable evening - all the guests thought you were brilliant musicians!

Reply from The Boulevards
1 year ago

Thanks Louise! We had a great time and glad you did too.

From other customers:

Jodene N
3 years ago, for a Birthday party in Drift Rd
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5 out of 5

Just wanted to say a massive thank you to all you guys! You guys were incredible! Loved it!

Simon S
3 years ago, for a Wedding in South Croydon CR2 8YA
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5 out of 5

The Boulevards were absolutely perfect for the wedding. The rock 'n' roll numbers just kept coming and everyone was dancing away for hours. A fantastic vibe and a brilliant atmosphere.

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