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The Cheers

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Fun, highly professional and modern party band in Surrey. Upbeat, popular tunes from 50's to current day with male & female vocals.
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The Cheers are a fun and highly professional party band with a modern edge based in Surrey. Founded in June 2012 by three, The Cheers quickly became five, offering male and female lead vocals which forms part of their core line-up (the Quintet). Fast forward to current day and a few hundred events later, this versatile family of musicians now offer a range of line-ups from a small but dynamic acoustic duo through to the stylish and powerful eight piece with four vocalists. This experienced and exciting collaboration perform a variety of classic and upbeat tunes from the 50’s to current day; they want to ensure that your party is the best it can be so that you and your guests leave with great memories, and a story to tell!

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Covers, Pop, Acoustic, Motown, Soul, Funk, Disco, Indie, Rock 'n' Roll, Pop rock, Rock, Classic rock, Christmas, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Britpop
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Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday - Wizzard
Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
Last Christmas - Wham!
Merry Christmas Everyone - Shakin' Stevens
Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - The Jackson 5
All Of Me – John Legend
Best Day Of My Life – American Authors
Counting Stars – One Republic
Dream Catch Me – Newton Faulkner
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Hey, Soul Sister – Train
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
Hold Back The River – James Bay
Hold My Girl – George Ezra
If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
I Got You – Jack Johnson
I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons
I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
Love Story – Taylor Swift
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Marry Me – Train
Missing Piece – Vance Joy
On Top Of The World – Imagine Dragons
Only Love – Ben Howard
Rolling In The Deep – Adele
Rude – Magic!
Sky Full Of Stars – Coldplay
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli
For Once In My Life – Stevie Wonder
God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
Just The Two Of Us – Grover Washington
Kiss Me – Sixpence Non The Richer
My Girl – The Temptations
Mysterious Girl – Peter Andre
Red Red Wine – UB40
Say A Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
Sittin’ On The Dock – Otis Redding
Time Of Your Life – Greenday
Waterfalls – TLC
Ain’t No Mountain – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli
Gimme Some Lovin’ – Spencer Davis Group
Higher & Higher (Your Love Keeps…) – Jackie Wilson
Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles
I Got a Women – Ray Charles
I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
I’m a Believer – The Monkees
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
I Want You Back – Jackson 5
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
Rock Around the Clock – Bill Haley
Rescue Me – Fontella Bass
RESPECT – Aretha Franklin
Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley
Twist & Shout – The Beatles
You Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes
You Really Got Me – The Kinks
9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
ABC – Jackson 5
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
All Night Long – Lionel Richie
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Blame it on the Boogie – The Jacksons
Car Wash – Rose Royce
Celebration – Kool & The Gang
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Dancing Queen – Abba
December, 63 (Oh What A Night) – Frankie Valli
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough – Michael Jackson
Easy Lover – Phil Collins
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic – The Police
Faith – George Michael
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
I’m So Excited – The Pointer Sisters
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Kiss – Prince
Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Long Train Running – The Doobie Brothers
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Rock With You – Michael Jackson
September – Earth, Wind & Fire
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Take On Me – Aha
The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go – Wham
Walking On Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
You Make My Dreams – Daryl Oates & John Hall
All Star – Smashmouth
American Boy – Estelle
Angels – Robbie Williams
Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Crazy In Love – Beyoncé
Dancing In The Moonlight – Toploader
Fascination – Alphabeat
Hey Ya! – Outkast
I Predict A Riot – Kasier Chiefs
King Of The Swingers – Dominic Halpin
Lady Marmalade – Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya, Pink
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
Mama Do – Pixie Lott
Mercy – Duffy
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Naïve – The Kooks
Place Your Hands – Reef
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
She Moves In Her Own Way – The Kooks
Somebody Told Me – The Killers
Star Girl – McFly
Survivor – Destiny’s Child
Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
Take Your Mama – Scissor Sisters
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Wonderwall – Oasis
Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay
All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
Africa – Postmodern Jukebox (originally by Toto)
Cake By The Ocean – DNCE
Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Castle On A Hill – Ed Sheeran
Chocolate – The 1975
Domino – Jessie J
Firework – Katy Perry
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Hold Back The River – James Bay
Hold My Hand – Jess Glynne
I Can’t Feel My Face – The Weekend
I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons
Last Friday Night – Katy Perry
Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Love On Top – Beyoncé
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera
Paradise – George Ezra
Price Tag – Jessie J
Rude – Magic!
Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Troublemaker – Olly Murs
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars
You’ve Got The Love – Florence + the Machine
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

A few of the key points of feedback that we often hear back from clients, and that we've noticed within' our reviews, are: 1) They love that we were able to get people of all ages dancing along 2) They love that they have some control in choosing the songs 3) They love our quick communication and responsiveness beforehand, and our professionalism on the day

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We've performed at many venues over the years. A list of a few venues we've performed at are below. - The Shard, London - The Lanesborough Hotel, London - Royal Berkshire Hotel, Ascot - Le Gothique, London - The Mermaid Theatre, London - Gorse Hill, Woking - De Vere Horsley Estate, East Horsley - Harrow School, Harrow - Wilton's Music House, London

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

- US Embassy (09.2019) - Kraft Heinz (Christmas party 12.2018) - Ericsson (08.2018) - John Lewis (Easter event 04.2019) - Hewlett Packard Enterprise (Summer event 07.2018) - Young's Pub (300th birthday celebration 09.2017)

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. We work closely with a number of musicians, whom we know, and use when a band member is unavailable. We employ musicians based on skill, reliability and their ability to represent the fun and professional image we take pride in. You can be confident that all of our players are of a very high level.

Do you have different line-up options?

The five piece, Quintet, is our core line-up (male and female vocals, keys, electric guitar, bass, drums). However, we also offer line-ups that range from our Acoustic Duo, up to our eight piece. Please get in touch to find out what we can offer you!

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 in the run up to your event just let us know.

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

As standard, we'll provide our premixed (upbeat) playlist before, between and after sets. Alternatively, we offer upgrade options which include our Bespoke Playlist £50 (tailored to you, created by us), or our DJ-Style Playlist (manned for up to 2 hours 30 minutes) £140.

How much time do you need to set up?

90 minutes (4 - 6 piece line ups). Plus 15 minutes for our 7 and 8 piece line ups. Minus 30 minutes for our acoustic duo and trio. This includes load-in, set up and soundcheck.

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

Your party, your music! The live sets are tailored to your preference.

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

Yes, our only requirement is access to power (minimum of two plug sockets). If access to power is out of reach, we are able to provide two 30m cable reels. SPACE REQUIREMENTS: 4 - 6 piece line ups = minimum of 4.5m across by 3.5m depth (or equivalent of).

Can you learn song requests before the event?

As standard, we'll gladly learn a song request for your wedding or birthday party (this is offered as a gesture, we do not charge for this). If you would like us to learn an additional song, we'd be happy to. The additional cost is £50 per musician.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1875
Up to 2 hours£1875
Up to 3 hours£2325
Basic Package (Mon - Thurs)4 musicians
Arrival & Set Up From 6pm, Live Sets Tailored To You, 90 Minutes Of Live Music, Upbeat Background Music (Before, Between, After Sets), PA & Lighting**, Music Until 11pm, Travel (0 - 20 Miles From GU1) **Lighting will include 4x up-lighting LED's, or 4x raised LED's. PA suitable for up to 200 guests. Price advertised reflects our 4 piece, the Quartet (vocals, electric guitar, bass, drums). Available Monday - Thursday (excluding NYE, bank holidays and Christmas). Also available with Acoustic Duo & Trio.
Deluxe Package5 musicians
Arrival & Set Up From 5pm, Two Learned Song Requests*, Live Sets Tailored To You, 2 hours Of Live Music, DJ-Style Playlist**, PA & Lighting***, Wireless Microphone (Speeches), Music Until Midnight, Travel (0 - 20 miles From GU1). *Swap one learned song request for additional 30 minutes of live music. **DJ-Style Playlist: offline - over 8000 songs (50's to current day)- manned by band member - up to 2 hours 30 minutes - allows guests to make requests on night ***Lighting includes 4x up-lighting LEDs, 4x raised LEDs (T-bar) (plus 4x LED Chauvet DJ sticks for the 7 and 8 piece line-ups). PA & lighting suitable for up to 200 guests. Price advertised reflects peak season for our 5 piece (core line-up), the Quintet (male & female vocals, keys, electric guitar, bass, drums). Available with all line ups: 2 - 8 piece line-ups.


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From Encore customers:

Emily G
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

The Cheers were brilliant! The range of music was fab and the dance floor was never empty! Couldn’t have asked for a better band!

Carl B
3 years ago
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5 out of 5

Brilliant night top band

From other customers:

Matt S
3 months ago, for a Wedding in Bishop's Caundle
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5 out of 5

Excellent communication throughout, arrived on time and set up quietly during dinner in a not particularly large marquee, in the middle of nowhere. Friendly and of course an excellent band, playing upbeat songs and a varied set. We have heard a lot from our guests that they thought they were great. The dancefloor was never empty!

Nina H
5 months ago, for a Wedding in Billingshurst RH14
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5 out of 5

We booked The Cheers band for our wedding reception after hearing them at a friends wedding a few years back. The atmosphere the band provides is electric and keeps your guests on the dance floor the entire night, which was exactly what we wanted for our wedding. Ben Thornton, the band manager, is approachable and super helpful in accommodating all your requests no matter how difficult they may be. We asked to swap one of the Dj sets for some Greek music which was no trouble for them to do. On the night the band were happy even though our food had been delayed which sadly ate into their first set of playing time. The band took this in their stride and played so amazingly to get our guests up on the dance floor for all the remaining time we had left! Absolutely incredible and I would 100% recommend them and book them again🥂🍻

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