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The Four Kicks

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About The Four Kicks

Talented and versatile four-piece function band with a decade of experience impressing crowds far and wide.
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A mind-boggling variety of songs, inspired medleys, 3 part vocal harmonies and a big sound you wouldn’t expect from a 4 piece guitar band… All par for the course with The Four Kicks. With well-crafted setlists tailored for weddings, corporate events and any special occasion you could think of, The Four Kicks have the repertoire & experience to get your guests off their chairs and into their dancing shoes. The band take great pride in being easy to deal with and flexible. They can provide their own full sound system and lighting if required and are comfortable playing events of any size – they have played to crowds to over 10,000 people in their time! Simply enquire, let the band know what you want (or don’t want) to hear, and outline any special requests you may have and they will work with you as much as possible to deliver exactly what your event needs.

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Song list

If there are songs on this list that you really love let us know - some of them we might not have played for some time, so we will happily rehearse them before your event to get them sounding great.
We are happy to learn songs where possible and when given at least a few weeks' notice to do so (although they may have to be adapted to work in our style!).
Our sets can also be tailored to specific types of events, i.e. low-key dinner party events. Speak to us and we will do all we can to deliver the entertainment you envisioned. **
Below we have listed the songs that we tend to select from to feature on our cover sets in alphabetical order.
A Sky Full of Stars - Coldplay
All I Have - Snow Patrol
All Star - Smash Mouth
American Pie - Don Mclean
Apologize - OneRepublic
Babel - Mumford & Sons
Bad Moon Rising - The Eagles
Believe - Cher
Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
Blank Space - Taylor Swift
Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
Boys Of Summer - Don Henley
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Budapest - George Ezra
California Waiting - Kings of Leon
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Classic - MKTO
Come Together - The Beatles
Counting Stars - OneRepublic
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Creep - Radiohead
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dammit - Blink 182
Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Dancing On My Own - Callum Scott
Demons - Imagine Dragons
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Don't - Ed Sheeran
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Fall At Your Feet - Crowded House
Fix You - Coldplay
Follow Me - Uncle Kracker
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Four Kicks - Kings of Leon
Have a Nice Day - Stereophonics
Have You Ever Seen The Rain - Creedance Clearwater Revival (CCR)
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Hey Mrs Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
Hey Soul Sister - Train
High - Lighthouse Family
Ho Hey - Lumineers
Hold Back The River - James Bay
Hypersonic Missiles - Sam Fender
I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash
I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
If You're Too Shy (let Me Know) - The 1975
In My Place - Coldplay
In My Place - Coldplay
Jealous - Nick Jonas
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Just Looking - Stereophonics
Kids - MGMT
Knocked Up - Kings of Leon
Knockin' On Heavens' Door - Guns 'n' Roses
Land Down Under - Men At Work
Last Request - Paolo Nutini
Let It Be - The Beatles
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Little Red Corvette - Prince
Love Me Do - The Beatles
Magic - Coldplay
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Man Who Can't Be Moved - The Script
Maybe Tomorrow - Stereophonics
Molly's Chambers - Kings of Leon
Mr Brightside - The Killers
My Girl - The Temptations
No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley
One of These Nights - The Eagles
Paradise - Coldplay
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah
Pompeii - Bastille
Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People
Purple Rain - Prince
Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
Radioactive - Kings of Leon
Red Morning Light - Kings of Leon
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
Riptide - Vance Joy
Robbers - The 1975
Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur
Seventeen Going Under - Sam Fender
Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Shivers - Ed Sheeran
Shotgun - George Ezra
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Sit Down - James
Somebody Else - The 1975
Somebody To Love - Queen
Someone New - Hozier
Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Still The One - Shania Twain
Sugar - Maroon 5
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adam's
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Take It Easy - Eagles
Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
Take Me To Church - Hozier
Take On Me - A-Ha
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Tennessee Whiskey - Chris Stapleton
The Best - Tina Turner
The Bucket - Kings of Leon
The Calling - Wherever You Will Go
The Cave - Mumford & Sons
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
Torn - Natalie Imbruglia
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Viva La Vida - Coldplay
Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker
Wake Me Up - Avicii
Want to Want Me - Jason Derulo
Waste a Moment - Kings of Leon
What Do You Mean? - Justin Bieber
What's The Story Morning Glory - Oasis
When I Come Around - Greenday
Wild Thing - The Troggs
Wildest Dreams - Taylor Swift
With or Without You - U2
Wonderwall - Oasis
Yellow - Coldplay
You're Still the One - Shania Twain
Zombie - The Cranberries
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

A mind-boggling variety of songs, inspired medleys, 3 part vocal harmonies and a big sound that you wouldn't expect from a four-piece band. We're committed to making our act the best it can be for each particular event and will always try to be as accommodating as we possibly can be.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We have had the pleasure of performing at all kinds of venues all over the UK and abroad - from countless wedding venues, pubs and restaurants, town/village halls, music venues, festivals and private houses/gardens. We're comfortable in any setting - from local intimate family gatherings to crowds of thousands at venues like The Palladium in Riga.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Our other band persona is as a Kings of Leon tribute act so their music has obviously had a huge influence on us, however, as a function band we draw on some of the biggest artists from the last 60 years to ensure there is something for everyone. From the likes of Ben E King, Prince and Tina Turner through to Coldplay, George Ezra and Ed Sheeran.

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

We have some fantastic memories of some truly unforgettable gigs but perhaps the one that sticks out the most is our headline performance at Europe's biggest tribute festival 'Tribfest' to a crowd of 10,000 people.

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 but will be sure to get in touch if there are any changes. We do have reliable 'dep' musicians available to cover in the unlikely event that a band member is unavailable but rest assured that they will be of the highest standard and this usually applies to the instrumentation rather than the singer.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows: Rob - Lead Vocals and Rhythm Guitar Matt - Lead Guitar and Backing Vocals Tom - Bass Guitar and Backing Vocals Alex - Drums We can also offer a 3-piece option as well as an acoustic set-up if requested.

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 slightly in the run-up to the event just let us know.

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

Absolutely, this is a really popular request, especially for weddings. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA before, between and after the band sets, we provide this for an additional £250 - see our add-ons section in 'Price Guides'.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually like to set up around 1.5 to 2 hours before the performance time as this gives us plenty of time to allow for a sound check and make sure everything is in order before we start. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a 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?

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances over years of playing live and learning what works best to ensure that guests have the most amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to discuss with you and make sure we find what works for your event - if there are songs on our list that you definitely want or don't want then just let us know.

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

Our PA and lighting system are included in your quote. We usually require a minimum of 4m by 3m space to perform as well as access to a power socket.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list then there may still be a chance we already know it. If we don't already know a specific song then we are happy to learn it especially for your event if requested. There is a fee of £62.50 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.


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

Standard Prices
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Up to 1 hour£1300
Up to 2 hours£1600
Up to 3 hours£1750
Standard Wedding Evening Party Package4 musicians
2 x 45 minute sets of live music, a song learnt especially for the day and performed during first dance as well as a DJ service providing background music before, between and after band sets.
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From customers:

Simon W
1 year ago, for a Concert in Knaresborough
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5 out of 5

10/10 as good as the originals (and a little bit better!). Saw the guys play live in Knaresborough for our annual arts festival and although a small venue and a small crowd everybody was beaming with enthusiasm for more. We’ll be following you up for updates on the next local gig (and thanks for the track dedication too!)

Sara C
1 year ago, for a Birthday party in QH44+5X
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5 out of 5

Unbelievably AWESOME band. I booked these guys for my 40th birthday party! I couldn’t have chosen a better band. Rob Lea was brilliant with all my requests and even recommended some amazing acoustic acts to accompany them. So much talent. Such great vocals. Brilliant musicians. I HIGHLY recommend these guys for any party or event. And wouldn’t think twice about booking them in the future. Get them booked. You won’t regret it!!!

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