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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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Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Public liability insurance of £5 million

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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The Four Kicks' Reviews

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Annie T
1 day ago
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5 out of 5

The Four Kicks were an incredible band to have at our wedding. We couldn’t recommend them enough, everyone was on the dance floor all night. They even learnt a song for us for our first dance and adapted their playlist to our needs. Fantastic - thanks boys!

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Louise N
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

The Four Kicks are absolutely first class. The most amazing musicians with so much talent. They helped to make our wedding perfect! We will recommend them to all. Everyone commented on how good they are.

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Leigh C
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

We could not recommend The Four Kicks highly enough. The Four Kicks performed for us at our wedding. During the night the dance floor was packed, and we received so many compliments for how good of a band they were. Communication with the band before the event and during the event was second to non. The band performed our first dance song AMAZINGLY, it was everything we could have asked for. Opting for a non traditional first dance (Year 3000 by Busted), the boys managed to adapt the song into a style appropriate for a first dance. It was perfect. They also managed to perform another song for us which was a close second for our first dance song which brought my now Wife to tears. The boys delivered everything and more! Do not hesitate to book this band for your event, you will 100% not be disappointed! Thank you Four Kicks

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Julie M
5 months ago
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5 out of 5

excellent! the lads were brilliant, thank you

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Simon W
2 years 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!)

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Sara C
2 years 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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The Four Kicks' Song list

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If there are songs on this list that you definitely want to hear, let us know at least 4 weeks before the event - some of them we might not have played for some time, so we will happily rehearse them and get them sounding great, otherwise we can't guarantee they will be played at your performance.
We are happy to learn songs where possible for a small additional charge. We just ask that you give us 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. **
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Below we have listed the songs that we tend to select from to feature on our cover sets in alphabetical order.
All I Have - Snow Patrol
All Star - Smash Mouth
All These Things That I Have Done - The Killers
Believe - Cher
Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
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
Creep - Radiohead
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Dancing On My Own - Callum Scott
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Don't - Ed Sheeran
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Fans - Kings of Leon
Four Kicks - Kings of Leon
Free Fallin' - Tom Petty
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Gold On The Ceiling - Black Keys
Have a Nice Day - Stereophonics
Ho Hey - Lumineers
Hold Back The River - James Bay
Hypersonic Missiles - Sam Fender
I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know) - The 1975
Jealous - Nick Jonas
Just Looking - Stereophonics
Keep On Movin' - Five
Knocked Up - Kings of Leon
Last Request - Paolo Nutini
Let It Be - The Beatles
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Love Me Do - The Beatles
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Manhattan - Kings of Leon
Man Who Can't Be Moved - The Script
Molly's Chambers - Kings of Leon
Mr Brightside - The Killers
My Girl - The Temptations
Notion - Kings of Leon
One of These Nights - The Eagles
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Pompeii - Bastille
Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People
Purple Rain - Prince
Pyro - Kings of Leon
Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
Radioactive - Kings of Leon
Red Morning Light - Kings of Leon
Revelry - Kings of Leon
Riptide - Vance Joy
Robbers - The 1975
Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting - Elton John
Seventeen Going Under - Sam Fender
Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Shotgun - George Ezra
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Sit Down - James
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 Adams
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Take It Easy - Eagles
Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
Take Me To Church - Hozier
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Tennessee Whiskey - Chris Stapleton
Time Of Your Life - Green Day
The Best - Tina Turner
The Bucket - Kings of Leon
The Calling - Wherever You Will Go
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
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
Waste a Moment - Kings of Leon
When You Were Young - The Killers
Will We Talk - Sam Fender
With or Without You - U2
Wonderwall - Oasis
Year 3000 - Busted
Yellow - Coldplay
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The Four Kicks' Prices

Last updated: 2024

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1500
Up to 2 hours£1800
Up to 3 hours£2250
Packages
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.
£1500

Add-ons

New Song Learnt
+£125
DJ set
+£250
Acoustic Set
+£562.50
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.
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Genres:
Pop rock, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Soul, Top 40, R&B, Tribute, Rock, Classic rock, Indie
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Event types:
Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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