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About The Hummingbirds
A professional close Harmony Trio offering shows with vintage glamour & flair that are tailored to the 1940's & 50's and the 1920's & 30's.
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Early music vocal ensemble
Public liability insurance of £1 million
This act has been working with Encore for over 6 years
Experienced: 5 bookings through Encore
Military, Christmas, 1920s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, Gypsy jazz, Jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Swing, Cabaret, Musical theatre, 1960s era music
The Hummingbirds' Song list
Just a few examples from our extensive repertoire.
Traditional 1940's & 50's:
Bei Mir Bist Du Schon
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Chatanooga Choo Choo
Choo Choo Ch' Boogie
Don’t Sit Under The Apple tree
Dream A Little Dream of Me
In The Mood
It Don’t Mean A Thing
Jump Jive & Wail
Rum & Coca Cola
Shoo Shoo Baby
Straighten Up & Fly Right
Why Don’t you do right
All About The Bass
Could It Be Magic
Crazy In Love
Heart Of Glass
Hit The Road Jack
The National Express
Walk Like An Egyptian
1920's & 30's Traditional & Modern Vintage
Ain't She Sweet
Are You Gonna Be My Girl
Dream A Little Dream
Ex's & Oh's
Fly Me To The Moon
Hit That Jive Jack
I Wanna Be Loved By You
It Don't Mean A Thing
Puttin' On The Ritz
Sing Sing Sing
Sweet Georgia Brown
The Hummingbirds Song
The Lady Is A Tramp
When You're Smiling
Rest & Remember
Bye Bye Blackbird - Julie London
It's a Long Way To Tipperary - Robert Mandell
Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag - Robert Mandell
The White Cliffs of Dover - Vera Lynn
We'll Meet Again - Vera Lynn
A Taste of Christmas:
All I Want For Christmas Is You
Away in a Manger
Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
In the Bleak Midwinter
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
It’s Christmas Everywhere
Joy to the World
Let It Snow
Let the Snow Keep Falling(a capella medley)
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
The Christmas Song
The Gift of Love
Do you have different line-up options?
We start as a trio with professionally mastered backing tracks. Duo option available and Grace also performs solo. We can be accompanied by our fabulous pianist and also a band 3 - 5 piece. Dancers too if you so wish.
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?
In between our sets we do - this is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. However if you'd like a music via our PA after the final set for up to one hour in total before & after our performance, we provide this for an additional £100.
How much time do you need to set up?
We can set up in 45 minutes comfortable and then need to change - 1.5 hrs total if we have travelled far... slightly less if not.
Can you roam around while you perform?
No. We work with traditional style Microphones that are fixed We do have on stage choreography which is very much a show.
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
Very happy to talk and tailor our sets to suit the occasion best.
Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?
Yes unless the venue is such that we need to bring a sound man and additional PA & Lighting. Ours caters up to a room of 500. we need 3mx3m performance area. If the stage has a pelmet, we would most likely need additional PA
Can you learn song requests before the event?
If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc
What do your clients love most about your performances?
The blend of our voices; the professional level of polish to our performances; our dresses :) The mix of traditional and modern vintage music tailored to suit their event.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Mainly private Parties, events, Festivals and Weddings from deepest, darkest Cornwall to Pembrookshire. Performing at Twinwood Festival in August 2019.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
All the classics; The Andrew Sisters; The Chordettes; Dinah Shore; Ella Fizgerald; Frank Sinatra; Caro Emerald; Scott Bradleys Post Modern Jukebox
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Outside of our usual area, The Vintage Nostalgia Festival
The Hummingbirds' Prices
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Up to 1 hour||£480|
|Up to 2 hours||£750|
|Up to 3 hours||£1000|
Drinks reception3 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception with a costume change if desired.
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