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The Illuminates

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Wedding band
Newcastle upon Tyne
Wedding and function band fronted by Sophie Danielle. Features both male and female vocals. Perform popular hits from the 60s to now

The Illuminates are a five piece band, based in the North East of England, fronted by international vocalist Sophie Danielle. Sophie is an awesome entertainer, and her unique voice and vibrant personality is futher emphasised by a fantastic band, all of which are excellent musicians with vast experience in various performing situations between all members. The band features both female and male vocals, which sets them apart from many function bands, allowing them to bring many different styles of music to your event. The Illuminates perform hits from the 60's to the present day from the likes of Queen, Shania Twain, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Bryan Adams, Blondie, Michael Jackson, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Dolly Parton, Pink, Backstreet Boys, ACDC and many more. The Illuminates can cater for all situations in which live music is required. Weddings, Birthdays, Parties, Clubs, Pubs etc. The group always perform to a high standard, keeping the dance floor packed all night. The Illuminates have had many happy customers from both private functions and public performances (check out testimonials) Bronze Package: This is the basic option. The band will provide 2 x 45-60 min sets with encores for your evening party. They will also provide background/disco music when not playing, in a similar way a DJ would. Silver Package: In addition to the live performance, The Illuminates will also provide a DJ before, between and after sets. The DJ will remain at the DJ booth throughout this time, enabling a constant feel for the party, and can provide on the spot requests as well as providing mixes. Gold Package: In addition to the silver package, the band will also provide their singer, Sophie Danielle, to perform background music throughout your ceremony and drinks reception, where Sophie can also sing you down the aisle. Sophie can either do this solo, or with and instrumental accompaniment from members of the band. Platinum Package: In addition to the above, the band will also provide a photo booth, allowing you and your guests to have special photos taken to mark the occasion. The photo booth will be available throughout various points of the night. Get in touch to find out the specifics. *It is possible to mix these options. For example, you may wish to choose the basic option but may also what a singer/pianist for your ceremony and drinks reception. Likewise you may wish to book the band and photo booth, but do not require a separate DJ or Sophie for the daytime. Contact the band if you wish to vary these options. *All options include your first dance song. This will either be performed live by the band (with plenty notice of song choice) or the track can be played through the system.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Pop, Covers, Top 40, Rock, Pop rock
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list


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

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From customers:

Cheralyn C, 2 years ago

Hi Liam. I just wanted to say how fabulous The Illuminates were. The song choices were great. I think the second set really got everyone into the party spirit. Thank you so much, and please pass on my thanks to the rest of the band members.

Joanne C, 2 years ago

Thank you so much for being part of our wedding at le petit chateau 23/8/ were absolutely amazing.... Wish I could do it all over again and have you all there longer.... Definitely recommend you xx