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The Ironsides

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About The Ironsides

The Ironsides are the ultimate Festival Folk trio that are creating waves all over the UK with their incredible performances!
Mumford folk band
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It’s easy to see the passion and dedication flowing from this magnetic Acoustic Folk trio – with stunning musicianship, charisma and stage presence, the most important party of your life is in good hands with The Ironsides. The band’s engaging line-up consists of Lead Vocalist and Guitar, Upright Bass and Drums – and not only is the material extremely well chosen, but as all band members add backing vocals alongside main instruments, their sound is rich, full and majestic. This Northern Folk Wedding Band are well traveled and hugely experienced in their craft, with performances all over the country and 5 star reviews from every single performance.

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This act has been working with Encore for over 2 years
Covers, Folk, Folk rock, Acoustic, Pop, Alternative rock, Indie
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

The Lumineers – Ho Hey
Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait
Vance Joy – Riptide
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
Tracey Chapman – Fast Car
Kings Of Leon – Sex On Fire
Kings Of Leon – Use Somebody
Wheatus – Teenage Dirtbag
Oasis – Wonderwall
The Killers – Mr Brightside
The Fratellis – Chelsea Dagger
Bryan Adams – Summer Of 69
Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home Alabama
Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer
The Darkness – I Believe In A Thing Called Love
The Jam – Town Called Malice
Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls Of Fire
Reef – Place Your Hands
Stealers Wheel – Stuck In The Middle With You
The Strokes – Last Nite
Wilson Pickett – Mustang Sally
Mark Ronson/Amy Winehouse – Valerie
Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling
Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You
Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance
Dua Lipa – New Rules
Daft Punk – Get Lucky
Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven
Justin Bieber – Sorry
Pharrell Williams – Happy
George Ezra – Shotgun
Hozier – Take Me To Church
Dua Lipa – One Kiss
Bruno Mars – Treasure
Sam Sparro – Black And Gold
The Lumineers – Ho Hey
Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait
Vance Joy – Riptide
Tracey Chapman – Fast Car
Hall and Oates – You Make My Dreams Come True
Stevie Wonder – Signed Sealed Delivered
The Beatles – Twist & Shout
Dolly Parton – 9 to 5
I’m A Believer – The Monkees
Chuck Berry – Johnny B Goode
The Beatles – I Saw Her Standing There
Lionel Richie – All Night Long
Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
Tina Turner – Proud Mary
A-Ha – Take On Me
The Proclaimers – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
The Contours – Do You Love Me
Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody
The Foundations – Build Me Up Buttercup
Erasure – A Little Respect
Kool & The Gang – Celebration
Luther Vandross – Never Too Much
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The band’s engaging line-up consists of Lead Vocalist and Guitar, Upright Bass and Drums – and not only is the material extremely well chosen, but as all band members add backing vocals alongside main instruments, their sound is rich, full and majestic.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Playing an alluring repertoire of smash-hit songs by the world’s leading Indie, Pop, Folk, Soul and Rock artists – there is an anthem for every guest to adore, by globally loved artists such as Bruno Mars, Mumford & Sons, Stevie Wonder, Ed Sheeran and The Beatles.

Do you have different line-up options?

The Ironsides don't have an alternate line-up but you can add a solo or trio acoustic set for your drinks reception or meal entertainment.

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?

Alongside their live performance, The Ironsides offer a complimentary Laptop DJ service to keep the juices flowing when they’re taking a break – this ensures a high impact party atmosphere all night long, with all of your favorite songs available to be requested!

How much time do you need to set up?

We need 60-75 minutes once we’re in the room and in our performance space.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Yes we roam! You can add roaming performances for your drinks reception or meal entertainment. As well, if your venue has an early curfew or sound limiter you can have any of your sets, roaming acoustically!

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

Feel free to make 10 requests from the live repertoire to be included during the evening, the rest of the setlist will be chosen by the band, tried and tested from many performances.

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

A top quality PA system suitable for up to 200 guests will be included for your event, and for larger weddings, bigger systems can be provided. A lighting rig for the stage and dance floor is also included.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

These boys offer to learn and play a first dance or special request to really create a tailored, memorable performance.


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£1500
Up to 3 hours£1500


From customers:

Charlotte D
3 years ago

"A massive thank you to The Ironsides for making our wedding reception everything we ever wanted and more! Getting to spend the evening singing and dancing with all of our family and friends will be a memory we will cherish forever. The setlist and atmosphere you created was perfect, from the first song right through to the last. We 100% recommend The Ironsides to any couple looking for their wedding reception entertainment!"

3 years ago

"Words cannot express how much we loved The Ironsides! They were so professional and friendly when they contacted us before the big day, and they made sure we were happy with their setlist and told them our first dance song which sounded AMAZING on the night! I was trying so hard not to cry! The whole night was a success and everyone was telling me how awesome they sounded. We were so thrilled with how everything came together. A huge thank you The Ironsides for making our wedding so special!"

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