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About The Live Wires

Party band
Cardiff
Public liability insurance of £3 million
International four piece party band available for bookings NOW! 1st Class Entertainment Professional Musicians Guaranteed Groove makers

Fresh, Exciting and Energetic; The Live Wires are a four piece party band that specialise in brining your night to life. Their set list has something for everyone, from sixties Motown to current chart killers - all of it performed by a professional live band that will have everyone dancing the night away. Their style is smart, cool and stylish. They play all different genres catering to everyone. The Live Wires experience has seen them perform across the UK to hundreds each week at cooperate events and weddings. As well as playing internationally on P&O Cruises and North Sea Ferries.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We can perform with backing tracks
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Covers, Top 40, Pop, Disco, Funk, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, 1960s era music, 1950s era music, Motown, Rock 'n' Roll, Britpop
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Event types:
Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Birthday party, Cruise, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

50’s
- [x] Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
- [x] Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
- [x] Hound Dog –Elvis Presley
- [x] Reet Petite - The Overtones
- [x] Rock around the clock - Bill Haley
- [x] Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
- [x] Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
- [x] Solomon Burke / Cry To Me
- [x] Fly me to the moon - Frank Sinatra
- [x] Somewhere beyond the sea - Bobby Darrin
- [x] All shook up - Elvis Presley
- [x] Folsom prison blues - Johnny Cash
- [x] Great balls of fire - Jerry lee Lewis
- [x] Rockin Robin - Bobby day
- [x] See you later alligator - Bill Hayley and his comets
- [x] Shout - The Isley brothers
60’s
- [x] Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
- [x] What a man - Linda Lyndell
- [x] Saw her standing there - The Beatles
- [x] Twist and shout - The Beatles
- [x] Dancing in the Street – Martha & The Vandellas.
- [x] I can’t help myself - The Fourtops
- [x] Heard it Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye.
- [x] Higher And Higher-Jackie Wilson
- [x] I Feel Good - James Brown
- [x] Stand By Me - Ben .E. King
- [x] Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
- [x] Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
- [x] Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
- [x] Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
- [x] I’m A Believer - The Monkees
- [x] Proud Mary - Tina Turner
- [x] Let’s twist again - Chubby Checker
- [x] My girl - The Temptations
- [x] I want you back - Jackson 5
- [x] Come together - Beatles
- [x] Help - Beatles
- [x] I can’t get no - Rolling Stones
- [x] Jumpin jack flash - Rolling Stones
- [x] Paint it black - Rolling Stones
- [x] Keep on running - Spencer Davis Group
- [x] Really got me going - The kinks
- [x] Get ready - The Temptations
- [x] Hi ho silver lining - Jeff Beck
- [x] Hey Jude - The Beatles
- [x] Wonderful world - Louis Armstrong
- [x] Copa cabana - Barry Manilow
- [x] Sitting on the dock of the bay - Otis Redding
- [x] Can’t take my eyes off you - Frankie Valli
- [x] Run around Sue - Dion
- [x] Bad moon rising - Creedence C R
- [x] Think - Aretha Franklin
- [x] Respect - Aretha Franklin
- [x] Knock on wood - Eddie Floyd
- [x] Get by with a little help from my friends - Joe Cocker
- [x] I’d rather go blind - Etta James
70’s
- [x] Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
- [x] War - Edwin Starr
- [x] Get it on - T.Rex
- [x] One way or another - Blondie
- [x] Play that funky music white boy - Wild Cherry
- [x] My Sharona - The Knack
- [x] Shang-A-Lang - Bay City Rollers
- [x] Tiger Feet - Mud
- [x] The boys are back in town - Thin Lizzie
- [x] No woman No cry - Bob Marley
- [x] Another girl another planet - The only ones
- [x] Roxanne - The Police
- [x] Easy like a Sunday morning - Lionel Richie
- [x] Message in a bottle - The Police
- [x] Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
- [x] Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
- [x] Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
- [x] Superstition - Stevie Wonder
- [x] Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
- [x] We Are The Champions - Queen
- [x] Mamma Mia - ABBA
- [x] Dancing Queen - ABBA
- [x] Ain’t no sunshine - Bill withers
- [x] Waterloo - ABBA
- [x] All Right Now - Free
- [x] Blame It On The Boogie - Jackson 5
- [x] Carwash - Rose Royce
- [x] AC/DC - Whole lotta Rosie
- [x] Disco Inferno - The Trampps
- [x] Saturday Nights alright for fighting - Elton John
- [x] Sweet Home Alabama - Lynard Skynard
- [x] Shake your body on down - Jackson 5
- [x] Long train running - The Doobie Brothers
- [x] Rock n roll - Led Zepplin
- [x] Rockin all over the world - Status Quo
- [x] Teenage kicks - the undertones
- [x] Three little birds - Bob Marley
- [x] When you’re in love with a beautiful woman - Dr Hook
- [x] Let your love flow - Bellamny brothers
- [x] Make me smile - Steve Harley
- [x] Hit me with your best shit - Pat Benatar
- [x] Jolene - Dilly Parton
- [x] Listen to the music - Doobie Brothers
- [x] Ain’t no mountain high enough - Marvin Gaye
- [x] We are family - Sister Sledge
- [x] Young hearts run free - Candi Staton
- [x] Everybody dance - Chic
- [x] Celebration - Kool & The Gang
- [x] Sit down - James
- [x] Higher ground - Stevie Wonder
- [x] 3 times a lady - Commodores
- [x] Oh what a night - Frankie Valli
- [x] Good times - Chic
80’s
- [x] 500 Miles – The Proclaimers
- [x] Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
- [x] Rosanna - Toto
- [x] Call me al - Paul Simon
- [x] Could you be loved - Bob Marley
- [x] Ever fallen in love - The Buzzcocks
- [x] Baggy trousers - Madness
- [x] Sweet dreams - Eurythmics
- [x] Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen
- [x] The Best – Tina Turner
- [x] Don’t stop believing - Journey
- [x] Easy lover - Phil Collins
- [x] Rio - Duran Duran
- [x] Walking On Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves.
- [x] Should I Stay or Should I go - The Clash
- [x] Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
- [x] All Night Long – Lional Ritchie
- [x] Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
- [x] Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
- [x] We Are the Champions – Queen
- [x] Ain’t Nobody-Chaka Kahn
- [x] Footloose - Kenny Loggins
- [x] I Will Survive-Gloria Gaynor
- [x] Little Lies - Fleetwood Mac
- [x] PYT - Michael Jackson
- [x] 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
- [x] Town Called Mallice - The Jam
- [x] Living On A Prayer - Bob Jovi
- [x] September - Earth Wind and Fire
- [x] Faith - George Michael
- [x] Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
- [x] Never too much - Luther
- [x] Maggy May - Rod Stewart
- [x] The way you make me feel - Michael Jackson
- [x] I wanna dance with somebody - Whitney
- [x] Gimme some lovin - Blues Brothers
- [x] I want to break free - Queen
- [x] Shake a tail feather - Ray Charles
- [x] La isla Bonita - Madonna
- [x] Dirty old town - The Pogues
- [x] Ladies night - Kool & The Gang
- [x] Come on Eileen - Dexy’s Midnight Runners
- [x] Sharp dressed man - ZZ Top
- [x] Get down on it - Kool & The gang
- [x] Dancing on the ceiling - Lionel Richie
- [x] Kids in America - Kim Wilde
- [x] Take on me - Aha
- [x] Love shack - B52
- [x] Give it up - KC & The sunshine band
- [x] I’m still standing - Elton Jon
- [x] There she goes - The La’s
90’s
- [x] Mustang Sally - The Commitments
- [x] Friday I’m in love - The Cure
- [x] Don’t Look Back In Anger - Oasis
- [x] Wonderwall - Oasis
- [x] Man I Feel Like A Woman - Shania Twain
- [x] Angles - Robbie Williams
- [x] Disco 2000 - Pulp
- [x] Breakfast at Tiffanies - Deep blue something
- [x] Song 2 - Blur
- [x] Champagne supernova - Oasis
- [x] Little by little - Oasis
- [x] She’s electric - Oasis
- [x] Half the world away - Oasis
- [x] Living the Vida loca - Ricky Martin
- [x] I’ll be there for you - Remembrandts
- [x] Jamiroquai- Cosmic Girl
- [x] Place your hand - Reef
- [x] Rotterdam - The Beautiful South
- [x] Raining men - Geri H
- [x] Kiss from a rose - Seal
- [x] Riverboat song - Ocean colour scene
- [x] Perfect 10 - Beautiful South
00’s & Now
- [x] Forget You – Ceelo Green
- [x] 2002 - Ann Marie
- [x] Last nite - The Strokes
- [x] Take me out - Frank Ferdinand
- [x] Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
- [x] Staceys mom - Fountains of Wayne
- [x] The only exception - Paramore
- [x] Black horse and a cherry tree - KT Tunstall
- [x] She will be loved - Maroon 5
- [x] Suddenly I see - KT Tunstall
- [x] Pencil full of lead - Paulo Nutini
- [x] Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
- [x] Shotgun – George Ezra
- [x] Mercy – Duffy
- [x] Price Tag – Jessie J
- [x] Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
- [x] Valerie – Amy Winehouse
- [x] Shallow – A Star Is Born
- [x] This Love – Maroon 5
- [x] Rude – Magic!
- [x] Human - Rag N Bo man
- [x] Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars
- [x] Rolling In The Deep – Adele
- [x] Mr. Brightside – The Killers
- [x] All About that Bass-Meghan Trainor
- [x] Are you gonna Be my girl-Jet
- [x] Naive - Kooks
- [x] Back To Black –Amy Winehouse
- [x] Can’t Stop the Feeling-Justin Timberlake
- [x] Get Lucky-Daft Punk
- [x] Hey Soul Sister-Train
- [x] I’m Yours –Jason Mraz
- [x] Locked Out of Heaven-Bruno Mars
- [x] Marry You-Bruno Mars
- [x] Next To Me –Emeli Sande
- [x] Sex On Fire-Kings Of leon
- [x] Uptown Funk- Bruno Mars
- [x] Treasure-Bruno Mars
- [x] Wake Me Up –Avicii
- [x] Put your records on - Corine Bailey Rae
- [x] American Boy - Estelle
- [x] Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
- [x] Use somebody - Kings of Leon
- [x] I need a dollar - Aloe Black
- [x] The lazy song - Bruno Mars
- [x] Dance with me tonight - Olly Murs
- [x] Dancing in the moonlight - Toploader
- [x] Madcon - Beggin
- [x] Pharell - Happy
- [x] Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
- [x] Haven’t met you yet - Michael Buble
- [x] Budapest - George Ezra
- [x] I’m not the only one - Sam Smith
- [x] Thinking out loud - Ed Sheeran
- [x] Let me entertain you - Robbie Williams
- [x] 24k Magic - Bruno Mars
- [x] Little lion man - Mumford and sons
- [x] New rules - Dua Lipa
- [x] Shine- Take that
- [x] Adventure of a lifetime - Coldplay
- [x] I believe in a thing called love- The Darkness
- [x] Life is a highway - Rascal Flats
- [x] Dakota - Stereophonic’s
- [x] Somebody told me - The Killers
- [x] All these things I’ve done - The Killers
- [x] I predict a riot - Kasier Chiefs
- [x] Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
- [x] Love me like you do - Ellie Goulding
- [x] Little lion man - Mumford and sons
- [x] I shot the sheriff - Eric Clapton
- [x] It’s my life - Bon Jovi
- [x] Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
- [x] No scrubs - TLC
- [x] 5 colours - Mcfly
- [x] Year 3000 - Busted
- [x] Raise your glass - Pink
- [x] Lush life - Zara Larson
- [x] Human - Killers
- [x] Murder on the dance floor - S.E.B
- [x] I bet you look good on the dance floor - Arctic monkeys
- [x] Rock your body - Justin Timberlake
- [x] 7 nation army - White stripes
- [x] Chumbawumba - Tubthumping
- [x] Tears dry on their own - Amy Winehouse
- [x] A thousand years - Christina Perri
- [x] Goodbye Mr A - The Hoosiers
Christmas
- [ ] Feliz navidad
- [ ] Sleigh bells
- [ ] Merry Xmas everyone
- [ ] Last Xmas
- [ ] Frosty the snowman
- [ ] Auld lang syne
- [ ] Jingle bell rock
- [ ] Santa baby
- [ ] Mistletoe and wine
- [ ] Merry Xmas everybody
- [ ] Step into Xmas
- [ ] Santa clause is coming to town
- [ ] Wish it could be Xmas everyday
- [ ] All I want for Xmas
- [ ] Do they know it’s Xmas time
- [ ] Fairytale of NY
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The vast range of genres that we play means we can cater to anyone during any event.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We’ve played a numerous venues across the UK including O2 Shepard’s Bush Empire, Wales Millennium Centre, Glastonbury Festival, Liverpool Football Club. We regularly play internationally with P&O Cruises and North Sea Ferries.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

We’re influenced by many artists in a wide variety of genres. These include: Bruno Mars Fleetwood Mac ABBA The Rolling Stones Stevie Wonder And so many more!

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

P&O Cruises has taken us across the world playing for hundreds of people each day. We especially enjoyed playing and sharing Christmas Day with passengers in 2019.

Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?

Yes. All of the band are dedicated to provide you the line-up that you book. However if a band member happens to fall ill, we will fill the position with another professional musician.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows: Vocals, Guitar, Drums and Bass Guitar. However we do play with professional backing tracks to enable our sound to be FULL! Upon request we can also provide a 5 & 6 piece line-up with Keys and A horn player.

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 and we actually offer this service for free.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. This also allows for sound check too.

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

Our set lists are constructed from what we know works best for the night. We will always recommend you pick some songs from our repertoire list to make it custom to you.

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

Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song you want isn’t included in our song list, we offer 1 free song request per booking. However if you would like more please enquire and we can discuss fee’s for adding songs.

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£895
Up to 2 hours£1000
Up to 3 hours£1250
Packages
Personalised Music Message
Book me to create a unique music video for you to send to a friend as a gift. This could be a birthday message, first dance song for a wedding anniversary, or just your friend's favourite song to cheer them up.
£15
Available services
DJ set
+£100
Acoustic Set
+£200

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Michelle H, 4 months ago

Spent New Years 2020 on Arcadia with great entertainment from The Live Wires! Thank you guys! Michelle & Phil

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Michelle P, 5 months ago

Absolutely amazing! After searching the web for what felt like a lifetime, I came across the live wires band. They played some of my all time favourites and my guests didn’t stop praising them for weeks! Thank you so so much. M

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