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The Maestros

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100% Live Music with floor-fillers from the 60s to the 10s. We've performed at 700+ events!
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Welcome! Whether it's a wedding, anniversary, your big day or any other special event, The Maestros assure you of a great evening's entertainment. If you're looking to book a professional live band for your event, you're in the right place. Keep Your Guests Entertained and Singing Along! We offer a choice of all-decades live music (The Maestros) or a dedicated '60s tribute (Bootleg Sixties) to make your party a night to remember. With over 15 years of experience, we have the honour to perform for the likes of Asda House, Leeds United, Whitby '60s Festivals, Royal Armouries and hotel chains at events such as weddings, dinner dances, charity balls, gala dinners and party nights. Your Event with Dancing to a Live Band! If you're looking for a professional live band to hire, we'd like to invite you to take a look at our videos and testimonials. The chances are we've done many events like the one you're arranging so we can work with you to provide the live entertainment you require. Our Shows - 5 Options to Choose From: • The Maestros - All-Decades Super Party Band • Bootleg Sixties - Live Authentic 60s Tribute Band • Bootleg Sixties Duo - 60s Tribute Duo for smaller events • Beatles For Sale - Beatles Tribute Band • Just Can't Get Enough 80s - Live Eighties Decade Band Your guests will be partying on the dance floor as we recreate the sounds of the original songs that everyone knows, through a unique blend of live vocals and musicianship. Vocal Harmony! All four members are professional singers as well as instrumentalists for accurately reproducing the original vocal harmonies with an impact that only live performance can bring. Make Your Event An Evening to Remember! Our band is hired for events and functions at hotels, golf clubs, marquees, and open-air (even on a railway platform for an Orient Express evening), and we're fortunate to perform for many regular clients including football clubs, NHS, charities, clubs and hotel chains for their premier entertainment and corporate evenings. How Our Live Band Works: We offer a choice of line-ups to suit your event and budget and each of our performances is put together with one purpose in mind - to get your guests up dancing and enjoying themselves. For your event, we arrive self-contained with P.A. sound and lighting to set up before your guests arrive. This takes an hour to complete to have the sound balance right for your venue and guests. Typical arrival time is 6 to 6.30 pm, to be set up by the time your guests arrive, or earlier/later to suit you. Every function is unique and we will fit into your evening - a performance could start typically after 8 pm or 9 pm, with two sets of 45-50 minutes with a break in between, or one long set of 75 minutes plus encores, to fit around any other things you have planned for the evening. We can liaise with your planner and/or DJ to make the evening run to plan. We can also take care of background music if required with iPod or phone playlist (ours or yours) through our sound system. For booking enquiries, simply hit the "Check availability" or "Message" buttons at the top of the page! Compliance: The Maestros Band carry £10m Public Liability Insurance and P.A.T. test certificate.

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Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Disco, Funk, Tribute, Soul, Rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Easy listening, Light music
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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

• The Maestros Repertoire:
Tambourine Man - The Byrds
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Stuck In The Middle - Stealers Wheel
Saw Her Standing There -the Beatles
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Sit Down - James
December 63 (Oh What A Night) - The Four Seasons
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Human - The Killers
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams/muse
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett/the Commitments
Burning Love - Elvis
Dakota - Stereophonics
Valerie - Amy Winehouse (The Zutons)
Summer Of '69 - Bryan Adams
One Way Or Another - Blondie
Just One Look- The Hollies
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Human -the Killers
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
I’m A Believer - The Monkees
Last Time - Rolling Stones
Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
Don't You Want Me Baby - The Human League
Just Can't Get Enough - Depeche Mode
Substitute - The Who
Roll With It - Oasis
Dance With Me Tonight - Olly Murs
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Do You Love Me - The Contours (Dirty Dancing)
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
Mama Mia - Abba
Rockin' All Over The World - Status Quo
Twist And Shout - The Beatles
Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
Help! - The Beatles
Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
Keep On Running - Spencer Davies Group
500 Miles - The Proclaimers
We Will Rock You - Queen
Song 2 - Blur
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
Alright - Supergrass
Twist & Shout – The Beatles
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Runaway - Del Shannon
Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Freedom - Wham!
• First Dance Recommendations:
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Fix You - Coldplay
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
I Won't Give Up - Jason Mraz
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Bootleg Sixties Live Band - Performing live the timeless classics of the golden decade: The Monkees, The Searchers, Mamas and Papas, The Kinks, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Manfred Mann, Roy Orbison... Our repertoire is extensive so let us know your favourites and we'll do our best to include them!
• Setlist example:
I'm a Believer
Tambourine Man
You Really Got Me
Keep on Running
Hippy Shake
Pretty Woman
Jumping Jack Flash
Just One Look
Twist and Shout
Daydream Believer
• Bootleg 60s Repertoire:
Keep On Running - Spencer Davis Group
Jumpin’ Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
Last Time - Rolling Stones
Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks
Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
When You Walk In The Room - The Searchers
Needles And Pins- The Searchers
Hippy Shake - Swinging Bluejeans
Tambourine Man - The Byrds
California Dreaming - Mamas And Papas
What I'd Say - Ray Charles
Just One Look - The Hollies
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
I’m A Believer - The Monkees
Do You Love Me - The Contours
Substitute - The Who
Itchycoo Park - Small Faces
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Pretty Flamingo - Manfred Mann
Glad All Over - Dave Clark Five
Shout - Lulu
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
....and More!
Beatles For Sale Tribute - Our Beatles For Sale show is an accurate and exciting recreation of The Beatles' touring years, performed with original instruments and amps, and including all the chart-toppers like 'She Loves You (yeah yeah yeah), Please Please Me and Help. Our first love of music was The Beatles and we have been fortunate enough to grace the stage of the famous Cavern Club, Liverpool with our original Rickenbacker guitars, Vox amps, tailored suits and winkle-picker boots. We've even had the honour of playing at the original Casbah Club.
• Setlist example:
She Loves You
Nowhere Man
Can't Buy Me Love
All My Loving
I Wanna Hold your Hand
Please Please Me
Eight Days a Week
Hey Jude
• Beatles For Sale Repertoire:
From Me To You - The Beatles
Do You Want To Know A Secret - The Beatles
We Can Work It Out - The Beatles
Come Together - The Beatles
Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
Things We Said Today - The Beatles
Nowhere Man - The Beatles
Can’t Buy Me Love - The Beatles
Please, Please Me - The Beatles
She Loves You - The Beatles
I Wanna Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
Help - The Beatles
All My Loving - The Beatles
I Feel Fine - The Beatles
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Twist And Shout - The Beatles
Day Tripper - The Beatles
I Should Have Known Better - The Beatles
Night Before - The Beatles
Drive My Car - The Beatles
Hard Days Night - The Beatles
Back In The Ussr - The Beatles
Love Me Do - The Beatles
Helter Skelter - The Beatles
If I Needed Someone - The Beatles
You Can’t Do That - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
Ob-la-di Ob-la- Da - The Beatles
This Boy - The Beatles
Something - The Beatles
While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles
In My Life - The Beatles
Lady Madonna - The Beatles
Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles
Get Back - The Beatles
....and More!
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Clients and guests love our live music and variety of singers and harmonies. They also appreciate our professionalism and experience. Our aim is to get the dance floor rocking and your guests having a great evening.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Top hotels, football clubs, golf clubs, festivals, The Cavern, Abbey Road studios, ITV1.....the list is endless!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

The Beatles, The Killers, The Kinks, Oasis, Roy Orbison, The Monkees, Rolling Stones, The Jam, Depeche Mode, Bon Jovi, Blondie, The Four Seasons, Queen, Brian Adams, Wham and many more!

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

Premiership football club players award nights. A party of a famous 60s singer. The iconic Cavern Club!

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

Yes. All of us sing and we include lots of harmonies, which is one of our greatest assets. There are up to 5 permanent members of The Maestros and our 4-piece, 3-piece or duo line-up options will be taken from this group.

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, we range from a 2 piece duo to a 4-piece live band. Our most popular 4 piece line-up comprises a drummer with vocals, bass with vocals, guitar with vocals, and lead guitar.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We understand all events are different and personal to you, so we are very flexible and can discuss your individual requirements.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Absolutely! We can take care of background music if required with iPod or phone playlist (ours or yours) through our sound system. If you would like the DJ music to continue late into the night, then please discuss your requirements so we can accommodate.

How much time do you need to set up?

Please allow up to 1 hour from the time we get access to the room. As soon as the P.A. system is set up we can provide a free playlist service to get the party started!

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

Yes, you can pick songs from our song list. If there's any particular genre or decade you like, let us know and we'll do our best to incorporate it into our tried and tested set lists.

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

Yes, we have recently upgraded our P.A. to a high-spec system, along with LED stage lights. We usually require a minimum of 5m by 3m space to perform for our 4-piece band and instruments.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

We will do our best to include one special song request for you (that isn’t on our list). Ideally, it will be in a similar genre to our other songs. Please request this when booking.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£850
Up to 2 hours£900
Up to 3 hours£1150


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Steve B
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Simply the best private band I have ever hired or seen. The quality of the band and their music was outstanding and they had the dance floor full for over 2 hours.

Reply from The Maestros
1 month ago

Thanks Steve. Great party and amazing setting in Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Never had a real roaring lion in the background while loading in to a venue!

Lucy T
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Amazing. They played a cracking set at our wedding meal and were so professional and supportive during the run up. They were booked as a surprise and my husband and our guests loved them!

Reply from The Maestros
1 month ago

Thanks for asking us to play as a duo during your wedding meal. Very kind review Lucy. Thanks Luke

Hazel M
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Amazing band...everyone loved them and commented on how good they were. Thank you so much :-)

Reply from The Maestros
1 month ago

Thank you so much. We all enjoyed wearing the Dave masks!! Great request of Revel Rebel. The Maestros

Jon H
2 months ago
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The Maestros were great! Totally professional in the way they set up. The band were great, and we were all up and dancing from start to finish of the set. Really made our wedding a great success and we're very happy with the band. They even learnt a new Neil Young song which was the Bride's father's favourite.

Reply from The Maestros
2 months ago

Thanks Jon. What an amazing venue you both chose. Great to see all your guests dancing and enjoying the evening. Thanks for inviting us to be part of your special day.

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From other customers:

Gareth L
4 months ago, for a Wedding in Harrogate
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5 out of 5

Just wanted to say a big Thankyou, everyone had a great time on Saturday and you guys were fantastic!

David P
11 months ago, for a Wedding anniversary in Makeney Rd
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5 out of 5

I’m really sorry I missed seeing you guys in action. Everybody has been singing your praises and saying how brilliant you were. I have to say a massive thank -you. Due to covid there were quite a few folk who couldn’t make the party, but from what I have heard, you guys made up for it with your energy and talent! Thanks so much Dave

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