The Real Swing
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About The Real Swing
We are a small big band that play swing music from the 40's including Glenn Miller and The Ratpack, we also play some Buble songs too.
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Public liability insurance of £10 million
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, Jazz, Cabaret, Swing, 1970s era music, Easy listening
Have you met Miss Jones
Beyond the Sea
Mack the Knife
Luck be a Lady Tonight
Lady is a Tramp
Glenn Miller Medley
Call me Irresponsible
Aint that a Kick in the Head
Come Fly with Me
Strangers in the Night
Rain on My Parade
Under my Skin
Love for Sale
Cheek to Cheek
A Foggy Day
Fly me to the Moon
Cry me a River
All of Me
Better be Tonight
Big Bad Leroy Brown
Save the Last Dance
New York, New York
Do you have different line-up options?
Generally the band performs as a 13 piece big band. We can provide a small 5 piece line up and also bring in additional/different musicians to provide a soul/funk/disco addition to the Rat Pack/Swing standard set.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
The band is flexible within reason, and we will work with clients to provide the right bespoke performance for the needs of the event.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
iPod/background music is included within the price. A full DJ service can be provided for an additional fee.
How much time do you need to set up?
Minimum one hour. Ideally 1.5 hours. As soon as the PA is set up we can start to provide background music.
Can you roam around while you perform?
The lead singer can use a radio microphone in order to mingle with the audience. Otherwise, the band is positioned in one place.
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
Yes. Our set lists are tried and tested, but we will work with you to cater for your requirements.
Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?
Yes, all included. The set up with band requires a space that is roughly 5 metres wide and 4 metres deep.
Can you learn song requests before the event?
If a song isn’t included in the set, then we can score it for the band and rehearse it. There is a fee of £50 per song.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Up to 1 hour||£1800|
|Up to 2 hours||£2000|
|Up to 3 hours||£2200|
In addition to the Swing band we can add additional musicians and provide a soul/funk/disco capability for clients who want an up tempo addition.
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