1980s era tribute band

The 80s Theory

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About The 80s Theory

The 80’s Theory strive to be one of the top 80’s live acts in the country, delivering a high-quality performance for any event!
1980s era tribute band
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The 80’s Theory strive to be one of the top 80’s live acts in the country, delivering a high-quality performance for any event. The bands sole mission is to take on only the biggest and best floor fillers from the era, guaranteeing to keep you dancing all night long. The 80’s Theory is made up of some of the finest musicians in the industry, led by Dawn and Laura on vocals, both stage school trained professional singers. The band will not disappoint when it comes to delivering a high quality, energetic performance. Each band member boasts years of experience in the industry, performing both domestic and international shows, including cruise ships, holiday resorts, private and corporate events around the world. The combined experience and stamina of the musicians makes for one hell of a show, accurately recreating only the best classics, bringing the era back to life, to your stage. Their repertoire includes classics by artists such as Bonnie Tyler, Tina Turner, Cher, Donna Summer, Dirty Dancing, Kim Wilde and many more!

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This act has been working with Encore for over a year
1980s era music, 1970s era music, Pop, Covers, Disco, Funk, Tribute, Rock, Pop rock
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Event types:
Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Private event, Cruise, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Hotel / Restaurant event, Birthday party, Concert
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Song list

Holding out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler
Gimme Gimme Gimme - ABBA
Voulez-Vous - ABBA
Lay all your love on me - ABBA
Super Trouper - ABBA
Mamma Mia - ABBA
I Wanna Dance with Somebody - Whitney Houston
So Emotional - Whiteney Houston
Hungry Eyes - Eric Carr
I've had the time of my life - Jennifer Warnes & Bill Medley
What a feeling - Irene Cara
Fame - Irene Cara
Addicted to Love - Robert Palmer
Sweet Child O' Mine
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
This Time I know its for real - Donna Summer
Dancing on the ceiling - Lionel Richie
Somebody elses guy - Jocelyn Brown
Turn Back Time - Cher
Living on a prayer - Bon Jovi
Riverdeep Mountain High - Tina Turner
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Private Dancer - Tina Turner
It Takes two - Tina Turner
Simply The Best - Tina Turner
We will rock you - Queen
We are the champions - Queen
Don't Stop me Now - Queen
Sisters are doing it for themselves - Euthrymics
Call me - Blondie
Kids in America - Kim Wilde
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Alone - Heart
I'm so Excited - The pointer Sisters
It's raining men - The weather girls
Conga - Gloria Estefan
Rhythms gonna get you - Gloria Estefan
Listen to your heart - Roxette
and so many more!
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

High energy non stop performance!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Warner Leisure Resorts Haven Holidays Butlins Parkdean Resorts Park Holidays Grand Hotel, Leicester Grosvenor Casinos The Concorde Club Military Bases Best Western Hotels Mcdonald Hotels Viva Blackpool

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Only the biggest and the best artists from the 80s! We're lucky enough to have 2 soprano vocalists who can reach the highs of Whitney Houston!

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

We consider every one of our shows high profile regardless of the client.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows- 4-piece act - Vocalist x2, Guitar, Drums & Backing tracks* 5-piece act - Vocalist x2, Guitar, Drums, Bass + Backing tracks* *Backing tracks are for bass & keyboards or just keyboards.

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. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

Can you roam around while you perform?

Yes - with microphones attached to our instruments so we can move around freely.

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

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

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

Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote. We usually require a minimum of 5x4m space to perform.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.


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£2000
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Grace D
3 years ago, for a Christmas party in Packington Hill
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Fabulous 80’s tribute band! Great song selection, great stage presence and amazing people to work with! Would 10000% recommend to anyone looking for a function band