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Eccentric Pony

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About Eccentric Pony

The Ultimate Party & Wedding Band - Eccentric Pony provides the perfect soundtrack for your event!
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ABOUT US: From chilled background music at a sophisticated drinks reception to high-energy, dancefloor fillers at a rockin' party - Eccentric Pony have you covered! Eccentric Pony are a group of pro musicians with a wealth of experience and talent who will tailor their performance perfectly to your event. We know exactly how to get the party started and keep it going all night long. We spent several winter seasons touring the après ski circuit in the alps, playing to all kinds of audiences every day of the week. Now the party band returns to the UK, to play for all of you. WHAT WE OFFER: Specialising in Weddings, Corporate Events and Parties of all kinds with line-ups to suit your event and budget! • Solo acoustic (guitar, kick drum, vocals and party vibes), • Acoustic duo (guitar, percussion and vocal harmonies), • Electric/Acoustic trio (adding bass and an extra vocal harmony), • Full electric band (for when things need to step up a gear). We have a huge repertoire for you to choose from - you can dictate the entire set, pick a few songs you'd like to hear, or just leave it all to us - we'll read the crowd and ensure the music is perfect for your event. Good times are guaranteed! SET UP / PERFORMANCE: All bookings include a suitable PA system, lighting rig and recorded music between live sets. We are based in the North West and are available nationwide and internationally. A typical event may consist of 3 x 40-minute sets or 2 x 60-minute sets. Each lineup will take a minimum of 45 minutes to set up. Eccentric Pony offer a bespoke service, so please get in touch so we can help plan your perfect event! Tell us about your wedding, party or corporate event! Please don't hesitate to get in touch by clicking on the "Check availability" or "Message" buttons to request a bespoke quote from us. We look forward to hearing from you! AS SEEN ON TV: The band have appeared on French TV during an alpine tour and more recently on a documentary broadcast on Sky Channel 186

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Pop rock, Christmas, Electronic, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Pop, Acoustic, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Indie, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock
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Song list

Please get in touch for a full repertoire list. If you have any special requests we will do our best to accommodate them!
Hey Brother - Avicii
Wake Me Up - Avicii
Pompeii - Bastille
If You Think This Is Real Life - Blossoms
Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars
Uptown funk - Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson
Fly As Me - Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
Havana - Camila Cabello
One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
Giants - Calvin Harris & Rag N Bone Man
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
A Thousand Years - Christina Perry
Get lucky - Daft Punk
Levitating - Dua Lipa
cake by the ocean - DNCE
Castle On The Hill - Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
We Are Young - Fun
Budapest - George Ezra
Shotgun - George Ezra
Belter - Gerry Cinnamon
As It Was - Harry Styles
Watermelon Sugar - Harry Styles
Believer - Imagine Dragons
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Banana Pancakes - Jack Johnson
Hold Back The River - James Bay
I'm yours - Jason Mraz
Price Tag - Jessie J
All Of Me - John Legend
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Can't Stop The Feeling! - Justin Timberlake
This Girl - Kungs
About Damn Time - Lizzo
Juice - Lizzo
Royals - Lorde
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
Kids - MGMT
Flowers - Miley Cyrus
Classic - MKTO
I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
Counting Stars - One Republic
I Ain't Worried - One Republic
Human - Rag n Bone Man
Sugar - Robin Schulz
Will We Talk? - Sam Fender
Seventeen Going Under - Sam Fender
Senorita - Shawn Mendez & Camila Cabello
Community Property - Steel Panther
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
I can't feel my face - the Weeknd
Dance Monkey - Tones & I
What You Know - Two Door Cinema Club
Riptide - Vance Joy
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
If You're Over Me - Years & Years
• 2000s:
I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
Mardy Bum - Arctic Monkeys
Sk8r Boi - Avril Lavigne
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
Put Your Records On - Corinne Bailey Rae
Brimful Of Asha - Cornershop / Fat Boy Slim
Accidentally In Love - Counting Crows
Not Nineteen Forever - Courteeners
American Boy - Estelle feat. Kanye West
Everlong - Foo Fighters
Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
The Middle - Jimmy Eat World
Move Your Feet - Junior Senior
I predict a riot - Kaiser Chiefs
Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
Somebody Told Me - The Killers
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Naive - The Kooks
She Moves In Her Own Way - The Kooks
Suddenly I see - KT Tunstall
Amazed - Lonestar
I Try - Macy Gray
This Love - Maroon 5
Lady (Here Me Tonight) - Modjo
Half the world away - Oasis
Hey Ya - Outkast
New Shoes - Paolo Nutini
Pencil Full of Lead - Paolo Nutini
Last Request - Paolo Nutini
Happy - Pharell Williams
Ignition (remix) - R Kelly
Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Take Your Mama - Scissor Sisters
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Dakota - Stereophonics
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Last Nite - The Strokes
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Island In The Sun - Weezer
Teenage dirtbag - Wheatus
Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
Valerie - Zutons / Amy Winehouse
Holiday - Greenday
• 90s:
I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys
No Diggity - Backstreet
All The Small Things - Blink 182
Boys & Girls - Blur
Country house - Blur
Park life - Blur
Song 2 - Blur
Mulder and Skully - Catatonia
Weather With You - Crowded House
Babylon - David Gray
Breakfast at tiffany's - Deep Blue Something
Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
Life in the fast lane - Eagles
Take It Easy - Eagles
Buck Rogers - Feeder
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
Basket case - Green Day
The One And Only - Chesney Hawkes
Laid - James
Sit Down - James
Enter Sandman - Metallica
Over My Shoulder - Mike + The Mechanics
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Don't look back in anger - Oasis
Live Forever - Oasis
She's electric - Oasis
Supersonic - Oasis
Wonderwall - Oasis
The Day We Caught The Train - Ocean Colour Scene
Common People - Pulp
Disco 2000 - Pulp
I’ll Be There For You (theme from Friends) - The Rembrandts
Angels - Robbie Williams
Send Me On My Way - Rusted Root
All Star - Smash Mouth
Wannabe - Spice Girls
A Thousand Trees - Stereophonics
Relight My Fire - Take That
Back For Good - Take That
Perfect 10 - The Beautiful South
Man! I Feel Like A Woman! - Shania Twain
Friday I'm In Love - The Cure
Dance the night away - The Mavericks
Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) - The Offspring
Why Don't You Get A Job - The Offspring
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
Sunshine On Leith - The Proclaimers
• 80s:
Back In Black - AC/DC
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Take On Me - Ah Ha
Horse with no name - America
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley
Living on a prayer - Bon Jovi
Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Wicked Game - Chris Isaak
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Just Can't Get Enough - Depeche Mode
Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
Boys Of Summer - Don Henley
A little respect - Erasure
Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac
I Can't Dance - Genesis
Got My Mind Set On You - George Harrison
Faith - George Michael
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns 'n' Roses
You Make My Dreams (Come True) - Hall & Oats
The Power of Love - Huey Lewis & The News
Never Tear Us Apart - INXS
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
I'm Still Standing - Elton John
Don't stop believing - Journey
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves
Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
Dancing on the ceiling - Lionel Richie
Easy - Lionel Richie
Down Under - Men At Work
Man In The Mirror - Michael Jackson
You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
Easy Lover - Phil Collins & Philip Bailey
Kiss - Prince
Little red corvette - Prince
Purple rain - Prince
Raspberry Beret - Prince
Love Is The Drug - Roxy Music
Tainted love - Soft Cell
Gold - Spandau Ballet
Abracadabra - Steve Miller Band
Englishman In New York - Sting
Rock The Casbah - The Clash
Don't You Want Me Baby - The Human League
Together In Electric Dreams - The Human League
Runnin' Down A Dream - Tom Petty
Free Fallin - Tom Petty
Every little thing she does is magic - The Police
Africa - Toto
Here I go again - Whitesnake
On The Road Again - Willie Nelson
Gimme All Your Lovin - ZZ Top
• 70s:
Dreadlock Holiday - 10cc
Highway To Hell - AC/DC
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams / Muse
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Piano Man - Billy Joel
Can't get enough - Bad Company
Feel like makin love - Bad Company
Red Light Spells Danger - Billy Ocean
Wild World - Cat Stevens
Good Times / Rappers' Delight - Chic / Sugar Hill Hang
Devil woman - Cliff Richard
Starman - David Bowie
Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Road House Blues - The Doors
September - Earth Wind & Fire
Crocodile Rock - Elton John
After Midnight - Eric Clapton
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
December 1963 (Oh What A Night) - Four Seasons
Is She Really Going Out With Him - Joe Jackson
Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Me and Julio down by the schoolyard - Paul Simon
Can't Stand Losing You - Police
Message In A Bottle - Police
Roxanne - Police
So Lonely - Police
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Since You've Been Gone - Rainbow
Come and Get Your Love - Redbone
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
Gimme shelter - Rolling Stones
Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes
Cecilia - Simon & Garfunkle
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder
Get It On - T.Rex
Long Train Runnin' - The Doobie Brothers
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy
The boys are back in town - Thin Lizzy
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
• 50s & 60s:
Surfin' USA - Beach Boys
Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets
Don't Think Twice (It's Alright) - Bob Dylan
Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Heartbeat - Buddy Holly
Johnny b. Goode - Chuck Berry
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
C'mon Everybody - Eddie Cochran
A Little Less Conversation - Elvis
All Shook Up - Elvis
Hound Dog - Elvis
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis
Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
Wake Up Little Suzie - The Everly Brothers
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
You Make Me Feel So Young - Frank Sinatra
I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
I'm A Believer - Neil Diamond / The Monkees
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Satisfaction / get off my cloud - Rolling Stones
The Last Time - Rolling Stones
Penny Arcade - Roy Orbison
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Bring It On Home To Me - Sam Cooke
Mrs Robinson - Simon & Garfunkle
Gimme Some Lovin' - Spencer Davis Group
All together now - The Beatles
Can’t Buy Me Love - The Beatles
Come together - The Beatles
Day Tripper - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Lady Madonna - The Beatles
Mustang Sally - The Commitments
Little Green Bag - George Baker Selection
Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks
You really got me - The Kinks
I'm In The Mood For Love - Lord Tanamo
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
Delilah - Tom Jones
It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
Volare - Gipsy Kings
Copperhead Road - Steve Earle
Galway Girl - Steve Earle
Tequila - The Champs
Hot, Hot, Hot - The Merrymen
Seven Drunken Nights - The Dubliners
Dirty Old Town - The Pogues
Irish Rover - The Pogues
Wild Rover - The Dubliners
La Malagueña - Traditional
Whiskey In The Jar - Traditional
O Ye Commo Va - Santana
I Useta Lover - Saw Doctors
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our clients love Eccentric Pony's huge repertoire and versatility. There's plenty of crowd interaction and good times are guaranteed. We'll get the party started and keep it going all night!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We've played all over the UK and Europe.

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

We treat all our gigs with the same level of enthusiasm and showmanship. Whether it's a European festival, a celebrity wedding, a corporate event or Auntie Vera's retirement bash. We give 110% Every. Single. Time.

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

We strive to make sure the line-up you see is what you get on the night. We do have pre-auditioned 'dep' musicians available in case a band member falls ill or is unavailable. As a professional band, our reputation means everything so you can be confident that all of our players are of a very high level.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-ups are as follows: • Solo acoustic (guitar, kick drum, vocals and party vibes), • Acoustic duo (guitar, percussion and vocal harmonies), • Electric/Acoustic trio (adding bass and an extra vocal harmony), • Full electric band (for when things need to step up a gear).

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! A DJ Service is included free of charge for every booking.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually arrive 2 hours before performance time. If turn-around is tight we can set up in 1 hour. A comfortable set-up for the full band would be no less than 4m wide and 3m deep. 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 I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Yes! Feel free to pick songs from our full repertoire list that is available on request. You can pick as many or as few songs as you like. Or none at all. We are used to reading the crowd and gauging the right songs to play to keep everyone happy. Picking a handful of songs is usually a good idea so we know the kind of thing you’re expecting.

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

Of course! The band is self-sufficient, so we supply everything needed for our performance including PA and lighting rig. We do require a clean power supply and some refreshments/meals for the band and crew. All our equipment is PAT tested annually and we always have a valid PLI certificate.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Of course! If you have any special requests for wedding songs we will do our best to accommodate. However, many couples choose to have a recorded version of their first dance (especially if they’ve been practising their dance routine!)


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1350
Up to 2 hours£1350
Up to 3 hours£1550
Video Message4 musicians
A perfect gift and keepsake of your big day! The band can video a performance of your special song and record a personalised message for you.
Drinks reception4 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception. *This price is discounted to £840 if booked in addition to the evening reception
Wedding Breakfast4 musicians
Background music (instrumental or with vocal) for up to 1.5hr during your wedding breakfast. *This price is discounted to £840 if booked in addition to the evening reception
NEW!Virtual services
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.
Bespoke music video
I'll produce a unique music video with professional recording equipment. I can customise the video with your own branding and lyrics! Anything from a solo performance to a full band. (Price is per musician)


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From Encore customers:

Phoebe M
3 days ago
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5 out of 5

Eccentric Pony played at our wedding in May, and they were amazing!!!! We honestly loved having them and all our guests were raving about them. From the moment we booked them, Jimmy was always contactable and made the process very easy, he contacted the venue directly to ensure everything was okay- which meant we did not have too! They were very adaptable with timings and played the songs we chose. Honestly, we loved having you guys play and would highly recommend to everyone! Thankyou so so so so much. Phoebe and Luke xx

Craig G
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Eccentric pony were absolutely BRILLIANT they catered to all our special requests and even took a request off a family member mid set. They put on a brilliant show and even tool the show off the dance floor to keep people coming back and making a vibe. They were also early and such pleasant guys to speak to and I cannot recommend them enough!

Reply from Eccentric Pony
1 month ago

Thank you Craig! We loved learning the Biffy Clyro song for you and it was fun to wander out into the bar mid-set too! :)

Thomas S
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

We booked Eccentric Pony as our wedding band. The guys were all great and got everyone on the dancefloor, everyone said how good they were afterwards. A really good variety of songs from different genres and decades, and open to other requests. Would definitely recommend!”

Reply from Eccentric Pony
1 month ago

Thanks so much. We had a blast!

Steven R
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Absolutely brilliant, so professional in getting everything set up and ready to go. Had so many guests asking about them and saying how good they were, topped off the night in style!

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From other customers:

Chloe D
6 days ago, for a Wedding in Hidden River Barn
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5 out of 5

Just wanted to say a massive thank you for playing at our wedding on Saturday! You guys were blooming incredible!!!! All our guests keep saying how good you were and enjoyed dancing with you! Especially thank you for being so accommodating on the DJ sets with all the Irish tunes!!! We had the best night ever so big big thank you! From Chloe & Chris x

Kerrie C
1 month ago, for a Wedding in North Yorkshire Moors
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5 out of 5

Thank you so much for playing for us, you were all awesome & brilliant. You really added so much to our day & lifted it to another level. We & everyone loved it & would've stayed on the dancefloor all night 😄 You really made our special day even more amazing 😃✨️✨️💖 Thank you Thank you😁🥳🎉💖xx

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