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Party rock and pop cover band
Cover band
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Leader are one of the leading UK and International pop/rock cover bands. They have appeared all over the world including Singapore, Dubai, Argentina, Bosnia, Italy, Germany, France, Poland, Israel, Bosnia, Oman and The Falklands and have worked for many corporate companies such as, Adidas, Levi’s, Austin Reed, Wella and Reebok to name just a few. Between them they have a huge amount of experience, having worked with artists such as Mike & The Mechanics, Go West, Holly Johnson, Rick Astley, Jason Donovan, Roachford, ABC, Sister Sledge & Nik Kershaw. Leader perform the best music from the last five decades, including Coldplay, Bryan Adams, Bruno Mars, The Beatles, The Killers, Ed Sheeran, Stevie Wonder, Oasis, Maroon 5 and Pharrell Williams to name a few. If you want ‘Loud and Lively’, they will get you up singing and dancing, creating a party atmosphere. If you just want to listen or have them play in the background, they will set the ambience. Whatever you want, they have the material and experience to cater to your needs. Leader are the perfect choice for your corporate event, wedding, private party, graduation ball or charity event. Bandeoke option Live band karaoke (also known as bandeoke) or rockeoke is an incredibly simple idea and gives you the unique opportunity to sing with one of the UK’s most popular cover bands, Leader. Simply choose a song from the bands extensive repertoire list and we will have the words ready for you to give the performance of your life. Why not start your evenings entertainment with a set of live band karaoke/bandeoke to get your guests to relax and kick the party into gear, then leave the professionals to get you and your guests partying into the night!

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
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
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Booked for 10 Encore gigs!
Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Karaoke, Indie, Pop rock
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Indie And Modern
Shotgun - George Ezra
Shut up and dance - Walk the Moon
Sugar - Maroon 5
Stitches - Shawn Mendes
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratelli's
Can't Feel My Face - The Weekend
I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
Hold Back The River - James Bay
Somebody Told Me - The Killers
Rocks - Primal Scream
Time of your life - Green Day
The drugs don't work - The Verve
Song 2 - Blur
Gold on the ceiling - The Black Keys
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
Dani California - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
By The Way - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
Yellow - Coldplay
In My Place - Coldplay
Something just like this - Coldplay
A sky full of stars - Coldplay
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Hard To Handle - Black Crowes
Wonderwall - Oasis
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Have A Nice Day - Stereophonics
Girls And Boys - Good Charlotte
Fly Away - Lenny Kravitz
All The Small Things - Blink 182
I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness
Blurry - Puddle Of Mudd
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
Beautiful Day - U2
Place Your Hands - Reef
Run - Snow Patrol
Hero - Enrique Iglesias
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Lady - Modjo
Forget You - Ce Lo Green
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
Kickstarts - Example
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Stuck In The Middle - Stealers Wheel
Living On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
So Lonely - The Police
Sweet Child Of Mine - Guns'n'roses
Valerie - The Zutons
Dakota - Stereophonics
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Don’t Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Last Night - Strokes
High and dry - Radiohead
No Surprises - Radiohead
Place Your Hands - Reef
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Sit Down - James
The Joker - Steve Miller Band
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
60's Rock'n'Roll
Rock around the clock - Bill Hayley
Can't Buy Me Love - Beatles
She Loves You - Beatles
Saw Her Standing There - Beatles
Twist And Shout - Beatles
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Penny Arcade - Roy Orbison
I'm A Believer - The Monkee's
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis
Hounddog - Elvis
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis
Susipicious Minds - Elvis
Keep On Running - Spencer Davis Group
Gimme Some Lovin - Spencer Davis Group
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Alright Now - Free
Teenager in love - Dion
The Wonder Of You - Elvis
My Generation - The Who
70's, 80's And Pop
September - Earth, wind and fire
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Superstitious - Stevie Wonder
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Let's Groove - Earth Wind And Fire
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroqui
Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones
You Can Leave Your Hat On - Tom Jones
Sex Bomb - Tom Jones
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina And The Waves
Everybody Needs Somebody - Blues Brothers
I Feel Good - James Brown
Sex Machine - James Brown
Blame It On The Boogie - Jacksons
Wheather With You - Crowded House
Mustang Sally - Otis Redding
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
Do Wah Diddy - Manfred Mann
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Grease Lightening - Grease
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
This Love - Maroon 5
Smooth - Santana
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
I'm Gonna Be - Proclaimers
Rockin All Over The World - Status Quo
Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
Jumpin Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Purple Rain - Prince
Kiss - Prince
Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley
Jammin - Bob Marley
One love - Bob Marley
Three little birds - Bob Marley
Sittin on the dock of the bay - Otis Redding
Word Up - Cameo
Sweet Dreams - Eurthymics
Shake Your Body - Jackson 5
Moondance - Van Morrison
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
First Dance Recommendations
You're Beautiful - James Blunt
Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Photograph - Ed Sheeran
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
You And Me Song - Wannadies
When You Say Nothing At All - Ronan Keating
More Than Words - Extreme
Angels - Robbie Williams
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Customer questions

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


Do you have different line-up options?

We can provide the ideal live music solution for any event. Solo singer/guitarist option Duo option ( singer/guitarist & drums/percussionist ) Trio option ( singer/guitars, bass, drums ) Four piece ( singer/guitars, singer/keyboards, bass, drums )

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

We're very flexible and are very aware that timings do sometimes change.So for that reason, don't worry, we work around our clients.

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

As standard we provide music via an ipod in between live music sets. We always recommend that if there are specific songs you'd like to hear, you're very welcome to provide this on an ipod/phone/laptop and we'd be more than happy to play this through our PA.

How much time do you need to set up?

We specify a 1 hour set-up time.

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

If there are songs on our set-list that you definitely want to hear and songs that you'd rather not hear we'd very much like to know.Please be aware that we do like to retain a certain degree of control as we pride ourselves on playing a tried and tested set-list to keep your event full of energy.

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

Yes, we provide full PA and lighting as standard.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes, however, please note that we would need 3 weeks notice and this may incur a small additional charge.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We provide only the highest level of musicianship and play the best and most popular songs from the 60's through to present day classics. We also are highly professional and friendly and always make each event as stress free for the client in the run up to it as possible. Each event is tailored to the individual clients specific requirements.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Millenium stadium NEC Birmingham Hampton Court Palace The O2 San Remo festival

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Stevie Wonder Rolling Stones The Beatles Bruno Mars Prince Pharrel Williams

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

The Millenium stadium


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£900
Up to 2 hours£900
Up to 3 hours£1300
Wedding ceremony3 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Standard line-up package
Three piece band consisting of ; Guitars/vocals Bass/vocals Drums All backline and lighting provided by the band. Background music via a Macbook pro provided in between live music sets. Standard arrival time of 6pm 2 x 60 minute live music sets. Finish 12am


Acoustic solo singer/guitarist
Duo acoustic option


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Scott M, 1 year ago

Suburb band, just what we were after. Highly recommended

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Sharon H, 1 year ago

We had an absolutely amazing night and everyone commented on how good the band was and how well they played. Thank you so much!

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Lisa C, 1 year ago

So responsive and very helpful throughout number of changes! Arrived and set up on time, was fantastic and played even though a lot of people ended up filtering to the main hotel bar! Couldn't complain at all thank you

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Denise&Larry S, 1 year ago

They are a fantastic band and everyone loved them . We wish they could have played for longer than the exact hour set !

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Steve H, 1 year ago

Fantastic band!!! Would recommend them to everyone!!

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Steve D, 1 year ago

Excellent music provided by an excellent band! Thank you Nick,.....you guys were awesome!

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