70s tribute band

Pure Pretenders

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About Pure Pretenders

The best UK based Pretenders tribute!
70s tribute band
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Oozing the raw live energy of the early Pretenders, Pure Pretenders replicate the sound of one of the most iconic bands to come out of the post-punk period of the late 70’s. Playing material from the bands extensive back catalogue stretching from the 70’s to present day, including the hits Brass in Pocket, Back on the Chain Gang, Stop your Sobbing, Kid and Don’t Get me Wrong.

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Pure Pretenders' Reviews

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June D
9 months ago, for a Bar / Club / Venue event in Redbrook
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5 out of 5

“Redbrook Millennium Green Hog Roast off to a cracking start with The Pure Pretenders -Great set!” – June Davies, Redbrook Green Committee

Ant G
1 year ago

“So impressed with this set. I was expecting David Grohl to make a surprise appearance!”

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Pure Pretenders' Song list

1. Talk of the town
2. Pack it up
3. Show Me
4. Private lives
5. Middle of the road
6. Sense of Purpose
7. 2000 miles
8. The adulteress
9. Day after Day
10. Hymn-to her
11. Kid
1. Stop your Sobbing
2. Back on the Chain gang
3. Night in my veins
4. I go to sleep
5. Message of Love
6. Precious
7. Don’t get me Wrong
8. Brass in Pocket
9. I’ll stand by you.

Pure Pretenders' Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£875
Up to 2 hours£1125
Up to 3 hours£1500
Festival Price5 musicians
Bespoke festival set
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Authentic Pretenders vibes, great vocals and a rocking band!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

The Pretenders, Chrissie Hynde, Blondie,

Do you have different line-up options?

In order to create the full Pretenders experience we only perform as a full 5 piece

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?

Yes we can, no charge

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually require 1 to 1.5 hours to setup depending upon gig size.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Only around the stage :)

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

As long as the Pretenders have played it then we can accomodate with a few weeks notice if the song falls outside of our regular list.

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

Vocal/medium venue sized PA is included. Theature/large venue PA is excluded. Lights included for small venue gigs.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes, if its a Preteders song we'll learn it if its not on the list!
Rock, Classic rock, Punk rock
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Theatre / Show, Bar / Club / Venue event, New Year's Eve
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