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Burt and the Bacharettes

Music

Overview

  • 60s tribute band heavily featuring the music of Burt Bacharach
  • Lengthy repertoire comprises 60s standards as well as Burt's songs
  • Perform as a 6 piece band

Location

The band are based in Edinburgh and play in the central belt of Scotland but will travel for work.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 50 minute sets with a break

About this Act

Burt and the Bacharettes are an Edinburgh based tribute act to the music of Burt Bacharach. Using authentic arrangements, and peppering the set with a number of other songs from the 60s era that are in a similar style, they play classic songs originally performed by artists such as Dusty Springfield, Dionne Warwick, Petula Clark, Andy Williams and Tom Jones.

This line up of seasoned professionals includes female and male vocals, guitar, piano, bass, drums, trumpet and trombone and the individual members have cut their collective teeth playing with, among others Blue Nile and Justin Currie and are also members of the Scottish Sinfonia and the Meadows Chamber Orchestra. 

Set List

I Couldn't Live Without Your Love - Petula Clark
It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones
I'll Never Fall In Love Again - Dionne Warwick
Call Me - Petula Clark
Music To Watch Girls By - Andy Williams
Walk On By Dionne Warwick
Anyone Who Had A Heart - Dionne Warwick
Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You - Andy Williams
What The World Needs Now - Jackie de Shannon
Wishin' And Hopin' - Dusty Springfield
Close To You - The Carpenters
I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself - Dusty Springfield
Downtown - Petula Clark
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - Dusty Springfield
The More I See You - Chris Montez
The Look Of Love - Dusty Springfield
This Guy's In Love With You - Herb Alpert
Alfie - Cilla Black
Do You Know The Way To San Jose? - Dionne Warwick
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - B J Thomas
Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa - Gene Pitney
You'll Never Get To Heaven If You Break My Heart - The Temptations
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra
(There's) Always Something There To Remind Me - Sandie Shaw
I Only Want To Be With You - Dusty Springfield

Lineup

  • 6 piece band consisting of female vocalist, male vocalist/guitarist/trombone, piano, bass, drums, trumpet/glockenspiel

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