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Halfway to New York

Music

Overview

  • Rock and pop covers band
  • Excellent repertoire of classics from acts as diverse as The Beatles, Queen and the Doobie Brothers
  • Perform as a 4 piece band as standard and can expand to a 5 or 6 piece

Location

The band are based in London and will travel further afield for events if required.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 1 hr sets

About this Act

Halfway to New York are an exceptional find on the function band circuit. Their UK headline tour culminated in supporting Bruce Springsteen at Hyde Park and Headlining Trafalgar Square at the Paralympic Closing Ceremony. From there they went on to spend 2014 touring the US, supporting bands like Fuel and Alien Ant Farm.

Now back in the UK they have teamed up with the West-End Star, Catriana Sandison and the amazingly talented Adam Holloway on Saxophone to form a Function band like no other. Already in high demand, these guys will fill any dance floor and leave any crowd wanting more. The repertoire takes in acts such as Bruce himself, Dusty Springfield, Pherrell Williams and Daft Punk among others.

Their lead-vocalist, Sam has recorded Backing Vocals for acts such as Goldfrapp and Keith Urban as well as singing on Movie Soundtracks such as The Pirates of the Caribbean movies and the recent Warner Bros blockbuster, Pan.

Set List

Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
I Feel Good - James Brown
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Crazy Thing Called Love - Queen
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Man I Feel Like A Woman - Shania Twain
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Mercy - Duffy
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Long Train Running - The Doobie Brothers
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen
Born To Run - Bruce Springsteen
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Shake It Off- Taylor Swift
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Domino - Jesse J
Wake Me Up - Avicii
Sweet Home Alabama - Leonard Skynyrd
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
Twist And Shout/ La Bamba - The Beatles/Ritchie Valens
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
500 Miles - The Proclaimers

Lineup

  • Standard line up: 4 piece band - drums, guitar, bass, keys/vox
  • 6 piece band consisting of drums, guitar, bass, sax, keys/male vox, female vox
  • 5 piece band - drums, guitar, bass, sax, keys/vox

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