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Pickup the Pieces



  • 8 Piece party band
  • Wide repertoire from 60s to present day
  • DJ/iPod options for during breaks
  • Optional horn section of different sizes
  • Sound and lighting provided
  • Staging optional
  • Smartly presented band


The band are based in Manchester and frequently play across all of the North of England and beond

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 1 hour sets + breaks

About this Act

With many years of experience performing at hundreds of venues across the UK, Pickup The Pieces are the perfect choice for a great night of live entertainment. With a line-up of in-demand professionals, the band can provide an exciting and energetic live music experience, guaranteed to raise the roof of your function and leave guests raving about it for years to come.

Pickup The Pieces was formed by Simon Pickup, who had met a number of talented musicians in the Manchester area, whilst playing at various functions and productions. With a passion for music and entertaining, he set about forming this funky covers band.

Pickup The Pieces is now well-established, and comprises of highly respected industry professionals, and the musicians and singers employed by the band have worked extensively across both the UK and the rest of the world! The band is available to book for Weddings, Corporate Events, Parties and Venue bookings of all sizes. There are so many other combinations and additions to the Band's gig package, so please see “Band Options” where you will find out all the information you might wish to ask.

With an ability to play a fantastic range of styles from Swing, Rat Pack, and Jazz to Soul, Motown, Pop and Rock, the band can adapt a set list to suit the moment and cater for all tastes and moods.

The band can also provide Corporate Entertainment, and offer bespoke repertoires for themed events such as Rat Pack, Bond/Casino and Vegas/Hollywood nights.

As a fresh alternative to the traditional cover bands, the band will create a sophisticated musical backdrop for any corporate event, dinner dance, awards ceremony, cocktail reception, and private party.

Set List

Hollywood - Micahel Bublé
Street Life - Randy Crawford
Oh What a Night - Four Seasons
Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Buble
Car Wash - Rose Royce
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Think - Aretha Franklin
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Shine - Take That
Valerie - Amy WHinehouse
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Michale Buble
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Power of Love - Huse Lewis
Could it be Magic - Take That
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
Mama Told Me Not to Come - Tom Jones
Don't Stop Me Know - Queen
Sweet Child o' Mine - Guns and Roses
Sex of Fire - Kings of Leon
Walking on Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves


  • 8 piece band featuring M & F vocal, rhythm section and a 2 piece horn section


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