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The Flashes

Music

Overview

  • Live pop and rock ceilidh band
  • Wide repertoire from the 50s up to present days chart hits
  • Perform as an all singing trio and can add a sax for a fuller sound
  • Ceilidh option as a trio and can add bagpipes, mandolin and whistles

Location

The band are based in Dumfries in the south west of Scotland and will travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Fully flexible - usually 3 x 45 minute sets.

About this Act

The Flashes are an exciting, energetic and versatile trio carefully blend a mix of great dance-floor fillers from the 50s all the way through to modern day artists such as Daft Punk and the Killers. All three musicians sing and are multi-instrumentalists and enjoy swapping about on the night.   

As well as the standard wedding set they also offer a live ceilidh which can include bagpipes if you feel the main band just aren't loud enough... And don't worry, professional caller also makes sure everyone has the confidence to get on the floor, whether they are experienced country dancers or complete beginners.

Set List

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
Harvest Moon - Neil Young
Candy - Paolo Nutini
Take It Easy - Eagles
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Beatles / Who Medley
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Laid - James
Echo Beach - Martha & The Muffins
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Live It Up - Mental As Anything
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Walking on Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Folsom Prison Blues / Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf
Saturday Night at the Movies - Drifters
Galway Girl - Steve Earl
I Useta Lover / Teenage Kicks - Saw Doctors / Undertones
I Think We’re Alone Now - Tiffany
A Little Respect - Erasure
Maria - Blondie
These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
Shang-a-lang - Bay City Rollers
Get Lucky - Daft Punk & Pharrell
Human - Killers
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Kids in America - Kim Wilde
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
Crash - The Primitives
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
Basket Case - Green Day
All The Small Things - Blink 182
500 Miles - Proclaimers
Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner

Ceilidh numbers
Gay Gordons
Dashing White Sergeant
Virginia Reel
St Bernard's Waltz
Circassian Circle
Canadian Barn Dance
Cumberland Square Eight
Military Two Step
Strip the Willow

Lineup

  • 3-piece band - guitar, bass and drums - all singing.
    Upbeat live ceilidh option includes guitar, drums and bagpipes / mandolin / whistles on lead.

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