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The Hi-Hats

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Overview

  • 5 piece wedding and function band
  • Diverse song-list which incorporates rock ‘n’ roll, pop, soul, funk, céilidh and lots more.
  • First dances learned on request - the odder the better!
  • Ceilidh option
  • Own PA and lighting

Location

The Hi-Hats are based in Edinburgh but have travelled extensively throughout the UK performing at some of the top venues across Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Standard Set Times

  • 3 x 45 minute sets or 2 x 60 minute sets + breaks.

About this Act

The Hi-Hats are a fun, highly experienced wedding and function band based in Edinburgh. Having performed at some of the UK’s top venues, and with over 80 years of playing experience between them, they are the ideal choice for your special occasion.

Top musicians and meticulous planning will ensure your event is a complete success from beginning to end. You can trust that they leave nothing to chance.

The band are happy to chat with you in depth about your requirements and by fine tuning the small details, they can allow you to do the most important thing on the night - relax and enjoy a memorable evening’s entertainment!

With a diverse song-list which incorporates rock ‘n’ roll, pop, soul, funk, céilidh and lots more, they have something that will appeal to all your guests. Why not ask them to learn your favourite song? They have in the past had to learn everything from Arab Strap to Billy Ray Cyrus so don’t be shy about asking - no matter how obscure it may seem. It makes the night more fun for all!

The Hi-Hats offer you the full package with background music between sets and state of the art stage lighting.

All you need to bring are the dance moves...

Set List

BALLADS
A Good Heart--Ferghal Sharkey
Caledonia – Dougie McLean
Heart of Gold - Neil Young
Lucky Man --The Verve
Man on the Moon - R.E.M
Sonnet - The Verve
Stand by Me – Ben E King
This Years love - David Gray
Whiter Shade of Pale - Procul Harem
Why Does It Always Rain On Me - Travis
You and Me – The Wannadies

ROCK/POP
About You Now - Saw Doctors
All Day and All of The Night - Kinks
Bohemian Like You - The Dandy Warhols
California Waiting - Kings of Leon
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Dedicated Follower of Fashion - Kinks
Dont Look Back in Anger – Oasis
Dreaming of You -The Coral
500 Miles -The Proclaimers
Green Door - Shakin Stevens
Happy Hour - The House Martins
I used to Love Her - Saw Doctors
Keep on Loving You – REO Speedwagon
Kids in America - Kim Wilde
La Bamba - Richie Valens
Letter From America - Proclaimers
Midnight Hour - Wilson Picket
Maria - Blondie
Mr. Brightside - The Killers
N 17 - Saw Doctors
Rocking All over the World - Status Quo
Rockin' in the Free World - Neil Young
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
Steamie Windows - Tina Turner
Take Me to the River - Talking Heads
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
The Day We Caught the Train - Ocean Colour Scene
The One I Love – R.E.M
Tin Soldier - Small Faces
The Wanderer - Status Quo
Video Killed the Radio Star - Presidents of USA
With or Without You - U2
Yellow – Coldplay
Zombie – The Cranberries

ROCK&ROLL
All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Rock around the Clock - Bill Haley
Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
Runaway - Del Shannon

COUNTRY
Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Country Girl – Primal Scream
Dance the Night Away - The Mavericks
Dirty Old Town - The Pogues
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickets
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

DISCO/FUNK
A Little Respect - Erasure
Play that Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Superstition - Stevie Wonder

BLUES/SOUL
Sweet Home Chicago - Blues Brothers
Fisherman Blues - The Water Boys

CEILIDH DANCES
Strip the Willow
Dashing White Sergeant
Gay Gordons
Eightsome Reel
Scottish Waltzes

Lineup

  • 5 piece band consisting of guitar, keyboard, vocals, bass, percussion and drums.

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