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The Hope Street Busking Band



  • 3 piece covers band
  • Repertoire of popular songs from 60s to present day
  • Great vocal harmonies


The band are based in Liverpool and London, and regularly play across Merseyside and Cheshire but will travel anywhere in the UK for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45 minute sets with one break.

About this Act

The Hope Street Busking Band began as an acoustic covers act busking on the streets of Liverpool. Very quickly the band began receiving bookings from members of the public who had witnessed the band's talents first hand on the street.

The Hope Street Busking Band play a diverse selection of popular music, both classic and contemporary, delivered in their unique stripped back style. Using just two guitars, simple light percussion, and pitch perfect vocal harmonies the band produce fun, dynamic performances of great songs.

The band are versatile, and can put together a set to suit any occasion - whether you want mellow background music, a lively performance that gets a crowd going, or simply some cheerful entertainment to create a great atmosphere at your venue/event.

With vast gigging experience, having played at weddings and parties, in bars and pubs and at business/corporate events, the band are eager to entertain any who will have them!

Set List

Something - The Beatles
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
Please, Please Me - The Beatles
Cecilia - Simon and Garfunkel
April Come She Will - Simon and Garfunkel
Leaves That Are Green - Simon and Garfunkel
All Along the Watchtower - Bob Dylan
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
Walk the Line - Johnny Cash
Time of the Season - The Zombies
Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones

Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard - Paul Simon
Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley
Smile - Cockney Rebel
Lola - The Kinks
Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Call Me Al - Paul Simon
Land Down Under - Men at Work
Billy Bragg - New England
Money Changes Everything - Cyndi Lauper
Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes - Paul Simon
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman

Common People - Pulp
Sit Down - James
Don't Look Back in Anger - Oasis
Breakfast at Tiffany's - Deep Blue Something
Yellow - Coldplay
Drinking in LA - Bran Van 3000
Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry

Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Someday - The Strokes
Hey Ya! - Outkast
When the Night Feels My Song - Bedouin Soundclash
Dreaming of You - The Coral
Little Lion Man - Mumford and Sons
Fans - Kings of Leon
At the Bottom of Everything - Bright Eyes
59 Sound - The Gaslight Anthem
Grant My Last Request - Paulo Nutini
Hotel Yorba - The White Stripes
Mountains - Biffy Clyro
First Day of My Life - Bright Eyes
Young Folks - Peter, Bjorn and John
New Slang - The Shins
Hounds of Love - the Futureheads

A Team - Ed Sheeran
The Man Who Can't Be Moved - The Script
Adele - Someone Like You
Gotye - Somebody That I Used to Know

Whisky in the Jar - Traditional


  • 3 piece band consisting of two guitarists/vocalists and a drummer.


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