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The Illuminates



  • Female fronted rock/pop, soul/funk band
  • Superb repertoire of hits from the 60s to the present day, featuring both male and female vocals.
  • Fronted by international vocalist Sophie Danielle.
  • DJ option


The Illuminates are based in Newcastle upon Tyne and frequently play across the North East of England, as well as travelling further afield occassionaly.

Standard Set Times

  • -2 x 45-60 minute sets with encore
  • -2 x 30 minute sets plus 1 x 40-60 minute set

About this Act

The Illuminates are one of the Norths premier function bands. A five piece live band, fronted by superb international vocalist Sophie Danielle. The band features both female and male vocals, setting them apart from many function bands, allowing them to bring many different styles of music and varied artist songs to your event.

Sophie is an excellent entertainer. Her unique voice and vibrant personality is futher emphasised by a brilliant band, all of which are excellent musicians with a lot of experience in various performing situations between all members.

Having the Illuminates at your event will see you entertained by a band whos members have performed all over Europe for various types of gigs, including performing for the Formula One grand prix.

The Illuminates perform hits from the 60's to the present day from the likes of Queen, Shania Twain, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Bryan Adams, Blondie, Michael Jackson, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Dolly Parton, Pink, Backstreet Boys, ACDC and many more. All ages are guaranteed to be entertained.

The Illuminates are able to cater for all situations in which live music is required, from small acoustic sets to full band experience. Weddings, Birthdays, Parties, Clubs, Pubs etc. The group always perform to a high standard, keeping the dance floor packed all night.

Set List

Castle on the Hill - Ed Sheeran
Dance with me Tonight - Olly Murs
Dear Future Husband - Meghan Trainor
Domino - Jessie J
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Locked out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Price Tag - Jessie J
Runaway Baby - Bruno Mars
Shake it Off - Taylor Swift
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

Breathless - The Corrs
Get This Party Started - Pink
Hot 'n' Cold - Katy Perry
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
Like a Pill - Pink
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Valeire - Mark Ronson ft. Amy Winehouse

Angels - Robbie Williams
Dance the Night Away - The Mavericks
I Want it That Way - Backstreet Boys
Ironic - Alanis Morrisette
Man! I Feel Like a Woman - Shania Twain
That Don't Impress Me Much - Shania Twain
What's Up - 4 Non Blondes
You're Still the One - Shania Twain

Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Black Velvet - Alanah Myles
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
Hit me with your Best Shot - Pat Benatar
I Love Rock 'n' Roll - Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
I Think We're Alone Now - Tiffany
I Want to Break Free - Queen
Rockin' All Over the World - Status Quo
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
You Shook me all Night Long - AC/DC

Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Crocodile Rock - Elton John
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
How Deep is Your Love - Bee Gees
Isn't She Lovely - Tina Turner
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
One Way or Another - Blondie
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Shang-a-Lang - Bay City Rollers
Stuck in the Middle - Stealers Wheel
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyryd Skynyrd
Tiger Feet - Mud
Young Hears Run Free- Candi Staton

Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross
Baby Love - The Supremes
Be my Baby - The Ronettes
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Build me up Buttercup - The Foundations
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) - The Four Tops
I Wanna Hold your Hand - Beatles
I'm a Believer - The Monkees
Jumping Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Stand By Me - Ben. E. King

Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry


  • 5 piece band consisting of female lead vocals, keyboard, drums, guiar, bass, and backing vocals shared between the band members.


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