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The Jack Dames

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Overview

  • 5 piece live wedding & function band
  • Wide and varied repertoire ranging from 50s to current day
  • Ceilidh available
  • Will learn any first dance requested
  • Will provide background music between breaks

Location

The Jack Dames are based in Glasgow and cover all of Central Scotland but further afield if required.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 1.5 Hour Sets with short breaks

About this Act

The Jack Dames have fast become known as one of Scotland’s most entertaining live Wedding, Function and Events Bands. They are a fully live wedding band with no backing tracks but provide live entertainment for all kinds of corporate events and functions all over Scotland.

With their dynamic and talented vocalists they cover a wide and varied selection of material to chose including some of the best known hits from the 50’s to the current day from genres ranging from Rock n Roll, Funk, indie, chart and pop. They are confident they can cater for all ages be it getting yer granny up for a wee dance or getting everyone up for a boogie with some funky tunes.

They also have a wide selection of first and second dance songs and are happy to learn the song if they don’t already know your choice.

When you book The Jack Dames you also get their high quality sound and light equipment which is manned by a professional sound and lighting production company. This leaves the band to concentrate entirely on creating a great party atmosphere.

If you are looking for one of Scotland’s most entertaining live wedding bands then The Jack Dames is the band for you. If you need any more convincing have a listen to the tracks up to the right where you will hear everything you need to convince you they are the perfect band for your special day.

Testimonials

"The Jack Dames played at our Wedding at Houstoun House Hotel in September and they were absolutely fantastic. They were very helpful and patient especially with us changing our first dance so many times and nothing was ever a bother for them.

Thank you so much for the great ceilidh, getting all the single ladies up for me throwing my bouquet and for the great selection of songs you chose for the night.

I think you always have that worry that no-one will get up and dance but I think it's safe to say the dancefloor was never empty. Everyone was still talking about you the next day and weeks after the Wedidng about how great you were! I wish we could do it all again.

Anyone looking for a band - I will definitely be recommending you to them.

Thanks again.

Mr & Mrs Stevenson x"

Emma and Kevin Stevenson - 7th September 2013

"If your anything like me and my wife, you'll take quite a while looking for the 'perfect band'. We went to many a band showcase and live music nights in our search to ensure we got a band that could provide a wide range of music to suit all ages but it was also important to us that we had the drums, guitars etc to have it look good also.

We came across The Jack Dames at a band showcase and after 3 songs had them booked for our wedding on the spot. The mix of vocal range between the singers ensures a wide range of music, the guitarists and drummer throw in various solos throughout the show which really shows off their talents. Our first dance was a song not released in the UK and these guys had a month to learn it. The review title says it all.

If your reading this review I've just saved you time on looking for your band. Get in touch with these guys, you won't regret it."

Stuart Bushell - August 2013

"Well where can I start about how fantastic these guys are. Myself and my now husband had been searching for a wedding band for approx. 9 months when we stumbled across these guys. We were so frustrated with the lack of quality or sheer expense of bands out there.

After arranging to see Kev and the gang at a hotel wedding fayre we were impressed. I then went to see again at a wedding band showcase where talent and professionalism outshone the other bands.

We were delighted with our choice. We then got a call to say the lead singer had changed and my heart sank. Kev was great and invited us along to another showcase where due to the acoustic in the venue we were nervous. So we then went to see again in the studio, where despite prepping a set for us these guys played to our demand. Any nervousness about Jay, the new lead singer was gone ( great singer, even better personality ) and we also got chance to see the amazing drummer Chris in full flow!

They learnt our first dance, were accommodating when we changed our second dance just days before the wedding, and gave us the confidence to trust there judgement on the night.

These guys are also super professional on the night .

We cannot thank you guys enough for understanding our guests and keeping the dance floor full.

Days later we're still chatting about song choices, me singing with the band, photos and banter with the guys at the end of the night.

Best of both worlds with Jay and Tamara, but the rest of the band are not outshone by the lead singers.

Cannot wait to see you guys again and thoroughly recommend you to anyone, with any musical taste. You're the best. Love Team Reid x"

Michelle & Simon Reid - 6th September 2013

"I had The Jack Dames preform at my wedding, and didn't I pick well :)

From start to finish they were brilliant, getting all the guests involved in some serious slosh dancing, joining in themselves, they even got me and my husband up to sing 500miles which was a massive hit with the guests haha!!

In all seriousness these guys know how to entertain and all my guests thoroughly enjoyed themselves. I will be recommending them to anyone looking a band, better than I expected and the night was amazing.

Thanks again guys, youse were absolutely fantastic.

A very happy bride xx"

Nicola Monk - 30th August 2013

"Hi

A big thank you for an excellent nights entertainment, at my sons wedding. I have never been to a wedding when after the first dance was over the floor was consistently packed with dancers. It was a credit to your music and your song choices throughout the night.

I would definitely recommend this band for any forthcoming events you may have. They were professional in every aspect, from the set up right through to the final dance. I also really liked the personnel touches throughout the night.

Thanks again for a great nights entertainment."

Jim Griffin.

"Brilliant, brilliant brilliant!

Fantastic evening made even better by the Jack Dames. They got the crowd on the dance floor with music to suit all tastes and ages.

Really loved the mixture of both male and female vocals. Would be brilliant at any event and certainly would get them to take part in any future events.

Thank you so much for helping us raise lots of money for charity!"

Heather McIntosh - Walk The Walk

"We have worked with The Jack Dames on lots of occasions -

They have entertained our guests at The Loch Lomond Wedding Exhibition and we have been very impressed by just how great they sound. It's a pleasure to work with you guys you are always professional and organised and we would recommend you to anyone looking for some great entertainment!"

Alexa Scott - SEM EVENTS LTD, Scottish Event Management

"The Jack Dames really turned our launch night into an awesome evening. Apart from great vocals and playlist, they really captivated our guests with their amazing energy. Can't thank them enough for their professionalism, vocal, brilliant band and sheer talent! We'll have them back anytime and would sincerely not hesitate in recommending them. They really rocked our evening and made the party a total success"

Andrew Stewart - Events Manager Zizzi REX

Set List

9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
A Thousand Years - Cristina Perri
All Day And All Of The Night - The Kinks
All That I Have - Snow Patrol
All these things I have Done - The Killers
Alright Now - Free
Amazed - Lonestar
Auld Lang Syne - Traditional
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Beneath Your Beautiful - Labrinth
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Black Horse and The Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Bubbles - Biffy Clyro
C’mon Everybody - Eddie Cochran
Caledonia - Frankie Miller
Cannonball - Damien Rice
Can't Help Falling in Love With You - Richard Marx
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratelli's
Dakota - Stereophonics
Do You Love Me - The Contours
Edge Of Glory - Lady Gaga
Ever Fallen In love - The Buzzcocks
Everlong - Foo Fighters
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Firework - Katy Perry
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
For Once in My Life - Stevie Wonder
Going Underground - The Jam
Greatest Day - Take That
Have I told you Lately - Rod Stewart / Van Morrison
Help - The Beatles
Ho Hey The Lumineers
Human The Killers
I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness
I Loved Her First - Heartlands
I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
I Say A little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
I Useta Lover - The Saw Doctors
Im Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Last Request - Paolo Nutini
Lego House - Ed Sheeran
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Loch Lomond - Runrig
Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Love Machine - Girls Aloud
Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Many Of Horror - Biffy Clyro
Mollys Chambers - Kings of Leon
Mr Rock & Roll - Amy MacDonald
My Girl - Temptations
My Sharona - The Knack
Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
Next To Me - Emile Sande
One - U2
One Day Like This - Elbow
Park Life - Blur
Pencil Full Of Lead - Paolo Nutini
Price Tag - Jessie Jay
Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Rule The World - Take That
Run - Snow Patrol/Leona Lewis
Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
She Loves You - The Beatles
She's Electric - Oasis
Beautiful Sunday - Daniel Boone
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Stuck In The Middle - Steelers Wheel
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Take Another Little Piece of My Heart - Dusty Springfield
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
The Galway Girl - Steve Earl
The Gambler - Kenny Rodgers
These Boots Were Made For Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra
This is the Life - Amy MacDonald
Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
Time Of Your Life - Green Day
Town Called Mallice - The Jam
Twist & Shout - The Beatles
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Wherever You Will Go - Charlene Soraia / The Calling
Wild Mountain Tyme - Corries / Silencers Version
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Amy Winehouse
You Are All That I Have - Snow Patrol
You Got the Love - Florence and the Machine
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
You're My Best Friend - Queen

Lineup

  • 5 piece band:
    Emma Cowie - Vocals
    Martin Kerr - Guitar & Vocals
    John Middleton - Guitar
    Kev Stevenson - Bass
    Chris Ward - Drums

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