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The Rush Band

Music

Overview

  • Rock pop and soul act
  • Voted North West Band of the Year for 2016 at the Wedding Industry Awards
  • Superb repertoire of tracks from the last 60 years including Chuck Berry, the Doobie Brothers and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  • Perform as a 5 piece as standard and can reduce to a four piece and expand to a seven piece
  • Acoustic duo, jazz trio and solo Rat Pack and sax also available
  • DJ option available

Location

The band are based in Manchester and will travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minute sets

About this Act

The Rush is a wedding band that combine the spectacular talents of some of the most well respected musicians from across the Northwest. The band members have a wealth of experience of performing at many weddings, functions and corporate events from the last 10 years. They bring a unique style and powerful performance, added to that an eclectic repertoire guaranteed to get any crowd on their feet! The band is made from musicians who have toured with signed artists like Beyonce, Rhianna, Beverley Knight, Take That, Michael Buble, RizzleKicks, Olly Murs and many more!

Lead singer Gavin Jones was a feature on ITV's 2007 X-Factor show, and gained notoriety as the shock eviction of the round, even appearing on Lorraine Kelly breakfast show!! He is also currently booked by The Voice as a session singer to sing for The Judges before the contestants auditions, a high accolade indeed.

****STOP PRESS****

The band were recently voted North West Band of the Year for 2016 at the Wedding Industry Awards. 

 

Set List

1950s

Great Balls Of Fire - Gerry Lee Lewis
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry

1960s

Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Can't take my eyes off you - Andy Williams
Come Together - The Beatles
Get Back - The Beatles
Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones
I Feel Fine - The Beatles
I Want You Back - Jackson 5
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
Tracks of my Tears - Smokey Robinson
Try A Little Tenderness - Wilson Pickett
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
You Really Got Me - The Kinks

1970s

All Right Now - Free American Girl - Tom Petty
Dreadlock Holiday - 10CC
Living For The City - Stevie Wonder
Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers
Message in a Bottle - The Police
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Stuck In The Middle With You - Stealers Wheel
Sunshine of Your Love - Cream
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

1980s

A Little Respect - Erasure
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
Basket Case - Green Day
Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
Englishman in New York - The Police
Every Little Thing She Does is Magic - The Police
Faith - George Michael
Footloose - Footloose Soundtrack
Give Me the Night - George Benson
I Love Rock n; Roll - Joan Jett
Kiss - Prince
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Rappers Delight - Sugarhill Gang
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
Tainted Love - Mark Almond
Town Called Malice - The Jam

1990s

Angel of Harlem - U2
Champagne Supernova - Oasis
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Day We Caught the Train - Ocean Colour Scene
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Hard To Handle - Counting Crows
Just Looking - Stereophonics
Place Your Hands - Reef
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Space Cowboy - Jamiroquai
Song 2 - Blur
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Two Princes - Spin Doctors
Wonderwall - Oasis
You and Me Song - The Wannadies
You Got The Love - Candi Staton feat The Source

2000s

Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
Can't Stop - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Everything - Michael Buble
Dancing In The Moonlight - Top Loader
Dakota - Stereophonics
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
Naive - The Kooks
No Diggity - Blackstreet
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
She Said - Plan B
Somebody Told Me - The Killers
This Love - Maroon 5
Take Your Mama Out - Scissor Sistors
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Valerie - The Zutons/ Amy Winehouse
When The Sun Goes Down - Arctic Monkeys

2010 - Recent

All These Things That I Have Done - The Killers
Aviici - Wake Me Up
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Closer - Neyo
Chocolate - 1975
Forget You - Cee-Lo Green
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Happy - Pharell Williams
Hey Ho - The Lumineers
Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Love Me Again - John Newman & Rudimental
Mr Brightside - The Killers
On a Day Like This - Elbow
Rude (Marry Her Anyway) - Magic
Sing - Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson & Bruno Marrs
We Found Love - Rhianna
Why D'you Only Call Me When Your High - Arctic Monkeys

Lineup

  • Standard line up
    5 Piece: Drums, Bass, Guitar, Saxophone, Vocals
  • 4 Piece: Drums, Bass, Guitar, Vocals
  • 6 Piece: Drums, Bass, Guitar, Saxophone, Keyboards, Vocals
  • 7 Piece: Drums, Bass, Guitar, Saxophone, Trumpet, Keyboards, Vocals
  • A Top Female Singer can be added to any of these line ups
  • Acoustic duo: vocals and guitar
  • Jazz trio: Drum, bass and guitar
  • Solo Rat Pack act
  • Solo saxophonist

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