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The String Beans

Music

Overview

  • Gypsy Jazz Infused Party Cover Band
  • Superb repertoire of specially arranged songs from acts as varied as the Rolling Stones, Ray Charles, Britney Spears and Nirvana
  • Perform as a full on 5 piece and reduce through a 4, 3 or 2 piece and also provide a fully acoustic service

Location

The band are based in Manchester so play a lot of shows in the North West, Cheshire, West Midlands and Yorkshire regions.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45/60 minute sets for evening entertainment or afternoon reception

About this Act

The String Beans Party Band are an exciting new gypsy jazz infused group from Manchester. Made up of full time professional musicians the band can cater for all types of functions from wedding ceremonies, receptions and parties to corporate functions and private events.

They like to take classic tunes from a variety of styles such as pop, rock, reggae and hip hop and give them a gypsy swing make over, guaranteed to get people dancing every time. Perfect for people looking for something a bit vintage, retro or alternative for their event.

They can also provide more jazz, pop and soul based music suitable for wedding ceremonies, afternoon receptions or background dinner music. These can either be instrumental or with vocals.

The band have been performing all across the UK and Europe since 2014 and all the members have studied music to degree level and have been working as professional musicians in the industry for many years. They have an amazing team of musicians to pick from and the band is available for hire in a variety of different packages from 5 Piece Party Band to duos and trios.

Set List

2017 Party Set:

Sing it back- Moloko
Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)- Spiller
Tainted Love- Gloria Jones
Trick me - Kelis
Blow Your Mind- Eve feat. Gwen Stefani
Lean on -Major Lazer
Beggin- Madcon/ Frank Vialli
Sway - Dean Martin/ Mucho Mambo (90s)
No Scrubs - TLC
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
7 Nation Army- The White Stripes
That Man- Caro Emerald
Johnny B.Goode- Chuck Berry/ Wipeout -The Surfaries
Hallelujah I Love Her So- Ray Charles
Cantina Theme (Instrumental) from Star Wars
Oops I Did It Again- Britney Spears
Basket Case - Green Day
No One Knows- Queens Of The Stone Age
Lithium- Nirvana
Medley- Paint It Black - the Rolling Stones, Last Resort- Papa Roach, Pump It Louder- Black Eyed Peas
Send Me On My Way- Rusted Root (From Matilda and Ice Age movies)
It Don't Mean a Thing- Jazz standard
All of Me - Jazz standard
King of the Swingers- from the movie the Jungle Book
Minor Swing Medley (feat MGMT Kids and Apache by The Shadows)
La Bamba- Ritchie Valens
Message To You Rudy- The Specials
Monkey Man- The Specials / Toots & The Maytals
It Must Be Love- Madness
Hotel California- The Eagles
The Way You Make Me Feel- Michael Jackson
Take On Me- Aha/ Reel Big Fish
You Got a Friend In Me- Toy Story
Can't Buy Me Love- The Beatles
Still DRE - Dr Dre
Tarantula - Pendulum
Valerie -Amy Winehouse

Lineup

  • 5 Piece Band consisting of 2 x Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Double Bass and Drums
  • Vocal Trio: 2 x Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
  • Vocal Quartet: 2 x Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Upright Bass/Percussion
  • Instrumental Duo: 2 x Acoustic Guitar
  • Instrumental Trio: 2 x Acoustic, Upright Bass
  • Instrumental Quartet: 2 x Acoustic Guitar, Upright Bass,
    Violin/Drums

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