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The Trip

Music

Overview

  • Rock, pop and soul band
  • Vast repertoire of hits from the 50s onwards taking in Elvis, The Who, Madness and Pharrell Williams
  • The band perform as a 5 piece as standard
  • DJ option available

Location

The Trip are based in Cannock and frequently play within the surrounding area including: Birmingham, Tamworth, Walsall, Stafford, Hednesford, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Stoke On Trent and Telford and will travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Two or three 45 minute sets with 15 minute breaks (Arrangements can be made to suit the individual client).

About this Act

The Trip are a professional and fun party band for all occasions with a catalogue of songs from a varied mixture of genres spanning the decades. Whatever the occasion, The Trip are a great fit. Between them they have over a decade's experience and have played a variety of events including, weddings, corporate functions, charity events, parties and festivals. They pride themselves in working alongside their clients to make sure everything runs as smoothly as possible. When you book The Trip all you have to worry about are your dance moves. From Madness to Daft Punk, Elvis to the Specials, Bon Jovi to Soft Cell. ‘Covering great music’ is their motto and that’s certainly what they do, leaving you to sing and dance the night away.

They work very closely with their clients to see exactly what the client wants. The Trip will advise based on their vast knowledge and are very willing to learn new numbers upon request. They like to think of their music choices as a journey through time, covering as many popular genres as possible. They bring a mixture of brand new chart music, classic and modern Rock, Indie Rock, Soul, funk, Brit Pop, Reggae, Rock'n'Roll, Electro Pop and Ska. Experience has taught them that Soul, Rock'n'Roll and Ska always go down well with large groups of mixed ages and tend to play the genres in groups, helping the audience evolve with the band, as the night goes on.

Set List

50’s
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley.
Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis Presley.
Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry.
Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley & His Comets.

60’s
Soul Man – Sam & Dave.
My Generation – The Who.
The Snake – Al Wilson.
You Really Got Me – The Kinks.
Come Together – The Beatles.
This Old Heart Of Mine – The Isley Brothers.
Sweet Soul Music – Arthur Conley.
Do You Love Me- The Contours.

70’s
Gangsters – The Specials.
Too Much Too Young – The Specials.
A Message to You Rudy–The Specials.
Three Little Birds – Bob Marley & The Wailers
Rappers Delight – The Sugar Hill Gang.
Night Boat to Cairo – Madness.
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison.
On My Radio – The Selector.
Buzzcocks – Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Should’t’ve).
Cars – Gary Numan.
Brown Sugar – Rolling Stones.
Rebel Rebel – David Bowie.
Pretty Vacant – Sex Pistols

80’s
Footloose – Kenny Loggins.
Town Called Malice–The Jam.
Faith– George Michael.
Tainted Love - Soft Cell.
Power of Love – Huey Lewis & The News.
Rebel Yell – Billy Idol.
Runaway – Bon Jovi.
Get Down On It – Kool & The Gang.
Start – The Jam.
Baggy Trousers – Madness.
I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)- The Proclaimers.
Turning Japanese – The Vapors.
Jump – Van Halen.
Gold - Spandau Ballet.
Girls on Film – Duran Duran.
Pour Some Sugar On Me – Def Leppard.

90’s
Deeper Underground – Jamiroquai.
Common People – Pulp.
Disco 2000 – Pulp.
Mambo No 5 – Lou Bega.
Livin La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin.
Park Life – Blur.
Cant Touch This – MC Hammer.
Love Shack – B52’s.
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams.
Baby Come Back – UB40.
Don’t look Back In Anger – Oasis.
Hard to Handle – The Black Crowes.

00’s
She’s So Lovely – Scouting For Girls.
Dreaming of You – The Coral.
Everyday I Love You Less & Less – Keizer Chiefs.
In The Morning – Razorlights.
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus.
Valerie – Zutons/Mark Ronson/Amy Winehouse.
Last Night – The Strokes.
All The Small Things – Blink 182
I Bet You Look Good on The Dance Floor – Arctic Monkeys.
Brianstorm – Arctic Monkeys.
Mr Brightside – The Killers.
Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis.
No One Knows – Queens Of The Stoneage.
Molly’s Chambers – The Kings of Leon.

10’s
Shut Up And Dance – Walk the Moon.
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson.
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Rude – Magic.
Get Lucky – Daft Punk.

Lineup

  • 5 piece consisting of keyboards, guitars, drums bass and vocals.

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