We do love our retro and vintage acts at Freak, and here’s a random selection for your delectation…

Emily and the Fedoras
Emily and the Fedoras

Edinburgh based seven piece Emily and the Fedoras (above) are a big party band with a big, soulful sound. This vintage band includes horns and backing singers. Their repertoire is a back catalogue of classic covers from artists such as Marvin Gaye, Tina Turner, Bruce Springsteen, Amy Winehouse and Otis Redding. The band will take you back to an era where the beats were as cool as the style. They will ensure that your dance floor is filled and will inject a whole lot of fun into your event. As well as having a slick, professional sound they are passionate about creating a party atmosphere, radiating enough energy to light up any event.

Manchester based five piece the Riviera (bottom) are an outstanding group of professional musicians who create a vibrant live act, putting a contemporary twist on the classic 1930’s gypsy jazz sound. Whether entertaining clients in a busy city bar or creating a beautiful mellow ambience for an early evening event, The Riviera never fails to capture an audience.

Band member’s CVs are pretty impressive too unsurprisingly, and they have worked with musicians such at Justin Timberlake, Mark Ronson, 50cent, Katherine Jenkins and Russell Watson, and toured the UK with some of the country’s biggest bands, playing events such as the O2 wireless weekend and venues such as The Clapham Grand and Edinburgh’s Dirty Martini and Botanic Gardens. Their International performances include gigs in New York, Asia, and a string of gigs in Europe.

Night and Day Collective
Night and Day Collective

The Night and Day Collective are a vintage act who comprise of a core of piano and guitar. However, with additional musicians that can play an array of instruments such as double bass, guitar, clarinet, brass and drums they can be booked as a full on vintage jazz band. Their repertoire in taken from mainly the 1930s and they take their musical cues from acts such as Django Reinhardt, Fats Waller and Ethel Walters.

The Daisy Chains
The Daisy Chains

The Daisy Chains (left)are an all girl rock ‘n’ roll band based in London. They perform unique versions of hits from the 1950’s as well as bespoke arrangements of modern songs in a vintage style. As well as all being fantastic vocalists the girls all play instruments live including Saxophones, Trumpets, Guitars and Drums.

The girls have all performed in West End shows and Theatre productions around the world. They will create a unique and exciting performance with gorgeous costumes and choreography all for your special event.

Miss Annie
Miss Annie

Miss Annie (right) sings the classic songs of the 1940s & 50s, from Swing and Jazz to Wartime Sing-A-Longs. She dresses in period costume and uses a Vintage style microphone for that authentic

40s/50s feel. Her repertoire takes in the likes of Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holliday. She is a regular in Normandy, France and plays to the Veterans and their families for the D-Day Celebrations. Also, a regular at various Vintage events accross the UK including the Goodwood Revival.

The Riviera
The Riviera
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