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Athens

Music

Overview

  • 4 piece party covers band
  • 3 part harmonies

Location

The band are based in Edinburgh but regularly play throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • Usually perform three 45-60 minute sets + breaks

About this Act

Athens are an exciting and versatile live band who inject fun and great music into any event, they are the ideal choice for wedding receptions, corporate events, charity functions and private parties.

 

Formed over 10 years ago by 4 exceptional musicians the band are highly experienced and have played a wide range of functions performing at venues such as the EICC, Corn Exchange, Assembly Rooms and Caledonian and Sheraton hotels, they also play regularly at the Jam House in Edinburgh.

Previous clients include Standard Life, Ikea, City of Edinburgh Council and Hibernian FC.

 

Comprised of the classic line-up of two guitars, bass and drums, each member of the band sings and their outstanding 3 part harmonies add a distinctive sound to their repertoire in a way few other bands can match.

Their ever expanding set includes rock and pop classics from the 60's to present day packed with guaranteed floor fillers and sing along favourites, whatever the song their attention to detail is outstanding with a varied repertoire to suit all ages and tastes.

 

The band is based in Edinburgh and have performed all over central Scotland, they use a high quality PA and lighting equipment as standard to guarantee an exceptional rock and pop sound.

 

Athens take particular care over the organisation and smooth running of each event and are happy to liaise with the venue to agree and organise an optimum schedule for the evening, this service is often particularly appreciated in the run up to weddings as it gives the bride or groom one less thing to worry about.

 

Athens' standard performances are usually over a four hour period with breaks when they will provide you with disco and/or background music, they also provide ceilidh music if Scottish country dancing is required as part of the evenings entertainment.

 

The band take pride in their extensive set list and if there are any selections you would particularly like to hear they will be happy to oblige, also, for weddings if there is a particular song not on the list which you would like for the first dance the band will be delighted to learn it for you.

 

Whatever the occasion choose Athens!

Set List

Bryan Adams - Run to You
Proclaimers - Sunshine on Leith
James Morrison - I won't let you go
The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
CCR - Proud Mary & Bad Moon Rising
Adele - Rolling in the deep, Make you feel my love
Black Eyed Peas - I got a feeling
The Killers - Human
UB40 - Falling in love with you
Biffy Clyro - Many of Horror
A Little Respect - Erasure
A Thing Called Love - J Cash
All That I Have - Snow Patrol
Alright Now - Free
Amarillo - Tony Christie
And She Was - Talking Heads
Auld Lang Syne - Traditional
Babylon – David Gray
Back On The Chain Gang - Pretenders
Bad Case Of Loving You – Robert Palmer
Be Mine - David Gray
Best Of My Love - Eagles
Boulevard Of Broken Dreams – Green Day
Bright Side Of Life - Monty Python
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Bubbles - Biffy Clyro
Bye Bye Baby- The Bay City Rollers
California Dreaming – Mamas And Papas
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Cruel To Be Kind – Nick Lowe
Dance The Night Away - The Mavericks
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Dakota - Stereophonics Delilah - Alex Harvey
Disco 2000 - Pulp
Does Your Mother Know - Abba
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Friday I'm In Love – The Cure
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Going Underground – The Jam
Handbags And Gladrags – Rod Stewart
Have A Nice Day – Stereophonics
Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
Hold On Tight - Elo
Hotel California - Eagles
Hungry Like The Wolf – Duran Duran
I Can't Explain – The Who
I Feel Fine – Beatles
I Just Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Buble
I Knew The Bride (When She Used To Rock N'roll) – Dave Edmunds
I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
I Saw The Light – Todd Rundgren
I Want To Spend My Life With You - Proclaimers
I'm A Believer - Monkees
In My Life - The Beatles
In The Morning - The Coral
Is That Love - Squeeze
Is There Something I Should Know - Duran Duran
Is She Really Going Out With Him – Joe Jackson
It Must Be Love - Labi Siffre
It's Only Natural – Crowded House
Jenny Don’t Be Hasty - Paolo Nutini
Kiss - Prince
Last Train To Clarksville - The Monkees
Let Your Love Flow - Bellamy Brothers
Listen To The Music – Doobie Brothers
Livin La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
Long Train Running – Doobie Bros
Losing My Religion - Rem
Make Me Smile – Cockney Rebel
Making Plans For Nigel - Xtc
Mama Told Me Not To Come – 3 Dog Night
Missing You - John Waite
Mrs Robinson – Simon And Garfunkel
My Sharona – The Knack
New Kid In Town - Eagles
No Matter What - Badfinger
One Of These Nights - Eagles
Pick A Part That's New - Stereophonics
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Put Your Hands On - Reef
Read My Mind - The Killers
Rebel Rebel - Bowie
Ruby Ruby - Kaiser Chiefs
Rule The World - Take That
Save Tonight – Eagle Eye Cherry
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Shang A Lang - The Bay City Rollers
Shine - Take That
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Somebody Told Me - The Killers
Starman - David Bowie
Start Me Up – The Rolling Stones
Stuck In The Middle – Stealer's Wheel
Substitute – The Who
Suddenly I See – Kt Tunstall
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Home Alabhama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Take It Easy - Eagles
Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
Take Your Mama Out – Scissor Sisters
Teenage Kicks - Undertones
The Joker – Steve Miller
The Last Time - The Rolling Stones
The Last To Know - Del Amitri
The One I Love - David Gray
The One I Love - Rem
The Letter - The Boxtops
There She Goes – The La’s
There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop – Kirsty Macoll
This Love – Maroon 5
Times Like These – Glen Campbell
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Torn – Natalie Umbruglia
Turning Japanese – The Vapors
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Valerie - Zutons
Ventura Highway - America
Vertigo - U2
Walking On Sunshine – Katrina And The Waves
Waterloo Sunset - Kinks
Weather With You – Crowded House
When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating
Whiskey In The Jar – Thin Lizzy
Whistle For The Choir - The Fratellis
White Wedding - Billy Idol
Why Does It Always Rain On Me – Travis
Wonder Of You - Elvis Presley
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
You Do Something To Me – Paul Weller
500 Miles - Proclaimers

Lineup

  • The band are comprised of two guitars, bass and drums, and each member of the band sings and their outstanding 3 part harmonies

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