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The Shrinking Violets



  • 6 piece Wedding and Party Band
  • Wide repertoire from 60s to present day
  • Own lighting rig and PA


The band are based in Harrogate and frequently play across all of Yorkshire and the North of England.

Standard Set Times

  • Flexible, but generally 2 x 50-60 minute sets plus breaks

About this Act

The Shrinking Violets are a Harrogate based 6-piece professional Wedding, Party and Function band, available for hire in Yorkshire, including Harrogate, Leeds, York and Bradford, as well as further afield. Our clients have described The Shrinking Violets as a “highly entertaining”, “high energy” and as a “dancing shoes required” band.

The band play classic pop, disco, funk and soul from the 50s to modern pop and are constantly praised for their “fantastic guest interaction”. Regularly re-booked, every event is meticulously prepared and rehearsed for.

To save you the cost of an additional disco/DJ they will play music through the PA system during breaks and afterwards.

Band members use the highest quality professional backline equipment, and use a Pro sound system and lighting rig and the prices are very competitive.

The band mainly play weddings but also cater for party hire, corporate events, Christmas and Birthday parties and other functions such as Charity Balls.

Set List

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Valerie – Amy Winehouse/The Zutons
Jumpin’ Jack Flash – Rolling Stones
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
You Really Got Me – The Kinks
Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
Wild Thing – The Troggs
Can’t Get You Out of my Head – Kylie
Ruby – Kaiser Chiefs
New Shoes – Paolo Nutini
I Predict a Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
I’ll Be There for You (‘Friends’ theme tune) – The Rembrandts
Roll With It – Oasis
Stuck in the Middle – Steeler’s Wheel
Born to Be Wild – Steppenwolf
Teenage Kicks – The Undertones
Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
Daytripper – Beatles
Hard Day’s Night – Beatles
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Long Train Runnin’ – The Doobie Brothers
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
All Day and all of the night – The Kinks
Sweet Dreams – The Eurythmics
Jonny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Bohemian Like You – Dandy Warhols
She’s Electric – Oasis
Angels – Robbie Williams
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Gimme Your Lovin’ – Spencer Davis Group
Mony Mony – Tommy James and the Shondelles
It’s Raining Men – The Weathergirls
I Feel Good - James Brown


  • 6 piece band consisting of two guitars, bass, drums, male and female lead vocalists and four part harmonies.


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