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  • Rock and pop covers act
  • Wide repertoire of classics from the last 5 decades
  • Perform as a 4 piece with 3 part harmonies


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

Performing together since 2005 Athens have a wealth of experience at your disposal and featuring the classic line-up of two guitars, bass and drums (plus outstanding 3 part harmonies) the music is nothing less than spectacular.

Showcasing some of Edinburgh's premier musicians the band draws from the individual musical styles of each member as well as the bands' clients. The guys each have extensive professional backgrounds and pride themselves on expertly accomplishing the task at hand - filling the dance floor!

The thing that makes Athens different from most bands is that they are constantly working, rehearsing and fine-tuning their repertoire, they love playing music together and never pass up an opportunity to do just that. Quite simply, the success of your wedding reception depends on the band you choose and Athens' professionalism and attention to detail ensure that you and your guests have a truly memorable night.


Set List

A Little Respect - Erasure
A Thing Called Love - J Cash
All That I Have – Snow Patrol
Alright Now - Free
Amarillo - Tony Christie
Babylon – David Gray
Bad Case Of Loving You – Robert Palmer
Be Mine - David Gray
Best Of My Love - Eagles
Blurred Lines - Robyn Thick
Boulevard Of Broken Dreams – Green Day
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Bubbles - Biffy Clyro
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 - Thin Lizzy
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Dance With Me Tonight - Ollie Murrs
Dakota - Stereophonics
Delilah - Alex Harvey
Dignity - Deacon Blue
Disco 2000 - Pulp
Does Your Mother Know - Abba
Friday I'm In Love – The Cure
Freedom – Wham
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Going Underground – The Jam
Handbags And Gladrags – Rod Stewart
Happy - Pharrel Williams
Hard To Handle - Black Crowes
Have A Nice Day – Stereophonics
Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
Hey Brother - Avicci
Hotel California - Eagles
Human – The Killers
Hungry Like The Wolf – Duran Duran
I Don’t Feel Like Dancing - Scissor Sisters
I Feel Fine – Beatles
I Feel Good - James Brown
I Got A Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
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'm A Believer - Monkees
In My Life - The Beatles
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/Madness
It's Only Natural – Crowded House
Jenny Don’t Be Hasty - Paolo Nutini
Just Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Buble
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
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Make Me Smile – Cockney Rebel
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Mrs Robinson – Simon And Garfunkel
My Sharona – The Knack
New Kid In Town - Eagles
No Matter What - Badfinger
One Of These Nights - Eagles
One Way Or Another - Blondie
Pick A Part That's New - Stereophonics
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Read My Mind - The Killers
Rebel Rebel - Bowie
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
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
Sit Down - James
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 – KK Tunstall
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
Sunshine On Leith - The Proclamers
Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks
Sweet Home Alabama – 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 /Foo Fighters
Troublemaker - Ollie Murrs
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Torn – Natalie Umbruglia
Turning Japanese – The Vapors
Twist And Shout - The Beatles
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
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
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
You Do Something To Me – Paul Weller
500 Miles - Proclaimers


  • The band are comprised of two guitars, bass and drums, and each member of the band sings


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