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The Banjo Lounge 4

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Overview

  • Swinging Vegas Lounge party quartet
  • Repertoire of 'banjofied' versions of some old and some not so old classics
  • Perform as a 4 piece, led by 5 string banjo and three part vocals harmonies.

Location

The guys are based in Edinburgh but play regularly throughout Scotland and across the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 60 minute sets + breaks

About this Act

Edinburgh based bluegrass band The Banjo Lounge 4 do innovative funky bluegrass and swing mash-up versions of songs to suit all ages from Louis Prima's 'Just a Gigolo', Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit', Michael Jackson's 'Dont Stop Til You Get Enough' to Beyonce's 'Crazy in Love' and Dizzee Rascal / Calvin Harris's 'Dance Wiv Me'. Also thrown in there are a bunch of other classics they have tinkered with to make their own including New Order's 'Blue Monday', a blistering version of Blur's 'Song 2' and Punjabi MC's Knightrider re-mix of 'Mundian to Bach Ke'.

With a lineup of banjo, guitar, double bass, drums and 3 part harmonies, over the last few years private clients and festival-goers alike have been dancing to their brand new brand of acoustic mash-ups!

 

Set List

Addicted to Love – Robert Palmer
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
American Boy - Estelle / Cocoon
Atomic – Blondie
Baby Got Back - Sir Mixalot
Back In Black – AC/DC
Baggy Trousers - Madness
Beggin’ – Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
Blue Monday - New Order
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Boom Boom Shake the Room (to the ground) - Presh Prince v Micheal Jackson
California Soul – Marlena Shaw
Crazy In Love – Beyonce & Jay-Z/The Chi-Lites
Da Funk - Daft Punk
Dance Wiv Me - Dizzee Rascal / Calvin Harris
Don't Stop Til You Get Enough – Michael Jackson
Dr Beat - Miami Sound Machine (Milo Remix)
Enjoy Yourself - The Specials
Enter Mr Sandman - Metalica V The Chordettes
Everybody's Talkin - Midnight Cowboy Soundtrack
Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor
Final Countdown – Europe (Stylophone remix)
Fireskarter - The Prodigy (Ska version)
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
For Once In My Life – Stevie Wonder c/o Sammy Davis Jnr
Get Ur Freak On - Missy Elliott
Ghostbusters Theme – Ray Parker Jr
Girls On Film - Duran Duran
Hot in Herre - Nelly
I Feel Love / Im Sexy and I know it - Donna Summer v LMFAO
I Wanna Be Like You - Jungle Book
I Wanna B Ur Dog - The Stooges
Intergalactic - Beastie Boys
Iron Man - Black Sabbath
It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones
Jolene – Dolly Parton
Jump Around - House of Pain
Just A Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody Medley – Louis Prima
Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas
Light My Fire – Shirley Bassey
Little Green Bag – George Baker Selection
Living For The City – Stevie Wonder
Love Me Tender – Elvis
Mundian To Bach Ke (Knight Rider Mix) – Punjabi MC
Music To Watch Girls By – Andy Williams
New Pollution - Beck
Nine To Five – Dolly Parton
Pink Panther Theme – Henry Mancini
Polkaface - Lady Gaga
Quando Quando Quando – Englebert Humperdink
Ring Of Fire – Johnny Cash/Tom Jones
Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake
Seven Nation Army – White Stripes
Spanish Flea – Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Song 2 – Blur
Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand v Rappers Delight - Sugarhill Gang
Tainted Harvester (Soft Cell v The Wurzles)
That’s Amore – Dean Martin
That's Alright Mama – Elvis
The Bear Necessities – Jungle Book
Thriller – Michael Jackson
Timber - Pitbull & Kei$ha
Volare – Dean Martin
You're The One That I Want – Acoustic laidback version
Walk On The Wild Side - Lou Reed
Welcome to The Jungle - Guns n Roses
When Doves Cry - Prince
Whole Lotta Sabotage - Led Zeppelin Vs The Beastie Boys
Word Up - Cameo

Lineup

  • 4 piece band consisting of 5 string Banjo/Vocals, Acoustic Guitar/Vocals, Double Bass/Vocals and Drums

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