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Modern Vintage Dance Band

Music

Overview

  • Postmodern Jukebox tribute act
  • Authentically transcribed arrangements of modern songs in a vintage style such as Call Me Maybe, Umbrella and Shake It Off
  • Perform as a multi-instrumentalist 8 piece act - fully live, no tracks or tricks!
  • Jazz options for afternoon sets

Location

The band are based in and around Glasgow and play all across Scotland and the north of England.

Standard Set Times

  • One 2 hour set
  • OR
  • Two x 1:15 min sets with half hour break
  • OR
  • Three x 45 minute sets with 20 minute breaks.

About this Act

Modern Vintage Dance Band (MVDB) take advantage of the world-wide success of Postmodern Jukebox by bringing all of their music to your doorstep. Painstaking note for note transcriptions ensure that MVDB capture that essential PMJ sound and feel.

Taking hits from the likes of Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Justin Beiber all the way through to the back catalogue of Stock, Aitken and Waterman, MVDB turn modern Pop music hits into toe-tapping feel good vintage swing, jazz, Motown and early disco. You can't help but let them put a smile on your face when you recognise the next tune up! Ever imagined Creep as a lantern love song? or how about Stacy's Mom from Fountains of Wayne as a frenetic jumped up frenzy of New Orleans ragtime?

Featuring 8 of Scotland's finest musicians who between them have toured internationally and have a combined professional playing experience well into triple digits, MVDB add a healthy dose of humour, energy and fun into their performances whilst remaining faithful to the Postmodern Jukebox sound. Each member of the band also have a secret skill which is revealed during each show. Having 8 Multi instrumentalists on stage swapping instruments, you never quite know who's going to be playing what instrument next or where!

Set List

Sung by Louise

Love yourself - Justin Bieber
Call me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Can’t Get You Out of My Head - Kylie Minogue
Oops I did it again - Britney Spears
All of Me -John Legend
Fancy - Iggy Azelea
I Kissed a Girl - Katy Perry
Creep - Radiohead
Seven Nation Army - White Stripes
Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
Such great Heights - the Postal Service
Shake it Off - Taylor Swift
Criminal - Britney Spears
Roar - Katy Perry
Blank Space - Taylor Swift
Are You Gonna be my Girl
Sk8r Boi - Avril Lavigne
Time after Time - Cyndi Lauper
All About the Bass - Meghan Trainor

Sung by Stephen

I’m Not the Only One - Sam Smith
Halo - Beyonce
Umbrella -Rihanna
Never Gonna Give you up -Rick Astley
Careless Whisper - George Michael
Sweet Child o Mine - Guns and Roses
Uptown Swing (Funk) - Bruno Mars
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Stacey’s Mom - Fountains of Wayne
Focus - Ariana Grande
Don’t Leave me this Way - Communards

Sung by both

Better the Devil You Know - Kylie Minogue
What is Love - Black Eyed Peas

Instrumental

Game of Thrones theme
Harry Potter theme
Family Guy Theme

Lineup

  • 8 piece band consisting of Male & Female vocals, Tenor Sax/Baritone Sax/ Clarinet, Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Trombone, Piano, Double bass/Electric bass and drums.

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