For reasons unknown, our live Yorkshire bands and acts for hire through Freak Music are attracting a lot of interest, here’s a small selection.
Groove Manuva (above) are a 7 piece wedding, party and function act comprising of some of the best musicians in the North of England. They play a wide range of music from soul, disco and funk up to party classics and popular rock. Lead vocals are shared between male and female singers with the rest of the band providing backing vocals. This band are guaranteed to entertain and will make sure guests of all ages have an great time! Members of the band have been entertaining audiences for 15 years and with the band in their current line up for the last 4 years. They have a wealth of experience between them ranging from performances on the Jools Holland show, the Montreux jazz festival, Glastonbury, T in the Park, European festivals, SXSW in Texas and as part of the BBC Yorkshire symphony orchestra. Members have also performed alongside the likes of the Happy Mondays, Coldplay, Skunk Anansie, Underworld, the Kaiser Chiefs, Joe Strummer (RIP) and Kate Nash.
The Greg Bish Blueprint perform a broad repertoire of songs ranging from the swinging 60s to present day classics. They specialise in offering a complete range of entertainment and prices for your Wedding, Party or Corporate Function to cater for people looking for either an exclusive and personal package or a small amount of live music to make their special day more unique. All members of The Greg Bish Blueprint are highly trained musicians who work as professional performing musicians or music tutors and all members of the band are university music graduates.
The Two-Timers (right) are Jen Armstrong and Adam Martin. The duo have been performing together since 2007 after meeting at Leeds College of Music during their studies in popular music. The duo perform acoustic pop, rock and soul tunes and tailor their sets to specific needs of every occasion and can be expanded to a 3 or 4 piece with the addition of percussion and /or bass. Jen produces her own music and fronts various musical projects on an international level following her postgraduate studies in vocal technique and performance. Adam is an accomplished guitarist playing up and down the country with various bands whilst undertaking a PhD in Music.
Warning Tones are a five-piece function band based in South Yorkshire. They are very experienced when it comes to performing at weddings and parties and similar events across the country. The first thing you’ll want to know about the band is that they are fully live and genuine. No gimmicks and no backing tracks – just great live music. They pour their hearts and souls into every event they perform at and they really go all out to make sure everybody has a great time.