The North East of England has a wealth of talent lurking in the bars, clubs and wedding venues, here’s a small selection of north east based wedding bands for hire through Freak Music:
Audiotracer, (above) are a premier 5-piece band with true star quality. This band is packed with a wealth of experience, none more so than Ronnie Stokell. Ronnie’s fantastic vocal range and on-stage presence make him the perfect front-man. Expect a really polished performance when you see them strutting their stuff. The band’s energetic 100% live show entertains crowds of all ages, performing a wide range of music to suit all tastes. Their professional attitude and reliability makes them the first choice for many bookers & agents. As well as touring the UK, Ireland and parts of Europe, they have also played for the British troops abroad and recorded an album with Mushroom Records (Sony Music). They are constantly involved in music writing and production for top UK artists. Having performed at the biggest festivals and the most intimate of events makes them perfect for any occasion. Their impeccable presentation, energy, versatility and ability to put on a fantastic party gives you a rare chance to see true professional musicians at work. Playing a wide range of music from classic hits from the 60s to present day anthems all with the simple aim of keeping you wanting more!
Anna Corcoran has performed internationally for Royalty & A List Celebrities in the UKs most exclusive venues. She has a repertoire of way over 5 hours of music and can cater for audiences of all ages performing the most up to date songs to classics from the 50s & 60s. Her sophisticated and stylish way will compliment your event rather than dominate, especially where she is performing for a laid back champagne reception, cocktail party or dinner. She specialises in wedding entertainment, taking specific song requests from the Bride & Groom for their ceremony, making the most important day of their lives personal and moving. Anna is experienced in playing both church weddings and civil ceremonies and can assist in reading selection and hymns. Anna works as both a soloist or with a trio of musicians to make the music more upbeat for your guests to dance to.
For a smaller band option, we have The Fontains are a popular three piece wedding and function band from the North East of England that play a stellar set of songs from the bands of yesterday and today. The talented trio provide excellent entertainment with a professional service, using only high end equipment. These three likeable lads play a set that goes as far back as The Beatles and The Jam, stops off at the likes of Oasis, Blur and Pulp and carries on right up to today’s biggest bands like The Kings of Leon, The Killers and Mumford and Sons. Adding to this classic tracks by the likes of Elvis, Tina Turner and Otis Redding the boys are able to provide a night of live music sure to have everyone up on the dance floor, be they young or old.
Good friend of Freak, Anthony Davison (right) is an award-winning guitarist and instrumental teacher based in Co. Durham and North Yorkshire. He has over 20 years playing and teaching experience and holds diplomas in both Electric and Classical Guitar performance. A pupil of John Forsyth MBE (a former student of both Julian Bream and John Williams) and graduate of the ICMP (Europe’s Finest School of Modern Music), Anthony has an extensive repertoire ranging from famous concert works, to all time solo guitar favourites. He regularly provides high quality music for all types of events, from weddings and christenings to corporate functions and private parties. In the last 2 years Anthony has seen demand for appearances increase dramatically due to successful performances at a number of significant, competitive music festivals in front of International Adjudicators.