The Retrobeats, based in Warrington, play 50s & 60s and into early 70s hits. They offer a great night’s entertainment with a wide range of music and a polished presentation. This is a fully live band – guitar, bass, drums & tambourine. There are two lead vocalists, male & female. You’ll find a wide range of material covering late 1950s to mid 1970s and specific Rock n Roll or Sixties sets are offered if required. A smart professional presentation sets the standard and there are many excellent testimonials available.
The band members are experienced musicians performing at weddings, private functions, holiday parks, corporate events and social clubs. They will arrive at the venue with a self contained PA system and lighting and can also offer a DJ service when requested.
50s 60s Early 70s Hits With The Retrobeats
There is a standard PAT certificate on equipment and this band is fully Public Liability insured and competitively priced. The music on offer covers a wide range of artistes. You’ll be dancing along to hits by Elvis Presley to Beatles, not forgetting Connie Francis to Dusty Springfield, Drifters, Manfred Mann, Leo Sayer, Showaddywaddy and a host of one hit wonders too.
With a large repertoire of great songs from a golden era of popular music they can tailor their set lists to specific eras / genres if desired. Endeavouring to be as flexible and accommodating as possible to ensure your event is a success, by prior arrangement they are happy for you to make announcements and speeches or play your own compilation cd / ipod mix through their PA.
The Retrobeats band members include Paul (guitar & vocals) – a band founder member with many years experience in various bands. Favourite artistes include Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Whirlwind, Darrel Higham, Roy Orbison and pretty much anything on the legendary Sun record label.
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Jeff (bass) is an experienced and versatile bass player whose ability to play many styles includes pop, rock n roll, country, Irish and even a bit of jazz! Jeff is the band’s resident technical guru and displays energy on any dance floor of a man 30 years his junior!
Karen (vocals & tambourine) handles songs traditionally associated with female lead vocals as well as providing backing and harmonies on other songs. Karen has a wide variety of musical influences and has a lively on-stage presence.
Ken (drums and backing vocals) is the newest member of the band, joining in August 2015. His influences include early Elvis, The Beatles and The Who. You’ll be dancing and singing along to songs such as Stuck On You, Need Your Love Tonight, All Shook Up, Shopping Around, Blue Moon Of Kentucky, Blue Suede Shoes, Viva Las Vegas, That’s Alright Mama, Poor Boy, Burning Love, I Don’t Care If The Sun Don’t Shine. Authentic retro-style music at it’s best.
“I was so pleased that your group went down so well. Many thanks for making it a special night. You were absolutely tremendous. I cannot thank you enough. Good luck to you in future. I shall always speak highly of your group.” Yours Brenda. (Beaches Hotel, Prestatyn).
“This band has played for us on two separate occasions in our local community hall “The Pavilion”, on both occasions they provided fantastic entertainment and had everyone on their feet dancing. I look forward to seeing them again in the future.” Glenn, Oldham Garden Suburb Residents Association.
“A big thank you to you all. Everyone commented to my mum and dad how much they enjoyed this band and songs you did. It was a big success all round. If we hear of anyone who wants a band we will definitely recommend you and if we have anymore parties I will get in touch.” Elaine, Huddersfield.
“Thanks for a great night at Cheadle Golf Club. Feedback has been so positive, probably our best night ever at the Golf Club.” Mike, Cheadle.
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