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First Edition are a highly experienced, young and energetic 3 piece band, based in Northamptonshire.
With a repertoire covering many styles and genres from the 50's up to the present day, First Edition have something for everyone. Their set includes the likes of The Beatles, Oasis, The Who, Kings of Leon, Buddy Holly and many more!
With an electrifying show, First Edition can capture any audience and keep them dancing and singing all night long! Their passionate and personalized performance is tailored to each individual event, ensuring that your guests are engaged and having a great time.
With extensive experience playing for parties, weddings and corporate events, First Edition boast a professional, friendly and positive attitude, making them a pleasure to work with.
As standard all professional sound and lighting equipment is included in the price. The band will also learn a song request for you e.g. a first dance within the standard fee.
As well as learning requests for your event (in addition to a first dance), First Edition can also provide a DJ service to keep your party rocking in between sets!
With big sounds, great harmonies, and fantastic stage presence, this talented trio will make your event a night to remember.
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Mr Brighside - The Killers
Just the way you are - Bruno Mars
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
The Cave - Mumford and sons
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon
Coldplay – The Scientist
Times like These – Foo Fighters
I Predict a Riot – The Kaiser Chiefs
Hey Ho - The Lumineers
Champagne Supernova – Oasis
Friday I'm in Love - The Cure
Don’t Look Back in Anger – Oasis
Wonderwall – Oasis
Weather With you - Crowded House
Lucky Man – The Verve
Breakfast at Tiffany’s - Deep Blue Something
Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away
70’S / 80’s
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
That’s Entertainment – The Jam
Every Breath you Take - The Police
20th Century Boy - T-Rex
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Message in a Bottle - The Police
Rocking all over the world - Status Quo
Summer of ’69 -Bryan Adams
With or Without You -U2
Still haven’t found what I’m looking for - U2
Easy Lover – Phil Collins
500 miles – Proclaimers
Sweet Child O Mine - Guns and Roses
I Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder
Stealers Wheels - Stuck in the Middle With You
Rod Stewart - Maggie May
50’S / 60’s
Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley
Johnny b Goode – Chuck Berry
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
Oh Boy - Buddy Holly
La Bamba – Ritchie Valens
8 Days a Week - The Beatles
Do You Love Me (Now That I Can Dance) – The Contours
Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
My Generation - The Who
Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
You Really Got Me – The Kinks
Jumping' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
Sugar Sugar – The Archie’s
Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf
Brown-Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Bring Me Sunshine - Morecambe & Wise
Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally
The Beatles - Day Tripper
Sound quality - as a lay person - was excellent. I sometimes find with live bands that you can't hear the vocalists but it was definitely easy to hear everything and sign along. As for friendliness, you guys are great. I've already said that you had lots of compliments from our guests. You were particularly welcoming towards our friend Emma (although not sure you had a choice in the matter!) who grabbed a microphone and tambourine for half the night. I also heard a lovely story that when my 3 year old nephew was playing air guitar on a giant badminton racket, you asked him if he was ready to start the next song! 😊 Little things like that left me so impressed with you guys.
Cost - superb value for money. When I started looking for bands, I was blown away by how much they cost (especially when you have to add in travel, accomodation, food etc). So even though I was impressed by your sound online and the fabulous reviews you had already received, there's no doubting your reasonable price tag influenced my decision. You were worth every penny.
Thanks again for being such a brilliant part of our day. Hope you're having a great 2018 and enjoying lots of weddings.
Kathryn Hudson - Wedding - 24 Jul 2018
Just wanted to say a huge thank you for performing at our Cransley Hospice Summer Ball in June. You were absolutely brilliant and created such a fantastic atmosphere! All of our guests loved the music - the dance floor was heaving!! We're really looking forward to working with you guys in the future, thanks again!
Amelia Davey - 12 Jul 2018
First Edition had a great energy and had guests dancing from the start! Your performance was thoroughly enjoyed by all and had a great variety of songs. Thanks for a great performance!
Michelle Yellup - Party - 12 Jul 2018
Very professional and played a wide variety of musical styles, clearly very talented musicians. Were friendly and courteous in all our dealings and accommodated all that we asked. Great rapport with the party guests and clearly enjoyed themselves, playing outside in what can only be described as a magical setting on the banks of the river. I would not hesitate in recommending them if required.
Elizabeth Townsend - Party - 30 Jun 2018
We spent our days planning our wedding and began our search for a 50's wedding band. We realised that this type of music might not be to everyone's taste so we researched for a band that did 50's as well as more modern hits. We soon found First Edition! They did everything we asked of them, even learning two new song requests for our first dances. They set up without causing any interruptions to the wedding. The guests absolutely loved them and their music created some special dance floor memories we will treasure. The DJ set they did inbetween got everyone on their feet. So pleased we chose these guys! X
Stefanie Clegg - Wedding - 9 Jun 2018
I would like to leave some feedback for First Edition who played at my daughter's wedding last week. First Edition were fantastic, nothing was too much trouble for them. They needed to arrive slightly early as access was difficult, they set up quietly and discretely but once they started they were fantastic! They had everyone on the dance floor all night with a really good range of music and they sounded amazing. We would definitely recommend them. The contact before the event was good, they were open to requests and even learnt a new song for the first dance. We would definitely recommend them and they were really nice guys too! Thank you!
Jenny Rose - Wedding - 2 Jun 2018
We were absolutely delighted with First Edition's performance at our wedding on 29th May. We've thanked the band, but wanted to you to know how pleased we were. The whole process from booking to performance was really smooth and made arranging the wedding on such a tight time scale that little bit easier.
Sally & Nick - Wedding - 29 May 2018
We were lucky enough to have First Edition play at our wedding last weekend (26th) and I just wanted to say how absolutely brilliant they were. Their sets were incredible, they pitched the music perfectly for our audience and created a really fun atmosphere where everyone was up dancing all evening. They were very helpful in the build up and on the day and I couldn't have asked for more, everyone has been raving about them since.
Alice Swallow - Wedding - 26 May 2018
It was a whirlwind of a day but everyone that my wife and I have spoken with since agree that you and the band were absolutely fantastic! We thought you nailed the setlist and the music and vocals were impressive.
The room you had to set up in was quite tight but you worked really well with the DJ and the sound was perfect. People seemed to be on the dance floor all night, so well done, as we have a very diverse group of friends!!
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the band to other people and would use the band again in the future.
Thanks once again for help making the day a perfect one for us!!
All the best,
Paul and Laura Thompson
Paul and Laura Thompson - Wedding - 5 May 2017
Massive thanks to First Edition for finishing our special day in the best possible way!
We met with a Dave and Neil a couple of weeks before the wedding and they gave us great confidence that they would be brilliant. They totally were, we had planned a flash dance to 500 Miles after the first dance, where some guests knew and had rehearsed it along with others that didn’t know a thing. The band played it perfectly and let the guests know when it would be the last chorus. It was such good fun that we asked them to play it again during the night and as the last song of the night, we had 100% occupancy on the dance floor with everybody doing the moves! Video evidence is excellent and very funny!! “Da da lat da (Da da lat da)”
This is an excellent band that gives 110% - Thank you so much ;-)
Andrea & Chris Robinson - Wedding - 30 Jun 2016
The band were fantastic. We had a tight budget for our wedding and found the band at a very reasonable price and they did not disappoint. They learnt our first dance song and played it brilliantly. Our guests enjoyed the live entertainment and all commented on how fantastic the band were. The dj set after the bands live performance went down really well too. The band played all songs requested by ourselves and our guests. The band were very professional and communication before our wedding was superb. We couldn't fault anything and would highly recommend this band for any wedding.
Siobhan & Callum Bunniss - Wedding - 2 Nov 2015
You guys went down an absolute storm, everyone commented on how good you were...
Thanks again for coming all the way to Congleton, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
Paul & Rachael
Paul & Rachael Swash - Wedding - 29 Jul 2015
"We booked First Edition for our wedding after hearing their samples, and then seeing them live in person.
We really liked the sound and the variety of songs in their set list, and we thought they would go down a storm at our wedding.
We were not disappointed! The band were very well prepared in advance, in terms of liaising with us about song choices and timings for the day. We thought their pricing was very competitive for the service they offered. On the day itself the band were punctual and very professional, and everything ran very smoothly.
The range of songs for the live sets was fantastic, and both ourselves and all our guests had a great time. In addition, the DJ sets before and after the live music had a really good range of songs for people to get up and dance to, which is exactly what we wanted.
The sound quality of both the live music and the DJ sets was great. We would definitely recommend First Edition to other people wanting a live band for any event!"
Jon & Kirstin - Wedding - 24 May 2015
"We had such a great day Saturday. We couldn't had wished for it to had gone any better. Thankyou so much for playing. You were nothing short of a class act all night.
From the professional side of being on time, setting up in a timely fashion with minimal disruption. The guests loved the music, We couldn't be happier with the songs and the way they were performed.
The post band DJ was also a huge hit keeping everyone dancing until the early hours. I would happily recommend you Thanks again for helping. Our big day was such a success. You were a huge part of that and are truly grateful."
Dan & Amy - Wedding - 16 May 2015
"On behalf of my wife an I, could I please say a massive thank you for all you guys did for us on our wedding day.
You played great music and got everyone dancing. Even people that normally hate dancing!
I really appreciate that you were there at the time you said you would be and were very flexible when we had a little trouble with our evening guests arriving.
I cannot thank you enough for all that you did and have been recommending First Edition to all of my friends. Thanks again!"
Paul & Laura - Wedding - 7 May 2015
"An excellent band that really brought the whole wedding night together, they got everyone up dancing! Thank you for learning our choice of first song. We would definitely use First Edition Again.
All our thanks,"
Nikk & Jo - Wedding - 2 May 2015
We just want to say thank you so much for the fantastic music at our wedding last week.
Everyone has commented on how good you were, made a fantastic atmosphere.
I will definitely be suggesting you to others if they have any events/parties/weddings etc.
Ashley & Rosie - Wedding
Fantastic band, brilliant value for money whilst attending to all our needs and keeping on schedule to the requested times. Will definitely use them again!
Candice Bowness - Charity Event
The band were fantastic. Everyone was up dancing from start to finish!
Julie Sawby - Wedding - 29 Jan 2015
Fantastic music to get every generation up and onto the dance floor.
Rebecca Forsman - Wedding - 29 Jan 2015
We knew that we wanted a band to play at our wedding at Matfen Hall. We love music, dancing and entertainment and absolutely had to have LIVE music at our Wedding Reception. We found First Edition via DG Music website and picked them out straight away. Once in contact with First Edition, we were impressed with our choice. They were professional and accommodating. They even agreed to learn and sing two new songs for our first dance 'megamix', despite both songs not being to their liking!! The effort the band took to learn the songs did not go unnoticed and we loved the fact they made the performance their own.
Not only are the band a talented trio, they are also lovely bunch of lads. Friendly, modest and passionate. I still can not believe how far they travelled to play at our venue. The Midlands to Northumberland is not a short trip. They played and they entertained from start to finish. Our guests had a fantastic time...and so did we. Even our 20 month old son didn't stop dancing! Thank you for making our wedding day absolutely perfect!
Natalie & Mark Fryer - Wedding - 29 Jan 2015
I booked First edition for my Mum's 60th birthday party. I found the band very easy to deal with and very polite and professional in their approach. The quality of performance was very high in my opinion and enjoyed by all of the guests.
I picked the band based on part of the breadth of their set list and the variety, as well as the skill of the musicians they went down very well.
I can highly recommend First Edition!
Lee Barker - Birthday Party - 10 Jan 2015
Hi guys, just wanted to say a huge thank you again for your performance at our wedding. You kept us all entertained with your great vocals and fantastic music. It didn't seem to matter what era you covered, it sounded perfect and the dance floor was never empty. Keep up the good work, Jo
Jo Chapman - Wedding - 1 Dec 2014
First Edition really made our evening. Everyone enjoyed their sets, they were really friendly and professional at all times and both of their performances were great. We really enjoyed it and had a lot of positive feedback from our guests. The band surpassed our expectations!
Mira - Wedding - 22 Aug 2014
We booked First Edition for our wedding and they surpassed all our expectations! From the organisation beforehand in which they were flexible and accommodating, to the day itself where they put on an incredible performance, we were so impressed. The dance floor was packed all night, they catered for all guests and and sounded incredible. We really couldn’t recommend them highly enough!
John - Wedding - 16 Aug 2014
First Edition sounded great and were very professional. It was obvious to us and all our guests that the quality of the music was exceptionally good for a cover band. The set list flowed nicely and included something for everyone - it suited the crowd very well. We really enjoyed the performance and want to thank the band for contributing to our special day.
Andrew - Wedding - 9 Aug 2014
First Edition played at our wedding in March 2014 - they were great! They arrived on time and were very professional. Their music was fantastic - it got everyone on the dance floor, with a wide variety of songs appealing to both our friends and our parents & family. They also did a DJ set in between sets and afterwards until midnight which was great - they included all the songs/bands we had requested. Very good value for money and really friendly too!
Stephen & Jane Copperthwaite - Wedding - 14 Apr 2014
First Edition played at our wedding in December and were great. The guys arrived on time and set up in the least obtrusive way. When the time came for the music, they played a varied selection of songs, both modern and not so modern. They knew just what to play to get people dancing! The quality of music was superb and we've had nothing but positive reports from our guests, some of whom stayed later just to hear the band play. We would definitely recommend them for your wedding or other event. The standard of the performance was much higher than we were expecting, given the reasonable cost."
Rachel Furze - 13 Jan 2014
We truly thought that the band were absolutely fantastic, and everyone we've spoken to who were there thought exactly the same. You really made the evening, and a great set which guaranteed that people were dancing. You also all more than looked the part...you were absolutely fantastic in every respect. We' have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone else. Big thanks to all of you for making our evening so special. Cheers!
Phil & Kate - Wedding - 2 Sep 2013
First Edition played two great sets at our party - they were the perfect balance for our guests and I don't think there was a song I didn't dance too!! Thank you.
Laura - Wedding - 2 Sep 2013
We really did enjoy the music and so did our guests of all ages. This was clearly evident from the fact that the dance floor was full throughout your playing sessions - we were at times trying to extend it! Thank you also for your professionalism and your co-operation throughout the planning sessions. We will certainly recommend First Edition whenever the opportunity arises.
Marlene & Al - Wedding - 31 Aug 2013
We chose First Edition to play at our wedding after listening to their demo...they were a refreshing change to the bands we had seen at wedding fairs. First Edition are extremely talented and qualified musicians, who are very professional. They were absolutely fantastic at our wedding of around 200 guests, and we saw our family and friends of all age ranges dancing from start to finish, there wasn't a quiet moment. Our friends loved the fact that it felt like a good night out rather than a standard wedding reception.The band were really professional, polite and patient in the run up to the wedding and we highly recommend them. We are so happy that we chose First Edition. Thank you so much.
Loraile & Rob - Wedding - 30 Aug 2013
First Edition arrived on time, looked very professional and were very friendly. They played a variety of music from 50s to present day which meant that there was something for everyone. The dance floor was full for most of the evening which is testament to their ability and enthusiasm.
Nick & Emma Dalton - 29 Aug 2013
Time was against us finding a band to play at my son's wedding. A quick search online provided me with the perfect solution. First Edition were fantastic. Great communication with them prior to them playing. Nothing was ever too much trouble. I would highly recommend them to anyone!
Sue Price - Son's Wedding - 15 Aug 2013
We do want to thank you for the music you supplied for our wedding, we were so pleased we booked you – you definitely made the night! It was a fairly small gathering but you got people up dancing throughout the night and so many people commented on how great you were. We made a last minute choice to have a band and were so glad we did. Thanks too for helping it all happen so smoothly – we didn’t know if it could all be organised a few days beforehand but you made it happen very easily!
We would highly recommend First Edition to anyone wanting to put on a great evening’s entertainment – lovely blokes, professional and most importantly fantastic music!!!
Feel free to use any comments for a review, and thanks again!
Jack & Cat Arbon - Wedding - 10 Jul 2013
First Edition were really flexible around the needs of our wedding day and had a great set that had everyone on the dancefloor. We would certainly recommend them and enjoyed their performance.
Peter & Julia - Wedding - 9 Jul 2013
Both myself and my wife would like to express our great satisfaction for the excellent performance by the band at our wedding.Many of our guest commented on what a great choice they were... the band engaged with our guests and produced an amazing atmosphere for all to enjoy.Thank you for your hard work to make our special day even better.
Matthew & Annabelle Flack - Wedding - 4 Jul 2013
The band were first class. From originally seeing them play at a local pub in town I was thoroughly impressed. As well as being musically very good they always kept me updated and were professional from start to finish. For anyone looking to hire a band I would highly recommend First Edition.
Nathan Eady - Function - 10 May 2013
I would like to thank you and the band for a fantastic performance on Saturday at my son’s birthday party. We have had nothing but excellent comments on the band's playing, play list, appearance and audience participation. Many people hesitate when they think of booking bands for parties but I can highly recommend it and would definitely book again.
Tracy Ingram - Birthday Party
Thank you so much for playing at Miles' surprise party last night... everyone said how awesome you were... trying to think of an excuse to have another party so I can book you again! Thanks again, you really were amazing.
Ann-Marie Whitsed-Williams - Birthday Party
I cannot recommend First Edition more: they are the most talented, professional and friendly band I have been fortunate enough to come into contact with. They played at my 21st birthday and ensured it was the most perfect night! All who attended commented upon how wonderful the band was. The next day we received a letter through the door from a neighbour who wished to share her enjoyment of the music - which amplifies their talent beyond a physical level. Thank you again for making my birthday so wonderful!
Sarah Harrison - Birthday Party
After the fabulous and sparkling performance First Edition gave at our wedding we can wholeheartedly recommend them for any sort of function. As my wife and I are both musicians we were worried we wouldn't be able to find anyone to meet our high expectations but this band blew us away. They were professional, friendly, smartly turned out and most importantly terrific players (not to mention cracking value for money). They even let me join in on my saxophone for a couple of numbers which was the cherry on the cake. All in all, don't think twice about booking First Edition, they will make your night very special.
Peter & Felicity - Wedding
Name: First Edition
Main Category: Pop & Rock Bands
Other Categories: Bands, Live Music, Party Bands, Wedding Bands, Wedding Music
3 Piece Band (default): Lead Guitar/Vocalist Bass/Vocalist Drums
Standard Set Times: 2 x 60 Minutes
3 x 40 Minutes
Set Up Time: 1hrs 0 mins
Usual Evening Arrival Time: 18:00
Usual Evening Finish Time: 0:00
Space Required (w x d):
3 Piece Band (default): 4.0m x 3.0m
Sound & Lighting:
PA suitable for: Up to 500 people
Stage Lighting: Yes
Dance Floor Lighting: No
Free use of PA via iPod: Yes
DJ included: No
Hospitality/Artist Rider: Meals for 3 people prior to performance. Soft drinks as required. Parking for 2 vehicles or reimbursed costs.
Technical Requirement: 2 x 13 amp sockets
2 x 60 Minutes
3 x 40 Minutes
First Dance Request£0
The band will learn your first dance request free of charge. Song must be suitable and within their style.
Early Arrival (Hourly)£40
Charge per hour for the band to arrive prior to 6pm and then stay on site at the event.
Additional song requests£50
One song request is included free of charge. Price is for additional song requests. Minimum 4 weeks notice required.
Ultimate DJ Set: £105
Includes laptop (with vast amount of popular songs from all eras); Band member manning/ making basic announcements/ taking any request (Wi-Fi Permitting)
Set Up early (local only)£125
The band will arrive earlier in the day and set up when you require. Please note, this option is only available for events that are local to the band. For events further away, the Early Arrival (Hourly) applies.
Finish After Midnight (p/h)£150
Hourly charge to finish after midnight
Location: This Artist is based in Northamptonshire View Other Pop & Rock Bands in Northamptonshire
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