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The Paradimes are a superb reggae and ska band based in Leicester available for all types of festivals and private events. If you want the real thing, then you've found it!
Committed to making the best music
Sometimes a band comes along that has no other agenda than to create good music and the Paradimes are one of these bands. They do not live in the past nor do they try to create the future. The band has honed there specific style of authentic and original reggae, rocksteady and ska through song writing and performing over a number of years, to create a music that has a timeless quality to it and has gained them a reputation of being one hell of a live act!
Wealth of Experience
Since their inception they have gained the respect of legendary reggae artists and producers across the world and have played with the likes of Amy Winehouse, The Specials, Prince Buster, The Wailers, Toots and the Maytals, Desmond Dekker, The Skatalites, Madness, Alton Ellis, Susan Cadogan and even the Rolling Stones.
Great time guaranteed
Playing some of the hits of their favourite artists of the genre, mixed with some original material, the credentials of the Paradimes cannot be questioned and when booking this act, you can rest assured that you are going to be entertained by top quality musicians who provide a fun and entertaining evening.
And to sum up...
You can't beat this quote.....
"Traditional reggae vibes that sound fresh, new and modern to me, love it"
Toots Hibbert - Toots & The Maytals
As well as their own great original music they play covers such as...
54-46 Was My Number - Toots And The Maytals
Ali Baba - John Holt
Bad Minded Woman - Laurel Aitken
Cutting Razor - Pete Tosh/The Versatiles
Everybody's Talking - Harry Nillson (Not Originally A Ska Tune But A Great Ska Version!)
Guns Of Navarone - The Skatalites
James Bond Theme - The Skatalites
Jumping With Mr Lee - Trumpet/Sax Feature
Let's Dance - Gregory Isaacs (Good Romantic Tune)
Louie Louie - Toots And The Maytals
Madness - Prince Buster
Mood For Love - Lord Tanamo
One Drop - Bob Marley
Still Moving To Me - Toots And The Maytals
Tom Dooley - Old Ska Standard Made Famous By The Kingston Trio
Watermelon - Toots And The Maytals
Whine Or Grine - Prince Buster
Wooly Booly - Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs
The Paradimes features....
Guxy Guy - lead vocals/guitar
Spike Munro - guitar
Chris Blankley - keyboards/backing vocals
Tom White - bass guitar
Dave Sachetti - drums
G-Funk - trumpet/harmonica/backing vocals
Drew Stansall - Saxophone
Ilias Lintzos - Percussion
Just wanted to drop you an email to say the band were fantastic!
Everyone had a fab time and the guys really bought the fun. Lots of very drunk very happy friends and relatives skanking for their lives!
We had some delays but they were patient and kicked of the evening just as we hoped!
Many thanks for your help
Graham Sykes - Wedding - 23 Jun 2014
Traditional reggae vibes that sound fresh, new and modern to me, love it!
Toots Hibbert - Toots & The Maytals
Over in The Musician tent I finally found a sound I wanted to dance to with The Paradimes. The mix of Ska and Reggae had my feet moving to the beat and my body ready for the rest of the day’s delights.
A night of dancing to some brilliant home grown ska reggae, good vibes, friendly faces & some old mates was the theme of The Paradimes gig.
Kay Kimberley - themusicpress.org
Good time sunshine reggae with great songs and musicians. The perfect way to round off Riverside and to leave with a smile.
Riverside Festival - Leicester City Council
Taking us out for the last session of the day, these guys know how to bring that sweet Carribean summer breeze into any place they play! And we are very pleased to have them. This 8 piece band reggae/ska band from Leicester, bringing original songs, with skanking one drop rhythms, gospel vocal harmonies and killer brass lines - Studio One style! Skank til you DROP!
Name: Paradimes (The)
Main Category: Ska & Reggae Bands
Other Categories: Bands, Live Music, Party Bands, Pop & Rock Bands, Wedding Bands, Wedding Music
8 Piece Band (default): Male Lead Vocals/Guitar, Guitar, Keys/Vocals, Bass Guitar, Drums, Trumpet, Saxophone, Percussion
Standard Set Times: 2 x 50 minute sets
Set Up Time: 1hrs 0 mins
Usual Evening Arrival Time: 18:00
Usual Evening Finish Time: 0:00
Space Required (w x d):
8 Piece Band (default): 5.0m x 3.0m
Sound & Lighting:
PA suitable for: Up to 200 people
Stage Lighting: Yes
Dance Floor Lighting: No
Free use of PA via iPod: Yes
DJ included: No
Hospitality/Artist Rider: Soft drinks as required and a meal prior to performance. Parking for at least 3 vehicles.
Technical Requirement: 2 x 13 amp sockets near to band area.
2 x 50 minute sets
Reggae, Ska, Soul DJ set£125
Add a DJ set of the perfect combination of reggae, ska and soul music.
Location: This Artist is based in Leicestershire View Other Ska & Reggae Bands in Leicestershire
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