Paradimes (The)


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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

General Information:

Name: Paradimes (The)

Location: Leicestershire

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

Other Requirements

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.

Instant Quote:

STEP 1: Check Availability

STEP 2: Select Option(s)

8 Piece Band£1,500

Male Lead Vocals/Guitar, Guitar, Keys/Vocals, Bass Guitar, Drums, Trumpet, Saxophone, Percussion

Please complete STEP 1
Prices quoted are subject to confirmation and are intended as a guide only.

Set Options:

2 x 50 minute sets

Optional Extras:

Reggae, Ska, Soul DJ set£125

Add a DJ set of the perfect combination of reggae, ska and soul music.

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