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Playback Five£1,250

Female Vocal, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums

Playback Eight£1,875

Female Vocal, Male Vocal, Saxophone, Trumpet, Keyboard, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums

Playback Big Band£2,375

Female Vocal, Male Vocal, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trumpet, Trombone, Keyboard, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums

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Set Options:

2 X 60 minutes.
3 x 40 minutes.

Optional Extras:

FREE DJ service with Playback Eight!£0

With Playback Eight we offer a free DJ service!

FREE DJ service with Playback Big Band!£0

With Playback Big Band we offer a FREE DJ service!

Learn your first dance FREE of charge!£0

Playback will happily learn your first dance free of charge.

Early Set Up£140

Set up before 4pm.

Playing after Midnight£250

If you would like Playback to keep the party moving and grooving past midnight, then we can, at an additional cost.

Wedding Pianist£250

When performing at a wedding we can offer a pianist to perform at the drinks reception and wedding breakfast for a discount rate. Price is for 2 consecutive hours of playing whenever you like.

Playback are a fun and talented group of professional musicians from North West England. They are perfect for weddings, parties and functions because Playback offer a range of instrumental options including electric guitar, keyboards and saxophone to name a few!


Playback are a passionate band and it really shows when they perform! Being energertic, professional and loving what they do guarantees that your guests will be blown away by Playback. The band performs their own unique arrangements of classic Motown, Soul, Funk, Disco and Pop tunes. Playback have years of experience playing prestigous venues like The Birmingham Symphony Hall and the O2 arena as well as large venues in America, Holland and France.

Flexible Line Ups

For weddings, parties and functions the 8 piece Playback band is the ideal mix of female and male vocals, saxophone, trumpet, keyboards, drums, electric and bass guitars. Live covers ranging from Chaka Khan and Michael Buble to Aretha Franklin and Girls Aloud will get everyone in the mood for dancing!

Of course not every event requires such a large band, which is why the smaller 5 piece Playback group is very popular and no less impressive than the larger arrangements. There are two 5 piece options to choose from: female vocal, trumpet, keyboards, bass guitar and drums or male vocal, saxophone, electric guitar, bass guitar and drums. Playback truly cater for all needs with these two options!

Big Band Option

Playback are a verstile and flexible group who perform in three different sizes. By far the biggest and best way Playback get the dance floor filled is when they play as their Big Band option. This 10 piece line up consists of female and male vocals, saxophone, trombone, 2 trumpets, keyboard, electric guitar, bass guitar and drums. Playback Big Band are perfect for large corporate events and big venues.

ABC - Jackson 5

Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan

Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye

Ain’t No Stoppin' Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead American Boy – Estelle & Kanye West

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Blame It On The Boogie - Jackson 5

Candy - Robbie Williams

Celebration - Kool And The Gang

Cosmic Girl – Jamiroquai

Crazy - Cee-Lo-Green

Crazy In Love - Beyonce

Dancing in the Moonlight – Toploader

Do You Love Me - Contours

Domino - Jessie J

Easy - Lionel Richie

Get Lucky – Daft Punk

Good Times – Chic / Nile Rodgers

Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Bublé

Hey Ya – Outkast

Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder

How Sweet It Is - James Taylor

I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor – Arctic Monkeys I Got You I Feel Good - James Brown

I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye

If I Aint Got You – Alicia Keys

It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones

In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett

In My Life – The Beatles (Acoustic)

I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles

I Want You Back – Jackson 5

I Wish - Stevie Wonder

Lady Marmalade - Patti Labelle

Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams

Livin La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin

Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars

Lovely Day - Bill Withers

Only Girl In The World – Rihanna

Marry You – Bruno Mars

Mercy - Duffy

Move On Up - Curtis Mayfield

Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett

My Generation – The Who

Pencil Full Of Lead - Paolo Nutini

Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry

Poker Face - Lady Gaga

Price Tag - Jessie J

The Promise - Girls Aloud

Rescue Me - Fontella Bass

Respect - Aretha Franklin

Rock With You - Michael Jackson

Runaway Baby – Bruno Mars

September – Earth Wind & Fire

Señorita – Justin Timberlake

Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon

Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder

Soul Man - Sam & Dave

Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder Stand By Me – Ben. E. King.

Street Life - Randy Crawford

Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Take Me To The River - The Commitments Ten/Ten - Paolo Nutini

Think – Aretha Franklin

This Love – Maroon 5

That Man - Caro Emerald

Thriller – Michael Jackson

Twist & Shout – The Beatles

You Got The Love – Florence and The Machine Valerie - Amy Winehouse

We Are Family - Sister Sledge


The Birmingham Symphony Hall

O2 Arena

The Bridgewater Hall

General Information:

Name: Playback

Location: Cheshire

Main Category: Pop & Rock Bands

Other Categories: Bands, Live Music, Party Bands, Soul, Funk & Motown Bands, Wedding Bands, Wedding Music


Playback Five (default): Female Vocal, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums

Playback Big Band: Female Vocal, Male Vocal, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trumpet, Trombone, Keyboard, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums

Playback Eight: Female Vocal, Male Vocal, Saxophone, Trumpet, Keyboard, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums


Standard Set Times: 2 X 60 minutes.
3 x 40 minutes.

Set Up Time: 1hrs 30 mins

Usual Evening Arrival Time: 16:00

Usual Evening Finish Time: 0:00

Space Required (w x d):

Playback Five (default): 5.0m x 3.0m

Playback Big Band: 7.0m x 5.0m

Playback Eight: 6.0m x 4.0m

Sound & Lighting:

PA suitable for: Up to 300 people

Stage Lighting: Yes

Dance Floor Lighting: No

Free use of PA via iPod: Yes

DJ included: Yes

Other Requirements

Hospitality/Artist Rider: Soft drinks
Hot meals
Changing room

Technical Requirement: At least 4 Electrical Sockets

TEL: 01572 756386   EMAIL:

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