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Reet Petite

Reet Petite from £1440

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Based in Kent, this 5 piece Swing band is guaranteed to get your party jiving!

Authentic

If you want to bring a taste of the 50s to your special occasion, these boys will rock up in their vintage suits, with a set list including many old favourites like Cab Colloway and Nat King Cole. You can be sure that your guests will be struttin’ their stuff in no time!

Flexible

Although Reet Petite specialise in Swing music, they can also play a tight funk set including the likes of James Brown, Stevie Wonder and Wild Cherry. They can also provide an acoustic duo if you need background music at any stage (whether it be during dinner or the reception).

Experience

Having played for a number of big corporate names, such as Rolex and The Society of Petroleum Engineers, this band have gigged at many prestigious venues with A-List audiences! And you can be sure that they will bring this professionalism and star quality to your event.

Local Celebrities

Reet Petite’s high energy stage presence and memorable performances have made them one of the ‘must-see’ bands in Kent. Having played at many local festivals, and for the BBC Radio Kent, they are a well-loved and highly praised party band! 

Main Set List

It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) - Duke Ellington

Route 66 – Nat King Cole

Grandma Plays The Numbers – Wynonie Harris

Caledonia – Louis Jordan

Reet Petite – Jackie Wilson

Pennies From Heaven – Bing Crosby/Louis Armstrong

I Like My Baby’s Puddin’ – Wynonie Harris

Stray Cat Strut (Pink Panther Theme) – Brian Setzer Orchestra

Flip Flop Fly – Joe Turner

Jump Jive and Wail – Brian Setzer Orchestra

Straighten Up And Fly Right – Nat King Cole

Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens – Louis Jordan

Jack You’re Dead – Louis Jordan

Shakin’ Mother For Ya – Champion Jack Dupree

Five Guys Named Moe – Louis Jordan

Earth Angel – The Penguins

In The Mood – Glenn Miller

Choo Choo Cha Boogie – Louis Jordan

Reet Petite & Gone – Louis Jordan

Saturday Night Fish Fry – Louis Jordan

Blood Shot Eyes – Wynonie Harris

Buona Sera / Marie Marie – Louis Prima

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Fats Waller

Going Back To Louisiana – Delbert McClinton

Boogie All Night – Alvin Lee

Let The Good Times Roll – Louis Jordan

This Boy – The Beatles

Tuxedo Junction – Manhattan Transfer

Summertime – Billie Holiday

Paper Moon – Ella Fitzgerald

Sleep Walk – Santo & Johnny

The Dirty Boogie – Brian Setzer Orchestra

This Cat Is On A Hot Tin Roof – Brian Setzer Orchestra

Minnie The Moocher – Cab Calloway

Night and Day – Frank Sinatra

Ride, Daddy, Ride - Fats Noel

Big Ten Inch - Bull Moose Jackson

It Ain't The Meat - The Swallows

I Wanna Be Like You (King Of The Swingers) - Louis Prima

Pencil Full Of Lead - Paolo Nutini

One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer - Amos Milburn

Night Train - Jimmy Forrest

This Ol' House - Brian Setzer Orchestra

Rock and Roll and Funk Set

Night Train – James Brown

Hard To Handle – Otis Redding

Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder

Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry

Long Train Running – The Doobie Brothers

Why Did You Do It – Stretch

Brickhouse – The Commodores

(Standing On) Shakey Ground – Chris Farlowe

People Say – The Meters

Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - Ian Dury & The Blockheads

Pick Up The Pieces - Average White Band

Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry

Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard

Mess Around – Ray Charles

Twenty Flight Rock – Eddie Cochran

Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley and the Comets

Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis Presley

I Feel Good – James Brown

General Information:

Name: Reet Petite

Location: Kent

Main Category: Rock n Roll & Jive Bands

Other Categories: Bands, Live Music, Party Bands, Swing & Rat Pack Bands, Wedding Bands, Wedding Music

Lineups/Options:

5 Piece Band (default): Male Lead Vocals, Sax/Vocals, Guitar/Vocals, Double-Bass/Vocals, Drums/Vocals

Trio: Male vocals x 3, acoustic guitar and acoustic upright bass

Timings:

Standard Set Times: 2 x 60 minute sets

Set Up Time: 1hrs 30 mins

Usual Evening Arrival Time: 18:00

Usual Evening Finish Time: 0:00

Space Required (w x d):

5 Piece Band (default): 5.0m x 4.0m

Trio: 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

Other Requirements

Hospitality/Artist Rider: 5 hot meals and regular supply of soft drinks throughout the evening. Secure changing room and parking for 3 vehicles

Technical Requirement: 4x13 amp sockets and space for mixing desk

Instant Quote:

STEP 1: Check Availability

STEP 2: Select Option(s)

5 Piece Band£1,440

Male Lead Vocals, Sax/Vocals, Guitar/Vocals, Double-Bass/Vocals, Drums/Vocals

Trio£840

Male vocals x 3, acoustic guitar and acoustic upright bass

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

Set Options:

2 x 60 minute sets

Optional Extras:

Hourly charge after midnight£120

Every hour after midnight requires an extra amount added to the fee

Hourly charge for early arrival£240

Additional hourly charge on top of the fee for early arrival.

Additional sets£600

Additional sets outside of the 2 x 60 minute standard sets

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