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Rock n Roll & Jive Bands in Leicestershire

Rock and roll is a genre that everyone knows and can spot a mile off. It might surprise you, then, to find out just how contentious and fiercely debated the history of the genre is.

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Many commentators agree that it began in the Southern United States, originating from African American musical styles such as blues, jazz and gospel which was then fused with country and folk to create a brand new musical style. They hey-day was, undoubtedly in the 1950s and 1960s with acts such as Bill Haley & His Comets, Chuck Berry and, later, The Beatles, starting to define the genre and bring it to a worldwide audience.

Slightly earlier, jive music originated in the United States in the 1930s and 1940s, based around a dance style in 4/4 time which began to shape the musical tastes and flavours of a generation. Closely associated with swing music, the style was based heavily around brass instruments as well as some string instruments, including guitars, which later became the staple sound of rock and roll.

Although its roots are more than eighty years old, rock and roll and jive music has never really lost its overall appeal and popularity, with a number of rock and roll and jive bands in Leicestershire now available to hire at some fantastic prices. Why not inject some life into your party by hiring one today?

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Houndogs (The)

Houndogs (The)

Based in Lincolnshire

The Houndogs are quite simply one of the best Rock and Roll bands in the UK. The band was ...

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from £1250
Jalapeno Hot Club

Jalapeno Hot Club

Based in London

This 4 Piece London band are a unique and dynamic group that will bring a fabulous sparkle to your ...

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from £1190
Jitterbug Jets

Jitterbug Jets

Based in Leicestershire

Based in Leicestershire, The Jitterbug Jets will have you jumpin’ and jivin’ the night away!

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from £1490
CG & The Hotrods

CG & The Hotrods

Based in Sheffield

CG & The Hotrods are a fantastic rock n roll band with a captivating female vocalist in the style ...

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from £2000
Fifty Fives

Fifty Fives

Based in London

This London based Rock and Roll band specialise in 1950’s music, they have the style and charisma to keep ...

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from £1190
Phil Haley & His Comments

Phil Haley & His Comments

Based in Yorkshire

With a performance as polished as their black patent shoes, Phil Haley & His Comments are a great rock ...

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from £875
Jive Aces

Jive Aces

Based in West Sussex

The Jive Aces are the UK's top Jive & Swing band and are renowned for their high energy Jump ...

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from £4200 +VAT
Jive O'Clock

Jive O'Clock

Based in Nottinghamshire

From Sinatra to Sugababes, Beatles to Britney, Prima to Prince, Jive O’Clock have the style and experience to make ...

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from £1690
Pontiacs (The)

Pontiacs (The)

Based in Birmingham

The Pontiacs are a 6-piece Rock n Roll band based in Birmingham that recreate the classic retro sound of ...

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from £875
Reet Petite

Reet Petite

Based in Kent

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

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from £1440
New Shakers (The)

New Shakers (The)

Based in London

The New Shakers are a London-based band party band who bring enthusiasm and energy to every performance, making your ...

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from £1250
The Gatsby Mob

The Gatsby Mob

Based in London

The Gatsby Mob will bring all the glitz and glamour of the roaring 20s to your event with their ...

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from £1500 +VAT

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