5 piece band who have entertained audiences around the world with their extensive repertoire covering songs from the likes of The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison & U2! Creating a great atmosphere & sound, The Sidekicks are the perfect choice for any event!
The Sidekicks's Biography
Line up: 5 piece: lead vocals & acoustic guitar, lead guitar & backing vocals, keyboards & backing vocals, bass guitar, drums.
*Experienced 5 piece band creating a great atmosphere and sound.
*Vast repertoire covering pop rock soul funk rock n roll and more!
*Numerous previous performances at festivals and events around the world alongside artists such as Billy Bragg!
*Willing to learn a song of your choice!
Established in 2001 The Sidekicks have become one of the most sought after party bands in the South West.
The Sidekicks are a team of highly talented musicians who have a long history of working together and with others.
The Sidekicks have performed at countless events including private parties graduation balls weddings carnivals functions school proms fundraisers fairgrounds and festivals across the country.
Spreading great music from Penzance to Brighton London to Birmingham and from Bridport to West Bay, The Sidekicks have set up in open fields barns village halls marquees country houses municipal halls leisure centres cinemas resturants roman amphitheatres bandstands on the back of articulated lorries beaches The Old Vic and on one occasion a steam ship!
Individually, members of The Sidekicks have toured the world, playing literally hundreds of festivals, theatres and clubs with artists such as Geno Washington, Eddie Floyd, Big Bill Morganfield, Phil Guy, Nektar, Pauline Black, Colin John, Billy Bragg and even Loyd Grossman to name a few!
The Sidekicks have a vast repertoire of music covering pop, rock, soul, funk, reggae, country, ballads and rock & roll. If you would like The Sidekicks to play a certain song especially for your event, ask us when booking and they’ll see what they can do to accommodate!
Whatever the event, The Sidekicks always create a great atmosphere and a great sound!
The Sidekicks's Set List / Repertoire
Below is a selection of tunes we cover. We are constantly adding and adapting our live sets and we aim to tailor what we play to the occasion.
She's Not There (Zombies)
Substitute (The Who)
Kids Are Alright (The Who)
Waterloo Sunset (The Kinks)
Sunny Afternoon (The Kinks)
You Really Got Me (The Kinks)
Roadhouse Blues (The Doors)
Light My Fire (The Doors)
Honky Tonk Woman (The Rolling Stones)
Tumblin' Dice (The Rolling Stones)
Miss You (The Rolling Stones)
Not Fade Away (Buddy Holly Or Rolling Stones Versions)
19th Nervous Breakdown (The Rolling Stones)
Satisfaction (The Rolling Stones)
Twist And Shout (The Beatles)
I Saw Her Standing There (The Beatles)
Oh Darlin' (The Beatles)
Daytripper (The Beatles)
Get Back (The Beatles)
Come Together (The Beatles)
70s And 80s
Do It Again (Steely Dan)
Oliver's Army (Elvis Costello)
Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick (Ian Dury & The Blockheads)
Clever Trevor (Ian Dury & The Blockheads)
Sex And Drugs And Rock'n'roll (Ian Dury & The Blockheads)
Don't Believe A Word (Thin Lizzy)
Boys Are Back In Town (Thin Lizzy)
Little Sister (Ry Cooder)
The Passenger (Iggy Pop)
Moondance (Van Morrison)
Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
Get It On (T-Rex)
Up The Junction (Squeeze)
Soul And Funk
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further (Lee Dorsey)
I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
Superstitious (Stevie Wonder)
Signed Sealed Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
Boogie On Reggae Woman (Stevie Wonder)
Gimme Some Lovin' (Spencer Davis Group)
Take Me To The River (Al Green)
My Girl (Temptations)
Tracks Of My Tears (Miracles)
Dock Of The Bay (Otis Redding)
Midnight Hour (Wilson Pickett)
I Got You (I Feel Good) (James Brown)
Get Ready (Here I Come) (Temptations/Proclaimers)
Let's Stay Together (Al Green)
Let's Get It On (Marvin Gaye)
Heard It Through The Grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
Just Kissed My Baby (Meters)
Reggae (Bob Marley Or Stated Otherwise)
No Woman No Cry
Stir It Up
I Shot The Sheriff
Lively Up Yourself
Could You Be Loved?
The Tide Is High (The Paragons)
The Harder They Come (Jimmy Cliff)
You Can Get It If You Really Want (Jimmy Cliff)
Monkey Man (Toots And The Maytals)
54 46 Was My Number (Toots And The Maytals)
It Must Be Love (Madness)
Rock & Roll
Burnin' Love (Elvis Presley)
Jailhouse Rock (Elvis Presley)
Little Sister (Elvis Presley)
Suspicious Minds (Elvis Presley)
Great Balls Of Fire (Jerry Lee Lewis)
Maybe Baby (Buddy Holly)
Cõmon Everybody (Eddie Cochran)
Summertime Blues (Eddie Cochran)
Twenty Flight Rock (Eddie Cochran)
You Never Can Tell (Teenage Wedding) (Chuck Berry)
Nadine (Chuck Berry)
Tulane (Chuck Berry)
Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry)
Boots Made For Walking (Lee Hazlewood Nancy Sinatra Etc)
Too Hip Gotta Go (Stray Cats)
Country Rock Rhythm & Blues
Man Of Constant Sorrow ( Trad. ''Oh Brother Where Art Thou'')
Sweet Home Alabama (Lynrd Skynrd)
Willin' (Little Feat)
Six Days On The Road (Taj Mahal Version)
I Fought The Law (Sonny Curtis)
Cocaine (Jj Cale)
After Midnight (Jj Cale)
Call Me The Breeze (Jj Cale)
Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson (Robert Plant & Alison Krauss)
Ring Of Fire (Johnny Cash)
Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash)
Can't Keep A Good Man Down (Tommy Castro)
Nasty Habits (Tommy Castro)
When Love Comes To Town (U2/ Bb King)
Dance The Night Away (Mavericks)
Up On Cripple Creek (The Band)
Bad Moon Rising (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
It Must Be Love (Madness)
Crazy Love (Van Morrison)
Georgia (Ray Charles)
I Can't Help Falling In Love With You (Elvis Presley)
Need Your Love So Bad (Fleetwood Mac )
Let There Be Love (Nat King Cole)
Somethings Gotten Hold Of My Heart (Gene Pitney)
Sweet Lorraine (Nat King Cole)
Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton)
A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Procul Harem)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Beatles)
Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues (Elton John)
Various Hank Williams George Jones Johnny Cash Standards.
NEW! Christmas Repertoire!
Fairytale Of New York
Rockin Around The Christmas Tree