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The Sparks

Rock and Pop Function Band based in Dorset

Price from £952

The Sparks are a professional and energetic Rock & Pop Party band! Experienced professional musicians with a big sound, The Sparks cover the very best music from the 1950's to Modern day! Expect hits from The Beatles, Elvis, Queen, Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Kings Of Leon, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Journey, Gun's N Roses, and many more dance floor fillers!

5 stars - The Sparks are Highly Recommended 133 Customer Reviews

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  • Professional musicians who have previously performed at The Monteux Jazz Festival, live on the BBC and toured the UK and Europe!
  • 2015 Alive Network Outstanding Artist Achievement Awards Winners!
  • Repertoire full of dance floor fillers from the 50s to present day!
  • Over 100+ positive customer reviews!
  • Perfect for venues with sound limiters or a small stage area!
  • Free DJ Service if booked within 7 days of enquiry!
  • First song / dance requests available to personalise the band's performance!
  • Acoustic sets available including an early arrival of midday, 1pm or 3pm!

Line up:

Default lineup: 3 members

Trio: Lead Vocals/Guitar, Bass Guitar/Backing Vocals & Drum Kit/Backing Vocals.

Special Offers!
* FREE DJ Service for every booking confirmed within 7 days of enquiry! See booking options or speak to an Alive Network booking agent for more details.
* Book The Sparks for any event taking place on January or February 2017 and receive a 10% discount. Speak to an Alive Network booking agent for more details.

Highlights
* Professional & energetic Rock and Pop party trio
*2015 Alive Network Outstanding Artist Achievement Awards Winners.
* Highly experienced musicians at the top of their game.
* Covering the best music from the 1950’s to the very modern day.
* Acoustic sets available
* First dance/song requests available
* Excellent value for money
* Top class equipment used with a professional complete custom made PA and lighting to suit any sized venue.
* All electrical gear has been PAT tested for safety.
* The band are covered by Public Liability Insurance.
* DB Limiter Friendly

The Sparks are a Professional & Energetic Rock and Pop Party trio based in Dorset. With an extensive repertoire covering the very best music from the 1950's to present day, The Sparks are a wedding band who guarantee to get everyone on the dance floor!

Meet The Band
Chris- Guitarist/ Singer
Experienced in performing live all over the UK and Germany. Career highlights include military gigs such as 9/12th Lancers officers ball in Germany and Sandhurst. Performing/recording with ex-Pretenders and Paul McCartney guitarist Robbie McIntosh. 

Michael- Drummer / Backing Vocals
Experienced in playing gigs and touring all over the world. Career highlights so far include playing at The Monteux Jazz Festival (SWITZERLAND), Edinburgh Fringe Festival (SCOTLAND), Nibe Festival (DENMARK), SkagenFest (DENMARK), The Intercontinental Hotel (OMAN), Military gigs such as 9/12th Lancers officers ball in Germany and Sandhurst amongst others.

Dan - Bass Player / Backing Vocals
Experienced playing all over the UK and Europe. Career Highlights include playing Shepherds Bush Empire and performing live for the BBC.

Acoustic Sets Options
The Sparks offer two types of acoustic set options which are all perfect for creating a laid back, 'live lounge' style atmosphere at your event.

Acoustic Sets Option 1 includes 2 x 30 minutes sets performed with the full band during dinner or drinks receptions and including an early arrival of midday or 1pm.

Acoustic Sets Option 2 includes 2 x 30 minute acoustic sets with full band performed early evening and includes an early arrival of 3pm.

Acoustic Sets Option 3 includes a solo instrumental guitar set or solo guitar & vocals for ceremonies plus 2 x 30 minute sets during dinner or drinks receptions.

Great entertainment, the line-up includes acoustic guitar, bass, percussion, lead and backing vocals and includes songs such as Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran, All of Me by John Legend and Stand By Me by Ben E. King (see repertoire for full songlist & booking options for more details).

Specially Recorded First Dance or Song Request
The Sparks can record a version of your favourite song or special first dance. Professionally recorded for you to keep forever, the band can record a song of your choice and can even create a bespoke recording to suit your needs (for example, if you require a song in a certain style). One months notice is required for all recording requests. Please see booking options or speak to an Alive Network booking agent for more details.

The band can also create a 'mash-up' mp3 of your favourite songs, perfect for choreographed first dances. For more information see booking options or speak to an Alive Network booking agent.

 

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire The Sparks from Alive Network

  • Record A Song/First Dance Add £196

    For The Sparks to create a professionally recorded version of your favourite song or special first dance to keep forever

  • Bespoke Mash-Up MP3 for first dance/choreographed dance Add £65

    For The Sparks to create a bespoke mash-up mp3 of your favourite songs (ideal for choreographed first dances!)

  • Acoustic Sets Option 1 Add £275

    2 x 30 minute acoustic sets performed during dinner or drinks receptions (includes early arrival of midday or 1pm)

  • Acoustic Sets Option 2 Add £196

    2 x 30 minute acoustic sets performed early evening (includes early arrival of 3pm)

  • Acoustic Sets Option 3 Add £405

    Solo instrumental guitar set for ceremonies plus 2 x 30 minute acoustic sets performed during dinner or drinks receptions

  • DJ Service Add £201

    Includes laptop (with vast amount of popular songs from all eras); Band member manning/ making basic announcements/ taking requests

  • After Midnight Finish Add £130

    Add per hour

  • Learn song request / first dance Add £82
  • Free DJ Service Free

    If booked within 7 days of enquiry.

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire The Sparks from Alive Network

  • 2 x 60 minutes
  • 3 x 40 minutes

Customer reviews for The Sparks

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