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With an awesome reputation since establishing in 1997, Dexter are THE CHOICE for delivering incredible parties across the UK! Featuring both male & female vocals, this exciting band perform everything from rock & pop classics, modern day floor fillers & sing-along favourites! Acoustic sets, DJ sets & even a 6-piece line up also available!

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Set List / Repertoire

60s
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones
Rescue Me - Fontella Bass
Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra
Dancing In The Streets - Martha Reeves And The Vandellas
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Do You Love Me - Brian Poole and The Tremoloes

70s
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Everybody Dance - Chic
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Come Up And See Me (Make Me Smile) - Steve Harley
Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
Teenage Kicks – The Undertones
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Hard to Handle by Black Crowes/The Commitments/Otis Redding
Superstition- Stevie Wonder
Does Your Mother Know- Abba
Should I Stay Or Should I Go- The Clash
You're The One That I Want- John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
Dancing Queen - Abba
Good Times - Chic
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) - The Jackson 5
Don't Stop Till You Get Enough - Michael Jackson

80s
Baggy Trousers - Madness
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Power Of Love - Huey Lewis
The Lovecats - The Cure
Town Called Malice – The Jam
New Sensation – INXS
Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
Livin On A Prayer- Bon Jovi
I Wanna Dance With Somebody- Whitney Houston
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Perfect - Fairground Attraction
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Easy Lover - Phil Collins & Phillip Bailey
Into The Groove - Madonna
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
I've Had The Time Of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
I'm Coming Out - Diana Ross
Jump - Van Halen
Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Simple Minds
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - The Police

90s
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
Always There - Incognito
Two Princes – Spin Doctors
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
Angels – Robbie Williams
Place Your Hands – Reef
Rocks – Primal Scream
Unbelievable – EMF
You And Me Song – The Wannadies
Mustang Sally – The Commitments
Relight my Fire - Take That
When Your Gone- Bryan Adams and Mel C
Kids- Robbie Williams and Kylie
Chains- Tina Arena
Disco 2000- Pulp
Finally - CeCe Peniston
Groove Is In The Heart - Deee-Lite
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Songbird - Oasis
Good Riddance - Green Day

00s - Present Day
Feel It Still - Portugal. The Man
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Blow - Ed Sheeran
Human - The Killers
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
I Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Sing- Ed Sheeran
Thousand Years - Christina Perrie
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
I Will Never Let you down - Rita Ora
Wake Me Up - Avicci
You Got The Love - Florence & The Machine
Love Me Again - John Newman
Treasure - Bruno Mars
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
Ho Hey - Lumineers
Are You Ready For Love - Elton John
Something Just Like This - The Chainamokers & Coldplay
Princess Of China - Coldplay
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
She Said- Plan B
Vertigo – U2
Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
Dani California – Red Hot Chili Peppers
It's My Life - Bon Jovi
Somebody Told Me – The Killers
Yellow – Coldplay
Moves Like Jagger- Maroon 5
Bohemian Like You – Dandy Warhols
Have A Nice Day – Stereophonics
Firework- Katy Perry
Dakota – Stereophonics
I Predict A Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
Last Nite – The Strokes
Mr Brightside by The Killers
Sex on Fire - King's of Leon
Rule The World- Take That
Valerie- Amy Winehouse
Domino- Jessie J
Rolling In The Deep- Adele
Call Me Maybe- Carly Rae Jepson
Suddenly I See- KT Tunstall
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
For Lovers- Wolfman ft. Pete Doherty
Patience - Take That
Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
Happy- Pharrell
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness
Peggy Sang The Blues - Frank Turner

Acoustic Set List
Torn - Natalie Imbruglia
Human - Rag 'n' Bone Man
Chained To The Rhythm - Katy Perry
Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
At Last - Etta James
A Sky Full Of Stars - Gloria Jessica
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Sprinfield
Stitches - Shawn Mendes
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Tenerife Sea - Ed Sheeran
Greatest Day - Take That
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
Hello - Adele
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Price Tag - Jessie J
California Dreamin - The Mamas & The Papas
Black Horse And The Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Hold Back The River - James Bay
Titanium - David Guetta
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Step Inside Love - Cilla Black
Stuck In The Middle - Stealers Wheel
Valerie - The Zutons/Amy Winehouse
Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
Ironic - Alanis Morrisette
These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
I Will Never Let You Down - Rita Ora
Wonderwall - Oasis
Domino - Jessie J
Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
Suddenly I See - KT Tunstall
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Perfect - Fairground Attraction
Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
Songbird- Eva Cassidy
Ave Maria - Beyonce
The Only Reason - JP Cooper
Firework - Katy Perry
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Diamonds are Forever - Katie Melua
You're Still The One - Shania Twain
Lean On Me - Bill Withers
Bright - Echosmith
Sweetest Devotion - Beyonce
One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
Evergreen - Barbara Streisand
Wings - Birdie
Ironic - Alanis Morissette
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
Shallow - Lady Gaga
never Ever - All Saints

Suggested First Dance Songs
All Of Me - John Legend
Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur
You're Still The One - Shania Twain
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
Wings - Birdy
Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
The One - Kodaline
Hysteric - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Baby I'm yours - Arctic Monkeys
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Better Together - Jack Johnson
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
You're Beautiful - James Blunt
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Never Tear Us Apart - INXS
For Lovers- Wolfman ft. Pete Doherty
L.O.V.E. - Nat King Cole
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Judy Garland
Thousand Years - Christina Perrie
Thinking Out Loud- Ed Sheeran
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Everything - Michael Buble
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Tenerife Sea- Ed Sheeran
Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy - The Tams
When You Say Nothing At All - Ronan Keating
Greatest Day - Take That
Forever - Chris Brown
Be My Forever - Christina Perry & Ed Sheeran
I Won't Give Up - Jason Mraz
You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne
Over and Over Again - Nathan Sykes (ft Ariana Grande)
You're My Best Friend - Queen
I Just Can't Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson

Halloween Playlist
Thriller- Michael Jackson
Abracadabra- Steve Miller
The Time Warp- Rocky Horror Show
Monster- The Automatic
Highway To Hell- AC/DC
Superstition- Stevie Wonder

James Bond Playlist
James Bond Theme Tune
You Know My Name - Chris Cornell (Casino Royale)
Diamonds Are Forever - Shirely Bassey

Christmas Songs
Merry Christmas everybody - Slade
All I want for Christmas is you - Mariah Carrey
Fairytale in New York - the Pouges
Band aid - Christmas Song
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday - Wizard

123 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 123
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Amazing band and so wonderful to work with!

5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended booked Dexter for their Wedding in Shropshire January 2020

“Such a lovely group of people! There were easy to communicate with, friendly and they completely nailed our first dance song which they learned especially. Everyone at the wedding commented on how great the band was! 100% recommend.”


An absolutely ‘stand out’ band!

5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended booked Dexter for their event in West Yorkshire December 2019

“Dexter entertained us and our guests at our recent wedding party and were absolutely fabulous! Without exception, our guests were completely wowed and loved every minute. We can not recommend them highly enough. They are very talented musicians and vocalists with a wide ranging repertoire all of which they do exceptionally well.”


Absolutely amazing wedding band!

5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended booked Dexter for their Wedding in Cheshire December 2019

“Dexter played at our wedding in December and were absolutely incredible. From our first dance until the end of the last set, the dancefloor was full. We had so many great comments from guests who thought they were brilliant. Also, great communication in the run up to the big day. Couldn’t recommend them enough! Thank you guys! Xxx”


Fantastic Band - really made the evening!

5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended booked Dexter for their Wedding in Hertfordshire November 2019

“Could not have asked for anything more, brilliant, brilliant band. Great contact all the way through, nothing was too much trouble and all very relaxed. The set list was just as we asked for. We had a masquerade ball theme and Dexter all bought their own masks along and really got everyone going. The band are even better live than they appear in the videos.”


Absolutely brilliant! Definitely recommend!

5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended booked Dexter for their Wedding in Staffordshire October 2019

“As the title says, they were absolutely brilliant! Everybody from our wedding loved the band. They had everyone up dancing and also had an additional band member for the night in my 5 year old son who now wants to be a "Rockstar" when he grows up! Such a great night! Was sad when it ended!”

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Prices

Price from £1,433 + travel from Cheshire

Based on 5 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • West Midlands From £1,433
  • East Midlands From £1,490
  • North West From £1,490
  • South West From £1,546
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £1,574
  • Wales From £1,601
  • South East From £1,601
  • North East From £1,644
  • East of England From £1,665
  • Scotland From £2,304

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Performance Times

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Lineup

Default lineup: 5 members

5 piece band: Male Lead Vocals; Female Lead Vocals, Guitar; Bass and Drums (also keyboards on sequencers)

Full Biography

With an awesome reputation since establishing in 1997, Dexter are THE CHOICE for delivering incredible parties across the UK & further afield!

The go-to band for countless event planners, wedding couples, venues and corporate clients, Dexter never fail to wow crowds time and time again.

Dexter have entertained a whole host of audiences from those in marquee weddings and stately homes to thousands of people at open-air concert venues. The band are experts in their field and are equally at home providing outstanding entertainment for weddings, birthday parties, major corporate events and university balls! Whatever your event, Dexter are ready!

Dexter’s energetic sound really packs a punch! Their killer repertoire contains everything from rock and pop classics, guaranteed modern day floor fillers and sing-along favourites!

Offering the ultimate in entertainment, Dexter also offer a range of packages from acoustic duos, to DJ deck sets, 6-piece line ups and more! Dexter’s flexibility and professionalism means their potential is endless and your party will be one to remember!

Your Event and Booking Options
As standard, Dexter perform as a 5-piece band featuring both male and female lead vocals, guitar, bass and drums! The band also have sequencers on stage bringing additional sounds like keys and synths to their songs!

Experts in entertainment, Dexter also provide a range of add-on packages below;

6-Piece Line Up
If you are looking for the full wow-factor, book Dexter’s 6-piece line up! Featuring the standard 5-piece band plus live keys, Dexter’s larger line up offers a real showcase of amazing entertainment on stage!

Acoustic Duo Set
With female lead vocals and guitar, Dexter’s acoustic set offers 1 x 60 minutes of well-known songs in a beautiful, relaxed style. Perfect for drinks receptions, dinner entertainment or as a warm up act before the full band, this acoustic duo is a popular option which has been enjoyed by many previous clients!

Song Request
Dexter know each and every event is a personal highlight for their clients, which is why they want to make their performance as special as possible! If you have a special song which means a lot, let the band know and they will learn and perform it for a small additional fee.

DJ Set

When the band are taking a break, your party doesn’t have to stop!

Dexter’s male lead vocalist Tim is also an incredibly talented DJ! Working the decks to bring you the coolest funky house, garage and dance floor fillers, Tim uses the very best equipment from Pioneer DDJSX decks to industry standard lights and lasers!

Let Dexter’s DJ set take control and deliver you the best party ever! For more information, please see booking options.

1am Finish
If you like partying into the small hours, book Dexter’s 1am finish option! This means the band will play up until 1am at your event, meaning you get to dance for longer!

Like the 80's?
Dexter can also perform as the ultimate tribute to the 1980's. If you want to have your event transported back to the 80’s with smash hits from Soft Cell, Madonna, Duran Duran & authentic 80’s clothing and costumes, visit Alive & Kicking's profile now for more information!

What about the swinging 60's?
Dexter can also bring to life, the sounds & memories from the wonderful 60's. If you want authentic 60's instruments & costumes, with classic tracks from The Supremes, The Beatles & more; visit So 60's profile now for more information!

So who trusts Dexter with helping to make sure that their event is memorable?

Previous clients include:
* General Electric
* Deutsche Bank
* Prodrive Motor Sport
* Leeds United Football
* Staffordshire University
* The Labour Party
* Manchester University
* University of Kent
* The Belfry
* Middleton Hall, Warwickshire
* Moat House Hotels
* Astra Zeneca
* Blenheim Palace

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