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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


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
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


Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) - Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Everybody Dance - Chic
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Superstition- Stevie Wonder
Does Your Mother Know- Abba
You're The One That I Want- John Travolta and Olivia Newton
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
Lady Marmalade - Patti Labelle


9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
Don't You Want Me - Human League
Take On Me - A-ha
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham
Baggy Trousers - Madness
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Power Of Love - Huey Lewis
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
Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Simple Minds
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - The Police


Wannabe - Spice Girls 
Show Me Love - Robin S 
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
Mustang Sally – The Commitments
Relight my Fire - Take That
When Your Gone- Bryan Adams and Mel C
Kids- Robbie Williams and Kylie Minogue
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

Ain't No Other Man - Christina Aguilera
About Damn Time - Lizzo
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
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
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
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
She Said- Plan B
Moves Like Jagger- Maroon 5
Firework- Katy Perry
Dakota – Stereophonics
Rule The World- Take That
Valerie- Amy Winehouse
Domino- Jessie J
Rolling In The Deep- Adele
Suddenly I See- KT Tunstall
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
For Lovers- Wolfman ft. Pete Doherty
Patience - Take That
Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
Happy- Pharrell Williams
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Rather Be - Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne

Medley One
Rock With You - Michael Jackson
Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake
Fatman Scoop/Love like This
Crazy In Love - Beyonce

Second Medley
Groove Is In The Heart - Deee-Lite
Groovejet (If This Ain't Love) - Spiller & Sophie Ellis Bextor
Music Sounds Better With You - Stardust
Lady (Hear Me Tonight) - Modjo
Le Freak - Chic
Get Lucky - Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams

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
Waterfalls - TLC
No Diggity - Backstreet
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Dancing Queen - ABBA
Tennesse Whiskey - Chris Stapleton
Hit Me Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
Physical - Dua Lipa
All About The Bass - Meghan Trainor
Songbird - Oasis

Suggested First Dance Songs
All Of Me - John Legend
Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur
You're Still The One - Shania Twain
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
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 - Wizzard

168 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 168
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Excellent from start to finish!

5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended
booked Dexter for their event in West Midlands September 2023

“Dexter were absolutely amazing! They understood the vibe we were trying to create for our 10th Year Business Anniversary party straight away. From the live duo during drinks reception and dinner, to when we wanted our guests hit the dance floor. We received fantastic feedback from everyone and I'm sure without Dexter, it would have been a very different night!! Thank you so much.”

Incredible band

5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended
booked Dexter for their Wedding in North Yorkshire August 2023

“From start to finish they were amazing, bought the energy and performed songs to get our guests up and dancing!”

Wedding banding of wedding bands

5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended
booked Dexter for their Wedding in Gloucestershire August 2023

“Dexter couldn’t have made our day any better. Fantastic from the start, and learning our favourite song for our first dance made it that much special. Thank you Dexter”

Dexter made my 40th birthday party better than I could have imagined!

5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended
booked Dexter for their event in Staffordshire August 2023

“Dexter made contact one month in advance as planned. They confirmed the schedule for the evening, asked if I’d any particular requests & kindly put together 30min of a salsa DJ set in between the band’s two sets. The band also played a couple of songs as requested. They arrived and completed their sound check early as agreed. All band mates were very pleasant to speak to. Everyone commented on how good they were. I hadn’t seen Dexter play in advance of my party, but it was certainly a risk that paid off! If considering Dexter, don’t hesitate to book!”

Best Band Ever!

5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended
booked Dexter for their Wedding in Derbyshire August 2023

“I don’t know many bands that manage to get the entire wedding party on the dance floor during their sound check. Dexter were absolutely awesome and we would not hesitate to book them again!”

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Price from £1,574 + travel from Cheshire

Based on 5 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets.

  • North West From £1,574
  • West Midlands From £1,642
  • East Midlands From £1,710
  • Wales From £1,779
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £1,847
  • South East From £1,916
  • South West From £1,916
  • East of England From £2,052
  • North East From £2,189
  • Scotland From £2,244

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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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