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With more than 2000 bookings to date, and over 500 five-star reviews, Hipster are one of the most well established and best love party bands in the UK. Their repertoire contains classic Beatles, Fleetwood Mac & The Rolling Stones through to modern indie & pop from Kings of Leon, The Killers & Pharrell. Previous clients include NSPCC, Channel 5, HSBC, Wella, Savilles, Deloitte, KPMG, RBC, Lloyds, M&S, Unileaver, BAE Systems and many more.

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Indie and Modern
As It Was - Harry Styles
Figure It Out - Royal Blood
Hold Back The River – James Bay
Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
Thinkin Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Waterfall - Stone Roses
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Whistle For The Choir - The Fratellis
Molly's Chamber - Kings Of Leon
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Dreaming Of You - The Coral
Black Thumb Nail- Kings of Leon
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
You Look Good On The Dance Floor - Arctic Monkeys
Love Machine - Girls Aloud
Sit Down - James
Cigarettes and Alcohol – Oasis
Don't Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Wonderwall – Oasis
Dakota - Stereophonics
Fire – Kasabian
500 Miles - The Proclaimers
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
There She Goes - The La's
Song 2 – Blur
Lightning Bolt - Jake Bugg
Common People – Pulp
Last Night - The Strokes
I Predict A Riot – The Kaiser Chiefs
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Rule The World - Take That
Creep – Radiohead
All These Things That I Have Done - The Killers
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
7 Nation Army - The White Stripes
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Sweet Disposition - Temper Trap

70’s, 80’s and Pop
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Long Train Runnin' - The Doobie Brothers
Rappers Delight – Sugarhill Gang
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
That's Entertainment! - The Jam
A Town Called Malice – The Jam
Going Underground - The Jam
This Charming Man – The Smiths
There Is A Light That Never Goes Out - The Smiths
Roxanne - The Police
I Got My Mind Set On You - George Harrison
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Mr Blue Sky – ELO
You Make My Dreams Come True - Hall & Oates
Let's Dance - David Bowie
All Right Now – Free
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
My Generation – The Who
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
Rudi (A Message to You) - The Specials
One Love - Bob Marley
20th Century Boy – T-Rex
Ever Fallen in Love – The Buzzcocks
Love Is The Drug - Roxy Music
My Sharona - The Knack
Go Your Own Way- Fleetwood Mac
Don't Stop - Fleetwood Mac
The Boys are Back in Town- Thin Lizzy
Paranoid - Black Sabbath
Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
Hotel California- The Eagles
The Power Of Love - Huey Lewis & The News
Call Me Al - Paul Simon
Walk Of Life - Dire Straits

60’s Rock n' Roll
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Help! - The Beatles
I Feel Fine - The Beatles
I Saw Her Standing There – Beatles
A Hard Days Night - The Beatles
She Loves You – Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Oh, Pretty Woman! - Roy Orbison
Runaround Sue – Dion
Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
Stuck In The Middle With You - Stealers Wheel
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
Miserlou - Dick Dale
Johnnie B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Proud Mary - Tina Turner/Creedence Clearwater Revival
Come Up And See Me - Steve Harley
Fire - Jimi Hendrix
Foxey Lady - Jimi Hendrix
Moondance - Van Morrison
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
All Day (And All Of The Night) - The Kinks
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Keep On Running - Spencer Davis Group

First Dance Recommendations
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
Green Eyes - Coldplay
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Trouble – Ray Lamontagne
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol

Acoustic tracks - (songs available in acoustic set option only)
Wild Wood - Paul Weller
There Is A Light - The Smiths
Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
You Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling Stones
That's Entertainment - The Jam
Moondance - Van Morrison
How Come - Ray Lamontagne
Old Man - Neil Young
Naive - The Kooks
High And Dry - Radiohead
Wind Cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix
Steady As She Goes - The Raconteurs
Trouble - Ray Lamontagne
Roxanne - The Police
Whistle For The Choir - The Fratellis
Carey - Joni Mitchell
Green Eyes - Coldplay
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
Weather With You - Crowded House
Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks
Mrs Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks
Wonderwall - Oasis
Polly - Nirvana
Good Riddance - Green Day
Lucky Man - The Verve
Under The Bridge - RHCP
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Heart Of Gold- Neil Young

512 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
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  • Unsatisfactory 0
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Great band for a corporate function

5 stars - Hipster are Highly Recommended
booked Hipster for their event in Derbyshire October 2023

“hipster were clear in communication before the event and on the day. They were really helpful in accommodating our requests and tailored their set to include some of the teams favourite tracks and artists. They also made time for announcements and speeches to fit in with their set times. The were professional and friendly, a great band to work with. They got our team up and dancing and we had lots of great feedback from everyone at the party. Would hire again!”

Absolutely faultless

5 stars - Hipster are Highly Recommended
booked Hipster for their Wedding in Bristol October 2023

“Hipster were loved by all at our wedding with so many guests complimenting how great they were. Joe was prompt in all communications in the run up to the wedding and talked through all details with us. We have seen hipster 3 times now and each time kept the party going all night. Could not recommend enough!”

Patrick and Hannah Wedding Shropshire October 7th 2023

5 stars - Hipster are Highly Recommended
booked Hipster for their Wedding in Shropshire October 2023

“Joe and his band Hipster were perfect and added to what was already a very special day. Joe/Hipster did a bespoke first dance request for us that wasn’t on the Hipster repertoire and it was a massive hit for us and our guests. Joe was professional but personal and friendly but particular. We had a great experience and would recommend Hipster to anyone who wanted their wedding rocked!”

Absolutely phenomenal!

5 stars - Hipster are Highly Recommended
booked Hipster for their Wedding in North Yorkshire October 2023

“Hipster played at our wedding a few days ago and they were excellent - they sounded amazing and are super easy to work with before and during the event. Their set list is fantastic, and they were really adaptable with the timeline of the day running a little bit late. We would recommend them without any reservations and so many guests told us how much they enjoyed their sets. Thanks so much to the band!”

We were so lucky to find this band!

5 stars - Hipster are Highly Recommended
booked Hipster for their event in Oxfordshire September 2023

“If you want a tight, exciting band who can rock out any classic number from the mid-50's to present day, then I readily guarantee Hipster will not disappoint. We held a family anniversary party with 80+ guests with a very wide age range. This personable band had that unique knack for picking the right numbers, communicating with the dancers and keeping the floor full. Book them and watch the messages come in the next day. Absolutely brilliant! Thanks guys for playing such a big part in an evening our family will never forget. Bob, Sue and Family ”

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Default lineup: 4 members

4-piece band: Lead male vocal/electric/acoustic guitar, bass/backing vocals, lead guitar/backing vocals, drums/backing vocals.
Please note: the 4 piece band doesn't include brass or keys- these sounds are produced by sample pads only.

7-piece band: including brass and keys for a huge live sound! Please see Hipster and The Hot Hot Horns for more details. 

Full Biography

 "You guys were amazing. Absolutely awesome!"
-HRH Prince Harry

"You guys are a great band. Really tight. Love the harmonies"
-Mike Scott, The Waterboys

Introducing the most popular party band currently working exclusively with Alive Network!

What Do They Do?
Hipster are the ideal choice for any event. They regularly entertain audiences at weddings, corporate events, and private parties - and now specialise in large corporate awards dinners proving they are just as comfortable performing energetic shows at large scale formal events as they are at bringing the house down at fun-packed parties.

What Have They Done Before?
Hipster have performed at many prestigious venues over the years including: The Grosvenor Hotel, The Savoy Hotel, The Natural History Museum, Manchester Town Hall, The Royal Courts of Justice, Eltham Palace, Kensington Roof Gardens, Euro Disney, Kew Gardens, Bath Assembly Rooms, Manchester Art Gallery, The Grand Hotel Brighton plus numerous Awards ceremonies including IVCA, HFMA, Wella, Trend Vision Awards and NABS. The last 6 years have seen the boys working along side numerous celebrities including T4 presenter Steve Jones, impressionist Rory Bremner, comedian Lenny Henry, legendary record producer Nick Lowe and BBC Radio 2's Jeremey Vine amongst others.

Their current corporate clients include Channel 5, Marks and Spencer, Hewlett Packard, Zafer Associates, Oxford University Press, NSPCC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and Natwest - to name a few!!

Internationally, Hipster have performed in Singapore, Dubai, Potugal, Spain, France and Austria.


What Sort of Music Do They Play?
Their extensive and varied setlist caters for all ages and musical tastes including classic songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, The Killers, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon plus many, many more! You can also choose from a selection of popular first dance songs and be absolutely sure that guests of all ages - from grunge kids to gran's - will be up dancing and singing all night!

Please Note: Due to their popularity, Hipster are busy throughout the year, and therefore cannot always fulfill requests for learning specific songs. Please refer to their extensive setlist.


What will the band look like?
The band can tailor their look to suit your needs on the night. For award ceremonies, they can dress formally in black clothes, and for private parties and less formal events they can dress more casually if you prefer. Just specify to your agent what your requirements are and Hipster will have a rummage through their wardrobes!


Your Event
Featuring musicians of the highest standard, all with several years notable previous experience within the music industry, Hipster are a party band like no other. Each member is extremely gifted in his own right, and the band has invested heavily in the highest quality instruments and sound equipment. Having Hipster at your event is the closest thing you'll get to having any classic band such as The Beatles or Stone Roses play a personal live performance just for you!

Hipster's show can be formatted in several ways; 2 x 45 minute sets, 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 minute sets.

In addition, the band can also provide a set of acoustic songs, specifically tailored for drinks receptions or during dinner (please see booking options). Hipster are the only band you need for an all-day event, able to provide music for every scenario, be it a low key acoustic set, or a full on rock'n' roll spectacular!

Hipster are incredibly flexible with all aspects of their show. No gig is too big or too far away. They are very adaptable to a range of room types and always adjust volume levels to suit your requirements.

Hipster's set is lively, exciting, dynamic and full of enthusiasm, and is regularly updated to include current songs. In particular, the band have spent a great deal of time and effort tailoring shows to suit weddings and private parties, of which they play at least 100 per year, as well as many corporate and media award ceremonies.


And for when the band are not playing...
There is the option of music between sets, or a DJ package. Like many modern DJs, Hipster use a laptop computer containing a huge amount of popular songs. These songs are mixed as they would be using CD decks, and a band member will control the laptop in between live performances, make basic announcements, and take requests from guests. 

The band's lights and awesome PA system double-up for use during DJ sets. If you have any specific requests for music that you would like the DJ to include, please forward any lists to us well in advance, so the band can obtain as many of your preferred tracks as possible, should any be missing from their collection. As we are sure you can appreciate, the service offered 'in house' by the band is significantly less than the cost of a separate DJ.

Superior Equipment
The band's show uses a 5000 watt full range high definition KV2 Audio PA system, and an Allen and Heath mixing console with professional outboard effects at all performances, plus a complete lighting show including 8 x par 56 LED cans with built-in sound-to-light controllers, 4 x multi-coloured moving heads with a 360 degree rotation, so you have full stage lighting as well as disco lighting for your dance floor.

Hipster use only the very best instruments, amplifiers and microphones, including Fender, Gibson, Gretsch and Music Man Guitars, Fender, Hayden and Ashdown amps, Shure and Rode Microphones and Pearl and DW drums and percussion.

They also have a recently purchased a brand new Mercedes Sprinter van for transporting themselves and all their equipment, ensuring punctuality,reliability and a truly professional appearance.


Corporate Events (please see booking options)
Hipster at experts when it comes to corporate events. To ensure your event runs smoothly, the band offer a special corporate package which includes;

* Upgraded PA system with unrivalled sound quality to cater for larger events.
* Additional lighting and effects.
* DJ package.
* Flexible timings for early arrival and later finish.

Hipster can also perform 30 second clips or sound bites to use as walk-on music for corporate award ceremonies (please see booking options for more details).

Hipster and The Hot Hot Horns
New for 2019! Hipster are now introducing their ultimate live music experience! Complete with brass and keys, this huge 7-piece line up really packs a punch and is the perfect choice for larger events that need that special wow factor. Please see Hipster and The Hot Hot Horns profile page for more details.

Customer Satisfaction

Hipster take great care to work with all their clients to ensure complete satisfaction both before and during the event. The band are happy to recommend the best possible selection of songs based on your requirements and will liaise with your venue to ensure smooth running on the day, and that all technical requirements are met in full.

Alive Network's Promise
Hipster genuinely have all the charisma, stage presence and talent of any famous act and bring an unrivalled level of excitement to any party. No matter how many bands you've seen before, you've never seen a band as good as Hipster!

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