Default lineup: 6 members
Standard 6-piece: Vocals, saxophone, drums, bass, guitar & keys.
* A range af ska from Jamaican 60s to British 70s & 80s
* lively & interactive band
* Option of two frontmen available
* Happy ska
* Fierce ska
* Chilled ska
* Very experienced professional musicians
* First Dance/Song request welcome.
* 6,7, 8 or 9-piece band available.
* iPod DJ service free until 12 midnight.
Music & Type of show:
Rude Boy Mitch and The Two Tones are lively & entertaining & dress in a selection of suits, hat’s ties, bracers & Doc Martins creating an authentic look to match their energy & charisma. They pack a powerful punch in their sound & front man Mitch leads the way with fun banter, dancing & audience participation.
The band is suitable for anyone who wants to have their party pumping with classic ska grooves & the dance floor skanking all night.
The band are happy to learn a song for a 1st dance & provide an appropriate iPod playlist for the breaks.
The band members each average at least 15 years performance experience & have engaged in tours around various areas of the world including the Alps, The Caribbean, Dubai, America and Mainland Europe.
They have a broad range of professional experience between them ranging from theatre, classical music, pop music, studio recording & writing for television & dance as well as corporate performance and mainstream festivals such as Glastonbury, The Secret Garden Party, Download and The Big Chill.
Outside of the band, members play & teach various instruments & styles of music from classical to samba and salsa, traditional African music to Electronic dance & live dub-reggae.
They have all performed at venues of notoriety including The Royal Albert Hall and The Royal Festival Hall in London, The Lincoln Centre & Madison Square Gardens in New York, The World Art Stage in Edinburgh, The Queen’s Hall Theatre in Trinidad, Courchevel Ski-slope in France and The Yorkshire Playhouse and York Minster.
Four members of Rude Boy Mitch and The Two Tones have honours degrees in music & all the members have written & recorded their own material.