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The Barberellas

A professional girl group specialising in Barbershop, Swing & close-harmony acappella singing. Performing classics such as Lollipop & Mister Sandman, The Barberellas also perform suprising arrangments of popular hits by Lady Gaga, Eliza Doolittle & more!

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Set List / Repertoire

20s/30s:
Can’t Take That Away from Me, Gershwin     
Blue Moon, Rodgers & Hart 
Let’s Do It, Cole Porter
Get Happy, Judy Garland    
Anything Goes, Cole Porter
S’Wonderful, Gershwin
Putting on the Ritz, Irving Berlin
Blue Skies, Irving Berlin
Summertime, Gershwin

40s/50s:
Autumn Leaves, Nat King Cole
Lollipop, The Chordettes
Mister Sandman, The Chordettes
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, The Andrews Sisters
When You Wish Upon a Star, Walt Disney’s Pinocchio
Stand by Me, Ben E King
Goodnight Sweetheart, Bing Crosby
Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend, Marilyn Monroe
Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree, The Andrews Sisters
Gonna Wash that Man Right Outta My Hair from South Pacific

60s/70s:
Girl from Ipanema, Astrud Gilberto
Don’t it Make my Brown Eyes Blue, Crystal Gayle
Fly Me to the Moon, Nat King Cole
I Want You Back, The Jackson 5
All I Have to do is Dream, Everly Brothers 
One Fine Day, The Chiffons
Let it Be, The Beatles
Do You Want to Know a Secret, The Beatles  
When I’m 64, The Beatles
Dream a Little Dream, The Mamas and the Papas
Big Spender, Shirley Bassey

Modern/Other:
Pack Up, Eliza Dolittle
Bad Romance, Lady Gaga
Put Your Records On, Corinne Bailey Rae
Fields of Gold, Eric Clapton
Uptown Girl, Westlife/Billy Joel
Everybody’s Free, Rozalla (from Baz Luhrman’s Romeo and Juliet)
And So It Goes, Billy Joel
Postman Pat
Sex and the City Theme
Happy Birthday

We also have a wide variety of festive Christmas Barbershop arrangements!

3 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 3
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Excellent! More than we could have imagined - went down with our guests very wel...

5 stars - The Barberellas are Highly Recommended booked The Barberellas for their Wedding in North Yorkshire December 2019

“The artists were fantastic! From booking with them right through to last minute checks the ladies were always on it! With the booking being a surprise for my 'husband' at our wedding it was all organised in secret. The ladies understood this and communicated with me as requested via the route I advised them of. In the run up to the wedding they helped me arrange the timings with the hotel and were very accommodating. In the last week of the preparations they were in touch and we chatted through all arrangements ensuring everything was as planned. On the day, they were amazing! They sang whilst we had our wedding breakfast and kept in touch with me ensuring all was OK. Our guests commentated on how different and fab they were. My 'husband' was very impressed!! Thank you ladies and Adam at Alive Network for making it all happen!!”


The Barberellas were Exceptional

5 stars - The Barberellas are Highly Recommended booked The Barberellas for their event in Durham

“Exceptional! The guests were still talking about the performance the next morning over breakfast!! They had taken time to put together a list which was sympathetic to the American guests and there was something for everyone.”


I would certainly book them again.

5 stars - The Barberellas are Highly Recommended booked The Barberellas for their Wedding in Merseyside

“The Barberella's were booked for my wedding day. They were a wonderful surprise for my groom, serenading him before I walked down the aisle and then singing me down the aisle. My guests enjoyed every minute of their performance and I would certainly book them again.”

Prices

Price from £1,000 + travel from Northumberland

Based on 4 members performing 3 x 20 minute sets

  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £1,000
  • North East From £1,000
  • North West From £1,000
  • Scotland From £1,359
  • Wales From £1,359
  • East Midlands From £1,359
  • East of England From £1,359

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Performance Times

3 x 20 minutes sets

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Lineup

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Accapella, barbershop and close harmony quartet.

Full Biography

Welcome to The Barberellas, a professional girl group from the North East of England, specialising in Barbershop and close-harmony a cappella singing. Whether you’re the bride and groom looking for something special to walk down the aisle, an event planner looking for musical entertainment to impress guests as they sip champagne, or someone arranging a surprise birthday party for a loved one, look no further – The Barberellas have it all (and wear really nice shoes!).

The singers have a wealth of professional singing experience, from fronting 35-piece orchestras to providing live backing vocals for major bands such as Australian Pink Floyd, as well as studio session singing for use in theatres nationally. But it’s getting back to basics and singing without accompaniment that the singers enjoy the most...

The Barberellas perform classic barbershop arrangements such as Lollipop and Mister Sandman, but also love creating exclusive barbershop arrangements of songs from other eras, such as those by Jackson 5 and Lady Gaga.

The quartet perform entirely without accompaniment and can provide a PA system should the client require. They often perform during wedding ceremonies, pre-dinner drinks, between meal courses, at birthday parties and corporate events, as well as masquerading as venue staff and bursting out into song in their Singing Waitress package!

The Barbarellas are happy to tailor their image and set content to fit in with your theme. They can also provide a live cocktail pianist in between sets.

Testimonials
“The Barberellas were approachable, polite and accommodating with our requests prior to the wedding. They did some modern tunes with a twist, which the guests loved. The girls looked great and were perfect playing over drinks before dinner.”
J. Adams, Wedding, October 2010

“The Barberellas arrived early and were very well organised. They were polite & friendly, extremely professional. Regarding their performance, they exceeded our expectations!!”
H. Barker, Wedding, February 2011

“They kept the atmosphere pleasant and the guests entertained while we had our photos taken. I couldn’t have asked for a better group to singing for our wedding.”
Mr Vasey, Wedding, March 2011

“Just wanted to say a big thank you for helping to make our wedding a great event. Everyone had a lot of fun, and The Barberellas were a huge success. The variety of music the girls sang suited the differing age ranges and tastes among us, and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment. I can highly recommend these girls. Thanks again, we wish you success in the future, and would love to hear you sing again!”
Priya Singh, Wedding, March 2011

“We were guests at our friends wedding, can we book you for ours???? WE LOVED YOU!”
Natalie Johnson, enquiry, June 2011

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