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The Barneys

The Barneys are an energetic, talented & professional party band who formed in 2016 & have been rocking all over Essex & beyond ever since. Performing covers from The Beatles to George Ezra, Bruno Mars to Stevie Wonder & tons more, they will guarantee to keep your guests on their feet all night long!

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Set List / Repertoire

50’s & 60’s
All Day And All Of The Night – The Kinks
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valley And The Four Seasons
Come On Everybody – Eddie Cochran
Day Tripper – The Beatles
Do You Love Me? – The Contours
Elvis Presley Medley
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher – Jackie Wilson
I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
I’m A Believer – The Monkees
It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones
Johny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Land Of 1000 Dances – Wilson Pickett
Mustang Sally – The Commitments
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones
Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Twist And Shout – The Beatles
Wipeout – The Safaris
You Really Got Me – The Kinks

70’s & 80’s
500 Miles – The Proclaimers
9 To 5 – Dolly Parton
All Right Now – Free
Another Brick In The Wall Pt.2 – Pink Floyd
Baggy Trouser – Madness
The Boys Are Back In Town – Thin Lizzy
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
December 1963 (Oh What A Night) – The Four Seasons
Everybody Needs Somebody – The Blues Brothers
Footloose – Kenny Loggins
Gimme Some Lovin’ – The Blues Brothers
Highway To Hell – AC/DC
Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick – Ian Drury
Love Really Hurts Without You – Billy Ocean
Message In A Bottle – The Police
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Rebel Yell – Billy Idol
Rock You Like A Hurricane – Scorpions
Roxanne – The Police
She Sells Sanctuary – The Cult
Soul Man – The Blues Brothers
Stevie Wonder medley
Stuck In The Middle WithYou – Stealers Wheels
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
Take On Me – Ah Ha
A Town Called Malice – The Jam
Walk This Way – Aerosmith
We Will Rock You – Queen
Word Up – Cameo
You Give Love A Bad Name – Bon Jovi

90’s & 00’s
5 Colours In Her Hair – McFly
All I Have – Snow Petrol
All The Small Things – Blink182
American Idiot – Green Day
Basket Case – Green Day
Bohemian Like You – The Dandy Warhols
The Boys Of Summer – The Ataris
Dakota – Stereophonics
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Everything – Michael Bublé
Feeling Good – Muse
I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor – The Arctic Monkeys
I Predict A Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
I’ll Be There For You – The Rembrandts
Last Night – The Strokes
Learn To Fly – Foo Fighters
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
Livin La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
The Middle – Jimmy Eat World
Monster – The Automatic
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Parklife - Blur
Place Your Hands – Reef
Ruby – Kaiser Chiefs
Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Somebody Told Me – The Killers
Song 2 – Blur
Sugar, We’re Going Down – Fall Out Boy
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
This Love – Maroon 5
Time Is Running Out – Muse
Tribute – Tenacious D
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
When You Were Young – The Killers
Wherever You Will Go – The Calling

Attention – Charlie Puth
Cake By The Ocean – DNCE
Can’t Stop The Feeling! – Justin Timberlake
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Dance With Me Tonight – Olly Murs
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
I Gotta Feeling – The Black Eyed Peas
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Lazy Song – Bruno Mars
Radioactive – Imagine Dragons
Runaway Baby – Bruno Mars
Shotgun – George Ezra
Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
Sucker – The Jonas Brothers
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson

First Dance Suggestions
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valley And The Four Seasons
Everything – Michael Buble
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher – Jackie Wilson
Paradise – George Ezra
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Wherever You Will Go – The Calling

14 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 4 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 14
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Can we get married again just to hire you guys!?

5 stars - The Barneys are Highly Recommended booked The Barneys for their Wedding September 2019

“What can we say about hiring this band for our wedding? Two words make it simple – Do It. We saw the band play before we booked and were impressed from the start. Good communication over the next few months meant they had a clear idea of what we wanted for the big day, and the chats with Tom always left me smiling thinking these guys knew exactly what type of vibe we were going for. They played a fantastic set list, did a customised first dance song and came into the crowd to entertain us even more. Suffice to say a great night was had by all – thanks guys for your rocking performance. Can we get married again just to hire you guys!?”

Couldn’t have asked for more!!

5 stars - The Barneys are Highly Recommended booked The Barneys for their Wedding in Essex August 2019

“The Barneys were absolutely fantastic! They really interacted with our crowd and made a great impression on us all! Thankyou so so so much! If we could do our whole wedding again, we’d still pick them!”

Absolutely fantastic band, highly recommend!

5 stars - The Barneys are Highly Recommended booked The Barneys for their Wedding in Essex July 2019

“The Barneys were great, they were high energy and had all of our wedding guests dancing all night! Everyone commented on how good they were and their interaction on the dance floor was a highlight! I would recommend this band to anyone looking to organise an event in the future!”

We can't wait to see you play again!

5 stars - The Barneys are Highly Recommended booked The Barneys for their Wedding July 2019

“Thank you The Barneys for playing at our wedding yesterday, you guys are amazing and everyone commented on how great you were. I would highly recommend and we can’t wait to see you play again!”

The place rocked and I've lost count of the number of people who have come up af...

5 stars - The Barneys are Highly Recommended booked The Barneys for their event July 2019

“We booked the band for the Mini7 Racing Club's 50th Birthday Party in The F1 Pit garages at Silverstone International. We reviewed a number of bands and chose them for their competitive price and their demo music on the site. To say they were excellent would be an understatement. They arrived when they said and when they did their sound test you knew they were going to be good, especially considering they were operating in what could only be described as one of the biggest garages in the UK! The band interacted with the partygoers playing a complete range of music and had every one tapping their feet and by the second set of the night had all 150 guests plus others from other clubs also at the circuit joining in. The place rocked and I've lost count of the number of people who have come up afterwards and said how good they were. Highly recommended!!”

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Price from £1,064 + travel from Essex

Based on 4 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • South East From £1,064
  • East of England From £1,089
  • South West From £1,184
  • East Midlands From £1,191
  • West Midlands From £1,198
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £1,317
  • North East From £1,530
  • North West From £1,530
  • Wales From £1,795
  • Scotland From £1,996

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Default lineup: 4 members

4 piece: Lead Vocals, Guitar/Backing Vocals, Bass Guitar/Backing Vocals, Drums/Percussion/Backing Vocals

Full Biography

*Please Note: Members of The Barneys teach in schools so please be aware that events in the week, including Fridays, might need further planning during term times for arrival. This is nothing The Barneys cannot work around, so please get in touch for any enquiries.

*Formed mid 2016 with solid weekly performances since November 2016
*Young, Passionate, Energetic and Experienced Musicians all boasting a BA(Hons) Degree in Music!
*With an eclectic repertoire covering modern, classic rock and pop songs from Elvis Presley, Ed Sheeran, Free, Walk the Moon, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, The Killers and many more!
*Self contained professional high quality PA and lights catering to your every need for your special event
*Music played through our PA system before and between our sets on request for free!
*The Band is covered by Public Liability Insurance
*Will learn your First Dance Request for free!
*DJ service (Additional service, please enquire)
*Wireless microphone available for announcements and speeches (Please enquire)
*Approachable, Professional, Entertaining and Friendly service!

The Barneys are an elite, professional function band based in Essex consisting of 4 members who are hugely experienced and vastly versatile. They met on their BA(Hons) degree in Music course and since rocked the music industry around Essex and branched out as far as Somerset and Lincolnshire. These have been for private events such as Weddings, Army Barracks, Corporate Events and Organisations Awards Evenings.

On top of their vast versatility as individual musicians, The Barneys are also excellent entertainers. Having members who use wireless microphones and guitars, they are not afraid to come out and have a dance with the audience or have your air guitar soloing dad back to back with the guitarists! There is no doubt that The Barneys will have you and your guests up and dancing, jiving and singing by the end of the night! The members of this band average at the age of 25; however already between them they have a huge amount of experience in the music industry, playing events such as The Harley Davidson National Rally to playing Silverstone Race Circuit in the F1 pits. On top of this there are members of the band that also play in theatre shows and pantomimes to sell out audiences. Doing a degree has also boosted their knowledge in live sound, so they can provide you with the best sound for your event.

Having a huge repertoire of 70+ songs (forever growing!), The Barneys can cater to your every musical needs. If you want a golden oldies set followed by nothing but modern party songs or a mixed set of rock, pop and disco songs, then this is the band for you! Make sure to check out their repertoire section, some of the popular artists they cover are Elvis, Van Morrison, The Beatles, Billy Idol, The Blues Brothers, McFly, George Ezra, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran and many more!

When you book the Barneys you will get nothing but pure professionalism with their attitude and equipment. A key ingredient to the band offering a superb night is their equipment. With a 16 Channel Mackie iPad DSL 1608 Desk along with 2000-Watt Mackie Thump Speakers, the PA is crystal clear and ready for a range of venues. Along with the PA system, the band own a wide range of high-end gear: Sonor, Sabian, Zildjian, Gibraltar, Fender, Mackie, Musicman, Shure, the list goes on. The Barneys can offer two different attires; they can come to your event suited and booted ready to play or dressed smart-casual for your more laid back events. The band is also flexible regarding set timings. They can offer your classic 2 X 60 minutes sets or mix it up with 3 X 40 minute sets. They love to hear from their clients regarding set timing ideas; so don’t be afraid to get in contact!

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