Default lineup: 5 members
5 Piece Band: Male Lead Vocals; Female lead vocals; Bass; Drums; Lead Guitar.
* Male and female fronted band
* Provide all top quality sound equipment lighting and dancefloor lighting
* Each member provides the highest quality musicianship and energy
* No backing tracks or minidiscs - It’s all live
* A creative take on all of their repertoire using 4 part harmonies
Specialising in weddings, parties and corporate events The Chimes are a five-piece pop rock covers band who excel in combining dynamic rhythms, virtuoso musical performances and scintillating vocals to produce high quality danceable music to keep your guests grooving all night long.
The band is fronted by both male and female lead singers, who are backed by drums, bass and lead guitars. They are all first-rate musicians who have reputations for being amongst the best in the business, enabling the band to cover some of the greatest party floor-fillers from the 60s to the present day.
Between them, performers in The Chimes have played or recorded with artists including Lionel Richie, Dizzee Rascal, Adele, Ultravox, Sandi Thom, Brian May, Joe Bonamassa, Nell Bryden, Richard Cottle, Rick Wakeman, Janie Lee Grace, Supertramp, Gallagher and Lyle, The Average White Band, Atomic Rooster, Marillion, Stray, Toyah, Limahl, Imagination, Bucks Fizz, The Sweet, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Tremeloes, Def Leppard, Mel C, McFly, Waterboys, Nik Kershaw, Natasha Bedingfield, Westlife, Michael Ball, Tony Hadley, Atomic Kitten and M People.
As session musician's they have performed at The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena, V festival, The O2, Party In The Park, Glastonbury festival and many more. Venues where the band have performed include Buckingham Palace, Blenheim Palace, Goodwood House, The Hilton, The Dorchester, The Grosvenor House Hotel, Claridges, The Inn on the Park, The Law Society, Champneys, Sopwell House, Woburn Abbey, The Sheraton Skyline and the Kempton Park, Ascot and Sandown racecourses. Corporate clients have ranged from Coca Cola to BMW.
The Chimes have their own high quality PA system and lighting rig and normally play three 40-minute sets or two one-hour sets. The band also provide pre-recorded dinner and party music, at no extra cost, on an MP3 player before they play, during their breaks and after their performance has finished, if required.
Corporate clients and Charities include:
Burger King National Car Rentals
Buro Four NSPCC
Watford Football Club Portrait Software
Dennis Watermans 60th Birthday Price WaterhouseCooopers
Dalziel and Pascoe End of Series Party SignHealth HSBC Sparks Sports Charity
Huthwaite International St Johns Ambulance
JNP Group The Pepper Foundation
Goodwood classic car club