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The Connection

Professional, fun and friendly. With a huge ranges of styles and material to draw on including pop, rock, jazz, dance and many other genres - old and new. From tasteful, sedate gatherings to full on P.A.R.T.Y!

Price from £962 +VAT + travel

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  • Event The Connection Function Band Leicestershire
  • Event The Connection Function Band Leicestershire
  • Event The Connection Function Band Leicestershire
  • Event The Connection Function Band Leicestershire
  • Event The Connection Function Band Leicestershire

Set List / Repertoire

50s and 60's
Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl  

70’s and 80’s
AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long
Aerosmith - Dude! Looks Like A Lady 
Al Green - Let's Stay Together
Chic - Good Times
David Bowie – Let’s Dance
Dolly Parton – Nine to 5
Elton John - Saturday Nights Alright for Fighting
Elton John – Im still standing
Elvis - Burning Love
Free – Alright now
Jackie Wilson - Your Love Keeps Lifting Me
James Brown - Sex Machine
Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
Status Quo - Rocking All Over The World
Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
T-Rex - Get It On
The Beatles - Cant Buy Me Love
The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
The Clash - I Fought The Law
The Jam - A Town Called Malice
The Kinks - You Really Got Me
The Monkees - I’m A Believer
The Ramones - Blitzkreig Bop
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back In Town
Iggy Pop – The Passenger
Sister Sledge – Lost in Music
Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
Blondie - Maria
Bon Jovi - Livin On A Prayer
Bryan Adams - Summer Of ’69
Chaka Kahn - Ain't Nobody
George Michael - Faith
Guns N Roses - Sweet Child O Mine
Hall & Oates - You Make My Dreams Come True
Joan Jett - I Love Rock N Roll
Kenny Loggins - Footloose
Prince - Kiss
The Police - Message In A Bottle
The Police - Roxanne
Phil Collins – Can’t hurry love
Queen – crazy little thing called love

90’s to Present
Alanis Morissette - Ironic
Blink 182 - All The Small Things
DNCE - Cake By The Ocean 
Green Day - Basket Case
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
No Doubt - Just A Girl
Oasis - Don’t Look Back In Anger
Shania Twain - I Feel A Woman
Sixpence None The Richer - Kiss Me
Smash Mouth - All Star
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
The Beautiful South - Perfect 10
Weezer - Buddy Holly
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag
Amy Winehouse - Stronger Than Me
Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Arctic Monkeys - Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
Cee Lo Green - Forget You
Daft Punk & Pharrell - Get Lucky
Jet - Are You Gonna Be My Girl
Jonas Brothers - Sucker
Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict A Riot
Kasabian - Club Foot
Kasabian - Fire
Katy Perry - I Kissed A Girl
Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire
KT Tunstall - Black Horse And The Cherry Tree
Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way
Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away
Outkast - Hey Ya
Pharrell - Frontin'
Pharrell - Happy
Reef - Place Your Hands
Stereophonics - Dakota
The Darkness - I Believe In A Thing Called Love
The Fratellis - Chelsea Dagger
The Offspring – Pretty (for a white guy)
The Killers - Mr Brightside
Walk The Moon - Shut Up &z Dance With Me

Christmas Repertoire!
Mariah Carey - All I Want For Christmas Is You
The Pogues - Fairytale In New York
Wizzard - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
Bobby Helms - Jingle Bell Rock
Shakin’ Steven - Merry Christmas Everyone
Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
Brenda Lee - Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree
Various - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Elton John - Step Into Christmas

Duo/Stripped Back Repertoire
Al Green - Let’s Stay Together
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
Amy Winehouse - Stronger Than Me
Bill Withers - Ain’t No Sunshine
Bob Marley - Could You Be Loved
Childish Gambino - Redbone
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
Eric Clapton - Layla
George Michael - Faith
Hozier - Someone New
Jill Scott - He Loves Me
John Legend - Ordinary People
Marvin Gaye - Let’s Get It On
Norah Jones - Don’t Know Why
Pharrell - Frontin’
Radiohead - High And Dry
Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Scar Tissue
The Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
The Kooks - Moves In Her Own Way
Van Morrison - Moondance

6 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 6
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Amazing 70th Birthday Entertainment

5 stars - The Connection are Highly Recommended booked The Connection for their event November 2019

“Just to say thanks again for a great night on Saturday. People expressed a lot of interest in you and said how good you all were. We'd be glad to recommend you to anyone who wants a successful party! Best Wishes and Kind Regards, Paul and Katy.”

The best entertainment. Would definitely book again

5 stars - The Connection are Highly Recommended booked The Connection for their Wedding in Cheshire October 2019

“The band were amazing. They made the perfect party atmosphere. Everyone after told us how good the band were. The dancefloor was never empty. There was lots of communication before the night to make sure they could deliver us the perfect night. They had everyone up dancing and got everyone singing along. It was a shame it had to end. Highly recommended.”

So Great And So Much Fun!

5 stars - The Connection are Highly Recommended booked The Connection for their event May 2019

“Soon as you started slaying Johnny B. Goode I just knew the dance floor was about to get a whole lot more groovy! Thank you for playing at our volunteer appreciation party!”

Thanks for the amazing performance!

5 stars - The Connection are Highly Recommended booked The Connection for their Wedding at The Canal House in West Midlands

“Thanks for the amazing performance at the weekend. Everybody loved it. Great choice with the setlist, you really helped make our evening wonderful.”

Superb Band

5 stars - The Connection are Highly Recommended booked The Connection for their event in Surrey

“We had The Connection perform at our event this weekend. A fundraiser for our sports club, they got the crowd up, dancing and in the party mood and the dance floor was full all night. I would highly recommend them and if we have another event, would certainly look to use them again. After the event, everyone was really complimentary of the bands performance.”

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Price from £962 + VAT + travel from Leicestershire

Based on 4 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • East Midlands From £962 + VAT
  • West Midlands From £1,000 + VAT
  • East of England From £1,039 + VAT
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £1,043 + VAT
  • South East From £1,048 + VAT
  • North West From £1,069 + VAT
  • South West From £1,074 + VAT
  • Wales From £1,086 + VAT
  • North East From £1,160 + VAT
  • Scotland From £1,257 + VAT

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Performance Times

2 x 60 minute sets

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Booking Options

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Default lineup: 4 members

4 Piece: Female Vocals, Guitar, Bass & Drums.

Please note that due to international touring / session commitments, this artist does not use a fixed line up of members. Whilst the majority of members featured in the promotional materials should match those who perform at your event, this cannot be guaranteed. All members used by the band are of equal quality and changes in members should in no way effect the standard or content of the performance.

Full Biography

The Connection are a high quality cover band performing the best songs from the 50's to now, ensuring your guests/clients are dancing all night!

With vast playing experience, their members cater to all your live performance needs. You are sure to have the time of your life dancing and listening to your favourite Pop, Rock, Soul and Funk songs. 

They can also cater for later nights with their DJ service, saving clients hassle of booking additional entertainment. The DJ can play between and after our the live band has completed their live sets.~

* Professional, fun and friendly band providing energetic live performances!
* Repertoire offers something for everyone spanning the 50s to present day including music from The Kinks, Kings Of Leon, Elvis, Jet and many more!
* All members have a wealth of previous experience including travelling the UK, US camps and music studies.
* Sound limiter friendly band! (Performances without a 'backline')

The Connection are a young, lively and experienced band who guarantee to kick start your party!

Bringing excitement, energy and a vast repertoire to every event, The Connection are guaranteed to fill dance floors across the UK. Performing well known rock and pop from the 50's to present day, expect to hear the greatest songs from across the decades by The Police, Amy Winehouse, Queen, The Killers, Elton John, Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan.

Your Event
The Connections live sets are flexible and full of dyanmics and can either be performed as 2 x 60 minutes or 3 x 40 minutes if preferred. Events are made to break boundaries though, so the band are happy to split the time to your specification!

Between their live sets, the band will happily provide background or party music from an iPod playlist to keep your party atmosphere going!

The Connection are happy to tailor their look to suit your event. Whether your event has a smart, black tie style dress code or you’d prefer a more casual look, just specify your requirements to an Alive Network booking agent.

Ideally the 4 piece band require a minimum 4m x 3m space however, will accommodate to work in space that is available.

Acoustic Sets
The Connection offer varying options for acoustic performances that are perfect for afternoon entertainment during your drinks reception or whilst over dinner.

From an acoustic duo, trio and stripped back full band the acoustic sets provide 1 x 60 minutes worth of material and can include a 1pm or 3pm arrival.

For more information, please see the band's booking options or speak to an Alive Network booking agent.

First Dance Recording
If you weren't already aware, The Connection will play for you live during your first dance. If that sounds good, check this out!
The Connection can create a live or a studio recorded version of your chosen song. The song will be a specially recorded track that is sent over to you following your wedding day. This provides you a keep sake that will remind you of your special day over and over again. 

Please see booking options or speak to an Alive Network booking agent for more details.

Please note: a minimum of 4 weeks’ notice is required.

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