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The Doodlebugs

Swing Jive Rock n Roll Band based in London

Price from £1258
A toe tapping, jitterbug inducing, female fronted swing band that will take you straight back to the vintage era. Covering all of your favourite jazz & swing standards, as well as some Rock'n'Roll, Soul and Modern tunes with a vintage twist; The Doodlebugs will have your guests dancing all night long!
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JAZZ & SWING STANDARDS
A Foggy Day
Aint Misbehavin’
All Of Me
At Last
Autumn Leaves
Cheek To Cheek
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Cry Me A River
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Fever
Fly Me To The Moon
G.I. Jive
Georgia On My Mind
Girl From Ipanema
Honeysuckle Rose
How Insensitive
I Just Wanna Make Love To You
It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing
Lullaby Of Birdland
Misty
My Romance
Night And Day
Putting On The Ritz
Round Midnight
Someone To Watch Over Me
Stellar By Starlight
Summertime
Take The A Train
Teach Me Tonight
What A Difference A Day Made
Why Don't You Do Right
Put A Lid On It - Squirrel Nut Zippers

MODERN SONGS IN A SWING STYLE
9 To 5 – Dolly Parton
American Boy – Estelle
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Black And Gold – Sam Sparro
Can't Take My Eyes Off You – Bill Hayley
Crazy In Love – Beyonce
Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
Englishman In New York – Sting And The Police
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You – Marvin Gaye
I Feel Good – James Brown
I Want You Back – Jackson 5
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
King of the swingers - The Jungle Book
Kylie Minogue – Cant Get You Out Of My Head
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Mercy – Duffy
Moondance – Van Morrison
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Pack Up Your Troubles – Eliza Doolittle
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
Valerie – Amy Winehouse

ROCK 'N' ROLL
Ain’t That A Shame – Fats Domino
Be Bop A Lula - Gene Vincent
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis
Breaking Up The House - Tiny Bradshaw
Good Golly Miss Molly - Little Richard
Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
High Heel Sneakers - Tommy Tucket
Hounddog - Elvis
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
Let The Good Times Roll - Louis Jordan
Let’s Twist Again - Chubby Checker
Long Tall Sally - Little Richard

POP, FUNK, DISCO & SOUL
9 To 5 – Dolly Parton
Aint No Stopping Us Now – Mcfadden & Whitehead
All Night Long – Lionel Ritchie
American Boy – Estelle
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Black And Gold – Sam Sparro
Blame It On The Boogie – Jackson 5
Can't Take My Eyes Off You – Bill Hayley
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head – Kylie
Carwash – Rose Royce
Celebration – Kool And The Gang
Crazy In Love – Beyonce
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Disco Inferno – The Trampps
Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
Englishman In New York – Sting And The Police
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Forget You – Ceelo Green
Gimmie Some Lovin – Spencer Davis
Good Times – Chic
He's The Greatest Dancer – Sister Sledge
Heya – Outcast
Higher And Higher – Jackie Wilson
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You – Marvin Gaye
I Feel Good – James Brown
I Want You Back – Jackson 5
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
In Your Eyes – Kylie
Le Freak – Chic
Long Train Running – The Doobie Brotothers
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Master Blaster Jammin – Stevie Wonder
Mercy – Duffy
Moondance – Van Morrison
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Pack Up Your Troubles – Eliza Doolittle
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Relight My Fire – Take That
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
Soul Man – Blues Brothers
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynard Skynard
Thinking Of You – Sister Sledge
Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
We Are Family – Sister Sledge

  • Highly experienced singer accompanied by an all-star band of top musicians from the London Jazz scene.
  •  Perform jazz & swing standards, with Rock'n'Roll, Soul, Funk and Modern Pop tunes performed with a vintage twist!
  • 4 piece band available for smaller spaces or tighter budgets.
  • 6 or 7 piece band available with Saxophone & Trumpet for the ultimate sound.

Line up:

Default lineup: 5 members

5 Piece: Female Vocals, Drums, Bass, Guitar & Piano.

*smaller & larger line-ups available (please see booking options).

A toe tapping, jitterbug inducing, female fronted swing band that will take you straight back to the vintage era. The Doodlebugs cover all of your favourite jazz and swing standards, heating up with an optional second set of rock ‘n’ roll, soul and funk guaranteed to get the dance floor filled.

Equipped with victory rolls and an authentic set list, The Doodlebugs come guaranteed with a seal of sophistication. As well as covering all of those well loved classic tracks, The Doodlebugs have given a selection of popular modern tunes the vintage twist. Dance the night away to your favourite pop tunes, performed in an authentic swing style.

Front woman Phoebe, who has supported jazz greats including Abram Wilson and Gwyneth Herbert, is joined by an all-star band of top musicians local to the London Jazz scene. The band is available as a 4 piece, up to a 7 piece- with the addition of a brass section made up of graduates from the prestigious Guildhall school of music.

Music can be played through their PA system after their last set for a small extra charge, depending on how long this is required. Please speak to an Alive Network Co-ordinator for more information.

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire The Doodlebugs from Alive Network

  • Pre-recorded Playlist After Last Set Add £60

    Per hour

  • 4 Piece Deduct £240

    Vocals, Guitar or Piano, Drums & Bass

  • 6 Piece Add £240

    Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Bass & Saxophone.

  • 7 Piece Add £480

    Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Bass, Saxophone & Trumpet.