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Fun, dynamic, energetic & experienced band guaranteed to get everyone dancing! Modern hits from The Killers, Kings of Leon, Ed Sheeran & Daft Punk to classics like Bowie, Queen, RHCP, MJ, Elvis & Beatles. Dance off's encouraged, Funk & even Hip Hop with The Fresh Prince & Jump Around! The Dukes will not stop rocking until everyone is on their feet.

5 stars - The Dukes are Highly Recommended 187 Customer Reviews

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2010s
Can't Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
Adventure of a Lifetime - Coldplay
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Hey Ho - The Lumineers
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Get Lucky - Daft Punk & Pharrell Wiliams
Dance with Me - Dizzie Rascal
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Hold back the River - James Bay
Price Tag - Jessie J
Figure it Out - Royal Blood
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Castle on the Hill - Ed Sheeran
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
Moves like Jagger - Maroon 5
Shut up & Dance - Walk the moon
Wake me Up - Avicii
Rude - Magic

2000s
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
Mr Brightside - The Killers
All My Life - Foo Fighters
Can't stop - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Chelsea Daggers - The Fratellis
Dani California - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Galway Girl - Steve Earl
Hey Ya - Outkast
I Believe in a Thing Called Love - The Darkness
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
I Predict a Riot - The Kaiser Chiefs
Last Night - The Strokes
Like I Love You - Justin Timberlake
Naive - The Kooks
No One Knows - Queens Of The Stone Age
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
Tribute - Tenacious D
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Yellow - Coldplay

90s
Two Princes - Spin Doctors
All The Small Things - Blink 182
Always - Bon Jovi
Basket Case - Green Day
Boom Shake Shake Shake the Room – Will Smith
Black or White - Michael Jackson
Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Cosmic Girl – Jamiroquai
Creep – Radiohead
Don't Look Back in Anger – Oasis
Easy (Like Sunday Morning) - Faith No More/Commodores
Enter Sandman – Metallica
Fresh Prince of Bel Air - Will Smith
Hard To Handle - Black Crowes
High And Dry – Radiohead
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
Jump Around - House Of Pain
Mr Jones - Counting Crowes
Pretty Fly For a White Guy - The Offspring
Parklife – Blur
Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Return of the Mack - Mark Morrison
Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
Scar Tissue – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Song 2 - Blur
Time of Your Life - Green Day
You and Me Song - The Wannadies
Wonderwall – Oasis
Weather With You - Crowded House

80s
Baggy Trousers – Madness
Billy Jean - Michael Jackson
Blister in the Sun - The Violent Femmes
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Every Breath You Take - The Police
Fight For Your Right To Party - The Beastie Boys
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
I Love Rock 'n' Roll - Joan Jett
Kiss – Prince
Walk this Way - Aerosmith/Run DMC
Under Pressure/Ice Ice Baby - Queen/Vailla Ice
Land Down Under - Men At Work
Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
Purple Rain – Prince
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns 'N' Roses
Sweet Home Chicago - The Blues Brothers
Summer Of '69 - Bryan Adams
Take On Me – Aha
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Video Killed The Radio Star – Buggles
You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
500 Miles - The Proclaimers

70s
Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone - Bill Withers
All Right Now – Free
Another Brick In The Wall - Pink Floyd
Hotel California - The Eagles
Message in a Bottle - The Police
Moondance - Van Morrison
No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Sex Machine - James Brown
Should I Stay or Should I Go - The Clash
So Lonely - The Police
Stuck in the Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sultans Of Swing - Dire Straits
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
The Joker - Steve Miller Band
Whisky in the Jar - Thin Lizzy

60s
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
Hey Jude- The Beatles
Day Tripper - The Beatles
Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Twist & Shout - The Beatles
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Cross Town Traffic - Jimi Hendrix
Hard To Handle - Otis Redding
Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix
Feel Good - James Brown
I’m a Believer - The Monkees
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett/The Commitments
Mrs Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
My Girl - The Temptations
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Wild Thing - The Troggs
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Mrs Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel/The Lemonheads

50s
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis

First Dance Suggestions
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Thinking Our Loud - Ed Sheeran
Always - Bon Jovi
You and Me Song – The Wannadies
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Moondance - Van Morrison
My Girl - The Temptations 
Hey Ho - The Lumineers
Time of your Life - Green Day

Christmas Repertoire!
Do they know it's Christmas Time - Band Aid
Last Christmas - Wham
Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade
Wonderful Christmas Time - Paul McCartney
I Wish it could be Christmas Everyday - Wizzard
Christmas Time (Don’t Let the Bells End) – The Darkness

  • Professional musicians who have previously toured the UK, USA and Europe with artists such as Mumford & Sons, Biffy Clyro, The Kaiser Chiefs and more!
  • Previous clients include: Buckingham Palace, British Army and RAF, Barclays, Sainsbury's, Ralph Lauren, Cineworld and Fullers.
  • Over 165 positive customer reviews.
  • An eclectic and diverse repertoire tailored especially for music lovers!
  • A free Rockaoke Set (sing with the band!) when booked within 7 days of enquiry!
  • A free DJ Service when booked within 7 days of enquiry!

Line up:

Default lineup: 4 members

4 Piece: Lead Vocals, Guitar & Backing Vocals, Bass & Backing Vocals, Drums & Backing Vocals.

Please note:
- All four members of The Dukes are unable to arrive prior to 6pm at your event. However, two members plus the band’s equipment can (location depending) arrive earlier if required for an additional charge. Please speak to your booking agent for more details.

Highlights
* Fun, lively, cool & professional 4 piece pop/rock band
* Members have played at Glastonbury Festival; South by South West; with Biffy Clyro, Mumford & Sons, Keane, The Kaiser Chiefs.
* Highly experienced and highly professional
* Hits from the 50’s-00’s; Chuck Berry & The Beatles to Duran Duran & Aha to Kings of Leon & RHCP.
* High quality QSC 3000 watt PA system for amazing live sound plus top of the range lighting rig.

I saw The Dukes playing at a friend's wedding in St Albans last year and I knew they were the perfect wedding band for my big day this summer! Unbelievable talent!!!!
-Dominic and Sarah Curtis Wedding Welwyn Herts

What Have They Done Before?
These highly experienced musicians have toured the UK, USA and Europe, played at Glastonbury Festival, South by South West in Texas, Los Angeles and New York. As well being played on Radio One and XFM these boys have worked and recorded in London's top studios, including Abbey Road, and toured with bands such as Biffy Clyro, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mumford & Sons and The Kaiser Chiefs. The Dukes have a wealth of experience playing at weddings, corporate events, private parties and other functions at all the top venues and hotels in London and the UK.

We're just back from honeymoon. I just wanted to write and say how fantastic the band were at our wedding on 10th September. We absolutely loved The Dukes and they packed the dance floor which was exactly what we were hoping for. 
- Laura Laver

What Sort Of Music Do They Play?
The Dukes perform classic tracks from the 50's right up to 00’s. From Chuck Berry and The Beatles, Aha and Duran Duran, and The Killers to the Kings of Leon, The Dukes guarantee to keep your dance floor filled all night.

Given enough notice, at least 8 weeks, The Dukes will consider requests.

What Will The Band Look Like?
The Dukes can dress to suit the needs of your event. They usually dress formally but are more than happy to wear casual clothes if you prefer! Just specify to your agent what you require and The Dukes will meet your needs.

The Dukes were absolutely brilliant, exactly what we were looking for. They were not only very professional but knew exactly how to get our party going!” -Chris Jones

Your Event
The Dukes are able to provide a variety of music throughout the night. Their live sets are available as 2 x 45 minutes, 3 x 40 minutes or 2 x 60 minutes. They can also provide any type of music on iPod before and between sets.

To keep the party going, The Dukes provide a DJ service between and after sets if required. The service includes advanced requests, a laptop with 1000’s of tunes and a band member available to take requests and make basic announcements on the night. The DJ service if free if you book within 7 days of receiving your quote.

The Dukes are a four piece band and preferably need a stage space of around 5 x 4 metres in size but will accommodate whatever space is available.

Superior Equipment
The Dukes are fully self-contained with their own high quality PA sound system and lights. They use a high quality QSC 3000 watt PA system suitable for an audience of up to 300.

They really exceeded my expectations and got everyone rocking. Everyone stayed on the dance floor right to the end
-Laura Weller

I could not recommend them highly enough, great songs performed really well that had all of our guests including those we've never seen dance and those approaching their 70s up and dancing. We will be recommending them to everyone we know!
-Peter and Kim

Previous Clients/Venues:
Glastonbury Festival, Ralph Lauren, Barclays, Sainsbury's, Buckingham Palace, South by South West Festival Texas, RAF, The British Army, Pinewood Film Studios, Princess Trust, Ibiza Rocks Festival Ibiza, The Natural History Museum, Cambridge University, Catlin, Accenture, Visa, Atos Origin, Carling, The Roadhouse Covent Garden, Barfly Chains across UK, Walkabout Chains all over the UK, O’Neill's Chains all over UK, House of Blues Los Angeles, Bournemouth University, Warwick University, Newcastle University, Goldsmiths University, King Tuts Glasgow, The Marquee London, Carling Islington Academy, Carling Brixton Academy, Hatfield University, Claridges Hotel London, The Dorchester Hotel London, Kenwood House, Thames Boat Cruises, Holiday Inn Chain, The Grove Watford, The Riverside Esporta Club Northwood, Bembridge Sailing Club on the Isle of Wight. Plus many many more private functions at exclusive hotels, stately homes, castles and venues all over the UK.

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

  • ACOUSTIC DUO SET Add £328

    1 x 1 hour set with vocals and acoustic guitars

  • ACOUSTIC 4-PIECE BAND SET Add £721

    1 x 1 hour acoustic set featuring the full band.

  • FREE DJ SERVICE Free

    (if booking is confirmed within 7 days of receiving your quote) Includes laptop (with vast amount of popular songs from all eras); Band member making basic announcements when requested/ taking requests

  • SONG REQUESTS Add £65

    (Please note 1 months notice is required) per song

  • 1am DJ Finish time Add £257

    : (no live sets after midnight)

  • ROCKAOKESET - sing along with the band for 20 minutes of their set Free

    (free when booked within 7 days of your enquiry)

  • ROCKAOKESET - additional 20 minutes with the band Add £190

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire The Dukes from Alive Network

  • 2 x 60 minutes
  • 2 x 45 minutes
  • 3 x 40 minutes