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The King Bees

Performing Rock 'n' Roll as well as contemporary songs with a skiffle twist; Large or small venue, the King Bees are a charismatic, upbeat party trio guaranteed to get you ...

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Set List / Repertoire

Rock and Roll
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
I Fought The Law - The Clash
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
That's Alright Mama - Elvis Presley
Mystery Train - Elvis Presley
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Folsome Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Rock Island Line - Lonnie Donnegan

Rock and Pop with a Skiffle twist
Shake it Off - Taylor Swift
Ace of Spades - Motorhead
End of the Line - The Travelling Wilburys
Down Down - Status Quo
Toxic - Britney Spears
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Hit Me with your Rhythm Stick - Ian Dury

Got my mojo working - Muddy Waters
What I'd say - Ray Charles
Big Boss Man - Jimmy Reid
I've got a woman - Ray Charles
My Babe - Little Walter

Plus many more!

A Typical Two Hour Set from our last gig

Set One
Big Boss Man - Jimmy Reid
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
Lost Highway - Hank Williams
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Down Down - Status Quo
Dirty Old Town - The Pogues
Mystery Train - Elvis Presley
I can't be Satisfied - Muddy Waters
Night Train to Memphis - Jerry Lee Lewis
You Know I'm No Good - Amy Winehouse
Parchman Farm - Mose Allison
I Fought the Law - The Clash
Let's Dance - David Bowie
It's All Over Now -The Rolling Stones
Rock Lobster - The B52s
I've Got a Woman - Ray Charles

Set Two
Folsome Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Toxic - Britney Spears
Red Hot - Billy Lee Riley
Blue Bayou - Roy Orbison
That's Alright Mama - Elvis Presley
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Hit me with Your Rhythm Stick - Ian Dury
Once in a Lifetime - Talking Heads
One More Time - Daft Punk
End of the Line - The Travelling Wilburys
Ever Fallen in Love - The Buzzcocks
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
54-46 is my Number - Toots and the Maytals
Ace of Spades - Motorhead
Got My Mojo Working - Muddy Waters



Price from £831 + travel from West Yorkshire

Based on 3 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • North West From £847
  • East Midlands From £1,077
  • West Midlands From £1,077
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £1,083
  • East of England From £1,083
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  • South East From £1,083
  • South West From £1,083
  • Wales From £1,083

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Default lineup: 3 members

Trio: Vocals/Archtop Guitar, Vocals/Double Bass, Vocals/Washboard/Harmonica/Spoons.

*Drums and lead guitar also available (please see booking options)

Full Biography

* Authentic Rock 'n' Roll and Skiffle band based.
* Suitable for all ages & adaptable for any type of event.
* Available as a Trio, Quartet or Quintet (please see booking options).

The King Bees are a charismatic, upbeat party trio guaranteed to get your party moving and put a smile on everyone's face. Good clean fun, rockin' Grandmas and grandchildren alike!

Available as a three, four or five piece band, The King Bees perform original skiffle and rock n roll as well as popular contemporary songs with a skiffle twist.

Consisting of vocals, archtop guitar, double bass, washboard, harmonica and spoons, The King Bees can also add drums and lead guitar for larger events and venues.

8 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

“The King Bees were excellent at our wedding this weekend, so so many of our guests told us how much they loved them! They were really unique and the dance floor was really lively, they were getting everyone involved and interacted with the guests which really made a great atmosphere. We cannot recommend them enough, they really made our day even more fun and a brilliant party!”

“The King Bees we're perfect for our wedding and helped make the evening really fun. All our guests told us how great they were and the dance floor was full from start to finish. The band were friendly, flexible and helpful (and even found my wedding ring which got lost during our first dance!) We couldn't have asked for any more from them and would definitely book them again for any sort of event.”

“We booked The King Bees as our wedding entertainment between the food and before our evening guests arrived to get the party started. And they definitely did that! Everyone was up and dancing and many of our guests commented on what a great band they were. We couldn’t agree more! They managed to set up before we arrived at the reception venue and packed up afterwards quickly and efficiently. Many thanks to The King Bees!”

“The King Bees were brilliant. Great in their communication before the event, very accommodating to our requests and great fun at the actual wedding. They really engaged with our guests and their upbeat takes on pop hits and blues/rock classics kept everyone dancing during both sets. We've only had positive feedback from our guests. You won't regret booking this band for your event.”

“The King Bees were absolutely superb! All our guests told us so. Their appeal is universal and had folk on the dance floor from 4yrs to 84yrs. The set list was a great mix from early rock n roll through punk/new wave to Taylor Swift all delivered in sublime skiffle/rockabilly style (perfect match for the bride's 50's inspired dress). We could not have made a better choice.”

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