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the licks acoustic rock and pop duo staffordshire
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The Licks is a Midlands-based duo playing hits from all genres spanning the entire twentieth century to the present day. They have a varied repertoire from Rock & Pop, like Adele & Ed Sheeran, to Jazz, like Van Morrison & Ella; ideal for your whole day!

5 stars - The Licks are Highly Recommended 11 Customer Reviews

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21st Century
A Team, Ed Sheeran
Big Black Horse & a Cherry Tree, KT Tunstall
Golden Touch, Razorlight
Hold On, KT Tunstall
I Predict a Riot, Kaizer Chiefs
If It Hadn’t Been for Love, Adele
I’m No Good, Amy Winehouse
I’m Yours, Jason M’Raz
Make You Feel My Love, Adele
Poker Face, Lady GaGa
Rollin in the Deep, Adele
Someone Like You, Adele
Turning Tables, Adele
Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran
Valerie, Amy Winehouse
Warwick Avenue, Duffy

1990’s
Angels, Robbie Williams
Babylon, David Gray
Brand New Start, Paul Weller
Can’t Cry Anymore, Sheryl Crow
Clocks, Coldplay
Don’t Look Back In Anger, Oasis
Fall at your Feet, Crowded House
Got To See You Again, Norah Jones
High and Dry, Radiohead
Hurt, Johnny Cash
Ironic, Alanis Morrissette
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Lookin For Love, Everything but the Girl
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Songbird, Eva Cassidy
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Torn, Natalie Imbruglia
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Under The Bridge, Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Weather with You, Crowded House
What If God Was One of Us, Joan Osborne
What’s Up?, 4 Non Blondes
Wildwood, Paul Weller
Wonderwall, Oasis
You Live, You Learn, Alanis Morrissette
Zombie, Cranberries

1980’s
Alison, Elvis Costello
Army Dreamers, Kate Bush
Baby Can I Hold You Tonight, Tracy Chapman
Back on the Chain Gang, Pretenders
Brass in Pocket, Pretenders
Every Breath You Take, Police
Fairytale of New York, Pogues & Kirsty McColl
Fast Car, Tracy Chapman
I Don’t Like Mondays, Boomtown Rats
I Don’t Wanna Talk About It, Rod Stewart
Love Will Tear Us Apart, Joy Division
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My Sherona, Knack
Power of Love, Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Should I Stay or Should I Go?, Clash
Still Haven’t Found What I’m looking For, U2
Summer of 69, Brian Adams
Sweet Child of Mine, Guns and Roses
That’s Entertainment, The Jam
Time after Time, Cyndi Lauper
Tom’s Diner, Suzanne Vega
Two Thousand Miles, Pretenders
Walkin in Memphis, Mark Cohen
Wonderful Tonight, Eric Clapton

1970’s
Ain’t No Sunshine when she’s gone, Bill Withers
Alright Now, Free
Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell
Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison
Carrie, Joni Mitchell
High Ho Silver Lining, Jeff Beck
Knockin on Heaven’s Door, Bob Dylan
Layla, Eric Clapton
Let’s Stay Together, Al Green
Long Train running, Doobie Brothers
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Mississippi
Moondance, Van Morrison
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Take Me to the River, Al Green
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Can’t Always Get What You Want, Rolling Stones
Day in the Life, Beatles
Get Back, Beatles
Hard Day’s Night, Beatles
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Hide Your Love Away, Beatles
I Feel Fine, Beatles
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I Saw Her Standing There, Beatles
Joker, Steve Miller Band
Knock on Wood, Sam & Dave
Little Wing, Jimi Hendrix
My Girl, Temptations
Piece of My Heart, Janis Joplin
Son of a Preacherman, Dusty Springfield
Stand By Me, Ben E King
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, Carol King

1950’s
Johnny Be Good
Oh Carol
Rock Around The Clock

Jazz
Billie’s Blues     
Cry Me a River     
Dance Me to the End of Love
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Feelin Good      
Fever       
Fly Me to the Moon
Get Happy    
Lady Is a Tramp
Lush Life
Misty
My Baby Just Cares For Me     
Old Devil Called Love    
On Broadway
Stormy Weather     
Summertime
The Look of Love     
They Can’t That Away From Me

Christmas Selection
Fairytale of  New York
Winter Wonderland
Do they know its Christmas
Merry Christmas Everybody
2000 Miles
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Santa Baby
Let it Snow!
Last Christmas (I gave you my heart)
So Here it Is Merry Christmas
Rockin Around the Christmas Tree
Rudoph the Red Nosed Reindeer

  • SPECIAL OFFER*
  • One of the Midlands' finest musical duos The Licks bring a quality show with a great mix of music
  • Female lead vocals and male/ female harmonies bring depth and class to this guitar based duo
  • Varied repertoire from Pop (Adele, KT Tunstall, Ed Sheeran) to Soul (Chakha Kahn, Al Green, Stevie Wonder) to Rock (Guns & Roses, Led Zeppelin) to Jazz (Van Morrison, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee)
  • Booking Options include larger PA and a full band option
  • Fully self contained with PA and lighting as standard
  • The duo have played top venues including hotels and theatres for weddings and private parties
  • Credentials include backing for Tony Christie Climax Blues Band Candy Flip and on a track for Robbie Williams!
  • Available in the Midlands Wales North - please enquire about the rest of the UK

Line up:

Default lineup: 2 members

Duo 2 guitars and vocals

Highlights
* One of the Midlands' finest musical duos The Licks bring a quality show with a great mix of music
* Female lead vocals and male/ female harmonies bring depth and class to this guitar based duo
* Varied repertoire from Pop (Adele, KT Tunstall, Ed Sheeran) to Soul (Chakha Kahn, Al Green, Stevie Wonder) to Rock (Guns & Roses, Led Zeppelin) to Jazz (Van Morrison, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee)
* Booking Options include larger PA and a full band option
* Fully self contained with PA and lighting as standard
* The duo have played top venues including hotels and theatres for weddings and private parties
* Credentials include backing for Tony Christie Climax Blues Band Candy Flip and on a track for Robbie Williams!
* Available in the Midlands Wales North - please enquire about the rest of the UK

The Licks are a Midlands-based duo playing hits from all genres spanning the entire twentieth century to the present day. Accomplished gifted and experienced musicians and performers they guarantee to provide exactly the right music for your occasion. With their extensive and always expanding play-list the duo will engage the audience and adapt their show to suit the mood of your event exactly providing a much wider listening experience than would be usually expected of just two musicians. Corporate entertainments and special events are their speciality though they consider no event too big or small venues have included Schleyer Halle Stuttgart (12000 seats) to intimate garden parties for 30 people!

Sarah started her professional career at seventeen when she recorded her first session with the Climax Blues Band. Having caught the bug she joined her first band (signed to Chrysalis) a few months later widely touring the UK. Her versatile voice and extensive range has secured her place on many popular recordings including sessions for Candy Flip Altern8, the Lotus Eaters, Pete Wylie and the Mighty Wah, and members of Simply Red. She appeared on Oceanic’s number two hit ‘Insanity’ and the Christians' latest album, ‘Prodigal Sons’. She is currently a backing vocalist for Tony Christie and her recent recording credits include a featured vocal on the Robbie Williams track ‘Break America’.

Dan originally started his performing career as a Grade 8 pianist though he soon progressed to guitar and started lecturing guitar at Leek & Moorlands College two years later! He produced and recorded his first album at the age of sixteen and has been Musical Director for many theatre productions.

Both Dan and Sarah have toured the UK and Europe extensively, delighting thousands of audiences with their live shows.

Venues include:
• Derby Assembly Rooms
• Jazz Café, Camden
• Sage, Gateshead
• Birmingham Symphony Hall
• Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
• Shleyer- Halle, Stuttgart
• Zefferelli’s, Ambleside
• Grosvenor House Hotel, Mayfair
• Garrick Theatre, Lichfield

And One Satisfied Client Said...
Dear Sarah,

Thank you and the group for a great performance during our summer ball on Saturday 11 July 2009, I have received many comments from the members present, to say what a great night they had. I will most certainly recommend you to my friends and also hope to book your group again soon.

Regards
James Hilton
House Manager
Trentham Golf Club

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

  • Full Band Add £360

    (Add Bass Player and Drummer)

  • PA option Add £120

    2000 watts system

  • New Song request Add £60

    - considered with at least 3 weeks' notice

  • DJ Service Add £72

    Includes laptop (with vast amount of popular songs from all eras); Band member manning/ making basic announcements/ taking requests

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

  • 2 x 45 minutes £0
  • 3 x 45 minutes Add £168
  • After Midnight per hour Add £168