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The New Few

Performing music from Arctic Monkeys, The Smiths, Walk The Moon, The Beatles, Blur & more, The New Few are an exciting 4 piece guaranteed to get your party rocking! Having studied at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music, The New Few's professionalism, experience & committed attitude towards live music will help make your event extra special!

Price from £1,194 + travel

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Secure your 2021 / 2022 booking before the 31st October 2021, and if Covid affects your event plans, we will offer 100% deposit credit to be used against new bookings.

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Set List / Repertoire

Avicii – Wake Me Up
Bastille - Pompeii
Black Keys - Lonely Boy
Bruno Mars - Finesse
Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven
Bruno Mars - Treasure
Calvin Harris - One Kiss
Catfish and The Bottlemen - Kathleen
Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Daft Punk – Get Lucky
Dua Lipa - New Rules
Ed Sheeran - Galway Girl
Ed Sheeran - Shape of You
George Ezra - Blame It On Me
George Ezra - Paradise
George Ezra - Shotgun
James Bay – Hold Back The River
Justin Bieber - Despecito
Justin Bieber - Sorry
Justin Timberlake - Can’t Stop The Feeling
Kodaline - The One
Lumineers - Hey Ho
Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk
Nothing But Thieves - Amsterdam
Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks
Pharell – Happy
Portugal. The Man - Feel It Still
Royal Blood - Figure It Out
Sam Smith - Promises
Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
The 1975 - The Sound
Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance

Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good...
Avril Lavigne - Sk8er Boi
Blink 182 - All The Small Things
Blink 182 - What's My age again
The Coral - Dreaming of You
Craig David - 7 Days
Craig David - Fill Me In
Daniel Bedingfield - Gotta Get Thru This
The Fratellis - Chelsea Dagger
Feeder - Buck Rogers
Fountains Of Wayne - Stacey’s Mom
The Hives - Hate To Say I Told You So
Incubus - Drive
Jet - Are you Gonna Be My Girl
Jimmy Eat World - The Middle
Junior Senior - Move Your Feet
Justin Timberlake - Like I Love You
Justin Timberlake - Rock Your Body
Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict a Riot
Kasabian - Fire
Kasabian - Shoot The Runner
The Killers - All These Things That I've Done
The Killers - Mr. Brightside
The Killers - Somebody Told Me
Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire
Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
Mark Ronson/Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Maximo Park - Our Velocity
Muse - Uprising
The Strokes - Last Nite
Sum 41 - Fat Lip
Sum 41 - In Too Deep
Toploader - Dancing In The Moonlight
Vampire Weekend - A Punk
UK Garage Medley (DJ Pied Piper/Craig David etc)
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag

Ash - Girl From Mars
Blur - Song 2
Blur - Parklife
Blur - Girls and Boys
Charlatans - One to Another
Counting Crows - Mr Jones
Deep Blue Something - Breakfast at Tiffany's
Foo Fighters - All My Life
Foo Fighters - Everlong
Green Day - Basket Case
Green Day - Time of Your Life
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
Ibiza Medley (Darude, Robert Miles, N-trance etc)
James - Sit Down
Kula Shaker - Hush
The La's - There She Goes
Madness - It Must Be Love
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
Oasis - Champagne Supernova
Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger
Oasis - She's Electric
Oasis - Wonderwall
Primal Scream - Rocks
Proclaimers - 500 Miles
Pulp - Common People
Pulp - Disco 2000
Reef - Place your Hands
Ricky Martin - Livin La Vida Loca
Semisonic - Closing Time
Shed Seven - Disco Down
Spin Doctors - Two Princes
Stereophonics - Dakota
Stereophonics - Local Boy in the Photograph
Supergrass - Alright
The Wannadies - You & Me Song
Weezer - Buddy Holly

Billy Ocean - When The Going Gets Tough
Bryan Adams - Summer of 69
The Clash - Should I Stay or Should I Go
The Cure - Friday I'm in Love
David Bowie - Lets Dance
Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough
Dire Straits - Walk Of Life
Don Henley - Boys of Summer
George Michael - Faith
The Jam - Town Called Malice
The Jam - Going Underground
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Katrina & The Waves - Walking on Sunshine
Kenny Loggins - Footloose
Madness - Baggy Trousers
Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al
Queen - Want To Break Free
The Smiths- This Charming Man
The Stone Roses - She Bangs the Drum
Toto - Africa
Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

Beach Boys - Surfin USA
The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
The Beatles - Twist & Shout
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Bill Withers - Lovely Day
Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen in Love
Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode
Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way
Ike & Tina Turner - Proud Mary
Jackie Wilson - Higher and Higher
The Kinks - You Really Got Me
The Monkees - I'm A Believer
Otis Redding - Sitting on the Dock of the Bay
Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
Spencer Davis Group - Gimme Some Lovin
Status Quo - Rockin’ All Over The World
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music

Acoustic Repertoire
Adele - Someone Like You
The Beatles - Blackbird
The Beatles - Here Comes The Sun
Biffy Clyro - Many Of Horror
Bob Marley - Is This Love
Bright Eyes - First Day Of My Life
Coldplay - Green Eyes
Christina Perri - Thousand Years
Counting Crows - Mr. Jones
The Cure - Friday I’m In Love
Death Cab For Cutie - I’ll Follow You Into The Dark
Ed Sheeran - The A Team
Ed Sheeran - Perfect
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
Foo Fighters - Everlong
The Fratellis - Whistle For The Choir
The Fray - Never Say Never
Green Day - Good Riddance [Time Of Your Life]
James - Sit Down
Incubus - Drive
Jack Johnson - Better Together
Jason Mraz - I'm Yours
Jason Mraz - I Won’t Give Up
John Denver - Annie’s Song
John Legend - All of me
Killers - Mr Brightside
The Kooks - She Moves In Her Own Way
The La's - There She Goes
Lifehouse - You and Me
Lumineers - Ho Hey
The Maccabees - Toothpaste Kisses
McFly - All About You
Mumford And Sons - The Wolf
Oasis - Half The World Away
Oasis - Songbird
Passenger - Let Her Go
Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah
Radiohead - High & Dry
RHCP - Under the Bridge
Sam Cooke - Wonderful World
Sam Smith - Latch
Seal - Kiss From A Rose
Simon and Garfunkel - Kathy’s Song
Sixpence None The Richer - Kiss Me
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Stereophonics - A thousand Trees
Tom Odell - Grow Old With Me
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Vance Joy - Riptide

Some Example First Dance Songs
Bright Eyes - First Day Of My Life
Ed Sheeran - Perfect
Fleet Foxes - Mykonos
Hall & Oates - Make My Dreams Come True
Jason Mraz - I Won't GIve Up
Kodaline - The One
Maccabees - Toothpaste Kisses
Madness - It Must Be Love
Mr Big - To Be With You
Oasis - Songbird
Passenger - Let Her Go
Sam Cooke - Wonderful World
Sixpence None The Richer - Kiss Me
Tom Odell - Grow Old With Me
Train - Drops of Jupiter

52 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 52
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Return of live music and the dancefloor!

5 stars - The New Few are Highly Recommended
booked The New Few for their Wedding in Devon July 2021

“The New Few absolutely made our long awaited wedding day! From our first dance to guests chanting ‘one more song!’ at the end of the night, they provided the best party atmosphere all night long! We’ve had so many guests comment that they had the best night ever and how immense the band were! Thank you so much, Jess & Josh x”

Absolutely Amazing Sets

5 stars - The New Few are Highly Recommended
booked The New Few for their Wedding in Cheshire

“Absolutely Amazing Sets!! Thank you so much for being a part of our big day!! X”

You were Incredible!

5 stars - The New Few are Highly Recommended
booked The New Few for their Wedding in Hampshire

“Thank you sooooo so much for playing at our wedding. You were incredible!! All the guests have been raving on about you guys!! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being part of our special day.”

Always excellent! Would recommend to anyone.

5 stars - The New Few are Highly Recommended
booked The New Few for their event in Leicestershire

“I've worked with The New Few on numerous occasions and they always deliver. They're so accommodating on timings, set list, and are fantastic at building atmosphere at an event. We usually have to drag people off the dance floor at the end of the night! Can't rate highly enough.”

The New Few topped off a fantastic day

5 stars - The New Few are Highly Recommended
booked The New Few for their Wedding in Surrey

“They did exactly what we asked and created a brilliant atmosphere. Very good band and the inclusive DJ service makes these guys excellent value for money. Would definitely recommend to anyone, especially for a wedding!”

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Price from £1,194 + travel from East Sussex

Based on 4 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • South East From £1,195
  • East of England From £1,306
  • South West From £1,334
  • East Midlands From £1,342
  • West Midlands From £1,356

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Default lineup: 4 members

4 Piece Band: Male Vocals/Keyboards and Trumpet, Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals, Bass Guitar and Drums.

Full Biography

Please note: The New Few are now available as their sister band "Shine On". Please see Shine On's profile or speak to an Alive Network booking agent for more details.

* Professional, fun and friendly band with a committed attitude to live music!
* Energetic repertoire including cool modern day anthems from bands like Mumford and Sons, Arctic Monkeys, Kasabian, The Killers to unforgettable oldies from Van Morrison to The Beatles!
* Graduates of the Brighton Institute of Modern Music (BIMM).
* Members possess a wealth of experience in live performance, festivals, industry showcases, radio and TV work!
* Song requests welcome including first dance (4 weeks notice required)!
* Acoustic duo also available for sets earlier in the day (see booking options)!
* DJ Service available (see booking options)!

Fun, energetic and entertaining, The New Few are a party band whose exciting live sets include material from artists like Oasis, Arctic Monkeys, The Smiths, The Stone Roses, The Jam, The Beatles, Pulp, Blur and many more.

Your Event
Highly experienced in entertaining crowds across the UK,  The New Few's professional and flexible service will help ensure your event is a total success.

The band usually play 2 x 60 minute sets but this can be split into 3 x 40 minutes if preferred. 

If you have one or two particular songs which you would like The New Few to play, they are happy to learn them to make your day extra special (see booking options)!

The band can also provide an acoustic duo, perfect for relaxing intimate live sets during your drinks reception or as background entertainment during dinner (see booking options).

DJ Service
When the The New Few are not playing they can provide a DJ Service to keep your party atmosphere rocking between their live sets. The service includes a laptop with DJ software and hundreds of dance floor fillers, manned by a band member at all times, taking requests and making basic announcements if required. Please see booking options for more details.

What Will The Band Look Like?
The New Few are happy to tailor their look to suit your needs on the night. For corporate events they can dress formally, suited and booted and for less formal events they can dress more casually if you prefer. Just specify to your booking agent your requirements and the band will meet your needs!

About The Band
The New Few are a professional group boasting a wealth of experience in live performance, industry showcases, festivals, TV work and radio.

The band met whilst studying at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music (BIMM). All members are professional and committed to live music.

Drummer Robbie has been playing drums for 16 years, starting with rock bands in Worcestershire. After moving to Brighton he completed a degree in Music and became a full time musician and drum tutor. As well as rocking out with Shine On, Robbie also enjoys playing funk and hip-hop.

Brothers Jon and Mike both moved to Brighton in 2008 after growing up between Scotland and Canada. Mike started learning guitar at the age of 14 and has recently completed his degree course in Music. His varied musical taste includes Foo Fighters, Muse and Dire Straights. Both brothers are accomplished musicians and swap around instruments during sets as well as singing backing vocals. Jon admires a range of bass players including Nathan East (Eric Clapton) and Mo-Town's James Jameson. He has played with a wide variety of acts over the years, everything from reggae to metal. His commitment to music also saw him busking on a balcony for 8 hours.

Singer Ian has sung and played piano since the age of 6. He gave up a career in Pharmaceuticals to pursue music professionally and teaches piano locally. Ian has played piano on ITV's 'The X Factor' and has performed on TV adverts and at The Edinburgh Fringe with professional choir Blossom Street.

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