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The School Band

The School Band are the ultimate rock and pop band based in Berkshire. With five energetic members, comprising of guitar/vocals, lead guitar, percussion, drums & bass, they were ‘the resident band for School when it was at Hammersmith Palais!

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Set List / Repertoire

All shook up - Elvis
C’mon Everybody - Eddie Cochran
Do you wanna dance - Cliff Richard
Everyday - Buddy Holly
Hound Dog – Elvis
Oh Boy - Buddy Holly
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
La bamba - Ritchie Valens
Livin Doll - Cliff Richard
Love potion No9 - Clovers
Rock around the clock – Bill Haley
Summertime blues –Eddie Cochran
That’s alright - Elvis
That’s amore - Dean Martin
The Young Ones - Cliff Richard

8 days a week - The Beatles
All day and all night - The Kinks
All over now - The Rolling Stones
All or nothing - The Small faces
All you need is love - The Beatles
Badge - Cream
Beggin- Franki Valli
Born to be wild - Steppenwolf
Brown eyed girl - Van Morrison
Build me up buttercup - The Foundations
Can’t take my eyes - Andy Williams
Can’t Explain - The Who
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Day Tripper - The Beatles
Do you love me - The Contours
Everybody’s talking - Harry Nilsson
Foxy Lady - Jimi Hendrix
Get off my cloud - Rolling Stones
Gimme some loving - Spencer Davis Group
Hard days night - The Beatles
Hard to Handle - Otis Redding
Help - The Beatles
Hi ho silver lining - Jeff Beck
Hey Baby - Bruce Channel
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Honky tonk Woman - The Rolling Stones
I’m a Believer - The Monkees
Jumpin’ Jack flash - The Rolling Stones
La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
Lazy Sunday - The Small Faces
Let’s do the twist – Chubby Checker
Light my fire - The Doors
Lola - The Kinks
Love Man - Otis Redding
Louie, Louie - The Kingsmen
Midnight Hour - Otis Redding
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Generation - The Who
My Girl - Temptations
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater
Really got me - The Kinks
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Saw her standing there - The Beatles
She loves you - The Beatles
Sitting on the dock of the bay - Otis Redding
Stand by me - Ben E King
Substitute - The Who
Sunny afternoon - The Kinks
Suspicious Minds - Elvis
Sympathy for the devil - Rolling Stones
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweets for my sweet - The Searchers
Ticket to ride - The Beatles
Twist & Shout - The Beatles
Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks
We can work it out - The Beatles
We gotta get out of this place - The Animals
Whole lotta love - Led Zeppelin
White Room - Cream
Young girl - Union Gap

20th Century Boy - TREX
Alright now - Free
Ain’t no sunshine - Bill Withers
American pie - Don Mclean
Ballroom Blitz- The Sweet
Brown sugar - Rolling Stones
Come up & see me - Steve Harley
Crazy little thing called love - Queen
Don’t stop me now - Queen
Easy - The Commodores
Handbags and gladrags - Rod Stewart
Hot love - TREX
Is this love - Bob Marley
It’s only rock ‘n roll - Rolling Stones
I love rock ‘n roll - Joan Jett
I shot the sheriff - Eric Clapton
I want you back -The Jacksons
Jean Genie - David Bowie
Get it on - TREX
Good times - Chic
Long train running - Doobie Brothers
Maggie may - Rod Stewart
No woman no cry - Bob Marley
One love - Bob Marley
Play that funky music - Wild Cherry
Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
Roadhouse Blues -The Doors
Rock 'n roll - Led Zeppelin
Schools out - Alice Cooper
Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate
Stir it up - Bob Marley & the Wailers
Stuck in the middle - Stealers Wheel
Sweet home Alabama - Lynard Skynard
Teenage kicks - The Undertones
The Wall - Pink Floyd
Tiger Feet - Mud
Video killed the radio star - Buggles
Wait in vain - Bob Marley
We will rock you - Queen
Wish you were here - Pink Floyd
Wonderful tonight - Eric Clapton
Your song - Elton John
You’re my best friend - Queen
You to me are everything - The Real Thing

500 Miles - The Proclaimers
Another one bites the dust - Queen
Baggy trousers - Madness
Beat it - Michael Jackson
Beverley Hills Cop theme tune - Axel F
Billy Jean - Michael Jackson
Careless Whisper - George Michael
Crazy thing called love - Queen
Don’t stop believing - Journey
Don’t turn around - Aswad
Faith - George Michael
Fight for your right - Beastie Boys
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
It must be love - Madness
Living on a prayer - Bon Jovi
Love song - The Cure
One step beyond - Madness
Paradise city - Guns n Roses
Power of love - Huey Lewis
Red Red Wine - UB40
Should I stay or should I – The Clash
Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
Sweet child 'o mine - Guns n Roses
Town called malice - The Jam
Video killed the radio star - Buggles
Walking on Sunshine - Katrina & Waves
Walk this way - Aerosmith
We are the champions - Queen
We built this city - Starship
With or without you - U2
Word up - Cameo
Under pressure - Queen

Alright - Supergrass
Angels - Robbie Williams
Re you gonna go my Way - Lenny Kravitz
Boys and girls - Blur
Dance the night away - Mavericks
Don’t cry - Guns n Roses
Don’t look back in anger - Oasis
Good Riddance - Green Day
Hard to handle - Commitments/ Black Crowes
Hush - Kula Shaker
Ice Ice baby - Vanilla Ice
I don’t wanna miss a thing - Aerosmith
Just looking - Stereophonics
Let me entertain you - Robbie Williams
Little respect - Wheatus
Losing my religion - REM
Knockin on heavens door - Guns 'n Roses
Mrs Robinson - Lemonheads
Ordinary World - Duran Duran
Parklife - Blur
Place your hands - Reef
Roll with it - Oasis
Sweat - Inner Circle
Teenage dirtbag - Wheatus
The one and only - Chesney Hawkes
Under the bridge - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Whatever - Oasis
Wonderwall - Oasis
Word Up - Gun
Would I lie to you? - Charles and Eddie
You and me song - The Wannadies
You say it best - Ronan Keating

All the small things - Blink 182
America – Razorlight
Angel - Shaggy & Raywon
American idiot - Green Day
Are you gonna be my girl - Jet
Beautiful girls – Sean Kingston
Beggin - Madcon
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Billionaire - Bruno Mars
Chasing cars - Snow Patrol
Chelsea Dagger - Fratellis
Forget you - Cee Lo Green
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Have a nice day - Stereophonics
Hey Ho - The Lumineers
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Good on the dance floor - Artic Monkeys
I need a dollar - Aloe Blacc
Insomnia - Faithless
I’m yours - Jason Mraz
I predict a riot - Kaiser Chiefs
It must be love - Paolo Nutini
Lady - Moloko
Last night - The Strokes
Locked out of heaven - Bruno Mars
Love goes down - Plan B
Mr. Brightside - The Killers
Moves like Jagger - Maroon Five
Read all about it - Emeli Sande
Sandstorm - Darude
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Stolen - Dashboard Confessional
Take me out - Franz Ferdinand
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden
Valerie - Amy Winehouse / Mark Ronson
We are young - Fun
Wherever you will go - The Calling
Why does it always rain on me - Travis
Yellow - Coldplay

Christmas songs
Do they know its Christmas - Band Aid
Merry Christmas Everybody - Slade
Last Christmas - Wham
Jingle Bells
Silent night - rock version
Walking in the air - Aled Jones

14 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
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  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
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You guys were totally awesome.

5 stars - The School Band are Highly Recommended booked The School Band for their event

“Thank you for such a wonderful summary!! You guys were totally awesome and just kept us on our feet all night! Seriously, anyone thinking of booking The School band – DO IT! you will NOT regret it. The whole band were fantastic, ..we are just waiting for our next chance to see you guys again! And to top it all your DJ was superb, the only down side was that the night had to end.”

You were fantastic and created an instant party!

5 stars - The School Band are Highly Recommended booked The School Band for their event

“Thank you so much for your brilliant sets at Claire and Dan's wedding on Friday. (I am Claire's mum). You were fantastic and created an instant party! It was everything that Claire and Dan wanted; a great band, a busy dance floor, a great atmosphere. I don't think I sat down all evening! Everyone loved you. Over the weekend we have been talking about when we will book you again; never a better excuse for a party! Thank you so much once again for such a fabulous contribution to what was a magical day in every way!”

Absolutely fantastic.

5 stars - The School Band are Highly Recommended booked The School Band for their event

“Thank you for being so amazing at our wedding. When we were planning our wedding, good music was really important for us and a big element of the day. We loved you the first time we saw you in 2013 at an event and you were even better at our wedding. You sounded absolutely fantastic. got everyone dancing and were really fun. I lost count of how many people told me have great you were. We loved the Djing too! Thank you again.”

You were just fantastic!

5 stars - The School Band are Highly Recommended booked The School Band for their event

“Thank you so much for performing at Abbie and James’s wedding. You were all simply amazing and you made the party go with a swing. Everybody has mentioned in their letters the wonderful band and you were just fantastic. Dancing all night long. Thank you for agreeing to play and in such a gracious way. You were considerably different to other bands. We just love what you did, it really gave it a special feel to the day. We hope you will play again for us if we have another do? Good luck with all your events and would love to know when you are in the North again. Ali and Roger”

I just wanted to say a personal thank you to you and the guys for what can only ...

5 stars - The School Band are Highly Recommended booked The School Band for their event

“I just wanted to say a personal thank you to you and the guys for what can only be described as the most unbelievable night we’ve ever had. You guys were awesome and me and Libby cannot thank you enough. Words just don’t come close to how happy we are. When we are back from honeymoon we would love to meet up with you and take you out to say thank you, also you are the nicest and coolest people! Thanks once again”

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Price from £2,136 + travel from Wiltshire

Based on 5 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • Wales From £2,136
  • West Midlands From £2,327
  • International From £2,327
  • South West From £2,327
  • South East From £2,392
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  • East of England From £2,392
  • Scotland From £2,565
  • North West From £2,586
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £2,586
  • Republic of Ireland From £2,670
  • North East From £2,974
  • Northern Ireland From £3,204

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Default lineup: 5 members

5 Piece Band: 2 x Lead/Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar, 5 x vocals, percussion & drums.

Full Biography

* Highly experienced, professional and entertaining!
* Repertoire includes music from Kings Of Leon, Queen, The Killers, Otis Redding, The Rolling Stones & more!
* Previous clients include Nokia, EA Sports, Playstation and more!

‘The kind of band impossible not to like’

The School Band are a school themed band who have performed over 1000 shows and toured over 30 countries. They repertoire boasts over 200 hit songs from The Kings of Leon, Queen, The Killers to Otis Redding and The Rolling Stones: there is literally something for everyone. To top it off, this highly sought after group have released three albums which have been downloaded over 500,000 times.

Last years highlights included performing at the Nokia Christmas party, being the band selected to entertain those Rovio techies at the exclusive launch of the new (and super cool) app, ‘Angry Birds Go’, being re-booked to perform at the annual sales rally for Sony Playstation, Sega and EA Sports, and being chosen to perform at The 50th Anniversary of Toyota Corolla at London Guildhall.

The School Band are often found performing at weddings and private events at venues such as The Hilton (Park Lane), Cliveden, Old Trafford, Villa Park, Stamford Bridge and The Great Room at Grosvenor House (Park Lane). They are highly experienced in performing at every type of events from small stages in marquees to the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury Festival.

During their performance, The School Band will teach you a lesson or two in the art of making music! Putting their own spin on classic party songs, The School Band cram hit after hit into their tight, non-stop high energy, entertaining show. Year after year they have grown and developed into one of the most booked bands in the UK.

The School Band are highly experienced, having been in the industry over 15 years. They know what songs work and which order, they use only the best equipment (ask them, they’ll show you), they’ll answer any questions you have and they are one of the most hard-working genuinely decent bands around. Oh and they wear animals hats on their heads. What’s not to love?

Our advice? Book these guys early!

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