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The Dukes

Fun, dynamic, energetic & experienced band guaranteed to get everyone dancing! Hits from The Killers, Kings of Leon to classics like Bowie, Queen & Beatles. Dance off's encouraged! The Dukes will not stop rocking until everyone is on their feet!

Price from £1,374 + travel

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- OUR INCLUDED COVID COVER

Secure your 2021 / 2022 booking before the 31st December 2020, 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

2010s
Can't Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake
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
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
Moves like Jagger - Maroon 5
Shut up & Dance - Walk the moon
Shot Gun - George Ezra

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
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
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
You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne
It Wasn't Me - Shaggy
Tribute - Tenacious D

90s
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
Parklife – Blur
Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Return of the Mack - Mark Morrison
Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Song 2 - Blur
Time of Your Life - Green Day
You and Me Song - The Wannadies
Wonderwall – Oasis
Give It Away - Red Hot Chilli Peppers

80s
Billy Jean - Michael Jackson
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
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
Don't You Want Me - The Human League
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Good Times - Rappers Delight

70s
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
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
Stuck in the Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
The Joker - Steve Miller Band
Le Freak - Chic
Whisky in the Jar - Thin Lizzy

60s
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
Hey Jude- 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
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
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Mrs Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel/The Lemonheads

50s
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry

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
You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne 

Jewish Set
Hava Nagila
Simantov
Mazeltov

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

262 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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  • Good 0
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  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

The dukes were absolutely brilliant

5 stars - The Dukes are Highly Recommended
booked The Dukes for their Wedding in Essex October 2021

“We had The Dukes for our wedding day. Could not ask for better entertainment! They read the crowd perfectly and played the an array of music that kept everyone up and dancing all night. Thank you so much for helping to make our day so fab.”


Words cannot describe how much fun we had with The Dukes

5 stars - The Dukes are Highly Recommended
booked The Dukes for their Wedding in Berkshire September 2021

“I saw The Dukes at a friend's wedding and am so so so glad I did, they smashed it out of the park! Everyone was dancing and commenting on how great they sounded, one of my friends said it was just like being at a gig and it was. We had an absolute blast and these guys were the cherry on the cake. Forever grateful. Keep on making amazing memories for people guys! Keep on rocking!”


After 18 months of COVID, it was nice to finally have some live music!

5 stars - The Dukes are Highly Recommended
booked The Dukes for their Wedding in West Midlands August 2021

“The Dukes performed on our wedding day and after 4 COVID cancellations we couldn't have asked for a better band for the evening. After not being able to go out much for the last 18 months, the live music that they produced was absolutely amazing. Not only that, but they we so flexible on song choice and the DJ sets in between performances were great also. I would highly recommend this band to anyone!”


Best wedding band ever! Fantastic!

5 stars - The Dukes are Highly Recommended
booked The Dukes for their Wedding in Warwickshire August 2021

“All the guests commented on how good the band were. High praise indeed. The band read the atmosphere and mood of the guests to keep the entertainment going, getting involved with and interacting withe the guests so well. They were everything that we hoped they would be and can not recommend them highly enough! The band were also very flexible with how delayed the day had been and without asking adapted without any questions.”


Absolutely Incredible- would give more stars if I could!

5 stars - The Dukes are Highly Recommended
booked The Dukes for their Wedding in Surrey July 2021

“The Dukes completely smashed it, everyone was up and dancing - a great repertoire for all guests. The crowd went wild when they rapped the Prince of Bel-Air and we even had a dance off!! Definitely picked the best band out there, so pleased. Steve was incredible with his communication prior to the event. A really big thank you!”

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Prices

Price from £1,374 + travel from London

Based on 4 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • East of England From £1,374
  • South East From £1,374
  • South West From £1,443
  • East Midlands From £1,443
  • West Midlands From £1,477
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £1,547
  • North West From £1,566
  • Wales From £1,649

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Lineup

Default lineup: 4 members

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

Full Biography

Please note: Due to other commitments, performances in the following locations are available on Saturday’s only;

Herefordshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside.

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.

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