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The Modern Way

Spanning music from indie rock bands such as The Beatles, Oasis, Kings Of Leon & The Killers to modern pop from Bieber, Timberlake, Rudimental & more, The Modern Way are the perfect band for an amazing party! Previous clients & performances include Secret Garden Party, BGT, Megan Trainor, Trip Advisor & Peugot!

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  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex
  • Event The Modern Way Function Band Hove, East Sussex

Set List / Repertoire

Indie and Modern
Castle On The Hill - Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Changing - Sigma ft. Paloma Faith
Feel So Close - Calvin Harris
Friends Theme Tune - I'll Be There - The Rembrants
Cheerleader - Omi
Shut Up & Dance - Walk The Moon
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson
All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
Happy - Pharell
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Ho Hey – Lumineers
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Wake Me Up – Avicii
Pompeii - Bastille
Waiting All Night - Rudimental
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Best Of You - Foo Fighters
Wonderwall – Oasis
She’s Electric - Oasis
Dakota - Stereophonics
I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
Last Nite - The Strokes
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Are You Gonna Be My Girl? - Jet
Valerie - The Zutons/Amy Winehouse
Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
Chelsea Dagger - Fratellis
Song 2 - Blur
She Said - Plan B
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Dynamite - Taio Cruz
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Mysterious Girl - Peter Andre
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Place Your Hands - Reef

70’s and 80’s Rock and Pop
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
Dont Stop Me Now – Queen
Footloose - Dirty Dancing
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Power Of Love - Huey Lewis and the News
Take On Me - A Ha
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Rockin’ All Over The World - Status Quo
Mustang Sally - The Commitments
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
Stuck In The Middle With You -Steelers Wheel
Long Train Runnin – Doobie Brothers
Lets Stay Together - Al Green

50’s and 60’s Rock and Roll
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
I Feel Good - James Brown
All Day And All Of The Night - The Kinks
Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
I Got A Woman - Ray Charles
Do You Love Me? - The Contours
I'm a believer - The Monkees
Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Gimme Some Lovin - Spencer Davis Group
Twist And Shout - The Beatles
Shake A Tail Feather - Ray Charles

First Dance Ideas
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon (live lounge version)
All Of Me - John Legend
Ho Hey - Lumineers
Mirrors - Justin Timerlake (Acoustic)
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
The One - Kodaline
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz

Acoustic Songs (available in the additional acoustic set)
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
American Boy - Estelle
Blank Space - Taylor Swift
Love Foolosophy - Jamiroquai
Budapest - George Ezra
The One - Kodaline
Crazy - Gnarles Barkley
All Of Me - John Legend
Ordinary People - John Legend
Better Together - Jack Johnson
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
You Send Me - Sam Cooke
Cupid - Sam Cooke
Something - The Beatles
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Sweetest Feeling - Jackie Wilson
Wonderwall - Oasis
Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) - Greenday
Have A Nice Day - The Stereophonics
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman

Additional Themed 45 Minutes Sets
(see booking options for more info)

Soul And Funk Set
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
All Night Long - Lionel Ritchie
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Soul Man - Sam & Dave
My Girl - The Temptations
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
Do You Love Me - Contours
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Gimme Some Lovin - Spencer Davis Group
Hard To Handle - Wilson Pickett
I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown
Knock On Wood - Otis Redding
Shake A Tail Feather - Blues Brothers

27 Club Set
Amy Winehouse – Valerie / Back To Black (Acoustic)
Nirvana– Smells Like Teen Spirit / Come As You Are
Janis Joplin – Piece Of My Heart / Me And Bobby Mgee (Acoustic)
Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watch Tower / Hey Joe / Foxy Lady / Little Wing (Acoustic)
The Doors – Light My Fire / People Arte Strange (Acoustic)
The Rolling Stones – Satisfaction / Paint It Black (Acoustic)
The Stooges – I Wanna Be Your Dog
Hole – Celebrity Skin
Robert Johnson – Cross Road Blues (Acoustic)
Greatful Dead – Friend Of The Devil (Acoustic) / Casey Jones (Acoustic)

Legends Set
Elton John – I’m Still Standing / Your Song (Acoustic)
Prince – Purple Rain / Kiss / Wanna Be Your Lover
Bryan Adams – Summer Of 69
Michael Jackson – Rock With You / Shake Your Body
George Michael – Faith / Wake Me Up / Freedom (Acoustic)
Queen - Medley
David Bowie – Under Pressure / Lets Dance / Heros
The Beatles – Twist And Shout / Saw Her Standing There
Oasis – Wonderwall / Don’t Look Back In Anger
U2 – Beautiful Day / Vertigo
Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way / The Chain / Everywhere
Dianna Ross – Proud Mary
Toto – Africa

One Hit Wonders Set
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus (Acoustic/Full)
Breakfast At Tiffanys – Deep Blue Something (Acoustic/Full)
Two Princes – Spin Doctors
Mmmbop – Hanson (Acoustic/Full)
You Get What You Give – New Radicals
Jerk It Out – Caesars
Tubthumping - Chumbawamba
A Thousand Miles – Vanessa Calrton
Mambo Number 5 – Louie Bager
Shake It – Metro Station
Wherever You Will Go – The Calling (Acoustic)
All Star – Smash Mouth
Save Tonight – Eagle Eyed Cherry (Acoustic/Full)
You’re Beautiful – James Blunt (Acoustic)
Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina And The Waves
Mark Morrison – Return Of The Mack (Acoustic)
Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
I’m Blue – Eifel 65
Torn – Natalie Imbrulia
Riptide – Vance Joy (Acoustic)
Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye (Acoustic)
Magic – Rude (Acoustic)
Let Her Go – Passenger (Acoustic)

Pop Punk Set
Bad Touch – Blood Hound Gang
Face Down – Red Jumpsuit Apparatice
Sugar Were Going Down – Fall Out Boy
Misery Business – Paramore
The Anthem – Good Charlotte
Fat Lip – Sum 41
Into Deep – Sum 41
Girls All The Bad Guys Want – Bowling For Soup
My Friends Over You – New Found Glory
Dirty Little Secret – All American Rejects
Whats My Age Again – Blink 182
All The Small Things – Blink 182
American Idiot – Green Day
Basket Case – Green Day
Pretty Fly For A White Guy – The Offspring
The Middle – Jimmy Eat World
Welcome To The Black Parade – My Chemical Romance
Sk8er Boi – Avril Lavigne
Stacys Mom – Fountains Of Wayne

64 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
  • Excellent 64
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Incredible wedding band

5 stars - The Modern Way are Highly Recommended
booked The Modern Way for their Wedding in Gloucestershire July 2023

“The guys were great. Really made the wedding perfect. Would recommend to anyone. Thanks”

Absolutely incredible wedding band!

5 stars - The Modern Way are Highly Recommended
booked The Modern Way for their Wedding in London

“These guys were show stealers and entertained my guests from the beginning to end and had everyone dancing, engaged and interacted with our guests. They played a huge variety of songs. incorporated our requests and were truly lovely to work with. I enjoyed meeting them and having them there :) would recommend or book again!”

The Modern Way got the party started!

5 stars - The Modern Way are Highly Recommended
booked The Modern Way for their Wedding in West Sussex

“The Modern Way gave a high energy, high intensity performance with a real crowd pleasing repertoire. Great interactivity with the guests. Very accommodating of our requests. A great end to an excellent day. Thank you!!”

The best wedding band, would give 10 stars if we could!

5 stars - The Modern Way are Highly Recommended
booked The Modern Way for their Wedding in Hampshire

“We were reluctant to have a band for the evening reception of our wedding but when we saw these guys a year before we just had to have them. They were professional and easy to deal with from the initial contact a few weeks before through to them leaving after the event. They turned up on time and set up discreetly without getting in the way of any guests. We had asked them to run the night for us, introduce cake cutting, first dance etc and they did this brilliantly and had everything under control. We were nervous about not having too much choice in their set list but we should have had more faith as they read the room and had people up dancing all night. The lead singer comes out into the crowd, walks around the room, gets people up. They are all clearly very talented musicians and people haven't stopped talking about how good they were and the wedding was 2 weeks ago! Thoroughly recommend The Modern Way, really great guys, great band and a pleasure to have them play at our ...”

I don’t know where to start….wow…. just wow…..

5 stars - The Modern Way are Highly Recommended
booked The Modern Way for their Wedding in Buckinghamshire

“When we booked The Modern Way, we knew we loved their sound but we had no idea they would be all we hoped for in a band and more. We’ve been to so many weddings where it’s a little flat, but they kept the atmosphere for the whole day. We were delighted from start to finish! Their versions of our three songs were prefect, and meant so much to us. We were so grateful that they took the time to learn them for us. We loved their energy and all that they did to get the crowd going – they know how to throw a party. After much shouting from our guests they played one more song made the end of the night even more special, we loved seeing the band up on the balcony (and my friends!). The Modern Way aren’t just a band, they are exceptionally talented performers – we loved them and so did everyone else. Thank you, thank you, thank you! They made our day SO memorable.”

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Price from £2,474 + travel from East Sussex

Based on 5 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • South East From £2,474
  • Wales From £2,502
  • West Midlands From £2,502
  • East of England From £2,584
  • South West From £2,598
  • East Midlands From £2,612
  • Northern Ireland From £2,612
  • Republic of Ireland From £2,612
  • North West From £2,680

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Performance Times

2 x 60 minutes sets

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3 x 40 minutes sets

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2 x 60 mins or 3 x 40 mins plusitional 45 mins Funk/Soul/Motown set

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Default lineup: 5 members

5 Piece: Male Vocals, Guitar/Backing Vocals, Bass/Backing Vocals, Keys/Backing Vocals and Drums.

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* Highly professional, energetic and guaranteed to get you dancing!
* Repertoire includes everything from The Beatles, Justin Timberlake, Ray Charles, Kings Of Leon, Amy Winehouse, Arctic Monkeys, Justin Bieber and loads more!
* Acoustic set and an additional Funk/Soul/Motown set also available!
* Previous experience includes performing on Britains Got Talent and performances with Meghan Trainor!

The Modern Way were absolutely fantastic!!! They rocked the place and produced a show that most people had not experienced before. I am so glad I booked The Modern Way and would STRONGLY recommend them to anyone! - Paul Haley, Wedding Client.

Young, charismatic and highly professional, The Modern Way are an energetic 5 piece guaranteed to get your audience involved and on the dancefloor right from the first note!

With a killer repertoire, The Modern Way's performance includes something for everyone with classics from The Beatles, current pop hits from Justin Bieber and Justin Timberlake, indie classics from Kings of Leon and much more! If that's not enough, the band can also learn your special song request providing enough notice is given (please see booking options for more details).

Your Event
The Modern Way's live sets are flexible and can be performed as 2 x 60 minutes or 3 x 40 minutes.

The band can also provide an addition 45 minutes themed set, where you can choose from the following:

- Soul and Funk Set
- Legends Set
- One Hit Wonders Set
- Club 27 Set

Please see booking options or speak to an Alive Network booking agent for more details.

The band can also provide background music from an ipod playlist between their lives sets.

The Modern Way will tailor their look to suit your event. Whether it's a suited and booted corporate event or a more casual wedding band look, just specify your requirements to an Alive Network booking agent.

As a 5 piece band, The Modern Way require a stage space of 4m x 5m but will accommodate whatever space is available. They are very adaptable to a range of room types and will always adjust volume levels to suit your needs.

Acoustic Set
The Modern Way can perform 2 x 30 minute sets of acoustic music, ideal for afternoon performances, drinks receptions and over dinner entertainment.

With stripped back 'live lounge' versions of Radiohead's High and Dry, Bruno Mars' Just The Way You Are and more, The Modern Way's acoustic set will create a special atmosphere for your special occasion. 

The acoustic sessions are available as a Duo (Vocals + Acoustic Guitar), a Trio (Vocals + Acoustic Guitar + Keys) or the full 5 piece band (Vocals + Acoustic Guitar + Bass + Keys + Percussion).

The acoustic set warmed the crowd up and set the scene for the night beautifully. You were both professional and entertaining, we could not have asked for anymore.
- Andy and Becky, Wedding Clients.

DJ Packages
The Modern Way can also provide a DJ Package for your event. The standard package includes DJ Playlists (with vast amount of popular songs from all eras); Band member manning/ making basic announcements/ taking requests. Or you can upgrade to the Premium DJ Package which is a fully mixed live DJ sets to a professional level using DJ software. Guests can make requests, band member MC can make announcements throughout the night, personalised playlists set by client.

Previous Experience
The Modern Way may be young, but their experience and professionalism is second to none. Members have played on everything from Jools Holland to The Only Way Is Essex!

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