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ABC

ABC formed in 2007 with the vision of creating the ultimate party band; not only covering the highest quality songs from the worlds leading artists, but adding that touch of class by using their years of experience as pro musicians to ensure they authentically recreate & truly do justice to the original artists recordings, performing the songs just like guests know & love them 100% live and from the soul - NO backing tracks or sequencers!

Over the years they have packed dancefloors at hundreds of weddings, birthday parties, corporate events & university balls with their awesome mix of classic disco, funk, soul and rock 'n' roll from the worlds leading artists such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown and KC & The Sunshine Band, Jerry Lee Lewis and the Beatles - all performed seamlessly alongside modern funky & soulful hits from artists such as Ce Lo Green, Amy Winehouse, Jamiroquai and Mark Ronson!

This unique & energetic blend of top tunes spanning 6 decades is performed to the highest standard & has guests of all ages heading to the dancefloor - there is truly is something for everyone! They never fail to wow audiences from the smallest birthday party to some of the nations largest venues including Twickenham Stadium where they performed at the Rugby 7's tournament - guests are guaranteed to be dancing & singing along from the first song to the last!

The band is made up of the highest calibre 100% professional session players, who between them have worked with many top artists & performed for countless household-name companies. Members of The Double Measures have toured with artists as diverse as The Undertones, Glasvegas, Canteloup and Peter Andre, recorded with members of The Kooks and appeared on live BBC & Kerrang radio sessions.


The band provides a full 1600watt PA system, which you are welcome to use for announcements/speeches & incidental music wherever possible, as well as a lighting rig with sound activated moving scanners. As Musicians Union members, the band are fully insured for public liability cover, and all equipment is PAT tested in line with current regulations.

Act Information

Line-up

Lead vocals, Guitar/Backing vocals, Bass, Keyboards, Drums/Backing vocals

Extra Line-up(s)

A "bolt-on" DJ extra option - please enquire for pricing.

Also included

1600w Yamaha PA system & lighting rig comprising 2 x moving scanners, 2 x 400w PAR56 coloured spots & 4 x coulour changing PAR56 LED spots.

Location

Midlands based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands, North East, North West, Wales.

Previous Clients

They never fail to wow audiences from the smallest birthday party to some of the nations largest venues including Twickenham Stadium where they performed at the Rugby 7’s tournament

Testimonials

“…what a fantastic band…you put in such an excellent performance and made our wedding day truly memorable…”

Richard & June
Aug ‘12

“…choice of songs was amazing…We couldn’t believe how much you sounded like the original artists! …such a lovely bunch of guys…We thought you were great value for money…”

Stacey & Brian
June ‘12

“…so pleased we booked you for our works Christmas do…you were brilliant and our staff all enjoyed themselves immensely…dancefloor was packed from start to finish…will definitely have you back next year!”

Catherine, HBN
Jan ‘12

“thanks for all your efforts…you went down very well with the assembled company…It was a great party we think!”

Ian & Cynthia
Nov ‘11

“a big thank you to you and all of the band for a fantastic set at our wedding…Everyone was saying afterwards how great the music was and Holly and Hayley loved helping out as backing singers on Rehab! I will always remember the love train around the hall too!”

Buffy
Sep ‘11

“a huge thank you for your performance at our wedding…The band were absolutely fantastic and really made the evening. Everyone loved the music and it was exactly the type of feel we wanted for our reception. We will have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone else”

Nicola
July ‘11

“We have had excellent feedback about the band and I really enjoyed the evening. I think the band made the difference to creating an amazing wedding reception. Thanks again for a wonderful night!”

Gavin and Shell
Sep ‘10

“a very big thank-you to you and the rest of the band…Everyone remarked on how brilliant you all were…it was perfect. Happy to write any endorsement on your website if you need us to, you are fantastic value for money!”

Jessica
Aug ‘10

“a massive thank you for the amazing set that you did for our wedding, you guys were brilliant and really made the evening!”

Hannah and Dan
May ‘10

“a huge thank you for playing at our wedding at Salford Hall, Evesham last Saturday. It was a fantastic finale to a perfect day. Everyone who was there commented on how great the music was and how professional you all were. It is testament to the quality of your music that the dance floor was full all night. Thank you for making our wedding day perfect and we will certainly be recommending your band to all friends and family in the future”

Darren and Emma
April ‘09

“Thank You for a fantastic evening - you were all brilliant and we've had nothing but praise and positive comments from all of our guests about our band! You've got a great thing going with The Double Measures and we wouldn't hesitate to hire you again - you were fantastic value for money too…you absolutely made our night, especially the love train, that was a great moment! Thanks for learning our first song too, it sounded great”

Jo & Gavin
Nov ‘08

“I have had nothing but great feedback from my guests about your band, your song list is excellent and me and my husband are thinking about having a divorce so we can get married again and have you playing on the beach in the seychelles, hee hee. Thanks for adding a special touch to our big day…you were worth every penny…and such polite talented lads. Good luck and hope to hire you again in the future”

Anne-marie
Sep ‘08

“The band was fantastic! It was the icing on the cake for a beautiful wedding. The music was excellent, varied and lively! Despite the stunning weather, as soon as the band kicked off our guests were straight inside! Really dancey and appealing to the varied ages of our party. You were all very helpful from start to finish, many thanks for helping us celebrate our wedding and we will definitely book you when we next get married!!!!”
James and Nicola Pearson

“I would like to thank the band for a terrific performance on the night of Simon's 21st. Let me tell you that you are far better than you can hear over the internet!! We were all very pleased with you and had loads of complimentary comments from guests. Many thanks for your contribution to a very successful evening”.
Carole Hawtin

“the band were absolutely fantastic & made the evening of our wedding the best I could have hoped for. They played a great range of music which kept everyone from ourselves to our parents generation and older keep dancing for the entire night! They were energetic, enthusiastic and amazing musicians & I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending them. Thanks again for the fantastic music - everyone has been making comments about the how excellent you were!”
Hilary Nelson-Parker

“Hi Steve just to say a massive thankyou to you and the rest of the band. Your effort and professionalism was just what we required for our wedding. All our guests have commented on how good the band was. Both the choice of music and your style were perfect. We look forward to seeing you at a function in the future and we will certainly be recommending you to our friends”
Mr & Mrs

Highlights

One of the best sets around ensures well-known material while maintaining a classy atmosphere.
Young, lively but experienced musicians all aged under 40.
5-pc band so more affordable than most soul artists (typically 7-11pc).

Repertoire

Repertoire

50's & 60's
Ben E King Stand By Me
Chuck Berry Johnny Be Good
Elvis Presley A Little Less Conversation
Elvis Presley Suspicious Minds
James Brown I Feel Good
James Brown PapaÂ’s Got A Brand New Bag
Jerry Lee Lewis Great Balls of Fire
Little Richard Tutti Frutti
Marvin Gaye Heard It Through The Grapevine
Otis Redding Hard to Handle
Otis Redding The Dock Of The Bay
Sam & Dave Soul Man
Spencer Davis Group Keep On Running
The Beatles Can't Buy Me Love
The Beatles Come Together
The Beatles Daytripper
The Beatles Lady Madonna
The Beatles Twist ‘n’ Shout
The Contours Do You Love Me
The Doobie Brothers Long Train RunninÂ’
The Monkees IÂ’m A Believer
The Temptations My Girl
The Temptations Get Ready
Wilson Pickett Land Of 1000 Dances
Wilson Pickett Midnight Hour
Wilson Pickett Sweet Soul Music

70's & 80's
Al Green LetÂ’s Stay Together
Average White Band Pick Up The Pieces
Bill Withers Lovely Day
Charles Wright Band Express Yourself
Jimi Hendrix Crosstown Traffic
KC & The Sunshine Band Get Down Tonight (Do A Little Dance)
Kool & The Gang Celebration
Kool & The Gang Get Down On It
Lynnrd Skynnrd Sweet Home Alabama
Rick James Super Freak
Steelers Wheel Stuck In The Middle With You
Stevie Wonder I Wish
Stevie Wonder Signed Sealed Delivered
Stevie Wonder Sir Duke
Stevie Wonder Superstition
Stevie Wonder Uptight
The LovinÂ’ Spoonful Summer In The City
The O'Jays Love Train
The Trammps Disco Inferno
Thin Lizzy The Boys Are Back In Town
Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music
90's & 2000's
Amy Winehouse Rehab
Duffy Mercy
Gnarles Barkley Crazy
Jamiroquai Canned Heat
Jamiroquai Cosmic Girl
Jamiroquai Space Cowboy
Jamiroquai Virtual Insanity
Madcon BegginÂ’
Mark Ronson / Amy Winehouse Valerie
Maroon 5 Sunday Morning
Modjo Lady (Hear Me Tonight)
Paolo Nutini New Shoes
Stardust Music Sounds Better With You
The Strokes Last Nite
Tom Jones & Stereophonics Mama Told Me Not To Come
2010Â’s
Aloe Blacc I Need A Dollar
Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are
Cee Lo Green Bright Lights Bigger City
Cee Lo Green Forget You
Maroon 5 Moves Like Jagger
Olly Murs Dance With Me Tonight
Olly Murs Thinking Of Me

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.


Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)