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Big Button Boys

An original good-time band: gentrified pop in 1920s fashion.

These chaps were top-drawer... before they mysteriously disappeared during an unsanctioned experiment into telekinetic time travel! Serendipitously, the entire line-up was safely conveyed to the twenty-first century, re-emerging with that same hedonistic boom.

Striking out with hotsy-totsy, modern vigour, they elegantly escort carnivals of wild, youthful creatures into the decade of excess and innovation. Their contagious zeal bewitches even the most unwilling wallflower, rekindling the spirit of the Ritz and champagne fizz of the flappers. An esteemed musical fraternity, they proffer the hottest modern hits with precision and humour, ushering in 20s style with gentrified contemporary pop. Towering above the dance hall assembly, celebrity socialite Lord Acton and his roaring band, The Big Button Boys exemplify the eccentricity and sparkle of 1920s British style and rhythm.

Act Information

Line-up

Lord Acton - Parlour Guitar and Vocals
Jamie Stockbridge - Tenor Saxophone
Diane Hammond - Clarinet
Bruce Reid - Bull Fiddle
Mitch Oldham - Drums and Wrestling
N.B. occassionally musicians are replaced by highly trained understudies

Extra Line-up(s)

Gardening service available.

Also included

We have a fully functioning amplification system lovingly cared for by Timothy Spittlethorn, the bookie.
If it is dark, for example if you require us to play in a cave or tunnel, we have illumination and can see quite well in dim light.

Location

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

Previous Clients

Butlins (Bognor, Skegness, Minehead).
Wembley Stadium
Ricoh Stadium
Warners Hotel chain
Lush Cosmetics
Games Workshop
National Portrait Gallery
Xero UK
Guildhall London
Anglian Water
Trafford Centre

Testimonials

Awesome! Saw you at The Fountain Barnoldswick last night. Really love your style. Have you got an album?

-Diane Park


Fantastic reports back from the clients. Well done guys.

-Event Planner London March 2014


Hey just a quick line to say that the boys were awesome on Saturday and all of our guests remarked on how great they were. It’s a shame that you yourself were not there, but the deputy singer was class. Well done, Sheikhs, you do great work!
Andrew Cressey, wedding.

Hi Brian,
Just wanted to send a note to say thank you so much for last night you were absolutely brilliant and whole agency are raving about you today, you completed the night!
Thanks again,
Stefanie, agency.

We first saw Brian and his band play at a friends wedding and booked them for ours the very next day. They were the icing on the cake for our wedding day and everyone enjoyed the music and danced all night. The flexibility of their music and talent is fantastic. I can't wait to host another party and book them again. Cheers guys. 
Zoe Cole, wedding

Thank you for a fab night, you were amazing.
Zena, agency.

Absolutely brilliant!! Saw you at Thoresby Hall on Wednesday xx
Sarah Brigham, punter

Thanks again for playing at our wedding! Was such an amazing night. All of the guests were so happy with the music and said you guys were awesome! It was such great music to dance to! Also thanks for the way you handled the drunk man wanting to sing Frank Sinatra situation haha! You handled it very well and professionally. And thanks for letting my Dad join in and sing with you guys. We had a blast and wish we could do it all again! :)
Christy & Luke Pearson, wedding

Just watched you at Thoresby hall....stunning!! Truly inspired. I'm now an avid fan!!
Leesa Joy, punter

Saw you last night at Queens Hotel Leeds- you were fab - yes it was 'jazz' and you were right - not like I was thinking, so I did like it.... lots. x
Jayne Taylor, corporate event.

Brilliant performance last night at Halton, thanks very much guys!
Philip Abraham, Army event

From my stepdad, groom of wedding at Hartlepool on Saturday.........What an absolutey staggering performance. Perfect. Amazing. So fitting for our gatsby theme. All our guests were thrilled as they had no clues as to what was going on. You made our wedding day perfect. THANKYOU. MR & MRS HICKLING
Cheryl Hickling, wedding

Highlights

No criminal convictions
Cufflinks
Superior breeding, friends in Whitehall, impeccable diction, knowledge of dinner party etiquette

Repertoire

Repertoire

Ace of Spades Motorhead
All Of Me
Baggy Trousers Madness
Beer Barrel Polka (Roll out the barrel)
Bernie’s Tune
Blank Space Taylor Swift
Boys Don't Cry The Cure
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head Kylie Minogue
The Charleston
Chelsea Dagger The Fratellis
Comes Love
Come As You Are Nirvana
Crazy In Love Beyonce
Crazy Stupid Love Cheryl Cole
Dancing Queen Abba
Fight For Your Right Beastie Boys
Get Lucky Daft Punk
Get The Party Started Pink
Happy Pharrel Williams
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor Artic Monkeys
Introducing (The Button Boys theme)
Let’s Get It Started Black Eyed Peas
Let’s Go Crazy Prince
Long Lie In Original Tune
Mad About Me (Star Wars cantina band)
Move Like Jagger Maroon 5
Reach For The Stars S Club 7
Sex On Fire Kings Of Leon
Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel
Tainted Love Soft Cell
Take On Me A-Ha
Uptown Funk Mark Ronson
When The Saints Go Marching In
Whole Lotta Love Led Zeppelin

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.)