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Cover Kings

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Cover Kings

Cover Kings were set up to provide something they felt was largely missing among function bands - genuine soul! Countless auditions were held to find passionate talented & versatile singers & players, able not only to accurately reproduce the dynamics & feel of people's favourite old Motown & soul records, but also sound every bit as at home playing modern chart classics from some of the world's leading artists.

100% live (no backing tracks or sequencers), this accomplished band plays an awesome & unique set of classic funk, soul, motown, disco and rock 'n' roll tracks performed seamlessly alongside soulful modern chart classics, that never fails to wow audiences. Performances are energetic & enthusiastic, and with years of experience packing dance floors, guests are guaranteed to be dancing & singing along from the first song to the last!

What really makes the band stand out so much from others though is their attention to detail - they know guests at a function want to hear their favourite songs performed as they know and love them - and no other band sounds as close to the original songs - leading to comments from guests such as "I had to check it wasn't really Stevie Wonder!"

As well as having hundreds of appearances under their belts at private parties, weddings & corporate functions (including numerous household name companies) at some of the nations premiere venues, members of Cover Kings have toured extensively and recorded with Alvin Stardust, performed with King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys; played at the world renowned Reading Festival; appeared on live BBC radio sessions and lead singer Clarke Bailey even appeared on ITV's X-Factor in 2006, making it all the way to Simon Cowell's infamous 'boot camp'!

Act Information


Male lead vocals, guitar, bass, keys, drums.

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


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

Previous Clients

Performed at hundreds of functions, weddings & corporate events for many household names


“…you made the evening of my daughters wedding one to remember, the song choice was exactly what she wanted which assisted in making her day magical…”

June ’12

“…a big thankyou to you and the rest of the band for your amazing performance at our Faculty Summer Ball…exactly what we wanted…the songs you played were all excellent and had the dancefloor full the whole time! …great value for money…”

Mernoush, University Of Nottingham
June ’12

“…what a great performance you put in at our wedding…lots of our guests commented on how good the band was…you had everyone up and dancing! I will never forget doing the ‘Love Train’ in & out of the hall!”

Terry & Jo
May ’12

“…just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and the rest of the band for your terrific performance…you made John’s 50th a night to remember…a great time was had by all…”

Feb ’12

“…we had a shortlist of 10 bands and were so pleased to have picked you!…had no idea a function band could sound so much like the original artists! We would definitely recommend you…”

Graham & Sarah
Dec ’11

“…just awesome…incredibly high standard of musicianship! Your song choice was brilliant and appealed to all ages so was perfect for our works Christmas do Every song seemed to build on the last & the finale was just superb…what an accomplished bunch you are!”

Christian, SGB
Dec ’11

“Just wanted to say a huge thankyou to the band for making Chris’ 21st so memorable…your performance was superb! …we have hired local pub cover bands for functions before but the difference hiring professionals was huge!”

Roger & Claudia
Oct ’11


Top quality professional musicians & singers with many years experience.
Large varied repertoire of celebrated & well-known dancey, sing-a-long songs.
Top quality crystal clear PA system & lighting rig. PA available for announcements.



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 & 00'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
2010 to present
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.)