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Hip Squad

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Act Profile

Hip Squad

A six to eight piece exceptional wedding / function band playing live music at weddings, functions and corporate events throughout the North.

They are one of the most requested wedding bands in the country and have played thousands of UK and International gigs.


The band have won the Best Band / Entertainment Category at the National Wedding Awards in London. After winning the regional prize the band went on to win the national award too. The judging process was largely based on client comments received by the judging panel. This is the very best recommendation for any future clients and a firm acknowledgment from wedding industry professionals at the level of service they provide.

The band have recently worked with Ant and Dec on a celebration for the Donnelly family and played at Alan Shearer's 40th birthday party. The band's stellar performances at weddings, charity balls and corporate events have gained national recognition receiving fabulous accolades on the Chris Moyles and Reggie Yates radio shows and other national radio stations.

They have also appeared a number of times for the Jordanian Royal Family, becoming their first choice for family celebrations.

They were also invited by ITV to perform on the Emmerdale 40th anniversary live show to over 10 million viewers. This show won the British Soap Awards 2013.

They are proud to be on the recommended supplier list of the majority of prestigious venues, which re-enforces the acknowledgement of their high standards and service.
acknowledgment from wedding industry professionals at the level of service they provide.

Act Information

Line-up

Drums / Vox
Guitar / Vov
Trumpet
Trombone
Tenor Sax
Lead Vox

Extra Line-up(s)

2 X Girl vocalists

Also included

RCF TT system - 8KW. LED Stage lighting

Location

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

Previous Clients

Virgin, Mars, Marks and Spencer, Jordanian Royal Family, Manchester United, Newcastle United, EMI, ITV, BBC, Hilton Hotels

Testimonials

Amazing evening, you really made our wedding.

-Alex Stuart


‘Thanks to Steve and the band for helping make my 40th birthday celebrations the most memorable yet.’

Alan Shearer (Footballer, TV Pundit)


‘Thanks guys, my parents loved it! You made the anniversary party, Ant and I loved singing with you guys.’

Declan Donnelly (TV Presenter)


‘Loved working with you, what an atmosphere!! Great band.’

Reggie Yates (Radio 1)


‘Hip operation appeared on The Live 40th Emmerdale episode on 17 October 2012.
They are a fantastic band, all the guys are first rate musicians. Totally professional and reliable.
They brought the Show to Life with their fabulous covers of popular music From Paolo Nuttini to Van Morrison, their unique sound is stunning. I cannot recommend these Guys highly enough.’

Tony Prescott (Director Emmerdale 40th episode)



Highlights

National Wedding Award Winners
Band of choice for Alan Shearer's 40th
Invited by ITV to appear on the live 40th episode of Emmerdale in front of 10 million viewers

Repertoire

Repertoire

HAPPYPHARELL WILLIAMS
SHUT UP AND DANCE WALK THE MOON
UPTOWN FUNK BRUNO MARS / MARK RONSON
APACHE (JUMP ON IT)SUGAR HILL GANG
GOES TO SHOW YOU NEVER CAN TELLCHUCK BERRY / PULP FICTION
VALERIEAMY WINEHOUSE
MOVES LIKE JAGGERMAROON 5
PENCIL FULL OF LEADPAULO NUTINI
TOWN CALLED MALICETHE JAM
I’M A BELIEVERMONKEES
GET IT ONT REX
ONE STEP BEYONDMADNESS
ENJOY YOURSELF IT’S LATER THAN YOU THINKJOOLS HOLLAND
PROUD MARYTINA TURNER VERSION
STICK TOGETHERROXY MUSIC
BLURRED LINESROBIN THICKE
DANCING ON THE CEILINGLIONEL RICHIE
I’LL BE THERE FOR YOUFRIENDS THEME
I’M A LOVE MANDIRTY DANCING
DO YOU LOVE MEVARIOUS
FOOTLOOSEKENNY LOGGINS
GET LUCKYDAFT PUNK
BROWN EYED GIRLVAN MORRISON
CELEBRATION KOOL AND THE GANG
LOVE TRAINO’JAYS
HIGHER AND HIGHERJACKIE WILSON
SUMMER OF 69BRIAN ADAMS
SWEET CAROLINE NEIL DIAMOND
500 MILESPROCLAIMERS
MR BRIGHTSIDEKILLERS
ONE STEP BEYONDMADNESS
TWIST N SHOUT / LA BAMBAVARIOUS

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.)