Price Band: £800 to £995
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Current rating for The Rides: 5 out of 5 (1 vote).
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The Rides perform as anything from a 5-piece band. We are Female and Male fronted.
Our song list covers music from the 1950′s to the Present day. We play Pop, Soul, Rock n Roll, Country, Funk, Latin American, Motown and Disco musical styles.
We are always adding to our list to make sure that we remain up to date as well as being able to provide the music that people want to hear.
Our main aim as a band is to entertain. We are a professional band with a unique line-up and show.
The Rides act as backing band on UK and Irish tours for many visiting US country stars including
Billie Jo Spears
George Hamilton IV
George Hamilton V
Drums/ Bass/ Keyboards/Saxophone (with larger horn section when required)/Guitar/Male and Female vocals.
We also provide a jazz set as a duo, trio or quartet for more background entertainment.
We use HK Audio 3k rig with a Mackie Mixing desk.
We also use par can 64s and additional atmosphere lights for lighting our performance and the room.
North West based and will travel to these areas: Midlands, North East, North West, Scotland, Wales, Ireland.
Nottingham City Council
Broxtowe Lord Mayor
Derby City Council
Many private engagements
We have worked with ths band on many occasions and they really deliver the goods.
....you are the best band we have seen at the 3 monkeys in its 15 years. This band could go to any country, any city, any venue and fill the house. The band can not only play, but entertain.
Danny, chief sound engineer, 3 monkeys Bar, Royal Beach Hotel, January 2011.
....I have never felt as comfortable on stage as I do with these guys. They are the best band I have ever had.
P.J. Proby, 60's music Legend.
....I totally trust this band to produce a professional and above all brilliant show every time.
Robert Pratt, Managing Director of Royal Chimes International Agency.
....in all my years touring, this has been my most favourite band. Brilliant musicians, ready for anything.
Billie Jo Spears, U.S. Country Music Legend, UK Tour, 2009.
....if you need a job doing well, call these guys. We always receive fantastic feedback from all of our clients.
Sarah Noall, Dansatak music Agency, Nottingham, UK.
....what a night! We can't thank you enough for making our event such an amazing success. Thank you.
British Gymnastics Charity Event Organiser, March, 2010.
....I have enjoyed every minute of this tour, this is down to having such a great band to work with.
Stella Parton, U.S. singer, song writing star, UK Tour, 2009.
....you guys really made our night. I look forward to the next party.
Graham Treglown, GTA Associates.
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.)