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The Rides

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Act Profile

The Rides

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
Stella Parton
Lynn Anderson
Lena Martell
George Hamilton IV
George Hamilton V
Sandy Kelly
Chili Gold
Elaine Boyle

Act Information

Line-up

Drums/ Bass/ Keyboards/Saxophone (with larger horn section when required)/Guitar/Male and Female vocals.

Extra Line-up(s)

We also provide a jazz set as a duo, trio or quartet for more background entertainment.

Also included

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.

Location

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

Previous Clients

Nottingham City Council
Broxtowe Lord Mayor
Derby City Council
BBC
Many private engagements

Testimonials

We have worked with ths band on many occasions and they really deliver the goods.

-Pete


....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.

Highlights

Professional.
Always Friendly.
Great line-up.

Repertoire

Repertoire

Soul/Motown
Stand By Me Ben E King
My Girl The Temptations
Sign Sealed Delivered Stevie Wonder
Superstition Stevie Wonder
I Wish Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke Stevie Wonder
Second That Emotion Smokey Robinson And The Miracles
Baby Love The Supremes
Stop In The Name Of Love The Supremes
Mustang Sally Wilson Picket
I Feel Good James Brown
Lovely Day Bill Withers
Let�s Stay Together Al Green
Can�t Take My Eyes Of You Andy Williams
Pop (past)
Billie Jean Michael Jackson
Sweet Dreams Eurhythmics
Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Astley
Let�s Dance David Bowie
Word Up Cameo
Faith George Michael
9 To 5 Dolly Parton
Nothing�s Gonna Stop Us Now Starship
Pop (current)
Lazy Song Bruno Mars
Just The Way You Are Bruno Mars
Forget You Cee Lo Green
Crazy Gnarls Barkley
Valerie Amy Winehouse
Rehab Amy Winehouse
Who Knew Pink
Get This Party Started Pink
Just Like A Pill Pink
Poker Face Lady Gaga
Bad Romance Lady Gaga
Firework Katy Perry
Hot N Cold Katy Perry
I Kissed A Girl Katy Perry
California Gurls Katy Perry
Tick Tock Kesha
Don�t Feel Like Dancing Scissor Sisters
Dynamite Tao Cruz
We Found Love Rhianna
Shine Take That
Moves Like Jagger Maroon 5
This Love Maroon 5
I Got A Feeling Black Eyed Peas
Chasing Cars Snow Patrol
Yellow Coldplay
Domino Jessie J
Pricetag Jessie J
I�m Sexy (And I Know It) LMFAO
Crazy In Love Beyonce
Rolling In The Deep Adele
Disco
I Want You Back Jackson 5
Blame It On The Boogie Jackson 5
Good Times Chic
Disco Inferno The Trammps
Lay Your Love ABBA
Mama Mia ABBA
Take A Chance On Me ABBA
Does Your Mother Know ABBA
Heart Of Glass Blondie
Kids In America Blondie
Call Me Blondie
Staying Alive Bee Gees
Night Fever Bee Gees
I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
We Are Family Sister Sledge
Young Hearts Candy Staton
Carwash Rose Royce
Can�t Touch This M.C.Hammer
Rock and Classics
Jumpin� Jack Flash Rolling Stones
Can�t Always Get Want Rolling Stones
Satisfaction Rolling Stones
Don�t Stop Me Now Queen
Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen
Roxanne The Police
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police
Baby When Gone Bryan Adams/ Mel C
Summer Of �69 Bryan Adams
Smooth Santana And Rob Thomas
Stuck In The Middle With You Stealers Wheel
Don�t Stop Believing Journey
The Joker Steve Miller Band
Knocking On Heaven�s Door Bob Dylan
J.B Goode Chuck Berry
Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley
Sway Dean Martin
La Bamba Ritchie Valens
Twist And Shout The Beatles
Ticket To Ride The Beatles
Alright Now Free
Sweet Home Alabama Lynrd Skynrd
Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry
Tequila Pee Wee Herman
One Step Beyond Madness

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.)