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The Elbows

The Elbows are one of the best UK function bands, consisting of 5 highly professional musicians backed up with 2 fantastic lead singers (male & female) where live means 100% live. They performed at the Unit One Showcase where they wowed everyone with an amazing set. With an outstanding reputation they are the ultimate party band and suit any function however big or small. They are one of the most sort after bands and provide the ultimate live show.

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Energetic, super-professional and one of the most exciting and experienced party bands in the Northwest!

If you need a band that will have you dancing all night & leave you shouting for more, there can be only one choice…

Why The Elbows:
The Elbows are a fantastic 7-piece rock and pop covers band specialising in contemporary classics. With a stunning 100% live show they perform everything from The Killers, Kings of Leon, Dolly Parton, Lady GaGa, The Jam, Madonna. The Elbows will rock your function and give your audience a night to remember!

The band are experienced in playing all types of functions – large corporate stages, large weddings to small marquee gigs the guys are a fantastic choice for those wanting a more contemporary edge to their live band but are still able to please the grandparents!!

Featuring musicians of the highest standard, all with 10 years notable experience within the music industry, The Elbows are a party band like no other. Each member is extremely gifted in their own right, and the band has invested heavily in the highest quality instruments and sound equipment.
Having The Elbows at your event is the closest thing you’l get to having a classic band such as The Kings of Leon or The Jam playing a personal live performance just for you and your guests…

Space Required:
The band has a seven-piece line up, and need a stage space of 6×8 metres approx – but hence the name no venue is too small.
Their show can be formatted in 3 ways:
You can choose a standard format of 2 x 45 minute sets, 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 minute sets. Essentially, the keyword here is flexibility! Just specify your requirements and they will design a package that suits you.

What will the band look like:
The band can tailor their look to suit your needs on the night. For award ceremonies, they can dress formally in black and for private parties and less formal events they can dress more casually if you prefer – usual attire is black & white themed. They arrive in branded work wear so they are easily identified whilst on site.

* 7-piece band and 100% live
* Specialising in contemporary & classic songs
* Experienced musicians with worldwide experience
* Wide variety of songs from Journey to Pink!
* Fully self contained with a PA system and lighting as standard
* Guaranteed to rock your function!
* Available UK wide and internationally
* Excellent Value for Money
* Very friendly and approachable
* Give a professional and reliable service on and off stage
* Flexible

Below is the Review by Mark Ritchie from “The Stage” magazine after their appearance at the Unit One Showcase (as seen above):-

“Bringing a highly successful showcase to a close was smart seven-piece band The Elbows. The best song from the Killers album Hot Fuss Mr Brightside was enthusiastically played, but I’m sure that like most good function bands, this boy and girl fronted outfit probably have a huge repertoire to call upon.”

Their repertoire includes...

Mr Brightside – The Killers
I Predict a Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
Over the Rainbow – Eva Cassidy
I Believe in a Thing Called Love – The Darkness
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Kids – Robbie & Kylie
Fix You – Cold Play
Take Your Mama Out – Scissor Sisters
Time of Your Life – Green Day
Are You Gonna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz
Stayin Alive – Bee Gees
Walking on Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
Wonderwall – Oasis
Sweet About Me – Gabriella Cilmi
American Boy – Estelle
Shout – Lu Lu
Help – The Beatles
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
500 Miles – The Proclaimers
Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley
Sex On Fire Kings of Leon
Jammin – Bob Marley
Everybody – Backstreet Boys
Monkees Theme Tune – The Monkees
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
Sign, Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Stuck in the Middle – Steeler’s Wheel
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Mustang Sally – The Commitments
Under the Boardwalk – The Drifters
Super Duper Love – Joss Stone
Hard to Handle – Otis Reading/Black Crowes
Rocks – Primal Scream
All Right Now – Free
I Love Rock & Roll – Joan Jett
Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
With or Without You – U2
Perfect – Fairground Attraction
Sing It Back – Moloko
Could It Be Magic – Take That
Just Looking – Stereophonics
That’s Not My Name – The Ting Tings
I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Have I Told You – Various