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Hello and welcome to the Headliner page of East Anglia’s premier Wedding & Function band, Electric Ocean. We're one of the the most popular wedding and function bands in Essex and Suffolk with over 45 years combined gigging experience and an average age of 25. Our 4 piece band provide a professionalism, diversity and unique musicianship unmatched by competitors. Many other bands provide a genre specific repertoire whereas this Colchester based band pull a huge array of genres into their set list mixing the old with the new and playing with a musical dexterity that belie their years…

‘From Bob Marley to Kings of Leon, The Jam to Van Morrison, Red Hot Chili Peppers to Ed Sheeran, Oasis to Dizzee Rascal, The Beatles to Paulo Nutini…singer Carnell Cook pulls them all off with aplomb. One of the best wedding bands in East Anglia’ Evening Star, June 2015

The fact that modern Indie numbers and classic Rock and Roll can sit seamlessly alongside Reggae and Hip-Hop flirtations, makes this band perfect for the modern wedding or party as they pride themselves in catering for today’s consumer who due to the advent of the internet and online streaming are more exposed to music of all genres. We believe that function bands should cater for everyone and Electric Ocean pride themselves on tailoring your event to your personal taste. For an example of our most popular songs, please head over to the ‘repertoire’ section of the website!

The band have extensive experience playing at weddings, parties and corporate events across East Anglia and London. They have recently rebranded and are now available for shows nationwide. Previously the members have bagged highly acclaimed appearances including live sessions on BBC Radio 6 with Huey Morgan and BBC Introducing, countless festival slots including Latitude as well as support slots with BBC Radio 1 prime time rockers Lonely the Brave. Other notable support slots include gigs with London based Roots, Reggae Rockers, The Skints and Carnell & Alex have shared the stage with none other than global megastar, Ed Sheeran.

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We specialise in these genres:

  • 60s
  • 70s
  • 90s
  • 80s
  • Modern day
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We play these instruments:

  • Percussion
  • Bass
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Drums
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We are happy to perform at these events:

  • Wedding
  • Corporate Event
  • Private Party
  • Festival
  • Birthday Party
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We are based in Colchester, United Kingdom.


Willing to travel up to 150 kilometres outside of Colchester.

Travel may increase the final quote.


  • Price from £ 1,883
    Electric Ocean

    • PA
    • DJ Service
    • PAT Tested
    • Public Liability Insurance (PLI)
    • Basic Lighting

    Additional Info:

    Our standard package (details HERE) comprises 2 x 1 hour sets, complimentary laptop/Ipod DJ service before, inbetween and after sets with a 12pm finish.

    High quality PA system, Lighting, Haze

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1 Review

Booked Electric Ocean for a Birthday Party
5.0   Verified review

The band were fantastic, and everyone was commenting at how good they were! They arrived and were set up by the time the party started, and provided us with a great dj set in-between their [url hidden]uldn't recommend them more! Would definitely book them in the future.

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