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Pastiche Band – a London based Wedding & Function Live Band for hire

Pastiche Band are a London live band for hire. We play music for weddings, corporate functions, parties, ceilidh dances… anywhere that live music is required.

Pastiche Band are a wedding band

Pastiche Band are a function band

Pastiche Band are a ceilidh band

Pastiche Band are a jazz band

A band that gets me dancing has to be good! Pastiche are totally addictive – a habit I recommend everyone getting hooked on!

Diane-Louise Jordan, TV Presenter

Pastiche Band specialize in not specializing, musically speaking – we perform a wide variety of styles – well known party songs from the ‘50s through to today, jazz (we also play for ballroom dancing at The Ritz Ballroom), we can also play a ceilidh set or two.

We find that a couple of ceilidh sets and a couple of party sets is very popular live music mix – particularly for weddings.

Pastiche Band have played for The Royal Family (we’re not allowed to disclose the event because of a confidentiality clause), BP, BT, Credit Suisse, Ernst and Young, Hanson, Lloyds TSB…

Pastiche Band have played at:

Meridian Hotel, The Hurlingham Club, The Dorchester Hotel, The Lanesborough, The Park Lane Hotel, The Lansdowne Club, Four Seasons Hotel, Canary Wharf, Four Seasons Hotel, Park Lane, The Natural History Museum, The Landmark Hotel, The Gherkin… etc…

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We specialise in these genres:

  • Funk
  • Pop
  • Ceilidh
  • Folk
  • Ceilidh barn dance
  • Jazz
  • Soul
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We play these instruments:

  • Fiddle ceilidh caller
  • Vocals
  • Fiddle
  • Keys
  • Guitar
  • Drums
  • Saxophone
  • Bass
  • Brass
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We are happy to perform at these events:

  • Wedding
  • Other
  • Private Party
  • Birthday Party
  • VIP Event
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We are based in London, United Kingdom.

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Willing to travel nationwide.

Travel may increase the final quote.

PERFORMANCE OPTIONS

  • Price from £ 1,350
    Pastiche Band
    Band

    Pastiche Band are a ceilidh and covers and jazz 5 or 6-piece band:

    • Female Vocal/caller

    • Guitar/male vocal

    • Fiddle

    • Keyboards

    • Bass

    • Drums

    Pastiche Band are versatile. We have wide repertoire:

    • Ceilidh. Pastiche can play a ceilidh set or 2 – our singer is an experienced ceilidh caller.

    • Pop/Party songs from the '50s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s, soul, funk, disco, today's hits.

    • Jazz (dinner jazz, ballroom dances)

    We are happy to play any time between the set up and finish time. We typically play 3 x 50 minute sets.

    Other line-up variations:

    The band can be augmented to:

    • 7 by the addition of a second female singer or a male singer

    • 8 by the addition of saxophone.

    • 9 by adding saxophone and trumpet.

    • 10 by adding 3 horns.

    Or any combination of the above.

    Our horn players are usually:

    • Steve Gregory, (Sax) played the legendary sax line on George Michael’s Careless Whisper. He has also played with The Rolling Stones (on Honky Tonk Woman), Fleetwood Mac and Van Morrison.

    • Raul D’Olivera (Trumpet) has played with Elton John, Joan Armatrading and, Mike Oldfield.

    • Neil Sidwell (Trombone) has played with Robbie Williams, Kate Bush, Tom Jones.

    • Lindsay Goodhand (sax/vocals)

    We provide all of our own equipment.

    We bring some stage lighting as standard

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LISTEN TO OUR MUSIC

4 Set Lists

Ceilidh Set
01
Ceilidh
Circassian Circle
02
Ceilidh
Dashing White Sergreant
03
Ceilidh
Gay Gordons
04
Ceilidh
Strip the Willow
05
Ceilidh
Brown Jug Polka
Ballroom Dance/Jazz set
01
Bossa Nova
Girl from Ipanema
02
Bossa Nova
The Look of Love
03
Tango
Hernando’s Hideaway
04
Tango
La Cumparsita
05
Bolero / Slow rumba
Sway
06
Rumba
Autumn Leaves
07
Rumba
Besame Mucho
08
Rumba
Night and Day
09
Cha-Cha-Cha
Never on a Sunday
10
Samba
Quando, Quando
11
Waltz
He’ll Have to Go
12
Slow Foxtrot
A Foggy Day
13
Slow Foxtrot
They Can’t take That Away
14
Quickstep
Cheek to Cheek
15
Jive
Hit The Road Jack
Folk Set
01
The Dubliners
Black Velvet Band
02
The Pogues
Dirty Old Town
03
The Dubliners
Fields of Athenry
04
Clancy Brothers
I'll Tell Me Ma
05
The Pogues
Leaving of Liverpool
06
The Pogues
Rainy Night in Soho
07
Van Morrison
She Moved Through the Fair
08
The Pogues
Star of the County Down
09
The High Kings
Step It Out Mary
10
The Pogues
The Irish Rover
11
The Clancy Brothers
The Wild Rover
12
The Dubliners
Whiskey in the Jar
13
Christy Moore/Shane MacGowan
Spancil Hill
14
The Pogues
The Auld Triangle
15
Mundy
Galway Girl
Pop set
01
Estelle
American Boy
02
Gnarls Barclay
Crazy
03
Daft Punk
Get Lucky
04
Jessie J
Price Tag
05
Scissors Sisters
Take You Mama Out
06
Amy Winehouse
Valerie
07
Florence and the Machine
You Got the Love
08
Cee Lo Green
Forget You
09
Jackson 5
Blame it on the Boogie
10
Abba
Dancing Queen
11
Chic
Good Times
12
Rolling Stones
Honky Tonk Woman
13
Jackson 5
I Want You Back
14
Stevie Wonder
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
15
Sister Sledge
We Are Family

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