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5-Piece Function Band

The Dukes are a fun, lively and highly entertaining function band who are the perfect choice for any event. Combining incredible male vocals with guitar, double bass, drums, sax, and keys, the Dukes perform a variety of classic and upbeat tunes from the 50’s to current day. From Sinatra to Sheeran, Presley to Pharrell Williams, The Dukes can do it all whilst adding their unique touch which will leave your guests talking about your event for years to come!

After playing together for over ten years at hundreds of performances, The Dukes know what to play to get your event going. Having travelled the world and worked with global companies Mark & Spencer, Harvey Nichols and Gumtree to name just a few, at venues such as The Ritz, The Barbican Centre, Millbank Tower, Merchant Taylors Hall and The Institute of Contemporary Art.

From huge awards ceremonies to intimate unplugged campsite performances, weddings, funerals, bar mitzvahs, engagement parties, birthday parties, product launches, charity fundraisers, golf, rugby and football club events, The Dukes have seen it all and have your event totally covered.

With their smart, matching, retro look as seen in the video and photos, the five-piece function band bring a sense of professionalism and style to the stage with them. Even before they start playing The Dukes will add a touch of class to your event.

Available from a duo up to the full five-piece function band, The Dukes can cater for any event and budget. With the ability to play easy listening jazz suitable for a drink’s reception all the way up to dance-floor filling party music, they can tailor their performances to suit your needs precisely.

The function band is composed of highly skilled professionals who have an impressive history in the entertainment industry. The frontman honed his skills touring arenas and supporting acts such as Status Quo and Simply Red, contributing to an album by Grammy award-winning Coldplay producer Ken Nelson. Other members from The Dukes have worked with Pixie Lott, Ed Sheeran, Shola Ama and Bad Company, playing for 25,000 people at the opening ceremony of the Cricket World Cup in Jamaica.

If you have a specific first dance or song request you would like to hear played in The Dukes’ unique style, they’re happy to learn it just for you!

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Perform as a 2 – 5 piece to suit any event

Performed the opening ceremony for the Cricket World Cup in Jamaica

The frontman worked on Grammy winning producer Ken Nelson’s album

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TESTIMONIALS

Here’s what 5-Piece Function Band – The Dukes’ clients said:

“Thank you so much for Thursday. My client loved the music and was so happy. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you again!”
– Gumtree Corporate Event on Ravens Ait Island

“Thank you for the lovely music during the evening. Everyone enjoyed this very much. I’m sorry you didn’t get any cake but I hope the Ritz looked after you well while you were there!”
– Birthday party at The Ritz

“Thank you so much for Friday night we had a great night. You guys were fab. Thank you for your cooperation and quick response with emails. We wish you all the very best for the future.”
– Marcus Evans Corporate Event at The Barbican

“Played great sets at our wedding in Switzerland, both jazz at the aperitif, and rock/pop/indie at the party. 4 piece including sax. Something for everyone, everyone got on the dancefloor from my 91 year old great uncle to all my friends.”
– Wedding at Chateau D’Aigle, Switzerland

“Firstly, really friendly guys who were able to be flexible with what suited our corporate event. Got back to me really quickly and were early on the day to make sure they were set up. Plus played great music which I know the client loved. Would definitely recommend and book again.”
– Recruiter Hot 100 Club Corporate Event at The Millbank Tower

“Your rendition of the song for our first dance was perfect, and all of our guests commented on how much they enjoyed the music. I’d have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone for their own events. We really did have a perfect day, and we are very grateful to you for helping to make it so special.”
– Wedding at The Merchant Taylors’ Hall

REPERTOIRE

5-Piece Function Band – The Dukes’ repertoire:

Forget You (Cee Lo Green)
Dance With Me Tonight (Olly Murs)
Can’t Stop The Feeling (Justin Timberlake)
Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran)
Tenerife Sea (Ed Sheeran)
Perfect (Ed Sheeran)
Shape Of You (Ed Sheeran)
Ho Hey (The Lumineers)
I Will Wait (Mumford & Sons)
Paradise (George Ezra)
Shut Up And Dance (Walk The Moon)

2000s
Sex On Fire (Kings Of Leon)
Use Somebody (Kings Of Leon)
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley)
Mercy (Duffy)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
Black & Gold (Sam Sparrow)
Black Horse And The Cherry Tree (KT Tunstall)
This Love (Maroon 5)

1990s
Dancing In The Moonlight (Toploader)
Wonderwall (Oasis)
Angels (Robbie Williams)
Livin’ La Vida Loca (Ricky Martin)

1980s
Beat It (Michael Jackson)
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
Summer Of 69 (Bryan Adams)
Free Fallin’ (Tom Petty)
Boy In The Bubble (Paul Simon)
Sledgehammer (Peter Gabriel)

1970s
Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers)
All Right Now (Free)
Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
Isn’t She Lovely (Stevie Wonder)
Moondance (Van Morrison)
September (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough (Michael Jackson)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen)
I Shot The Sheriff (Bob Marley)
No Woman No Cry (Bob Marley)
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You (James Taylor)
Oh What A Night (The Four Seasons)
American Pie (Don Mclean)
You’ve Got A Friend (Carole King)
Imagine (John Lennon)
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder)

PREVIOUS CLIENTS

5-Piece Function Band – The Dukes’ previous clients:

Harvey Nichols
M&S
Gumtree
NHS
Ministry Of Defence
Foster Care UK
The Insurance Fraud Awards (Insurance Post)
Blenheim Palace Triathlon
Burts Bees
Gallagher Bassett International Ltd
Ofgem
Seawork International

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