What We'll Do At Your Event

Hello, and welcome to our website! We are Backbeat an awesome Leeds function band for hire, covering music from a wide range of genres and decades. We pride ourselves on professionalism and have a wealth of experience in making your event go off with a bang.

We are female fronted and cover a wide range of music, including classics from the Soul, funk, Disco and pop genres. We provide a high energy show and we realise that every event is unique and a special day for our clients. We want to make sure that the party is unforgettable.

Our line up consists of Lead female vox, Bass, Guitar, Keyboard and Drums with the added extra to increase the band's size with additional instrumentation.

Take a look below to see our full service options and browse the rest of our website for our repertoire, media and more!

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Standard Service

Our standard services for a private events of up to 350 guests (approx):

  • We arrive at 6 and, without any major load-in problems, are normally setup and soundchecked by 7.
  • 2 x 60 minute sets of live music (with an encore if the crowd is going wild), finishing at around 11:30, or midnight the latest.
  • We'll play party music from our laptop or ipod before, between and after our live performances, finishing at midnight.
  • We provide sufficient lighting and a very high quality PA (sound system), suitable for audiences of approximately 350 people.

 

Additional Upgrade options

You can pick and choose from our upgrade options below, or choose our premier service package to include them all!

  • Pre-6.00pm arrival and set up
  • Post-midnight finish
  • Upgrade to a bigger, louder PA system & additional Lighting to match an audience of up to 1000 people
  • DJ service- one of us will man the laptop and take requests
  • Piano and vocal duo for during drinks or meal
  • Solo pianist
  • Live Brass section ask your agent for details
  • Late finish (after midnight) or early arrival (before 6pm)
We can also offer different line-ups or versions of the band to suit different episodes of the day. These line-ups are:
  • Acoustic 3 piece acoustic version of the band.
  • Brass section
  • Piano and vocal duet
  • Solo Piano/Classical Guitarist

 

Call 0845 108 5500
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Call 0845 108 5500
or click here to email
   

 

What We'll Do At Your Event

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Arrival, set up and soundcheck

6pm is the time we usually arrive at your venue. It will take approximately 1 hour to set up and do a full sound check. If load in circumstances difficult, e.g. your reception room is on the first floor, it may take a while longer - please take this into consideration. However if it's easy access we can get straight in with the gear and an hour will be plently of time.

Then we immediately get on with sound check. This is so we can test our instruments and PA at full volume to make sure we sound the best we can at your venue.

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1st live set

Kicking the party off with the first of two sixty minute live sets, we'll get the party started and get everybody warmed up and ready for something to eat.

Once the first set is over, we'll take the oppertunity to break. During this time we'll continue to play party music, only this time from our laptop/ipod -  for those of you who want to keep boogying while the buffet is served/you have a drink break etc. 

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After set up

After we have checked our sound levels in the venue at full volume and are happy we're sounding great, we will head backstage to change into our performance clothes and eat a hot meal, have refreshments and chat to the event organisers.

*Please provide us with a lockable changing room where all 5 band members can retire to at once - the toilets is unacceptable, sorry! 

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2nd live set & end of the night

That's a wrap! After our second set of sixty minutes and encore, we will immediately begin to put our instruments away and dismantle equipment ready to load up. We aim to do this as quickly and as subtly as possible.

Once the van's ready to go we'll say our thank yous and good byes before we get on our way.

If you've upgraded to have our services past midnight, we'll continue until the agreed time.

 

 

If you have any other questions or would like to discuss things with us in greater detail, please feel free to get in touch with our agents at Alive Network on, 0845 108 5500, who will be more than happy to discuss your requirements.