The Loops

High-energy events and party band

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About the band

The Loops are four experienced professional musicians based in and around London. Between us we’ve played winter seasons in the Alps, livened up countless weddings and other events here in the UK, across tours of Europe and the USA.

 

Playing together since 2006, most of our shows are a mixture of private parties and weddings, though no show is too large or too small. Where there is a crowd to entertain, we’re there!

 

People and places we have played for

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Testimonials

 

'We hired a boat for the regatta last Summer and wanted a band to play for the afternoon. The Loops really hit the spot for what we were after. They created a lively but friendly atmosphere for all the guests, some of which ended up singing with the band, with some particularly interesting requests! They really made a huge difference to the afternoon. I would certainly recommend them to anyone thinking about having a band'

Liz Fields - Henley Regatta

 
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Fifties - Seventies

Mr. Blue Sky – ELO

Does Your Mother Know - Abba

Drive My Car – The Beatles

Born To Hand Jive – Grease Soundtrack

Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen

Twist And Shout – The Beatles
Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting – Elton John
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Take It Easy – The Eagles

Sex Pistols - Pretty Vacant

9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
Daydream Believer – The Monkees

Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones

Crocodile Rock - Elton John

Piano Man - Billy Joel

Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks

Stuck In The Middle – Steelers Wheels

Mas Que Nada - Sergio Mendes/Black Eyed Peas
The Gambler – Kenny Rogers

I Love Rock And Roll - Joan Jett

L.O.V.E. - Nat King Cole

Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles to 5 - 

Sultans Of Swing - Dire Straits

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? - The Clash

King Of The Swingers - Jungle Book

Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks
Starman – David Bowie

Shake Your Tailfeather - Ray Charles

I’m A Believer – The Monkees

Whole Lotta Rosie – AC/DC

A Horse With No Name – America

Romeo and Juliet - Dire Straits

Tiger Feet - Mud

Girl From Ipanema - Astrud Gilberto

Take Me Home Country Roads - John Denver

Eighties - Nineties

Footloose – Kenny Loggins

A Little Respect – Erasure

I'm Your Man - Wham

La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin

Lithium - Nirvana

Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astely

Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
The Power of Love – Huey Lewis

Inbetween Days - The Cure

I Want To Break Free - Queen

Africa - Toto

Ace Of Spades - Motorhead

Distant Sun - Crowded House

Back For Good - Take That

Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) - Green Day

Dancing In The Dark – Springsteen

Everlong - Foo Fighters

Walking On Sunshine - Karina And The Waves

I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - Proclaimers
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen

One – U2

Take On Me - Aha

Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Basket Case - Green Day

All The Small Things - Blink 182

Rock This Town – The Stray Cats

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out - The Smiths

Live Forever - Oasis

Song 2 - Blur

When You're Gone - Bryan Adam, Mel C
Weather With You – Crowded House

Faith – George Michael

You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

Mrs Robinson – The Lemonheads
Fight For Your Right – Beastie Boys

Noughties - present

Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Dakota – Stereophonics

Bad Guy - Billie Eilish

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson
Shotgun – George Ezra
Get Lucky – Daft Punk

Times Like These - Foo Fighters

Bad Habits - Ed Sheeran

Pencil Full Of Lead - Paulo Nutini

I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys

Rolling In The Deep – Adele

In My Place - Coldplay

Budapest - George Ezra

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Happy – Pharrell Williams

Watermelon Sugar - Harry Styles

Blinding Light - The Wknd

HeyYa! – Outkast

Vertigo - U2

Feel - Robbie Williams

Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus

Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran

Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol

Back To Black - Amy Winehouse

Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon

Ho Hey – The Luminaires

Shine - Take That

I Will Wait – Mumford and Sons

Valerie – Amy Winehouse

Yellow – Coldplay

Human - The Killers

Runaway Baby - Bruno Mars

Castle On The Hill - Ed Sheeran

7 Nation Army - White Stripes

La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin

Are You Gonna Be My Girl? - Jet

Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Take a Chance – Magic Numbers
Take Your Mama Out – Scissor Sisters

Mr Brightside – The Killers
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon

Make You Feel My Love - Adele

American Idiot – Green day
Last Nite – The Strokes

Songs

The Loops have played hundreds of songs over the years in every style imaginable, far too many to list here.


The songs we always come back to are the ones that guarantee a packed dancefloor, transforming your event into a rocking-out, singing-along, arms- in-the-air night to remember. If you have a request, let us know. It's likely we can do it. 

 

Here's a selection of The Loops' favourites, all played with the same energy, attitude and excitement that has made this band so successful for over a decade.

FAQs

How much do you charge?

How much electrical power do you need?

Our fee will vary depending on the location, the nature/size of your event, set up time and day of the week. However, our rates are extremely competitive and we work with our clients to provide the best package we can within your budget. For example, in addition to the band’s live performance, this fee will include the provision of any pre-mixed additional music you would like to have played prior to/in between the band’s performance. This could save you the cost and space of hiring a separate DJ. The band’s PA may also be used for any speeches that may be required.

How much space do you require?

The venue needs to supply an adequate safety earth mains supply with 3 or more separate normal 13 amp sockets. Power for the band should be local to the stage and not more than 10 metres distance. Please also note that dishwashers and bar equipment can cause a drop if on the same supply as the band. This can cause disruption to your evening and certain band equipment such as processors will not operate. If the above cannot be supplied (if your event is in a marquee, for example), an external generator will be required.

What are your payment terms?

A deposit is payable to secure the booking of the band. Payment of any outstanding fees will be due to the band, in cash, on the day of the event itself.

Typically the performance area (or stage) should be 5 metres wide x 3 metres deep (minimum).

Can I come and see you play live?

How long does the band play for?

Our standard performance is 2 hours, divided into two 1 hour sets. This is almost always enough for an evening event. If however, you'd like us to play for more than this, please mention it in your enquiry and we can include this in your quote

Unfortunately, most of our bookings are for private and corporate clients. However, we do occasionally play to the general public. Please contact us for more information.

Do I need to feed you?

How long does the band play for?

If possible, yes please. We would normally request a meal be arranged for us as our working ‘day’ can often be 10 hours long. This need not be the same meal as you are having – most venues can provide hot food or sandwiches for the band at little cost, but generally this needs to be ordered in advance.

Our standard performance is 2 hours, divided into two 1 hour sets.
This is almost always enough for an evening event.
If however, you'd like us to play for more than this, please mention it in your enquiry and we can include this in your quote

 

Contact

Drop us a line if you have any questions.
Or you can call Stephen on +44 (0) 798 1671 314.

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