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The Skip Jacks

London
Pop, Rock, Folk, Hip-hop, Jazz

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The Skip Jacks are a London based festival style band offering both folk and rock / pop styles for your evening party. They include medley's, mash-ups and alternative arrangements of your favourite tunes designed specifically to keep the floor full from start to finish. The band are all experienced musicians the majority of which are alumni of Guildford's Academy of Contemporary Music. This is the UK's leading music school for popular music and so each of the members are up there with the best musicians you can find in the UK.

The band's set includes tunes by Beyonce, The Monkees, Ed Sheehan, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift and many more and their repertoire moves through 90s dance and hip-hop, old school rock 'n' roll, modern folk, and chart topping pop perfect for entertaining a mix of ages at any wedding, party or event.

Line-up: Female vocals, double bass and bass guitar, electric and acoustic guitar, keys, and drums.

Standard Service:

  • 3 x 45 minute sets of live music between 8pm and midnight.
  • Arrival at 6:00pm to be ready by 7:30pm.
  • Disco playlist for between sets. This can be pre-requested.
  • One request learnt.
  • PAT certified equipment, PA and basic stage lighting.

Extras

  • Additional Background Set: 1 hour background set for drinks receptions or during the meal from the duo, trio, quartet, or quintet.

Wedding Day Add-ons

  • Ceremony service - 3 extra requests. 15mins pre-ceremony instrumental music.

This band are incredible! We were on the hunt for a wedding band and these guys fit the profile perfectly for our day and our guests. We got married in Ibiza and organised for them to join us out there - the organisation went without any issues. They played a gorgeous set whilst our guests were settling into the evening. Then they sang our first dance which was magical. From then on they picked the most superb selection of songs which had EVERYONE on the dance floor - no matter your tastes, these guys rocked! We had so many of our guests complimenting their performance and asking to book them for other events. If we ever need a band for anything we will definitely book them again! Holly Murphy married in Ibiza May 2018

Hi Chris, I just wanted to send you a few words of thanks to pass on to The Skip Jacks. It's two weeks since the wedding and I'm still hearing from people about how brilliant they were. I know they stepped in at relatively short notice but no one guessed. In fact, my now brother-in-law managed to have a 5 minute practice with them during the speeches, so he could sing Hallelujah with them for my wife and I. Really, they were very kind to let him do that and to play a few extra songs when the crowd were begging them not to stop at the end. I'll be selling them to every fiancé I know for a long while, in the selfish hope that I'll see them play again. - All the best, Brett - London, 6th August 2016

Hi Andy, Could you please pass on, that Alex and I would like to say a massive thank you to the band for the amazing entertainment they gave us and our guests at our wedding on Saturday. We have had so many compliments. Especially about the rapping! Thanks again, George and Alex Married 14th July 2017
Hi Andy, Good morning, apologies it has taken so long but since we got back from our honeymoon I have been tied up pretty much every day, this is my first set of real days off as it were. It is however really important to Laura and myself that you express our gratitude to the band for their performance at our wedding reception back in July. The band were truly exceptional and everyone at the wedding was asking after them, we seriously could not have asked for any more...their youtube videos were great but if anything we felt they were better live. I can only apologise that we didn't get to speak with them after their set ended, we wish we had managed to get to thank them personally but it was all a bit of a blur at the end. The music the band performed was just perfect, we had a real mix of ages there and everone was impressed and catered for. The day was rounded off perfectly and I was personally dancing my ass off...I am glad the photographer left when she did or there may have been more evidence of that. heh heh! Anyway we would really appreciate it if you could pass our appreciation on to the band, and we would be more than happy to add our feedback should you have anywhere we can upload it? Thanks again and Kindest Regards for making our special day so special. Tim and Laura Collins - Married 29th July 2017

We wanted to say a huge HUGE thank you to the band, who were absolutely amazing at our wedding!!!! We had so many people comment on how brilliant they were and the dance floor was absolutely packed! We had the best time!! Please please pass on our thank yous to them - they made the whole evening extra special. All the best, Fran and Mike - Wedding 11th August 2017
We would just like to say a massive thank you for your performance at our wedding at the Wetland Centre. We have had a lot of positive feedback about your singing and playing. The choice of songs was exactly as we’d hoped and you performed them brilliantly. We really appreciated how you tailored both the content and volume to the party atmosphere as it allowed our guests to listen or chat as they wished. A special thank you for learning ‘Better Together’ so that we could match our steps to it, down to the last beat! Wishing you every success in the future, Rachel and Cliff

Evening Music

R Kelly – Remix to Ignition
Avicii – Wake me up
Rihanna – We found love
Omi – Cheerleader
Single Ladies /Rolling in the deep
The Human League – Don’t you want me baby
Britney Spears – Hit me baby & Oops I did it again
Take That – Back for good
The Lumineers – Ho Hey
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere
Justin Timberlake - Say Something
Outkast - Hey- Ya
Ed Sheeran - Galway Girl
Mumford and sons – Little Lion Man
The Monkees – I’m a Believer
Misirlou
The Beatles – I saw her standing there
The Beatles – Twist and Shout
Chuck Berry – Johnny B Good
Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls of fire
Elvis – Hound Dog
Bill Haley and his Comets – Rock around the clock
The Clash – Should I stay or should I go
Rolling stones – Brown Sugar
The Kinks – You really got me
T Rex – 20th Century Boy
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
Jess Glyne – Hold my hand
Ed Sheeran – Shape of you
Stevie Wonder – Signed sealed delivered
Sam Smith – Stay With Me
George Michael – Faith
Amy Winehouse – Valerie
FUNK MEDLEY - Play that funky music / Get Lucky / Good times/Rappers Delight / Uptown Funk / Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Andy Williams – Can’t take my eyes off you
Van Morrison – Brown eyed girl
Queen – Crazy little thing called love
Steelers Wheel – Stuck in the middle with you
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet home Alabama
Paulo Nutini – Pencil full of lead
White Stripes – Seven nation army
Plan B – She Said
Adele – Hello
Taylor Swift – Shake it off
Pharell - Happy
Blur - Parklife
Coolio - Gangsters Paradise
HIP HOP MEDLEY - No Diggity / Here comes the hotstepper / Boom shake the
room / This is how we do it / Boom Boom Boom
Justin Timberlake - Senorita / Nelly - Hot in here
Justin Beiber - Sorry
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag
Smash Mouth - All Star
GARAGE MEDLEY - Re-Rewind / Do You Really Like It? / 21 Seconds /Gotta Get Thru This / Outa Space / No Limits
90s DANCE MELDEY - Rhythm is a Dancer / Mr Vain /Rhythm of The Night / Insomnia /Ride on Time
Whitney Houston – I wanna dance with somebody
Jet – Are you gonna be my girl
Bryan Adams – Summer of 69
Blink 182 – All the small things
Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire
Mumford and Sons – I Will Wait
Proclaimers – 500 Miles
Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
The Killers – Mr Brightside
Backstreet Boys – Everybody (Backstreets back)
Aha – Take on me
Bon Jovi – Livin on a prayer
Oasis – Champagne Supernova
Rage Against The Machine - Killing in the Name

Background, Ceremony, Drinks Reception

Ed Sheeran – Perfect
Ben E King – Stand by me
Otis Redding – Sitting on the dock of the bay
Marvin Gaye – Let’s get it on
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing in the dark
The Beatles – Eight days a week
Bill Withers – Lovely Day
Sam Cooke – Wonderful World
Ray Charles – Hit the road Jack
Ray Charles – I got a woman
Stevie Wonder – Isn’t she lovely
The Temptations – My Girl
Nancy Sinatra – These boots are made for walking
plus others from the main set

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