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The Royal Blues

"They learnt our first dance song with a few days notice and then proceeded to play a selection of songs (including requests) which catered to all ages and tastes, faultlessly."

The Royal Blues are UK function band royalty! Having performed across Europe and the UK, they are one of the most popular and talented bands around. Nothing is off limits for a band like this - they are well versed in taking requests!


Sometimes it is hard to put into words what makes a band so special. The Royal Blues are the perfect example of this. They have incredible male vocals, group harmonies and a song list that is the envy of all other, but what makes them truly special is their ability to perform and engage with their crowd at every single event

Nothing is off limits for a band like this. Song choices are up to them and you and your guests on the night. 

Booking the Royal Blues for your event means a guaranteed full dancefloor and an evening of entertainment that everyone will remember. 


Set list

Oh boy - Buddy Holly

That'll be the day - Buddy Holly

Let’s twist again - Chubby Checker

Johnny be goode - Chuck Berry

Roll over Beethoven - Chuck Berry

Stand by me - Ben E King

Ain't no Sunshine - Bill Withers

Just the two of us - Bill Withers

Lean on me - Bill Withers

Lovely Day - Bill Withers

Knocking on heaven’s door - Bob Dylan

I'm the king of the swingers - Disney

Blue suede shoes - Elvis Presley

Hound Dog - Elvis Presley

Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley

Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley

Build me up buttercup - Foundations

I feel good - James Brown

Papa’s got a brand new bag - James Brown

Sex Machine - James Brown

Goodness gracious great balls of fire - Jerry Lee Lewis

Folson Prison blues - Jonny Cash

Ring of fire - Jonny Cash

Long tall sally - Little Richard

Tutti Fruity - Little Richard

What a wonderful world - Louie Armstrong

Dancing in the street - Martha and the Vandellas

Ain't no mountain high enough - Marvin Gaye

Heard it through the grapevine - Marvin Gaye

In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry

(Sittin On) The Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding

Georgia on my mind - Ray Charles

Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles

I got a woman - Ray Charles

La Bamba - Richie Vallens

My Girl - Temptations

Blackbird - The Beatles

Come together - The Beatles

Drive my car - The Beatles

Hard day’s night - The Beatles

Hey Jude - The Beatles

I saw her standing there - The Beatles

I wanna hold your hand - The Beatles

Twist and shout - The Beatles

Sunny afternoon - The kinks

You really got me - The kinks

Angie - The Rolling Stones

Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones

Can't always get what you want - The Rolling Stones

Honky Tonk Woman - The Rolling Stones

Jumpin' Jack Flash  - The Rolling Stones

Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones

My generation - The Who

Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett

Son of a Preacher man - Dusty Springfield

Highway to hell - Ac/Dc

Hard to Handle - Otis Redding

Everybody needs somebody - Blues Brothers

Minnie the moocher - Blues Brothers

Rawhide - Blues Brothers

Sweet home Chicago - Blues Brothers

Could You be Loved - Bob Marley

I shot the Sherriff - Bob Marley

Is this love - Bob Marley

No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley

One Love - Bob Marley

Redemption song - Bob Marley

Wild world - Cat Stevens

Should I stay or should I go - Clash

Bad moon rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Smoke on the water - Deep Purple

Sultans of swing - Dire Straits

Walk of life - Dire Straits

American Pie - Don McLean

Desperado - Eagles

Hotel California - Eagles

Take it easy - Eagles

Your Song - Elton John

Before you Accuse me - Eric Clapton

Cocaine - Eric Clapton

Hey Hey - Eric Clapton

Layla - Eric Clapton

San Francisco Bay blues - Eric Clapton

Dreams - Fleetwood mac

Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac

Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac

Alright now - Free

Walking by myself - Gary Moore

How sweet it is - James Taylor

All along the watchtower - Jimi Hendrix

Crosstown traffic - Jimi Hendrix

Fire - Jimi Hendrix

Foxy Lady - Jimi Hendrix

Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix

Little wing - Jimi Hendrix

Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix

Wind cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix

I love rock and roll - Joan Jett

Leave your hat on - Joe Cocker

Country Roads - John Denver

Whole lotta love - Led Zeppelin

All night long - Lionel Richie

Easy - Lionel Richie

Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Walking in Memphis - Marc Cohn

I'm a believer - Monkees

Brick in the wall - Pink Floyd

Handbags and Gladrags - Rod Stewart

I don’t wanna talk about it - Rod Stewart

Maggie May - Rod Stewart

We are sailing - Rod Stewart

Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison

Black magic woman - Santana

Mrs Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel

Rockin' all over the world - Status Quo

Stuck in the middle with you - Stealers wheel

Born to be wild - Steppenwolf

Joker - Steve Miller Band

I wish - Stevie Wonder

Master Blaster - Stevie Wonder

Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder

Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Long Train Running - The Doobie Brothers

Town called Malice - The Jam

My Sharona - The Knack

Whiskey in the Jar - Thin Lizzy

Freefallin’ - Tom Petty

20th Century boy - T-Rex

Wild thing - Troggs

Play that funky music - Wild Cherry

Pick up the Pieces - Average White band

Dancing in the dark - Bruce Springsteen

Up on the roof - Carol King

Knock on Wood - Eddie Floyd

Sunshine of your love - Eric Clapton

Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton

Faith - George Michael

Don't stop believing - Journey

The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson

Kiss - Prince

Purple Rain - Prince

Crazy little thing called love - Queen

Monkey Man - Specials

Every breath you take - Sting and The Police

Message in a bottle - Sting and The Police

Roxanne - Sting and The Police

So Lonely - Sting and The Police

Walking on the moon - Sting and The Police

I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers

With or without you - U2

Red Wine - UB40

Brown eyed girl - Van Morrison

Moondance - Van Morrison

Song 2 - Blur

Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams

Breakfast at tiffany’s - Deep Blue Something

Save tonight - Eagle eyed cherry

Basket Case - Green Day

Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet

American Woman - Lenny Kravitz

Are you Gonna go my way - Lenny Kravitz

Fly away - Lenny Kravitz

Lady - Mojo

Don't look back in anger - Oasis

Wonder wall - Oasis

Other side - Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Everybody hurts - REM

Losing my religion - REM

I’ll be there for you - The Rembrants

Two Princes - Spin Doctors

Dancing in the moonlight - TopLoader

Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus

Rehab - Amy Winehouse

Lazy song - Bruno Mars

Crazy - Cee lo Green

Forget you - Cee lo Green

Mercy - Duffy

Better Together - Jack Johnson

I’m Yours - Jason Mraz

Gravity - John Mayer

I Don’t Trust Myself - John Mayer

Waiting on the world to change - John Mayer

I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs

Sex on fire - Kings Of Leon

Naive - Kooks

This love - Maroon 5

She will be loved - Maroon 5

Moves like Jagger - Maroon 5

Little Lion Man - Mumford and sons

Hey ya - Outcast

Jenny don’t be hasty - Paulo Nutini

America - Razorlight

Golden touch - Razorlight

Take your mama out - Scissor sisters

Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol

Have a nice day - Stereophonics

Chelsea Dagger - The Fratelli's

Mr. Brightside - The Killers

Valerie - The Zutons or Amy Winehouse, whichever floats ya boat

Seven Nation Army - White stripes

Get Lucky - Daft Punk

Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye

Good Times - Chic

Three Little Birds - Bob Marley

Nobody to Love - Sigma

I Feel Good - James Brown

Treasure - Bruno Mars

Ho Hey - Lumineers

Call me Al - Paul Simon

Reviews (36)

The Royal Blues

The Royal Blues played a fantastic selection of songs - merging old with new and even putting an unexpected but well received rap! They played our first dance song as a special request and really helped make a great evening atmosphere. 100% would recommend!

The Royal Blues

From booking to the actual performance was pretty easy. Despite doing a destination wedding and having to bring the band to another country, Irving's communication was very prompt. The Royal Blues absolutely crushed it and even allowed some of our talented friends to join them in some songs. It was a magical night that we didnt want to end.

The Royal Blues

Excellent play set with great song choices that kept everyone dancing and having a good time. We particularly liked their enthusiasm and interaction with the audience which made the performance feel more personal, they were also happy to play a final song- encore! Lovely, friendly guys, everyone raved about how much they loved the band on the night! :)

The Royal Blues

Hi Mike,
Luke & Amelia McCoy hear from the Christchurch wedding on Friday. Just a quick message to say thank you for the other night. You guys were amazing. Everyone has been saying how brilliant you were so a massive thank you from us!
Thanks again!

The Royal Blues

Hi Mike, we just wanted to say thank you guys so much for playing at our wedding. You were brilliant and everyone really enjoyed the songs you played.
Brilliant night. Thanks so much

The Royal Blues

The band was amazing with a great selection of songs to play. They were all very polite and really livened people up to dance at our wedding. I'd highly recommend the Royal Blues for any event.

The Royal Blues

The music was excellent! Highly recommended. 5 Stars.

The Royal Blues

Lovely guys, talented musicians and dance floor was full throughout (including the kids). All guests said how amazing they were! We love The Royal Blues! Thank you for making our evening amazing!

The Royal Blues

The Royal Blues, are an excellent, well rehearsed band with a real groove. As music is such an important part of our lives we needed to have the right band and we couldn’t have chosen better. They were really collaborative and friendly in the approach to the wedding, helping us craft the setlist and also letting my son play a couple of songs with them on drums. On the night Royal Blues just smashed it, playing hit after hit and keeping our guests dancing and singing throughout the set. It was a pleasure having them at our wedding and we would highly recommend them to anyone.

The Royal Blues

The band were fantastic! They were so accommodating and super talented! Highly recommend

The Royal Blues

All the guest thoroughly enjoyed the music, very talented musicians, and got everyone up dancing all night. Highly recommend.

The Royal Blues

The Royal Blues played at my daughter and son-in-law’s wedding at Stockbridge Farm Barn on Saturday. They arrived and were setting up without me even noticing! I cannot recommend them highly enough. They went above and beyond. Their talent, professionalism and manner was exceptional. Helped make a wonderful day even more special. Thank you.

The Royal Blues

The Royal Blues were absolutely brilliant!

Cracking music, really nice guys and dealt with the last minute delays in schedule due to the caterers messing up too. Let us use their PA system too which was great.

I would recommend to anyone. Hopefully see them again someday!
Harriet & James

The Royal Blues

Everyone absolutely loved The Royal Blues - really tight, great musicians and had the women swooning just a bit too :)
They were also really engaging which was ideal for a wedding, always encouraging people to the dance floor and then playing some absolute belters.
Can’t praise them enough - go on, book them - you will definitely be more than happy.

The Royal Blues

Wow. This band were incredible! Their energy, their personality and their enthusiasm must be hard to find in any other act and if you could bottle it you’d make a million. The guys were so good getting the crowd going from the start and even generously conceding to the cries of “one more song!” right at the end. They also got themselves involved in the event enjoying the food, socialising and utilising our photo pod to save a memory for us for the future. I can’t thank them enough for helping to take our wedding to the next level nor recommend them more highly to anyone looking for a great, energetic band to jump start their own celebrations. Thank you so much, R&B.

The Royal Blues

The Royal Blues played at our wedding in Bristol recently. They really made our evening celebrations so special. They were due to do a 2 hour set but as they started to pack away some of our guests were enjoying it so much that they enquired about getting them to stay longer! The band were so accommodating of this and played for another hour - this was so special as our guests were really having the time of their lives at this point and didn't want the night to end. The band played some requests from our guests and played a great mix of old and new music that got everybody up dancing. We can't thank them enough for making our day magical and would recommend them to anybody looking for live entertainment. Our only complaint is that the evening had to end!

The Royal Blues

We were lucky enough to book the Royal Blues for our wedding day, and they exceeded all expectations. We had an unusual request for our 1st dance and they absolutely blew us away. From that moment on they kept the high standard and raised the roof, knowing exactly how to keep the guests moving and entertained.
Thank you so much for being a part of our special day.
Mr and Mrs Moore

The Royal Blues

The band were excellent. Thank you so much for making our evening so fabulous!

The Royal Blues

The Royal Blues played at our wedding reception, and really brought the party alive!! The music was great, and our guests were on the dance floor all evening. Couldn't have asked for more from Mike and the crew, who really went the extra mile to make sure everything was as we wanted, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them!

The Royal Blues

The Royal Blues really brought the party and made our night - we may not have been the biggest crowd, but I think we made up for that in enthusiasm on the dancefloor! Mike and the band were very professional to deal with, and read the crowd perfectly with their song choices outside of those that we had requested. We even had a mini mosh pit going a couple of times! Thanks for a brilliant evening!

The Royal Blues

An excellent, friendly and easy going band: played a mixture of song requests aswell as a range of songs that had something to get everyone up on the dancefloor. We would definitely recommend them to others.

The Royal Blues

Hireaband helped my out last minute when my previous band cancelled 48hrs before my party (due to Covid-19). The band were amazing & great fun. They listened to what I wanted & were very reassuring under the circumstances. They were absolutely loved by everyone on the night. Many thanks to everyone involved for helping me out at such short notice. It couldn't have gone any better.

The Royal Blues

We loved having the Royal Blues play at our wedding! They were so great & fun and even learnt our first dance in less than a week! Would recommend! Thank you!

The Royal Blues

The Royal Blues were fantastic! They called a few days before to chat about the event. They arrived on time and started when planned. They listened to what we requested and read the room. Lots of guests complimented the band and some asked for details for their wedding. Chatting to some of the band after they were lovely and seemed to have enjoyed the evening

The Royal Blues

We cannot thank you and the band enough for Saturday night. Everyone, including ourselves, has been raving about your performance. It was simply perfect to accompany a blur of joyful / debatable dance moves!

(And thank you for the patience of allowing charlotte her moment with proud Mary & providing backing music whilst the lights were fixed!!)

Hope the drive back wasn’t too brutal.

Best wishes
Charlotte & John

The Royal Blues

We hired The Royal Blues through Hireaband and they were absolutely incredible. They learnt our first dance song with a few days notice and then proceeded to play a selection of songs (including requests) which catered to all ages and tastes, faultlessly. Every single person commented on just how good they were and we would hire them again in a heartbeat. The whole process through Hireaband was simple and extremely accommodating despite us having to rearrange three times!

The Royal Blues

The band were fantastic, performed a range of songs from different genres. They looked good, sounded great and were really lovely, friendly, approachable guys. We would definitely book them again. They added an amazing atmosphere to our intimate venue, everybody loved them and they made our wedding even more special and memorable.
Thank you Hireaband for your service & thank you The Royal Blues you were amazing, all of you!

The Royal Blues

Great Band, couldn’t recommend more. Very Reliable & professional.

The Royal Blues

We have been visiting The Square Bar in Ayia Napa and love this band, the way they get people involved in their music is fun. They are entertaining and with a mixed choice of tunes, keep up the good work, love your version of Valerie!!! Xx

The Royal Blues

Just wanted to say you guys were absolutely brilliant in the square bar ayia napa last week and the choice of tracks you did had us singing all holiday from the eagles "hotel California" down to sigmas "nobody to love" that I really didn't expect to hear with perfection, great music, voices and very funny punchlines, thank you for making our holiday Karey and carol XX

The Royal Blues

What a band!! Been coming to the square bar for a few years now and 2019 saw a change in a new 3 some band “Royal Blues’ they were exceptional in all ways, playing a full variety song list to suit all. The singer was flawless with his singing, and wow he can play the guitar as well as sing. Really enjoyed watching these boys, honestly worth a visit every night!! Really nice guys and I really liked their connection with the crowd. Vicky from Leicester

The Royal Blues

Great and good tunes create great vibe !

The Royal Blues

Insanely talented musicians !

The Royal Blues

Great band, thoroughly enjoyed screaming along to some great tunes !

The Royal Blues

Watched these guys almost every night in the Square Bar in Ayia Napa. Great musicians and the lead singers voice is very unique, soulful and powerful which allows him to sing more difficult songs, meaning you get to hear songs you often don't with a lot of other bands who are covering songs. They all have a great personality and find time for a chat during their short break. Great sin-a-long evening which gets you in the mood for a big night out!

The Royal Blues

Absolutely loved your performance in Nice last sunday!


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  • Manned DJ Service
  • Late Finish (After Midnight)
  • Horn Section
  • Daytime Solo Acoustic Performance
  • Early Arrival
  • Additional 1hr Set
  • Daytime Acoustic Duo
  • Additional Vocals
  • Daytime Full Band Acoustic

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  • PA System
  • Complimentary Unmanned DJ Service (when not performing)
  • Able To Work With Sound Limiters
  • Stage lighting
  • Public Liability Insurance & PAT Tested Equipment

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