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Poptones

Poptones are a Party, Wedding & Function Band based in Southampton, Hampshire but available UK Wide.

Poptones are a sensational professional party band, performing stunning covers of dancefloor fillers from 60s – current chart. Poptones have it all – great musicians, energy, class, a highly polished set, and on top of that, you could not meet a nicer bunch!

The band have a huge repertoire, the option of female and/or male vocals and can tailor the live set and disco between sets to your tastes!

Poptones are a sensational professional party, wedding and function band, performing stunning covers of dancefloor fillers from 60s – current chart. Poptones have it all – great musicians, energy, class, a highly polished set and the band are always friendly, helpful and approachable.

Poptones have a huge repertoire of material and never fail to pack the dancefloor. They can also tailor the set to your tastes, so whether you’re looking for a bit of everything from 60s – current, or a focus on modern covers - Poptones are the band for you. Poptones features the 2006's UK Young Drummer Of The Year, as well as a top 40 hit songwriter. The guys have toured the UK with some of the biggest acts in th UK, performing at top venues & festivals, infront of audiences of up to 10,000 people, and they have now come together to create a top spec function band capable of entertaining at the UK's finest venues.

The band have performed for a huge number of wedding, private & corporate clients including The British Army, The Royal Navy, RAF, B&Q, Cadbury, Sega, Classic Sports Car Club, University Of Southampton, and many more! And at some great venues, such as Southampton & Portsmouth Guildhalls, De Vere Grand Harbour & New Place, Wentworth Club, Old Thorns, The Spinnaker Tower & many more!

Poptones are self-contained with PA, stage lighting & offer 2 x 1 hour sets, as well as provide disco between sets, as standard.

For weddings, the band are also happy to learn a first dance of your choice.

  • Drums
  • Bass / Backing Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Keys / Backing Vocals
  • Lead Female and / or Male Vocals

Modern

  • Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
  • Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
  • I Need A Dollar - Aloe Blacc
  • Only Girl In The World - Rihanna
  • Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
  • Crazy In Love - Beyonce
  • Single Ladies - Beyonce
  • I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
  • Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
  • Forget You - Cee Lo Green
  • Shine A Light - McFly
  • Valerie - Amy Winehouse
  • Firework - Katy Perry
  • Mr Brightside - The Killers
  • I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
  • Mercy - Duffy
  • Poker Face - Lady Gaga
  • I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry
  • Somebody Told Me - The Killers
  • Mama Told Me Not To Come - The Stereophonics
  • Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor - Arctic Monkeys
  • Love Machine - Girls Aloud
  • Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
  • Shine - Take That
  • Place Your Hands - Reef
  • Marry You - Bruno Mars
  • Domino - Jessie J
  • Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
  • Disco 2000 - Pulp
  • Parklife - Blur

60's & Soul

  • Gimme Some Lovin - Blues Brothers
  • I Feel Good - James Brown
  • Everybody Needs Somebody to Love - Blues Brothers
  • Hard to Handle - Otis Reading
  • Hey Bartender - Blues Brothers
  • Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher - Jackie Wilson
  • Money (That's What I Want) - Barrett Strong
  • Hold On I'm Coming - Sam & Dave
  • Mister Pitiful - Otis Reading
  • Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
  • Shake a Tail Feather - Ray Charles (from Blues Brothers)
  • Soul Man - Sam & Dave
  • I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
  • Sweet Home Chicago - Blues Brothers
  • Sweet Soul Music - Sam & Dave
  • Take Me to the River - Al Green
  • Think - Aretha Franklin (from Blues Brothers)
  • You Really Got Me - The Kinks
  • Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • Daydream Believer - The Monkees
  • Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner
  • Do You Love Me - The Contours

70's 

  • Blame It On The Boogie - Jackson 5
  • Disco Inferno - The Trammps
  • Good Times - Chic
  • Ladies Night - Kool & The Gang
  • Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers
  • Greatest Dancer - Sister Sledge
  • Le Freak - Chic
  • Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  • Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
  • I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
  • We Are Family - Sister Sledge
  • December 1963 - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
  • Young Hearts (Run Free) - Candi Staton
  • It's Raining Men - The Weather Girls
  • You Make Me Feel - Sylvester
  • Celebration - Kool & The Gang
  • Car Wash - Rose Royce
  • Dancing Queen - Abba
  • Boogie Oogie Oogie - A Taste Of Honey
  • Ain't No Stopping Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead
  • Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
  • September - Earth Wind & Fire
  • Lost In Music - Sister Sledge
  • You Should Be Dancing - The Bee Gee's
  • Lady Marmalade - Labelle
  • Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You - Frankie Valli
  • Upside Down - Diana Ross
  • Get Down Tonight - KC & the Sunshine Band
  • That's The Way (I Like It) - KC & the Sunshine Band

80's 

  • Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
  • Spirit In The Sky - Dr & The Medics
  • Kids in America - Kim Wilde
  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
  • Footloose - Kenny Loggins
  • One Way Or Another - Blondie
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
  • Come On Eileen - Save Ferris
  • Just Can't Get Enough - Depeche Mode
  • Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
  • I Think We're Alone Now - Tiffany
  • I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
  • Rockin' All Over The World - Status Quo
  • I Love Rock 'n' Roll - Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
  • Love Shack - B52's
  • I'm So Excited - Pointer Sisters
  • Baggy Trousers - Madness
  • Video Killed The Radio Star - The Buggles
  • Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
  • Venus - Bananarama
  • The One And Only - Chesney Hawkes
  • Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
  • Heaven Is A Place On Earth – Belinda Carlisle
5 7 reviews

Kevin Thorpe, Wedding Event, Surrey
The band were amazing! They sounded great - dance floor was full all night, guests loved them and they played our first dance so well - thank you!

Katherine O\'Brien, Wedding Event, Gloucestershire
A very clear and helpful booking service and fantastic music and entertainment on the night. A very friendly band who are keen to please and were hassle free.

Will Bowers, Wedding Event, Cornwall
We would highly recommend the Poptones, we had an amazing evening they played all of the great party hits that kept the dance floor full all night. With a special thanks for learning our first dance song at such short notice. Everyone commented on how great the Poptones were and how good it was to see people playing live music and having so much fun. Thank you for helping to make our wedding so memorable!! From the new Mr and Mrs Bowers

Ariadne Ashby, Wedding Event, Hampshire
Hello, thank you for your superb performance on Saturday at Beaulieu. You kept people on the dance floor all night long! Excellent choice of music played and great vocals. We couldn't have chosen a better band! We had a perfect wedding day. Thank you so much for your contribution. It was also very easy to communicate with Warble and with Nick. I'm sorry I didn't get a chance to talk to the band, although my daughter chatted with the singer. I hope that you were well looked after by the Beaulieu team. We would certainly recommend you! Many thanks, Ariadne & Brendan

Louisa Williams, Wedding Event, Cornwall
Brilliant in every respect! Utterly professional and really got the party started. Worked around the fact we were running late and were very flexible and friendly. Awesome singing, amazing set, learnt a new song for our first dance and there's been loads of feedback from our wedding guests about how fantastic you were. Thank you very much indeed for putting the cherry on the icing on the cake of our lovely wedding day. Couldn't recommend you highly enough!

Mario Nugara, Wedding Event, London
They were great and really contributed to the success of the day. Comments from family and friends were truly positive with a number of guests wondering how we had come about them. Really want to thank the Poptones for making our wedding truly memorable. Given that we also had two bands (the other italian), they were very accommodating and worked well with each other.

Richard Smallman, Wedding Event, Buckinghamshire
Hi Jennie, They were AWESOME!!!! Really really pleased, everyone raved about them, thank you so much for setting it up. Richard

Jessie & Chris Hayler, Wedding, West Sussex
What a fantastic day!! We had an amazing time - the band were brilliant! Thank you so much.

Kathryn Tooley, Wedding, Hampshire
Hi Nick, Just wanted to say thank you to all members of the band for playing at Rosie and Ryan's wedding at New Place on Sunday. You were amazing - perfect choice of songs to get everyone up on the dance floor. Lots of the guests said how great you were and you made an enormous contribution to what what was a terrific occasion. Thanks again.

Katherine O'Brien, Wedding, Gloucestershire
Despite the two month delay I would like to say a massive thank you to you all for playing at our wedding. We had an absolutely amazing day and your live entertainment added that little something extra, which was commented on by so many guests. It was great that the dance floor was packed throughout the evening and I loved swirling around like a crazy bride! Thanks again and we'll certainly recommend you to others.

Cass House, Wedding, Bromley, Kent
I just wanted to say a huge thank you to all of you. The Poptones really MADE the night. We were over the moon and lots of the guests had said what a fab choice you were. I had been so worried that people wouldn't dance but from the first song to the last the dance floor was packed. It was truly wonderful, thank you. I can't wait until the next party to invite you back! 

Rich Stanley, Wedding, Poole, Dorset
If you could please pass on our thanks to the band for just doing a brilliant job of getting our wedding rocking! We loved them, our mates loved them, and our family loved them! They were definite crowd pleasers and we've had a few people ask for their contact details. Best covers band I've ever heard and the most fun I've ever had! Please pass on our thanks to the band and should we ever throw a big party again we will definitely book them again!

Abi and Georg Stuebner, Wedding, Rose & Crown, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Georg and I wanted to write to you and the other members of Poptones to thank you once more for playing for us on Saturday. In case it wasn't clear by the over loaded, sweat laiden dance floor, our guests adored you. 2 local friends planning their weddings for next year were disappointed they had already booked different bands as they would have booked you if they had had the chance. One friend who is a guitarist was very impressed how you managed to come into Mr Brightside from the unusual mix we had as our first dance. The party really got started when you guys started playing and the atmosphere was electric. Our fond memories of our perhaps quirky wedding will be of standing in the middle of a pulsating dance floor, surrounded by happy faces singing along. We shall continue spreading the word in Salisbury about the band. Thanks for playing for us. All the best.

Mark and Ella Brown, Wedding, Hampshire
Hi Nick, Just a quick note to say a big THANK YOU for the band on Saturday, they were fantastic and exceeded all expectations…. far better than clips on the website even!! Leanne's voice was phenominal and everyone commented on how amazing and tight the band were and made complete an amazing weekend for us. Hopefully you will get some work out of it as well as there were both people getting married in the future and people who have to organise gigs - wouldn't be surprised if you get a call from The Pyramids in Portsmouth!! If you ever gets public gigs please add to any mailing lists you may have… Thanks again.

Martyn & Lianna Leigh, Wedding, Hampshire
Can you pass on my thanks to the members of the band. They were fantastic at our wedding. I could not have been more pleased. It was a perfect day and they were brilliant entertainers, everyone had a wonderful time and we got allot of compliments from our guests. I would definitely recommend them.

Sara and Joey, Wedding, Hampshire
Just a little note to say a big thank you for such a great performance at our wedding reception! The band were fantastic and we were so pleased with how it all went. Several of our guests commented in how good the band were and I think a good indication is when the dance floor is always full. Thanks again for everything, it was perfect.

Tom Curling, Wedding, Dorset
Nick, just to say a massive thanks for putting on an outstanding show at our wedding, have never seen a dancefloor so packed and up for it! Absolutely brilliant. Cheers and let me know if ever you want me to give a recommendation, very happy to. Cheers.

Steve & Marcia Bartlett, Wedding, Dorset
Just a quick e-mail now we are back from honeymoon. Thank you, and please pass my thanks on to all you band members for the performance on Saturday. Everyone commented on how good the band were and obviously did not want them to stop! For myself and Marcia, the performance was an absolute blast and was the best we could have hoped for - the choice of vocals for the songs we had chosen, was brilliant and it was all over too quickly. It all went very smoothly for us and you were all a real pleasure to deal with. Thank you so much and I will be recommending you to anyone I know who wants a band. Best wishes for the future for you and all your musicians.

Tim Muncaster, Wedding, New Forest
Having played in bands myself at hundreds of Wedding Receptions, I wanted something a bit special for my daughter's big day. I found it in Poptones! These guys were a pleasure to deal with from start to finish. They set up discretely and, when the time came, launched into non-stop music that had the floor full all night. The sound and volume were perfect and the standard of musicianship excellent. What's more, they were great value for money! I would thoroughly recommend this band to anybody who wants a professional show for their special occasion.

Darren & Yanna Waters, Wedding, Hampshire
We just wanted to say a huge thank you for helping make our wedding day special. Everyone commented on how good you were. You played our first dance note perfect and from that moment everyone was up on the dance floor until you finished. The last 20 minutes of your set went down a storm as you built up to the finale. The day went so quick and there is a lot to take in but you guys stood out as an exceptional feature of an all round superb day. We hope to be able to use you again in the future and will certainly recommend you to anyone who did not go to the wedding.

Dr Stephanie Henson, Corporate Event, Southampton Guildhall, Hampshire
Thank you so much for providing fantastic music for our event last night at the Guildhall. Several people commented to me on how much they enjoyed the band and the music, and of course you got everyone dancing! Many thanks again.

Rich Burrough, Wedding, Hampshire
Poptones were brilliant at our wedding. They played an excellent show, are easy to work with, flexible and accommodating, and genuine people to deal with. I'd recommend them to anyone.

Philip Dennis, Wedding, Hampshire
Thanks to Liz and the guys in the band for their awesome performance last Saturday at the Royal Marines Museum. The dance floor was full throughout their three sets and they did not let up on the tempo for the entire evening. Please pass on my contact details to anyone who wants a reference. Many thanks again.

Aimee and Dave, Wedding, Hampshire
Thanks so much for making the night so fab. We had an awesome time! So many people commented on how brilliant you were and you really did make the night! So glad we booked the band, really worth the money.

Kate Silvers, Social Secretary, Netley Sailing Club, Hampshire
Poptones really made the evening come alive at the sailing club. They played during my 30th birthday and had a brilliant set that had everyone on their feet from word go with a range of music from classics to modern day. Would recommend them and will certainly be booking them for future functions again. A great night!

 Alex and Kevin, Wedding, London
Just wanted to say a BIG THANK YOU! for providing us with great music. Everyone commented on how good you were!

Diane, Classic Sports Car Club, Annual Ball, Oxfordshire
I have never seen the dance floor so full from the first song until the very last. Fantastic performers and all the band was so helpful. Definately will be booking them again next year.

Dan and Helen, Wedding, Cardiff
Thanks for being so brilliant at our wedding! We loved every minute of it. You did a great job on the first dance! Everyone had such a good time, which I’m sure you could tell from the packed dance floor! The music you put on at the end was great...

Category Marketing Director, Cadbury, Christmas Party, Warwickshire
The professionalism and quality of your set up was fantastic, you’ve set up a really wonderful business that I would be delighted to use again.

Cadbury, Virgin Atlantic, Sega, Rockstar, B&Q, Accenture, Toyota, Corporate Games, Milestone Events, Dare London, Proctor & Gamble, PricewaterhouseCoopers, T-Mobile, LG, Orange, ComVort Network, Burgoynes & Partners, Cardiff University, G3 Mag, Red Arrow, Revolver Group, Hot Courses, The British Army, The Royal Navy, RAF, The Energy Saving Trust, Serco, The Great Dorset Steam Fair, Classic Sports Car Club, Realty Insurance & many more! As well as many happy private party and wedding bookers!

How long do you take to set-up?
60 minutes.

What time do you play?
Any time to suit you, standard prices are for 2 hours of live music, anytime between 7pm and midnight.

How long do you play for?
We can perform up to 2 hours of live music, split in to sets as required. We also provide disco between sets, so your whole night of entertainment is covered.

Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes - all included in the price.

Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes.

Will you perform our first dance?
Yes, as long as we have two weeks notice we will learn the first dance of your choice.

How much space do you require?
We have played in some very small spaces, but ideally a minimum of 2.5m x 4.5m.

How much power do you require?
2 x 13 amp sockets is fine for our system.

Do I need to provide food/drinks?
Ideally soft drinks and a hot meal or buffet. But this is certainly not a deal breaker so if you can't provide this, just let us know in advance and we'll bring food & drink with us.

  • 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 minute sets.

Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.

East

  • Cambridgeshire - £1,322.50
  • Huntingdonshire - £1,322.50
  • Norfolk - £1,380.00
  • Suffolk - £1,322.50

Midlands

  • Derbyshire - £1,322.50
  • Gloucestershire - £1,322.50
  • Hereford and Worcester - £1,380.00
  • Herefordshire - £1,380.00
  • Leicestershire - £1,265.00
  • Lincolnshire - £1,380.00
  • Northamptonshire - £1,265.00
  • Nottinghamshire - £1,322.50
  • Rutland - £1,322.50
  • Shropshire - £1,322.50
  • Staffordshire - £1,322.50
  • Warwickshire - £1,265.00
  • West Midlands - £1,265.00
  • Worcestershire - £1,265.00

North West

  • Cheshire - £1,322.50
  • Greater Manchester - £1,437.50
  • Lancashire - £1,437.50
  • Merseyside - £1,437.50

South East

  • Bedfordshire - £1,150.00
  • Berkshire - £1,092.50
  • Buckinghamshire - £1,150.00
  • East Sussex - £1,207.50
  • Essex - £1,265.00
  • Hampshire - £1,092.50
  • Hertfordshire - £1,150.00
  • Isle of Wight - £1,150.00
  • Kent - £1,150.00
  • London - £1,092.50
  • Middlesex - £1,150.00
  • Oxfordshire - £1,092.50
  • Surrey - £1,092.50
  • Sussex - £1,150.00
  • West Sussex - £1,092.50

South Wales

  • Glamorgan - £1,322.50
  • Mid Glamorgan - £1,322.50
  • Monmouthshire - £1,322.50
  • South Glamorgan - £1,322.50
  • West Glamorgan - £1,380.00

South West

  • Avon - £1,207.50
  • Cornwall - £1,437.50
  • Devon - £1,265.00
  • Dorset - £1,092.50
  • Somerset - £1,207.50
  • Wiltshire - £1,092.50

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  • The White Ties "The band were brilliant, all our emails and questions were responded to very quickly and you could tell the enthusiasm of the band from the emails received. The band got people onto the dance floor and those that didn't commented on how good they were. The night ran really smoothly and was enjoyed b..." Katy Tyler
  • Hope Town "Excellent band!" Richard Sloane
  • Trees Alive! "Trees Alive! were a fantastic attraction in our Centre and proved a wonderful addition to our mall entertainment. The chaps were extremely friendly and worked very hard and I will not hesitate to book them again in the future." Alan Green - Westmorland Shopping Centre
  • Dave Plays Saxophone "I would recommend Dave to anyone looking for a Saxophonist and we thoroughly enjoyed what he played. He also played the few songs we did request and I know the guests enjoyed those! Thank you for providing some great entertainment, we are very pleased we chose Dave." Vicky McKenna
  • The MP3s "Very pleased we hired the MP3s for our party, they were excellent. Lots of very positive comments from our party guests, a couple of whom said they'd be interested in hiring the band for their own parties (we hope they do, and invite us along to hear them play again!). They were also very good in pr..." Christian Goldsmith
  • Del Boy "'Del Boy' went down a storm! We have received a great deal of positive feedback from our crowd, even Harriet Harman MP was happy to have a photo taken with him eating pie and mash and drinking bubbly! He really helped make or celebrations get off to a flying start. Del Boy is a very professional en..." Cheryl Arment - W J Arment & Son Ltd
  • David G The Caricaturist "David was great - he proved a big hit and ended up staying until midnight to keep up with demand! We have now got lots of great fun memories of our kids 21st birthday to share with everyone. " Sandra Walfrod
  • Encore "Sam and the lads were fabulous. On time and relaxed, accommodating to our requests and very professional. We chose them after finding your website easy to use and ultimately it was accurate. What you hear on the examples are what they are like. Encore play a very good selection on classic dance musi..." Adam Pigott
  • Manchester Strings "The Manchester strings entertained our guests on arrival at the venue and sounded brilliant. They also learnt an extra song for us for a small fee. Thankyou for making our day extra special. " Kerry Higgs
  • Ian Sax "Our guests thought a CD was playing but when they turned the corner, they saw our saxophonist, Ian there! Everyone was very impressed. A great addition to any wedding. Thanks so much Ian!" Laura Ashton
  • The MP3s "Absolutely amazing! Great service starting with the booking process right through to the last song of the night. Dan and the guys had he whole room up and dancing all night with a great play list ranging from the 60's right up to now. Would highly recommend them to anyone. Thank you. " Olivia Zanetti
  • Sean The Caricaturist "Hi Jennie - It was a great idea hiring Sean - we all enjoyed having something different to remember the evening with. It was a pleasure having Sean as part of our day and felt the cost was reasonable making it a viable option to consider hiring entertainment again. We would recommend him to friends..." Helen Nash
  • The Kickstarts "I would like to express how fantastic this band are! Warble have been a great company to deal with answering any queries we had straight away and sorting everything out very easily! The Kickstarts were absolutely brilliant! We didn't stop dancing all night! They are a very talented, very friendly ..." Carly Krokidi
  • The Jacks "The Jacks were amazing! From our first dance right through to the final song, the dance floor was packed. So many people asked who the band were and where we had found them, we would highly recommend them as a band fantastic band for a wedding or party." Lisa Neophytou
  • Academy "True professionals from start to finish! One of the best bands I have seen live with great energy and personality. They even went the extra mile to learn and perform a perfect rendition of our first dance track. Book this band and you will not be disappointed." Mark Hems
  • The Indie Killers "The Indie Killers were beyond awesome. Great guys who made the night a total success. All the guests were raving about them, and the bride was so pleased to be able to sing with them. Amazing and can't praise them enough. " Andy Korn
  • RIOT! "The guys were utterly fantastic they couldn't do enough for us. I play in bands myself and was invited to play two songs with them and this made our evening even more special." Mark Piercy
  • Nu Society "Outstanding effort from Nu Society! Many thanks. Great setup which worked perfectly with the space provided. Guests were very impressed with the music and the production quality of the band. We had a superb night and it really would not have been the same without the input from Julia and Ret." Matthew Forest
  • The Indie Killers "Absolutely AMAZING. The guys were brilliant. We had a fantastic time. I don't think the girls left the dance floor all evening! Highly recommend and extremely happy with everything. Thank you so much. " Gaynor Hobbs
  • The Forte "The band were brilliant, they worked so well with the wedding guests and their performances were amazing. Couldn't recommend them enough!!" Sophie Turner
  • Stephen The Magician "Stephen was great at our wedding, everyone was amazed by his tricks even some that were skeptical about magicians. He worked so well with all our guests I would thoroughly recommend him for any event! " Sophie Turner

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