The Confessions

Location Somerset
Starting from £1,500.00
2 reviews
Location Somerset
Starting from £1,500.00
Read 2 reviews

The Confessions are a superb, Funk, Soul, Pop and Motown band, who cover hit classics and bootleg medleys with a twist, and to an exceptionally high standard! With an ever growing repertoire, including modern pop and dance tracks, niche covers such as the Ghostbusters theme, and Cat Empire and Snarky Puppy faves, along with all the classics, like Aretha Franklin, Jackson 5 and Stevie Wonder numbers, they tick all the boxes! 

Whatever music style you’re into, The Confessions pride themselves on the quality of the musicianship, performance, and service being impeccable. With glowing reviews every time, the proof is in the pudding! 

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The Confessions are a superb, five-piece funk and soul band who cover hit classics to a high standard. Their repertoire covers everything from 50's favorites to modern day No. 1's, including fantastic names such as James Brown, Aretha Franklin, The Killers and Pharrell Williams, so there is something to get everyone’s juices flowing!

Whether your event requires a high-energy party band or a soulful atmospheric performance, The Confessions is the band for you! With silky lead vocals and impeccable backing, the harmonies are interesting and couldn’t be tighter. This along with perfectly executed instrumentals will get any party going!

This group of exceptional professional musicians, have played or collaborated with some big names too, including Malachai, Kasabian, Super Furry Animals, Noel Gallagher, Kelis, Raphael, Saadiq, KT Tunstall, Tom Jones, Zane Low, Giles Peterson, Jools Holland, Pee Wee Ellis, Jean Toussaint, Marcella Detroit, Carleen Anderson, Lee Ryan, Herbal T, Wax, Nigel Kennedy, Lack Of Afro, U2, Craig Charles, The Haggis Horns, and Hans Zimmer to name a few! Most of the musicians are artists in their own right and between them have toured all over the world working on some stunning projects with world class talent. The musicianship is clear to see when these players come together.

The Confessions have experience playing a number of different genres and have Jazz and Acoustic influences also, so can hone their set to any specific requirements and are happy to learn songs if requested for a first dance for example.

The Confessions are very professional on and off stage and always provide a first class service, making sure your event runs smoothly, guaranteeing your audience has a great time.

  • Lead Vocals
  • Guitar and Backing Vocals
  • Piano and Backing Vocals
  • Bass
  • Drums
  • Saxophone (extra)
  • Trumpet (extra)

There is an option to add a horn section on request.

The Confessions also provide Jazz acts for day time and during the ceremony. You can book a duo, trio or quartet with vocals, piano and bass, and drums.

  • I Got A Feeling
  • I Feel Good
  • I Can’t Get No Satisfaction
  • I Believe In Miracles
  • House That Jack Built 
  • Hot Stuff
  • Hold On I’m Coming
  • Hooked on a Feeling
  • Hit the road jack
  • Higher & Higher
  • Hey Ya
  • Hey Big Spender
  • Heatwave
  • Heard I through the grapevine
  • Hear Come The Girls
  • Harder they come
  • Hard To Handle
  • Happy
  • Groove Is In The Heart
  • Good Luck Basement Jaxx
  • Gone Under (Snarky Puppy)
  • Gimme Some Lovin
  • Ghost busters
  • Get Lucky
  • Forget You
  • For Once In My Life
  • Fishies (Cat Empire)
  • Firework
  • Fantasy (George Michael)
  • Easy
  • Don't you worry about a Thing
  • Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough
  • Don't Stop Me Now
  • Do Your Thing
  • Do You Love Me
  • Dancing in the street
  • Dance With Me Tonight
  • Cissy Strut / Cut the cake
  • Crazy In Love
  • Crazy
  • Christmas In LA (Vulfpeck)
  • Celebration
  • Can’t Stop The Feeling
  • Can’t Get You Out Of My Head
  • Canned Heat
  • Candy Man
  • Call Me Maybe
  • California Soul
  • Brown eyed girl
  • Boots
  • Bootilicious
  • Blame It On The Boogie
  • Black Magic (Little Mix)
  • Beggin
  • Bang Bang
  • As
  • American Boy
  • All Night Long
  • All About That Bass
  • Ain’t No Other Man
  • Ain't Nobody
  • 1 Thing (Amerie)
  • I Got A Woman
  • I got the power
  • I Just Wanna Make Love To You
  • I Need A Dollar
  • I Predict A Riot
  • I Saw Her Standing There
  • I Wanna Be the only one
  • I Wanna Dance with Somebody
  • I Want You Back
  • I Wish
  • I'll Take You There
  • I'm A Believer
  • I’m Every Woman
  • Independent Women
  • It's not unusual
  • Johnny B Goode
  • Jungle boogie
  • King of The Swingers
  • Kiss
  • Lady Marmalade
  • Let's Stay Together
  • Let's twist again
  • Livin’ On A Prayer
  • Locked Out Of Heaven
  • Louie Louie
  • Lucile
  • Mercy
  • Monkey man
  • Mess Around
  • My cherry amour
  • Never Too Much
  • No Diggity
  • Papas Got a Brand New Bag
  • Pencil Full Of Lead
  • Piece Of My Heart
  • Place Your Hands
  • Play That Funky Music
  • Play That Sax
  • Pretty woman
  • Proud Mary
  • Queen Of The Night
  • Rather Be
  • Red Alert
  • Respect
  • Rock Around The Clock
  • Rock Steady
  • Rolling In The Deep
  • Rudi - message to you
  • Runaway Baby
  • Sax – (Fleur East)
  • Señorita
  • September
  • Seven Nation Army
, Wedding, Worcestershire
5/5

We spent a lot of time listening to samples online before we decided on Scrumption. We chose them because of the range of songs they were able to perform to a very high standard. They helped us to come up with an excellent set list for our wedding day entertainment. The band got everyone dancing and highlights for us included 'Don't Stop Me Now', 'Ghostbusters / Thriller' and 'King of the Swingers'. Molly has a great voice and each of the band were clearly talented musicians. The band was highly professional and we were reassured that the music for the night was in very good hands. We highly recommend this band!


, Wedding, London
5/5

The band were fantastic! We wanted our wedding to be individual and to have a band that could accommodate both our musical tastes as well as our guests and that's what they gave us! We could not have asked for more... thank you so much guys.


Do you provide music for entire events?
Yes, we can provide music for your entire event with different bands performing throughout the day or weekend, with appropriate DJ music played through our PA system the entire time we're not performing live. We have a vocals and piano Jazz duo and a trio with upright bass, who perform for many different events, adding that touch of class to any occassion. It could be mellow ballads during a wedding ceremony or high end dinner, or perhaps a Swing set for a drinks reception or afternoon tea party. We put on a great show, perfect for the mood, whatever the occasion.

Do you have all your own PA equipment?
Yes, we have a brand new top of the range PA suitable for audiences up to 500. 

Do you have your own lighting?
Yes, we have brand new lights for lighting for the dance floor and the band.

How long are the sets?
We will play up to two hours of live music per band in either 2 x 1 hour sets or 3 x 40 minute sets. This is the case for both the Jazz and the Funk band so if you book both together you'll get 4 hours of live music with music through the PA in between and after the live sets. 

Do you DJ in between sets?
Yes, we play music through the PA in between and after our sets. We can take requests or hone a playlist to your liking. Alternatively if you'd like to bring your own playlist on an iPod we have all the right cables to plug it in to our mixing desk to be played through our speakers. 

How long does it take to set up?
We will need an hour and a half to set up from start to finish but we like to leave two hours between arriving at the venue and and starting our first set. 

Will you help with the music schedule?
Yes, we will help from start to finish with scheduling and anything else we can advise on. We have done this many times and are happy to walk you through the process step by step including providing a sample schedule to help you plan your event. 

How far will you travel?
We will travel anywhere you like but after 200 miles we will charge extra for the travel time. It's worth getting a quote, no matter how far you venue location is, as we will always try to give a good deal whenever we can.

How much space do you need?
For the jazz duo we will need about 2 metres squared. For the trio we will need about 3 x 4 metres. The quartet will need about 4 x 5 metres. The five to seven piece will need at least 5 x 6 metres. 

Will you learn our first dance or special song?
Yes, we will always learn a first dance or special song of your choice. It can be anything you like, although it's worth bearing in mind that we may be limited by the instruments we have depending on which band option you book. 

What will you wear?
We have various costumes that are appropriate for different occasions including Gatsby themed costumes and masquarade ball outfits. You are welcome to suggest a theme or costume to us prior to the event but our appearances will always be impeccable whatever the occassion.

Can we use your sound system for speeches?
Yes you can use our PA for speeches although, if you have just booked evening entertainment, we usually arrive after the speeches have finished. We can either arrange an early arrival that will cost extra, or if you book the jazz duo or trio for the day time, for a similar price we will already be there with all of our equipment. This way you will have music for the whole day of your event including use of the PA whenever you need it. 

What are your requirements on the day of the event?

  • A stage or dry, flat area to set up and perform. This performance area should be at least 5 x 6 meters.
  • A hot meal and refreshments for each band member in each separate band on the day of the event.
  • A secure dressing room and seated area for food and refreshments.
  • Parking facilities with access to performance area for loading.
  • The band will require a minimum of an hour and a half in the performance area to set up and sound check before the start of the performance.
  • Safe supply of electricity – minimum of 2 x 13amp sockets.
  • 2 x 60 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.

Scotland

Aberdeen £2,520.00 Inverness £2,520.00 Perth £2,520.00 Sutherland £2,520.00 Ayrshire £2,400.00 Fife £2,400.00 Stirlingshire £2,400.00 West Lothian £2,400.00 Dumfries-shire £2,160.00 East Lothian £2,160.00 Lanarkshire £2,160.00 Midlothian £2,160.00 Glasgow £2,400.00 Edinburgh £2,400.00

North East

Durham £1,920.00 Northumberland £2,040.00 North Yorkshire £2,040.00 South Yorkshire £2,040.00 Tyne and Wear £2,040.00 West Yorkshire £2,040.00 Yorkshire £2,040.00 East Yorkshire £1,920.00 Leeds £1,920.00

North West

Cheshire £1,920.00 Cumbria £1,920.00 Manchester £1,920.00 Lancashire £1,920.00 Merseyside £1,920.00 Liverpool £1,920.00

East Midlands

Derbyshire £1,680.00 Leicestershire £1,680.00 Lincolnshire £1,680.00 Northamptonshire £1,680.00 Nottinghamshire £1,680.00 Rutland £1,680.00

East

Cambridgeshire £1,800.00 Norfolk £1,800.00 Suffolk £1,800.00 Norwich £1,800.00

Wales

Anglesey £1,680.00 Caernarvonshire £1,680.00 Denbigh £1,680.00 Flint £1,680.00 Cardigan £1,560.00 Brecon £1,560.00 Carmarthen £1,560.00 Glamorgan £1,560.00 Monmouth £1,560.00 Pembroke £1,560.00 Wrexham £1,680.00 Cardiff £1,680.00

West Midlands

Gloucestershire £1,560.00 Herefordshire £1,560.00 Shropshire £1,560.00 Staffordshire £1,560.00 Warwickshire £1,560.00 Worcestershire £1,560.00 Birmingham £1,560.00

South East

Bedfordshire £1,680.00 Berkshire £1,680.00 Buckinghamshire £1,680.00 East Sussex £1,680.00 Essex £1,680.00 Hampshire £1,680.00 Hertfordshire £1,680.00 Isle of Wight £1,680.00 Kent £1,680.00 Oxfordshire £1,680.00 Surrey £1,680.00 Sussex £1,680.00 West Sussex £1,680.00 London £1,680.00 Middlesex £1,680.00

South West

Cornwall £1,620.00 Devon £1,560.00 Dorset £1,560.00 Somerset £1,560.00 Wiltshire £1,560.00 Bath £1,560.00 Bristol £1,500.00
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