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The Icons

The Icons

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Location Manchester
Starting from £1736
13 Reviews

The Icons' high-energy performances of current and classic songs, blended together seamlessly, are wowing audiences across the globe!

  • Highlights
  • Extra musicians available to create a larger line-up of up to 8 performers
  • Add a solo or duo set to accompany your afternoon drinks reception or dinner
  • Professional DJ service available on request

Listened to exactly what you wanted and delivered a cracking performance.

Alex, Northamptonshire

They were brilliant. Great day and even better night. First class music.

Stuart Hayhurst, Cheshire

About


This 4 to 8 piece band has an incredible wealth of live music credits, from UK and international festivals, TV shows and radio plays to packed-out tours, performances for celebrities and presidents alongside The Script, Paloma Faith, James Morrison and more.

Between them, the Icons have performed at some of the greatest venues in the UK, including The Roundhouse, MCFC, MUFC, Rock In the Park, Glastonbury and more. Their high-energy set covers something for all with their huge repertoire crossing genres from Chart, Indie, Rock, Pop, Soul and Motown from current chart hits to the biggest hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.

The band are primarily a 4-piece but if you are looking for a bigger band a keyboard player and full brass section can be added (additional charges apply). If you are looking to add more live music to your event, lead singer Maria (see Maria Sings profile) can perform a laid back Solo Jazz/Blues or Pop/Rock set for earlier on or Maria and guitarist Dave perform a fantastic Acoustic Duo (see Bleaker St profile) perfect for wedding breakfasts or champagne receptions. A professional DJ who mixes tracks and brings additional lighting (dancefloor and DJ lights) is also an optional extra with this versatile band giving you the option to cater for your whole day and night's entertainment needs (additional charges apply). Whether you are looking to book The Icons for a Corporate Event, Wedding or Party you will be left blown away by their exceptional quality performance, professionalism and integrity!

Repertoire


1990's Mix Tape

  • Freed from Desire- Gala
  • House of Pain- Jump Around
  • Montell Jordan- This Is How We Do It
  • Everybody (Backstreets Back)- Backstreet Boys
  • Everybody Get Up- 5ive
  • Relight My Fire- Take That
  • Place Your Hands- Reef
  • Wonderwall- Oasis
  • Wannabe- Spice Girls
  • SClub- reach
  • Return of The Mac- Mark Morrison
  • Vibe- R Kelly
  • Only Love Can Set You Free- Ntrance
  • Let me be your fantasy- Baby D
  • What Is Love- Haddaway
  • Beastie Boys- Fight for your right to party

Dance Bangers

  • Don’t You Worry Child- Swedish House Mafia
  • Wake Me Up- Avicci
  • We Found Love- Rihanna
  • Promises- Sam Smith
  • Money on My Mind- Sam Smith
  • Latch- Sam Smith
  • Dua Lipa- One Kiss
  • Feel The Love-Rudimental/John Newman

Banging Current Chart

  • Dua Lipa- One Kiss
  • Dua Lipa- New Rules
  • Dua Lipa- Don't start Now
  • Sorry- Justin Beiber
  • Havanna- Camila Cabello
  • 24k Magic - Bruno Mars
  • Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
  • Cake By The Ocean – Dnce
  • Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
  • Uptown Funk- Bruno Mars
  • Get Lucy- Daft Punk
  • Happy- Pharrell Williams
  • Sigala- Came Here For Love
  • How Deep Is Your Love- Calvin Harris/Rihanna
  • Symphony- Zara Larsson Clean bandit
  • Rude- Magic
  • Rather Be- Clean Bandit/Jess Glynne
  • Shape Of you- Ed Shearan
  • Sing- Ed Shearan
  • Blurred Lines- Robin Thicke
  • Shut Up and Dance- Walk The Moon
  • Waiting All Night - Rudimental
  • This Girl- Kungs

Classic Pop Chart

  • American Boy- Estelle
  • Katy Perry- California Gurlz
  • Jessie J- Price Tag
  • Emeli Sande- Next To Me
  • Bruno Mars- Locked out Of Heaven
  • Adele- Rolling In The Deep
  • Celo Green- Crazy
  • Florence And The Machine- You Got The Love
  • Neyo- Closer
  • Maroon 5- Moves Like Jagger
  • Treasure- Bruno Mars
  • Valerie- Amy Winehouse

R&B

  • Don’t Let Go- En Vogue
  • Ignition- R Kelly
  • Vibe- R Kelly
  • Return Of The Mac- Mark Morrison
  • Hot In Here- Nelly
  • No Diggity- Blackstreet
  • Bootylicious- Destiny’s Child

Noughties

  • Crazy In Love- Beyonce
  • Hit Me Baby One More Time- Britney Spears
  • NSync- BNye Bye Bye
  • I Got A Feeling- Black Eyed Peas
  • Lady Gaga- Poker Face
  • Lady Gaga- Just Dance

Rock & Indie 

  • The Killers- Mr Brightside
  • Kings Of Leon- Sex On Fire
  • Stereophonics- Dakota
  • Bon Jovi- Living On A Prayer
  • Bryan Adams- Summer Of 69
  • Journey- Don’t Stop Believing
  • Kings Of Leon- Use Somebody

Classics

  • Queen- Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • Luther Vandross- Never Too Much
  • Michael Jackson- Beat It
  • Michael Jackson- Don’t Stop Til You get Enough
  • Chaka Chan- Ain’t Nobody
  • Madonna- Material World
  • Michael Jackson- Billy Jean
  • Whitney Houston- I Wanna Dance With Someone/How Will I Know
  • Stevie Wonder- Signed Sealed Delivered
  • Jackson 5- Blame It On The Boogie
  • Candi Statton- Young Hearts
  • Fleetwood Mac- Go Your Own Way
  • Free- Alright Now
  • Chic- Le Freak
  • Chic-Good TImes
  • Stevie Wonder- I Wish
  • Earth Wind and Fire- September
  • The Beatles- Twist And Shout
  • Marvin Gaye- Heard It Through the Grapevine
  • Jackie Wilson- Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher
  • The Kinks- You Really Got Me
  • Shania Twain- Man I Feel Like A Woman
  • Erasure- Little Respect

Ballads & First Dances

  • Ed Shearan- Thinking Out Loud
  • Ed Shearan-Perfect
  • Etta James- At Last
  • Ben E King- Stand By Me
  • Ellie Goulding- Your Song
  • Adele- Make You Feel My Love
  • John Legend- All of Me
  • Christina Perri- A Thousand Years
  • Nat King Cole- Let There Be love
  • Lumineers- Ho Hey
  • You Are The Reason- Calum Scott/Leona Lewis
  • A Million Dreams- The greatest showman (Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams)

Jewish Music & Simcha

  • Mazel Tov
  • Oseh Shalom
  • Erev Shoshanim
  • Moshaic
  • Hava Nagil
Line-Up

  • Lead singer
  • Guitarist / backing singer
  • Bass player
  • Drummer (plus backing tracks)
  • Optional additions: keyboards and brass section

12 Reviews

Top reviews

Celia Wootton

Event: Wedding
Location: Lancashire
5/5

The Icons were amazing and really professional... Maria is an awesome vocalist and I will be recommending them to any future parties. Thanks again.


Stuart Hayhurst

Event: Wedding
Location: Cheshire
5/5

We hired this band for the evening entertainment and were blown away by them! They did 2 sets, 1 before and 1 after the evening food. From the moment they started warming up everyone was up on the dance floor. That was our gig worry, would people enjoy it and dance... there was no need to worry, the defo hit the spot! I would recommend this band to anyone thinking of booking them, we're quite fussy with our requirements and wanted them to fit the venue (Owen House Wedding Barn) but they were brilliant. Great day and even better night. First class music, singing and crowd motivators! Thank you!


Heidi Coopey

Event: Corporate
Location: Warwickshire
5/5

We had great feedback from our staff about The Icons. Everyone had a wonderful time.


James Harvie

Event: Wedding
Location: Shropshire
5/5

Fantastic group, extremely friendly in the run up to the wedding and absolutely fantastic on the day. I would strongly recommend them!


Rob Glendenning

Event: Wedding
Location: Caernarvonshire
5/5

Great band, lovely people and would recommend.


Alison Parker

Event: Wedding
Location: South Yorkshire
5/5

They were outstanding and worth every penny.


Rachel Sparks

Event: Wedding
Location: Lincolnshire
5/5

The Icons were absolutely fantastic! The guests were complimenting US for having a fantastic band. Please pass on our huge thanks for an amazing party!


Malcolm Moss - St Gemmas Hospice

Event: Private Party
Location: Leeds
5/5

The Icons were superb, punctual and very professional. The dance floor was permanently full and I received some excellent feedback. We were running a little late but they still did a full set at the end. I would recommend this Band to anyone wanting first class entertainment and would not hesitate to book them in the future.


Kenny and Jess

Event: Wedding
Location: Yorkshire
5/5

Thank you for making our day perfect. Music is a huge part of our lives and your band gave us a night to remember. Our friends and family are still talking about how good you were and how they loved the songs. Thank you for making our night so memorable.


Alex - Sywell Aerodrome

Event: Venue Club
Location: Northamptonshire
5/5

Amazing!!!!!! We certainly want them back next year. Very kind, listened to exactly what you wanted and delivered a cracking performance. True brilliance! All our customers had a great evening and really liked the range and choices of songs. Thanks!


Lisa and Jon

Event: Wedding
Location: Cumbria
5/5

You guys were fantastic! From the moment you started our dance floor was packed. Your set was absolutely brilliant and everyone commented on how much fun you guys were. From the moment we booked you your communication was excellent and you are so friendly to deal with and you took on board all of our requests. I cannot recommend you guys enough!


Louise and Seb Eaton

Event: Wedding
Location: Manchester
5/5

We just wanted to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU for performing at our wedding. You were simply amazing everyone has been talking about it and you have had no end of compliments. Thank you also for learning our first dance song it really did mean the world to us. We wish you the best of luck with your career, you truly are a gifted singer and performer and deserve great success. We will be following your career with great interest!!! Thank you once again.


    Pricing

    We give you a bespoke price based on the exact location of your event. The pricing below is based on a central location for your area so you have an idea of what your price will be. The exact price will be given in the booking process after you’ve provided the location details.

    East
    • Cambridgeshire £2852
    East Midlands
    • Derbyshire £1860
    • Leicestershire £1984
    • Lincolnshire £2231
    • Northamptonshire £2231
    • Nottinghamshire £2479
    • Rutland £2480
    North East
    • Durham £2480
    • East Yorkshire £2108
    • Leeds £1922
    • North Yorkshire £2108
    • Northumberland £2728
    • South Yorkshire £2046
    • Tyne and Wear £1922
    • West Yorkshire £1922
    • Yorkshire £1922
    North West
    • Cheshire £1860
    • Cumbria £1983
    • Lancashire £1798
    • Liverpool £1860
    • Manchester £1736
    • Merseyside £1860
    Scotland
    • Aberdeen £4960
    • Ayrshire £4960
    • Dumfriesshire £2480
    • Dundee £3100
    • East Lothian £3100
    • Edinburgh £2728
    • Fife £4960
    • Glasgow £2728
    • Inverness £4960
    • Lanarkshire £3720
    • Midlothian £2728
    • Perth £4960
    • Stirlingshire £4960
    • Sutherland £4960
    • West Lothian £3472
    South East
    • Bedfordshire £3100
    • Berkshire £3100
    • Buckinghamshire £3100
    • Hampshire £3100
    • Hertfordshire £3100
    • London £3720
    • Middlesex £3720
    • Oxfordshire £3100
    • Surrey £3100
    Wales
    • Anglesey £1983
    • Brecon £3224
    • Caernarvonshire £1983
    • Cardiff £3100
    • Cardigan £3224
    • Carmarthen £3224
    • Denbigh £1984
    • Flint £1848
    • Glamorgan £3100
    • Monmouth £3100
    • Pembroke £3100
    • Powys £2356
    • Wrexham £1860
    West Midlands
    • Birmingham £1983
    • Gloucestershire £3100
    • Herefordshire £3100
    • Shropshire £1984
    • Staffordshire £1860
    • Warwickshire £2480
    • Worcestershire £2356

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    FAQs

    How long will it take for the band to set up?
    Usually about 60 minutes to load in, set up and sound check. Sometimes a little longer if there is a noise limiter in place to ensure that no limits are exceeded.

    Are you available as a bigger band?
    Yes, essentially The Icons are a 4 piece with a very full sound but if you require additional musicians we can bring along a Keyboard player, Saxophonist or full Brass Section (additional charges apply). 

    What equipment do you provide?
    The Icons provide a full PA system, stage lighting and all musical equipment. For bookings with the Band and Professional DJ package additional Dance floor and DJ lighting is included.

    How much space do you need?
    Approximately 4 metres by 3 metres. 

    Do you provide any other live music options?
    Yes, the Icons are a very versatile and talented band who can offer various different additional live music options including a Solo set by Singer Maria (either Pop or Jazz), an Acoustic Duo Set by Maria and Guitarist Dave or and unplugged set by the band. In addition to this the band offer a professional DJ who mixes and takes requests (highly recommended).

    If you are looking for a full day and evenings worth of live music, The Icons offer an ‘Ultimate Package’ which includes Maria Sings performing at the Wedding Ceremony and Champagne reception, Bleaker St duo at the Wedding Breakfast and The Icons and a professional DJ for your evenings entertainment.

    For Maria’s solo profile, see ‘Maria Sings’ or ‘Maria Sings Jazz’ and for the Acoustic Duo see ‘Bleaker St’.

    How many people does your PA system cover?
    The Icons have invested heavily in top of the range equipment providing you with the best sound in the business. Their PA covers up to 500 guests. If your event is bigger than this then the band can provide additional PA, Staging, Star Cloths or Lighting for an additional fee.

    What lighting is included?
    The Icons provide LED stage lighting and Stage Uplighters and if the Band and DJ package is booked, additional Dance floor and DJ lighting is included.  If required The Icons can provide up-lighters around the room set in a colour of your choice for an additional fee.

    My venue has a noise limiter, can the band still play?
    Yes, The Icons have played many venues with noise limiters in place comfortably for settings as low as 85/90db. For anything less that this we recommend booking The Icons unplugged set.

    Do we need to provide anything for the band?
    Free parking for 1 van and 1 car, a clean dry changing room and access to the buffet and soft drinks would be appreciated. 

    Are we able to contact you before the booking?
    Yes of course. Once you have made the booking, Warble Entertainment will pass on your full details and singer Maria will be in touch approx 3 weeks before the big day. At this point we discuss timings and any questions you may have about the band or your event. We know that planning an event or wedding can be stressful but with an abundance of experience at events and weddings we hope to put your mind at ease so that you can concentrate on having a wonderful time. The Icons absolutely love their job and look forward to providing you and your guests with a great nights entertainment.

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