The Motions

The Motions

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Location Cheshire
Starting from £1399
9 Reviews

With over a decade of experience in the entertainment industry, The Motions have a passion for music way beyond their years.

  • Highlights
  • Combining on-stage dance moves and a unique visual style
  • DJ option included free of charge
  • Fully self-contained with PAT-tested PA system and lighting

Blown away! The Motions are a different class and play songs you just don’t expect to hear live. Get this band booked!

Kevin R, Wedding

The boys were amazing! We couldn’t have dreamed of a better band, all our guests loved them!

Sinead Horstead, Wedding

About


The Motions will play you through the decades in style!

Born from a mutual love of classic pop, these phenomenal musicians deliver a night to remember. Tired of seeing the usual party bands going through the motions, these boys paint a more exciting picture that will bring your event to life. Heavily inspired by legendary icons of Pop, Motown, Funk and Soul, expect to hear everything from MJ and Prince to ABBA and Queen. 

The Motions combine on-stage dance moves and a unique visual style, making their live show a treat for both the eyes and ears. Your booking also includes a DJ option free of charge to keep the party going through the night. This means your musical entertainment is completely covered for your event!

If you are looking for an amazing party band that give an authentic performance of huge dancefloor fillers and party classics, book The Motions!

Repertoire


1960’s & 1970’s 

  • I Want You Back - Jackson Five
  • September - Earth Wind & Fire
  • Mama Mia - ABBA
  • Does Your Mother Know - ABBA
  • Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
  • Come and Get Your Love - Redbone
  • Stayin’ Alive - Bee Gees
  • I’m a Believer - The Monkees
  • Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
  • Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
  • Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
  • Proud Mary - Tina Turner

1980’s & 1990’s

  • Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears For Fears
  • Faith - George Michael
  • Sit Down - James
  • Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
  • How Will I Know - Whitney Houston 
  • Let's Dance - David Bowie
  • 9 To 5 - Dolly Parton
  • You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
  • You Make My Dreams - Hall & Oats
  • Give a Little Respect - Erasure
  • Friday I’m in Love - The Cure
  • Kiss - Prince
  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
  • I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
  • Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
  • She’s Electric - Oasis
  • Town Called Malice - The Jam
  • Footloose - Kenny Loggins

2000's & 2010’s

  • Hey Ya - OutKast
  • Don't Feel Like Dancing - Scissor Sisters
  • Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
  • Mr Brightside - The Killers
  • I Believe in a Thing Called Love - The Darkness
  • Shut Up and Dance - Walk The Moon
  • Shotgun - George Ezra
  • Valerie - Amy Winehouse 
Line-Up

  • Lead Vocals / Guitar
  • Guitar / Backing Vocals
  • Bass / Backing Vocals
  • Drums / Backing Vocals

9 Reviews

Top reviews

Matt Lloyd

Event: Wedding
Location: Hampshire
5/5

We couldn't have asked for a better band, and could not recommend The Motions enough if you're looking for someone to play on your wedding day - or frankly, any day. An eclectic range of songs, amazing vocals and super-tight music, the guys added so much to our wedding, and we had, and continue to have, so many comments from people on how much they loved them. On top of that, they're just four really lovely guys. Many thanks again for everything!


Claire Andrew

Event: Wedding
Location: North Yorkshire
5/5

Wow!! This band are amazing. Total professionals in every way and really entertaining with a fantastic repertoire of songs from all decades. They were excellent in playing our first dance song and really responsive to any questions by email. We had two guests at our wedding who also play in wedding bands and both made a point to say just how fantastic this band sounded. Well worth the booking!


Darren Jefferies

Event: Wedding
Location: Gloucestershire
5/5

The Motions were absolutely amazing. From the minute they sang their first note, right up until the last song, the dance floor was filled. The guests at the wedding couldn't get enough. We are still getting compliments the day after from our guests about how good the band were, and we can only take credit for booking. I can't recommend them enough. The energy they brought to the wedding was insanely good and I would book them in a heart beat again.


Janet H

Event: Birthday Party
Location: Cheshire
5/5

I literally can’t thank The Motions enough for making my birthday party a night to remember! The guys are so pleasant and professional and there performance was off the scale - brilliant!!! Thank you so very much!


Emmanuel F

Event: Wedding
Location: Cardigan
5/5

The Motions arrived on time and started setting up quietly during our speeches. They put their kit together smoothly and spent very little time sound checking - they know their stuff. Once the show started... WOW! Tight, perfect sound but also a lot of funk and spirit. The dance floor was full at every song and it was just a blast. We loved every second and everybody commented on how good the band was - even our photographer could not help himself from joining in. We've already passed on their details to several guests. Thank you so much for making our day exceptional. Book them without hesitation!


Mark Weaver

Event: Wedding
Location: Glamorgan
5/5

So glad we booked The Motions for our wedding. The whole process from booking to the performance was excellent and communication with Dan the singer was a pleasure. They really are talented musicians with a great selection of songs - they certainly filled the dance floor! We had lots of positive comments from guests. Huge thanks guys for adding a special touch to our wedding day.


Sinead Droney Horsted

Event: Wedding
Location: Gloucestershire
5/5

The boys were amazing!! We couldn’t have dreamed of a better band, all our guests loved them! They made our day very special and I would highly recommend!!!


Kevin R

Event: Wedding
Location: Cumbria
5/5

Blown away! We’re well into our music and have been watching live bands for years. The Motions are a different class and play songs you just don’t expect to hear live (Whitney Houston, ABBA). I love all things 80’s so was hooked from the video but they really do have something for everyone. Get this band booked!


Darren and Sue

Event: Wedding
Location: Cheshire
5/5

The Motions were simply fantastic! They had everyone up and dancing from the start and I lost count of the amount of comments we had from guests. They played a perfect mix of current and past hits and the DJ set was a perfect addition. A joy to work with, can’t recommend them enough. Thanks lads!


    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 £1736
    • Norfolk £1860
    • Norwich £1736
    • Suffolk £1736
    East Midlands
    • Derbyshire £1612
    • Leicestershire £1612
    • Lincolnshire £1674
    • Northamptonshire £1612
    • Nottinghamshire £1612
    • Rutland £1612
    North East
    • Durham £1860
    • East Yorkshire £1860
    • Leeds £1736
    • North Yorkshire £1860
    • Northumberland £1860
    • South Yorkshire £1798
    • Tyne and Wear £1860
    • West Yorkshire £1736
    • Yorkshire £1736
    North West
    • Cheshire £1399
    • Cumbria £1550
    • Lancashire £1612
    • Liverpool £1550
    • Manchester £1550
    • Merseyside £1550
    South East
    • Bedfordshire £1798
    • Berkshire £1736
    • Buckinghamshire £1736
    • East Sussex £1984
    • Essex £1984
    • Hampshire £1860
    • Hertfordshire £1860
    • Kent £1984
    • London £1984
    • Middlesex £1860
    • Oxfordshire £1736
    • Surrey £1860
    • Sussex £1922
    • West Sussex £1922
    South West
    • Bath £1860
    • Bristol £1860
    • Somerset £1860
    • Wiltshire £1860
    Wales
    • Anglesey £1612
    • Caernarvonshire £1612
    • Denbigh £1612
    • Flint £1612
    West Midlands
    • Birmingham £1736
    • Gloucestershire £1860
    • Herefordshire £1860
    • Shropshire £1736
    • Staffordshire £1736
    • Warwickshire £1736
    • Worcestershire £1736

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    FAQs

    Can you set up earlier?
    Yes! Great if you want to avoid disturbing the ambience if everything is taking place in the same room. This is subject to a small charge for the extra time at your event.

    Can you finish later?
    Yes! whilst most venues are licensed until midnight, The Motions realise that many are fine to continue the celebrations until 1am or 2am for a small fee.

    Can you learn our first dance?
    Yes, wherever possible! The band will learn your first dance song providing enough prior notice is given and the song is within the style of the band. If this is not possible the band will be happy to play your first dance via their PA / DJ equipment

    Can you provide a Free DJ Service?
    Yes! The band runs this between sets using DJ software to keep the party atmosphere going!

    Please note: As standard, and at no extra fee, The Motions will provide party music before, in between and after their performances.

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