The Runaway Babies

Location Birmingham
Starting from £1,224.00
15 reviews
Location Birmingham
Starting from £1,224.00
Read 15 reviews

The Runaway Babies rock and pop cover band for hire - Based in Midlands, but available UK wide.

Starting as a 5 piece but aviailable as a 6 piece, The Runaway Babies are a bunch of fresh, polished musicians that will have you on your feet all night - keeping you up to date with the charts whilst taking you back to a time when dancing is what it is all about.

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The band is made unique by not just the music they play, but the members that build up this team. All members are hot out of university after studying Popular Music, giving them the best musical advantage to offer top quality performances and superb sound. Between the band there are members that have been hired as 'Professional Cast' for the 2012 London Olympic closing ceremonies to perform alongside artists such as Rhianna, Coldplay, Jay-Z and many more. Members of the band have also toured Europe and America with the likes of Bastille and Rag'n'Bone Man, appearing on shows such as Jools Holland and The Late Late Show in New York.

Other members have also been on tour around Malaysia and France to showcase their talents and the band perform with their vocalist who also doubles up as a well respected presenter on the Official Disney Channel.

  • Male Vocal
  • Keyboards / BVs
  • Guitar / BVs
  • Bass
  • Drums
  • Female Vocals optional
  • ABBA – Dancing Queen
  • ABBA – Mamma Mia
  • AHA – Take On Me
  • Alphabeat – Fascination
  • Amy Winehouse – Valerie
  • Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
  • Beyonce – Love On Top
  • Beyonce – Crazy In Love
  • Bon Jovi – It’s My Life
  • Bon Jovi - Living On A Prayer
  • Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
  • Bruno Mars – Just The Way You Are
  • Bruno Mars – Treasure
  • Bryan Adams - Summer of 69
  • Bryan Adams – Heaven
  • Cee Lo Green - Forget You
  • Chaka Khan - Aint’ Nobody
  • Charlie Puth – Marvin Gaye
  • Clean Bandit – Rather Be
  • Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode
  • Daft Punk – Get Lucky
  • Dirty Dancing – Time Of My Life
  • Dolly Parton – 9 – 5
  • Earth Wind & Fire- September
  • Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
  • Ed Sheeran - Perfect
  • Ella Henderson – Ghosts
  • Feeder – Buck Rogers?
  • Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere
  • Grease- You’re The One That I Want
  • Huey Lewis – The Power Of Love
  • Jackson 5 - ABC
  • Jackson 5 - I want you back
  • Jackson 5 - Blame it on the Boogie
  • James Bay - Hold Back The River
  • James Brown – I Feel Good
  • Jess Glynne – Hold My Hand
  • Jessie J – Domino
  • Journey - Don't Stop Believing
  • Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling
  • KC & the Sunshine Band – Give It Up
  • Kings Of Leon – Sex On Fire
  • The Knack – My Sharona
  • Lionel Richie – Dancing On The Ceiling
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama ?
  • Lumineers – Hey Ho
  • Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk
  • Maroon 5 – This Love
  • Michael Jackson - P.Y.T
  • Michael Jackson – Beat It
  • Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man
  • Orson - No Tomorrow
  • Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger
  • Olly Murs – Wrapped Up
  • Olly Murs – Dance With Me Tonight
  • Pink – Raise Your Glass
  • Pharrell Williams – Happy
  • Phil Collins – Easy Lover
  • Queen – Another One Bites The Dust
  • Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • Queen - Don’t stop me now
  • Queen – We Are The Champions
  • Robbie Williams – Let Me Entertain You
  • Robbie Williams - Candy
  • Shania Twain - I Feel Like A Woman
  • Stevie Wonder – Superstition
  • Survivor – Eye Of The Tiger
  • Take That - Shine
  • Take That - Greatest Day
  • Taylor Swift – Shake it off
  • Taylor Swift – 22
  • Taylor Swift – Trouble
  • The Beatles – Hey Jude
  • The Darkness – I Believe In A Thing Called Love
  • The Killers - Mr Brightside
  • The Kinks – You Really Got Me
  • Tina Turner - Simply the Best
  • Tina Turner – Proud Mary
  • TOTO - Africa
  • TOTO – Hold The Line
  • Toploader – Dancing In The Moonlight
  • Van Halen – Jump
  • Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance
, Wedding, The Wild Hare, Monmouth

What an amazing band! They made our wedding absolutely incredible. Really professional, good communication and lovely guys. Can’t recommend highly enough!

, Wedding, The Wild Hare, Monmouth

What an amazing band! They made our wedding absolutely incredible. Really professional, good communication and lovely guys. Can’t recommend highly enough!

, Wedding, Tower Hill Barns, Wrexham

The band arrived in plenty of time to set up, they sound checked. Then they waited, they waited as weddings don’t always run to plan. And people waste time, get caught up with the other parts of the day... so how did the band deal with this?? They were great, they were polite, friendly... nothing was too much trouble at all for them. They were so patient and friendly. Then we got it started with the first dance, and from that moment they just went from strength to strength. They played so many good songs that get people up and dancing. They sounded amazing. We couldn’t have chosen a better band for our big day and would highly recommend them to everyone! We’ve had so many comments from all the guests saying how amazing they were! Thanks guys.

, Wedding, Thornbridge Hall, Derbyshire

Thank you to Andy and the band for a fantastic performance on our wedding day. They really got the guests up on their feet from the first song and they had the dance floor full through to the end of the night. The band and vocals were on point and we had so many lovely compliments from our guests on what a fabulous time they had in the evening of our wedding, and that was very much down to the Runaway Babies. Thank you so much! Alison & Chris x

, Wedding, Carbis Bay Hotel, Cornwall, Cornwall

This band is amazing! All of our guests have said that they are the best band they have heard at a wedding. So professional and great to deal with. Made our day complete. Worth every penny.

, Wedding, Derbyshire

Absolutely amazing! The dance floor was full from start to finish, all the guests loved them, would highly recommend!

, Wedding, Suffolk

Fantastic band! Really good fun. They kept the dancefloor full and played a really good mix of songs. At one point all the men were dancing to 'i feel like a woman', which was silly fun. Would use them again and recommend them highly

, Wedding, Derbyshire

The band were incredible. I'm so pleased I booked them, they really made our night that extra bit special! They were excellent to deal with in the lead up, they played our first dance and then joined us on the dance floor at the end. Great work from them all, from a business point of view they were spot on. They sounded great and we've had a large amount of positive feedback for them. Thanks again to the Runaway Babies for a top night. I wouldn't hesitate in booking them again for another event.

, Wedding, Gloucestershire

The Runaway Babies were fantastic! Aidan, a member of the band, contacted me 3 weeks before the wedding to make the final arrangements for the day, which was really reassuring. On the day itself, they were very flexible with regard to timing, and when the time came for them to play, they were fantastic! The dance floor was packed from beginning to end. It was such good fun; I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them for anyone's special event. Thank you all.

, Wedding, Worcestershire

I don't know where to start..... The Runaway Babies were superb! From the moment Aidan contacted me I knew I could trust them 100%! Upon arrival at our event they were respectful of the fact it was a wedding, they set up without a fuss as were the politest group of people I think I have ever met! That coupled with the fact that they played some awesome music rounded off the perfect day for us! I would more than highly recommended them and reassure anyone who is unsure whether to book them that they should do it, it'll be the best decision they ever make!

, Wedding, Warwickshire

I couldn't recommend this band more highly. We booked them through Warble Ents after listening to their demo videos and recordings online. They contacted us 3 weeks prior to the event as agreed and sent us their suggested set list which was exactly what we wanted, they also agreed to set up before we were seated in the marquee so as not to disturb us. They let us use their mic for the speeches and were on hand to help with the sound, they also played sets on time as agreed and worked seamlessly with our DJ. From our first dance (which they learnt) though to the end of the night, all our guests were up and dancing. Our reception was in a marquee on our farm and the band were so accommodating of the facilities we had, super polite and professional throughout. We couldn't have been happier or recommend the more highly. Also fantastic value for such a great sounding 7 piece band. We wish them lots of luck in the future. Louise & Tom. 12/9/15

, Private Party, Middlesex

The Runaway Babies were excellent, we wouldn't hesitate to book them again or recommend them to others. They were all friendly and entered in to the celebrations with us. They music was great and lots of people commented on how good they were.

, Wedding, Shropshire

We weren't sure what the band would be like as we hadn't seen them perform before, however they were absolutely amazing and ensured all our guests were on the dance floor - even the ones that hate dancing! We will be booking them again next year for our charity event, and would highly recommend them to anyone that's looking for a fun and energetic band.

, Birthday Party, Shropshire

What a great group of performers, energetic and interacted so well with all our guests. Very professional and easy to work with at all times. They were the perfect band for my daughter's 21st party. I would definitely book them again.

, Private Party, Birmingham

What a night! Fantastic band, had me dancing all night. Amazing talent with infectious energy. Can't help but love them!

How much space does the band need as a performance area?
5m x 4m would be advised for the band.

Do you have PLI and PAT tested equipment?
Yes, The Runaway Babies have full Public Liability Insurance to the value of £10,000,000 and all our equipment is regularly PAT tested.

How long does it take the band to set-up?
Unloading of equipment, setting-up and sound checking takes around 1 hour. Packing down at the end of the night and re-loading takes around 30 mins.

Where are you based and how far will you travel?
The Runaway Babies are based in the West Midlands but are able to travel to any location (Distance may affect quotation price).

Can the client choose songs of their own?
The band will usually tailor each individual set list on the day based on the particular venue, age range of your guests and any of your personal preferences. However, if you would prefer to select some of your own, you can find our full repertoire on our song list which is regularly updated with our latest favourites.

The most important thing to remember is that this is your special event, so feel free to ask as many questions as you like to get the perfect package for you! 

  • 2 x 60 Minute sets
  • 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.


Aberdeen £2,940.00 Inverness £2,820.00 Perth £2,820.00 Sutherland £2,820.00 Ayrshire £2,220.00 Fife £2,340.00 Stirlingshire £2,820.00 West Lothian £2,820.00 Dumfries-shire £2,220.00 East Lothian £2,220.00 Lanarkshire £2,220.00 Midlothian £2,940.00 Glasgow £2,580.00 Edinburgh £2,460.00

Foreign Locations

Europe £4,200.00 Rest of the world £6,000.00

North East

Durham £1,716.00 Northumberland £1,716.00 North Yorkshire £1,380.00 South Yorkshire £1,344.00 Tyne and Wear £1,560.00 West Yorkshire £1,380.00 Yorkshire £1,356.00 East Yorkshire £1,320.00 Leeds £1,320.00

North West

Cheshire £1,320.00 Cumbria £1,560.00 Manchester £1,380.00 Lancashire £1,380.00 Merseyside £1,380.00 Liverpool £1,320.00

East Midlands

Derbyshire £1,236.00 Leicestershire £1,236.00 Lincolnshire £1,236.00 Northamptonshire £1,296.00 Nottinghamshire £1,224.00 Rutland £1,380.00


Cambridgeshire £1,320.00 Norfolk £1,320.00 Suffolk £1,320.00 Norwich £1,320.00


Anglesey £1,440.00 Caernarvonshire £1,380.00 Denbigh £1,380.00 Flint £1,380.00 Cardigan £1,380.00 Brecon £1,296.00 Carmarthen £1,296.00 Pembroke £1,320.00 Wrexham £1,320.00 Cardiff £1,380.00

West Midlands

Gloucestershire £1,296.00 Herefordshire £1,320.00 Shropshire £1,296.00 Staffordshire £1,224.00 Warwickshire £1,224.00 Worcestershire £1,224.00 Birmingham £1,224.00

South East

Bedfordshire £1,260.00 Berkshire £1,296.00 Buckinghamshire £1,260.00 East Sussex £1,440.00 Essex £1,416.00 Hampshire £1,416.00 Hertfordshire £1,416.00 Isle of Wight £2,880.00 Kent £1,440.00 Oxfordshire £1,380.00 Surrey £1,440.00 Sussex £1,440.00 West Sussex £1,320.00 London £1,440.00 Middlesex £1,440.00

South West

Cornwall £1,560.00 Devon £1,560.00 Dorset £1,560.00 Somerset £1,560.00 Wiltshire £1,500.00 Bath £1,440.00 Bristol £1,380.00
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