The Runners

The Runners
Location London
Starting from £1,800.00
1 reviews
Location London
Starting from £1,800.00
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Formed in 1994 The Runners are a powerful and exciting Soul and Disco band featuring experienced musicians from a wide variety of backgrounds. In addition to performing at venues throughout the UK for weddings, festivals, corporate and private functions, they have held a long standing residency at The Dover Street Restaurant and Wine Bar, a venue which features many of London’s leading jazz, soul and funk acts. They always provide an exhilarating set which never fails to put feet on the dance floor.

*Whatever your function, The Runners will provide you with first class entertainment, ensuring that you have an occasion to remember*

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Formed in 1994, and featuring outstanding vocalists Gordon MW and Francesca, The Runners are a powerful and exciting nine piece soul and disco band. Gordon has performed with internationally renowned musicians at major venues in the USA, Europe and Africa, whilst Francesca regularly performs in some of London’s noted venues, including The Savoy, Quaglinos and the Park Lane Hilton.

Utilising experienced musicians from a wide variety of backgrounds the group have held a long standing residency at The Dover Street Restaurant and Wine Bar, a venue which features many of London’s leading jazz, soul and funk acts. The group also performs at venues throughout the UK for weddings, festivals, corporate and private functions and has supported the late soul legend Edwin Starr and comedienne Jo Brand.

Whatever your function, The Runners will provide you with first class entertainment, ensuring that you have an occasion to remember.

9 Piece - Male and Female Vocals, Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Saxophone (x 2), Trumpet.

  • Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
  • Boogie, Oogie, Oogie
  • Car Wash
  • Disco Inferno
  • Dancing In The Street
  • Destination Anywhere
  • Get Ready
  • Gimme Some Loving
  • Hold On I’m Coming
  • Hot Hot Hot
  • Hard To Handle
  • Higher Ground
  • Its Not Unusual
  • I Feel Good
  • I Will Survive
  • Knock On Wood
  • Jimmy Mack
  • Lady Marmalade
  • Ladies Night
  • Le Freak
  • Land Of A Thousand Dances
  • La Bamba
  • Midnight Hour
  • Move On Up
  • Mustang Sally
  • Mr Pitiful
  • Play That Funky Music
  • Pick Up The Pieces
  • Rescue Me
  • Roadrunner
  • Sex Bomb
  • Dock Of The Bay
  • Satisfaction
  • Superstition
  • Sweet Home Chicago
  • Sweet Soul Music
  • Sos
  • Soul Man
  • Think
  • Try A Little Tenderness
  • We Are Family
  • Where Did Our Love Go
  • When A Man Loves A Woman
  • You Can Leave Your Hat On
  • You To Me Are Everything
, Wedding, London
5/5

The wedding was both memorable and enjoyable, Nick and I would like to extend our thanks to the harpist Audrey, a superb musician! The Runners were a success also, and our guests much appreciated the high standard of music provided by this truly superb band.


Members of the band have worked with some of the industry’s finest musicians, including: David Byrne, Mervyn Africa, John Etheridge, Digby Fairweather, Lol Coxhill, Roger Beaujolais and Edwin Starr. They have also been involved in several successful projects including: Morcheeba, Toploader, and The Grand Union Orchestra.

As well as providing a powerful soul and disco set, The Runners band are able to play a variety of musical styles ranging from Jazz and Blues through to Pop. Additionally, the band can be scaled down to suit your requirements.

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.

South East

Bedfordshire £1,800.00 Berkshire £1,800.00 Buckinghamshire £1,800.00 East Sussex £1,920.00 Essex £1,800.00 Hampshire £1,920.00 Hertfordshire £1,800.00 Kent £1,920.00 Oxfordshire £1,980.00 Surrey £1,800.00 Sussex £1,920.00 West Sussex £1,920.00 London £1,800.00 Middlesex £1,800.00
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