The Slicks

The Slicks
Location North Yorkshire
Starting from £1,200.00
1 reviews
Location North Yorkshire
Starting from £1,200.00
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The Slicks are an experienced 4 piece wedding, function and party cover band based in Yorkshire, and available to hire across the UK. They perform well known rock, pop, indie and party covers spanning the last 6 decades and enjoy giving energised, inclusive performances. The Slicks offer a range of live music and DJ services along with the very best in light and sound equipment, and carry full PLI cover and PAT certification.

The Slicks aim to offer the most engaging, concert-like live performances that money can hire, along with the best quality production and customer service – and all at the best possible price. They have played 100's of weddings, parties, functions and live music venues across the UK.

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The Slicks are a four-piece party band of highly charged musicians based in York. The band boast a powerful rhythm section supported by infectious bass riffs and energetic beats. This capped with a sensational lead guitarist and the captivating vocals from their charismatic front-man are what have made them one of the most entertaining, dynamic and fun party bands in the UK.

The Slicks can be hired for wedding receptions, corporate events, charity balls, festivals and any other private events and parties. When the guys arrive at the venue they are 100% professional and can have their production loaded and sound checked within two hours including a full lighting rig. Being well rehearsed in their trade ensures the sound check is usually completed within two songs.

The Slicks can cater for all size venues and events. From the minute The Slicks begin their performance, the audience know they’re in for a treat. Before you know it, you’ve got a party on your hands.

The Slicks party band are based in York in North Yorkshire and have provided entertainment for many events and functions in the York, Leeds, Doncaster, Scarborough, Pocklington, Beverly, Wetherby, Harrogate and Hull areas but have also played throughout the UK performing with an energy and passion to many crowds.

The Slicks are a four piece band with one lineup:

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

Modern Chart Hits

  • Cake by the Ocean - DNCE
  • Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson Ft Bruno Mars
  • Happy - Pharrell Williams
  • Shut up and Dance with Me - Walk the Moon
  • Get Lucky - Daft Punk
  • Locked out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
  • Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
  • Mr Brightside - The Killers
  • Dance With me Tonight - Ollie Murs
  • I Predict a Riot - Kaiser Cheifs
  • Valerie - Amy Winehouse
  • I Bet that You Look Good on the Dancefloor – Arctic Monkeys
  • Dakota – Stereophonics

Party Songs

  • Mama Mia - ABBA
  • 500 Miles - The Proclaimers
  • Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
  • Tainted Love - Soft Cell
  • Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
  • Town Called Malice - The Jam
  • Stuck in the Middle - Steelers Wheel
  • TimeWarp - Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
  • I’m a Believer – The Monkees
  • Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
  • Disco 2000 – Pulp
  • Only Fools and Horses (Theme) - John Sullivan
  • Greased Lightning - John Travolta

Rock

  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
  • Whatever you Want - Status Quo
  • Highway to Hell - AC/DC
  • Supersonic - Oasis
  • Place Your Hands – Reef
  • Teenage Kicks - Undertones
  • Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
  • Livin’ on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
  • (I can’t get no) Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones
  • Alright Now - Free
  • 20th Century Boy - T-Rex
  • Don’t Look Back in Anger – Oasis
  • Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) – Green Day
  • Place your Hands - Reef
  • A Town Called Malice - The Jam
  • Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
  • 20th Century Boy - T Rex

 

50s & 60s

  • I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
  • A Hard Day’s Night – The Beatles
  • Twist & Shout - The Beatles
  • Day Tripper - The Beatles
  • Johnny ‘B’ Goode - Chuck Berry
  • Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson
  • Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
  • Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
  • Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
  • All The Day & All of the Night - The Kinks
  • You Really Got Me – The Kinks
  • Keep on Running - Spencer Davis Group
  • La Bamba - Richie Vallens
  • Do You Love Me – The Contours
  • Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater
  • Shaking all Over – Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
  • Shake Rattle and Roll - Bill Haley

Soul & Motown

  • I Feel Good - James Brown
  • Get Ready - The Temptations
  • Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  • Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley
  • Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles
  • Land of a 1000 Dances - Wilson Pickett
  • Midnight Hour - Wilson Picket
  • Everybody Needs Somebody - Blues Brothers
  • Soul Man - Sam & Dave
  • Rescue Me – Fontella Bass
  • Knock on Wood – Eddie Floyd
  • Mustang Sally – The Commitments
  • Stand by Me – Ben E King
  • Dancing in the Street - Martha and the Vandellas
  • Gimme Some Lovin - The Blues Brothers
  • Keep On Running - Spenecer Davis Group

Acoustic Songs

  • Moondance - Van Morrison
  • That's Entertainment - The Jam
  • Shame - Robbie Williams
  • Thinking out Loud - Ed Sheeran
  • Sing - Ed Sheeran
  • Don't Look Back in Anger - Oasis
  • There She Goes - The La's
  • Love Me Do - The Beatles
  • Lucky Man - The Verve
  • Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
  • Lego House - Ed Sheeran
  • A Team - Ed Sheeran
  • She's Electric - Oasis
  • High n Dry - Radiohead
  • Laid - James
  • Whistle For the Choir - The Fratellis
  • Stand by Me - Ben E King
  • Under the Boardwalk - The Drifters

Christmas Songs

  • Merry Xmas Everyone - Slade
  • Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
  • Step Into Christmas - Elton John
  • Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
  • Run Rudolf Run - Chuck Berry

Halloween Songs

  • GhostBusters - Ray Parker Jr
  • Monster Mash - Bobby Pickett
  • Highway to Hell - AC/DC
  • Abracadabra - Steve Miller Band
  • TimeWarp - Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Sweet Transvestite - Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  • Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood
  • Spirit in the Sky - Doctor & the Medics
  • Shakin’ all Over - Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
  • Tribute – Tenacious D
  • Werewolves of London - Warren Zevvon

Celebration

  • Happy Birthday to You - Anon
, Wedding, North Yorkshire
5/5

We hired the Slicks for our wedding in December and they were very professional from start to finish, all our guests said how great they were and they really helped to liven up the reception and keep the dance floor full, I would have no hesitation in recommending The Slicks for any social event, they certainly won’t disappoint.


The Slicks have performed at a variety of venues for a wide range of clients such as:

  • Doncaster Racecourse
  • Sainsburys
  • Best Western
  • Carlton Towers
  • Marriott
  • Call Credit
  • Benenden Health Care
  • Sandburn Hall
  • York City FC
  • Harewood House
  • Hilton
  • Bridal Buyers.com
  • Costcutter
  • RAF
  • Harrogate International Centre
  • Kings Hall Ilkley
  • Hull City Hall
  • Queen Ethelburga's Private School
  • York Royal Hotel
  • The Hospitium - York
  • The Merchant Adventurers Hall - York
  • White Swan Hotel - Harrogate
  • The Merchant Adventurers Hall - York
  • The Blacksmiths Inn - Pickering
  • KP Golf Golf Club
  • Sandburn Hall Golf Club
  • Allerton Castle
  • The Watermill Bar and Grill, Thirsk
  • Rowley Manor
  • Pavillion Hotel - York
  • Pavilions of Harrogate - Great Yorkshire Showground
  • York Race Course
  • Vikings Hotel Goole
  • The Owl Hotel - Hambleton
  • Cave Castle
  • Terrington Village Hall
  • Nostel Priory
  • Marriott Hotel - York
  • Hilton Hotel - York 
  • Riley Smith Hall

Who are The Slicks?
If you’re searching for a band who can offer you a party experience to never forget, then look no further! The Slicks are a four piece outfit of highly experienced and professional musicians guaranteed to get everybody grooving. Boasting a powerful rhythm section, infectious bass riffs capped with energetic beats and sensational vocals this band truly are the whole package. Unrestricted by one particular genre, their repertoire includes Rock, Soul, Motown and Pop music by a range of artists. Available for Weddings, Parties, Social Gatherings and Corporate Functions, The Slicks are guaranteed to enhance your night whatever the occasion.

What have they done before?
The Slicks were born with the sole aim to provide top class and high end entertainment for Weddings, Parties Social Gatherings and Corporate Events to name but a few. This highly sought after outfit have performed at some of the UK’s most beautiful stately homes and recognisable venues including ‘Harrogate International Centre’, ‘Yorkshire Events Centre’ and ‘York Race Course’. They have provided entertainment for a host of clients including Sainsbury’s, Best Western Hotels, Bridal Buyers Magazine, R.A.F, Castle Howard, Marriott Hotels, Queen Ethelburga’s college, HM Prisons and have fast established a reputation for providing a consistently reliable service.

What genre of music do The Slicks play?
The Slicks are not a rock, soul or pop band but alternatively have styled themselves as ‘The All Round Party Outfit’ covering each of these genres and endeavoring to tailor their set list to appeal to the tastes of all guests. Their shows are lively, exciting and varied and provide a perfect atmosphere for singing along and getting involved. Their performances are generally tailored on the night to suit the specific audience but are always certain to appease everyone. Their repertoire includes music from artists including  Pharrell Williams, Chuck Berry, Abba, The Rolling Stones, Olly Murs, Wilson Pickett, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Queen, Amy Winehouse, The Stereophonics and Bruno Mars to name but a few.

What areas do The Slicks cover?
The Slicks are happy to play almost anywhere in the world! The band is based in Yorkshire, UK so their most competitive rates will be for bookings in this region.

Will the band need a PA or special lighting?
The band will supply their own PA suitable for events up to 500 people. They also supply a dedicated lighting rig. Smoke machines and other effects can be supplied if required, however please ensure that you check this is acceptable with the venue before making a request.

Do The Slicks take song requests?
Clients are welcome to request specific songs from The Slicks current set list and the band will try to accommodate as many of these as possible. If you would like The Slicks to play a song live that is not on their current set list please ensure you request this as early as possible, to allow the band adequate time for rehearsal and please note that no guarantees can be made.

What venues will the band play?
The band will perform at a wide variety of venues from pubs & village halls to large country estates, theatres, halls, hotel function rooms. The band will also perform in marquees or outdoors, under cover, if the weather allows it.

How much space does the band need?
Because The Slicks are a high energy band and like to move around they require a minimum need a performance area of 5m x 4m (Approx. 16ft x 13ft), however in some circumstances smaller performance areas can be accommodated where prior notification is offered.

How long do The Slicks need to set up?
We generally require a minimum of 2 hours to set up the PA and sound check in advance of the performance. We prefer to carry out the sound-check before the arrival of guests where possible.

How long does the band normally play for?
The band will perform a total of 2 hours of live music this generally consists of two 50 minute sets plus a 20 minute encore. Please be aware that The Slicks require a 15 minute interval between the first two sets. These timings are flexible based on the requirements of the occasion.

Will I also need to hire a DJ?
We are equipped and are happy to play a selection of continuous music that is mixed together before and between our performances ensuring something for everyone.

Can we use the bands PA for speeches & announcements?
Yes of course. Just ensure that this is expressed in your hire agreement. Please be aware however that other than agreed access, equipment is for the sole use of the band. Therefore any requests to utilise or perform using our equipment will be refused.

Do The Slicks use tapes or sequencers to fill out their sound?
Absolutely not! Everything you hear when the band play is live and live only. They firmly believe that if you book a live band, live is what you should get.

Does the band have insurance and is their equipment safe?
The Slicks have Public Liability insurance to £2 million and can provide a certificate to any venue that wants to see it. All their equipment has been electrically PAT tested and labelled as such.

The band will perform a total of 2 hours of live music this generally consists of two 50 minute sets plus a 20 minute encore. Please be aware that The Slicks require a 15 minute interval between the first two sets.

Below is an indication of the some of services The Slicks can provide:

  • 2 hours live music
  • DJ/Disco throughout the evening and between the bands live sets
  • Full lighting rig including lasers and smoke/bubble effects (if required)
  • Background music as requested throughout the event
  • Microphone available for speeches and announcements
  • Acoustic sets for more intimate events
  • Sourcing of any specific tracks/mp3s (first dance etc)

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

Foreign Locations

Europe £3,600.00 Rest of the world £4,200.00

North East

Durham £1,320.00 Northumberland £1,320.00 North Yorkshire £1,200.00 South Yorkshire £1,200.00 Tyne and Wear £1,320.00 West Yorkshire £1,200.00 Yorkshire £1,200.00 East Yorkshire £1,200.00 Leeds £1,200.00

North West

Cheshire £1,800.00 Cumbria £1,800.00 Manchester £1,800.00 Lancashire £1,800.00 Merseyside £1,920.00 Liverpool £1,800.00

East Midlands

Derbyshire £1,200.00 Leicestershire £1,200.00 Lincolnshire £1,200.00 Northamptonshire £1,200.00 Nottinghamshire £1,200.00 Rutland £1,200.00

East

Cambridgeshire £1,440.00 Norfolk £1,440.00 Suffolk £1,440.00 Norwich £1,440.00

Wales

Anglesey £1,920.00 Caernarvonshire £2,040.00 Denbigh £2,160.00 Flint £2,160.00 Cardigan £2,040.00 Brecon £1,920.00 Carmarthen £2,040.00 Glamorgan £2,160.00 Monmouth £2,160.00 Pembroke £2,160.00 Wrexham £2,160.00 Cardiff £2,040.00

West Midlands

Gloucestershire £2,040.00 Herefordshire £2,040.00 Shropshire £2,040.00 Staffordshire £2,040.00 Warwickshire £2,040.00 Worcestershire £2,040.00 Birmingham £2,040.00

South East

Bedfordshire £2,400.00 Berkshire £2,400.00 Buckinghamshire £2,400.00 East Sussex £2,400.00 Essex £3,000.00 Hampshire £2,400.00 Hertfordshire £2,400.00 Isle of Wight £2,400.00 Kent £2,400.00 Oxfordshire £2,400.00 Surrey £2,400.00 Sussex £2,400.00 West Sussex £2,400.00 London £2,640.00 Middlesex £2,400.00

South West

Cornwall £2,400.00 Devon £2,400.00 Dorset £2,400.00 Somerset £2,400.00 Wiltshire £2,400.00 Bath £2,400.00 Bristol £2,400.00
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