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The JADeS Logo
Durham
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The JADeS are a four part female group from Hartlepool. We originally met at a choir and fell in love with singing together and developing our harmonies aswell as developing as lead singers. This has made us a very verstaile group as we can all take the lead aswell as all develop beautiful harmonies from ear and therefore develop the songs with our own style. We have become very popular for private events/ special occasions particularly weddings, Birthdays, anniversary's etc as we cover songs from all Genres and throughout the decades in our own contemporary and unique style. We particularly enjoy covering songs from the 50's and 60,s including The Beatles, Elvis aswell as Motown right through to The Artic Monkeys and Elle King and can also offer a vintage selection. For weddings we can offer beautiful harmonious ballads for the wedding ceremony, through to mid range songs for photo/cocktail hours through to full party songs for the evening reception. We have also put on numerous public events within our local area due to popular demand. We have also become very popular for Hotel Christmas Party nights aswell as New Years Eve events within the North East. As we are not signed up to an agency we can keep prices at a good level. All of our equipment is PAT tested and we do have our own public liability insurance. We can also learn first dance songs if given plenty of notice and have a vast repertoire of songs for you to choose for your event. We are happy to discuss your requirements to make your day/ event extra special. ...

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Greater Manchester
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The distance are an energetic acoustic/party band specialising in weddings and corporate events throughout the UK. We are The Distance, an acoustic/party band specialising in weddings and corporate events throughout the UK.  SUBTLE TO RAUCOUS ACOUSTIC SETS  Our acoustic sets are packed with great covers of songs new and old, arranged for a single acoustic guitar and vocal harmonies. Add a warm musical backdrop to your wedding breakfast or champagne reception, or get the evening off to a great start with our more uptempo acoustic covers.  FLOOR-FILLING PARTY SETS  Make your event go with a BANG with our full-on party sets. Featuring a massive repertoire of songs performed to high quality backing tracks pumped out of our 6000 watt PA system and into the astonished face of your nan, our party sets are guaranteed to make the perfect end to the perfect day.  Previous clients:  TWICKENHAM STADIUM, RUGBY 6 NATIONS ENG V SCOT  ROYAL CADET FORCE  UK BRITISH ARMY  JAGUAR  ROLLS ROYCE  FORD  TURKISH AIRLINES  RADISSON  IKEA  G CASINO  COSTA COFFEE  HILTON HOTELS  GLAXOSMITH AND KLINE  CROWN PLAZA  BEST WESTERN HOTELS  DE VERE HOTELS  WMRBC  COSTA COFFEE  CAFE ORANGE  CAFE ISTANBUL  REVIEWS:  I still cannot believe we met The Distance at Janine's party and that they were able to make Fran’s 60th Birthday celebrations last Saturday 10 May 2014 & made his dream of having live music at his party come true. Matt & Sophiee, you were so accommodating and fitted perfectly into our home. All our 80+ guests of family & friends of all ages loved your music and danced the night away. We cannot wait to see you again & Fran is already planning our next party! Fran & Fay xxxx  Fay Hughes  Thank you so much Sofiee and Matt (The Distance) for yet another fantastic night. Everyone had a fab night at my 50th Party, especially me. Everyone commented on how brilliant you both are. You never fail to disappoint!  Janine MacNeill  I have had the pleasure of seeing these guys a few times now and I'm always very impressed with their show. Perfect for any venue or event. These guys out a lot of work into their show ensuring you always get quality.  Matt Phillips  Absolutely outstanding show!! Amazing vocalists ! Highly recommended for any event or venue you will NOT be disappointed !!  Katie Connell  Gotta be the best ive heard in a very long time im not one for music much but these where that good it got my full attention and they was a pleasure to listen to if anyone wants to listen to these i would definitly book them well done brilliant guys ;-)  Andy Goss  Absolutely fantastic, so refreshing to see such talent. So diverse and entertaining from start to finish. This band is not just vocally outstanding but exceptional musicians. Trust me if you get a chance to see them, you will not be disappointed. Great interaction with their audience and so versatile they appeal to all ages.  Tracie Ashford  The Distance played at our wedding in January 2014 at Didsbury House Hotel, which is not a huge venue for a live band but they were just perfect for us. Even after a few weeks now since our 'big day' we are still getting compliments about our choice of evening entertainment! They were FAB! We had given all our guests song cards over dinner and even with the short notice they did a great job and played many of our guests requests!!! Professional, enthusiastic and great all rounders as they also provided the DJ element for us that we needed! Many thanks!!!  Charlotte Marshall  I can't thank you both enough for making our annual dinner as spectacular as the last! You went above and beyond to cater for everyone. Nothing but praise for you once again.. Pure class!  Paul Rodgers (Lexus cars)  We've seen Sophie & Mat play all around Knutsford this past year or so.. And we finally decided to book them for our wedding last June! They know how to throw a party! We couldn't have asked for a better band to play for us. Such talent! We recommend to anyone who will listen!  Francesca & Will  The Distance performed at a friends wedding party in July – they were fantastic. Huge range of music, excellent musically, super people – everyone there loved them. They travelled a huge distance to perform and were as happy leaving as they were arriving in spite of hours of travel ahead of them and the party being one of 5 gigs they had that weekend. Fab personalities, we were sorry they had to leave, they felt like good friends by the end of the evening. Can’t praise them too highly  Joanna Gallanders  We had The Distance booked for our Owners Parties here at Reighton Sands.. The Distance kept the party going till late and absolutely rocked the place. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it and danced the night away. A massive thankyou to Sofiee & Mat for a brilliant night. We would definitely welcome them back anytime!  Dan Blowers (Bourne Leisure)  My beautiful wife and I saw these guys play at a friends wedding a few years back.. And instantly booked them for ours. They are TRUE professionals looking to help any way they can. No ego, just likeable talented musicians who know how to create a party! The energy and enthusiasm they put into their show is incredible! We've recommended them so many times i'm starting to think we should start charging a fee! You honestly won't find any better than Mat and Sofiee. James & Sophia Williams  James Williams (wedding entertainment)  Amazing Duo!! We have had these two to play at our pub (The Thomas Osborne, Leeds, Roundhay) for the second time now, due to a popular demand and we will definately be continuing to get them back on a regular basis! Two great vocalists, a great guitarist, both with great passion that create a great atmosphere! They are the whole package! I highly recommend them to anyone who likes and appreciates good music and talent.  Emily Shepherdson (Thomas Osbourne Restaurant)  Thank you for coming last Thursday, we all had a fantastic night! Looking forward to having you again on 12th September!  Sharon Stubbs (Kyte Hotel, Darrington)  Hi Mat & Sofiee, a belated thankyou for making our Meningitis night spectacular, we hoped you would be good, but we had no idea how good you both actually are, thanks also for being flexible on he night and really nice people too. Everybody loved it, 18 year olds to 80 year olds, oh yeah and us inbetween, we raised £3,400 in total, now people are asking when we will do another one !!!!!! Hope we do so we can get you to wow us again. Take care both, see you soon. Best Wishes Paul & Katy, (Meningitis Charity Night 6th july 2013) Thanks for the CD it came today, Kate has nicked it for her car, cant argue sold mine on Saturday and not got a CD player on my bike yet!!  Paul & Katy Davies (Meningitis UK)  The Distance played at one of Plato's bistro nights a few weeks ago and were awesome!!!! They really know how to get the place going, played really good music and are clearly very talented. We loved them so much we've booked them again for this month! Can't wait, thanks again guys from everyone at Plato's xxx  Danielle Leech (Platos restaurant)  Thank you 'The Distance' for entertaining the guests at our wedding on Friday 5th July at San Rocco. We all thought you were great and couldn't have asked for anymore. It was a great afternoon and so pleased that we picked you to play at our wedding. Thanks guys!!!!  Kathryn & Terry Evans  On behalf of my mother and myself we'd like to thank you for making her 60th birthday very special!! We spent months looking for the perfect entertainment and with your voices and personalities you exceeded our expectations. We danced the night away! Thanks again!  Geoff Shepherd  Thanks to Mat and Sophie for playing at our wedding. Having never seen The Distance before I was a bit apprehensive but I had no need to be worried. They turned up, they were super friendly, set up their gear and kept the dance floor full all night. They sounded great, chose awesome music and kept the party atmosphere going. Couldn't have asked for more and everyone we've spoken to loved them. Will definitely recommend them to friends and family. Thanks again to you both and hopefully see you soon!  Alex Gregory  Working as a professional DJ for over 10 years i have heard many live singers and bands. The Distance are to me the best I have had the pleasure of working with for a few reasons. 1, professional and polite people. 2, equipment quality and set up is spot on and sound is amazing. 3, can sing and perform many different types of music. 4, play for the crowd not themselves. 5, They simply can sing and play and they light up the room doing it.  Stuart Richardson (Ace DJ Services)  Thank you for a great night of entertainment at my 21st. Everyone really enjoyed the night and I will definitely be booking you again the next time I have a party!  Josh Garner  We saw The Distance for the first time last year, really enjoyed them. We booked them for my son's 21st birthday party, which was last weekend. They were absolutely fabulous, good entertainment, great lighting, everyone enjoyed them. Can't wait for the next time time. Would recommend them most definitely.  Maggie Garner  Thanks for attending our wedding yesterday. It truly was a pleasure meeting the two of you and me and my new wife agree that you are a very talented and lively duo. We look forward to seeing you again in the future and here's to the throng of upcoming parties we hope to pass in your direction!  Chloe Davidson ...

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Kent
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FOR ALL AGES AND EVERY OCCASION! We are a BARN DANCE/CEILIDH BAND. Some people call them ceilidhs but we just do good old dances to tunes from Britain and America. If you want a good dance and plenty of laughs...WE'VE GOT THE LOT! We sing too!. Swing The Bridge is a CEILIDH or BARN DANCE BAND For All Ages And Every Occasion. WITH THE EMPHASIS ON ENTERTAINMENT!!! If you want a good dance and plenty of laughs SWING THE BRIDGE is an Experienced, Energetic and Professional 5-piece Folk/Rock Ceilidh Band comprising Pip Ives (Melodeon), Gemma Gayner (Violin), Geoff Sandiford (Bass Guitar), Neal Adams (Drums) and Martin Young (Guitar and Caller to teach you the dances, all in good humour). Weddings, birthday parties, corporate events, barmitzvahs or any event of your choosing. There are at least three ceilidh bands, that we know of, claiming to be “The UK’S Leading Ceilidh Band”. We do not claim to be “The UK’S Leading Ceilidh Band” but who is to say we are not?! Book us and then tell us whether we’re the UK’s leading ceilidh band! · We play lively traditional tunes in a fresh, modern way often coupled with a more up to date tune or song which might offer one or two surprises and..... · To enhance the atmosphere we have our own lighting. Disco Packages · We encourage our clients to book our ceilidh band and a separate disco package. While it might seem, in booking a ceilidh/disco package, that the total cost of your night would be slightly cheaper than booking them separately, we do not pretend to have the know-how of a dedicated and experienced DJ and we do not compromise simply to make more money. It is important that you have the very best entertainment and experience that we can offer. We are a ceilidh band. That’s what we do best. · However, clients are welcome to play their own music through our pa system via ipod etc. Available: London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire TESTIMONIALS Martin and the guys were amazing throughout. A pleasure to deal with in the build up to the event and on the night. Got the crowd up and dancing no problem and everyone had a great time. Would definitely book again! Chris, Advantage Events, Windsor, Berkshire, April 2018 ____________________________________________________________ Hi Martin Just a quick line to say a huge thank you for a wonderful evening’s entertainment last night. Everyone had such a great evening and it was certainly a night to remember with much fun and laughter. With thanks Kind regards Georgina (Birthday Party, Bobbing, Kent, December 2017) __________________________________________________________ The band was absolutely brilliant and made our special celebration such fun. Everyone enjoyed the evening. We would thoroughly recommend them and if we had another ceilidh would book them again. They were on time and very professional in their attitude. Richard (Wedding Anniversary, Reading, September 2017) __________________________________________________________ Thank you all so much!! It was all amazing and we've had so many compliments about how incredible you guys were. Everyone had a fantastic time and we are so so pleased we decided to break from the mould of traditional wedding DJ and go with you guys! Kind regards! And thank you again Codie and Jules (Wedding, Hawkhurst, August 2017) __________________________________________________________ We wouldn't hesitate to recommend SWING THE BRIDGE : their playing at our wedding's evening reception was one of our favourite parts of the day! Our guests loved it too and the dance floor was packed the whole evening. SWING THE BRIDGE is a great band to hire if you want everyone up dancing, young and old (and in between!) They're a talented band and happy to turn their hand to a variety of music - perfect for us with a mix of Scottish, English & Irish guests. Martin and his team were a lovely friendly bunch and booking them and agreeing all the timings/details couldn't have been easier. Thank you so much for being part of a really special day. Best wishes, Jennie & Richard ( November 2016, Odo's Barn, Bilsington, Kent) ...

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