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Northern Quarter are a pop and folk style cover band composed of five fantastic musicians. The line-up includes male vocals, drums, guitar, bass/double bass and sax/flute. The band are incredibly versatile and offer a very unique sound, with their electric and festival folk styles and the addition of brass! If you’re looking for a mix of classic pop/rock covers, Mumford and sons Style Folk, 90’s garage and some super sweet sax solos then this is the only band for you!
Electric and Folk Style Sets
One of the benefits of hiring Northern Quarter over many other bands is their ability to show off two different styles. It's like having two different bands perform for the price of one! We know it is always great to add variety to your event, so as standard for a wedding or party Northern Quarter offer both styles. Firstly electric, where they play pop and rock songs very similar to the record, and then their Folk style, where they put down their electric instruments and swap them for double bass and acoustic guitars. They channel their inner Mumford and sons to add a folky twist to popular hits, which always goes down a storm!
Their set list has been expertly crafted over years of trial and error. It always has a great reception with the bands audiences. All ages will be excited by the music they play, from the very very young to the very very old! There's something in there for everybody.
Northern quarter offer 3 x 45 min sets as standard. This is more than the majority of bands offer. Let us know if you want even more live music than this though, and we can send you an additional quote. We usually suggest the time is split into 1 x 45 min folk set, and 2 x 45 min electric sets, but it can be the other way round if you prefer.
A standard quote from the band will include the following;
- 3 x 45 minute sets between 8pm and 12am.
- Arrival at 5pm.
- Pre-set playlist between sets.
- First dance learnt.
- Fully PAT tested equipment, PA and lighting.
- All travel costs.
- All necessary insurances to perform at wedding venues across the UK.
In addition to their standard evening performance, the band are able to offer earlier sets for your ceremony, photo hour, wedding breakfast or drinks reception. So do let us know if this is something you would be interested in, as generally having one band play throughout the day is much cheaper than hiring in separate ones.
Northern Quarter are based in Fulham, London so are ideally located for weddings in Oxfordshire, Surrey and Hampshire. They are willing to travel across the UK so if you would like to enquire please let us know the location.
If you'd like to see more from Northern Quarter and what they've been up to recently you can follow their instagram account ; @northernquarterlive
- Amy Winehouse – Valerie
- Andy Williams – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
- Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
- Backstreet Boys – Everybody (Backstreets Back)
- The Beatles – I Saw Her Standing There
- The Beatles – Twist and Shout
- Ben E. King – Stand By Me
- Bill Hayley and The Comets – Rock around the clock
- Black Box – Ride On Time
- Blackstreet – No Diggity
- Blink 182 – All The Small Things
- Blur – Parklife
- Blur – Song 2
- Bon Jovi – Living on a Prayer
- Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
- Bryan Adams – Summer of 69
- Chuck Berry – Johnny Be Good
- The Clash – Should I Stay Or Should I Go
- Corona – Rhythm of The Night
- Craig David – 7 Days
- Daft Punk – Get Lucky
- Deep Blue Something – Breakfast at Tiffany’s
- Dick Dale and His Del-Tones – Misirlou (that song from Pulp Fiction)
- Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
- Elvis – Hound Dog
- Faithless – Insomnia
- The Fratellis – Chelsea Dagger
- Fresh Prince & Jazzy Jeff – Boom Shake The Room
- Fresh Prince & Jazzy Jeff – Fresh Prince of Belair
- Ini Kamoze – Hotstepper
- Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls of Fire
- Jet – Are You Gonna Be My Girl
- The Killers – Mr Brightside
- Kings of Leon – Sex On Fire
- The Kooks – She Moves In Her Own Way
- Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home Alabama
- Mark Morrison – Return of The Mack
- Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On
- The Monkees – I’m A Believer
- Montell Jordan – This Is How We Do It
- New Order – Blue Monday
- Oasis – Champagne Supernova
- Omi – Cheerleader
- Otis Redding – Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay
- Peter Andre – Mysterious Girl
- The Proclaimers – 500 Miles
- The Rembrandts – Friends Theme song
- R- Kelly – She Got That Vibe
- Sam Smith – Stay With Me
- Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
- Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
- Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
Vintage Styled Setlist
We can play most of our electric songs in our folk style but below are a selection of songs we think fit best on our acoustic instruments.
- I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
- Time of Your Life – Green Day
- She Said – Plan B
- Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
- Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
- Black and Gold – Sam Sparro
- Gangsta’s Paradise / Tetris – Coolio
- Lion Man – Mumford And Sons
- I Will Wait – Mumford ans Sons
- Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
- We Found Love – Rihanna
- Pencil Full of Lead – Paulo Nutini
- Hey Ho – The Lumineers
- Back For Good – Take That
- Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The People
- Hit Me Baby / Oops I did it again – Britney Spears
- Take On Me – A-ha
- Tender – Blur
- 5ive – Keep On Moving
- Wake Me Up – Avicii
- Happy – Pharrell
- Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Steelers Wheel – Stuck in the Middle With You
- Blurred Lines – Robyn Thicke
- Rude – Magic
I just wanted to let you know that we were really pleased with our choice of The Northern Quarter to play at our wedding. They were so much fun and the quality of their music was brilliant. They were professional and reliable and also put up with the groom insisting he wanted to be on stage (repeatedly)! Please thank all of the lads from us for making the evening of our wedding such a success. Everything ran very smoothly and we didn't need to worry about anything. All of the guests (of all ages) have been saying how brilliant they were. Thanks for all of your helping leading up to the day too. Amy and Hari - 1st June 2018 - Wedding
Hi Andy, Could you please pass on my whole-hearted thanks to the band for their amazing performance at our wedding. We were running behind schedule but that didn't stop them from giving us the full set and then some! People haven't stopped talking about them and as the bride, I personally couldn't have been happier. Thanks so much and will recommend them to future wedding planners for sure! Kind regards, Christine Married 22nd July 2017
Hi Andy, I trust the band all made it home safely. Please will you pass on our thanks for an amazing performance by the band, they were awesome. Their music was exceptionally popular and the dance floor was filled from the first dance to the last. I am sure Ted helped by getting the crowd to chant "one more song" as the room was filled with laughter and urging him on. (Ted is 7 going on 27 and a true festival fan). They obviously enjoyed our Northern friendliness and hospitality and spent some time with the guests late into the night (or should that be morning!!) Thank you again for organising them. All worked perfectly. Our kind regards, Sue & Eric Larmett
Thank you SO much for making our wedding so bloody awesome! Everyone has told us you’re the best band they’ve seen. You MADE our wedding!! Loved the sax player coming out into the crowd and helping sing along to Teenage Dirtbag!! THANK YOU for the bottom of our hearts. Backstreets Back was an epic encore choice � Emily and Cameron - Married 17.11.17
Northern quarter played at our wedding in October and honestly they made the day! Everyone loved them! The oldies, the kiddies and especially the single ladies ;)! They are not your typical wedding band- they are fresh and modern and unusual! I've lost track of the number of people who have called to tell us how great they were! Thanks so much guys! Laoise Mary Married October 2017
I had these guys come play at my bar after seeing them busking in Kingston. They did a great job of getting the crowd going, and everyone clearly felt very comfortable watching them. - Huseyin, The Library Club, Kingston.
You guys were absolutely awesome - we've had lots of comments from guests saying how great you were and we loved you too! Thanks for filling the dance floor! Sam Married 2017
- This Is How We Do It / 21 Seconds / Gotta Get Through This
- Love Yourself (NQ Folk Remix)