The Specialists
Essex Based Covers Band

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The Specialists - A Rock & Pop Covers Band Based in Essex

The Specialists were started in 2005 and are one of Essex's longest running and most experienced cover bands. They offer an unrivalled sound and one of the liveliest stage shows you're likely to see from a covers band. The band are completely versatile and offer 5 amazing lead vocalists, a repertoire of over 500 songs and the experience of over 1000 gigs. The band play a huge range of music including rock, pop, funk and soul from the 50s to today. They even include some Israeli music perfect for a Jewish wedding.

Top Class Musicians

The standard line-up is a 5 piece band with 5 lead vocals including male and female, guitar, bass, drums and keys. This band can offer various line-up options from a three piece of just bass, guitar, drums and vocals all the way up to a full 13-piece show band.

Along the years The Specialists have had the opportunity to back so very famous musical stars. They have performed Flying Without Wings with Westlife, Let Me Entertain You with Robbie Williams, The Look Of Love with ABC and (unashamedly) Is This the Way to Amarillo with Tony Christie. The members have also performed with many top acts including Bucks Fizz, Bonnie Tyler, Ant & Dec, Big Brovaz, Simon Webb & Jools Holland. They have also had the chance to performed at many of Europe's top venues including Earls Court, Royal Albert Hall, Birmingham N.E.C & Wembley Arena. This goes to prove that the standard of musicianship in this covers band from essex is second to none.

Jewish / Israeli Wedding Music

The band offer a mix of Israeli music perfect for Jewish weddings. Here is a list of the songs they currently play.

  • Hora Medley including... Siman Tov
  • Moshiach
  • Hevenu Shalom Alecheim Mazel Tov
  • Dodi Li
  • Hava Nagila
  • Erev Shel Shoshanim Oseh Shalom

Essex Based Covers Band

Although the band are based in Essex they are willing to travel.

A standard evenings entertainment includes the following;

  • 3 x 40 minutes of live music.
  • Arrival at 6:00pm to be ready to go by 8:00pm.
  • Recorded music between sets.
  • Full Lighting and sound rig.
  • The main 5-piece covers band.

These musicians play in a few other amazing Essex based bands that we work with including...

Boys of Summer - An 80's tribute band that play all the hits from the era.

Anthems - A DJ live band with live musicians mixed with a DJ.


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