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Welcome to backbeatgroup.co.uk

The following pages should help to explain a little about backbeat to allow you to make an informed decision on providing high quality entertainment for your forthcoming function(s)

About backbeat:
The idea behind Backbeat was (and still is) to provide top quality music from the last six decades, delivered by quality musicians and presented in a dynamic and fun manner.
This atitude may not fill many stadiums, but it does ensure that all styles of functions can be accommodated.

The Line-up:
Mike always providing the vocals and energetic entertainment that is synonymous with Backbeat. Keyboard / programming & additional vocal duties provided by Joel or Stu. Guitar by John or Daren 'da fish'

The Music:
You will note from our playlist , that we have a wide and varied musical repertoire! We can accommodateall manner of functions, offering a more up to date set where required or a good mix of oldies for a really cheesy party!

Our Clients:
We employ the services of the best quality management companies for specific sectors but we are happy to undertake work through recognised agents and also to accept private bookings:

Henderson-management.co.uk provide BackBeat with the following work:
First Leisure
Bourne Leisure
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Tower
plus further corporate work and private functions

Eminenceleisure.co.uk provide Backbeat with the following work;
Jumpin Jaks
Chicago rock
Luminar Leisure

Rythm-Of-Your-Choice.co.uk provide Backbeat with high quality corporate work.

Bill Turner Agency provide Backbeat with the following;
Rank Leisure
Norther Club Circuit
North East Club Circuit

our wedding package provides a full entertainment for your evening reception. Including songs your Granny remembers as well as the latest Ricky Martin offering, all mixedup with selected songs that everyone will know and be able to boogie to. We are happy to include any songs that you pick from our playlist and we are happy to con sider any personal faves of yours if they are not on our playlist. In the last 8 years we have been selected to provide entertainment for around 200 weddings

Birthday and other celebrations;
Our party packages are tailored to the audience that we are entertaining. We will always endeavour to include songs of your choosing and are pleased to discuss specific requirements before booking.