Slinky

Slinky

Live Band

We are The Slinky Band and are based in the North West of England and have performed all over the UK, Ireland and Europe. We comprise of quality musicians with professional attitudes and have years of experience individually and performing together as a band.

With our extensive repertoire we can accommodate for any age group and event type. This includes classic artists like The Beatles, Queen and The Rolling Stones through to Bruno Mars, Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams.

Audio Clips

      1. Crazy Little Thing Called Love

      2. Seven Nation Army

      3. A Town called Malice

Profile

As Slinky works specifically to the client’s needs they cater for any eventuality you may require for your event. If you want specific music types, set times, an early arrival, a late finish or a specific dress code Slinky can happily provide this.

The band also offers a number of services to make your event, wedding or party ‘a touch more special’ which include: first dance option, acoustic set, iPod playlists and a free DJ service.

Slinky provides the highest quality equipment for all its events. PA and lighting equipment is PAT tested and we hold full PL Insurance which will meet the criteria for all venue types.

PERFORMANCE TIMES
Performances can be split into 2 x 45min or 2 x 60min sets to suit the style of event and at a time of your choice. If you require different performance times this can be easily arranged. After gaining entry to the performance area, please allow us 90mins to fully set up.

EQUIPMENT
The band have invested in the best possible sound equipment and use a top of the range 2000 watt Electro Voice PA system with a matched pair subwoofer speakers to provide a deep and true sound. The system can easily handle most event types (up to 300 guests). Slinky also have their own self-contained stage lighting system 2 x NJD Spectres , 2 x SNIP Lasers , 3 x American DJ Mega Panels and smoke machine all with ‘sound-to-light’ controllers as standard.

DRESS
The Band can tailor their look to suit your needs on the night. For Corporate Events or Weddings they can dress formally in suits or black attire and for private parties and less formal events they can take a more casual approach if you prefer.

ACOUSTIC SET
Slinky are able to offer a 1 x 40 minute free Acoustic Set as part of the night time entertainment, or for an additional fee can perform 2 x 30 min sets in the afternoon which is perfect for drinks during Receptions or Wedding Breakfasts.

DJ SERVICE
As well as offering free iPod playlists Slinky also offers a FREE DJ option that runs when the band are not performing. This is performed by a member of the band operating a laptop with professional DJ mixing software and 1000s of party classics old and modern to keep the dance floor full! The benefits of this service are that your guests are able to make requests for the DJ to play, and with the DJ being a member of the band and sharing their equipment, the space utilized at the venue is kept to a minimum… and so looks very tidy

LEGAL
The band hold public liability insurance cover up to £1,000,000 and all their electrical equipment is annually P.A.T tested for safety. (The band can provide copies of these documents if the venue requires them).

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
Slinky take pride in working specifically to the client’s needs. They are approachable and happy to suggest ideas making your event special and unique as possible.

BAND MEMBERS
STU BRIERLEY: Stu has been singing and performing since the age of 15 in a variety of acts and line ups. He had his biggest success with his original band ‘Blue Sauce’ where he completed several successful tours of Europe supporting a number of well-known acts and playing at a number of prestigious venues to capacity crowds.

NICK STUDHOLME: After completing a Jazz diploma he has played in a wide variety of bands and spent time as a professional composer writing Jazz, Electronic, Pop and advertisement compositions for a prestigious marketing company. Currently runs Cheshire Guitar School and provides peripatetic tuition in Cheshire Primary Schools

AARON CROXFORD: After completing a 2 year popular music diploma at 18 Aaron has performed and toured over 2000 gigs in the UK and Europe with top Function, Tribute and Original bands that range from duos up to 8 piece line ups spanning the last 20 years. He also teaches bass privately and has recently opened a Music Academy in his local area.

DAMIEN WILLIAMS: Damien has 17 years performing on drums and 12 years tutoring at a national music school. He has played in many bands from Corporate, Tribute and Original and is no stranger to studio session work. He is currently performing with Blues legend Gwyn Ashton and recording with him on his latest album.

Set List

Modern Pop
Sax – Fleur East
I Can’t Feel My Face – The Weekend
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson
Summer – Calvin Harris
Sing – Ed Sheeran
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Blurred Lines – Robert Thicke
Feel So Close – Calvin Harris
Love Me Again – John Newman
Party Rock Anthem – LMFAO
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Sexy and I Know It – LMFAO
Wake Me up – Avicii
Don’t You Worry Child – Swedish House Mafia
I Got A Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
Moves like Jagger – Maroon 5
Runaway baby – Bruno Mars
Dance With Me Tonight – Olly Murs
The Lazy Song – Bruno Mars
One Day Like This – Elbow
Pencil full of lead – Paulo Nutini
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Clocks – Coldplay

Indie
Mr Brightside – The Killers
When the sun goes down – Arctic Monkeys
All these things that I’ve done – The Killers
How You Like me Now – The Heavy
Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
Dakota – Stereophonics
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon
Golden Touch – Razorlight
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Last Nite – The Strokes
Club Foot – Kasabian
Be my Girl – Jet
I Predict a Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
Somebody Told Me – The Killers
Seven Nation Army – White Stripes
Dance Floor – Arctic Monkey’s
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis
Love Machine – Arctic Monkey’s

Modern Rock
Gold on the Ceiling – The Black Keys
No One Knows- Queens of the Stone Age
By the Way – RHCP
Hump De Bump – RHCP
Times like These – Foo Fighters
Dani California – RHCP
Killing in the Name – RATM
Give It Away – RHCP
Under The Bridge – RHCP
Hysteria – Muse
Changing Man – Paul Weller
Aeroplane – Red Hot Chili Peppers

Classic Rock
All Right Now – Free
Where the Streets Have No Name – U2
Sweet Child O Mine – Guns n Roses
Rock The Casbah – The Clash
Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Stuck In the Middle with You – Stealers Wheel
Born to be wild – Steppenwolf
Back in Black – ACDC
My Generation – The Who
The Boys are Back in Town- Thin Lizzy
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Every Little Thing She Does – The Police
Crazy Little thing Called Love – Queen
Hard to Handle – Black Crowe’s
Another One Bites The Dust – Queen
20th Century Boy – T Rex
Roadhouse Blues – The Door
Teenage Kicks – The Undertones
Sympathy Devil – The Rolling Stones

90s Classics
Step On – Happy Mondays
Bitter Sweet Symphony – The Verve
You Can’t Touch This – MC Hammer
Unbelievable – EMF
Jump Around – House of Pain
Getting Jiggy With It – Will Smith
Cigarettes and Alcohol – Oasis
The Only One I Know – The Charlatans
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Lucky Man – The Verve
Park Life – Blur
She’s Electric – Oasis
Sit Down – James
Hush – Kula Shaker
River Boat Song – Ocean Colour
Place Your Hands – Reef
Wonderwall – Oasis
Rocks – Primal Scream

80s Classics
You Can Call Me AL – Paul Simon
Don’t You Forget About – Simple Minds
Sledge Hammer – Peter Gabriel
Walk This Way – Aerosmith
Boom Boom Shake The Room – Will Smith
Let’s Dance – David Bowie
Dignity – Deacon Blue
Could You Be Loved – Bob Marley
Rio – Duran Duran
Radio Ga Ga – Queen
Gold – Spandau Ballet
Power of Love – Huey Lewis
White Lines – Grandmaster Flash
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Rock The Casbah – The Clash
Town Called Malice- The Jam
Dreadlock Holiday – 10cc
Baggy Trousers – Madness
I Shot the Sheriff – Bob Marley
Going Underground – The Jam
Fight for Your Right – Beastie Boys
Word up – Cameo
Kiss – Prince

70s Funk / Disco
Disco Inferno – The Tramps
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Jungle Boogie – Kool And The Gang
Long Train -Doobie Brothers
Get Down On It – Kool and the Gang
Sex Machine – James Brown
Nutbush City Limits – Tina Turner
Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
I Will Survive – Slinkified
A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley

60s / 50s Rock n’ Roll
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
All Day and All of the Night – The Kinks
Jump’ in Jack Flash – The Stones
Twist n Shout – The Beatles
Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones
Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones
Day Tripper – The Beatles
Saw Her Standing There – Beatles
Come Together – The Beatles
Bad Moon Rising – CCR
You Really Got Me – The Kinks
Hard Day’s Night – Beatles
Money – The Beatles
Shake Your Tail Feather – Ray Charles
Jail House Rock – Elvis Presley
Johnny B Good – Chuck berry
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley

Motown, Soul & Swing
Everybody Needs Somebody – Blues Brothers
Higher & Higher – Jackie Brown
I Feel Good – James Brown
Hard to Handle – Otis Redding
Mustang Sally – Wilson Picket
Midnight Hour – Blues Brothers
Signed, sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Soul Man – Blues Brothers
Ooh I Wanna Be Like You – Jungle Book
Moon dance – Van Morrison

First Dance Options
You do something to me – Paul Weller
Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
Wonderwall – Oasis
Better Together – Jack Johnson
Something – George Harrison
One Day Like This – Elbow
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Everlong – The Foo Fighters

Client List

• Hilton Hotel – Blackpool
• Floral Pavilion – New Brighton
• Telford International Centre – Telford
• Palm House – Liverpool
• The Eden Armoury – Durham
• Liverpool University – Liverpool
• Weston Park – Shropshire
• Crown Plaza – Liverpool
• York University – York
• Barton Grange Hotel – Preston
• The Chester Grosvenor – Chester
• Kimmel Manor Hotel – Abergelle
• Manchester Art Gallery – Manchester
• 315 Bar And Restaurant – Huddersfield
• Burntwood Court Hotel – Barnsley
• The Carr’s Park – Wilmslow
• Red Hall Hotel – Bury
• The Devonshire House Hotel – Liverpool
• Adcote Hall – Shrewsbury
• Royal Clifton Hotel – Southport
• Old Hall – Sandbach
• Kilhey Court – Standish
• Picton Castle – Haverford west
• The Grosvenor Ballrooms – Wallasey
• Calally Castle – Alnwick
• Scarthingwell Park – Tadcaster
• Mitton Hall – Whalley
• Dalhousie Castle – Edinburgh
• Eaves Hall Hotel – Clitheroe
• Soughton Hall – Northop
• The Dome – Buxton
• Belle Epoque – Knutsford
• Sheldrake’s – Heswall
• Hillbark Hotel – Frankby
• The Ashes – Stoke On Trent
• Holdsworth House – West Yorkshire
• Middleton Lodge – North Yorkshire
• Royal Oak Hotel – York
• Llyndir Hall Hotel and Spa – Rossett
• Mcdonald Kilhey Court – Wigan
• The Falcondale Manison Hotel – Ceredigion
• Romolo Resturant – Shrewsbury
• Shrigley Hall – Macclesfield
• Charlotte House Hotel – Lincoln
• Low Wood Bay Hotel – Cumbria
• Ruthin Castle – Ruthin
• The Swan Hotel – Cumbria
• Ribby Hall Leisure Village
• Mythe Barn Events
• The Oaks at Mollington
• Caledonian club, London
• Slaidburn Village Hall
• Coed Y Mwstrw Hotel
• Peckforton Castle
• Monkhouse Hill Cottages
• Blaithwaite House
• Fishermans Retreat, Ramsbottom
• Ashfield House, Wigan
• West Tower, Ormskirk
• Eynsham Hall Hotel
• Leverhulme Hotel
• Stanbrook Abbey, Worcester
• Dale Barracks, Chester
• Rossett Hall Hotel
• Heskin Hall, Lancs
• Museum of Science, Manchester
• Hilton, Manchester Airport
• Lennox House, Eltisley
• Highfield Hall, Northop
• Lions Quay Hotel & Spa, Oswestry
• Nailcote Hall
• Wynyard Hall, Cleveland
• Southport Masonic Hall
• Royal British Legion, Wallasey
• White Waters Hotel, Llangollen
• Maesgwyn Hall
• Thistle Atlantic Tower
• The Crossleyans Club, Halifax
• Loweswater Village Hall
• Oakwood Hall, Bingley
• Brimsop Country Inn
• Peterstone Court, Powys
• The Plough, Llandeillo
• Ingsend, Nelson
• Bar Legion, Wigan
• The Wild Boar, Cumbria
• Rivington Hall Barn
• Aintree Racecourse
• Oulton Hall, Leeds
• Warrington Golf Club
• The Gibbon Bridge Hotel
• Rowley Manor Hotel
• 30 James Street, Liverpool
• St Chad’s Parish Centre, Leeds
• Hope Street Hotel, Liverpool
• Berrington Hall, St Helens
• Monkhouse Hill Cottages, Caldbeck
• Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere
• Home Farm, Milton
• Rigg of England Farm, Fence
• Southport Masonic Hall
• Britannia Inn, Bolton
• East End Manor, Harrogate

Ribby Village Hall

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Testimonials (69)

Fiona Fletcher – Festival
Slinky are The BEST band to come out of the North West of England since those Liverpool lads! We’ve booked this band on numerous occasions because not only are they brilliant and versatile, Slinky are suitable for any occasion as their music repertoire is awesome and covers all genres!

Debbie and James French – Wedding – Ruthin Castle
James and I just wanted to drop you a quick email to thank you so much for playing at our wedding at Ruthin Castle. We are happy for you to add our feedback to your website and we would just like to thank you so much for making our evening so special, the music was fantastic and you got everyone up dancing. Loads of our guests commented on how great the band was!! We would recommend you guys to anyone looking for a fab wedding band!!

Marcus & Anna – Wedding
We just wanted to say thank you to Slinky for putting on such a fantastic performance at our wedding. They put on such a great show with a huge variety of songs with something for everyone. We particularly enjoyed your rendition of the ‘Jungle Book’!! They are a really friendly bunch of Guys who all interacted with everyone. So many people have commented on your performance. I won’t hesitate to highly recommend you and can’t wait for a reason to book you again! Thanks again for helping make our day a memorable one’

Leanne and David – Wedding – 315 Bar and Restaurant
We just wanted to say a huge thank you for the great job you did at our wedding everyone said how much they enjoyed it and you had everyone dancing!! It really was an amazing day and went without any hiccup which of course is also down to you! You were totally professional and efficient and sounded great! We can’t sing your praises enough!! Thank you again!!

Chris – Private party- Old Hall
We have had so much great feedback from everybody about NYE. Please pass on my thanks to all the members in the band.

Sean Sullivan – Wedding – Willington Hall Hotel
Now we are back from honeymoon etc. I just wanted to again say thank you for Slinky’s performance at our wedding last month. I can assure you that every one of our guests and Julie and I loved it. The music was great and the dance floor full the whole time thanks to yourself and the guys. Also many thanks for letting Ryan (Julie’s brother) get up and perform alongside you it was a really nice touch. You are a great bunch of guys and were a pleasure to meet you all. Be sure if I have an event that needs a band in future your top of the list and I will recommend you to anyone who is on the lookout as well. Again Many Thanks

Amanda – Private Party – Adderley Edge Golf Club
What a FANTASTIC band! Slinky played at my 40th birthday party. My friends still haven’t stopped raving about what a great band they were and what a fantastic night they made it into 6 weeks on! Slinky definitely turned the party into a real event, everyone danced and really really enjoyed the music they played and had to be kicked off the dance floor at 1 as the venue was closing up. Thoroughly recommend and would not hesitate to book them again!
Simon Hulme – Birthday Party
Slinky were absolutely fantastic…great guys also. Happy to work with me on info and music in between would definitely use them again, and recommend them …vast array of music!

Paul Cullen – Wedding – Thornton Manor
Hi Slinky, Just wanted to drop you a quick line to say thanks for a great job on our wedding night. Thanks also for spotting the first dance track was not right and changing it. We got a lot of compliments about you on the night and will be recommending you in the future.

Kate Hooton – Wedding – Farington Loodge
We would like to thank Slinky for a brilliant set at our recent wedding. The band was amazing and all of our guests commented on how good they were. A great choice made and got everyone in the party spirit!

John Simpson – Private Party –The Eden Armoury
Hi, Just a quick Email to let you know that everyone commented on “Slinky”, saying that they were awesome. We’ve had a lot of excellent feedback from all of the mess members, saying that you all made their night with all the songs you played, so thanks for making our night easier, hopefully you all enjoyed playing as much as we did listening. Thanks again

Mark Roberts – NHS Party – Crown Plaza
Slinky performed at the Trust’s Focusing on Excellence Awards in 2013, to a crowd of over 300 people, and played a huge part in making it the best one we’ve ever held. We booked the band at extremely short notice (only 2 weeks before the event) but they were a joy to work with, keeping in touch with us during the run up to the event and arriving in plenty of time on the night to be set up and ready to go well in advance of the start of the event. Their performance was exceptional; packing the dance floor from the off and keeping it full until they’d finished their set (full value at circa 90 minutes). Their set included hit after hit from throughout the last 50 years, covering all of the main genres and catering for all tastes (they even slotted in a few of my own personal requests). All of the feedback we’ve had from our staff who attended the event has been positive, with the boys from Slinky stealing the show. I’d recommend them to anyone; we’ve already made enquiries about whether they’re available for us again next year!

Kim Davies – Wedding – Chester
“Hi, just wanted to say a massive thank you for playing at our wedding, you were brilliant!! Everybody we’ve spoken to has said how great you were and how you really made the evening. Thank you thank you thank you! And if anyone is reading this and wondering whether they should book Slinky, just do it!! ”

Kathryn Law – Wedding – Royal Clifton Hotel
We were very impressed with the band. The performance was outstanding and the dance floor kept busy, even though a lot of our friends don’t dance! They were very accommodating with our song requests and played a great mix of music for guests of all ages. Everyone had a great time and when we speak to people who were at our wedding everyone comments on how good the band was. We had an iPad playlist service between sets and all of our requests were included, even though we changed our 1st dance song at 24 hours’ notice! The band was very professional, friendly and easy to deal with which is very important on a day that we had a lot going on. We would definitely recommend Slinky for any events you are planning. Thanks a lot for doing such a great job!

Pete and Michelle – Wedding – Thornton Hall
Thanks for a great night’s entertainment on Saturday. Several people on the night commented on how good the band were and several since have said the same. Excellent choice of songs and a pleasure to deal with. Could you pass my thanks on to George as well, he must have fitted in nearly every request, if not all of them, again very professional job. Would recommend you all anytime.
Thanks again, Pete and Michelle.

Dominic Eaves – Wedding – Belle Epoque
Slinky played at our wedding and I cannot recommend them highly enough. From making the booking through to performing on the night I found them very professional, helpful and extremely accommodating. A thorough questionnaire with our preferences meant nothing was missed and they even learnt a new song to play for our first dance. And WOW what can say about the performance. It was fantastic. They are great musicians and entertainers, who are very tight and know the songs well. The dance floor was packed all night and we received loads of compliments on their performance. Thanks guys you really added to our big day.

Becky Sprowell – Wedding – Cheshire
We had Slinky play for our wedding evening do – they were absolutely fantastic. They got everybody up dancing and we had a great party! Brilliant song choices sung so very well. Band members were lovely. All of our guests have commented on how good Slinky was – we are very very happy, so thank you.

Felicity Munro, Wedding Event, Derbyshire
Slinky were lively and energetic from the word go; they had everyone dancing and read their audience brilliantly. They were smart and professional and were also a really lovely and relaxed bunch of guys. I honestly can’t praise them enough. They made the evening for us and we’re still getting comments about how good they were now!!

Wilmslow Town Council – Party – Warrington
Thanks for yesterday. I’m pleased that that Slinky enjoyed headlining the stage. I received many positive comments. Please pass on my thanks again to the other band members. Regards Matthew

Mrs J Dawson – Wedding – The Grosvenor Chester
Slinky just made our wedding evening – I can’t thank you all enough. Our friends and family were so impressed with them that everyone commented on the performance they had given. Huge thanks for making it an amazing wedding party. I need to find a reason to book them again sometime soon!

Chris McCarthy – 18th Birthday – Manchester
I would just like to say how good Slinky were last night. We hired them last night for my sisters 18th and they blew us away, absolutely amazing. They got everyone up, and they were so professional. I would, and have, highly recommend them to everyone I know. Thank you so much.

Charlie M – Wedding – Llandudno
Slinky were absolutely brilliant, we had lots of great comments about them and they kept the dance floor busy all night. In fact thanks to them lending us the sound system we kept everyone dancing until after 2am!! They were a good bunch of lads and receptive to my drunken father’s requests. I would definitely recommend them. Thanks for your help Tracey, I know it took a while but we definitely made the right decision.

Holly Griffiths – Corporate Party – Shrewsbury
Hi Stuart Just wanted to send you and the guys a note to thank you very much for making our night on Friday. We all had a fantastic time and everyone has been commenting on how great Slinky were, you really got the party going and played the perfect mix of music for us. I just hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Anyway, thank you once again and I will definitely be recommending you and hope to book you again!

Stephen Williams – Wedding – Greater Manchester
The band have nothing short of fantastic. They were easily obtainable with my (tons) of questions and requests. Once at the wedding the set they played was the exact mix bag of genres we asked for and they played them all superbly. I kept being told all night by our wedding guests how good they sounded. They are a very chilled easy going bunch of guys which, believe me on an already stressful wedding day is certainly what’s needed!

Kelly and Mark – Wedding Event – Cumbria
We hired Slinky for our wedding in the Lake District and where delighted we did. They were extremely professional, set up and ready to go as soon as we arrived to the evening venue without us even knowing they had arrived. They played a great selection of songs that kept everyone happy and dancing all night, also the DJ that came with them was great too. Our guests are still talking about the ‘gig’ 6 months later. Very approachable bunch of lads and we would definitely recommend them to everyone and we will be using them again in future as soon as we think of an excuse for another party!

Michelle and Gerrod – Wedding Event – Mottram Hall
Slinky played at my wedding at Mottram Hall. They were the best! I would recommend the guys to anybody! I’m 30 next year and hopefully will have the guys again as they were very professional and I want to say huge thank you to you all for ending our wedding with the best variety of music from the 60s up till now. Along with the DJ that came with them they kept everyone dancing all night, just fantastic!

Jessica – Wedding – Shrewsbury
The band was brilliant. They knew exactly how to get the crowd dancing and enjoying themselves. They were professional and sounded and looked great. As we had not heard the band prior to booking we were a little apprehensive as to the standard but we need not have worried at all. Prior to the wedding they contacted us with details of how we would like them to dress, song requests etc. This put us at ease, particularly given their speed of response. Everything was as requested. Overall we were very impressed and would highly recommend them.

A Hulbert – Private Party – Darcy’s
I really enjoyed my 21st at Darcy’s and Slinky were brilliant. Everyone commented on how good they were and how they got the party going. I was impressed at their professionalism and how they gauged the mood of the event and responded accordingly. Thanks Again!

Lindsey Evans – Wedding – Frankby
It was the most amazing day and you guys were fantastic! Thank you so much for coming and being a part of it! My feet are killing today from all the dancing!

B Allen – Private Party – Manchester
Slinky, highly recommend this band for a great evening. Everyone has commented on how good they were, they really made our evening a success, Thanks Guys.

Laura and Jonathan – Wedding – Derbyshire
I just wanted to let you know that you guys were very quick to respond and we felt that the booking process was easy and helpful. The band had an amazing sound, really friendly guys and our guests loved dancing to them. Really good mix of songs, Fantastic!

Collette – Birthday Party -Thornton Hall
Just about everyone who was at the party has contacted me today to say they had a great time and all have commented on how amazing slinky were I can’t find a fault in anything you done all I can say is a great big thank you! slinky are truly professional extremely talented and a really friendly fun bunch of guys thanks to you all for making the evening so successful will definitely use you again and would not hesitate to too recommend you to anyone !!! Thanks again enjoy life and thanks to disco Dave!! Collette

Aly and Julia – Wedding –Southport
Hi Damien, just a quick thank you to you and your band Slinky. You guys were brilliant at our wedding!! Everyone has commented how good you were. Apologies Julia and I could stay for a beer with you afterwards we were just exhausted. But thank you once again and we’ll gladly recommend you to anyone. Aly and Julia

Hannah – Cock o Barton – Malpas
We had a great night and everyone has commented on how good you guys were. You played at a wedding I went to a few years ago and we really liked you then, but you never quite know if your own wedding/party would be the same but you certainly didn’t disappoint.

Miss S Hughes – Scottish Power
Slinky were recommended to our firm by some colleges that had booked them previously for a summer ball. They were very professional and made every effort to work around our needs on the day. So many guests commented on how good they were. Thanks!

Dave Scott – The Hilton – Manchester
Slinky a very professional outfit and very approachable and accommodating. They dealt with all requests that were given to them, from the chief bridesmaid announcing our first dance to introducing my Nan so she could do a speech. Afterwards they even played acoustic guitar in the bar! Slinky are highly recommended!!

Sarah and Ian – Wedding – Manchester
Just a quick email to say how amazing you and the rest of the band were at my wedding the other week! You were absolutely fantastic and all the guests have been saying how good you were and asking where I found you! I would also like to say a very special thank you from Ian And I personally for learning one day like this and it being soooo Good! I never believed it would be that good and it absolutely made my Night! I think I have used every superlative in my vocab now so will just say That if you ever need any recommendation, please get it touch- I am Happy to tell anyone that will listen how good you guys are!
Also- so sorry that the timings were so off- the traffic earlier in the day screwed everything up so apologies if that caused you any Trouble! Many thanks once again!!

Mr N Murray – Titan Steel
Slinky were fantastic. They were so charismatic, providing visual as well as audio entertainment. They interacted with guests perfectly and played a great selection of music that had everyone dancing to the end of the night. I would highly recommend them for any occasion.

Mr D Abrahams – The Adelphi
What a party! Slinky read our guests perfectly and got everyone completely rocking! We were so happy with the evening they were exactly what we were after. A big THANK YOU to you and the band for making the evening of our wedding something to remember.

Felicity and Gary – Wedding – The Dome, Buxton
I just wanted to say thank you for playing our wedding at The Dome in Buxton.
People are still commenting on how good you guys were and how brilliant you sounded, even with the strange acoustics! I honestly can’t thank you all enough though, you guys made the night!

Ansar & Jenny – Wedding Event – Humberside
Hi Jennie, Thank you for a fantastic service. Everybody enjoyed Slinky, the evening wouldn’t have been the same without them. Thanks to Stuart and the gang.

Lisa – Wedding –Tarporley
Slinky were absolutely brilliant. We had absolutely no complaints at all, the dance floor was packed for most of the night & the music was all fab. We would book them again definitely,
and have been recommended already. Best regards, Lisa

Steven and Johanna Hulme – Wedding – Shrigley
Slinky performed at our recent wedding in the Tilden Suite at Shrigley Hall, the venue was ideal for a band and we could not fault Slinky. They played 2 great sets and definitely got the party started. The band was polite and courteous, and fitted right in with the guests at the wedding. We want to thank them so much for helping to make our wedding day the best day of our lives, and would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone in the future …………. just be warned if you don’t usually dance………….you will when they play! Slinky Rock!!!

Jane Hart – Wedding – Wirral
We booked Slinky for our wedding evening reception and they absolutely made the night. Within a day of our booking Damien from the band contacted us with a questionnaire to complete to ensure that everything on the night was perfect – like what songs from their repertoire we wanted and how we wanted the band to be dressed. I was really worried that the venue had a sound limiter and Slinky worked with us to ensure everything would be ok and even offered an electronic drum kit to limit the noise.

Slinky turned up in black suits just as I had requested and they looked great. The band did 2 x one hour sets as we requested and they were brilliant. Prior to the first set I felt that the night was a bit flat, and nobody was dancing, but as soon as the band started to play the dance floor was packed! It was the same for their second set too. The sets were great, the songs were all well-known and flowed from one to the next perfectly and absolutely everyone commented how brilliant Slinky was. You could also rate their set by the number of people dancing! I cannot thank the band members enough for everything they did or recommend them highly enough!

Joe Goatley – Charity – Gloucestershire
Just wanted to say a big thank you to yourself and the rest of the band for Saturday night!
Everyone had a great time and all the feedback regarding all you guys has been great! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed your performance and I’m certain that the success of the night was largely down to the way you kept everyone so well entertained and got them all up dancing! Thanks once again.

Mike Thwaites DJ – Wedding – Cheshire
Worked alongside these guys for a wedding tonight, excellent sums them up nicely, very professional, great sound with a varied set list. Very energetic performance, nice one!

John Shelton – Wedding – Wilmslow
Slinky played at our Wedding and were fantastic. Lots our guests commented on how great it was to have live music opposed to a DJ and really made the evening stand out. What impressed me most was the fact that the lead singer of the Band was unfortunately taken ill just before our Wedding (these things can’t be helped), but to the bands credit they were able to find a replacement on extremely short notice who not only filled in, but was fantastic and you wouldn’t have known otherwise had they not informed us. Professional outfit throughout and we would certainly recommend them to anyone having an event with entertainment.

Mark and Liz – Wedding – Middleton Lodge
“Hi, we are just back from honeymoon and wanted to say a huuuge thank you to you guys for playing at our wedding at Middleton Lodge a few weeks ago. You were absolutely fantastic and everyone was raving about what a great band you are and how much they all enjoyed it. A huge group hug, all singing along to all these things that I’ve done has to be one of our highlights of the day. We cannot recommend you highly enough – thank you so so much. Mark and Liz. xx”

Rhiannon and Richard – Wedding – Leeds
Richard and I had an absolutely fantastic time on Saturday. You guys were absolutely brilliant, so many of our guests have commented on how great you were and have asked us to forward on your details. You played such a fantastic variety of music, which appealed to everyone from the youngest guests to the oldest! I don’t think I have ever been to a party where people were up dancing on the very first song, so this is testament to you guys. It was brilliant have the option for a DJ in-between and after you had finished Thank you so much, you really made the party. .

Lee and Steph – Wedding – Chorley
The first thing to say is a big thanks to the whole band. You definitely made our evening reception go with a bang and kept the dance floor full all night. All the guests I’ve spoken to really enjoyed the music and many of them also said that you’re the best band they’d seen at any function – and I completely agree! Thanks for making it a great night to remember – and just like I’ve read in some of your other testimonials: I can’t wait to find another excuse to book you guys again! Thanks again from both of us.
Lee & Steph

Eleanor and Robert – Wedding – Northallerton
We have just returned from honeymoon and we would like to say a massive thank you to Slinky for really nailing it at our wedding reception. The music was fantastic, the band play to a really high standard and a number of our friends and family commented on how impressed they were. The band paid real attention to what we’d asked for (including our less conventional choices!) and gave us exactly what we wanted rather than what they thought we should get. Our guests were dancing throughout the entire set and probably could have carried on for hours! Slinky were also extremely professional in setting up and packing up quickly and efficiently, without any issues or complaint. You guys made our night and were worth every penny.

Lindsey – Wedding – Newcastle upon Tyne
Thanks again for such a great evening!! Our friends and family were raving about you guys and asking for your details. A huge thanks to the band Slinky who played at our wedding. There repertoire was perfect for the occasion and from the moment they started playing the dance floor was filled until the end of the night. We even had an encore! Slinky were really professional and communication was excellent. I would definitely recommend them. Thanks again

Natalie and Nick – Wedding – Dunham Massey
Nick and I absolutely loved Slinky and would recommend to anybody – which we have as a few guests asked for contact details after the big day and hopefully they will keep you in mind.

The live sets performed were incredible and you really got us as a couple playing the music we love, every guest was so impressed with the quality of the music and how professional you all were. By far the easiest part of the day, you turned up on time, set up without the disturbing anybody (I didn’t even realize you were there) and then you started playing and the atmosphere went through the roof. The last dance, I predict a riot was the absolute highlight and we have the best photos of the night!! I hope that you all had enough to eat and drink on the night and honestly we really can’t thank you enough, Slinky absolutely made our wedding day, Thank you, Natalie and Nick.

Jarrod Cairns – Wedding – Eaves Hall
From the moment we chose Slinky and booked them the service was first class. In our initial discussions on which music to have for our Wedding the band were open and flexible, nothing seemed to be off limits. This was evident in our first dance choice which wasn’t a “usual” first dance song choice. The band took it and made it their own without fuss or question and delivered a fantastic version of the song we picked. On the day they were punctual and very professional, setting up efficiently and with no disturbance to the rest of the proceedings. Right form the very first song the band were lively, fun and encouraged the guests to get involved. Clearly being accomplished musicians, the songs were delivered expertly and the whole band looked like they enjoy their work and enjoy entertaining.
The dance floor was full all night and the DJ set in between live sets and at the end of the night was exactly what we wanted. So many of our guests have commented on how good Slinky were. They helped make the night so much fun, got the guests dancing and we felt like they were part of the day, not just a band that turned up and played.
A great night and a great, friendly and professional band. Will recommend all day long!!

James and Lauren – Wedding – Leyland
You and your band we’re awesome mate, you honestly were! Everyone has mentioned it this morning saying how good the band was, you really made the night. Me and Lauren we’re over the moon and will certainly highly recommend you to anyone who asks; without a doubt. Thanks again for making our wedding night, cheers mate!!

Claire and Danny Hughes – Cock O Barton – Malpas
Slinky band were completely professional and helpful throughout booking and at all stages. We think you are a very talented band and everyone had a great time. Our aim was to get people up, dancing and enjoying themselves and I feel Slinky without doubt nailed it. You played two great sets with a range of music to suit everyone’s tastes. I would without hesitation book Slinky again and highly recommend to others. A massive thank you from myself and new husband. We wish Slinky all the best for a successful future.

Andy and Laura – Wedding – Shireoaks
Having booked Slinky for a party to celebrate our wedding in Italy, We had never booked a band prior to this event and really did not know what to expect. Their music sounded great on the demos on their website and when we met the guys on the night of the party, they were great – really friendly, cheerful and great at organizing our night with announcements, etc. The range of music performed by The Slinky was so varied, which suited us and our guests perfectly. We requested a general mixture of genres and from the moment the band commenced their first set, the dance floor was full and it stayed that way all night! They also ensured they had two particular songs we requested on their ipad playlist, without hesitation. We were thrilled with Slinky and the service they provided. They really made our special night a success. We cannot thank them enough and would not hesitate to recommend them (and of course book them again) in the future. Thanks guys!!”
We really mean it – I don’t think the night would have been half as enjoyable without you guys – you were great and we really will be recommending you to all friends and family! Thank you!

Heather – Private Party – Stockport
The Slinky Band performed for my husband’s 60th birthday party and they were brilliant. They played just the music we wanted (from many decades to cover everyone’s tastes) and provided a playlist for between their sessions, which was also excellent. All our friends loved them. They set everything up on time, were well prepared, and looked good and really nice guys! Thank you.”

P.s I got an extra bit of feedback for you this morning. The club manager (whom I rang to thank) told me that his staff who were working that evening said they’d have paid good money to see the band!! And they got them free of course!

Tammy Orrill – Private Party – Nottinghamshire
Amazing band! Made my birthday party extra special! 🙂

Sarah and William – Wedding – Fence
Had an amazing day thank you so much for keeping us all entertained from start to finish, we would recommend The Slinky Band for weddings, parties and corporate events any day.
Many Thanks, Sarah & Wills

Craig & Louise Wainwright – Wedding Seiont Manor
Slinky were booked for our wedding, everyone had a great time and the atmosphere was brilliant due to fab music. Would highly recommend for a great night. Craig & Louise Wainwright.

Graham and Helen – Wedding – Knutsford
Helen and I just wanted to drop you a quick email to thank you and your band for the performance you all put on Friday. You were all absolutely fantastic, everyone commented on how good you were and we have already passed on your details to someone else, with a strong recommendation. You really made our night! Good to meet you all and thanks once again, Graham & Helen

Scott and Sally – Wedding – Milton
“Slinky have been a pleasure to deal with from start to finish. We booked them having seen them at our friend’s wedding in 2011, we thought they were amazing then but they’ve got even better. A great variety of songs, played brilliantly, meant that the dance floor was packed all night. Many of our guests commented that you are the best band they’d seen at any event. A word to the DJ too who was also great, I would recommend adding this service. We can’t thank you all enough and we’ll definitely book you again for our next big event!”

Debra and Craig Massey – Wedding – Preston
We would like to thank you all including your D.J. You truly where amazing the dance floor was packed all night & that’s what we wanted. Our friends have all said how fantastic you all where and what a great night great music and you totally exceeded our expectations.
Thank you for making our evening reception everything we wished for xxxxx

Shaun Stoddard DJ – Party – Wilmslow
“Great day at Wilmslow guys, professional as ever & a pleasure to work with”

Gregg and Sheena – Wedding – New Brighton
Hi Guys, Words are not enough to say how pleased we were with your performance at our wedding. I have to say that on the night you got the place rocking and since then so many of our guests have commented on how good you were. We would both like to pass on a massive thank you to all the band…. you are true performers of the highest standard and I would not have a moment’s hesitation to recommend you guys to anyone looking for a band for a future function. The set list you chose was perfect… it is always a shame to go to a wedding and see the guests sitting down but i have to say apart from the really old duffers! You had everyone up dancing all night. Seeing my mum dancing to ‘I want be just like you’ from the jungle book was absolutely hilarious! Some of our guests thought Sheena and I were leaving at that point as we danced out of the door! It was brilliant 😉

Perfect 10 all-round chaps… we can’t say more than that…If you ever need a reference or anyone wants a verbal reference please ask. We would both be more than happy to help… You made the wedding night perfect! Look forward to seeing you gig again someday…Our very best wishes, Greg & Sheena Morgan

Nicola Harman – Wedding – Liverpool University
“We can’t praise Slinky enough for the fantastic set they played at our wedding in July. The band were professional and were able to accommodate our tight schedule. Slinky played a brilliant selection of songs that filled the dance floor all evening. Everyone commented on how good they were and what a great time they had dancing the night away. The only negative was our sore feet the following day from dancing so much! We would definitely recommend Slinky to anyone looking for a band to play their wedding or party”

Amanda – Birthday Party – Stockport
What a FANTASTIC band! Slinky played at my 40th birthday party and friends still haven’t stopped raving about what a great band they were and what a fantastic night they made it into 6 weeks on! Slinky definitely turned the party into a real event, everyone danced and really really enjoyed the music they played and had to be kicked off the dance floor at 1 as the venue was closing up. Thoroughly recommend and would not hesitate to book them again!

Lindsay & John McKimmie – Wedding – Thornton Hough
“Hi! Just wanting to say a massive thank you to Slinky for playing at our wedding. They were absolutely fantastic and got everyone up on the dance floor! Great entertainment and great bunch of guys! Great communication leading up to the big day and got loads of compliments from the guests about them! Will be recommending them to friends. Thanks again! Lindsay & John McKimmie

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