Radio Nation

  • from £3215 in London Help
  • from £3375 in South East
  • from £3495 in East of England
  • from £3495 in East Midlands
  • from £3495 in South West
  • from £3495 in West Midlands
  • from £3695 in Wales
  • from £3995 in Yorkshire & Humberside
  • from £3995 in North West
  • from £3995 in North East
  • from £3995 in Scotland

First class 6-8 piece function band featuring some of London's most in-demand musicians, including a MOBO winner and an international number 1 chart-topper on vocals. Jazz trio, brass section and additional famous vocalists available.

Are you looking for a bit extra from your cover band? If so, Radio Nation are the band for you. With a line up of 6-8 expert musicians with an impressive musical pedigree, they are simply the best professional function band that money can buy. The band is comprised of distinctive male and female vocals, guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, and they also offer the possible addition of a two piece brass section (saxophone and trumpet). With a multitude of options - such as the addition of a guest vocalist, a jazz trio, or music to accompany your ceremony - they are a versatile, experienced and exceptionally professional group.

Past venues include the Royal Albert Hall, The Savoy and Planet Hollywood, and their distinguished, discerning clientele includes everyone from the BBC to companies further from home (having performed for the King of Morocco and the Onassis Family). If you choose Radio Nation for your event you can be assured you are getting the finest cover musicians around. In addition to their function experience, they are all professional musicians in their own right, and their credits include work with artists from Beyonce to James Brown, from George Michael to Justin Timberlake, and many more. Take a look at some of the members of the band performing with Chaka Khan here.

Radio Nation's repertoire takes you on a journey of funk and soul through the years, featuring songs by artists such as Chic, Sister Sledge, Prince and Bill Withers to touch on just a few. They bring the set bang up to date with a selection of 90s club classics (Ce Ce Peniston, Rosie Gaines, Everything but the Girl), but can also cool things down with a soul selection (ballads from Aretha Franklin, Roberta Flack, Marvin Gaye) and jazz standards (Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holliday).

With top notch sound, expert musicianship and an authenticity that only the finest musicians can provide, Radio Nation will make your event or function a night to remember.

Performance information

Line-up Male & female vocals; guitar; bass; keys; drums
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Help Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (included in price)
Arrival & set-up Help From 4pm; allow 2 hours to set up (90 mins if PA provided)
Requirements Help Space of 5 x 4 metres; power supply; rider

Booking options

8-piece band Add £500 (plus travel)
Add a famous vocalist (Peter Lemarr, Alison Limerick, Angie Brown or Shena) From £650
Add background music by jazz trio Add £725 (£230 for each extra instrument)
Add solo background piano Add £235
Trio to backing tracks From £1500
Add live music for ceremony Add £235 per instrument
Add Israeli set (Hora) Add £605
Add dancer Add £300
Add stings at award ceremonies POA

What people say Help

  • Thank you all for a brilliant performance, everyone has said what a great band you are! My only regret is that I spent so much time dancing I didn’t get a chance to just sit and listen!

    Mandy, Birthday Party, London, May 2016
  • Hi guys, Thank you so much for an amazing set. All of our friends and family commented on what a great band you were and everyone certainly had a great night rocking out on the dance floor, we didn't want it to end! Thanks again.

    Emma, Wedding, Surrey, January 2016
  • Radio Nation were perfect for our Christmas party last Saturday. I have received many, many comments from the staff here today saying how fantastic they were. The song choices were perfect for our group and the whole evening went down extremely well! Many thanks to everyone concerned and I would certainly have no hesitation in booking them again in the future.

    Jan, Corporate Event, Buckinghamshire, December 2014
  • We had a fantastic day! Radio Nation kept the room dancing. They ensured we danced until late and again, the music choices were spot-on. We loved them. Very talented. One of our guests is thinking about booking them for her forthcoming wedding in 2013. The band really made our evening memorable.

    Davd, Civil Ceremony, London, April 2012
  • Radio Nation were absolutely fantastic!!! They got everyone dancing straight away and the dance floor remained full throughout the night. Everyone kept coming up to us telling us how impressed they were by the band, and even still today refer back to them. Not only did they play and sing amazingly but they integrated with the crowd. So thank you and the band for making it into a memorable wedding!

    The agency and the service was great. The communication and the hiring process was easily managed over email and everything was clearly specified throughout the process. Thank you for helping us hire such a great band!

    Alexandra, Wedding, Yorkshire, September 2011
  • Thanks for playing at my wedding. You were all brilliant.

    John Northcolt, CEO Academy Music Group

Repertoire Help

  • Modern
  • 24K Magic – Bruno Mars
  • Boogie 2Nite – Booty Luv
  • California Gurls - Katy Perry
  • Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
  • Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
  • Changing- Sigma Ft Paloma Faith
  • Closer - Ne Yo
  • Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
  • Do Your Thing - Basement Jaxx
  • Domino - Jessie J
  • Fascination - Alpha Beat
  • Feels Just Like It Should - Jamiroquai
  • Freak Like Me - Sugababes
  • Got To Have Your Love - Liberty X
  • Groovejet - Spiller Feat. Sophie Ellis Bextor
  • I Can't Get You Out Of My Head - Kylie
  • I’ve Got A Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
  • Lady - Modjo
  • Lay It All On Me – Rudimental Ft. Ed Sheeran
  • Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
  • Lush Life – Zara Larsson
  • Mercy - Duffy
  • Put Your Hands Up For Detroit – Fedde Le Grande
  • Rather Be – Jess Glynne
  • Rehab - Amy Winehouse
  • Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake
  • Rockabye – Clean Bandit
  • Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
  • Sexual - Neiked
  • Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
  • Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
  • Shine - Boot Luv
  • Starlight - Supermen Lovers
  • Take Your Mama (Out All Night) – Scissor Sisters
  • This Love - Maroon 5
  • Toxic - Britney Spears
  • Treasure - Bruno Mars
  • Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars
  • Valerie - Amy Winehouse
  • Viva La Vida - Coldplay
  • Wake Me Up - Aloe Blac
  • We Found Love - Rihanna
  • Where Is The Love - Black Eyed Peas
  • Yeah Yeah – Bodyrox
  • Old School
  • Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  • Signed, Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
  • Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin
  • I Wish - Stevie Wonder
  • I Want You Back - The Jacksons
  • Respect - Aretha Franklin
  • Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd
  • Midnight Hour - Wilson Picket
  • Mustang Sally - Blues Brothers
  • Rescue Me - Fontella Bass
  • Let's Stay Together - Al Green
  • Never Never Gonna Give You Up - Barry White
  • Ain't No Mountain High Enough - M.Gaye & T.Terrell
  • Dancing In The Street - Martha & The Vandellas
  • What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
  • As - Stevie Wonder
  • Sex Machine - James Brown
  • I Feel Good - James Brown
  • Lovely Day - Bill Withers
  • I Believe In Miracles - The Jackson Sisters
  • One Love - Bob Marley
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
  • Soul Weekender
  • Celebration - Kool & The Gang
  • You To Me Are Everything - The Real Thing
  • Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead
  • Been Around The World - Lisa Stansfield
  • Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
  • Best Of My Love - The Emotions
  • I Found Lovin' - The Gap Band
  • Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
  • Don't Look Any Further - Dennis Edwards
  • Jamaica Funk - Tom Browne
  • Joy & Pain - Frankie Beverly & Maze
  • Night To Remember - Shalamar
  • There It Is - Shalamar
  • Body Talk - Imagination
  • Just An Illusion - Imagination
  • It's A Love Thing - The Whispers
  • It's Raining Men - The Weather Girls
  • Going Back To My Roots - Odyssey
  • Rapper's Delight - The Sugarhill Gang
  • Little Red Corvette – Prince
  • 70’s
  • 20th Century Boy – T.Rex
  • Carwash - Rose Royce
  • Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons
  • Thinking Of You - Sister Sledge
  • We Are Family - Sister Sledge
  • Lost In Music - Sister Sledge
  • He's The Greatest Dancer - Sister Sledge
  • Good Times - Chic
  • Le Freak - Chic
  • I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
  • Disco Inferno - The Trammps
  • Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough - The Jacksons
  • Let's Groove - Earth Wind & Fire
  • September - Earth Wind & Fire
  • Oh What A Night - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
  • Betcha By Golly Wow - The Stylistics
  • Upside Down - Diana Ross
  • Play That Funky Music White Boy - Wild Cherry
  • Lady Marmalade - LaBelle
  • Boogie Oogie Oogie - A Taste Of Honey
  • Acid Jazz/AOR
  • Use Me Up - Bill Withers/Raw Stylus
  • Midnight At The Oasis - Brand New Heavies
  • Sometimes - Brand New Heavies
  • Apparently Nothing - The Young Disciples
  • Gotta Be - Desree
  • Make It On My Own - Alison Limerick
  • Shackles (Praise You) - Mary Mary
  • Give Me The Night - George Benson
  • Just The Two Of Us - Bill Withers
  • Smooth - Santana feat. Rob Thomas
  • Maria Maria - Santana
  • Oye Como Va - Santana
  • There's Nothing Like This - Omar
  • Always There - Incognito feat. Jocelyn Brown
  • Walking In Memphis - Marc Cohn
  • Over My Shoulder - Mike & The Mechanics
  • Sleeping Satellite - Tasmin Archer
  • Get Here - Oleta Adams
  • Like A Prayer - Madonna
  • Club Classics
  • Make Luv - Room 5 feat. Oliver Cheatham
  • Lazy - X-Press 2 feat. David Byrne
  • Pride (A Deeper Love) - C & C Music Factory
  • Finally – Ce Ce Peniston
  • Sing It Back - Moloko
  • Movin' On Up - M People
  • Red Alert - Basement Jaxx
  • Where Love Lives - Alison Limerick
  • Missing - Everything But The Girl
  • Shine On - Degrees Of Motion
  • I'm A Dreamer - Living Joy
  • I Love You Baby - The Original
  • I Feel Love - Donna Summer
  • Believe - Cher
  • Closer Than Close - Rosie Gaines
  • Killer - Adamski feat. Seal
  • You've Got The Love - The Source ft. Candi Staton
  • Don't Call Me Baby - Madison Avenue
  • What Do I Have To Do - Kylie
  • Lola's Theme – Shapeshifters
  • Back Together - Hardsoul feat. Ron Carroll
  • Ballads
  • Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
  • You Bring The Sun Out – Randy Crawford
  • Every Breath You Take – The Police
  • Angels – Robbie Williams
  • Fix You – Coldplay
  • Little Wing – Jimmy Hendrix
  • Always & Forever – Heatwave
  • Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
  • Fields Of Gold – Eva Cassidy (Sting)
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Judy Garland
  • Ain't No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  • Imagine – John Lennon
  • Heaven Help Us All – Stevie Wonder
  • Knocks Me Off My Feet – Stevie Wonder
  • First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack
  • Killing Me Softly – Roberta Flack
  • Betcha By Golly Wow – The Stylistics
  • The Greatest Love – George Benson
  • Sexual Healing – Marvin Gaye
  • So Amazing – Luther Van Dross
  • Stand By Me - Ben E King
  • Jazz Odyssey
  • Moondance – Van Morrison
  • My Baby Just Cares – Nina Simone
  • Fever – Sarah Vaughan
  • Summertime – George Gershwin
  • All Blues – Miles Davis
  • Canteloupe Island – Herbie Hancock
  • Mercy Mercy – Joe Zawinul
  • Don't Go To Strangers – Etta James
  • Love for Sale – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Rio De Janiero Blues – Randy Crawford
  • Trouble In Mind – Aretha Franklin
  • Don't Explain – Bilie Holiday
  • God Bless The Child – Billie Holiday
  • My Favourite Things – John Coltrane
  • My Funny Valentine – Sarah Vaughan
  • The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
  • Sway – Anita Kelsey (Dark City version)
  • Love Me Or Leave Me – Dinah Washington
  • Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
  • Lover Man – Ella Fitzgerald

Bookings

For all bookings please contact Function Central:

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