Anna & The Cry Babies

from£1,050

This is the act's lowest available price for a local performance by their smallest line-up. It does not include any travel costs.

Please note that many acts charge higher rates for events taking place on Fridays and Saturdays in summer.

Anna & The Cry Babies are united by their passion for the music of the 50s and 60s and the skiffle revival. Expect swingin' hits and twistin' tunes from artists such as Elvis, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, Bill Haley & The Comets, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Eddie Cochran and Jerry Lee Lewis.

To keep the young ones happy, they also give old school hip hop, pop and 80s and 90s hits a skiffle-style makeover!

People were up dancing from the moment they started playing! Robin, Wedding, Brighton

These five cookin' musicians have a wealth of musical experience. In addition to monthly residencies around Brighton, they've played at a wide range of venues and events including weddings, theme nights, corporate functions at Proud Ballrooms, Brighton Music Hall, University of Cambridge and Brighton Marathon.

Anna & The Cry Babies will rock you around the clock, revive old memories and create some memorable new ones along the way. They can adapt their set for your requirements, whether your event is a wedding, club night or private party.

Performance info

Line-up Female lead vocals; guitar/vocals; bass/vocals; drums/vocals
Performance duration 3 x 30 minute or 2 x 45 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Add keys (plus extra drum kit)
Add £240
Add afternoon acoustic solo guitar set
Add £240
Add afternoon acoustic duo: guitar & vocals
Add £540

Full song list

Motown/Soul/Jazz

Connie Francis - Stupid Cupid

Etta James - Something’s Gota Hold on Me-
Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack

Ray Charles - I Got a Woman

Sam Cooke - What a Wonderful World

Jacksons - Blame It on the Boogie

Etta James - At Last

The Five Royales - Think

The Jungle Book - I Wanna be Like you

The Supremes - You Cant Hurry Love

The Marvelettes - Please Mr Postman

Louis Prima - Just a Gigalo

Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me

The Temptations - My Girl

Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Otis Reading - Try a Little Tenderness

Aretha Franklin - Think

Phil Phillips - Sea Of Love

The Dixie Cups - Going to the Chapel

Ray Charles - Hallelujah I Love Her So

Rosemary Clooney - Come On To My House

Benny Goodman - Sing, sing, sing

The Coasters - Down in Mexico

The Zombies - Time of the Season

Fontella Bass - Resue Me

Gladys Knight and The Pips - Heard it Through The Grapevine

Al Green - Lets Stay Together

Stevie Wonder - I wish

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas - Jimmy Mack

Otis Reading - Stand by Me

Vintage Style Modern Tracks

Kelis - Milkshake

Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass

Nelly - Hot In Herre

OutKast - Hey Ya!

Britney Spears - Toxic

R Kelly - Ignition

Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball

Imelda May - Tainted Love

Blackstreet – No Diggity

Classic Rock n Roll

Elvis Presley - All Shook Up

Elvis Presley - Blue Suede Shoes

Elvis Presley - Shake Rattle and Roll

Elvis Presley - That’s Alright Mama

Bill Haley - Rock around the clock

Buddy Holly - Oh Boy

Buddy Holly - That’ll Be the Day

Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode

Chuck Berry - Maybelene

Chuck Berry - Route 66

Chuck Berry - You Never Can Tell

Gene Vincent - Be Bop A Lola

Gene Vincent - Crazy Legs

Hank Williams - Hey Good Looking

Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls of Fire

Johnny Cash - You’re My Baby

Johnny Cash/June Carter - Jackson

Little Richard - Long Tall Sally

Little Richard - Rip It Up

Little Richard - Tutti Frutti

Muddy Waters - Got My Mojo Working

The 5 Royales - I got to know

Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog

The Coasters - That Is Rock n Roll

Dick Dale - Miserlou

Dion - Run Around Sue

The Five Royales – I Got to Know

The Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie

Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

10

“Anna & The Cry Babies created a great vibe, got the dance floor going and everyone swinging! Great show!”

10

“Absolutely fantastic! They exceeded our expecations - highly recommended.”

10

“Anna was friendly and welcoming, the band were fantastic, they did a great range of songs, I had a lot of fun & we've had nothing but compliments from guests. I would most definitely book the band again. They added the perfect atmosphere to our party!”

10

“People were up dancing from the moment they started playing!”

10

“They gave our night that authentic 50s edge we were looking for, played a long set with real rock 'n' roll energy, would definitely book them again!”


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