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Balboa are a world-class, award-winning premium 5-piece in high demand across the UK, with a repertoire covering everything from 60s favourites to the latest hits.

Special offer! Book within 7 days of your enquiry and get a FREE laptop DJ service provided by the band.

The band are a hugely talented wedding and corporate event band featuring some of the most talented and established musicians in Manchester in the last ten years. Fronted by an outstanding lead vocalist with a commanding stage presence, the band always put on a passionate spectacle that can get any crowd going. Their vast and eclectic set list ranges from 60s favourites to contemporary chart hits. The band always have their own take on a song, for maximum impact.

They had everyone up on the dance floor and chanting "one more song" at the end of each set. All our guests have been talking about what a fabulous band since! Elizabeth, Wedding, Lancashire

For larger events or a bigger sound, you can add extra musicians. Choose from any combination of: female vocals, keyboards, trumpet and trombone.

Balboa also offer a range of acoustic or jazz sets for your reception/afternoon drinks or ceremony. A pro DJ service can also be provided by the band at a discount rate, saving you the cost and hassle of hiring and coordinating a separate DJ for the night. The band use combination of decks and laptop and are able to take on requests before the event or on the night.

The band have played a huge number of high profile events over the last few years, including: Wayne Rooney’s 18th Birthday Party, Alex Ferguson/ Elizabeth Hardie Charity, United for UNICEF Charity, The Grand National, The British Grand Prix, The Commonwealth Games Opening Party, Liverpool FC, the NSPCC Winter Wonderland Ball.

The band have also played at private parties for: iTunes, Shell UK, Louis Vitton, BT, Matalan, Hewlett Packard, PC World and GlaxoSmithKline.

Performance info

Line-up Male lead vocals; guitar; bass; drums; sax
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Song requests
Add £50
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (eg. first dance), subject to suitability
Add keys
Add £245
Piano and synths for a bigger sound
Add trumpet
Add £245
To form 2-piece brass section, for extra impact
Add trombone
Add £245
A 3-piece brass section and an authentic soul and funk sound
Add female vocals
Add £430
For shared lead vocals, harmonies and a varied repertoire
Acoustic background duo
Add £555 for 1 x 90 minute set
Live lounge style sets by the band's acoustic duo, ideal for drinks receptions or meals
Acoustic background trio
Add £555 for 1 x 90 minute set
As above with added saxophone
Solo cocktail piano
Add £315 for 1 x 90 minute set
Background music from the band's pianist
Solo saxophone
Add £340 for 1 x 90 minute set
Soulful background music from the band's saxophone player
DJ service
Add £245
Upbeat, mainstream pop music from all eras, run from a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements

You've Got The Love / Stand By Me / Beautiful Girls / I'll Be Missing You

Everyday People / This Girl / Don't Look Back In Anger

I Want You Back – The Jackson 5

Live Montage

10s to Present Day

Aviici – Wake Me Up
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
Can't Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Castle on the Hill – Ed Sheeran
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Closer – Neyo
Forget You – Cee-Lo Green
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Happy – Pharell Williams
Hey Ho – The Lumineers
I Can't Feel My Face – The Weekend
Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Love Yourself – Justin Beiber
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Not Nineteen Forever – The Courteeners
On a Day Like This – Elbow
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Promises – Calvin Harris & Sam Smith
Rude (Marry Her Anyway) – Magic
Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
She Wants to Move – N.E.R.D.
Sing – Ed Sheeran
Shut Up and Dance – Walk The Moon
Sorry – Joel Corry
There's Nothing Holding Me Back – Shawn Mendes
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
This Girl – The Kungs vs Cookin' on 3 Burners
Uptown Funk/ Billie Jean/ Smooth Criminal/ Ice Ice Baby/ Real Slim Shady – Mark Ronson & Bruno Marrs/ Michael Jackson/ Vanilla Ice/ Eminem
We Found Love – Rihanna
You Are The Best Thing – Ray La Montagne


Can't Stop – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Everything – Michael Buble
Dancing In The Moonlight – Top Loader
Dakota – Stereophonics
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor – Arctic Monkeys
Naive – The Kooks
No Diggity – Blackstreet
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Seven Nation Army – White Stripes
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
She Said - Plan B
Somebody Told Me – The Killers
This Love – Maroon 5
Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
Take Your Mama Out – Scissor Sistors
Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
Valerie – The Zutons/ Amy Winehouse
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
When The Sun Goes Down – Arctic Monkeys


Champagne Supernova – Oasis
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Day We Caught The Train – Ocean Colour Scene
Don't Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Everybody (Backstreet's Back) – Backstreet Boys
Hard To Handle – Counting Crows
Ignition (Remix) – R Kelly
I'll Be Missing You – Puff Daddy
I Want it That Way – Backstreet Boys
Just Looking – Stereophonics
Place Your Hands – Reef
Regulate/ Juicy/ Everyday People – Warren G/ Notorious Big/ Arrested Development
Return Of The Mack – Mark Morrison
Sit Down – James
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Show Me Love – Robin S/ Sam Feldt
Space Cowboy – Jamiroquai
The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
This is How We Do It – Montell Jordan
Two Princes – Spin Doctors
Wonderwall – Oasis
Would I Lie to You – Charles & Eddy
You And Me Song – The Wannadies
You Got The Love – Candi Staton Feat The Source


A Little Respect – Erasure
All Night Long – Lionel Richie
Basket Case – Green Day
Dancing In The Dark – Bruce Springsteen
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Englishman In New York – The Police
Faith – George Michael
Footloose – Footloose Soundtrack
Give Me The Night – George Benson
I Love Rock N' Roll – Joan Jett
Is This Love – Bob Marley
Kiss – Prince
Let’s Dance – David Bowie
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
No Woman No Cry – Bob Marley
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) – Michael Jackson
Rappers Delight – Sugarhill Gang
Summer Of '69 – Bryan Adams
Tainted Love – Mark Almond
Town Called Malice – The Jam
Walk This Way – Run DMC/Aerosmith


All Right Now – Free
American Girl – Tom Petty
Dreadlock Holiday – 10cc
Living For The City – Stevie Wonder
Long Train Running – Doobie Brothers
Message In A Bottle – The Police
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
Sunshine Of Your Love – Cream
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd

50s & 60s

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Can't Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams
Come Together – The Beatles
Get Back – The Beatles
Great Balls Of Fire – Gerry Lee Lewis
Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson
Honky Tonk Woman – Rolling Stones
I Feel Fine – The Beatles
I Want You Back – Jackson 5
Johnny Be Goode – Chuck Berry
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley
Tracks Of My Tears – Smokey Robinson
Try A Little Tenderness – Wilson Pickett
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
You Really Got Me – The Kinks

Slower Songs (First Dance Options)

Ain't No Sunshine – Bill Withers
All Of Me – John Legend
Angels – Robbie Williams
Crazy Love – Van Morrison
Creep – Radiohead
Easy – Lionel Richie
Everything – Michael Buble
Free Fallin' – Tom Petty
Handbags And Gladrags – The Faces
Half The World Away – Oasis
Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
Hey Jude – The Beatles
I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues – Elton John
Imagine – John Lennon
It Must Be Love – Madness
Let It Be – The Beatles
Let’s Get It On – Marvyn Gaye
L.O.V.E.– Nat King Cole
Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
Moondance – Van Morrison
My Girl – The Temptations
On A Day Like This - Elbow
One – U2
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Purple Rain – Prince
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Wherever You Will Go – The Calling
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Yesterday – The Beatles
You And Me – Lifehouse
You Do Something To Me – Paul Weller
You've Lost That Loving Feeling – Righteous Brothers
Your Song – Elton John

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.

“Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you again for the amazing time we had on Saturday, I can't believe how the place rocked!!!! Everyone was talking about it the next day. Three encores!! It will be a big lasting impression from our incredible wedding day and I'm so glad you were available! Oh, and the fireworks were superb, thanks for putting the music on and coordinating that!”

Andy & Louisa, Wedding, Cheshire, September 2019

“A great big thank you for Saturday! You absolutely rocked and we can't thank you enough for your contribution in making our Wedding Day such an absolute cracker. We'll pass your details on at every opportunity. Thanks again to you and the rest of the band!”

Nick & Sian, Wedding, North Yorkshire, June 2019

“Balboa performed at our wedding in April 2019 and they were fantastic! They had everyone up on the dance floor and chanting 'one more song' at the end of each set. We also had the DJ set and he did a wonderful job of getting the whole crowd going and even came back on later to sing along. Thank you so much - all our guests have been talking about what a fabulous band since!”

Elizabeth, Wedding, Cheshire, April 2019

“Balboa played at our wedding last night and they were absolutely amazing!!! I couldn't count the number of people who came to me saying how fantastic they were! This added to the fact that they were all such nice guys made them the perfect band for our wedding! Thanks!!!”

Liz, Wedding, Cheshire, April 2018

“Balboa got the party started and kept the atmosphere on a high!! Everyone commented about how amazing your performance was. Hope you enjoyed your Night as much as we did!”

Carrie & James, Wedding, Ormskirk, January 2018

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