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Exciting new guitar-led band performing infectious renditions of all your favourite party hits, The Alternatives will always bring an electric atmosphere to your event.

Special offer! Book within 7 days of your enquiry and get a FREE laptop DJ service provided by the band (worth £150)

The Alternatives are a professional 4-piece function band, available for bookings across the UK. With years of combined playing experience and a wide repertoire of songs both classic and modern, they guarantee to get the crowd dancing and singing along.

These boys know what they're doing! All my guests had an awesome night dancing to a load of classics from these boys - let's do it again soon! Jamie, Private Event, Leeds, March 2019

With their driving guitars and contagious enthusiasm for every track, there is only one destination for your guests when these boys take the stage - let's get everyone on the dancefloor with The Alternatives!

Performance info

Line-up Male vocals/guitar; male vocals/guitar; male vocals/bass; drums
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute sets
Interval music Included
Lighting Included

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Acoustic background music
Add £250
An hour of live lounge style sets ideal for drinks receptions or meals
DJ service
Add £150
Upbeat, mainstream pop music from all eras, run from a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements

Crazy Little Thing Called Love / I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor / Shut Up And Dance / Cake By The Ocean / Superstition / Angels / Get Lucky

9 To 5 – Dolly Parton
Africa – Toto
All The Small Things – Blink 182
Angels – Robbie Williams
Beat It – Micheal Jackson
Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones
By The Way – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Cake By The Ocean – DNCE
Can’t Stop – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Chelsea Dagger – The Fatellies
Chocolate – 1975
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Dakota – Sterophonics
Dani California – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Do I Wanna Know – Arctic Monkeys
Does Your Mother Know – ABBA
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough – Micheal Jackson
Eye Of The Tiger – Survivor
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Half The World Away – Oasis
Hey Brother – Avicci
How You Remind Me – Nickelback
I Believe In A Thing Called Love – The Darkness
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor – Arctic Monkeys
I Predict A Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
I’m Gonna Be(500 Miles) – The Proclaimers
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Iris – The Goo Goo Dolls
Its Time – Imagine Dragons
Message In A Bottle – The Police
Mr. Brightside – The Killers
Parklife – Blur
Purple Rain – Prince
Rockstar – Nickelback
Ruby – Kaiser Chiefs
Rude – MAGIC!
Shotgun – George Ezra
Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
Stacy’s Mom – Fountains Of Wayne
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Sweet Child O Mine – Guns N Roses
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
The Sound – 1975
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Times Like These – Foo Fighters
Tribute – Tenacious D
Twist And Shout – The Beatles
Under Pressure – Queen
Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
Valerie – Mark Ronson
Valerie – Mark Ronson
Viva La Vida – Coldplay
Want To Want Me – Jason Derulo
We Are Never Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift
What You Know – Two Door Cinema Club
When You Were Young – The Killers
Year 3000 – Busted
Yellow – Coldplay

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.

“The Alternatives were very professional as well as friendly, everyone commented how good they were and they really got the room up dancing!! Would definitely recommend to others!”

Emma, Wedding in Southampton, September 2019

“Just wanted to send you a note to say how amazing you were - you completed our night! We spent hours looking at different wedding bands on the internet and when we came across The Alternatives we knew we had to book you. We listened to your samples on the website and knew from your song repertoire that not only did you sound great but you would appeal to all ages. You were very accommodating throughout the whole process. You agreed to do an early set up and you even learnt our first dance song. Our wedding was housed in a tipi and I was a little concerned that a band would be overpowering but you sounded brilliant! We cannot thank you enough. We had so many good comments and feedback from friends and family who loved your set. Thank you so much, Sarah and Callum.”

Sarah & Callum, Wedding in Ashby de la Zouch, August 2019

“These guys totally made the day. They were happy to accommodate the ever changing locations we made them play in and they made a bunch of annoying musicians in the audience really welcome. Had nothing but good feedback from all the guests. Cheers for a great evening!!”

Ross & Bash, Wedding in London, July 2019

“FANTASTIC BAND!! The band were the perfect choice for our big day. They were really relaxed and professional, helping us to select our first dance and choosing the music for the evening. They had everyone on the dance floor all night and we have had so many comments from friends and family about how brilliant the band were! Thanks to the band for making our big day so perfect!!”

Sam, Wedding in the Cotswolds, June 2019

“FANTASTIC!! Created such an atmosphere knowing what songs to play to get people up and dancing.”

The Aether, Private Event, Liverpool, 2019

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