The Crossfades

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Headed up by a singer/bass player extraordinaire, The Crossfades are overflowing with rock'n'roll good vibes and authenticity. Melody, harmony, attitude, crowd-pleasing charm – they've got it all!

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

The band specialise in guitar-based rock and pop by artists such as Jake Bugg, Walk the Moon, Royal Blood and Coldplay. They also have a long list of first dances to choose from.

The band's location in Bristol allows them to serve venues in the deep South West as well as Wales and the west country, and they've played many of the region's best known wedding venues, including Polhawn Fort, Tunnels Beaches, Priston Mill, Rhinefield House and Berkeley Castle.

Their corporate clients include Nationwide, Microsoft, BBC, Titan Airways, the National Round Table and many others, and they've played as far afield as Sardinia and the South of France in the last year alone.

The Crossfades were fantastic from the moment they were booked. Fantastic musicians, really nice people, kept the dance floor buzzing all night! Holly, Wedding at Rhinefield House in the New Forest

Members of the band have performed all around the world backing artists such as Paolo Nutini, Honeyz, Yola Carter and have appeared at Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds festivals to name a few. They've also performed at prestigious venues including the Royal Albert Hall, London Bridge and Eden Project.

The band offer a 3-piece as their core line-up, or a 4-piece, including a second guitarist for that extra depth and dimension. They also provide a laptop DJ set to keep the party pumping, and they'll learn a first dance or special song at your request. The boys are used to venues of all shapes and sizes and crowds of all ages – whatever your event, you can be sure they’ll adapt!

The Crossfades are a wedding band in Bristol, working exclusively through Function Central.

Performance info

Line-up Male lead vocals/guitar; bass; drums
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (eg. first dance), subject to suitability
Add guitar
Add £235
For swaggering solos and a bigger sound
Add keyboards
Add £235
Piano and synths for a bigger sound
Acoustic background music
Add £250 for 2 x 45 min sets
Solo live lounge style sets deal for drinks receptions or meals
DJ service
Add £100
Upbeat, mainstream pop music from all eras, run from a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements
Extra performances
Add £150
Extend the band’s sets by half an hour

90s to Present Day

Aeroplane – Red Hot Chili Peppers
All the Small Things – Blink 182
Angels – Robbie Williams (Request or Last Song Only)
Are You Gonna Be My Girl? – Jet
Are You Gonna Go My Way? – Lenny Kravitz
Bartender and the Thief – Stereophonics
Basket Case – Green Day
Buck Rogers – Feeder
Buddy Holly – Weezer
Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis
Chocolate – The 1975
Closer – Ne-Yo
Dakota – Stereophonics
Dizzy – Vic Reeves And The Wonderstuff
Don't Look Back into The Sun – The Libertines
Downtown – Macklemore
Enter Sandman – Metallica (Request Only)
Forget You – Cee-Lo Green
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Go – Chemical Brothers
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Harder to Breathe – Maroon 5
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
Hold Back the River – James Bay
How You Remind Me – Nickleback
I Believe in A Thing Called Love – The Darkness
I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor – Artic Monkeys
I Don't Need No Doctor – John Mayer
I Only Lie When I Love You – Royal Blood
I Predict a Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
It's My Life – Bon Jovi
Kathleen – Catfish and the Bottlemen
Killing in The Name – Rage Against The Machine (Request Only)
Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters
Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons
Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Mama Told Me Not to Come – Tom Jones/Stereophonics
Molly's Chambers – Kings of Leon
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Moving to New York – The Wombats
Mr. Brightside – Killers
No One Knows – Queens of The Stone Age
Parklife – Blur
Pelican – The Maccabees
Place Your Hands – Reef
Rocks – Primal Scream
Roll with It – Oasis
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon
Shine – Take That
Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
Shut up and let me go – Ting Tings
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Song 2 – Blur
Steady, As She Goes – The Raconteurs
Sunday Morning – Maroon 5
Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
The Bartender and The Thief – Stereophonics
The Day We Caught the Train – Ocean Colour Scene
This Love – Maroon 5
Times Like These – Foo Fighters
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Two Princes – Spin Doctors
Under the Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Valerie – The Zutons
Vertigo – U2
Weather with You – Crowded House
What you know – Two Door Cinema Club
When the Sun Goes Down – Arctic Monkeys
Yellow – Coldplay

Classic

500 Miles – The Proclaimers
Alright Now – Free
American Pie – Don Mclean
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones
Can't Get Enough – Bad Company
Day Tripper – The Beatles
Daydream Believer – The Monkees
Don't Dream It's Over – Crowded House
Don't Stop Me Now – Queen
Drive My Car – The Beatles
Dude Looks Like A Lady – Aerosmith
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Hard To Handle – Black Crowes
Help – The Beatles
Here I Go Again – Whitesnake
Highway To Hell – Ac/Dc
Hold The Line – Toto
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
If I Ever Lose My Faith In You – Sting
Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
Jump – Van Halen
Jumping Jack Flash – Rolling Stones
Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
Livin’ On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Message In A Bottle – The Police
My Generation – The Who
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Power Of Love – Huey Lewis And The News
Pride (In The Name Of Love) – U2
Respect – Erasure
Rock ‘N’ Roll – Led Zeppelin
Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting) – Elton John
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Stuck In The Middle – Stealer’s Wheel
Summer Of ’69 – Bryan Adams
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Child ‘O Mine – Guns ‘N’ Roses
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Power Of Love – Huey Lewis And The News
This Charming Man – The Smiths
Twist And Shout – The Beatles
Video Killed The Radio Star – The Buggles
You Give Love A Bad Name – Bon Jovi
You Really Got Me – The Kinks

Recommended First Dance Songs

Ain't No Sunshine – Bill Withers
All Of Me – John Legend
Angels – Robbie Williams
Baby I'm Yours – Arctic Monkeys
Cry To Me – Solomon Burke
Daughters – John Mayer
Drive – Incubus
Drops Of Jupiter – Train
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Everything – Michael Bublé
Heart Of Gold – Neil Young
Here, There And Everywhere – The Beatles
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
If I Ever Lose My Faith – Sting
Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Last of the Ladies – Courteeners
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Lover Of The Light – Mumford And Sons
Magic – Coldplay
Make It With You – Bread
More Than Words – Extreme
She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
Something – The Beatles
The Way You Look Tonight – Rod Stewart
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Tiny Dancer – Elton John
Vienna – Billy Joel
When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
You Are All That I Am Not – Band of Skulls
You Do Something To Me – Paul Weller
You're Just Too Good To Be True –- Andy Williams
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.

10

“Fantastic repertoire. Kit great - with 3 people produced a great sound. Everyone on the dance floor. Musicality, rhythm. Professional, on time, no fuss. Everything perfect.”

10

“The Crossfades were amazing at our wedding. They had everyone dancing from the first song and everyone raved about them afterwards. All 3 band members were excellent musicians. If you are looking for a fun, contemporary, rock/indie covers band I could not recommend them enough.”

10

“The agency were a good facilitator. The band were amazing and made a special day even more so. Everyone got up and danced. The atmosphere was electric and the band members were really friendly and accommodating. They played the crowd and got everyone involved in our special day. Couldn't of asked for anything better! They superseded our expectations and we are very great full to have had them play.”

10

“They exceeded my expectations. They did exactly what I asked re song choice and performed excellently.”

10

“The band took time to talk to us about our requests prior to the event and were very accommodating of our ideas. They were able to clear up any confusions which led to them putting on the perfect event.”

10

“I can honestly say that The Crossfades were fantastic. They were young enthusiastic and the music rocked a very talented group of polite young men. We received so many compliments about the music, they created a real party atmosphere. I think people were delighted not to have the traditional cheese played by an overweight, annoying, intrusive DJ who thinks the party is more about him than the guests. I would certainly recommend The Crossfades to anyone who wants a great party with a bit of pop/rock and some killer riffs!”

10

“Thanks guys for recommending The Crossfades to us - they absolutely rock! From start to finish they were complete gents, a delight to deal with and much better looking than their photo suggests! And as for the music; they were totally awesome. They had to please a range of ages from ultra-cool teenagers to doddery old farts and did so incredibly well. I had so many people asking me how I found the band and telling me they were amazing, I lost count. Their repertoire is really wide ranging and they sound so good that it didn't take long until there was no room on the dance floor, which I think says it all, as do my worn out feet! There's not many a night you will see people doing the twist one minute, rocking and rolling the next, followed by a good pogoing/headbanging session!! Thank you again heaps - we'd have them back every week!”

10

“The Crossfades did my 40th birthday party for around 100 guests of all ages and backgrounds; the guys were absolutely brilliant at playing something for everyone, and it was all the highest quality in vocals, music, timing...honestly, every guest told me how impressed they were and even today I have been asked for their details for a friends wedding next summer! Many thanks to the whole band - the party was totally fantastic because of them.”

10

“Thanks for the band guys. They were brilliant, big time. I love the Killers, and the lads renditions were ace. The camp were impressed and I got a pat on the back. Your details are up on our entertainment board, and a lot of people are asking who I went through. Hopefully we'll do business again. Really appreciate it.”

10

“We chose The Crossfades based on their great repertoire - and we weren't disappointed. They played all our favourites and had people dancing all night (even my friend with a broken ankle). They had great energy and stage presence and they instigated some very enthusiastic audience participation! We had surprised everyone with some (very classy) blow up guitars for some full on rock action and these were put to good use during their rendition of Livin' on a Prayer (amongst many other classics!). Many people commented on their performance, and my husband has even gone as far to say that 'Video Killed the Radio Star' should now be one of 'our songs'!! Massive thanks to all the band - I would be happy to recommend them to anyone.”

10

“Just a quick email to say thanks for sorting out The Crossfades for our function on Saturday. Everyone had such a good time. I hope the band enjoyed themselves as well as the dance-floor was full all night long. I told the guys from the band that I would send a testimonial for your website so it would be glad if you could pass this onto the band as well. I would like to thank the band personally for making our reception so special. They are extremely talented musicians and kept the 150 guests fully entertained with their extensive repertoire of dancefloor and rock classics. I lost count of the number of people who came up to me during the party to ask how I found the band. Every inch of the dance-floor was full of admirers and there was audible disappointment when the band finished their set. A number of friends with weddings in the next few years have already asked me for the band's number as they were so impressed. Thanks so much and hopefully see you again soon at other functions in future.”

10

“The Crossfades were excellent and provided a good range of music that the whole group enjoyed. The process to find and book the band was so easy. Highly recommend and will most certainly use again.”

10

“Such excellent music and you guys were really passionate while playing - thanks so much!”

10

“Band were really great and managed to learn a request song for us and even play our first dance through their sound system. They got everyone dancing and were a great part of the day!”

10

“The Crossfades were fantastic from the moment they were booked. They learnt to play a song for our first dance, made phone contact to clarify the timings and playlist we wanted for the evening and were brilliant on the day. Fantastic musicians, really nice people, kept the dance floor buzzing all night! Cannot recommend them highly enough!!”

10

“The band were fantastic, had everyone dancing and were generally brilliant! The agency were efficient, helpful with suggestions and a pleasure to deal with!”

10

“This band is awesome! The requests we asked for were performed perfectly and all of our guests commented on how amazing the band were. Truly talented and so friendly. We could not have been any happier! Thank you so much for making our evening brilliant!”

10

“Great band, great music and really nice people. Even the non-dancers were on the dance floor all evening. Did exactly what we asked for, were flexible with timings and not a cheesy song in sight! Would definitely book them again.”

10

“We were very pleased with the band, they sounded great and were clearly tuning their performance to the audience. They had even reluctant dancers onto the floor by the end of the night and managed last minute requests as well!”

10

“Great music which encouraged everyone to get up and dance - loved every second!”

10

“The Crossfades were fab! A great mix of music that got everyone up on the dancefloor! They also responded to the crowd and seemed to tailor their set to the audience. Great band, would highly recommend!!”

10

“The Crossfades were great - a big hit with the crowd!”

10

“We were very happy on the day with the band. Music from the 60's through to the modern day. They traveled 150 miles, turned up on time, set up quietly and were very accommodating.”

10

“The act were amazing. They kept the dance floor full and were friendly and easy to deal with.”

10

“We were so pleased with The Crossfades! We had so much amazing feedback from everyone about what a great set they played and the music in between was brilliant. Being music lovers, the band was a super important part of our wedding and we were not disappointed! They were very talented musicians! We cannot thank them enough for finishing our wedding odd so brilliantly!”

10

“The Crossfades were brilliant, professional and got lots of people onto the dance floor. They played our special request better than I could have expected and they played a great mix of new and classics as requested!”

10

“Thanks to the Crossfades for making our party a real night to remember. The band were really great and kept everybody dancing from start to finish. The music was fab and they put their hearts and souls into it. Everybody had a good comment to make about them - they managed to keep young and old dancing all night. A very big thank you!! Highly recommended.”

10

“The band were absolutely outstanding and got the party well and truly started. Our guests were entirely complimentary and the quality of performance and interaction from the band was very high.”

10

“We were very satisfied with The Crossfades! Everyone commented on how good they were.”

10

“The Crossfades were really good, they performed lots of classic indie tunes. We had good feedback from guests to say how they stayed on beyond their set to keep the dance floor going. They were very accommodating to requests from guests. They were really flexible with timings and lengths of performances when the start of their performance had to be delayed.”

10

“The Crossfades were fantastic and provided a lively and fun atmosphere at our wedding reception. They had everyone dancing, including our 92 year old Gran and we do and would recommend them to everyone!”

10

“Band were brilliant! Please thank them for making the evening of our wedding one we will never forget! Thanks for everything.”


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