The Dip Dabs

from£965

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The Dip Dabs know how to fill a dancefloor whatever the occasion. They’re a fresh professional 4-piece party band with extensive experience performing at weddings, functions and corporate events across the UK. Their standard line up provides great value for money, but you can also add additional musicians for a real showstopper of a night.

Special offer! Book within 7 days of your enquiry and get a FREE laptop DJ set performed by the band worth £150

With a huge repertoire that includes pop, rock, soul, R&B and Motown hits from the 1950s to modern-day chart-toppers, they’ll work with you to make sure their set perfectly matches your event. Hear hits from your favourite artists including The Beatles, Blondie, Human League, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift and Rihanna.

The Dip Dabs were absolutely superb. Our guests were really happy and certainly showed this by their feet on the dance floor! Grant, Wedding, Hertfordshire

Between them, the band have played at the most prestigious venues including the Birmingham NEC and Royal Albert Hall, as well as sought-after wedding venues, including Stubton Hall, Northcote House and Longstowe Hall, so you can be confident you’re not just getting a great band, but a professional service from the start.

The Dip Dabs bring all their own equipment and play pre-recorded music during the short breaks between sets, to keep your guests in the party spirit. They can also provide a DJ set after their performance if required. Highly recommended!

Performance info

Line-up Female lead vocals/keyboard; male lead vocals/bass; guitar; drums/backing vocals
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 45 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting included (stage lighting only)

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (eg. first dance), subject to suitability
Add rapper
Add £POA
For unforgettable, show-stopping raps
Add vocalist
Add £POA
Shared lead vocals, harmonies and a varied repertoire
Add percussion
Add £POA
For extra rhythm
Add guitar
Add £POA
Added riffs and solos
Add keyboards
Add £POA
Extra piano and synths for a bigger sound
Add strings
Add £POA
For the ultimate live orchestral sound
Add horns (trumpet and/or sax)
Add £240 each
For extra impact and an authentic soul and funk sound
Acoustic background music
Add £430 for 1 x 60 minute set
Live lounge style sets by the band's acoustic duo, ideal for drinks receptions or meals
Add musician (acoustic set)
Add £160
Expand the acoustic duo's line-up to include percussion, keys and violin
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
Extra performances
Add £125
Extend the band’s sets by half an hour

Full song list

00-10s

22 – Taylor Swift
All The Small Things – Blink 182
Beggin - Madcon
California Gurls – Katy Perry
Can't Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Counting Stars – One Republic
Dakota – Stereophonics
Déjà Vu - Beyonce
Domino – Jessie J
Forget You – Ce Lo Green
Greatest Day – Take That
Grow Old With Me – Tom Odell
Hey Ya – Outkast
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry
I Knew You Were Trouble – Taylor Swift
Into You – Ariana Grande
Last Night – The Strokes
Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters
Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Love Folosophy – Jamiroquai
Love Me Again – John Newman
Mr Brightside – Killers
Next To Me – Emili Sande
Other Side Of The World – KT Tunstall
Please Don't Stop The Music - Rihanna
Price Tag – Jessie J
Pump It – Black Eye Peas
Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Rude – Magic
Rule The World – Take That
Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Symphony – Clean Bandit
Teenage Dream – Katy Perry
Telephone – Lady Gaga
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Valerie – Amy Winehouse

90s

Achy Breaky Heart – Billy Ray Cyrus
Are You Gunna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz
Can You Feel The Love Tonight – Elton John
Dance The Night Away - Mavericks
Everything I Do (I Do It For You) – Bryan Adams
Good Riddance – Greenday
I’ll Be There For You – Rembrandts
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
Man I Feel Like A Woman – Shania Twain

80s

9 To 5 – Dolly Parton
Call Me - Blondie
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Don’t You Want Me Baby – Human League
Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
Heaven Is A Place On Earth – Belinda Carlisle
Shook Me All Night Long / Highway To Hell / Back In Black – ACDC Medley
Should I Stay Or Should I Go – The Clash
Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves – Aretha Franklin
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
Tainted Love – Soft Cell
Upside Down – Donna Summers
Walking On Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
We Built This City – Starship
With Or Without You – U2
You Spin Me Round – Dead Or Alive

70s

Alright Now - Free
American Pie – Don Mclean
Another Brick In The Wall – Pink Floyd
Blame It On The Boogie – Jackson 5
Car Wash – Rose Joyce
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Disco Inferno – The Trammps
Does Your Mother Know -ABBA
Don't Stop – Fleetwood Mac
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Heart Of Glass - Blondie
Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
I Love Rock And Roll – Joan Jett
I Want You Back – Jackson 5
Jolene – Dolly Parton
Lady Marmalade - Labelle
Love Really Hurts Without You – Billy Ocean
One Way Or Another - Blondie
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Rockin Robin – Jackson 5
Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Teenage Kicks – The Undertones
Waterloo - ABBA

60s

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones
Can't Buy Me Love – The Beatles
Come Together – The Beatles
Hard Days Night – The Beatles
Higher And Higher – Jackie Wilson
I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown (1960's)
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye (1960's)
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
I'm A Believer – The Monkees
In The Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
Jumpin Jack Flash – The Rolling Stones
Knock On Wood – Eddie Floyd
Mustang Sally – The Commitments
My Girl – The Temptations
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Rescue Me – Fontella Bass
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Soul Man - Sam And Dave
The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) - Cher
Twist And Shout - Beatles
Walk On By – Dionne Warwick
When A Man Loves A Woman – Percy Sledge
You Really Got Me – The Kinks

50s

Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
La Bamba – Ritchie Valens
Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley And The Comets
These Boots Are Made For Walkin' – Nancy Sinatra

4-piece Promo Video

Full Band Promo Video

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

“They arrived within great time and we really excited to get going which added to the atmosphere immensely. Their performance was incredible and pretty much everyone I spoke to said that the band was brilliant and asked how I'd come across them. They really made my night.”

10

“Can't fault the agency at all, excellent communication and service. The Dip Dabs were amazing. Fantastic band who we can't Thank enough for helping to make our reception so good.”

10

“The act were brilliant- everyone loved them.”

10

“We were really pleased with the band and everyone enjoyed dancing all night.”

10

“The band were amazing, they did our first song brilliantly, maybe even better than the original, and had a great overall set. We had so many compliments and the dance floor was always full while they were playing! I hope they enjoyed it, despite us running a bit late!”

10

“The Dip Dabs were an amazing addition to our wedding - they really made the evening! They were easy to work with beforehand - happy to include our playlist requests and our unusual first dance. They had everyone on the dance floor and such a great range of rep that everyone danced the night away!”

10

“I already sent an email to the band, but want wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed the band last Friday. They played a very well thought through set and engaged brilliantly with the audience who ranged from 7-75! We would definitely be interested in having them back and will be in touch in due course with possible dates.”

10

“The band were absolutely amazing and such lovely guys. Quite a few of our guests asked where we found them, so expect some referrals! Hopefully see you soon.”

10

“Sorry for the delay writing this, just back from Honolulu! Anyway, we both wanted to say how much we loved the band. They played our first dance so beautifully and the dancefloor was mental all night! Couldn't have been happier with them. Thank you!”

10

“The band were very easy to work with and were easy to communicate with prior to the event. The band accommodated our range of songs and provided a DJ service too. As we got closer to the big day we were very pleased with how accommodating and flexible they were. As expected from their show-reel they gained fantastic feedback from our family and guests. They were very professional, very talented and and we would highly recommend them!”

10

“Amazing band and people. The dancefloor was NEVER empty the whole night. They were great fun, had loads of energy and an eclectic range of music. I'd seen them at another wedding reception, they were amazing then to. Yet again no one sat down, the whole night.”

10

“The act were incredible. They brought our party to life and had everyone dancing the night away. The lead singer was great, they learnt our first dance song and they nailed it. All our guests were asking how we found them. Thanks for helping make our wedding the best day ever!”

10

“We could not have booked a better band. I booked them at the last minute and the booking process was smooth. I checked out reviews online, but was still worried about handing over money for a band I'd never heard in person. I needn't have worried - they were amazing! There was an issue with the venue not telling us they had a sound limiter. The band dealt with this really well and all my guests commented how fantastic they were. I have some friends who want to book them now!”

10

“Great phone manner, came as described and as per video. Excellent musicians. I play in a band myself so have seen and done many gigs myself, very professional. Very accommodating of my band to do a song in the second set. Got the crowd going all night, no lulls at all. Even with some of them singing on stage! Good work on the DJ set too.”

10

“We really enjoyed the band and had so many compliments from our guests on how great you were. Many guests asked how we managed to get hold of you and as a result we hope you receive even more work in the future. Thank you for being extremely entertaining and professional.”

10

“We just wanted to say a big thank you for playing at our wedding. We thoroughly enjoyed the music, and know our guests did too (even if a few of them misbehaved a little!!) Thank you so much for making our special day very memorable and enjoyable - I certainly will recommend you to anyone needing a band.”

10

“The Dip Dabs were absolutely superb. Our guests were really happy and certainly showed this by their feet on the dancefloor! The lead singer's voice was excellent and the band were flawless. I would honestly recommend them for a wedding - decent price as well.”

10

“Fantastic! Great music and especially great singer. They know how to keep the crowd interested and happy with a very good repertoire!”


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