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The Rumours are a vibrant 4-piece band that come with boundless energy and an infectious love for mixing the latest hits from the likes of Bruno Mars and George Ezra with timeless classics from Chic, Earth Wind & Fire and The Beatles.

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

Based in the Midlands, the band is made up of four charismatic, professional musicians that have performed at hundreds of high-quality gigs around the UK. With an uncanny knack for getting your guests dancing and singing along, The Rumours are the perfect live entertainment for any audience.

With a smart and modern look, high-quality sound and lighting systems and a huge repertoire of songs that spans six decades, The Rumours are sure to enhance your event like no other band!

The Rumours are also able to offer their own in-house laptop DJ service, offering mixed songs and requests between, during and after their sets, for a nominal fee. This saves on the additional space, hassle and cost of hiring in a separate DJ and PA system.

Believe The Rumours - they're ready to bring you the party!

Performance info

Line-up Keyboard/lead vocals; drums; bass; guitar
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 one request (eg. first dance), subject to suitability
Acoustic background music
Add £POA
Live lounge style sets by the band's acoustic duo, ideal for drinks receptions or meals
DJ service
Add £150
Upbeat, mainstream pop music from all eras, run from a laptop or device equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements
Add female vocals
Add £245
Choose from a larger song list and hear a wider variety of songs
Add sax player
Add £245
For solos and an enhanced soul and R&B repertoire


All These Things – The Killers
American Boy – Estelle
Budapest – George Ezra
Cake By The Ocean – DNCE
Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Dancing In The Moonlight – Toploader
Don’t Stop The Music – Rihanna/Jamie Cullum
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Good Feeling – Flo Rida
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Hey Ya – Outkast
Hold Back The River – James Bay
I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
I Predict A Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
Last Nite – The Strokes
Learn To Fly – Foo Fighters
Locked out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Love Machine – Girls Aloud
Love On Top – Beyonce
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Mr Brightside – The Killers
New Shoes – Paolo Nutini
Obviously – McFly
Runaway Baby – Bruno Mars
Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Shine – Take That
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Stacy’s Mom – Fountains Of Wayne
Sugar – Maroon 5
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
There She Goes – The LA’s
This Love – Maroon 5
Times Like These – Foo Fighters
Toxic – Britney Spears
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Valerie – Mark Ronson
Waste A Moment – Kings Of Leon
When You Were Young – The Killers

70s & 80s

A Little Respect – Erasure
Ain't Nobody – Chaka Khan
All Night Long – Lionel Richie
Another One Bites the Dust – Queen
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Blame It On The Boogie – Jackson 5
Boys Don’t Cry – The Cure
Brick House – The Commodores
Careless Whisper – George Michael
Dancing On The Ceiling – Lionel Richie
Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
Easy Lover – Phil Collins
Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac
Give It Up – KC And The Sunshine Band
Good Times – Chic
I Wanna Be Your Lover – Prince
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
I Won’t Back Down – Tom Petty
Let's Stay Together – Al Green
Let’s Dance – David Bowie
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Maneater – Hall & Oates
Message In A Bottle – The Police
Mr Blue Sky – ELO
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
Run To You – Bryan Adams
September – Earth Wind and Fire
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Home Chicago – Blues Brothers
This Charming Man – The Smiths
We Are Family – Sister Sledge

50s & 60s

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
Great Balls of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Stuck In The Middle – Stealers Wheel
Tainted Love – Gloria Jones
Twist & Shout – The Beatles
Whole Lotta Shakin’ – Jerry Lee Lewis

First dance suggestions

All Of Me – John Legend
Always A Woman – Billy Joel
Can't Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Everything – Michael Buble
Green Eyes – Coldplay
You Do Something To Me – Paul Weller
High And Dry – Radiohead
Trouble – Ray Lamontagne
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
My Girl – The Temptations
Riptide – Vance Joy
I'm Yours – Jason Mraz
You & Me Song – The Wannadies
I'm A Believer – The Monkees
Stand By Me – Ben E King
You Are The Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
Something – The Beatles
There Is A Light – The Smiths
Moondance – Van Morrison
Dancing In The Dark – Bruce Springsteen
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Weather With You – Crowded House
Waterloo Sunset – The Kinks
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Better Together – Jack Johnson
What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Your Song – Elton John

Female vocal repertoire

9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
Ain't Nobody – Chaka Khan
Ain’t No Mountain... – Diana Ross
American Boy – Estelle
Car Wash – Rose Royce
Domino – Jessie J
He's The Greatest Dancer – Sister Sledge
How Will I Know – Whitney Houston
I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Love Machine – Girls Aloud
Love On Top – Beyonce
Lullaby – Paloma Faith
New Rules – Dua Lipa
Next To Me – Emeli Sande
Paparazzi – Lady Gaga
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Ring My Bell – Anita Ward
Rolling In The Deep – Adele
The Best – Tina Turner
Upside Down – Diana Ross
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
You’re Still The One – Shania Twain

Treasure - Bruno Mars

Good Times - Chic

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.

“I just wanted to say a huge thank you to to you all. I’ve had so many positive comments from everyone saying how much they enjoyed your songs. You even managed to get my 80 year old grandma dancing!! You were absolutely amazing, and dealt with all the chaos so well. The biggest thank you!”

Charlotte, Wedding, Lincolnshire, June 2019

“We had you at our wedding on Saturday 9th July at Colchester. We wanted to let you know that us and our guests thought you were fantastic!!”

Danny, Wedding in Colchester, June 2019

“These guys are an excellent band for a celebration or corporate event. They have an amazing range of songs, mixing modern stuff with all time favourites. They were so professional, friendly and accommodating. I highly recommend!”

Andy, Birthday Party, Leicestershire, April 2019

“The band had a great repertoire which suited our taste and was ideal for our wedding. They were flexible about setting up times and and when they played. They created a good atmosphere and filled the gaps between sets with appropriate music.”

Rebecca, Wedding in Oxfordshire, April 2019

“VERY satisfied! The band were professional from start to finish! They played all of the song choices requested, kept the momentum going throughout their performance and sounded great! Please pass on our thanks to the band members and we hope they enjoyed the day as much as we did. Thanks again Function Central!!”

Sheree, Wedding in Buckinghamshire, January 2019

“The band were brilliant! Everybody loved their music and style. They were so friendly and patient, dealing with our changes to timings on the day, we highly recommend them and hope to hear more of them in the future!”

Valerie, Corporate Event, London, October 2018

“Exceptionally satisfied. They were incredibly professional, and thoroughly nice guys too. They even let our cousins play a few songs with their equipment!”

Stephanie, Wedding in Buckinghamshire, September 2018

“We were delighted with The Rumours and would book them again in an instant. They learnt our first dance perfectly and didn't just attempt to replicate the original but put their own style into it which made it even more memorable. They are fantastic musicians with a lot of energy and talent. From the first dance to the encore, the dance floor was packed. The band played a great varied setlist with something for everyone and even took a few requests. We've had so many comments about how great they were.”

Catherine, Wedding in Oxford, August 2018

“The guys were fabulous and really looked the part for our summer party! Nothing was too much trouble, they were friendly and relaxed, highly recommend!”

Kate, Corporate Party, Nottinghamshire, June 2018

“Huge thanks to your fantastic band at our daughters wedding party! Great range of music throughout the night which had everyone up dancing! Such a friendly group of guys, great memories made!”

Claire & David, Wedding, Northamptonshire, May 2018

“The band were exactly as we had hoped, arrived in plenty of time to set up and got on with this from support from the venue without any need to disturb us. We have already received great feedback from a number of friends and family about the quality of the performance and are so pleased at how all turned out. Thank you!”

Bryony, Wedding in Dorset, May 2018

“We wanted to say a big thank you to you guys for such a great night on Saturday 10th May. We have had so many great comments about you from our guests. The music makes the night and you, your music and your talent made it the best night! X Penny & Richard.”

Penny & Richard, West Midlands, May 2018

“Such an excellent band and were total professionals throughout! I will definitely book again for future events.”

Jen, Awards Ceremony, London, March 2018

“The band were amazing. They where polite, professional arrived on time, set-up as planned and played well into the night. All our guest said how good the band was and all asked how we found them. Our first dance song was played perfectly and we both could not be happier with the group. Even the band members where dancing with our guests in between sets! The DJ service was good and complimented the bands performance. Overall they are a great act and a credit to the function central. Would defo book this band for any future functions we have!”

Bryan, Wedding in Hampshire, October 2017

“We were delighted with the band. They arrived without issue and set up and sound-checked very discreetly. The guys were very personable and set up their mic for use for the speeches. Their sets were perfect for our guests (a mix of old and young). They had people dancing in an age range of 12-90. Fantastic. We loved them and no one wanted the night to end!”

Sally, Wedding in Kent, April 2017

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