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The Shake Its


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The Shake Its are a high energy, retro sounding vintage rock 'n' roll band recreating the super-cool sounds of the rock n’ roll era, in a dynamic and modern way. This is a band that pride themselves on performing the very best hits of the 50s & 60s with an energy and intricacy that creates an unforgettable show. What's more, The Shake Its can also perform your favourite contemporary rock and pop tracks in their own inimitable style (check out their song list!)

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

With a genuine vintage look and an incredible level of musicianship, The Shake Its will make every event a party to remember. Equipped with a range of awesome dancefloor-filling hits, the band also uniquely integrate sound-bites from some classic films into their live performance! Now that's not something you see everyday.

Made up of three highly professional musicians, The Shake Its are super-experienced at making your event a rockin’ night to remember. Each band member has extensive gigging experience, and has worked tirelessly to capture the unique sound of the original artists at their prime - so you can be sure you'll get an authentic sounding rock 'n' roll band, who'll keep the party swinging.

A band that delivers a really tight sound. Music you can't sit still to. Highly recommended and fantastic entertainment. James, Private Party, Berkshire

The Shake Its are happy to work closely with event organisers to ensure that each individual client’s needs are met. With top of the rage, modern equipment minimising setup and soundchecking time, The Shake Its promise minimum disruption prior to your event and ensure an amazing experience for guests.

If you are looking for a unique, electrifying and experienced rock 'n’ roll band for your event, then look no further - The Shake Its are the band for you!

Performance info

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

Booking options

Song requests
Add £120
The band are happy to learn and perform one request (eg. first dance), subject to suitability
Acoustic background music
Add £550 for 3 x 30 minute sets
Live lounge style sets by the band's acoustic trio, ideal for drinks receptions or meals

50s Medley #1

50s Medley #2

50s Rock 'n' Roll

Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins
Boom Boom – The Animals
Brand New Cadillac – Vince Taylor
C'mon Everybody – Eddie Cochran
Choo Choo Ch’boogie – B.B.King
Day Tripper – The Beatles
Do You Love Me? – The Contours
Do You Wanna Dance? –The Shadows
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
Gimme Some Lovin’ – The Spencer Davis Group
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
I Fought The Law – Bobby Fuller Four
I Got A Woman – Ray Charles
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
I Want Candy – The Strangeloves
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Johnny Got a Boom Boom – Imelda May
La Bamba – Richie Valens
Little Green Bag – George Baker
Louie Louie // The Kingsmen
Miserlou – Dick Dale & The Deltones
Money (That's What I Want) – Barrett Strong
Move It – Cliff Richard
Not Fade Away – The Rolling Stones
Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly
Please Mr Postman – The Marvelettes
Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley & The Comets
Rumble – Link Wray
Shakin' All Over – The Guess Who
Shake Your Tail Feather – Blues Brothers
Should I Stay or Should I Go – The Clash
Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran
Suzie Q – Dale Hawkins
Tainted Love – Gloria Jones
Tutti Frutti – Little Richard
Twist & Shout – The Beatles
Wake Up Little Susie – The Everly Brothers
Wipe Out – Surfaris
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover – Bo Diddley
You Really Got Me – The Kinks

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 Shake Its are a great band, real party starters and crowds absolutely loved it. If you're having a 50/60s rock n roll party then they are the best you will get. Fantastic show, we loved every minute of it.”

Joey, Student Event in London, July 2019

“Thank you SO much! You were amazing and everybody loved you.”

Felix, Theatre Co in London, 2015

“The band was energetic, professional and super-cool.”

Nathan, Wedding in London, 2015

“I have to say, you really made this party. From the outfits to the music it was outstanding. And the energy! Brilliant! Please come back next year.”

Owner, Interior Design Company in London, 2015

“It really added a little touch of class to our function. Thanks!”

Manager, Corporate Event in London, 2015

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