The Wild Nights Duo

from£525

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Acclaimed musicians Ben and Jon perform top drawer versions of great songs, including the music of Johnny Cash, Van Morrison, The Strokes, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, U2 and Prince. The band offer either background or night time party music and are specialist at getting crowds on the dancefloor!

We were absolutely overjoyed with our choice. Everyone down to the youngest guests of age 2, right up the oldest (won't age shame!) were dancing! Megan, Wedding, London

The guys have in the past been resident musicians in both Regent Street’s uber-cool Cuckoo Club and South London’s entertainment mecca The Bedford. They're also available as a kicking rock covers band, The Wild Nights – our leading wedding band serving the Gloucestershire, Bristol Bath and Somerset area. Both duo and band are an especially popular choice for boho- or vintage-themed weddings and regularly bring the house down at South West venues such as Pennard House, Tunnels Beaches, Priston Mill and The Kingscote Barn.

The Wild Nights Duo are perfect for weddings and can offer extra performances as well as providing their own laptop DJ service, before, between and after their sets. The DJ service features mixed tunes, a huge catalogue of songs and laser lighting, saving you on the cost and space of hiring a separate act.

Performance info

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

Booking options

DJ service
Add £135
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 £75 per half hour
Extend the band's sets by up to one hour

Full song list

Modern

Babylon – David Gray
Beetlebum – Blur
Broken Stones – Paul Weller
Come As You Are – Nivarna
Dakota – The Stereophonics
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Fisherman’s Blues – The Waterboys
Follow The Sun – Xavier Rudd
Foot Of The Mountain – Paul Weller
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
Holly Roller Novocain – Kings Of Leon
Home – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Hotel Yorba – The White Stripes
I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers
Last Nite – The Strokes
Lonely Boy – The Black Keys
Molly’s Chambers – Kings Of Leon
Paolo Nutini – Candy
Red Morning Light – Kings Of Leon
Riptide – Vance Joy
Rowboat – Beck
Someday – The Strokes
Stolen Dance – Milky Chance
Tender – Blur
That’s Entertainment – The Jam
The Last Shadow Puppets – Standing Next To Me
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Valerie – The Zutons
When Will We Be Married – The Waterboys
Wonderwall – Oasis
You’re The One – The Black Keys

Classic

Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
All Along The Watchtower – Bob Dylan
American Girl – Tom Petty
And It Stones Me – Van Morrison
Angie – The Rolling Stones
Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Big River – Johnny Cash
Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Brown Sugar – The Rolling Sones
Bulbs – Elton John
Bye Bye Love – The Everly Brothers
C’Mon Every – Eddie Cochrane
Candle In The Wind – Elton John
Cecelia – Simon And Garfunkkel
Cut Across Shorty – Eddie Cochrane
Daniel – Elton John
Dead Flowers – The Rolling Stones
Deli’s Gone – Johnny Cash
Don’t Let Me Down – The Beatles
Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright – Bob Dylan
Down In The Flood – Bob Dylan
Down The Highway – Van Morrison
Early In The Morning – Buddy Holly
Father And Son – Cat Stevens
Feel A Whole Lot Better – Tom Petty
Fire And Rain – James Taylor
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty
Girl From The North Country – Bob Dylan
Give My Love To Rose – Johnny Cash
Good Morning Miss Brown – Taj Mahal
Goodnight Irene – Ledbelly
Hard Headed Woman – Cat Stevens
Hard Nose To The Highway – Van Morrison
He’ll Have To Go – Jim Reeves
Heart Of Gold – Neil Young Like A Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan
Hello Mary Lou – Ricky Nelson
Help! – The Beatles
Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles
Hey Joe – Jimi Hendreix
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Hi Ho Silver Lining – Jeff Beck
Hide Your Love Away – The Beatles
High Heel Sneaker – Tommy Tucker
Hungry Heart – Bruce Springsteen
I am A Lonesome Hobo – Bob Dylan
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
I Shall Be Released – Bob Dylan
I Threw It All Away – Bob Dylan
I Walk The Line – Johnny Cash
I’m A Believer – The Monkees
I’ve Just Seen A Face – The Beatles
If You Gotta Go – Bob Dylan
In The Pines – The Louvin Brothers
Into The Mystic – Van Morrison
It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – Buddy Holly
It Takes A Lot To Laugh – Bob Dylan
It’s All Over Now Baby Blue – Bob Dylan
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Jumpin’ Jack Flash – The Rolling Stones
Just Like A Woman – Bob Dylan
Knockin’ On Heavens Door – Bob Dylan
Latest Flame – Elvis
Learning The Game – Buddy Holly
Learning To Fly – Tom Petty
Let Your Fingers Do The Walking
Little Sister – Elvis
Lonely Stranger – Eric Clapton
Long Black Veil – The Band
Lovin’ In My Baby’s Eyes – Taj Mahal
Man Of The World – Cat Stevens
Maybellene – Chuck Berry
Money For Nothing – Dire Straits
Mrs Robinson – Simon And Garfunkel
Mustang Sally – Wilson Picket
Need Your Love So Bad – Fleetwood Mac
Needle And The Damage Done – Neil Young
No Particular Place To Go – Chuck Berry
Oh Boy – Buddy Holly
On The Road Again – Canned Heat / Willie Nelson
One – U2
One After 909 – The Beatles
One More Cup Of Coffee – Bob Dylan
One Too Many Mornings – Bob Dylan
Only Love Can Break Your Heart – Neil Young
Out On The Weekend – Neil Young
Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly
Perfect Day – Lou Reed
Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Purple Rain – Prince
Redemption Song – Bob Marley
Revolution – The Beatles
Romeo And Juliet – Dire Straits
Route 66 – The Rolling Stones
Run For Your Life – The Beatles
Running On Faith – Eric Clapton
Sea Of Heartbreak – Johnny Cash
Shake, Rattle & Roll – Bill Haley
Shame, Shame, Shame – Jimmy Reed
Shine A Light – The Rolling Stones
Shooting Star – Bob Dyalnlove Minus Zero/No Limit – Bob Dylan
Silver And Gold – Neil Young
Square One – Tom Petty
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochrane
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Suspicious Minds – Elvis
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynard Skynard
Sweet Thing – Van Morrison
Take Me Home Country Roads – Willie Nelson
Tangled Up In Blue – Bob Dylan
Tattler – Ry Cooder
Tell Me Baby – Red Hot Chilli Pepers
That Makes It Though – Buddy Holly
That’ll Be The Day – Buddy Holly
That’s Alright – Elvis
The Cross – Prince
The Last Time – The Rolling Stones
The Man In Me – Bob Dylan
The Mighty Quinn – Bob Dylan
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down – The Band
The Waiting – Tom Petty
The Way Young Lovers Do – Van Morrison
The Weight – The Band
The Wind Cries Mary – Jimi Hendrix
This Is The Way We Make A Broken Heart – Rosanne Cash
Ticket To Ride – The Beatles
Tomorrow Is A Long Time – Bob Dylan
Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You – Bob Dylan
Tutti Frutti – Little Richard
Twenty Flight Rock – Eddie Cochrane
Twist And Shout – The Beatles
Two Of Us – The Beatles
Well Alright – Buddy Holly
What Light – Wilco
When Will I Be Loved – The Everly Brothers
While My Guitar Gently Weeps – The Beatles
Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones
Wild Night – Van Morrison
Wild World – Cat Stevens
Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
Wishing – Buddy Holly
World On A String – Neil Young
Wrecking Ball – Miley Cyrus
You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere – Bob Dylan
You Got It – Roy Orbison
You’re Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond – Taj Mahal

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

“The act were absolutely outstanding, good range of music and very happy with the overall service, also a pleasure to meet them both would deffo recommend and would also book again in the future! Thanks.”

10

“The act were fantastic. From creating the atmosphere to choosing the right songs. Everyone loved what they did and the manner in which they did it. Would recommend them for any wedding or party.”

10

“The band were good and the girls enjoyed it!”

10

“Fantastic act, great organisation from the agency, very good!”

10

“The Wild Nights Duo fitted all of our criteria for the evening: type of music, range of music, price and availability. I couldn’t have asked for a better band. My favourite moment was when I was at the bar on their third or fourth song and one of my friends come running up to me saying “leave your drinks, these guys are f****** brilliant” before literally dragging me into the marquee!”

10

“The band were amazing, they were fun and relaxed but very professional. Prior to the wedding they were finding out from us what music we would like in between sets and what type of music that we wanted them to play. Just by looking at their repertoire you can see they cover a wide range. They had people on the dance floor all night and lots of friends and family commented on how brilliant they were. Thank you for making our evening that little bit more special - pure class from start to finish!”

10

“The Wild Nights played at our wedding and were absolutely fantastic! Leading up to the event they were great at finding out what tunes I wanted added to the DJ playlist and helping me choose a first dance. On the night, their tunes kept the dance floor packed and I had tonnes of guests and venue staff asking me where I found them. They really nailed it! Thanks guys for the epic music.”

10

“The band were excellent. Great communication before the event and very professional at the wedding. The music they played was great and was commented on by many guests. We would totally recommend them to anyone holding a function. Thank you!”

10

“The band were fantastic. Two played while guests arrived, then for the ceremony and while we had drinks etc. and then the band played again in the evening. Everybody wanted to dance to their great music and they were fun, and really laid back which meant no stress. This was all arranged in less than a week as they stepped in at the last minute when the original band could no longer play. They provided a microphone for the ceremony, organised the music my daughter wanted and were very accommodating as they had to share the evening with a group from Germany. I can recommend them to make your evening special.”

10

“Given their excellent reviews we had high hopes and we were not disappointed, the pair could not have been a better choice. They were incredibly accommodating of our requests, down to earth, friendly, professional and picked up on the relaxed atmosphere of the wedding. I think they got everyone on the dance floor! Our expectations were blown out of the water, we were so so pleased with the band.”

10

“We were absolutely overjoyed with our choice. Everyone down to the youngest guests of age 2, right up the oldest (won't age shame!) were dancing and the music they played really appealed to everyone!! I don't think the dance floor was empty at any point! They were both incredibly professional and very helpful in the process leading up to the big day!”

10

“Wild nights duo were the ideal way to get our guests dancing in the evening, playing a brilliant variety of music, both recent hits and classics. They were outstanding and we couldn't have asked for nicer people to be involved in our wedding.”

10

“The Wild Nights Duo were fantastic! They were really polite, friendly, and helpful! They had everyone dancing all night, and lots of people commented on how brilliant they were!”

10

“My husband and I were extremely satisfied with the duo, they were very punctual and very professional. We were a bit worried that a duo might not be enough to get people dancing, but everyone was on their feet from the very first song till the very last one. They also have a very good and large repertoire suitable for all tastes. Overall they were excellent, I would highly recommend them!”

10

“The Wild Nights Duo were fantastic. They got everyone dancing and were perfect for the theme of our wedding. They were very relaxed, arrived with plenty of time and set up with no problems. They were very professional and friendly. We asked them to learn our first dance and they did a great job, it was the perfect opening song. They also tailored the playlist to our preferences and were open to suggestions. Overall they were excellent! Would very much recommend them! Thank you guys!”

10

“The Wild Nights Duo were absolutely fantastic, catering for all our guests at our daughter's wedding, from ages 6 - 85! They were a joy to have, extremely polite and efficient and had everyone on the dance floor from the time of their first set until the end of the evening - every guest, bar none, commented on how fabulous they were. Couldn't recommend them more highly!”

10

“They were excellent and everyone commented on how good they were. By the end of the night our guests couldn't help but to get on their feet and start dancing. The first dance performance was also fantastic and something we will remember forever. They were friendly and really helpful throughout the planning process and delivered a better than expected set on he night.”

10

“We booked the Wild Night Duo to perform at our wedding reception and cannot recommend them highly enough. The booking and preparation from Function Central and the band themselves was polite, well organised and easy. They arrived early to the reception and were really accommodating when our meal and speeches run over! They adapted their three sets into two longer sets to maximise their playing time. One of our reasons for choosing them was their vast array of songs. They picked a great set list which appealed to all generations of guest. They had the most unlikely guests up dancing and singing. Great memories! We lost count of the amount of compliments we heard about their fantastic vocals and guitar playing. I cannot compliment them enough. Top music, top gentlemen. Do not hesitate in booking the Wild Night Duo, they will not disappoint. Live music every time people!”

10

“We found The Wild Nights Duo very professional. They arrived on time and did 3 great sets, then we had a disco - a good time was had by all!”

10

“The guys were fantastic. Musically they are outstanding. They play fantastic tunes which are perfect for any party and certainly ideal for filling the dance floor at a wedding! We have had so many people from the wedding commenting on just how good the band were and wondering how on earth we found them. We are so pleased as we thoroughly enjoyed their performance and they really topped off our wedding reception superbly. We highly recommend the Wild Nights Duo, thank you guys.”

10

“The band were fantastic. We loved the variety of music that they played and thoroughly enjoyed the performance, having a good dance along - as did our wedding guests!! Thanks for helping to make it such a special day!!”

10

“Wild night's quality was brilliant, soulful vocals with fun songs. Great classics, no tacky ones with lots of modern tunes as well. Also we liked their style which was perfect for the venue, young trendy guys which was refreshing and stylish. They also were perfect for the venue size with just two of them. Extremely satisfied! The duo were professional throughout, friendly and very helpful. My husband choose them and he never dances at events, we couldn't get him off the dance floor. We had a some crazy guests jiving which added to the fun so I think they loved it as much as we did.”

10

“We were very satisfied with the act and their play list was exactly right for our guests. They were really professional and appeared to sense what would go down well and what to play when guests were not dancing. From a practical point of view, they arrived on time, quietly got on with preparing their stage, played for the agreed amount of time and quietly got on with taking down their stage - I was really impressed.”

10

“The Guys arrived on time, were very professional, and their music was first rate. Many guests stated they thought they were excellent! We would certainly hire them again.”

10

“We hired the Wild Nights Duo to play at our wedding, based on their great repertoire, their strong voices and laid-back style. They were exactly what we were looking for and didn't disappoint. The guys were gracious and professional; lovely, friendly guys. They rang us in advance to discuss details which put us at ease and meant no problems on the day. Excellent musicians, their performance was perfect and inspired all ages to get up and dance. By the second set our little dance floor was rammed with guests singing at the top of their voices. A fantastic live act and I would highly recommend them, not only for weddings. I would definitely consider hiring them again in the future.”

10

“We were delighted with our choice of band for our recent wedding. The band were such a nice group of lads, and helped to make our evening just perfect. I would highly recommend them to anyone who was considering having live music at any event, and hope that perhaps one day we will have the opportunity to see them play again.”

10

“Excellent band. Great musicians. Lead singer has got a really soulful voice. Really nice guys and they don't look cheesy!”

10

“The Wild Nights were fabulous! Charlie and I were very impressed. Quite a few of our guests have said how great they thought the band were and the choice of songs they played was perfect.”

10

“Thanks Wild Nights Duo for a fabulous night - you were awesome and would definitely book you again if you'll have us!”

10

“The Wild Nights were absolutely brilliant! We and our guests enjoyed them immensely and were sad when they completed their sets! The range of songs they played was excellent for the range of guests we had at our wedding and there was something for everyone. The guys were helpful, polite, professional and out to please us with their performance. We have nothing but praise for them and hope we can use them for another event in the future and will definitely recommend them to friends and family. Thanks again.”

10

“They played brilliantly, had all the talent we'd expected, but bags more personality and good humour than we could have hoped for. They even allowed a group of drunk guests (my brother and mates) to steal the microphones and sing 'American Pie' whilst the true professionals (the band) just took up backing vocals and guitars... it was hilarious, and everyone has commented on it since. It was one of the highlights of the day. They were truly wonderful, and both such lovely blokes, we couldn't have asked for anything more.”

10

“The 'Chill Out' area was where The Wild Nights performed post dinner. The client was very pleased with their performance. Many thanks again to all for their great efforts!”

10

“We'll never forget their beautiful rendition of 'stand by me' for our first dance, we were both nervous and they made it feel so natural, and when everyone began singing along with the band when the chorus came around... well, it was pure magic. So please pass on my thanks to them for making our evening so perfect.”


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