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The RidesFunction Band

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About us:

Looking for a wedding or party band for that special occasion?

We are The Rides – professional musicians with many years of experience in entertaining audiences around the UK from weddings to office parties and corporate functions.

We know every event is different and we can work with you to tailor what we play – based on the age profile, the event type, or any other requirement – just ask! We know a wide variety of songs (see here), from old classics to modern dancefloor-fillers.

If you’d like us to learn a specific song (for a first dance at a wedding or any other reason), we’d be happy to discuss it if it's not already one we know! If we can do it, we will, for no extra cost.

We also:

  • Provide a professional-quality PA and backline system.
  • Set up in under an hour. We can arrive and set up whenever works best for you.
  • Provide music in between sets if you aren’t hiring a DJ. If you are, we'll work with them to make sure songs don’t get repeated.
  • Can play in any size of venue. We can use a quieter electronic drum kit if the venue requires it (or if you just want the music quieter!)

Feel free to browse the site and then call or email us for a friendly, no-obligation chat to find out more.

Song list:

  • queue_musicDancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
  • queue_musicBrown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
  • queue_musicWhite Wedding - Billy Idol
  • queue_musicA Town Called Malice - The Jam
  • queue_musicDakota - The Stereophonics
  • queue_musicSex on Fire - Kings of Leon
  • queue_musicChelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
  • queue_musicProud Mary - CCR/ Tina Turner
  • queue_musicLong Train Runnin' - The Doobie Bros
  • queue_musicAngels - Robbie WIlliams
  • queue_musicUprising - Muse
  • queue_musicMr Brightside - The Killers
  • queue_musicCant Take My Eyes off You - Muse/ Andy Williams
  • queue_musicRed Red Wine - UB40
  • queue_musicDon't Dream It's Over - Crowded House
  • queue_musicGet Lucky - Daft Punk
  • queue_musicDance the Night Away - The Mavericks
  • queue_musicDancing in the Moonlight - Toploader
  • queue_musicHuman - The Killers
  • queue_musicDont look back in Anger - Oasis
  • queue_musicWicked Game - Chris Isaak
  • queue_musicTeenage Kicks - The Undertones
  • queue_musicDreaming of you - The Coral
  • queue_musicSuperstition - Stevie Wonder
  • queue_musicLet me entertain you - Robbie Williams
  • queue_musicSummer Of '69 - Bryan Adams
  • queue_musicWith Or Without You - U2
  • queue_musicPurple Rain - Prince
  • queue_musicA Little Respect - Erasure
  • queue_musicOne - U2
  • queue_musicI'm A Believer - The Monkees
  • queue_musicShut up and Dance - Walk the Moon
  • queue_musicDon't Stop Believin - Journey
  • queue_musicSit Down - James
  • queue_musicStand By Me - Ben E King
  • queue_musicI Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
  • queue_musicAll Right Now - Free


What's included:


Your choice of:

  • 2 ✕ 1hr sets
  • 3 ✕ 45min sets

High-quality PA and backline equipment - you only need to provide power for us to set up and play!


A specific song learned if you'd like to hear something in particular


Stage and floor lighting to help create the right ambiance

Get in touch:

For bookings or enquiries, you can reach us at:

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