POA

One of the most in demand function bands in the UK today. Hugely entertaining and talented 3-6 piece line up with male & female vocals. From The Beatles to Lady Ga Ga! Function Band / Cover Band / Wedding Band in Wiltshire.

PRICE GUIDE: £900

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POA are the ideal choice for any sized event. They perform exclusively for audiences at corporate functions, dinner dances, private parties & weddings and can scale their show up or down to suit every occasion & budget. Whether it be a formal black tie event or a fun party, POA will lift the roof with their full-on energetic party sets.

What have they done before?
Formed as a professional band in 1999 by husband & wife team Dave & Kirstie the band have performed at many prestigious venues over the years including: The NEC, The Centuar Cheltenham, Assembly Rooms Bath, The Bath Pavilion, Salisbury City Hall, Thorpe Park, The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Celtic Manor, Alton Towers, Mayfair Hotel as well as international appearances in Sandals Cuba, El Gouna Egypt & Kairaba Resort, Gambia.

Corporate clients have include:

  • The BBC
  • BMW
  • Vodaphone
  • Orange
  • IPL
  • JP Morgan
  • John Lewis
  • Barclays Bank
  • Capita Bank
  • Hilton & Devere Group

POA musicians have worked with numerous named artistes including: The Scissor Sisters, Level 42, Sir Tom Jones, Jools Holland, Jamie Cullum, Gary Kemp & The Motown Show.

What Sort of Music Do They Play?
With the advantage of both male & female lead vocals their extensive and varied setlist caters for all ages and musical tastes including songs by The Beatles, Beyonce, Amy Winehouse, Take That, Lady Ga Ga, Queen, Aretha Franklin, Kings of Leon plus many, many more! You can be absolutely sure that guests of all ages will be up dancing and singing all night.

What will the band look like?
The band can tailor their look to suit your needs on the night. For corporate events or dinner dances they can dress formally in black tie and stunning party dresses (for the girls!), and for private parties and less formal events they can dress more casually if you prefer. Essentially the keyword here is flexibility! Just specify to your agent what your requirements are and POA will oblige!

In addition, the band members can also provide a further two hours of live instrumental jazz or background music either as a solo female cocktail pianist or a piano & sax duo perfect during your wedding breakfast, canapés or drinks reception with a vast repertoire - on the spot requests welcome!

POA are incredibly flexible with all aspects of their show. No gig is too big or too far away. They are very adaptable to a range of room types and always adjust volume levels to suit your requirements.

POA set is lively, exciting, dynamic and full of enthusiasm, and is regularly updated to include popular songs. In particular, the band have spent a great deal of time and effort tailoring shows to suit weddings and private parties, of which they play at least 100 per year, as well as entertaining audiences at larger corporate events.

And for when the band are not playing...
POA play a great selection of pre-mixed Disco music during breaks either as MP3 compilations on CD or iPOD and use their lighting and PA to keep the party atmosphere alive. You are also welcome to bring along any songs you wish played on CD, iPOD or Laptop etc. The band's show uses a 3000 watt full range Martin Audio PA system, and an Allen and Heath mixing console with professional outboard effects at all performances, plus a complete lighting show including stage floods, Twister effects with built-in sound-to-light controllers & multi-coloured moving heads with a 360 degree rotation, so you have full stage lighting as well as disco lighting for your dance floor.

Customer satisfaction
POA take great care to work with all their clients to ensure complete satisfaction both before and during the event. The band are happy to recommend the best possible selection of songs based on your requirements and will liaise with your venue and any other contacts to ensure smooth running on the day & that all technical requirements are met in full making your event as stress free as possible.
 

Line up & Options:

3 piece band: Male lead vocalist, female keyboard player with lead vocals & lead guitar (drums on backing)

Additional options:

  • Add drums
  • Add saxophone
  • Add trumpet
  • Solo female cocktail piano
  • Piano and saxophone jazz duo

Performance times:

A typical performance is for  2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 minute sets.

Selected Repertoire:

90's, Noughties and Modern Chart Hits

Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk
Clean Bandit ft Jess Glynne - Rather Be
Daft Punk - Get Lucky
Pharrell Williams - Happy
Maroon 5 ft Christina Aguilera- Moves Like Jagger
Room 5 ft Oliver Cheatham - Make Luv (I Like to Party)
Bryan Adams - You Belong To Me
Robbie Williams - Candy
Take That ft. Lulu - Relight my Fire
Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
Caro Emerald - That Man
Modjo - Lady (Hear me Tonight)
Scissor Sisters - Don’t Feel Like Dancing
Kings Of Leon - Sex on Fire
Amy Winehouse - Valerie
The Third Degree - Mercy
Jessie Jay - Domino
Katie Perry - Firework
Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feelin’
Beyoncé - Crazy in Love

60's Pop,  Rock, Soul & Motown

Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
James Brown - I Got You (I Feel Good)
Jackie Wilson - Higher and Higher
Stevie Wonder - I Wish
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke
Stevie Wonder - Signed Sealed Delivered
Spencer Davis Group - Gimme Some Lovin’
The Beatles - Saw her Standing There
Tina Turner - Proud Mary
Aretha Franklin - Respect
Martha Reeves - Heatwave
Ray Charles - Shake a Tailfeather
Wilson Pickett - Land of 1000 Dances
Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally

70's Pop, Rock, Funk, Soul  & Disco

Earth Wind & Fire - September
Wild Cherry - Play that Funky Music
Chic - Good Times
Chic - Everybody Dance
Chic - Le Freak
Chic - I Want Your Love
The Bee Gees - Stayin’ Alive
The Bee Gees - You should be Dancing
Labelle - Lady Marmalade
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop til you Get Enough
Michael Jackson - Beat It
Michael Jackson - Wanna be Starting Something
Curtis Mayfield - Move on Up
Doobie Brothers - Long Train Running
Diana Ross - You Can't Hurry Love
Rose Royce - Car Wash
Katrina and the Waves - Walking on Sunshine
Abba - Mamma Mia

80's Rock & Pop

David Bowie - Let's Dance
Bryan Adams - Summer of ’69
Queen - I want to Breakfree
Queen - Don’t Stop me Now
Journey - Don’t Stop Believing
Erasure - A Little Respect
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Dolly Parton - Nine to Five
B52s - Loveshack
Roxy Music - Let’s Stick Together
The Jam - A Town Called Malice
The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be
Blondie - One Way or Another

Ska & Reggae

The Specials - Message to you Rudy
Bad Manners - Special Brew (I Love you)
Blondie - The Tide is High

Love Songs & First Dances

Al Green - Let's Stay Together
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
Stevie Wonder - Signed Sealed Delivered
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Ben E King - Stand by Me
Dusty Springfield - The Look of Love
The Temptations - My Girl
Andy Williams - Can’t Take My Eyes Off You


Wedding Gift
As a wedding gift from the band, we will learn your first dance for free! If you would like the band to perform your special song, please let us know at time of booking.

Masonic Festivals
We can provide traditional music for Masonic Ladies Festivals (e.g.The Ladies' Song, Grace, Auld Lang Syne, The National Anthem) Please ask for more details.

Acoustic Music

POA can also offer a cocktail pianist or jazz duo (piano and saxophone) who can provide the perfect musical backdrop to champagne receptions and fine dining. P

Testimonials:


Just a note to thank you for such a fantastic evening on Saturday - we all enjoyed your music and dancing to it. I think I have lost a couple of pounds!! Everyone is already booking up and looking forward to next year - so please put the 7th July as a confirmed booking in the diary! Kindest regards and a BIG THANK YOU!
Denise Gaiger, Grant Bradley Trust

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Just a quick e-mail to say a huge thank you for Friday night.  It was a fantastic evening - as in previous years your sets were brilliant, you really got our guests on the dance-floor. I've heard so many great comments about how good the band was. Thank you again & hope to see you all again soon.
Tom Stuckey, Axminster Young Farmers Club.

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OMG!  You are absolutely awesome ! Exceptional in fact. We were over the moon with your performance at our wedding. Thank you so much for making our evening reception party such a wonderful occasion for everyone. Our guests loved every minute of your sets, your music was a perfect mix of old and new and it was wonderful to see so many family and friends having such a fun time dancing & singing to your music. You certainly know how to get a crowd going, and we loved it! Thank you all so much, you were just brilliant and were the perfect finale to our special day.
Nicole Giles

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Just to let you know that everyone at RAF Lyneham's closing Ball thought POA were brilliant!  An entertaining performance, great mix of songs that had the dance-floor packed throughout your sets. Superb vocals , excellent musicians - a first class band. You gave everyone a night to remember.
Mike Stock

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I just wanted to say thank you for making Sunday night's fundraising party such a success. Everyone loved you, and your music... and Marc had a few fans including me! So far we have raised over £1000 for 'Help for Heroes'... If possible I would like to book you again for next year! With many thanks to you all again
Zonie Oldman

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We have just got back from honeymoon and wanted to drop you a note to say a big THANK YOU to POA for playing at our wedding at Cripps Barn. We were really impressed with your great performance - we loved the songs that were played, and had lots of comments from guests about how great you all were! We will certainly recommend Pop of Ages Party Band in the future. And a special thanks for playing our first dance song - Stand By Me, a very memorable moment for us both. Thank you so much again.
Laura & Adam

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 I just had to write to say how amazing POA were at our daughter's wedding on Saturday [Portscatho, Cornwall]. A truly fantastic band, the Roseland Peninsula is absolutely buzzing with praise for you! You're not only great musicians but fabulous entertainers too. Thank you all so very much, we will certainly be recommending you!
Joy Holroyd

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Just a short note to give you a huge thanks for your music at our wedding reception on Saturday [King William Restaurant, Old Naval College, Greenwich]. Everyone thought you were great - we had so many compliments about you all... the wonderful music certainly helped make this a day to remember and set the seal on a perfect day!
Jackie and Lee.

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Hello Dave, Just a quick note to thank you all so much for all your hard work on Saturday night. The band were absolutely fantastic and went down a storm; I've had nothing but praise from so many of the guests about how wonderful they thought the band were. Please pass on our sincere thanks to all of them. Thank you also, to you and your crew, for putting it all together so expertly - you were fantastic to work with, super-efficient and did a very professional job - thank you all so very much. I would have no hesitation in recommending you should I be asked for good band. I hope to see you again in the not too distant future. 
Christine Ryan Bell

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I just wanted to write and thank you for an amazing night! The three of you set the tone for my 40th birthday party in Frome perfectly.  So many people have asked me for your contact details wanting to book you for future events.  The music you played was great and you were all just so professional - you absolutely made the night. I can't wait until my 50th!!!!!!!  (Should I make a provisional booking now!?!)  Hope you have a great rest of the year, thank you all so much again.
Vic

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Just wanted to write and say that Pop of Ages Party Band were brilliant at our Wedding Reception on Saturday, and that all of our guests have said how much they enjoyed your style. We are really pleased that we booked your band for our wedding - we enjoyed the music and you all made our wedding day extra special - Thank you!
Dawn and Nigel Blackshaw

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I just wanted to say a huge thank you for performing at our wedding a couple of weeks ago at Waddeston Manor. The band are absolutely brilliant and made the evening go fantastically. So many people have commented on how great you were and some have asked for your name and website - they were really impressed! Thanks again - you guys are amazing!!!
Rebecca and Sam

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Thank you so much once again, our guests loved your music and fabulous sets, a great entertaining show thoroughly enjoyed by all. Many of our customers asked when you would be returning as they thought you were excellent, so we are all looking forward to seeing and hearing you play again later this year
Holly, Ents Manager.

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We just wanted to say that we thought you were brilliant at our evening celebrations on Saturday. Our guests thoroughly enjoyed dancing and singing to your music, great choice of songs and we were impressed with the way you gave us the party atmosphere we wanted. We are both so glad we were recommended to book POA, you did us proud!
Emily & Alistair

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Thank you so much for such a wonderful performance at our wedding reception on Saturday. We were amazed at your superb performance, and although I thought our shy friends and family wouldn't dance, you had us all up on the floor from your first song and everyone kept asking me where I found such a great band! Fabulous music, lovely people, thank you so much!
Leslie & Paul

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Thank you all for providing such brilliant music and entertainment at our Christmas Party. You gave us a wonderful performance of retro and modern songs that everybody loved, It was great to see the dance-floor packed, I didn't think our employees would dance like they did (they haven't before!) & I proved what a truly good  band you really are! Great vocals, great music, a great night!"  Gistworld.com

 

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