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Hire vintage jazz bands for Gatsby themed parties. 'Postmodern Jukebox' style bands for hire.

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City Swing - Vintage/Postmodern Jukebox Style Jazz Get quote

PRICE: from £825 as 4x piece, £1385 as 7x Piece (2x 60mins or 3x 40 mins) | compare prices


Biography - About us

'City Swing' appeal to all ages. They perform a wide range of styles from 1920's 'Gatsby' jazz, through to modern swing and current songs in a 'Postmodern Jukebox' style.

They've a huge repertoire of well over 250 songs. They also suite every budget, starting from a saxophone/piano duo and expanding to a full 7x piece band ideal for dancing to. They're a lovely group of people and always happy to learn special requests and pride themselves on being smart, professional and entertaining in everything they do. 

Watch their video! You'll be so impressed and see why they get so booked up! 

Call us now to secure your date! 

What we do and FAQ's

How long does it take you to set up?
About half an hour

How much performance space do you need?
Width: 3m x Depth:2m

Are you happy to perform outside?
Yes, weather permitting and with access to a power point

Can you learn requests or a first dance?
Yes, up to 3 songs with a weeks notice

How long do you play for?
An evening party/wedding is usually 3 sets of 45 minutes or 2 sets of an hour as required

Do you provide your own lighting?
Yes, we have a set of stage lights to light the band up and dance room lights to create an atmosphere or dance floor.

What do you do during your break(s)
We can provide music in between breaks with suitable background music from an iPod

My venue has a sound limiter – is that a problem?
Not a problem, as we can adjust our level through the PA or having the drummer play with brushes/ hotrods to control the volume

Where are you based?
London based covering Essex, Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire & South East

Repertoire - the music/songs we play

Contemporary - Jazzed Up
Ain’t Nobody - Chaka Khan
All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
American Boy - Estelle
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
Back To Black - Amy Winehouse
Black and Gold - Sam Sparro
Blame It On The Boogie - The Jackson 5
Burn - Ellie Goulding
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Crazy in Love - Beyonce
Frontin’ - Jamie Cullum
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cindy Lauper

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Testimonials and reviews

"Huge thanks to the band who played at our Gatsby party - they were fantastic, very professional, and excellent value for money. Everyone said they were the icing on the cake; Sophie's voice was stunning, and the timing was excellent. So so pleased with our choice - we would definitely book them again, and have no hesitation recommending them.”
Private party, Southend-on-Sea, Essex

"We have these guys come play for us on a regular basis as they are always a hit with our customers, and are able to provide just the right kind of sound for our venue.”
Owner, Winebar, cocktail night residency, London

“We had this excellent band play for us in the French restaurant whilst guests ate dinner and they provided just the right ambience we were looking for. We will certainly look into having them perform for us again in the future.”
Zabeel Saray Hotel, Dubai - New Years Eve Party

“Once again thanks for your hard work, you guys sounded as good as, if not better than Post Modern Jukebox!”
Hunks in Trunks Cabaret Show, Proud Cabaret, London

“As light, background jazz, the band were perfect for our event as we sailed down the Thames from Greenwich to Westminster. The band members were also exactly how we hoped - smart and professional in everything they did from start to finish.”
Corporate annual dinner, River Thames Cruises, London

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