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Sixties band for hire. Also available for bookings as an authentic Cliff Richard and The Shadows tribute band.

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Biography - About us

An authentic sixties band for hire playing all the best hits from the 1960's. They can also be booked purely as a Cliff Richard tribute - complete with "The Shadows". Ideal live music entertainment for clubs, functions, anniversaries, parties and events. Comprising of five experienced and talented musicians. 'Rich Clifford and The Young Once' are always smartly presented and offer a package of first class music entertainment.

However you hire them, you can be guaranteed great music, audience engagement and fun!

What we do and FAQ's

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

How much performance space do you need?
Width: 6m x Depth:3m

Are you happy to perform outside?
Yes, provided a weather proof shelter and safe power supply is provided.

Can you learn requests or a first dance?
Yes, but please allow three weeks notice.

How long do you play for?
We are entirely flexible, but typically play two 75 minute sets.

Do you provide your own lighting?
Yes, we have lights which illuminate the band to create a great atmosphere.

What do you do during your break(s)
We typically play background music during our breaks or clients can provide their own CD's as required

My venue has a sound limiter – is that a problem?
A sound limiter is no problem as we have complete control over our sound volume.

Where are you based?
Essex based covering London, Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire and UK

Repertoire - the music/songs we play

General Sixties Songs
40 Days                           
All In The Game
All Shook Up                       
Blue Christmas
Brand New Cadillac
C'mon Everybody
Dance With Me
Down The Line
Hippy Hippy Shake
I Knew The Bride
I Need Your Love Tonite


Testimonials and reviews

"First time I've seen these guys at a proper show - absolutely brilliant and the lead guitarist has that sound spot on!"
Vice Chairman - Friends of The Shadows Guitar Club - August 2013

"Hi, just to say again a really big thank you for such a terrific peformance by the band on Saturday evening. Everyone I have spoken with said what a great night it was, and the choice of songs and lighting throughout were fantastic - please send my appreciation to Dick, he did a great job with the lighting. I know that everyone who attended really enjoyed themselves and I hope that everyone in the band, and your guests, did too. Please also give Julian a personal word of thanks from me - I know a successful evening by any band is a collective thing but he went out of his way to be helpful and to make the entire performance the success it was - his own enthusiasm and performance as Cliff was exceptional."
Pitsea Mount Community Association - Chairmans Comment - September 2013

"The Rich Clifford night was so much fun. The band managed a fine line between lots of fun, the Shadow's walk and great musicianship. Waldegraves was packed with a sell out of two hundred and fifty tickets. The evening started with a bang, actually a siren, to introduce the band. Many well known faces danced away to well remembered numbers from the past, some dressed in Cliff Richard fan T shirts!"
Review by Mersea Life (Magazine - April 2012, Pg 44)

"Just to say thank you for a brilliant night. It went very, very well and I have had nothing but good comments. Thanks to Rich Clifford and the Young Once for a great show and Julian for helping with the presentation."
Chairman - ECKO Club Presentastion Night - November 2013

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