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In Brief: 
6-piece, 2 female lead vocals, 2x1 hour or 3x40 minute sets. Recorded music during breaks. A male vocalist and brass section can be added to their line-up and a DJ provided for an additional fee.

About e2

Since their formation, e2 have become synonymous with the highest quality entertainment. These are true “session” musicians whose sheer professionalism shines through and ensures your event will live long in the minds of your guests. Dynamic, charismatic and highly entertaining, this band is guaranteed to make any party come to life.

The band’s wide repertoire includes the irrepressible grooves of 70s funk and disco classics, always a favourite party flavour. Add to this Motown smashes from the 60s, the best of 80s and 90s pop, right through to current hits, and your guests will dance all night long. Our quoted price is for the band’s usual six-piece line-up - as featured on their demo tracks - of keyboards, bass, drums, guitar and two female vocalists. If you want something extra special, you can also augment the regular band with the stunning e2 brass section, an embellishment that will electrify any audience.

All the band members are used to performing with high profile artists, appearing live and in the studio as well as on TV and on radio. Among the major names they have worked with are: Elvis Costello, Sting, Duran Duran, Edwin Starr, Chris Rea, Phil Collins, Spandau Ballet, Gary Barlow, Cliff Richard, Jamie Cullum, Suzi Quatro, Jimmy Nail, Sharon Shannon and Toby Smith (Jamiroquai). The band’s corporate clients have included IBM, EMI, Pfizer, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds TSB, British Airways, Lee Cooper and UNICEF, and the band have performed at private functions and weddings at leading venues including Claridges, The Café Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Brocket Hall and the Park Lane Hilton.

 

Price from: £2,090

Travel and cost: 
E2 are London-based. See Pricing for details of travel costs, etc

What People Say:

"Lots of positive feedback from guests on their performance."
University of Buckingham - graduation ball - Buckinghamshire - March 2013

"E2 got everyone up on the dance floor, no mean feat in my family!"
Hannah Roberts - wedding reception - Somerset - August 2012

"Everyone had a great time"
Mary McCahery - school anniversary event - London - July 2011

"e2 were excellent and I thought the customer service of Function Junction was a very high standard"
Tim Sanger - wedding reception - Oxfordshire - December 2010

"Just wanted to send you a card to say thank you for everything! You did an absolutely superb job at our wedding and we would like to take this opportunity to let you know just how great you were. The music that you played and the atmosphere that you created was perfect. Everyone loved the songs and danced all night. Definite signs of a good party! We were very privileged to have you there and we hope you enjoyed the evening as much as us. Lots of family and friends commented on how wonderful you were. We would not hesitate in recommending you to other couples looking for an entertainment agency and band for their wedding day. It was everything we had hoped for and more. Thank you once again."
Katrina & Daniel Powel - wedding reception - Berkshire - October 2010

"Having had my concerns about the band I was more than delighted with their performance, and so were my colleagues. The dance floor was always crowded which is a real measure of success"
Marie Ricot - awards dinner - Manchester - November 2009

"e2 were absolutely first rate, from the moment they started to the time they finished the dance floor was packed. This says it all! I would recommend them any time."
Tricia Tallon - party - France - April 2008

"The band were fantastic. They kept the atmosphere electric. They were totally professional. Would definitely hire them again"
Larissa Duguid - wedding reception - Hertfordshire - March 2008

"Thought the band very professional and their performance was slick and flowed from one number to the next"
Russell Sargeant - client’s event - Wales - February 2008

"Many thanks to e2; everthing was so professional and very entertaininng."
James MacDonald - wedding reception - Bath - December 2006

"We started slowly and the band got us going. Fantastic."
Ben Jones - wedding reception - June 2006

"Superb – beyond reproach. Several friends are in bands and were blown away."
Adam Bell - wedding reception - Yorkshire - April 2003

"The band was very professional on the day, on more than one occasion we stopped (as did the guests) to soak up the talent of the band, the guys were exceptional musicians and the girls’ voices outstanding."
Mel and Marc Speed - wedding reception - Kent - April 2003

"We have received so many positive comments from our guests. Even the grandparents appeared and thought the band were great. It is amazing what a difference a live band makes to the atmosphere. I’m so glad we chose e2!!!"
Kirsty Owen - wedding reception - Suffolk - October 2003

"Thank you for being everything we wanted and for making our wedding reception a truly remarkable occasion."
Emma Salaman - wedding reception - Middlesex - March 2004

"Lots of our guests commented on how good they were."
Gwyn Phillips - wedding reception - Bedfordshire - October 2005

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Songs List: 

50s and 60s
Proud Mary (Tina Turner)
Nutbush (Tina Turner)
I Feel Good (James Brown)
Sex Machine (James Brown)
Soul Power (James Brown)
Heard It Though Grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
Respect (Aretha Franklin)
Natural Woman (Aretha Franklin)
Think (Aretha Franklin)
Love The One Your With (A Franklin)
Soul Man (Sam and Dave)
Baby You Can Drive My Car (The Beatles)
Twist And Shout (The Beatles)
Mustang Sally (Blues Brothers)
Shake Your Tail Feather (Blues Brothers)
Midnight Hour (Blues Brothers)
Signed Sealed Delivered (Stevie Wonder)

1970s
Shake Your Body (The Jacksons)
I Want You Back (The Jacksons)
Boogie Nights (Heatwave)
Lady Marmalade (Labelle)
That’s Way I Like It (KC Sunshine Band)
Get Down Tonight (KC Sunshine Band)
September (Earth Wind And Fire)
Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
Dancing Queen (Abba)
Waterloo (Abba)
We Are Family (Sister Sledge)
Best Of My Love (Sister Sledge)
Everybody Dance (Sister Sledge)
Greatest Dancer (Sister Sledge)
Good Times (Chic)
Carwash (Chic)
Disco Inferno (The Tramps)

1980s
Last Night A DJ Saved My Life (Indeep)
Don't You Want Me (Human League)
Thriller (Michael Jackson)
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
Material Girl (Madonna )
Take On Me (A-Ha)
Upside Down (Diana Ross)
You Might Need Somebody (R Crawford)
Heart Of Glass (Blondie)
I'm So Excited (The Pointer Sisters)
Fame (Irene Cara)
1999 (Prince)
Teardrops (Womack And Womack)
Lets Dance (Bowie)
Rio (Duran Duran)

1990s
Mama Told Me (Tom Jones/Stereophonics)
Sex Bomb (Tom Jones/Stereophonics)
Canned Heat (Jamiroquai)
Disco 2000 (Pulp)
Parklife (Blur)
Wonderwall (Oasis)
I Don’t Want A Lover (Texas)
9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)
Something Got Me Started (Simply Red)
Smooth (Santana)
If You Tolerate This (Manic Street Preachers)
Sun From My Heart (Manic Street Preachers)
Sowing The Seeds Of Love (Tears For Fears)
Woman In Chains (Tears For Fears)
Rule The World (Tears For Fears)
Give It Away (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

Contemporary
Crazy in Love (Beyonce)
American Boy (Estel)
Poker Face (Lady Gaga)
Born This Way (Lady Gaga)
Price Tag (Jessie J)
Empire State Of Mind (Jay Z & Alicia Keys)
Only Girl (In The World) (Rhianna)
Umberella (Rhianna)
Rehab (Amy Winehouse)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
Forget You (Cee Lo Green)
No Tomorrow (Orson)
I Kissed A Girl (Katy Perry)
Hard Fi (Living For The Weekend)
Don't Feel Like Dancing (Scissor Sisters)
So What (Pink)
I Need A Doller (Aloe Blacc)
Moves Like Jagger (Maroon 5)
You’ve Got The Love (Florence & The Machine)

Rock and Indie
Mr Brightside (The Killers)
Don't Stop (Fleetwood Mac)
Come Up And See Me (Stave Harley)
Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick (Ian Dury)
Vertigo (U2)
Living On A Prayer (Bon Jovi)
Run To Me (Brian Adams)
Summer Of 69 (Brian Adams)
Johnny Be Goode (Chuck Berry)
All Right Now (Bad Company)
Sex On Fire (Kings Of Leon)
Don’t Stop Believing (Journey )
Hard To Handle (Black Crows )
Place Your Hands (Reef)
Don’t Stop Me Now (Queen)
We Are The Champions (Queen)
Sweet Home Alabama (Lynard Skynyrd)
Take Me Out (Franz Ferdinand)
Let Me Entertain You (Robbie Williams)

Dinner Jazz
My Funny Valentine
It Had To Be You
Fly Me to the Moon
Autumn Leaves
The Look of Love
Someone to Watch Over Me
You Do Something to Me
Old Devil Called Love
Songbird
Let’s Stay Together
Over the Rainbow (Eva Cassidy version)
Time After Time
Get Here
Street Life
Walk on by
Cry me a River
Various Bond Themes
God Bless the Child
Night and Day
Lady is a Tramp
Paper Moon
At Last
Love for Sale
In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning
Brazil
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Girl From Ipanema
Ain’t Misbehaving
Masquerade
My Baby Don’t Care
Ain’t no Sunshine
That Old Black Magic
Piano in the Dark