The Pop Pickers - Oldies Band - Fareham, South West

The Pop Pickers

Oldies Band

(8 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Pop Band, Cover Band
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Fareham, South West
Performs: Regionwide
From: £800
The Pop Pickers are a UK south coast band and have played over 450 gigs. They play the classic hits from the 50's, 60's, and 70's. Ideal for clubs, functions, private events and corporate work.
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The Pop Pickers are an established mature band, based on the south coast of England. We have played over 450 gigs too date covering everything from weddings, hotels, clubs, pubs, birthday/anniversary parties, armed services and corporate events. We play the classic hits from the 50's, 60's, and 70's. The emphasis is on dancing and sing-a-long tunes that everybody knows and can enjoy. We predominately cover the south coast of England but would consider other locations as appropriate.

Set-List

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
A Little Bit More - Doctor Hook
A Teenager In Love Medley - Dion
All Day and All of The Night - The Kinks
All My Loving - The Beatles
All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
Baby Come Back - The Equals
Be My Baby - The Ronettes
Bye Bye Baby - The Bay City Rollers
Barbara Ann - The Beach Boys
Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You - Andy Williams
Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers
Come On Over To My Place - The Drifters
Country Roads - John Denver
Crocodile Rock - Elton John
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Diana - P ...

Biography

The Pop Pickers band was formed in late 2015 and commenced gigs in early 2016. The band has always remained a four piece although occasionally band members have changed. The band have now performed over 450 gigs and continue to keep busy with gigs often booked eighteen months in advance. The currently line up consists of three vocalists with an instrumentation line up of guitar, keyboards, bass and drums.

Reviews     (8 Reviews)

The Pop Pickers - Oldies Band - Fareham, South West Event Location: Fareham Event Type: Private party 22nd July 2023
Ian and his band thoroughly entertained us with a broad playlist of hits that inspired our relaxed and fed partygoers onto the dance floor. Massive thanks, we all thoroughly enjoyed your talents !
Reviewed by: David
The Pop Pickers - Oldies Band - Fareham, South West Event Location: Havant Event Type: Garden Fete 3rd June 2023
Thank you for a fantastic afternoon at our Garden Fete. Great music. Great performers.
Reviewed by: Linda
The Pop Pickers - Oldies Band - Fareham, South West Event Location: Andover Event Type: Easter club event 9th April 2023
Thanks again for Sunday night, you guys were brilliant as always and the feed back I've had has been brilliant.
Reviewed by: Dave

Experience

The Pop Pickers are a mature band and have played in excess of 450 gigs since 2016. It would have been considerably more but the 15 month Covid shutdown resulted in around one hundred gigs being lost. Our experience includes weddings, birthday/anniversary/retirement parties, club events, armed services events and corporate work. We have even played a couple of life commemoration events where a deceased person has requested us to play for the family and friends as their remembrance event.

Previous Clients

We do not name previous clients due to privacy concerns but the type of bookers are listed below:
Private bookers e.g. parties etc
Clubs e.g. golf, sailing and social
Armed Services
Agencies
Corporate clients

Suitable for

Anniversary Party Awards Ceremony Bachelor / Stag Party Bachelorette / Hen Party Birthday Party (Adult) Christmas Party Club Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Community Event Corporate Event Dinner Party Engagement Party Festival / Outdoor Event Grand Opening Party Halloween Party HM Forces/Army/Navy/Military Event Holiday / Theme Parks Hotel Event New Year's Eve Party Nightclub Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Restaurant / Bar / Pub Event Retirement Party Social Club Theaters / Stage Wedding Reception

Meet the Act

The Pop Pickers band consist of four experienced musicians and vocalists.
Ian Templeton - Guitar and vocal
Marlow Gillam - Guitar, Keyboard and vocals
Graham Day - Bass guitar and vocals
Robbie Clarke - Drums
It all started with an advert by Ian who was frustrated not being able to find a suitable band to play in so decided to form his own band. Graham applied first and Ian and Graham are the founder members. Some line up changes have occurred over the years. Robbie joined in 2017 and Marlow joined in 2023.
We do like to dress up for certain gigs and have had much fun wearing Halloween c ...

Additional Information

The band's equipment has been electrically tested for safety and we hold £2M certificate for public liability insurance.

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