Start The Party - Trio | Cheshire, North West England(no reviews)
Based In: Cheshire, North West England
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Start The Party are a dynamic 3 piece party band from Cheshire in the north west of england. We are the perfect choice for weddings, civil ceremonies, birthday parties, anniversaries, christenings, tribute nights, party nights - you name it!
As musicians we have been working together for over fifteen years and specialize in the highest standard of live party music. We faithfully recreate some of the biggest hits spanning almost six decades of music. Our extensive repertoire features songs by the likes of Chic, ABBA, Michael Jackson, Coldplay, The Killers, Katy Perry........and many more gua ... ranteed to get your party started!
Each member of The Band has a wealth of experience in both live and studio performance. We have all worked with a variety of names within the music industry and we take great pride in our professionalism to ensure that your event is one to remember forever. What makes Start The Party stand out from many other bands is that our live sound is of the highest standard and we don't use off the shelf backing tracks. We record our own drums, bass guitar, synth lines & backing vocals which are sequenced on stage together with live vocals, keyboards and guitar. When you see and hear us - you won't be disappointed!
Start The Party cater for all kinds of private & corporate events. We also perfom for decade specific theme nights such as the 70's, 80's and 90's which are all very popular and frequently requested. We tailor our shows precisely, including dress code to suit the occasion.
We have performed at many prestigious venues over the years througout the UK and internationally, so we will happily travel to your chosen venue - wherever it may be! We can be booked as a standard trio, a duo for smaller budgets or with additional musicians/dancers for large scale events. We also offer an inclusive DJ service at a very competitive price. Whatever the occasion - we can deliver!
Charlotte Day - Lead Vocals
Charlotte has been a professional vocalist & session singer for over twenty years. Her voice can be heard on numerous top 40 records from the likes of Danni Minogue, Loleatta Holloway, and Faith Hill to name a few! In 2005 charlotte performed lead vocals on the number 1 UK Dance chart hit ‘Finally’ produced by multi-platinum remixers Love to Infinity. With chart topping dance group Soda Club, she has had international success as a singer, songwriter and producer and has toured extensively throughout the UK. Charlotte has also been coaching other aspiring sing ... ers on a one to one basis since 2001.
Aidan Townend – Keyboards/Backing Vocals
Having played the piano since he was 3 years old, it’s fair to say that Aidan’s performance skills are of the highest calibre. He has written music for the BBC and Sky TV and has also worked with Beverley Knight, Sarah Harding (Girls Aloud) and Katie White (The Ting Tings) amongst others. Earlier in his career he toured the UK and Japan with rock band Jordan and was also MD to the late controversial comic Bernard Manning!
Rob Taylor – Guitars/Backing Vocals
Rob was also a member of former rock band Jordan. He is an exceptional musician and has been playing the guitar & bass guitar for well over thirty years. After Jordan split, Robin and Aidan maintained a very close working relationship. They performed in several bands together and have collaborated on various musical projects over the years including production and songwriting for many established artists.
Guest musicians include:-
Neil Shaw-Hulme – Guitars/Backing Vocals
Neil Shaw-Hulme is a highly experienced musician and music teacher. A multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who brings added value to the band with his versatility and expertise. Neil has stepped in at a moments notice on many occasions, and he never dissapoints. He is a consumate professional and always a joy to work with.
Gareth Price - Guitars
Gareth is an excellent guitarist and has been playing since the age of fourteen. He studied at MANCAT - a music performance college in Manchester, for two years, and then progressed to the University of Salford where he gained a BA Hons in popular music and recording. Since his late teens he has played in several professional bands, covering an extensive repertoire of styles.
The band have been performing together for around 18 years, with each member having 20 years plus experience in the music industry. We have played at literally hundreds of venues throughout the UK ranging from weddings and private parties to high end corporate clients and prestigious events.
Wedding of Stu Allan (DJ - Key 103, Bowlers..) Lastra Farm Hotel, Anglesey 2015
John Lewis Cheadle 20th Anniversary Party, Concorde Centre, Manchester Airport 2015
John Lewis Trafford Centre 10th Anniversary Party, AJ Bell Stadium, Manchester 2015
Yokogawa 100th Anniversary Ball, Carden Park Hotel, 2015
Business Awards after party at Cloud 23, The Hilton, Deansgate, Manchester 2014
Apprenticeships Awards, Leeds Town Hall, 2010
The Colas Awards, hosted by Lenny Henry, Harrogate International Arena, 2009
European Capital of Culture Main Event, Liverpool 2008
Grand opening of The Sycamore ... Restaurant, Birch Vale, Cheshire Life September 2007
Clerical Medical Annual Dinner Dance, Viila Marina Theatre, Douglas 2007
Great Manchester Run 2005 - 2009
Private party at the home of TV producer Phil Redmond
CWS Web Design Awards Dinner, CWS Building, Manchester
Round Table Dinner Dance, The Floral Hall, Southport
Masquerade Ball, Mere Golf & Country Club, Knutsford
Grand Opening of The Triangle Building, Manchester
Awards Ceremony, 2000 Manchester Food & Drink Festival, Midland Hotel, Manchester
Opening of the latest link in the Manchester Metrolink system
Opening of the new restaurant, N Power Building, Manchester
Other prestigous venues include:
•The Trafford Centre, Manchester
•Lyme Park, Cheshire
•Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire
•Gawsworth Hall, Cheshire
•Stock Restaurant, Manchester
•Raddisson Hotel, Manchester
•Mere Golf & Country Club, Cheshire
•Midland Hotel Manchester
•Manchester Town Hall
•Nunsmere Hall, Cheshire
•Rookery Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire
•Stockport Plaza Theatre
•Romiley Forum Theatre
•Villa Marina Theatre, Isle of Man
•Southport Floral Hall
•The Hilton, Deansgate, Manchester
•Tall Trees Hilton Hotel, Lincoln
•Q Hotels Group
•The Paradise Room, Blackpool Pleasure Beach
•Stanneylands Hotel, Wilmslow, Cheshire
•Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport
Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Jewish Wedding Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions
Public Liability Insurance up to 10,000,000
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