XLR Band

Welcome to the XLR Band.

The XLR band are a collective of some of the UK's finest musicians who come together to provide a great evening musical entertainment to support your event.

Led by Brian Greene, drums, the band is a partnership that features the lyrical vocals of Dave Hay, who also brings his wonderful style of lead and rhythm guitar playing.

Dave is one of the most experienced frontmen in the UK having played in his own band The Executives and The Dark Blues, both highly acclaimed party and show bands. 

Dave is hugely versatile and runs his own Blues band Duck Soup.

The XLR band line up is highly interchangeable, selecting musicians from the London music scene to suit your occasion. The regular line up though is completed with bass and piano producing a powerful musical outfit, that can play beautiful ballads, dance and rock classics.

John Deemer, Bass

Musical Director for Remix Jazz Orchestra and session musician

Paul Miller Lead Vocals, Piano and Keys

Freelance session musician

We also often have guest featured artists, adding female lead vocals and Saxophone to our line up.

XLR Band feat: Julie Maguire

We are always delighted when we can deliver the wonderful Julie Maguire on Vocals. Julie, as a professional musician has sung and performed on countless musical productions, touring the UK and worked for and with music and theatre  giants such as Mike Moran, Tony McHale and Bill Kenwright

XLR provide as standard, a 4 piece power band, two lead vocals, guitar, keys, bass and drums.

XLR + features female vocals and/or sax

 

The band comes with its own PA and lighting, but can scale up for larger events.

Contact Brian to discuss your event and received our best advice and bespoke quotation and solution for you.

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XLR Band 

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Dave Hay - Lead vocals, guitar

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Brian Greene - MD & drums

Julie Maguire - Lead Vocals

XLR Band Playlist

Here is a sample of the huge range of tunes we call upon, as they are much loved by party goers. It is essential to be flexible at an event and be able to move seamlessly between different styles and genres to ensure we provide the right music at the right moment to make the event ambience of the evening.

We do not publish set lists, we read the room, the floor and the need of the event. All band members are hugely experienced and flexible and can effortlessly change the mood of the event to match the need to make your event great.

Here is a selection of the classics we play.

HAPPY (PHARRELL WILLIAMS)

GET LUCKY (DAFT PUNK)

SMOOTH (SANTANA)

MR. BRIGHTSIDE (THE KILLERS)

SEX ON FIRE (KINGS OF LEON)

SEX BOMB (TOM JONES)

YOU SEXY THING (HOT CHOCOLATE)

DANCING QUEEN (ABBA)

VALERIE (AMY WINEHOUSE)

KISS (PRINCE)

ALL NIGHT LONG (LIONEL RICHIE)

I FEEL GOOD (JAMES BROWN)

PICK UP THE PIECES (AVERAGE WHITE BAND)

PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC (WILD CHERRY)

SOUL MAN (BLUES BROTHERS)

ABRACADABRA (STEVE MILLER BAND)

SUPERSTITION (STEVIE WONDER)

I WISH (STEVIE WONDER)

LONG TRAIN RUNNING (THE DOOBIE BROTHERS)

DECEMBER '63 OH WHAT A NIGHT (THE 4 SEASONS)

GET DOWN ON IT (KOOL AND THE GANG)

LOVELY DAY (BILL WITHERS)

AIN'T NO SUNSHINE (BILL WITHERS/WILL YOUNG)

LET'S DANCE (CHRIS MONTEZ)

THE TWIST (CHUBBY CHECKER)

ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN (CHUCK BERRY)

ROUTE 66 (CHUCK BERRY)

TUTTI FRUTTI (LITTLE RICHARD)

ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK (BILL HALEY)

SHAKE RATTLE & ROLL (BILL HALEY)

TEDDY BEAR (ELVIS)

BLUE SUEDE SHOES (ELVIS)

HOUNDOG (ELVIS)

JOHNNY B. GOODE (CHUCK BERRY)

SWEET HOME CHICAGO (BLUES BROTHERS)

SINGING THE BLUES (GUY MITCHELL)

CAROLINE (STATUS QUO)

TWIST & SHOUT (BEATLES)

I SAW HER STANDING THERE (BEATLES)

COME TOGETHER (BEATLES)

KNOCK ON WOOD (OTIS REDDING)

SATISFACTION (STONES)

BROWN SUGAR (STONES)

HONKY TONK WOMEN (STONES)

YOU REALLY GOT ME (THE KINKS)

ALL RIGHT NOW (FREE)

STUCK IN THE MIDDLE (STEALERS WHEEL)

LA BAMBA (LOS LOBOS)

BROWN EYED GIRL (VAN MORRISON)

COME UP AND SEE ME (STEVE HARLEY)

GIMME SOME LOVIN' (STEVE WINWOOD)

DANCING IN THE DARK (BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN)

SUMMER OF '69 (BRIAN ADAMS)

HOT HOT HOT (BUSTER POINDEXTER)

CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF OF YOU (ANDY WILLIAMS)

DAYDREAM BELIEVER (MONKEYS)

YOU CAN'T HURRY LOVE (PHIL COLLINS/SUPREMES)

PRETTY WOMAN (ROY ORBISON)

MONY MONY (SHONDELLS/BILLY IDOL)

DANCING IN THE STREET (BOWIE JAGGER/VANDELLAS)

SWEET CAROLINE (NEIL DIAMOND)

LET'S STICK TOGETHER (BRIAN FERRY)

THE WALK OF LIFE (DIRE STRAITS)

MUSTANG SALLY (THE COMMITMENTS/WILSON PICKETT)

THE JOKER (STEVE MILLER BAND)

LIGHT MY FIRE (DOORS)

CHAIN OF FOOLS (ARETHA FRANKLIN)

WALK ON THE WILD SIDE (LOU REED)

NO WOMAN NO CRY (BOB MARLEY)

WAITING IN VAIN (BOB MARLEY)

THREE LITTLE BIRDS (BOB MARLEY)

HEARD IT THRU THE GRAPEVINE (MARVIN GAYE)

CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE (QUEEN)

SITTIN' ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY (OTIS REDDING)

UNDER THE BOARDWALK (THE DRIFTERS)

SIMPLY THE BEST (TINA TURNER)

WHEN YOU SAY NOTHING AT ALL (RONAN KEATING)

THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL (RONAN KEATING)

MY GIRL (THE TEMPTATIONS)

STAND BY ME (BEN E. KING)

MOONDANCE (VAN MORRISON)

WHAT'S GOING ON (MARVIN GAYE)

JUST THE WAY YOU ARE (BILLY JOEL)

ANGELS (ROBBIE WILLIAMS)

SHE'S THE ONE (ROBBIE WILLIAMS)

UNCHAINED MELODY (RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS)

LET'S STAY TOGETHER (AL GREEN)

LOVE IS ALL AROUND (WET WET WET)

HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY (VAN MORRISON)

WONDERFUL TONIGHT (CLAPTON)

HEY JUDE (BEATLES)

YESTERDAY (BEATLES)

MICHELLE (BEATLES)

SUMMERTIME (GERSHWIN)

ISN'T SHE LOVELY (STEVIE WONDER)

HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES? (ROBBIE WILLIAMS)

MY WAY (SINATRA)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (SINATRA)

LADY IS A TRAMP (SINATRA)

MACK THE KNIFE (SINATRA)

NIGHT & DAY (SINATRA)

FLY ME TO THE MOON (SINATRA)

IT HAD TO BE YOU (HARRY CONNICK JR.)

LET THERE BE LOVE (NAT KING COLE)

WE HAVE ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD (L. ARMSTRONG)

WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD (L. ARMSTRONG)

THREE TIMES A LADY (LIONEL RICHIE)

MOON RIVER (ANDY WILLIAMS)

THE GIRL FROM IPANEMA (SINATRA)

Guide Pricing 2022/23*

London

XLR Band - £1900

XLR + Band Featuring - £2750

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South East

XLR Band - £1750

XLR + Band Featuring - £2600

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National 

XLR Band - £1750 + (negotiated travel expenses)

XLR + Band Featuring - £2600 + (negotiated travel expenses)

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International

XLR Band - £2900 + (negotiated travel expenses)

XLR + Band Featuring - £3750 + (negotiated travel expenses)

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*Contact us now to discuss your event and we will provide a bespoke quote suitable for your requirements,

M:07976 208859

E: brian.greene@gigajam.com