THE QUINTISSENTIALLY BRITISH ROAMING BAND

BIO

“GREAT BAND. FUN AND VERY ENTERTAINING!”
(FRED SIRIEIX, FIRST DATES, CHANNEL 4)

THE ENGLISH GENTLEMEN ARE AN INTERNATIONAL ROAMING ACOUSTIC BAND FROM LONDON. THEY BRING IMMERSIVE AND CHARISMATIC PERFORMANCES TO ANY EVENT, THROUGH THEIR OWN RENDITIONS OF CLASSIC TRACKS AND MODERN HITS AT PRESTIGIOUS EVENTS, CELEBRATIONS AND PRIVATE SOIREES ACROSS THE GLOBE.

THIS QUINTESSENTIALLY BRITISH BAND HAS AN IMPRESSIVE CLIENT LIST AROUND THE GLOBE HAVING PLAYED FOR THE LIKES OF GOOGLE, FACEBOOK, ADOBE, SONY, VIRGIN, BARCLAYS, BRITISH AIRWAYS, ROLLS-ROYCE, FORMULA ONE, ROYAL ASCOT, HSBC, JAGUAR LAND ROVER, HUBLOT, NATWEST, OETKER COLLECTION, AIR CANADA, UNITED AIRLINES, ALLIANZ, HELP FOR HEROES, CANCER RESEARCH, QUEEN’S CLUB, AVIS, NHS, WH SMITH, BOOTS, SGC WINES, EPSON, KUONI, KWIK FIT, TAYLOR WESSING, RABOBANK, THE LONDON BOAT SHOW, THE LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW, THE LONDON BOAT SHOW, ATOS, BADOO, WORLD TELEVISION AND MANY MANY MORE.

THIS 4-6 PIECE CHARISMATIC ROVING BAND HAVE ALSO PERFORMED AT SOME STUNNING AND PRESTIGIOUS VENUES INCLUDING KENSINGTON PALACE, HAMPTON COURT PALACE, ALTHORP ESTATE, TOWER BRIDGE, TOWER OF LONDON, WIMBLEDON TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS, ROYAL ASCOT, TWICKENHAM STADIUM, NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, THE V&A, THE SHARD, PLUS THE RITZ, THE NED, THE MAY FAIR HOTEL, THE LANESBOROUGH, CLARIDGE’S, THE LANGHAM, THE CORINTHIA, HAMPTON COURT PALACE, THE PALM BEACH CASINO, THE GRANGE ST PAUL’S, GROSVENOR HOUSE, THE HAM YARD HOTEL, BABINGTON HOUSE, ONE MARYLEBONE ROAD, COUNTY HALL & THE CUTTY SARK.

PERFORMING AT DESTINATIONS INCLUDING BALI, PORTUGAL, LAKE GENEVA (SWITZERLAND), LAKE GARDA & SIENNA (ITALY), LES INVALIDES AND DOMAINE DE CHANTILLY (FRANCE), AND OF COURSE THROUGHOUT THE UK.


FROM PERFORMING A PERSONAL PERFORMANCE OF ‘EYE OF THE TIGER’ TO TYSON FURY IN CLARIDGE’S; A SELECTION OF CLASSIC HITS FOR FORMULA 1’S MANAGING DIRECTOR ROSS BRAWN; TO PLAYING FOR ENTREPRENEUR JAMES CAAN AT A SPECIAL EVENT IN THE RITZ, THESE ENTERTAINERS ALWAYS PERFORM, SING, SERENADE, SWOON AND ENTERTAIN GUESTS IN STYLE. THEY HAVE EVEN PERFORMED ALONGSIDE FRED SIRIEIX AT CHANNEL 4’S FIRST DATES RESTAURANT IN LONDON, THE PATERNOSTER CHOP HOUSE. THIS IS ONE ACOUSTIC BAND IN SERIOUS DEMAND.

THEY HAVE EVEN SUPPORTED LIONEL RICHIE & MADNESS DURING SOME VERY SPECIAL PRIVATE PARTIES.

WHAT’S MORE, TO KEEP THESE MUSICIANS LOOKING EXTRA SHARP, THEY ARE ALSO SPONSORED BY AWARD WINNING BRITISH DESIGNER MARC DARCY WHO SUPPLY THEIR AMAZING BRITISH TWEED SUITS.

COMBINING TWO ACOUSTIC GUITARS, PERCUSSION, SAXOPHONE, DOUBLE BASS AND NUMEROUS VOCAL HARMONIES, THE TRAVELLING HANDS OFFER A FRESH DELIVERY OF LIVE MUSIC THROUGH THEIR ARRANGEMENTS OF CLASSIC SONGS AND MODERN HITS IN A WARM, FEEL-GOOD STYLE OF PERFORMANCE. TOGETHER, THESE MUSICIANS’ INSTRUMENTS CREATE THE PERFECT BED FOR HARMONISED VOCALS.

IF YOU WANT THE FULL SOUND OF A COMPLETE BAND, WITH A MORE ACOUSTIC DELIVERY, OR YOU’RE JUST LOOKING FOR A PERFORMANCE WITH A TWIST, THEN THE TRAVELLING HANDS ARE THE BAND FOR YOU. THESE CORPORATE ENTERTAINERS DELIVER THE GOODS EVERY TIME.

HIGHLIGHTS:

– PREMIUM ROAMING ACOUSTIC BAND
– THE UK’S LEADING WALK-AROUND ACT MOVING AROUND YOUR EVENT AND PERFORMING TO DIFFERENT TABLES OR GROUPS OF GUESTS THAT THEY COME TO.
- DRESSED TO IMPRESS – THE TRAVELLING HANDS ARE SPONSORED BY AWARD-WINNING BRITISH DESIGNER MARC DARCY
– FLEXIBLE STYLES OF MUSIC TO SUIT ANY OCCASION.
– REPERTOIRE INCLUDES CLASSIC SONGS AND MODERN HITS PERFORMED WITH A WARM, FEEL-GOOD BRITISH TWIST. 

ADAPTABILITY FOR ALL EVENTS:
 WITH FIVE INSTRUMENTS PLAYING TOGETHER, IT’S VERY EASY FOR THE BAND TO PLAY A MORE RELAXED SET OR A MORE LIVELY ONE, SO NO MATTER WHETHER YOU’RE HOSTING A BLACK TIE DINNER OR AN INFORMAL BIRTHDAY PARTY, YOU CAN BE CONFIDENT THAT THE BAND WILL LOOK AND SOUND THE PART FOR YOUR EVENT.
 

REPERTOIRE


2010s

ADELE - ROLLING IN THE DEEP
BASTILLE - POMPEI
BRUNO MARS - LOCKED OUT OF HEAVEN
BRUNO MARS - MARRY YOU
CEE LO GREEN - FORGET YOU
DAFT PUNK - GET LUCKY
ED SHEERAN - THINKING OUT LOUD
ED SHEERAN - SHAPE OF YOU
JAMES BAY - HOLD BACK THE RIVER
JESSIE J – PRICE TAG
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - CAN'T STOP THE FEELING
LUMINEERS - HO HEY
MAROON 5 - MOVES LIKE JAGGER
MARK RONSON FT BRUNO MARS - UPTOWN FUNK
MUMFORD & SONS – I WILL WAIT
OLLY MURS - I JUST WANT YOU TO DANCE WITH ME TONIGHT
ONE DIRECTION - WHAT MAKES YOU BEAUTIFUL
PHARRELL WILLIAMS - HAPPY
TAYLOR SWIFT - SHAKE IT OFF

2000S
AMY WINEHOUSE / MARK RONSON - VALERIE
GIRLS ALOUD - LOVE MACHINE
GNARLS BARKLEY - CRAZY
JACK JOHNSON - BETTER TOGETHER
JASON MRAZ - I'M YOURS
THE KILLERS - MR BRIGHTSIDE
KINGS OF LEON – USE SOMEBODY
KINGS OF LEON - SEX ON FIRE
THE KOOKS - NAÏVE
REEF - PLACE YOUR HANDS
STEREOPHONICS - DAKOTA
TOPLOADER - DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT
THE WHITE STRIPES - SEVEN NATION ARMY
WHEATUS - TEENAGE DIRTBAG

 

1990s

 


BACKSTREET BOYS - EVERYBODY

BLUR - PARKLIFE
EAGLE EYE CHERRY - SAVE TONIGHT
FOO FIGHTERS - EVERLONG
HANSON - MMMBOP
JAMES - SIT DOWN
NIRVANA - SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT
PETER ANDRE - MYSTERIOUS GIRL
PRINCE - KISS
OASIS - SHE'S ELECTRIC
OASIS - WONDERWALL
OASIS - DON'T LOOK BACK IN ANGER
RICKY MARTIN - LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA
TAKE THAT - BACK FOR GOOD
THE REMBRANDTS - I'LL BE THERE FOR YOU (FRIENDS TV THEME)

1980S & 1970s

 

BILL WITHERS - AINT NO SUNSHINE
BILL HALEY & HIS COMETS - ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK
BOB MARLEY - THREE LITTLE BIRDS
BON JOVI - LIVING ON A PRAYER
BRYAN ADAMS - SUMMER OF 69
FLEETWOOD MAC - EVERYWHERE
FREE - ALL RIGHT NOW
GEORGE MICHAEL - FAITH
JACKIE WILSON - HIGHER AND HIGHER
JOURNEY - DON’T STOP BELIEVING
LYNYRD SKYNYRD - SWEET HOME ALABAMA
MICHAEL JACKSON - BILLIE JEAN
QUEEN - CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE
RICHIE VALENS - LA BAMBA
STEALERS WHEEL – STUCK IN THE MIDDLE
STEVIE WONDER - SUPERSTITION
STING - ENGLISHMAN IN NEW YORK
THE PROCLAIMERS - 500 MILES
TOM PETTY - FREE FALLING
THE UNDERTONES - TEENAGE KICKS
WILD CHERRY - PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC WHITE BOY
VAN MORRISON - MOONDANCE

 

1960s & 1950s

BEN E KING - STAND BY ME
CHUCK BERRY - JOHNNY B. GOODE
ELVIS - BLUE SUEDE SHOES
ELVIS - HOUND DOG
ELVIS - SUSPICIOUS MINDS
FRANKI VALLI - CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU
JAMES BROWN - I FEEL GOOD
LITTLE RICHARD - TUTTI FRUTTI
NEIL DIAMOND - SWEET CAROLINE
OTIS READING - SITTIN' ON (THE DOCK OF THE BAY)
RAY CHARLES - I'VE GOT A WOMAN
SPENCER DAVIES GROUP - KEEP ON RUNNIN
THE BEATLES - HEY JUDE
THE BEATLES - TWIST AND SHOUT
THE BEATLES - I SAW HER STANDING THERE
THE KINKS - YOU REALLY GOT ME
THE MONKEES - I'M A BELIEVER
THE TEMPTATIONS - MY GIRL
VAN MORRISON – BROWN EYED GIRL
WILSON PICKETT - MUSTANG SALLY