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The Copycats | Wedding and Events Band
Who we are?
The Copycats are a vastly experienced live wedding and function band based in Scotland. We perform an eclectic set of classic dance floor tunes plus the addition of live Ceilidh dances when desired. A bouncing dance floor is mandatory at all times!!
We are able to offer a 5 or 7 piece band. The 7 piece band includes our fabulous horn section for something a little bit special!
Both lineups offer top class musicians and a mix of Female and Male Vocalists meaning we can cover many genres.
You will dance! You will sing along! You may even put your hands in the air like you just don’t care!
Our Ceilidh section is a little bit funky and the dances are fully called. We usually stagger the dances through the first set but can play them all in one set of around 1 hour.
Often at weddings, we learn your first dance or you may choose to play the original track.
Booking your band:
With hundreds of weddings and events under our belt you are in safe hands from start to finish. No big gaps in between songs here!
Here’s what you get:
- Dedicated personal contact – From initial enquiry right through to your booking you deal directly with a band member.
- Fully live band in both line ups.
- Male and Female vocalists.
- Up to 3.5 hours of live music within a 4 hour period.
- Ipod music in between sets and a short playlist after we finish (venue permitting) Feel free to create your own playlist and give it to us on the night.
- State of the art sound and lighting equipment for up to 300 people.
- Full PAT test and public liability insurance.
- Professional reliable service and attention to detail.
Live Video – Some short videos recorded live at gigs
What previous clients say
“Everyone has commented on how fantastic
and professional the band were, we had the 7 piece brass set and
it added a really special vibe and feel to the night!
Thank you for making it night we won't forget,”
“the band added a couple of extra songs on our behalf
and absolutely nailed the first dance.It was evident that they
really cared about making the occasion special and take pride
in their performance. So many people commented
on the great atmosphere they created and we would
highly recommend them”
“What can we say- AMAZING!
So many of our guests have asked who
they were and how fantastic they were.
The Copycats played a wide variety of music
and gauged the crowd accordingly.
Our guests were a mixture of Scottish and English and
everyone enjoyed the Ceilidh songs and got right into the spirit of it.
Absolutely brilliant and would highly recommend.
Thanks again! everyone had a fantastic night.”
“The Copycats played at our wedding on May 8th
and everyone had a fantastic night! Most of our guests
hadn't ever experienced the ceilidh and the Copycats were
so helpful and patient with explaining everything.
The music was excellent, the ceilidh was soooo much fun!
Everyone had a blast! Thank you for the wonderful and unforgettable evening.”
What we play
As a party band we pride ourselves on putting on a great live show playing songs which cater for all age groups. Our main aim is to get your guests on the dance floor and keep them dancing all night. We have a huge repertoire from the 60s to modern chart hits and we’re always working on new and classic hits to keep the show fresh and up to date!
Suspicious Minds – Elvis
Daydream Believer – The Monkees
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
You Can’t Hurry Love – Supremes
Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Moondance – Van Morrison
In the Midnight Hour – Wilson Picket
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
River Deep Mountain High – Tina turner
I’m a Believer – The Monkees
Think – Aretha Franklin
Stuck in the Middle with You – Stealers Wheel
I Feel Good – James Brown
Soul Man – Sam & Dave
Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson
Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations
Knock on Wood – Eddie Floyd
Honky Tonk Woman – Rolling Stones
This Old Heart of Mine – Isley Brothers
Oh Boy – Buddy Holly
Get Ready – Temptations
My Girl – Temptations
Dancin’ In The Streets – Martha & the Vandellas
Land Of 1000 Dances – Wilson Pickett
Hold On I’m Coming – Sam & Dave
Gimme Some Lovin’ – Spencer Davis Group
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Long Train Running – The Doobie Brothers
Carwash – Rose RoyceLe Freak – Chic
Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Lady Marmalade – Labelle
Disco Inferno – The Trammps
You to Me Are Everything – The Real Thing
Blame It on the Boogie – Jackson 5
Ladies Night – Kool & the Gang
Dancing on the Ceiling – Lionel Richie
Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac
Like A Virgin – Madonna
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
Footloose – Kenny Loggins
Video Killed The Radio Star – The Buggles
All Night Long – Lionel Ritchie
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey / Glee
Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
Nine to Five – Dolly Parton
Town Called Malice – The Jam
Love Really Hurts without You – Billy Ocean
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Kiss – Prince
1990’s to present
Moves like Jagger – Maroon 5
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Poker Face – Lady Gaga
Living On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Just Can’t Get Enough – The Saturdays
Never Forget You – The Noisettes
Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Who Knew – Pink
Heartbeat – Scouting For Girls
Greatest Day – Take That
Rule The World – Take That
Mercy – Duffy
Real Gone Kid – Deacon Blue
Put Your Records On – Corrine Bailey Rae
Disco 2000 – Pulp
Love Shack – The B 52’s
Human – The Killers
1999 – Prince
Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellies
New Shoes – Paulo Nutini
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Respect – Erasure
Dignity – Deacon Blue
Let’s Stick Together – Roxy Music
Crazy in Love – Beyonce
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
Walking on sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
We are happy to learn a song for your first dance or we can also play an original versions of a track for you.
It’s completely your choice.
Traditional/Ceilidh (all called)
The Gay Gordons
The Dashing White Sergeant
Strip the Willow
Canadian Barn Dance
St Bernards Waltz
News & updates
Ten tips to help choose your wedding band The Copycats Live 2017 Some footage of us playing live at a corporate event in December 2017 with etc 7 piece line up. 100% live recording on the night. Ten things to consider when choosing your wedding band: Consider the venue and space available – […]
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The Copycats also have great experience at performing for Corporate Events & Private Parties. We have played at numerous charity fundraisers in aid of some great causes over the years. We are proud to be involved in such wonderful causes & are always happy to adjust our timings to the requirements of the evening’s events. […]
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