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The Wayfarers
in Brief:

  • 5 Piece Function Band
  • Male Lead Vocals
  • Vocals, Guitar, Keys, Sax, Double Bass, Drums
  • Highly experienced musicians
  • Merseyside based, available nationwide
  • Multi-genre repertoire
  • Acoustic folk pop band
  • 2x60 or 3x40 minute sets of live music
  • Happy to learn first dance and up to 5 requests
  • Option to add 60 minute roaming set
  • Option to add Jazz sets
  • High quality and fully PAT tested PA and lighting
  • Playlist DJ Service Included As Standard
  • Glowing references from many happy clients

The Wayfarers
Biography:

Meet The Wayfarers, one of the UK's most exciting acoustic folk bands. With their triumphant renditions of the biggest tracks in folk, pop, Motown and rock, the Wayfarers will make your occasion an unforgettable festival of feel-good tunes. Composed of 2 extraordinary vocalists in addition to guitar, keys, sax, double bass and drums, The Wayfarers are easily recognisable by their full-bodied, hard-hitting sound. The talented musicians have performed for some of the world's most prestigious brands - including Amazon, Holland and Barrett and The Hut Group, as well as performing on the set of 8 out of 10 Cats.

Effortlessly polished, the energy of this charismatic band is infectious. Their folk-inspired spins on huge tracks from Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder and Bruno Mars set them apart; while their electrifying enthusiasm anchors the performance in an upbeat, celebratory atmosphere. Also specialising in folk classics from The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, and Of Monsters and Men, there really is something for everyone in this band's vibrant repertoire. Stretching all the way from the 60s to contemporary chart-toppers, The Wayfarers' uplifting live show will thrill guests of all musical preferences.

The band offers a range of sets to fit your event to perfection, providing spectacular entertainment for any occasion and for any time of the day. Forming an elegant backdrop for champagne and cocktail receptions before the main event, The Wayfarers can transform into an authentic jazz band complete with a scintillating jazz set-list - featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Dave Brubeck, and Édith Piaf. Experienced jazz musicians, The Wayfarers' line-up can remain as a 5-piece or be reduced to a trio for this more intimate portion. The full outfit can then step onto the stage for the main performance, ready to stir the dance-floor into a frenzy. The band is also happy to perform a completely acoustic 60-minute roaming set as, free of cables, they'll mingle with your guests for an incredible and unique up-close performance.

And while The Wayfarers' show is flexible, it's also comprehensive. Guests will remain entertained even while the band isn't on-stage, with a complimentary playlist DJ service sounding out between sets. The band also provides full lighting and PA, and will learn and perform a first dance or special request as standard. That means a bespoke performance from The Wayfarers for your special day or occasion. The Wayfarers are a wedding band from Liverpool who are available for performances at events all over the UK.

With glowing reviews and a truly stunning sound, The Wayfarers are an easy choice for weddings, private parties, and corporate events alike. Hire this legendary festival folk band today - while you can!

The Wayfarers
Repertoire:

  • 10s
  • 90s & 00s
  • 70s & 80s
  • 60s & Earlier
  • Jazz Repertoire
10s
Budapest - George Ezra
Can't Feel My Face - The Weekend
Can't Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Hey Brother - Avicii
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Hold Back the River - James Bay
I took a pill in Ibiza - Mike Posner
I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Lightning Bolt - Jake Bugg
Little Talks - Of Monsters and Men
Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Pompeii - Bastille
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Riptide - Vance Joy
Shut Up and Dance - Walk the Moon
Sing - Ed Sheeran
Take Me To Church - Hozier
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars
Wake Me Up - Avicii
90s & 00s
All the Small Things - Blink-182
Black and Gold - Sam Sparro
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Creep - Radiohead
Dancing in the Moonlight - Toploader
He ya! - OutKast
I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor - Arctic Monkeys
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Mr Brightside - The Killers
New Shoes - Paolo Nutini
Pencil Full of Lead - Paolo Nutini
Place Your Hands - Reef
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
She's Electric - Oasis
Stacy’s Mom - Fountains of Wayne
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Valerie - Mark Ronson ft Amy Winehouse
70s & 80s
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Aint No Sunshine - Bill Withers
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Blame It On the Boogie - The Jackson 5
Easy - Commodores
Easy Lover - Phil Collins
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Hotel California - The Eagles
Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Power of Love - Huey Lewis and the News
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns 'n' Roses
Sweet Home Alabama - Lyrnyrd Skynyrd
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
60s & Earlier
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
I Want You Back - The Jackson 5
I'm a Believer - The Monkees
Jonny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Jazz Repertoire
Affirmation
Ain't Misbehaving
All the Things you are
Almost Blue
Autumn Leaves
Beautiful Love
Blue is Green
Blue Moon
Cantaloupe Island
A Child is Born
Could It Be You
Dear Old Stockholm
Delores
Desafinado
Donna Lee
Equinox
Falling Grace
A Fine Romance
Fly Me to the Moon
A Foggy Day
Footprints
Freddie Freeloader
Georgia
Giant Steps
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Green Dolphin Street
How High the Moon
I Could Write a Book
I'll Remember April
In a Sentimental Mood
It Don’t Mean a Thing
La Vie en Rose
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Misty
Moanin'
Mood Indigo
My Favourite Things
My Funny Valentine
A Night in Tunisia
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Secret Love
So What
Softly as a Morning Sunrise
Summertime
Take Five
Take the A Train
The Girl from Ipanema
The Magician in You
What a Wonderful World
You Are Too Beautiful

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Prices are based on a 5pm or later arrival and Midnight finish, including 2x60 or 3x40 minute sets of live performance. Approximately 75-90 minutes are required for the act to set up and sound check (depending on access to the performance area).
5 Piece Band: Male Lead Vocals and Keys, Male Lead Vocals and Guitar, Sax, Double Bass & Drums
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The Wayfarers
Reviews:

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"All I can say is WOW - The Wayfarers are absolutely amazing. They kept the dancefloor full all night, and our guests are still talking about how amazing the band was. Thanks for making our night brilliant! 100% a 5/5"
Live Wedding Function Band
"I can't thank you enough for making our wedding extra special! We booked The Wayfarers for our wedding reception and they honestly had the dance floor full all night. The band were really friendly and set up with no problems, and had spoken to us about their set list before hand. We needn't have done because they knew exactly what worked, so we didn't have to worry about the music for the whole evening. It was great to have the DJ service in between sets to keep everyone dancing. Honestly couldn't have booked a better band. The only negative was that they had to finish! I'd book them again in a heartbeat. Thank you again!"
Wedding Music Band
"The Wayfarers were the best wedding band I've ever seen!! Great covers, great singers, and the atmosphere was amazing. Hats off to you boys! Would give them 5/5"
Wedding Band Review
"Huge thanks to The Wayfarers for making our special day AMAZING! There song choices were spot on and everyone was having a great time. Super friendly guys, they were easy and professional to work with and we'll be recommending them to everyone we know. Hire the Wayfarers!!"
Live Wedding Band
"Thanks for your email. We were all delighted with the Band. They were great . I would score them 5/5 in all areas. They arrived on time & had kept us fully informed prior to the occasion. Their sound was great & they created a great atmosphere. Thanks to them & yourself for the organisation etc. Best Wishes Pete (Father of the bride)."
Live Band Review
"The band were exceptional! They contacted us with plenty of time, responded quickly to emails and were friendly and professional at all times. More importantly they are an awesome band! They read the crowd well and had us dancing all night! We're so pleased we picked the wayfarers for our wedding! Can't recommend them highly enough!"
Wedding Band Live
"The band were fantastic we had a great night and didn't want it to end, they get a 5 from us thanks again!"
Event Band Review
"Thank you guys so much for making our wedding super awesome! We couldn't have been happier with the performance, energy, and song choices from The Wayfarers. All of our family and friends had so much fun dancing the night away. We highly recommend these guys (and Entertainment Nation) to play at your next special occasion or event. Thanks again so much for being a part of our best day ever! Best wishes, Steph and Tris"
Wedding Band Review
"Hi, we couldn't have been happier with The Wayfarers. They made are day even more special. Their sound was funky and fresh and they had everyone tearing up the dance floor. The booking processes with Entertainment Nation was simple with quick replies. The band communicated with us before the event and we're happy to learn are first dance song. 5 out of 5!"
Live Band Review
"My partner and I were really indecisive as to whether to hire a band or a DJ and made the final decision to go with a band. We went on to chose 'The Wayfarers' to perform at our wedding and I cannot articulate how impressed we were from the service from start to end. The guys were not only an amazing act that got everybody on the dance floor, but a truly wonderful group of guys that went out of there way to exceed our expectations. I would like to especially thank the guys for engaging and performing with my bridesmaid Mia, joining them on her saxophone - including sound checks before hand. Also, we really appreciated them spending the time to interpret our 'first dance' choice - you were an amazing experience and made our wedding, I would highly recommend and hands down a 5/5!"
Live Wedding Band
"Wow they were absolutely amazing!! All my guests loved them! Very accommodating and professional. The whole process was very flexible and professional from start to finish and I would certainly book the guys again! The band made my evening Thankyou so much for everything "
Party Band Review
"Just wanted to say thank you so much for coming and playing at our wedding. And letting Jon use your equipment too!! We absolutely loved you, every bit as great and more than we expected! We had a ball! All of our guests commented how much they enjoyed you guys too, you clearly did a good job to get everyone up dancing! - hope you enjoyed playing! Thanks again, Phil and Suze."
Live Wedding Band Review
"The band were 5 out of 5. Lovely lads. Clearly very talented, and they kept the dance floor full all night. We'd fully recommend them. What a party. What a wedding! Rob and I are still recovering!"
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