Full Live Song List

2000’S

Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon
Shout – Lulu
Marry You / Just The Way You Are / Lazy Song – Bruno Mars
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
She Moves In Her Own Way – The Kooks
Little Lion Man / I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Sex On Fire / Use Somebody / Back Down South – Kings Of Leon
Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur
Still Falling For You – Ellie Goulding
Real Love – Clean Bandit
The One – Kodaline
Dance With Me Tonight – Olly Murs
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Castle On A Hill / Thinking Out Loud / Tenerife Sea / Perfect– Ed Sheeran
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
Blame It On Me / Budapest – George Ezra
How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
You’ve Got The Love – Florence & The Machine
Bonfire Heart / You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
I’m Yours / I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
Lightning Bolt – Jake Bugg
One Day Like This – Elbow
We Found Love – Rhianna
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Cannonball – Damien Rice
Hey There Delilah – Plain White T’s
Chasing Cars – Snowpatrol
Valerie – The Zutons / Amy Winehouse
Times Like These / Everlong – The Foo Fighters
America – Razorlight
Many Of Horror – Biffy Clyro
Babylon / This Year’s Love / Be Mine / Sail Away – David Gray
Hey Soul Sister - Train
Dakota – Stereophonics
Dream Catch Me – Newton Faulkner
Candy / Loving You / Last Request / New Shoes – Paolo Nutini
You Are The Best Thing / Trouble – Ray Lamontagne
I Won’t Let You Go – James Morrison
Gravity / Something Like Olivia – John Mayer
We Can Be Strong – Willy Mason
Lost / Home / Everything – Michael Buble
Wherever You Will Go – The Calling
When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating
All Of Me – John Legend

90’S

Amazed – Lonestar
Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something
Good Riddance – Green Day
Iris – The Goo-Goo Dolls
Save Tonight – Eagle Eye Cherry
Tears In Heaven – Eric Clapton
Wonderwall/She’s Electric – Oasis
Time Of Your Life – Green Day
Patience/ Greatest Day – Take That
Dancing In The Dark – Bruce Springsteen
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith
Hero – Enrique Iglesias
No Diggity - Blackstreet

80’S

Livin On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Crazy Little Thing / I Want To Break Free - Queen
All Night Long / Dancing On The Ceiling – Lionel Richie
With Or Without You - U2
Laid – James
Free Falling – Tom Petty
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams
500 Miles – The Proclaimers
Man In The Mirror – Michael Jackson
Summer Of 69 / Heaven – Brian Adams
Walking In Memphis – Mark Cohn
Fairytale Of New York – The Pogues

70’S

Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Let’s Dance – David Bowie
Baby I Love Your Way – Peter Frampton
Long Train Running – The Doobie Brothers
Is This Love- Bob Marley
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Sknyrd
Stuck In The Middle – Stealers Wheel
Superstitious / Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Maggie May / Have I Told You Lately That I Love You – Rod Stewart
Let Your Love Flow – Bellamy Brothers
Instant Karma/ Jealous Guy – John Lennon
Meet Me On The Corner/ Born At Right The Time – Lindisfarne
Free Fallin – Tom Petty
Alright Now – Free

50’S And 60’S

Brown Eyed Girl / Moondance – Van Morrison
Let’s Twist Again – Chubby Checker
Do You Love Me – The Contours
My Girl – The Temptations
Daydream Believer – The Monkees
Mrs Robinson – Simon & Garfunkel
Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
Mustang Sally – Wilson Picket
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
Stand By Me – Ben.E.King
I Saw Her Standing There / Eight Days A Week / Hey Jude/ A Little Help From My Friends / Blackbird / Love Me Do/ All You Need Is Love – The Beatles
Rock Around The Clock – Bill Hailey And The Comets
Blue Suede Shoes/ Jail House Rock – Elvis Presley
Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard
Saturday Night At The Movies – The Drifters
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone – Bill Withers
Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell
Three Little Birds – Bob Marley

Rock N’ Rollers

Twist & Shout – The Beatles
Tutti Frutti / Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard
Johnny Be Goode – Chuck Berry
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley

Pre Ceremony - Guests Arrival

Feeling Good – Nina Simone
What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Moondance – Van Morrison
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
California Dreamin – Mamas & Papas
Everything – Michael Buble
Wonderful World – Sam Cooke
Home – Michael Buble

CEREMONY MUSIC IDEAS

A thousand years – Christina Perri
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Thinking out loud – Ed sheeran
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Dancing in the dark – Bruce Springsteen
Everything – Michael Buble
Let’s stay together – Al Green
More than words – Extreme
Wonderful world – Louis Armstrong
Time of your life – Green Day
Use somebody – Kings Of Leon
Make you feel my love – Adele
This years love – David Gray
Heaven – Bryan Adams
One day like this – Elbow
All you need is love – The Beatles
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

FIRST DANCE RECOMMENDATIONS

Perfect – Ed Sheeran
You & Me – Lifehouse
All you need is love – The Beatles
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
time of your life – green day
Everything – Michael Buble
Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
Let’s stay together – Al Green
Crazy little thing called love – Queen
A thousand years – Christina Perri
Some say love – Leann Rhimes
LOVE – Nat King Cole
Have I told you lately that I love you – Rod Stewart
How long will I love you – Ellie Goulding
You are the best thing – Ray Lamontagne
All of Me – John Legend
Thinking out loud – Ed sheeran
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
The One – Kodaline
Grow Old With Me – Tom Odell

CLASSICS ... EVERY TIME!

Mr. Brightside – The Killers
Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams

 






Welcome to The Matt Strafford Wedding Band


Welcome to our site! The Matt Strafford Band is all about providing the best possible entertainment for your event. We play a huge variety of music covering everything from the 50’s and 60’s through today’s hits ensuring there is something for everyone to enjoy. We are known for our crowd pleasing sets and interaction with the crowd too. Our mission is simple… To provide you with the best entertainment possible and to keep your dance floor packed all night long! We also offer various packages including live music for your ceremony and drinks reception too. Take a look at our SERVICES page to see how we can make your big day.

Don’t just take our word for it… Take a look at our 5* rating and read some previous clients reviews HERE

We pride ourselves not just on our performance but on our excellent sound and lighting system too which is all included in every evening package. We also include a complimentary DJ service with every evening package booked. This runs before, between and after our live sets ensuring there are no ‘awkward gaps’ throughout the evening! Our DJ service is not just pre mixed playlists, we have a dedicated DJ who will take requests on the night and manually mix music to ensure you receive the best service, and the best thing…. It’s all included in one great value package. We also work all over the UK and Europe so don’t worry, we will travel!

About us

Real Reviews By Real People

    5 star review  Made our wedding. Could not recommend high enough.

    thumb Daniel Allen
    1/22/2017

    5 star review  Matt has played for us a few times for birthdays and anniversaries. Each time better than the last. With the song list changing all the time you can be sure of a unique set for your celebrations. Matt, you are truly a wonderful singer and an even better person. Carl and Nicola x

    thumb Nicola Jenkin
    1/21/2017

    5 star review  Matt was fantastic we knew we wanted him before we knew anything else about our wedding! He's really, really good. He brings a brilliant presence to the room! First class act with an incredible voice! Thank you both

    thumb Matt Thomas
    9/12/2017

Sometimes we get cancellations, and we also know other great bands too, so even if your date looks booked, drop us an enquiry and we can either add you to a cancellation list or recommend some other bands.




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Our Song List


MR BRIGHTSIDE – THE KILLERS
SHUT UP AND DANCE – WALK THE MOON
TWIST & SHOUT – THE BEATLES
I WILL WAIT / LITTLE LION MAN – MUMFORD & SONS
SEX ON FIRE – KINGS OF LEON
PROUD MARY – TINA TURNER
UPTOWN FUNK – BRUNO MARS
DANCE WITH ME TONIGHT – OLLIE MURS
SUMMER OF 69 – BRYAN ADAMS
DO YOU LOVE ME – THE CONTOURS
9 TO 5 – DOLLY PARTON
CASTLE ON THE HILL – ED SHEERAN
YOU’VE GOT THE LOVE – FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE
MARRY YOU – BRUNO MARS

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Why Us?

Unlike most wedding bands for hire, we are a 2 piece with no backing tracks. This means the show is completely LIVE. We find this makes interacting with the crowd a lot easier and that’s always fun! Offering an extensive set list and charisma to match, we have something for everyone to enjoy. Playing over 130 weddings a year, you can be sure that we know how to get the party started!

We have a fully inclusive lighting and sound setup which can cater for between 50 to 350 capacity. With a complimentary DJ service which runs before, between and after the live sets, it means that all the entertainment for your special event is covered in one package.








advantages of Our DJ option

  • We don’t just throw an ipod on, we mix and DJ!
  • Requests are encouraged
  • Fully inclusive Lighting & Sound Setup
  • Clients are able to plug in their ipod if they wish
  • Clients are able to send a list of favourite songs to play prior to their event
  • Manually Mixed Music Live
  • PA system far exceeding regular DJ’s

Why WE Stand Out From The Rest

  • Our sound and setup is something different from your standard Wedding Band
  • We are able to work with venues with sound limitations easily
  • We don’t use backing tracks so we can interact with the crowd
  • Large PA system meaning we are able to accommodate large weddings up to 350 people
  • Huge selection of live songs to suit all ages
  • Full time musicians totally dedicated to making your wedding music perfect
  • Over 9 years of full time wedding experience
  • We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service and communication


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