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

 




Matt Strafford Wedding Band
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Welcome to The Matt Strafford Wedding Band


Wedding entertainment is a huge part of any wedding day. It’s now time to book the perfect live band with the experience and energy to keep your guests entertained All Night Long!

We have been performing at weddings & events for over 10 years. We service the whole of the UK. Our huge repertoire of music ensures there is something for everyone to enjoy and we even have our own dedicated DJ with us who will fill the gaps while we aren’t playing and keep you entertained from start to finish. We also come complete with a full lighting and sound setup too.

We play for over 120 weddings a year and are totally dedicated to making your wedding music perfect. We work with corporate clients too including Virgin, John Lewis, Audi, Bentley, The BBC and many more… so you can be sure we know how to make your wedding day and evening unforgettable. Don’t take our word for it, take a look at our TESTIMONIALS page to see what our clients are saying about us.

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Real Reviews By Real People

    5 star review  Absolutely out of this world! If you want you and your groom and the whole wedding party to be up dancing all night then these are the band for you! They are fantastic, professional and you can tell that they enjoy what they are doing! Played our first dance live beautifully and our wedding guests have said how amazing they were! Thank you for setting a wonderful atmosphere for our wedding and for being a huge part of our day! Keep doing what you are doing! Ben and Kate Beard 7.7.17

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    7/09/2017

    5 star review  Would highly recommend, the band was amazing. Great atmosphere and very professional. Very thankful that they turned up at my sisters wedding, despite the severe weather conditions. Very grateful � thank you very very much! X

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    12/12/2017

    5 star review  We had these boys playing at out wedding evening reception earlier This month.. ( 6/8/17) There is only one word - FANTASTIC !!! They had me and our guests on the dance floor from the minute they started to play to the last sound of their instrument! Their songs choices are fantastic, Matt's voice is incredible - if you want the real entertainment at your wedding, don't look no further. Wedding band worth every penny! Thank you so much Matt for making our wedding reception the one to remember xx Ivana & Colin

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    8/21/2017





AN EXAMPLE OF OUR LIVE WEDDING SONG LIST

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

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Why Choose Our Wedding Band?

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 with the wedding reception crowd a lot easier and that’s always fun! We are a band offering an extensive set list, high energy and charisma to match, we have something for everyone to enjoy on your big day. Playing over 120 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. We also bring our DJ with us to all evening events to ensure you have mixed music before, between and after our live sets.








advantages of HAVING OUR COMPLIMENTARY DJ

  • We don’t just throw an ipod on, we have a DJ!
  • Requests are encouraged
  • Fully inclusive lighting & sound setup
  • Clients are able to plug in their own iPod if they wish
  • Clients are able to send a list of favourite songs to play prior to their event
  • Top class PA system

Why We Stand Out From The Rest

  • Our sound and setup is something different from your standard 4/5 piece wedding band
  • Huge live band sound with lots of bass to get them dancing!
  • We are able to work with venues with sound limitations easily
  • We don’t use backing tracks so we can interact with the crowd easily
  • Large PA system meaning we are able to accommodate events up to 350 people
  • Huge selection of live songs to suit all tastes and ages
  • Full-time musicians totally dedicated to making your wedding music perfect
  • Over 9 years of full-time wedding band performing experience
  • We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service and communication


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