Capitalising on the current trend for folk-inspired pop music, 11am Somewhere have set the function scene on fire with their blissfully melodic sets covering the nations best-loved current and classic hits.
With 11am Somewhere you don't just get traditional folk songs, or even just folk-inspired songs, there's a suprisingly broad repertoire which will delight you and your guests alike! Expect to hear bang on-trend staples from Mumford & Sons and The Lumineers alongside Jessie J and Katy Perry, floor-fillers from Avicii with The Killers and modern classics from Pharrell Williams with The Jackson 5!
Available as a 4-piece band with both male and female vocals, here's a band with absolute versatility to meet your requirements.
Thanks to the band's many years experience in live performance, you can rest assured they will choose the perfect set list to make your event a memorable one, and of course you can have an input too! This is a band that gives you flexibility and options:
1 - Vintage style (2hrs)
2 - Electric Rock / Pop style (2hrs)
3 - 1 hour of each style.
Can't decide on a band? Option 3 is a great idea and gives your guests a bit of everything and a real festival type experience. It's almost like having two separate bands!
This really is the perfect band for the modern wedding, function and event. If you want your dance floor bouncing look no further. To find out if they're available on your date and for more booking details contact your local Hire A Band office or Enquire Now
11am Somewhere is a band so good they're worth an introduction:
Guitar/lead vocals - Liam Atkinson has been active on the Liverpool music scene since 2004 playing guitar and singing in a variety of original and cover/wedding bands in genres such as Indie, Pop, Metal and Progressive Rock and has found himself sharing stages with bands as varied as The Hives, Inspiral Carpets, Twin Atlantic, Sound Of Guns and The Mouldy Peaches. He has also toured extensively in the UK and Europe as a guitarist for a tribute band to The Smiths as well as recently playing guitar on a number of Kate Bush Tribute shows throughout the UK. Liam brings his varied musical background and live experience to his performances with 11am Somewhere resulting in a very dynamic and energetic set.
Violin/keyboards/Backing vocals - Kate O'Brien is a professional violinist and multi-instrumentalist based in the North West of England. Beginning her career as a professional classical violinist in 2000, touring the UK with ballet and operatic companies and symphony orchestras, Kate realised she had a talent for composing and arranging strings for bands and artists including Ian McNabb and The Real People and shared stages with bands such as The Stereophonics, Catatonia, Manic Street Preachers and Super Furry Animals. Over the last 17 years Kate has performed to thousands of people all over Europe playing a wide variety of musical genres and settings including music festivals and television work with the BBC and Channel 4 music. Her passion for performing and writing is evident in the vast musical repertoire Kate has collaborated on.
Drums/percussion/backing vocals - Ben Mousley is a professional musician based in the North West of the UK. Being a multi-instrumentalist, since 2008 he has toured the UK playing a wide variety of styles to thousands of people, from small clubs and functions to large capacity theatres and events such as the historic Reading & Leeds Festivals, sharing bills with the likes of Pulp, Janes Addiction, Madness and many more. He continues to progress his career by providing his talents in composition and playing to a variety artists/groups.
Bass guitar/backing vocals - Matt Lawton, Liverpool session musician and Warwick endorsing artist, is a regular face on the UK music scene. When he isn't working in the studio, Matt can be found rocking out at venues up and down the country playing anything from pop, rock, soul or funk, anything to get people dancing! With a passion for jazz, Matt also started Minor Third, a jazz trio playing a mix of standards with arrangements of some of his favourite songs from the past fifty years.
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The whole process through hireaband was very simple and easy. 11am Somewhere were absolutely amazing. They have a life long fan in our flower girl who didn't stop dancing for the whole night... and us of course. The band were so friendly, the set up process quick and seamless and most importantly the dance floor was packed. We really couldn't fault them and would love to be able to repeat the whole process again.
Lee, the band 11am Somewhere were superb. They played a stomping set, got everyone dancing and made the party great fun. So many of my guests made an effort to come and tell me how much they enjoyed the band. Highly recommended! Best wishes, Ashu
The band were excellent. The dance floor was continually full, they worked with us to create a great set list and I have never been to a wedding before and seen so many people (young and old) dancing to the music with a beaming smile on their face. People were still talking about them the morning after... I would highly recommend them to anybody.
Absolutely brilliant, all our wishes were accommodated and the band was amazing. It really made our wedding day special. A good mix of music genres were played and the band out their own unique stamp on many songs. Fabulous. I wish I could do it again so I could hear the band play again!
I had the task of booking a band for everyone's taste and wanted something a little different. 11am Somewhere certainly made it an occasion to remember. I loved their original take on songs.
We are very thankful to 11am Somewhere and the agency for helping us with our last minute booking. The band kept up great communication and more importantly had everyone up dancing on the night.
Kate and the boys of 11am - thank you! If you want a band who are easy to work with, fit seamlessly into your evening and generate a full dance floor all night then look no further than 11am! Kate was so personable and easy to communicate with and their sound fitted our vintage/bohemian style wedding perfectly!
Our wedding was fantastic and the band played a big part in that. The dance floor was never empty and so many of our guests said how great they were - they appealed to everyone. People said they were the best live function band they'd ever heard and I have to agree with them. It was great to see my dad on the dance floor, as he never ever dances, but he said the band were too good not to. They are effortlessly cool - we really didn't want a typical cheesy wedding band and we didn't need to worry about this with 11am Somewhere. Kate is amazing on the violin and adds such a unique element to the band. Alicia is a brilliant lead singer with an absolutely stunning voice and a look to match. The guys on guitar, bass and drums are all incredibly talented and experienced musicians, and together they sounded incredible. I know Alicia is a new addition to the band, but we both thought they were so in sync with each other and professional that it was as though they'd been playing together for years. In the run up to the wedding Kate was great and was in touch regularly. She really listened to what kind of set-list we wanted, and they learned our first dance especially for us. The version they did was amazing and we have such happy memories of that moment. We can't thank them enough for giving us the best party we could've imagined on our wedding day. We would thoroughly recommend them to everyone and would book them again in a heartbeat. We will be looking out for any future public gigs as we really want to see them again! If you need us to provide anything else that will encourage people to book them then please let me know as we will tell anyone who will listen how great they are. Best Wishes, Elizabeth & John
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