Urban Central

In Brief: 

5-piece, male/female lead vocals, 2x1 hour or 3x40 minute sets. Recorded music during breaks.

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About Urban Central

Full Description: 

Urban Central are a five-piece pop rock covers band who excel in combining dynamic rhythms, virtuoso musical performances, and scintillating vocals to produce high quality danceable music to keep your guests grooving all night long. The band is fronted by both male and female lead singers, who are backed by drums, bass and lead guitars, all first-rate musicians who have reputations for being amongst the best in the business, enabling the band to cover some of the greatest party floor-fillers from the 60s to 2000s. 

The band members’ credits read like a "Who’s Who" of popular music. Between them, they have supported or recorded with, Richard Cottle, Rick Wakeman, Jamie Lee Grace, Supertramp, Gallagher and Lyle, The Average White Band, Atomic Rooster, Marillion, Stray, Toyah, Limahl, Imagination, Bucks Fizz, The Sweet, The London Philharmonic Orchestra and The Tremeloes. Venues where they have performed include Buckingham Palace, The Hilton, The Dorchester, The Grosvenor House Hotel, Claridges, The Inn on the Park, The Law Society, Champneys, Sopwell House, Woburn Abbey, The Sheraton Skyline and the Kempton Park, Ascot and Sandown racecourses. Corporate clients have ranged from Coca Cola to the United States Airforce! 

Urban Central have their own PA system and lighting rig and normally play three 40-minute sets or two one-hour sets, they also provide pre-recorded music on an MP3 player during their breaks and after the performance has finished.


Songs List: 

Johnny B Goode (Chuck Berry)
Lucille (Little Richard)

A Hard Days Night (The Beatles)
Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
Brown Sugar (The Rolling Stones)
Can't Buy Me Love (The Beatles)
Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Andy Williams)
Do You Love Me? (The Contours)
Get Ready (The Temptations)
Higher And Higher (You Love Keeps Liftin Me) (Jackie Wilson)
Honky Tonk Woman (The Rolling Stones)
I Feel Fine (The Beatles)
I Got You (I Feel Good) (James Brown)
I'm A Believer (The Monkees)
Little Less Conversation (Elvis Presley)
Love Man (Otis Redding)
My Girl (The Temptations)
Saw Her Standing There (The Beatles)
Substitute (The Who)
Think (Aretha Franklin)

Blame It On The Boogie (Jackson 5)
Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) (Steve Harley And Cockney) (Rebel)
Dancing Queen (ABBA)
Denis Denis (Blondie)
Disco Inferno (The Tramps)
Don't Stop Me Now (Queen)
Ever Fallen In Love (The Buzzcocks)
Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight) (ABBA)
Go Your Own Way (Fleetwood Mac)
Highway To Hell (AC/DC)
Lady Marmalade (Labelle)
Listen To The Music (The Doobie Brothers)
Lets Stay Together (Al Green)
Lets Get It On (Marvin Gaye)
Maggie May (Rod Stewart)
Maybe I’m Amazed (Paul Mccartney)
Message In A Bottle (The Police)
Play That Funky Music (Wild Cherry)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
Sex Machine (James Brown)
Sweet Home Alabama (Lynard Skynard)
Waterloo (ABBA)
We Are Family (Sister Sledge)
You Really Got Me (Van Halen/The Kinks)

Beat It (Michael Jackson)
Brass In Pocket (The Pretenders)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen)
Don’t Stop Believin’ (Journey)
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) (The Proclaimers)
I'm So Excited (The Pointer Sisters)
Islands In The Stream (Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton)
Kids In America (Kim Wilde)
Livin' On A Prayer (Bon Jovi)
Material Girl (Madonna)
Perfect (Fairground Attraction)
Simply The Best (Tina Turner)
Stop! (Sam Brown)
Summer Of 69 (Bryan Adams)
There She Goes (The La's)
Superfreak (Rick James)
Walk Like An Egyptian (The Bangles)
Walking On Sunshine (Katrina And The Waves)
You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) (Dead Or Alive)
Somebody Else’s Guy (Jocelyn Brown)
Are You Gonna Go My Way (Lenny Kravitz)
She Sells Sanctuary (The Cult)

Angels (Robbie Williams)
Baby When You're Gone (Bryan Adams & Mel C)
Brimful Of Asha (Cornershop/Fat Boy Slim)
Free Your Mind (En Vogue)
Groove Is In The Heart (Dee-Lite)
Hush (Kula Shaker)
Love Shack (B-52's)
Mmm Bop (Hanson)
Sit Down (James)
The Day We Caught The Train (Ocean Colour Scene)
Wonderwall (Oasis)

Ain't No Other Man (Christina Aguilera)
Bad Romance (Lady Gaga)
Beautiful Day (U2)
Domino (Jessie J)
Fascination (Alphabeat)
Fill My Little World (The Feeling)
Filthy/Gorgeous (Scissor Sisters)
Forget You (Cee Lo Green)
Get Lucky (Daft Punk))
Good Luck (Basement Jaxx)
Grace Kelly (Mika)
Happy (Pharrell Williams))
Hey Ya (Outkast)
I Believe In A Thing Called Love (The Darkness)
I Don't Feel Like Dancing (Scissor Sisters)
I Gotta Feeling (Black Eyed Peas)
I Kissed A Girl (Katy Perry)
Locked Out Of Heaven (Bruno Mars))
Mercy (Duffy)
Moves Like Jagger (Maroon 5)
Mr Brightside (The Killers)
Price Tag (Jessie J)
Rolling In The Deep (Adele)
Sex On Fire (Kings Of Leon)
Suddenly I See (KT Tunstell)
Take Your Mama (Scissor Sisters)
Teenage Dirtbag (Wheatus)
Treasure (Bruno Mars))
Umbrella (Rhianna)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
Vertigo (U2)
When We Collide (Matt Cardle / Biffy Clyro)

1st Dance Suggestions
Always (Atlantic Star)
Crash And Burn (Savage Garden)
Bright Smile (Josh Ritter)
English Rose (Paul Weller)
Everlasting Love (Love Affair)
Fly Me To The Moon (Frank Sinatra)
Have I Told You Lately (That I Love You) (Van Morrison/Rod Stewart)
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) (Marvin Gaye)
Islands In The Stream (Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton)
It Means Nothing (The Stereophonics)
Just Like Heaven (Katie Melua)
Kiss Me (Sixpence None The Richer)
Lets Get It On (Marvin Gaye)
Lets Stay Together (Al Green)
Love Is In The Air (John Paul Young)
Maybe I’m Amazed (Paul McCartney)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
Someone Like You (Van Morrison)
Songbird (Eva Cassidy)
Thank You (Dido)
Stay With You (John Legend)
The Way You Look Tonight (Frank Sinatra)
Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton)
Loving You (Minnie Riperton)

Christmas Songs
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday (Wizzard)
Merry Christmas Everybody (Slade)
Fairytale of New York (The Pogues)
All I Want For Christmas Is You (Mariah Carey)


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Price from: £1,440

Travel and cost: 

Urban Central are Hertfordshire-based. See Pricing for details of travel costs, etc

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