The Get Downs are a smaller version of our main band, the Down for the Count Swing & Soul Band. Just like our main function band, The Get Downs perform a great mix of swing and soul music that is popular with audiences all ages, and is great at getting people up and dancing at wedding receptions and private parties.
We know that at weddings you need to carefully manage your budget, which is why we’ve made The Get Downs - a smaller version of our main party band.
Made up of the same fantastic professional musicians as our larger band, The Get Downs deliver a fantastic, energetic performance that will get your guests on the floor from the first song to the last.
It’s often possible to “upgrade” to a larger line-up closer to your event if your budget allows, and if you decide you’d like to take advantage of the larger repertoire list, and the fuller, punchier sound delivered by the larger band.
The Get Downs consist of female vocals, piano, bass, drums, trumpet and tenor saxophone – and the band also available as part of our wedding music packages, meaning you can have great live musical entertainment throughout your whole wedding day. At some events, it's possible to swap one of the horn players for a guitarist depending on your song preferences.
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"We hired The Get Downs for our summer wedding, and couldn't have been happier with them... The band is just brilliant and the dance floor was full throughout their set. They really made the event."
"They were fantastic musicians and really helped to make it a memorable evening. Thanks again for being so accommodating in the run up to the wedding."
"Your band gets 10/10. Professional, flexible, friendly, skilled and very low-maintenance. Mike is a true band-leader."
Below is a typical set list performed at by The Get Downs. You can also download the band's full repertoire list below.
Well Alright, OK, You Win
Jump, Jive & Wail
Twistin' the Night Away
Tu Vuo Fa L'Americano
Beyond the Sea
I've Got You Under My Skin
I Wanna Be Like You
My Baby Just Cares For Me
Fly Me To The Moon
Mack the Knife
Blame it on the Boogie
You Can't Hurry Love
Dancing in the Street
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
I Say a Little Prayer for You
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
I Feel Good
Can't Take My Eyes Off You
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