Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of events do you do?
We play all kinds of parties and events. Weddings, Birthday parties, Anniversaries, Christmas parties, any event you need an 80s band for we will perform. Its our job to entertain and get people up dancing!
How far will you travel?
We are based in the West Yorkshire area but if you are further away just contact us and we will certainly try to accommodate you.
What kind of equipment do you provide? Do we have to provide anything?
We bring everything, including the instruments! We have our own sound engineer, included in the price, full PA system, Lighting. Our mics are also available if you need to do any speeches.
How long do you play for?
We play 2 x one hour sets. We usually recommend the band starts around 9pm with our second set coming to a finish around 11.30pm.
Do you provide a DJ / Disco service?
Music from a laptop, iPod, cd player can be played through our sound system at any point from when we are set up and sound checked to when we dismantle the PA, enabling you to party and dance when we are not performing.
What do you wear?
We generally have a smart professional image, this tends to be suits, smart wear, we do like black and we do coordinate our look, we have been known to add some glitter and sparkles at times! We’ll sometimes be more casual with the band in black and the vocalists in more 80s themed attire or “choose life” t shirts. If you do require something more elaborate, just ask, neon and leg warmers are available!
How much experience do you have?
For more information on the band members have a look at our “about us” section, we have all been performing for years with some members performing for decades!
Will you learn our first dance?
Yes, given enough notice we will be able to learn a first dance song for you, as long as the song choice is within our vocalists range.
Can we pick the songs you play?
Of course, we can give you our full set list and we are more than happy for you to pick your favourite songs. Just let us know the songs you want and we will make sure they are put in the best order for your guests to dance to.
Will we have the chance to see you perform live before we book you?
We do occasionally play public gigs, so if we have any coming up you are more than welcome to come and see us there, we also have several videos on the web site for you to look and listen to.
What size stage / area do you need to perform?
We need a minimum space of 5 x 5 metres, with access to several mainspower points. We don’t need a stage, though if you have one that’s great!
How do I confirm a booking?
If you would like to book 80MPH please contact us below. We can then check availability and confirm prices, and send over a contract including full terms and conditions for you to read, sign and return. We will also require the deposit to confirm your booking.
How much do I pay and when?
We ask for a deposit of 25% once your booking is confirmed. We ask for the balance two weeks before the event. We accept paypal, bank transfer, cheque or cash.
Do you have insurance?
We have full public liability insurance that covers us up to a value of 10 million. All our equipment is fully pat tested.