Blue Velvet Unplugged

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The professional musicians from Blue Velvet Unplugged present a versatile mix of Folky Pop, Country, Folk and Swing Jazz. It’s the perfect combination for a small family party or drinks reception.

“Blue Velvet will guide you on a whistle-stop tour through an entire century of popular music!”

Reflecting their eclectic musical tastes, Blue Velvet can draw on a massive repertoire from different genres and styles of popular music, and know just how to provide a suitable mixture of songs and tunes for any age-group. Professional musicians with two decades of experience, they can pretty much perform it all – the repertoire ranges from Swing Jazz and Dance Classics to Rock‘n’Roll, Traditional Celtic, American Country, Rockabilly and Pop.

For large celebrations, a versatile accordionist can be included to complete the four-piece line-up, but for smaller events, the guitar/vocals, double bass and violin trio provides an intimate unplugged atmosphere. Whatever the line-up, Blue Velvet will have you tapping your toes and then heading for that dancefloor before you know it!

With a high-quality PA system to suit venues and audiences of any size, Blue Velvet can tailor a unique set-list to match your event.

  • Versatile professional band playing all your favourites
  • Three or four-piece acoustic line-up
  • Fully-equipped with a top-quality PA system

Pop Classics

  • A Whiter Shade Of Pale – Procol Harum
  • Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
  • Blackbird – Beatles
  • Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis Presley
  • Brown-Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
  • Can’t Hold Out
  • Carolina On My Mind
  • Daydream Believer – Monkees
  • Fire And Rain
  • Here, There And Everywhere – Beatles
  • Hey Good-Lookin’
  • Hi-Ho Silver Lining – Jeff Beck
  • Honky-Tonk Women – Rolling Stones
  • Hound-Dog – Elvis Presley
  • House Of The Rising Sun – The Animals
  • How Sweet It Is
  • I Can’t Stop Loving You
  • If I Fell – Beatles
  • I’m A Believer – Monkees
  • It’s Too Late – Carole King
  • Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
  • Just The Two Of Us
  • Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door – Bob Dylan
  • Leavin’ On A Jet Plane – John Denver
  • Lovely Day
  • Midnight At The Oasis – Maria Muldaur
  • Moondance – Van Morrison
  • Mr Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
  • My Cherie Amour
  • My Sweet Lord – George Harrison
  • Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly
  • Raining In My Heart – Buddy Holly
  • Runaway – Del Shannon
  • Shower The People
  • Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealer’s Wheel
  • Sunny
  • Sunny Afternoon – Kinks
  • Sweet Sixteen – Neil Sedaka
  • The Last Time – Rolling Stones
  • There She Goes – The Las
  • When I’m Sixty-Four – Beatles
  • Yesterday – Beatles
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder
  • Your Cheatin’ Heart

Swing Jazz Standards

  • After You’ve Gone
  • Ain’t Misbehavin’
  • Anything Goes
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Blue Moon
  • Chattanooga Choo-Choo
  • Dinah
  • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
  • Georgia
  • Honeysuckle Rose
  • I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
  • I’m Confessin’
  • It Had To Be You
  • Lady Be Good
  • Makin’ Whoopee
  • Moon River
  • My Blue Heaven
  • Night And Day
  • Nuages
  • Out Of Nowhere
  • Pennies From Heaven
  • Shadow Of Your Smile
  • Shine
  • Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
  • Summertime
  • Sunny Side Of The Street
  • Sweet Sue
  • S’Wonderful
  • The Girl From Ipanema
  • The Nearness Of You
  • They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  • Two Sleepy People

More Pop Classics

  • A Little Help From My Friends – Beatles
  • All Along The Watchtower – Bob Dylan
  • All My Loving – Beatles
  • American Pie – Don McLean
  • Better Be Home Soon – Crowded House
  • Don’t Dream It’s Over – Crowded House
  • Don’t Let Me Down – Beatles
  • Eight Days A Week – Beatles
  • Get Back – Beatles
  • Hard Day’s Night – Beatles
  • Heart Of Gold – Neil Young
  • Hey Jude – Beatles
  • Hide Your Love Away – Beatles
  • Hurricane – Neil Young
  • I Feel Fine – Beatles
  • In My Life – Beatles
  • Just Wanna Dance The Night Away – Mavericks
  • Lady Madonna – Beatles
  • Love Me Do – Beatles
  • Mrs Robinson – Simon And Garfunkel
  • Not The Girl You Think You Are – Crowded House
  • One After 909 – Beatles
  • Stand By Me – Ben E. King
  • Strawberry Fields Forever – Beatles
  • Ticket To Ride – Beatles
  • Weather With You – Crowded House

Reviews (3)

  • 5 out of 5

    Judy Albertson

    September 21, 2013 - 3:21 pm

    Please pass on my huge thanks to Blue Velvet for their sterling work on Saturday 28th April 2012 at Dad’s 80th birthday party- they were an important part of the Afternoon Tea ambience I wanted. The music was spot on and their flexibility and adaptability to go with the flow of the party was excellent. Mike was very helpful in guiding the room at each stage … The guests all commented on the band and said how much they enjoyed their playing and more importantly, Dad was also delighted with the type and variety of music played.

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  • 5 out of 5

    Jim & Jane White

    April 6, 2012 - 3:43 pm

    From Swing Jazz to Rock ‘n’ Roll! What great music!

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  • 5 out of 5

    Jo Woodhouse

    August 25, 2010 - 5:17 pm

    It all went well and we all enjoyed the band – a bit different and very lively, good to watch etc. A lot of people got up to dance so always a good sign!

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