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Be wild | Be free | Back to the gypsy

Featuring the vocal harmonies of soul sisters Lauren & Sadie, we specialise in boho-inspired takes on classic pop, soul & indie tracks from the 60's through to modern day.​

Whatever your occasion, we can provide the perfect live musical accompaniment; be it a laid-back summers garden party, to a wedding reception or corporate function.

We know how to tailor our sets to suit the mood of your event, building up from melodic acoustic numbers designed to complement the evening meal through to up-tempo pop & soul classics guaranteed to fill your dance-floor!


Gypsy River

We are available to perform at corporate events, weddings and a variety of private functions.

We love performing in front of audiences, and get such a wonderful feeling of satisfaction when we’re able to serve and exceed our client's requirements & expectations.

Whatever your event’s style and theme may be, we’re sure to perform the music you want and set the mood you desire.

Gypsy River Quartet


Gypsy River can perform as an acoustic duo or trio featuring cajon, a semi-acoustic quartet featuring madolin/banjo/lead guitar and a full 5 piece band featuring bass & drums.

Whatever your occasion, we can provide the perfect mix of live music to complement it!


Redemption Song / Waterfalls / Hungry Heart / Me & Bobby McGee


Emmylou by First Aid Kit


Torn / It Takes Two

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The music for your event is crucial for creating the right mood for your guests to relax & enjoy themselves, from early evening breezy acoustic numbers, building to up-tempo classics guaranteed to fill the dancefloor!

Below are some of the songs we play to give you an idea of the kind of set-list we can build to set off your occasion.

1960s & Earlier

A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles

Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley

Crazy by Patsy Cline

Jackson by June Carter & Johnny Cash
Son of A Preacher Man by Dusty Springfield
Hey Jude by The Beatles
You Can't Hurry Love by The Supremes
These Boots Were Made For Walking by Nancy Sinatra
I Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley
Walking After Midnight by Patsy Cline
The Weight by The Band
Black Magic Woman by Fleetwood Mac
Me & Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin
Spooky by Dusty Springfield
Bad Moon Rising by CCR
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding
Twist & Shout by The Beatles
It Takes Two by Marvin Gaye
Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison
Stand By Me by Ben E King
All My Loving by The Beatles

Can't Take My Eyes Of You by Andy Williams

Let It Be by The Beatles


Le Freak by Chic

Forever Young by Bob Dylan
Big Yellow Taxi by Joni Mitchell

I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor
Jolene by Dolly Parton
Your Song by Elton John
Redemption Song by Bob Marley
Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
Landslide by Fleetwood Mac
No Woman No Cry by Bob Marley
Lean On Me by Bill Withers
Superstition by Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama by Lynrd Skynrd
Burning Love by Elvis Presley

Rhiannon by Fleetwood Mac
You're The One That I Want by Olivia Newton John & John Travolta

Dancing In The Moonlight by King Harvest

Don't Stop by Fleetwood Mac

Mamma Mia by Abba


Luka by Suzanne Vega

Billie Jean by Michael Jackson

Simply The Best by Tina Turner

Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee

9 to 5 by Dolly Parton

Baby Can I Hold You Tonight by Tacy Chapman

Eternal Flame by The Bangles
Psycho Killer by Talking Heads
Waterfall by The Stone Roses
There She Goes by The La's
La Bamba by Los Lobos
Teardrops by Womack & Womack
Hungry Heart by Bruce Springsteen
Dancing In The Dark by Bruce Springsteen
9 to 5 by Dolly Parton

Girl's Just Wanna Have Fun by Cindi Lauper

Heart Of Glass by Blondie

La Isla Bonita by Madonna

The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson

Living on A Prayer by Bon Jovi

Perfect by Fairground Attraction

The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson

I Don't Want To Talk About It by Everything But The Girl


Wade In The Water by Eva Cassidy
Half The World Away by Oasis
Broken Stones by Paul Weller
Half The World Away by Oasis
Waterfalls by TLC
She's Electric by Oasis
There She Goes by The La's
Mmmbop by Hanson
Torn by Natalie Imbruglia
Glory Box by Massive Attack
Married With Children by Oasis
Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis

I Try by Macy Gray

She's Electric by Oasis

I Try by Macy Gray

Out Of Reach by Gabrielle

2000 onwards

Yellow By Coldplay

Your Song by Elton John/Ellie Goulding

You & I by Ingrid Michaelson
Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran

You Know I'm No Good by Amy Winehouse
The Galway Girl by Ed Sheeran
Royals by Lorde
Havana by Camila Cabello
Emmylou by First Aid Kit
Wolf by First Aid Kit

Make You Feel My Love by Bob Dylan/Adele

Mardy Bum by The Arctic Monkeys
Cry Me A River by Justin Timberlake
Home by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Back To Black by Amy Winehouse
Video Games by Lana Del Ray
The Pirate's Gospel by Alela Diane
Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker
Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars
Rolling In The Deep by Adele
One Day Like This by Elbow
Hold Back The River by James Bay
The Scientist by Coldplay

Anywhere by Rita Ora

Black Magic by Little Mix

Last Request by Paolo Nutini

Mardy Bum by Arctic Monkeys

Make You Feel My Love by Bob Dylan/Adele

Toxic by Britney Spears

Hey Ya by Outkast

September Song by JP Cooper

Put Your Records On by Corrine Bailey Rae

Irish & Others

All I Want For Christmas by Mariah Carey
Blue Christmas by Elvis Presley
Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin' Stevens

Fairytale of New York by The She Moved Through The Fair - Trad. Irish
Dirty Old Town by The Pogues
The Leaving Of Liverpool by The Pogues
Bang On The Ear by The Waterboys
Molly Malone by The Dubliners
Rainy Night In Soho by The Pogues
Sunday Bloody Sunday by U2
Cannonball by Damien Rice
Breathless by The Corrs
Linger by The Cranberries
Galway Girl by Steve Earle
Tell Me Ma - Trad. Irish
Drunken Sailor - Trad. Sea Shanty
Danny Boy - Trad. Irish
Rattlin’ Bog - Trad. Irish
Whiskey In The Jar by Thin Lizzy
Shipping Up To Boston by Woody Guthrie/Dropkick Murphys
Mairi's Wedding - Trad. Scottish 
Rose Tattoo by Dropkick Murphys
Irish Rover - Trad. Irish
Zombie by The Cranberries
The Wild Rover - Trad. Irish
The Fields of Athenry - Trad. Irish

Hava Nagila (Trad. Jewish)


“Gypsy River...stars that ebb and flow, musically enticing the senses, flowing rhythmically and organically with such the most heavily sounds whether they are singing Uptown Funk or the sweetest obscure wonderful songs from across the globe.

We were thrilled to have Gypsy River headline at our festival wedding party; they were a resounding success, filling the dance floor and entertaining our guests throughout our special, magical wonderfully awesome day - best day ever! Thank you without end guys.”

Helen & Iain (Wedding in Alderley Edge)

“You guys were perfect. It was so clear how much care you'd all put in and my guests loved your music. Some of the guys at the party are seasoned musicians and they were very impressed - and they absolutely know what they are talking about.

I’ve had loads of texts, emails and FB comments with everyone saying how much they loved the music; things like ‘they absolutely nailed it’, ‘they made the party’, ‘I’ve never heard anyone cover such a range of songs’.

Such a heartfelt thanks to you all (and thanks for learning the Springsteen songs!)”

Janne (60th Birthday Party)

“We had Gypsy River play for both our grand opening night and our Valentines night and on both occasions they were fabulous!

They were very professional and easy to work with and they provided the perfect mix of songs to entertain our customers. We'll definitely be looking to book them again in the future.”

Ella Brookbanks, Manager at Suburban Green, Wilmslow

“I just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU for your beautiful performance - I wish I'd gotten to hear the full set!

Thank you so much for adding to the atmosphere and taking on the rain with us! You guys were flipping perfect! I hope you didn't get too wet!

Lots of love
Sallie xxx”

Sallie (Wedding bride at Dewsall Court)

"We loved having Gypsy River perform at our wedding; they helped make it a really special day.  They played during the ceremony and the drinks reception.  We asked for a couple of specific songs to be played during the ceremony - they were happy to oblige and nailed the performance on the day.  Otherwise we trusted them to put together a set from their extensive repertoire - the performances were top-notch and the songs fit the mood perfectly.

When you have a million things to organise on the day, Gypsy River were true professionals: punctual and quick to set-up and ready to perform.  They brought their own equipment and knew how to get the best sound performing in two very different rooms.

We loved Gypsy River at our wedding and would definitely recommend them to anyone wanting a fantastic live band at theirs."

Emma & Adam


Want us to perform at your wedding, private party, or special event? Have questions regarding our musical repertoire, performance rates, and availability? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.

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