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The Driftars

The Driftars are an exceptional, highly experienced group, playing to private and corporate clients in the UK and Europe. Every age group has a favourite Motown song and this show incorporates the best of these timeless classics. Every night with The Driftars is a foot stomping, hand clapping, sing along party!

  • The Driftars are an exceptional, highly experienced group, playing to private and corporate clients alike in the UK and Europe. Every age group has a favourite Drifters or Motown song and this show incorporates the best of these timeless classics. Every night with The Driftars is a foot stomping, hand clapping, sing along party. Led by Gillie Leroy Jones charismatic and gifted male lead vocalist who performed with the American Drifters, Ben E King and Billy Lewis.

    Their show takes in the best of the Drifters, soul, Motown, funk and disco, erring always on the side of classy. We are 100% live vocals and harmonies; no samples, no cheating, just the excitement of real, live music. With a dedicated sound engineer and the option of professional DJ services to complement the live sets, The Driftars represent the complete entertainment package.

    Supported by three vocalists and seven seasoned musicians who really know how to groove. Alternatively we will use backing tracks for smaller venues or to meet budgetary requirements. Singing the well-chosen classic Drifters hits, soul, Motown, funk and disco material, all delivered with authority, passion and verve.

    Over the years, the group have played numerous high- level functions of all types across the UK and internationally. They have preformed television, awards ceremonies, military dinners, black tie balls, product launches, celebrity weddings, birthdays, Christmas parties, open-air festivals, nightclubs and holiday camps.

  • You’re More Than A Number In My Little World Book
    There Goes My First Love
    Kissin In The Back Row Of The Movies
    Come On Over To My Place
    Saturday Night At The Movies
    Save The Last Dance For Me
    Down On The Beach Tonight

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Testimonials

  • Just a quick one to say how amazing everything went at our function thanks to Big Foot Events! From the very beginning they were extremely helpful and made sure everything was looked after without giving me too much hassle either! The Photo Booth, Candy Floss Cart and Popcorn Cart were all fantastic and a great hit with all of our family and friends and the staff running them were absolutely amazing! They were all set up and ready to go well before the event started and made sure they were always helpful! So a massive thank you to you all!

    Megan Chungh – Park Hotel, Newcastle
  • I just wanted to say a big thank you for being a part of our snapdragon festival this year. Once again Rex was a massive hit and the children and adults loved him. The two members of staff that came to the event were very professional and catered to any requests we had.

    Amy Casey – Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • We absolutely love having Noughty 90’s here, such lovely people and amazing sets! They had everyone up and dancing on the dance floor.

    George – Golden Sands Holiday Park
  • It was absolutely incredible, I cannot thank you guys enough for how amazing it all was. The Ranger and Rex were outstanding, every single guest loved them to pieces and we certainly had the wow factor for our wedding. Just the idea of having a dinosaur is one thing, but the way Rex, Trixxie and the Ranger worked tirelessly to entertain the entire wedding party just added to the overall effect. We've had non-stop comments from those who attended saying it was pure magic, videos of the experience have gone viral and we even had guests from the hotel desperate to catch a glimpse of Rex. I cannot overstate how incredible you all have been, from the day a weirdo messaged Lauren asking for a dinosaur at their wedding, to speaking with Jade to coordinate everything and then finally meeting Rex and the Ranger on the big day. Everything worked out a million times better than I ever thought possible, and my dad was very pleased to see Rex was appropriately dressed with his bow tie. Amazing, amazing, amazing, thank you all, from the bottom of our hearts.

    Mr & Mrs Pravitt – Private Wedding, Stoke On Trent
  • Both acts went down a storm at the weekend. Really pleased with everything! Madonna did all the hits and even included some iconic costume changes! She had the audience up Voguing at the front! ABBA Fever had the crowd on their feet from the start and would be a worthy headliner in the future.

    Andrew Edmeads – Frimley Lodge, Surrey
  • The evening on Saturday was wonderful, Planet Abba we're superb and also so welcoming to the audience. As you know this is the 3rd year in a row I have used your agency and as always you have given me a wonderful evening, thank you.

    Barry Herridge – Ely Beet Sports & Social Club

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