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Dave Finnegan's Commitments

Hire Dave Finnegan's Commitments for your next big event. This sensational live Soul Band feature all the hits from 1991 blockbuster movie The Commitments and much more, spreading the gospel of the apostles of soul!

  • The original man himself, Dave Finnegan, from the 1991 blockbuster movie, The Commitments!

    Dave Finnegan played the character of ‘Mickah Wallace’, the head butting bouncer & drummer in The Commitments! He has also fronted the touring band for the last ten years, appearing all over Europe and the world. Including Brazil, USA, Canada, Scandinavia, South Africa, The Middle East, India, Japan, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand. We guesstimate Dave Finnegan’s Commitments have performed live to over 3 million people!

    Dave has performed alongside legendary artists such as James Brown, Wilson Picket, Edwin Starr, Steve ‘The Colonel’ Cropper, Dennis Edwards (The Temptations), BB King, Sam Moore, Dan Ackroyd and many, many more.

    With a gritty, soulful sound, Dave Finnegans Commitments continue to spread the gospel of soul to the undisputed masses! Sam Moore questioned, ‘How can a little white guy have a soul and a voice that’s so black!?’ It’s true, and Dave Finnegan is as loud and brash as he ever was!

    Now you can hire Dave Finnegans Commitments and his sensational, sweet soul show. Along with his 8 piece live band, he performs all the hits from The Commitments & much, much, more!

    Dave Finnegans Commitments feature the same commitment to their music, with the instantly recognisable horn section, and that sweet soul rhythm section. The band undoubtedly continue where the film left off, still spreading the word of Otis Redding, Wilson Picket and the other apostles of soul, and in doing so enabling us all to experience the essence of sweet soul music!

    This is not a tribute. This is the real thing!

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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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