It’s no secret that we champion local musicians at Elite. We love supporting the arts as well as providing our lovely customers with an array of live music sets from upbeat bands to country singers to ballads to jazz and more!
We work with so many amazing singers and musicians throughout the year we wanted to shine a light on just a few of them!
The Real Deal
The Real Deal
The Real Deal consists of 4 members, Matt (Drums), Jim (Bass), Lavinia (Vocals), and Marlon (Keys & Vocals. Marlon, the founder and Lead Singer of The Real Deal, was born in Barbados and started this venture of becoming one of the most Versatile Party bands across the UK. The Real Deal is a versatile band that will get you up on your feet with old school classics, switching it up with newer hits with a splash of raggae in there too!
Catch The Real Deal at The Wishful Thinker on 8th July from 7.30pm and at The Pheasant Plucker on 29th July from 6pm.
Learn more about The Real Deal below
Ben Hills has worked as a singer with ITV, BBC & Fremantle on shows including I Can See Your Voice & ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent and has toured as a professional musician since 2018, working on London’s West End & internationally.
Ben’s silky smooth jazz vocals with have you captivated. Ben specialises in songs from the rat pack era however if you’re looking for something more contemporary, his set list can cater for that too!
Catch Ben Hills at The Wishful Thinker on 16th July from 1.30pm and at The Poacher and Partridge on 20th August from 1pm.
Learn more about Ben Hills below
REYES are an indie rock covers band who are a wedding, party and event favourite. With a setlist packed with the best songs from The Killers, Kings Of Leon, The White Stripes, Vaccines, Jet, Franz Ferdinand, Kooks, Wombats, Arctic Monkeys and Stereophonics to name a few.
REYES are the perfect band if you want to get up and have a dance to the familiar favourites!
Catch REYES at The Wishful Thinker on 12th August from 6pm.
Learn more about REYES below
Dani studied Classical and Musical Theatre for 9 years competing in competitions, gaining Grade 8 ABRSM and then went on to become a certified Level 1 & 2 Estill Vocal Coach. Dani works as a weddings and events singer but also spent over 3 years fronting Reggae / Rocksteady band The Scorchers releasing original material and performing at events and festivals across the South East as well as fronting Betty Baker & The Swingtones, performing 50s Swing & Jive as well as contemporary songs in a vintage style.
Dani can truly cater your every musical need!
Catch Dani Baker at The Wishful Thinker on 9th July and 20th August from 1.30pm.
Learn more on Dani Baker below
Go Commando is a band made up of members, Pete, Mike and Ollie. They’ve worked with companies such as Sony, Shell, Cancer Research, Tui and more!
With heaps of experience between them from concerts to west end shows as well as being a top choice for weddings in the UK, you know you’re in safe hands.
Their set list is massive with songs from the 50’s all the way up to current hits.
Go Commando get booked up fast, so if you’re looking for a band, get in there quick. Read more below
These are just a few of our favourite local bands who you can expect to hear at our pubs over the next few months. To take a look at our full set lists and dates, head to our What’s On page.