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Killer Heels & Cocktails

Killer Heels & Cocktails

Last Friday saw Sway Allstars heading up to Aberdeen, to perform at the Killer Heels and Cocktails charity ball, at The Beach Ballroom, in aid of Action Medical Research. A “ladies lunch” if you like, but that’s only because it is during the day! An amazing group of women who in 2016 alone, raised the […]

What’s Your Event?

Having worked at events across the world, large and small, we know what gets a crowd up on the dancefloor. So we ask you now…what’s your event? Do you want a great night where it’s all happening? Where everyone talks about it for ages afterwards? And where everyone asks who the band is and how […]

Throwback – The 80s Festival at Sea!

  Well what a fun few days this was! Everyone always loves an 80s themed concert and Throwback 2018 was no exception. The difference with this was it was at sea, on a cruise ship, sailing from Southampton to Le Havre, France and back again. During this time, some amazing 80s bands were playing and […]

The Sporting Club in Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo in September is really beautiful. And the band were privileged to recently be asked to perform, for Sun Life Insurance, at the Sporting Club.   We played some beautiful classic background music through dinner and then did a long party set right through till midnight. It was the amazing vocals of Angela Brooks, […]

Study Travel Awards 2018

Sway Allstars Orchestra were lucky enough to be asked to perform, once again, at the Study Travel Awards 2018. In The Great Room, at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, London, to honour it’s stars. The ST Star Awards have honoured top class performance across the study travel industry for 14 years. These are the […]

Hampton Court Flower Show 2018

Angela Brooks, one of the lead vocalists for Sway Allstars Orchestra was privileged enough to perform at the closing ceremony for the Press/VIP day at the Hampton Court Flower Show 2018. They’d asked for a female soul singer to sing songs with a female empowerment theme. We gave them a list and they chose: You Got […]

Regent’s College Graduation Ball 2018

Sway Allstars spent another amazing evening with everyone at the Regent’s College Graduation Ball at the London Hilton at Park Lane. They must quite like our music as we have been asked back to perform on many occasions now! We performed two sets of dance music – you can see the costume changes! In between there […]

A Few More Wedding Photos!

We were very privileged to perform at the wedding of Middlesbrough FC footballer Adam Clayton and his lovely wife Amanda, at Merrydale Manor this month. A wonderful day and we have been allowed to share some of the fabulous photos from the day, courtesy of Leslie Meredith Photography. We have chosen a summary of the […]

Guildford Freedom Leisure Lido Event

Guildford Freedom Leisure Lido Event

Friday night saw Sway Allstars at the Guildford Freedom Leisure Lido. We did this event 2 years ago; it’s a public ticketed event. The grounds of the freedom leisure in Guildford are really extensive, with a massive outdoor pool and a natural tree-lined amphitheatre, perfect for live music. They have this party every year with […]

Cover Band for Footballers Wedding

16th June was the wedding of Amanda Colley to the Premiership player of Middlesborough FC, Adam Clayton. Their wedding took place at the beautiful Merrydale Manor in Cheshire. It was a fabulous event with lots of glamorous guests! Sway Allstars were a 10 piece band and we played a set of mainly requests. It’s always […]

Cover Band For Corporate Events

Cover Band For Corporate Events

If you are looking for an amazing cover band for corporate events, then Sway Allstars Orchestra are definitely worth a look. We try and write on the blog about the gigs we do. They don’t all get up there and there are some that we can’t actually talk about…but you will be able to see […]

Rugby Player Awards Night 2018

And here we go again…entertaining everyone at the Rugby Player Awards Night 2018. Again at Battersea, this night is always a great success and everyone leaves feeling absolutely fantastic. The RPA have an amazing black tie dinner and awards ceremony that goes on from early evening until 11:30pm. We were the house band playing the presenters […]

Incrediball for Virgin Trains

We can’t believe a year has flashed by since the last amazing Incredball! Held once again at the Principal Hotel in Manchester (lovely hotel btw) and it was yet another resounding success… As is the norm with Virgin, there was a drinks reception to start the evening off. Followed by a wonderful meal and then […]

What’s your Favourite Sway Line Up?

We all have favourites. Not everyone admits it but there is always a favourite in there somewhere. Favourite child, favourite sibling, favourite song, favourite pudding! So what we know to know is…What’s your Favourite Sway Line-Up? So we can break it down in two ways – the favourite and ideal number in the line up […]

Andrew Collinge Hairdressing Awards Night

Just a quick blog to show the variation of the evenings we play at, with Sway Allstars. It was the Andrew Collinge Hairdressing Awards Night at the amazing Titanic Hotel in Liverpool. What a night! Sadly we have no photos of the night but you can hear the band playing below! There was a mention […]

Easyjet Awards Night 2018

Here you go. Some photos of yet another amazing evening at the Easyjet Awards Night 2018. This was the eighth awards night Sway Allstars have attended and they just get better and better! Once again at The Brighton Centre. Sway Allstars were, as ever, awesome! The 10 piece line up was perfect for this great […]

Parties & Special Events

Sway Allstars love a party … well who doesn’t! The build up, the organisation, getting prepared and the main event itself – great fun from start to finish! Especially if it is a surprise party and the party goers don’t even know that the best cover band in the UK will be playing! Sway Allstars […]

Some Great Photos of Sway…

We love adding to our gallery of photographs and we really think these are some of the best! Taken at the recent DFS awards night. Not sure why Mr Jai Amoré features in so many of them, but we have included lots of Angela and Polly too. Also our amazing saxophonist for the night… Here […]

Ideal Band For Corporate Events

Having great versatility is always an advantage when looking for live music. So often the venue can only fit a certain number on the stage and this can be a problem for some bands for hire. However, Sway Allstars is a little different in the fact that we are completely open to how many people […]

2017 Gary Numan Tour

Having successfully worked across the UK and then many European cities, the 2017 Gary Numan Tour has now commenced in the US and Canada. David Brooks, Keyboard player for Gary Numan as well as being one of the mainstays of Sway Allstars Orchestra is now setting up ready for tonight’s first gig in San Diego. […]

A Summer Of Weddings

Sway Allstars play at a lot of weddings. And we mean a lot! We work tirelessly throughout the summer, at different venues, large and small, entertaining friends and family of brides and grooms. And we love it! We are always so busy getting set up, having sound checks and then getting the party going, that […]

2017 UK Gary Numan Tour

2017 UK Gary Numan Tour

David Brooks the keyboard player with Sway Allstars Orchestra has just started his 3 week UK tour with Gary Numan. For a list of gigs and venues please see below: 30 Sept – Cardiff Tramshed 2nd Oct – Bournemouth O2 Academy 3rd Oct – Leeds O2 Academy 5th Oct – Bristol Colston Hall 6th Oct […]

Study Travel Star Awards

Study Travel Star Awards

And yet another wonderful evening for Sway Allstars Orchestra. Where are the years going? We were back at the Hilton in Park Lane once more, for the Study Travel Star Awards and it was great fun! Another great party set that really got everyone up and dancing… a great line up of amazing vocals… an […]

Hastings Beer Festival

Looking for Live Bands for Hire?

Sway Allstars Orchestra are good. If you are looking for highly skilled and experienced live bands for hire, then we are one of the best. Having worked all across the world at festivals, weddings, launch events and PARTIES, we can honestly say that we really know our stuff. All members of the live band have […]

Swanage Carnival

Swanage Carnival Rocked!

As we say on many occasions, we love a festival! And Swanage Carnival and Regatta definitely comes into that bracket. Live music with a great flow of people gives everyone such a great buzz and we love it! Playing music, as we do, ensures everyone is in a party mood – you are pretty much […]

Virgin Trains Incrediball

The “Best” Party Bands For Hire

Sway Allstars have been together a long time. We like to think that we are one of the best party bands for hire on the market today. From playing at large events across the world to local parties and festivals, we still love a gig…and surely that is what it is all about?! We have […]

Hastings Beer Festival

Hastings Beer Festival Feels the Sway…

We love a festival – just love them… and so when we were invited to headline the Hastings Beer Festival, we jumped at the chance. As well as our SWAY set we have been known to do a Motown & Soul set, an 80s Pop set and a 70s Disco set. On Friday we provided […]

Corporate Event In Cannes

Corporate Event In Cannes

Here at Sway we’ve been asked to sign a few ‘Non Disclosure Agreements’ when we’ve played at celeb parties and there are often ‘Social Media Black-outs’ on high-profile corporate events. But when we were asked to go and work for “a large American computer company” at their annual week-long sales conference and corporate event in […]

Wembley Stadium for Watford FC

Wembley Stadium for Watford FC

At the end of every season every major football club in the land has an awards ceremony to mark the achievements (however large or small) that the players, the staff and the club itself has made. We were luckily enough to be asked to be involved with Watford FC’s awards dinner which was held in […]

Rugby Players Association Awards

Rugby Players Association Awards 2017

Sway Allstars have been attending the Rugby Players Association Awards for at least 8 years (we remember playing the first year and Angela Brooks was pregnant with twins on stage!). This is always a memorable night of celebration, with rugby legends past and present at the 2017 RPA Players’ Awards in association with England Rugby. […]

DJ Live in London

DJ Live in London

Thought we would share with you some new DJ Live in London pics that have been taken at Tropicana Beach Club in Covent Garden, London. We are loving these DJ live gigs – such high energy and the dance floor is always packed the whole night! The concept behind a ‘DJ Live’ act comes from […]

Sway Allstars Perform in Seattle

Sway Allstars popped over to the beautiful city of Seattle last week to welcome Virgin Atlantic to Seattle. The first night was a drinks reception put on by the Seattle Tourist Association to welcome Virgin to Seattle. Virgin Atlantic has started daily flights to Seattle and to celebrate and publicise this they had a high-profile […]

Virgin Trains Incrediball

The Virgin Trains Incrediball is an awards dinner dance for all the elite staff of the whole of the Virgin Trains company, from the regional management and head office, to the people working on the trains and at the stations. It’s a wonderful evening – a very glitzy and glamorous affair with some very beautiful […]

The Diamond Ball at Hilton Park Lane

For yet another year Sway Allstars Orchestra were invited back to get this annual event. Grocery Aid’s Diamond Ball, held at the Hilton in Park Lane, London is always an amazing evening and this year was no different with over £235k raised. The Diamond Ball was attended by key industry figures in the world of […]

Dubai Duty Free Welcomes Sway

Dubai Duty Free Welcomes Sway

Dubai Duty Free has welcomed Sway Allstars Orchestra back for 3 nights of music, food and dancing. 6 of our finest musicians travelled over to Dubai to showcase some amazing music, guaranteed to get everyone on the dance floor. So all 3 nights were enjoyed by all. The band were very well received and the […]

Hollywood Meets Bollywood

Another beautiful evening was had by Sway Allstars, but this time it was in aid of the wonderful charity Meningitis Now. The Sunflower Ball was organised by Surj and Quentin Stott from Lincoln, in memory of their son Dylan, who very sadly died in 2005 from the disease. They are a truly inspirational couple and […]

Live Music For A Jewish Wedding at the Waldorf in London

A Jewish Wedding at the Waldorf in London

Last Sunday night we were at The Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London playing live music for a wonderful couple at their Jewish wedding reception. The band got a chance to rock out on some instrumental funk classics as the guests came into the room for dinner. Sway Allstars then played special requests as the bride […]

DFS Annual Awards Dinner in Barcelona

DFS Annual Awards Dinner in Barcelona

Sway Allstars had such a busy week of gigs last week. The first was last Wednesday, when we flew off to Barcelona for the DFS Annual Awards Dinner at the Museu Nacional D’Art Catalunya. What an amazing venue! There were representatives from all the UK stores and the awards ceremony was presented by Olympian Denise […]

Awards Night for Virgin Atlantic in Manchester

We are great fans of Virgin Atlantic and last Wednesday saw The Sway Allstars perform at a fantastic new awards night for Virgin Atlantic in Manchester. We’ve worked with them for many years now and it was an honour to be asked to work on this new event. The “On Location Events & Air Vision […]

Live Music for a 40th Birthday Party

An Amazing 40th Birthday Party

We find it wonderful that we can be playing abroad sometimes, in London a lot but also and very occasionally near the home town of Angela and David Brooks, singer and keyboard player. Last Friday night was an amazing 40th birthday party and the dance floor was packed the whole night! It was a total […]