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Sway Mini UK Tour

Last week saw Sway Allstars a little busy. With Angela and David away touring with Gary Numan and WIll Young, it fell on the rest of our amazing “Sway family” to perform. Birmingham – Huddersfield – Harlow – Henfield This was our Sway Mini UK Tour! It just so happened that all these gigs were […]

Celebrity Wedding in Ireland

At the end of September Sway Allstars popped over to Ireland to perform at a wedding. Now normally we can shout about what we did, who it was for and take some fabulous photos…but this celebrity wanted their wedding to be private and exclusive. So sadly we are not able to talk about it. No […]

Touring With Will Young

And this year, we will be also enjoying the voice of Angela Brooks on tour across the UK. As well as David Brooks touring with Gary Numan, she is touring with Will Young! Will Young, of original Pop Idol fame has been at the top of the charts for many years, as well as tripping […]

Touring with Gary Numan

And it’s that time again…the legend that is Gary Numan is touring again. Starting in the UK he will be travelling around, starting in Dublin on 22 September and then finishing the UK leg at The Roundhouse in London on 25 October. Then the band will be heading over to Los Angeles for The Substance […]

Study Travel Awards 2019

Once again, we performed at the amazing Study Travel Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel. We feel very privileged as this is about the 10th year running, we have been invited to join in. Firstly there were the award ceremony stings. They requested a Bond theme this year (very current with all the new Bond publicity!). So […]

Birthday Party Entertainment in Devon!

We had two fantastic gigs last weekend. One was in Tuscany and the other was birthday party entertainment in Devon! We’ve been lucky enough to play all over the world – Monaco, Las Vegas, St Moritz, Dubai. For the fabulous, rich and famous, but this birthday party in Devon was up there with the best. It […]

Virgin Atlantic Red Hot 100 Awards

What a fantastic night we all had at The Banqueting House in London. For the Virgin Atlantic Red Hot 100 awards dinner and ceremony. This awards night is for Virgin staff. They are awards for the top 100 employees – an amazing meal, awards and a party in the heart of London. Sway Allstars played live music […]

Rugby Player Association Awards 2019

Sway Allstars Orchestra have just attended and performed at The Rugby Players Association Awards Dinner for the 15th year. It was presented as usual by Martin Bayfield but this year it was held at the home of English rugby – Twickenham. We were delighted to perform as a 7 piece band – David Brooks on […]

League Managers Association Awards Evening

We felt privileged to attend the League Managers Association awards evening last week. Held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. They didn’t need a full evening’s entertainment from us, so we just performed live stings (no party set) as the Managers walked on stage. So there were no singers. Just David on the keyboard, […]

Live Music in Jaipur…

So in April Sway Allstars travelled to Jaipur. A fantastic experience was had by all and we hope that all the guests enjoyed it as much as we did. These photos are great, but they really don’t do the event justice. It was a really magical event and we all felt really privileged to attend […]

Book Live Music For Your Wedding

There really is nothing better than having live music at any event. And to book live music for your wedding will be the ultimate end to an already amazing day. If you are having a civil ceremony at the same venue, then you could book our pianist or guitar player to introduce the bride. Having […]

Book a Showband

Are you in charge of creating an amazing event? Are you at a loss to know what entertainment to book and who to get in touch with? If you really want to wow your guests, then live music would be a great choice and if you book a showband like Sway Allstars, then you will […]

Travelling to Jaipur…

Wow wow wow! What an amazing trip Sway Allstars have just travelled. This really does warrant two blogs. One for the first part of our journey and then we will be posting another for the actual event itself. We flew out to Jaipur the day before the show, so after we checked into our hotel, […]

Virgin Trains Incrediball 2019

The Virgin Trains Incrediball was held this year at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Saved for the likes of Strictly Come Dancing, where one week each year the show ventures up to Blackpool and is the ultimate week for contestants! So Sway Allstars were privileged to perform at this iconic north west traditionally English venue. The […]

The Benefits of Having Live Music

Having any sort of entertainment at an event can take planning and organising. But the benefits of having live music over a DJ or even a tablet with music on, we think, is the best option! So what would we say are the benefits? It makes it a much more sociable evening for you and […]

Disneyland Paris!

We love our work! Not only do we entertain so many people and see them having so much fun, but we also get to visit some amazing venues! And one of our January events was Disneyland Paris! Just a quick trip over to Paris for this corporate event and we loved every minute of it. We […]

Disco Themed Party in Manchester

Well as you know, pretty much all of the members of Sway Allstars loves a bit of dress up! So when we were invited to play for Civica in Manchester we jumped at the chance of joining in with the staff! Civica were having a disco themed party. So we did a Carwash 70s set […]

December 2018

Well what can we say about December…it absolutely flew by in a whirl of glitterballs, cocktails, party dresses and lots of fantastic music!

Here is a quick round up of what Sway Allstars were up to

Easyjet Awards Night 2019

Sway Allstars are always very excited to be invited to play at the Easyjet Awards Night. An amazing crowd to perform for, with an electric atmosphere – just how Sway love it! The 2019 event took place in Berlin this year, which was an incredible event. The new CEO Johan Lungren is Swedish, so the […]

A Very Merry Christmas From Sway

Wow wow wow! What a year it has been… From many gigs and events in London and across the UK, to working loads abroad, on land as well as on sea! Sway Allstars look back at 2018 with a mixture of fun, “busyness” and loads of performances! Our professional attitude off stage, as well as […]

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. […]