Talented and fabulous with the experience of playing at over 50 weddings every season, this locally based British covers band Rip-it Encore are sure to dazzle and captivate any guest at your event, whether it be a wedding, party or corporate event. Comprising of two dynamic male vocalists through three skilled musicians and a tasteful blend of musicianship, theatricality, versatility and vibe to make any occasion a memorable one.
So, you're heading to this sunny part of the world to either get married or to organise a great party, and you need a band with versatility, who not only performs great music, but who can also speak your language. Well, you've found us... Rip-it Encore, with styles that include, but are not limited to, Jazz, blues, pop, reggae, rock, rock 'n' roll, R&B and Indie pop, right up to modern day chart hits.
We can take care of all the musical aspects of your event, including aperitif / champagne cocktail, through to dinner and dance. What's more, if you don't have a DJ you'll have full use of our high quality PA and lighting systems for the later hours with your own selection of MP3's and playlists. Or just ask, as we can put together a dance playlist to suit the mood. We have ample professional lighting to create a breathtaking atmosphere both on-stage and on the dance-floor. The lighting we use consists of multiple TRI Colour LED bars, multiple cans, RGB lasers and fog machine, all controlled through DMX and wireless systems, using pre-programmed selections. Our professional and high power sound system will sufficiently cover venues with a capacity of up to 300 people, but also works perfectly for small events!
Our repertoire includes songs from some of the greatest singer / songwriting legends in the history of music, such as Bruno Mars, Kings of Leon, The Killers, Franz Ferdinand, Elton John, Billy Joel, REM, Joe Cocker, The Beatles, Lionel Richie, Ray Charles, Fools Garden, Eric Clapton, Louis Armstrong and many many more. You'll not be disappointed!
Sex on Fire (Kings of Leon) Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars) Moves Like Jagger (Maroon 5) Look Back in Anger (Oasis) Wonderwall (Oasis) Locked out of Heaven (Bruno Mars) Take Me Out (Franz Ferdinand) Mr Brightside (The Killers) Marry You (Bruno Mars) Shut Up and Let Me Go (The Ting Tings) This Love (Maroon 5) Song 2 (Blur) A Little Help From my Friends (Cocker) A Whiter Shade of Pale (Procol Harum) Angel Dream (Tom Petty) Another Brick in the Wall (Pink Floyd) Ayo Technology (50 Cent / Timberlake) Before you Accuse Me (Eric Clapton) Better Together (Jack Johnson) Blue Suede Shoes (Elvis) Bright Side of Life (Monty Python) Caress me Down (Sublime) Cocaine (JJ Cale) Crazy (Gnarls Barkley) Creep (Radiohead) Dirty Old Town (The Pogues) Don’t Worry Be Happy (Bobby McFerrin) Easy (Lionel Richie) Father and Son (Cat Stevens) Fly Me To The Moon (Frank Sinatra) Forever Young (Dylan) Georgia on My Mind (Ray Charles) Get Lucky (Daft Punk) Great Balls of Fire (Jerry Lee Lewis) Happy (Pharrell Williams) Hey Jude (The Beatles) Hit the Road (Ray Charles) Ho-Hey (The Lumineers) Honky-Tonk Woman (Rolling Stones) Hound Dog (Elvis Presley) I Don’t Like Mondays (Boomtown Rats) I Kissed a Girl (Katy Perry) I Shot the Sheriff (Bob Marley) I'm Yours (Jason Mraz) Imagine (John Lennon) Into the Mystic (Van Morrison) It's All About You (McFly) Johnny B Goode (Chuck Berry) Just Breathe (Pearl Jam) Just The Way You Are (Billy Joel) Knocking on Heaven’s Door (Dylan) La Corrida (Francis Cabrel) La Liste (Rose) Le Vent Nous Portera (Noir Desir) Lemon Tree (Fools Garden) Les Copains d'Abord (Georges Brassens) Let it be (The Beatles) Light my Fire (The Doors) LOVE (Nat King Cole) Michelle (The Beatles) Misty (George Gershwin) Mrs Robinson (Simon & Garfunkel) Mustang Sally (Wilson Pickett) No Woman no Cry (Bob Marley) Perfect Day (Lou Reed) Pianoman (Billy Joel) Pretty Horny Flow (Absynthe Minded) Quand j’srai Ko (Alain Souchon) Red Red Wine (UB40) Rhythm is Love (Keziah Jones) Rocketman (Elton John) San Francisco Bay Blues (Jesse Fuller) Save Tonight (Eagle Eye Cherry) Seven Nation Army (The White Stripes) Sexual healing (Marvin Gaye) Should I stay or Should I go (The Clash) Simply Beautiful (Al Green) Singin’ in The Rain (Arthur Freed) Society (Jerry Hannan) Some Kind of Wonderful (Michael Buble) Somebody That I Used to Know (Gotye) Someone to Love (Blues Brothers) Stand By Me (Ben E. King) Stuck in the middle (Stealers Wheel) Summertime (George Gershwin) Suzie Blue (Ben Harper) Sweet Dreams (Eurythmics) Talking About a Revolution (Chapman) Tears in Heaven (Eric Clapton) That’s a Lousy Story (Absynthe Minded) The Joker (Steve Miller Band) Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran) Ticket to Ride (The Beatles) To Love Somebody (The Beegees) Toi et Moi (Guillaume Grand) Walking on the Moon (The Police) Wild World (Cat Stevens) Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong) Yesterday (The Beatles) Your Song (Elton John)
Judith & Peter - Married in Bordeaux.. "We totally enjoyed our special day. You guys kept the spirits high and the party moving. Both me and Peter + all the guests were amazed with your performance. Thanks so much!".
Beverly & Damian - Married in Florence.. "Everybody has commented on your show and everybody would like that we forward their message to you. Great job all-round especially for learning our favourite song for the ceremony. Our wedding would not have been as memorable without you".
Penny & Wilson - Married at Lake Como... "If we were ever to do it all again, we'd hire you guys for sure. For a duo you managed to sound like a whole band without the use of any gimmicks and backing - Professional sound, professional musicians, great fun. Well done and thanks so much".
Lucy & Eric - Married in Paris... "Hi guys. You made our wedding something to remember and we would both like to thank you for the bottom of our hearts - It was a blessing in disguise that our original band dropped out in the last minute. You saved the day and made the memory".
Flow & Gary - Married in Saint-Tropez... "If you're getting married in France and need a great wedding band, we can recommend this group. Jake played some beautiful acoustic guitar through the ceremony, Kent and Jake played jazz together during our champagne cocktail and the trio entertained us for dinner and we danced into the small hours. Thanks to you three our wedding was a success".
Paddy & Emily - Married in Jegun... Paddy and I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you all for playing at our wedding in Jegun this summer. We had the best day and a huge part of it was down to you. Your set that evening and the big reveal when the barn doors opened were simply amazing! Thank you for being the consummate professionals and brilliant entertainers that you are! A pleasure to have in the house, punctual, easy going and fantastic entertainers. I know that when you played for us you were still very much in the busy wedding season. I hope you're enjoying a well earnt break now!"