WEDDING AND FUNCTION BAND NORTHERN IRELAND
Johnny Bravo and his Riviera Band hail from County Down, Northern Ireland. Having played for the last 25 years on various stages in many different countries, such as the U.S.A.,Spain, Portugal, Finland, England, Scotland and Ireland, J.B. & The Riviera have developed a wealth of experience entertaining many thousands of people over many years.
Johnny and the Riviera band are an exciting new three to seven piece band and can include drums, double bass, piano, trumpet, saxophone, trombone and guitar all guided by the vocal experience of Johnny himself.
The Live Band put on a great show that’s sure to have all your guests dancing. They play music that will appeal to anyone: old, young, music lovers, traditionalists or hipsters. What ever your occasion, J.B. & The Riviera Band can put on the perfect show that your guests are sure to enjoy. This is a classy band with a classy show: dressed to kill, sounding great! The band are available to book in many forms, ranging from a jazz trio and scaling right up to the full 7 piece live swing band. Johnny Bravo can also be booked to sing solo with recorded music for intimate parties and drinks receptions.
Johnny and the Riviera band are an exciting new three to seven piece band and can include drums, double bass, piano, trumpet, saxophone, trombone and guitar all guided by the vocal experience of Johnny himself. The band’s regular trumpet player is also no other than Linley Hamilton from BBC Radio Ulster.
Popular Songs: Suspicous minds Shut up and dance Happy Dance with me tonight Proud Mary Summer 69 Pretty woman Im a believer Crazy little thing called love Galway girl Sweet Caroline Valerie Brown eyed girl Marvin Gaye & get in on Ten outta ten Dancing in the dark Dont stop believing Walk 500 miles
Country Jive: Country roads Wagon wheel Galway Girl Ring of fire Bad moon rising Walk of life Some girls will The Gambler Cracklin’Rosie Coward of the county Dance the night away Me and Bobby Magee Little old wine drinker King of the road Hey good looking I wanna dance with you Friends in low places Take it easy Lyin’ eyes Okie from Muskogee You never can tell Amarillo The huckle buck Swing Gatsby Jazz songs Beyond the sea Under my skin Fly me to the moon Lady is a tramp All of me Cheek to cheek Face the music and dance New York New York Mack the knife The Charleston Sway Aint that a kick in the head Young a heart You make me feel so young I wanna be like you Pencil full of lead My baby dont care It had to be you
Mo-town Soul: My girl Love really hurts Superstition Saturday night Movies Love keeps lifting (higher) Mustang sally Stand by me I feel good Reet petite How sweet it is to be loved
Slow & first dance songs: Have I told you lately Perfect Cant take my eyes off you Hero Wonderful tonight The way you look tonight Thinking out loud Wise men say Your the best thing Amazed by you Dream Dream Dream
Swing Singer (Solo) – Great for Drinks receptions
Johnny Bravo with professionally recorded backing tracks
The Riviera Jazz Trio
JB on Vocals & Guitar with Piano and Double Bass (or Saxophone) (2 Hours)
The Riviera Quartet
JB on Vocals & Guitar with Piano, Drums and Double Bass (or Saxophone / Trumpet) (2 Hours)
The Riviera Quintet – Band can play swing and rock music
JB on Vocals & Guitar with Piano, Drums and Saxophone (2.5 Hours)
The Rivera Swing Band – Full 7 Piece band
JB on Vocals & Guitar with Piano, Drums and Saxophone, Trumpet and Trombone (2.5 Hours)
Band / DJ Package
Add a professional Disco to play after the band
The band will arrive an hour before he is due to begin playing in order to set up.
The price you’ll be quoted for the Riviera Swing Band is inclusive of full sound and lighting equipment. Most hotels and venues have adequate power source and space for live bands to play.
Of course! Before your event or wedding date, you’ll be sent a music request form by us which will let you request songs as well as make sure we don’t play anything you don’t want to hear.
Northern Ireland: Provincewide Ireland: Nationwide