Quickstep, our Strict Tempo dance band, had the honour of performing alongside Arunas Bizokas and Katusha Demidova, the World Champions in Professional Ballroom Dancing, on Saturday 10 May 2014 in the spectacular settings of the Bath Pavilion and Assembly Rooms. The event was organised by Viva La Dance, a fabulous professional dance company run by James and Joanna Whitehead. It was a gorgeous evening, with a full dance floor the whole night, and Arunas and Katusha gave us a marvellous cabaret in the middle.

The Arrindell Sisters

by Richard on August 6, 2013

We had the pleasure of backing Keri Arrindell (from X Factor) and her sisters in their Supremes tribute act on Eastbourne Bandstand on Friday night – they were absolutely marvellous! Really hope to work with these beautiful, talented young ladies again soon.

Rockaoke at the Hootananny

August 6, 2013

We’ve been doing this gig for over 5 years now, every month. We have a great crowd who come down to sing, and there’s always a real mixture of regulars and Rockaoke virgins. Check out our song list on the Rockaoke page and like our Facebook page too! We’re very friendly, and unlike some of […]

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Amberley Castle

July 11, 2011

Played at Amberley Castle near Arundel on Saturday for a beautiful wedding. We provided a jazz trio during the champagne (and Pimms) reception, then 3 x 45 minute sets of party music in the evening. Fabulous grounds, polite and helpful staff, a wonderful wedding planner (Isobel Lamplough), fireworks, even a rare albino peahen – we […]

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Dover Street Wine Bar

June 16, 2011

Cornucopia rocked the Dover Street Wine Bar last night – we played a 2-set showcase there from 10.30pm and received many appreciative comments from the punters (and indeed the bouncers!). The sound seems to have vastly improved there since last I played Dover St – I seem to remember being hit with a wall of […]

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Glaxo SmithKline Oncology Conference

June 15, 2011

Cornucopia opened up the conference for the GSK Oncology Department up in the North Mymms training centre with a fantastic rendition of Queen’s “One Vision”. We then performed for their evening Masked Ball and had them crying out for more at the end of the night. On request we included a few more Queen numbers […]

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Major D Godderidge, York

May 8, 2011

CORNUCOPIA – OUSEFIELD HOUSE OFFICERS’ MESS TESTIMONIAL “I would like to take this rather belated opportunity to thank both yourself and your band members for the superb levels of entertainment you have delivered at the Officers’ Mess for the two major functions that we hold each year. Both the Summer Ball (17 Jul 10) and […]

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Royal Wedding

May 7, 2011

Well, we didn’t play for the Royal Wedding, but our lead vocalist Damien did sing at Hyde Park in the afternoon before hot-footing it down to Horsted Place near Uckfield for a beautiful wedding. A fantastic gig – indeed, possibly one of our best. We wowed them with 3 sets, and we had the lovely […]

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Luella’s Boudoir at One Marylebone

March 22, 2011

Went along to the amazing One Marylebone with Mary-Jane from Halcyon Weddings last night to attend the Luella’s Boudoir Wedding Fair. It was stunning. One Marylebone is an amazing venue to start with… and with red roses on the walls (amazing what one can do with some red par-cans and gobos) the main hall looked […]

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Rockaoke nights

March 5, 2011

It’s official. “Cornucopia are the best band for Rockaoke we’ve ever heard”. So say Marc and Julie, who hired the band to play for their wedding in Brighton. “We went to see several Rockaoke bands at places like the Roadhouse, but they were all a bit limited in the choice of music they offered. Cornucopia’s […]

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