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A Brief History



What is the difference between a  typical wedding band in Ireland and The Irish Rat Pack Wedding Band?

Stylish, classy and unique-just like you.

Since 2002 The Irish Rat Pack Wedding Bands Ireland have performed at over 1,000 weddings and events including for presidents, Taoiseach’s and 100’s of couples to make sure their wedding is the most important and special day.

We are one of the liveliest swing bands and wedding bands in Ireland, playing a unique blend of vintage party swing, jive and classic rock n roll music. Plus modern chart music.

It’s the personal touch and our attention to detail that our clients say they most appreciate about The Irish Rat Pack.

As a band we pride ourselves on our professionalism and understand how important your Wedding entertainment is. Our flexible style and experience will ensure that your event runs the way you want, without any stress.

The Band is made up from some of the finest musicians in Ireland whose studio and live experience spans from performing all over the UK, Europe and the World. The members of the band have graced the stages at some of the finest concert venues not just in Ireland but all over the World

The standard line–up of the band is a six piece which consists of bass, guitar, drums keyboards, female vocal and male vocal.

From here The Irish Rat Pack can extend anywhere up to an 20 piece by adding additional brass, percussion and backing vocals.

 

Weding Band Set List

This is our wedding band set list / party set list, we normally chop and change on the night to suit the crowd and keep the dance floor full. Depending on the wedding requests of the couples or company we are working for, we can do just swing, or add more country, more modern or more pop. We are adding to our wedding band set list weekly, with current songs, this is just a sample wedding band list. We can also learn a first dance or two if needed, just ask. We can play all genres of music, including songs such as Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran, Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash, Right up to AC/DC, The Kings of Leon, Elvis and Sinatra.

Weddig Bands Ireland - The Modern set list
  • Get Lucky (Daft Punk/Pharrell Williams)
  • Jason Mraz (I’m Yours)
  • Viva Le Vida (Coldplay)
  • Candy (Robbie Williams)
  • Mr Brightside (The Killers)
  • I gotta feeling (Black Eyes Peas)
  • Sex on Fire (Kings of Leon)
  • The Galway Girl (Mundy)
  • Pack up your troubles (Eliza Doolittle)
  • Could it be magic (Take That)
  • Pencil Full of Lead (Paulo Nutini)
  • Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
  • Dance the night away (The Mavericks)
  • 500 miles (The Proclaimers)
  • Locked out of heaven (Bruno Mars)
  • Blame it on the boogie (Michael Jackson)
  • Got my mind set on you (George Harrison)
  • You can call me Al (Paul Simon)
  • Forget you (Ceelo Green)
  • Sultans of swing (Dire Straits)
  • Walk of life (Dire Straits)
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen)
First dances / Slow set
  • Fly me to the Moon (Frank Sinatra)
  • Come Fly with me (Frank Sinatra)
  • The Way you Look tonight (Tony Bennett)
  • Thats Amore (Dean Martin)
  • Make you feel my love (Adele)
  • Crazy Love (Van Morrison)
  • At Last (Etta James)
  • Strangers in the Night (Frank Sinatra)
  • Have I told you lately (Van Morrison)
  • Beyond the sea (Bobby Darin)
  • My Bojangles (Sammy Davis Jr)
  • What a wonderful world (Louis Armstrong)
  • Let there be love (Nat King Cole)
  • You look wonderful tonight (Eric Clapton)
  • The wonder of you (Elvis)
  • Just the way you are (Billy Joel)
  • Your Song (Elton John)
  • Let it be (The Beatles)
  • Imagine (John Lennon)
  • Home (Michael Buble)
  • You’ve got a friend (James Taylor)
  • Chasing cars (Snow Patrol)
1960's
  • Back in the USSR (The Beatles)
  • Please Please Me (The Beatles)
  • Twist and Shout (The Beatles)
  • Get Back (The Beatles)
  • Here Comes the Sun (The Beatles)
  • I saw her standing there (The Beatles)
  • Suspicious Minds (Elvis)
  • Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison)
  • Satisfaction (The Rolling Stones)
  • Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
  • It’s not unusual (Tom Jones)
  • Good Lookin Woman (Joe Dolan)
  • Can’t take my eyes off of you (Andy Williams)
  • My Girl (The Temptations)
  • Daydream Believer (The Monkees)
  • Cheer up sleepy Jean (The Monkees)
  • Proud Mary (Tina Turner/Beyonce)
  • Saturday Night at the movies (The Drifters)
Waltz set
  • Delilah (Tom Jones)
  • Moon river (Johnny Mercer)
  • Can’t Help falling in Love (Elvis)
  • The Wild Rover (Trad)
  • The Tennessee Waltz
  • Red Rose Cafe
  • Country Roads take me home (John Denver)
  • The Rose of Tralee
Sing a long songs
  • Summer in Dublin Crazy World (Aslan)
  • American Pie
  • Living Next Door to Alive
  • Red Rose Cafe
1950’s
  • Johnny B.Goode (Chuck Berry)
  • Great balls of Fire (Jerry Lee Lewis)
  • Jailhouse Rock (Elvis)
  • Blue Suede Shoes (Elvis)
  • Hound Dog (Elvis)
  • Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash)
  • Rock around the clock (Bill Haley and the Comets)
1970's
  • ABBA Medley
  • Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
  • Copacabana (Barry Manalow)
  • My first my last (Barry White)
  • I feel good (James Brown)
  • Celebrate (Kool and the gang)
  • Your Sexy thing (Hot Chocolate)
  • Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)
  • I will survive (Gloria Gaynor)
  • Love is in the air (John Paul Young)
  • Walking on Sunshine (Katrina and the waves)
  • Amerillo (Tony Christie)
  • Everybody Needs somebody to love (The Blues Brothers)
  • Cmon over to my place/Sat night at the movies (The Drifters)
  • Save the last dance for me (The Drifters)
  • Build me up Buttercup (The Foundations)
Irish songs / Country
  • Dirty Old town (The Pogues)
  • The Irish Rover (The Pogues)
  • Hills of Donegal (Goats don’t shave)
  • I usta love her (The Saw Doctors)
  • N17 (The Saw Doctors)
  • Joyce Country Ceili Band (The Saw Doctors)
  • Wagon Wheel (Nathan Carter version)
  • Ring of Fire (Johnny Cash Medley)
  • 9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)
  • Good Looking woman (Joe Dolan)
  • The Gambler (Kenny Rogers)
  • The Hucklebuck (Brendan Bowyer)