On the flip side of their colourful originals sound
The Violet Jive have a dazzling set of super cool cover tunes, with fresh takes on a voluptuous array of songs from all eras and styles.
...perfect for adding that boutique touch to your Wedding, Parties and Events and guaranteed to get toes tapping and the dance floor shakin'!...
The Coolest Covers to make your Party Hot!!! Swing - Latin - Salsa - Rock 'n' Roll - Exotica - Soul - Funk - Movie Themes - & Beyond!
1. Bamboleo 00:00 /
2. Rip It Up 00:50 /
3. Ghost Town 01:31 /
4. Jungle Book 02:03 /
5. Walk on the Wild Side 02:31 /
6. Rock around the Clock 02:56 /
7. Never Can Tell 03:40 /
8. Americano 04:17
Covers Audio Selection:
-Misirlou (Pulp Fiction)
-Sign Your Name
Line Up Options:
The main line up of a Trio (Guitar/Vocals, Double Bass & Drums) can be expanded to include Sax, Trumpet & Latin Percussion. A mellow Duo is also an option for quieter, restaurant style events.
Just get in touch and let us know what vibe you're looking to create and we'll send you options and fees.
A few tunes from our voluptuous repertoire...
King Of The Swingers -Jungle Book.
Sway -Dean Martin.
Shook Me All Night Long -AC/DC (swing).
Misirlou -Dick Dale / Pulp Fiction theme.
Georgia -Ray Charles.
Oyo Como Va -Santana.
Get Up -James Brown.
Stray Cat Strut -Stray Cats.
Melao De Cana -Celia Cruz.
Never Can Tell -Chuck Berry / Pulp Fiction.
Roxanne -The Police.
Bamboleo -The Gypsy Kings.
Long Tall Sally -Little Richard.
Perhaps, Perhaps -Doris Day (Cha cha)
Hard To Handle -Otis Redding/Black Crowes.
Bad Things -True Blood theme.
Sign Your Name / Like it Like That -Terence Trent D'arby Latin style.
Walk on the Wildside / Can I Kick It -Lou Reed / Tribe Called Quest.
Chan Chan -Buena Vista Social Club.
Ghost Town -The Specials (Latin style).
Rock Around the Clock -Bill Haley & The Comets.
Papa Loves Mambo -Dean Martin.
...and much, much more!
*Sets can be tailored to your event, from mellow Swing/Latin ambience to dancefloor shakin' Rock 'n' Roll, Salsa, Funk, Soul party vibes!
*We're also happy to take a listen to any of your favourite songs and let you know if we think they'll work with our sound and line up.
-"Dear Steve & The Violet Jive, A very big THANK YOU for your amazing playing at our wedding back in May. It was everything we hoped for and more. Our friends and family hit the dance floor straight away, were still going when the lights
came on and are still raving about how awesome the music was!
Thanks so much for taking on board all our ideas for the set list"
-Sal & Ed (Wedding).
Just a note to say thank you so much for Friday night. Absolutely everyone thought you were a marvellous band, and all the guitarists in the room were very impressed!
You will always come highly recommended by me. Hopefully I'll manage to get a crowd down to the Grey Lady Music Lounge to see you next time you're there.
Thanks again"- Rachel (Birthday Party)
-"Just a quick thanks to you and the band for a fantastic performance on Sunday!
We were so happy with the music and the atmosphere - everybody said that you guys were great and had fun! We're very happy to recommend you to anyone :-)
Thanks again" -Alison + John Mclellan
(Wedding. Pic by Lee Massingham)