The Dakotas - Rock/Pop Covers Band

This professional live band perform a fantastic set of covers guaranteed to have the dance floor at your wedding, function or party packed from start to finish!

The 4-piece band is made up of top young professional musicians who are very experienced in performing at weddings and events and will guarantee you enjoy a night to remember!

Based in Chichester in West Sussex, they are available for hire at weddings and events and have a set list featuring classics from the likes of The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, The Rolling Stones & Elvis Presley, as well as more modern hits from Killers, Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Pharell Williams and many more!

The band are self contained with PA/lighting and also provide a pre-mixed disco free of charge (which can be tailored to your tastes) so your whole evening of entertainment is taken care of in just one booking!

They have recently performed at venues including:

  • Southend Farm Barns – Chichester, Sussex
  • Gravetye Manor - West Hoathly, Sussex
  • Skylark Golf & Country Club – Whiteley, Hampshire
  • The Spinnaker Tower – Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • De Vere New Place – Southampton, Hampshire
  • Sopley Mill – Christchurch, Dorset
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The Dakotas - Rock/Pop Covers Band Repertoire


  • A-Punk - Vampire Weekend
  • A Certain Romance - The Arctic Monkeys
  • All These Things I’ve Done - Killers
  • Buck Rogers - Feeder
  • Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
  • Counting Stars - One Republic
  • Dakota - Stereophonics
  • Happy - Pharell Williams
  • Ho Hey - Lumineers
  • I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor - Arctic Monkeys
  • I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
  • I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
  • Last Night - Strokes
  • In The Morning - Razorlight
  • Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
  • Mr Brightside - The Killers
  • Parklife - Blur
  • Place Your Hands - Reef
  • Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
  • She’s Electric - Oasis
  • Spanish Sahara - Foals
  • Use Somebody - Killers
  • Valerie - The Zutons
  • Wake Me Up - Avicii
  • What You Know - Two Door Cinema Club
  • Wonderwall - Oasis


  • Big Girls Don’t Cry - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
  • Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
  • Can’t Buy Me Love - The Beatles
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
  • Day Tripper - The Beatles
  • December, 1963 (Oh What A Night) - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
  • Do You Love Me - The Contours
  • Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
  • Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
  • Harvest Moon - Neil Young
  • Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix
  • Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
  • I’m A Believer - Monkees
  • I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) - Proclaimers
  • Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
  • Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
  • Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
  • Jumpin Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
  • Message In A Bottle - Police
  • Modern Love - David Bowie
  • September - Earth Wind & Fire
  • Shake A Tail Feather - Blues Brothers
  • Song 2 - Blur
  • Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams
  • Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  • Surfin’ USA - The Beach Boys
  • Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Sympathy For The Devil - The Rolling Stones
  • This Charming Man - The Smiths
  • Town Called Malice - The Jam
  • Twist And Shout - The Beatles
  • You And Me - The Wannadies
  • You Really Got Me - The Kinks
  • Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher - Jackie Wilson

The Dakotas - Rock/Pop Covers Band Feedback

Thank you for booking the band for my daughter’s 21st Birthday Party and everybody was entertained – they play such a varied set list that caters to all ages...exactly what you need for a family party. Thank you again I will be recommending you to all my friends.

Lisa, Birthday Party, Sussex

We had the best day and the band were absolutely incredible! So many people have contacted us to say that they had such a great time dancing (and singing) the night away with the band. We really can’t thank the guys enough for making our day extra special!

Emma, Wedding, Sussex

The Dakotas - Rock/Pop Covers Band Set Up

  • Professional all-male 4-piece band
  • 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets
  • Set list of classic dance floor fillers from 60s to current chart
  • Quality PA, LED lighting and pre-mixed disco before and after live sets (so your whole night of entertainment is covered
  • PAT tested equipment and Public Liability Insurance (your venue will require the band to have this)
  • Your choice of first dance performed
  • Option for adding acoustic set for drinks reception

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