Essential 80's

Essential 80s are a terrific 4-piece tribute act nothing short of amazing, performing your favourite 80s hits from the likes of Wham! Duran Duran, Erasure, Lionel Ritchie, Human League, Depeche Mode & many more. Blasting out instantly recognisable hits, performed with a bucket load of energy means Essential 80s will fill your dance floor in no time!

Bringing back the fun & fashion from the 80s, they provide a night of excellent entertainment, ideal for parties, weddings and corporate events alike. Their incredible musicianship and years of professional experience makes their show stand out as one of the UK's most exciting 80’s themed show. If you are craving an 80s flashback and a night of great music this is your band. 

Fully equipped with their own professional PA & lighting means the band will turn up ready for an electric performance. If you are not having a DJ, the band are happy to leave background music in between sets so that your evening entertainment covered!

If you are looking to add a slight twist to your event, you can mix up the night & cover two decades in one night, by choosing 80's vs 90's Hits. 

Show Options

1 x 60 mins

1 x 90 mins

2 x 45 mins

2 x 60 mins


  • Rio - Duran Duran 
  • It Must Be Love - Madness
  • Dancing On The Ceiling - Lionel Richie 
  • Take On Me - Aha 
  • A Little Respect - Erasure 
  • Karma Chameleon - Culture Club 
  • I Just Can't Get Enough - Depeche Mode 
  • Lets Dance - David Bowie 
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen 
  • Sit Down - James
  • Video Killed The Radio Star - The Buggles 
  • Tainted Love - Soft Cell 
  • All Night Long - Lionel Richie 
  • Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley 
  • Don't You Want Me - The Human League 
  • Poison Arrow - ABC 
  • You Spin Me Right Round - Dead or Alive
  • Hungry Like The Wolf- Duran Duran 
  • 500 Miles - The Proclaimers
  • We Close Our Eyes - Go West 
  • Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham 
  • Dont You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds 
  • You Can't Hurry Love - Phil Collins 
  • Power Of Love - Huey Lewis & The News 
  • Club Tropicana - Wham!
  • Town Called Malice - The Jam
  • I'm Still Standing - Elton John 
  • Down Under - Men At Work
  • Cars - Gary Numan 
  • Summer Of 69 -Bryan Adams 
  • I'm Your Man - Wham 
  • Gold - Spandau Ballet 
  • Give It Up - KC & The Sunshine Band 
  • Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears For Fears 
  • Girls On Film - Duran Duran
  • Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners 
  • Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves 

Christmas Songs

  • Merry Christmas Everyone - Shakin' Stevens 
  • Merry Xmas Everyone - Slade