The Straits

The Straits are a Dorset based high energy party band with incredible 3 part harmony vocals that create an infectiously good time vibe at every event. Playing songs from the 50’s to the current day they are always able to play to the crowd making sure the dance floor is always full. The Straits are a flexible act, which can be a 3 piece band right up to a 9 piece band that will cater for any event.

Since 2015, The Straits have performed at numerous high profile corporate events with clients including Audi, HSBC, Bournemouth AFC, Waitrose, National Trust, Bournemouth Tourism, Pru Health to name but a few.

The Straits are a group of highly accomplished musicians who have collectively worked with some great names including The BBC, Top Of The Pops, Sir Bob Geldof, The House Of Blues USA, MTV, VH1, Robbie McIntosh (Paul McCartney/John Mayer), Ben Waters (Jools Holland) Jazz Legend - Ronnie Scott, Pinetop Perkins (Muddy Waters) and Charlie McCoy (Bob Dylan/Elvis) whilst touring across the UK. The Straits are experienced, highly professional and experts at making your night one to remember.

Rooster’s varied set list caters for all ages and includes a mixture of 50's Rock’n'Roll up to current day hits including the likes of Elvis, Van Morrison the Beatles right through to Bruno Mars, Kings of Leon, Daft Punk and many more! You can be absolutely sure that guests of all ages will be up dancing and singing all night.up to current day pop classics, here is an example below of some of the songs we play.


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50’s & 60’s

Jailhouse Rock – Elvis

Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis

Mrs Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel

I Wanna Be Like You - Jungle Book

Hello Mary Lou - Ricky Nelson

Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams

Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson

I’m A Believer - The Monkees

Proud Mary - Tina Turner

Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond

Twistin’ The Night Away - Sam Cooke

Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Barbara Ann - The Beach Boys

California Girls - The Beach Boys

Have You Ever Seen The Rain – Creedence Clearwater Revival

Cupid - Sam Cooke

Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles

Hard Days Night - The Beatles

I Feel Good - James Brown

Last Time - The Rolling Stones

Monkey Man - The Specials

Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles

Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding

Spooky - Dusty Springfield

Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks

What A Wonderful World - Sam Cooke

Wooly Bully - Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs


Three Little Birds - Bob Marley

Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac

Long Train Running - The Doobie Brothers

The Joker - Steve Miller Band

Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder

Message To Rudi - The Specials

Superstition - Stevie Wonder

American Pie - Don McLean

Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love - Bad Company

Easy Like Sunday Morning - The Commodores

Honky Tonk Woman - The Rolling Stones

I Shot The Sheriff - Bob Marley

Listen To The Music - The Doobie Brothers

Stuck In The Middle - Steelers Wheel

Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd


La Bamba - Ritchie Valens

Faith - George Michael

Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley

Sweet Dreams - The Eurythmics

Kiss – Prince

Summer Of 69 - Bryan Adams

The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson

Walk Of Life Dire Straits



Free Falling - Tom Petty

Half The World Away – Oasis

Sit Down – James

Dance The Night Away – The Mavericks

Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something

Weather With You – Crowded House

Nothing Ever Happens – Del Amitri



Valerie - The Zutons

Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon

I’m Yours - Jason Mraz

Have A Nice Day – Stereophonics

Lady – Modjo

Follow ME - Uncle Cracker

Black & Gold - Sam Sparrow

Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

Hey Ya – Outkast

Little Lion Man - Mumford And Sons

Mr Brightside - The Killers


Budapest - George Ezra

Happy - Pharrell Williams

Ho Hey - The Lumineers

All About The Bass - Meghan Trainor

Get Lucky - Daft Punk

Blame It On Me - George Ezra

Hey Brother – Avicii

I Need A Dollar - Aloe Blacc

I will wait – Mumford and Sons 10’s

Stay With Me - Sam Smith 10’s

Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars 10’s

Wake Me Up - Avicii


Christmas Songs

Merry Christmas Everyone – Shakin Stevens

Santa Claus is Coming To Town – Jackson 5

Winter Wonderland – Darlene Love

Last Christmas – Wham

Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee

Optional Extras

Options from 3-9 piece band. Price upon application


Prices from £1,395

Previous Clients
Previous Clients


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