The Retros

The Retros are a 1950’s rock and roll band performing the greatest hits from the golden era of music.
From Elvis Presley to Chuck Berry; Cliff Richard to Little Richard; Jerry Lee Lewis to The Everly Brothers, The band deliver an authentic, uncompromised and electric performance of the greatest feel-good music of all time. Their barnstorming set is guaranteed to thrill both young and old, and leave you rocking and rolling all the way home!

About The Retros

The band features a line-up of some of the UK’s finest rock and roll musicians, comprising a wealth of television and west-end theatre performance experience. They have been seen in productions and shows such as Dreamboats & Petticoats, The Buddy Holly Story, Sister Act, X-Factor and All Together Now


A Teenager In Love – Dion
All I Have To Do Is Dream – The Everly Brothers
All Shook Up – Elvis Presley
Apache – The Shadows 
At The Hop – Danny & The Juniors 
Be Bop A Lula – Gene Vincent
Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis Presley 
Brown Eyed Handsome Man – Chuck Berry (Buddy Holly)
Bye Bye Love – The Everly Brothers
C’mon Everybody – Eddie Cochran
Chantilly Lace – The Big Bopper
Come On Let’s Go – Richie Valens
Do You Wanna Dance – Cliff Richard
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
Early In The Morning – Buddy Holly
Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard
Great Balls Of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
Heartbeat – Buddy Holly
Hello Mary Lou – Ricky Nelson
His Latest Flame (Marie’s The Name) – Elvis Presley
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
I Got A Woman – Ray Charles
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
La Bamba – Richie Valens
Let’s Have A Party – Elvis Presley
Long Tall Sally – Little Richard
Lucille – Little Richard
Misirlou – Dick Dale
Money Honey – Elvis Presley
Move It – Cliff Richard & The Shadows
My Way – Eddie Cochran
Mystery Train – Elvis Presley
No Particular Place To Go – Chuck Berry
Not Fade Away – Buddy Holly
Oh Boy – Buddy Holly
Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly
Rave On – Buddy Holly
Rip It Up – Little Richard
Roll Music – Chuck Berry
Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley & The Comets
Rock Around With Ollie Vee – Buddy Holly
Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry
Runaround Sue – Dion & The Belmonts
Shake, Rattle & Roll – Elvis Presley
Shakin’ All Over – Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
Something Else – Eddie Cochran
Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran
Tallahassee Lassie – Freddie Cannon
That’ll Be The Day – Buddy Holly
That’s All Right – Elvis Presley
The Wanderer – Dion
True Love Ways – Buddy Holly
Tutti Frutti – Little Richard
Wake Up Little Susie – The Everly Brothers
What’d I Say – Ray Charles
When Will I Be Loved – The Everly Brothers
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – Jerry Lee Lewis
Wipeout – The Surfaris
You Can’t Catch Me – Chuck Berry
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry

1950's Rock n Roll Band

Why Hiring a 1950s Rock n Roll Band is Perfect for Your Next Party

Are you looking for a fun and memorable way to entertain guests at your next event? Hiring a 1950s rock n roll band can add a unique and energetic element that will make your event unforgettable. From classic hits to retro dance moves, this type of entertainment is sure to get everyone on their feet and enjoying themselves.

The appeal of 1950s rock n roll music.

1950s rock n roll music is timeless and continues to appeal to people of all ages. This genre offers a mix of upbeat tempos, catchy lyrics, and high-energy performances that can easily get people dancing and singing along. Its popularity has endured for decades because it represents a pivotal moment in the music industry where musicians were pushing boundaries and experimenting with new sounds, paving the way for future generations of artists. Additionally, many people enjoy the vintage aesthetic associated with this era, making it an ideal choice for themed parties or events.

Get people on their feet and dance.

Hiring a 1950s rock n roll band is the perfect way to create an electrifying atmosphere and get your guests on their feet and dancing. With their upbeat tempos and catchy lyrics, this music genre is sure to energize even the most reluctant dancers. The band’s high-energy performances will capture your guests’ attention and keep them entertained throughout the entire event. Whether you’re hosting a company party, wedding reception or birthday celebration, hiring a live band will make your event unforgettable. So if you want to add a unique touch to your upcoming party that will have people talking for years to come, consider hiring a 1950s rock n roll band – it’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser!

Create a nostalgic atmosphere.

Nothing brings back memories of the good old days quite like music. Hiring a 1950s rock n roll band is the perfect way to create a nostalgic atmosphere for your event. With their classic sound and retro look, they will transport your guests back in time to a simpler era. The music of this era was all about fun, rebellion and good times – exactly what you want your guests to experience at your event. So if you want to add a touch of nostalgia to your event and create an atmosphere that will have everyone reminiscing about their fondest memories, hiring a 1950s rock n roll band is the way to go!

Perfect for themed events.

Hiring a 1950s rock n roll band is the perfect way to add excitement and authenticity to themed events. Whether you’re hosting a retro-themed party, a sock hop, or a drive-in movie night, their classic sound and style perfectly match the flair of the era. Their performances include iconic costumes, dance moves and songs that define the decade. They create an unforgettable, immersive experience for your guests that they will be talking about for weeks to come. So if you want to take your themed event to the next level with an authentic vintage feel, hiring a 1950s rock n roll band is sure to impress.

A professional band know how to engage the crowd and make your event memorable.

Hiring a professional 1950s rock n roll band for your next party can bring so much more than just great music. They have years of experience engaging with crowds and entertaining guests, which means they know how to provide a memorable experience. Professional bands often have a wide range of songs to choose from, allowing them to adapt their playlist to the specific preferences of your guests. They can also interact with the crowd, making announcements and encouraging guests to join in the fun on the dance floor. If you want to make your event unforgettable and leave a lasting impression on your guests, hiring a professional 1950s rock n roll band is worth considering


These guys were ACE!!! Very professional indeed. I will use them again. So refreshing to have a real authentic Rock n’ Roll band. We got married in style. Thank you

Kaija Bell

This kind of music is fun for all the Family! I would recommend this band in particular as they all sing and give an authentic experience of what it was like in the 50s with an energetic feel, they got everyone up and dancing at my husbands Birthday! Very happy indeed!

Elizabeth Smith

Great band had everyone up and rocking all night long! Would definitely book again!

Will Tierney

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