The Five Dollar Shakes are a modern 3-piece professional party band based around the North-West of England and North Wales, performing all over the UK.

Members of the band (Ben, Sean & Ash) are experienced professional musicians who met at University whilst studying for degrees (and then masters degrees) in music. Having played all over the world at some of the biggest festivals and venues, with performances and features appearing on the likes of BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 6Music, Absolute Radio, Sky Television, E4, The Sunday Times, The Independent, Classic Rock Magazine, Guitar Magazine (and many more), you can be sure that you’re hiring some of the best musicians in the industry.

The Five Dollar Shakes come with top of the range equipment, lighting, a full PA system and Public Liability Insurance for your peace of mind. The band know how to keep the floor filled all night, with tracks from the likes of The Beatles, Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, Queen, Oasis, Arctic Monkeys, Stevie Wonder and many more! Click here for our full song list.

The Five Dollar Shakes have played hundreds of shows together and are available for all events, including weddings, functions, birthday parties, corporate events and everything in between.

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  • “Amazing band. Fantastic set list and really talented. Played at our wedding in April and had everyone up on the dance floor all evening! Nice friendly guys too. Thanks so much!”

    Angela & Matt, Wedding in Manchester

  • “The band were absolutely amazing. Our timings ran massively over, but they stayed as long as we needed them to without any complaint. The music was great, everyone loved them and were up dancing. Can’t recommend this band enough and thank them enough for making it such a great night.”

    Sarah, Wedding in Broxton

  • “Really amazing group of lads who were extremely friendly and a pleasure to speak to. Got everyone up dancing, didn’t have to think about the playlist at all as everything that was played went down a treat. Would book them again in an instance!”

    Bethany, Wedding in Lancashire