“The Zoots are the kind of talented, young band it’s impossible not to like, totally confident in their ability to entertain” THE STAGE“
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“Jamie is an important and valued member of the local community and his dedication and work is appreciated and enjoyed by many people. I would therefore like to support Jamie and The Zoots in their future applications.”
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice – Robert Buckland MP
The keyword for the Zoots is fun – they never stand still for a moment and with a brilliant combination of slick and well polished Shadows-style moves, make up and costume changes, switches of instruments and a backdrop of relevant video throughout, they create a show that entertains wonderfully.
In both the 1960s and 1970s show, they galloped through an impressive repertoire of retro hits they spanned from every conceivable genre from pop to soul and disco to hard rock. Truly there is something for everyone here, whether your thing is James Brown, Chic or Lynyrd Skynrd.
Within minutes of their striking up the opening chords of ‘Johnny B Goode’ they held the audience riveted, had them clapping, singing along and up and dancing.
Brian Harrington, Newbury Weekly News
Eunice and I just wanted to pass on the thanks of all Committee and members of the Clacton Arts & Lits Society for the amazing concert! We have had many telephone calls this morning, all extremely complimentary about the show. People left the theatre with huge smiles on their faces and one lady told me she felt 20 years younger! Your energy, sense of fun and professionalism shone through. Amazing musicians and singers, extremely nice people and a pleasure to work with you all. You know we were anxious about the volume, but you all worked so hard to deliver what we needed, so a huge thank you to you all, especially Sam.
Thank you also for making such a special evening for the two children in our audience whose parents sponsored the evening. They all had a thoroughly enjoyable time and have no doubt been telling their friends at school all about it today.
I have been in touch with the agent too to tell him what a success you were and that you had us all dancing by the end of the show – goodness knows when we will see that again! Very many thanks from us both. We wish you all the very best in the future and hope you continue to go from strength to strength.
Warmest wishes, Lois and Eunice
Just a quick email to say that I had exceptionally great feedback on your show, from audience and staff. On the way out several people made a point of going to the Duty Manager to say how much they had enjoyed it. Always great when this happens.
Radlett Theatre London
Dear Jamie, Harriet and the rest of the band,
Thank you so much for Saturday you were amazing. Everyone up dancing and just having the best time. The staff even said the band are really good and everyone kept saying to me the band are amazing.
And I’m so glad Gemma and Matt got their first dance at the end – I don’t think she clocked it initially but they were so relaxed by then it was wonderful.
Wedding at Merriscourt 2022
Dear Jamie, Harriet and the rest of the band,
I just wanted to thank you both for the wonderful set that you played at Harriet & Chris’s wedding on Saturday. I have seen many bands playing at weddings over the years – some good and some not so – and I have to say that you were one of the best that I have ever seen.
I thought that you were great and got the choice of music pitched perfectly for the audience. I have received so many positive comments about the music from guests that I have lost count !
So well done guys and thank you. I hope that you all enjoyed it as much as we did. If you ever need a reference then I would be happy to oblige.
Wedding at Chepstow 2022
I wanted to say how much my wife and I enjoyed the 70s show in Ilkley last night, it was an amazing performance. It was nice to meet you all after the show too. The musicianship was fantastic, and Harriet’s energy levels were remarkable! To get so many songs spot-on was amazing and those illuminated guitars were something else. I’ve had a smile on my face all day thinking about the show and I’ll keep an eye out for future gigs, hopefully you’ll be back in Yorkshire again soon.
Nick and Lesley Crabtree, Kings Hall, Ilkley
We cannot thank you enough for playing at our wedding on Saturday. You were simply amazing and everyone I spoke to was asking how I found you and said you were just incredible. I’m hoping you will have lots of future bookings as a result!
Thank you for keeping everyone on the dance floor and for playing some absolute belters. We couldn’t have wished for any better. Best wishes,
Lara and Ed 2022
Just wanted to say thanks so much for coming to play at our wedding on Saturday – You guys were great and really made the evening!! Will definitely recommend you guys to our friends in the future. Thanks again, Thomas Hall-Wilson
The Zoots played at our wedding and they didn’t disappoint. What an awesome show! So much energy and fun. Our guests loved it and it just made the evening. Everyone was up and dancing. They did three sets (70s, 80s and 90s), all brilliant. Planning made sure it all went smoothly on the night and it was clear that they had lots of experience of making a success of the evening. I would totally recommend them for any event. Thanks Zoots for a fab evening of entertainment.
Grace Green, August 2019
Just a quick mail to say thank you so much for an absolutely brilliant show at last Fridays Westronics 50th celebration in Newbury
Everyone in team had a really great night and all have commented on what a fantastic bad the Zoots are. The choice of music and as an old musician myself, the musicianship was spot on and had everyone on their feet for the entire evening, great show.
Well done guys we will definitely have to think of something else you can play for us at!!
Graham Miller, Managing Director, Westronics
A huge thank you for your performance on Saturday night. I can’t tell you how many messages I have received and how many people have said that you were the best band we’ve had and Saturday was our best ball by far.
You were absolutely brilliant – fabulous entertainment – the dance floor was packed from the start to the finish of your set. What could I have asked for! Please pass on my thanks to the rest of the Band…a brilliant bunch.
All the very best, Nicky
Dinner Dance at Casterley Barn, Pewsey
Lynn and Tony Fox
I cannot recommend The Zoots enough. I saw them perform at my friends wedding back in 2017 and they recently performed at my own wedding. The communication with Harriet and Jamie beforehand was great and they were extremely accommodating. The band are all very talented, professional and the music was fantastic. The Zoots are natural performers and really know how to get everyone involved (we loved the light up guitar and lights – amazing!) Having The Zoots perform was one of the highlights of my wedding day and we have had so many compliments on what a fantastic band they are. We cannot thank The Zoots enough for making the evening part of our wedding so special and fun – thanks so much guys! You rock!
Ellie & John
Hi Jamie, Just wanted to say that you 100% made the wedding, my new father in-law is a massive music snob so in my mind I had to get his seal of approval. It took 2 songs for him to track me down on the dance floor purely to tell me that he absolutely loved you guys. You guys were epic, have never seen a wedding dance floor so full for the entire duration, can’t thank you enough. Will definitely see you again, the amount of people who asked where you were based and how to get hold of you was ridiculous. Thanks again and pls send my best to the rest of the Zoots.
Hi Jamie, Miriam and I don’t have enough words to say how grateful we were that the Zoots were able to come and play at our special day. You guys were just brilliant and we were both awe struck as to how good you are. Absolutely loved the light up gear they added to the show. You had everyone on the dance floor for the whole evening which is easy but was fantastic. We’ve received so many compliments from our guests and the venue as to how good you were. The performance you guys gave capped off a truly fantastic day. We thank you so much and look forward to seeing you perform again soon. M&M – Wedding at Stow-on-the-Wold April 2019
Hi Jamie and the Zoots, I just wanted to say a massive thank you for the awesome show you put on for us on Friday night. The feedback and buzz that I have come back into the office to today around The Zoots is incredible. How amazing and interactive you all were and how you actually made this a Christmas party to remember. A few sore heads were nursed over the weekend including my own and a big thank you for humouring a lot of us throughout the night! I know you mentioned you have a very busy 2019 ahead, which is great to hear and if we are able to get dates together ASAP for further event we hold and you are available we would absolutely love to welcome you back.Thanks again for making the evening what it was and I look forward to enjoying your performance again at Rob’s wedding in May!
Shannon, APAK Xmas party 2018
What a cracking night! You guys were stunning! That is the best party we have ever had and everyone loved what you did. Superstars.
Please thank your entire team for being such a friendly bunch.
Cheers. Cliff and Jo. Cliffs 60th Vintage USA themed Birthday party
Hello to you all! I just wanted to say how much I enjoy and appreciate your shows. I live Eastbourne and saw last year’s 60s show and this year’s 60s and 70s show at the Bandstand, and I always come away ”buzzing” from your shows. I have always followed music from that era. Once again sincere thanks to you all, and I look forward to seeing you next year. Best wishes, Geoff Hammond. READ THE BLOG
Jamie & Harriet and all the band!
Just wanted to drop you a note and say thank you for playing at our wedding at Brympton earlier this month. We both absolutely loved you performance and could not leave the dance floor while you were playing. We loved all the crowd interaction (and impromptu limbo competition) as well as your amazing skills as musicians. Having live music was something we absolutely wanted, and with you guys playing it created a fantastic atmosphere and our guests have told us they loved you guys too! Personally I am in awe of anyone who can play an instrument so was stoked to have such a talented group as yourselves at our wedding. Many thanks from both me and Mrs B! Steve Baker
P.S Don’t suppose you do baby showers do you? 🙂
Wedding band at Brympton House 2018
To Harriet, Jamie & The Zoots,
Thank you so much for being amazing at our wedding! We had the best evening thanks to you guys & the awesome music. And thanks for being so professional & great to deal with in the build up to the big day. We are all now huge fans & hope to see you play again! All the best Sian & Steve
Wedding at Brympton House 2018
Dear Jamie, Harriet and the fabulous band! We just wanted to send ( a very belated) note to say THANK YOU so much for playing at our wedding. The performance was amazing as always the dance floor was always full and everyone had a great time! It was everything we wished for and more!! Thanks also for being so helpful in the lead up to the wedding. You were always there to answer our questions and made the planning so much easier. You guys are the best! Thank you thank you thank you thanks you! Love from Jess & Gus
Wedding at Cadbury Court 2018
Hi Zoots, one and all. I can’t praise you enough for the wonderful show on Saturday. You all exceeded our expectations, and everybody there commented on the look, sound and professional performance. Two, if not three guests have enquired about booking you in the future – hope that works out! Thank you so much Regards Graham Alston, 60th Birthday Party 2018
One of our Team was at Lakeside on Saturday and said The Zoots were absolutely amazing!!!! She was saying, they had it exactly right and the guests and Team all really enjoyed – please pass on with our thanks! Bourne Leisure, Warner Resorts 2018
Dear Harriet, Jamie and all the members of The Zoots. Thank you so so much for being part of our Wedding. We had an amazing, unforgettable day and you made it even more special. We loved dancing and singing with you and so did our guests. You are amazing!!! Lots of love
Cecila and Dan – Wedding at Manor House Hotel, Moreton on the Marsh
“Wow! The dust has nearly settled on what was a truly magnificent weekend and your performances were, and I don’t ever use this word, Awesome. I’ve read your blog, seen the pictures spoken to Visit Blackpool, who I believe have spoken to you and received dozens of comments, one of which concluded “they have got to be the best Conference band ever” he had been to many conferences before. The Tower Ballroom is a magnificent setting and we needed a band to have “presence” whilst continuing our theme of rock through the ages. You delivered both. All the best for the future and I look forward to meeting up with you soon.”
Blackpool Ro(xx)cked Kevin Lovett
READ THE BLOG HERE PART ONE PART TWO
“Thank you so much for such an amazing night, you guys were incredible and this link is a great reminder of a fantastic evening! Thank you again for learning and performing our first dance song ‘Tenerife sea’ it will be a moment we won’t ever forget and thankfully I don’t think I disgraced myself on the dance floor!! We hope to see you guys perform again soon 😊” Rob and Steph’s Wedding at Celtic Manor
“Thanks again for playing at Windsor Racecourse for The Clic Sargent Ball. You did a great job. And helped to raise £290,000! Good work.
Phil Day, Music Coordinator, Clic Sargent READ THE BLOG
“A huge thank you to all the Zoots band for an absolutely fab evening at Moor Park last night. You really made our Silver Wedding go with a swing & great job keeping everyone on the dance floor with so many rooms to mingle in. Really touched that you learnt The Hippy Hippy Shake for us. You helped to make our evening very special. Hope to come to your gig in Ruislip next year! Thanks again Andy & Fiona” Silver Wedding anniversary at Moor Park READ THE BLOG HERE
We just wanted to drop you an email just to thank you so very much for performing at our wedding. It truly was the best day ever for us and having you guys performing was very special. You all truly smashed it and everyone thought you were fantastic.
Can’t wait to bring the gang and hopefully watch you perform again soon.
All the best, Sophie and George Watson xx
“We had the best time ever on Saturday at our wedding, made even better by having The Zoots play. You guys are incredible, we loved the set, your audience interaction was brilliant and our guests didn’t stop dancing!! We will see you again very soon!!”
Rachel and Chris, Wedding at Laines Barn, Wantage.
Hi Jamie and Harriet and the rest of the band, We’d just like to say a huge thank you to you all for playing at our wedding at Orchardleigh on 5 May! We really did enjoy the music as did our guests – we had a lot of comments on how great you were. Loved your version of Insomnia – one of my favourite songs that me and my university friends haven’t danced together to for a long time so we really enjoyed your take on it. Many thanks once again! Natalie and Diarmuid
Hi Zoots!! Thank you for the most amazing night on Saturday you certainly performed your hearts out and my party certainly had a ball. I’ve had so many thanks because the party was a real success of pure happiness and a brilliant time had by all and that’s a big thanks to you for a fantastic energising performance!!! Well done you’re great and I look forward to seeing you again. Love to you all from, Amanda and Stephen Longbottom xxxx
Hi guys, Just a quick one to say thanks again for playing at our wedding last Friday, it was amazing!! Tons of people commented on how much they enjoyed the music (and amazing variety in the set as well). Like I said on the night, the club classics mashup was maybe my favourite bit and I don’t even normally listen to that type of music. The last tune of the night was a great choice as well. The whole show was the ideal way to finish off the day. We’ll come along to one of your public gigs at some point in the future just as a chance to reminisce about it all. Thanks so much Laurence & Steph, March 2017
Dear Jamie, Harriet and the amazing Zoots Thank you all so much for the fantastic music, I’ve never seen a dance floor so packed and all night!! Just absolutely brilliant, thank you so so much you really made our wedding so special.
Lots of love Claire & Simon AKA Mr & Mrs Hurst xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
PS Thank you for letting Stevie sing xx
The Eastbourne Bandstand would like to say a huge thank you to The Zoots; we had been looking for a good quality professional sixties band for a few years and have certainly found it in The Zoots. The feedback from our customers has been overwhelming and could not say no to re-booking them again. We have also booked the Zoots for a seventies a show ”
Again a huge thank you and see you all soon.
Read about our show at Eastbourne Bandstand here
Hi everyone! I hope you all are doing well. I just wanted to say thank you so much for playing at our wedding. You guys were absolutely incredible! From our first dance to the last song of the night, we loved every single moment. The dance floor was packed all night and everyone had so much fun. I don’t think I’ve ever seen my dad dance before and he was having a blast! In fact, you may have your new biggest fan – he keeps asking if we can bring you over to the States for our second reception! Our friends and family were so impressed, commenting about how fantastic you were on the night and still talking about it to this day. Even the bar staff at the venue said how great they thought you were and that they had never seen the dance floor that busy all night. Sam & Richard’s wedding, Tunnels Beaches
“Thank you so much! I have had so many compliments about the band. It was so much fun to have everyone dancing all the time. The music was fantastic and it truly helped us have such a magical day.” Alexa and Jason, Wedding, Dorset, August 2016
“Ian and I would like to express our gratitude for making our wedding day yesterday. We had a perfect day and ‘The Zoots’ we an absolute triumph! We had compliment after compliment about you all! There wasn’t a moment when the dance floor was empty and our friends and family we so full of praise. Thanks again a million”
Liz and Ian Griffiths, Wedding at Fern Hill Farm, Somerset , June 2016
Hi Jamie, Harriet & Team!
So it seems like a life time ago since my (I mean “our” big day). I wanted to share some of the photos with you and use this as an opportunity to thank you again for everything. Oh wow what an amazing evening! I remember laughing, singing, dancing until my face hurt, my throat was horse and my feet were sore! Which was exactly what I had hoped for! As I said before I knew you beforehand but nothing prepared me for just how fantastic you all were on the day. You took the worry out of the entire process learning our song, sorting the running order, selecting our favourite songs, it was all just magical and perfect. A million thank you’s from us, and of course the entire wedding party who ALL commented on just how amazing you all were! Hope to catch up with you all again soon, enjoy the jet setting you seem to be doing so much of at the moment. Thanks again for helping make our day an absolutely perfect day and everything we could have dreamed of. B & D Bianca & Dan, married at Chaffeymoor Grange – June 2016
‘Hi Jamie, Harriet and the rest of the band,
We wanted to email and say thank you so so much for the music at the wedding – you guys were awesome!! Both Lizzie and I loved every minute of it and to keep everyone on the dancefloor all night was really impressive – you even got my 89 year old nan up for a couple of dances! We are still getting photos from the day and will share the ones of the band as we get them – Harriet can add them to her blog (loved it!) All the best, and let us know if you are ever in London, it would be great to say hi to you guys or even see a gig! Will & Lizzie’
Will & Lizzie’s wedding, Colshaw Hall, April 2016
Dear Harriet, Jamie and the Band,
“Thank you so much for performing for my party last night. Everyone has said how great you were.
We had a fantastic evening. Thank you Nikki Davies xxx”
Nikki’s birthday party, Maidstone, April 2016
“Many thanks to you and your band on Saturday night. I was back at the club on Sunday and spoke to a lot of people who attended and they all said how great the evening was and especially the band. So the name ‘The Zoots’ is definitely known at West Herts now and I also know a few of the members who shared the great evening on Twitter and Facebook etc, so the great feedback will spread. It was a great evening for me and I thank you once again and hope to see you again in the future. Regards Lee Morgan” Captains Ball at West Herts Golf Club – March 2016
“Hi guys. Just wanted to say a huge thank you again for the other day. We had the most fantastic and truly special wedding ever and The Zoots were just awesome. Everyone absolutely loved your set and the dance floor was packed all night. It’s amazing of you guys to do that for us and we’re truly blessed to have great friends like you. Hope you enjoyed yourselves too. love from The Dixons”
Sid and Amanda’s Wedding at Kingscote Barn, Tetbury – February 2016
Read all about the wedding band at Kingscote barn here.
“Hi Jamie and Harriet One word…AWESOME!!!
We had the best time and the 60 plus people who attended all agreed that you guys absolutely made the evening. The initial impact of the band in full make up completely blew them away which was exactly the effect we wanted, thank you.
As you know I have played in lots of bands over the years and I was so impressed with the musicianship of all of the guys and the way that you did not stop, filling the dance floor from the very start till the very end, mixing 50s 60s 70s through to current stuff, you even threw in some club tunes and absolutely pulled it off with real style. Well done guys we could not have been happier please keep in touch we will definitely want to use you again Best wishes Gina and Graham Miller”
40th Wedding Anniversary party at Cricklade Manor – February 2016
We would just like to email to say thank you so much for making our wedding day such a special day. It always sounds cliche when people say it was the best day of their lives but for us it truly was and we thank you for being a part of it. We have attached a photo or two to show your hard work on our wedding day. We had so many lovely comments from guests and staff about you guys and I know you have received some good comments on Facebook. Thank you so much for your kind words on your blog we will be sharing it with as many people as possible.
Sian and Kevin’s Wedding as Bassmead Barns, Cambridge – February 2016
“Hi guys, I wanted to thank for your doing, yet again, an amazing performance at my party! Everyone from the teenagers, all the way up to the grannies commented on how fabulous you were!!! See you at my 50th!”
Bebe Sullivan, 40th Birthday Party at The Vineyard Hotel – February 2016
“Very Very Well Received – Absolutely bloody fantastic. Such lovely people. Sound check was slick & easy. Great balance of sound. Great showmanship with the guitars. The show started gradually and then Dance floor kicks in and then everyone was on the floor by the end holding hands singing. Yes please, can we have them again? ”
Alvaston Hall, Cheshire – February 2016
“Congratulations and THANK YOU for doing such a great job! Hopefully more bookings on their way! Very Very Well Received ! Guests absolutely loved it. The show was great !” Corton Coastal Resort- February 2016
Dear Jamie, Harriet and The Zoots,
Thank you so much for playing at Christine’s very special 50th Birthday party. You really contributed to making it such an evening to remember and so many people were so complimentary about you all. Never seen so many people dancing from the off till the very end. That said, they were all complaining about sore feet in the days after !!!
Very Best and Kindest regards, John and Christine Marshall
Birthday Party, Little Hadham – January 2016
I just wanted to drop you a quick note to thank you again for Friday evening. You guys were amazing and even better than I had remembered at my wedding last year. I’ve had a load of colleagues comment on how fantastic the band were, a big hit! I’ve left a pile of your fliers in the office kitchen as a few people had asked for your contact details J
One very happy customer! Emma Topping
PA to the Chairman and Executive Assistant to the EMT
Opp’s New Year Party, The Randolph Hotel, Oxford – January 2016
Paul Dean and Jaime, Wedding at Greenway Spa – October 2015
Dear Jamie & Harriet,
Thanks so much! You guys were totally incredible at our wedding! All the best to the band!
Will and Emily, Wedding at Kingscote Barn – September 2015
Tara and Vignesh Sivagnanam, Wedding at Boreham House -August 2015
Wedding at Pynes House, Devon – August 2015
Hi Jamie, I just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for Friday evening. You were absolutely brilliant in every single way. As I arrived at work this morning so many people have said to me ‘they were the best band ever – where did you find them?’. Your repertoire, your interaction with the audience and your delivery all far exceeded any expectations. Please pass on my thanks to the rest of the band members as well. I hope to see you again and I hope your trip goes well. Best regards Kirstie
Corporate Party for PWC, Bristol – July 2015
“Jamie & Harriet, thank you so much for a wonderful performance at our wedding at Elkstone Manor. You were amazing. All of our guests loved you and had a great time dancing all night, and they’ve been raving about it ever since. I was most impressed with your range; you did everything from Chuck Berry to Blink 182 brilliantly. You truly are talented musicians and performers. Thank you again! Cheers,
Doyle & Victoria” Doyle & Victoria’s wedding in Cheltenham– July 2015
You guys were brill everyone loved you!!!! Thanks for making our day perfect!!! 🙂 Xx
Hi Jamie and Harriet (and the rest of the band) 😉
Just wanted to send a note to thank you all for such a great night on Saturday and to thank you so much for playing at my party. It was awesome! So many of my friends and family have been saying how brilliant you were and how much they really enjoyed the band and music. Sorry I didn’t get much chance to chat with you all between dancing and drinking!! 😉 and I just realised I didn’t get a chance to have a photo with you all :-/ I’m sure I will be seeing you again tho either on Royal Caribbean somewhere or a future party. Thanks again for an amazing time.
Amanda’s birthday party, Swindon – June 2015
Dear Jamie and Harriet,
A massive thank you for performing for us on Friday – you were totally brilliant and we loved having you. Everyone was raving about you and you made the party go with a bang! They were still going at 7.00am – where they get the energy from I simply don’t know! I hope you got back alright and were not feeling too exhausted. I am sorry not to have seen you before you left to thank you in person. Very many thanks again and best of luck with the future. Kind Regards, Jeremy Prior Ed’s birthday party, Suffolk – June 2015
Read the blog about Ed Prior’s 22nd Birthday party here
“Dear Jamie, Harriet and the gang,
Just couldn’t let my birthday pass without sincere thanks to all of you for making my birthday that somewhat special. Everyone thought you were the icing on the cake! You were absolutely terrific!! Again, thank you so much for such a wonderful performance. Lots of love June x”
June Cadman’s birthday party at Morton on the Marsh – June 2016 Read the blog about June’s birthday here
“Hi Harriet & Jamie,
I have finally got time to sit down and say a high THANK YOU! You guys were absolutely brilliant!!!! You had the dance floor filled from the start to the end, people just didn’t want it to end. I also want to thank you for being so flexible on the night, it was really appreciated! People keep talking about ‘the band’! Hope you have a brilliant rest of the summer, Thanks again, Francesca & Rory” Francesca & Rory, married on the 9th of May 2015 at Milbourne Port, Sherbourne Read the blog about Francesca & Rory’s wedding here
I just wanted to say on behalf of everyone and especially Sophie and Charles how thrilled we were with the terrific evening you gave at their wedding. People were dancing all the time and really loved the music and the singing. I will heartily recommend you in the future. Many thanks again for a wonderful and special evening. Best wishes” Charles & Sophie, married on the 18th of April 2015
Hi Jamie, Harriet and all of the band, I wanted to email to say the biggest thank you ever! You totally made the wedding the event I wanted it to be and literally everyone commented on how fantastic you were, even DJ Steve and staff at the hotel!
Second to my dress, it was all everybody said, how good the band was, and I knew you would be fantastic. One guest said they have never seen so many people on the dance floor during the first few songs and my Dad said you should be at the MEN arena. My friends became obsessed with you all for reasons I don’t know yet!
Paul and I would have danced to every single song except we wanted to mingle with everyone. I could not recommend you enough if you would like me to write a review! Take care and thanks again, Katie and Paul xx
Katie & Paul, Married on the 11th April 2015 Lytham St Annes
Dear Jamie and Harriet, I just wanted to thank you so much for your performance on New Year’s Eve. It was a pleasure to work with you – everything was so professional and worked well. The performance itself was wonderful and everyone really loved it. Thank you again, we had the most wonderful time.
The Hunt Family, Heveningham Hall, New Years Eve 2014
Hi Guys, we just got back to Vancouver on Monday after a great week in Barcelona. Just wanted to send you a note to say a big big thank you for playing at our wedding last week. We had a great day and everyone loved your performance! Thanks for making the planning so easy and on the day it all seemed effortless for you guys, even though I imagine lugging your gear up and down those stairs was not enjoyable! Thanks again, Laura and Sam 🙂 x
Wedding London, December 2014
Delvin Dowling, Christmas Party, December 2014
Jason Luckhurst, 40th Birthday Party, June 2014
The Zoots are simply awesome and we still can’t find the words to do them credit. We are still having conversations about our wedding night with our guests and how they rocked the place and filled the dance floor from the first song to the last. The energy they had was infectious, to have over 200 people dancing at the same time for over 2 hours must be some sort of record for a wedding! We cannot thank them enough. their professionalism in the build up to the big day was incredible and they really paid attention to our requirements. Jamie even learnt our first dance for us which was so very special.
If Carlsberg did wedding bands………
A very Happy Simon & Libby – married 8th August 2014, Bowood House, Wiltshire
Thank you for being so amazing at our wedding. When we were planning our wedding, good music was really important for us and a big element of the day. We loved you the first time we saw you in 2013 at an event and you were even better at our wedding. You sounded absolutely fantastic. got everyone dancing and were really fun. I lost count of how many people told me have great you were. We loved Stu’s Djing too! You were also really professional and organised when we were planning, which was the icing on the cake! Thank you again. Cat and Phil XXX
Catherine Kirk & Phil Sneade, Wedding, The Grand Hotel, Leicestershire, October 2014
Thank you so much for such a fantastic performance at our Wedding, all our guests have said how much they enjoyed the music and you certainly got everyone on the dance floor! You were all so professional and it was great to know that everything had been thought about and taken care of, so we didn’t have to worry about anything. I don’t think we will ever forget dancing the night away on our wedding day, surrounded by everyone we love, to such a brilliant band. Thank you!
Victoria & Piers, Priston Mill, Bath, October 2014
Saw you at Catherine and Phil’s wedding at the weekend, and wanted to drop you a quick line to say how great I thought you were. And I mean really, really good. I work in events and have also been a DJ for about 15 years now and worked with a LOT of bands and you guys are up there with the best. Great vocals, really tight musicians, looked good, and loved the seamless segues. I’ll certainly be keeping your details and recommending you where I can in the future. All the best, Stu Guest at Cat & Phil’s wedding, The Grand Hotel, Leicester, October 2014
As such, this is the first opportunity I’ve had to drop you a quick line to say a massive thank you for being totally brilliant on our big day. I have to say that whilst we were delighted with every aspect of our day, you guys really made it.Your version of our first dance was fantastic and lovely to dance to – thank you so so much for learning it. From that point on the dance floor was never empty which was our big wish for the night. Your DJ totally rocked it in between your sets and he obviously recognised that there were quite a few 90’s garage fans as the dance floor just kept filling as the garage set went on! Also I know our guests loved it when they heard their requests come on! It was brilliant when you guys joined us on the dance floor for some air guitar and you managed to get pretty much everyone involved in the archway at the end. Literally everyone has commented on how amazing you were and I’ve heard talk of future bookings between a few of them (i hope so, as it will give us another opportunity to see you all again!). You guys are the full package – professional, brilliantly fantastically superbly great live and lovely people to top it all off. We both wish we could do it all over again! Thanks again, Big Love xx
Hi Jamie. I just wanted to say a personal thank you to you and the guys for what can only be described as the most unbelievable night we’ve ever had. You guys were awesome and me and Libby cannot thank you enough. Words just don’t come close to how happy we are. When we are back from honeymoon we would love to meet up with you and Harriet and take you out to say thank you, also you are the nicest and coolest couple! Thanks once again. Best wishes, Simon & Libby Xxx
Simon & Libby Snook, Bowood House, August 2014
Thank you so much for your brilliant sets at Claire and Dan’s wedding on Friday. (I am Claire’s mum). You were fantastic and created an instant party! It was everything that Claire and Dan wanted – a great band, a busy dance floor, a great atmosphere. I don’t think I sat down all evening! Everyone loved you. Over the weekend we have been talking about when we will book you again – never a better excuse for a party! Thank you so much once again for such a fabulous contribution to what was a magical day in every way.Hopefully we will see you soon.
Claire & Dan’s Wedding, The Tythe Barn, Oxford, October 2014
James and Abbie’s wedding at Fell Foot Park in Cumbria
I wanted to send you an e mail to thank you so much for playing at my 40th Birthday Party. I wanted to say that you were completely and utterly amazing! I am actually gutted that it is over as I had such a fabulous time. You guys (and girl, H!) rocked from the minute you started to the minute you finished. I have never known a band that could get so many people dancing. In fact my friend Julieann’s husband has never danced (not even at their wedding), but he was on the dance floor Sunday! From the minute we met you at Bowood, I was confident that you would be good but I never could have imagined that you would be spectacular! You were easy to speak to, your Christmas card was a real unexpected surprise and you seemed genuinely excited about my party which gave me peace of mind before the event. You set up the stage calmly and professionally and were an absolute pleasure to deal with. Throughout the evening the music flowed from one fantastic song to another without a hitch. Your music is infectious, we could not help but get up on the dance floor. You interacted with the guests and linked from one part of the evening to the next with ease. You also appealed to all the age groups that were there. The party was such good fun, I laughed all evening and really did not want the party to end. It was great to have you there and the party would not have been as fabulous had you not been there! I guess what I am trying to say is a HUGE and MASSIVE THANK YOU. I will look forward to seeing what you all get up to via Facebook and will be recommending you to everyone I can!
Thanks so much and take care, Jen x PS. Harriet…I saw the sparkly shoes and they were beautiful!!
“I could not recommend The Zoots highly enough, they were fun, extremely professional, and above all incredibly talented…”
Hannah Risbridger, 30th Mad Men themed 1960s Birthday party, April 2014
Nina and Matt, Wedding on Valentines Day 2014
Laura Wall, Wedding in Devon, December 2013
Kerryann & Rob Widger, Wedding in Devon at Cranberries Hideaway, August 2013
When it came to where to spend our cash for our August 2013 wedding, it was always going to be the food, the photos and the band – those three things create an amazing party and fantastic memories. The Zoots gave us both. Jamie and Harriet were a dream to book, really going out of their way to make sure we had what we wanted and that everything would go off without a hitch on the night, even doing a site visit and liaising with one of our bridesmaids so she could sing our first dance number. On the evening itself, they were so friendly, fun and freaking brilliant, putting out hit after awesomely played hit, that our friends and family danced until they literally dropped. They are straight up one of the best wedding suppliers we booked.”
Lizzy & Cameron Nichol, wedding at Brympton House, August 2013
Belinda Copplestone, 50th Birthday party in Marlborough, Wiltshire in September 2013
We wanted to send you a quick e-mail to thank you and the band for doing SUCH a brilliant job last Saturday – we (and all our guests) thought you were absolutely brilliant (I think my mother is now your number one fan!!). We thought you were brilliant!
Arabella and Nicolas’s wedding in Wiltshire at Wellington Barn, Wiltshire 2013
Just wanted to say huge thanks to you, Harriet and the band for making the event last night such a huge success. What is clear is my team never get tired of your band as the act – just brilliant! (We have booked the band six times since 2006!)
Margaret, Centresoft Sales Rally at Stoneleigh Abbey, 2013
“Sam and I just want to thank you all so much for your performances on Saturday night. I have spoken to literally everyone in attendance and we can genuinely say that you guys made the evening extra special – you were EXACTLY what we dreamt of when looking for a band, from performance to organisation to just being generally the perfect fit to our day, and nailing our musical tastes.Should you ever need a personal reference or recommendation for any future bookings we would be delighted to oblige. As a side note, dealing with you before the day was by far and away the easiest and most professional of all of our contractors! Thanks again! Luke and Sam. X”
Luke & Samantha, wedding in Hampshire at Taplins Place August 2013
“We wanted to say a massive thank you to you and the band for the performance you gave at our party last night. Everyone has said how much they enjoyed it and thought you were absolutely amazing. You managed the impossible task of impressing every generation there and the comments we have had have been fantastic, definitely the best party they had been to! You are such lovely people and it was a pleasure having you there. I hope you enjoyed it too and were not too disappointed at performing at a much smaller venue than you are used to. The hall looked brilliant and everyone was taking photos of the drum kit with the lights round it, even the club staff who said it had never looked so good! The biggest question of the night was where does Harriet get all that energy from? She looked amazing! The children were speechless as Most had never seen a live band before. Everything was perfect and we are so happy that you came and made it the best night ever. One of the family said we had the perfect venue, perfect food and the perfect band! Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon, good luck with everything you do!” Colin & Jane, 50th Birthday Party in Kent, Chatham
Thank you so very much for the best performance ever and for making David’s party so memorable. You are so popular in Chipstead and we all love you. I cannot thank you enough for all that you did to help make David’s 60th birthday party the very best party ever. We really could have “danced all night!” You were fabulous and all our guests wrote lovely comments about the performance. I cannot recommend you highly enough. This was the fifth party you have done for us and you just keep getting better and better.
Just a quick note to say thanks to you and the Zoots for your performance at my party. I thought the band were brilliant, great sound, great playlist & really got the party going. I also thought you set up with the minimum of fuss which was great as the party wasalready started & were very tolerant of the weather conditions. I would highly recommend you as a band & would be happy to act as a reference. Stephen Davies, Sales Director Dell, June 2012
“I have seen Jamie and his bands perform on a number of different occasions (having recommended him for friend’s celebrations) and used him at my own daughters wedding. Jamie never fails to get the audience up and dancing. He has always been reliable, turning up as arranged and being set up and ready to rock and roll in good time. He is a great front man with masses of enthusiasm and always sensitive to the needs of the audience. I would strongly recommend him and the band for any big event.”
Mark Irwing, various events 2007 – 2011
Kate & Rich Wedding in Berkshire at Englemere House, 2012
“Jamie & the band got the dance floor crowded on their first number & it stayed that way throughout the evening. Dancers of all ages thought the band was fantastic. You made it effortless!”
Kerry Brooker, British Pain Society Corporate Event at Old Trafford
“Truly amazing! Jamie’s vocals were sublime and quite frankly I couldn’t take my eyes off him all night. The songs appealed to all ages & really got the party started. They were so professional from start to finish”
Lesley Coyle, Wedding at Formby Hall Golf Club
Dear Jamie, Thank you so much for a great evening Friday ,the band were superb! All we heard all evening was what a great group you all were. Andy had the best time.Please say a big thank you to the rest of the guys. Regards Gil James, Leominster
(The Zoots performed at her daughters weddings 2009 & 2012 and her husband Andy’s 60th in 2011)
“Rachael and I just wanted to say thanks again to you and the band for a great performance on Saturday night . Thanks also for being so patient with the breakfast over running….. All the guests loved the band and I’ve passed on your details to a few who have already asked for them.” Jack, Wedding in Berkshire
Helen Tomblin, CMS Cameron McKenna
Thank you for making the DELL Summer Party at Danehill so enjoyable. There wasn’t one person who didn’t enjoy your sound, old and young. You were all fantastic.Good luck with all your future work, you sound as though you’re very busy.
“The Zoots were absolutely amazing and most definitely made the evening that extra bit special… Everyone we have spoken to since the big day have commented on how great the band were. A really easy going bunch of fellas who were fantastic. Both the band and the DJ in between sets went down a storm.Thanks again guys for a great night.”
Jeanette Burrows, Wedding in Berkshire at Wokefield Park
“Jamie is a great singer, musician and talented songwriter. He also happens to be a great guy.”
Alan Field, Manager of The Searchers and former Tour Manager for Tom Jones
“Just wanted to write a quick note to thank you & the band for playing at The Grovesfield. We had a fantastic time and so many people commented on how much they enjoyed it” Amanda Bell, Wedding @ The Grovesfield
“Thank you very much for all your services which I found extremely professional and helpful. You were an incredible band that gave us exactly what I was looking for: a lot of fun and great music with an entertaining
performance. You were all are great people which made it all more enjoyable for me and my friends”
Miguel Choy, Wasabi, Washington DC
‘Hi Jamie, Just a quick note to say again how much we all enjoyed the band, you were all fantastic and I hope the crowd on the dance floor confirmed this! I would like to provisionally reserve again for next year if OK with you even though it seems crazy looking so far ahead!’ Katherine Matthews, Speen School Fund Raising Event
Jamie, just wanted to drop you a line again to say thank you so much for Saturday.It was – to coin a phrase – f**king amazing. Everyone there said you were a brilliant band & by far the best band they’d ever heard play a wedding. Listening to the Sweet Child O’ Mine solo, you launching into Power Of Love, hearing Christina sing along to Chesney – & me singing badly to Sweet Caroline – well, it was awesome!! Ben Falk, Wedding in Buckinghamshire at Bourne End, July 2010
Jamie is a true professional. He built his career starting out touring pubs and bars around the UK developing into a well known artist / musician and songwriter. We’ve hired Jamie & his group on numerous occassions for corporate events & have always been very pleased. Good luck Jamie.. keep doing what you do.” Alex Cheema, SVC Water, Bray, 2013
“The Zoots were fantastic and kept everyone dancing all night. They were one of the highlights of the entire wedding. Just brilliant.” Amy and Gary, Wedding, Alveston Pastures Farm 2010 as featured in Save the Date magazine
“Having DJ’d for many years for many weddings and events has meant that I have worked along side many different bands playing all different genres of music. I had the pleasure of working with the Zoots for a wedding at Great Hallingbury Manor earlier this year and from the start found them the most pleasant and professional band that I have worked with. Dressed to impress they oozed coolness whilst maintaining a professional look and played a couple of sets that were packed with hits from a variety of genres that had the dancefloor rammed – and unlike some other bands didn’t hit a bum note! The sound quality of their gear was immaculate and of course helped by their great sound engineer! I have been asked many times to recommend bands and to be honest have always been reticent to do so as I didn’t rate many of the bands I had seen perform….until now. The Zoots really are a cut above the rest and would recommend them in an instant, there’s no need to look further just book them!” Ashley Moore www.floorfillerevents.com