Hip Factor

artiste38The North’s premier function band
Guaranteed to ” get your joints jumpin’ ”
Hip Factor have devised an explosive show creating a total party atmosphere that can be tailored to suit all occasions.
Collectively we have many years of high-profile experience in the music and entertainment industry; you can rest assured that you are dealing with professionals. Among the thousands of UK and International gigs we have played are weddings for major sporting stars, awards ceremonies and key corporate events such as the Coronation Street 25th Anniversary, and appearances on the same bill as many household names in the entertainment world.

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The band performs at major functions and corporate events such as award ceremonies, post conference parties, charity balls. The band’s versatility and sheer energy create a truly great centrepiece for any private party or wedding.
We cover a wide range of music based around swing and soul including such artists as The Beatles, Van Morrison, Frank Sinatra and Tom Jones to name but a few.
The line up is a professional collection of musicians specifically put together with one thought in mind – creating one of the country’s top musical units for corporate events and weddings.The band work hard creating a a strong visual image as well as a substantial audio presence.
We carry state of the art sound reinforcement and lighting equipment.
The band believe that behaviour off stage is as important as on, so reliability and punctuality come high on our list of priorities.
We firmly believe that the quality of the entertainment defines the character and ultimate success of any function. It is also the hardest thing to get right unless you have excellent contacts in the entertainment world, a substantial technical knowledge and the breadth of experience to know what will, and just as importantly, what won’t work on the night. We have a wealth of experience of working with clients, always exceeding their expectations.
We have the skills you require and we enjoy what we do. So please get in touch in the knowledge that you will end up with fantastic entertainment at your function without leaving anything to chance. 
Read what our clients have to say:
“Steve and his band have undoubtedly provided some of the best live music that I have enjoyed…They seem to have a real mix of music which brings to life any party and any event, and always ensures that it remains one of the best in your memory. I have no hesitation in recommending Hip Factor for those who really want to enjoy themselves and have a lively party.”
Duncan Young, Sanderson Young

“Wow! You guys were fantastic! Have you thought of having a fan club?
… We all had a great time and raised quite a bit for the BVF, but the one thing everyone is saying this morning is ‘Weren’t the band great!’ …Thank you all for for putting your heart and soul (and jazz and blues and funk and pop) into the evening!”
Jill Robson (British Vascular Foundation)

“Hi Steve, We had a very enjoyable Ball and raised just under £32k…As for the band, we have had lots and lots of feedback saying that Hip Operation were fantastic and that they catered for every kind of musical taste, and from what I saw they had people up dancing through both of their sets. There were a lot of very tired, but happy, people by the end of the night!”
Denise Wallace, Tiny Lives Fund Administrative Assistant

“Steve, you were brilliant last night….Everybody is asking me for your details. You pitched it just right…We raised nearly £25000. Thanks once again. Will recommend you wholeheartedly.”
Sara Blair, William Hardy Trust

“Dear Steve, Thanks again for a fantastic night, you were outstanding, exceeded all our expectations. The feedback has been excellent…please thank the rest of the band for their professionalism and endeavour…thanks again.”
Mark and Katie Reavely, Westfield School Committee

“Amazing! Hip Factor are a truly professional and hugely talented band. When the music started, the dance floor was jammed and stayed that way all night long. Highly entertaining, energetic, and just simply superb! The perfect way to end a perfect day, the real icing on the wedding cake. Wish we could do it all again!
And the crowd yelled out for more…..!”
Kirsten and Ben, Gosforth Park Hotel 3/6/06

“Dear Steve, May I take this opportunity to thank you most sincerely for helping to make the Annual Ball really special. The evening was fabulous and the part you played in helping making it so successful was greatly appreciated. We have heard nothing but praise since returning to school and I trust you will be willing and able to participate next year. Please feel reassured that from the complementary comments we received during the evening, recommendations regarding your service may prove beneficial to you.”
Sarah Timney, Church High School, Newcastle upon Tyne.

“Hi Steve, Just a quick note to say thank you for your contribution to what was an excellent event last Thursday, I have had had lots of feedback saying how good Hip Operation were. I have passed your contact details & website address on to a few people so hopefully this will result in further bookings for yourselves. I will certainly be looking to book you again for next years event. Many thanks for all your efforts – please pass my thanks on to the rest of the band.”
Graham Baty, Enterprise Systems Co-ordinator Northumbria Commercial Enterprises Northumbria University.


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