Midnight Express

  • Biography

    Midnight Express are a Manchester based quartet who perform pop, rock and party classics and are sure to get your guests up and dancing. Whether it’s Whitney, Queen, or The Killers this band are sure to impress and entertain. The band are all full-time music industry professionals and perform to the highest of quality.

    As standard, they perform as a quartet comprising vocals, guitar, bass and drum and they are flexible enough to also go out as an acoustic option as either quartet, trio or duo.

    Midnight Express offer a professional and flexible service that can be tailored for your event. Midnight Express guarantee to get your party going and our live band includes a DJ package, full PA system and lights.

    From weddings to corporate, no event is too big or small. They offer a range of packages from acoustic duos to full party band. Midnight Express repertoire covers hits from 1950’s through to modern day. They invite clients to hand pick songs to add to their ever increasing song list.

    All packages include professional audio and stage lighting.

    Midnight Express are full time music industry professionals and perform globally. This means when you book Midnight Express you get a band performing to the highest of standards. Quality of service and performance is at the heart of what they do.

    Steph – Vocals

    From Manchester to China, Steph has performed at prestigious venues all over the world. Steph is a big hit with clients who frequently compliment Midnight Express on the quality of the lead vocalist. Whether it’s Whitney or Queen, Steph’s voice is sure to wow you and your guests.

    Chris – Guitar

    Chris is an in demand session guitarist, guitar tutor and composer. Chris has performed at some of Manchester’s top venues supporting artists such as Rudimental and Lucy Spraggan as well as working as a session guitarist with The Mouse Outfit and band members of Starsailor. Chris’s original music compositions can be heard in cafe Nero’s across the UK.

    Kalvin – Bass & Backing Vocals

    Kalvin also works as Band Leader/Director/Arranger for one of the most highly regarded Tina Turner tributes. From Barcelona to Estonia including a sell out arena show in Slovenia in front of 1000’s of Tina Turner enthusiasts, Kalvin has performed across Europe. As well as gigging, Kalvin teaches guitar, bass and ukulele, instilling the same buzz and passion for music into his students as displayed in his own music work. Attend a Midnight Express gig and you can enjoy Kalvin’s incredible on-stage dancing!

    John – Drums

    John has toured throughout Europe with bands supporting artists such as The Zutons, Crowded House, The Lightning Seeds and many other well-known names. Singles John has performed on have been played on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2 and 6 Music. John has been playing drums for over 25 years and in 2015 founded Northwich Drum Studio, the specialist drum school which is built upon John’s 10 successful years working as a professional drummer and drum teacher.

  • Song list

    • (I Wanna) Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
    • 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
    • Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
    • All About That Bass – Megan Trainor
    • Beggin’ – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (covered by Madcon)
    • Black Magic – Little Mix
    • Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
    • Call Me Maybe – Carley Rae Jepsen
    • Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
    • Chained To The Rhythm – Katy Perry
    • Crazy In Love – Beyonce
    • December ’63 – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
    • Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
    • Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
    • Feeling Good – Nina Simone
    • Firework – Katy Perry
    • Forget You – Cee Lo Green
    • Get Lucky – Daft Punk
    • Good Times – Chic
    • Greatest Day – Take That
    • Groove Is In The Heart – Deee-Lite
    • Happy – Pharrell Williams
    • How Will I Know – Whitney Houston
    • I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
    • I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry
    • Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
    • Lady Marmalade – Christina Aguilera
    • Like A Prayer – Madonna
    • Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars
    • Lola’s Theme – The Shapeshifters
    • Long Train Runnin’ – The Doobie Brothers
    • Love On Top – Beyonce
    • Mama Mia – ABBA
    • Marry You – Bruno Mars
    • Mercy – Duffy
    • Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
    • Mr Brightside – The Killers
    • Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
    • Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
    • Rather Be – Clean Bandit
    • Rehab – Amy Whinehouse
    • Relight My Fire – Take That
    • Respect – Aretha Franklin
    • Rolling In The Deep – Adele
    • Set You Free – N-Trance
    • Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
    • Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
    • Sing It Back – Moloko
    • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
    • That Don’t Impress Me Much – Shania Twain
    • Twist & Shout – The Beatles
    • Umbrella – Rihanna
    • Upside Down – Diana Ross
    • Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
    • Valerie – Amy Whinehouse
    • Wannabe – Spice Girls
    • We Are Family – Sister Sledge

    Mash-ups

    Trick Me/Let Me Blow Ya Mind/Still D.R.E – Kelis /Gwen Stefani/Eve/Dr Dre/Snoop Dogg

  • Reviews / Testimonials

    “Just to say a massive thank you for helping us celebrate our wedding last week. You were awesome, and the dance floor was constantly packed, whether it was during your sets or the DJ section. All our guests commented on how good you were, and that Steph’s voice was amazing! The choice of songs you covered were fab, which made the night electric. Thank you once again, I will recommend you to everyone.”

    "We booked Midnight Express for an event [wedding], they were excellent, lost count of how many of our guests commented on them. Well done guys."