Pop Riot

  • Band: Pop Riot
  • Band size: 4 piece

About Pop Riot:

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When four of London’s leading session men decide to put a band together to pay tribute to their favorite rock artists you know it’s going to sound good!


Indie rock band playing all the hits from The Killers to T-Rex to The Beatles

All-male band with authentic Indie sound
Professional, experienced musicians – the band have played hundreds of weddings and private parties as well as performing with established artists at venues including Wembley Arena and Cardiff’s Millennium Centre
Fully self-contained with PA and stage lighting as standard

Pop Riot constantly update their repertoire to include the best of the current crop of guitar based bands such as the Kings of Leon, The Black Keys and The Killers. Whilst also playing the classic hits from some of the great artists that have influenced them like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who and much, much more.

With CVs and playing credits ranging from Amy Winehouse to Skunk Anansie’s Skin and Feeder’s Mark Richardson, the band’s personnel have played vast European festivals and some of the UK’s leading venues, from Wembley Arena, Indigo2 and Shepherd’s Bush Empire to Cardiff’s Millennium Centre; as well as many of the country’s sweatiest student union stages!

Previous Clients
As well as playing at numerous university balls, private parties and weddings the band have also played for corporate clients such as Jamesons Whisky, Nespresso, TopShop and O2, to name just a few.

Always punctual and respectful, the band are often praised for being a pleasure to work with and super professional both on and off the stage. Not only are you guaranteed a rocking performance from Pop Riot, they are also one of the friendliest, politest bands you will ever come across.

Repertoire List



Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones

Honky Tonk Women – The Rolling Stones

Start me up – The Rolling Stones

Jumpin Jack Flash – The Rolling Stones

Back In The USSR – The Beatles

Twist And Shout – The Beatles

Help! – The Beatles

Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles

Revolution – The Beatles

Money – The Beatles

Boys – TheBeatles

Happy Birthday – The Beatles

Twentieth Century Boy – T. Rex

Get it on – T. Rex

Teenage Kicks – The Undertones

My Generation – The Who

Shakin’ All Over – Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

All Day And All Of The Night – The Kinks

You Really Got Me– The Kinks

Pump It Up – Elvis Costello

Lust For Life – Iggy Pop

Lets Stick Together – Brian Ferry

I Hear You Knockin – Dave Edmunds

Gene Genie – David Bowie

Steppin Stone – The Monkees

Roadhouse Blues – The Doors

White Wedding – Billy Idol

Superstition– Stevie Wonder

Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder

My Sharona – The Knack

Should I Stay or Should I Go – The Clash

Foxy Lady – Jimmi Hendrix

Crosstown Traffic – Jimmi Hendrix

Rock and Roll – Led Zepplin

Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clear Water

Be-Bop-a-Lula– Gene Vincent

Roll Over Beethoven – Chuck Berry

Johnny B. Goode/Medley




Lonely Boys – The Black Keys

Inhaler – Miles Kane

Sex On Fire – Kings of Leon

Use Somebody – Kings of Leon

Molly’s Chambers – Kings of Leon

Somebody Told Me – The Killers

Mr. Brightside – The Killers

Read My Mind – The Killers

All These Things That I’ve Done – The Killers

Oh My God – Kaiser Chiefs

Everything Is Average – Kaiser Chiefs

I Predict A Riot – Kaiser Chiefs

Ruby – Kaiser Chiefs

Everyday I Love You Less and Less – Kaiser Chiefs

Roll With It – Oasis

Rock and Roll Star – Oasis

Club Foot – Kasabian

Empire – Kasabian

Fire – Kasabian

I Bet You Look Good On the Dancefloor – Arctic Monkeys

Bartender and The Thief – Stereophonics

Dakota – Stereophonics

Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes

Are You Gonna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz

Mama Said – Lenny Kravitz

American Woman – Lenny Kravitz

Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand

Buck Rogers – Feeder

Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet

Valerie – The Zutons

Gay Bar – Electric Six

Song 2 – Blur

Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis

Rocks – Primal Scream

Place Your Hands – Reef


Pop Riot also perform as an Acoustic Trio offering chilled out, bluesy versions of the following songs to make up 2 x 60 minute sets (or alternatively 3 x 40s).


Have a listen...

Frequently Asked Questions

Why hire Pop Riot Band?
With may years of performance experience at Weddings, wedding receptions, festivals, launch events, funerals, ceremonies, anniversaries, parties, and many other special occasions. Pop Riot are an ideal act if you are looking for an affordable live band. Like all of our artists they are professional, have all the relevant insurances and are always happy to chat to you about song requests and even DJ options after the performance. Many acts can provide background music throughout a dinner or lunch as well as provide the evening up beat entertainment too.

Where can we book Pop Riot?
Pop Riot can be booked throughout the UK in most towns and counties within reason. Please contact us via the booking form below for further information.

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