FORTUNE are a Multi-award winning London based events band. Uniquely versatile, our repertoire spans six decades and features classic soul, Motown, pop, rock, Hip-Hop and current chart hits.
This slick 5-11 piece band composed of London’s hottest session musicians will dazzle your event. Whatever the line-up, FORTUNE pack a HUGE punch to rival any DJ, band or celebrity act and continually WOW audiences at events around the world!
Weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, family celebrations, corporate events, charity galas, TV wrap parties, luxury brands, store openings, Christmas parties, NYE celebrations, music festivals, international concerts, royal gatherings & celebrity events - we've done it all!
From our roots at The Royal Academy of Music, all members balance performing at exclusive events alongside collectively working with some of the biggest names in the UK Top 40 & The West End.
Today, the FORTUNE name is synonymous with quality - We are on the recommended suppliers list of many of London's most infamous venues as well as being the number one band for nearly 100 leading event planners.
Destination Wedding Band - Fortune have performed in 22 countries and counting. Our team are vastly experienced in organising international events and will take care of all logistics to make the planning a breeze.
Award Winning Wedding Entertainment - We offer many live music options to cover all aspects of a wedding event including - ceremony, cocktail reception, dinner, dancing & after-party.
Choose from our 5-11 piece line-ups and all in-between including DJs, dancers and more!
Come join the Fortune party today!
Watch a selection of highlights from our favourites events, featuring weddings, parties & corporate celebrations spanning 5 continents!
We have performed at a number of events across the UAE including New Years Eve celebrations in Dubai & Abu Dhabi. We also performed at this stunning wedding at the Burj Al Arab in 2019.
In 2019, our 8-piece band + sound production company took over the Natural History Museum to create an unforgettable birthday party!
We have performed at a number of events in Marbella including this stunning royal private party at the Ayala Polo Club!
One of our favourite London venues - As one of the Langham's recommended bands, we love performing in this stunning ballroom.
The South of France is extremely popular for destination weddings, especially amongst U.S couples. This wedding in 2019 was for a NY based couple and took place on the exclusive Isle of Bendor.
We have performed at a number of Russian weddings and events in London and further afield - In 2018 our 5-piece line-up flew to Azerbaijan to perform at a luxury wedding at The Marriot Baku.
"Thank you to FORTUNE for such a fantastic set of music on Saturday. You guys are absolutely fantastic - best wedding band in Manchester!!!! So many people were asking how we found you and if they could have your contact details - perfect wedding reception music! What a cover band!" Lauren & Mitch, 27-03-16
"Loved every song the guys did – and, being a guitarist, was especially impressed and inspired by Vic’s virtuoso performance – so much so that from that night, I’ve hired him for weekly guitar lessons! The band all round are seriously talented musicians and for sure we’ll look to use them again at any excuse." David, 24-01-15
"We’ve used many signed, well-known bands for company events and I would say FORTUNE – match up with any in terms of talent and crowd reaction, a big thumbs up and we look forward to more." Private Jet Brokerage, 11-12-15
"We weren’t sure what we wanted music wise, so we left the whole night under Matt's supervision – and my goodness did he deliver – all the band were great – especially playing the old 70s numbers with a modern twist – a night we will never forget – they are already booked to do our next family event!" Suzy & Ray, 28-09-15
"Just a note to say thanks for all your hard work and support on our Christmas Party. Everyone has provided incredibly positive feedback and I know we won’t be looking far for next year’s entertainment!" Jordan, 01-06-16
"I just want to say how amazing the band were and that I truly can’t say thank you enough! Brilliant night and selection of music! Thank you once again – what a band! Would definitely recommend them to anyone!" Richard, 11-01-2017
What events do Fortune play at?
The band have played at all sorts of events, the most common are: Corporate events, weddings, birthdays, awards ceremonies, Bar Mitzvahs, PR events, trade shows, charity balls, Christmas parties, celebrity events, TV wrap shows, New Year's Eve celebrations. See our events page for more detail.
Can we see Fortune perform?
The majority of Fortune's performances are at private events, and the band rarely hold public showcases. However, please speak to the band manager about any upcoming events which guests can attend.
How do we check availability and make a booking?
What line-ups are available?
We offer live music for all aspects of an event, from a string quartet, solo pianist, jazz duo & DJ. For our award winning party band we recommend choosing from our 5-11 piece line-ups depending on your venue size and budget.
Do Fortune supply sound, lighting & stage production?
We offer all kinds of event production including sound, lighting, staging, backdrops, dance floors, photo booths & styling. For events up-to 200 guests in the U.K, Fortune provide all sound equipment which is often included in our quotation.
Can you provide a DJ?
Included when you book the band are DJ playlists before, between and after the band sets which are picked to suit the occasion. A separated manned DJ taking requests is available upon request and always recommend. We also have DJ Live options where are musicians join our DJ in an Ibiza style performance.
Can we choose what songs the band play?
Trust must be placed in the band to select the setlist as they deem fit. One of our biggest strengths is that the singers read your crowd and make live calls to ensure the maximum energy is maintained throughout. What you see in our videos is what you will get at your event - soul, Motown, funk, pop and all the big hits!
Finishing after midnight?
This is rarely a problem but should be agreed upon on booking. Our standard quotation for events in the U.K is for a midnight finish.
What are the bands set times?
Fortune usually perform a 120-minute party set, which can be either performed straight, in 2 x 60 minutes or 3 x 40 minutes sets. We also offer additional sets for example at the ceremony, cocktail reaction, dinner and after party, which can be discussed with the band manager upon enquiry.
How far have do you travel?
Worldwide - more information on where we have performed is available here.
What are your favourite UK Wedding venues?
We have performed in over 100 UK venues as well as many marquees and private residences. We hold a close relationship with many esteemed venue and some of our favourites include:
Addington Palace, Annabells, Aviator Hotel, Aynhoe Park, Babington House, Banking Hall, Blenheim Palace, Café Royal, Caswell House, Claridges, Cliveden House, Coombe Lodge, Corinthia, Cornwell Manor, Coworth Park, Cripps Barn, Elmore Court, Four Seasons Hampshire & London, Fulham Palace, Hampton Court Palace, Hedsor House, Farnham Castle, Firle Place, Jumeirah Carlton, Kimpton Fitzroy London, Leeds Castle Kent, Loft Studios, Losely Park, Luton Hoo, Merriscourt, Old Billingsgate, One Marylebone, Pembroke Lodge, Penton Park, Sopwell House, Soho Farmhouse, South Farm, St. Pancras Renaissance, Stoke Park, Syon Park, The Brewery London, The Corinthia, The Dorchester, The Gherkin, The Grove, The Landmark, The Langham, The Ned, The Rosewood, The Savoy, Tithe Barn, Trinity Buoy Wharf, Wilderness Reserve.
If you haven't yet booked your venue, we offer a tailored venue recommendation & finding service - please enquire for more details.
Do you need a stage?
To get the most out of a party band we always recommend a raised stage (dimensions dependant on band size). Often venues will have one in-house or have a recommended supplier. If not, we can source and supply this!
How does payment work?
We require 50% of the total fee on booking and the other 50% either seven days before the event or on the day of the event.
Do Fortune have any personal requirements?
Our musicians are not a picky bunch, but we ask for a greenroom area with a hot meal and refreshments for them after soundcheck and before the main performance.
How long do you need to setup?
We ask for 1 - 2 hours for setting up and a soundcheck depending on the band size & amount of production involved.