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  Dirty Mavis

Dirty Mavis are a Buckinghamshire based covers band.

We like to play - you like to party - what a match!

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What do people say about you?

'Wow, you guys put on a show! Thanks for a superb performance last night, you absolutely rocked the common! Please pass on my thanks to the whole band. The audience loved you and I think that Dirty Mavis will always be a piece of Penn history now, thanks for being so brilliant."
Event Organiser, Penn Jubilee Festival (3000 crowd)

"I've just got back from Glastonbury - and you lot are far better than anything I saw there. Then again - I am completely slaughtered!"
Wedding guest at Durrants

"I know class when I see it!"
Drinker at The Stag, Burnham

"Wow - I'm genuinely surprised how good you were!"
Co-owner of The Horns, Watford

"Can you please extend a big thank you to the Dirty Mavis members on my behalf. It was great of you guys and girl to come along and support the cause and a fabulous time was had by all."
Event Organiser, DCHS spring festival (we headlined)

What can I expect from a Dirty Mavis gig?

We tailor our set lists and format to the occasion.
If we've got a slot at a festival, we'll usually hit it hard with a non stop compilation of feel-good dancable party songs. The fact we always seem to get people up on their feet with a smile on their face has led to us getting asked more and more to 'headline' local festivals or warm up the main act for larger events - which we love!

If we are at a 'function' or private party, we usuallyplay a first set of around 40 mins with a few slightly more laid back 'looseners' - well known classics to get you in the mood, and your feet tapping

After a break (usually when guest eat etc) we launch into a second set of energetic party songs - pretty much anything from the last five decades that we know will get you dancing! This is usually between an hour to and hour and half.

What songs do you play?

We are always learning news songs, but here is some of the songs we've recently been playing at gigs:

500 Miles
Already Gone
Alright Now
Black Magic Woman
Bohemian Like You
Born to be Wild
Brown Eyed Girl
Brown Sugar
Californie Dreamin
Can’t Buy Me Love
Caroline
Come up and See me
Crocodile Rock
Down at the Doctors
Fire
Forget You
Gimme Some Lovin
Hard Day’s Night
Hard to Handle
Hi Ho Silver Lining
Honky Tonk Woman
Human
I’m a Believer
I've got to break free.
Johnny be Good
Just 17

Keep on Running
Lets Stick Together
Light my Fire
Long Train Runnin
Love is all Around
Maggie May
Midnight Hour
Mustang Sally
Peaceful easy Feeling
Please Please Me
Power of Love
Price Tag
Sex on Fire
Somebody to Love
Sultans of Swing
Suspicious Minds
Tainted Love
Take it Easy
Tequila Sunrise
Too Hot to Handle
Valerie
Why does it always rain on me
Wonderful Tonight
You Really Got me
Your Love is Lifting me Higher

What about gentle background music?

Got to be honest - that's not really our stong point! We can point you in the right direction if that's what you are after though.