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Caroline Jones - Liphook Golf Club
Dear Ben, Oh What a Night!!! I would just like to say thank you for all that you have done with me towards the Centenary celebrations for Liphook GC this year. I have enjoyed working with you and have recommended your agency to quite a few people now! Thank you for your timely responses, great organisation and your Act recommendations. Both Jacuzzi Jazz and The Other Guys were perfect for the party on Saturday. They delighted the audience and were terrific in all respects. DJ John Scott was great too. I very much hope that the legacy of the Centenary will be more social events and that I may be contacting you again in future. Meantime, thank you again for all that you have done. Caroline Jones
Rosie - The Flutterby Fund
We are so happy that we booked with you. Susan helped so much throughout the preparation period and on the night and the whole evening ran very smoothly. We have had many compliments about the Horse Racing and would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to Susan. Her communication throughout the lead up and on the night helped considerably. We would definitely book again in the future. Thank you so much Ben with all of your help since we initially contacted you! We definitely will be back for future events.
Maria Melvin
Just wanted to say that Tom Canning surpassed himself on Saturday night - we've seen him perform loads of times and he's always been consistently amazing - but he really did go the extra mile on Saturday. Everybody is still talking about the party and saying that it was the best entertainment they had ever experienced. Tom obviously sang "TJ" songs (for which he is very and deservedly well-known) but he really personalised the evening as well - nothing was too much trouble. Knowing that my Dad is a proud Irish man - Tom sang several Irish songs and also a selection of songs which were very personal to my Mum and Dad. He did a brilliant job of everything he sang. Can't wait to book him again!
Lisa Fields
Hi Ben, I just wanted to say a massive thank you to John Scott for being a fantastic DJ on the 23rd March 2024 at our wedding party at Lainston House Hotel. Everyone keeps saying to us what a fantastic time they had and how great the music was! I am trying to think of an excuse to have another party so that we can do it all again. Although my husband is still recovering from the cost of the wedding
Dai Henley - Published Author
HI Ben, Just to say how thrilled I was with Sam Newman and DJ Paul Potter on Friday night. They were both superb! Sam, in particular was a great success. Everyone commented on his beautiful voice, but what I really liked was the way he got the audience going, involving most of them at one time or another. I've had many emails from my friends to say it was a great night. Kind regards, Dai Henley - Author
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RU40 #1 UB40 Tribute band


Since 2000, RU40 have established themselves as the most musically authentic tribute band to UB40, playing all the classic hits from "Red Red Wine" to "Rat In The Kitchen", from "Food For Thought" to "One In Ten" and beyond!


Based in South of the UK, RU40 have headlined in major venues and festivals across the South, entertaining reggae fans and ensuring they sing along to "Cherry O", "Homely Girl"," Here I am Baby" "Kingston Town" and many more of UB40's string of hits.

In a very successful career, UB40 had over 50 UK charting singles and sold over 70 million worldwide. They had two No 1's in the USA (Red Red Wine, Can't Help Falling in Love) and toured the world.


It takes a special group of musicians to authentically re-create the distinctive UB40 sound and the members of RU40 have many years of experience playing reggae and many other styles. The roots of RU40 go back as far as UB40 itself to 1979 when Danny Smith, Roy Brown and Martin Brisland formed Dub'allup - a very successful band that played original reggae and dub music. The initial band lasted till 1987 still reforming and playing at times over the years.


At the turn of the new millennium it was decided to use their long experience of playing reggae music to play the UB40 songbook. RU40 has built a deserved reputation as an excting live band in its own right with charismatic lead singer Danny ensuring audiences dance and sing along to their favourite tunes. It is no exaggeration to say the Danny sounds more like Ali Campbell than the man himself!


The RU40 line up comprises Danny Smith (guitar and vox); Roy Brown (bass and vox); Tim Smart (drums); Martin Brisland (keys); Andy Powles (keys, guitar and vox); Bogdan Dudzik (sax) and Julian Caesar (percussion and vox).


RU40 are the perfect band to create the feel good party atmosphere so don't miss this opportunity to catch one of the most uplifting live acts around.

John Bedford Entertainments Ltd