“.the most elegant pub band in the world!”

- Variety magazine
In 2016 The Retrosettes had a simple Youtube clip online that was seen by Italian film director Paolo Sorrentino.  He then booked the band to feature in the opening scene of his film 'Youth', joining Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel in the first shots of the movie. Their version of Candi Staton's 'You Got The Love' became the title track of the film.
Due to the popularity of the film in Europe The Retrosettes then toured with the likes of Simply Red, then went on to release an album through Universal Germany and Live Nation.
Based in Manchester, UK
The Retrosettes have toured the world over the last 10 years as the leading UK kitsch covers band
They are equally at home playing in venues, at festivals, weddings, parties and corporate events.
Get in touch here for more details
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Band Sizes
Standard Quintet
Female vocals/accordion, male vocals/guitar, double bass, piano and drums
Acoustic trio 
Male vocals/guitar, female vocals/piano plus double bass
Acoustic duo
Male vocals/guitar/bass drum,
female vocals/piano
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The Retrosettes released '1, 2, Yes, Go!' in 2016, it's a mixture of covers and originals and is available on all online platforms
If you want to know more about The Retrosettes, we've provided a few documents for you to read.  From the songs they play, to frequently asked questions, to an up to date price list, we've got all the bases covered. For any other questions, get in touch
Albert Schloss - Manchester

Thursday 27th February 2020, 8pm - Acoustic duo

Allotment - Manchester

Friday 28th February 2020, 9pm - Acoustic duo

Matt & Phred's - Manchester

Saturday 29th February 2020, 9pm - Full band

Petite Cafe du Coin - Livepool

Wednesday 11th March, 8:30pm - Acoustic duo

Allotment - Manchester

Friday 27th March, 9pm - Acoustic duo

Pappillon - Liverpool

Friday 8th May, 8:30pm - Acoustic duo

Matt & Phred's - Manchester Jazz Festival

Friday 22nd May 2020, 8pm - Full band

Booking enquiries:
Paul +447779845743
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