Hip Operation - As seen on Emmerdale Live 40th Episode

It has been quite a year. After being asked by ITV  to perform on the live 40th episode of Emmerdale it also gives us great pleasure to announce that Hip Operation have won the Best Band / Entertainment Category at the National Wedding Awards in London. After winning the regional prize the band went on to win the national award too. The judging process was largely based on client comments received by the judging panel. This is the very best recommendation for any future clients and a firm acknowledgment from wedding industry professionals at the level of service they provide.

Hip Operation are THE party starters

A six to sixteen piece North East wedding band playing live music at weddings, functions and corporate events  throughout the North East, Yorkshire, Scotland and across the UK. They are one of the the most requested wedding bands in the country and have played thousands of UK and International gigs. These including weddings for major sporting stars, awards ceremonies, post conference parties, charity balls and key corporate events such as the Coronation Street 40th Anniversary. This popular live band have appeared on the same bill as many household names in the entertainment world.

The band have recently worked with Ant and Dec on a celebration for the Donnelly family and played at Alan Shearer's 40th birthday party. The band's stellar performances at weddings, charity balls and corporate events have gained national recognition receiving fabulous accolades on the Chris Moyles show and other national radio stations. Hip Operation have also appeared a number of times for the Jordanian Royal Family, becoming their first choice for family celebrations.

Hip Operation is proud to be on the recommended supplier list of the majority of prestigious venues in the North, which re-enforces the acknowledgement of our high standards and service.

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Hip Operation play weddings, corporate events and private parties. Delivering top quality live entertainment in a wide variety of musical styles, from party music to big band, soul music and the best in wedding music. Hip Operation are based in the North East, often playing in Newcastle, Teesside, Durham, North Yorkshire and Northumberland, though they play regularly across the whole of the UK to audiences in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and York.

Hip Operation are a professional act made up of top musicians from the North East. They are a wedding band, function band, corporate event band and party band all in one, delivering no- compromise entertainment, whatever the event. The band come with a dedicated state of the art lighting system and sound system which can be scaled up or down depending on the size of your wedding, corporate event, Christmas party or function.

Hip Operation guarantee you a unique, exciting, energetic and fun event. It's top quality entertainment delivered by professional musicians and tailored specifically to your needs and those of your audience.

Hip Operation personnel are comprised from a pool of top quality musicians and entertainers. The huge demand for the band dictates the line up may vary but the show remains the same.

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Reggie Yates

"Loved working with you, what an atmosphere!! Great band , great guys!"

Reggie Yates,

Radio 1

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Declan Donnelly

"Thanks guys, my parents loved it, you made the anniversary party, Ant and I loved singing with you guys!!"

Declan Donnelly,

TV Presenter

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Alan Shearer

"Thanks to Steve and the band for helping make my birthday the most memorable yet, every box was ticked!"

Alan Shearer,

Footballer, TV Pundit

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Helen Fayle

"Whatever the occasion, a Charity Ball, Corporate Entertainment, Weddings or Festive celebrations, Hip Operation can cater for everyone."

Helen Fayle,

Hilton Hotels

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North East Wedding Band Perform With Darius

07 AUG 2014

Posted by Steve Dolder

We were due to play at the wedding of Emma Welch and Aria Campbell on the 2nd August 2014. There was nothing unusual about this, we were looking forward to it as we always do.


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