Melly and The Madmen

  • Band in Sunshine Coast, QLD

  • Travels up to 100 km
  • Starting from $700
  • Available on Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

  • 12 people have checked out this act in the last fortnight. Calendars book up fast!

Stunningly smooth vocals, high energy, plenty of soul and a sophisticated vintage look transport audiences to times past when beautiful music was the thing!

From laid back acoustic Jazz Duo right through to a twelve piece Big Band, Melly and The Madmen cover well known Jazz, Blues, Swing, Soul, Funk , and Pop classics. Think Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Bessie Smith, Peggy Lee, and Aretha Franklin together with wonderful vintage inspired arrangements of contemporary classics from Michael Jackson, The White Stripes, Amy Winehouse plus other popular artists.

Melly and The Madmen are equally at home in both small intimate venues and larger theatres and venues!


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Stunningly smooth vocals, high energy, plenty of soul and a sophisticated vintage look transport audiences to times past when beautiful music was the thing! Specialising in music from the 1920’s through to the 1960’s including Jazz, Swing, Blues, Wartime, American Song Book, Rhythm and Blues, Musical Theatre, and Soul, Melly and The Madmen ensures each performance captures the very essence of the era and its classic songs.

Melly and The Madmen have an extensive repertoire of songs from the 1920’s through to the 1960’s and covers well known songs from Vera Lynn, Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Bessie Smith, Julie London, Ray Charles, Ruth Brown, Aretha Franklin, and Etta James! From Jazz, Swing, Blues, Soul, Gospel, Funk, and Musical Theatre classics through to wonderful vintage inspired arrangements of contemporary classics from Michael Jackson, The White Stripes, Amy Winehouse, Duffy plus other popular artists, Melly and The Madmen will have your guests truly entertained.

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Here are some of the songs included in the repertoire but remember you can also request specific songs.
Ain't Misbehaving – Ella Fitzgerald
A Thousand Years – Christina Perry
A Tisket, A Tasket – Ella Fitzgerald
All That Jazz – Chicago Musical
All Shook Up - Elvis
Almost Like Being In Love – Ella Fitzgerald
Alright, Ok, You Win – Peggy Lee
Anyone Who Had A Heart – Dusty Springfield
Anything Goes – Cole Porter
As Time Goes By – Billie Holiday
At Last – Etta James
Baby Its Cold Outside – Ella Fitzgerald/Louis Armstrong
Back To Black – Amy Winehouse
Be My Baby – The Ronettes
Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered – Doris Day
Big Spender – Shirley Bassey
Black Coffee – Peggy Lee
Blue Moon – Billie Holiday
Blue Skies – Doris Day
Blues In The Night – Dinah Shore
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – The Andrews Sisters
Bye Bye Love – The Everly Brothers
By The Light Of The Silvery Moon – Doris Day
Cabaret – Liza Minnelli
Can’t Help Falling In Love With You - Elvis
Can't Help Lovin' That Man Of Mine – Ella Fitzgerald
Chattanooga Choo Choo – The Andrews Sisters
Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
Crazy – Patsy Cline
Cry Me A River – Julie London
Danny Boy - Various
Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend – Marilyn Monroe
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Ella Fitzgerald
Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree – The Andrews Sisters
Dream A Little Dream – Doris Day
Dream Lover – Bobby Darin
Eight Days A Week – The Beatles
Everybody Loves A Lover – Doris Day
Feeling Alright – Joe Cocker
Feeling Good – Nina Simone
Fever – Peggy Lee
Fields Of Gold – Eva Cassidy/Sting
Fly Me To The Moon – Julie London
Get Happy – Judy Garland
Getting To Know You – The King and I Musical
Goody, Goody – Ella Fitzgerald
Hallelujah, I Love Him So – Ray Charles/Eva Cassidy
Heatwave – Martha And The Vandellas
Heart Break Hotel – Elvis
Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles
Hound Dog – Elvis
I’d Rather Go Blind – Etta James
I Could Have Danced All Night – Julie Andrews
I Can’t Make You Love Me – Bonnie Raitt/Adele
I Can’t Say No – Oklahoma Musical
I Don’t Care If The Sun Don’t Shine – Patti Page
I Feel The Earth Move – Carol King
I Get A Kick Out Of You – Ella Fitzgerald
I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
I Just Want To Make Love To You – Etta James
I May Be Wrong – Doris Day
I Only Want To Be With You – Dusty Springfield
I Put A Spell On You – Nina Simone
I Smell A Rat – Big Mama Thornton
I'm Beginning To See The Light – Doris Day/Ella Fitzgerald
I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair – South Pacific Musical
If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
If I Should Fall Behind – Bruce Springsteen
Isn’t It Romantic? – Ella Fitzgerald
It’s A Long Way To Tipperary - Various
It’s So Easy – Buddy Holly/Linda Ronstadt
It’s Too Late – Carol King
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby? – Dinah Washington
It Don't Mean A Thing, If You Ain't Got That Swing – Ella Fitzgerald
It’s Magic – Doris Day
It’s My Party – Lesley Gore
It’s Only A Paper Moon - Ella Fitzgerald
It Had To Be You – Billie Holiday
I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Ella Fitzgerald
Jackson – June Carter and Johnny Cash
Killing Me Softly – Roberta Flack
Lady Is A Tramp – Lena Horne
Landslide – Dixie Chicks
Lean On Me – Bill Withers
Lets Do It (Lets Fall In Love) – Ella Fitzgerald
Lullaby Of Broadway – Doris Day
Mack The Knife – Ella Fitzgerald
Mad About The Boy – Dinah Washington
Magic Moments – Perry Como
Makin Whoopee – Ella Fitzgerald
Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean – Ruth Brown
Mama Said – The Shirelles
Mambo Italiano – Rosemary Clooney
Mercy - Duffy
My Baby Just Cares For Me – Nina Simone
Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out – Bessie Smith
Papa Loves Mambo – Perry Como
People get Ready – Eva Cassidy
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps – Doris Day
Pillow Talk – Doris Day
Puttin' On The Ritz – Ella Fizgerald
Que Sera Sera – Doris Day
Ready, Willing And Able – Doris Day
Red, Red Robin – Doris Day
Roll Out The Barrel – Vera Lynn
Rum And Coca Cola – The Andrews Sisters
Secret Love – Doris Day
Sentimental Journey – Doris Day
Seven Nation Army – White Stripes, PMJ arrangement
Shoop Shoop Song - Cher
Show Me The Way To Go Home - Various
Singing In The Rain – Gene Kelly
Smile – Nat King Cole
Someone To Watch Over Me – Ella Fitzgerald
Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Judy Garland
Something’s Got A Hold On Me – Etta James
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Stay With Me– Bette Midler
Stormy Weather – Ella Fitzgerald
Summertime – Ella Fitzgerald
Summer Holiday – Cliff Richard
Suspicious Minds – Elvis
Sway – Rosemary Clooney
S’Wonderful – Ella Fitzgerald
Teacher's Pet – Doris Day
The Bare Necessities – Louis Armstrong
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack
The Glory Of Love – Patti Page
The Trolley Song – Judy Garland
The Way You Look Tonight – Ella Fitzgerald
Tainted Love – Gloria Jones
Tennessee Waltz – Patti Page
The Rose – Bette Midler
Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
To Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan/Adele
Too Darn Hot – Ella Fitzgerald
Twistin’ The Night Away – Sam Cooke
Under The Boardwalk – The Drifters
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
Up On The Roof – Carol King/Drifters
Walking After Midnight – Patsy Cline
We’ll Meet Again – Vera Lynn
When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating/Alison Krauss
White Cliffs Of Dover – Vera Lynn
When You're Good To Mama – Chicago The Musical
Why Don’t You Do Right? – Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow – The Shirelles
Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Wouldn’t It Be Loverly – Julie Andrews
You Are My Sunshine – Johnny Cash
You Belong To Me – Patti Page
You Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes
You Don’t Own Me – Lesley Gore
You Know I’m No Good – Amy Winehouse

SONGS TO FILL THE DANCE FLOOR (and sing along to)
All About the Bass – Meghan Trainor, PMJ Arrangement
Celebration – Kool and the Gang
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Dancing Queen - Abba
Faith – George Michael
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
Home – Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
Lover, Lover – Sonia Dada
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
Oh What A Night – Franki Valli
Old Time Rock And Roll – Bob Seger
Proud Mary – Ike and Tina Turner
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley And The Comets
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Sing It Back – Moloko
Single Ladies - Beyonce
That’s Alright Mama – Elvis Presley
The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
These Boots Are Made For Walking – Nancy Sinatra
Twist and Shout – The Beatles
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson Feat Bruno Mars
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Walking On Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
Zoot Zoot Riot – Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

Solo - Starting from $350
Guitar/Voice Duo - Starting from $700
Keys/Voice Duo - Starting from $700
Piano/Bass/Drums/Voice - $1500
Guitar/Bass/Drums/Voice - $1500
Piano/Guitar/Bass/Drums/Voice - $1800
Piano/Guitar/Bass/Drums/Trumpet/Voice - $2200
Piano/Guitar/Bass/Drums/Trumpet/Sax/Trombone/Voice - $3000
Piano/Guitar/Bass/Drums/Percussion/Trumpet/Sax/Trombone/Voice - $3300
12 Piece Big Band with Voice - POA

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Full Police Check Available