Mr Wilson’s Second Liners

In New Orleans, funerals are celebrated in style, with noisy brass bands processing through the streets. The main section of the parade is known as First Line, but the real fun starts with the Second Line, those who follow the band to enjoy the music, marching with the musicians and twirling parasols or waving handkerchiefs.

 

Welcome to Second Lining!

 

A rabble of mischievous northerners joined forces to form Mr Wilson’s Second Liners, a traditional New Orleans Second Line. However, this is no sombre occasion: Mr Wilson’s expend their collective musical talent paying homage to the diehard days of the Hacienda, 90s club culture and its greatest hero, Mr Tony Wilson.

These revolutionary genre bashers knock the First Line sideways, opting for upbeat dance tracks over traditional slow hymns. Proudly stepping out in uniformed style, they channel the spirit of the 24 hour party people and get audiences dancing wherever they play. The vision is an anarchic, street theatre extravaganza, bursting with colour and sound, rallying impromptu raves on street corners and rousing audiences young and old into a joyful frenzy.

Perfect for a wedding band with a difference – let the joyous sounds of Mr Wilson’s Second Line make your special day even more unforgettable!

Prices start at £1500

To enquire about booking Mr Wilson’s Second Liners for your event email gavin@highpeakmusic.co.uk or call 01457 866 160.

 

Sample Set List

Expect to hear 90s dance classics such as these at your next Mr. Wilson’s Second Liners gig.

Tear Drop – Massive Attack

Ride on Time – Black Box

Step On – Happy Mondays

Killer – Adamski and Seal

I Luv U Baby – The Original

Mr. Vain – Culture Beat

Rhythm is a Dancer – Snap!

The Power – Snap!

Set You Free – N-trance

Stars – Dubstar

Back II Life – Soul to Soul

Papa’s Got a Brand New Pig Bag – Pig Bag

 

What is Love? – Haddaway

Children – Robert Miles

Chime – Orbital

Blue Monday – New Order

Dreamer – Livin’ Joy

Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division

The Key, The Secret – Urban Cookie Collective

It’s a Sin – Pet Shop Boys

Better Off Alone – Alice Deejay

Groove is in the Heart – Dee-Lite

Enjoy the Silence – Depeche Mode

Rhythm of the Night – Corona

It’s a Fine Day – Opus III

Everybody’s Free – Rozalla

No Limits – 2 Unlimited

I Like To Move It – Reel 2 Reel

2 Times – Ann Lee

Fools Gold – Stone Roses

Sweet Dreams – Eurythmics

All That She Wants – Ace of Base

Not Over Yet – Grace

Electricity – OMD

Enola Gay – OMD

Around the World – Daft Punk

Mr Wilson’s second liners are an instant party starter wherever they roam. An energetic street performance stimulating serotonin with a contemporary edge for all ages.

Sarah Allen - Creative Programme Manger - Birmingham Hippodrome

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