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Bournemouth Band The Pudenski Brothers

Bournemouth Band The Pudenski Brothers

Welcome to the Pudenski Brothers website, one of the live party bands for hire on the South Coast playing gigs with high energy in the music scene around the Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch area for your enjoyment and memories. If you are looking for an 80s musician or band and can get out to one of the venues we play or check availability on our list of gigs we will make sure you get the famous Pudenski Brothers welcome. We are a totally live band who don't use backing tracks as our band members guitarist and vocalist Martin and percussionist Craig play acoustic instruments and sing to classic 1980s songs. 



I guess that you have arrived here because you are trying to find a band who provide live entertainment for private parties. When you come to see the Pudenski Brothers for music a well-known cover band for hire one of the first things you will notice is that we are a fun and friendly acoustic Bournemouth band in Dorset who know just what you are looking for at your private party, one of the great bands live. The band have plenty of enthusiasm having been around the music industry for over 30 years and have a live show and playlist which reflect this which you won't find with other duos. If you are looking to hire a band who are performers for a wedding reception, corporate event all night or one of the areas Party bands to get the guests rocking on the dancefloor then you really should check out their repertoire. 

The lineup doesn't change and the boys play songs from multiple genres maybe you want to celebrate with some 1980s Nostalgia Both of us are singers and have a mutual love of excellent nineteen-eighties party music and we believe that we excel at performing at parties’ weddings, your corporate party and events. We don't just play oldies in our live set list and you can check out our setlist for the types of live music we play. Maybe you still have in the wardrobe a Frankie Says T-shirt, or that Choose Life T-shirt? As a duo we only play classic and popular songs, with years of experience playing top-level functions,  and live wedding bands, we are a vibrant music act who never fail to get the whole room dancing.

This way we give you and your guests a party to remember. You could even get out that shiny grey flecked suit and roll the sleeves of the jacket and move onto the dance floor up mimicking Don Johnson in his Miami Vice Crockett style blazers just like our frontman Martin, a great entertainer.

pudenski-brothers-Bournemouth-band-play-Southbournes-wight-bearTuesday Night at the Wight Bear in Southbourne

We like to think that we are one of the best bands who are available for hire committed to providing party entertainment by dedicated lively musicians encouraging you to dance. Influenced by folk, rock and roll, classic rock, reggae, funk, punk, rock and pop we provide an upbeat feeling for your party, we may even throw in a bit of disco. When we are out and about performing our special live music groove in Bournemouth we take a look back towards the music bands of our youth and perform acoustic songs in our own unique eclectic style (We have been described as energetic Duracell Bunnies), we sometimes through in a little Rock n Roll. Craig is a drummer and plays the Cajon with a distinct rhythm providing the percussion, sounding like a whole range of drums and rhythm-section, he also sings the harmonies to some of the eighties classics. Lead singer Martin plays guitar, harmonica and occasionally Irish bouzouki making sure you get a night to remember. We even cover songs written for Elvis by Mungo Jerry's Ray Dorset.

We promise to keep you moving with a mix of new and old school classics, dance hits,  the type of song which made it to No.1 in the charts based upon how many 7inch singles had been sold on Saturday at Woolworths, be it a more mellow acoustic afternoon at a function, or an evening partying the night away. Our back catalogue of tracks on our song list is constantly changing with the band adding new-music versions of songs to our catalogue on a weekly basis, this allows each gig to be unique and fresh whether it is performing as a wedding band, a party band, a function band, dance party or just a night out at the pub.

If you are looking to hire a party band in Bournemouth then check out our videos and see if we appear to be what you are looking for. We can't promise you a game of Pacman and we certainly won't be bringing along our Cabbage Patch Dolls, My Little Pony or He-Man models, however, we can promise you an evening of Music from the era of big hair, primitive video games, and New Wave music. As lovers of anything ’80s, we’re very proud of the fact that the decade yielded such an influential genre of music.

All Killers, No Fillers

The Pudenski Brothers have been playing in different local bands, some cover bands, sometimes a rock band, always live bands at other times playing original songs providing your event entertainment for the last 30 years. Craig and Martin are not real brothers, they just happen to share a similar musical taste and use their musical skills to celebrate music out and about the Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch area. The band specialise in music from the time when everyone was attempting to solve the Rubik’s Cube, Madonna was like a virgin, and thanks to Irene Cara and the Kids from the fame academy leg warmers were de rigueur, and so much more. Fronted by Martin Rice, the Pudenski Brothers have been involved in community events providing the live entertainment within the local community as well as playing the local music venues in the conurbation and surrounding areas.


Promo Video: The video above shows the Pudenski Brothers video sampler where Martin and Craig took to local areas and played some 80s classics giving you a demonstration of their musicianship and professionalism. 


It was back in October 2018 and where Southbourne high street saw the invasion of the horror show for Frankenfest 2018, a Music Festival on the High Street. Martin and Craig took to the stage suitably dressed to impress and was assisted from dancer 'Pink'

We have also been involved with local Music Festivals The Southbourne Revival a community event run in 2019 due to the cancellation of the Shake and Stir Vintage Festival

Smartly dressed, polite, punctual, reliable, and most importantly great musicians and entertainers - The Pudenski Brothers are a covers band providing all you need to make your wedding or function run smoothly and with a really special atmosphere.

If you are planning a party and have an enquiry to hire a band for your party, popular on the local music scene who play their music live and have played in most live music venues with their live show, whether it be Anniversaries, Corporate Events, Wedding entertainment,  Festivals, Pubs, in a Tavern, corporate entertainment or any Music Event you can be sure that Martin and Craig will keep you entertained with their talents and encourage you to dance.

Check out our testimonials but if you want to get to know the members of the band we entertain and provide the music on Tuesday evenings at Southbourne's Wight Bear pub. 

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