Entertainment is central to the Boat Show and our stages are set to host some top quality bands and tribute acts to bring you music from around the world. To find out when the music will be playing take a look at the Heart Stage Schedule, here.


P.O.P. Inc

From Bob Marley to Bruno Mars, P.O.P. Inc are a brilliant party band performing a wide selection of classic tunes from the 20th and 21st centuries, guaranteed to get young and old dancing the night away! These guys play from the heart, but don’t take our word for it, take a look at their customer feedback!

The band consists of female lead vocalist, drummer/male lead vocalist, guitar/vocals and bass/vocals. A keyboard player can be added for larger functions, but if space is tight, the band can use the latest electronic technology to provide the keyboard parts instead. Between them these top level musicians have worked with a variety of artists including the ACM Gospel Choir, Beverly Knight, Michael Ball, Gabriella Cilmi, Russell Watson, Olly Murs, Pixie Lott and Nate James.


New Things

The New Things have set out to create a lively and exciting live band experience that is perfect for every event. With years of experience at the highest level, you can be sure The New Things will get the party rocking! Using an extremely high level of musicianship, the best live equipment and a current and constantly changing set list comprising of pop, rock, disco, funk and soul, The New Things will ensure that your special event goes exactly the way you planned. All band members are professional full time musicians who have worked with some well known names in the music industry as well as providing session recording work, west end theatre productions and XFM radio sessions.


The Imposters

The Impostors are one of London’s hardest-working and most successful live covers bands. Building their reputation on attention to musical detail and consistently outstanding performances, rarely have the band been allowed off the stage without animated demands for encores.

With a three man line-up of drums, bass/vocals, lead guitar/vocals, the band combine the best of modern guitar music (Killers, Kings Of Leon, Franz Ferdinand, The Kooks, Green Day etc) with some of the all-time classics (Beatles, Stones, The Who, Kinks, Oasis, Blur, and others) to guarantee each and every audience a night to remember.



Topcat are a young, three-piece pop/rock covers band comprising bass/vocals, guitar/vocals and drums. Despite their youth, this is a highly experienced group of musicians who are currently in great demand in the UK and abroad, performing at wedding receptions, corporate functions as well as entertaining the armed forces in Cyprus, Kosovo and Qatar. Recently they held a nightly residency at top West End nightspot Red Rock Central, where they backed Jamie Cullum and an array of competitors from TV’s Fame Academy. They also regularly hosted media launch parties. One night, Steve Merchant, award-winning co-writer of The Office, even wrote the set-list!



Heatwave! A premier function band hailing from London, now available for events UK wide and internationally. With years of experience across the globe and a genuine passion for the music, Heatwave perform the greatest Pop, Soul, Motown and Disco hits as well as your favourite modern party anthems. Young, fresh, and vibrant, Heatwave give it their all and deliver a show guarenteed to get the party started! They Offer an unforgettable experience that’ll make your night by the best Pop, Soul, Motown and Disco hits all night long. Led by their incredible singer Gaby and backed by the equally charismatic band they deliver non-stop dancing producing a great gig atmosphere with top of the range sound and lights.


Cover Story

Cover Story are a 4-piece band, between each of them they have appeared on over twenty albums, toured with some of the biggest names in popular music – Tina Turner, Bon Jovi and Meatloaf to name but three – and appeared on TV shows all over the world including Top of the Pops, The Big Breakfast and high profile cable and satellite stations including MTV and VH1.


The Blues Kings

The Blue Kings without doubt one of London’s best function bands. Formed back in 2007, The Blue Kings perform the best dance floor filling music from the 50s to now! Their exstensive songlist includes the latest chart and indie hits, right back to the best disco, soul and rock n roll. Their excellent musicianship makes for some of the best soundong covers you’ll ever hear and delivered with class and energy.

The Blue Kings band members have performed the world over world at some of the UK’s most iconic venues including The O2, Wembley Arena, Wembley Stadium, The NIA and The Hammersmith Apollo. TV and radio performances include BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge sessions, BBC TV’s The One Show, ITV’s Good Morning Britain, BBC Breakfast TV, CNN News USA, and Channel 4’s The Paul O’Grady Show.