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Hype band are an upbeat rock/pop acoustic duo-4 piece located in Sydney that have been performing at weddings, pubs, clubs and corporate functions.

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    Acoustic with Vocals, Cover Bands, Duos and Trios, Live Music, Rock Bands, TOP 40
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  • Size:
    2-4 Performers

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Hype Duo

Greg Weir – Lead Vocals

  • Use some body – Kings of Leon
  • I’m yours – Jason Mraz
  • Fans – Kings of Leon
  • Sex on fire – Kings of Leon
  • Supersticious – Stevie Wonder
  • Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  • Come together – Beatles
  • Stand by me – Ben E. King
  • Blister in the sun – Violent Femmes
  • Time of your life – Greenday
  • 3am – Matchbox 20
  • My hero – Foo Fighters
  • Everlong – Foo Fighters
  • Flame Trees – Cold Chisel
  • Wicked game: Chris isaac
  • Save tonight – Counting Crows
  • Bad moon rising – Creedance Clearwater revival
  • Jack and Dianne – John Melloncamp
  • Heroes – David Bowie
  • Summer of 69 – Brian Adams
  • The Voice – John Farnham
  • Sweet home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • To her door – Paul Kelly
  • Better Man, Pearl jam
  • Crazy: Gnarles Barkley
  • Pony: Ginuwine
  • Thinkin out loud – Ed Sheeran
  • Tainted love – The Living end
  • Brown eyed girl – Van Morrison
  • Bloom – The paper kites
  • The Girl – City and Colour
  • Steal my Kisses – Ben Harper
  • Every Breath you Take – The Police
  • Horses – Daryl Braithwaite
  • Shout – The Isley Brothers
  • Boys Light up – Australian Crawl
  • Wake me up – Avicci
  • Never tear us apart – INXS
  • Land Down under – Men at Work
  • Blame it on the Boogie – Michael Jackson
  • Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Johnny Be Good / Blue Suede Shoes (Medley)
  • 500 Miles – the proclaimers
  • Billy Jean – MJ
  • Cryin Shame – Diesel
  • Tip of my Tongue – Diesel
  • Lonely Boy – Black Keys
  • Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars
  • Better be home soon – Crowded House
  • Get Lucky – Daft Punk
  • The Streets Have No Name: U2
  • Shimmer: Fuel
  • Stay with me: Sam Smith
  • Don’t: Ed Sheeran
  • Wonderwall: Oasis
  • All of Me: John Legend
  • Run to Paradise: Choir Boys
  • Throw your arms around me: Hunters and collectors
  • you and me – lifehouse
  • Slide – goo goo dolls
  • Folsom Prison Blues: Johnny Cash
  • Hold back the river – james bay
  • Roadhouse blues – The doors
  • Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
  • Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran
  • Twist and shout – The Beatles
  • Are you gonna go my way: Lenny Kravits
  • Run Around Sue – Dion
  • Lazy song – Jason Mraz
  • I saw her standing there – The Beatles
  • Hey Jude: The Beattles
  • Alive – Pearl Jam
  • Hit the road jack – Ray Charles (encore song)
  • Drive  – Incubus
  • Budapest – George Ezra

Lara Duo

Lara Parker Kent – Female Lead Vocals

  • Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
  • Budapest – George Ezra
  • Black & Gold – Sam Sparrow
  • Let Her Go – Passenger
  • Royals – Lorde
  • Sunday Morning – Maroon 5
  • Valery – Amy Winehouse
  • I’m Yours  – Jason Mraz
  • Stand by me  – Ben E. King
  • Thinkin out loud – Ed Sheeran
  • Stay with me – Sam Smith
  • Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
  • Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran
  • A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
  • Free – Rudimental
  • Falling in love with you – UB40
  • Billie Jean – MJ
  • Price tag – Jessie J
  • Rather Be – Clean Bandit
  • Torn – Natalie Imbruglia
  • Treasure – Bruno Mars
  • Future husband – Meghan Trainor
  • All about the Bass – Meghan ct
  • Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
  • Get Lucky – Daft Punk
  • Marry You – Bruno Mars
  • Never Tear Us Apart – INXS
  • Rollin in the deep – Adele
  • Save tonight  – Counting Crows
  • Lonely Boy – Black Keys
  • Locked out of heaven – Bruno Mars
  • Blame It On The Boogie – Michael Jackson
  • Viva La Vida – Cold Play
  • Blister in the sun – Violent Femmes
  • Happy  – Pharrell Williams
  • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  • Play that Funky Music – Wild Cherry
  • Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Sex on fire – Kings of Leon
  • I love rock and roll – Joan Jett
  • Come Together – Beatles
  • Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars
  • Livin On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
  • Time of your life – Greenday
  • Wicked Game – Chris Isaac
  • Every Breath you Take – The Police
  • Lonely Boy – Black Keys
  • How long will I love you – Ellie Goulding
  • Are You Onna Be My Girl – Jet
  • As Long As You Love Me – Justin Beiber
  • Cant Get You Outta My Head – Kylie Minouge
  • Come AS You Are – Nirvana
  • I See Fire – Ed Sheeran
  • I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons
  • Roar – Katy Perry
  • Rude – Magic
  • Street with no name – U2
  • The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
  • Tiny Dancer – Elton John
  • True Colours – Cyndi Lauper
  • You & Me – Life House
  • Are you gonna go my way – lenny kravits
  • Best Of you – Foo Fighters
  • Everlong – Foo Fighters
  • Fast Car – Tracey Chapman
  • Love on Top – Beyonce
  • Roar – Katy Perry
  • Safe & Sound – Taylor Swift
  • Skinny Love – Birdy
  • Stay – Lisa Loeb
  • Treasure – Bruno Mars
  • Waiting On The World – John Mayer
  • Wicked Games – Chris Issack
  • You’re the voice – John Farnham
  • Your Song – Ellie Goulding

Hype Band

Hype Band can perform any of the songs listed in the duo listings as well as the following duets:

  • Love Shack – B52’s
  • Grease – Grease Soundtrack
  • I go a feelin – The Black Eyed Peas
  • Time of my life,  islands in the stream -Kenny rogers and Dolly Parton ,
  • beneath your beautiful – labyrinth and emili sande,
  • lucky -Jason mraz,
  • unforgettable – Nat King Cole,
  • moves like jagger- maroon five


Hype Band

Hype Band Who We Are:

Featuring the best of Sydney’s musical finest, Hype Band is Australia’s premiere event band.

Fronted by Sydney’s leading female vocalist Lara Parker Kent and Hype Duo’s lead vocalist Greg Weir, there is no better act in Sydney’s music scene. Our instrumental lineup includes; lead guitar, drums, bass and back up vocals.

Our sets are made up of the best classic rock, 80’s 90’s & NOW songs with special attention paid to playing songs other than just the usual wedding “staples.” We collaborate with our clients to create a unique set list that is reflective of their tastes, and which will serve as the perfect fit for their event

We will work with you to make the music at your event exactly as you have envisioned and we are always happy to accommodate special requests. We are a great choice for those that want a band that’s memorable and refreshingly different from the rest.

We offer flexibility of the band lineup to tailor suit your function. Start your event with our acoustic duo, perfect for your background music during dinner (your choice of male or female vocalist) to then kick off your party and dance the night away with our 4piece band.
Book our Duo, Trio or Band for your next function, wedding or corporate event now

Hype are available as the following line ups:

-Duo; Either Male or Female vocals and Guitar

-Trio: male or female vocals and drums or male and female vocals, guitar and stomp box

-4 Piece: male and female vocals, guitar, bass and drums (view video)

-5 Piece: Male and female vocals, guitar, bass, drums and saxophone

-6 piece band: Male and female vocals, guitar, bass, drums, saxophone and trombone

All line-ups are able to provide dinner and dance music or a combination of both.

Why Choose Hype for your Event?

  1. We are able to cater for all elements of your wedding We recommend an acoustic duo for your ceremony, acoustic duo/trio for your dinner music at your reception and then the four piece for your party music.
  2. We look after all aspects of your wedding music including the coordination of the entrance music into the reception of the bridal party.
  3. We have gear! We bring all of the required production including a large PA system and stage lighting. For events with greater than 200 guests we can organise and supply a large PA/Lighting and operators.
  4. We are experienced! This young energetic group of musicians collaboratively have over 50 years experience in the music industry and have qualifications in music/audio engineering and event management. Don’t risk your big day on amateurs.
  5. We are able to offer quality entertainment for elements of your wedding

Hype band are an upbeat rock/pop acoustic duo to 4 piece located in Sydney that have been performing at weddings, pubs, clubs and corporate functions since early 2007.

Greg Weir (Lead Singer) is an acomplished singer/guitarist who has worked professionally as both an original artist and as a covers musician. His high energy and stage presence makes him perfect for filling the dancefloor as well as performing soft dinner music tunes to add a special touch to any event.

Mick (Lead Guitarist) has worked professionally as a guitarist for over 10 years and has worked with a number of professional acts performing at the Sydney Opera House/ The Sydney Convention Centre and on Sydney Cruise Ships.

Hype have performed at many high profile events including:

The Sydney Safety show at the Superdome, Homebush

The International sourcing Fair: The Sydney Exhibition and Convention Centre

Fashion Exposed: Dockside Darling Harbour

The Australian Open Tennis Championships

on The Sydney Harbor Ballroom and MV Blue Room (Sydney Cruise Ships)

At Weddings in and Around Sydney and Many more.


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Band was absolutely fabulous.

Perfect performance, fantastic song list and very professional act.

Our guests all raved about how great they were.

Thanks again for your help – a very professional booking system from start to finish. We Would definitely recommend.

pacific national

The band were brilliant; music excellent and level of service (checking in sound levels, taking directions, song choices) was exceptional.

Overall we were very happy and I would be happy to recommend Hype to any of our future program managers.

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