The Rockits are Ireland’s most exciting young big stage band on the Wedding and Corporate big band scene.
Brand new to the management company of Magill Entertainment, these “new boys” bring a wealth of well earned experience, and unquestionable talent into the big band arena.
With a varied set list comprising from renowned and respected classics to the most cutting edge chart topping hits, The Rockits have carefully selected the liveliest most popular country, pop, soul, disco and rock party floor fillers all the way from the 1960s to the present day.
The Rockits five piece big stage band, deliver an energetic, engaging performance showcasing their individual talents from the soaring lead vocal of their exuberant front man Niall Donnelly which very often combines in pitch perfect three part harmony with backing vocalists Liam and Matt, the majestic, show stopping guitar playing of Matt Mcglinn (the next generation of quality McGlinn family guitarists) to the intoxicating rhythm and bass lines of Ronan Mullan and Liam Donnelly. The Rockits relish in delivering their contagiously, dancefloor filling music with an exciting stage presence to invigorate any crowd of willing dancers.
The Rockits’ sound clarity, personal presentation and that of our stage is paramount as we strive to consistently deliver a quality service to our trusting clients in rooms, theatres, halls and marquees at events of all descriptions in venues of all shapes and sizes.
The Rockits cut their teeth in the local music industry with residencies in city clubs requiring constant evolution, meeting new music trends and reinvention of performance. Having toured pub circuits countrywide even playing as far afield as the Cavern Club in Liverpool. Their unique blend of experience molded their skills and professionalism providing the perfect springboard into the big stage band that they are today.
The Rockits have wowed audiences at all types of events from lively weddings to city clubs, dinner dances, private parties and even festivals, they only hope to view your dancing skills at a bouncing dance floor near you very soon.
After front man Niall Donnelly sang his own bride down the aisle a few years ago, the video footage went viral provoking incredible success as he now provides music for ceremonies alongside his sister Bronagh.
“Sorry this is a few weeks late but a major thanks to you guys for putting on a fantastic show at our wedding at Cultra Manor last month. Impressive from start to end with a great playlist always a winner when everyone is dancing to the end! All the best in the future lads!”
“You guys where brilliant! Looking forward to working with u again in the near future!!”
Game of Thrones Gig at Titanic Belfast
Galway Girl- Steve Earle
Stop The World & Let me Off- Declan Nerney
Pretty Little Girl from Omagh- Daniel O’Donnell
Say you love me-Robert Mizzell
Long Time Gone- Dixie Chicks
The Gambler- Kenny Rodgers
Useta Love Her- Goats Don’t Shave
Hills of Donegal- The Saw Doctors
Honey I’m Good- Andy Grammer
Dance the Night Away-The Mavericks
Rock around the Clock- Bill Haley & His Comets
Crazy Little thing called Love- Queen/Michael Buble
Ho Hey- Lumineers
Hey Soul Sister- Train
Dance With Me Tonight- Olly Murs/Derek Ryan
The Wings of a Dove- George Jones
The Wild Rover- trad.
SLOW SET / FIRST DANCES
The One- Kodaline
Thinking out Loud- Ed Sheeran
Wonderful Tonight- Eric Clapton
This I Promise You- Ronan Keating
All of Me- John Legend
Into the Mystic- Van Morrison
Tenerife Sea- Ed Sheeran
Hold back the River- James Bay
My Girl- The Temptations
You Make My Dreams Come True-Hall & Oates
Just can’t get enough- Depeche Mode
Wake Me Up (before you go go)- Wham
Power of love- Huey Lewis & The News
Disco Medley- Dec ’63/Celebration/Treasure
Uptown Funk- Bruno Mars
Shut Up and Dance- Walk the Moon
Proud Mary/Land of 1000 dances/Footloose Medley
Superstition- Stevie Wonder
Play that Funky Music- Wild Cherry
THE BIG FINISH
Sweet Caroline-Neil Diamond
Mr. Brightside- The Killers
Shook me All Night Long- AC/DC
Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey