RECKLESS are one of Exeter's top party bands. 


Formed in 2007, RECKLESS cover rock, pop and soul music from the 1960s to the present day and regularly perform throughout the Southwest and beyond. 


We can cater for any kind of event including Weddings, Corporate events, Parties, Festivals, Functions and much more. 

Renowned for their powerful vocals and excellent musicianship, every performance comes alive with a vibrant show that will get you up on your feet and dancing. 

About Us

Band Hiring Info:

We have our own dedicated live PA system with tops, subs and mixing desk. 

We also have our own lighting which works great in small to medium sized venues, however you can choose to upgrade your event and we can hire a dedicated lighting engineer with an expanded lighting rig. 

You may use our PA and lighting rig free of charge before the band performance begins, during the break and after the performance. We can provide a playlist of music, alternatively you can bring your own device with your own music as long as it has a mini jack output. ​Please let us know in advance if your venue uses noise meters. 

We can cater for different length events. Standard events are 2 x 60 min sets. However, do contact us as we regularly perform longer sets than this and can also shorten sets where required.​We are able to learn specific songs for events such as first dances for weddings (where the song works for live band arrangement). 

We require at least an hour set up time, 2 hours is preferable. We will require soundcheck time of about 30 mins to test all equipment and set levels - this will be noisy but we aim to keep this to a minimum. 

Whilst we have standard setlists, we can adapt the setlist to suit the event and your guests. 

If playing outside, you will need a plan B if it rains, preferably involving a large gazebo or other shelter!

We require at least 2 double powered sockets to run all our PAT tested equipment. We also have Public Liability insurance should your venue require it. 

Music & Videos
The Band

Mr. Baber on sax, flute, harmonica and penny whistle has a long pedigree in show bands and tribute acts, notably Soul Agents and Badness.

Sax Man

A singer whose vocal range can veer from baritone to counter-tenor with ease, whose passionate delivery provides the primary focal point of the band’s performance.


Jamie Heard on drums, who is literally the powerhouse of the band with his flamboyant displays of technique. 

Drums Jamie

John is a multi-instrumentalist, award winning composer, senior music lecturer at Exeter College and synthesizer enthusiast!

Guitar + Keys John

Steve is an award-winning virtuoso guitarist renowned for jaw-dropping fretwork skill and who toured Europe and America with the bands Scat Opera and The Mediaeval Baebes.  

Guitar Steve

Jack is one funky bass player. Supporting Jamie to power ​the band through the set. Check out his super funky and solid musical chops!

Bass Jack
Examples Setlist

We regularly change and update our setlist, but here are some of our more popular songs.


Buck Rogers


Feeling Good

Dude looks like a lady

Get lucky

I can't stand the rain

I want to break free

Crazy little thing called love

Holy Mountain



Times like these

Here I go again

Chasing Cars

Every breath you take

Whole lotta Rosie


Hard to handle

Bohemian Rhapsody

You give love a bad name

Crazy horses

Proud Mary

Purple Rain

Basket Case

Honky Tonk Women

Let me entertain you


Nutbush City Limits

All right now

Haven't found what I'm looking for

I saw her standing there

Sweet home Alabama

Highway to hell

Summer of 69

I believe in a thing called love

I don't want to miss a thing

Mustang Sally

Livin' on a prayer

It's my life

Sex on Fire

We are the Champions

Fix You

Rockin all over the world

Wishing well

I want to know what love is

Use Somebody

Shut up and dance

Hey Jude

Gimme all your lovin'

Come together

Sweet Child of Mine



If you are interested in booking us, or want to find out more, please get in touch!

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