8 South Band

The 8South Band is one of the most exciting and versatile Dance bands in the Country! Started by the creators of the popular 12South Band of Nashville, 8South offers guests the same great show and set list. The band is known for being able to perform a huge variety of music from Motown to Rock to Hip Hop, Country, Pop, and Jazz!

The show features multiple singers, lots of choreography, outfit changes, specialized stage lighting, a wireless front line, and fun crowd interaction that keeps audiences engaged all night! With an exciting and high-energy, medley-style show, 8South offers entertainment for people of all ages! The musicians and singers of 8South have performed across the World from Asia to Europe and throughout North America and have been featured performers on cruise ships, reality shows, and the famous stages of downtown Nashville. This talented group of performers will make it a night to remember!
  • “8 south was hands down the most amazing band I have ever seen! Our wedding was absolutely amazing and unforgettable because of this band. Our guests would not stop coming up to us asking us how we ever found them. They were just unreal! Our wedding was absolutely amazing and unforgettable because of this band. Immediately after dinner, the tables were empty and the dance floor was full, and it stayed that way the entire night. We had never seen that happen at a wedding before. We are so thankful for this band. Besides being the most phenomenal band on the planet… they were also SO great to work with. Anna was so responsive and she was always super quick to email me back. If you don’t have 8 or 12 south at your wedding…don’t get married!”
    Bride- March 2017
  • “You cannot beat this band… we used the 8 South Band for my daughter’s April wedding here in Memphis.. I had attended a cousin’s wedding in Nashville January 2016 and thought they were so good that they would be great for my daughter’s wedding.. they kept the crowd on their feet the entire reception and the crowd at the end was as big as at the beginning.. my daughter and her new husband had a blast.. you can not go wrong hiring them.. such fun! A day and night to remember!”
    Mother of the Bride- April 2017
  • “We had the 8SouthBand for our wedding at Houston Station and we had about 180 people in attendance. They were excellent during the cocktail hour and played softer music while everyone was eating. As soon as everyone was able to get up and dance no one wanted to leave the dance floor! Everyone in the band was incredible, they sounded amazing and their energy was electric. They had multiple costume changes, kept everyone dancing and laughing and seriously made our wedding one of the most fun events we’ve ever been a part of. My husband and I had multiple people come up to us saying this was the best band they’ve ever heard at a wedding. We can’t recommend them more. If this band is available on your wedding date, don’t even wait, just book them! You’ll be SO happy you did. Anna was incredibly professional to work with from start to finish, answered all our questions promptly, and worked with our special requests without any issues. We’re so pleased with our wedding day and the 8SouthBand was a major contributor! THANK YOU SO MUCH!”
    Bride- June 2017

Song List


Variety Show (Music from all genres and eras)

24K Magic- Bruno Mars

Aint’ No Other Man- Christina Aguilera

All Star- Smash Mouth

All Summer Long- Kid Rock

Beat It- Michael Jackson

Billie Jean- Michael Jackson

Blurred Lines- Robin Thicke

Boogie Shoes- KC and the Sunshine Band

Bootylicious- Destiny’s Child

Brickhouse- Commodores

Brown Eyed Girl- Van Morrison

Bye Bye Bye- NSync

Cake By the Ocean- DNCE

California Love- 2Pac

Can’t Stop the Feeling- Justin Timberlake

Closer- Chainsmokers

Crazy in Love- Beyonce

Cruise- Florida Georgia Line

Dixieland Delight- Alabama

DJ Got Us Falling In Love Again- Usher

Don’t Stop Believing- Journey

Everybody- Backstreet Boys

Footloose- Kenny Loggins

Forget You- Cee Lo Green

Fresh Prince of Bel Air- Will Smith

Friends in Low Places- Garth Brooks

Get Lucky- Daft Punk

Get This Party Started- Pink

Hands to Yourself- Georgia Satellites

Hello- Adele

Hot Stuff- Donna Summer

Hounddog- Elvis

I Don’t Like It, I Love It- Flo Rida

I Love Rock and Roll- Joan Jett

I Will Survive- Gloria Gaynor

Ice Ice Baby- Vanilla Ice

In Da Club- 50 Cent

I Want You Back- Jackson 5

Johnny B. Goode- Chuck Berry

Joker- Steve Miller Band

Kiss- Prince

La Bamba- Los Lobos

Lady Marmalade- Patti LaBelle

Let’s Get it On- Marvin Gaye

Livin on a Prayer- Bon Jovi

Locked Out of Heaven- Bruno Mars

Lose Yourself- Eminem

Love Shack- B52s

Me Too- Meghan Trainor

Mony Mony- Billy Idol

Moves Like Jagger- Maroon 5

Mustang Sally- Wilson Pickett

Never Forget You- Zara Larsson

Oops I Did it Again- Brittney Spears

Party in the U.S.A- Miley Cyrus

Play That Funky Music- Wild Cherry

Pour Some Sugar on Me- Def Leppard

Proud Mary- Tina Turner

Respect- Aretha Franklin

Rock with You- Michael Jackson

Rocky Top- Osborne Brothers

Save a Horse- Big and Rich

Shake it Off- Taylor Swift

Shout- Isley Brothers

Shut Up and Dance- Walk the Moon

Signed, Sealed, Delivered- Stevie Wonder

Single Ladies- Beyonce

Stay With Me- Sam Smith

Sugar- Maroon 5

Summer of 69- Bryan Adams

Superstition- Stevie Wonder

Sweet Caroline- Neil Diamond

Sweet Child of Mine- Guns n Roses

Sweet Dreams- Eurythmics

Sweet Home Alabama- Lynyrd Skynyrd

Thinking Out Loud- Ed Sheeran

Thriller- Michael Jackson

Timber- Pitbull

Tubthumping- Chumbawamba

Twist and Shout- Beatles

Umbrella- Rihanna

Uptown Funk- Bruno Mars

Viva La Vida- Coldplay

Wagon Wheel- Old Crow Medicine Show

Walk this Way- Aerosmith

Wanna Be- Spice Girls

Want to Want Me- Jason Derulo

What I Got- Sublime

Wonderful Tonight- Eric Clapton

You Are the Best Thing- Ray LaMontagne

You Make My Dreams- Hall and Oates

Work From Home- Fifth Harmony


Jazz Hour Songs:

Ain’t No Sunshine- Bill Withers

All About that Bass- Kate Davis

All of Me- Frank Sinatra

All Blues- instrumental

Autumn Leaves- instrumental

Blue Bossa- instrumental

C Jam Blues- instrumental

Cissy Strut- instrumental

Everything- Michael Buble

Fly Me to the Moon- instrumental

Georgia- Ray Charles

Girl from Ipanema- Frank Sinatra

Let’s Stay Together- Al Green

Mercy Mercy Mercy- Buddy Rich

Natural Woman- Aretha Franklin

Song for My Father- instrumental

Stand By Me- Ben E. King

Sunday Morning- Maroon 5

Country songs that may be added with a Fiddle player:

(Fiddle player also plays on many other tunes in the Variety show as well as Jazz hour and can also perform ceremony music as an add-on.)

Callin Baton Rouge

Chattahoochee

Devil Went Down to Georgia

Fishin in the Dark

Folsum Prison Blues

If You’re Gonna Play in Texas

Little White Church

Louisiana Saturday Night

Orange Blossom Special

Pontoon

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South’s Gonna do it Again

Walkin after Midnight

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8 South Band was last modified: September 6th, 2017 by Jason Guinn