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Top Cover Band Songs For Dance (2022)

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Searching for the best cover band songs for dance? We’ve got some of the best right here.

Below we’ve got cover band songs broken down by genre, artist or group, and a few songs listed for each. No matter what kind of music you like to dance to, you’ll find some great cover band songs for dance in our compiled list.  

Picking the right music can make or break your event, so your playlist should include music that everyone can enjoy.

Browse through 300 cover band songs for dance, including everything from tried and tested functional band songs to new contemporary pop songs. 

Our cover bands have experience playing most if not all of the songs below.

Table of Contents:

Indie/Rock Cover Band Songs

indie rock dance songs

  1. I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor – Arctic Monkeys
  2. Do I Wanna Know? – Arctic Monkeys
  3. Care For – Blossoms
  4. Charlemagne – Blossoms
  5. Girls and Boys – Blur
  6. Parklife – Blur
  7. 7 – Catfish & The Bottlemen
  8. Kathleen – Catfish & The Bottlemen
  9. Beautiful Faces – Declan McKenna
  10. Brazil – Declan McKenna
  11. Grounds for Divorce – Elbow
  12. Mirrorball – Elbow
  13. Mountain at My Gates – Foals
  14. My Number – Foals
  15. All My Life – Foo Fighters
  16. Everlong – Foo Fighters
  17. Now I’m In It – HAIM
  18. Summer Girl – HAIM
  19. Headstart – Jade Bird
  20. Lottery – Jade Bird
  21. About Last Night – Jake Bugg
  22. All I Need – Jake Bugg
  23. Hold Back the River – James Bay
  24. Let it Go – James Bay
  25. Fire – Kasabian
  26. Underdog – Kasabian
  27. Birthday – Kings of Leon
  28. Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon
  29. Bold – Liam Gallagher 
  30. For What It’s Worth – Liam Gallagher 
  31. Undisclosed Desires – Muse
  32. Panic Station – Muse
  33. She’s Electric – Oasis
  34. Roll With It – Oasis
  35. Go with the Flow – Queens of the Stoneage 
  36. Make it Wit Chu – Queens of the Stoneage 
  37. By the Way – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  38. Give it Away – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  39. Figure It Out – Royal Blood
  40. Lights Out – Royal Blood
  41. Hypersonic Missiles – Sam Fender
  42. Seventeen Going Under – Sam Fender
  43. Borderline – Tame Impala
  44. Elephant – Tame Impala
  45. Be My Mistake – The 1975
  46. Chocolate – The 1975
  47. Gold on the Ceiling – The Black Keys
  48. Lonely Boy – The Black Keys
  49. Human – The Killers
  50. Mr. Brightside – The Killers
  51. Last Nite – The Strokes
  52. Reptilia – The Strokes
  53. All My Friends Are Falling In Love – The Vaccines
  54. If You Wanna – The Vaccines
  55. Techno Fan – The Wombats
  56. Let’s Dance to Joy Division – The Wombats
  57. A-Punk – Vampire Weekend
  58. Harmony Hall – Vampire Weekend
  59. Bros – Wolf Alice
  60. Don’t Delete the Kisses – Wolf Alice

Pop/Contemporary

pop contemporary

  1. Easy on Me – Adele
  2. Rumour Has It – Adele
  3. 7 Rings – Ariana Grande
  4. Break Free – Ariana Grande
  5. Bubbles – Biffy Clyro 
  6. Mountains – Biffy Clyro 
  7. 24k Magic – Bruno Mars
  8. Finesse – Bruno Mars
  9. Acceptable in the 80’s – Calvin Harris
  10. Feel So Close – Calvin Harris
  11. Attention – Charlie Puth
  12. Mother – Charlie Puth
  13. Baby – Clean Bandit
  14. Rather Be – Clean Bandit
  15. Adventure of a Lifetime – Coldplay
  16. Higher Power – Coldplay
  17. Levitating – Dua Lipa
  18. Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa
  19. Bad Habits – Ed Sheeran
  20. Castle on the Hill – Ed Sheeran
  21. Dog Days are Over – Florence + the Machine
  22. Howl – Florence + the Machine
  23. Adore You – Harry Styles
  24. Golden – Harry Styles
  25. Bang Bang – Jessie J
  26. Domino – Jessie J
  27. Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
  28. Peaches – Justin Bieber
  29. California Girls – Katy Perry
  30. Roar – Katy Perry
  31. Born This Way – Lady Gaga
  32. Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
  33. Black Magic – Little Mix
  34. Power – Little Mix
  35. Party Rock – LMFAO
  36. Sexy and I Know It – LMFAO
  37. 80s Mercedes – Maren Morris
  38. My Church – Maren Morris
  39. Nothing Breaks Like a Heart – Mylie Cyrus
  40. Party in the USA – Mylie Cyrus
  41. Crybaby – Paloma Faith
  42. Lullaby – Paloma Faith
  43. Diamonds – Rhianna
  44. Please Don’t Stop the Music – Rhianna
  45. Feel the Love – Rudemental
  46. Waiting All Night – Rudemental
  47. Dancing With a Stranger – Sam Smith
  48. I’m Not the Only One – Sam Smith
  49. Kill My Vibe – Sigrid
  50. Mirror – Sigrid
  51. Blast Off – Silk Sonic
  52. Leaving the Door Open – Silk Sonic
  53. Blinding Lights – The Weeknd
  54. Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
  55. If You’re Over Me – Years and Years
  56. King – Years and Years

Motown/Soul

Motown soul

  1. Chain of Fools – Aretha Franklin
  2. Respect – Aretha Franklin
  3. Everybody Dance – Chic
  4. Good Times – Chic
  5. In the Stone – Earth, Wind, and Fire
  6. Let’s Groove – Earth, Wind, and Fire
  7. ABC – Jackson 5
  8. Blame it on the Boogie – Jackson 5
  9. Get Up Offa – James Brown
  10. I Feel Good – James Brown
  11. Celebration – Kool and the Gang
  12. Get Down On It – Kool and the Gang
  13. Ain’t No Mountain – Marvin Gaye
  14. I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  15. Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson
  16. Get on the Floor – Michael Jackson
  17. 1999 – Prince
  18. I Wanna Be Your Lover – Prince
  19. For Once in My Life – Stevie Wonder
  20. Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
  21. I’m Every Woman – Whitney Houston
  22. I’m Your Baby Tonight – Whitney Houston

80s Pop/Rock

80s pop rock

  1. Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
  2. You Give Love a Bad Name – Bon Jovi
  3. Holding Out for a Hero – Bonnie Tyler
  4. Total Eclipses of the Heart – Bonnie Tyler
  5. Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
  6. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
  7. Let’s Dance – David Bowie
  8. Magic Dance – David Bowie
  9. Rio – Duran Duran
  10. The Reflex – Duran Duran
  11. Man-Eater – Hall & Oates
  12. You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates
  13. Anyway You Want It – Journey
  14. Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
  15. Danger Zone – Kenny Loggins
  16. Footloose – Kenny Loggins
  17. Dancing on the Ceiling – Lionel Richie
  18. All Night Long – Lionel Richie
  19. Holiday – Madonna
  20. Like a Virgin – Madonna
  21. Beat It – Michael Jackson
  22. Thriller – Michael Jackson
  23. I’m So Excited – Pointer Sisters
  24. Jump – Pointer Sisters
  25. 1999 – Prince
  26. Raspberry Beret – Prince
  27. Another One Bites The Dust – Queen
  28. Somebody To Love – Queen
  29. Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Starship
  30. We Built This City – Starship
  31. Don’t Stand So Close to Me – The Police
  32. Message In a Bottle – The Police
  33. Simply the Best – Tina Turner
  34. What’s Love Got to Do With It – Tina Turner
  35. I’m Your Man – Wham!
  36. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go – Wham!
  37. Here I Go Again – Whitesnake
  38. Is This Love – Whitesnake
  39. I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
  40. How Will I Know – Whitney Houston

50s and 60s Rock and Roll

50s and 60s rock and roll

  1. Not Fade Away – Buddy Holly and the Crickets
  2. Oh Boy – Buddy Holly and the Crickets
  3. Heartbeat – Buddy Holly
  4. It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – Buddy Holly
  5. Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
  6. Maybellene – Chuck Berry
  7. 20 Flight Rock – Eddie Cochran
  8. Cut Across Shorty – Eddie Cochran
  9. All Shook Up – Elvis Presley
  10. Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis Presley
  11. Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
  12. Get Rhythm – Johnny Cash
  13. Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard
  14. Long Tall Sally – Little Richard
  15. I Got a Woman – Ray Charles
  16. Shake a Tailfeather – Ray Charles
  17. Hippy Hippy Shake – The Beatles
  18. I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
  19. All I Have to Do Is Dream – The Everly Brothers
  20. Bye Bye Love – The Everly Brothers

Jazz and Swing

jazz and swing

  1. Getting Some Fun Out of Life – Billie Holiday
  2. God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday
  3. Anything Goes – Cole Porter
  4. C’est Magnifique – Cole Porter
  5. Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good To You – Diana Krall
  6. Gentle Rain – Diana Krall
  7. After You’ve Gone – Django Reinhardt
  8. Minor Swing – Django Reinhardt
  9. Caravan – Duke Ellington
  10. In a Mellow Tone – Duke Ellington
  11. Dream a Little Dream of Me – Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
  12. Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off  – Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
  13. Cottontail  – Ella Fitzgerald 
  14. I Found My Yellow Basket – Ella Fitzgerald
  15. Ain’t Misbehavin – Fats Waller
  16. It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie – Fats Waller
  17. The Lady Is a Tramp – Frank Sinatra
  18. Something Stupid – Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra
  19. Fascinatin’ Rhythm – George Gershwin
  20. Lady Be Good – George Gershwin
  21. Alexander’s Ragtime – Irving Berlin
  22. Cheek to Cheek – Irving Berlin
  23. Basin Street Blues – Louis Armstrong
  24. Jeepers Creepers – Louis Armstrong
  25. All Blues – Miles Davis
  26. Freddie – Miles Davis
  27. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Nat King Cole
  28. LOVE – Nat King Cole
  29. Feeling Good – Nina Simone
  30. I Put a Spell on You – Nina Simone
  31. Alright, Okay You Win – Peggy Lee
  32. Fever – Peggy Lee
  33. I’m Beginning to See the Light – The Ink Spots
  34. We Three My Echo My Shadow and Me – The Ink Spots
  35. King of the Swingers – The Jungle Book
  36. The Bare Necessities – The Jungle Book

First Dance

first dance

  1. Fix You – Coldplay
  2. Sky Full of Stars – Coldplay
  3. One Day Like This – Elbow
  4. Starlings – Elbow
  5. Your Song – Elton John
  6. Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John
  7. L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole
  8. When I Fall In Love – Nat King Cole
  9. Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
  10. You’re My Best Friend – Queen
  11. All You Need Is Love – The Beatles
  12. Something – The Beatles

Folk and Cross Over

folk and crossover

  1. Hey Brother – Avicii
  2. Wake Me Up – Avicii
  3. Get Around – Beach Boys
  4. God Only Knows – Beach Boys
  5. Keep Your Head Up – Ben Howard
  6. Only Love – Ben Howards
  7. Rock Around the Clock – Bill Haley & the Comets 
  8. Shake Rattle and Roll – Bill Haley & the Comets 
  9. Don’t Tell Your Friends About Us – Blake Mills
  10. Hey Lover – Blake Mills
  11. Hit Me Baby – Britney Spears
  12. Toxic – Britney Spears
  13. Oh Boy – Buddy Holly
  14. That’ll Be The Day – Buddy Holly
  15. Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
  16. You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
  17. 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
  18. Jolene – Dolly Parton
  19. Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
  20. Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
  21. Home – Edward Sharpes & the Magnetic Zeros
  22. Man on Fire – Edward Sharpes & the Magnetic Zeros
  23. Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis
  24. Hound Dog – Elvis
  25. Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
  26. Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
  27. Dog Days – Florence + the Machine 
  28. You’ve Got the Love – Florence + the Machine 
  29. Blame it on Me – George Ezra
  30. Budapest – George Ezra
  31. Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash
  32. Folsom Prison – Johnny Cash
  33. Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
  34. Sorry – Justin Bieber
  35. Black Horse & The Cherry Tree – KT Tunstall
  36. Suddenly I See – KT Tunstall
  37. Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard
  38. Tutti Frutti – Little Richard
  39. Guiding Light – Mumford & Sons
  40. I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons
  41. 5 Years Time – Noah & The Whale 
  42. Life Goes On – Noah & The Whale 
  43. Dirty Paws – Of Monsters & Men 
  44. Little Talks – Of Monsters & Men 
  45. Counting Stars – One Republic 
  46. I Lived – One Republic 
  47. Jenny Don’t Be Hasty – Paolo Nutini
  48. Last Request – Paolo Nutini
  49. Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
  50. ‘39 – Queen
  51. Hit the Road, Jack – Ray Charles
  52. I Got a Woman – Ray Charles
  53. Mean – Taylor Swift
  54. Our Song – Taylor Swift
  55. All My Loving – The Beatles
  56. Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
  57. Dreaming of You – The Coral
  58. In the Morning – The Coral
  59. Ho-hey – The Lumineers
  60. Ophelia – The Lumineers
  61. Mess is Mine – Vance Joy
  62. Riptide – Vance Joy
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