Question: Whats the name of the live band and singers that perform the music on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing?
Answer: Led by Dave Arch, this group of world class singers and musicians are simply known as The Strictly Come Dancing Band. Dave Arch is responsible for arranging the performances, he also plays guitar and piano.
Because the musicians are somewhat hidden away at the back of the dance floor and the focus is naturally on the shows competitors, you can sometimes forget they’re even there. It’s clearly to the groups credit that you can even mistake their live versions for the original song, often the band are even better.
Including the singers, brass, woodwind and rhythm sections, the band has consisted of many different members over the years. For more information on the current lineup, you can visit their official website.