Wedding Bands in Manchester & North West

Our live wedding bands in Manchester and the surrounding area draw on one of the country’s most diverse music scenes to make your event unique and memorable.

Manchester’s compelling music scene has been bringing us rock bands such as Joy Division and Oasis for decades. It continues to thrive, producing exciting new entertainers in both classical and pop genres from some of the country’s most prestigious music schools. Function Central is one of the leading entertainment agencies in Manchester and the surrounding area and we select the very best Manchester wedding bands, giving you a huge choice of music for your event.

From wedding function bands, wedding jazz bands and wedding ceilidh bands for your evening party through to classical guitarists, harpists, string quartets and pianists for your wedding reception or ceremony, we have something for all pockets and venue sizes. If you're after wedding entertainment in Manchester, you'll find our selection second to none.

Our wedding music in Manchester comes in all shapes, sizes and genres, from string quartets to guitarists, harpists and steel bands to dance-along soul funk bands playing James Brown stompers and rock bands playing the latest chart hits, so you will always be able to find a band to suit your taste. And we can offer more than just wedding bands in Manchester: if you're looking for a band for an office party, check out our full range of corporate entertainment in Manchester.

Our wedding bands Manchester have played at venues such as The Freemason's Hall, Manchester Town Hall, The Castlefield Rooms, The Lowry, MU Football Club, Heaton Hall, Davenport Green Hall, Adlington Hall and the Park Royal Hotel. Our North West wedding bands play throughout the region, and we have wedding bands in Lancashire, Cheshire, Liverpool, LeedsCumbria, & Merseyside & the Wirral.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    The North, Wales & the West Midlands
  • Price:
    from £595

The Manchester String Quartet have extensive experience providing music for weddings, corporate events and other functions.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    North West, Yorkshire and Humberside, Midlands, North Wales
  • Price:
    from £1150

Popular, energetic 5- to 7-piece wedding band featuring male vocals and first rate musicians. Horn section, afternoon acoustic jazz & swing sets and DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    North West, West Midlands, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside, Wales and Scotland
  • Price:
    from £365 for Duo

Stylish, versatile singer Jean brings talent and class to her performances of jazz standards and classic songs.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £650

An authentic traditional, unplugged steel band to transport your guests' imaginations to a beautiful Caribbean beach paradise! This weather-proof band of first rate pan players carry their own gazebo.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £240 for Soloist

Exquisite female vocalist playing her own soulful piano arrangements of contemporary pop tunes and ballads, laced with generous helpings of jazz, gospel and soul. Extra sets and DJ service available. Also available as a duo or a full 4-6 piece jazz band.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1280 for 6-piece

Highly-experienced and energetic female-fronted 6-piece party band, playing everything from Motown classics to modern r'n'b and pop chartbusters. Low-season & weekday discounts and acoustic duo or quartet sets available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    North West, West Midlands, Wales, East Midlands, Yorkshire and Humberside, North East and South West
  • Price:
    from £995 for 4-piece

Energetic party band with a wealth of experience playing hits from The Beatles to Lady Gaga.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1125 for 5-piece

Exciting and energetic 5-piece brass band from Manchester made up of young Musicians from The Royal Northern College of Music. With their extensive repertoire, this ground-breaking group will provide the perfect injection of 'wow factor' for any party or event! Also available as a 9-piece.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1230 for 6-piece

Top wedding & party band from Liverpool with male and female vocals as well as sax! Acoustic sets and DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £995 for 4-piece

Lively 4-piece featuring female vocals with a repertoire of party classics that will energise your party and get your guests on their feet. Additional sax and acoustic sets available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £995 for 4-piece

Exceptional 4-piece party/wedding band from Manchester, playing retro classics to cutting edge pop and indie. Background acoustic duo sets, DJ service and larger line-ups available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £875 for 3-piece

Our most recommended band in the North West for 5 years running, Hudson are an all-male 3-4 piece band playing everything from 50s rock & roll to last week's number one at weddings, parties, HM Forces events and more. DJ service and acoustic/afternoon sets available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1685 for 6 piece

World-class, hard-hitting 6-7 piece Manchester based pop, funk & soul party band, recreating and refreshing the classic soul sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s alongside modern R 'n' B hits! DJ service and acoustic duo set available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £985 for 5-piece

Young and exceptionally talented wedding and function band from the North West, available as a 5-piece with male vocals up to an 8-piece adding female vocals, keyboards and brass. Guitar/sax duo also available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1450 for 5-piece

Stylish young 5-piece Cheshire band, featuring male and female vocals. Their large and varied song-list covers rock, pop, Motown, soul, jazz, jive and more! Optional brass section, DJ service & acoustic jazz duo available as well as discounts on low-season bookings.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1120 for 4-piece

Phenomenally popular and versatile Liverpool 4-piece featuring outstanding male vocals, guitar synth and a large set-list taking in modern indie, classic rock, soul, reggae and disco.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £750 for 3-piece

Hugely talented, energetic 3-5 piece Cheshire function band covering a wide range of material including pop, rock, soul, funk, swing, rock and roll and jazz from the 50s right up to the present day. Off-peak discounts available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £885 for 4-piece

Energetic and stylish 4-piece from Liverpool offering hits from the fifties to the present, featuring guitars, keyboards and vocal harmonies for a big, versatile sound! Laptop DJ service and acoustic sets available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £950 for 3-piece

Lively all-male 3-piece party and wedding band from Liverpool who have toured with Deacon Blue and The Sugababes. Expect danceable classics from Queen to The Killers! DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £985 for 5-piece

Exceptionally talented female-fronted 5-piece including sax, who can work any crowd into a sweat, with a broad rock, pop and soul repertoire suitable for all ages. Additional musicians, optional jazz sets and DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £625

Ultra-hip swinging trio who create a unique new twist on jazz standards and classic pop tunes alike from Frank Sinatra to The Beatles.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1495

Stylish and charismatic 4-piece band, bringing the sound of 1930's Paris crashing into the modern world of contemporary pop tunes! Suitable for lounging or dancing.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £595 for duo

Entertaining playback duo from Liverpool performing rock and pop from The Beatles to the Killers, for great value dancing at weddings and parties. Pro DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1105 for 4-piece

Fresh, exciting and unique 4-piece playing rock & pop covers from Pixie Lott, Cee Lo Green and Sam Sparro in a mellow, yet upbeat piano jazz format. Quintet adding female vocals, acoustic "unplugged" band or acoustic duo available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £580 for duo

Talented party duo based in the North West featuring custom backing tracks and stunning harmonies. Repertoire ranging from classics by The Beatles to today's hits; acoustic or electric sets available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £740 for 3-piece

3 or 4-piece male-fronted party band from Liverpool, with a repertoire ranging from 60s classics to modern chart anthems. Extra musicians, solo afternoon acoustic set and DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £850 for 4-piece

Experienced male-fronted 4-piece band with a great live show and a repertoire covering everything from The Beatles and Elvis to Guns 'n' Roses and The Killers. Afternoon acoustic sets and DJ service available. Low rates in Winter months.

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  • Based in:
    Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1330 for 5-piece

Hugely entertaining and swinging 1920s-style band from West Yorkshire with their own unique and eccentric take on modern pop!

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £970 for 4-piece

Versatile and exciting 4-piece Liverpool-based party band with male vocals, playing a mixed bag of pop, indie, rock and soul. Optional DJ service and Rat Pack set. Duo option also available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £910 for 4-piece

Lively 4-piece band based in Lancashire, equally comfortable playing student events as they are weddings, drawing on a varied repertoire of 60s-00s floor-fillers. DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £860

Established Manchester-based gypsy trio The Bohemians have performed extensively at gigs and festivals across the UK, and alongside artists such as Imelda May and Plan B.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £850 for 4-piece

Experienced Manchester based 4-piece Superfly bring electricity to their rock & pop set. Afternoon acoustic sets also available.

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  • Based in:
    Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1330 for 6-piece

Fresh, passionate 6 to 8-piece band will truly bring the funk to your event; featuring unique male and female vocalists, their energy and vibrance will bring a sparkle to your occasion! Bespoke options such as additional DJ, trumpet player and ambient acoustic or jazz sets are available.

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  • Based in:
    Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1425 for 6-piece

Superb 6-piece party/wedding band from Leeds who draw on a wide repertoire of tried and tested classics. Exceptional value for a band of this quality! Optional DJ service & brass section.

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  • Based in:
    Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Available in:
    Yorkshire, the North and the Midlands
  • Price:
    from £615 for 3-piece

Lively 3-piece party band from Leeds delivering high quality entertainment! Afternoon sets, DJ service and additional musicians available.