1920s & Gatsby bands

Hire a 1920s band to play authentic Charleston music, Dixieland jazz or Harlem swing. Perfect for speakeasy or Gatsby-themed events!

Recreate the razzle dazzle of the jazz age with a Great Gatsby-style 1920s band in top hats and tails – cheerful and quirky! Or top off your prohibition-themed party with a speakeasy-style band paying homage to the era of the Cotton Club and rent parties!

From gypsy jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt to quirky Charlestons, these acts are perfect for setting a classy, relaxed mood. We also have traditional Dixieland jazz bands for hire, ideal for garden parties in the summer. Smartly dressed to give an authentic feel, their foxtrots and shuffles will transport you back to the toe-tapping 20s.

Often small and compact line-ups, our 20s Dixieland bands are perfect for outdoor performances and squeezing onto smaller stages. Whether you’re cruising down the river or putting on the ritz, make sure you have one of our amazing acts as your main event!

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from£1,230

Bertie & The Spiffs

  • West Yorkshire
  • 4-5
  • (11)

Hugely entertaining and swinging 1920s-style jazz band, who have previously performed at Wembley Stadium. The band put their own unique and eccentric take on modern pop, from Taylor Swift to Motorhead!

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from£1,325

Hipshakers

  • London
  • 4-7
  • (6)

Classy, stylish vintage band inspired by Postmodern Jukebox. The band play all your favourite chart hits from a 1920s Charleston version of 'Put Your Records On' to a Motown-style arrangement of ‘Can’t Feel My Face'.

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from£1,785

The Charleston Stampede

  • Manchester
  • 5
  • (3)

The Charleston Stampede play popular hits from roaring 20s. Enjoy this visit to an era of wonderful nonsense, quirky original music and cheerful entertainment. Let’s misbehave!

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from£1,660

Putting On The Ritz

  • Manchester
  • 4
  • (23)

Unique and talented musicians & entertainers to recreate the authentic musical ambience of the 1920s & 30s, when The "Charleston" was all the rage, and the swells were "Putting on the Ritz".

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from£600

The Postmodern Jazz Cats

  • London
  • 3-7
  • (4)

An inebriating mix of jazz, swing and modern pop hits delivered by world class musicians. Additional musicians and afternoon sets also available.

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from£1,105

The Original Vintage Swing Band

  • Surrey
  • 5-7
  • (6)

Sophisticated female fronted swing & jazz band that will take you back in time with a varied repertoire including modern songs with a vintage twist. Additional musicians available.

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from£365

Lily Von Rouge

  • Derbyshire
  • 1-10

Tantalizing soloist singing the best of vintage and postmodern jazz in sparkling 1920s style. Full band also available.

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from£1,475

The Swingsters

  • London
  • 3-6
  • (3)

Outrageous jazz, swing and postmodern jukebox style band! 3 to 6-piece line-ups available.

The 646 Society
from£1,475

The 646 Society

  • Newcastle
  • 6-9
  • (1)

Exciting renditions of modern pop songs with a jazzy, vintage speakeasy style twist! Additional musicians and jazz/lounge quartet also available.

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from£415

The 12th Street Swingers

  • Surrey
  • 2-4
  • (20)

Vastly-experienced Dixieland jazz band playing songs in the classic New Orleans style. Great for background music or wandering entertainment. Larger line-ups are available for dancing too.

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The Gatsby Girl

  • North Yorkshire
  • 1
  • (9)

Dazzling vocalist with a variety of shows spanning from 1910's through to the 60s! Wartime inspired shows to rock n roll favourites, The Gatsby Girl has something to offer for all events.

The Hot Notes
from£1,350

The Hot Notes

  • York
  • 6
  • (10)

Great gatsby jazz band boasting an extensive repertoire of instantly recognisable favourites. Perfect for 1920s-style events or garden parties.

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from£440

The Slick City Jazz Stompers

  • London
  • 3-7
  • (20)

The Slick City Jazz Stompers play trad jazz in the traditional New Orleans style – perfect for background music to help create a fun, informal and relaxed atmosphere at summer events.

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from£550

Diamond Nights

  • London
  • 3
  • (15)

Vintage jazz band fronted by an incredible female vocalist/drummer playing modern songs with a retro twist, as well as standards from the 20s and 30s. A variety of line-ups are available to suit any event.

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from£1,290

The Basin Street Band

  • London
  • 5-7
  • (1)

Swinging vintage-themed band playing a mixture of modern hits in their quirky vintage style, as well as authentic 20s-40s material. Duo, trio and additional musicians also available.


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