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Brass bands for hire

Modern brass and drums bands belting out pop classics for dancing at weddings, as well as classic brass quintets, fanfare trios and Bavarian oompah bands for hire.


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Bloco Brass

  • London
  • 4-6
  • (28)

Exciting new brass and drums band playing danceable pop songs as well as some Latin music. With Brazilian musicians in their ranks, the band will bring the spirit of Rio and Carnival to your event!

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Mojo Brass Band

  • London
  • 4-8
  • (51)

Mojo Brass are a funky, punchy brass powerhouse made up of the UK's best up-and-coming sax players, trumpeters and drummer. Their track list blends rarer grooves with mainstream crowd-pleasers.

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Brooklyn Brass

  • Manchester
  • 7
  • (22)

With a broad repertoire spanning brass classics and covers of contemporary pop hits, expect the likes of Robbie Williams, Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran and The Jackson 5 all recreated in a bold brass sound!

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The Brasstones

  • Leicestershire
  • 5-7
  • (40)

Inspired by the sounds of the streets of New Orleans, The Brasstones are a 5-7 piece outfit featuring a mighty sousaphone, horns and percussion! One of the horn players doubles on vocals and frontman duties if required - recommended for evening parties.

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The Lederpop Brass Band

  • London
  • 5
  • (33)

Offering the most authentic - and raucous - Oompah experience around! Whether its Oktoberfest, beer exhibitions or recreating the energy of apres ski, this is Lederhosen-fuelled fun and games at its finest! Available acoustic, roaming or with PA system.

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RAW Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5
  • (18)

Flipping the script on traditional tunes, these dynamic brass wizards serve up everything from The Beatles to Beyonce.

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The Inglorious Brassterds

  • London
  • 5-8
  • (40)

Incredible new brass band bringing the rhythm and soul of New Orleans alive to your party, with a few pop covers thrown in. Also available with vocalist.

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The Brass Party

  • London
  • 4-8

Blending brass beats from Brazil, New Orleans, the Balkans, and Mexico, The Brass Party electrifies any event with spontaneous energy and crowd-pleasing tunes.

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Drum n Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5-10
  • (58)

Performing hi-octane brass arrangements of floor-fillers by Daft Punk, Queen, Beyonce and more, Drum 'n' Brass are a fresh alternative to traditional cover bands. Male vocals optional.

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The Prosit Oompah Band

  • London
  • 4-8
  • (21)

Mixing oompah versions of your pop favourites with traditional Bavarian music, this German-themed band promise heaps of fun and a lot of Lederhosen!

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Hot Riffs Brass Band

  • Bristol
  • 5-7
  • (15)

Playing authentic NOLA Mardi Gras tunes as well their own brassy takes on your favourite songs from funk and jazz to pop and R&B, Hot Riffs Brass Band bring an infectious energy and New Orleans spirit to your event.

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The Ministry Of Horns

  • York
  • 7-9
  • (26)

World-class brass and drums party band who are regulars at Glastonbury and have performed for Jamie Oliver and Liam Gallagher.

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The Brasskickers

  • London
  • 4-8

Energetic and talented, this all-female brass ensemble blends pop, jazz, funk, and soul into an electrifying musical experience that captivates audiences worldwide.

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The Edelweiss All-Stars

  • London
  • 4-5
  • (23)

Slap those thighs, pour a stein and get your best moves ready for the dancefloor, this energetic, traditional oompah band are ready to deliver a night you won't forget!

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Big Easy Brass Band

  • London
  • 4-8
  • (60)

Young and animated brass band who never fail to get the party jumping with their funky take on the traditional brass format. Aside from their larger line-ups for dancing, the band also offer a 4-piece acoustic line-up, ideal for roaming at garden parties or parades.

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Street Beat Band

  • London
  • 5-8
  • (26)

Outstanding brass band who can adapt to a range of scenarios, whether playing pop songs with vocals for dancing at weddings, oompah in lederhosen at Oktoberfest or as a mobile marching band for promotions and processions.

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The Oompah Trio

  • Portsmouth
  • 3-5
  • (12)

Riotously good fun oompah music and games for an Oktoberfest style party. Complete with costumes and traditional music plus classic pop songs, this is guaranteed fun for everyone! Various line-ups available.

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Hardcore Horns

  • Leeds
  • 6
  • (27)

Combining New Orleans horns, traditional British Brass and some original arrangements of modern favourites, Hardcore Horns are the easiest way to create a party atmosphere with immediate effect!

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Brass Jam

  • Birmingham
  • 8
  • (19)

Brass Jam is an 8-piece brass party group that delights audiences with old school classics as well as modern pop songs infused with a twist!

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MisLED Brass

  • London
  • 11
  • (27)

Utilising ground-breaking LED light show technology, MisLED Brass perform covers and mashups of music ranging from drum’n’bass to 80s classics, with fully synchronised light shows and choreographed routines.

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Brass band booking guide

Why book a brass band?

There’s nothing quite like a brass band to create a real sense of occasion, and we’ve a brass band for almost every event – whether you’re hosting a German-themed night or want a brass fanfare as you walk down the aisle.

Brass bands don’t require amplification, so they’re also the ideal choice for venues with noise regulations or outdoor events where there’s no power.

What types of brass band do you offer?

Modern fusion brass bands
If you’re after an alternative to a standard function band, a modern brass fusion band is an increasingly popular evening entertainment choice.

These combine brass and drums (in the style of Hot Brass 8) to fill your dancefloor. Generally they play brass versions of pop covers by artists such as Michael Jackson, Beyoncé and Bruno Mars.

Brass oompah bands
If you’re planning to get a little raucous for Oktoberfest or Bierkeller nights, our lederhosen-clad Bavarian oompah bands are a fun and interactive entertainment option. These usually feature a trumpet, trombone, tuba and clarinets.

Classical brass ensembles
For wedding ceremonies, a brass band or classical brass quintet is a refreshing alternative to string quartets or harpists during the procession, exit or signing of the register.

We're booking a brass wedding band. Can they learn our first dance?

It's possible - just ask! Check out the band’s profile to see if your wedding song is already already included in their repertoire. If it's not, let us know and we'll see what the band can do.

Bear in mind that as most pop songs aren't arranged for brass instruments, it will take time for them to transcribe the song and write an arrangement for their line-up. They'll also need to learn and rehearse this with the band.

If your brass wedding band don't feel that the song can be easily replicated on brass instruments, they'll be happy to play the recorded version instead through their sound system (if they're bringing on - check this), using Spotify or an mp3 player.

Do we need to provide anything for the band?

Power: You'll only need to provide access to a power supply, if you've booked a "stage" line-up for an evening event, and the booking includes extras such as a vocalist, DJ service or interval music. In most other cases (eg. roaming events), our brass bands will play completely acoustically. However, if you're expecting more than 150 guests, let us know, as the band may need to mic up their instruments.

Space: As a guide, it’s best to allow space of 4m wide x 3m deep for a 4-piece brass band. Add an additional square metre for each extra band member.

Food & drink: Please make sure your band have the food and refreshments that they need on the night. Bands performing in the evening will require a hot meal to keep their energy up. This will be detailed in your booking contract.

How long will the band need to set up?

Brass bands ask for a 60-90 minute window from 5pm or 6pm at the earliest in order to set up and soundcheck their equipment.

It’s ideal if your venue is free of guests at this point, although some bands are happy to do a noiseless ‘line check’ to test instruments and equipment instead of a full, front-of-house soundcheck, if you need them to keep the volume down.

Why should we hire a local brass band?

Hiring a local brass band will save you money on expensive transport and overnight costs. We have brass bands based in most major towns and cities across the UK – use the filter menus at the top of the page to find bands near you.

Other ways to save money on your brass band are:

  • Before you book more musicians for afternoon background music, check whether members of your brass band can provide this – it'll save you additional costs, such as travel.
  • If you haven't yet set your event date, consider booking a midweek or winter party to take advantage of the most competitive rates.

How long will the band play for on the night?

Typically, our modern brass fusion bands are booked for after-dinner dancing. They would usually perform 2 x 60 minute sets from 9.30pm through to midnight, with a half hour interval.

For performances later than midnight (whether band or DJ service), a late fee usually applies.

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