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Brass bands for hire

Our collection of brass bands for hire includes modern brass and drums bands belting out pop classics for dancing as well as classic brass quintets, fanfare trios and Bavarian oompah bands.

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from£1,375

Big Easy Brass Band

  • London
  • 4-9
  • (47)

The hottest new brass fusion band in town, Big Easy will bring a raucous, New Orleans party vibe to your event! The band can perform in one place or roaming around your venue and guests whilst they play. Available as an instrumental only band, or with male or female vocalist.

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from£1,355

The Lederpop Brass Band

  • London
  • 5
  • (31)

Outrageously good fun brass band complete with Lederhosen for a riotous and authentic oompah experience. Ideal for Oktoberfest, apres ski and beer festivals! Available acoustic, roaming or with PA system.

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from£1,500

The DBs

  • London
  • 5-9
  • (43)

From pop favourites and feel-good funk to afrobeats and updated jazz classics, The DBs are an in-demand brass band like no other that have taken the UK festival scene by storm! Available with vocalist or rapper.

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from£1,720

Street Beat Band

  • London
  • 6-7
  • (14)

Outstanding brass band who can adapt to a range of scenarios, whether playing pop songs for dancing at weddings, oompah in lederhosen at Oktoberfest or as a mobile marching band for promotions and processions. They can also add female vocalists if required.

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from£1,970

Hardcore Horns

  • West Yorkshire
  • 10
  • (11)

Made up of the North’s finest horn players, pushing the boundaries of brass, this funky horn juggernaut brings you hard hitting covers and their own brand of riot-prog.

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from£2,480

Drum n Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5-10
  • (58)

Young and animated brass band with an extensive song list of rock and pop floor-fillers and an incredible frontman/vocalist. This groundbreaking group have performed for royalty and offer the perfect alternative entertainment for your wedding or event!

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from£985

Steamin Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5-6
  • (42)

A brass band like nothing you've ever experienced before. Trumpets, sousaphone, group vocals and stilt-walking percussionists combine to belt out classic pop tunes from the last 50 years and create an audio-visual spectacle!

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from£1,015

The Brasstones

  • Leicestershire
  • 5-7
  • (34)

A fun and entertaining 7-piece outfit featuring a mighty sousaphone, horns and percussion! Inspired by the sounds of the streets of New Orleans, with swing, jazz, ska, reggae, funk and latin influences as their trademark sound. A male vocalist and frontman is also available - ideal for evening parties.

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from£1,105

The Prosit Oompah Band

  • London
  • 4-8
  • (21)

A German-themed band, dressed in Lederhosen and blasting out classic Bavarian tunes mixed with Oompah-style pop covers.

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from£1,350

The Edelweiss All-Stars

  • London
  • 4-5
  • (12)

Lively traditional oompah band, perfect for German Bier Keller nights or outdoor garden parties, for dancing, singing and thigh-slapping fun!

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from£1,230

The Brass Project

  • Sheffield
  • 5-10
  • (6)

Brass ensemble performing a huge range of material – Bach to the Beatles, Handel to Hendrix, Beethoven to Bacharach. Various line-ups available.

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from£1,250

The Inglorious Brassterds

  • London
  • 5-8
  • (29)

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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from£795

The Oompah Trio

  • Portsmouth
  • 3-5
  • (10)

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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from£860

Brooklyn Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5
  • (10)

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 Brass Animals

  • Birmingham
  • 8
  • (36)

Knock-out New Orleans style brass party band with drums for Mardi Gras parades, festivals, funerals, surprise entries and dancing! Larger line-ups available.

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from£800

Brass Funkees

  • Leeds
  • 6
  • (13)

The perfect mix of the traditional British Brass Band and New Orleans Brass Band styles. With funky, beat-driven arrangements of classic and modern pop tunes, they are sure to bring a party atmosphere to any event!

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from£800

The Charles Street Horns

  • Nottingham
  • 4
  • (3)

A dynamic brass band that perform funk and pop covers in a New Orleans street style. Their diverse repertoire covers everything from Amy Winehouse to Stevie Wonder and Pharrell Williams.

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from£1,350

Bloco Brass

  • London
  • 4-7
  • (24)

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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from£1,640

Brass Fusion

  • Bristol
  • 5-6
  • (25)

A dynamic brass and drums party band with a modern and exciting repertoire of pop and funk hits, performed in a New Orleans style. Available with vocalist for evening events.

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from£230

Brass Fanfare

  • London
  • 2
  • (4)

Outstanding and vibrant ceremonial music for a variety of occasions, including weddings, corporate events, graduation ceremonies and anniversary celebrations. Available in a range of line-ups from a duo to a 20-piece ensemble!

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from£1,845

Brass Off

  • London
  • 4
  • (2)

Innovative, improvised and modern covers of your favourite tracks to dance to from some of the best, young brass players of their generation. This collaboration is electric!

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from£1,105

Shrimp and Gumbo

  • London
  • 5
  • (7)

Lively and entertaining New Orleans style street band featuring brass, sousaphone and drums. A broad repertoire to suit any occasion from garden reception, to street parade, to spirited parties with dancing! Also available with two female lead vocalists.

Downtown Dixieland Band
from£740

Downtown Dixieland Band

  • Leicester
  • 4
  • (1)

The most charming wandering Dixieland band on the circuit - these chaps love to dress up and put on a show for your event! You'll be tapping your feet and clapping along in no time!

A Touch Of Brass
from£475

A Touch Of Brass

  • London
  • 3-6
  • (7)

Dynamic brass quintet who have performed with the likes of The London Symphony, London Philharmonic and English National Opera. Wide and varied repertoire from The Barber of Seville to Bohemian Rhapsody! 3- and 4-piece ensembles also available.

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from£795

The London Brass Collective

  • London
  • 5
  • (4)

Young and versatile brass quintet playing their own special arrangements of familiar songs, from classical to jazz, and offering a unique sound for any occasion. Extra performances and bespoke arrangements of your favourite pieces available for an additional fee.


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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?

Check out the band’s profile to see if the song is already already included in their repertoire. If it's not, just ask. Most wedding brass bands will be happy to learn and perform your first dance request, provided they can get hold of a brass arrangement.

If they can’t perform the song live, they could just play it through their PA system instead, using Spotify or an mp3 player.

Do we need to provide anything for the band?

Power: Unless you've booked a vocalist to front your brass band, the band will play completely acoustically. These means you usually won't need to provide provide access to a power supply. 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.

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.

How can we save money on our brass band?

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.

Always consider hiring a brass band from your local area, to save on travel and accommodation costs. We have brass bands based in most major towns and cities across the UK.


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