Bristol band hire

We have bands for hire in Bristol as well as Bath, Avon and throughout Somerset. We have bands in all genres, from rock, pop and soul to jazz and Latin, and they specialise in filling your dancefloor

Bristol is one of the most musical cities in the UK, so you’ve got no shortage of Bristol bands for hire to choose form.

Our rock and pop cover bands in Bristol play the biggest anthems from the last sixty years, from Chuck Berry to Bruno Mars. Our Bristol soul bands focus on Motown and funk as well as soul-infused pop by Adele, Justin Timberlake and Beyonce.

Our wedding bands in Bristol are made up of enthusiastic professionals who are young enough to love their job, but mature enough to know how to make your reception rock! Our bands for hire are suitable for any venue, budget and genre. We have Latin bands and steel bands as well as barn dance and ceilidh bands to fill your dancefloor with all ages.

Most bands listed below are intended as the headline entertainment for but we can provide music for the afternoon as well. Our Bristol jazz bands will play swinging background music which is upbeat enough to help break the ice at a corporate function or reception, but quiet enough to allow your guests to hear themselves talk! If you want to take it up a notch later on, hire a swing band complete with vocalist to sing Rat Pack material or pop songs in a vintage style.

Hiring a Bristol party band from Function Central will give you peace of mind: all our bookings are secured with easy-to-understand contracts and come with our live music guarantee. If inclement weather or an accident prevents an act from reaching your venue on the day, we provide round-the-clock emergency support to make sure a replacement band gets to you as quickly as possible.

The Crossfades
from£625

The Crossfades

  • Bristol
  • 3-5
  • (32)

One of our most popular South West wedding bands, The Crossfades serve up energetic, fun sets of vintage and modern rock, pop and indie music. Keyboardist, DJ service and solo acoustic set available.

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from£1,165

Avalon

  • Bristol
  • 4-6
  • (5)

Vibrant 4-piece band lead by fantastic female vocalist, playing all the hottest new hits! DJ service, acoustic sets and additional musicians also available.

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from£860

Kovered

  • Bristol
  • 4
  • (10)

A young and energetic, male fronted 4-piece function band hailing from the South West. Playing everything from Elvis to the Killers! DJ service also available.

Cinco Magic Promo Video (Gettin' Jiggy Wit It)
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from£995

Cinco Magic

  • London
  • 4
  • (22)

Outrageously talented and dapper new party and wedding band, combining session standard playing with a classic R&B-tinged repertoire of funk, soul, hip-hop and pop ideal for dancing. DJ service and acoustic set available.

Promo Video
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from£1,205

Grand Central

  • Bristol
  • 4-9
  • (3)

Funk & soul party band in the South West featuring male lead vocals and a fantastic rhythm section and horns. Grand Central play uptempo, soulful tunes, from James Brown to Bruno Mars. Available with a two-piece horn section.

Promo Video (Chelsea Dagger)
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from£810

The Confidentials

  • London
  • 3-5
  • (82)

Sensational all-male rock and pop trio who never fail to get their audiences jumping and singing along to the biggest tunes of the last 60 years. Elvis, The Stones, Bowie, Oasis, The Killers: they’re all there! Offering DJ service, afternoon acoustic sets as well as keyboards and second guitarist.

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from£1,045

The Jammin’ Cats

  • Bristol
  • 3-5
  • (15)

On-trend acoustic band featuring male vocals, acoustic guitar and double bass and an exciting pop and rock playlist. The band also offer an electric 5-piece band featuring keyboards and female vocals, as well as solo acoustic sets and DJ service.

1999 – Prince
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from£1,230

The Sweet & Lowdown

  • Brighton
  • 4
  • (92)

Fun, talented and totally unique female-fronted party band playing everything from retro swing, vintage jive and rock'n'roll through to 80s funk, 90s R&B and modern chart with a twist. Afternoon acoustic sets and DJ service also available.

Promo Video
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from£1,050

Fader

  • Bristol
  • 3-4

Vibrant party trio, covering the likes of Kings of Leon, Jonny Cash and The Killers! Packed with energy, this rock & pop wedding and function band will get people dancing all night long. Option to add female vocalist also available.

Brass Fusion
from£980

Brass Fusion

  • Bristol
  • 5-6
  • (5)

A dynamic brass and drums party band with a modern and exciting repertoire of pop and funk hits, performed in a New Orleans style. Various line-up options available.


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