Bristol band hire

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

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Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis
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from£625

The Crossfades

  • 3-5
  • (56)

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.

Play That Funky Music / Johnny B. Goode / Rapper's Delight / Valerie
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from£1,290

The Hits

  • 4
  • (26)

Bristol's standout rock and pop covers band, performing a killer repertoire of classics by the The Stones and The Kinks through to modern floorfillers by Daft Punk, The Arctic Monkeys and Bruno Mars. Laptop DJ service and photobooth available for hire!

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from£1,660

The Tunesmiths

  • 4
  • (14)

Barnstorming folk-pop band, ideal for a festival-themed wedding or party! Party the night away to catchy rock and pop songs performed in the ever-popular Mumford & Sons style.

Promo Video
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from£1,205

Grand Central

  • 4-9
  • (19)

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.

Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
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from£875

Rockit

  • 3-4
  • (141)

Amp up your party with Rockit: a sensational party band with a huge catalogue of rock, indie and pop floor-fillers from Chuck Berry and The Beatles to The Killers and Ed Sheeran! Larger line-ups, acoustic background sets and DJ service available. Midweek discounts available.

Live at Ruth & Joe's wedding
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from£1,025

The Wild Nights

  • 4
  • (17)

Top-flight wedding band performing vintage rock by The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Van Morrison as well as the odd modern indie anthem! Acoustic duo and DJ option available.

Promo Video
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from£730

Banzai

  • 3-6
  • (47)

Energetic party band playing crowd-rousing anthems by Huey Lewis, The Killers, Oasis, Amy Winehouse, Pharrell and more! Afternoon solo/duo acoustic sets, longer performances, larger line-ups and laptop DJ service available.

Promo Video (4-piece)
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from£940

Soultrain

  • 4-8
  • (18)

Fun and fresh party and wedding band playing rock, pop, soul and funk hits. Additional musicians, love letters and photobooth hire also available.

Cake by the Ocean / Park Life / You Really Got Me / Feel It Still / Dakota
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from£875

The High Rollers

  • 3
  • (72)

High-impact party band, The High Rollers, specialise in classic indie rock hits by The Killers, Blur and The Kinks as well as brand new pop hits by Bruno Mars, DNCE and Pharrell Williams.

Sugar / Summer of 69 / Everywhere / Can't Stop The Feeling
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from£1,320

The Splits

  • 4
  • (15)

Incredible party band who have brought their energetic rock and pop covers to weddings, private events and corporate parties for the likes of House of Fraser and ASDA. Dance to hits from Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, The Killers and Kings of Leon and consider adding a DJ set or photo booth to complete your evening's entertainment.

Promo Video
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from£1,105

Shake The Moon

  • 4
  • (3)

A sassy, classy, bad ass party band with 10 years experience playing the live music scene in the South West. DJ services and acoustic sets also available.

The Coves live medley
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from£1,345

The Coves

  • 5-6
  • (17)

A young, energetic and professional party band who are not shy of a large crowd having brought their well-loved hits to events for clients such as Lloyds Bank and Debenhams. This band offer a diverse repertoire to get your guests moving to tunes from Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind and Fire to Beyoncé and Bruno Mars. The Coves have something to suit every taste!

1999 – Prince
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from£1,230

The Sweet and Lowdown

  • 4
  • (120)

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. Low season and midweek discounts available.

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from£1,785

Soul Circus

  • 5-10
  • (13)

Energetic female-fronted soul and pop party band, playing the very best party music that’s guaranteed to pack your dance floor. Extra singers, brass section, and DJ service available.

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from£1,355

Hancock

  • 5
  • (7)

Energetic and exciting young band playing rocky covers of all your favourite indie, pop and rock songs! From Arctic Monkeys and Kings of Leon to David Bowie and The Beatles, there's something for everyone.

Girls & Boys – Blur
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from£1,640

Brass Fusion

  • 5-6
  • (15)

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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from£920

The Funky Monks

  • 3
  • (13)

Upbeat acoustic pop trio playing old favourites by George Michael, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson, as well as brand new pop smash hits from the likes of Niall Horan, George Ezra and Ed Sheeran. DJ laptop service also available.

Happy Daze Promo Video (Johnny B. Goode)
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from£750

Happy Daze

  • 3-4
  • (77)

Hugely popular all-male party and wedding covers band playing feel-good sing-along classics with an emphasis on vintage rock and pop music. Fantastic value! Hire the band’s DJ service and afternoon acoustic sets for non-stop music through the day. Midweek discounts available.

Promo Video (Chelsea Dagger)
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from£810

The Confidentials

  • 3-5
  • (88)

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.

Happy / Proud Mary / Great Balls of Fire
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from£1,080

Mastersound

  • 4-7
  • (54)

Young and talented new party and wedding band in the West Midlands, featuring grand piano, male and female lead vocals and a host of rock, soul and pop anthems to get all your guests dancing – from Chuck Berry to Beyonce. Larger line-ups and laptop DJ service available.

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from£1,165

Avalon

  • 4-6
  • (5)

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

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from£825

Loveshack

  • 4
  • (20)

Young and talented Welsh party band with female vocals and a repertoire of danceable songs everyone knows and loves - from the 1960s right up to current day classics.

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
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from£995

Blue Juice

  • 4-5
  • (141)

Fantastic and unique function and wedding band with a soulful male vocalist who put their quirky stamp on melodic rock, pop, soul, ska and funk floor-fillers from Bob Marley to Bruno Mars. Available with DJ service and brass section.

Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons (4-pce)
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from£700

Boots n Bones

  • 3-5
  • (35)

Festival-hardened 4-piece playing unique, folksy covers of classic and contemporary party tunes. Enormous song list and a favourite at barn weddings! DJ laptop service also available.

Pop Medley
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from£1,230

The Godfathers

  • 4
  • (10)

Fun and funky wedding band with a hard-hitting set list of dancefloor fillers! Additional musicians, acoustic sets and DJ service also available.


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What style of music do our Bristol party bands play?

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

Our rock and pop function 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.

Need background music? Hire a Bristol jazz band!

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.

Why book a Bristol cover band through Function Central?

Hiring a Bristol cover 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.


Where do your Bristol function bands perform?

Our Bristol function bands regularly perform in all areas of the city, including Clifton, Totterdown, Temple Meads, Redcliffe, Montpellier and Stoke Bishop, as well as UK wide and internationally. If you're not based in Bristol, find a local band using the menus below.

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