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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Ho Hey / Little Lion Man / Jolene / Wagon Wheel
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from£920

Wildwood Folk

  • 4
  • (10)

Upbeat and rousing new folk-infused acoustic pop band with joint male and female vocals – ideal for vintage and festival fans alike! The band have won plaudits from modern folk hero Seth Lakeman, as well as featured on the BBC.

Mr Brightside – The Killers
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from£850

The Breaks

  • 3-4
  • (33)

Top function band in the South West with a large song list of swaggering rock, pop and indie suitable for all ages at weddings, parties and celebrations. Laptop DJ service, reception/dinner acoustic music as well as larger line-ups including brass and keyboards.

Treasure - Bruno Mars
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from£1,220

The Rumours

  • 4
  • (25)

Believe everything you hear about these guys! The Rumours are a vibrant 4-piece band that come with boundless energy and an infectious love for mixing the latest hits from Bruno Mars and George Ezra with timeless classics from Chic, Earth Wind & Fire and The Beatles.

Promo Video
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from£1,100

Renville

  • 3
  • (4)

Energetic covers band playing the best pop, funk, soul and rock songs for weddings and parties. Their lively covers are guaranteed to have your guests up and dancing all night long!

Happy – Pharrell Williams
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from£920

The Spooks

  • 3-4
  • (22)

Breathtaking vocals, lush harmonies and an explosive rhythm section – this West Midlands wedding party band play a wide selection of soul, disco, rock’n’roll and the latest indie to keep you dancing until the wee hours! DJ service available.

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from£1,045

The Jammin Cats

  • 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. Low season and midweek discounts available.

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from£995

The In-Laws

  • 4
  • (96)

Super-talented and authentic rock and pop band, whose sensational live performances at corporate parties, birthdays and weddings have attracted the attention of EMI. The band are unique in that they come with their own dedicated, professional DJ.

Sex on Fire / Johnny B. Goode / Wonderwall / Stuck in the Middle
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from£920

Get Carter

  • 4-5
  • (58)

High-energy wedding and corporate party band in the South East, playing crowd-rousing pop, rock, dance, funk and soul music from the 1960s to the present day. The band have played Glastonbury and the Roundhouse and count Audi and Nintendo amongst their regular clients. DJ service and acoustic sets available.

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from£1,045

Kovered

  • 4
  • (10)

A young and energetic male-fronted 4-piece band hailing from the South West. Playing everything from Elvis to The Killers, they guys know how to rock! DJ service also available.

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from£970

The Scarlets

  • 3
  • (18)

Vibrant party band performing a range of music, from classic hits of the 70s and 80s to brand new chart toppers of today! Hear all your modern favourites by Dua Lipa, Bruno Mars and Beyoncé! DJ laptop service also available.

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from£920

Stereo Sonic

  • 3-4
  • (13)

Powerful and animated pop, rock and soul band serving the South West. Expect high-calibre musicianship and chart-topping covers from Pharrell, Ed Sheeran & Bruno Mars to keep the dancefloor moving non-stop! Larger line-ups, afternoon acoustic sets and DJ service available.

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from£1,050

Fader

  • 3-4
  • (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.

Don't Wanna Miss A Thing / Killing In The Name Of
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from£1,845

The Brass Animals

  • 8
  • (26)

Knock-out New Orleans style brass party band with drums for Mardi Gras parades, festivals, funerals, surprise entries and dancing! Male or female vocal options available.

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from£1,410

Shut The Funk Door

  • 5-7
  • (7)

Excellent party band playing a range of music, from funk, soul, pop and Motown to jazz, swing and Gatsby. This band can provide live entertainment for your entire event! Additional musicians, afternoon sets and DJ services also available.

Promo Video (5-piece)
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from£1,045

The Modes

  • 4-6
  • (3)

Young, fresh 4 or 5-piece party band with a choice of male vocalist/trumpet player, female vocalist/sax player, or both! DJ and acoustic sets also available.

When You Were Young
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from£800

Roadrunner

  • 3
  • (26)

This talented trio are ready to take your event to another level with their punchy covers of the indie favourites you always wanted to party to! Acoustic sets also available.

60s Medley
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from£1,060

The Mod Cons

  • 4
  • (53)

Exciting male-fronted wedding and party band, playing music from all decades but specialising in the swinging 60s! Stunningly authentic performances using incredible vintage equipment. Extra performances, low-season rates and DJ service available.

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from£490

King Street Swing Band

  • 2-5
  • (8)

Authentic jazz and swing band playing Gatsby, soul and jive with a variety of line-up options, additional musicians and DJ laptop service available.

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from£515

Jitterbug Jazz

  • 3-5
  • (5)

Jitterbug Jazz are a young, talented all-male piano trio dedicated to providing sophisticated musical entertainment for weddings, parties, corporate functions and any other special occasions.

Dog Days Are Over – Florence + The Machine
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from£885

The Moonbeams

  • 4-7
  • (4)

Classy function band playing classic pop hits in their signature jazzy style. Additional brass players and afternoon duo performances also available.

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from£385

Swing Sensation

  • 1-10
  • (20)

Versatile jazz and swing vocalist singing the classics by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Michael Bublé. Full band also available.

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from£550

The Maples

  • 2
  • (5)

Mellow acoustic duo playing an eclectic mix of material from Fleetwood Mac and Radiohead to Kylie Minogue and Whitney Houston.

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from£1,220

The Duplicate Beatles

  • 4
  • (5)

Exceptional Beatles tribute band, recreating the sounds and styles of The Beatles with outstanding attention to detail and a repertoire covering more than one hundred classic tunes from 1962 to 1970. Duo and premium options available.

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from£525

The Wild Nights Duo

  • 2
  • (35)

Having played together in bands for over ten years, Jon and Ben listed everything they play and realised they know loads of great songs! Available to hire with DJ service for music throughout the evening.

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from£770

The Transformers

  • 4
  • (9)

Playing classics from the Stones to the Scissor Sisters, The Transformers are four genteel types who burst into life under the faintest glimmer of a spotlight!


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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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