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Function Central is the most trusted entertainment agency servicing the Manchester area.

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Agent Smith

  • 4
  • (213)

Exceptional party and wedding band playing everything from vintage 1950s rock’n’roll to cutting edge pop, indie and R&B. High profile clients include BT, Mini Cooper and Microsoft!

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from£1,650

Manhattan

  • 5-10
  • (62)

Dynamic Motown, pop and soul band with stunning female and male lead vocals, impressive industry credentials and a playlist of soulful floor-fillers by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna.

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from£995

The Different Lights

  • 4
  • (77)

Outstanding wedding band playing chart, indie, rock anthems and Britpop and featuring guitars, keyboards and vocal harmonies for a big, versatile sound!

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from£925

Skylight

  • 3
  • (48)

Skylight are a powerful party and wedding band, ready to get your party rocking! With a diverse songlist which will surprise, delight and keep your guests dancing and singing along.

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from£875

Hudson

  • 3
  • (137)

One of our leading wedding bands in the North West, Hudson are a powerful trio playing everything from uptempo 50s rock'n'roll to last week's number 1.

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from£1,690

Downtown Underground

  • 6-7
  • (81)

World-class pop, funk and soul function band, refreshing and recreating the classic soul sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s, alongside soul-infused contemporary pop and R&B.

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from£1,170

The Sonics

  • 4
  • (59)

Phenomenally popular party & wedding band in the North West, featuring outstanding male vocals, guitar synth and a large set list of danceable rock, soul, reggae and pop music, from The Beatles to The Weeknd.

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from£1,475

Brass AF

  • 5
  • (15)

Brass AF's huge sound - a melting pot of drum beats, pumping bass lines and roaring horn parts - will get even your shyest guests onto the dancefloor!

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from£985

The Pop Ups

  • 4
  • (29)

The Pop Ups will play you through the decades! Born from a mutual love of classic pop, these phenomenal musicians deliver a night to remember.

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from£1,550

The Northern Lights

  • 5-6
  • (73)

Popular, energetic 5 or 6-piece wedding band featuring male vocals and first rate musicians. Afternoon acoustic jazz & swing sets and DJ service available.

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from£1,720

Dr Funtimes

  • 6
  • (38)

Dr Funtimes mix the perfect amount of on-stage silliness with the highest levels of talent and professionalism! Expect party anthems from artists as diverse Michael Jackson, The Proclaimers, Kool & The Gang and Calvin Harris.

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from£995

The Alternatives

  • 4
  • (38)

Guitar-led wedding and party band playing infectious renditions of all your favourite party hits, The Alternatives will have you singing along until closing time!

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from£1,530

The Highball Swingers

  • 5-7
  • (41)

Quirky vintage swing band with a fantastic female lead putting a retro take on modern songs like Get Lucky, Uptown Funk and Billie Jean.

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from£985

Give It Up

  • 3-5
  • (32)

Perform a varied mix of timeless and current classics guaranteed to get you and your guests celebrating all throughout the festivities!

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from£1,010

The Vendettas

  • 4-5
  • (51)

Exciting female-fronted wedding band playing the biggest party hits, from modern pop, 80s and 90s, disco/funk to rock, Motown and soul. The band have performed at Glastonbury and Edinburgh festival.

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from£1,225

Steamin Brass

  • 5-6
  • (43)

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£1,100

The Retro Pops

  • 4-6
  • (40)

The Retro Pops re-interpret classic pop songs from the 1970s to the 2020s in a variety of other genres, from jazz and blues to calypso. A fresh approach to the traditional party band format.

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from£750

The Jack Rabbits

  • 3-4
  • (45)

Fun and lively male-fronted wedding party band covering rock and pop music from the 1950s to the present day, from Jerry Lee Lewis to Jake Bugg, via Duran Duran and Oasis. DJ service, acoustic sets and female vocalist available.

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from£1,530

East River

  • 5-10
  • (39)

Take your event the full distance and let East River carry you away with all your favourite tunes late into the night! Acoustic background sets also available.

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from£920

Super Mario

  • 3-4
  • (33)

Unbelievably talented male-fronted cover band offering a feel-good, danceable set taking in everything from 60s classics to indie and modern chart!


Booking antertainment in Manchester?

We've gathered together the most talented and professional Manchester entertainment for weddings and parties, for your browsing convenience! We offer a vast array of musicians in every genre, from singer guitarists to string quartets aand function bands. Our speciality is wedding bands, and we offer a huge range of bands for hire across the North. Most of our northern bands are based in Liverpool, Manchester and Cheshire as well as Leeds and Yorkshire.

We are consistently chosen over other North West entertainment agencies because of our diverse selection of outstanding, good value musicians.

Our price promise means that, if any other Manchester entertainment agency offers you any of our musicians at a lower price, or on better terms, we’ll match their offer. From lavish corporate entertainment for Manchester Conference Centre to classical wedding musicians for Manchester Cathedral – and even indie bands for birthday parties at the Star and Garter – our selection of musical entertainment is scond to none!

It's also worth checking out the listings for our sister entertainment agency in Liverpool. We're headquartered in London.

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