Premium Bands & Musicians: Function Central Live Music Entertainment

Premium bands & musicians for hire

Won't settle for anything but the very best? Our premium band roster is reserved for the very best bands & solo musicians in their genre category.

All our premium bands and musicians have been selected for their world-class musicianship, outstanding showmanship and years of experience at the very top of their game. Most come with dedicated sound engineer and theatre PA, extensive lighting, and top-end boutique instruments and amplification.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1695

Made up of London's finest musicians and with an image to match, this band really is a cut above the rest! Big band line-ups, acoustic afternoon sets and DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    London, East Anglia/East of England, South East, East Midlands and South West
  • Price:
    from £1815 for 4-piece

4-piece Eclipse provide a slick and sophisticated audio-visual experience, merging dance beats with the allure of dazzling live musicians and performers.

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  • Based in:
    Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £485

Stylish and virtuosic solo violinist from Leeds playing a wide selection of repertoire from classical and pop to remixes in the style of Vanessa Mae

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1450 for 5-piece

Authentic nationally acclaimed Afro-Cuban 5 to 7-piece band with female lead vocals and irresistible rhythms, guaranteed to turn any event into a fiesta!

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £3895 for 12-piece

High impact party band/big band of the highest standard, offering versatile performances of their extensive repertoire.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1425

Three exceptionally fine, classically trained tenor vocalists, performing a spectacular collection of operatic arias mixed with modern classical hits. Extra tenors available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1995 for 5-piece

Authentic postmodern style swing band from London who play swing classics as well as pop songs in a swing style. Extra musicians available.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1495 for 6-piece

Party down with Party Up, the slickest pop, funk and soul band in the South East! The band count Sky, Cadburys and the actress Emma Thompson among their regular clients. Available with DJ service, acoustic duo, backing vocalists and full brass section.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1725 for 7-piece

High class function band with a super slick image whose repertoire is bound to get you dancing! Additional musicians and afternoon acoustic jazz sets also available.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1685 for 6 piece

World-class pop, funk & soul function band, recreating and refreshing the classic soul sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s alongside modern R&B hits by R Kelly and Rudimental! DJ service and jazz/acoustic afternoon music available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £2750 for 7-piece

Stylish wedding and corporate function band featuring outstanding male and female vocalists who have graced the stage with the likes of Adele and Leona Lewis! Available to hire with DJ service as well as solo cocktail piano and afternoon jazz/acoustic sets for music throughout the day.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1475 for 6-piece

Incredible pop and soul band featuring outstanding male and female vocalists and performing floor-fillers by Michael Jackson, Prince, Bruno Mars and more. Book their acoustic/jazz sets and DJ service for non-stop music through the day.

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  • Based in:
    North West
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £3445 for 8-piece

Luxury 8 to 12-piece showband who have performed alongside artists such as Paloma Faith, JLS, James Morrison and The Script.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1595 for 5-piece

Incredible new party band taking the London events circuit by storm! Members of Shakedown have recorded and performed at Abbey Road and Glastonbury alongside some of the biggest artists in the world. Available with extra musicians up to a 12-piece band.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1745 for 6-piece + sound engineer

Unforgettable high energy performances of soul, funk, pop and rock favourites guaranteed to get you on the dance floor! Professional DJ also available.

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1655 for 6-piece

Exceptional 6-piece Royal Groove deliver standout performances, playing a dynamic blend of funk, Motown, pop and rock.

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  • Based in:
    East of England
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1440

A world-class, dynamic 5-piece 80s tribute show. Whether you're having a wedding, party or corporate entertainment – if you’re looking for 80s classics, look no further!

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £3495 for 7-piece

State of the art 7-piece super band centred around a fully interactive light up drum kit. Featuring male & female vocalists and a large repertoire of rock & pop hits, this is the ultimate party band! Additional musicians, jazz sets and DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    The South and Midlands
  • Price:
    from £2145 for 5-piece

Incredible 5 to 12-piece premium party band made up of London's finest musicians! Afternoon entertainment and DJ service also available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £3340 for 6-piece

Dance your way through a decade of 80s pop with this high-energy, London-based 80s tribute band! Additional musicians available (up to 12-piece).

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £3340 for 6-piece

Boogie on down to 70s classics with this fantastic 6-piece 70s tribute band from London! Additional musicians available (up to 12 piece).

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  • Based in:
    South East
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £485 for Soloist

Enjoy hits from the Rat Pack from the UK's youngest swing singer and crooner! Also available with up to 10 fantastic live musicians.

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  • Based in:
    East of England
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £545 for soloist

Charismatic sell-out Essex-based Rat Pack and swing singer whose stunning vocals have been featured in Made In Chelsea and TV adverts! Available with backing tracks or full band.

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  • Based in:
    East of England
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £1595

Infectiously energetic 6-piece funk & soul band, featuring both male & female lead vocals and a fantastic selection of floor-filling grooves. Brass section, extra percussion and DJ service available.

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  • Based in:
    London
  • Available in:
    All of UK
  • Price:
    from £3245

Unique energetic, dynamic female electric string quartet featuring four of London's top string players.