Leeds band hire

Live music is the best way of making any event memorable, and Function Central offer bands for hire in Leeds in any genre, from rock, pop and soul to swing and Latin

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from£675

Banzai

  • Birmingham
  • 3-6
  • (34)

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.

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from£1,570

Capital Soul

  • Leeds
  • 5-7
  • (17)

Superb rock, pop and soul party band featuring female or male vocals and drawing on a wide repertoire of tried and tested classics. Optional brass section, Jewish songs, cocktail piano, jazz duo and DJ sets!

Happy – Pharrell Williams
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from£995

Agent Smith

  • Manchester
  • 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, and over 200 positive reviews! Background acoustic duo sets, DJ service & winter discounts available.

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from£1,230

Dr Funtimes

  • Leeds
  • 6
  • (12)

High energy party band with a big sound that’s perfect for weddings, parties and corporate events. They feature superb male vocals and sax, but also offer stripped-back line ups, afternoon acoustic or jazz sets, stage hire and DJ service.

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from£1,230

Bertie & The Spiffs

  • West Yorkshire
  • 4-5
  • (11)

Hugely entertaining and swinging 1920s-style jazz band, who have previously performed at Wembley Stadium. The band put their own unique and eccentric take on modern pop, from Taylor Swift to Motorhead! DJ laptop service available on request.

Hold On I'm Coming / Call Me Al / One Dance
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from£1,685

Downtown Underground

  • Manchester
  • 6-7
  • (53)

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. DJ service and jazz/acoustic afternoon music available.

Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay
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Drum 'n' Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5-10
  • (21)

Young and animated brass band with an extensive song list of rock and pop floor-fillers. This groundbreaking group have performed for royalty and offer the perfect alternative entertainment for your wedding or event! Larger line-ups available.

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from£980

Bavarian Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5-7
  • (7)

The craziest Bavarian Oktoberfest party band in the UK! Bavarian Brass play traditional oompah songs as well as brassy pop covers such as Purple Rain and Bohemian Rhapsody. Games and a wacky compere are optional!

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from£1,170

Manhattan

  • Leeds
  • 5-10
  • (14)

Dynamic and trendy pop, Motown and soul band with impressive industry credentials and a vast playlist of soulful floor-fillers by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Justin Timberlake, Usher and Rihanna. Acoustic set and singer waiter option available.

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from£580

The Real Steel Band

  • Manchester
  • 3
  • (8)

Vibrant steel band playing the sounds of turquoise seas, sunshine and swaying palm trees! Huge repertoire of traditional Caribbean music as well as reggae and pop from The Beach Boys to Bruno Mars. Available in larger line-ups.

Live Montage
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from£675

Vinyl Heroes

  • Leeds
  • 3-6
  • (9)

Lively and experienced rock and pop party band delivering high quality entertainment for weddings and parties! Afternoon sets, DJ service and additional musicians also available.

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from£3,250

Elix

  • Manchester
  • 8-12
  • (8)

Brand new luxury 8 to 12-piece show band featuring some of the most outstanding musicians in Manchester, who have performed alongside artists such as Paloma Faith, JLS, James Morrison and The Script.

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from£735

The Resets

  • Manchester
  • 3-5
  • (6)

Quirky and retro acoustic trio and band playing modern pop songs in a gypsy jazz style. Available as a quartet and quintet with stunning female vocalists and percussion. Free laptop DJ service.

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from£2,655

The Ministry Of Horns

  • York
  • 7-9
  • (3)

World-class brass and drums party band who are regulars at Glastonbury and have performed for Jamie Oliver and Liam Gallagher.

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from£1,230

The Kingpins

  • Manchester
  • 4-6
  • (5)

Sensational, young and energetic 4 to 6-piece party band featuring superb female vocals and a dynamic and varied set list. Extra musicians, professional DJ and acoustic afternoon sets available.

Sambalanco
from£1,230

Sambalanco

  • Leeds
  • 4-7
  • (3)

Lively male-fronted band paying homage to the legendary artists of Afro-Brazilian jazz, samba and bossa nova. Smaller line-ups available.

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from£900

Little Caesar

  • West Yorkshire
  • 2-7
  • (27)

Hugely experienced wedding and function band featuring both male and female vocals, playing a great mixture of party classics and contemporary tunes. DJ service also available.

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from£1,365

The Highball Swingers

  • Liverpool
  • 5-7
  • (4)

Quirky vintage swing band with a fantastic female lead putting a retro take on modern songs like Get Lucky, Uptown Funk and Billie Jean. Additional musicians, acoustic jazz sets and laptop DJ service available.

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from£985

The Saints

  • Manchester
  • 5
  • (47)

Experienced rock, pop, dance and soul band with powerful male vocals and expandable to an 8-piece featuring female vocals, keyboards and brass. Jazz duo also available for mellow background music during receptions or dinners. Midweek discounts available.

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from£440

Acoustic Sunset

  • Leeds
  • 2

Unique acoustic duo featuring guitar, male and female vocals, violin and state of the art looping technology. Strings also available as a solo performance.

Night and Day
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from£365

Duo Nova

  • London
  • 2-5
  • (3)

A high-class jazz duo well-versed in the classic jazz standard repertory, as well as Brazilian bossa nova and Latin styles. The line-up can be expanded with guitar, sax, male vocals and percussion, ensuring they can cater to any venue space or size.

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from£980

Transmission

  • Leeds
  • 4-5
  • (4)

A refreshingly fun party band who have performed with Bucks Fizz! The band can play rock & pop music through the decades or alternatively offer a 1970s or 1980s-themed show. Additional female vocals and DJ service also available.

A Message To You Rudi – The Specials
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from£1,445

Nightboat To Skaville

  • West Yorkshire
  • 6-7
  • (9)

Lively and entertaining professional ska band with an authentic look to match their energy & charisma! Additional trumpet player also available.

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from£980

The Jump & Wail Big Band

  • Yorkshire
  • 6
  • (5)

A swinging big band playing a winning, energetic mix of 30s jazz, 40s swing & jive, 50s rock'n'roll and 60s soul hits. Afternoon trio or quartet sets and DJ service available.

The Blue Notes
from£1,695

The Blue Notes

  • Yorkshire
  • (3)

Dynamic, swinging jazz band with an extensive repertoire, featuring fantastic male vocals. The band are regulars at Ronnie Scott’s and The Jazz Café. Variety of ensemble sizes are available such as big band afternoon jazz quartet and DJ service.


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What sort of music do your Leeds bands cover?

If you’re looking for a Smörgåsbord of tasty rock and pop classics to get your guests grooving, we have the best value bands for hire in Leeds for you! What's more, if another agency offers you one of our bands in Leeds at a lower price, or on better terms, we’ll match their offer.

If you love dancing, we have bands in Leeds performing a variety of danceable music styles, from rock, pop, soul and Motown, to Latin, ceilidh and swing. If you're after music for listening, we have Leeds jazz bands to tap your toes and mingle to.

Whatever you choose, the music won’t stop when the band takes a break: most of our function bands offer a free DJ service between sets, keeping the entertainment going and saving you the cost of hiring a DJ!

Our price promise means that, if another agency offers you one of our Leeds bands for hire at a lower price, or on better terms, we’ll match their offer – and most of our bands even throw in a free DJ service so that you can keep dancing between sets.

    Where do your Leeds party bands perform?

    Our party bands in Leeds have performed at birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, student balls and corporate parties throughout West Yorkshire, and in almost every town and village. This includes: Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Halifax, Batley, Dewsbury, Keighley, Castleford, Brighouse, Pudsey, Morley, Pontefract, Shipley, Bingley, Holmfirth, Normanton, Ossett, Yeadon and Rothwell.

    For a wider choice of bands for hire, check out these other listing pages in Yorkshire, the Midlands and the North:

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