North East band hire

Hire a local band in Newcastle and the North East from Function Central and you're guaranteed an outstanding performance in any genre you desire

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from£985

The Saints

  • 5
  • (50)

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£1,230

Bertie And The Spiffs

  • 4-5
  • (21)

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.

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from£860

High Line

  • 3
  • (9)

Young and energetic wedding party band in the North East, playing huge pop and rock smashes to get all your guests dancing! Laptop DJ service also available.

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from£1,230

Swing Central

  • 5
  • (2)

Exciting swing band playing pop tunes in their unique style! Additional musicians, acoustic sets and DJ service also available.

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from£735

The Resets

  • 3-5
  • (20)

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.

The 646 Society
from£1,475

The 646 Society

  • 6-9
  • (1)

Exciting renditions of modern pop songs with a jazzy, vintage speakeasy style twist! Additional musicians and jazz/lounge quartet also available.

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from£390

Almost Blue

  • (3)

Stylish and sophisticated guitar and vocal duo performing an eclectic range of jazz standards and swinging jazz-influenced contemporary pop and rock!

Dan G
from£210

Dan G

  • 1-2
  • (4)

Stylish acoustic singer guitarist, performing a set of rock and pop from the Beatles to Amy Winehouse. Suitable for bars, clubs, wedding receptions, parties and corporate events. Additional cajon player also available.

The Elvis Experience
from£390

The Elvis Experience

  • 1
  • (21)

The UK’s most in-demand Elvis tribute! The show is based around the '68 Comeback special, Vegas and the Jumpsuit era and is available with showgirls, backing singers, dancers and DJ services.

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from£260

Stuart C

  • 1
  • (15)

Versatile pianist with an extensive repertoire of wedding favourites, jazz standards, modern pop songs and classical pieces.

Medley
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from£335

Rat Pack Party

  • 1
  • (9)

Sophisticated Rat Pack vocalist singing the best swing, big band and party classics for weddings, parties and events.

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from£365

The Gypsy Jazz Experience

  • 2-3
  • (4)

Entertaining and stylish gypsy jazz group playing in the style of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli in 1930’s Paris. Trio line-up also available.

Rocks – Primal Scream
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from£740

Super Mario

  • 3-4
  • (20)

Unbelievably talented male-fronted cover band offering a feel-good, danceable set taking in everything from 60s classics to modern chart! Extra musicians, solo afternoon acoustic set and DJ service also available.

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from£2,655

The Ministry Of Horns

  • 7-9
  • (3)

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

Function showreel
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from£985

East River

  • 4
  • (2)

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.

You've Got The Love / Stand By Me / Beautiful Girls / I'll Be Missing You
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from£1,785

Balboa

  • 5-8
  • (17)

World-class, male-fronted premium 5-piece band in high demand across the UK. The band have a repertoire covering everything from 60s favourites to the latest hits and include sax in their line-up. Afternoon acoustic sets, extra musicians and DJ service available.

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from£935

The Mustangs

  • 4-6
  • (9)

Fresh, exciting and unique vintage band playing music from the 50s and 60s as well as 70s, 80s and 90s hits songs in a vintage style. Acoustic "unplugged" band, 4-piece option and acoustic trio available. DJ service included free with every booking.


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Booking a party band in the North East?

From weddings to Bar Mitzvahs to large-scale corporate events, our North East party bands are guaranteed to give you a night to remember.

With acts like The Animals and Maximo Park, Newcastle has a track record for producing great bands and our local Newcastle bands offer some of the finest entertainment in the North East. Whether it’s 60s rock’n’roll, 70s disco, 80s pop classics or modern chart hits, our acts will fill the dancefloor every time. And don't forget to consider all the additional services that our bands offer, from DJ sets to smooth jazz – make the most of booking local with Function Central by using your band’s add-ons throughout the day.

Perhaps you’re planning a garden party or something with a touch of sophistication? Our Newcastle jazz bands are suave, compact, professional and set the perfect tone for your event. From jazz standards and wartime ditties to all-out big bang swing, we have all of the city’s classiest jazz acts for hire.

As the leading North East entertainment agency, we can help you hire your perfect band to perform anywhere in Newcastle upon Tyne and the North East, including: Durham, Darlington, Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees, Sunderland, Blyth, Cramlington, Gateshead, South Shields, Tynemouth, Chester-le-Street, Billingham, Peterlee, Newton Aycliffe, Bishop Auckland, Washington and Wallsend.


The best function bands in the North East and throughout the UK

Function Central have handpicked the very best function bands that the North East has to offer, so you don’t have to! Our bands are available throughout the UK and internationally. Browse the menu below to find a function band near you.

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