Nottingham band hire

Planning an event in the mighty Midlands? We have the finest selection of bands for hire in Nottingham

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Happy – Pharrell Williams
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from£995

Agent Smith

  • 4
  • (209)

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£670

The Beat Kings

  • 3
  • (17)

Experienced East Midlands wedding and party band with a massive playlist of rock, pop, reggae and soul, from Bob Marley to Bruno Mars. Afternoon acoustic sets and DJ service also available.

Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay
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from£2,760

Drum n Brass

  • 5-10
  • (56)

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

Showreel
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from£1,230

The Electric Collective

  • 5
  • (12)

Available in a range of exciting line-ups, these outstanding musicians are equipped with their own, unique spin on your favourite hits to keep your guests partying late in to the night!

Live Footage
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from£730

Banzai

  • 3-6
  • (51)

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.

Live Footage
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from£835

Little Rebels

  • 4
  • (11)

One of our favourite party bands in the Midlands who cut their teeth touring with an originals project. Expect a wide ranging set of rock and pop from the 1950s to the 2010s. DJ service available.

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

Downtown Underground

  • 6-7
  • (69)

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.

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from£1,030

The Vendettas

  • 4-5
  • (31)

Lively female-fronted wedding function band with a huge repertoire of party classics and appearances at Glastonbury and Edinburgh festival to their name. Optional extras include sax or acoustic background sets for drinks or dinner. DJ service available.

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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£1,475

Manhattan

  • 5-10
  • (39)

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£1,365

The Highball Swingers

  • 5-7
  • (18)

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.

Promo Video
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from£1,110

Upbeat

  • 3
  • (8)

Powerful band featuring male vocals, piano and loops to create a huge live sound. The band play floor-filling anthems from the 1960s to the present. Booking options include cocktail piano sets (for drinks or dinner), acoustic duo and DJ service.

Promo Video
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from£1,230

High Line

  • 6
  • (16)

Youthful and energetic, this pop and rock band is one of the most in demand across the UK! High Line are delivering incredible performances to weddings, parties and corporate events nationwide! Acoustic sets and DJ services also available.

Party Band – No Scrubs
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from£1,170

The Flavours

  • 4-5
  • (26)

A rumbunctious bunch of likely lads blending acoustic and electric instruments for a fresh spin on your favourite tunes. From classic Motown and soul to 90s hip hop and R&B through to current pop – all merged into mind-bending medleys! Afternoon background music available.

Function showreel
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from£985

East River

  • 4-10
  • (17)

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.

Promo Video
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from£1,230

Dr Funtimes

  • 6
  • (27)

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.

Wired Duo
from£540

Wired Duo

  • 2
  • (18)

Talented party duo in the North West, featuring custom backing tracks and stunning harmonies. The duo’s song list ranges from classics by The Beatles to today's hits. Acoustic or electric sets available.

Promo Video
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from£1,230

The Misfits

  • 5-8
  • (52)

Stylish corporate and wedding band, featuring female lead vocals and a large set list of pop, Motown, soul, jazz, jive and vintage rock'n'roll. Booking options include male vocalist, brass section, afternoon/dinner jazz sets and DJ service.

Mastersound Medley
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from£1,080

Mastersound

  • 4-7
  • (54)

Young and talented new party and wedding band in the West Midlands, featuring male and female lead vocals and a host of rock, soul and pop anthems to get all your guests dancing – from Chuck Berry to Beyonce. Larger line-ups and laptop DJ service available.

Alright – Supergrass
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from£750

Hudson

  • 3
  • (127)

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. DJ service, extra musicians and acoustic sets for your drinks reception or meal also available.

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from£1,355

The Northern Lights

  • 5-6
  • (35)

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

Promo Video
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from£980

Supertonic

  • 4-7
  • (22)

Polished and versatile party and wedding band playing pop, soul, dance, electronic and R&B music. Additional musicians also available.

Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
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from£895

The Different Lights

  • 4
  • (69)

Outstanding party band playing chart, indie, rock anthems and Britpop and featuring guitars, keyboards and vocal harmonies for a big, versatile sound! Laptop DJ service available, as well as acoustic guitar or solo cocktail piano sets for your afternoon reception.

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from£1,000

The Sonics

  • 4
  • (55)

Phenomenally popular North West wedding and function band, 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. DJ service, trumpet, sax and female vocalist available.

Proud Mary – Tina Turner
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from£750

The Jack Rabbits

  • 3-4
  • (41)

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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Booking a party band in Nottingham?

Here at Function Central we've gathered together all the best party bands in Nottingham and jazz bands for hire. Whether you’re planning a wedding, garden party or spectacular club event, we have the perfect act for you.

From an area that has produced iconic, indie-pop artists such as Jake Bugg, London Grammar and Tindersticks, there is a huge pool of talented Nottingham musicians to choose from. Coming from such a musically prestigious area, these bands play all of the hits from a mix of genres spanning the decades.

Our pick of function bands, jazz bands and other genres covers the whole of Nottinghamshire, including Mansfield, Beeston, Carlton, Sutton-In-Ashfield, West Bridgford, Worksop, Arnold, Newark-on-Trent, Hucknall, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Clifton, Retford, Mansfield Woodhouse, Eastwood and Stapleford.

As you will be cutting down on the musician’s travel costs, why not use them throughout your special day? Many of our acts offer additional services such as DJ sets, as well as relaxing acoustic sets for your ceremony or drinks reception.

If you’re planning a garden party or small themed function, hire a Nottingham jazz band or solo acoustic guitarist to set the mood without eating up too much space. If you're planning something bigger, we have a fine selection of energetic party bands that have gotten the party started for huge local events at the likes of Rock City, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham. Our Nottingham cover bands will leave you with a night to remember.


The best function bands in Nottingham and throughout the UK

Function Central is a leading Nottingham function band agency, providing exceptional talent for private events throughout the UK and internationally. Use the menu below to find an outstanding band in your area – booking local saves on unnecessary travel and accommodation costs.

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