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Nottingham wedding bands

Hire live wedding bands in Nottinghamshire to suit every party and every pocket – from uptempo rock’n’roll to soulful pop and Motown.

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The Beat Kings

  • 3
  • (31)

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.

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from£950

The Twelve O Clock Highs

  • 2
  • (19)

Laidback acoustic duo with both male and female lead vocals, playing soulful covers from the likes of Al Green and Marvin Gaye through to Ed Sheeran, Coldplay and Adele.

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from£1,380

Mastersound

  • 4-7
  • (62)

Soulful, danceable pop from the West Midlands, with both female and male lead vocals and a song list of danceable rock, soul and pop anthems from Chuck Berry to Clean Bandit.

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from£1,135

Agent Smith

  • 4
  • (221)

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£985

The Charles Street Horns

  • 4
  • (20)

A dynamic brass band that perform funk and pop covers in a New Orleans street style. Their diverse repertoire covers everything from Amy Winehouse to Stevie Wonder and Pharrell Williams.

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from£1,720

Dr Funtimes

  • 6
  • (40)

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£1,650

Manhattan

  • 5-10
  • (63)

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£925

Skylight

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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£1,690

Downtown Underground

  • 6-7
  • (82)

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£1,295

The Different Lights

  • 4
  • (83)

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£1,170

The Sonics

  • 4
  • (60)

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£875

Hudson

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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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Gallery

  • 4
  • (1)

Fresh-faced, high-energy 4-piece band featuring both male and female vocals and playing all of the nation's favourite dance floor fillers – from The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac and Blondie to George Michael, Dua Lipa, and The Arctic Monkeys.

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from£1,450

The Rumours

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  • (29)

Believe everything you hear about these guys! The Rumours are a vibrant 4-piece band that come with boundless energy and an infectious love for mixing the latest hits from Bruno Mars and George Ezra with timeless classics from Chic, Earth Wind & Fire and The Beatles.

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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£2,900

Drum n Brass

  • 5-10
  • (56)

Performing hi-octane brass arrangements of floor-fillers by Pharrell, Daft Punk, Queen, Beyonce and more, Drum 'n' Brass are a fresh alternative to traditional cover bands. Male vocals optional.

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from£1,475

The Misfits

  • 5-8
  • (60)

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.

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from£995

The Alternatives

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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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The Vendettas

  • 4-5
  • (52)

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£1,530

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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Guide to booking wedding & function bands in Nottingham

Whether you’d like a soul wedding band for a huge reception at Silverstone, or a jazz trio to entertain a few friends in a tent in the Peak District, we’ll find the right wedding entertainment just for you!

What styles of music do your Nottingham wedding bands play?

Typically our Nottingham wedding bands play all the best-known rock, pop, soul and Motown hits from across the decades – enough to please any crowd and keep guests of all ages entertained.

We can provide a huge range of acts from small 3-piece guitar-based bands for clients on shoe-string budgets, right through to 10-piece showbands for lavish evening parties.

Do all your wedding bands bring their own sound and lighting equipment?

All our bands for weddings are fully self-contained with their own PA sound system, microphones, backline amplifiers and instruments. This works really well for most marquee or indoor weddings.

Let us know if you're expecting more than 250 guests, so we can check whether the act’s system is large enough.

Most bands will also bring lighting for both the stage and dancefloor.

Check the act's individual profile for more details and optional add-ons to enhance the show!

Can your wedding bands learn a special song for our first dance?

Most bands will be happy to learn and perform your first dance request – provided they think they can arrange it for their line-up and do it justice!

Check the act’s profile to see what they can offer and if they can’t do it live, they could just play it through their PA system using Spotify or an mp3 player.

Can you also provide Nottingham wedding musicians for our ceremony or drinks reception?

All the bands listed here are suitable for after-dinner dancing, but if you’re looking for acts to perform for your ceremony or reception, our selection of Nottingham wedding musicians is second to none.

Why not hire a harpist or classical guitarist to accompany the bridal procession and a string quartet to entertain guests whilst you take your wedding photos?

A Rat Pack style singer can be a great warm-up for the main act later on.

Where in the Nottingham area do your wedding bands perform?

Full of personality, history and an exciting contemporary music scene, Nottingham is a vibrant location for any wedding celebration.

From Breadsall Priory, Trent Bridge, Colwick Hall, The Nottinghamshire Golf & Country Club and Beeston Fields to Cockliffe Country House, Sutton Bonington Hall and The Old Vicarage Boutique, the city spoils you for choice on venues and party locations.

Our bands and musicians have played at venues throughout the area, including Beeston, Southwell, Wilford, Sherwood, Radford, Mansfield, Carlton, Sutton-In-Ashfield, West Bridgford, Worksop, Arnold, Newark-on-Trent, Hucknall, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Clifton, Retford and Kimberley.

Can you provide other genres of function bands in the Nottingham area, such as ceilidh, steel pan or jazz bands?

Our wedding jazz and swing bands will add class and sophistication to your reception, whilst our steel bands and salsa bands can brighten up any venue.

To keep an energetic crowd dancing, you could hire a ceilidh band, big band or Latin band.

For a wider selection of Nottingham function bands, check out our local bands for hire page.

How can we save money on our wedding band?

Before you book more musicians for afternoon background music, check whether members of your band can provide this – it'll save you additional costs, such as travel.

If you haven't yet set your date, consider booking a midweek or winter celebration to take advantage of the most competitive rates.

Always consider hiring a band from your local area, to save on travel and accommodation costs. We have acts based in most major towns and cities across the UK.


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