Oxfordshire band hire

Whether you're looking for jazz or jive, Latin or acoustic, we have the cream of the crop of locally sourced bands for hire in Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties

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Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
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from£875

Rockit

  • 3-4
  • (142)

Amp up your party with Rockit: a sensational party band with a huge catalogue of rock, indie and pop floor-fillers from Chuck Berry and The Beatles to The Killers and Ed Sheeran! Larger line-ups, acoustic background sets and DJ service available. Midweek discounts available.

Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis
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from£625

The Crossfades

  • 3-5
  • (56)

One of our most popular South West wedding bands, The Crossfades serve up energetic, fun sets of vintage and modern rock, pop and indie music. Keyboardist, DJ service and solo acoustic set available.

September / Forget Me Nots / Got To Be Real / Best Of My Love / Night To Remember / Wanna Be Your Lover
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from£1,790

Party Up

  • 6-10
  • (138)

Party down with Party Up, the slickest pop, soul and funk 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. More videos available on profile page.

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from£1,375

Big Easy Brass Band

  • 4-7
  • (45)

The hottest new brass fusion band in town, Big Easy will bring a raucous, New Orleans party vibe to your event! The band can perform in one place or roaming around your venue and guests whilst they play. Available with male vocalist.

Cinco Magic Promo Video (Gettin' Jiggy Wit It)
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from£995

Cinco Magic

  • 4
  • (74)

Outrageously talented and dapper new party and wedding band, combining session standard playing with a classic R&B-tinged repertoire of funk, soul, hip-hop and pop ideal for dancing. DJ service and acoustic set available.

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.

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from£525

The Wild Nights Duo

  • 2
  • (35)

Having played together in bands for over ten years, Jon and Ben listed everything they play and realised they know loads of great songs! Available to hire with DJ service for music throughout the evening.

Promo video
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from£565

The Wandering Lights

  • 2-4
  • (46)

Charismatic new wedding band, taking the London circuit by storm. The Wandering Lights perform upbeat, folksy acoustic covers by Avicci, Blackstreet and R Kelly. Also available as an unplugged roaming band (free to wander around your venue).

4-piece Promo Video
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from£1,165

The Dip Dabs

  • 4-7
  • (44)

Top-flight party band delivering exceptional value for money, with male and female lead vocals and the best pop, rock and soul hits. Extra musicians available, including brass section, rapper and strings, as well as acoustic sets and DJ service.

7 Days / Walking Away
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from£1,200

Ibiza Funk

  • 4-6
  • (27)

A newcomer to the UK party scene, Ibiza Funk's unique versions of popular tunes are guaranteed to fill your dancefloor and take the vibe of your event to the next level!

Viva La Vida
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from£985

The Runaways

  • 4
  • (50)

Youthful, vibrant new party band channelling rock, hip-hop and soul influences. The band have been performing together for six years and have recently started attracting major label interest for their originals side project – catch them now before they're famous!

Promo Video (Chelsea Dagger)
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from£810

The Confidentials

  • 3-5
  • (89)

Sensational all-male rock and pop trio who never fail to get their audiences jumping and singing along to the biggest tunes of the last 60 years. Elvis, The Stones, Bowie, Oasis, The Killers: they’re all there! Offering DJ service, afternoon acoustic sets as well as keyboards and second guitarist.

Cake by the Ocean / Park Life / You Really Got Me / Feel It Still / Dakota
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from£875

The High Rollers

  • 3
  • (76)

High-impact party band, The High Rollers, specialise in classic indie rock hits by The Killers, Blur and The Kinks as well as brand new pop hits by Bruno Mars, DNCE and Pharrell Williams.

Live at Ruth & Joe's wedding
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from£1,025

The Wild Nights

  • 4
  • (17)

Top-flight wedding band performing vintage rock by The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Van Morrison as well as the odd modern indie anthem! Acoustic duo and DJ option available.

Respect / Superstition / Kiss
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from£2,275

The Capricorns

  • 7-10
  • (56)

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. More videos available on profile page.

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.

Promo Video
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from£985

Portamento

  • 3
  • (1)

Young, professional and vibrant trio performing jazz-infused versions of your favourite pop tunes and hip-hop classics to entertain you!

Promo Video #1
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from£3,400

Lightspeed

  • 7
  • (14)

Ultimate live music experience featuring a centre-stage light up drum kit that delivers a feast for the eyes and ears. This slick outfit brings you supreme talent and a large repertoire of chart hits. Additional musicians, jazz sets and DJ service available.

Promo Video
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from£2,735

Fireflies

  • 6-11
  • (20)

High-end 6-piece party band featuring male vocals, female vocals and sax playing accurate renditions of modern and classic hits. Additional musicians, DJ service and afternoon sets available.

Medley
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from£1,475

Masterblaster

  • 6
  • (28)

Incredible pop, R&B and soul band performing floor-fillers from Stevie Wonder and Bruno Mars all the way to Artful Dodger, Sean Paul and more. Book their acoustic/jazz sets and DJ service for non-stop music through the day. More videos available on profile page.

Promo video (Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand)
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from£1,000

Penfold

  • 4-6
  • (125)

On-trend wedding party band, suitable for all events from classy wedding receptions to high-end corporate events. The band cover rock and pop music from Elvis and the Beatles through to The Killers and Sam Smith. DJ service, brass section and acoustic sets available.

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from£2,655

Soul Machine

  • 7
  • (33)

Led by a charismatic frontman who will scoop your audience up in the palm of his hand and melt them with his voice, Soul Machine pay tribute to James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and more. DJ laptop service also available.

Promo Video
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from£1,235

Shakedown

  • 4-12
  • (49)

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 and a DJ laptop service on request.

Sex on Fire / Johnny B. Goode / Wonderwall / Stuck in the Middle
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from£920

Get Carter

  • 4-5
  • (58)

High-energy wedding and corporate party band in the South East, playing crowd-rousing pop, rock, dance, funk and soul music from the 1960s to the present day. The band have played Glastonbury and the Roundhouse and count Audi and Nintendo amongst their regular clients. DJ service and acoustic sets available.

The Way You Make Me Feel / Only Love
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from£520

The Heartbeats

  • 2-4
  • (19)

Stylish and modern acoustic guitar & cajon duo performing fantastic versions of your favourite contemporary and classic songs either for upbeat background music or dancing. Larger ensemble and DJ option available.


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Booking a party band in Oxfordshire?

Whatever the style and whatever your budget, we have a wide variety of Oxfordshire party bands for hire. From function bands for your wedding reception to the best Oxford jazz bands for your summer garden party, our acts have the finest musical talent from a county that produced indie legends such as Supergrass and Foals.

You may want something themed for a quirky occasion, or an Oxfordshire cover band that can play the first dance at your wedding – whatever you need, we have it covered. Don’t forget that many of our wedding bands also offer a DJ service to keep your party rocking after their performance has finished.

Looking for something less explosive? Our classy and refined Oxfordshire jazz bands are available as trios, quartets, and larger ensembles to make your event swing. Jazz bands are wonderfully adaptable and perfect for garden parties and smaller functions.

Our Oxfordshire party bands cover the city itself and surrounding areas including Abingdon, Banbury, Bicester, Burford, Carterton, Charlbury, Chinnor, Chipping Norton, Didcot, Faringdon, Henley-on-Thames, Islip, Kidlington, Thame, Wallingford, Wantage, Watlington, Witney and Woodstock.

Hiring a local party band in Oxfordshire is a great way to cut down on travel costs and keep your logistics simple, browse our selection of Oxfordshire cover bands for hire to find the ideal act for your evening.


The best function bands in Oxfordshire and throughout the UK

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