Party bands for hire

Hire a live party band for dancing, singing and celebrating at birthdays, corporate parties, anniversaries and other special occasions.

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Kiss / Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough / Finesse
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from£885

Uptown

  • London
  • 5-9
  • (3)

Exciting pop, soul and funk party band with female vocals, who also play a super cool blend of R&B and disco classics. Additional musicians also available.

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from£920

The Soul Expressions

  • London
  • 4-7
  • (4)

Talented young soul band featuring both male and female vocals and a 3-piece horn section, playing a selection of classic disco, funk and soul tunes. *London events only*.

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from£715

The Chandeliers

  • London
  • 4
  • (22)

A zesty, female-led party band playing popular 40s to 00s jazz, rock ‘n’ pop covers with a unique twist - think hot club, ska, country, bossa, rock, reggae & swing all blended together to span the generations!

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from£980

The Fandangos

  • London
  • 4-8
  • (22)

Female-fronted wedding and corporate party band playing a wide range of pop floor-fillers from across the decades. The band are fun, energising and amazing value for money! Brass, keyboards, DJ service and acoustic afternoon sets also offered.

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from£615

Kojak

  • Southampton
  • 2
  • (11)

Young and vibrant guitar and vocal duo, playing big tunes across the decades with an emphasis on modern rock, pop and indie. Available in either acoustic (background) or electric (for wedding celebrations and parties) formats. DJ service also available. Low season and midweek discounts.

Paul Cattermole & The Stuff
from£2,950

Paul Cattermole & The Stuff

  • London
  • 6
  • (3)

Hire a genuine pop star for the night! Paul from S Club 7 heads an all-star professional band playing your favourite music, from classic rock and soul through to contemporary pop covers and a few S Club hits thrown in for good measure.

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from£795

Captain Planet

  • Northamptonshire
  • 3-4
  • (37)

Experienced male-fronted trio, and purveyors of the finest rock, soul and indie covers! Great value for wedding celebrations and parties. Female vocalist and afternoon acoustic sets available.

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from£1,280

The Aviators

  • London
  • 4-12
  • (12)

Extraordinary male-fronted rock, pop, reggae and soul band who count Richard Branson among previous clients. Hire the band with brass section, afternoon jazz sets and cocktail pianist for the complete package.

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from£985

The Saints

  • Manchester
  • 5
  • (49)

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.

Live at Ruth & Joe's wedding
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The Wild Nights

  • Bristol
  • 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.

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from£2,140

All Night Long

  • London
  • 6-9
  • (20)

High-energy pop and soul band with an enormous song list of almost 500 songs and featuring a world-class female vocalist! Book the band with optional 2- or 3-piece brass section, DJ, and ambient jazz or acoustic sets!

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from£1,365

The Highball Swingers

  • Liverpool
  • 5-7
  • (7)

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£10,540

Century Collective

  • London
  • 8
  • (10)

Century Collective have a wealth of experience of performing at some of the world's most exclusive events. Comprised of some of the finest professionals the country has to offer, this band offers an evening of entertainment like no other.

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from£545

The Alley Cats

  • Liverpool
  • 3-6
  • (12)

Swing trio perfect for drinks receptions and early evening entertainment. These experienced musicians deliver their own unique twist on jazz standards and chart hits, from Frank Sinatra to Michael Jackson.

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from£980

Boho Hustle

  • London
  • 4-7
  • (11)

Fun, lively 4-piece playing classic and modern rock & pop with a jazzy, boho twist! The band's winning combination of infectious energy and dancefloor cool is winning over audiences at weddings and parties up and down the UK.

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from£1,535

The Swing Collection

  • Cheshire
  • 5-10
  • (10)

Sophisticated swing and jazz band offering Rat Pack and big band hits, as well and modern floor fillers, and a variety of line-up options.

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from£785

Cerone

  • Liverpool
  • 4-8
  • (28)

Professional and versatile rock, pop and soul function band serving the North West and beyond, covering the very best of rock, pop, funk, soul and jazz across the decades. Highly recommended!

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from£1,230

The Records

  • Hertfordshire
  • 5-7
  • (5)

Premier party band featuring female vocals and the greatest pop, soul, Motown and disco hits of all time. Free laptop DJ service included as standard. Additional vocalists and horn players also available.

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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.

The Roxtons – Pop Medley
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from£1,400

The Roxtons

  • South Wales
  • 4
  • (7)

Stunning indie rock & pop party band from Wales bringing you cool, contemporary covers from The Killers, Kings Of Leon, Bruno Mars, The Kinks, DNCE and many more.... none of the same old boring songs!

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from£735

Audio 45

  • Leicestershire
  • 3
  • (4)

Lively party and wedding band featuring male vocals and performing a huge range of classic pop and rock covers. Laptop DJ service and acoustic sets available.

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from£2,975

Beat Club

  • London
  • 5-12
  • (15)

Incredible rock and pop party band featuring joint male and female lead vocals, sax and keyboards, and performing five decades of floor-fillers. Available to hire with DJ service, cocktail pianist or afternoon jazz sets.

I Believe In A Thing Called Love – Dangermouse
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from£860

Dangermouse

  • Northampton
  • 3
  • (21)

The finest party and wedding band performing rock, indie, R&B and chart music with charisma and energy! Hire the band’s DJ service for a seamless night of music.

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from£770

The Black Jacks

  • Lancashire
  • 4
  • (24)

This lively covers band are as comfortable playing student events as they are wedding receptions, and draw on a varied repertoire of 60s-00s floor-fillers. DJ service available.

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from£1,105

Little Caesar

  • West Yorkshire
  • 2-7
  • (28)

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


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Party band booking guide

What sort of events do your party bands play at?

Our bands provide live, party entertainment for any and every occasion! Whether you’re commemorating a milestone or staging a one-off celebration, we’ve got you covered. Our bands have provided the soundtrack to Bar Mitzvahs, birthdays and retirement dos. They’ve helped surprise employees at annual office parties and brought in a New Year in style. Whatever the occasion, our bands will give your guests something to remember long after the music has stopped!

The bands on this page specialise in after-dinner and evening entertainment for events when the lights have dimmed, the dancefloor’s lit up, and guests are in the mood for making some shapes! If your event is in the afternoon and early evening or you need a different style of music, check out our acoustic background acts, or our collection of roving musicians – perfect for garden parties. You might also find what you need on our wedding bands page.

What style of music do your party bands play?

A complete list of songs is available on each band’s profile page but, typically, our party bands perform well-known rock, pop and soul covers from throughout the decades – from Chuck Berry and Aretha Franklin to modern anthems by Taylor Swift, The Killers and Calvin Harris. Don’t forget that if you’d prefer your party band to stick to one genre, you can have a look at our soul and funk bands, swing bands or, if you want to focus on a particular era, our tribute acts from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Remember, larger line-ups are more likely to feature keyboards and brass, which lets the band play a broader range of soul, pop and dance classics as well as pint-raising rock and indie favourites.

Saving tip! If you’re on a budget, always consider hiring a band from your local area to save on travel and accommodation costs.

Do your party bands bring their own sound and lighting equipment?

All our party bands bring their own PA sound system, microphones, backline amplifiers and instruments so have everything they need. Do let us know if you're expecting more than 200 guests though, just so we can check that the band’s system is big enough. Most bands also bring lighting to bring the party look to the stage and the dancefloor – but check their individual profile for extra details in case there are add-ons you would like to include to make it even more epic!

Is there any equipment that we need to provide?

Pressure off - all you need to provide is access to a power source and a flat, sheltered performance space for the band to set up and perform from! As a guide, it’s best to allow for 3m wide x 3m deep for a 3-piece band – then add an additional square metre for each extra band member. A raised stage always helps a band make a bigger impact but isn’t essential – the performance space mainly just needs to be flat and dry! If you’re unsure, check the ‘performance information’ on the band’s page.

How long will the band need to set up?

Party bands ask for a 60-90 minute window from 5pm or 6pm at the earliest in order to set up and soundcheck their equipment. It’s ideal if your venue is free of guests at this point, although some bands are happy to do a noiseless ‘line check’ to test instruments and equipment instead of a full, front-of-house soundcheck, if you need them to keep the volume down.

Saving tip! Check the details on your chosen party band’s profile in case they have members that can offer what you’re looking for during the day as well.

How long will the band play for on the night?

Most of our party bands are booked for after-dinner dancing, and typically would perform 2 x 60 minute sets from 9.30pm through to midnight, with a half hour interval. For performances later than midnight (whether band or DJ service), a later fee usually applies.

Is there anything else that we will need to sort out for the band?

The members of your party band are going to need to keep their energy going all night so please make sure that they have the food and refreshments that they need at the venue. If access is tricky, some of the band may well need reserved parking too or a secure changing room to be able to leave items during the event. Do check the band’s profile if you can’t see it detailed in your booking contract.

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