Rock & pop function bands

Exceptional rock & pop function bands to keep your guests on the dancefloor with upbeat rock and pop anthems. Our bands are suitable for a range of occasions, from weddings to corporate parties

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Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
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from£895

The Different Lights

  • Liverpool
  • 4
  • (68)

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.

Promo Video
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from£1,345

The Coves

  • Bristol
  • 5-6
  • (7)

A young, energetic and professional party band who are not shy of a large crowd having brought their well-loved hits to events for clients such as Lloyds Bank and Debenhams. This band offer a diverse repertoire to get your guests moving to tunes from Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind and Fire to Beyoncé and Bruno Mars. The Coves have something to suit every taste!

Promo Video
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from£1,240

The Misfits

  • Cheshire
  • 5-7
  • (51)

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.

Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons (4-pce)
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from£700

Boots n Bones

  • London
  • 3-5
  • (33)

Festival-hardened 4-piece playing unique, folksy covers of classic and contemporary party tunes. Enormous song list and a favourite at barn weddings! DJ laptop service also available.

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from£565

The Wandering Lights

  • London
  • 2-4
  • (24)

Charismatic new party band, taking the London party 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).

New Rules / Finesse
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from£985

A Girl Called Sue

  • London
  • 4-8
  • (40)

Versatile and energetic male and female-fronted band with a large song list taking in soul, pop and rock music from Elvis and The Beatles to Daft Punk and DNCE. Available to hire with extra musicians, afternoon/dinner jazz sets and/or DJ service.

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from£1,230

Dr Funtimes

  • Leeds
  • 6
  • (17)

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.

Promo Video
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from£4,680

Electric Red

  • London
  • 6-12
  • (23)

Made up of the UK’s finest singers and musicians from London’s world famous West End musicals, Electric Red will bring the ultimate party experience to your event!

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from£1,355

The Stop Outs

  • London
  • 5
  • (15)

A fresh and stylish band playing everything from the 70s upwards, guaranteed to get you dancing! From 90s hits to your favourite throwbacks from The Jackson 5, Earth Wind and Fire and Lionel Richie, The Stop Out's have an infectious energy to create an amazing event.

Shut Up and Dance / Adventure of a Lifetime / Mr Blue Sky / Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
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from£950

The Falcons

  • London
  • 3
  • (3)

Energetic 3-piece band led by male vocals, bringing you all the latest and favourite rock, pop and indie hits.

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from£1,145

Renville

  • Bristol
  • 3
  • (4)

Energetic covers band playing the best pop, funk, soul and rock songs for weddings and parties. Their lively covers are guaranteed to have your guests up and dancing all night long!

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from£1,030

The Vendettas

  • Liverpool
  • 4-5
  • (30)

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.

When You Were Young
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from£800

Roadrunner

  • Cornwall
  • 3
  • (1)

This talented trio are ready to take your event to another level with their punchy covers of the indie favourites you always wanted to party to! Acoustic sets also available.

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from£1,000

The Sonics

  • Liverpool
  • 4
  • (54)

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.

Sugar / Summer of 69 / Everywhere / Can't Stop The Feeling
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from£1,275

The Splits

  • Bristol
  • 4
  • (5)

Incredible party band who have brought their energetic rock and pop covers to weddings, private events and corporate parties for the likes of House of Fraser and ASDA. Dance to hits from Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, The Killers and Kings of Leon and consider adding a DJ set or photo booth to complete your evening's entertainment.

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from£740

Millennium Bug

  • London
  • 3-4
  • (64)

Slick party and wedding band capturing the definitive sound of pop and rock through the decades and led by an animated frontman who gets every crowd on their feet! DJ service and acoustic sets available.

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from£985

The Saints

  • Manchester
  • 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£970

The Scarlets

  • Brighton
  • 3
  • (8)

Vibrant party band performing a range of music, from classic hits of the 70s and 80s to brand new chart toppers of today! Hear all your modern favourites by Dua Lipa, Bruno Mars and Beyoncé! DJ laptop service also available.

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from£1,365

The Tunesmiths

  • Bristol
  • 4
  • (4)

Barnstorming folk-pop band, ideal for a festival-themed wedding or party! Party the night away to catchy rock and pop songs performed in the ever-popular Mumford & Sons style.

Big Hits Medley
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from£2,050

Hot Sauce

  • London
  • 4-5
  • (4)

With floor-filling mash-ups and remixes of classics from the 70s to the present day, Hot Sauce promise to bring an exotic, vibrant performance to your event.

Big Hits Medley
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Solar

  • London
  • 8-21
  • (17)

Unbeatable soul, pop, R&B and funk show band who have performed worldwide for PepsiCo, Rolls Royce and Channel 4. Brass section, electric strings section and gospel singers also available.

Promo Video #1
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from£3,400

Lightspeed

  • Kent
  • 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.

Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet
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from£810

Tree House

  • London
  • 3
  • (30)

Turbo-charged party band with a large song list of danceable and melodic rock and pop anthems. Great value and a huge sound! Hire the band’s DJ and acoustic sets for music throughout the day. Low season and midweek discounts available.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered / Gimme Some Lovin' (5-piece)
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from£955

The Hustlers

  • Brighton
  • 4
  • (3)

An exciting, energetic and experienced party band specialising in pop and indie but able to offer classics from the 50s and 60s through to hits of the present day. 5-piece also available for all the more funk & soul!

Mr Brightside / Riptide / Castle On The Hill / Waiting All Night
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from£585

Skylight Duo

  • Sheffield
  • 2
  • (11)

Recreating a full band sound with their impactful, multi-instrumental talent, this duo are ready to get your party started! Their diverse songlist will surprise and delight you - and keep your guests dancing and singing along!


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Function Band Booking Guide

What sort of music do your rock & pop function bands play?

Book a function band to play everything from time-tested classics by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones to catchy modern anthems by Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran and Adele – enough to get all ages on their feet.

How many musicians are in your function bands?

Our bands vary in size – smaller, guitar-based line-ups of three or four members usually perform rock, Britpop and indie, while larger bands with keys and brass section can recreate a wider range of genres through the decades. Make sure you check out different band’s profiles to see what they offer – and how they can expand to the requirements of your event if needed.

What sort of events do your function bands play at?

Our function bands have experience playing at a broad range of events and celebrations, from weddings to birthday parties, christenings to Bar Mitzvahs, pubs to festivals. They also provide live music for a variety of corporate functions from small office parties to blue-chip company balls. You can hire a function band anywhere in the UK - check out the list of major towns and cities below.

All the bands listed on this page are intended for after-dinner dancing. If your event is in the afternoon or you need a different style of music, why not check out our acoustic background acts, or collection of roving musicians – perfect for garden parties. You might also find what you need on our wedding bands page.

Saving tip: Ask about your band's DJ service or afternoon jazz performances. Travel costs and equipment hire can be more cost-effective when you use members of the same band throughout the day.

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

All our function bands will turn up ready to go with their own PA sound system and all the trimmings – microphones, backline amplifiers, instruments, they’ve got it sorted. In the case that you’re expecting more than 250 guests, just let us know so that we can double check that the band’s system is large enough for that size crowd. Most bands will also bring lighting for both the stage and dancefloor – but check on their individual profile for extra options to creating that proper party feel!

How long will the band need to set up?

Our bands ask for a 60-90 minute window 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.

How long will the band play for on the night?

Our bands know how to get the party started! Their performances are two hours and usually split over 2 x 1-hour or 3 x 40-minute sets with short intervals – but the band can play for less time, or longer (for an additional cost) if it suits your event better. If you need the band to play for longer or later than midnight, extra fees can apply.

We would like a particular song at our event - can the band play it?

Most function bands will be happy to learn and perform a request – provided they think they can arrange it for their line-up and do it justice! Check the band’s profile to see what they can offer and if they can’t do it live, they'll be happy to play it through their PA system from Spotify or an iPod.

How can we keep the music going in the intervals between the band’s sets?

All our function bands provide mp3 music during the interval, and many are able to upgrade to a more advanced service using virtual DJ software so that they can mix songs and take your guests’ requests.

Is there any equipment that we need to provide?

The band will sort out most things from an equipment side, but they’ll need power to run it all! 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 an easy rule, it’s best to allow for 3m x 3m for a 3-piece band – and then to add an additional square metre for each extra band member. A raised stage always helps the band stand out a bit more but, mainly, the performance space just needs to be flat and dry! If you’re unsure, check the ‘performance information’ on the band’s page.

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

Rockin’ out takes energy so please make that sure your performers have access to food and refreshments on the night – most of our function bands will require a hot meal to keep their energy up! Depending on the layout of the venue, some bands will also need reserved parking or a secure changing room so do check their profile for details if you can’t see it detailed on your booking contract.

Saving tip: If you’re on a budget, always consider hiring a band from your local area to save on travel and accommodation costs. We have rock & pop function bands based in most major towns and cities across the UK!
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