Rock & pop function bands

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

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Cerone

  • Liverpool
  • 4-8
  • (26)

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£1,165

The Northern Lights

  • Lancashire
  • 5-6
  • (10)

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£795

Stereogram

  • London
  • 3
  • (21)

Incredible male-fronted rock and pop wedding and party band who have played for the likes of Deutsche Bank and The BBC. The band have a big sound and electric stage presence! Available with keyboards, sax and female vocals as well as solo/duo acoustic and jazz trio sets.

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from£1,722

Domino

  • Cambridge
  • 5
  • (3)

Incredible band DOMINO create an amazing atmosphere for any event. A talented 5-piece group from across the UK led by female vocals bring you all of your favourite songs from MJ and Fleetwood Mac, Bruno Mars to Bon Jovi, Diana Ross to Lionel Richie, these guys have it all.

Black or White / Uptown Funk / I Will Wait / Crazy In Love
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The Electrics

  • Surrey
  • 4-6
  • (18)

Energetic party band with an impressive list of pop, rock and soul hits from 1950s to the present day. This band have huge harmonies and a fantastic live sound. Extra performances, larger line-ups, acoustic duo and DJ set available!

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from£1,230

The Shots

  • Kent
  • 4
  • (12)

Fun rock and pop party band featuring both male and female lead vocals and a song list ranging from Whitney Houston and Dolly Parton to Foo Fighters and Queen. Acoustic afternoon sets and DJ service available.

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from£1,795

The Presidents

  • London
  • 6-9
  • (4)

Stunning party and corporate function band featuring male and female vocals, playing all your favourite dancefloor-fillers and give you the party of your life! Brass section, pro DJ service and dinner jazz sets also available.

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from£900

Little Caesar

  • West Yorkshire
  • 2-7
  • (27)

Hugely experienced wedding and function band featuring both male and female vocals, playing a great mixture of party classics and contemporary tunes.

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from£1,280

The Aviators

  • London
  • 4-12
  • (11)

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.

Ho Hey / Little Lion Man / Jolene / Wagon Wheel
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Wildwood Folk

  • Devon
  • 4
  • (7)

Upbeat and rousing new folk-infused acoustic pop band with joint male and female vocals – ideal for vintage and festival fans alike! The band have won plaudits from modern folk hero Seth Lakeman, as well as featured on the BBC.

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from£1,665

Brothers of Soul

  • Wiltshire
  • 5-7
  • (3)

Funky male-fronted party band mixing classic soul and modern chart. The band have performed on the BBC, and at Glastonbury and Bestival! Hire options include additional musicians, acoustic duo and DJ service.

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The Graduates

  • Durham
  • 4
  • (15)

Impressive male-fronted rock and pop wedding covers band from the North East. Book the band with female vocalist, brass section, DJ service or acoustic afternoon sets.

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The Kingpins

  • Manchester
  • 4-6
  • (5)

Sensational, young and energetic 4 to 6-piece party band featuring superb female vocals and a dynamic and varied set list. Extra musicians, professional DJ and acoustic afternoon sets available.

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from£670

The Beat Kings

  • Nottingham
  • 3
  • (16)

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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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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Stereo Sonic

  • Hampshire
  • 3-4
  • (13)

Powerful and animated pop, rock and soul band serving the South West. Expect high-calibre musicianship and chart-topping covers from Pharrell, Ed Sheeran & Bruno Mars to keep the dancefloor moving non-stop! Larger line-ups, afternoon jazz and acoustic sets and DJ set available.

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
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The Echoes

  • Newcastle
  • 3
  • (21)

Great value party and wedding band in the North East who've supported The Klaxons and Turin Brakes and bagged the coveted XFM unsigned band award. Large rock and pop song list spanning seven decades of covers! DJ service available.

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from£995

The Shenanigans

  • Northampton
  • 4
  • (23)

Super-talented function band with both male and female vocals playing a range of catchy rock/pop anthems as well as the very latest chart music. DJ and acoustic sets available.

Hush
from£810

Hush

  • Newcastle
  • 5
  • (15)

One of our most versatile and popular North East-based function bands, covering uptempo rock, pop and soul favourites from the 1950s to the recent past.

Live at Ruth & Joe's wedding
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The Wild Nights

  • London
  • 4
  • (17)

Top-flight wedding band in the South West, 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£1,570

Capital Soul

  • Leeds
  • 5-7
  • (17)

Superb rock, pop and soul party band featuring female or male vocals and drawing on a wide repertoire of tried and tested classics. Optional brass section, Jewish songs, cocktail piano, jazz duo and DJ sets!

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from£735

Blue Suede Shoes

  • Surrey
  • 3-5
  • (7)

Incredible party and wedding band playing vintage rock and soul as well as recent pop, at a price that won’t break the bank! Book extra musicians (keyboards and sax), an afternoon acoustic set or an optional Irish set.

I Believe In A Thing Called Love – Dangermouse
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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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Upbeat

  • Birmingham
  • 3
  • (7)

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.


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What sort of music do our function bands play?

Book a rock & pop 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.

Our function bands vary in size – smaller, guitar-based line-ups of three or four members, usually performing rock, Britpop and indie, while larger bands with keys and brass section can recreate a wider range of genres through the decades.

What sort of events do our function bands play at?

Our rock and pop 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.

All the function bands listed below are intended for after-dinner dancing. If you’re after a band to provide music during a drinks reception or meal, check out our background musicians instead. We also have a range of wedding ceremony musicians.

Booking a rock & pop function band?

Booking one of our rock and pop function bands is easy – they are self-contained, professional and bring their own PA, instruments and backline. They are quick and efficient at setting up and sound checking. All you need to do on the day is provide a flat and sheltered area big enough for them to perform. They will also need access to a power source.

Our function bands know how to get the party started, and they’ll play for up to 2 hours in sets of either 2 x 1 hour or 3 x 40 minutes. During their intervals they will play music via mp3 to keep your dancefloor full, but most offer an upgrade to a full DJ service if you want someone to mix songs and take requests. If you need the band to play for longer or later than midnight, extra fees can apply.

You may want your function band to perform your first dance, they will be happy to do this if you let them know your song choice in advance. Occasionally a band will be unable to perform your request as their line-up may not be able to do the song justice, in which case they can play it via mp3 through their PA system.

Have a look at the individual profiles to see what extra services a band can offer you throughout your day. Add-ons such as cocktail piano, smooth background jazz or acoustic sets are all great ways to make the most of your function band booking. This way, you eliminate the extra fees and travel costs of booking separate musicians. Other ways to keep costs down are by planning an off-peak wedding (winter or weekday) or booking a band local to your event.

Our rock and pop function bands will need time before the venue is filled with guests to set up and soundcheck, we recommend scheduling at least an hour for this. In order to keep energy levels high, most of our bands ask for a hot meal on the day, this will be detailed in your booking contract.

Where do our function bands play?

Our function bands perform regularly at a wide range of occasions, from weddings to balls to festive parties, birthdays, trade shows and club nights. You can hire a function band anywhere in the UK, including these major centres:

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