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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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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from£699

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£920

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 acoustic sets and DJ service available.

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
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from£615

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.

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from£1,025

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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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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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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from£980

Boho Hustle

  • London
  • 4-7
  • (9)

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£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£1,165

Manhattan

  • Leeds
  • 5-10
  • (14)

Dynamic and trendy pop, Motown and soul band with impressive industry credentials and a vast playlist of soulful floor-fillers by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Justin Timberlake, Usher and Rihanna. Acoustic set and singer waiter option available.

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
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The Starlighters

  • London
  • 5-6
  • (5)

Looking for the party of a lifetime? With over a thousand live performances at corporate events, parties and weddings worldwide, The Starlighters guarantee a night to remember! Additional musicians, live DJ and afternoon background sets also available.

Happy – Pharrell Williams
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The Spooks

  • Birmingham
  • 3-4
  • (21)

Breathtaking vocals, lush harmonies and an explosive rhythm section – this West Midlands wedding party band play a wide selection of soul, disco, rock’n’roll and the latest indie to keep you dancing until the wee hours! DJ service available.

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from£1,095

Wireless

  • Cheshire
  • 4-5
  • (18)

Experienced male-fronted party and wedding band with a fantastic live show and a song list covering rock and pop music from The Beatles and Elvis to Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars. Extra musicians, afternoon acoustic sets and DJ service available!

Twist & Shout / Human / Day We Caught The Train / Signed, Sealed
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Superted

  • Liverpool
  • 3-5
  • (37)

Experienced all-male wedding function band who have toured with Deacon Blue and The Sugababes. Expect danceable classics by artists such as Queen and The Killers! DJ service available.

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from£960

Block The Party

  • Brighton
  • 3-4
  • (6)

Three-piece party band featuring female vocals, guitar and sax set to professionally mixed backing tracks for a full band sound. Extra drums, acoustic duo or jazz trio available.

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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.

Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
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The Insiders

  • Staffordshire
  • 4
  • (24)

Male-fronted party band with bags of experience and a set list for all ages, taking in vintage classics, sophisticated soul and modern chart-toppers, from The Beatles to Bruno Mars. DJ service 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.

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from£1,045

Radio Club

  • South Wales
  • 3
  • (4)

Exciting young 3-piece party band from South Wales with an excellent male vocalist and a high quality live sound.

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from£1,045

Radio Frenzy

  • South Wales
  • 3
  • (8)

Energetic 3-piece band featuring male lead vocals, guitar, drums and backing tracks playing a carefully selected repertoire that spans the decades. Afternoon acoustic set available.

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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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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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