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Student event entertainment

From sixth form balls, Fresher's Week and student union parties right through to graduation dinners and May balls, we have a range of live music options to keep the party rocking.


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Upbeat music for all occasions

We make choosing and booking music for a student, school or college party quick and easy – and we’ll give you help and support right up to the event. We can cater for black tie balls, student club nights and graduation parties, just take your pick from our roster of party bands.


Choose from our huge selection of rock & pop party bands, playing everything from Michael Jackson and The Beatles through to the latest indie rock, chart and dance music.


Black tie balls

For black tie events, a swing band will provide a sophisticated soundtrack to your night, or choose one of our smartly dressed function bands for an unforgettable night of partying.


Vintage theme

For a memorable vintage themed evening, choose the perfectly fitting band for our roster of 1920s-90s acts. From 20s Gatsby bands to 50s rock'n'roll bands, we've got it all!

20S Gatsby Band Hire

1920s & Gatsby bands

Hire a 1920s band to play authentic Charleston music, Dixieland jazz or Harlem swing

Gypsy Jazz Band Hire 2

1930s & gypsy jazz bands

Joyous vintage 30s jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt – ideal for summer parties

1940s Wartime Vintage Singers Hire

1940s & wartime bands

Our 1940s bands include jive bands, swing bands and all-female vocal groups

50S Rocknroll Band Hire 1

1950s & rock'n'roll bands

Blistering rock’n’roll favourites from Tutti Frutti to Hit The Road Jack

60S Beatles Band Hire

1960s & Beatles bands

The best of vintage British and American 60s music – from The Beatles to The Beach Boys

70S Band Hire

1970s & disco bands

Retro party bands playing all of your favourite hits from the grooviest decade of the last century.

80S Tribute Band Hire

1980s tribute bands

Big synthesisers, bold colours and bad hair – ideal for retro-themed parties

Tribute Act Hire

Tribute bands

Tribute bands, solo tribute acts and singers paying homage to icons from Abba to Adele

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Receptions & dinner music

For classy background music to accompany dinner or drinks, we recommend browsing our roster of classical musicians, pianists, guitarists, singers and wandering bands.

String Quartet Hire 2

String quartets

An elegant, timeless addition to a wedding ceremony, drinks reception or garden party

Pianist Hire


Background pianists and singer pianists playing jazz, classical, film music and pop.

Guitarist For Hire


Classical, flamenco and pop guitarists for weddings and parties, with or without vocals.

Wedding Jazz Bands for Hire

Jazz bands

Swing, blues, dixieland or bebop – hire a jazz band for mellow background music or dancing.

Acoustic Duos Bands For Hire

Acoustic duos

Ideal for afternoon receptions, garden parties and venues with noise restrictions.

Roaming Band Musician Hire

Roaming bands

Unplugged musicians who can roam freely around your event, blending in with guests

Singers For Hire 2

Wedding singers

Wedding singers, Rat Pack style crooners, guitar vocalists and vocal groups

Mix mingle 1

Mix & mingle entertainers

Impressive walkabout acts to break the ice and get your guests chatting.

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Multicultural ideas

For an international feel, opt for a Caribbean steel band complete with limbo dancer or a Latin/salsa band. We also offer Mariachi bands guaranteed to a bring a smile to everyone's face, and ceilidh bands to get everyone involved in the dancing.

Steel Band Hire

Steel bands

Laid-back, tropical steel bands for garden parties and outdoor wedding receptions.

Ceilidh Folk Band Hire

Ceilidh bands

English, Irish & Scottish ceilidh bands as well as country, bluegrass & folk.

Latin Cuban Brazilian Salsa Band Hire

Latin & Cuban bands

Brazilian, Afro-cuban and Latin pop bands, as well as music from around the world

Mariachi Band Hire

Mariachi bands

For weddings, quincenearas, Mexican cultural events and fiestas.

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Student entertainment ideas & advice


The easy way to book entertainment

  • Hand-picked musicians for graduation balls, student unions and more
  • Fast customer service and an easy booking process
  • Round-the-clock support and emergency cover
  • Expert advice on booking live music for students
  • Trusted brand with thousands of live music bookings

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Need more help?

Student entertainment comes in a bewildering array of shapes and sizes, and the amount of choice can be daunting. Give us a call on 0333 242 0560 or email for more help and advice.