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Suffolk band hire

Outstanding party bands in Suffolk, Ipswich and the surrounding counties for hire without breaking the bank - from rock and pop cover songs to jazz, swing and ceilidh.

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Superstrut

  • 4-8
  • (157)

Dressed to the nines and touting a crowd-pleasing, quick-fire set of R&B, garage, pop, hip hop, classic soul and funk, Superstrut will have your guests moving and hollering from the first note. Also available with female vocalists and horns.

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from£1,475

Paradise

  • 5
  • (19)

With vibrant stage shows and a skillful mix of classic cover band tracks and more far-out versions of numbers not often attempted by other bands in the industry, Paradise offer DJ-style mixes to their live performances to keep your guests partying.

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from£995

Locomove

  • 3-4
  • (106)

A turbo-charged versatile 3 piece wedding and party band with great energy and sound, covering a wide range of genres (50s- present day), expertly reading their audiences. Optional "heavy set" also available for die-hard rock fans!

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from£1,950

The Soul Cats

  • 5-7
  • (97)

Infectiously energetic and spirited pop, soul and Motown band featuring sax and two extraordinary vocal talents – guaranteed to get your guests dancing. Chose between male or female vocals or both.

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from£1,495

Mojo Brass Band

  • 4-8
  • (51)

Mojo Brass are a funky, punchy brass powerhouse made up of the UK's best up-and-coming sax players, trumpeters and drummer. Their track list blends rarer grooves with mainstream crowd-pleasers.

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from£2,095

PYT

  • 3
  • (57)

Live DJ band featuring soulful female vocals and soaring sax solos, and playing all your favourite tunes from 80s anthems through to this year's bangers.

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from£995

The Confidentials

  • 3-5
  • (105)

Sensational all-male rock and pop trio who never fail to get their audiences jumping and singing along to the biggest tunes of the last 60 years. Elvis, The Stones, Bowie, Oasis: they’re all there!

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from£4,615

Soul Club

  • 6-10
  • (55)

Max out on soul and sophistication with Soul Club, a high energy show band comprising musicians who have toured with Stormzy and Dua Lipa. Expect stunning vocals and unparalleled musicianship.

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The High Rollers

  • 3
  • (109)

Authentically recreated indie rock covers by The Killers, Blur and The Kinks sit alongside funkier pop by Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift and Pharrell Williams. For value and impact, wedding bands don't come better than this.

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from£1,890

Masterblaster

  • 5-7
  • (50)

Fronted by a world-class female vocalist, Masterblaster perform wide-ranging sets of rock, pop, funk and soul floor-fillers through the eras, with optional jazz, country, Israeli and Arabic sets.

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from£2,340

Party Up

  • 6-10
  • (188)

Party down with Party Up, the slickest soul, funk and R&B band in the South East! Featuring sax and up to three stunning vocalists, the band count Sky, Cadburys and Emma Thompson among their regular clients.

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from£995

Rockit

  • 3-4
  • (257)

Amp up your party with Rockit: a sensational party band with a huge catalogue of rock, indie and pop floor-fillers from Chuck Berry and The Beatles to Billie Eilish and Ed Sheeran.

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from£1,250

The Sweet and Lowdown

  • 4
  • (203)

Fun and totally unique party band with male and female vocals, playing retro swing, vintage jive and rock'n'roll through to 80s funk, 90s R&B and quirky takes on modern chart.

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from£1,270

The Runaways

  • 4
  • (95)

Youthful, charismatic new 4-piece, channelling rock, dance, hip-hop and soul influences. The band have caught the attention of a major label – catch them now while rates are low!

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from£3,450

The Capricorns

  • 7-10
  • (76)

Stylish, globe-trotting function band featuring powerhouse vocalists and gigs for KPMG, Gucci and Jaguar alongside weddings in London and Dubai.

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from£1,500

Soul Station

  • 4-8
  • (17)

Dynamic soul, Motown and pop band covering all the soul greats from Al Green to Earth, Wind & Fire and Whitney Houston, as well as delivering fresh takes on contemporary hits by Bruno Mars and Amy Winehouse.

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from£1,595

Seren

  • 5-6
  • (50)

Think style, glitz and confidence - and every special request met - Seren have the thing that makes dance floors jump and feet frantically tap (even the feet of the tough-to-impress guests)

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from£1,160

Mastersound

  • 4-7
  • (74)

Danceable, piano-led pop and soul from the West Midlands, with both female and male lead vocals and a song list of danceable rock, soul and pop anthems from Chuck Berry to Adele.

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from£3,250

Beat Club

  • 5-8
  • (48)

Incredible soul, R&B and pop function band featuring joint male and female lead vocals, sax and keyboards, and performing five decades of floor-fillers.

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from£2,760

Pacha Vibe

  • 5-10
  • (54)

Expect outstanding musicianship from players at the very top of their game, performing the best of old skool and newest anthems from R&B, club classics, garage, pop, soul and motown. Highly recommended for all types of event!


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Suffolk Function Bands booking guide

Why should I hire a Suffolk party band for my event?

Whatever occasion you are celebrating, music is the best way to make any event memorable - and Suffolk attracts great musicians from all over the world!

Our experts have tracked down the most talented and reliable party bands in Suffolk so that you don’t have to.

We have acts in all styles, suitable for all budgets – and all of them are young enough to love what they do and experienced enough to know exactly what to play and when!

What style of music do your Suffolk bands perform?

We have party bands for every occasion – from office parties for blue-chip companies, to end-of-year graduation balls.

If you’re planning a riotous wedding reception, how about choosing a Suffolk wedding band? They play upbeat, mainstream songs from all eras to keep the dancefloor full all night.

Our Suffolk cover bands offer much more than the classics everyone hates to love (think, Summer of ’69 or 9 to 5).

If you’d like something more original, how about hiring a jazz band or ceilidh band?

Can you provide background musicians for hire in Suffolk?

This page is dedicated to party bands, but Function Central is an entertainment agency in Suffolk providing musicians for hire throughout the day, not just at your evening reception.

For a wedding ceremony, you could hire one of our string quartets. For the perfect accompaniment to a cocktail party and drinks receptions, we have guitarists and pianists.

Or for a summer garden party or outdoor event, our steel bands and Dixieland jazz bands in Suffolk are much in-demand!

Do you offer other musical genres, such as ceilidh or jazz bands in Suffolk?

All our party bands are talented and professional musicians who are experienced enough to make your party memorable, and young and enthusiastic enough to love what they do!

If you want a great party without breaking the bank, or you’re short on space, how about choosing a singer with a backing track?

Swing singers are a great way of creating a sophisticated atmosphere at cocktail parties, while tribute singers are wonderful for theme nights.

Whether you’re looking for a lutenist for a lavish luncheon or a bouzouki player for a budget banquet, we have the right jazz band in Suffolk for you!

Do we need to provide any equipment for the band?

Our Suffolk bands all come fully equipped for your event – it’s just worth getting in touch if you think your event will exceed 250 guests, as extra equipment might then be necessary. You just need to make sure that the band has a power source to plug in to and a space to perform!

We recommend a flat and sheltered stage area of at least 3x3 meters for a 3-piece band – then add an extra metre squared per band member that you have booked.

A raised stage is preferable for maximum impact but our bands are flexible to all kinds of set ups!

How can we save money on our Suffolk band?

Our price promise means that, if another agency offers you one of our party bands in Suffolk at a lower price, or on better terms, we’ll match their offer – and most of our Suffolk party bands even throw in a free DJ service so that you can keep dancing between sets.

All our acts provide all their own equipment, so that all you have to worry about on the day is having a wonderful time.

Where abouts have your Suffolk bands played?

Our Suffolk bands play across the county, in Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill, Felixstowe, Sudbury, Newmarket, Stowmarket, Kesgrave, Beccles, Mildenhall, Woodbridge, Brandon, Hadleigh, Leiston, Trimley St Mary, Halesworth, Bungay and Needham Market.

They've graced some of the most stunning venues in the area too, such as The Ivy House Country Hotel, Woodhall Manor, Yaxley Hall and the West Wing at Ickworth.


Find local cover bands in Suffolk and UK wide

Function Central have handpicked the very best covers bands Suffolk has to offer, so you don’t have to! Our bands are available throughout the UK and internationally.

Browse the menu below to find a local band near you.

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