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Hire a Surrey party band for any event and in any genre – from jazz, swing and ceilidh bands for drinks receptions, to dance-along cover bands for office parties and weddings.

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The Runaways

  • 4
  • (60)

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£1,230

The Sweet and Lowdown

  • 4
  • (128)

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£875

Rockit

  • 3-4
  • (148)

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 The Killers and Ed Sheeran!

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from£1,745

Party Up

  • 6-10
  • (147)

Party down with Party Up, the slickest pop, soul and funk band in the South East! The band offer either male or joint male and female vocals and count Sky, Cadburys and the actress Emma Thompson among their regular clients.

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from£3,295

Soul Club

  • 6-10
  • (30)

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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from£1,185

Superstrut

  • 4
  • (58)

Dressed to the nines and touting a crowd-pleasing, quickfire set of R&B, pop, hip hop, classic soul and funk, Superstrut will have your guests moving and hollering from the first note.

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from£1,500

The DBs

  • 5
  • (43)

From pop favourites and feel-good funk to afrobeats and updated jazz classics, The DBs turn the traditional brass band format on its head and drag it kicking and screaming into the 21st century!

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from£2,240

The Capricorns

  • 7-10
  • (59)

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£1,410

Big Easy Brass Band

  • 4-9
  • (57)

Young and animated brass band who never fail to get the party jumping with their funky take on the traditional brass format. The band can roam amongst guests or perform in one place. Male or female vocalists optional.

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from£1,250

The Wandering Lights

  • 4
  • (58)

Charismatic new wedding band performing upbeat, catchy covers with a folksy, festival feel. Expect to hear artists as diverse as Avicii, Blackstreet and Lionel Richie. Also available as an unplugged, acoustic roaming band.

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from£1,235

Shakedown

  • 4-12
  • (62)

Knock-out party band featuring members who have recorded and performed at Abbey Road and Glastonbury and playing some of the biggest soul and pop floor-fillers of all time.

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from£920

Get Carter

  • 4-5
  • (58)

High-energy corporate and wedding band, playing crowd-rousing pop, rock, dance, funk and soul music from the 1960s to the present day. Client list includes Audi and Nintendo.

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from£700

Boots n Bones

  • 3-5
  • (37)

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

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from£1,135

Blue Juice

  • 4-5
  • (146)

Fantastic function and wedding band with a soulful male vocalist who put their quirky stamp on melodic rock, pop, soul, ska and funk floor-fillers from Bob Marley to Bruno Mars.

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from£875

Locomove

  • 3-4
  • (52)

Turbo-charged wedding party band performing danceable rock 'n’ roll, indie, 80s pop and RnB. Optional "heavy set" for die-hard rock fans, featuring artists such as Guns n' Roses and Rage Against The Machine!

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from£1,125

Penfold

  • 4-6
  • (126)

Fun, high energy party and wedding band with a frontman skilled at working a crowd and around eight hours' worth of danceable party anthems from all eras at their disposal.

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from£1,485

Masterblaster

  • 6
  • (58)

Incredible pop, R&B and soul band performing floor-fillers from Stevie Wonder and Bruno Mars all the way to Artful Dodger, Sean Paul and more.

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from£1,165

The Dip Dabs

  • 4-7
  • (44)

Top-flight rock and pop party band delivering exceptional value for money, female lead vocals and optional brass, rapper and string section.

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from£875

The High Rollers

  • 3
  • (80)

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

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from£1,450

Street Beat Band

  • 5-8
  • (14)

Outstanding brass band who can adapt to a range of scenarios, whether playing pop songs with vocals for dancing at weddings, oompah in lederhosen at Oktoberfest or as a mobile marching band for promotions and processions.


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Guide to booking party bands in Surrey

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

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

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

We have bands 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 Surrey party bands perform?

Hire a Surrey wedding band to play anthemic, danceable material between the 1960s and the 2010s, from Beatles or Beyonce.

Our party bands can get even the shyest guests grooving on the dancefloor and can even play a special song for you.

Our Surrey bands include keyboards and brass section – ideal if you’re inviting a lot of children to your event, how about hiring a Surrey ceilidh band? They make a great focal point for the evening’s entertainment, and children love learning the steps!

Can you provide background musicians for hire in Surrey?

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

For a wedding ceremony, you could hire one of our Surrey string quartets.

For the perfect accompaniment to a cocktail party and drinks receptions, we have Surrey-based guitarists and pianists.

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

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

If you’re looking for an act for an afternoon drinks reception, how about hiring a swinging jazz band in Surrey?

Choose from a sophisticated selection of cool swing singers and Rat Pack tributes, or hire a singer who plays piano or guitar.

For outdoor receptions and garden parties, book an acoustic act such as a steel band or roaming dixieland band.

Do we need to provide any equipment for the band?

Our Surrey 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!

Where do your Surrey party bands tend to perform?

The gorgeous, quaint towns and villages of Surrey offer an enviably attractive setting for any celebration.

Whether you want to have a party at Froyle Park, Silvermere Inn on the Lake, Glenmore House, Botleys Mansion, Nutfield Priory Hotel, Pembroke Lodge, Southdowns Manor, Northbrook Park, Cain Manor, Wotton House, Oaks Far, Nonsuch Mansion, Pennyhill Park, Great Fosters or Hartsfield Manor, our bands are ready to put on an unforgettable night of entertainment!

Our bands in Surrey have performed across the county in: Woking, Guildford, Walton-on-Thames, Ewell, Esher, Camberley, Redhill, Leatherhead, Epsom, Weybridge, Ashford, Egham, Staines, Farnham, Horley, Godalming, Reigate, Caterham, Frimley, Cobham and Dorking.

Most bands are happy to travel well beyond Surrey, nationally and internationally and it’s also worth checking out our bands in London, since they don't have far to travel.

How can we save money on our Surrey band?

Before you book more musicians for afternoon background music, check whether members of your band can provide this – it'll save you additional costs, such as travel.

If you haven't yet set your event date, consider booking a midweek or winter date to take advantage of the most competitive rates.

Always consider hiring a band from your local area, to save on travel and accommodation costs. We have bands based in most major towns and cities across the UK.


Find local cover bands in Surrey and UK wide

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

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