Sussex bands for hire

Hire a band in Sussex to make any event special – from weddings, student parties and corporate events to birthday parties, NYE parties and Bar Mitzvahs.

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Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
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from£995

Blue Juice

  • 4-5
  • (142)

Fantastic and unique 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. Available with DJ service and brass section.

September / Forget Me Nots / Got To Be Real / Best Of My Love / Night To Remember / Wanna Be Your Lover
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from£1,790

Party Up

  • 6-10
  • (138)

Party down with Party Up, the slickest pop, soul and funk band in the South East! The band count Sky, Cadburys and the actress Emma Thompson among their regular clients. Available with DJ service, acoustic duo, backing vocalists and full brass section. More videos available on profile page.

1999 – Prince
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from£1,230

The Sweet and Lowdown

  • 4
  • (122)

Fun, talented and totally unique female-fronted party band playing everything from retro swing, vintage jive and rock'n'roll through to 80s funk, 90s R&B and modern chart with a twist. Afternoon acoustic sets and DJ service also available. Low season and midweek discounts available. More videos on profile page.

Promo Video
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from£1,235

Shakedown

  • 4-12
  • (49)

Incredible new party band taking the London events circuit by storm! Members of Shakedown have recorded and performed at Abbey Road and Glastonbury alongside some of the biggest artists in the world. Available with extra musicians up to a 12-piece band and a DJ laptop service on request.

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from£1,375

Big Easy Brass Band

  • 4-7
  • (45)

The hottest new brass fusion band in town, Big Easy will bring a raucous, New Orleans party vibe to your event! The band can perform in one place or roaming around your venue and guests whilst they play. Available with male vocalist.

Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
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from£875

Rockit

  • 3-4
  • (142)

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! Larger line-ups, acoustic background sets and DJ service available. Midweek discounts available.

Cinco Magic Promo Video (Gettin' Jiggy Wit It)
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from£995

Cinco Magic

  • 4
  • (73)

Outrageously talented and dapper new party and wedding band, combining session standard playing with a classic R&B-tinged repertoire of funk, soul, hip-hop and pop ideal for dancing. DJ service and acoustic set available.

Promo Video
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from£1,660

Royal Groove

  • 6-9
  • (18)

Slick and funky party band with male and female lead vocalists delivering knockout performances. These seriously polished musicians bring tight harmonies and bags of energy to your favourite funk, Motown, pop and rock tunes. DJ service and brass section available.

Cake by the Ocean / Park Life / You Really Got Me / Feel It Still / Dakota
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from£875

The High Rollers

  • 3
  • (76)

High-impact party band, The High Rollers, specialise in classic indie rock hits by The Killers, Blur and The Kinks as well as brand new pop hits by Bruno Mars, DNCE and Pharrell Williams.

Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
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from£775

Panama

  • 3-4
  • (24)

Accomplished party and wedding band with joint male and female vocals, covering 60s Motown through to the latest chart-toppers. Hire the band as a trio (to playback) or as a 4-piece band (with drums). DJ service available.

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from£985

Havana Beat

  • 4-8
  • (5)

Explosive and energetic Cuban band fronted by a fantastic female vocalist. One of the finest bands representatives of Cuban son, Latin and salsa music in the UK today!

Promo Video #1
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from£3,400

Lightspeed

  • 7
  • (14)

Ultimate live music experience featuring a centre-stage light up drum kit that delivers a feast for the eyes and ears. This slick outfit brings you supreme talent and a large repertoire of chart hits. Additional musicians, jazz sets and DJ service available.

Promo video
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from£565

The Wandering Lights

  • 2-4
  • (46)

Charismatic new wedding band, taking the London circuit by storm. The Wandering Lights perform upbeat, folksy acoustic covers by Avicci, Blackstreet and R Kelly. Also available as an unplugged roaming band (free to wander around your venue).

Promo Video
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from£2,540

Groove Capital

  • 7-9
  • (58)

Incredible new London-based function band, featuring some of the best performers in the capital – bound to get your guests dancing at corporate events and high-end weddings! Additional musicians and afternoon acoustic jazz sets also available. Midweek and low season discounts available.

Respect / Superstition / Kiss
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from£2,275

The Capricorns

  • 7-10
  • (56)

Stylish wedding and corporate function band featuring outstanding male and female vocalists who have graced the stage with the likes of Adele and Leona Lewis! Available to hire with DJ service as well as solo cocktail piano and afternoon jazz/acoustic sets for music throughout the day. More videos available on profile page.

Promo Video
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from£650

Midnight Blue

  • 3-5
  • (58)

Experienced, versatile jazz trio, performing jazzy takes on pop music from The Beatles to Sam Smith as well as classic jazz. Suitable for mellow background music at weddings, corporate events and more! Also available with drums and vocals.

Promo Video
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from£960

Block The Party

  • 3-4
  • (17)

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 as well as DJ laptop service on request.

Promo video (Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand)
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from£1,000

Penfold

  • 4-6
  • (125)

On-trend wedding party band, suitable for all events from classy wedding receptions to high-end corporate events. The band cover rock and pop music from Elvis and the Beatles through to The Killers and Sam Smith. DJ service, brass section and acoustic sets available.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered / Gimme Some Lovin' (5-piece)
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from£955

The Hustlers

  • 4
  • (3)

An exciting, energetic and experienced party band specialising in pop and indie but able to offer classics from the 50s and 60s through to hits of the present day. 5-piece also available for all the more funk & soul!

Medley
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from£1,475

Masterblaster

  • 6
  • (28)

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. Book their acoustic/jazz sets and DJ service for non-stop music through the day. More videos available on profile page.

Detroit City Soul - Promo video
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from£1,725

Detroit City Soul

  • 5-10
  • (10)

High-energy with a truly authentic sound, Detroit City Soul play classics from the Motown era through to the latest pop floor-fillers. They cadn also play jazz, rock'n'roll, disco, funk and Jewish hora! Optional brass section and acoustic background music.

Sex on Fire / Johnny B. Goode / Wonderwall / Stuck in the Middle
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from£920

Get Carter

  • 4-5
  • (58)

High-energy wedding and corporate party band in the South East, playing crowd-rousing pop, rock, dance, funk and soul music from the 1960s to the present day. The band have played Glastonbury and the Roundhouse and count Audi and Nintendo amongst their regular clients. DJ service and acoustic sets available.

Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons (4-pce)
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from£700

Boots n Bones

  • 3-5
  • (35)

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

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from£740

Millennium Bug

  • 3-4
  • (64)

Slick party and wedding band capturing the definitive sound of pop and rock through the decades and led by an animated frontman who gets every crowd on their feet! DJ service and acoustic sets available.

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from£2,655

Soul Machine

  • 7
  • (33)

Led by a charismatic frontman who will scoop your audience up in the palm of his hand and melt them with his voice, Soul Machine pay tribute to James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and more. DJ laptop service also available.


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Booking a party band in Sussex?

Our Sussex wedding bands play all the hits, from time-tested classics to modern chart-toppers, and are happy to learn a first dance or special song for your event – whether it’s a well-known sing along or an obscure indie gem.

We have Sussex party bands for hire playing a wide range of genres. For a corporate party or glamorous student ball, book a Gatsby style swing band, or a band playing jazzy versions of pop covers. For a raucous party in the pub, hire a rock and indie function band. For a garden party with no easy access to a power supply, hire a ‘wireless’ roving band, such as a steel band or acoustic band.

Our price promise means that, if another agency offers you one of our Sussex party bands for a lower price or on better terms, we’ll match their offer. And you won’t have to worry about hiring a separate DJ, as many of our party bands in Sussex provide a free DJ service when they’re not playing. But the bargain price doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality; our Sussex cover bands are the most gifted performers in the county, as well as being the most reliable, and are all strictly vetted before being allowed on to our books.

This page is dedicated to Sussex cover bands for an evening party, where dancing is on the cards. But if you’re looking for something more laid-back, or suitable for a small venue, how about a singer guitarist or an acoustic duo?

Our Sussex jazz bands are ideal for creating an upbeat, mellow atmosphere your guests can talk over.

Our Sussex party bands are available to play throughout in the East and West of the county, including Worthing, Bognor Regis, Littlehampton, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, East Grinstead, Chichester, Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, Hastings, Bexhill-on-Sea, Peacehaven and Lewes.


The best function bands in Sussex and throughout the UK

Function Central is a leading Sussex function band agency, providing exceptional talent for private events throughout the UK and internationally. Use the menu below to find an outstanding band in your area – booking local saves on unnecessary travel and accommodation costs.

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