Unusual bands & musicians for hire

Whether your party needs singing waiters or your guests want the mic, get inspiration from our unusual band and entertainment ideas

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Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay
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from£2,760

Drum n Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5-10
  • (56)

Young and animated brass band with an extensive song list of rock and pop floor-fillers and an incredible frontman/vocalist. This groundbreaking group have performed for royalty and offer the perfect alternative entertainment for your wedding or event!

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from£1,995

Carnival Karaoke

  • Brighton
  • 13
  • (4)

Belt your heart out with a carnival-style live karaoke band! Carnival Karaoke are a 13-piece live samba band ready to perform all your favourite songs with you, from Whitney Houston to David Bowie. The liveliest bandeoke in town!

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from£1,230

Sax & Decks

  • Kent
  • 2-4
  • (10)

Exciting sax and DJ duo playing up to date chart hits for a wide range of events and occasions. Percussion and female vocals also available.

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from£440

The Tudor Minstrel

  • Lincoln
  • 1
  • (4)

Fantastic lute player with extensive repertoire perfect for all occasions. He has played all over the UK for may prestigious venues and has even performed for Her Majesty The Queen!

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from£1,225

Covert Chorus

  • Hertfordshire
  • 3-6
  • (1)

Incredible singing waiters specialising in musical theatre, opera and classic pop. West End performers to wake up your wedding breakfast!

Minor Swing
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from£615

Vive la France!

  • London
  • 2-4
  • (4)

Charming and sophisticated duo-quartet performing classic French songs and folk music for listening and dancing. The duo can perform unplugged, allowing them to wander between tables or groups of guests.

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from£1,375

Big Easy Brass Band

  • London
  • 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.

The Queen Lookalike
from£800

The Queen Lookalike

  • Birmingham
  • 1
  • (8)

Incredibly convincing lookalike of Her Majesty that will have your guests smiling and curtseying all evening!

Groove Is In The Heart
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from£985

Steamin Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5
  • (1)

A brass band like nothing you've ever experienced before. Steamin' brass boast a collection of original arrangements of classic pop tunes from the last 50 years!

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from£740

The Tablet Magician

  • London
  • 1
  • (1)

One of the very top close-up magicians in the UK, specialising in performing tech magic with iPads and iPhones!

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from£695

Mr T Lookalike

  • Northamptonshire
  • 1
  • (1)

The next best thing to Mr. T, his world famous professional double! Hosting, meet & great, DJing, doorman, or public speaking to bring the wow factor to any event.

The Medieval Stroller
from£305

The Medieval Stroller

  • Leeds
  • 1-2
  • (3)

Take a trip back in time with this solo medieval musician, a regular performer at Hampton Court Palace and The Tower of London, playing a variety of authentic period instruments.

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from£1,045

The Soul Girls

  • London
  • 4-8
  • (5)

Fantastic all-female soul, Motown and pop band with a wide-ranging repertoire, who have performed with artists as diverse as Lady Gaga, The Noisettes, Corinne Bailey Rae and Fatboy Slim! DJ service also available.

Caricatured
from£305

Caricatured

  • London
  • 1
  • (8)

Your guests will marvel as the caped caricaturist draws an amazed crowd as well as give your guests a unique unforgettable memento of your event!

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from£430

Martin J Magic

  • London
  • 1
  • (4)

Recently seen on BBC 1 & live on Channel 4, member of The Magic Circle magician Martin J Magic is one of the UK’s most experienced close-up magicians having performed at over two thousand events worldwide. Highly entertaining magic for corporate events, weddings & parties.

Sleight of Hand demo
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from£460

Sleight of Hand

  • London
  • 1
  • (13)

London-based, award winning Close-Up Magician and Sleight of Hand Artist specialising in Close-Up Magic with cards, coins, Rubik’s Cubes and borrowed objects.

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from£550

The Mariachi Warriors

  • London
  • 3-5
  • (4)

Exceptional Mariachi band playing iconic Mexican tunes in their vibrant style. Extra violin, trumpet and guitar available.

Harry Potter Lookalikes
from£430

Harry Potter Lookalikes

  • Norfolk
  • 1-5
  • (1)

Ever wanted to invite Hagrid, Harry Potter, Dumbledore, Snape, and McGonagall to your party? Well now you can!

Klezmer Dance Medley
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from£980

Hava Tequila

  • London
  • 4-8
  • (8)

Award-winning klezmer band performing Eastern European Jewish, Israeli and Balkan music, ideal for listening and dancing.

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from£1,415

Ska City

  • Worcestershire
  • 5-8
  • (4)

Ska City is a vibrant 8–piece ska band that bring the irrepressible sounds of trojan ska and 2 tone to your event. Expect to hear classics from Toots & the Maytals and Desmond Dekker all the way through to more contemporary favourites from The Specials, Madness and The Selecter!

Hats & Cockney Duo
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from£615

Hats & Cockney Duo

  • London
  • 2
  • (4)

Fantastic sing-a-long comedy duo performing high energy pub sing-a-long Cockney classics from the last 150 years and original comedy songs!

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from£1,075

On The QT

  • Hertfordshire
  • 2-3
  • (5)

Professional singing waiters and waitresses who have performed for the likes of John Lewis, Ikea, Bentley, Vodaphone and the Prime Minister!

Showreel
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from£370

Magical Memories

  • Wiltshire
  • 1
  • (5)

Professional magician with a personable approach, your guests will witness the impossible whilst feeling relaxed, excited & entertained... it's the perfect magical ice-breaker!

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from£370

Contemporary Magic

  • Surrey
  • 1

Incredible close-up magician to amazing your guests! The perfect ice-breaker for corporate events and parties. Various packages available to suit every event.

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from£370

Duelling Banjos

  • Bath
  • 2
  • (2)

Duelling Banjos are a duo act playing a large mix of country and bluegrass. If you're looking for a more relaxed vibe and something a little different, these are the guys for you!


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Booking an unusual or alternative band?

Looking for something completely different? We have a whole range of quirky, unorthodox entertainers to inject your event with real imagination and flair.

We have bands and musicians specialising in music that’s harder to come by, whether you want to dance or sit back and watch. Our specialist wedding bands can perform klezmer or dhol for your Jewish or Asian wedding, or try some ska and bluegrass for a birthday knees-up. For themed events our medieval musicians will take you back in time, while our singing waiters serve up an unexpected treat.

Want to get on stage? Our ‘bandeoke’ acts let guests seize the mic and become rockstars for a night.

Alternative wedding bands are an increasingly popular choice if you want to surprise your guests or partner on your big day. Browse our list of unconventional entertainers and unusual acts to find something perfectly different.

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