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

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.

Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay
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from£2,065

Drum ‘n’ Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5-10
  • (14)

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

Minor Swing
Play 'Minor Swing'
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.

Play 'video'
from£1,230

Sax & Decks

  • Maidstone
  • 2-4
  • (3)

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£1,475

The Tenors Singing Waiters

  • London
  • 3
  • (3)

Three exceptionally fine classically trained tenor vocalists posing as waiters before performing a spectacular collection of operatic arias mixed with modern classical hits. Extra tenors available.

Medley
Play 'Medley'
from£2,950

Paul Cattermole & The Stuff

  • London
  • 6

Hire a genuine pop star for the night! Paul from S Club 7 heads an all-star professional band playing your favourite music, from classic rock and soul through to contemporary pop covers and a few S Club hits thrown in for good measure.

Play 'video'
from£490

Swar Mahal

  • Devon
  • 2
  • (6)

Classical Indian sitar/tabla duo with incredible skill, playing ragas that captivate their audiences.

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.

Play 'video'
from£490

Familia Flamenca

  • Brighton
  • 2-3
  • (5)

With explosive footwork, dazzling costumes, dynamic rhythms and a sensuality hard to resist this show is a true expression of flamenco at it’s best!

Hats & Cockney Duo
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!

Klezmer Dance Medley
Play 'Klezmer Dance Medley'
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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