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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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from£2,480

Drum n Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5-10
  • (68)

Performing hi-octane brass arrangements of floor-fillers by Pharrell, Daft Punk, Queen, Beyonce and more, Drum 'n' Brass are a fresh alternative to traditional cover bands. Male vocals optional.

The Original Bandeoke
from£735

The Original Bandeoke

  • Sussex
  • 4
  • (7)

Be a rock star for an evening! Instead of singing to karaoke recorded tracks, your guests get to sing with the backing of a full live band.

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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£965

Jazz Burlesque

  • London
  • 3-15
  • (4)

A collaboration of the UK’s best burlesque and variety artists, hosted by iconic members of The Rat Pack!

The Queen Lookalike
from£290

The Queen Lookalike

  • Birmingham
  • 1
  • (8)

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

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from£1,230

Sax & Decks

  • Kent
  • 2-4
  • (22)

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£1,440

Countess

  • London
  • 3
  • (12)

A professional collective with a live band and DJ that offer more fun, energy and talent than you can handle and are guaranteed to create an unforgettable evening of performances.

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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!

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from£370

Vive la France!

  • London
  • 1-4
  • (4)

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

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from£1,410

Big Easy Brass Band

  • London
  • 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£985

Steamin Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5-6
  • (42)

A brass band like nothing you've ever experienced before. Trumpets, sousaphone, group vocals and stilt-walking percussionists combine to belt out classic pop tunes from the last 50 years and create an audio-visual spectacle!

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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.

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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£1,545

Covid-safe Performance Dome

  • London
  • 2
  • (6)

A spectacular show perfect for wintery events and Christmas parties, these acrobats perform in their own snow globe, making this act seriously Covid-safe!

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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.

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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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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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