Vintage bands for hire

Bored of guitar rock? Hire a stylish vintage band to recreate the fashions and music of yesteryear or lend a retro twist to pop classics

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from£1,435

Jetson

  • Leicestershire
  • 3
  • (11)

Internationally renowned rock’n’roll party band playing dancefloor-filling classics by Elvis, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and many more! Afternoon sets also available.

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from£1,050

Anna & The Cry Babies

  • Brighton
  • 4-5
  • (5)

Shake your tailfeathers and get your party swinging to this energetic skiffle band, playing classic rock'n'roll hits of the 50s and 60s. DJ service and afternoon acoustic sets (duo or 4-piece band) also available.

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from£970

The Summertime Blues

  • Wiltshire
  • 3-7
  • (25)

Specialist rock’n’roll and rhythm & blues band from London featuring male vocals, a harmonica player and an authentic vintage repertoire. Variety of line-ups, afternoon entertainment and DJ service available.

The Veebees
from£980

The Veebees

  • Manchester
  • 4
  • (6)

Specialising in hip-swinging 50s and 60s classics, this tribute act can also turn out anthemic floor-fillers by Michael Jackson and Amy Winehouse! Additional DJ service also available.

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from£1,075

The Big City Jump Band

  • London
  • 4-6
  • (7)

Dynamic R&B, jazz and jump jive band, recreating the sounds of the 40s, 50s and 60s and guaranteed to get you moving! Smaller line-ups and afternoon sets available.

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from£795

The Britbeats

  • Leicestershire
  • 4
  • (5)

Impressive 60s tribute band from the East Midlands with a youthful energy and passion playing all your favourite 1960s hits to get your guests dancing.

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from£735

The Debonairs

  • London
  • 3-4
  • (27)

Seasoned 60s tribute band, covering all the classics from the heyday of rock’n’roll, by artists such as The Kinks, the Small Faces, the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. Available with brass section.

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from£925

Waterloo Sunset

  • Leeds
  • 4
  • (10)

Incredible 60s band transporting crowds back to the golden age of rock'n'roll with their authentic sound!

The Beattles
from£550

The Beattles

  • London
  • 2-4
  • (7)

Superb Beatles tribute band who faithfully recreate all your favourite songs and perform in authentic vintage costumes and gear. Available either as The Fab Four or a dynamic acoustic duo.

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from£935

The Mustangs

  • Manchester
  • 4-6
  • (9)

Fresh, exciting and unique vintage band playing music from the 50s and 60s as well as modern songs in a vintage style. Acoustic "unplugged" band, 4-piece option and acoustic trio available. DJ service included free with every booking.

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from£860

The Fabs

  • Essex
  • 4
  • (7)

A compelling 60s tribute band celebrating the most iconic bands of the era such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Small Faces and The Kinks. The can include popular songs from other eras as needed. Acoustic duo set also available.

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from£1,220

The Duplicate Beatles

  • Wiltshire
  • 4
  • (5)

Exceptional Beatles tribute band, recreating the sounds and styles of The Beatles with outstanding attention to detail and a repertoire covering more than one hundred classic tunes from 1962 to 1970. Duo and premium options available.

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from£1,475

The Day Trippers

  • Warwickshire
  • 4
  • (8)

England’s finest Beatles tribute band, featuring original costumes, perfect harmonies and replica instruments. You’re guaranteed a world class act, and the most authentic sound and look since the 60s!

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from£310

Come Together

  • Nottingham
  • 2-3

Fresh and modern tribute to The Beatles in the form of this talented acoustic duo performing their beautiful melodies, cutting guitar riffs and perfect harmonies. Additional percussion player also available.

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from£1,300

Kickstart

  • Brighton
  • 5
  • (1)

Fun, male fronted function band with an emphasis on 60s classics. Their song list also includes rock and pop covers with a britpop sound ranging from The Beatles to The Killers.

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from£1,595

The Soul Movers

  • Essex
  • 6-9
  • (4)

Don your flairs, platforms, aviators and high collar shirts! The Soul Movers are a funktastic 70s tribute featuring both male & female lead vocals and a selection of floor-filling grooves such as I Feel Good and Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag. Available with brass section, extra percussion and DJ service.

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from£3,390

Flare

  • London
  • 6
  • (2)

Boogie on down to 70s classics to one of the funkiest 70s tribute bands in town. This high-end showband are all flares, platforms and hippie chic, and their sound is as bold as their attire. Additional musicians and DJ service also available.

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from£980

Transmission

  • Leeds
  • 4-5
  • (4)

A refreshingly fun party band who have performed with Bucks Fizz! The band can play rock & pop music through the decades or alternatively offer a 1970s or 1980s-themed show. Additional female vocals and DJ service also available.

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from£980

Acceptable In The 80s

  • Liverpool
  • 4-5
  • (4)

A superb 80s tribute band with male vocals and featuring retro-synth sounds, capturing the spirit and dubious fashion sense of the 80s. A retro show that's second to none! Available with female vocals.

Jump
from£370

Jump

  • Brighton
  • 2-4
  • (13)

Celebrity favourites Jump are a great value 80s tribute band boasting both male and female lead vocals, authentic costumes and a dazzling show! Additional DJ service also available.

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from£1,200

Totally 80s

  • Norfolk
  • 5
  • (7)

World-class, male-fronted 80s tribute act. If you’re looking for a night of 80s classics, look no further! Totally 80s play songs by some of the most popular acts of the era including Duran Duran, Genesis, The Human League and Wham!

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from£3,390

Neon

  • London
  • 6-12

Dance your way through a decade of 80s pop with this high-end 80s tribute band! Incredible visuals and a huge sound. Additional musicians available.

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from£365

Lily Von Rouge

  • Derbyshire
  • 1-10

Tantalizing singer available as a soloist or with a live band in varying sizes. Lily sings the best of vintage and postmodern jazz in sparkling 1920s style.

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from£860

The Bellas

  • London
  • 3-6
  • (1)

Superb 3-piece vintage vocal harmony band featuring 3 stunning female vocalists, also available with a full band and DJ service.

The Starlets
from£1,350

The Starlets

  • London
  • 7
  • (3)

All-singing, all-dancing girl-group specialising in explosive classics from the 50s and 60s! Band members have toured worldwide with Gary Barlow, Florence and the Machine and Craig David. DJ service and acoustic sets available.

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Our vintage bands are a mixed bag – we have 1920s-style vintage bands celebrating speakeasy-style loucheness and Gatsby glamour, bohemian 1930s bands playing gypsy jazz, and big bands and Andrews-sisters style female vocal groups for 1940s-themed parties.

We have vintage rock bands specialising in 50s skiffle and rock'n'roll as well as 60s Merseybeat. We also have bands putting a modern spin on folk music. Think Mumford & Songs, braces and flat caps!

Function Central are wedding specialists, and we provide vintage wedding bands for thousands of brides and grooms a year. Bookings are secured with easy-to-understand contracts, and help and support is provided right up to your wedding day. What's more, hiring a vintage band with us gives you our live music guarantee: in the unlikely event of something preventing your band reaching you on the day, we can find you a replacement band at the drop of a hat (well, within hours).

Whatever your vintage vibe, we have the retro band for you!

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