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East Sussex Wedding bands

Handpicked live wedding bands in East Sussex and the surrounding area, to suit your ears and your pocket!

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The Sweet and Lowdown

  • 4
  • (126)

Fun and totally unique party and wedding band with both female and male lead vocals. S&L play 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.

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from£1,100

Blue Juice

  • 4-5
  • (144)

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.

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from£960

Block The Party

  • 3-4
  • (27)

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.

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from£1,235

Shakedown

  • 4-12
  • (60)

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 DJ service and/or extra musicians up to a 12-piece.

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from£875

The High Rollers

  • 3
  • (87)

High-impact party band specialising 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.

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from£1,995

Party Up

  • 6-10
  • (144)

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 horn section.

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from£2,240

The Capricorns

  • 7-10
  • (65)

Stylish wedding and corporate function band featuring outstanding male and female vocalists who have performed with Adele and Leona Lewis! Available with DJ service and/or afternoon cocktail piano, jazz or acoustic sets.

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from£990

The Runaways

  • 4
  • (60)

Phenomenally talented and charismatic new party band channelling rock, dance, hip-hop and soul influences. The band have already caught the attention of a major record label – catch them now while rates are still low!

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from£1,485

Masterblaster

  • 6
  • (58)

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.

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from£875

Rockit

  • 3-4
  • (146)

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.

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from£995

Superstrut

  • 4
  • (66)

Superstrut bring style, good vibes and a party-starting collection of R&B, pop, hip hop, classic soul and funk to every gig - their aim is to serve only the music and you, the audience!

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The DBs

  • 5-9
  • (43)

From pop favourites and feel-good funk to afrobeats and updated jazz classics, The DBs are an in-demand brass band like no other that have taken the UK festival scene by storm! Available with vocalist or rapper.

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from£1,390

Big Easy Brass Band

  • 4-9
  • (57)

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 as an instrumental only band, or with male or female vocalist.

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from£1,185

The Wandering Lights

  • 4
  • (58)

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).

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from£3,295

Soul Club

  • 6-10
  • (30)

Max out on soul and sophistication with this stunning corporate and wedding entertainment band, offering slick vocals and high energy performances for both UK and international events.

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from£1,970

The Gents

  • 4
  • (4)

Inventive and unique festival style party band specialising in feel-good dance anthems, UK garage and club classics - all recreated on live instruments.

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from£2,350

Groove Capital

  • 7-9
  • (65)

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! DJ service, brass section and afternoon acoustic or jazz sets available.

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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.

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from£990

Cinco Magic

  • 4
  • (76)

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.

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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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Guide to booking wedding & function bands in East Sussex

What styles of music do your East Sussex wedding bands play?

Typically our Essex wedding bands perform a broad range of up-tempo, mainstream rock, pop, soul and chart music from the 1950s to the present day.

You’ll hear music designed to keep everyone on the dancefloor and appeal to all ages.

Our bands cover artists form The Beatles, Elvis, Queen, Prince and Oasis to Bruno Mars, The Weeknd and Dua Lipa.

Do all your wedding bands bring their own sound and lighting equipment?

All our bands are fully self-contained with their own PA sound system, microphones, backline amplifiers and instruments. This works really well for most marquee or indoor weddings.

Let us know if you're expecting more than 250 guests, so we can check whether the act’s system is large enough.

Most bands will also bring lighting for both the stage and dancefloor.

Check the act's individual profile for more details and optional add-ons to enhance the show!

Can your wedding bands learn a special song for our first dance?

Most bands will be happy to learn and perform your first dance request – provided they think they can arrange it for their line-up and do it justice!

Check the act’s profile to see what they can offer and if they can’t do it live, they could just play it through their PA system using Spotify or an mp3 player.

Can you also provide East Sussex wedding musicians for our ceremony or drinks reception?

Wedding music isn’t just about the final party.

If you're looking for background music to accompany your drinks reception or meal, try our jazz bands, acoustic musicians or singers.

If you're after East Sussex wedding musicians for the bridal entrance, exit or the signing of the register, our harpists or string quartets are a popular choice to make those moments extra special.

Where in the East Sussex area do your wedding bands perform?

From the county that birthed such acts as The Kooks, Rizzle Kicks and Keane, we know that variety exists in East Sussex! From rolling country hills, to medieval villages and stunning coastlines, the county can meet the requirements of any style of wedding celebration.

We’ve provided music for every type of event in the area, from intimate dinner parties and wedding ceremonies to student balls and New Year’s Eve parties. Our bands love the ambience and enthusiasm of the crowds at venues such as Buxted Park Hotel, Wadhurst Castle, Crowhurst Park, Alexander House Hotel, Ashdown Park Hotel, and many more.

Function Central’s wedding bands have played to delighted crowds all over the county, including Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, Hastings, Bexhill-on-Sea, Seaford, Crowborough, Hailsham, Portslade-by-Sea, Peacehaven, Lewes, Uckfield, Newhaven, Saltdean, Polegate, Heathfield, Battle, Rye, Ticehurst and Mayfield.

It's also worth checking out our bands in Brighton. And since East Sussex is only a short hop from London, hiring a band in London is also an option you may want to consider.

Can you provide other genres of function bands in the East Sussex area, such as ceilidh, steel pan or jazz bands?

Our East Sussex function bands can cover every conceivable genre, from ever-popular rock, indie and pop bands playing classics from the fifties to the 2010s to exotic salsa and steel pan bands.

We can supply anything from ceilidh bands to covers bands for charity events, and we’re constantly adding new acts to our website.

How can we save money on our wedding band?

Before you book more musicians for afternoon background music, check whether members of your party band can provide this – it'll save you additional costs, such as travel.

If you haven't yet set your date, consider booking a midweek or winter celebration to take advantage of the most competitive rates.

Always consider hiring a band from your local area, to save on travel and accommodation costs.

We have bands based in most major towns and cities across the UK.

Why book an East Sussex wedding band from Function Central?

We’ve been working with the best East Sussex wedding bands for years, and can help you hire exactly the right live band for your budget and taste.

All our acts are made up of reliable professionals who love entertaining, and will help put the finishing touches to a magical event.

We only use the very best bands for hire in Sussex, and many of them have been recommended to us personally.


The best live wedding music bands in East Sussex and UK wide

Function Central provide East Sussex bands, DJs and entertainers for events throughout the UK and internationally. We're the leading local wedding music booking agency, with 5 star rated customer service, unbeatable prices, secure contracts and outstanding quality.

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