Wedding bands for hire

Hire an outstanding live wedding band anywhere in the UK. Typically our bands will perform uptempo, mainstream music through the decades, to fill your dancefloor and appeal to all ages

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from£735

The Resets

  • Manchester
  • 3-5
  • (9)

Quirky and retro acoustic trio and band playing modern pop songs in a gypsy jazz style. Available as a quartet and quintet with stunning female vocalists and percussion. Free laptop DJ service.

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from£825

Loveshack

  • Newport
  • 4
  • (3)

Young and talented Welsh party band with female vocals and a repertoire of danceable songs everyone knows and loves - from the 1960s right up to current day classics.

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from£1,170

Manhattan

  • Leeds
  • 5-10
  • (14)

Dynamic and trendy pop, Motown and soul band with impressive industry credentials and a vast playlist of soulful floor-fillers by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Justin Timberlake, Usher and Rihanna. Acoustic set and singer waiter option available.

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from£1,350

Bloco Brass

  • London
  • 4-7
  • (6)

Exciting new brass and drums band playing danceable pop songs as well as some Latin music. With Brazilian musicians in their ranks, the band will bring the spirit of Rio and Carnival to your event!

The Mod Cons
from£1,060

The Mod Cons

  • Warwickshire
  • 4
  • (50)

Exciting male-fronted wedding and party band, playing music from all decades but specialising in the swinging 60s! Stunningly authentic performances using incredible vintage equipment. Extra performances, low-season rates and DJ service available.

Proud Mary – Tina Turner
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from£750

The Jack Rabbits

  • Cheshire
  • 3-4
  • (30)

Fun and lively male-fronted wedding party band covering rock and pop music from the 1950s to the present day, from Jerry Lee Lewis to Jake Bugg, via Duran Duran and Oasis. DJ service, acoustic sets and female vocalist available.

Rocks – Primal Scream
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from£738

Super Mario

  • Liverpool
  • 3-4
  • (19)

Unbelievably talented male-fronted cover band offering a feel-good, danceable set taking in everything from 60s classics to modern chart! Extra musicians, solo afternoon acoustic set and DJ service also available.

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from£525

The Wild Nights Duo

  • Bristol
  • 2
  • (34)

Having played together in bands for over ten years, Jon and Ben listed everything they play and realised they know loads of great songs! Available to hire with DJ service for music throughout the evening.

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from£980

The Bees

  • Hampshire
  • 4
  • (15)

The best rock and pop party band on the south coast, featuring male lead vocals and playing party anthems by The Beatles, Chic, Queen, Bruno Mars and more – guaranteed to have everybody on their feet! Available with DJ service.

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from£1,345

The Coves

  • Bristol
  • 5-6
  • (7)

A young, energetic and professional party band who are not shy of a large crowd having brought their well-loved hits to events for clients such as Lloyds Bank and Debenhams. This band offer a diverse repertoire to get your guests moving to tunes from Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind and Fire to Beyoncé and Bruno Mars. The Coves have something to suit every taste!

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from£2,655

Soul Machine

  • London
  • 7
  • (21)

Led by a charismatic frontman who will scoop your audience up in the palm of his hand and melt them with his voice, Soul Machine pay tribute to James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and more. DJ laptop service also available.

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from£970

The Scarlets

  • Brighton
  • 3

Vibrant party band performing a range of music, from classic hits of the 70s and 80s to brand new chart toppers of today! Hear all your modern favourites by Dua Lipa, Bruno Mars and Beyoncé! DJ laptop service also available.

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from£1,355

The Coronets

  • Swansea
  • 4
  • (9)

An energetic, 4-piece band, The Coronets will mix all the best up-to-date hits with rock and indie favourites from Arctic Monkeys and Coldplay. Their diverse repertoire and extensive experience within the UK's music industry sets them apart to energise and entertain your guests.

Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons (4-pce)
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Boots 'n' Bones

  • London
  • 3-5
  • (8)

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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from£740

Millennium Bug

  • London
  • 3-4
  • (61)

Slick party and wedding band capturing the definitive sound of pop and rock through the decades and led by an animated frontman who gets every crowd on their feet! DJ service and solo acoustic sets available.

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from£2,150

Can't Touch This

  • London
  • 6
  • (1)

High energy 90s themed band bringing you all the classic tunes from your favourite era! Expect hits from Shaggy to The Backstreet Boys, and everything in between.

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from£1,145

Renville

  • Bristol
  • 3
  • (4)

Energetic covers band playing the best pop, funk, soul and rock songs for weddings and parties. Their lively covers are guaranteed to have your guests up and dancing all night long!

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from£795

Stereogram

  • London
  • 3
  • (21)

Incredible male-fronted rock and pop wedding and party band who have played for the likes of Deutsche Bank and The BBC. The band have a big sound and electric stage presence! Available with keyboards, sax and female vocals as well as solo/duo acoustic and jazz trio sets.

Roar / Show Me Love / Easy Lover
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from£860

Mozart's Gokarts

  • Shropshire
  • 4
  • (12)

Young and energetic party and wedding band playing everything from The Beatles to Bruno Mars – highly skilled at enticing guests of all ages onto your dancefloor!

Happy – Pharrell Williams
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The Spooks

  • Birmingham
  • 3-4
  • (21)

Breathtaking vocals, lush harmonies and an explosive rhythm section – this West Midlands wedding party band play a wide selection of soul, disco, rock’n’roll and the latest indie to keep you dancing until the wee hours! DJ service available.

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from£2,050

Hot Sauce

  • London
  • 4-5

With floor-filling mash-ups and remixes of classics from the 70s to the present day, Hot Sauce promise to bring an exotic, vibrant performance to your event.

Hit Me Baby/One Dance/Could You be Loved – Afternoon entertainment
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Rewind

  • London
  • 4
  • (2)

The best in roaming bands across the UK, Rewind are a top quality 4-piece group of highly-talented musicians that can bring you tight 4-part harmonies with songs from Drake to Bob Marley!

Live at Ruth & Joe's wedding
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from£1,025

The Wild Nights

  • Bristol
  • 4
  • (17)

Top-flight wedding band performing vintage rock by The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Van Morrison as well as the odd modern indie anthem! Acoustic duo and DJ option available.

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from£650

Midnight Blue

  • London
  • 3-5
  • (57)

Experienced, versatile jazz trio, performing jazzy takes on pop music from The Beatles to Sam Smith as well as classic jazz. Suitable for mellow background music at weddings, corporate events and more! Also available with drums and vocals.

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from£1,230

Bertie & The Spiffs

  • West Yorkshire
  • 4-5
  • (11)

Hugely entertaining and swinging 1920s-style jazz band, who have previously performed at Wembley Stadium. The band put their own unique and eccentric take on modern pop, from Taylor Swift to Motorhead! DJ laptop service available on request.


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What style of music do our wedding bands play?

Our wedding bands specialise in evening and after dinner events and typically perform a broad range of uptempo, mainstream rock, pop, soul and chart music from the 1950s to the present day. You’ll hear music to keep everyone on the dancefloor, with bands performing songs from a diverse range of artists such as The Beatles, Elvis, Queen, Prince, Oasis, Adele, The Weeknd and Dua Lipa.

Our bands are ideal for keeping guests of all ages entertained and get everyone dancing!

Since weddings are cross-generational events, most bands will perform a mix of classic and modern pop music to appeal to you and you friends as well as grandparents and grandkids. But if you want a wedding band specialising in a particular genre, check out our wedding soul bands, or wedding ceilidh bands. For more offbeat wedding music ideas, see our alternative wedding bands.

Wedding music isn’t just about the final party: if you're looking for background music to accompany your drinks reception or wedding meal try our jazz bands, acoustic musicians or singers. If you're after wedding ceremony musicians for the bridal entrance, exit or the signing of the register, check out our harpists or string quartets.

      What areas do our wedding bands cover?

      The majority of our wedding bands will travel internationally, and UK wide, including the following regions:

      Hiring a wedding band?

      All wedding bands for hire are fully self-contained with their own PA system, microphones, backline and instruments. This is adequate for most marquee or indoor weddings but let us know if you're expecting more than 250 guests, so we can check whether their system is large enough. Most bands will also bring lighting for both the stage and dancefloor.

      Standard wedding band performances are two hours, usually split over 2 x 1-hour or 3 x 40-minute sets, but they can play for less time, or longer (for an additional cost) if preferred.

      All our wedding bands provide mp3 music during the interval, and some are able to upgrade to a more advanced DJ service using virtual DJ software, so they can mix songs and take your guests’ requests.

      You can also choose from a range of "add-on" services to make the most of your band and musicians throughout the day. Some wedding bands offer a solo cocktail piano or acoustic guitar duo set during your drinks reception, a jazz trio during your wedding breakfast or a DJ set until last orders, so you can have non-stop soundtrack to your day. This is more cost-effective than booking separate musicians as it saves on travel costs and equipment hire.

      Our 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 their profile to see whether they can. If not, they'd be happy to play it via an iPod, through their PA system.

      If you would like to book a wedding band and you've already received a quote from us, simply email or call us and we’ll draw up a secure booking contract between you and the act immediately. You’ll need to pay a deposit by credit/debit card, with the rest payable nearer, or on, the event date.

      If booking a live wedding band, there are a few things you'll need to ensure:

      • Access to a power supply (at least two separate domestic plug sockets are fine for the majority of 3 / 4-piece bands).
      • A flat, dry performance area large enough for the band. As a guide, allow for 3m wide x 3m deep for a 3-piece band, then add an additional square metre for each extra band member. A raised stage is preferred but not essential.
      • Food and refreshments on the night. Most bands performing in the evening will require a hot meal to keep their energy up.
      • Some bands will also request things like reserved parking or a secure changing room.

      It's also worth checking if your venue has any sound restrictions in place. Most bands can perform within the limits of a sound limiter set to 95dB or higher.

      Tips for saving money on your wedding band

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

      Also, consider hiring a band from your local area, to save on travel and accommodation costs. We have wedding music bands based in most major towns and cities across the UK, including:

      Wedding bands in the South

      You can also browse bands by county, UK wide.

      Wedding bands in the North

      Wedding bands in the Midlands and East Anglia

      We can also provide wedding bands in South Wales and Scotland.

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