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Hire an Ipswich wedding band to play all the best pop, rock and Motown music and get your guests on their feet!

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The In-Laws

  • 4
  • (97)

Super-talented and authentic rock and pop band, whose sensational live performances at corporate parties, birthdays and weddings have attracted the attention of EMI. The band are unique in that they come with their own dedicated, professional DJ.

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from£990

The Runaways

  • 4
  • (60)

Youthful, charismatic new 4-piece, 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£1,230

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£1,830

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£875

The High Rollers

  • 3
  • (87)

Authentically recreated indie rock covers by The Killers, Blur and The Kinks sit alongside funkier pop by Bruno Mars, DNCE and Pharrell Williams. For value and impact, The High Rollers are in a class of their own.

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from£3,295

Soul Club

  • 6-10
  • (30)

Max out on soul and sophistication with this stunning wedding and corporate event band comprised of musicians who have toured with Stormzy, Adele, and Dua Lipa. Expect stunning vocals, energy and unparalleled musicianship.

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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£1,185

Superstrut

  • 4
  • (66)

Dressed to the nines and touting a crowd-pleasing, quickfire set of R&B, pop, hip hop, classic soul and funk, Superstrut will have your guests moving, shaking and hollering from the first note. Available with female vocalist, acoustic sets and DJ service.

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from£1,540

The DBs

  • 5-9
  • (43)

From pop favourites and feel-good funk to afrobeats and updated jazz classics, The DBs turn the traditional brass band format on its head and drag it kicking and screaming into the 21st century! Also available with an MC/rapper.

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from£2,240

The Capricorns

  • 7-10
  • (65)

Stylish, globe-trotting 7-piece with powerhouse vocalists and gigs for KPMG, Gucci and Jaguar alongside weddings in London and Dubai. One of the finest function bands working today. Brass section, DJ service, cocktail piano and background sets available.

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from£1,410

Big Easy Brass Band

  • 4-9
  • (57)

The hottest new brass fusion band in town, Big Easy never fail to get the party jumping with their funky, high octane take on the traditional brass band format. The band can roam amongst guests or perform in one place and is available as an instrumental only band, or with male or female vocalist.

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from£1,250

The Wandering Lights

  • 4
  • (58)

Charismatic new wedding band performing upbeat, catchy covers with a folksy, festival feel. Expect to hear artists as diverse as Avicii, Blackstreet and Lionel Richie. Also available as an unplugged, acoustic roaming band.

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from£1,235

Shakedown

  • 4-12
  • (60)

Incredible new party band taking the London and Brighton events circuit by storm! Members 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£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£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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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£1,135

Blue Juice

  • 4-5
  • (144)

Fantastic 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£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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from£810

The Confidentials

  • 3-5
  • (89)

Sensational all-male rock and pop trio who never fail to get their audiences jumping and singing along to the biggest tunes of the last 60 years. Elvis, The Stones, Bowie, Oasis, The Killers: they’re all there! Offering DJ service, afternoon acoustic sets as well as saxophone, keyboards and second guitarist.


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Guide to booking wedding & function bands in Ipswich

Why book a wedding band in Ipswich?

With its lively town and picturesque waterfront, Ipswich maintains a cultural, artistic beating heart that makes it a wonderful place to celebrate your big day.

Saturated with talented musicians in a range of genres, you'll be spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing the perfect soundtrack to your special day.

Where in Ipswich do your wedding bands perform?

Our range of wedding bands have performed throughout Ipswich at both private and public venues

From Woodhall Manor, Belstead Brook Muthu Hotel, Isaacs on the Quay, Wherstead Park, Jimmys Farm, Copdock Hall, Woolverstone Hall, Hintlesham Hall Hotel, Seckford Hall Hotel and Priory Hall to The Venue at Kersey Mill, Ufford Park Woodbridge, Richwill Farm, Dove Barn, Easton Grange, Butley Priory, Wivenhoe House and Glemham Hall, the town is full of stunning venues to host your wedding day.

What styles of music do your Ipswich wedding bands play?

Whether you’re looking for dancefloor-fillers, smooth, background jazz, or anything in between, we have a host of Ipswich wedding bands for you to choose from.

You could dance the night away with a pop, rock, Motown or soul band, sip a sophisticated champagne with a string or jazz quartet or give your reception some character with a Latin band, some world music or a tribute act.

With our vast collection of local bands, there really is no end to the shape your celebration can take!

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

All our bands for weddings 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.

But let us know if you're expecting more than 250 guests, so we can check whether the band’s system is large enough. Most bands will also bring lighting for both the stage and dancefloor.

Check the band'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 band’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 background wedding musicians in Ipswich?

Definitely - our Ipswich wedding musicians include jazz bands, string quartets and a host of acoustic trios and duos to fit any occasion.

If you’re looking for anything from a classical harpist to a solo wedding singer, we can help you customize the perfect musical entertainment for your day.

Can you provide other genres of function bands in Ipswich, such as jazz bands or ceilidh bands?

We love the range of enquiries we get for couples to celebrate their wedding with different musical styles – and we can cater for them all with our Ipswich function bands!

Whether you’d love to get everyone moving together with a ceilidh and a caller, dancing to some Latin and world music or singing along to one of our feel-good brass bands, we’re confident we can meet your request.

And with a catalogue of jazz bands, soul bands and a wealth of quirkier, alternative musical options, your big day won’t be short of entertainment at any stage of the celebrations.

How can we save money on our band?

With so many of our Ipswich bands offering background music as well as party sets for your evening reception, you can save money on your musical entertainment by hiring the same group of musicians to play throughout your big day.

Many of our rock, pop, soul and Motown wedding bands are able to offer acoustic background sets during the day to accompany you at your ceremony or welcome your guests to a drinks reception - this will save you money on booking separate bands for the different aspects of your wedding.

Be sure to book a local Ipswich band too to save on travel or accommodation costs that can be a factor with bands from further away.

And if you haven't settled on a date yet for your celebration, bear in mind that many of our bands and performers offer competitive rates for midweek or winter bookings. Hiring musicians at these times might just help keep inside the budget you have in mind!


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