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The very best North West wedding bands, playing uptempo rock, pop, soul, dance and chart music to appeal to all ages. Many will learn your first dance.

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Agent Smith

  • Manchester
  • 4
  • (214)

Exceptional party and wedding band playing everything from vintage 1950s rock’n’roll to cutting edge pop, indie and R&B. High profile clients include BT, Mini Cooper and Microsoft! Background acoustic duo sets, DJ service & winter discounts available.

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from£1,685

Downtown Underground

  • Manchester
  • 6-7
  • (79)

World-class pop, funk and soul function band, refreshing and recreating the classic soul sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s, alongside soul-infused contemporary pop and R&B. DJ service and jazz/acoustic afternoon music available.

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from£1,230

Smoke & Mirrors

  • Manchester
  • 4
  • (25)

Combining slick production with exceptional musical talent, these party-starters are a cut above the rest when it comes to an unforgettable night of music!

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from£2,480

Drum n Brass

  • Manchester
  • 5-10
  • (68)

Young and animated brass band with an extensive song list of rock and pop floor-fillers and an incredible frontman/vocalist. This groundbreaking group have performed for royalty and offer the perfect alternative entertainment for your wedding or event!

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from£1,475

Manhattan

  • Leeds
  • 5-10
  • (50)

Dynamic Motown, pop and soul band with stunning female and male lead vocals, impressive industry credentials and a playlist of soulful floor-fillers by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna. Acoustic set and singer waiter option available.

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from£995

The Different Lights

  • Liverpool
  • 4
  • (81)

Outstanding party band playing chart, indie, rock anthems and Britpop and featuring guitars, keyboards and vocal harmonies for a big, versatile sound! Laptop DJ service available, as well as acoustic guitar or solo cocktail piano sets for your afternoon reception.

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from£1,230

Dr Funtimes

  • Leeds
  • 6
  • (38)

High energy party band with a big sound that’s perfect for weddings, parties and corporate events. They feature superb male vocals and sax, but also offer stripped-back line ups, afternoon acoustic or jazz sets, stage hire and DJ service.

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from£830

Skylight

  • Sheffield
  • 3
  • (38)

Skylight are a powerful trio, ready to get your party rocking! With a diverse songlist which will surprise, delight and keep your guests dancing and singing along.

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from£895

The Vendettas

  • Liverpool
  • 4-5
  • (51)

Lively female-fronted wedding function band with a huge repertoire of party classics and appearances at Glastonbury and Edinburgh festival to their name. Optional extras include sax or acoustic background sets for drinks or dinner. DJ service available.

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from£875

Hudson

  • Liverpool
  • 3
  • (128)

One of our leading wedding bands in the North West, Hudson are a powerful trio playing everything from uptempo 50s rock'n'roll to last week's number 1. DJ service, extra musicians and acoustic sets for your drinks reception or meal also available.

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from£2,830

Elix

  • Manchester
  • 6-12
  • (18)

Brand new luxury 6 to 12-piece show band featuring some of the most outstanding musicians in Manchester, who have performed alongside artists such as Paloma Faith, JLS, James Morrison and The Script.

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from£1,355

The Northern Lights

  • Lancashire
  • 5-6
  • (66)

Popular, energetic 5 or 6-piece wedding band featuring male vocals and first rate musicians. Afternoon acoustic jazz & swing sets and DJ service available.

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from£1,220

Pretty Fly Guys

  • Manchester
  • 4
  • (38)

Fun and friendly band fully armed with high energy party tunes and years of experience on the function and wedding circuit

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from£995

East River

  • Leeds
  • 4-10
  • (37)

Take your event the full distance and let East River carry you away with all your favourite tunes late into the night! Acoustic background sets also available.

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from£1,365

The Highball Swingers

  • Liverpool
  • 5-7
  • (40)

Quirky vintage swing band with a fantastic female lead putting a retro take on modern songs like Get Lucky, Uptown Funk and Billie Jean. Additional musicians, acoustic jazz sets and laptop DJ service available.

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from£985

Give It Up

  • Sheffield
  • 3-5
  • (13)

Perform a varied mix of timeless and current classics guaranteed to get you and your guests celebrating all throughout the festivities!

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from£990

The Sonics

  • Liverpool
  • 4
  • (55)

Phenomenally popular North West wedding and function band, featuring outstanding male vocals, guitar synth and a large set list of danceable rock, soul, reggae and pop music, from The Beatles to The Weeknd. DJ service, trumpet, sax and female vocalist available.

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from£795

The Alternatives

  • Leeds
  • 4
  • (35)

Guitar-led 3-piece playing infectious renditions of all your favourite party hits, The Alternatives will have you singing along until closing time!

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from£1,230

The Boogie Bugs

  • Liverpool
  • 6
  • (24)

Top wedding & party band with male and female vocals as well as sax! Acoustic sets and DJ service available.

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from£1,350

Phoenix

  • Yorkshire
  • 4-7
  • (34)

Energetic indie rock band playing everything from Kings of Leon and Foo Fighters to AC/DC and Guns 'n' Roses. Also available with keyboards and female backing vocalists.


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Guide to booking wedding & function bands in North West

What styles of music do your North West wedding bands play?

Our North West wedding bands are great for dancing. Our groovy funk and soul bands pump out a great dance-along soundtrack for any wedding, party or corporate event.

You don’t have to know your tango from your foxtrot to enjoy one of our salsa or Latin bands, and we even have Caribbean steel bands who can teach you how to limbo!

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 North West 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 wedding meal, try our jazz bands, acoustic musicians or singers.

If you're after North West 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 North West do your wedding bands perform?

Our wedding bands are available throughout the North West, including Manchester, Liverpool, Warrington, Blackpool, Chester, Stockport, Sale, Bolton, Preston, Rochdale, Blackburn, Wigan, St. Helens, Wythenshawe, Oldham, Southport, Birkenhead, Bury, Bootle and Carlisle.

Can you provide other genres of function bands in the North West, such as ceilidh, steel pan or jazz bands?

For more relaxed events, we have some of the finest swing jazz bands in the region, and some are fronted by their own Rat Pack style vocalists.

Our jazz trios are a great way to add style and glamour to an event without drowning out the conversation.

We can provide North West wedding musicians to suit all kinds of ceremonies, receptions and dinners, from pianists, Spanish guitarists and string quartets for the quieter moments to lively tribute acts, pop and rock bands for evening parties.

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 acts based in most major towns and cities across the UK.

Why book a North West wedding band from Function Central?

We've found the very best wedding bands in the region and we offer them at the best prices. If another agency offers you one of our bands at a lower price, we’ll match their quote.

We provide musicians for every budget and taste all in one place – from solo wedding singers with backing tracks to 8-piece Afro-cuban bands – leaving you enough time and money to make your event unique!


The best live wedding music bands in the North West and UK wide

Function Central are a leading North West wedding music booking agency, with outstanding acts, unbeatable prices, secure contracts and 5 star rated customer service. Our bands, DJs and entertainers are available for events throughout the UK and internationally.

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