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Wedding bands South Yorkshire

Our South Yorkshire wedding bands play all the best pop, rock and Motown music to get your guests' n the dancefloor!

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Manhattan

  • 5-10
  • (50)

Dynamic and trendy Motown, pop 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£1,230

Dr Funtimes

  • 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£585

Skylight Duo

  • 2
  • (31)

Recreating a full band sound with their impactful, multi-instrumental talent, this duo are ready to get your party started! Their diverse songlist will surprise and delight you - and keep your guests dancing and singing along!

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from£1,000

Agent Smith

  • 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

  • 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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The Different Lights

  • 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£750

Hudson

  • 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£2,480

Drum n Brass

  • 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£830

Skylight

  • 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£1,220

Pretty Fly Guys

  • 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£895

The Vendettas

  • 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£1,355

The Northern Lights

  • 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£995

East River

  • 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

  • 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

The Saints

  • 5
  • (51)

Experienced rock, pop, dance and soul band with powerful male vocals and expandable to an 8-piece featuring female vocals, keyboards and brass. Jazz duo also available for mellow background music during receptions or dinners. Midweek discounts available.

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from£1,230

Smoke & Mirrors

  • 4
  • (25)

Dangerously good fun and super slick, this powerhouse brings together the best of the UK's musical talent for a show that is anything but ordinary.

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from£985

Give It Up

  • 3-5
  • (12)

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

  • 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

  • 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£1,350

Phoenix

  • 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 South Yorkshire

Why book a wedding band in South Yorkshire?

A historic, industrial powerhouse, South Yorkshire maintains a vibrant energy that - coupled with its picturesque surroundings - make for a stunning wedding destination.

With a wealth of South Yorkshire wedding bands and musical talent to choose from, the area offers any engaged couple the opportunity to design the perfect soundtrack to the special day.

Where in South Yorkshire do your wedding bands perform?

South Yorkshire is a treasure trove of wedding venues all located in the perfect backdrop of one of England's most metropolitan yet picturesque counties.

A few venues popular with our bands include: The West Mill, The Woodman Inn, The Sitwell Arms Hotel, Spicer Manor, Burntwood Court Hotel, Firth Court and city Town Halls.

We've also had bands perform at: Pudding Pie Hill, Whirlowbrook Hall, The Earl of Doncaster Hotel, Halifax Hall, Ringwood Hall Hotel, Whitley Hall Hotel, Hodsock Priory, The Mowbray, Rossington Hall, Kenwood Hall, Ox Pasture Hall and Hellaby Hall Hotel.

What styles of music do your South Yorkshire wedding bands play?

South Yorkshire is overflowing with musical talent of all styles and genres and our roster of bands reflects that.

Whether you and your guests want to sing your heart out to pop, rock and indie classics on the dancefloor, get down to some soul and Motown or shimmy the night away to our Latin and World bands, we have the musical solution for you!

As well as party performers, we have beautiful string quartets, exquisite jazz groups, solo wedding singers, tribute acts and brass bands to give your day a special edge.

Whatever style you're looking for, we're pretty sure we've found it!

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 background wedding musicians in South Yorkshire?

Definitely! We have background musicians performing a range of genres suitable for your wedding ceremony, afternoon drinks reception or wedding breakfast.

For more formal gatherings, consider a string quartet or harpist.

For more casual affairs, acoustic duo and trios and solo entertainers can help break the ice and get guests mingling.

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

We have South Yorkshire function bands in every genre, from jazz groups and string ensembles to brass and drums bands, soul and Motown bands and everything in between.

Take a look at our Latin and World section for something a little different. Or treat your guests to a tribute act to your favourite artist!

How can we save money on our band?

There are lots of ways to keep costs to a minimum with your musical entertainment on your wedding day.

Using the same musicians throughout the day, from ceremony to dancefloor, can help to save on travel costs.

Lots of our South Yorkshire bands offer musicians that can provide music at your ceremony, throughout an afternoon reception and into a larger dance party set up in the evening.

Take a look at each listing for acoustic background music provided by the same musicians.

Equally, hiring a local band for your occasion will help to cut travel and accommodation costs.

Lastly, bear in mind bands often offer reduced rates foor winter and midweek bookings.


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