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West Midlands bands for hire

Planning a party? Whether it’s an elaborate corporate event or an intimate wedding, we've sourced the finest West Midlands party bands for hire - from rock and pop cover songs to jazz, swing and ceilidh music!

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Mastersound

  • 4-7
  • (65)

Soulful, danceable pop from the West Midlands, with both female and male lead vocals and a song list of danceable rock, soul and pop anthems from Chuck Berry to Clean Bandit.

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from£730

Banzai

  • 3-6
  • (52)

Energetic party band playing crowd-rousing anthems by Huey Lewis, The Killers, Oasis, Amy Winehouse, Pharrell and more!

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from£1,075

Upbeat

  • 3
  • (32)

Powerful band featuring male vocals, piano and loops to create a huge live sound. The band play floor-filling anthems from the 1960s to the present. Booking options include acoustic duo and DJ service.

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from£3,295

Soul Club

  • 6-10
  • (30)

Max out on soul and sophistication with Soul Club, a high energy show band comprising musicians who have toured with Stormzy and Dua Lipa. Expect stunning vocals and unparalleled musicianship.

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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 caught the attention of a major label – catch them now while rates are low!

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from£1,230

The Sweet and Lowdown

  • 4
  • (128)

Fun and totally unique party band with male and female vocals, playing retro swing, vintage jive and rock'n'roll through to 80s funk, 90s R&B and quirky takes on modern chart.

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from£1,220

The Rumours

  • 4
  • (26)

Believe everything you hear about these guys! The Rumours are a vibrant 4-piece band that come with boundless energy and an infectious love for mixing the latest hits from Bruno Mars and George Ezra with timeless classics from Chic, Earth Wind & Fire and The Beatles.

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from£670

The Beat Kings

  • 3
  • (17)

Experienced East Midlands wedding and party band with a massive playlist of rock, pop, reggae and soul, from Bob Marley to Bruno Mars. Afternoon acoustic sets and DJ service also available.

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from£995

Agent Smith

  • 4
  • (217)

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!

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from£1,185

Superstrut

  • 4
  • (58)

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 and hollering from the first note.

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from£1,335

The Brasstones

  • 5-7
  • (34)

Inspired by the sounds of the streets of New Orleans, The Brasstones are a 5-7 piece outfit featuring a mighty sousaphone, horns and percussion! A male vocalist and frontman is also available - ideal for evening parties.

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from£1,500

The DBs

  • 5
  • (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!

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from£1,905

The Breakfast Club

  • 6
  • (21)

Whether you're looking for a band to recreate classic dance hits from the 90s or perform the latest chart hits, The Breakfast Club are a modern 6-piece party band that offer the best quality cover music around!

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from£820

The Crossfades

  • 3-5
  • (59)

The Crossfades serve up the best vintage and modern rock, pop and indie covers with a side of crowd-pleasing charm. Keyboardist, DJ service and solo acoustic set available.

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from£875

Rockit

  • 3-4
  • (148)

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!

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from£1,480

Manhattan

  • 5-10
  • (51)

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.

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from£2,240

The Capricorns

  • 7-10
  • (59)

Stylish, globe-trotting function band featuring powerhouse vocalists and gigs for KPMG, Gucci and Jaguar alongside weddings in London and Dubai.

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from£1,230

Smoke & Mirrors

  • 4-5
  • (26)

With a powerhouse vocalist up front and a backing band of unrivalled funkmeisters, Smoke & Mirrors put on a fun, rip-roaring show which your guests will never forget.

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from£920

The Spooks

  • 3-4
  • (37)

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£1,410

Big Easy Brass Band

  • 4-9
  • (57)

Young and animated brass band who never fail to get the party jumping with their funky take on the traditional brass format. The band can roam amongst guests or perform in one place. Male or female vocalists optional.


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Guide to booking party bands in the West Midlands

Why should I hire a West Midlands party band for my event?

Make sure your event has the right musical entertainment. We have performers suitable for weddings, parties, functions, corporate events and even themed tribute nights. From 50s rock’n’roll and ceilidh acts to acoustic duos and party bands, let us help you to find your perfect West Midlands party band.

Our selection of west midlands wedding bands are professional, experienced and know how to keep your guests on the dancefloor all night long.

Most of our party bands also offer a DJ service so that the party doesn’t stop when they take a break. As well as DJing, a number of add-ons such as solo piano, acoustic sets or even background jazz can be available – browse individual band profiles to see what you could add to your day.

What style of music do your West Midlands bands perform?

Our West Midlands bands play every kind of music, from spicy salsa and traditional ceilidh to upbeat rock & indie.

We have party bands suitable for all occasions, budgets and venues. If you want a riotous wedding reception, book an act to play rock & pop hits all the way from the 60s through to the present day.

If you love the sounds of Motown, R&B and big brass sections how about hiring a soul band?

Or for something more original, check out our selection of alternative bands for hire too.

If you’re not sure what would work best for your event, get in touch with one of our experts, and we’ll find the perfect entertainment for you.

Can you provide background musicians for hire in the West Midlands?

Need something slightly scaled-down? Our jazz musicians in the West Midlands are perfect for wartime-themed evenings and summer garden parties.

They are compact and easy to accommodate and play everything from your favourite standards to jazzy versions of modern pop hits.

Do you offer other musical genres, such as ceilidh or jazz bands in the West Midlands?

If you’re looking for something more refined, our jazz bands in the West Midlands cover a range of sub-genres including gypsy jazz bands, jazz trios, wedding jazz bands, background jazz bands.

All will play non-intrusive, sophisticated background music that your guests can talk over.

For the evening, consider hiring a swing band to get the party started.

Do we need to provide any equipment for the band?

Our bands all come fully equipped for your event – it’s just worth getting in touch if you think your event will exceed 250 guests, as extra equipment might then be necessary. You just need to make sure that the band has a power source to plug in to and a space to perform!

We recommend a flat and sheltered stage area of at least 3x3 meters for a 3-piece band – then add an extra metre squared per band member that you have booked.

A raised stage is preferable for maximum impact but our bands are flexible to all kinds of set ups!

Where do your West Midlands party bands tend to perform?

With UB40, Duran Duran, ELO, The Moody Blues and The Streets hailing from the West Midlands, music has long been at the very core of the area.

Booking one of our local bands for an event is great for keeping travel costs to a minimum. Hire a covers band to play anywhere in the West Midlands, including: Warwickshire, Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Dudley, West Bromwich, Walsall, Stourbridge, Halesowen, Willenhall, Kingswinford, Smethwick and Bloxwich.

Across venues such as New Hall Hotel, Hampton Court Castle, Warwick House, The West Mill, The Mill Barns, Pendrell Hall, The Westmead Hotel, Brinsop Court Manor House and Barn, Curradine Barns, Windmill Village Hotel and The Moat House Hotel, we have already created memorable occasions across the West Midlands and we look forward to many more!

How can we save money on our West Midlands band?

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

If you haven't yet set your event date, consider booking a midweek or winter date 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.


Find local cover bands in the West Midlands and UK wide

Function Central is a leading West Midlands covers band agency, providing exceptional talent for private events throughout the UK and internationally.

Use the menu below to find an outstanding local band – booking local saves on unnecessary travel and accommodation costs.

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