West Midlands band hire

Planning a party? Whether it’s an elaborate corporate event or an intimate wedding, we've sourced the finest West Midlands bands for hire

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from£730

Banzai

  • 3-6
  • (51)

Energetic party band playing crowd-rousing anthems by Huey Lewis, The Killers, Oasis, Amy Winehouse, Pharrell and more! Afternoon solo/duo acoustic sets, longer performances, larger line-ups and laptop DJ service available.

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from£1,080

Mastersound

  • 4-7
  • (54)

Young and talented new party and wedding band in the West Midlands, featuring both female and male lead vocals and a host of rock, soul and pop anthems to get all your guests dancing – from Chuck Berry to Beyonce. Larger line-ups and laptop DJ service available.

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from£875

The High Rollers

  • 3
  • (77)

High-impact party band, The High Rollers, specialise in classic indie rock hits by The Killers, Blur and The Kinks as well as brand new pop hits by Bruno Mars, DNCE and Pharrell Williams.

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from£1,170

The Funk Society

  • 5
  • (3)

Not just your run of the mill function band, this talented group of musicians create unique funk arrangements of your favourite songs.

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from£1,075

Upbeat

  • 3
  • (9)

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 cocktail piano sets (for drinks or dinner), acoustic duo and DJ service.

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from£1,845

The Brass Animals

  • 8
  • (36)

Knock-out New Orleans style brass party band with drums for Mardi Gras parades, festivals, funerals, surprise entries and dancing! Male or female vocal options available.

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from£995

Agent Smith

  • 4
  • (213)

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£1,905

The Breakfast Club

  • 6
  • (11)

A 6-piece modern pop band of multi-instrumentalist professional musicians that pride themselves on a professional top tier performance - whether it's recreating the sounds of modern pop greats or some of the classic dance hits from the 90s and beyond!

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from£2,350

Groove Capital

  • 7-9
  • (58)

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£875

Rockit

  • 3-4
  • (145)

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£895

The Different Lights

  • 4
  • (69)

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£920

The Spooks

  • 3-4
  • (22)

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£525

The Wild Nights Duo

  • 2
  • (36)

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£750

The Crossfades

  • 3-5
  • (57)

One of our most popular South West wedding bands, The Crossfades serve up energetic, fun sets of vintage and modern rock, pop and indie music. Keyboardist, DJ service and solo acoustic set available.

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from£1,685

Downtown Underground

  • 6-7
  • (69)

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£750

Hudson

  • 3
  • (127)

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
  • (56)

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£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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from£995

Cinco Magic

  • 4
  • (75)

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£550

Steel Pan Power

  • 3
  • (27)

Add some spice and a ray of sunshine to your event with this West Midlands-based steel pan band serving up a lively taste of the Caribbean! The band’s song list includes a colourful mix of reggae and modern styles.

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from£1,355

The Northern Lights

  • 5-6
  • (55)

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£1,230

The Sweet and Lowdown

  • 4
  • (125)

Fun and totally unique party band with both female and male lead vocals, playing 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£750

The Jack Rabbits

  • 3-4
  • (41)

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.

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from£750

Happy Daze

  • 3-4
  • (77)

Hugely popular all-male party and wedding covers band playing feel-good sing-along classics with an emphasis on vintage rock and pop music. Fantastic value! Hire the band’s DJ service and afternoon acoustic sets for non-stop music through the day. Midweek discounts available.

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from£1,000

Penfold

  • 4-6
  • (125)

On-trend wedding party band, suitable for all events from classy wedding receptions to high-end corporate events. The band cover rock and pop music from Elvis and the Beatles through to The Killers and Sam Smith. DJ service, brass section and acoustic sets available.


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West Midlands Function Bands booking guide

Why should I hire a West Midlands function 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 for hire play every kind of music, from spicy salsa and traditional ceilidh to upbeat rock & indie. We have function bands in West Midlands suitable for all occasions, budgets and venues. If you want a riotous wedding reception, book a West Midlands party band 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 West Midlands 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 West Midlands function band experts, and we’ll find the perfect entertainment for you.

We’re looking for West Midlands function bands that can play background music – can you help?

Need something slightly scaled-down? Our west midlands jazz bands 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.

We’re putting on a stylish, classy event and need some music to match – can you help us?

If you’re looking for something more refined, our West Midlands jazz bands for hire 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 West Midlands 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 function 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 West Midlands.

Booking one of our West Midlands bands for a local 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.

The best function bands in West Midlands and throughout the UK

Function Central is a leading West Midlands function band agency, providing exceptional talent for private events throughout the UK and internationally. Use the menu below to find an outstanding band in your area – booking local saves on unnecessary travel and accommodation costs.

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