Yorkshire wedding bands

Handpicked wedding bands in Yorkshire to suit all tastes, budgets and venue spaces

Before you hire wedding band in Yorkshire, you need to work out what exactly you would like your band to do. Would you like an upbeat and energetic pop covers band to get even your shyest guests on to the dancefloor, or a sophisticated swing band for a more formal occasion?

Function Central specialises in North, South, West and East Yorkshire wedding bands for any venue, and at a price that won’t dent your drinks budget! We have provided wedding bands at such notable Yorkshire venues as Cedar Court Hotel, East Riddlesden Hall, Hazlewood Castle, Wentbridge House, Oakwell Hall, Kings Croft Hotel and Holdsworth House. Most of our Yorkshire wedding bands will play uptempo, melodic rock, pop and soul music that everyone loves, from the Beatles to Bruno Mars. Smaller line-ups tend to focus on rock and indie, whilst large line-ups play soul, funk and Motown for a stomping, dance floor-filling party soundtrack!

But if pop isn’t your thing, we also have bands covering more niche genres such as wedding swing bands, wedding ceilidh bands, ska bands and New Orleans jazz bands. For a more complete list of these, see our Yorkshire bands for hire page.

Our acts can adapt to fit any party, from a wedding reception in a small room to a function in a large ballroom, and our wedding bands played throughout the county including Hull, Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Halifax, Batley, Dewsbury, Keighley, Castleford, Brighouse, Pudsey, Morley, Pontefract, Shipley, Bingley, Holmfirth, Normanton, Ossett, Yeadon, Rothwell.

The bands listed here are all suitable for dancing, but if you’re looking for something more sedate for your ceremony or reception, why not hire a string quartet or harpist to perform earlier on in the evening, or an acoustic guitarist to sing your favourite song whilst you walk down the aisle.

For more Yorkshire wedding entertainment ideas, you might also like to check out our Leeds wedding bands as well as our Sheffield wedding bands.

The Manchester String Quartet
from£620

The Manchester String Quartet

  • Manchester
  • 4
  • (7)

Stunning string quartet based in the North West who have extensive experience providing music for weddings, corporate events and other functions and perform a wide repertoire of jazz, blues, pop, and Bollywood, in addition to classical wedding music.

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from£310

The Acoustic Beatles

  • Nottingham
  • 2-3

Fresh and modern tribute to The Beatles in the form of this talented acoustic duo performing their beautiful melodies, cutting guitar riffs and perfect harmonies. Additional percussion player also available.

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from£440

Acoustic Sunset

  • Leeds
  • 2

Unique acoustic duo featuring guitar, male and female vocals, violin and state of the art looping technology. Strings also available as a solo performance.

A Message To You Rudi – The Specials
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from£1,445

Nightboat To Skaville

  • West Yorkshire
  • 6-7
  • (9)

Lively and entertaining professional ska band with an authentic look to match their energy & charisma! Additional trumpet player also available.

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from£980

Transmission

  • Leeds
  • 4-5
  • (4)

A refreshingly fun party band who have performed with Bucks Fizz! The band can play rock & pop music through the decades or alternatively offer a 1970s or 1980s-themed show. Additional female vocals and DJ service also available.

Happy – Pharrell Williams
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from£995

Agent Smith

  • Manchester
  • 4
  • (163)

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, and over 135 positive reviews! Background acoustic duo sets, DJ service and larger line-ups available.

Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson
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from£1,685

Downtown Underground

  • Manchester
  • 6-7
  • (42)

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

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from£1,475

Soultone

  • Cheshire
  • 5
  • (4)

Funky soul & Motown band featuring stunning female vocals giving an authentic tribute to the greats of the genre! Additional musicians and laptop DJ service also available.

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from£1,240

The Misfits

  • Cheshire
  • 5-7
  • (35)

Stylish corporate and wedding band in the North West, featuring both male and female vocals and a large set list of pop, Motown, soul, jazz, jive and vintage rock'n'roll. Booking options include brass section, afternoon/dinner jazz sets and DJ service.

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from£1,230

Dr Funtimes

  • Leeds
  • 6
  • (10)

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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