Function Band

The Handlers

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About The Handlers

Function Band
A Cambridge-based function band renowned for their eclectic sets, The Handlers take your song requests and never fail to get people dancing!

The Handlers have gone from strength to strength since their formation in 2013. Combining Miriam Shovel's vocals with screaming horns and one of the best rhythm sections around, the band combine tunes that the crowd will love with improvised, live song requests into a musical mayhem of medleys. Described by TCS as 'perhaps the most versatile cover band in Cambridge' (full article here:, the band are guaranteed to get any crowd dancing, regardless of occasion. The band can also be booked for jazz sets as all members have many years of experience in various jazz ensembles. With the ability to read the crowd and the guarantee that no two sets will ever be the same, The Handlers can adapt to be the perfect band for any event!

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From customers:

The S, 4 years ago

perhaps the most versatile cover band in Cambridge'

Varsity, 3 years ago

high-energy jazz covers