Alternative Bands available to hire in Aberdeenshire

Hire an alternative band in Aberdeenshire for your event today. 25 of the most professional acts to choose from. All are available in Aberdeenshire.

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Hire Bass Rock Ceilidh Band Alternative band with Encore
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£780 - £1200
Alternative bandGlasgow

What happens when you bring together four insanely-talented musicians from different genres? You get the Bass Rock Ceilidh Band!

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Hire SaltEnders Alternative band with Encore
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£562.50 - £937.50
Alternative bandShipley

North England’s Multi-Award Winning Acoustic Band SaltEnders is one of the top wedding and function bands in the region!

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Hire Here's To Us  Alternative band with Encore
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£1700 - £2125
Alternative bandLancashire

The NW's No1 Party and Wedding band! Our members have sang with the likes of Ed Sheeran & BMTH. Make your night one to remember with HTU!

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Hire Rockafella Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £3500
Alternative bandLeeds

🎸 High-energy Rock & Indie Party Band ⚡️ Exciting, Energetic, Experienced 🇬🇧 Hire for UK Weddings & Corporate Events 🧑‍🎤 4/7 Piece Band

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Hire The Good Night Club Alternative band with Encore
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£875 - £1000
Alternative bandColne

“Top 10 Most Booked Wedding Band” on Encore in 2023! Personalised entertainment. Suitable for the entire family. Free DJ service included!

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Hire The Cattigans Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £1125
Alternative bandStirling

A duo who believe in getting a night going covering songs from the 60s right to the modern day. Keep up with us on the Socials👍🏻

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Hire Duke Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £600
Alternative bandHebburn

Duke are an energetic acoustic duo performing your favourite upbeat covers at events across the UK, with 10 years of industry experience!

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Hire Time & Tide Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandHaltwhistle

You won't find a more energetic and professional bunch of musicians guaranteed to get your guests up and dancing the night away

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Hire Rosa Belles Post Modern Vocal Trio Alternative band with Encore
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£800 - £1250
Alternative bandAlloa

The Rosa Belles Vocal Trio are a glamorous postmodern vocal trio with an elite harmonising sound. Guaranteed to wow your guests!

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Hire Two Far Flung  - Music Duo Alternative band with Encore
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£520 - £745
Alternative bandGlasgow

Al & Grace are award-winningTwo Far Flung UK-based multi-instrument folk/Americana/acoustic duo Male&female vocals Piano/flute/fiddle/guitar

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Hire Second Hand Store Alternative band with Encore
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£1000 - £1875
Alternative bandLeeds

Leeds six piece with a killer line up and a repertoire list to get anyone and everyone dancing! Sax+Keys+Vocals+Drums+Guitar+Bass

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Hire 5K! - The North’s Premier Pop Punk Party Band Alternative band with Encore
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From£800
Alternative bandYork

The North's Preimer Pop Punk Party Band. Professional and tailored sets to suit any occasions. Available for any event you want to rock!

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Hire KICK Alternative band with Encore
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£700 - £1400
Alternative bandNewcastle upon Tyne

Possibly one of the most versatile and hardworking bands around......from pop to indie and rock.......THE PARTY STARTS HERE!

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Hire The Groove Merchants Alternative band with Encore
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£1250 - £1875
Alternative bandLeeds

We are a 5-piece party band based in Leeds, UK. Whether you're looking for Motown classics or todays' chart toppers we'll have you covered!

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Hire KOOSKOOS Alternative band with Encore
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£375 - £1875
Alternative bandBelfast

We Give it Rice! Leave a generous helping of pop music to simmer for eight decades and serve with a cold pint.

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Hire Wavelength Alternative band with Encore
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£1250 - £2000
Alternative bandNewcastle upon Tyne

A dynamic and versatile three piece band performing anything from timeless classics to contemporary pop hits.

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Hire Will and Becca Alternative band with Encore
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From£320
Alternative bandLeeds

Leeds-based Acoustic Duo

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Hire Mira & George Duo Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £750
Alternative bandGlasgow

We are a romantic country/rock duo from Glasgow, delivering joyful and heartfelt performances.

Latest reviews of our Alternative Bands in Aberdeenshire

Smoking Goats
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"Smoking Goats were brilliant, I organised a formal dinner dance and they worked perfectly for the night. Discussions before the day were easy and we sorted out all details, song styles and the audience we would have. They came in plenty of time to set up and soundcheck and worked flexibly with us when there were delays on the night. A brilliant set, perfectly crafted for the audience, which really got people on the dance floor and in a great mood. Afterwards I got so much great feedback, the guests loved it. Very easy to work with, professional and with great sound and song choices, I would recommend them for any kind of function especially if you want to get people dancing. :) "

Polly hired Smoking Goats for a Private event (available in Aberdeenshire)

Verified Review, 9 December 2023
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"Band was good. I had a phone call before to discuss how the event will go. They arrived in plenty of time. Very professional. Read the crowd well. I'm very pleased. ☺ "

Louise hired Smoking Goats for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in Aberdeenshire)

Verified Review, 31 December 2022
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"They were perfect fir my event, my retirement party playing music through the decades. They listened carefully to me and provided just the right genre of music for a complete mix of people and, they were flexible to accompany a soloist and liaise on that. On the evening they arrived in plenty of time and as a professional band helped to set the tone of the evening I was looking for - fun, celebration yet time to chill and chat as well as times to dance. In particular, it was their musical abilities and sound playing together that I thought was fantastic, having a real synergy, just as I'd heard on the clip on line. I am delighted and highly recommend this band for the quality of their sound, their excellent communications both before and on the evening and their ability to adapt to the needs of an occasion. In addition, their sound engineer was extremely helpful with overall media on the night so the bits when the band had their breaks worked really well too. I very much appreciated that sense of working with me that they brought. Thank you."

Elizabeth hired Smoking Goats (available in Aberdeenshire)

Verified Review, 24 November 2017

FAQs about hiring Alternative Bands in Aberdeenshire

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Can any alternative band play my favourite song?

Professional alternative bands will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that alternative bands may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the alternative band's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do alternative bands take to set up?

Your alternative band will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the alternative band prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our alternative bands are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our alternative bands will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

Hiring a Alternative Band in Aberdeenshire

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Popular genres:
Rock, Pop, Folk
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Alternative Band in Aberdeenshire?

The typical price per group member for Alternative Bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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