Alternative Bands available to hire in Ayrshire and Arran

Hire an alternative band in Ayrshire and Arran for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 48 of the most professional acts for you to choose from. All of the bands shown below can travel and are available in Ayrshire and Arran.

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All the bands below are available to travel to Ayrshire and Arran
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From£1100
Alternative bandManchester(173 mi)

Professional and fun! ‘The Nat O’Brien Band’ is a professional live band covering a diverse range of popular music.

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Alternative bandBathgate(56 mi)

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

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From£1000
Alternative bandManchester(175 mi)

Professional Party Band for all of Your Event Needs. Play a range of pop, rock, motown, ska and more!

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From£890
Alternative bandSalford(171 mi)

Last Call is an elegant function band based in Manchester that provides high quality entertainment for weddings, cooperate events and more

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From£1000
Alternative bandRochdale(163 mi)

Manchester's definitive Oompah Band. Featuring many of the North West's leading professional brass musicians. We can cater for any event.

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From£640
Alternative bandManchester(168 mi)

Irish/ Rock covers band. Established 10 years. Worldwide bookings.

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From£600
Alternative bandLeeds(175 mi)

Professional 4-9 piece Leeds based party/function band available for any event!

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From£640
Alternative bandManchester(171 mi)

The Black Sheikhs perform wonderful swing jazz arrangements of pop and rock classics.

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From£1250
Alternative bandLiverpool(158 mi)

First Beat are a thrilling indie-rock trio with a twist - they bring their incredible talent and experience to bear on a dizzying array of styles and genres.

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From£1940
Alternative bandLiverpool(158 mi)

Cover Chameleons are a sensational, professional party band based in the North West, with a range of options from 6-piece to 11-piece (with full live brass section).

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From£1520
Alternative bandLiverpool(158 mi)

Four of the North West's finest musicians performing covers of of your favourite music and producing an authentic live show that will guarantee a packed dance floor and a party to remember!

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From£1560
Alternative bandBirmingham(235 mi)

Are you looking to book a fun and exciting covers band for your wedding or function? If the answer is yes then Sefton Park are the band for you!

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From£800
Alternative bandYork(183 mi)

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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From£500
Alternative bandWirral(159 mi)

Recognised as THE best covers band in Merseyside. Indie, pop and rock with attitude.

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From£500
Alternative bandNewcastle upon Tyne(134 mi)

Rock trio based in the North East, playing a mix of alternative, indie, funk, and rock n roll available for functions, pubs, anything really

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From£900
Alternative bandDenbigh(168 mi)

Oompah Stompers are ‘THE’ Bavarian Party Band, presenting a fun show with games, group swaying, traditional oompah and pop classics!

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From£800
Alternative bandManchester(172 mi)

Soul Affair are a Manchester based party band comprising of professional musicians that work across Manchester in various groups.

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From£280
Alternative bandHebburn(137 mi)

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

Hiring an alternative band

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Popular genres:
Rock, Indie, Heavy metal
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How much does it cost to hire an alternative band?

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

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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

Frequently asked questions

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.

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