Alternative Bands for hire in Barnsley

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Hire Dynamix Alternative band with Encore
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£875 - £1625
Alternative bandSheffield

The ultimate high-energy UK wedding and event band, we bring Glastonbury to your event! Dynamix are the UK's most sought after wedding 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 The Pretty Ugly Alternative band with Encore
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£600 - £3125
Alternative bandDewsbury

Your No.1 80s Pop/Rock young band in Yorkshire, playing shows across the country, in 2016 was voted best young band of Yorkshire.

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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 Universe Alternative band with Encore
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£1625 - £2500
Alternative bandHuddersfield

Head-banging 80s rock hits, from Van Halen to Steel Panther!

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Hire La Fox Duo Alternative band with Encore
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£750 - £1350
Alternative bandBarnsley

Small band, Big sound. Satisfaction guaranteed. Over 500 gigs performed since 2018.

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Hire The Käse Chiefs Bavarian Oompah Band Alternative band with Encore
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£1000 - £2570
Alternative bandBarnsley

A 5 Star professional Oompah band with bags of enthusiasm & energy. A full on show with games and laughs. Not to be missed!

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Hire The Zealots Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £1500
Alternative bandBarnsley

Personalised, professionally delivered Party and Function band.

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Hire Electric Idols Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandDoncaster

Your resident High-Energy Wedding Band from Yorkshire. Rock, Pop, Indie, and a little bit of everything else!

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Hire Warning Tones Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandDoncaster

Double Award-Winning, 5-star Rated and Ultra-Energetic Wedding & Party Band from Yorkshire!

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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 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 Barry Krisp & The Bangers Alternative band with Encore
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£600 - £1800
Alternative bandSheffield

Barry Krisp are a young and energetic party band from Sheffield who play rock/indie/soul music to get your guests up and dancing!

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Hire 🎸 ACOUSTIC DUO 🎤 Alternative band with Encore
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£205 - £365
Alternative bandStockport

Guaranteed to get the good vibes flowing in your venue, bringing a fresh groove and energy to the acoustic world.

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Hire 🎸 2 MAN 'BAND' 🎤 Alternative band with Encore
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£365 - £525
Alternative bandStockport

A unique hybrid electronic live duo set up - utilising live looping & sampling alongside vocals, guitar & electronic drums.

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Hire Dial Tones Alternative band with Encore
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£1300 - £1750
Alternative bandWakefield

The soundtrack to the best night of your life!

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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 Chicago Dukes Alternative band with Encore
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£350 - £750
Alternative bandHigh Peak

Rock n’ roll, jazzy covers & classic hits! A fun trio of pro musicians; Rolling Stones, Sinatra, Beatles, Ray Charles, Jools Holland & more!

Latest reviews of our Alternative Bands in Barnsley

Smoking Goats
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"We booked the Smoking Goats for my 60th birthday party. They were excellent. We had lots of great feedback from family and friends. A fantastic night was had by all. Would definitely book again. "

Jonathan hired Smoking Goats for a Birthday party (available in Barnsley)

Verified Review, 29 June 2024
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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 Barnsley)

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 Barnsley)

Verified Review, 31 December 2022

FAQs about hiring Alternative Bands in Barnsley

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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 Barnsley

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

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

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

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