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Alternative Bands for hire in Barnsley

Hire an alternative band in Barnsley for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 179 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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Bands in or around Barnsley
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Alternative bandLeeds(14 mi)

One of the UK's most entertaining party bands!! High energy from start to finish. AWESOME versions of classic house tunes. BOOK NOW!!

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From£320
Alternative bandLeeds(18 mi)

Leeds-based Acoustic Duo

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From£450
Alternative bandShipley(23 mi)

Established in 2011, Live Lounge have built an enviable reputation as one of the top wedding and function bands in the region.

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From£640
Alternative bandLeeds(17 mi)

An eclectic fusion of folk/blues/rock displayed through honest lyrics and a raw performance.

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From£300
Alternative bandHolmfirth(15 mi)

High energy rock covers band that will rock every event like no other.

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Alternative bandBarnsley(4 mi)

Yorkshire based covers & originals band with a fearsome reputation for great tunes & lively stage shows!

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Alternative bandLeeds(17 mi)

Impyus are a 5-piece rock/funk/hip hop outfit from Leeds. Producing original music with a unique twist merging a range of genres.

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Alternative bandBristol(152 mi)

Revolverlites are a young, fun and fresh 3 piece party band with heaps of experience tucked into those skinny trousers!

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From£1100
Alternative bandManchester(32 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(184 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(31 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£380
Alternative bandNottingham(46 mi)

TAILORING TUNES FOR YOUR PERFECT DAY

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From£890
Alternative bandSalford(33 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£320
Alternative bandLondon(156 mi)

'A major discovery this year' The Guardian. Europe's foremost Gypsy/Jazz/World group available for your event as a duo/trio/quartet/quintet

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From£2200
Alternative bandLondon(155 mi)

Welcome to Groove Empire - we are a premium covers band based in London, UK. If you like our stuff, please send us a message.

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Alternative bandBarbican, London(152 mi)

Annex is a 4 piece jazz fusion band which formed in September 2015 at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

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From£1990
Alternative bandGuildford (163 mi)

The Superstars are a slick, professional function act with a fun-loving, friendly sound and vibe.

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From£2995
Alternative bandLondon(157 mi)

Tired of Jukebox DJs and over-played classics? Then LATIMO is the band for you!

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The band were great and really professional throughout the booking process and on the day.

Hiring an alternative band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
1 hour
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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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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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