Alternative Bands for hire in Barnsley

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Hire The Nat O'Brien Band
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£900 - £1750
Alternative bandGreater Manchester

The #1 collective of pro musicians from Greater Manchester who deliver Funk, Soul, Motown and much more. We are your band!

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Hire SaltEnders
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From£450
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 Dynamix
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£400 - £2000
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 The Pretty Ugly
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£600 - £1400
Alternative bandDewsbury

Your No.1 80s Pop/Rock young band in Yorkshire, played shows all over the country and in 2016 was voted best young band of Yorkshire.

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Hire La Fox Duo
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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 Rockafella
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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
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£1625 - £2500
Alternative bandHuddersfield

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

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

A 5* professional Oompah band with bags of enthusiasm & energy. We've played at hundreds of weddings, private occasions & corporate events.

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Hire The Zealots
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£500 - £1500
Alternative bandBarnsley

Personalised, professionally delivered Party and Function band.

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Hire Second Hand Store
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£825 - £1200
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
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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
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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 The Love Actually Band
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Alternative bandLeeds

Create everlasting memories for your fiance and your guests with the surprise Love Actually Band.

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Hire Dial Tones
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£1300 - £1750
Alternative bandWakefield

The soundtrack to the best night of your life!

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Hire UNDERGROOVE
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£250 - £1200
Alternative bandBarnsley

#1 Diverse entertainment band! Televised performances, recently supported Republica. 1000+ Events of all sizes. Pro fun loving musicians

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Hire Will and Becca
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From£320
Alternative bandLeeds

Leeds-based Acoustic Duo

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Hire The Roving Pleasures
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£400 - £1100
Alternative bandLeeds

Acoustic and Folk Duo - Top up and coming Folk Band in Leeds Over 10 years of performing together! Guaranteed to amaze your guests!

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Hire Chicago Dukes
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£350 - £750
Alternative bandHigh Peak

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

Hiring an alternative band in Barnsley

Useful information

Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
6 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, September

How much does it cost to hire an 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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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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