Alternative Bands for hire in Basingstoke

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Hire The Hired Guns Alternative band with Encore
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£1700 - £3356.25
Alternative bandFarnham

Hired Gun: a world class musician hired to tour and record internationally with the world's biggest artists. And now YOU can hire them, too!

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Hire Rock The Night Alternative band with Encore
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£1500 - £2000
Alternative bandBracknell

Playing everything Rock, Indie, Pop Punk, Britpop, Rock n’ Roll and Pop; you won’t want to leave the dance floor.

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Hire Catch 22 Alternative band with Encore
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£800 - £1250
Alternative bandPewsey

Catch 22 are an award winning wedding band based in Wiltshire. Making music and making memories just Scroll down to see how and why.

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Hire Open Road Alternative band with Encore
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£1575 - £1975
Alternative bandBracknell

Festival band performing Folk, Indie, Country, and Pop hits. Suitable for weddings and parties. They excel in boho and rustic themes.

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Hire The Britpoppers Alternative band with Encore
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£625 - £2195
Alternative bandReading

A 'Different Class' of Tribute Band, performing the anthems that will 'Live Forever'! We are 'Good Enough' for your special event!

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Hire Horizon Festival Band Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandNewbury

Discover Horizon, the UKs best festival party band. Create the perfect soundtrack to your event.

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Hire Buzzword Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandHampshire

Enthusiastic, exciting & guaranteeing a packed dance floor! Your guests will receive an amazing performance to remember!

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Hire The Don't Look Now Band Alternative band with Encore
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£350 - £1100
Alternative bandBerkshire

25+ yrs of experience, 300+ songs, distinctly English flavour, upbeat melodic tunes & humour. The go-to band for live entertainment!

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Hire Millennium Alternative band with Encore
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£1500 - £2000
Alternative bandHavant

Introducing Millennium, the hottest 4-piece high-energy party band around. Crafting a captivating performance with an infectious sound.

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Hire White Light Festival Band Alternative band with Encore
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£1250 - £1625
Alternative bandBracknell

Ultimate Festival Band Experience. Multiple Glastonbury and Livestock experience. Maximum audience interaction.

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Hire The Breezy Tees Alternative band with Encore
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£600 - £2200
Alternative bandWoking

We are THE BREEZY TEES, a rock/ pop Live Wedding Band based out of Surrey… but ready to rock anywhere!

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Hire The Johnny Roxvilles Alternative band with Encore
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£1250
Alternative bandWinchester

For those who want to ROCK.... this is a high energy party band that will have you on your feet, singing and dancing the night through.

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Hire The Retro Beats Alternative band with Encore
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£750 - £1250
Alternative bandHavant

Guaranteed to wow guests and have everyone singing along - Rock & Pop Classics | New & Old Anthems | Dance Floor Fillers

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Hire Yesterday's Jam Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandSurrey

Young and enthusiastic function/ wedding band, with a huge repertoire of classic and modern sing-along covers.

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Hire Rewind Party Band Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandSouthampton

Experienced, energetic and exciting party band bringing you songs from you younger years to get you screaming along at the top of your voice

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Hire Fine Voice Artists Alternative band with Encore
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From£1600
Alternative bandPortsmouth

Fine Voice Entertainers are always focused on attention to detail and promise you the best performance they can give.

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Hire Music Marmalade Collective Alternative band with Encore
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From£1450
Alternative bandWindsor

Music Marmalade Collective

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Hire Electric Mavericks Alternative band with Encore
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£1125 - £1312.50
Alternative bandTidworth

Wiltshire and Berkshire's best indie rock trio igniting parties with infectious melodies & high-energy performances. Elevate your event!

Latest reviews of our Alternative Bands in Basingstoke

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 Basingstoke)

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 Basingstoke)

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 Basingstoke)

Verified Review, 24 November 2017

FAQs about hiring Alternative Bands in Basingstoke

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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 Basingstoke

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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 Basingstoke?

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

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