Alternative Bands for hire in Bedford

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Hire Lady Spadey & The Noisy Boys Alternative band with Encore
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£3000 - £7500
Alternative bandNorthampton

JOOLS HOLLAND: "Fantastic voice...magical...makes me want to dance!!" Sara Spade's ukulele-led trio (or 6-piece) RETRO-POP / JAZZ / VINTAGE

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Hire Stolen Mojo Alternative band with Encore
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£360 - £1000
Alternative bandKettering

We are a 4 piece modern covers band performing recent hits along with some older classic songs. Check out our repertoire!

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Hire Smoking Goats Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £750
Alternative bandBuntingford

Hertfordshire's #1 quirky rock/pop/indie cover band! We play a mix of popular classics and curios. Perfect for pubs and parties!

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Hire PianoFactor Alternative band with Encore
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£1995 - £4431.25
Alternative bandHenlow

PianoFactor are a professional, fun and interactive party band perfect for any event. An award winning band that take audience requests.

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Hire The Denotones 60s Experience and tribute band Alternative band with Encore
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£800 - £1500
Alternative bandAylesbury

Great night every time with hits from elvis, jersey boys, the drifters, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holland and many more.

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Hire Mumfudden Suns Alternative band with Encore
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£1125 - £2125
Alternative bandAylesbury

Looking for a fun, unique, premium festival band with a pro team? Look no further! We guarantee the dance floor gets worn out!

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Hire The Ukes of Hazzard Alternative band with Encore
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£687.50 - £1850
Alternative bandAylesbury

Fun, unique and award-winning - get massive kudos for booking the band that roams the world, all with a twist of uke! Guests LOVE us!

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Hire The Chartaholics  Alternative band with Encore
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£200 - £850
Alternative bandAylesbury

#duo #trio #musicians #singer #popularsongs

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Hire AMPED UP Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £1875
Alternative bandHertfordshire

Amped Up is the ultimate Indie Rock Trio! With charisma, style and unrivalled musicianship, Amped Up will guarantee a night to remember.

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Hire The Horse Tornadoes Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £900
Alternative bandAylesbury

Indie rock / pop rock band based in Aylesbury. Ready to rock any event across the South of England!

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Hire Sink The Beat Alternative band with Encore
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£350 - £2800
Alternative bandRoyston

Performing everything from the late 60s through to modern day classics! Sink The Beat are the band that can do it all!

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Hire Georgia Nevada Alternative band with Encore
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£700 - £1750
Alternative bandCambridgeshire

Planning an event and want to make an impact?! We have function and festival set lists to get people moving and leaving them wanting more!

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Hire Avengers Cover Band  Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandTring

The Earths Mightiest Musicians

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Hire Coming Up Roses Alternative band with Encore
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£400 - £1200
Alternative bandLondon

Alt-rock trio Coming Up Roses combine elements of folk, grunge and shoegaze, bringing anthemic catharsis to the masses.

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Hire Limelight band Alternative band with Encore
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£625 - £1250
Alternative bandBedford

Professional 3 piece live band from Bedfordshire, U.K. We guarantee to get your guests singing along and dancing and having a great time.

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Hire George Zebra Alternative band with Encore
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£1125 - £1718.75
Alternative bandAylesbury

The Festival-themed power trio! Hundreds of events and a huge set list guaranteed to wear out the dance floor!

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Hire The Sam Lewis Wedding & Party Band Alternative band with Encore
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£2743.75 - £3118.75
Alternative bandHitchin

5* Wedding & Party Band from Hertfordshire. Complimentary professional DJ with every booking. We Bring Our Party To Yours!

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Hire The Blockbusters Alternative band with Encore
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£1250 - £1875
Alternative bandWellingborough

Experience ultimate nostalgia, with an electrifying performance from the captivating throwback trio - The Blockbusters!

Recent reviews of our Alternative Bands in Bedford

“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. :) ”

9 December 2023
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Polly hired Smoking Goats for a Private event (available in Bedford)

“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. ☺ ”

31 December 2022
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Louise hired Smoking Goats for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in Bedford)

“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.”

24 November 2017
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Elizabeth hired Smoking Goats (available in Bedford)

FAQs about hiring Alternative Bands in Bedford

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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 Bedford

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Popular genres:
Rock, Pop, Folk
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
May, June, July

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

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

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