Alternative Bands for hire in Berkshire

Hire an alternative band in Berkshire for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 201 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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All the bands below are available to travel to Berkshire
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£1065 - £1815
Alternative bandOxford

One of the UK’s finest bands providing songs, dances and entertainment for everyone. Over 500+ events in 10 years, satisfaction guaranteed!

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£1250 - £1625
Alternative bandBracknell

All the energy of an "originals" band that just happen to play all your favourite tunes. Putting smiles on faces and feet on dance floors

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£500 - £700
Alternative bandOxford

We are a classic rock, punk and indie covers band based in Oxford. We can provide a variety of sets to suit your needs.

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£625 - £1500
Alternative bandReading

A 'Different Class' of Tribute Band, performing the anthems that will 'Live Forever'! We can tailor a performance perfect for your event!

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£625 - £2000
Alternative bandHigh Wycombe

One of the most exciting and unique bands on the UK scene, playing music from the 1920's to the 2020's and all based around the ukulele!

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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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Alternative bandSlough

Dhol Collective, crowd favourite drum-tastic shows to make you smile & dance as we fuse Dhol to mixed music for an experience like no other!

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£600 - £1400
Alternative bandAmersham

Hello! We have played many weddings and functions spanning over 10 years! We specialise in upbeat pop and classics to get you on your feet!

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From£1450
Alternative bandWindsor

Music Marmalade Collective

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£400 - £600
Alternative bandOxford

Husband-wife acoustic loop pedal duo playing a variety of hand-picked hits, from relaxed jazz to upbeat tunes.

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Alternative bandBracknell

Festival band performing Folk, Indie, and Pop hits. Suitable for all parties but excel in boho and rustic themes.

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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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£1250 - £1625
Alternative bandBracknell

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

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£690 - £1565
Alternative bandReading

Playing the classic hits from the 60s to the present day.

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£160 - £500
Alternative bandFarnham

The most diverse sounding rock band guaranteed for a good time!

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Alternative bandReading

4-piece Indie/Alt. Rock based in Reading, UK

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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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£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!

Hiring an alternative band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
2 hours
Busiest times:
July, September, December

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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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

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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