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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 165 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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Bands in or around Berkshire
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From£1290
Alternative bandReading(3 mi)
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From£1900
Alternative bandBasingstoke(14 mi)
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From£1840
Alternative bandBasingstoke(14 mi)
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From£650
Alternative bandBasingstoke(14 mi)
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From£1450
Alternative bandWindsor(16 mi)
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From£1620
Alternative bandWoking(17 mi)
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From£1480
Alternative bandWoking(17 mi)
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From£1990
Alternative bandGuildford (20 mi)
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From£1600
Alternative bandGuildford (20 mi)
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From£1170
Alternative bandGuildford (20 mi)
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From£1540
Alternative bandGuildford (20 mi)
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From£1470
Alternative bandGuildford (20 mi)
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From£640
Alternative bandStaines(21 mi)
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From£850
Alternative bandGuildford(21 mi)
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From£640
Alternative bandOxford(24 mi)
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From£480
Alternative bandAmersham(24 mi)
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From£3125
Alternative bandLondon(26 mi)
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Alternative bandLondon(26 mi)
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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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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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