Alternative Bands for hire in Birmingham

Hire an alternative band in Birmingham for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 180 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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£360 - £540
Alternative bandStourport-on-Severn

An acoustic duo like no other promises to bring a unique and uplifting experience to your event.

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£1 - £995
Alternative bandBirmingham

A fantastic, high energy, 4-piece band, perfect for weddings & corporate events

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£750 - £1250
Alternative bandSutton Coldfield

Taking you right back to the Nineties, paying homage to Britpop, Manchester, and Indie with an authentic, energy-packed performance.

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From£1500
Alternative bandCoventry

What Are You Vibing?

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Alternative bandCoventry

The best customisable function band! Choose your singer, your set and your style.

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£950 - £2500
Alternative bandBirmingham

Peaky Blinder Band are the number 1 midlands based Party band. Have played over 700 shows & performed for Celebrities & Royalty.

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From£1300
Alternative bandWolverhampton

Function Band Live - Top selling rock & pop band, a modern-indie focused repertoire; Queen to Bastille, with vintage rock & pop

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£550 - £1300
Alternative bandCannock

With hundreds of previous events, Staffordshire band, The Brightsides, are ready for YOUR party! We promise a night to remember.

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£800 - £1750
Alternative bandBirmingham

Professional Rock, Soul, and Indie Covers Band available for all types of events.

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Alternative bandBirmingham

We are BrassHouse smashing out both covers and originals! Covering everything from 80s funk to classic rock we have something for everyone!

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£500 - £625
Alternative bandSoutham

One of the best rock & indie covers bands in the Midlands. From Arctic Monkeys to Ziggy Stardust, rock the night with non-stop classic hits

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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!

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£900 - £1350
Alternative bandManchester

Funk, Soul, Motown, Folk, Country, Pop, Indie....whatever you fancy WE ARE YOUR BAND :)

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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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£400 - £1420
Alternative bandSalford

One of the UK's leading function bands. An elegant 2-5pc band offering the finest musicians guaranteed to provide high quality entertainment

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£1350 - £2950
Alternative bandLondon

Echoes love to cover every element from a roaming dinner performance or reception set to a pumping DJ finale to round off your evening.

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£1000 - £1400
Alternative bandBrighton

We are an experienced 4-piece, pop, rock and indie band hailing from Brighton in East Sussex. We are ready to get your party started!

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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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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