Alternative Bands for hire in Chelmsford

Hire an alternative band in Chelmsford for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 175 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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12 bands in or around Chelmsford
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Alternative bandLondon(28 mi)

Welcome to Groove Empire - we are a premium covers band based in London, UK. If you like our stuff, please send us a message.

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From£640
Alternative bandLondon(29 mi)

Hairforce-5 bring the 80's rock scene direct to your function! All the 80's hits from Van Halen, Guns n' Roses, Motley Crue!

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Alternative bandBarbican, London(28 mi)

Annex is a 4 piece jazz fusion band which formed in September 2015 at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

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From£490
Alternative bandLondon(23 mi)

High quality Steel Bands of all sizes, Workshops and Soloists available worldwide / #1 Ranked / 500+ Song Repertoire

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Alternative bandLondon(29 mi)

THOM Music Duo are an exciting pair with a broad and surprising repertoire - perfect for your wedding/hootenanny/shindig/soiree.

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From£750
Alternative bandLondon(26 mi)

Young talented musicians from GSMD! 3~5 pieces jazz group, plays a mix of originals and vibrant jazz standards!

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From£320
Alternative bandLondon(29 mi)

Trashy and loud with a hint of dignity.

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From£335
Alternative bandBromley(29 mi)

Power Rock Duo with amazing original material

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Alternative bandLondon(24 mi)

3 piece acoustic & electric band with both female & male lead vocalists. Complete package including lighting, PA & DJ.

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Alternative bandRomford(13 mi)

A lively , dynamic and young 5 Piece band ! Ready to entertain any audience with there musical flair and fantastic sound.Drums 2guitars,Bass

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Alternative bandLondon(28 mi)
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All the bands below are available to travel to Chelmsford
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Alternative bandLondon(30 mi)

When two Irishmen, an Englishman, a Swiss guy and a Bulgarian all walked into a bar, no one could have predicted what would happen next...

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From£1100
Alternative bandManchester(164 mi)

Professional and fun! ‘The Nat O’Brien Band’ is a professional live band covering a diverse range of popular music.

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From£800
Alternative bandBristol(132 mi)

Revolverlites are a young, fun and fresh 3 piece party band with heaps of experience tucked into those skinny trousers!

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From£1000
Alternative bandManchester(163 mi)

Professional Party Band for all of Your Event Needs. Play a range of pop, rock, motown, ska and more!

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From£890
Alternative bandSalford(166 mi)

Last Call is an elegant function band based in Manchester that provides high quality entertainment for weddings, cooperate events and more

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From£1000
Alternative bandRochdale(173 mi)

Manchester's definitive Oompah Band. Featuring many of the North West's leading professional brass musicians. We can cater for any event.

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Alternative bandLondon(31 mi)

'A major discovery this year' The Guardian. Europe's foremost Gypsy/Jazz/World group available for your event as a duo/trio/quartet/quintet

Hiring an alternative band

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Popular genres:
Rock, Indie, Heavy metal
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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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