Alternative Bands for hire in East Sussex

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Hire Major Major Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £1500
Alternative bandBrighton and Hove

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!

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Hire The Razors Alternative band with Encore
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£900 - £1350
Alternative bandBrighton

Whether playing Ed Sheeran or The Rolling Stones, we pride ourselves on always bringing a professional, fun show, whatever the event.

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Hire Brothers From Another Cover Alternative band with Encore
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£937.50 - £1562.50
Alternative bandMaidstone

We are Brothers From Another Cover, a covers band made with a passion for music and making sure everyone has a good time.

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Hire Willow Street Band Alternative band with Encore
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£825 - £1200
Alternative bandSaint Leonards-on-sea

Bored with bands that look like the Peaky Blinders playing Ed Sheeran covers. We are something different.

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Hire The Soultastics Alternative band with Encore
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From£1000
Alternative bandCrawley

A swing band with a difference, performing a unique mix of modern rock and pop songs in vintage style alongside Rat Pat and swing classics.

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Hire PyroBeats Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandWorthing

We are a unique entertainment trio : If you're looking for something truly unforgettable, congratulations you've found it.

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Hire Kings of the Night Alternative band with Encore
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£640 - £1920
Alternative bandBrighton

Want your event to really rock? We’ve got it covered.

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Hire We Killed The Disco Alternative band with Encore
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£2000 - £2250
Alternative bandCR3, UK

We Killed The Disco are a hard hitting Pop/Rock band, covering the best of the 90's and 00's.

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Hire The MTV2s Alternative band with Encore
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£1750 - £2250
Alternative bandBrighton

Bringing you the ultimate 90s/00s alt-rock/nu-metal/pop-punk nostalgia trip, this is the definitive live tribute to MTV2!

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Hire The Twitten Revellers Alternative band with Encore
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£850 - £1200
Alternative bandHastings

Lively folk music and song - come revel with us!

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Hire Smoking Goats Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £1000
Alternative bandBuntingford

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

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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 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 Ricky Cool & The In Crowd Alternative band with Encore
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£1250 - £1500
Alternative bandBirmingham

Red Hot Rhythm & Blues! Scintilating Ska! Sensational Soul! Ricky Cool & The In Crowd serve up a gorgeous gumbo of sounds from the Mod era.

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Hire 7 Year War Alternative band with Encore
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£200 - £300
Alternative bandWorcester

next up and coming heavy metal band

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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 Discovered Alternative band with Encore
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£1036.25 - £2195
Alternative bandOxford

One of the UK’s finest bands providing songs, dances and entertainment for everyone. Over 500+ events in 15 years, satisfaction guaranteed!

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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!

Latest reviews of our Alternative Bands in East Sussex

Smoking Goats
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"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. :) "

Polly hired Smoking Goats for a Private event (available in East Sussex)

Verified Review, 9 December 2023
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"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. ☺ "

Louise hired Smoking Goats for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in East Sussex)

Verified Review, 31 December 2022
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"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."

Elizabeth hired Smoking Goats (available in East Sussex)

Verified Review, 24 November 2017

FAQs about hiring Alternative Bands in East Sussex

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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 East Sussex

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

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

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

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