Alternative Bands for hire in Islington

Hire an alternative band in Islington for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 49 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 Islington
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£400 - £3125
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10 Pro Musicians. Any lineup of your choice. Duo to 10 piece big band in any genre. Whatever the event... Temple have it covered.

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£950 - £3000
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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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£300 - £650
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With years of experience Juma Steel Band will transport you to an unforgettable caribbean experience.

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£1100 - £2800
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Energetic 3-6pc band playing Rock, Pop, 80s & Top-40, fronted by two charismatic international performers. Full dance floor? - Guaranteed 👍

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£850 - £4750
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As seen on The Voice. Professional 4 piece soul/pop/Rnb and motown covers band that tour regularly with great artists, including Olly Murs.

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From£640
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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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£350 - £470
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Chart Classics done the live-lounge way. With a Folk-Pop feel, Bass/Guitar Duo, The Single Pair will get you moving and grooving!

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£700 - £950
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Music entertainer Singer, vocalist, trumpet player & bandleader genres: Soul/jazz/Motown/pop/House/Latin ENGLISH (Spanish)

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

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£300 - £500
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UPBEAT DUO plays Funk n' Soul INTERNATIONAL music from the 60's till now. We guarantee you'll be singing and dancing by the end of the night

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£1200 - £2400
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Brass and Vocal Collective offering a variety of entertainment line-ups.

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£1100 - £2000
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Energetic roaming band from London town! Everything from old-school soul to modern classics.

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£750 - £1300
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Soul in the Belfry is a 5 piece pop, soul & funk wedding & event band of the highest quality based in London.

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From£750
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Young talented musicians from GSMD! 3~5 pieces jazz group, plays a mix of originals and vibrant jazz standards!

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£800 - £950
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Premium House/Dance DJ+Sax Duo. Available for weddings, corporate events and private functions across the UK and Europe.

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£900 - £1300
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✨ Award-winning UK vocalist ✨

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From£650
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Versatile International entertainment who appear live in Las Vegas, London's West End and tailor music, offering something for everyone!

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From£850
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Fear of the Forest is a hammered dulcimer-led ensemble formed in London in 2012 and fronted by Kate Arnold on dulcimer, violin and vocals.

Hiring an alternative band

Useful information

Popular genres:
Rock, Indie, Heavy metal
Average response time:
3 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

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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