Alternative Bands for hire in Liverpool

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Hire Smoking Goats Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £750
Alternative bandBuntingford

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

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Hire Late Last Night Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £1500
Alternative bandManchester

"Late Last Night Bring Dancefloor Fillers & High Energy Performances"

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Hire The Beat Pilots Alternative band with Encore
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£1000 - £1350
Alternative bandMerseyside

Recognised as THE best covers band in Merseyside. Indie, pop and rock with attitude.

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Hire Oompah Stompers Alternative band with Encore
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£1875 - £2400
Alternative bandDenbigh

The ultimate Bavarian Party Band, Oompah is 365 not just Oktoberfest. Gigs big and small, always fun, always professional.

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Hire Last Call Alternative band with Encore
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£435 - £1620
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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Hire The Pace Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £650
Alternative bandChorley

Upbeat Party band for all occasions, rocking out all the classic pop/rock/disco/motown songs for your parties

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Hire The Vinyls Alternative band with Encore
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£750 - £1250
Alternative bandBirkenhead

What we give is what you get - a top-quality, four-piece, Indie / Mod / Rock 'n' Roll covers band. No tapes, no loops, no gimmicks.

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Hire The Hope Street Busking Band Alternative band with Encore
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£1000 - £1900
Alternative bandLiverpool

A warm and wonderful group of friends, creating musical magic for over a decade.

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Hire Hard Candi 80's Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandSaint Helens

An incredible 80's themed show. Fully costumed, bringing the fun and energy of the 80's to any event!

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Hire The Directors Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £1000
Alternative bandWallasey

Playing rock, pop and funk from the 60's to the present! "great band, brilliant choice of music, definitely worth a watch!"

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Hire The Weekenders Alternative band with Encore
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£1500 - £2700
Alternative bandChester

Cheshire's number one indie cover band. We perform floor filling indie rock hits and deliver a fun, high-energy and anthemic atmosphere.

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Hire Here's To Us  Alternative band with Encore
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£1700 - £2125
Alternative bandLancashire

The NW's No1 Party and Wedding band! Our members have sang with the likes of Ed Sheeran & BMTH. Make your night one to remember with HTU!

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Hire The Acoustics Alternative band with Encore
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£200 - £1200
Alternative bandLiverpool

Upbeat piano and guitar duet available for private parties, weddings and corporate events

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Hire the Bayrun Junkies Alternative band with Encore
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£900 - £1500
Alternative bandChester

Chester based Indie Rock Wedding & Covers band. Book us for your wedding, party or pub gig. Guaranteed to get the floor bouncing 🎸🥁🎤🎶

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Alternative bandCheshire, UK

WEDDING BAND FROM CHESHIRE WITH A BIG ROCK SOUND. Available for weddings and events in Cheshire and across the UK!

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Hire Green Fake - Green Day Tribute Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandWigan

God's Favourite Tribute Band.

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Hire The Cassette Kings Alternative band with Encore
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£625 - £1125
Alternative bandWirral

The Cassette Kings have many separate years experience from past function bands. Collectively coming up with a versatile set for everyone!

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Hire Gravity  Alternative band with Encore
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£1000 - £1500
Alternative bandLiverpool

Gravity blends powerhouse vocals with showmanship, loads of energy and a diverse set to charge up the crowd and ignite your event! 🎸🎉

Recent reviews of our Alternative Bands in Liverpool

“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. :) ”

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

“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. ☺ ”

31 December 2022
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Louise hired Smoking Goats for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in Liverpool)

“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.”

24 November 2017
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Elizabeth hired Smoking Goats (available in Liverpool)

FAQs about hiring Alternative Bands in Liverpool

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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 Liverpool

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

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

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

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