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Alternative Bands for hire in Milton Keynes

Hire an alternative band in Milton Keynes for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 177 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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12 bands in or around Milton Keynes
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From£750
Alternative bandAylesbury(15 mi)

Your guests won't forget us! We guarantee smiles and great tunes, all with a twist of Uke!

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From£1100
Alternative bandHenlow(19 mi)

4 - 8 Piece party band performing the best in current pop and oldies hits!

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From£640
Alternative bandOxford(27 mi)

We are a classic rock, punk and indie covers band based in Oxford. We can provide a variety of sets to suit your needs.

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From£1600
Alternative bandHenlow(19 mi)

The PianoFactor Duelling Pianos Show is perfect for any event where you want that WOW factor entertainment. An Award Winning Show

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From£480
Alternative bandAmersham(27 mi)

Hello! We have played many weddings and functions spanning over 10 years! We specialise in upbeat pop and classics to get you on your feet!

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From£360
Alternative bandKettering(27 mi)

We are a 4 piece modern covers band performing recent hits along with some older classic songs. Check out our repertoire!

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From£1380
Alternative bandAylesbury(15 mi)

We're gonna make sure you have the best time on your big day!

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From£1200
Alternative bandNorthampton(16 mi)

BBC Live Lounge Style Band

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From£700
Alternative bandAylesbury(16 mi)

Great night every time with hits from elvis, jersey boys, the drifters, Motown, old soul, and many more. Re-booked everywhere we play

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From£800
Alternative bandBanbury(22 mi)

'La Phooka' are a fun, party/ceilidh, indie/folk/pop band comprising of exceptional musicians with many years experience.

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Alternative bandSoutham(29 mi)

One of the best indie rock covers bands in the Midlands. Something for everyone in a fantastic night's entertainment.

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Alternative bandSt Albans(28 mi)

The original, classy, St Albans rockers

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All the bands below are available to travel to Milton Keynes
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Alternative bandLondon(45 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(115 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£600
Alternative bandBristol(88 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(114 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(117 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£380
Alternative bandNottingham(62 mi)

TAILORING TUNES FOR YOUR PERFECT DAY

Hiring an alternative band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
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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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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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