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Alternative Bands for hire in St Albans

Hire an alternative band in St Albans 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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65 bands in or around St Albans
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Alternative bandLondon(19 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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Alternative bandLondon(19 mi)

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

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Alternative bandLondon(23 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

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Alternative bandLondon(22 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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Alternative bandBarbican, London(19 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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Alternative bandLondon(24 mi)

Tired of Jukebox DJs and over-played classics? Then LATIMO is the band for you!

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Alternative bandLondon(16 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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From£1800
Alternative bandLondon(19 mi)

The Flyaways have been playing together since 2011. They are a rock, pop, folk, rap quartet who live to entertain.

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Alternative bandLondon(19 mi)

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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From£3125
Alternative bandLondon(15 mi)

Boston Beats are an elite, eight-piece party band specialising in world class live entertainment.

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From£750
Alternative bandAylesbury(20 mi)

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

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From£3410
Alternative bandLondon(15 mi)

Pop Tops are London’s hottest function band for exclusive, high-end live entertainment.

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Alternative bandLondon(21 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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Alternative bandLondon(15 mi)

Jessie & The Jets are the must have act for those looking to take their party bebopping back to the glory days of rock 'n' roll

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Alternative bandLondon(19 mi)

Funky and Fun 5-7 piece party band. Keep your dance floor full with the best live music!

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Alternative bandLondon(15 mi)

If you are looking to hire a live band that will really bring the party and guarantee a packed dance floor all night, then Funk Junkie are the band for you!

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Alternative bandLondon(15 mi)

Four of London's finest musicians performing covers of all of your favourite rock and pop hits and producing a high energy live show that will guarantee a packed dance floor and a night to remember!

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Alternative bandLondon(15 mi)

When booking live music for your wedding or event you want to know you're hiring the best and with The Junkies that is exactly what you get.

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Just takes a few clicks and it’s always reliable. We used Encore every month for the past 2 years and it has been amazing.
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The band were great and really professional throughout the booking process and on the 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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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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