Alternative Bands for hire in Stratford-upon-Avon

Hire an alternative band in Stratford-upon-Avon for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 129 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 Stratford-upon-Avon
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From£1500
Alternative bandCoventry

What Are You Vibing?

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From£750
Alternative bandBirmingham

A fantastic, high energy, 3-piece band, perfect for weddings & corporate events

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From£750
Alternative bandSutton Coldfield

Taking you right back to Nineties, paying homage to Britpop, Madchester and Indie with an authentic, energy packed performance.

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From£950
Alternative bandBirmingham

Peaky Blinder Band are the number 1 midlands based Party band. Have played over 700 shows & performed for Celebrities & Royalty.

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From£800
Alternative bandBanbury

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

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From£640
Alternative bandManchester

Ideal Forgery are a Manchester based Alternative Indie Band. Aside from our original music, we play Acoustic Covers in our own unique style.

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From£1100
Alternative bandManchester

Professional and fun! ‘The Nat O’Brien Band’ is a live band covering a diverse range of popular music.

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From£800
Alternative bandBristol

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£1500
Alternative bandLondon

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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From£890
Alternative bandSalford

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£1200
Alternative bandLondon

The 'all in one' weddings and parties entertainment package to impress your guests.

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From£1000
Alternative bandManchester

Professional Party Band for all of Your Event Needs. Play a range of pop, rock, motown, ska and more!

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From£1000
Alternative bandBrighton

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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From£1845
Alternative bandLondon

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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From£3800
Alternative bandLondon

Incredible 9-15 piece party band for luxury events. We've entertained throughout Europe at beautiful weddings and trendy corporate parties!

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From£1150
Alternative bandCardiff

Winners of the 2020 best band in Wales Award! Our musicianship & experience means we are guaranteed to wow your guests!

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From£1100
Alternative bandLondon

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

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From£320
Alternative bandLondon

'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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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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