Alternative Bands for hire in Swindon

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Hire Juke Box Mash Up Duo Alternative band with Encore
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£1998.75 - £2500
Alternative bandChippenham

Juke Box Mash up. Comedy/music request show. Guests request ANY song in the world and have it played live! Interactive, unique and fun!

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Hire Catch 22 Alternative band with Encore
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£800 - £1250
Alternative bandPewsey

Catch 22 are an award winning wedding band based in Wiltshire. Making music and making memories just Scroll down to see how and why.

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Hire Discovered Alternative band with Encore
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£1036.25 - £2195
Alternative bandOxford

One of the UK’s finest bands providing songs, dances and entertainment for everyone. Over 500+ events in 15 years, satisfaction guaranteed!

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Hire Jenny Darren and the Ladykillers Alternative band with Encore
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From£950
Alternative bandCirencester

ROCK GRANNY FROM BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT 2018/ AC/DC SUPPORT ARTIST/RECORDING ARTIST WITH 9 ALBUMS TO CREDIT. WITH HER BAND - THE LADYKILLERS

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Hire The Groovemores Alternative band with Encore
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£375 - £1325
Alternative bandSwindon

An incredible UK & International band offering unique flexible line ups to give you choice in style & set up without expensive costs.

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Hire Weekend Retro Team Alternative band with Encore
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£987.50 - £1125
Alternative bandOxford

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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Hire SWINGERS Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandCorsham

Swingers bring a Rock show attitude to the dance music scene with vintage Electro Swing remixes.

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Hire The String of Roses  Alternative band with Encore
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£400 - £600
Alternative bandGloucestershire

An acoustic duo like no other promises to bring a unique and uplifting experience to your event.

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Hire Rogues Alternative band with Encore
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£500 - £2500
Alternative bandSwindon

Guaranteed to get you on the dance floor singing your heart out all night!

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Hire All Night Dance Affair Alternative band with Encore
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£400 - £1400
Alternative bandCheltenham

Rock/Pop/Indie covers ranging from the 60s to the modern day. We provide a slick and professional show with guaranteed dance floor fillers!

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Hire Greenvines Duo Alternative band with Encore
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£750 - £1000
Alternative bandOxford

Husband-wife acoustic loop pedal duo playing only the best pop classics, from relaxed jazz to upbeat tunes.

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Hire The Ultimate Duo Alternative band with Encore
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£600 - £1700
Alternative bandWiltshire

Contemporary Acoustic Duo with many twists. Covering many decades.

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Hire Dury Duty Alternative band with Encore
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£400 - £800
Alternative bandGloucester

Dury Duty, playing ALL the hits of Ian Dury, including The Blockheads, Kilburns, Music Students and solo songs. Oi, oi!!

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Hire The Last Broadcast Alternative band with Encore
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£375 - £625
Alternative bandBath

Loud, local and live music. Expect to hear some of your favourite rock and indie covers from the last few decades.

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Hire Electric Mavericks Alternative band with Encore
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£1125 - £1312.50
Alternative bandTidworth

Wiltshire and Berkshire's best indie rock trio igniting parties with infectious melodies & high-energy performances. Elevate your event!

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Hire Fallen Angels Alternative band with Encore
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£1000 - £1875
Alternative bandOxford

High energy party band from Oxford, covering the best 90s/00s rock pop and indie anthems!

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Hire The Don't Look Now Band Alternative band with Encore
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£350 - £1100
Alternative bandBerkshire

25+ yrs of experience, 300+ songs, distinctly English flavour, upbeat melodic tunes & humour. The go-to band for live entertainment!

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Hire Horizon Festival Band Alternative band with Encore
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Alternative bandNewbury

Discover Horizon, the UKs best festival party band. Create the perfect soundtrack to your event.

Recent reviews of our Alternative Bands in Swindon

“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 Swindon)

“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. ☺ ”

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Louise hired Smoking Goats for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in Swindon)

“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 Swindon)

FAQs about hiring Alternative Bands in Swindon

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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 Swindon

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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 Swindon?

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

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