Alternative Bands for hire in Wells

Hire an alternative band in Wells for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 178 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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8 bands in or around Wells
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Alternative bandBristol(17 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£1500
Alternative bandCardiff(29 mi)

Female fronted 4 piece band with optional brass playing a range of music from Motown to chart toppers to keep guests dancing all night!

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From£640
Alternative bandGlastonbury(8 mi)

Upbeat, fun and heartwarming Jazz Hokum Skiffle Trio with a bit of disco to boot!

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Alternative bandCorsham(22 mi)

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

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From£960
Alternative bandBristol(16 mi)

The Funktion Up Collective are a Bristol based Cover and Function band, offering multiple different packages with wide genres and eras!

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From£1280
Alternative bandYeovil(20 mi)

A cocktail of top musicians from Brazil, UK, France, Venezuela & the Caribbean cross musical frontiers to party Brazilian style !

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Alternative bandBristol(15 mi)
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Alternative bandCardiff(29 mi)

A powerful sounding instrumental band from South Wales. Come and shake your ass to our brass!

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Alternative bandLondon(110 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(155 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£1000
Alternative bandManchester(154 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(157 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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Alternative bandRochdale(170 mi)

Manchester's definitive Oompah Band. Featuring many of the North West's leading professional brass musicians. We can cater for any event.

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From£1500
Alternative bandLondon(110 mi)

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£2200
Alternative bandLondon(113 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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From£320
Alternative bandLondon(111 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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From£640
Alternative bandNorwich(198 mi)

An energetic indie/rock/pop 4 piece band hailing from Norwich. We’ve been together since 09’ and putting on a great show is what we do!

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Alternative bandLondon(110 mi)

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

Hiring an alternative band

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Popular genres:
Rock, Indie, Heavy metal
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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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