Bass Guitarists for hire in Reading

We have 347 bass guitarists for hire in Reading. Bass guitarists are truly the unsung heroes of the musical world. Not often placed centre-stage (Bootsy Collins & Jaco Pastorius excluded), they add a quality to the ensemble sound that makes every note feel big. So, hire a bass guitarist in for your event, concert, or recording session today.

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Hire Chaz Collett Bass guitarist with Encore
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From£160
Bass guitaristLiss

Bass player of 30+ years, playing Jazz and Funk. plus rock and popular covers.

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Hire Michael Chapman Bass guitarist with Encore
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From£180
Bass guitaristGuildford

Professional bass player, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Has played over 300 events for a variety of function bands and agencies.

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Hire Sam Rommer Bass guitarist with Encore
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Bass guitaristGodalming

I'm a pro electric bass player who also plays guitar & double bass. I also mix & produce. Based in Surrey.

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Hire Emma  Bass guitarist with Encore
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£375 - £500
Bass guitaristGuildford

Emma’s music is often heard on BBC Radio 2, over 10 million streams on Spotify & support slots include Take That, Wet Wet Wet & The Feeling!

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Hire Joe Garvey Bass guitarist with Encore
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Bass guitaristWest Drayton

Upbeat musician from London with 10 years' experience. Big pop songs in his own style sure to wow guests, personalised service to wow YOU.

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Hire Graeme Hollingdale Bass guitarist with Encore
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£140 - £180
Bass guitaristPrinces Risborough

Qualified Freelance Double (& Fender) Bassist & Trombone Experienced Orchestral/Theatre/Function etc Ex Teacher - reads, watches, listens

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Hire Si Hitchenson Bass guitarist with Encore
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£450 - £645
Bass guitaristAlton

Versatile vocals, masterful guitar playing and boundless energy. Si is expertly adept at engaging audiences of all shapes and sizes.

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Hire Glyn Devey Bass guitarist with Encore
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£280 - £700
Bass guitaristAylesbury

Producer, Session Musician, Singer-Songwriter, Educator, Covers and/or Originals

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Hire Tim Scott Guitar | Unique Live Guitar DJ Show Bass guitarist with Encore
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£3750 - £6250
Bass guitaristHounslow

Dance Music + Guitar = Good Times

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Hire Omari Johnson-Daley Bass guitarist with Encore
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£160 - £380
Bass guitaristSlough

I am a Multi-Instrumentalist, Session Musician, Composer and Music Producer from Slough, Berskhire.

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Hire Daniella Bernard Bass guitarist with Encore
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£250 - £400
Bass guitaristWatford

Daniella Bernard is a Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer and String Arranger based in Hertfordshire, UK.

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Hire Fingal Capaldi Bass guitarist with Encore
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£160 - £540
Bass guitaristMaidenhead

Travelling Troubadour, and musical raconteur, Fingal Capaldi, brings his Original and worldly feel to a collection of Originals and covers,

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Hire Matthew Quilliam - Ukulele Specialist Bass guitarist with Encore
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£185 - £345
Bass guitaristHampshire

The UK's fastest growing and increasingly popular uke performer of cabaret, jazz, Hawaiian, classical & vintage music. Thrills every time!

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Hire Eevie Taylor Bass guitarist with Encore
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£130 - £330
Bass guitaristGuildford

Eevie Taylor is a freelance drummer based in Surrey. With 8 years of playing experience, she has become a versatile and self-taught player.

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Hire Ryan Cornall  Bass guitarist with Encore
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Bass guitaristHounslow

Inspirational Guitar Player and Performer creating comfortable, rewarding and engaging musical experiences.

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Hire Luke Barratt Bass guitarist with Encore
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From£180
Bass guitaristWoking

Luke is a composer, songwriter and musician from Surrey.

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Hire Lucy Roberts Bass guitarist with Encore
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From£180
Bass guitaristTeddington

Lucy is a diverse, committed musician, looking for work in London and the surrounding areas. She covers all genres.

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Hire Nick Bird Bass guitarist with Encore
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£190 - £300
Bass guitaristTwickenham

Published singer, with big catalogue of covers., performs internationally, with the Bootleg and The Love Beatles Based in Richmond. London

Latest reviews of our Bass Guitarists in Reading

Chaz Collett
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"It was a pleasure to work with Chaz to say the least. Considering he had never played with us before and was filling in at our event without any rehearsals, his professionalism, competency and musicality was exceptional. More importantly for us, he is just a genuinely lovely guy, friendly and very helpful and we won't hesitate to book him again in the future!"

Daniel hired Chaz Collett for a Private event (available in Reading)

Verified Review, 30 June 2018
Lawrence Jenner
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"Lawrence stepped in at the last moment for Lola Aviva’s gig in London. Pleasure to work with. Very Professional and a really nice guy!"

Daniel hired Lawrence Jenner for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in Reading)

Verified Review, 9 June 2023
Vittoria
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"Vittoria was amazing, she proved to be exactly what we were looking for."

Martino hired Vittoria for a Concert (available in Reading)

Verified Review, 25 February 2023

FAQs about hiring Bass Guitarists in Reading

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Can any bass guitarist play my favourite song?

Professional bass guitarists will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that bass guitarists may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the bass guitarist's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do bass guitarists take to set up?

Your bass guitarist 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 bass guitarist 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 bass guitarists 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 bass guitarists 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 Bass Guitarist in Reading

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Popular genres:
Rock, Pop, Folk
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Bass Guitarist in Reading?

The typical price for a Bass Guitarist is:
£Budget£260
££Pro£380
£££High-end£500+

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