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Big Bands for hire in Bradford

Want to hire a big band in Bradford for your party, awards evening or wedding? There is no better band to have everyone on their feet dancing to the timeless classics. From Glenn Miller to Amy Winehouse and current pop covers, the impact of a big band, complete with outstanding vocalists and epic brass instruments, is second to none. Browse 92 of the best big bands in Bradford right here.

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5 bands in or around Bradford
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Big bandManchester(27 mi)

Amazing Mini-Big Band sound!

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Big bandTadcaster(18 mi)

A compact 13-piece swing band performing classic songs by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Harry Connick Jr, Michael Bublé etc......

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From£800
Big bandBradford(4 mi)

Retro/Vintage Style Rock n Roll or Swing Jazz Show will take you on a timeless Journey back to the classics of the 40's, 50's and 60's.

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Big bandManchester(29 mi)

Jazz quartet from Manchester.

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Big bandWest Yorkshire(1 mi)

A six-piece big band playing jazz hits from the 20s through to modern day. Our small size makes us suitable for all venues and occasions.

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Big bandLondon(168 mi)

9-piece band performing jazz, swing, soul and Motown music. Previous clients include Virgin, Dell, BMW and Lindt.

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From£4235
Big bandLondon(171 mi)

Unique London based showband. 7-12-piece Swing Band, 9-14 piece Party Band or a 19-piece Big Band, 100 years of live music to choose from!

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From£1200
Big bandDerbyshire(48 mi)

Perfect for weddings, 40's war theme, Rat Pack - any party that requires the best in Big Band and swing music. An excellent 10 piece dance

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Big bandChelmsford(169 mi)
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Big bandLymm(41 mi)

Dr Jazz and the Cheshire Cats is an exciting 20-piece big band based in Lymm, Cheshire, UK.

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From£1900
Big bandSouthsea(209 mi)

The Royal Marines Association Dance Band

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Big bandCardiff(171 mi)
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Big bandOxford(142 mi)

The Donut Kings is one of Oxford and London's most exciting big bands, playing at college balls, society/private events, and in concert.

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Big bandEssex(169 mi)

We are a small big band that play swing music from the 40's including Glenn Miller and The Ratpack, we also play some Buble songs too.

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From£1250
Big bandHalesowen(94 mi)

A versatile band from duo to big band performing swing. jazz.functions and weddings

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From£1600
Big bandLondon(172 mi)

A 10 piece band to make your event go with a swing!

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Big bandWolverhampton(83 mi)

Immerse yourself in the show with his incredible voice replicating Bublé's style and persona effortlessly. Truly something can't miss.

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Big bandLondon(175 mi)

Brilliant 17 piece London Big Band offering great entertainment for dances, weddings, festivals, parties and corporate events.

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Popular genres:
1940s era music
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How much does it cost to hire a big band?

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

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Frequently asked questions

Can any big band play my favourite song?

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

How much time do big bands take to set up?

Your big 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 big 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 big 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 big 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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