Big Bands available to hire in Derry (Londonderry)

Hire a big band in Derry (Londonderry) for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 7 of the most professional acts for you to choose from. All of the bands shown below can travel and are available in Derry (Londonderry).

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All the bands below are available to travel to Derry (Londonderry)
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£1340 - £2880
Big bandPaisley

The Soul Establishment are a first class 2 - 11 piece soul band specialising in high energy music for weddings, corporate events and parties

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£2000 - £3000
Big bandHarrogate

Jazz and Swing for party's and events..we play classic swing , jive, and some swing covers of some pop songs..

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From£1600
Big bandGateshead

Jazz & Swing | Soul & Funk | Chart & Top 40 8 to 19 musicians

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From£800
Big bandManchester

Jazz quartet from Manchester.

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£700 - £1700
Big bandLeeds

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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£900 - £1600
Big bandCheshire, UK

THE FABULOUS HIGHLY ACCLAIMED, AUTHENTIC, JUMP JIVE SWINGING LITTLE BIG BAND, DEDICATED TO KEEPING THE DANCE FLOORS JUMPING.

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From£640
Big bandWireal

Fantastic 8-piece swing band plus 'King of Swing' Andy Bayley on vocals. The ideal choice for weddings, functions and events!

Hiring a big band

Useful information

Popular genres:
1940s era music
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
June, July, August

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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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

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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