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Big Bands for hire in Edinburgh

Want to hire a big band in Edinburgh 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 25 of the best big bands in Edinburgh right here.

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Hire Rosa Belles Post Modern Vocal Trio Big band with Encore
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£800 - £1250
Big bandAlloa

The Rosa Belles Vocal Trio are a glamorous postmodern vocal trio with an elite harmonising sound. Guaranteed to wow your guests!

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Hire The Brass Rats Big band with Encore
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£750 - £1250
Big bandEdinburgh

Brass Rats! The function/Party band that get guests moving with hits from Bon Jovi to Taylor Swift. Elevate your event with epic live brass!

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Hire Junction 21 Big Band Big band with Encore
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Big bandLeicester

A full line up 20 piece swing band with an eclectic music mix, performing for a wide range of events. Dance, sing, watch, listen, party!

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Hire Kalamazoo Dance Band Big band with Encore
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£1200 - £1700
Big bandDerbyshire

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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Hire Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra Big band with Encore
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£1875 - £2250
Big bandTadcaster

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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Hire The Not Quite Big Band  Big band with Encore
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£4375 - £6250
Big bandManchester

15-piece big band composed of Manchester's best musicians performing a reinvented 'Rat Pack' show. Guaranteed to provide a unique experience

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Hire Steve King Band Big band with Encore
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£1250 - £2000
Big bandBirmingham

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

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Hire Kitsch Co. Big Band Big band with Encore
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£2500 - £4375
Big bandHull

A flamboyant take on a big band classic

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Hire THE ROAMING BAND UK  Big band with Encore
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£800 - £2400
Big bandWigan

We take great songs and give them a makeover. We can perform indoors or outdoors to wherever your guests may be !

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Hire Frankly Jazz Big band with Encore
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£2000 - £3000
Big bandHarrogate

UK's number 1 swing band. Performed across the UK and Europe - guaranteed to get your guests dancing.

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Hire Brassienda Big band with Encore
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£3750 - £4375
Big bandLytham Saint Annes

The Ultimate Party Anthem Supergroup. Give your guests greatness. International dance floor-fillers. Good times guaranteed.

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Hire The Yorkshire Military Band Big band with Encore
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£500 - £1000
Big bandBarnsley

One of the finest military concert bands in the UK. Playing at corporate, private, charity and community events and proudly at Royal Palaces

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Hire Flat Cap Brass Big band with Encore
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£949 - £2099
Big bandHuddersfield

Fun and friendly drum and brass from the heart of Yorkshire (in a hat). Perfect for weddings, parties, festivals or corporate events & more!

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Hire MPR Jazz Ensemble Big band with Encore
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£500 - £1250
Big bandSheffield

The MPR Jazz Ensemble has a wealth of experience playing at high profile events across the country.

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Hire Kal's kats Big band with Encore
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£1600 - £1800
Big bandDerbyshire

A brilliant rhythm and blues Band - playing 20's, 40's, 50's and party tunes as well as dance tuition provided. First Class entertainment!!

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Hire The Jazz Exchange  Big band with Encore
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£320 - £1800
Big bandLeeds

Northern Jazz party band often seen in great venues like Matt and Phreds Manc or the Domino Leeds. Providing quality jazz for all occasions.

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Hire LE8FIVE BRASS QUINTET Big band with Encore
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£937.50 - £1687.50
Big bandLeicester

LEICESTERSHIRES PREMIER BRASS QUINTEToffering all genres of music tailored to every occasion. Classical,Pop,Jazz,Films and Musicals

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Hire Andy Bayley & The Swing Kings Big band with Encore
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£1200 - £1600
Big bandWireal

Fantastic 9-piece mini big band with 'King of Swing' Andy Bayley on vocals. The ideal choice for weddings, functions and events!

FAQs about hiring Big Bands in Edinburgh

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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.

Hiring a Big Band in Edinburgh

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Popular genres:
Pop, Tribute, Jazz
Average response time:
2 hours
Busiest times:
June, August, December

How much does it cost to hire a Big Band in Edinburgh?

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

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