Big Bands for hire in Ely

Want to hire a big band in Ely 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 79 of the best big bands in Ely right here.

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All the bands below are available to travel to Ely
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£1600 - £3000
Big bandCambridge

Expect something brand spanking new: knees-up dancing, raucous rapping, sexy saxophoning, rock-star guitar solos... a right old shindig.

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£520 - £1560
Big bandCambridge

A group of jazz musicians based at Homerton College, Cambridge and love to perform anything, from traditional jazz to fusion: you name it!

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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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£2100
Big bandSouthsea

A top party & function band! We've played thousands of events including performing for the Royal Family onboard HM Royal Yacht Britannia.

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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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£1250 - £2500
Big bandFleet

Junction 4 Big Band are an 18 piece big band playing swing, jazz and music from the 30's and 40's in Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire.

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£2800 - £4400
Big bandSwindon

41º are an exciting 18-piece Big Band, in the North Wilts area.

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Big bandManchester

15-piece big band composed of Manchester's most prolific, upcoming musicians. Guaranteed to leave audiences with a unique experience.

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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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£1100 - £1500
Big bandBrighton

High energy, 4-part harmony, singing swing band combing the best of New Orleans and UK swing - playing well known and original swing.

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£1140 - £3300
Big bandEastbourne

One of the most versatile & engaging acts on the music scene. Consisting of some of the most sought after professional musicians in the UK

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£900 - £2450
Big bandLondon

International Jazz and Swing Singer, Nick Pritchard is one of our most sought after and highly demanded Artists.

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£2000 - £3125
Big bandLondon

Top diverse London band, with everything from vintage covers to function classics. Over 20 lineups & nothing but 5* reviews, book now!

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£320 - £800
Big bandBrighton

Add some atmosphere, ambience and a touch of class to your event.

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£1250 - £2800
Big bandLondon

A young and energetic band that guarantee to give you a night that you'll never forget.

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From£1440
Big bandLondon

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

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From£1280
Big bandWaltham Cross

A distinctive blend of drum & bass, funk, jazz and soca that is both eclectic and progressive, creating nationwide vibes.

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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.

Hiring a big band in Ely

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Popular genres:
Jazz, Pop, Rock
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
May, June, December

How much does it cost to hire a big band in Ely?

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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