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Big Bands for hire in Nottingham

Want to hire a big band in Nottingham 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 Nottingham right here.

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6 bands in or around Nottingham
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Big bandDerbyshire(19 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 bandMansfield(12 mi)

The MSO UK is a 6 to 18 peice swing band playing the classic music of the 1930s and 40s

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From£1000
Big bandSheffield(28 mi)

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

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From£1600
Big bandDerbyshire(19 mi)

A brilliant jump jive swing/Gatsby/Peaky Blinders Band - playing 20's, 40's, 50's and dance tuition provided. First Class entertainment!!

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Big bandNottingham(6 mi)

Cranberry Flick are a 7 piece swing, jive, rhythm &blues band performing music in their distinctive vintage style.

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Big bandDerbyshire(19 mi)

A superb high quality dance orchestra playing late 30’s to 40’s ballroom dancing in vintage white tie and tailcoats - A perfect evening

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Big bandLondon(105 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(108 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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Big bandChelmsford(108 mi)
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Big bandLymm(62 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(149 mi)

The Royal Marines Association Dance Band

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Big bandCardiff(134 mi)
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Big bandOxford(83 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(108 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(53 mi)

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

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From£1600
Big bandLondon(109 mi)

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

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Big bandWolverhampton(45 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(112 mi)

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

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Popular genres:
Swing, Motown, Funk
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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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