Cover Bands for hire in Ayrshire and Arran

Book a cover band in Ayrshire and Arran for your wedding, party or event. If you are looking to book a live band that will keep your guests on their feet all night, look no further. Whether you like pop, rock or Motown our musicians are incredibly experienced at reading the room and delivering hit after hit for your guests! Choose from 360 of the best local cover bands right here.

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Hire Pulse Cover band with Encore
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£2500
Cover bandMauchline

A lively and experienced wedding and function band with male and female vocals and a top notch horn section. We will get the party started!

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Hire Modern Vintage Dance band Cover band with Encore
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£1000 - £1400
Cover bandKilmarnock

We re-create the music of today in the style of yesteryear using Scott Bradlee’s PostModern Jukebox (PMJ) as our inspiration.

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Hire The Bees Knees Cover band with Encore
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£320 - £1665
Cover bandManchester

Versatile professional Party Band dedicated to making your event amazing, playing a range of Pop, Rock, Motown, Ska and much much more!

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Hire Hard Candi Band Cover band with Encore
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£2000 - £6400
Cover bandMerseyside

A Luxury 4-15 piece Showband performing the ultimate party set! Literally thousands of happy customers over the last decade 💯

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Hire Night Patrol Cover band with Encore
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£750 - £1000
Cover bandKeighley

4 piece rock/pop/indie function band. Performing hits from the 50s to present day. Very lively band. Professional sound equipment and lighting

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Hire The Cattigans Cover band with Encore
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£500 - £1125
Cover bandStirling

A duo who believe in getting a night going covering songs from the 60s right to the modern day. Keep up with us on the Socials👍🏻

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Hire The Left Backs Cover band with Encore
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£300 - £1920
Cover bandLiverpool

Four Irish music graduates with an extensive repertoire spanning multiple genres. We always get the party pumping.

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Hire Kudos Cover band with Encore
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From£640
Cover bandLeeds

Kudos are a Leeds based professional band who cover rep from the classics to the top 40.

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Hire The Covers Family Cover band with Encore
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£1500 - £1875
Cover bandDerby

Indie/Pop/Rock band playing classic hits from the 50s to the 00s. No cheese, just great songs well played well by friendly engaging folks!

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Hire Push To Play Cover band with Encore
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£1125 - £1562.50
Cover bandWalsall

Push To Play deliver an energetic set packed full of iconic songs, ideal for weddings, parties, corporate/special events and festivals.

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Hire Harlequin Cover band with Encore
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Cover bandLiverpool

We are a high-energy, in demand party band with over a decade of experience performing at every kind of event imaginable.

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Hire The Zealots Cover band with Encore
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£500 - £1500
Cover bandBarnsley

Personalised, professionally delivered Party and Function band.

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Hire Calvin & Jamie Cover band with Encore
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£437.50 - £812.50
Cover bandLiverpool

Singer/Songwriters based in Liverpool, England

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Hire Sounds of Detroit Cover band with Encore
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Cover bandBirmingham

Let the charismatic Sounds of Detroit transport you to days gone by (incl. the '60s, Motown & Disco) in an irresistible four-part harmony!

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Hire 5K! - The North’s Premier Pop Punk Party Band Cover band with Encore
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From£800
Cover bandYork

The North's Preimer Pop Punk Party Band. Professional and tailored sets to suit any occasions. Available for any event you want to rock!

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Hire Full Circle Cover band with Encore
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£550 - £1200
Cover bandPerth

5 piece band consisting of male vocals/rhythm guitar, lead guitar/vocals, bass guitar/vocals, keyboard, drums and fiddle.

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Hire Shades Band Cover band with Encore
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£1875 - £7500
Cover bandBirmingham

Shades Show band has performed all over the UK and are a resident Show for New Year's Eve at the Grand Hyatt Dubai, for the past 15 years

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Hire Unplugged Cover band with Encore
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£200 - £700
Cover bandNewcastle upon Tyne

Acoustic Duo/Trio playing pop/rock covers. Experienced and accomplished performers, excellent vocals, harmonies and instrumentation.

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Latest reviews of our Cover Bands in Ayrshire and Arran

The Sugar Brothers
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"Fantastic band, arrived on time and in style for our wedding. Great set of lads who performed our first dance song to perfection and then got the rest of the wedding up dancing straight after! Definitely hire these to make your event/wedding one to remember. Cheers lads x "

Reece hired The Sugar Brothers for a Wedding (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

Verified Review, 19 May 2024
Superstrut
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"Excellent band, put on a great show,nothing but high praise from first contact."

Martin hired Superstrut for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

Verified Review, 6 April 2024
The Left Backs
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"Absolutely fab band for our 40th bday party. We had a blast! Everyone was up on their feet and they really got the party going. Would highly recommend!!"

Kat hired The Left Backs for a Birthday party (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

Verified Review, 23 March 2024

FAQs about hiring Cover Bands in Ayrshire And Arran

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What is a cover band?

A cover band is a musical group that performs songs originally recorded by other artists. Instead of creating original music, they specialise in replicating popular hits from various genres, imitating the original songs' melodies, lyrics, and arrangements. Cover bands play at a wide range of events, (weddings, corporate events, private events) offering audiences familiar tunes to dance and sing along to. Their ability to perform well-known songs appeals to diverse crowds, making them a popular choice for entertainment. Cover bands often infuse their unique style into these songs, ensuring a lively and enjoyable musical experience for listeners.

What is the difference between a cover band and a tribute band?

A cover band sings songs from various artists and genres, whereas a tribute band is dedicated to imitating the music, style, and, in some cases, appearance of a certain artist or band.

Can a cover band play any song?

In the UK, as in many other countries, cover bands are subject to copyright laws and regulations. Cover bands can perform songs that are protected by copyright, but they typically need to obtain licenses to do so legally. Performance licenses are usually obtained through organizations like PRS for Music (Performing Right Society), which represent songwriters, composers, and music publishers. When a cover band obtains a license from organisations like PRS for Music, they are granted the legal right to perform and publicly perform copyrighted songs during their live performances. These licenses ensure that the original creators and copyright holders are compensated for the use of their music. Bands with these licenses can perform your favourite songs and keep the dance floor packed all night long.

Do bands have to pay to cover songs live?

In the United Kingdom, cover bands often do not need to pay royalties for performing live cover versions of songs. The venues where these bands perform, on the other hand, may hold licences with performance rights organisations (PROs) such as PRS for Music, allowing them to stage live music events. These licences frequently cover the performance of copyrighted songs, guaranteeing that songwriters and original artists get compensated. These venue licences help tribute artists by allowing them to play without individual royalty commitments. It is critical that venues have the necessary licences.

How long should a cover band play?

Cover bands typically play two one-hour sets or three forty-minute sets, with a 15 to 30-minute break in between. Setup and soundcheck for your band will take about an hour and a half.

What makes a good cover band?

A good cover band excels in capturing the essence of the original songs while adding their unique flair. They prioritise musical skill, tight instrumentation, and vocal talent to recreate songs authentically. Versatility is key, allowing them to perform a wide range of genres and eras, where its pop hits, rock pop, or classic ballads, catering to diverse audiences. All professional musicians should also have great stage presence and audience engagement to enhance the live experience and foster a connection with listeners. Additionally, they respect copyright laws, securing necessary licenses, and always acknowledge the original artists. Ultimately, a great cover band strikes a balance between faithful renditions and creative reinterpretations, delivering memorable performances that resonate with audiences. Feel free to browse our selection of professional cover bands for hire or speak to one of our experts to get tailored recommendations and find the perfect cover band near you.

Hiring a Cover Band in Ayrshire And Arran

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
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1 hour
Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a Cover Band in Ayrshire and Arran?

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

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