Cover Bands for hire in Cheshire

Book a cover band in Cheshire 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 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 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 GONDOLAS Cover band with Encore
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Cover bandLiverpool

Top rated band!! Guaranteed excellent event with GONDOLAS! We have a wide range of songs and can accommodate any event style!

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Hire The Sugar Brothers  Cover band with Encore
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£875 - £1875
Cover bandLiverpool

Huge Energy, Huge Vibes!

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Hire 🎸 2 MAN 'BAND' 🎤 Cover band with Encore
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£365 - £525
Cover bandStockport

A unique hybrid electronic live duo set up - utilising live looping & sampling alongside vocals, guitar & electronic drums.

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Hire Back to Britpop  Cover band with Encore
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£400 - £965
Cover bandManchester

A professional Britpop covers band passionate about the music and taking their audiences back to nineteen nighty something ...

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Hire The Repeaters Cover band with Encore
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£400 - £980
Cover bandStoke-on-Trent

The ultimate feel-good covers band playing modern & classic country, soft-rock and pop classics.

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Hire Eccentric Pony Cover band with Encore
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£800 - £1550
Cover bandWarrington

The Ultimate Party & Wedding Band - Eccentric Pony provides the perfect soundtrack for your event!

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Hire The Nat O'Brien Band Cover band with Encore
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£900 - £1750
Cover bandGreater Manchester

The #1 collective of pro musicians from Greater Manchester who deliver Funk, Soul, Motown and much more. We are your band!

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Hire Last Call Cover band with Encore
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£435 - £1620
Cover bandSalford

One of the UK's leading function bands. An elegant 2-5pc band offering the finest musicians guaranteed to provide high quality entertainment

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Hire Spice Tones Cover band with Encore
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£1250 - £1875
Cover bandManchester

The Ultimate Party Band For Any Occasion

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Hire The Rock 'n' Soulers Cover band with Encore
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£1400 - £1600
Cover bandManchester

The Covers Band For Music Fans. All Weddings & Events! Rock/Indie/Britpop/Soul/60s,70s,80s. Manchester/Cheshire/Worldwide!

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Hire Atomic Brass Cover band with Encore
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£1250 - £1875
Cover bandManchester

A popular pop/funk festival and function band with experience supporting globally-recognised musicians and performing to sold out events.

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Hire The Lads Cover band with Encore
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£400 - £1100
Cover bandManchester

Over 600+ successful events played. Past Clients: Amazon UK, World Snooker, World PDC Darts, NHS Awards and played hundreds of weddings.

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Hire Knock Out Brass Band Cover band with Encore
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£1000 - £2250
Cover bandManchester

Mix your favourite tunes with a handful of New Orleans jazz, for a knock out performance you'll always remember! Party starter - guarantee!

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Hire The Country Rocks Band Cover band with Encore
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£1562.50 - £2062.50
Cover bandNantwich

The North West's most diverse COUNTRY ROCK covers band. The ultimate country show, we perform the classics from Dolly Parton to Luke Combs!

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Hire The Retrosettes Cover band with Encore
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Cover bandManchester

Amazing vintage themed band from Manchester Appeared in a film with Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel, and have toured Europe with Simply Red

Latest reviews of our Cover Bands in Cheshire

GONDOLAS
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"I had the Gondolas perform at my 21st birthday party and they honestly made the night. As well as their incredible talent and stage presence, they were all very friendly and made detailed, prompt communication (with very special thanks to Ben). They made a lot of fans that night including me and I would highly recommend to anyone who wants a brilliant, versatile band to bring their function to life. Best of wishes for everything ahead of you and I hope to see you all again soon."

Harry hired GONDOLAS for a Birthday party (available in Cheshire)

Verified Review, 15 June 2024
Calvin & Jamie
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"These guys played at my wedding and wow… they smashed it! 10/10! Cant recommend them enough. Amazing voices, very entertaining and 2 really great guys. "

Ross hired Calvin & Jamie for a Wedding (available in Cheshire)

Verified Review, 25 May 2024
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 Cheshire)

Verified Review, 19 May 2024

FAQs about hiring Cover Bands in Cheshire

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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 Cheshire

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

How much does it cost to hire a Cover Band in Cheshire?

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

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