Cover Bands for hire in Gloucester

Book a cover band in Gloucester 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 Ouch
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£650 - £1200
Cover bandCheltenham

Ouch! is a great wedding and party band who provide great music and a great atmosphere to help your event swing along

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Hire Juke Box Mash Up
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£1998.75 - £2500
Cover bandChippenham

Juke Box Mash up. Comedy/music request show. Guests request ANY song in the world and have it played live! Interactive, unique and fun!

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Hire The String of Roses
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£400 - £600
Cover bandGloucestershire

An acoustic duo like no other promises to bring a unique and uplifting experience to your event.

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Hire The Groovemores
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£375 - £1325
Cover bandSwindon

An incredible UK & International band offering unique flexible line ups to give you choice in style & set up without expensive costs.

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Hire The Retros
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£500 - £1625
Cover bandCirencester

One of the best party bands in the world ! We have played 1000+ events including corporate events at Liverpool Arena and The Magna Centre ,

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Hire The Bohemians
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£4500 - £5625
Cover bandAlcester

The World's Most Exciting Queen Tribute! "The best Queen tribute you will ever see" "So close it's scary" "A brilliant show"

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Hire Steven Reid Williams Blues Band
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£900 - £1700
Cover bandStroud

A party band with a difference...made up of some of the UK's top session musicians...

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Hire Firefly
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£1495 - £1695
Cover bandCheltenham

Very lively party, wedding & function band, playing dance floor filler hits from 1960's to now! Featuring 2 male & 2 female lead singers etc

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Hire Generation Groove
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£780 - £1180
Cover bandBristol

A vibrant Rock, Pop & Funk band -guaranteed to have everyone dancing all night with a great mix of modern and classic hits!

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Hire Soular
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£1000 - £2125
Cover bandGloucester

Soular perform the very best in disco, funk and soul classics from 70's to present day - everything from Diana Ross to Bruno Marrs.

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Hire The Funkdamentals
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£940 - £1600
Cover bandSwindon

One of the very best Funk and Soul cover bands in the South of England.

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Hire Double Take
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From£640
Cover bandSwindon

'Double Take' Are a female fronted 4 piece party band based in Swindon. Performing the best party classics from the last 7 decades.

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Hire El Toro
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£600 - £1876
Cover bandChippenham

Best Party Band in The South West UK! Playing the best party rock anthems and funky mashups guaranteed to fill the dance floor!

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Hire LEO LIVE BAND
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£500 - £1875
Cover bandCheltenham

The Leo Live Band is the band that packs the dancefloor and keeps your party going all night long.

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Hire The Groove Club Collective
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£1500 - £3000
Cover bandSwindon

The South West No 1 Funky Function Band! Floor fillers from start to finish. Highly energetic, highly entertaining and highly professional.

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Hire The Oompapas
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£1150 - £1800
Cover bandChippenham

We play traditional German drinking songs through to oompah twists on contemporary classics. We call it "Bavarian Disco"!

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Hire Mongrel
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£500 - £700
Cover bandEvesham

Professional wedding and party band duo - Guaranteed to get the audience dancing!

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Hire RockPipes
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£1120 - £2000
Cover bandBristol

Whacky, fun and unique Celtic Rock Band! Fantastic entertainment for Weddings, Parties, Anniversaries & special events!

Hiring a Cover Band in Gloucester

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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 Gloucester?

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

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Frequently asked questions

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.

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