Cover Bands for hire in Nottingham

Book a cover band in Nottingham 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 VIP: The Ultimate Function Band Cover band with Encore
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£1500 - £3375
Cover bandSheffield

This international party band is made up of a collection of the highest quality professional session musicians and vocalists

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Hire Ministry of Soul Cover band with Encore
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From£1440
Cover bandNottingham

Award winning 9 piece party band specialising in weddings and corporate events. Own PA and lights supplied as well as DJ if required.

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Hire The Swing Zippers Cover band with Encore
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£360 - £900
Cover bandNottingham

Meet THE SWING ZIPPERS!!! A dynamic and exceptionally talented guitar duo who perform a delicious concoction of swing/Latin/pop and soul

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Hire Boogie Street Cover band with Encore
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£1125 - £1500
Cover bandLoughborough

Boogie Street are an award winning band in the East Midlands who have played hundreds of shows over the last 10 years together

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Hire Miles Harlem Cover band with Encore
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£1280 - £2450
Cover bandNottingham

Guaranteeing to bring the fun, funk, and style! We offer a huge collection of your favourite soulful party songs in a current and fresh way!

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Hire Cosmos Acoustic Duo Cover band with Encore
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£812.50 - £1562.50
Cover bandLeicester

A dynamic Acoustic duo for laid back & upbeat events! We have performed for over 14years including for the BBC! Add ons possible also!

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Hire The Groovy Cats Cover band with Encore
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£1100 - £1900
Cover bandNottingham

One of the most exciting wedding bands in the UK! We've played 700+ events and only had amazing reviews! Guaranteed to fill the dancefloor.

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Hire Fat Cat Brass Cover band with Encore
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Cover bandBelper

Fat Cat Brass. A modern brass band like you've never seen before!

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Hire The Balloons Cover band with Encore
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£1625 - £2500
Cover bandOakham

Eclectic rock and pop from the last 60 years with 4 singers, harmonies, amazing musicianship and a great stage presence!

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Hire The Anthemics Cover band with Encore
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£1400 - £1900
Cover bandLeicester

The UK's Premiere Party Band

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Hire Deep Down Brass Cover band with Encore
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£900 - £1625
Cover bandDerby

The Midlands most exciting modern brass and drums group. All your favourite hits...reimagined!

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Hire Jukebox Jets Cover band with Encore
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£1500 - £1995
Cover bandLeicester

The UK's finest Rock and Roll band for hire! Fantastic vintage entertainment for all events and special occasions.

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Hire Ibiza Project Cover band with Encore
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£1250 - £2500
Cover bandSheffield

Clubland party classics. Lights & Laser show. Professional DJ service. House/Ibiza/RnB/Hip-Hop/Rap/Rave/Pop & Rock mashups to blow you away!

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Hire The Four Kicks Cover band with Encore
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£1500 - £2250
Cover bandAshby-de-la-Zouch

Talented and versatile four-piece function band with a decade of experience impressing crowds far and wide.

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Hire Bears Don't Play Cover band with Encore
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£1800 - £2900
Cover bandBurton-on-Trent

A 4-piece powerhouse. We're all about the best music from the 90s/00s. Expect crowd pleaser after pleaser from The Bears that love to play.

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Hire Roadhouse Band  Cover band with Encore
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£500 - £600
Cover bandWorksop

Fantastic pop & rock band, playing great hits to get any party going!

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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 Half Cut Band Cover band with Encore
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£1125 - £1998.75
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We bring the show! One of the most requested function bands in the midlands and the UK today, Half Cut will make your party extraordinary!

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Recent reviews of our Cover Bands in Nottingham

“What a fantastic performance. Everything I could have wished for. Everyone loved the music. Absolutely no hesitation recommending the band, simply first class.”

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Neil hired The Covers Family for a Private event (available in Nottingham)

“Absolutely fantastic band - I would 100% recommend and would definitely book them again. They sounded great and were all really nice guys too! Lots of people at our wedding commented on how good the band were, they definitely made the night what it was. ”

13 May 2023
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SJ hired The Balloons for a Wedding (available in Nottingham)

“We booked the Ballons for New Year Eve in our venue, and we haven't regretted it! We had a very fun night , all the guests enjoyed the music and we had a very nice party! Thanks you so much guys! You were amazing 👏 ”

31 December 2022
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Isabella hired The Balloons for a Hotel / Restaurant event (available in Nottingham)

FAQs about hiring Cover Bands in Nottingham

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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 Nottingham

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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 Nottingham?

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

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