Cover Bands for hire in Southampton

Book a cover band in Southampton 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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From£1250
Cover bandLondon/Surrey

19Eighties play the best songs of the 80s era, providing a quality performance whilst performing the songs as they were meant to heard.

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From£4000
Cover bandFareham

We are a band who play the best songs by all your favourite bands and artists, all with a sound of our own. We will play anywhere!

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£550 - £1650
Cover bandBasingstoke

World-travelling acoustic duo with huge repertoire who have featured live on BBC Radio and on luxury cruise ships in over 40 countries!

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£550 - £1660
Cover bandBasingstoke

Top-rated internationally booked musicians from the South Coast, playing cruise ships, weddings and festivals with a huge repertoire!

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From£480
Cover bandPortsmouth

A fast paced exciting sound, professional pa and lighting, backing tracks creating the sound of a much much bigger band!

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£645 - £845
Cover bandSouthampton

'Energetic & Soulful Duo or Full Band' Extensive Live Experience, Inc Opening for Leona Lewis, Peter Andre, Rebecca Ferguson & The Eels!

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Cover bandPortsmouth

With a big reputation for excellence, quality, style and energy, this band is guaranteed to create YOUR night to remember.

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£2100 - £2800
Cover bandBasingstoke

The ultimate in roaming acoustic music. The Strolling Tones are one of the UK's most loved and finest acoustic bands.

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From£1500
Cover bandSouthampton

The GraceNote Band are an experienced and refreshingly entertaining group of musicians available as a 2 - 12 piece ensemble.

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£1250 - £1500
Cover bandSouthampton

"All bands advertise themselves as “The Best” or “ The Ultimate” but there really isn’t another band like EverClare!

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£1000 - £2500
Cover bandSouthampton

“POCKETROCKINGMUSIC” – NOUN – The art or science of performing music that makes your body move.

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£800 - £2000
Cover bandBournemouth

The Audio Allstars are a premium-quality events band based in the South, UK. We play modern chart hits as well as classics from the past!

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£800 - £1500
Cover bandAlton

Looking to dance the night away in style? Look no further! The South Wests #1 pop-soul band will have your guests on their feet in no time!

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£630 - £1250
Cover bandBournemouth

A lively folk / covers / ceilidh band with tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, America and England.

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From£1650
Cover bandEastleigh

Madison Heights Soul Band is a ten-piece soul band, who deliver an energetic and exciting performance of classic Soul & Motown.

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£320 - £800
Cover bandHampshire

Professions Male/Female Duo with vocals and guitar based in Hampshire/Berkshire area available for a range of events.

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Cover bandPortsmouth

All the party bangers, floor-fillers and cheeky bants you need for a night to remember!

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£400 - £550
Cover bandSouthampton

Dynamic Acoustic Duo featuring trumpet, percussion & vocal harmonies.

Hiring a cover band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
2 hours
Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a cover band?

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

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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

Frequently asked questions

Can any cover band play my favourite song?

Professional cover bands will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that cover bands may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the cover band's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do cover bands take to set up?

Your cover 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 cover 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 cover 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 cover 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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