Cover Bands for hire in Southend-on-Sea

Book a cover band in Southend-on-Sea 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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All the bands below are available to travel to Southend-on-Sea
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£799 - £1195
Cover bandColchester

The #1 party band in the Essex! We've played 500+ events including Glasto & VW fest and over 1,000 weddings. Guaranteed to wow your guests!

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£350 - £1500
Cover bandRochester

Sarah Starkey performs the Barbra Streisand songbook with her live band, as an acoustic piano duo or to mastered backing tracks.

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£800 - £2400
Cover bandHornchurch

We are a 5 piece covers band playing upbeat songs from the 60’s to the 00’s

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£2695 - £4495
Cover bandBexleyheath

Toured the US twice, Supported Bruce Springsteen at Hyde Park & Headlined Trafalgar Square - this band is guaranteed to deliver & then some!

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£500 - £3000
Cover bandBraintree

The band perform covers consisting of pop, rock, soul and funk ranging from the 60's until now.

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£2500 - £3600
Cover bandLondon

Fun, spontaneous, soulful and completely roaming: Wandering Soul tailor their entertaining performances to suit you and your event.

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£550 - £1750
Cover bandLondon

Versatile and professional wedding band, playing a mix of the best dance floor music spanning 5 decades!

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£600 - £1250
Cover bandGillingham

Electric Outfit is the #1 high energy party band playing classic & modern dance floor fillers to make every event a memorable one.

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£2288 - £4438
Cover bandLoughton

London's finest 4-10 piece "wow-factor" party band playing the best dance floor fillers from the 50s right through to the current top 40.

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£1000 - £2250
Cover bandBuckhurst Hill

No.1 Essex based function band offering a stadium size performance on any stage!! With more than 8 years experience, Jukerox bring the rock!

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£440 - £1820
Cover bandUpminster

Anglo-Italian swing band giving a quirky modern twist to vintage Italian songs, gypsy-jazz, & swing standards to get your feet tapping! 🇮🇹

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£1438 - £2375
Cover bandLoughton

Party band ready to deliver the most captivating and interactive perforance you and your guests have ever seen!

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£1200 - £1600
Cover bandColchester

Hailing from Sicilian City of Palermo (Italy), Stallions & The Bear are one of the UK's most vibrant and popular wedding and event bands

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£900 - £1300
Cover bandMaidstone

We are Brothers From Another Cover, a covers band made with a passion for music and making sure everyone has a good time.

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Cover bandColchester

Colchester's premium function band, bringing together years of experience and expertise to get your party started!

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£400 - £2800
Cover bandBrentwood

4 to 8-piece party band performing classic hits to get your guests dancing all night long.

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£1125 - £2500
Cover bandHerne Bay

Premium party band based in the South East, guaranteed to get you on the dancefloor!

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£700 - £1200
Cover bandMaidstone

Sometimes just 2 Guitars and 2 vocals are all you need!

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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