Cover Bands for hire in Stafford

Book a cover band in Stafford 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 No Strings Attached Cover band with Encore
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Cover bandHalesowen

We are a four piece classic rock band from all a varierty of musical backgrounds which enables us to have a unique sound.

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Hire What Do You Fancy? Cover band with Encore
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£320 - £1920
Cover bandBirmingham

Party band in Birmingham playing hits from the 70s to modern day. We take (almost) any request given to us, so tell us what you fancy!

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Hire Push To Play Cover band with Encore
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£1125 - £1562.50
Cover bandWalsall

Push To Play deliver an energetic set packed full of iconic songs, ideal for weddings, parties, corporate/special events and festivals.

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Hire Dancefloored Cover band with Encore
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£995 - £1245
Cover bandWalsall

The No.1 band from the heart of the Midlands. Non-stop dance floor fillers guaranteed to rock your world - we turn an event into a PARTY.

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Hire The Country Rocks Band Cover band with Encore
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£1200 - £1600
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 Reggulites Cover band with Encore
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£1575 - £2125
Cover bandBirmingham

A vibrant and fun reggae band from Birmingham that are the perfect band to get your party going

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Hire W!RED Band Cover band with Encore
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£875 - £1125
Cover bandBirmingham

Fantastic Party band Guaranteed to get the party started for your special event

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Hire Playlisters Cover band with Encore
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Cover bandBirmingham

A fantastic, high energy, 4-piece band, perfect for weddings & corporate events

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Hire Izzy Sparkes  Cover band with Encore
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£280 - £600
Cover bandBirmingham

#Soul #Jazz #Party #Rock #Live music #California soul

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Hire Peaky Playlisters Cover band with Encore
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£750 - £1750
Cover bandBirmingham

A unique, high energy, 4-piece 'FESTIVAL/MUMFORDS' style, Rock, Pop, Indie band, perfect for weddings, parties & corporate events

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Hire Sounds of Detroit Cover band with Encore
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Cover bandBirmingham

Let the charismatic Sounds of Detroit transport you to days gone by (incl. the '60s, Motown & Disco) in an irresistible four-part harmony!

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Hire Grooba Cover band with Encore
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£400 - £1200
Cover bandShropshire, UK

'We're the uber groovy covers band. We'll get you up dancing and singing away! Highly recommended by all we've played for!'

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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 The Shropshire Bandicoots Cover band with Encore
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£500 - £1500
Cover bandMuch Wenlock

Shropshire’s finest musicians all in one band. Book The Shropshire Bandicoots today!

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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 Shades Band Cover band with Encore
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£1875 - £7500
Cover bandBirmingham

Shades Show band has performed all over the UK and are a resident Show for New Year's Eve at the Grand Hyatt Dubai, for the past 15 years

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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 The Smooth Criminals Cover band with Encore
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£1562.50 - £2700
Cover bandBirmingham

One of the Midlands most versatile and in demand wedding & party bands. We've performed at 900+ events with 100's of reviews to prove it!

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Recent reviews of our Cover Bands in Stafford

“Nothing was too much trouble from booking to party, easy communication. Prompt arrival and set up and rocked the room from beginning to end. Thank you for making my birthday so special x ”

13 January 2024
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Carole hired Push To Play for a Private event (available in Stafford)

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

16 December 2023
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Neil hired The Covers Family for a Private event (available in Stafford)

“What a tremendous band. Excellent communication beforehand to ensure the evening ran exceptionally smoothly. The band dressed to our theme and turned up in plenty of time to set up and do sound checks. They performed some real bangers and got everybody up and dancing. I would thoroughly recommend them to anybody.”

31 December 2022
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Richard hired Push To Play for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in Stafford)

FAQs about hiring Cover Bands in Stafford

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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 Stafford

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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 Stafford?

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

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