Cover Bands for hire in Surrey

Book a cover band in Surrey 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 Leader
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£850 - £2000
Cover bandChertsey

Party rock, pop & indie cover band guaranteed to get you all up on your feet!!!

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Hire The Breezy Tees
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£600 - £2200
Cover bandWoking

We are THE BREEZY TEES, a rock/ pop Live Wedding Band based out of Surrey… but ready to rock anywhere!

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Hire The Scamps
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£640 - £1240
Cover bandEsher

A modern rock and pop live band - guaranteed to leave you with a night to remember!

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Hire Steeling Scarlett
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£600 - £5000
Cover bandSurrey

Motown band with a sprinkle of all your favourites. We have played hundreds of events and we guarantee to wow your guests.

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Hire Shpagat
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£1800 - £2200
Cover bandWalton-on-Thames

Surrey's #1 Party Band - Unmatched Entertainment and Guaranteed Satisfaction at Private Events!

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Hire Central Avenue Band
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£795 - £2800
Cover bandGuildford

Live Wedding & Corporate Band. Disco, Funk & Soul Music. High-Energy, Award Winning at over 200 Events, 100+ Five Star Reviews, DJ Services

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Hire Bloomfield Avenue
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£450 - £4000
Cover bandWoking

Bloomfield Avenue are a high-end, experienced function band. Covering all genres of music for all types of party. 350+ gigs played since '08

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Hire 19Eighties
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From£1250
Cover bandLondon/Surrey

19Eighties. A power trio playing the best songs of the 80s era, whilst providing a high quality sound & performance to your event or party.

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Hire The Cheers
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£970 - £2820
Cover bandGuildford

Fun, highly professional Surrey based wedding and party band with male and female vocals! Upbeat, popular tunes from 50's to current day.

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Hire The Hired Guns
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£1637.50 - £2950
Cover bandFarnham

Hired Gun: a world class musician hired to tour and record internationally with the world's biggest artists. And now YOU can hire them, too!

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Hire White Light
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£1250 - £1625
Cover bandBracknell

The energy of an originals band covering all eras. Glastonbury & Livestock experience. Smiles on faces, feet on dance floor, amazing reviews

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Hire MIB band
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£900 - £6100
Cover bandGuildford

Book the band who performed to 300k people for the Royal Wedding of William & Kate - Professional party animals, MIB band!

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Hire Goldsworth Gerry
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£320 - £680
Cover bandWoking

One of the most highly rated and in-demand acts in the south east! A professional 2-piece Party Band providing world-class live music.

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Hire Brass Beats
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£3350 - £3450
Cover bandDorking

Electrifying DJ sets with wow factor brass!

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Hire AKA Party Band
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£3000 - £4375
Cover bandGuildford

Over 300 weddings and events played at some of the UK's best and most prestigious venues including Kew Gardens and Hampton Court Palace.

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Hire Strobe
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£1875 - £2500
Cover bandHorsham

Strobe are an exciting, young outfit with killer vocals and great musicians behind them! Guaranteed to get any party atmosphere jumping!

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Hire The Rivals
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£1250 - £2187.50
Cover bandGatwick

The Rivals are a 4 piece band that go above and beyond ensure you get a truly unforgeable experience. 

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Hire The LOL band
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£1400 - £1500
Cover bandGuildford

A whole lotta fun! If you want to dance to some of the best music ever made, we are the band for you!

Hiring a Cover Band in Surrey

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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 Surrey?

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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