Cover Bands for hire in Wiltshire

Book a cover band in Wiltshire 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 Juke Box Mash Up
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£1998.75 - £2500
Cover bandChippenham

Juke Box Mash up. Comedy/music request show. Guests request ANY song in the world and have it played live! Interactive, unique and fun!

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Hire Fake Plastic Chairs
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£880 - £2400
Cover bandBristol

Award winning South West based function band that will get the dance floor moving with tracks for all ages. Varying line-ups available.

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Hire The Groovemores
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£375 - £1325
Cover bandSwindon

An incredible UK & International band offering unique flexible line ups to give you choice in style & set up without expensive costs.

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Hire The Opportunity
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From£750
Cover bandBath

Playing a wide range of well known classics and modern favourites - The Opportunity are one of the very best function bands in the South

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Hire The Retros
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£500 - £1625
Cover bandCirencester

One of the best party bands in the world ! We have played 1000+ events including corporate events at Liverpool Arena and The Magna Centre ,

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Hire Rogues
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£500 - £2500
Cover bandSwindon

Guaranteed to get you on the dance floor singing your heart out all night!

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Hire The Tricks
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£1050 - £2400
Cover bandWiltshire

Modern function band from Wiltshire with 1000+ 5 star bookings. Inc. events for Ben Stokes (Cricketer) and Adam Handling (Celebrity Chef)

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Hire Neon & Atlas
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£750 - £1500
Cover bandNewbury

Dynamic events band Neon Atlas with Global Experience. Credits with Jonas Blue, Billboard Chart Toppers! Make your event memorable, Book Now

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Hire Pop The Top
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£1312.50 - £1687.50
Cover bandBristol

The #1 Pop & Rock wedding band in the South West! With raucous live performances and 100s of clients, look no further than Pop The Top!

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Hire Catch 22
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£800 - £1250
Cover bandPewsey

Catch 22 are an award winning wedding band based in Wiltshire. Making music and making memories just Scroll down to see how and why.

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Hire The Ultimate Duo
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£600 - £1700
Cover bandWiltshire

Contemporary Acoustic Duo with many twists. Covering many decades.

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Hire The Tricks (Luxe)
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£1975 - £7518.75
Cover bandDevizes

6-12 piece superband, ready to transform your event into something truly mind-blowing. Expect a night of explosive medleys and mashups.

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Hire FairPlay
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£800 - £1250
Cover bandFrome

FairPlay are a 6-piece professional band performing floor-filling Disco, Funk, Soul, Pop and current chart hits to engage every audience

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Hire Will Blake Band
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£1500 - £3250
Cover bandChippenham

A versatile and experienced band providing nothing but the highest quality experience where your guests will never leave the dance floor!

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Hire Funk City Band
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£998.75 - £3000
Cover bandCorsham

Funk City are a full-time professional party band. We've played 8000+ events including over 600+ weddings. Guaranteed to wow your guests!

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Hire The Funkdamentals
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£940 - £1600
Cover bandSwindon

One of the very best Funk and Soul cover bands in the South of England.

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Hire The Don't Look Now Band
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£350 - £1100
Cover bandBerkshire

25+ yrs of experience, 300+ songs, distinctly English flavour, upbeat melodic tunes & humour. The go-to band for live entertainment!

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Hire Double Take
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From£640
Cover bandSwindon

'Double Take' Are a female fronted 4 piece party band based in Swindon. Performing the best party classics from the last 7 decades.

Hiring a Cover Band in Wiltshire

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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 Wiltshire?

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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