Festival Bands for hire in County Durham

Hire a festival band in County Durham for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 360 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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All the bands below are available to travel to County Durham
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From£1600
Festival bandGateshead

Jazz & Swing | Soul & Funk | Chart & Top 40 8 to 19 musicians

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£500 - £1200
Festival bandStockton-on-Tees

If you love live music and different genres. If you love music from different eras. Then you have to book The Firebeats

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£320 - £450
Festival bandHebburn

Duke are an energetic acoustic duo performing your favourite pop/rock covers at events across the UK, with years of industry experience!

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£925 - £1563
Festival bandStockton-on-Tees

Experienced 4 to 7 piece wedding and function band from the North East of England.

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From£1290
Festival bandNorth Shields

Well-known music re-envisioned in exciting and surprising new ways, rock becomes swing, pop becomes jazz, hiphop becomes soul and vice versa

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£550 - £800
Festival bandNorth Shields

The Hornzmen are a rocking soulful funky bluesy brass and horn based party band that perform ripping versions of hit music as only they can!

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From£640
Festival bandBirmingham

Channelling vibrant brass, jazz-tinged hooks, & powerful female vocals, Argle Bargle are the group to get audiences up & dancing

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£750 - £1500
Festival bandGoole

Great festival/wedding and party band...we have headlined many festivals and will guarantee to add something special to your special event

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£750 - £1200
Festival bandBirmingham

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

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£400 - £1400
Festival bandBath

A 7 piece band from Bath influenced by roots music. We play reggae, ska, hip hop, funk, swing, drum & bass and beats to get you moving!

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£3500
Festival bandFeltham

Live Dhol Drumming - Percussionist - Sessions - Workshops

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£2000 - £4500
Festival bandLondon

Europe's No.1 Ultimate Celebration of the Greatest Female Anthems

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£375 - £950
Festival bandLeeds

100% Live Music... with floor-fillers from the 60s to the 10s. Over 700 performances and happy clients since 2000

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£560 - £2700
Festival bandLondon

Looking for a high energy, crowd pleasing Motown/Soul show, with slick choreography? Look no further, Step 'N' Soul is the band for you!!

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£600 - £995
Festival bandWatford

If you want The BIGGEST Rock/Pop Tunes and the BEST musicians then KATB are the only band for your event. Excellence is our promise. ⭐️

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£900 - £1350
Festival bandManchester

Professional and fun! ‘The Nat O’Brien Band’ is a live band covering a diverse range of popular music.

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£575 - £3200
Festival bandWarrington

We take great songs and give them a makeover. We can perform in the postmodern style or in a standard party style (or both !!).

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£500 - £3000
Festival bandBraintree

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

Hiring a festival band

Useful information

Popular genres:
Indie, Rock, Traditional Irish folk
Average response time:
2 hours
Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a festival band?

The typical price per group member for festival 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 festival band play my favourite song?

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

How much time do festival bands take to set up?

Your festival 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 festival 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 festival 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 festival 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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