Festival Bands for hire in Dorset

Hire a Festival band for your wedding, private party or festival themed event today. Whether you're looking for pop, rock, jazz, indie, country or blues, choose from 360 festival bands and secure an amazing live performance today.

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All the bands below are available to travel to Dorset
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£630 - £1250
Festival bandBournemouth

A lively folk / covers / ceilidh band with tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, America and England.

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£320 - £800
Festival bandShaftesbury

Old-fashioned entertainers with a sprinkle of fun on the side. Videos tell the truth, so please have a look and enjoy!!.

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£1250 - £1400
Festival bandBournemouth

Class of ‘97 are a professional live party band based in the Midlands, bringing you the biggest Pop and Dance hits of the 90’s & 00’s!

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Festival bandBournemouth

Acoustic band, electric band, blues band, function band,

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£1000
Festival bandDorchester

One of the South West's top rock and pop party bands, with a reputation for high quality sound, musicianship & professionalism.

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£1000 - £2500
Festival bandDorchester

The Ultimate 80s Experience

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Festival bandLeicester

The UK's Premiere Party Band

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Festival bandLeeds

Mumford and Sons style band based in North Yorkshire. Guaranteed to wow you and your guests!!!

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£690 - £875
Festival bandBirmingham

The Birmingham Blues Brothers Are A Fully Professional Authentic Blues Brothers Tribute Show From The UK !!!

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£1 - £1700
Festival bandSutton Coldfield

Modern UK Live Act Bringing the Good Vibes and Anthems to your Event..

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£2000 - £4500
Festival bandLondon

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

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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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£3500 - £6000
Festival bandFeltham

Live Dhol Drumming - Percussionist - Sessions - Workshops

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£1250 - £1625
Festival bandBracknell

Ultimate Festival Band Experience. Multiple Glastonbury and Livestock experience. Maximum audience interaction.

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From£650
Festival bandPortsmouth

Innovative, explosive, and highly entertaining, The Machete makes instrumental music you have definitely not heard before.

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£850 - £1150
Festival bandLeeds

100% Live Music with floor-fillers from the 60s to the 10s. We've performed at 700+ events!

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£2750 - £3250
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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£750 - £1000
Festival bandWatford

We are a comedy mariachi band, performing songs from Abba to the Pistols, in a mariachi style!

Hiring a festival band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
3 hours
Busiest times:
July, September, December

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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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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