Festival Bands for hire in Essex

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 481 festival bands and secure an amazing live performance today.

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15 bands in or around Essex
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Festival bandBraintree(8 mi)

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

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Festival bandBuckhurst Hill(24 mi)

Jukerox are an Essex based function band offering a stadium rock performance on any stage!!

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From£640
Festival bandLoughton(23 mi)

Iconic vintage vocals with a fresh and modern edge supported by a phenomenal sound delivered by The Vintage Youth

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Festival bandBishop's Stortford(20 mi)

One of the UK's premier covers bands with an awesome reputation for providing the very best live music for functions and events.

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From£800
Festival bandChelmsford(4 mi)

Dirty Wafer are a professional 5 piece band, performing nationwide for corporate and wedding events.

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Festival bandGravesend(24 mi)

4 piece function band located in London/Kent bringing you the finest in party music and guaranteed to make your guest dance all night.

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From£900
Festival bandWickford(10 mi)

All the biggest Rock and indie Festival Anthems!

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Festival bandMedway(24 mi)

A unique and energetic dance music outfit with a huge sound.

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Festival bandWickford(8 mi)

The Soul Corporation - Five like minded Funksters sharing a passion for live music with Soul, Groove and Flair!

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From£375
Festival bandColchester(15 mi)

Discovery Duo are two accomplished musicians mostly working on ships, but if you get the chance to see them when they are on leave go for it

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Festival bandIlford(24 mi)

A modern day version of the timeless 'pub sing-along' complete with live band and projected words on a giant screen!

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Festival bandRomford(17 mi)

A lively , dynamic and young 5 Piece band ! Ready to entertain any audience with there musical flair and fantastic sound.Drums 2guitars,Bass

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Festival bandGlastonbury(147 mi)

Upbeat, fun and heartwarming Jazz Hokum Skiffle Trio with a bit of disco to boot!

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Festival bandLeeds(167 mi)

An eclectic fusion of folk/blues/rock displayed through honest lyrics and a raw performance.

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From£1500
Festival bandWest Midlands(113 mi)

‘Blood Sweat N Tears’.

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Festival bandWatford(41 mi)

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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Festival bandLondon(33 mi)

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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Festival bandManchester(167 mi)

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

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Popular genres:
Indie, Rock, Traditional Irish folk
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July, August, September
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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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