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 360 festival bands and secure an amazing live performance today.

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All the bands below are available to travel to Essex
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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.

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From£1100
Festival bandBuckhurst Hill

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

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From£900
Festival bandWickford

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

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£960 - £1200
Festival bandBishop's Stortford

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£640
Festival bandGravesend

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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£900 - £1500
Festival bandWickford

All the biggest Rock and indie Festival Anthems!

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From£375
Festival bandColchester

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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£500 - £1250
Festival bandIlford

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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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.

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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