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Festival Bands for hire in Southend-on-Sea

Hire a festival band in Southend-on-Sea 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 Southend-on-Sea
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£550 - £1750
Festival bandLondon

Versatile and professional wedding band, playing a mix of the best dance floor music spanning 5 decades!

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£600 - £1250
Festival bandGillingham

Electric Outfit is the #1 high energy party band playing classic & modern dance floor fillers to make every event a memorable one.

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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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£900 - £1300
Festival bandMaidstone

We are Brothers From Another Cover, a covers band made with a passion for music and making sure everyone has a good time.

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£1125 - £2500
Festival bandHerne Bay

Premium party band based in the South East, guaranteed to get you on the dancefloor!

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£895 - £3795
Festival bandColchester

Jupiter Ray are an exceptional and experienced professional party band based in Essex and Hertfordshire. Motown/Pop/Party Music.

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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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£550 - £1900
Festival bandBelvedere

A multi-function band - able to smash genres from upbeat to creating a beautiful atmosphere for your special events!

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£700 - £1250
Festival bandMaidstone

WE’VE PLAYED FOR THE STARS, NOW LET US PLAY FOR YOU!!!!

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£2050 - £4450
Festival bandColchester

Sassy Female Vocals, Powerful Male Vocals, Incredible Musicians performing at weddings around the world DJ Alive are the ONLY band to Hire

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From£1280
Festival bandSittingbourne

Loose Change is the perfect showband for weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, functions or corporate events in South-East England.

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£960 - £1600
Festival bandCanterbury

Motown and soulful funk driven covers from a super six piece function and party band

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£799 - £1195
Festival bandColchester

The #1 party band in the Essex! We've played 500+ events including Glasto & VW fest and over 1,000 weddings. Guaranteed to wow your guests!”

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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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Festival bandMedway

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

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£1700 - £2000
Festival bandSittingbourne

Arguably Kent's premier and certainly longest running function band. Travelling across the uk, Ireland, belgium and Holland.

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£1500 - £3800
Festival bandCanterbury

Stunning vocals, rhythm section, four piece brass section and funky rhythm guitar. Swing to Soul, we've got it covered.

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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!

Hiring a festival band

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

How much does it cost to hire afestival 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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