Function Bands for hire in Blackpool

Hire a function band in Blackpool for your wedding, party or event. If you need to book a live band to keep your guests on their feet all night, look no further. Whether you like Ed Sheeran, The Beatles, or Louis Armstrong, we have everything you'll need. Choose from 360 of the best local bands right here.

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Hire Off The Charts  Function band with Encore
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Function bandLiverpool

Looking for top quality entertainment? Something to captivate your guests? Something high energy and contagiously fun? You've found it.

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Hire The Soul Society Function band with Encore
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£400 - £2500
Function bandLiverpool

Performing the biggest bangers from the past 60 years!

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Hire Gravity  Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £1875
Function bandLiverpool

Gravity is the high energy pop punk party band that you need to make your event stand out from the rest!

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Hire The Sweet Tones Function band with Encore
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Function bandLiverpool

Liverpool based female trio, available for weddings, private functions and party's.

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Hire Sandcastles Band Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £1500
Function bandLiverpool

Funky genre-blending cover band in the North West.

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Hire Relative Cool Function band with Encore
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£1250 - £1500
Function bandPreston

Funky uplifting dancefloor-filling mix of classic and contemporary pop, funk, disco and motown covers guaranteed to bring the party vibes!

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Hire You Say We Play Function band with Encore
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£600 - £850
Function bandWigan

We are a very experienced duo experienced in performing at weddings, corporate events, parties, pubs and clubs. Check us out!

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Hire Hard Candi Band Function band with Encore
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£2000 - £6400
Function bandMerseyside

A Luxury 4-15 piece Showband performing the ultimate party set! Literally thousands of happy customers over the last decade 💯

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Hire Here's To Us  Function band with Encore
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£1700 - £2125
Function bandLancashire

The NW's No1 Party and Wedding band! Our members have sang with the likes of Ed Sheeran & BMTH. Make your night one to remember with HTU!

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Hire Party Rockers Function band with Encore
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Function bandMerseyside

Number one Party Wedding Band from Merseyside.

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Hire The Acoustics Function band with Encore
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£200 - £1200
Function bandLiverpool

Upbeat piano and guitar duet available for private parties, weddings and corporate events

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Hire Brassienda Function band with Encore
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£3750 - £4375
Function bandLytham Saint Annes

The Ultimate Party Anthem Supergroup. Give your guests greatness. International dance floor-fillers. Good times guaranteed.

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Hire Country Bound Function band with Encore
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£1562.50 - £2500
Function bandSaint Helens

One of the UKs most popular country covers bands!

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Hire The Joe Keegan Function Band Function band with Encore
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£400 - £3400
Function bandBolton

Bespoke, premium live music for any occasion.

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Hire The Left Backs Function band with Encore
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£300 - £1920
Function bandLiverpool

Four Irish music graduates with an extensive repertoire spanning multiple genres. We always get the party pumping.

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Hire Harlequin Function band with Encore
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Function bandLiverpool

We are a high-energy, in demand party band with over a decade of experience performing at every kind of event imaginable.

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Hire The Hope Street Busking Band Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £1900
Function bandLiverpool

A warm and wonderful group of friends, creating musical magic for over a decade.

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Hire No Filter Function band with Encore
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£700 - £2000
Function bandWirral

The #1 Party Band in the North West! Highly experienced musicians and vocalists, guaranteed to have your guests singing and dancing!

Latest reviews of our Function Bands in Blackpool

The Soul Society
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"Soul society were fantastic! Amazing musicians, and really professional. No hassle at all - arrived and set up in an hour and just ran with the whole thing. My guests all loved them and people were all getting up to dance! "

Gemma hired The Soul Society for a Private event (available in Blackpool)

Verified Review, 26 October 2019
The Headliners
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"Absolutely awesome band - they made the night. Recommend them 200%"

Chris hired The Headliners for a Private event (available in Blackpool)

Verified Review, 13 July 2024
FunXion 5
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"Great tunes, great singing, amazing time! Would 100% recommend"

Theo hired FunXion 5 for a Wedding (available in Blackpool)

Verified Review, 13 July 2024

FAQs about hiring Function Bands in Blackpool

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What do function bands do?

Function bands perform live music at events, engaging audiences with diverse songs from various genres. They tailor their sets to fit specific occasions, encouraging guests to dance and participate. Function bands create memorable experiences by interacting with the crowd, offering customisation options, and ensuring a lively atmosphere. From weddings to corporate events, function bands enhance events with their musical expertise, making them popular choices for entertainment.

How many people are in a function band?

Most groups have a minimum of three members, and it increases from there. Most function bands are willing to adjust their size to fit your budget.

What styles of music can a function band play?

Function bands can perform various genres, including pop, rock, R&B, soul, funk, jazz, and even classical music. Their versatility allows them to cater to different audiences. From classic hits to contemporary chart-toppers, function bands tailor their repertoire to suit the crowd, making them a popular choice for most events.

Do function bands take requests?

Function bands will know a lot of songs, and if they don't know yours, they can learn it. Your booking may incur an extra fee as a result, but it will be well worth it to hear your favourite music played exclusively for you. A function band can gauge which songs will get people on the dance floor and which songs will change the mood, so give them your best music and let them give you a live performance that will keep the dancefloor filled.

How long do function bands play for?

Typically, function bands are hired for two one-hour sets or three 40-minute sets, with breaks of 15 to 30 minutes in between. As such, we advise to not look at hiring a function band during a wedding meal (if booking for a wedding). It's important to note, that your function band will also require around one hour for setup and soundcheck.

Do I have to pay for the band's travel?

With Encore, all fees (travel, VAT, and other expenses a musician may need) are included in the quote, making booking a function band simple. The only additional add-on fee is the optional Encore Cover package we offer which means on top of your Basic Protection (full refund in the unlikely event of a musician cancellation), you will also get a tailored replacement search, out-of-hours support, and if the replacement act is more expensive than the original musician booked, we’ll cover the cost. As such, you can have complete peace of mind you will have the perfect entertainment for you event. As with all musicians, the closer they are to your chosen venue, the lower the fees will be thus we always advise to consider local bands first.

Do bands need insurance?

All professional function bands should have PLI, and your venue may need it. PLI, or third-party insurance, is short for Public Liability Insurance. PLI insures damage to another person or their property that occurs during your event, for as if a guest trips over the band's amplifier. It's easy to find and book bands with PLI on Encore, as all our bands with PLI will be marked with a badge on their profile.

Will the function band provide all their own equipment?

Yes—most function bands will be fully equipped with their own PA system, music gear, and usually even lighting! Many will also provide a sound assistant, as well as a DJ service. A DJ service will keep the music going while the band take short breaks, but is also perfect add-on if you and your guests want to boogie into the far-reaches of the night!

What kind of performance should I expect from a function band?

Good question! There are essentially three types of function band performances: headline, background, and roaming. Headline bands are the most common; perfect for filling the dancefloor and getting the crowd moving. Background function bands are usually jazz bands—they can provide a great ambience for whatever event you might have in mind. Roaming bands are great for outdoor weddings or events where you want the band to get around to all the guests and provide a bit of audience interaction. Roaming bands are only possible as an acoustic act, so they come cord-free!

Hiring a Function Band in Blackpool

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
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1 hour
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Function Band in Blackpool?

The typical price per group member for Function Bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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