Function Bands for hire in Canterbury

Hire a function band in Canterbury 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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Function bandSittingbourne

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

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From£1600
Function bandRamsgate

Established in 2018, Previously known as the Interseptors Showband. Decades Showband is one of the most energetic and entertaining Showbands

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£640 - £1300
Function bandMaidstone

With infectious energy, professional musicality, and a sensational setlist, Studio33 bring the groove and guarantee to get everyone dancing!

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£600 - £1250
Function bandGillingham

Electric Outfit is an award-winning high-energy premium party band playing classic & modern dance floor fillers from the last six decades.

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From£640
Function bandDover

The Dynamics are a fun, energetic band with outstanding musicianship. With a repertoire of over 250 songs, there's something for everyone!

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£900 - £1300
Function 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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£1250 - £2750
Function bandHerne Bay

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

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£1000 - £2000
Function bandCanterbury

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

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£500 - £850
Function bandGillingham

PLAYING THE BEST COVERS OF ALL TIME.

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£600 - £3000
Function bandSouthend-on-Sea

Soul, Motown, Disco, Funk and R&B band from Southend-on-Sea, Essex Available as an acoustic duo, trio, or as a five-piece electric band!

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£1500 - £3800
Function 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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Function bandGillingham

Seventeen piece big band celebrating the good times with numbers from Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Stan Kenton and Gordon Goodwin.

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£1700 - £2000
Function bandSittingbourne

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

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£4399 - £6400
Function bandLondon

Established in 2016, we've played countless high-end weddings, plus corporate parties for the likes of Spotify, Fujifilm and Diageo +more!

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£900 - £6100
Function bandGuildford

Book the band who performed to 300k people for the Royal Wedding of William & Kate - Professional party animals, MIB band!

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£850 - £5500
Function bandLondon

The Alleycatz are one of the UK's Premier function bands! A brilliant 5-12 piece pop/Motown & funk band that'll bring class to any occasion!

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£1200 - £1600
Function bandColchester

Hailing from the Sicilian City of Palermo (Italy), Stallions & The Bear are one of the UK's most vibrant and popular wedding and event bands

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£675 - £4760
Function bandLondon

4+ piece party band ready to fill the groove and fill the dance floor with music from the 50's all the way up to current hits.

Hiring a function band in Canterbury

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

How much does it cost to hire a function band in Canterbury?

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

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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!

Will function bands take song requests?

Yes - but always best to ask well in advance! Most bands will be very accomodating if you've asked them to play a few special requests. Function bands are also usually very experienced, so requests on the night aren't out-of-the-question either (just don't be upset if they aren't keen to play all 23 minutes of Echoes by Pink Floyd!).

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!

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