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Function Bands for hire in Chester

Hire a function band in Chester 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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All the bands below are available to travel to Chester
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£950 - £1050
Function bandRuncorn

Fantastic party band based in the North West. Hundreds of shows played across the country. Guaranteed to keep any dance floor full.

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£700 - £1450
Function bandWarrington

The ultimate party band. The perfect soundtrack to your event.

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£600 - £850
Function bandWigan

We are a very experienced duo who will play all occasions. Check us out!

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£1000 - £1500
Function bandLiverpool

Louise & The Love Bugs are a Liverpool Based Party Band playing new & old dance floor favourites to make your big event one to remember!

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£500 - £700
Function bandWirral

Recognised as THE best covers band in Merseyside. Indie, pop and rock with attitude.

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£1200 - £1600
Function bandMalpas

Brass Monkees are an electric 9 piece band bringing an action packed fun-filled combination of Soul, Pop, R&B, Funk and Motown.

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£400 - £3400
Function bandBolton

Bespoke, premium live music for any occasion.

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£950 - £1500
Function bandNantwich

The North West's most diverse COUNTRY ROCK covers band. The ultimate country show, we perform the classics from Dolly Parton to Luke Combs!

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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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£900 - £1600
Function bandLiverpool

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

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£900 - £1600
Function bandAltrincham

Smooth Connection supply the atmosphere and feelgood vibe for the perfect occasion - the versatile and classy choice for all functions.

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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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£400 - £750
Function bandRuncorn

Headline support act Almaz Duo are the difference you're looking for... Prohibition Jug band Jazz & Gypsy Blues with style.

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£800 - £2700
Function bandChester

Chester's number one indie cover band. Performing floor filling chart hits and delivering a fun, high-energy and anthemic atmosphere.

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£500 - £1250
Function bandManchester

High quality, high energy 3 or 4 piece band that covers a wide range of songs to suit every audience. Highly experienced professionals.

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From£1500
Function bandChester

High Frequency are a fun, professional and versatile band with years of experience in providing Live Entertainment to all events/occasions

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Function bandSale

The vintage band that delivers the perfect mixology of popular sounds to bring life to any occasion

Hiring a function band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
2 hours
Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a function band?

The typical price per group member for function 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

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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