Function Bands for hire in Chichester

Hire a function band in Chichester 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 MIB band Function band with Encore
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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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Hire Miami High Function band with Encore
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£800 - £1600
Function bandHove

We’re here to put on a show you’ll never forget! As a four-piece function band, we play anything from modern rock and pop to disco classics!

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Hire The LOL band Function band with Encore
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£1400 - £1500
Function bandGuildford

A whole lotta fun! If you want to dance to some of the best music ever made, we are the band for you!

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Hire The Lineups Function band with Encore
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£1500 - £2000
Function bandBrighton

Premium professional Weddings, Party & Function band in the South East. 15+ years experience and 1000+ gigs, friendly, fun & sound lush!

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Hire The Fifty 4 Function band with Encore
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Function bandPortsmouth

A dynamic 6- piece disco function band with artists who have performed at Victorious Fesitval, Isle of Wight Festival and more!

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Hire Revival Function band with Encore
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Function bandWorthing

Playing an electrifying mix of rock, pop, funk, disco and soul music from the 50’s right through to the latest chart hits.

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Hire Wight Hot Pipes Function band with Encore
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£1500 - £2200
Function bandSeaview

Unique Celtic folk/rock band for corporate and private parties large and small. Shows in Glastonbury, BBKingClub New York. Flaming bagpipes

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Hire Major Major Function band with Encore
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£500 - £1500
Function bandBrighton and Hove

We are an experienced 4-piece, pop, rock and indie band hailing from Brighton in East Sussex. We are ready to get your party started!

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Hire Central Avenue Band Function band with Encore
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£795 - £2800
Function bandGuildford

Live Wedding & Corporate Band. Disco, Funk & Soul Music. High-Energy, Award Winning at over 200 Events, 100+ Five Star Reviews, DJ Services

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Hire 19Eighties Function band with Encore
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From£1250
Function bandLondon/Surrey

19Eighties. A power trio playing the best songs of the 80s era, whilst providing a high quality sound & performance to your event or party.

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Hire Smokestack Function band with Encore
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£300 - £900
Function bandBrighton and Hove

Top Class Rhythm & Blues Jazz grooves Duo and Trio . For all occasions- as Featured on BBC Radio 2 (Paul Jones Blues Show) .

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Hire The Razors Function band with Encore
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£900 - £1350
Function bandBrighton

Whether playing Ed Sheeran or The Rolling Stones, we pride ourselves on always bringing a professional, fun show, whatever the event.

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Hire The Hired Guns Function band with Encore
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£1700 - £3356.25
Function bandFarnham

Hired Gun: a world class musician hired to tour and record internationally with the world's biggest artists. And now YOU can hire them, too!

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Hire The Woodcutters  Function band with Encore
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£350 - £675
Function bandBurgess Hill

Excellent Acoustic Duo or Trio, Twin Guitars, Bass, Tight Vocal Harmonies and a Great Set List.

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Hire The Voltaires Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £1850
Function bandPortsmouth

Multi award winning party 4 piece band with members who have charted in the UK top 10! Frequently chosen by celebrities for events!

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Hire The Ogretones - Shrek Tribute Band Function band with Encore
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£1550 - £3000
Function bandPortsmouth

The UK's premier musical tribute to the Shrek soundtracks!

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Hire Suite Function band with Encore
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£875 - £2250
Function bandHampshire

A fast paced exciting sound, professional pa and lighting, backing tracks creating the sound of a much much bigger band!

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Hire AKA Party Band Function band with Encore
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£3000 - £4375
Function bandGuildford

Over 300 weddings and events played at some of the UK's best and most prestigious venues including Kew Gardens and Hampton Court Palace.

Latest reviews of our Function Bands in Chichester

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"Great band friendly easy to deal with will use again thanks."

HARRY hired THE REVIVALS BAND for a Private event (available in Chichester)

Verified Review, 29 June 2024
Miami High
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"Great band for a wedding - excellent choice of songs and were really good at getting everyone up dancing. Thank you! "

Hannah hired Miami High for a Wedding (available in Chichester)

Verified Review, 25 May 2024
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"12/10, thank you so much!!"

Frances hired Miami High for a Private event (available in Chichester)

Verified Review, 25 November 2023

FAQs about hiring Function Bands in Chichester

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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 Chichester

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

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

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

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