Function Bands for hire in Colchester

Hire a function band in Colchester for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 804 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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16 bands in or around Colchester
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Function bandWoodbridge(26 mi)

Back out of the Box Suffolk's Premier Functions Band with a repertoire that spans four generations,

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From£1200
Function bandBraintree(16 mi)

The band perform covers consisting of pop, rock, soul and funk ranging from the 60's until now.

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From£1600
Function bandWickford(23 mi)

Bootsy - Ten piece funk/soul band based in Essex with DJ Performing classic Soul, Disco and Funk covers... guaranteed to get you dancing!

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Function bandColchester(2 mi)

5 piece wedding/function/party band playing covers from '60's to now, with additional DJ service and acoustic sets available.

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Function bandChelmsford(21 mi)

Dirty Wafer are a professional 5 piece band, performing nationwide for corporate and wedding events.

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From£1395
Function bandColchester(1 mi)

Colchester's premium function band, bringing together years of experience and expertise to get your party started!

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From£1440
Function bandBury Saint Edmunds(28 mi)

We are a 9- piece professional discotastic ensemble from Cambridge - all the massive hits - Chic, the Beegees, Michael Jackson and more!

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Function bandChelmsford(21 mi)

Rockoon are a 4 piece Essex based covers band. We play a mixture of, rock, indy pop and more.

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Function bandWickford(25 mi)

All the biggest Rock and indie Festival Anthems!

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Function bandSuffolk(20 mi)

8-piece professional function band. Available for weddings, parties and any event where you want to get everyone dancing.

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Function bandLeigh-on-Sea(25 mi)

Arcadium are a semi professional covers function band.

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Function bandWickford(23 mi)

The Soul Corporation - Five like minded Funksters sharing a passion for live music with Soul, Groove and Flair!

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Function bandDunmow(22 mi)

a brilliant band for your special event

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Function bandColchester(1 mi)

An energetic and awesome female fronted party band, playing a mix of mostly top 40 hits with some classics, guaranteed to make people dance!

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Function bandSouthend-on-Sea(25 mi)

An energetic cover band, covering all genres of music.

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Function bandFrinton-on-Sea(15 mi)

Electrum is an established and respected rock covers band. We play a mix of upbeat instantly recognisable songs spanning 6 decades

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Function bandBexleyheath(43 mi)

Toured the US twice, Supported Bruce Springsteen at Hyde Park & Headlined Trafalgar Square - this band is guaranteed to deliver & then some!

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Function bandLeeds(166 mi)

100% Live Music... with floor-fillers from the 60s to the 10s

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Jazz
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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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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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