Function Bands for hire in Edinburgh

Hire a function band in Edinburgh for your wedding, party or event. If you need musicians who will keep your guests on their feet all night, look no further. Whether you like pop, rock, motown or jazz, we have everything you'll need. Choose from 243 of the best professional bands right here.

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15 bands in or around Edinburgh
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Function bandRosewell(7 mi)

We are a five piece function band based in Edinburgh. We play classic pop hits from the 50s to 2018 with the option of a ceilidh set.

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From£795
Function bandEdinburgh(1 mi)

Highly experienced, highly professional & experts at making your night one to remember, Diamond Sky are a 4-8 piece band.

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Function bandBathgate(19 mi)

What happens when you bring together four insanely-talented musicians from different genres? You get the Bass Rock Ceilidh Band!

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From£1250
Function bandEdinburgh(3 mi)

Young, fresh and modern. Rocket Jam are an energetic, bespoke function band with an aim to make any event one to remember.

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From£640
Function bandEdinburgh(1 mi)

East coast of Scotland Function band. Covers, Ceilidh, DJ/Disco Resident band at Jam House Edinburgh Official Forth 1 Artist

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Function bandLarbert(24 mi)

Five musicians with an enviable depth of talent and a vast wealth of experience in the music business. ReelBack use an eclectic mix of

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Function bandFalkirk(23 mi)

The Invaders formerly MMC Band are a Blues/60s R&B/Rock band performing mostly covers in own style. 4 piece ,Vocals, Guitar, Bass and Drums

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Function bandLarbert(24 mi)

Best Before Midnight use an eclectic mix of traditional and modern ceilidh music, giving the music a unique funky Celtic-fusion twist.

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Function bandEdinburgh(1 mi)

"There's no business like....Snow Business!!"

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Function bandEdinburgh(1 mi)

Professional and upbeat, 4 piece covers band. Play an exciting variety of classics and modern hits, providing a great party for all ages.

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From£350
Function bandSt Andrews(29 mi)

Let us spice up your event. Professional, friendly entertainment. Music from all genres.

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Function bandSt Andrews(29 mi)
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Function bandEdinburgh(1 mi)

Emily and The Fedoras are a 6 piece who re-work classic Soul, Motown, Funk Pop and Rock floor fillers. Acoustic sets also available.

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Function bandEdinburgh(1 mi)

6-piece funk band combining original songs and surprising and eclectic covers. We provide the party you need for your event, that simple.

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Function bandFalkirk(23 mi)
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All the bands below are available to travel to Edinburgh
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Function bandLeeds(162 mi)

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

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From£890
Function bandSalford(175 mi)

Last Call is an elegant function band based in Manchester that provides high quality entertainment for weddings, cooperate events and more

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From£1500
Function bandSheffield(195 mi)

This international party band is made up of a collection of the highest quality professional session musicians and vocalists

Hiring a function band

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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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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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