Function Bands for hire in Edinburgh

Hire a function band in Edinburgh 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 206 of the best local bands right here.

Read more
Function bandsinEdinburghforany price, sort bybest match
All the bands below are available to travel to Edinburgh
Shortlist
Check availability
From£795
Function bandEdinburgh

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

Shortlist
Check availability
From£1000
Function bandBathgate

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

Shortlist
Check availability
From£1250
Function bandEdinburgh

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

Shortlist
Check availability
From£640
Function bandEdinburgh

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

Shortlist
Check availability
From£900
Function bandLarbert

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

Shortlist
Check availability
From£350
Function bandSt Andrews

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

Shortlist
Check availability
From£400
Function bandFalkirk

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

Shortlist
Check availability
From£850
Function bandPenicuik

TOP CEILIDH PARTY BAND IN THE SOUTH OF SCOTLAND / NORTH OF ENGLAND! HIGHLY EXPERIENCED, VERSATILE AND SERIOUSLY ENTERTAINING! BOOK TODAY!!

Shortlist
Check availability
From£480
Function bandEdinburgh

Acoustic VibeZ Band supply vocal & rhythmic joy at your event for the memories you want to cherish; the perfect daytime entertainment!

Shortlist
Check availability
From£800
Function bandEdinburgh

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

Shortlist
Check availability
From£890
Function bandSalford

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

Shortlist
Check availability
From£500
Function bandBolton

The Ultimate Party Band For Any Occasion

Shortlist
Check availability
From£2250
Function bandBirmingham

Exceptional 9+ piece function band, featuring male and female vocalists and brass section. Delighting clients since 2013.

Shortlist
Check availability
From£1500
Function bandSheffield

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

Shortlist
Check availability
From£250
Function bandLiverpool

Soul, Pop, Funk, duos and Bands, 2-10piece

Shortlist
Check availability
From£750
Function bandBirmingham

A fantastic, high energy, 3-piece band, perfect for weddings & corporate events

Shortlist
Check availability
From£800
Function bandLeeds

With a fresh modern sound, Elevation Avenue is one of the most exciting funk, soul and rock bands in the North!

Shortlist
Check availability
From£1500
Function bandLeicester

Nanna Radleys band is a female fronted, powerful five or six piece wedding, party and function band from Leicestershire.

Hiring a function band

Useful information

Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Jazz
Average response time:
3 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+

Try our instant price calculator

Answer 2 quick questions to get an instant quote estimate
1How long would you need musicians for?
1 hour
2 hours
3 hours
2How many musicians would you want to hire?
2
3
4
5-9
10+
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!

Trusted by
Just takes a few clicks and it’s always reliable. We used Encore every month for the past 2 years and it has been amazing.
The orchestra were a huge hit on Friday, so thanks again for your help last minute on this! Throughly impressive.
The band were great and really professional throughout the booking process and on the day.
Not quite sure of what you want?
We’re here to help!
Harry, our bookings specialist, is on hand to guide and assist you
1
Tell us about your event.
2
Relevant musicians are instantly alerted.
3
Available performers respond with tailored quotes.
Finding the perfect musician has never been easier.