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Function Bands for hire in Gateshead

Hire a function band in Gateshead 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 Gateshead
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£500 - £1200
Function bandStockton-on-Tees

If you love live music and different genres. If you love music from different eras. Then you have to book The Firebeats.

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From£1600
Function bandGateshead

Jazz & Swing | Soul & Funk | Chart & Top 40 8 to 19 musicians

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£320 - £450
Function bandHebburn

Duke are an energetic acoustic duo performing your favourite pop/rock covers at events across the UK, with years of industry experience!

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From£640
Function bandNewcastle upon Tyne

The Northeast's funkiest and most soulful wedding and corporate function band bringing all the fun to every event!

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From£1290
Function bandNorth Shields

Well-known music re-envisioned in exciting and surprising new ways, rock becomes swing, pop becomes jazz, hiphop becomes soul and vice versa

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£850 - £1750
Function bandNorth Shields

The Hornzmen are a rocking soulful funky bluesy brass and horn based party band that perform ripping versions of hit music as only they can!

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£600 - £2700
Function bandLondon

The Alleycatz are one of the UK's Premier function bands! A brilliant 5-8 piece pop/Motown & funk band that'll bring class to any occasion!

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£1600 - £6500
Function bandLondon

Incredible 9-15 piece party band for luxury events. We've entertained throughout Europe at beautiful weddings and trendy corporate parties!

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Function bandWarwick

Jam Hot are the pinnacle of luxury live entertainment. This exceptional 8-21 piece showband wow audiences all over the world! 5* Reviews

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£1340 - £2880
Function bandPaisley

The Soul Establishment are a first class 2 - 11 piece soul band specialising in high energy music for weddings, corporate events and parties

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£1200 - £4280
Function bandLondon

You know that feeling you get when you hear a tune you love but haven't heard in ages? We play those!

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Function bandLondon

London's #1 Showband. Featuring a collective of the country's finest session musicians.

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£1200 - £1600
Function bandColchester

Hailing from Sicilian City of Palermo (Italy), Stallions & The Bear are one of the UK's most vibrant and popular wedding and event bands

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Function bandLondon

With a DJ and live band you’ll have the dance floor jumping whilst flawless musicians wow the crowd with their impressive performances!

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£400 - £1420
Function bandSalford

One of the UK's leading function bands. An elegant 2-5pc band offering the finest musicians guaranteed to provide high quality entertainment

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£900 - £1300
Function bandLondon

The Sound Express band is a high energy , versatile and super professional band, performing a huge range of classic and current hits.

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£1600 - £2950
Function bandLondon

Cool, stylish, exciting and preferred supplier to many exclusive venues. Vivid cover all the best artists and deliver the best shows.

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£750 - £2500
Function bandLondon

#1 Duelling Pianos in the UK Unique and highly entertaining request-based party band. Performed over 500+ events including RollsRoyce &Canon

Hiring a function band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
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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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