Function Bands for hire in Gwent

Hire a function band in Gwent 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 The Midnight Fiddle Band Function band with Encore
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£500 - £2000
Function bandNewport

South Wales’ freshest Country Folk Function Band. Guaranteed to fill the dance floor with hits from Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown Band & More

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Hire The Trends Party Band Function band with Encore
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£1400 - £2800
Function bandCardiff

Winners of the 2020 best band in Wales Award! Our musicianship & experience means we are guaranteed to wow your guests! Now booking for 2023

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Hire Revolverlites Function band with Encore
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£1993.75 - £3868.75
Function bandCardiff

Revolverlites are a young, fun and fresh party band with heaps of experience tucked into those skinny trousers!

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Hire The Floor Fillers Function band with Encore
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£1565 - £2000
Function bandCardiff

Female fronted 4 piece band with optional brass playing a range of music from Motown to chart toppers to keep guests dancing all night!

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Hire The Session Band Function band with Encore
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From£640
Function bandCardiff

Stylishly performing hits from across six decades, catering for all musical tastes and featuring fantastic male and female vocals.

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Hire The Long Weekend  Function band with Encore
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Function bandCardiff

The ultimate high energy party and events band, to ensure your party is the best it can be and keep your guests dancing all night long! 🎶🥳

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Hire St Louis Express Function band with Encore
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From£800
Function bandPontypridd

6/7 piece Swing / Jazz/ Jump Jive band. Fun music from the 1920's to 60's to get feet tapping & people on the dance floor.

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Hire Rock the Mike Function band with Encore
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£1600 - £2100
Function bandCardiff

7 piece function band guaranteed to get you dancing! We play chart toppers, disco and all the old school classics at weddings and events.

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Hire Allan yn Y Fan Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £1250
Function bandNewport

Celtic music from Wales - concerts, ceilidhs, festivals, events, corporate.

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Hire Acoustic Notation Function band with Encore
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£325 - £450
Function bandCaerphilly

Dynamic duo bringing contemporary covers from the last 70 years to add a touch of magic to your special event.

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Hire Fiesta Resistance Function band with Encore
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£1200 - £1600
Function bandCardiff

The UK's top Cuban-style Salsa band to light up the dance floor with Salsa hits, Cuban classic & Latin-infused covers of English pop tunes!

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Hire Something Blue  Function band with Encore
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£1500 - £2500
Function bandPontypridd

Fronted by the powerful lead vocals of Jade Watts, as seen on ITV's Starstruck Season 2, performing as Shania Twain.

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Hire 2 RUDE SKA Function band with Encore
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£2225
Function bandNewport

The UK's No. 1 Ska Tribute Band

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Hire The Wild Sons Function band with Encore
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£1125 - £1500
Function bandThornbury

South Wales & South West of England-based Indie Rock Wedding, Events and Function band guaranteed to keep your dancefloor filled all night!

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Hire Late Night Arrangement Function band with Encore
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£250 - £1400
Function bandCardiff

Late Night Arrangement is a lively function band with amazing sets ranging from dancefloor filling pop to smooth jazz with a pop twist!

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Hire Philanthropy Function band with Encore
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Function bandCardiff

The perfect Jazz duo for you! Jazz Classics played and sung by Lucie and Luke make a relaxing and swingin' addition to your day!

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Hire All star duo Function band with Encore
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Function bandNewport

We are a live duo and Party DJ s responsible for full Dancefloor’s all over the UK for over 10 years. Check out our videos and reviews 👍

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Hire Twist of Rock : Party Anthems Function band with Encore
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£1500 - £2850
Function bandNorthampton

Party anthems with a Twist of Rock, to make your event unforgettable!

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Latest reviews of our Function Bands in Gwent

MONICO
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"We hired Monico for our xmas party and they went down a storm. Really lovely bunch of lads, good communication prior to the gig and also on the day. Staff had an amazing evening - thank you for making our night!!!"

Francesca hired MONICO for a Christmas party (available in Gwent)

Verified Review, 15 December 2023
The Midnight Fiddle Band
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"What a lovely bunch of people. My husband and I had an acoustic set after our ceremony and they got the party started in the night. Absolutely outstanding at what they do. My little boy who is autistic loved them. So much so he watches the promo video on YouTube quite regularly 😍 Can't thank them enough for their amazing performance. 10/10"

Cari hired The Midnight Fiddle Band for a Wedding (available in Gwent)

Verified Review, 15 July 2023
MONICO
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"Lots of positive feedback about this band from the guest. They were excellent "

Chrissie hired MONICO for a Private event (available in Gwent)

Verified Review, 8 July 2023

FAQs about hiring Function Bands in Gwent

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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 Gwent

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
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1 hour
Busiest times:
July, August, September

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

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

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