Function Bands for hire in Hillingdon

Hire a function band in Hillingdon 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 MK & the Misters Function band with Encore
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£2432.50 - £7292.50
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MK & the Misters is the UK’s finest party band! Comprised of London’s top musicians, we performed at 300+ events since 2016!

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Hire The Edge Band Function band with Encore
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£1800 - £4000
Function bandLondon

The Edge are a first class, international modern party band, rocking corporate events, weddings and functions both here in the UK and abroad

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Hire Vivid Function band with Encore
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£2200 - £3562
Function bandLondon

Cool, stylish, exciting and preferred supplier to many exclusive venues. Just voted 'Best Band in the South East' at the TWIA 2024 Awards!

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Hire The Burning Shoes Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £2875
Function bandLondon

"Elevating events with London's premier function band."

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Hire The Alleycatz Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £6875
Function bandLondon

The Alleycatz are one of the UK's Premier function bands! A brilliant 5-12 piece pop/Motown & funk band that'll bring class to any occasion!

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Hire Bloomfield Avenue Function band with Encore
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£625 - £4562.50
Function bandWoking

Bloomfield Avenue are a high-end, experienced function band. Covering all genres of music for all types of party. 350+ gigs played since '08

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Hire Royal Piano Show Function band with Encore
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£750 - £3625
Function bandLondon

Duelling Pianos Party Band - 2 x Singing Pianists with band playing the greatest music hits live- High energy Interactive request based show

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Hire Sound Express band Function band with Encore
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£1250 - £2000
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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Hire B-Side Project Function band with Encore
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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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Hire White Light Function band with Encore
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£1250 - £1625
Function bandLondon

The energy of an originals band covering all eras. Glastonbury & Livestock experience. Smiles on faces, feet on dance floor, amazing reviews

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Hire The Altitudes Function band with Encore
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£1200 - £1700
Function bandWest Drayton

Lifting you higher and higher! London's leading International Party Band.

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Hire LDN Showband Function band with Encore
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£8659 - £14689
Function bandLondon

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

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Hire Madame Riviera Function band with Encore
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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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Hire Danger Goat  Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £2500
Function bandLondon

Interweaving infectious grooves with irresistible melodies that you know and love, Danger Goat promises to get everyone up and dancing!

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Hire Spotlight Party Plus Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £1950
Function bandUxbridge

Super high-energy entertainment for corporate events, parties and weddings. Live musicians + DJ, guaranteed to bring your event to life!

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Hire The Vibrations Function band with Encore
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£4399 - £6400
Function bandLondon

Established in 2016, we've played countless high-end weddings, plus corporate parties for the likes of Spotify, Fujifilm and Diageo +more!

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Hire Spotlight Duo Function band with Encore
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£550 - £750
Function bandUxbridge

The perfect duo for any event! This duo can play classical, top 40, or soft lyrical ballads and guarantee to make your event unforgettable!

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Hire The Weekend Grooves Function band with Encore
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£675 - £7292.50
Function bandLondon

4+ piece party band ready to fill the groove and fill the dance floor with music from the 50's all the way up to current hits.

Recent reviews of our Function Bands in Hillingdon

“The band were awesome - an absolute highlight of our wedding and we would highly recommend to anyone ”

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Simon hired The Icono Band for a Wedding (available in Hillingdon)

“Perfect performance exactly what I expected!”

10 February 2024
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Joe hired Vivid for a Birthday party (available in Hillingdon)

“BOOK THEM! Our wedding guests had a blast with all of the great music and dancing. They played anthem after anthem. They even stayed cool when an energetic three-year-old, high on wedding cake tried to steal the show! We danced all night. What a fantastic night. ”

27 January 2024
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Joy hired LA Mixtrax for a Wedding (available in Hillingdon)

FAQs about hiring Function Bands in Hillingdon

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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 Hillingdon

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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 Hillingdon?

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

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