Function Bands available to hire in Isle of Man

Hire a function band in Isle of Man 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. All are available in Isle of Man.

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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!

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Hire The Four Kicks Function band with Encore
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£1500 - £2250
Function bandAshby-de-la-Zouch

Talented and versatile four-piece function band with a decade of experience impressing crowds far and wide.

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Hire Discovered Function band with Encore
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£1036.25 - £2195
Function bandOxford

One of the UK’s finest bands providing songs, dances and entertainment for everyone. Over 500+ events in 15 years, satisfaction guaranteed!

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Hire Last Call Function band with Encore
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£435 - £1620
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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Hire Spice Tones Function band with Encore
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£1250 - £1875
Function bandManchester

The Ultimate Party Band For Any Occasion

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Hire Fake Plastic Chairs Function band with Encore
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£880 - £2400
Function bandBristol

Award winning South West based function band that will get the dance floor moving with tracks for all ages. Varying line-ups available.

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Hire The Opportunity Function band with Encore
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From£750
Function bandBath

Playing a wide range of well known classics and modern favourites - The Opportunity are one of the very best function bands in the South

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Hire The Retros Function band with Encore
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£500 - £1625
Function bandCirencester

One of the best party bands in the world ! We have played 1000+ events including corporate events at Liverpool Arena and The Magna Centre ,

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Hire Fresh Grooves UK Function band with Encore
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Function bandLeeds

High end modern function band based in Yorkshire! We've played 100s of events. Your guest will be dancing all night!

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Hire The Lads Function band with Encore
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£400 - £1100
Function bandManchester

Over 600+ successful events played. Past Clients: Amazon UK, World Snooker, World PDC Darts, NHS Awards and played hundreds of weddings.

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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 Tricks Function band with Encore
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£1050 - £2400
Function bandWiltshire

Modern function band from Wiltshire with 1000+ 5 star bookings. Inc. events for Ben Stokes (Cricketer) and Adam Handling (Celebrity Chef)

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Hire Funkty Dumpty Function band with Encore
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£2250 - £3125
Function bandBristol

Funkty Dumpty - The ultimate party band, playing the very best live funk, soul and pop at weddings, Christmas parties and corporate events!

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Hire Boogie Street Function band with Encore
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£1125 - £1500
Function bandLoughborough

Boogie Street are an award winning band in the East Midlands who have played hundreds of shows over the last 10 years together

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Hire Penthouse 5 Function band with Encore
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£2000 - £3400
Function bandReading

4 piece, live party band that performs high-energy sets with live and unique arrangements!

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Hire Four On The Floor Function band with Encore
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£1125 - £1562.50
Function bandBristol

Versatile and Professional, Four On The Floor are guaranteed to get you up on the dance floor!

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Hire VIP: The Ultimate Function Band Function band with Encore
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£1500 - £3375
Function bandSheffield

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

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Hire The Loops Function band with Encore
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£800 - £1750
Function bandReading

No party too big or too small, we're ready to rock your event and keep all your guests dancing all night.

Latest reviews of our Function Bands in Isle of Man

The Opportunity
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" brought the place to life and sorted themselves out brilliantly, just what you want in a band to get people up dancing and having a good time."

Vicki hired The Opportunity for a Corporate event (available in Isle of Man)

Verified Review, 9 July 2024
MAMMOTH
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"Mind blowing! Amazing performance, all our guests loved their set and their renditions of our requested songs. Their involvement with the younger guests made for some really special moments that will make this part of the whole wedding really memorable in many ways. Amy's communication with us and the venue was second to none and made working with them a pleasure. "

Shane hired MAMMOTH for a Wedding (available in Isle of Man)

Verified Review, 6 July 2024
Mixtape Radio
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"Mixtape Radio were absolutely brilliant! Cannot recommend them highly enough. Thank you!"

Fiona hired Mixtape Radio for a Private event (available in Isle of Man)

Verified Review, 6 July 2024

FAQs about hiring Function Bands in Isle Of Man

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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 Isle Of Man

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Function Band in Isle of Man?

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

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