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Function Bands for hire in Kent

Hire a function band in Kent 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 Kent
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£450 - £1400
Function bandTunbridge Wells

Function band Midnight Martinis perform a classic & contemporary pop soul crossover set to get everyone dancing!

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From£1280
Function bandSittingbourne

Loose Change is the perfect showband for weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, functions or corporate events in South-East England.

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From£1600
Function bandRamsgate

Established in 2018, Previously known as the Interseptors Showband. Decades Showband is one of the most energetic and entertaining Showbands

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£600 - £1250
Function bandGillingham

Electric Outfit is the #1 high energy party band playing classic & modern dance floor fillers to make every event a memorable one.

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£900 - £1300
Function bandMaidstone

We are Brothers From Another Cover, a covers band made with a passion for music and making sure everyone has a good time.

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£1125 - £2500
Function bandHerne Bay

Premium party band based in the South East, guaranteed to get you on the dancefloor!

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From£640
Function bandDover

The Dynamics are a fun, energetic band with outstanding musicianship. With a repertoire of over 250 songs, there's something for everyone!

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£480 - £1750
Function bandLewes

Sussex Folk / Ceilidh band playing traditional music of these islands + other stuff we like. Can be booked as Trio to 6 piece with caller

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£195 - £620
Function bandSaint Leonards-on-sea

The only 2 man band on Encore. Totaly live. We can bring the party!

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£700 - £2100
Function bandSevenoaks

Dynamic 4 piece band, we love to play great music and get the whole room up dancing!!

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£960 - £1600
Function bandCanterbury

Motown and soulful funk driven covers from a super six piece function and party band

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£200 - £850
Function bandMaidstone

The Annie Majin Quartet is a vintage gypsy jazz quartet. Annie Majin’s warm and breathtaking voice transports you to the 1940’s.

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£250 - £750
Function bandWesterham

We're experienced performers who play a wide range of classic and modern hits that everyone knows, with a focus on harmonies and having fun.

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From£480
Function bandSaint Leonards-on-sea

American Folk, Country, Gospel and Blues, originals and covers, with guitar, vocals, percussion and violin.

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From£1000
Function bandAshford

Professional, fun and energetic function band based in Kent. Be prepared to dance your socks off!

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Function bandSouthend-on-Sea

Soul, Motown, Disco, Funk and R&B band from Southend-on-Sea, Essex Available as an acoustic duo, trio, or as a five-piece electric band!

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£1100 - £1900
Function bandCrowborough

Classic David Bowie tracks with dance beats that stay true to the spirit of the (unique) originals.

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£1050 - £2200
Function bandEastbourne

90s Dance, House and Techno Classics Live 7-Piece Band

Hiring a function band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
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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