Function Bands for hire in Leeds

Hire a function band in Leeds 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 Fresh Grooves UK Function band with Encore
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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 Groove Manuva Function band with Encore
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£950 - £2800
Function bandHuddersfield

#1 High-energy modern pop/rock party band based in the North of England. In high-demand, we have played hundreds events all over the country

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Hire Second Hand Store Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £1875
Function bandLeeds

Leeds six piece with a killer line up and a repertoire list to get anyone and everyone dancing! Sax+Keys+Vocals+Drums+Guitar+Bass

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Hire Elevation Avenue Function band with Encore
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£800 - £2400
Function bandLeeds

With a fresh modern sound, Elevation Avenue is one of the most exciting funk, soul and rock bands in the North!

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Hire Dirty Beach Function band with Encore
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£800 - £2000
Function bandLeeds

Dirty Beach are a fun, exciting and professional function band hailing from Leeds, UK.

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Hire Anthems of Summer  Function band with Encore
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Function bandLeeds

The band that brings the sounds of Ibiza to your wedding. Imagine your favourite dance Anthems played with the raw energy of a live band.

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Hire The Sugar Beats (Function Band) Function band with Encore
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£1300 - £1600
Function bandBradford

The Sugar Beats is a female fronted vibrant, energetic and highly professional 6 to 7 piece party function band performing in UK and abroad.

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Hire Motown Magic  Function band with Encore
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Function bandGoole

We are the #1 party band for any occasion. We have played at events across the UK and have music that will wow your guests!

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Hire The Maestros Function band with Encore
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£525 - £1400
Function bandLeeds

#1 Most Booked Party Band of the Year 2022 & 2023. 100% Live Music with floor-fillers from the 60s to today. We've performed at 800+ events!

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Hire Pop Rock Party Function band with Encore
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£1600 - £2100
Function bandHuddersfield

Yorkshire's most fun & energetic Pop, Rock & Indie Party Band! Wow your guests with amazing musicians that keep the party rocking!

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Hire Gig Machine Function band with Encore
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£400 - £1500
Function bandWakefield

Lively Function Wedding Band. We get the crowd going! First Dance, Requests, Dj service, Rock,Pop,Soul,Folk,Indie. Competitive, Professional

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Hire SaltEnders Function band with Encore
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£562.50 - £937.50
Function bandShipley

North England’s Multi-Award Winning Acoustic Band SaltEnders is one of the top wedding and function bands in the region!

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Hire Rockafella Function band with Encore
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£500 - £3500
Function bandLeeds

🎸 High-energy Rock & Indie Party Band ⚡️ Exciting, Energetic, Experienced 🇬🇧 Hire for UK Weddings & Corporate Events 🧑‍🎤 4/7 Piece Band

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Hire The Mixtapes Function band with Encore
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£1150 - £1400
Function bandYork

Highly experienced party band with a MASSIVE song list! Every event is different, lets make it all about you!

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Hire DUVET - The Ultimate Covers Band!! Function band with Encore
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£1100 - £2000
Function bandYork

Duvet - The Ultimate Covers Band!! are an in demand, Yorkshire based, party band, perfect for weddings, balls and private functions

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Hire South West Band Function band with Encore
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Function bandWakefield

With over 1000 events in a 12-year career, South West Band have an incredible reputation as the 'go to' band, guaranteed to wow your guests!

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Hire Universe Function band with Encore
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£1625 - £2500
Function bandHuddersfield

Head-banging 80s rock hits, from Van Halen to Steel Panther!

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Hire Emerald Skye Function band with Encore
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Function bandLeeds

Acoustic Folk-Pop band playing a foot-stomping, festival-worthy set of songs old and new.

Latest reviews of our Function Bands in Leeds

Fresh Grooves UK
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"Fresh Grooves were amazing, the dance floor wasn't empty for a second! The perfect set and energy we were looking for, everybody loved them. Thank you so much!"

Georgina hired Fresh Grooves UK for a Wedding (available in Leeds)

Verified Review, 19 May 2024
Second Hand Store
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"I couldn’t have asked for a better band to celebrate my 30th birthday with. From start to finish they were brilliant! They spoke direct with the venue in order to sort everything they needed. The set list was spot on and they even let me make a few special requests that really made the evening! The bands quality and sound were excellent! If anyone ever needs a band to attend an event I will always recommend Second Hand Store! Thanks again for a cracking time! "

Ash hired Second Hand Store for a Birthday party (available in Leeds)

Verified Review, 6 January 2024
Fresh Grooves UK
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"Simply fantastic from start to finish. We are so pleased we booked Fresh Grooves for our wedding! Thank you so much! "

Caroline hired Fresh Grooves UK for a Wedding (available in Leeds)

Verified Review, 2 December 2023

FAQs about hiring Function Bands in Leeds

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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 Leeds

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

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

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

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