Function Bands for hire in Leicester

Hire a function band in Leicester 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 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 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 The Sirens Function band with Encore
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£750 - £1250
Function bandHinckley

The Sirens are an exciting powerhouse party band performing pop and rock covers. Guaranteed to wow your guests!

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Hire Vibes Function band with Encore
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From£1500
Function bandCoventry

What Are You Vibing?

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Hire Jam Basket Function band with Encore
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£800 - £1200
Function bandDaventry

Jam Basket are a 4 piece party/function band with a wide repertoire of your favourite rock, pop, and indie songs, spanning the decades.

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Hire Inner City 3 Function band with Encore
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£400 - £1250
Function bandLichfield

Inner City 3 are a band located in the West Midlands that can cover the whole of the UK! They are guaranteed to get the party started!

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Hire High Point Players Function band with Encore
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£800 - £2300
Function bandPeterborough

High Point Players inject fun, style and fantastic sound to any party with their dynamic set covering 60s through to 00s.

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Hire All About Everything Function band with Encore
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£800 - £1920
Function bandNorthampton

An energetic and fun Pop/Rock function band from the Midlands! We've played hundreds of shows and are guaranteed to wow!

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Hire One Size Fits All Function band with Encore
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£1150
Function bandLeicester

One Size Fits All is a 10 piece party/function band. Singers, backed by a full rhythm section, plus trombone, saxophone, and trumpets.

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Hire Coaster Function band with Encore
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£1150 - £2000
Function bandLichfield

Popular Male & Female fronted Wedding & Party Band.

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

Powerful rock & anthems and rocked-up pop classics to sing & dance to, with an extensive song list that can be tailored to suit any event.

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Hire The Innovators Function band with Encore
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£1300 - £2800
Function bandCoventry

We are a band of professional musicians, who play at Weddings / Functions / Parties / Corporate events.

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Hire The Anthemics Function band with Encore
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£1400 - £1900
Function bandLeicester

The UK's Premiere Party Band

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Hire Miles Harlem Function band with Encore
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£1280 - £2450
Function bandNottingham

Guaranteeing to bring the fun, funk, and style! We offer a huge collection of your favourite soulful party songs in a current and fresh way!

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Hire Deep Down Brass Function band with Encore
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£875 - £1625
Function bandDerby

The Midlands most exciting modern brass and drums group. All your favourite hits...reimagined!

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Hire Cosmos Acoustic Duo Function band with Encore
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£812.50 - £1562.50
Function bandLeicester

A dynamic Acoustic duo for laid back & upbeat events! We have performed for over 14years including for the BBC! Add ons possible also!

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Hire The CoverUps Function band with Encore
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£1875 - £5625
Function bandCoventry

Professional wedding entertainment guaranteed to keep you and your guests on the dance floor all night long!

Latest reviews of our Function Bands in Leicester

The Four Kicks
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"Amazing!"

Imogen hired The Four Kicks for a Wedding (available in Leicester)

Verified Review, 6 July 2024
The Four Kicks
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"Wow what a band! We booked the Four Kicks after searching high and low for a band for our wedding and we made the best decision booking them! Their live sets were absolutely amazing, the dance floor was full! They also provided a dj service until midnight after their live sets had finished & they played the exact music we asked for. The guys were also really lovely and approachable. I wouldn't have wanted any other band to play at our wedding, these guys were incredible and I highly recommend! "

Sophie hired The Four Kicks for a Wedding (available in Leicester)

Verified Review, 30 June 2024
Inner City 3
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"In a word FANTASTIC. Thanks for making my son's 21st birthday party extra special, great music and professional from start to end. It was a pleasure having them play for us, really enjoyed the show. Thanks, Roger"

Roger hired Inner City 3 for a Birthday party (available in Leicester)

Verified Review, 29 June 2024

FAQs about hiring Function Bands in Leicester

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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 Leicester

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

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

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

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