Function Bands for hire in Reading

Hire a function band in Reading for your wedding, party or event. If you need musicians who will keep your guests on their feet all night, look no further. Whether you like pop, rock, motown or jazz, we have everything you'll need. Choose from 823 of the best professional bands right here.

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110 bands in or around Reading
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From£900
Function bandLondon(28 mi)

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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From£1990
Function bandGuildford (20 mi)

The Superstars are a slick, professional function act with a fun-loving, friendly sound and vibe.

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From£1800
Function bandWoking(16 mi)

Bloomfield Avenue are a high end, experienced function band based in the UK. Covering all genres of music, for all types of party.

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From£1170
Function bandGuildford (20 mi)

The Floor Fillers are an awesome 4 or 5-piece party band that specialise in bringing your big night to life

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From£850
Function bandHounslow(22 mi)

The band's passion and obvious joy in the music is clear in their live act and their recordings - probably the best party band in the world

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From£650
Function bandAylesbury(26 mi)

See you on the dancefloor!

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Function bandLondon(28 mi)

JW and the Lizards, are one of the UK’s most in-demand Jazz, Soul and Pop function band. Guaranteed to turn any event into a real party

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From£1650
Function bandAldershot(17 mi)

7 Piece Soul Band based in Surrey - Filling dance floors across the UK for the last 12 years!

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Function bandWatford(28 mi)

We have performed worldwide for all manner of occasions, including NYE balls in Thailand, Dubai and Bahrain, have performed for Zara Phillip

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From£750
Function bandTwickenham(28 mi)

Discovered are one of the UK's finest function bands available for weddings, parties, corporate events & more.

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Function bandLondon(28 mi)

The Black Coffee Band is a London based jazz group, performing a wide selection of jazz standards, italian and international songs.

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Function bandLondon(29 mi)

5 piece fun and professional party band

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From£1280
Function bandLeatherhead(28 mi)

World class, professional, 8 piece function band from the South East specialising in Ska, Funk, Soul, Rock, Reggae, Blues, Pop

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Function bandWatford(29 mi)

If you want The BIGGEST Rock/Pop Tunes and the BEST musicians then KATB are the only band for your event, Excellence is our promise.

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Function bandLondon(28 mi)

The Burning Shoes are one of the most in-demanded cover bands in the UK. They cover a huge range of styles with energy and elegance

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Function bandSurbiton(28 mi)

The Tigers love to Rock n Roll!!

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From£1200
Function bandLondon(28 mi)

G and the Lizards are a high-end band, performing everything from Pop, Rock to Soul, Motown and Jazz with style, energy and authenticity

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From£1900
Function bandBasingstoke(16 mi)

Bright Lights are a sensational, professional function band from Surrey, performing as a 6-piece band with female lead vocals.

Hiring a function band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Jazz
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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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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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