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Function Bands for hire in Reading

Hire a function band in Reading 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 Reading
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£450 - £4000
Function bandWoking

Bloomfield Avenue are a high-end, experienced function band. Covering all genres of music for all types of party. 350+ gigs played since '08

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£900 - £1300
Function bandLondon

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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£350 - £1150
Function bandHounslow

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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£375 - £1750
Function bandAylesbury

See you on the dancefloor!

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£800 - £3840
Function bandSurrey

The Funkiest band around! Get your groove on with The Funks!! "Playing that Funky Music for over ten years and we "Blame It On The Boogie"!

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£1000 - £1400
Function bandLondon

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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£2000 - £2800
Function bandGuildford

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

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£350 - £1600
Function bandTwickenham

One of the UK’s finest bands providing songs, dances and entertainment for everyone. Over 500+ events in 10 years, satisfaction guaranteed!

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£700 - £1250
Function bandReading

We are a 6 piece, female fronted Rock, Soul and Pop Covers band. We're very experienced gigging musicians who guarantee to rock your event!

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£1900
Function bandWatford

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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£600 - £995
Function bandWatford

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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£800 - £1800
Function bandLondon

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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£795 - £2800
Function bandGuildford

Incredible Corporate Function and live party band specialising in Weddings, Private Parties and Corporate Events

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£800 - £3675
Function bandGuildford

Fun, highly professional & modern party band in Surrey. Upbeat, popular tunes from 50's to current day with male & female vocals (5 piece).

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£480 - £1900
Function bandLondon

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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£700 - £1650
Function bandChertsey

Party rock and pop cover band

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£1500 - £2500
Function bandReading

Playing dance classics from the 70s to the present day. The ultimate 5-9 piece party band.

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£330 - £550
Function bandAmersham

From bangers to ballads, we play to make your day!

Hiring a function band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Jazz
Average response time:
3 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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