Function Bands for hire in Scottish Borders

Hire a function band in Scottish Borders for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 288 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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10 bands in or around Scottish Borders
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Function bandRosewell(25 mi)

We are a five piece function band based in Edinburgh. We play classic pop hits from the 50s to 2018 with the option of a ceilidh set.

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From£795
Function bandEdinburgh(32 mi)

Highly experienced, highly professional & experts at making your night one to remember, Diamond Sky are a 4-8 piece band.

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Function bandBathgate(42 mi)

What happens when you bring together four insanely-talented musicians from different genres? You get the Bass Rock Ceilidh Band!

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From£1250
Function bandEdinburgh(33 mi)

Young, fresh and modern. Rocket Jam are an energetic, bespoke function band with an aim to make any event one to remember.

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From£640
Function bandEdinburgh(32 mi)

East coast of Scotland Function band. Covers, Ceilidh, DJ/Disco Resident band at Jam House Edinburgh Official Forth 1 Artist

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From£1450
Function bandEdinburgh(32 mi)

"There's no business like....Snow Business!!"

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Function bandEdinburgh(32 mi)

Professional and upbeat, 4 piece covers band. Play an exciting variety of classics and modern hits, providing a great party for all ages.

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From£500
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Top class four-piece band for every occasion

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Function bandEdinburgh(33 mi)

Emily and The Fedoras are a 6 piece who re-work classic Soul, Motown, Funk Pop and Rock floor fillers. Acoustic sets also available.

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Function bandEdinburgh(32 mi)

6-piece funk band combining original songs and surprising and eclectic covers. We provide the party you need for your event, that simple.

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Function bandLeeds(130 mi)

100% Live Music... with floor-fillers from the 60s to the 10s

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From£890
Function bandSalford(145 mi)

Last Call is an elegant function band based in Manchester that provides high quality entertainment for weddings, cooperate events and more

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From£1500
Function bandSheffield(163 mi)

This international party band is made up of a collection of the highest quality professional session musicians and vocalists

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From£1120
Function bandNorthampton(243 mi)

Milton Keynes’ longest running party band!

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From£947
Function bandBirmingham(215 mi)

Professional, energetic rock/pop band available for weddings, parties and functions in an around the Midlands.

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From£960
Function bandLeeds(130 mi)

Soul Existence are a fresh and vibrant, female fronted ensemble consisting of some of the slickest musicians from Leeds and London.

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From£875
Function bandLeeds(123 mi)

4 piece function band with an original approach to arranging classic tunes.

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From£640
Function bandWolverhampton(203 mi)

The Bad Rats are a 6 piece Irish Folk/Rock band from Wolverhampton. Playing traditional Irish Jigs with an energetic sound.

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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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