Function Bands for hire in Shropshire

Hire a function band in Shropshire 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 Cover charge Function band with Encore
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£500 - £700
Function bandWolverhampton

Wedding, Corporate, Party Covers Band covering all the music you love

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Hire The Country Rocks Band Function band with Encore
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£1200 - £1600
Function bandNantwich

The North West's most diverse COUNTRY ROCK covers band. The ultimate country show, we perform the classics from Dolly Parton to Luke Combs!

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Hire H&S Duo & Band Function band with Encore
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£500 - £750
Function bandWrexham

One of the most talented and in-demand duos & bands playing at weddings and events! Book now and don't miss out on your perfect soundtrack!

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Hire Northern Hustle Function band with Encore
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£500 - £3000
Function bandCrewe

We're a high energy party band that have performed at hundreds of events including Glastonbury and Hyde Park BST.

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Hire The Country Roads Function band with Encore
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£687.50 - £1375
Function bandNantwich

The Country Roads Trio are an acoustic 3 piece Folk/Country style act, performing the very best hits from these genres!

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Hire Groove Dynamite Function band with Encore
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£875 - £1750
Function bandShrewsbury

Party and Wedding Soul & Funk Band!

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Hire Function Band Live Function band with Encore
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From£1300
Function bandWolverhampton

Function Band Live - Top selling rock & pop band, a modern-indie focused repertoire; Queen to Bastille, with vintage rock & pop

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Hire House of Chords Function band with Encore
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£1900
Function bandBilston

House of Chords are a fun, energetic and authentic live Party Band from Birmingham, UK. Grooves and harmonies guaranteed!

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Hire Dance To The Floor Function band with Encore
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Function bandWolverhampton

Clubland & Modern Anthems for any event!

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Hire The Groovy Funky Things Function band with Encore
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£950 - £2250
Function bandStourbridge

The grooviest, danciest band in the Midlands. Floor filler perfection for your function, party, corporate event, or wedding celebration.

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Hire The Poptarts Function band with Encore
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£1000 - £1400
Function bandNantwich

The Poptarts cover some of the best of Britpop/Indie/rock/pop cover music of the 80's, 90's and 00's, a perfect choice for your private do!

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Hire The Shropshire Bandicoots Function band with Encore
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£500 - £1500
Function bandMuch Wenlock

Shropshire’s finest musicians all in one band. Book The Shropshire Bandicoots today!

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Hire Grooba Function band with Encore
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£400 - £1200
Function bandShropshire, UK

'We're the uber groovy covers band. We'll get you up dancing and singing away! Highly recommended by all we've played for!'

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Hire Candy and the Fro-Zone: Funk and Disco Function band with Encore
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From£1095
Function bandDudley

Candy and the FroZone are a live 4 piece Disco Party Soul and Funk band fronted by none other than the one and only Candy Spangles #funkitup

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Hire Pepe le Moko Function band with Encore
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£500 - £1250
Function bandWrexham

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Hire Everything But The Band Function band with Encore
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£320 - £650
Function bandKidderminster

An extremely versatile vocal and guitar duo playing a range of classic hits spanning 6 decades using quality backing tracks.

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Hire Soul n Motion Function band with Encore
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£800 - £1000
Function bandWolverhampton

Quality Funk, Soul and Disco covers band from the West Midlands

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Hire PULSE Function band with Encore
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£800 - £2400
Function bandCannock

A Birmingham based Indie/Alternative rock band open to many influences and genres, perfectly adaptable for the occasion!

Recent reviews of our Function Bands in Shropshire

“Excellent, This was the second time having the band at our Rugby club Irish night with a 5 year gap between and again they did not disappoint! They got everyone up and dancing for a night that was very much needed, Great professionalism and would highly recommend! ”

12 March 2022
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Mathew hired The Bad Rats for a Private event (available in Shropshire)

“Absolutely perfect from booking to bedtime! Amazing musicians, vocalists and entertainers. Absolutely everyone remarked how fabulous the band are. We were absolutely delighted and Can’t wait for another party! ”

13 April 2024
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Amy hired Mustard for a Private event (available in Shropshire)

“The band were awesome - an absolute highlight of our wedding and we would highly recommend to anyone ”

30 March 2024
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Simon hired The Icono Band for a Wedding (available in Shropshire)

FAQs about hiring Function Bands in Shropshire

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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 Shropshire

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

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

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

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