Function Bands for hire in Southend-on-Sea

Hire a function band in Southend-on-Sea for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 360 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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39 bands in or around Southend-on-Sea
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From£1700
Function bandBexleyheath(24 mi)

Toured the US twice, Supported Bruce Springsteen at Hyde Park & Headlined Trafalgar Square - this band is guaranteed to deliver & then some!

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From£1280
Function bandSittingbourne(15 mi)

Loose Change is the perfect showband for weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, functions or corporate events in South-East England.

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From£1250
Function bandLondon(26 mi)

A fantastic floor-filling funk collective, keeping guests dancing for hours on end at weddings and events in London and the South East.

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From£500
Function bandHarlow(29 mi)

The Ultimate Function Band specialising in Corporate and Wedding functions. Playing the best in Disco, Soul, Motown and Pop.

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Function bandEssex(9 mi)

The Ultimate Covers Band for your special event . With over 15 years experience we guarantee to make your night a memorable one

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From£800
Function bandChislehurst(27 mi)

Function Band, Wedding Band, All hits from 50's up!!

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From£1500
Function bandBraintree(24 mi)

The band perform covers consisting of pop, rock, soul and funk ranging from the 60's until now.

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From£1200
Function bandLondon(27 mi)

Fun, spontaneous, soulful and completely roaming: wandering soul tailor their entertaining performances to suit you and your event.

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From£1200
Function bandLondon(28 mi)

The 'all in one' weddings and parties entertainment package to impress your guests.

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From£1450
Function bandLoughton(28 mi)

London's finest 4-10 piece "wow-factor" party band playing the best dance floor fillers from the 50s right through to the current top 40.

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From£1100
Function bandBuckhurst Hill(29 mi)

Jukerox are an Essex based function band offering a stadium rock performance on any stage!!

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From£1382
Function bandLoughton(28 mi)

Party band ready to deliver the most captivating and interactive perforance you and your guests have ever seen!

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From£694
Function bandLoughton(28 mi)

Acoustic folk rock band ready to party.

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From£900
Function bandMaidstone(20 mi)

We are Brothers From Another Cover, a covers band made with a passion for music and making sure everyone has a good time.

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From£800
Function bandHerne Bay(21 mi)

Premium Party Band Based in Kent

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From£1800
Function bandChelmsford(16 mi)

We are a small big band that play swing music from the 40's including Glenn Miller and The Ratpack, we also play some Buble songs too.

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From£1600
Function bandWickford(8 mi)

Bootsy - Ten piece funk/soul band based in Essex with DJ Performing classic Soul, Disco and Funk covers... guaranteed to get you dancing!

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From£600
Function bandBelvedere(24 mi)

A multi-function band - able to smash genres from upbeat to creating a beautiful atmosphere for your special events!

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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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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