Function Bands for hire in Staffordshire

Hire a function band in Staffordshire 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 The Four Kicks Function band with Encore
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£1500 - £2250
Function bandAshby-de-la-Zouch

Talented and versatile four-piece function band with a decade of experience impressing crowds far and wide.

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Hire Inner City 3 Function band with Encore
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£400 - £1250
Function bandLichfield

Inner City 3 are a band located in the West Midlands that can cover the whole of the UK! They are guaranteed to get the party started!

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Hire Coaster Function band with Encore
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£1150 - £2000
Function bandLichfield

Popular Male & Female fronted Wedding & Party Band.

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Hire Dancefloored Function band with Encore
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£995 - £1245
Function bandWalsall

The No.1 band from the heart of the Midlands. Non-stop dance floor fillers guaranteed to rock your world - we turn an event into a PARTY.

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Hire Fat Cat Brass Function band with Encore
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£2175 - £3075
Function bandBelper

Fat Cat Brass. A modern brass band like you've never seen before!

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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 Bears Don't Play Function band with Encore
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£1800 - £2900
Function bandBurton-on-Trent

A 4-piece powerhouse. We're all about the best music from the 90s/00s. Expect crowd pleaser after pleaser from The Bears that love to play.

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Hire Push To Play Function band with Encore
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£1125 - £1562.50
Function bandWalsall

Push To Play deliver an energetic set packed full of iconic songs, ideal for weddings, parties, corporate/special events and festivals.

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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 The Covers Family Function band with Encore
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£1500 - £1875
Function bandDerby

Indie/Pop/Rock band playing classic hits from the 50s to the 00s. No cheese, just great songs well played well by friendly engaging folks!

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Hire The Brightsides Function band with Encore
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£562.50 - £1500
Function bandCannock

The Midland's ultimate party band, playing your favourite hits from all the decades.

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Hire The Junos Function band with Encore
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£1400 - £1750
Function bandSutton Coldfield

The uK Live Act Bringing the Classic Good Vibes and Modern Dance Anthems to your Event..

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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 The Poptarts Function band with Encore
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£1500 - £2000
Function bandStoke-on-Trent

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 House of Harmony Function band with Encore
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£1125 - £1625
Function bandDerby

4-piece wedding & function band offering high-quality live entertainment

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Hire Madison Avenue UK Function band with Encore
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£1800
Function bandDerbyshire

Madison Avenue UK are a 10-piece Midlands-based live function band, featuring three lead vocalists and a three-piece horns section.

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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 Sham Radio Function band with Encore
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£500 - £1250
Function bandAshby-de-la-Zouch

Super Deluxe Party Boy Sounds! #givethepeoplewhatthepeoplewant

Latest reviews of our Function Bands in Staffordshire

The Four Kicks
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"Amazing!"

Imogen hired The Four Kicks for a Wedding (available in Staffordshire)

Verified Review, 6 July 2024
The Four Kicks
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"Wow what a band! We booked the Four Kicks after searching high and low for a band for our wedding and we made the best decision booking them! Their live sets were absolutely amazing, the dance floor was full! They also provided a dj service until midnight after their live sets had finished & they played the exact music we asked for. The guys were also really lovely and approachable. I wouldn't have wanted any other band to play at our wedding, these guys were incredible and I highly recommend! "

Sophie hired The Four Kicks for a Wedding (available in Staffordshire)

Verified Review, 30 June 2024
Inner City 3
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"In a word FANTASTIC. Thanks for making my son's 21st birthday party extra special, great music and professional from start to end. It was a pleasure having them play for us, really enjoyed the show. Thanks, Roger"

Roger hired Inner City 3 for a Birthday party (available in Staffordshire)

Verified Review, 29 June 2024

FAQs about hiring Function Bands in Staffordshire

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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 Staffordshire

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

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

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

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