Function Bands for hire in the UK

Hire a UK function band for your wedding, party or special occasion. With styles from pop and rock to Motown and jazz, our bands will keep your guests on their feet all night. Browse 360 of the best professional bands for hire in the UK right here.

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Function bandBirmingham

Exceptional 9+ piece function band, featuring male and female vocalists and brass section.

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From£1500
Function bandSheffield

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

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From£800
Function bandFrome

FairPlay are a leading 5-piece professional function band playing floor-filling Disco, Funk, Soul, Pop and Rock to engage every audience

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Function bandScotland, UK

Juniper are a fresh, professional five-piece covers & ceilidh band with an eclectic song list that spans the decades!

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Function bandCoulsdon

The Headliners is one of the UK's leading party bands, providing world-class live music entertainment, perfect for every occasion.

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Function bandCoventry

What Are You Vibing?

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Function bandLondon

Grooves from every decade to suit your party needs

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Function bandLondon

We are JazzFlavourz. We'd love to perform at your event. Let get the party started! We play Jazz, Soul, Pop, Motown, RnB, Neo-Soul.

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Function bandLondon/Brighton

Good Company boast an impressive repertoire, spanning over 6 decades of popular music, guaranteed to get your audience on the dance floor.

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Function bandEdinburgh

Manhattan are Scotland's premier function/wedding band, covering an enormous range of music ranging from the 50's to current chart-toppers.

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Function bandLondon

London Function Band For Hire

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From£750
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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Function bandLondon

Moore & Co. - powerful trio party band for any event or occasion.

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From£875
Function bandWaltham Cross

FunXion 5 are a premium five piece function band suitable for weddings, birthday parties, corporate events and private functions.

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Function bandLiverpool

Soul, Pop, Funk, duos and Bands, 2-10piece

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Function bandBirmingham

A fantastic, high energy, 3-piece band, perfect for weddings & corporate events

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From£700
Function bandLondon

The Tree House is an energetic and experienced band, playing in Private functions (incl. Dragon James Caan's) always with excelent feed back

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Function bandHertfordshire

Need for a band for your wedding, function or party? Look no further! We're Full Frequency - a professional covers band from Hertfordshire.

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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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