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 871 of the best professional bands for hire in the UK right here.

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From£1200
Function bandPeterborough

FUN AND VERSATILE 4 PIECE COVERS BAND

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From£640
Function bandMilton Keynes

Jam Basket are a 4 piece party/function band with a wide repertoire of your favourite rock, pop and indie songs, spanning the decades.

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From£1200
Function bandBishop's Stortford

One of the UK's premier covers bands with an awesome reputation for providing the very best live music for functions and events.

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From£1280
Function bandBristol

Bristol-based function band delivering a mix of funk/soul classics and modern pop hits. Available for weddings, parties and bar mitzvahs.

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From£1500
Function bandLondon

Brass and Vocal Collective offering a variety of entertainment line-ups.

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From£480
Function bandLondon

A unique, diverse and flexible repertoire of 60s-10s dancefloor fillers, combined with a infectious energy and stage synergy.

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Function bandLeicester

Nanna Radleys band is a female fronted, powerful five or six piece wedding, party and function band from Leicestershire.

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From£960
Function bandLeeds

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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Function bandLondon

The Origin are an upcoming function band based in London. Specialising in a wide variety of genres, catering for all types of events.

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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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Function bandLondon

The Brixton Hill Billies plays an unique blend of Americana,Country , Blues ,Rock'n'Roll.

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From£1200
Function bandPlymouth

deciBelle are a 6 piece covers band, based in the SW of England who play a variety of great music that is guaranteed to get you dancing!

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From£960
Function bandChippenham

A versatile and experienced band providing nothing but the highest quality experience where your gets will never leave the dance floor!

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Function bandLondon

The perfect live entertainment for all styles of event including corporate functions, weddings, parties, celebrations and receptions.

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From£1000
Function bandLondon

JW and the Lizards, are one of the UK’s most in-demand Jazz, Soul and Pop function band. Guaranteed to turn any event into a real party

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From£850
Function bandLondon
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From£650
Function bandCroydon

The Anthems are an experienced, exciting and vibrant professional function and party band with a great musical pedigree and the ability to f

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From£875
Function bandLeeds

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

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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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