Original Artists for hire in Bolton

Hire an original artist in Bolton for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 177 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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All the groups below are available to travel to Bolton
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£900 - £1350
Original artistManchester

Professional and fun! ‘The Nat O’Brien Band’ is a live band covering a diverse range of popular music.

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£400 - £1420
Original artistSalford

One of the UK's leading function bands. An elegant 2-5pc band offering the finest musicians guaranteed to provide high quality entertainment

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From£700
Original artistLiverpool

* Folk * Irish * Bluegress * Popular covers * Oldies performed as a Duo or upto to a Five Piece Band

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£450 - £700
Original artistRuncorn

Dynamic Guitar & Vocal Duo

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£1200 - £2880
Original artistManchester

Funk Soul, Motown and Big Dance Numbers. A Power Band to suit all needs.

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From£640
Original artistBlackpool

The Blackaways are a very lively, energetic band playing a combination of Acoustic, Celtic, Irish, Rock covers and originals.

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£400 - £800
Original artistManchester

Ideal Forgery are a Manchester based Alternative Indie Band. Aside from our original music, we play Acoustic Covers in our own unique style.

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£650 - £2250
Original artistLiverpool

Zingaro plays an eclectic mix of neo-soul, latin and acid jazz grooves

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£350 - £800
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Power Vocals Multi Genre Trio

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From£800
Original artistManchester

Jazz quartet from Manchester.

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From£320
Original artistStroud

In his solo Drumscapes performances, Jon Sterckx creates multi layered, highly energised rhythmic soundscapes.

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From£640
Original artistBedford

The Quartet is an international group based in London and led by Detroit born trumpet player Brant Tilds. We perform everywhere.

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From£480
Original artistLeicester

We are two sisters who sing in harmony and as well as our own songs, we re-work covers, performing chilled acoustic and uptempo classics

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£150 - £350
Original artistInverurie

Alt Blues music, by Full Fat.

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From£480
Original artistLondon

Cloudy is an up-and-coming artist pioneering the introduction of a new sound: progressive soul with a touch of pop, looking for work in LDN.

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From£1600
Original artistPortsmouth

Fine Voice Entertainers are always focused on attention to detail and promise you the best performance they can give.

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From£850
Original artistLondon

Fear of the Forest is a hammered dulcimer-led ensemble formed in London in 2012 and fronted by Kate Arnold on dulcimer, violin and vocals.

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Original artistHounslow

A special & distinctive sound, featuring Elaine's beautiful voice & powerful songs, violin, flute/sax, bass, drums, jigs, reels & prog rock.

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Popular genres:
Folk, Pop
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire an original artist?

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

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Frequently asked questions

Can any original artist play my favourite song?

Professional original artists will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that original artists may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the original artist's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do original artists take to set up?

Your original artist will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the original artist prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our original artists are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our original artists will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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