Original Artists for hire in Cardiff

Hire an original artist in Cardiff for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 187 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 Cardiff
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£3750 - £4400
Original artistBristol

Live Electro Swing Band, Vintage Swing. Harmonies mixed with the sounds of drum n bass. We’ve played Glastonbury, Boomtown and SGP

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Original artistCardiff

Sample the magic of France with Adrien Chevalier (violin) and Ben Creighton Griffiths (harp) and their unique hot club swing band!

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£400 - £500
Original artistCardiff

First class, modern party band, rocking corporate events, weddings and functions!

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From£320
Original artistCardiff

Long-standing duo Kumar Chopra (guitar) and Josh Heaton (sax) play all your favourite jazz, swing and Latin tunes

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£700 - £1000
Original artistBristol

Blues and Soul covers from 60's to 70's, inc modern classics. Sampled by Jay Z on '4.44' in 2017. Toured worldwide with various bands.

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£320 - £1440
Original artistCardiff

Versatile and perfect for weddings, parties and bespoke functions. Choose what music YOU want and we'll take it from there...

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£160 - £260
Original artistCardiff

We are an all female group of multi instrumentalists, who are passionate in creating and combining all art forms.

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£1350 - £2500
Original artistBristol

The best Salsa band in South West on the UK. We've played in events including Salsa Congress and festivals. Guaranteed to wow your guests!

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Original artistPenarth

Book Buck Shizz to make your wedding/ birthday/celebration for no particular reason a roaring success..

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£400 - £1000
Original artistDarlington

UK ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR , HOT COUNTRY TV AWARDS IRELAND 2022 INTERNATIONAL SINGLE OF THE YEAR ATLANTA USA ISSA AWARDS 2022

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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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From£640
Original artistSouth West London

Female fronted high end act, amazing pedigree and performance history in rock, blues, Americana - call us to rock your world!

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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

Acclaimed prog folk rock, with Elaine's beautiful voice & powerful songs, electric violin & or guitar, flute/sax, bass, drums, jigs & reels.

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£500 - £1650
Original artistLondon

Singer, songwriter, acoustic, band, soulful, female, wedding, funeral, functions, corporate events, churches, choir, restaurant, bars,events

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£600 - £995
Original artistTring

If you want The BIGGEST Rock/Pop Tunes and the BEST musicians then KATB are the only band for your event. Excellence is our promise. ⭐️

Hiring an original artist

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
2 hours
Busiest times:
July, September, December

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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