Original Artists for hire in Dumfries and Galloway

Hire an original artist in Dumfries and Galloway for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 60 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 Dumfries and Galloway
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Original artistGlasgow

Close your eyes & you might think you are in a 1930's Parisian bar... a barmitzva... or a ceilidh?

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£350 - £900
Original artistGlasgow

Professional jazz musicians available for events, weddings, parties

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£565 - £695
Original artistGlasgow

Al & Grace are award-winningTwo Far Flung UK-based multi-instrument folk/Americana/acoustic duo Male&female vocals Piano/flute/fiddle/guitar

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£600 - £1800
Original artistGlasgow

Jazz Quintet with contemporary influences with lots of experience playing including Broken Speaker Festival 2022

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£300 - £600
Original artistWorkington

Your no 1 professional Dj in the Northwest and surrounding areas, Crystal Clear sound, high quality equipment, friendly and reliable.

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Original artistWishaw

We have been playing music together for almost 4 years. Played a variety of very successful local gigs and play a vast range of genres!

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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£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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£400 - £600
Original artistCwmbran

The dynamic singer/songwriting duo covering music from 1910 to now in all genres!

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£400 - £600
Original artistStourport-on-Severn

An acoustic duo like no other promises to bring a unique and uplifting experience to your event.

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£900 - £1750
Original artistGreater Manchester

The #1 collective of pro musicians from Greater Manchester who deliver Funk, Soul, Motown and much more. We are your band!

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£435 - £1620
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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£550 - £1250
Original artistLeicester

A dynamic Acoustic duo for laid back & upbeat events! We have performed for over 14years including for the BBC! Add ons possible also!

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£565 - £765
Original artistGlasgow

The Brogues are a UK-based ceilidh band who met in Glasgow and now play all over the country. #lovetoceilidh

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From£1500
Original artistCoventry

What Are You Vibing?

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From£640
Original artistNorthampton

JOOLS HOLLAND: "Fantastic voice...magical...makes me want to dance!!" Sara Spade's ukulele-led trio (or 6-piece) RETRO-POP / JAZZ / VINTAGE

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£600 - £1400
Original artistDewsbury

Your No.1 80s Pop/Rock young band in Yorkshire, played shows all over the country and in 2016 was voted best young band of Yorkshire.

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£1575 - £3250
Original artistLeicester

Inspired by the sounds of the streets of New Orleans, 7 Leicester lads make up King Brasstards - featuring percussion & big sound brass!

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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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