Party Bands for hire in Bristol

Hire a party band in Bristol for your wedding, party, or event. Often including large band line-ups and performing the latest pop hits, these groups specialise in spectacular, high-energy performances. Booking a party band is a sure-fire way to give your guests a night to remember! Browse our collection of the 360 best party bands here.

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Hire The Trends Party Band
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£1400 - £2800
Party bandCardiff

Winners of the 2020 best band in Wales Award! Our musicianship & experience means we are guaranteed to wow your guests! Now booking for 2023

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Hire The Floor Fillers
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£1565 - £2000
Party bandCardiff

Female fronted 4 piece band with optional brass playing a range of music from Motown to chart toppers to keep guests dancing all night!

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Hire Generation Groove
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£780 - £1180
Party bandBristol

A vibrant Rock, Pop & Funk band -guaranteed to have everyone dancing all night with a great mix of modern and classic hits!

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Hire My Tin Monkey
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£600 - £1875
Party bandBristol

Live music, a great show and all with an Irish flavour.

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Hire The Bonsais
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£1000 - £1400
Party bandBath

Upbeat female fronted band playing the songs you love! Pop, Rock & Soul classics & modern dance floor fillers. The best in the south west!

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Hire The Instigators
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£400 - £2400
Party bandWeston-super-Mare

Hailing from the South West of England, The Instigators travel far and wide to get the party started!

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Hire Revolverlites
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£1993.75 - £3868.75
Party bandCardiff

Revolverlites are a young, fun and fresh party band with heaps of experience tucked into those skinny trousers!

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Hire Fake Plastic Chairs
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£880 - £2400
Party bandBristol

Award winning South West based function band that will get the dance floor moving with tracks for all ages. Varying line-ups available.

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Hire Love Anthem
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£550 - £3400
Party bandBristol

Wedding/Function Party Band! We are a 3 piece who plays everything from Pop/Rock to Soul!

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Hire The Opportunity
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From£750
Party bandBath

Playing a wide range of well known classics and modern favourites - The Opportunity are one of the very best function bands in the South

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Hire The Midnight Fiddle Band
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£500 - £2000
Party bandNewport

South Wales’ freshest Country Folk Function Band. Guaranteed to fill the dance floor with hits from Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown Band & More

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Hire The Tricks
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£1050 - £2400
Party bandWiltshire

Modern function band from Wiltshire with 1000+ 5 star bookings. Inc. events for Ben Stokes (Cricketer) and Adam Handling (Celebrity Chef)

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Hire Funkty Dumpty
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£2250 - £3125
Party bandBristol

Funkty Dumpty - The ultimate party band, playing the very best live funk, soul and pop at weddings, Christmas parties and corporate events!

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Hire The Session Band
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From£640
Party bandCardiff

Stylishly performing hits from across six decades, catering for all musical tastes and featuring fantastic male and female vocals.

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Hire Pop The Top
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£1312.50 - £1687.50
Party bandBristol

The #1 Pop & Rock wedding band in the South West! With raucous live performances and 100s of clients, look no further than Pop The Top!

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Hire Steven Reid Williams Blues Band
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£900 - £1700
Party bandStroud

A party band with a difference...made up of some of the UK's top session musicians...

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Hire Four on the Floor
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£1000 - £1437.50
Party bandBristol

Versatile and Professional, Four on the Floor are guaranteed to get you up on the dance floor!

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Hire Capitol Motown & Soul Band
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£3000 - £4000
Party bandBristol

Relive the magic of the Motorcity with the FDE Motown & Soul Band. Songs you know and love, played by the band you’ll grow to love!

Hiring a Party Band in Bristol

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
2 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Party Band in Bristol?

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

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Frequently asked questions

What is a party band?

A party band is a live musical group specifically designed to entertain and energise audiences at social events and parties. Unlike traditional bands, their repertoire focuses on upbeat, danceable music spanning various genres, ensuring a lively atmosphere. Party bands often perform popular hits, engaging the crowd with interactive performances to get your guests dancing and keep the dance floor packed. Their goal is to create a fun and celebratory ambience, making them a popular choice for weddings, corporate events, and christmas parties.

How much space does a party band need?

A minimum of 5 x 3 metres would be required for a six-piece band. Remember that a live party band will have to fit the PA, monitors, lighting, guitar amps, drums, and keyboards in addition to the people.

How long will the party band play for?

Generally, professional party bands perform two 1-hour sets or three 40-minute sets, with a 15- to 30-minute break in between. Your band will also require around one hour for setup and soundcheck.

How far in advance should I book?

The best time to book is as soon as possible, especially if you have special musical requests, but Encore handles last-minute bookings all the time and can easily find a function band if you need one quickly.

Do I have to pay for my band's travel?

Hiring a band for a party with Encore is easy since all fees (travel, VAT, and other expenses) are included in the quote. Besides the Basic Protection package (full refund in the unlikely event that a musician cancels), Encore Cover is the only additional add-on fee we offer. As well as your basic protection (full refund in the unlikely event of a musician cancellation), you'll get tailored replacement searches, out-of-hours support, and if the replacement act costs more than the original musician booked, we'll pay for it. As such, you can have complete peace of mind you will have the perfect entertainment for your event. We always recommend considering local bands first because fees will be lower the closer they are to your chosen venue.

Does my party band need insurance?

The venue might require that your band has PLI (Public Liability Insurance). Your PLI protects another person's or their property from damage during your event. All of Encore's party bands with PLI will have a badge on their profile, so it's easy to find and book them.

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