Party Bands for hire in Chelmsford

Hire a party band in Chelmsford 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 Stallions & The Bear  Party band with Encore
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Party bandColchester

Hailing from the Sicilian City of Palermo (Italy), Stallions & The Bear are one of the UK's most vibrant and popular wedding and event bands

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Hire Velvet Diamond Party band with Encore
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£1688 - £2375
Party bandLoughton

Party band ready to deliver the most captivating and interactive perforance you and your guests have ever seen!

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Hire ERA Party band with Encore
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£900 - £2700
Party bandLondon

With their slick versions of the biggest tunes from every decade, and their effortless style; they are the perfect choice for all events.

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Hire White Light Party band with Encore
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£1250 - £1625
Party bandLondon

The energy of an originals band covering all eras. Glastonbury & Livestock experience. Smiles on faces, feet on dance floor, amazing reviews

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Hire Xcaliber Party Band Party band with Encore
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£1880 - £2800
Party bandLondon

If you are looking to book a live band that will blow you away with an authentic high energy live show, then Xcaliber are the band for you!

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Hire Jupiter Ray Party band with Encore
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£895 - £3795
Party bandColchester

Jupiter Ray are an exceptional and experienced professional party band based in Essex and Hertfordshire. Motown/Pop/Party Music.

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Hire APOLLO BRASS Party band with Encore
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£625 - £2400
Party bandLondon

'London's Hottest New Brass Band!'

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Hire Sophie and Gerry Party band with Encore
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£500 - £800
Party bandLondon

Dynamic saxophone and percussion duo, perfect for livening up parties, weddings and club events!

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Hire Mushroom Clown Party band with Encore
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From£700
Party bandEssex

Let Matt, Dave and Paul give your party event a brilliant musical boost with the very best in live music.

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Hire Gemstone Party band with Encore
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Party bandLondon

Hot off Channel 4, Gemstone is London's fun and charismatic live singer with the soulful voice of a generation & unforgettable personality.

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Hire Hit Parade Party band with Encore
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£500 - £1750
Party bandWaltham Abbey

The #1 event and party band in London. We have played 1000's of event from parties to festivals. The band can cover disco to rock!!!!

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Hire Orquesta Mambarito Party band with Encore
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£1750 - £2000
Party bandLondon

London's salsa sensation Orquesta Mambarito sets the dancefloor alight!

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Hire Train Robbers Syndicate Party band with Encore
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£2750 - £3250
Party bandLondon

We are Train Robbers Syndicate! We Will Rock Your Party with Foo Fighters & Alanis Morissette, Cardigans & No Doubt to dance & headbang!

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Hire Fleet Street Beats Party band with Encore
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£1687.50 - £1862.50
Party bandLondon

A young & fun function band for all occasions. We are a group of young professionals who specialise in extended performances replacing DJs.

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Hire Upbeat Street  Party band with Encore
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£600 - £2075
Party bandGillingham

Upbeat Street is an award-winning high-energy premium party band playing classic & modern dance floor fillers from the last Seven decades.

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Hire Into the Sun Party band with Encore
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£799 - £1195
Party bandColchester

The #1 party band in the UK! We've played 3000+ events including Glasto & VW fest and over 1,000 weddings. Guaranteed to wow your guests!

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Hire Halfway to New York Party band with Encore
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£2995 - £4495
Party bandBexleyheath

Toured the US twice, Supported Bruce Springsteen at Hyde Park & Headlined Trafalgar Square - this band is guaranteed to deliver & then some!

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Hire Vivid Party band with Encore
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£2200 - £3562
Party bandLondon

Cool, stylish, exciting and preferred supplier to many exclusive venues. Just voted 'Best Band in the South East' at the TWIA 2024 Awards!

Latest reviews of our Party Bands in Chelmsford

APOLLO BRASS
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"Apollo Brass were such a wonderful addition to our wedding. Of course they were professional and all but they were also SO talented and a huge hit with the crowd. They welcomed our guests and played during cocktail hour and it was such a vibe. The people at the pub next door even enjoyed their performance 😉 Thank you so much for being part of our day and making it this much more perfect. We’d definitely hire you again for other events and will be happy to recommend you to anyone looking 🎺"

Jesse-Ann hired APOLLO BRASS for a Wedding (available in Chelmsford)

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"Such a great band that brought such positive energy to our event! For their second set, we did karaoke alongside the band which really got the whole team up and dancing. Would recommend them!"

Alisha hired APOLLO BRASS for a Corporate event (available in Chelmsford)

Verified Review, 18 April 2024
Xcaliber Party Band
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"Hands down the best wedding band there is. Professional, reliable, exquisite musicianship (and I am a musician myself so very picky!), vocals to die for (particularly the female lead vocalist) and the tightest band you'll ever hear. I hope you have huge successes are you are phenomenal. Thank you so so so much! Our favourite was Signed, Sealed Delivered for our first dance. We loved dancing to it so much with you singing it live. It's a memory that will live on forever! For anyone who is hesitating on whether to book, don't delay and book today because you won't regret having XCaliber at your special event. Love, Darcey and Rupert xxx"

Darcey hired Xcaliber Party Band for a Wedding (available in Chelmsford)

Verified Review, 6 April 2024

FAQs about hiring Party Bands in Chelmsford

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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.

Hiring a Party Band in Chelmsford

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
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1 hour
Busiest times:
June, July, August

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

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

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