Party Bands for hire in Durham

Hire a party band in Durham 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 Crazy Knights Party band with Encore
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£1450 - £1950
Party bandStockton-on-Tees

Possibly the best Wedding and Party band based in Yorkshire and the North East. Playing awesome tunes from the 50s to present day.

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Hire Chameleon Wedding & Function Band Party band with Encore
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£1500 - £2100
Party bandRedcar

Great party band featuring male & female lead vocalists with bass, guitar, drums, keyboards, sax & percussion. Up to 3 hours of live music

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Hire The Firebeats Party band with Encore
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£750 - £1250
Party bandStockton-on-Tees

If you love live music & different genres. If you love music from different eras. Then you have to book The Firebeats.

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Hire Duke Party band with Encore
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£500 - £600
Party bandHebburn

Duke are an energetic acoustic duo performing your favourite upbeat covers at events across the UK, with 10 years of industry experience!

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Hire Funk Conspiracy Party band with Encore
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£1450 - £2050
Party bandNewcastle upon Tyne

The Northeast's funkiest and most soulful wedding and corporate function band bringing all the fun to every event!

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Hire KICK Party band with Encore
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£700 - £1400
Party bandNewcastle upon Tyne

Possibly one of the most versatile and hardworking bands around......from pop to indie and rock.......THE PARTY STARTS HERE!

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Hire MOTA Party band with Encore
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£640 - £1000
Party bandMiddlesbrough

MOTA are a 4-piece covers band playing high-energy rock/pop floorfillers to get audiences dancing all night. From the Kinks to The Killers!

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Hire The Hornzmen Party band with Encore
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£850 - £1750
Party bandNorth Shields

The Hornzmen are an instrumental soulful, funky, bluesy brass/horn based inband that perform ripping versions of hit music as only they can!

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Hire Wavelength Party band with Encore
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£1250 - £2000
Party bandNewcastle upon Tyne

A dynamic and versatile three piece band performing anything from timeless classics to contemporary pop hits.

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Hire Le SAPE Nocturne Party band with Encore
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£2500 - £3500
Party bandNorth Shields

Well-known music re-envisioned in exciting and surprising new ways, rock becomes swing, pop becomes jazz, hiphop becomes soul and vice versa

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Hire Late ‘n’ Live Band Party band with Encore
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Party bandNewcastle upon Tyne

The North East’s #1 function band for any occasion. Need great music? Fancy a unique live music quiz or karaoke event? We’ve got you covered

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Hire Wait until midnight  Party band with Encore
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£150 - £380
Party bandPeterlee

Freshest band in the north east! Ranging from cover songs to original songs! Any genre of your choice!

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Hire Talk Pixi Party band with Encore
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£175 - £350
Party bandWhitley Bay

We are Talk Pixi a professional acoustic duo based in the Northeast, with Brad Talburn - guitar and Patsy Lowe -vocals.

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Hire Common People Party band with Encore
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£675 - £1125
Party bandSouth Shields

Highly popular 4-piece bringing you the best of British guitar-based music, from the Beatles to Britpop, and beyond...

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Hire MK & the Misters Party band with Encore
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£2432.50 - £7292.50
Party bandLondon

MK & the Misters is the UK’s finest party band! Comprised of London’s top musicians, we performed at 300+ events since 2016!

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Hire Big Phat Jukebox Party band with Encore
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£650 - £1800
Party bandMarket Harborough

Big Phat Jukebox are a 5 piece band that's Proud to Party! Stonking vocals, sax, guitar, bass and drums. Plus a 'secret weapon' instrument!

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Hire LDN Showband Party band with Encore
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£13309
Party bandLondon

London's #1 Showband. Featuring a collective of the country's finest session musicians.

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Hire Madame Riviera Party band with Encore
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Party bandLondon

With a DJ and live band you’ll have the dance floor jumping whilst flawless musicians wow the crowd with their impressive performances!

Latest reviews of our Party Bands in Durham

Temple
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"An amazing night. The Temple were brilliant. Really professional. We felt like they were part of party. They had everyone dancing and made it really personal. Wendy has a great voice and is good fun. Would definitely book them again! Thank you for maki g our big celebration fabulous! "

Jayne hired Temple for a Private event (available in Durham)

Verified Review, 29 June 2024
The Anthemics
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"Just brilliant! Great sound, great playlist and everyone was really friendly. Had a great time with no issues at all."

Andrew hired The Anthemics for a Private event (available in Durham)

Verified Review, 29 June 2024
Relative Cool
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"Amazing! Thank you so much for performing at our wedding, you made the evening 😊 so many compliments from guests, and the band were all so lovely to talk to as well. Excellent communication from start to finish. Thank you so much! Would highly recommend."

Victoria hired Relative Cool for a Wedding (available in Durham)

Verified Review, 28 June 2024

FAQs about hiring Party Bands in Durham

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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 Durham

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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 Durham?

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

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