Party Bands for hire in Reading

Hire a party band in Reading 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 MIB band
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£900 - £6100
Party bandGuildford

Book the band who performed to 300k people for the Royal Wedding of William & Kate - Professional party animals, MIB band!

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Hire The Club Classics Band
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£1875 - £2500
Party bandBracknell

The Club Classics band are the ultimate 5-10 piece party band, playing dance floor classics from the 70s to the present day!

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Hire White Light
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£1250 - £1625
Party bandBracknell

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 Backstreet Noise - Pop Goes Punk Party Band!
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£1250 - £2250
Party bandHigh Wycombe

The UK's Ultimate Pop Goes Punk Party Band! We've played 100s of events across the UK! Guaranteed to get the dancefloor moving! \m/

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Hire Goldsworth Gerry
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£320 - £680
Party bandWoking

One of the most highly rated and in-demand acts in the south east! A professional 2-piece Party Band providing world-class live music.

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Hire Boogie Monsters
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Party bandSurrey

The UK’s #1 Multi-Award winning, Fun and Interactive live Rock and Pop band for kids and families!

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Hire The Don't Look Now Band
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£350 - £1100
Party bandBerkshire

25+ yrs of experience, 300+ songs, distinctly English flavour, upbeat melodic tunes & humour. The go-to band for live entertainment!

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Hire The Johnny Roxvilles
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£1250
Party bandTadley

For those who want to ROCK.... this is a high energy party band that will have you on your feet, singing and dancing the night through.

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Hire RAZORZ
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£640 - £1200
Party bandWatford

Absolute party band RAZORZ Very experienced & well gigged We always get our audiences up dancing. A splendid time is guaranteed for all!

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Hire Simple Pleasures
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£750 - £2125
Party bandAlton

Looking to dance the night away in style? Look no further! The South Wests #1 pop-soul band will have your guests on their feet in no time!

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Hire The Word Party Band
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£480 - £1400
Party bandTwickenham

🎼We re a London based good time party band making sure YOU party! 60s/70s And beyond🎸

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Hire The Beat Freaks
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Party bandWoking

The Beat Freaks are a high engird, stylish and unforgettable band that will get your guests putting on their dancing shoes and partying the

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Hire Pauline and the Imaginary Friends
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£300 - £700
Party bandThames Ditton

A trio with a difference, a quirky collective that will lift your spirits!

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Hire Gone Country Band
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From£800
Party bandSurrey

A professional band play party country theme music with line dance caller if needed. Proficient for corporate & private functions 8 years

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Hire Black Rose
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£320 - £480
Party bandAylesbury

Up and coming party duo, ready to take on the South East! Full of energy and ready to rock, we'll get you grooving to your fave party songs!

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Hire Sir Duke
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From£1450
Party bandHenley-on-Thames

The #1 disco/dance/party band in the Berkshire and Oxfordshire area. It's all about the groove!

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Hire Kid At The Back
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£975 - £1500
Party bandTring

One of the most versatile bands around, boasting a repertoire of over 500 songs from Rock & Pop classics to Funk and jazz standards.

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Hire Leader
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£850 - £1950
Party bandChertsey

Party rock, pop & indie cover band guaranteed to get you all up on your feet!!!

Hiring a Party Band in Reading

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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 Reading?

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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