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Percussionists for hire in Manchester

Hire a percussionist in Manchester for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 149 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 Manchester
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£180 - £500
PercussionistPreston

Sean is a brilliant, vibrant young musician with extensive performance and recording experience. Happy to travel the world for great shows!

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£200 - £400
PercussionistManchester

A professional musician for the last 35 years, playing in all genres of music from jazz trio to full symphony orchestra.

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£300 - £500
PercussionistWarrington

Craig is a highly In demand pianist and vocalist from cheshire. He regularly tours with Grammy winning artists. Band options available.

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£1250 - £1875
PercussionistStockport

Uplifting Ibiza DJ Set Perfectly Mixed With Live Spanish and Electric Guitar

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From£180
PercussionistLancashire

I am a very experienced and versatile entertainer. My repertoire ranges from Sinatra to The Stone Roses a good ole mix with a twist .

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PercussionistManchester

A freelance woodwind musician based in Manchester but available for work throughout the universe.

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From£200
PercussionistManchester

The Cacti Collective are a group of musicians creating a dynamic and exhilarating journey into sound.

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From£180
PercussionistManchester

UK session drummer best know for playing with The Shires, Martine McCutcheon, Alice Chater, Plested, Twinnie, Ryan McGarvey and more.

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From£180
PercussionistAltrincham

Percussionist, Timpanist and Marimba player based in North West England and Yorkshire. RNCM MMus and GRNCM Joint Course Alumna.

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£250 - £400
PercussionistStoke-on-Trent

Professional drummer, percussionist and Bongo man!

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£190 - £500
PercussionistManchester

My name is Atanas and I am 25 years old all round percussionist from Manchester, graduate from the Royal Northern College of Music,England.

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£200 - £400
PercussionistManchester

Singer, song-writer, guitarist. Session drummer for bands, singer in resteraunts and bars of all varieties, looking to sing and/or drum.

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PercussionistTodmorden

Sitar player - also a multi-instrumentalist (guitar/piano/keys/drums/percussion/music tech)

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From£200
PercussionistManchester

Professional Drummer/bandleader/vocalist, very experienced, reader, clicktrack, great gear, own transport etc....

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From£180
PercussionistHuddersfield

Aescer is a talented musician, composer and arranger. A multi-instrumentalist with over 10 years experience working in the music industry.

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From£180
PercussionistHarrow

MA Oxon // MPerf RCM // Musical Theatre & Orchestral work // Currently: 'Six' - West End (drums & cover MD)

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£300 - £600
PercussionistBirmingham

Professional and versatile musician...

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£350 - £600
PercussionistStroud

Jon Sterckx is an innovative tabla player & percussionist with 30+ years experience of working with world percussion.

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
7 hours
Busiest times:
August, October, November

How much does it cost to hire apercussionist?

The typical price for apercussionist is:
£Budget£180
££Pro£290
£££High-end£400+

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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

Frequently asked questions

Can any percussionist play my favourite song?

Professional percussionists will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that percussionists may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the percussionist's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do percussionists take to set up?

Your percussionist 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 percussionist 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 percussionists 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 percussionists 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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