Strolling Bands for hire in Oxford

Looking to hire a strolling band in Oxford? Browse our hand-picked selection of over 75 roaming and strolling bands available for your event. Roaming bands are perfect for providing mobile entertainment to guests on the move. Whether you’re hosting an outdoor event and want some acoustic jazz, or you’re looking for a group of wandering troubadours to delight your guests at a party - we have all the best portable performers here!

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4 bands in or around Oxford
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From£750
Strolling bandAylesbury(19 mi)

Your guests won't forget us! We guarantee smiles and great tunes, all with a twist of Uke!

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From£950
Strolling bandAylesbury(19 mi)

We wander, we sing. We stroll, we strum. Your guests will love it!

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From£1375
Strolling bandAylesbury(19 mi)

We play some the best music in the rock and folk-rock world! Anywhere from Mumford to Killers to Oasis - you'll be dancing all night!

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From£1380
Strolling bandAylesbury(19 mi)

We're gonna make sure you have the best time on your big day!

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Strolling bandBrentford(44 mi)

A flexible New Orleans Street Band playing a mix of traditional Dixieland, Mardi Gras as well as classic and modern pop covers.

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From£890
Strolling bandBromley(60 mi)

We are Fiddlin' About - London's fresh, high energy acoustic wandering band. We can play any time, any place - get in touch for a quote!

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From£1120
Strolling bandLeicester(61 mi)

Inspired by the sounds of the streets of New Orleans, 7 Leicester lads make up King Brasstards - featuring percussion & big sound brass!

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From£1250
Strolling bandLondon(51 mi)

Energetic roaming band from London town! Everything from old-school soul to modern classics.

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From£1200
Strolling bandLondon(59 mi)

Fun, spontaneous, soulful and completely roaming: wandering soul tailor their entertaining performances to suit you and your event.

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From£1200
Strolling bandCaterham(59 mi)

The Award Winning all girl, all singing, all playing rock 'n' roll band!

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From£640
Strolling bandLondon(52 mi)

An all female, authentic mariachi band, based in London

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From£1000
Strolling bandRochdale(137 mi)

Manchester's definitive Oompah Band. Featuring many of the North West's leading professional brass musicians. We can cater for any event.

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From£1500
Strolling bandLondon(55 mi)

Improvised & modern dance covers played by a hard hitting heavyweight brass band.

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From£2200
Strolling bandLondon(55 mi)

Welcome to Groove Empire - we are a premium covers band based in London, UK. If you like our stuff, please send us a message.

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From£1200
Strolling bandLondon(51 mi)

A London based 8 piece brass and percussion outfit whose raw and energetic covers of pop and party music is redefining a genre.

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From£1990
Strolling bandPortsmouth(65 mi)

Wait for the Wagon are the UK's favourite vintage wedding band, the perfect choice of wedding entertainment for your vintage wedding reception!

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From£850
Strolling bandBrighton(80 mi)

High energy, 4-part harmony, singing swing band combing the best of New Orleans and UK swing - playing well known and original swing.

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From£2230
Strolling bandCanterbury(104 mi)

Folk Kings are here to bring their roots-driven, Mumford & Sons style sound to bare on all your favourite hit tunes.

Hiring a strolling band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Jazz, Folk
Average response time:
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How much does it cost to hire a strolling band?

The typical price per group member for strolling bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££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 strolling band play my favourite song?

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

How much time do strolling bands take to set up?

Your strolling band 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 strolling band 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 strolling bands 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 strolling bands 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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