Swing & Jive Bands for hire in Canterbury

Hire a swing & jive band in Canterbury for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 238 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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5 bands in or around Canterbury
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Swing & jive bandCanterbury(5 mi)

Goosebumps are a 5 piece swing jive band from Kent, UK. They travel worldwide swingin' themselves silly and cooking up a storm on stage.

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Swing & jive bandCanterbury(5 mi)

Loose Goose are a duo or trio that perform a sophisticated mix of jazz standards, classic rock n roll and soul, funk and blues.

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From£1220
Swing & jive bandCanterbury(2 mi)

KD Dance Orchestra/ The Swing & Soul Orchestra - Sinatra to Stevie, Miller to Aretha! Sassy soul and swing classics.

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From£1600
Swing & jive bandSandwich(11 mi)

A mixture of professionals and serious amateurs living with 20 miles of Deal in Kent. Ages range from 13 to 87. Raise money for charities.

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From£950
Swing & jive bandSouthend-on-Sea(24 mi)

Jazz for music lovers! Playing Jazz standards, Jazzed up Rock and Jazzed down Dance for your intimate party or wedding!

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All the bands below are available to travel to Canterbury
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From£900
Swing & jive bandLondon(59 mi)

Ruby & The Dukes play '50s & '60s R&B, Rock 'n' Roll, Jazz and Swing to get audiences up and dancing...

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From£640
Swing & jive bandLondon(54 mi)

A classy and fun act playing a mixture of tradition swing and modern pop in a swing style. Fronted by 3 impeccable singers.

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From£640
Swing & jive bandExeter(204 mi)

South west based 4-7 piece swinging jazz band performing the greatest hits made famous by Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Robbie Williams etc.

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From£2095
Swing & jive bandManchester(210 mi)

Amazing Mini-Big Band sound!

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From£1795
Swing & jive bandTadcaster(204 mi)

A compact 13-piece swing band performing classic songs by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Harry Connick Jr, Michael Bublé etc......

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From£1095
Swing & jive bandHastings(35 mi)

Hard swinging fun with band going from a duo to a 9 piece band playing classic tunes from the 1920-50. The ultimate swing dance band!

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Swing & jive bandBirmingham(151 mi)

High energy jump, jive and swing in the style of Louis Jordan, Big Joe Turner and Eddie Cleanhead Vinson

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From£960
Swing & jive bandChristchurch(127 mi)

Miss Annie & The Midnight Shift are a six piece 1950s Roots Rhythm & Blues Band based on the South Coast of England.

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From£1120
Swing & jive bandCaterham(50 mi)

Highly entertaining - vast repertoire of 1940s - 50s Swing/Jive, Rhythm & Blues, Great American Songbook, Rat Pack, etc. Dancers love 'em!

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From£960
Swing & jive bandSwansea(217 mi)

The Numbers Racket is a high energy, six-piece jive and swing band playing classic and modern tunes.

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From£1600
Swing & jive bandBournemouth(134 mi)

The Regular Joes are one of the UK’s favourite swing bands. Jump, Jive & Jitterbug! A 10 piece favourite with the swing dance crowd!

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Swing & jive bandBedford(85 mi)

Swing singer with generic swing band - 4-9pc available. Great for weddings/functions etc.

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From£1200
Swing & jive bandLondon(54 mi)

All Girls. All Swing. Vintage music with modern attitude. Stomping, floor-filling tunes from an all-female ensemble with bags of charm!

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Popular genres:
Swing, Jazz, 1940s era music
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How much does it cost to hire a swing & jive band?

The typical price per group member for swing & jive bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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Frequently asked questions

Can any swing & jive band play my favourite song?

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

How much time do swing & jive bands take to set up?

Your swing & jive 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 swing & jive 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 swing & jive 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 swing & jive 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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