Swing & Jive Bands for hire in Kent

Find the perfect live swing band in Kent for your wedding, party or corporate event. Whether you want to jive the night away, or lindy hop into the early hours, our professional bands will definitely keep your guests on their feet. Browse our selection of over 241 swing bands right here.

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10 bands in or around Kent
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Swing & jive bandCanterbury(22 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(22 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£1095
Swing & jive bandHastings(17 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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From£640
Swing & jive bandDartford(39 mi)

Music is my first love and it will be my last.

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From£1220
Swing & jive bandCanterbury(21 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(25 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£938
Swing & jive bandEastbourne(30 mi)

One of the most versatile & engaging acts on the music scene. Consisting of some of the most sought after professional musicians in the UK

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From£950
Swing & jive bandSouthend-on-Sea(35 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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From£700
Swing & jive bandTunbridge Wells(27 mi)

Function band Midnight Martinis perform a classic & contemporary pop soul crossover set to get everyone dancing!

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From£960
Swing & jive bandDartford(39 mi)

The Colin Peters Set was set up by Colin Peters to provide a comprehensive alternative musical experience. All members are sight readers.

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Swing & jive bandLondon(58 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(53 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(193 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(217 mi)

Amazing Mini-Big Band sound!

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From£1795
Swing & jive bandTadcaster(215 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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Swing & jive bandBirmingham(154 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(115 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(45 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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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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