Tribute Bands for hire in Gloucestershire

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ABBA Re-Björn

ABBA Re-Björn pride ourselves on authenticity and that is why we are at the top of our profession. A full time professional ABBA Tribute act

Typically booked for:

£750 - £2000

"Excellent would highly reccomend - they truly made the event something special and memorable for everyone that was lucky enough to attend"

Jacqui, Corporate event, Feb 2024
The Bohemians

The World's Most Exciting Queen Tribute! "The best Queen tribute you will ever see" "So close it's scary" "A brilliant show"

Typically booked for:

£4500 - £5625

"Here’s a Press Review from our last German date in Gerolsteiner on 18/11/23. Translation below: The likeable band members "The Bohemians" were in the very rainy..."

Press, Theatre / Show, Dec 2023
Simply Abba

Performing ABBA’S most memorable hits, from Mamma Mia to Dancing Queen, Simply Abba will keep audiences dancing all night long.

Typically booked for:

£1600 - £2900

"We would strongly recommend this band for any finale for an evening performance. Great sing along act and they handled the crowd perfectly. Very pleased with the..."

Kamilla, Private event, Mar 2023

Top quality 1980s Pop tribute, providing totally authentic versions of the best 1980s Pop music

Typically booked for:

£650 - £1200

"We hired this band for mine and my mums joint 30th and 60th birthday and we couldn't be happier. Very quick responses to queries in the lead up the the event and..."

Charlotte, Private event, Feb 2023
Essential 80s

Essential 80s are a terrific 5 piece 80's Band performing the biggest pop hits from across the decade.

Typically booked for:

£1500 - £2500

"Thanks so much for your kind message and your absolutely fantastic music. You were totally brilliant and everyone was raving about you! Glad to hear you enjoyed it..."

Katherine, Wedding, Oct 2023
The Retros

One of the best party bands in the world ! We have played 1000+ events including corporate events at Liverpool Arena and The Magna Centre ,

Typically booked for:

£500 - £1625

"Hi Paul, just want to say a big thank you for making Chris's 40th birthday party a special evening. Have had lots of feed back saying loved the band. Hope uou..."

Maggie, Private event, Mar 2024
Love Anthem

Wedding/Function Party Band! We are a 3 piece who plays everything from Pop/Rock to Soul!

Typically booked for:

£550 - £3400

"Excellent communication and performed all night. We’re really friendly and professional. "

Joanne, Private event, Nov 2023
The Opportunity

Playing a wide range of well known classics and modern favourites - The Opportunity are one of the very best function bands in the South

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"We listened to close to 200 bands before we felt comfortable booking and we are so glad we hired this one. The Opportunity played an amazing set on our wedding day..."

Anna, Wedding, Sep 2023

Guaranteed to get you on the dance floor singing your heart out all night!

Typically booked for:

£500 - £2500

"Rogues were absolutely amazing! So engaging and went above and beyond to make our day perfect! They are all so lovely, and it was great to have a chat with them..."

Lili, Wedding, Aug 2023
The Soul Department

Energetic 8-piece soul/party band. Punchy horns, powerhouse vocals and rock-solid rhythm, guaranteed to bring the party!

Typically booked for:

£2107 - £2794

"What scrip class band best I have seen for a long time. They made our day completely "

Mike, Wedding, Aug 2023
The Spitfires

A timeless slice of vintage cool! Rock & Roll Wedding Band - Playing a selection of Hits from the 50's & 60's.

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"The Spitfires were one of the first bands to play at our pub, the guys were very professional with an excellent playlist that the crowd really enjoyed. The Spitfires..."

Owner, Bar / Club / Venue event, Mar 2024
The Groove Club Collective

The South West No 1 Funky Function Band! Floor fillers from start to finish. Highly energetic, highly entertaining and highly professional.

Typically booked for:

£1500 - £3000

"Fantastic band! We booked these guys for our annual works BBQ and the sound was amazing, such a great variety of music, great vocals, loved the rapping drummer! such..."

Steve, Corporate event, Sep 2022
Groove Jacks

Experience hits from the 60s & 70s with Groove Jacks! Expect powerful vocals, red-hot guitar solos and grooves to get you dancing!

Typically booked for:

£875 - £1150

"I've seen Groove Jacks a few times now, they absolutely hit the spot. Passionate vocals, sublime guitars that really show this band's influences, good solid bass,..."

Pete, Private event, Feb 2024
Hot Gin Swing Band

5/6 piece Jazz Band/Quartet /Trio/Duo(sax/clarinet double bass keyboards drums male/female vocals. (Duo guitar backing tracks for drum/bass)

Typically booked for:

£9 - £640


Peter, Corporate event, May 2023

One of the top UK Ska bands, who have performed all over the country specialising in high energy classic Ska!

Price available upon request. Click belowhere to get a quote.

Recent reviews of our Tribute Bands in Gloucestershire

“Excellent would highly reccomend - they truly made the event something special and memorable for everyone that was lucky enough to attend”

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Jacqui hired ABBA Re-Björn for a Corporate event (available in Gloucestershire)

“Don’t hesitate if you are thinking about booking Abba Re-Björn. They exceeded my expectations. I booked them for my 50th birthday party and the were absolutely fantastic! Such a fun night, the performances were excellent, very engaging and superbly performed. These guys are super talented!”

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Helen hired ABBA Re-Björn for a Private event (available in Gloucestershire)

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Cherie hired ABBA Re-Björn for a Hotel / Restaurant event (available in Gloucestershire)

FAQs about hiring Tribute Bands in Gloucestershire

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What is a tribute band?

A tribute band is a musical group that exclusively performs the songs of a specific well-known artist or band, imitating their style, appearance, and often, their stage presence. These bands are dedicated to recreating the music and sometimes even the costumes and mannerisms of the original artists, offering audiences a nostalgic or celebratory experience. Tribute acts can play anywhere from weddings to private events to corporate events, where guests can enjoy a live performance reminiscent of their favourite artists, even if the original band is no longer active or available for shows.

What is the difference between a cover band and a tribute band?

A cover band performs a wide range of songs from different artists and genres, while a tribute band is dedicated to emulating the music, style, and often the appearance of a specific artist or band.

How long should a tribute band play?

Tribute bands normally perform two 1-hour sets or three 40-minute sets, with a 15- to 30-minute break in between. Your band's setup and soundcheck will take about an hour and a half.

What makes a good tribute band?

A standout tribute band meticulously replicates the original artist's music, stage presence, and mannerisms. Attention to detail in everything from sound to appearance, is paramount. Professionalism in punctuality and performance is crucial. Hire a tribute act that balances popular hits and fan favourites to keep the audience engaged. A great band strikes the perfect balance between authenticity and adaptability, creating an unforgettable homage to the original artist. Explore Encore's collection of some of the best best tribute bands in the UK.

Do tribute bands pay royalties?

Tribute bands in the UK typically do not pay royalties for performing live cover versions of songs. However, the venues where these bands perform might have licenses with performance rights organisations (PROs) like PRS for Music, which allows them to host live music events. These licenses often cover the performance of copyrighted songs, ensuring that songwriters and original artists receive royalties for their work. Tribute artists benefit from these venue licenses, allowing them to perform without individual royalty obligations. It's important for venues to have the appropriate licenses to ensure compliance with copyright laws and fair compensation for songwriters.

Hiring a Tribute Band in Gloucestershire

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