Wedding Bands for hire in Dorset

Find a wedding band in Dorset for hire for your big day! If you want musicians who will keep your guests dancing all night you're in the right place. Whether you love pop classics, rock anthems or classic Motown hits, we have 787 of the best professional bands right here to choose from.

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17 bands in or around Dorset
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From£750
Wedding bandBournemouth(27 mi)

Tweed in Bourbon | 2 to 6 piece | High energy Folk, Covers, Americana & Ceilidh | Wedding & Live Events band | Based in Dorset

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From£480
Wedding bandBlandford Forum(25 mi)

The Royal T’s are a high energy three piece acoustic group with incredible 3 part harmony vocals that create an infectious good time vibe.

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From£640
Wedding bandBournemouth(27 mi)

Rooster are a group of highly accomplished musicians that will keep the dance floor jumping with their eclectic song list from 50's to now!

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From£800
Wedding bandBournemouth(27 mi)

The Audio Allstars are a premium-quality events band based in the South, UK. We play modern chart hits as well as classics from the past!

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From£640
Wedding bandGlastonbury(37 mi)

Upbeat, fun and heartwarming Jazz Hokum Skiffle Trio with a bit of disco to boot!

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Wedding bandBournemouth(29 mi)

Joe's Jazz is one of the most sought after jazz bands in the UK and can cater for any event and be booked in any size, from a duos upwards.

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From£450
Wedding bandFerndown(29 mi)

A popular upbeat band covering a large selection great rock & pop music over four decades . Beatles, Foo Fighters Blur and many more.

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From£1280
Wedding bandYeovil(25 mi)

A cocktail of top musicians from Brazil, UK, France, Venezuela & the Caribbean cross musical frontiers to party Brazilian style !

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From£630
Wedding bandBournemouth(27 mi)

A lively folk / covers / ceilidh band with tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, America and England.

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From£850
Wedding bandDorchester(12 mi)

One of the South West's top rock and pop party bands, with a reputation for high quality sound, musicianship & professionalism.

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From£760
Wedding bandPoole(25 mi)

... a strolling vaudeville band playing pop from the last 100 years - Armstrong to Zutons, in a swing style! No wires, no limits!

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From£350
Wedding bandVerwood(34 mi)

Get the party started! Outstanding & versatile band playing the music you want to hear

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Wedding bandWimborne(28 mi)

Delivering the best live music experience possible, for you. We take pride in providing quality live music tailored to your audience.

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From£1120
Wedding bandWimborne(28 mi)

EarthWind & Fire,Phil Collins,Nile Rodgers,David Bowie,Chicago,Level 42,Michael Jackson/Jackson 5,Go West,Stevie Wonder,Adele,Toto,ELO etc

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Wedding bandLyme Regis(23 mi)
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Wedding bandCoventry(133 mi)

We are a band of professional musicians, who play at Weddings / Functions / Parties / Corporate events.

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From£1300
Wedding bandLondon(116 mi)

The Alleycatz are one of London's finest bands! A brilliant 5 piece pop/soul and funk band, that'll bring class to any occasion!

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From£1195
Wedding bandLondon(117 mi)

Award winning wedding & party 6-9 piece band playing floor-filling soul funk pop and rock classics from across the decades!

Hiring a wedding band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
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How much does it cost to hire a wedding band?

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

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Frequently asked questions

What songs will a wedding band perform?

Professional wedding bands usually have extensive song lists - they're experienced musicians and will cater the songs they play to fit the mood of the night (with your input and ideas of course!). A wedding band's first priority is hitting the right tunes at the right time, getting your guests dancing, and making sure the evening is unforgettable. Unlike a pre-organised Spotify playlist, wedding bands will 'read the room', providing the right musical atmosphere to suit the moment. Make sure you tell the band the song you'd like them to play for the first dance well in advance - they might already know it, but best not to risk it!

When should I get the band to perform?

After the wedding dinner is usually your best bet. The band will normally set-up during dinner, and be ready to start the party when you are. If you're after something low-key, getting the band to play background music during canapes is not unheard of - simply let them know beforehand.

Will the wedding band provide all their own equipment?

Wedding bands will come well-prepared with all their own equipment: lights, PA system, music gear, and sometimes even a sound assistant! To give them a break between their sets, they will also often provide a DJ service, which will keep the guests happy and the dancefloor moving (and perhaps, even grooving - depends on whether you invited crazy uncle Albert or not!)

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