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Wedding Bands for hire in Dorset

Find a wedding band in Dorset for hire for your big day! If you want a first-class, local band that will keep your guests dancing all night you're in the right place. Whether you need to book wedding music for the reception, ceremony or party, we have 360 of the best professional live bands right here to choose from!

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All the bands below are available to travel to Dorset
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£630 - £1250
Wedding bandBournemouth

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

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£800 - £2000
Wedding bandBournemouth

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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Wedding bandBournemouth

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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£320 - £800
Wedding bandShaftesbury

Old-fashioned entertainers with a sprinkle of fun on the side. Videos tell the truth, so please have a look and enjoy!!.

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From£1280
Wedding bandYeovil

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

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£1000
Wedding bandDorchester

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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£680 - £1250
Wedding bandPoole

... 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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Wedding bandWimborne

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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£350 - £600
Wedding bandVerwood

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

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Wedding bandBournemouth

Folk, pop and gospel genres to fit any theme you have in mind! We also accept song prearranged song suggestions to personalise any event!

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From£1120
Wedding bandWimborne

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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£1000 - £2500
Wedding bandDorchester

The Ultimate 80s Experience

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£600 - £2700
Wedding bandLondon

The Alleycatz are one of the UK's Premier function bands! A brilliant 5-8 piece pop/Motown & funk band that'll bring class to any occasion!

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£1275 - £1565
Wedding bandSalcombe

I Love Amp are an incredible 4 piece party band offering a dynamic set list, they know how to entertain! The UK's favourite party band! 🇬🇧

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Wedding bandWarwick

Jam Hot are the pinnacle of luxury live entertainment. This exceptional 8-21 piece showband wow audiences all over the world! 5* Reviews

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£1438 - £2375
Wedding bandLoughton

Party band ready to deliver the most captivating and interactive perforance you and your guests have ever seen!

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£1200 - £1600
Wedding bandColchester

Hailing from Sicilian City of Palermo (Italy), Stallions & The Bear are one of the UK's most vibrant and popular wedding and event bands

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£1600 - £6500
Wedding bandLondon

Incredible 9-15 piece party band for luxury events. We've entertained throughout Europe at beautiful weddings and trendy corporate parties!

Hiring a wedding band

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Folk
Average response time:
2 hours
Busiest times:
July, August, September

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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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

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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