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Hire Wedding Entertainment in Chester

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Hire UK Björn ABBA tribute band with Encore
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£1100 - £1125
ABBA tribute bandStoke-on-Trent

Celebrating the music of Abba without the bad hair or phoney accents. No gimmicks, just a great show.

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Hire Big Men In Town - A Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons 60s tribute band with Encore
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£1375 - £2125
60s tribute bandBirkenhead

A Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Relive the life & times of those guys from New Jersey with this world class show.

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Hire The Sing Along Waiters Singing waiter with Encore
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Singing waiterManchester

The UK's Finest Surprise Singing Waiter Show

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Hire Hard Candi 80's 80s tribute band with Encore
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80s tribute bandSaint Helens

An incredible 80's themed show. Fully costumed, bringing the fun and energy of the 80's to any event!

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Hire Shades Of Orbison 60s tribute band with Encore
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£750 - £1250
60s tribute bandManchester

A tribute to the unique sounds of the late great ‘Big O’

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Hire Green Fake - Green Day Tribute 2000s tribute band with Encore
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2000s tribute bandWigan

God's Favourite Tribute Band.

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Hire Live Forever - Oasis Tribute Duo 90s tribute band with Encore
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£600 - £900
90s tribute bandManchester

Live Guitar, Live Vocals, Live Harmonies and Custom Tracks WE are not your average Oasis Tribute.

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Hire 9Tease Duo 90s tribute band with Encore
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£650 - £800
90s tribute bandManchester

9Tease Duo bring you the very best in music from the 1990s. From dance classics, to the biggest hit singles, this show has it all

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Hire THE ROAMING BAND UK  Roaming band with Encore
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£800 - £2400
Roaming bandWigan

We take great songs and give them a makeover. We can perform indoors or outdoors to wherever your guests may be !

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Hire H&S Duo & Band 2000s tribute band with Encore
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£500 - £750
2000s tribute bandWrexham

One of the most talented and in-demand duos & bands playing at weddings and events! Book now and don't miss out on your perfect soundtrack!

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Hire The Retrosettes acoustic duo 50s tribute band with Encore
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£580 - £850
50s tribute bandManchester

Amazing acoustic duo from Manchester Appeared in a film with Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel, and have toured Europe with Simply Red

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Hire The Acoustics Roaming band with Encore
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£200 - £1200
Roaming bandLiverpool

Upbeat piano and guitar duet available for private parties, weddings and corporate events

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Hire The Stray Horns Marching band with Encore
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£1875 - £2500
Marching bandShrewsbury

A High energy, Acoustic & Fun Roaming Party Brass Band From New Orleans through to Pop, we take requests!

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Hire Brass Monkees 60s tribute band with Encore
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£1250 - £2125
60s tribute bandChester

Brass Monkees are an electric 9 piece band bringing an action packed fun-filled combination of Soul, Pop, R&B, Funk and Motown.

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Hire The Weekenders Wedding entertainer with Encore
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£1500 - £2250
Wedding entertainerChester

Cheshire's number one indie cover band. We perform floor filling indie rock hits and deliver a fun, high-energy and anthemic atmosphere.

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Hire Heidi Gordon Singing waiter with Encore
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£275 - £425
Singing waiterTarporley

Breathtaking female vocalist Heidi has a diverse repertoire, making her your ideal act for parties, weddings, corporate events and more!

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Hire Soul Federation 70s tribute band with Encore
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£1450 - £1950
70s tribute bandLiverpool

BEST WEDDING BAND 2020 IN THE ANNUAL BOOK ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS (NORTH ENGLAND REGION). 10 piece band, full horn section - classic soul!

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Hire Emma Mawdsley - Vocalist Singing waiter with Encore
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£225 - £375
Singing waiterWarrington

North West's #1 Award wining solo cover artist! Emma captivates every audience she sings for. Beautiful tones with guaranteed WOW factor!

Recent reviews of our Wedding Entertainers in Chester

“The whole experience with this group of people was amazing and we could not recommend them enough. The approach was very personal from start to finish Be prepared for contact not to kick in until just a couple or three weeks before the big day as they are then able to gain a better understanding of what you want and who is attending All brilliant. Thank you ”

29 December 2023
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Helen hired The Sing Along Waiters for a Wedding (available in Chester)

“Just brilliant!! This band made my birthday party so memorable - they had my guests enchanted with their authentic take on the great Roy Orbison. If you book them for your function.......wow what a party you will have!!”

31 August 2019
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Wendy hired Shades Of Orbison for a Private event (available in Chester)

“These guys are absolutely fantastic! Great musicians, very easy to deal with, extremely friendly and great fun! Wouldn’t hesitate to book them again or to encourage others to do the same. ”

6 April 2024
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Stephen hired This Is Queen for a Wedding anniversary (available in Chester)

FAQs about hiring Wedding Entertainers in Chester

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What entertainment should I have at a wedding?

What entertainment you’d like for your wedding depends on your tastes as a couple, budget and overall vision for your big day. However, at Encore Musicians, we help thousands of couples every year in the UK plan entertainment for their wedding day therefore we are experts in choosing the right musicians for your big day. For ceremonies, it’s ideal to have musicians who can provide atmospheric background music, such as string quartets, harpists and singing guitarists. For the cocktail hour (or drinks reception), musicians such as jazz bands, acoustic duos or saxophonists, can provide a more upbeat ambience whilst still allowing for conversation amongst guests. Last but not least, for the evening party, you want musicians who can keep the dance floor full. Our Wedding and Party Bands give engaging, lively performances, or you can opt for a Wedding DJ who can create seamless playlists perfect for guests of all ages and tastes. For something a little bit different, consider Ceilidh Bands, a more unique, interactive form of entertainment or Soul and Motown bands, a timeless and classy option for couples who want something a bit more unique. Additionally, for a surprise element to wow your guests, consider singing waiters for unexpected wedding entertainment where the singers dress as waiters and then burst into song.

How much do wedding entertainers cost?

The cost of wedding entertainers varies widely depending on the entertainment you choose, the time of year (with peak wedding season being the most expensive) and the experience and professional background of the entertainer. However, below are some averages for popular wedding entertainers based on a 2-hour performance. - Wedding band (4-piece) - £1,300 - Jazz band (4-piece) - £1,000 - Ceilidh band (4-piece) - £1,000 - DJ - £400 - String quartet - £840 - Harpist - £350 - Acoustic duos - £650

Do I need day entertainment at a wedding?

Whether or not you need day entertainment at a wedding depends on your personal preferences and the vibe you want for your wedding. However, if you want to add some extra excitement and atmosphere to your special day, day entertainment can be a great way to do that. For more traditional weddings, you might want to consider a classical string quartet a harpist, or a violinist to provide a serene ambience. For a bit more excitement, you can hire a jazz band to play upbeat rhythms or a gospel choir to serenade your guests with powerful, emotional hymns. For more unique wedding entertainment ideas, check out our blog “Alternative Wedding Entertainment Ideas”.

How do you keep wedding guests entertained during pictures?

Some popular options for keeping guests entertained during the wedding photos include: - String quartets: Classical string ensembles are a good choice for formal events and can play a variety of classical and contemporary music. - Singing guitarists: Singing guitarists are also versatile in that they can play a variety of genres, from pop and rock to folk and blues, and can cater to a wide range of tastes. - Violinists: Violins are known for their elegant and expressive sound, which can add a touch of sophistication to any event. Whilst they can also play classical and contemporary music, and they can also improvise and create their own solos. - Pianists: Pianists are a great choice for creating a relaxed and intimate atmosphere. They can play a wide range of music and you can also hire a singing pianist if you’d like to elevate the performance.

Do you have any wedding entertainers available near me?

Encore Musicians represents thousands of wedding entertainers throughout the UK. To find wedding entertainers near you, simply enter the location of your wedding venue on our search page and filter by ‘distance (closest)’. Alternatively, you can use our quick and easy enquiry form to receive tailored quotes from local musicians for your big day.

Can I see the wedding entertainer perform?

Absolutely. All of our musician’s profile pages include at least one video of them performing live so you can get a sense of their personality and stage presence. If you’d like to see them live, you would have to ask the musician directly to arrange this.

Do you charge VAT for individuals hiring wedding entertainers?

Some of our musicians are VAT registered but if not, the VAT will always be included in the final quote. At Encore, we believe in transparent pricing so there are no hidden fees.

Hiring a Wedding Entertainer in Chester

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
7 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Wedding Entertainer in Chester?

The typical price for a Wedding Entertainer is:
£Budget£260
££Pro£380
£££High-end£500+

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